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Welcome to the team! You have the right attitude to be successful! Remember we all fall off the wagon, its our ability to dust ourselves off and climb back on that determines our success! Its all about the lifestyle change :)

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6/14/11 4:49 P

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Welcome to the team! I put on a lot of my weight after meeting my husband and getting a stressful job, it's funny how life can really get you off track. But, stick to that new catch phrase, I might actually steal it!

With that attitude, you will go far, for sure!

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6/14/11 1:28 P

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Hi there!

My name is Deidre, age 23, and I weight 260lbs and am 5'10''. My ideal weight is supposed to be 160lbs.

I am a recent college graduate and got a sedintary office job pushing paper. In college I was playing rugby. Doing that alone I lost 40 pounds in like 3-4 months. But then I met my current boyfriend and they injured my ankle folling down a flight of stairs. I was on crutches and unable to ply rugby or work out really at all. That was the beginning of my weight gain.

I was at around 200lbs when my boyfriend and I met, and then I gained back my 40 lbs plus 20! I felt extremely comortable at 200lbs because I knew most of it was muscle from playing rugby, but now its all fat.

I am typing this on my break at work and just got back from the bathroom. I noticed in the mirror that I was as wide as 4 4-inch tiles on the wall.... 16 inchs from butt to belly. that really disgusted myself.

As I type I am eating my morning snack, a fresh apple.

I know I can do this. I know I can loose the weight because I have done it before. I need to stay motivated. Because unless I see progress I get super discouraged.

My goal is to loose 10 pounds a month, and 100 by May 2013.

I really need a lot of encouragement to keep me motivated and in control, so I have come up with my catch phrase:

Motivate, Dominate, Loose Weight!
Because there is nothing I can fail at when I am in control.

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