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2/23/11 6:47 P

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Hi Everyone! I started becoming conscious of my weight in junior high and trying to diet, even though I wasn't overweight. When I went to college, I started gaining weight. I gained more heavily after I graduated, due to some medication I was placed on for depression issues. I didn't stop gaining weight until my 30's and then my doctor wanted me to LOSE weight. I wasn't sure how to do that. I've tried various programs with limited success but nothing has lasted. This program makes sound commonsense. I look forward to working it. Good luck everyone!

Chantelle

You are what you think. You are what you go for. You are what you do!

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2/22/11 3:47 P

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Hi Team! My name is I'm 28 and very happily married and a mama to two little ones who are 2 years old and 8 months old. I've always been "the bigger one". I'm ready to be the sexy wife and energetic mama that I know I can be! I want to feel better about myself and get motivated. I'm having such a hard time with sticking with it. I stand strong for a few days then talk myself into...well a little bowl of ice cream won't hurt. I joined SP in 2008 and did alright, but never really applied myself. So...here's to a new day!!! :)

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2/21/11 2:34 P

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To make this easier, I just copied and pasted this from another SparkTeam.

1. What do you want to be called? Your SP name? Real name?

Tisha

2. Your age?

30

3. Where are you from?

Missouri

4. What motivated you to join SP?

About 2 weeks into my latest attempt at weight loss, my cousin recommended that I check out SparkPeople. Since then, this has become a new lifestyle instead of just a weight loss journey. I absolutely love SparkPeople and am so grateful to my cousin for introducing me to it!

5. What are you most excited about?

Being a healthy, happy person and having more energy, which has already started to happen. I, also, can't wait to do many things that I used to love like, playing basketball, tennis, riding rollercoasters, and swimming. I'm looking forward to trying new things, too, such as ziplining, skiing, hiking, and running.

6. What are you most scared/nervous about?

I'm scared to end up like my dad and have a heart attack at age 42. I'm also afraid of becoming diabetic, like my dad and my mom's mom. I have a lot of family health issues on both sides of my family that I want to avoid.

6. Share one thing about yourself that you would like your fellow team members to know about you.

I am surrounded by awesome people that I love, but would really like to meet more people on here to go on this journey with me. My dog, Hemi, is like my baby and has helped me through the last few years, which were pretty hard. I have an amazing mom, who is my best friend. My brother and I have always been really close, but he's moving to Oregon in June, and I'm worried about how missing him will affect my healthy lifestyle. I, also, have 4 amazing friends who are each different and incredible in their own ways. They are like the sisters I never had. I feel very blessed to have all of these people in my life, but am always looking to meet new friends, too.



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2/20/11 8:25 P

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hiya , Pam here . i am 36 and am in Saskatoon , Sk Canada. I have a long road ahead of my and am in a great headspace right now! iam excited to lose weight and am really jumping in with both feet. the hardest thing as starting :) i have a loving husband at my side and always looking to find others on the same journey to bounce ideas off and lend/ get support. hope everyone has a great weekend full of exercise and healthy choices!

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2/16/11 11:41 A

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Hello. My name is Erin, and i've lived in Ohio all my life. I've always been heavy. Even in elemtary school, I was bigger. And while at times it bothered me, it never really hit me how heavy I was getting, what I was doing to my body, or anything like that. When I hiot my heaviest point(325) I felt my weight for the first time. My joints hurt, my fat jeans were tight, I was having heart palpatations, and my asthma was horrible. That was my wall. I graduated from college, and started working on loosing some of the weight. To date, I've lost 70 pounds, but because of stress, and other issues, I got horribly off track. I've joined spark to help get me remotivated, and in an attempt to find a support group. So here I am, trying to get healthier, because "skinny" has never been a goal of mine. For me, reaching a healthy weight is more important than anything else.

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2/6/11 5:19 P

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Hi, my name is Michelle, am 48 and live in New York, am so tired of being the big girl, the one laughed at, i want to be thinner, i want attention for the right reasons not for what i look like. I am tired of worrying about what other people think. It's time for a change

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2/4/11 7:08 P

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Hi, my name is Jennifer and I am from Wilsonville Oregon. I have never ever been thin. In Jr. High and High School I wore mens clothes because I didn't know how else to find clothes that would fit me. I have always had to alter almost any piece of clothing I buy and I can only shop at a handful of stores at the mall. I need to lose 80-100 lbs to be thin.
About two years ago I lost 50 lbs by eating better and exersizing 5 days a week but I gained it all back within the next two years. A man at the gym made a comment about Carny Wilson getting gastric bypass surgery and I never went back to the gym again after that (he was always there during the times that I went.)
Anyway so here I am, trying once again to lose the weight ALL OF THE WEIGHT.

