Welcome to the team! I'm in the same boat with over 100+ pounds to lose. I know my weight and lack of exercise is the reason for the diagnosis. For each pound I lose will bring me closer to a healthier lifestyle.
I am a health educator and nursing student who has been more than 100 lbs overweight for far too long. I have felt a little guilty telling my clients and patients how important it is to eat properly, lose excess weight, etc. when I am not trying to do the same myself. Then, three weeks ago I was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. One of the "risks" of obesity had hit home for me. Now I am determined to make the changes I have been promising for so long; for myself and all the lives I touch.
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