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My name is Barb I am 59 and have a son that is 25, I love this place because it has the tools that will get and keep me healthy. I Actually started Feb 9, 2009 weighing 400.4 I weigh in on Tuesdays. I lost some and then gained up to 410. I totally quit dieting and started a my own method of eating. You can find it on facebook (
ThePlate?ref=tn_tnmn) I don't use the containers much now. But I am still losing without going without the things I love.

I use to tell my doctor that I was addicted to sugar. I tried to get into groups for addicts. I tried everything I could to quit but I just couldn't. I ate sugar and white food all the time. Huge bowls of potatoes, or rice. I loved to nuke a container of ice cream and eat it in one setting. The only veggie I liked was cauliflower and then fried in margarine. I would eat till I was full and eat some more. Then my doctor told me I had tipped the Diabetic scale. My blood sugar was above 200. Something about that day turned me around. Probably fear of needles. My doctor says I probably will never need insulin but I don't want to take any chances. So, I got on the net and researched diabetes. I found two sites that I use to go to everyday. This one of course and

I don't come here much any more because I don't like to surround my life with the thought of losing weight. But I do miss you guys, especially RedBubbles. You have been a real trouper. Hang in there lady.

current: 360.7

My sort term goal is 360 I just hope I can make it. I only weigh in when I go to my doctor.

goal: 142

Member Since: 3/21/2009

Fitness Minutes: 0

My Goals:
I want to be healthy

My Program:
I'm taking this one day at a time.

Personal Information:
I tend to be a private person.

Other Information:
I love computers

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  • v .DUSTY.
    emoticon Barb! Thank you for the SparkGoodie. Hope to see you Spark'n more often!
    emoticon Happy Fall!
    3149 days ago
  • v FOXYJEN27
    Oh my goodness, I've been where you are and am not far from there now. I hope you'll read my story on my page and add me as a friend. Please feel free to drop me a line if you do. Let's communicate and get this off together!!!

    Jen emoticon
    3304 days ago
    Really glad to have you on the team People with Disabilities on Fixed Income.

    I am new at helping to co-lead the group and would love to help in any way that I can.

    Have a great day!

    4015 days ago
  • v ALECIA1969
    you are doing well on your weight loss. can i borrow your will power. i need all i can get
    4103 days ago
  • v MAUREEN24
    Hello Barb,
    I just want to say congratulations on the weight loss so far,you have done so well,and keep up the good work ,I am trying so hard to lose weight,and seem to be losing the same 10lbs on and off,but seeing your success is an inspiration,and if its okay I would love to keep in touch,and follow your success.
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    4200 days ago
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