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2/4/11 9:10 A

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Hello everyone!! My name is Beth and I have been on this sight for a few weeks. I feel I need to reintroduce myself because my laptop died and I haven't gotten to come on in a couple of weeks. I'm so happy I found this website and this wonderful team. emoticon

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2/3/11 7:18 P

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Hello everyone! My name is Lacey and I'm 28 years old. I've been on SparkPeople a little over a year. I did really well when I first joined, but then things happened and I let myself go. So as of 2 weeks ago, I recommitted myself to lose being active on here and losing weight. 2011 is the year to get skinny and healthy!

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2/2/11 10:40 A

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HEY ALL!

My name is Janda and I am new to everything on this site...I have a lot of weight to lose and I have the personality type of a starter but I seem to not to finish...I HAVE to make it to the end. Well, I am trying something new...I'm going for the goal and become healthy I just hope that I stick to it and don't flake! Here's to being skinny for the 1st time ever!

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2/1/11 9:16 A

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hi everyone.. am saveetha :) i jus joined SP a few daya back.. i hope to lose atleast 15kg..! i am so fed up of having to go for bigger dress sizes and not feeling confident.. so guys.. support me, gimme tips and motivation.. take care ppl..
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1/31/11 12:26 A

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Hi I am Ashley, I have used this site before and met some amazing people. I am looking to try to create some healthy habits and loose the rest of my weight. I am starting slow trying to get my eating habits right, just using my wii, for activity, hoping to join a gym in Feb. I need some support to keep me on the right track. Definitely looking for a fitness buddy.

Ashley

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1/30/11 6:20 P

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Hi! I'm Satomi, 23 (just graduated from university in June 2010) and about to start my first full-time job ever :)

I've never been even close to being skinny, but over the last year, I've gone down from 210lbs to 174lbs and am trying to keep up getting fitter and healthier! I'm hoping this team will keep me accountable.

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1/29/11 12:10 P

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Hi, I'm Nina! I'm 25 and a full time college student studying Psychology. I'm married have have one rotten 6 year old son. I've never been skinny and was often refered to as the "fat ugly" girl in school. Just rececently I witnessed both my parents having a heart attack and that served as a wake up call that if I didn't change that would be me too.

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1/28/11 4:46 P

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My name is Kayla, I am 22 years old and have never been skinny. I was always the big kid in school, and in my family. I am tired of yo yo dieting and never keeping the weight off. It is time for me to change my eating habits and start exercising.


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1/28/11 4:23 P

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My name is Dominique Thomas, I am a junior in college.My whole life I have never been skinny. I always wondered what it would be like to have a 6 pack or have a hard strong chest. Im tired of putting it off saying I still have time to do it. I need to do this now, stop playing around and get serious!!!!My name is Dominique Thomas, I am a junior in college

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1/28/11 1:10 A

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Hello All. My name is Jennifer, or Jen. I'm most excited about this SparkTeam! Finally, my people. I'm not really interested in being skinny, I want to lose some weight to feel healthy again and to look better in my favorite pants, but mostly I want to fulfill the goal of being a runner!!! How exciting! I hope to find motivation with you girls (mostly right?) and be a motivation to others as well!

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1/27/11 11:00 P

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Hey everyone! Just wanted to introduce myself to everyone in the team. I just joined today, but have been a SP member for a year and a half, but haven't been fully dedicated until recently (NY Resolution). I am just like everyone here, been overweight... literally as far as I can remember. The polar opposite of my tall, long legged, blond haired, blue eyed sister, which made it even worse. lol but that's all changing. I'm here to make myself healthier so that I can have babies (without having the extra risk factors of being overweight).

You can't do anything good for yourself until you LOVE yourself. Doing things out of self loathing will not reap a good result.

Jeremiah 29:11
For I know the plans I have for you,” says the Lord. “They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope.

