My name is Victoria and I am new to the team, so though I would swing by and say hi.
I am 51 years old and have finally won my 30 year battle with my eating disorder. It was won thru a tremendous amount of work, including lots of blood, sweat, tears, lots of cursing at the scale ( hehehe ), prayer, determination and hope. Today is my 43rd consecutive binge free day.
I am in the last gasps of perimenopause and as a result, weight loss for me now means counting in ounces, not pounds.
I am a vegan and a cardio maniac. I did 140 minutes on my elliptical yesterday, and I also own a recumbent bike.
I am short at only 5 foot 1, so at 177 pounds, I am still very much in the obese range, my goal is to get out of it and find myself at 150 pounds. Beyond that point, I will let my body decide what it wants to do, it has been thru hell already with me these last 3 decades. If it wants to drop a further pound a month in the future, I will be ok with that, and if it does not, then 150 will just be fine.
Lovely to be here.
'Animals have done us no harm and they have no power of resistance. There is something so dreadful in tormenting those who have never harmed us, who cannot defend themselves, who are utterly in our power' .........Cardinal John Henry Newman.
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