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Laura, welcome, and I hope you feel comfort and assistance here. It's a great team to share and support! I think if you really start working on your own healthy eating journey, your daughter will follow eventually (depending how old she is) start drinking water all day... have fruits and veg... really make delicious fresh and healthy choices... it has an impact on those around you, but is taking care of you! All the best to you
"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
I believe that anyone can conquer fear by doing the things he fears to do, provided he keeps doing them until he gets a record of successful experiences behind him.
- Eleanor Roosevelt, human rights advocate
"Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after the other."
Debbie in Oregon City, Oregon
Welcom to the team
If you have ever ridden in an airplane, then you might have noticed the oxygen compartment located above every seat. The instructions that say "In case of an emergency, first secure your own oxygen mask and then if you have children with you then secure their masks." Take care of yourself first... then assist your children.
The first rule of helping someone else is to help yourself and then all you can hope for is to be an inspiration to her. If you create a better lifestyle for yourself then that will be a great example to your daughter.
Never give up, never quit, never surrender
You only fail when you stop trying
There is nothing to hold you back except you.
You can press forward long after you can’t. It’s a matter of wanting it bad enough.
The bad news is: we are our own worst enemies. The good news is: we are our own greatest champions.
welcome to the team! so glad your here with us..!!!
loving myself as i am beautiful inside and out!!! Think positive .. you can do it!!!..... i do care.ï¿½ï¿½Life is not easy for any of us, but what of that? We must have perseverance and, above all, confidence in ourselves.ï¿½ ï¿½ Don't give up we all can do this!!
Lost 110 pounds so far! i am loving it!
I am now exercising 50 mins a day working up to 60 ! Keeping active is so important!
Welcome to the EE team Laura!
im so glad Im apart of this Forum. ts good to know Im not alone. Ive read through alot of your posts, and you all have helped me so much.
My name is Laura, Im a 45 year old mom to a 14 year old teen.
the support here is fantastic. I love the quotes on the end of the messages.
im looing forward to meeting all of you.
Ive been a emoion eater since my teenage yars. i used to have bulimia, but overcae it, due to being on meds i couldnt through up.
gained a ton of wait, but glad i was able to stop it.
Im worried about my daughter. She loves sweets and junk food too much, I feel so much guilt. She's over weight because of my addiction to food. How can I help her, I can even help myself. But hoping in time and keeping up with this spark tem ill get better so i can help my daughter.
any advice would b greatly appreciated on how you all do to help your kids.