"Whenever you feel like giving up, remember why you held on for so long in the first place"


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1/27/11 12:18 P

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Hi everyone! I have been reading some of the introduction posts and crying my eyes out b/c some of these sound just like me.

I gained weight at an early age due to stress, and spent my entire childhood from third grade on as an overweight child. I didn't reach obesity until high school. Then, shortly after, I reached the "morbidly obese" category.

School was so rough for me being an overweight teen. Teasing is relentless anyway and when you're fat . . . well, it gets worse. I was depressed which began the eating for comfort cycle that we all know so well.

I started SparkPeople a few years ago. Then stopped. Then started again. Stopped again. Started again . . . you get the drift. I thought I could do it by myself. But I was wrong. So, so wrong.

I am so thankful to have found this group - people that know what I went through my entire life. I look forward to getting to know you all!



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1/27/11 11:47 A

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Hi. I just joined. Being the largest of 5 sisters has been my life. I hope this team will keep me on track and help me stick to my goals.

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1/27/11 10:18 A

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HI i'm new here i just joined a couple of days ago. I'm hoping that this will help me stay on track.

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1/27/11 9:38 A

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This looks like a really good group to join, and since I've never been skinny, I figured this is the group for me. I think I've been overweight most of my life or "big boned". I hate that expression! I felt skinny for about a year, but then I got pregnant and let myself go. That was 12 years ago!! I've been lurking around SparkPeople for awhile, but I think if I join a group, something might click in my brain. Good luck to me!! :)

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1/27/11 7:51 A

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Hi! I just joined this team. I'm from Columbia, SC, and I joined SparkPeople on January 11. I have lost 6 pounds so far! While I have never been morbidly obese, I have never been thin. I remember getting a potbelly around age eight and I remember my mother jokingly pointing it out before a bath. Weight has been a constant battle since then and my abdomen has always been the most fat. It's the bane of my existence! I hope to find lots of support here.



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1/26/11 12:23 P

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Hi. I'm new to this and not real "up" on how to blog. Can you help me figure out how to make a new posting instead of just replying? emoticon

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1/26/11 11:18 A

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Hi my name is Keziah and I am 36. I have been on my weight loss journey since July and I had lost 30 pounds by Thanksgiving.....oh the hoildays! I swore I would be good and was for the most part, but by now I have added 5 pounds back! UGH! I want to get healthy and stop yo-yo-ing. So here I am! I would love to get on track and be able to lose the rest of the weight.
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1/26/11 12:07 A

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Hi. I just joined a couple of days ago, I'm hoping to go back to be the healthiest I ever was, but I've never really been thin. I would just like to be able to stand next to my twin (who has never been over 104lb) and not feel like a whale.

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1/25/11 3:22 P

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Hi my name is Ashley and I am 27. I am looking forward to starting a new year with weight loss goals. I had previously lost some weight and have unfortunately put it back on. I want to get healthy and be able to grow old with my husband and want to start a family and be healthy for my kids as well. I would love to get on track and be able to lose some weight.

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1/25/11 9:14 A

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Hey yall! I'm Kristina. I'm 28 yrs old. I just joined Sparkpeople last week. So far, I've enjoyed using the site. I started this weight loss journey this past September. I was tired of the yo-yo dieting! I've always been heavy but I'd allowed myself to reach a new high! Anyways, I've lost 40+ pounds so far and I'm still focused on the prize! I hope to meet other people motivated to lose weight and more importantly adopt new healthy habits and activities.

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1/25/11 4:10 A

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Hello, my name is Vicki and I am 42. I decided to join this team for support and encouragement during my weight loss quest. I have probably tried all the low-calorie diets out there and have had success, while on them, but as soon as I revert to the so called "maintenance" mode I gain the weight back and then some. I am really not happy with my image and want to change that. I also have been diagnosed with glucose intollerance and am taking meds for that for the next 6 months, this scares me as diabetes is in the family. emoticon I want this to be the start of a lifestyle change.

