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With my boyfriend (Jon), at a friend's wedding, August 2010, ~220 pounds

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At a friend's wedding - July 2007, ~ 210 pounds

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At my sorority's anniversary dinner - April 2006

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I started trying to lose weight in May 2007, with a starting weight of 228.8 pounds. I was following the LA Weight Loss plan, which I really enjoyed, and I successfully lost 40 pounds from May 2007 to January 2008. In January 2008, the company went under, but I continued on and lost another 20 pounds, reaching right around 170 pounds.

But then, life happened. I started dating and going out again. It's amazing how quickly and easily everything can be put back on when you don't stick with the change you've made.

In January 2009, I made another attempt, starting at 225.2 pounds, and got down to 199.8. But that was the last time I've been below 200 pounds. Since then, I've made several attempts, and each time I lose 20-35 pounds, and then gorge myself and gain back more.

Most recently, I hit over 255 pounds. I've joined Weight Watchers and am trying to get myself back on track. I made the decision to join WW after hearing so many good things from family and friends. I also like the added accountability. I think that is why I did so well on LA Weight Loss.

I'm 5'3, and my goal weight is 130 pounds. I feel focused and excited again.

SW (5/8/11): 255.0 pounds
5/15/11: 250.0 pounds
5/22/11: 247.0 pounds
5/29/11: 244.2 pounds
6/5/11: 243.4 pounds
6/12/11: 242.8 pounds
6/19/11: 239.8 pounds
6/25/11: 238.2 pounds
7/3/11: 235.6 pounds
7/10/11: 232.8 pounds
7/17/11: 230.0 pounds
7/24/11: 229.6 pounds
7/31/11: 225.8 pounds
8/7/11: 226.2 pounds FIRST GAIN
8/14/11: 224.2 pounds
8/21/11: 220.4 pounds
8/28/11: 217.8 pounds
9/4/11: ???
9/11/11: VACATION
9/18/11: VACATION
9/25/11: DID NOT WEIGH
10/2/11: OUT OF TOWN
10/9/11: 228.4 pounds
10/16/11: 223.2 pounds
10/23/11: 218.4 pounds
10/30/11: 215.8

Total pounds lost: 39.2 pounds

Member Since: 5/18/2007

Fitness Minutes: 5,530

My Goals:
I would like to get to my goal weight of 125-130 pounds.

I would also like to run a 5K.

I want to regain my confidence and feel good about myself again.

My Program:
Weight Watchers.

Personal Information:
Age: 27
Location: Blue Springs, MO

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