YOU ROCK! Emotional eating is difficult to overcome, but next time will be even easier! I will be praying for your daughter & for you! Sometimes kids just have to take the difficult path & it's best to just let them take it & hope that they stay safe. You are DONE FAILING!!!
With God's help I will try to bark less and wag more! Stick a fork in me... I'm DONE! Leader on the Done Being the Fat Girl team - the best team around!! I'd rather WEAR whatever I want than EAT whatever I want!! Ya Ya Sisterhood name: Queen Preening Peacock
current weight: 212.0
Fitness Minutes: (77,615) Posts: 10,590 8/15/08 9:42 A
Thank you all for the encouragement, and condolences...it's great to know that others understand why that is such an accomplishment to me. I read a quote a short time back, on this site, that sais "If hunger is not the problem, then eating is not the solution." I'm trying REALLY hard to put that into practice!!!
Top weight, October 2005: 520
SP start weight, April 2008, 428
1st goal-375 - met 10/08/08 - 372.8
2nd goal 335
3rd goal 300
4th goal 275
5th goal 250
6th goal 225
7th goal 200
current weight: 421.0
Fitness Minutes: (10,464) Posts: 2,254 8/14/08 11:41 P
"Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future."
"Don't dig your grave with your own knife and fork." ~ English Proverb
"Don't be distracted by criticism.Remember-the only taste of success some people have is when they take a bite out of you." ~ Zig Ziglar •*´¨ ) ¸.•*¨) -:¦:- (¸.•´(¸ ;.•.•*¨)♥ ♥JMARIEMAR♥ •*´¨ ) ¸.•*¨) -:¦:- (¸.•´(¸ ;.•.•*¨)♥
current weight: 262.0
Fitness Minutes: (5,369) Posts: 117 8/14/08 10:55 P
Wow... congrats on the 41+ pounds gone forever. You're doing great. Sorry to hear about the stress with your dd, but it is awesome you didn't give in and do that dreaded "emotional eating". WTG! :) Kit
Congratulations on overcoming this bout of emotional eating! It's always hard for parents to let their kids go (I have to watch my mom do it every fall, even though I come home at least once a month for the weekend). I hope your daughter realizes just what she is getting into.
You're doing a great job. Keep up the great work!
"There is always going to be someone suffering more than you, but that doesn't mean that your pain doesn't count."
"May the road rise to meet you. May the wind be always at your back. And until we meet again, may God hold you in the palm of His hand." - Old Irish Blessing
Good for you! You stayed strong! I'm sorry about your situation, I did the same thing to my mom on my 18th birthday. I've felt guilty about it ever since I actually grew up! But we didn't let it come between us, we are still very close.
Go Done Girl!!!
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I am soooo DONE!
Pounds lost: 40.6
Fitness Minutes: (12,375) Posts: 624 8/14/08 6:40 P
I am sooooo happy with myself. It's been a horrible couple of weeks, culminating in my only child, who is not quite 18 yet, moving out of my home, and into her boyfriend's house. BUT...I did not use that as an excuse to binge (which is my usual pattern) I kept my excercise time up, my calories down, and the scales reflected my dedication...6.6 lbs in the past 2 weeks...a total since the beginning of April of 41.2 lbs...I AM SOOOOOOOOOOO DONE.
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