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1/25/11 3:02 A

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My name is Robbie and I'm 45 from Louisiana. I'm a member of this team but haven't been active for a long while and thought I better reintroduce myself it's been so long. I lost 20 lbs on sparkspeople when I first started but have gained it back. I am on a lot of medications for epilepsy and arthritis/lupus which cause mood swings and it's been hard to stay in the right mindset. I would like to be successful this time and keep myself on track and motivated. I feel so much better mentally and physically when I am active. I'm really looking forward to getting to know you all. :)

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1/24/11 9:16 P

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Hi All I'm Carrie, I am 28 and had CABG x3 in October. I went to the ER thinking I was having a panic attack and they ran some tests and had to transfer me to another hospital for an emergent CABG. Since the surgery I have lost 14lbs. the holidays were a major issue with the weight loss so I have joined spark to get back in the groove and start loosing more consistently so I can get down to my goal weight and hopefully avoid any future heart issues. I'm really looking forward to having some great support from everyone hear on spark and reaching my goals.

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1/24/11 7:41 P

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Hey I know how it is to be losing for a wedding, even though it was my son's wedding, I wanted to lose weight so I wouldn't look so large in the wedding photos. I was somewhat successful and lost 30 lbs. I looked better. But as soon as the wedding was over, I started back eating....i have gained 20 lbs back! Ugh. So I've joined spark people to try to get focused and get it off. I'm telling you this so you will understand that after your wedding, it could happen to you IF you lose track of your goals! Hang in there. My name is Sheila. I'm from Tennessee. I've been overweight since college. As the years have gone by, the pounds have acummulated!!

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1/24/11 1:49 P

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Hi Everyone,
I'm Denise and have been overweight since I was 3 yrs old and obese since I was 8. I am rejoining SP as this is what worked best for me and I am going to make this year my year to drop this person riding for free on my body! So nice to be back!!

�There's a difference between interest and commitment. When you're interested in doing something, you do it only when it's convenient. When you're committed to something, you accept no excuses; only results.�
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1/24/11 1:26 P

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hi there.
I'm Stephanie and I'm 22 this week. I just had my first baby about 5 weeks ago. I've been trying to fit in exercise whenever I can. I've already lost 30 but am aiming for another 40lbs.

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1/24/11 11:35 A

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Hey all, I'm Holly.

I'm new to the team and already working to kick this fat girl off my back! hehe.

I (re)joined sparkpeople back on 1/3/11 and already have lost 12 pounds! This time, I am doing it for me--- and it's going to HAPPEN!!

*~*Holly*~*
Leader: Moms with 100+ lbs to Lose!
Leader -20 Somethings with 100+ Pounds to Lose!

"The Phoenix Must Burn To Emerge" -- My 2013 Words to Live By


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1/24/11 11:25 A

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Hi there. I'm Raven, and this is definitely a group that caught my attention. I've always been fairly "chunky", even when I was engaging in all sorts of activities as a child (Equestrian, swimming, gymnastics, tae kwon do, soccer). However, due to a surgery, I was forced to give up equestrian at age 13 and kind of fell into a rut. I lost all interest in other activities and ballooned. Age 14 brought me to a whopping 265lbs and a 42.8 BMI, and I've been struggling away from there ever since. Most of my school years after that were spent battling with my weight and confidence, and it never really got too far. Kids really can be cruel, and I received the blunt of two forms of this (I was not only fat, but also the Goth kid). I have achieved success in the past couple years, and I'm hoping that here I'll find some motivation to get me through the plateau I've been in for almost a year and down to my goal weight.

Success is the child of drudgery and perseverance. It cannot be coaxed or bribed; pay the price and it is yours. -Orison Swett

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit. -Aristotle


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1/24/11 8:20 A

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Hi, I'm Carrie! This is the perfect team for me! I have always struggled with my weight since I was 12. I was overweight when I got pregnant with my son then I gained a whopping 73lbs. during pregnancy!?! 45lbs came off within 3 weeks but the rest kinda lingered and the 45 that was once lost has slowly come back (past 2 years).. I decided that I was tired of being overweight and I wanted to be fit and fabulous before I turn 28 (22 months from now) and before I have anymore kids. I want more children but I have to loose this weight first! I will admit I am an emotional eater. I went to culinary school so my love of pastries and food is above and beyond "normal". So the stress of dieting and working out has backfired in the past as I get so frustrated I go on a all out binge and then cry because I'm fat..
On a different note, having a bikini body would be awesome considering I've NEVER been able to wear anything but a tankini.. which isn't even close to a real bikini! I also will jump for joy the moment I go to Lane Bryant and nothing fits because it all falls off of me! It may sound shallow to you but I have ALWAYS been able to "fit" into their clothes.

