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NEW START. This time it's for good, I have to be. I owe it to myself and my future children. The biggest change for me has been not saying I'm on a "diet". This time, it's for good and I'm doing it because I love myself, not because I hate myself. I gained back all of my previous weight plus more. I'm now at my heaviest (275).

So, I got off track and gained some pounds back but I've been doing well and at -17 pounds! Feeling great.

19 pounds lost!


18 pounds down!!

It's been a while since my last update! My weight loss slowed, and I moved back to college. However, I'm keeping it up and starting to workout more! I've now lost 16 pounds.

14 pounds down!

7 pounds down and feeling great! I haven't been exercising like I should be though (this is the hardest part of health and weight loss for me). I have gone on a few walks, which is something. I can't wait to get back to school to start Zumba class again!

I'm a college student who has struggled with my weight for years. I have lost weight (up to 35 pounds) in the past, but have never been able to stick with it for the long term. I used weight watchers once and the south beach diet once. I weigh the most I ever have before (259lbs) and it is time for change. I am following weight watchers again, and so far it is going great. My greatest concern is staying with my new lifestyle and not giving up.

I think the moment I decided to make this change for good was earlier this summer. I was playing with the child I babysit, and there happened to be a mirror in front of us. I remember looking up at it and thinking "I don't feel like how I look" and, "That's not who I am inside". I couldn't believe I had let my self go like this. I just recently got rid of my size 18 jeans to move up to a size 20. Time for change!

So, what do I want to gain from this journey? Well, first off, I obviously want to lose weight and gain respect for myself and body. My body deserves better then what I have been giving (and not giving) it. I also would like to be able to go on hiking trips and such with my friends not feel so self conscious of how out of shape I am. I also want to make this change so I am healthy enough to have a baby (but no babies any time soon!!) when the time comes. I would like to be able to go shopping and not be disappointed every time I look in the mirror. I want to be proud of myself!

Member Since: 6/30/2013

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My current goal is to lose 50 pounds, although once I get there I hope to lose more. My start weight is 275. I want to get to exercising one hour everyday. This time, I'm not "dieting". I'm taking care of my body. I'm not working out because I hate my body, but because I love it.

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I'm following the Weight Watchers PointPlus Program.

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