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11/3/14 12:17 P

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older mom... I had 3 kids in my 30's & nothing has been the same. Forgot to include "me" in the equation.
Now past 50, the whole hormonal mess seems to be working against me. Nothing works...

"We would accomplish many more things if we did not think of them as impossible."
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"Your mind will be like its habitual thoughts; for the soul becomes dyed with the color of its thoughts."
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11/3/14 11:33 A

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17 years old when I got my tonsils out.

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11/3/14 11:11 A

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20, pregnant with my first child. I was in a car accident at 6 months along and broke my ankle. the doctor put a cast on me to my hip because I was pregnant. on the couch almost 6 weeks, no real exercise there, lol. then had second son 3 days less than I year from first. first one gained 50 pounds lost 15, then gained back 15 with 2nd and lost it. with third I came back down to starting weight. now at 150, fourth son, I only gained 5 pounds the whole pregnancy. he weighed 7 lbs13 oz. biggest one. rest were under 6 poiunds. then life because about them and I got lost . now I am found, I am working on me.

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11/2/14 10:08 P

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11/2/14 7:30 P

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Find a bit of beauty in the world today. Share it. If you can't find it, create it. Some days this may be hard to do. Persevere. - Lisa Bonchek Adams


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11/2/14 7:29 P

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ALWAYS BELIEVE THAT SOMETHING WONDERFUL IS ABOUT TO HAPPEN


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11/2/14 5:30 P

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pregnancies



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11/2/14 4:21 P

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Not until my pregnancies... never really recovered after the first of three boys.

-Amy

"Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude." -Thomas Jefferson


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11/2/14 9:46 A

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11/2/14 9:36 A

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11/2/14 5:51 A

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I can't remember not having a weight problem.



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11/1/14 2:40 P

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28 when I got married



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11/1/14 2:19 P

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When I was 8 I got very sick and was placed on steroids daily for 6 months, gaining almost 100 lbs. I was limited in my ability to exercise because of my sickness, spending most of that year in the hospital. I have lost weight over the years, but always find it comes back when I stop being strict with my food and exercise efforts.

If you focus on results, you will never change. If you focus on change, you will get results.

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11/1/14 2:05 P

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Its so long ago I can't remember.



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11/1/14 12:34 P

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Being poor and my father to stupid to accept help we were raised on pasta with no meat or rice

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11/1/14 11:34 A

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21 yrs

Chuck

1/1/10 Start Wht 279 lbs
12/1/15 Goal 180

**Maintain** "OR" set new Goal! 170's maybe??


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11/1/14 11:32 A

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8 years old

Enjoy the process


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10/30/14 5:53 A

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late teens

I CAN DO THIS
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10/30/14 5:45 A

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2 years old

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10/30/14 5:26 A

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40 something



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10/30/14 5:05 A

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I was 20 and it was after I had my first baby. I had a problem all my life after that.



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10/29/14 11:28 P

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maybe 6-7



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10/19/14 2:50 P

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100+ First Step Club - Disney Challenge May 2015

If I fail to plan ... I plan to fail.
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10/19/14 2:47 P

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My birth weight was 10 pounds and I never lost my "baby fat". So I'd have to say right from the start.

Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.Winston Churchill


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10/19/14 2:06 P

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10/19/14 2:03 P

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Forty - three. After my 7th child.


~ Do what good you can, and go in peace ~



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10/13/14 4:49 A

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First time was 18 when my Dad walked out. (emotional eater) Lost that. Then when I was in my late 30's, again because of some emotional issues in my marriage....

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If it's to be, it's up to me! My success and my failures are not determined by others, but by the choices I am making today!


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10/10/14 11:18 P

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10/10/14 10:20 P

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Early 30's

Co-Leader for the EE Team.

Amy from Oregon

Take it One Day At A Time!

Pacific Time


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10/9/14 10:36 A

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10/9/14 9:26 A

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26, after I had my daughter by C-section. That's when my Thyroid started acting up

West Palm Beach, FL

Life is too short to waste time hating anyone (including yourself)

Make peace with your past so you won't screw up the present.


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10/9/14 9:21 A

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Early teens

Jennie, Virginia
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10/9/14 1:14 A

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Young adulthood...probably early 20's, after I got married. He still loves me though--25 years and over 100 pounds heavier (well, I was when I started....I'm about 70 lbs heavier than my skinny high school size now and 50 lbs from goal).

"I can't get there from anywhere but here."

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[X] Overweight, not Obese (under 202)
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[ ] Healthy weight, not Overweight (under 168)
[ ] Someday/bucket list goal: hike to Havasupai Falls (and out again...)


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10/8/14 9:43 P

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16....

I ♡ walking every day !


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10/8/14 9:39 P

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From age 6 and on I was the "chubbiest" girl in school.

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10/8/14 9:29 P



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12 or 13 when I was 5'3" and only weighed 88 pounds.

"Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions."
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10/8/14 8:45 P

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10/8/14 6:26 P

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Ten

You make the world a better place by making yourself a better person.
Scott Sorrell
But if we hope for what we do not yet have, we wait for it patiently. Romans 8:25 NIV

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I've never really had serious weight issues, I was pretty underweight as a child. As an adult in my later 30's the weight was creeping on so I took action so I would not have to lose a lot of weight. I've lost about 15-20 pounds and keep it off with eating properly and doing exercise~

kayah~West Coast, USA


"If a person wants to be a part of your life, they will make an obvious effort to do so. Think twice before reserving a space in your heart for people who do not make an effort to stay."



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10/5/14 11:17 P

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Not sure of the exact year, but it was lower elementary school.

I'm just not giving up on me. I will never stop trying to be healthy, no matter my failures and shortcomings.



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19-20 yo

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10/5/14 9:15 P

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12...when I was sent to an all girl catholic boarding school

ALWAYS BELIEVE THAT SOMETHING WONDERFUL IS ABOUT TO HAPPEN


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As long as I can remember. I had to wear "chubby" sized clothes as a child.

I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. Phil 4:13


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As far back as I can remember... Prob started around the time I was 6-7 years old... I was abit bigger then the other kids but they all saw it and had no mercy like most kids...
Bit it got out of control when I broke my wrist at 10 yreas old and couldn't take part in my dance school, so went to watch to learn and the new teacher basically came up to me and said 'Why do you even bother coming? You can't dance plus even if you couldn't you're too overweight and stand out against the other girls' - That was it, I felt like a fat nobody!!!



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10/3/14 11:38 A

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Around 10 or so I got chunky, We moved to be closer to my grandparents after an illness one had, and hey were always giving us homemade cookies, soda, and sweets galore, and being a kid, I never turned it down.



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10/2/14 4:17 P

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Age 9-10. I started emotional/compulsive eating late at night while my already-divorced parents were in a year-long custody battle in the courts. I gained about 40lb in less than a year on a 5'2" frame. You can see the pictures of me in the photo album change-- age 9, skinny and happy and jumping rope on the front porch. Age 10, standing at the bus stop on the first day of 5th grade, looking sullen and really chubby.

"We're all stories in the end. Just make it a good one, eh?" - Doctor Who

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10/2/14 9:32 A

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in my 50s



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in my 20's

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i was little overweight when i started a new job in 2004



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