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12/11/08 4:42 P

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Welcome aboard Donna!

I have a history of having had the stomach stapling of yore...early 1990's. But regained everything I lost and THEN some.

This time I've lost it the old-fashioned way, healthy eating and exercise...unfortunately just wasn't "ready" back when I had my surgery.

It can be truly amazing what can be accomplished in the span of a year or two. You've come to the right place to launch the NEW YOU!


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12/11/08 2:31 P

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welcome, glad that you have joined us.............wishing you every success with your goals.............blessings and hugs...................lita

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maintenance is a lifelong plateau, so a bit of "rehearsal" for maintenance isn't the worst thing in the world
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12/11/08 1:18 P

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Hello and welcome to the team. I am a hemodialysis travel RN.
You can do it. I trached my goal in just over 7 months just steadily,
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12/11/08 11:55 A

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I am a part-time Parish Nurse, part-time Home Health Nurse, part-time administrator of Project Peanut Butter.

I began to have serious weight gain, when my daughter was diagnosed as bi-polar and was very out of control.

I have decided to take back my life!!

It is hard, but I am slowly getting comfortable with not binging my feelings away and I actually love the gym-at least the bikes and elliptical.

I hired a trainer, who is trying to kill me.

Here at Sparkpages, you will meet others who share your struggles and who are here to support you!!

Again, welcome!!

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12/11/08 11:48 A

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Hi! I have been in health care for a long time, hospital, nursing home, agency, and now school nurse. I have also struggled with my weight for a long time. Actually I do not remember ever being a normal weight. I am only 4 ft 11 inches so any extra pounds has no where to go but out. I am considering lap band surgery. I have went to a seminar and need to be under the care of my physician for 6 months so I am going to try to do it on my own but if I have not made significant progress at the end of 6 months I plan on doing it. I have over 100 pounds to lose. I watch the biggest loser all the time and I know it can be done, I just need help.


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