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Monday, November 05, 2012


emoticon Wanted to say hello and give a little bit of info on myself and where I'm at today!!
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WONDERFUL2BME 11/6/2012 3:37PM

    Sorry for the loss of your mother. I lost mine in Jan 09 after she battled cancer for 8 years. It was awful to lose her and I turned to food big time for about 3 months. I then just as I was starting to cope I lost a beloved brother in early Dec 09. That really sent me over the edge. But like you, I am realizing I need to be healthy for my family. I have found many coping mechanisms here on Sparkpeople and I recently started attending Overeaters Anonymous which is also very helpful. Good Journey!

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PATNSL07 11/6/2012 12:24PM

    Thanks for the motivation!! The biggest thing for me is learning that food is meant to fuel and nourish us...not to make me feel better about a stressful day! lol emoticon

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CUCHIFRITO 11/5/2012 9:41PM

    Hi and welcome! You're right, this site is amazing and you've made a great decision in choosing to utilize it to it's fullest. I lost 40 lbs with SP a few years back, but after some personal struggles I stopped coming here and gained it almost all back. Boo. I'm back now and really excited to get back on track. I have about 25 lbs to lose for health reasons and an additional 15lbs for vanity emoticon

I know I can do it and I know you can too! I just made a blog post that you may find helpful about some of the things I learned during my first go-around here. If you need help, support or whatever just I'm more than willing.

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CHANGING-TURTLE 11/5/2012 5:59PM

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