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Underlying motivation for weight loss


Wednesday, October 03, 2012

Losing weight means worrying less about high blood pressure, diabetes, breast cancer. Not that those will never happen but I will be reducing my risk factors.

Losing weight will mean less shame and self-consciousness. Weighing over 200 pounds has meant hiding behind baggy clothes, sitting out because of fatigue, not dancing because of the way I look, knowing that my extended family talks about my weight behind my back. I want to be able to get back in the game, not melt into inactivity and premature aging.

Losing weight means looking more feminine, feeling younger, and getting my spirit back.

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LOSE15YES 10/3/2012 11:52AM

    Yes. I want to lose weight to keep the osteoarthritis in my knees from getting worse. I am wearing jeans that are snug on me but refuse to go up a size. We can do it ! Thx for sharing.

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SCRAPPINPOLLY 10/3/2012 11:47AM

    Great attitude!! You're doing great!

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