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427.5 pounds when I begain losing weight back in 2005

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Christmas 2008 Lost 193... Makes me sick that I looked like this 5 years ago.

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Here I am AGAIN, 389, Fat Again 4-23-13 Makes me sick to look at smaller pictures of me 2 years ago

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Hi My name is Regina and I have been a large girl/woman all my life. I came from a family of people that just loved to eat. I think, when I was born, I was the smallest that I have ever been. After that I hit the ground running and didn't stop with weight gain and bad eating habits

Ya know how people sit and say " I wish I was small again like I was in school." I can't say that because I have always been larger than the average kid, or adult. NEVER had a small bone in my body EVER!!!

As I grew, Doctors would always tell my mother she needed to put me on a diet. The doctor would send my mother home with a diet to follow. Well, she would put me on one, but it wouldn't last long. Yes, I would lose weight but never keep it off. Just like a yo-yo, up and down. My whole life became a yo-yo of up and down dieting. I have tried ever gimmick, fad diet, shot and pill in the book to try to loose weight. It has also been suggested by doctors to have the lap band surgery, which I don't want to think about right now. Doctors talk to you and make you think that lap band is a quick fix tool. I know it is just a tool for losing weight, like eating right and exercising is a tool, but If I could lose weight before eating right and exercising. I can now without having surgery to do it.

Member Since: 9/28/2007

Fitness Minutes: 814

My Goals:
1. be health
2. look better
3. fit in small clothes
4. love myself
5. to help others with the same problem as I have.

My Program:
With a good old fashion diet and exercise things are bound to happen for the good.



Personal Information:
Hi, My Name is Regina, and I am from West Virginia. I have been all over the county but seems like I alway come back to my roots.

I work for West Virginia University and love it.

I'm a animal lover. I have 2 cats and 2 dogs. Charlie and Sissy Is my cats names. Brownie and Bear is my dogs names. They all are a mess. I call them my 4 legged Babies. At least I think of them as my Babies. Me and My husband do not have children. We decided not to have children due to the current financial conditions in the County (USA). The bad influences they would have to indure and of course our Health came into play with it alot too.

Other Information:
The easiest thing to be in the world is you. The most difficult thing to be is what other people want you to be.

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    Looking for a Fun Challenge this Fall? Want to get connected with a Team to support you through your Journey to a Healthier Lifestyle. If yes, then consider joining the BL Challenge that starts early September. Each week 11 teams of 24 Active, do fun nutritional and fitness challenges. The challenges promote a healthy lifestyle and If for some reason you cannot do a challenge then they are modified to meet your needs. Often we do the challenge in a game form, we have BINGO and TIC TAC TOE or seasonally themed. For Summer Fitness Tune up, Hopscotch and Bowling. I hope that you decide this might be for you you can leave your name on the waitlist for the Fall challenge. To get to the Challenge go to my page and click on the “BLUE BIGGEST LOSER” Icon, or copy and paste the link below, or let me know and I can send you an invite. Join the Team then sign up on the waitlist. It’s the thread right below the Chit Chat.
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