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8/12/12 9:10 A

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I'm sorry for your losses. That is an unbelievable amount of stress in such a short space of time.
Your a very strong person, to still be standing after all of that.

Your doing amazingly well with the weight loss. Your already half way to your end goal!
Food makes a bigger difference than exercise. You can keep losing, if you can organize a better way to eat.
Do you have anyone to help you shop? Are you completely out of commission right now?
I'm not in america, but here you can do a grocery shop online, and they will delivery everything for you.
You could buy prepared salads, and pre cut fruit and veggies. Precooked cold meats.
Maybe there are healither ranges of ready meals? Soups and stews.

The junk food spiral is horrible, it makes you feel like crap and then you eat more to try feel better. It just keeps on going.
I have been sucked in myself the last few weeks, and all you can do is to keep trying.
Once you don't give up, you will beat it in the end!

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8/5/12 1:27 A

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Hi, I'm a 57 year old woman who has decided to take control of my life and start living again.....In the last 3 years life has been rough, my husband passed away , my stepdaughter 6 months later, my mother-in-law 8 months later, my father- in- law 6 months after that and most recently my brother passed away 3 months ago.....yeah rough, but it's time for me to get up and get going....I joined here in May after coming back from dealing with family "stuff" when my brother passed to find that I had lost 18lbs....I was shocked! Got back on the scale and thought to myself " this can't be right maybe it needs a new I replaced the battery and to my amazement I really had lost 18lbs and decided that was a great start for me and I wanted to continue on a new journey - I continued to keep myself busy and eat better and had lost a total of 30lbs before starting on Sparkpeople.. I love this site, it makes me accountable and I have found so many inspirational stories that it has been pretty easy to stay focused :) but... all of a sudden a monkey wrench was thrown into the mix... I had fallen and fractured my collar bone and sprained my ankle along with bruising myself up pretty I was back to square one, no exercising and not able to fix my has been a month and a half I've lost another 10lbs since I started this journey but am having a little bit of a problem the last few days as I haven't been eating the "right" foods - although I haven't gained any weight back, I am just feeling bloated and out of sorts and find myself getting over whelmed with the situation and because I am an emotional eater I find that I am having a VERY hard time staying focused on my long term goal, I want to lose a total of 80lbs .... I guess I just need a little pep talk instead of a piece of pie lol.

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