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1/24/11 6:15 A

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Hi! I'm so happy to have found this team! I lost 45 pounds with SP, and have been binge eating for 4-5 weeks and now find myself 25 pounds heavier and quite upset. Needless to say, I'm starting over. I weighed 80 pounds in kindergarten, so this has been a lifelong issue and i'm still struggling to accept that i will need to work on maintaining a healthy relationship with food for the rest of my life. I'm so glad to find others who can relate... hope we'll learn lots from each other!

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1/23/11 11:17 P

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My name is Anisa and I have been overweight/obese since I was 13 years old. I have never been a healthy weight in my adult life and I am done being out of shape and unhappy with myself. I am new to this team and I just wanted to stop in to introduce myself and wish you all the very best on your journeys!

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1/23/11 9:49 A

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Hi everyone! My name is Brittany and I just joined SparkPeople about a week ago. So far,everything I'm doing is working because I've lost 9 lbs in 5 days. I've cut my calorie count waaaaay back and I drink 4-5 bottles of water a day. Anyways I hope to meet a lot of people here on SP. I still don't know how to do a lot of things on the site but hopefully I'll get it figured it out soon. One question I do have is how do you guys get the little weight loss tracker at the bottom of your messages? Any help I could get would be appreciated!! :)

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1/23/11 2:26 A

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Hello, My name is Veronica. I have been overweight since childhood. Despite this I was extremely active in sports. I did everything...Dance, Karate, Roller-Skating, and Gymnastics. I was always "wowing" my instructor's with what I was able to do (because I was chunkers and still could be light on my toes and was able to flex my body) but now I can't do anything close to what I use to do and it's killing my spirit. I'm really trying to get motivated and I've been off and on this site for a couple of years and keep yo-yoing. I need to lose 200 lbs! It's been hard to get moving but I have managed to lose some weight. The problem with this is that I keep gaining it back. I lose hope from time to time and I feel like I have a life sentence and my body is my prison. I'm so tired of being morbidly obese and I won't give up but I am really in need of some support. I hope to offer support too!

"You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face... The danger lies in refusing to face the fear, in not daring to come to grips with it... You must make yourself succeed every time. You must do the thing you think you cannot do." - Eleanor Roosevelt

"I have the nerve to walk my own way, however hard, in my search for reality, rather than climb upon the rattling wagon of wishful illusions."
- Zora Neale Hurston


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1/22/11 11:24 A

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Hi everyone! My name is Jessica and I am from Iowa. I have been overweight/obease since I was 10 years old. I am determed to make 2011 my year!

Life isn't about finding yourself, its about CREATING yourself.


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EMERALDEO's Photo EMERALDEO Posts: 187
1/21/11 4:23 A

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Hi, I'm Emily from Oklahoma. I've been overweight/obese since before middle school (and am now in my 30s)... trying to conquer this once and for all emoticon

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JMBELA Posts: 24
1/20/11 10:29 P

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Lets go guys! We can do this. lets prove to ourselves that we can do it! my name jmbela, very motivated to fight this battle, and I am praing to my God everyday to give me strengh both physical and mental to do this. Thanks guys for all our support.
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Edited by: JMBELA at: 6/29/2012 (00:34)
And the fight continues!


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1/20/11 6:40 P

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Hello,

I am yet another lurker behind the scenes of Spark People. I just reset my goals again and am in the process of starting all over.

My name is Lisa and I live in Pennsylvania. Thanks for having me here. This looks like its a good group of people.

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CINCYGIRL84's Photo CINCYGIRL84 Posts: 56
1/20/11 1:46 P

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Hey all! I have been here on SP since July but haven't really decided to utilize the site until after the new year...and here I am! I have started out strong and hope to keep that going! I am getting married next spring...which means I am going to have to start trying on dresses soon :( My goal is to lose 30lbs before trying on dresses, and to keep losing up until the wedding, and hopefully be able/comfortable with wearing a swimsuit out in public on our honeymoon!

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1/20/11 1:41 P

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HI All! I have been with Sparks people since Jan. 1, 11. Joined because I was sick and tired of being sick and tired. I totally cleared out my cupboards and have only been buying from recipes from Sparks! I have lost 10 pounds(even though I don't see it yet) and my family is starting to notice that I don't eat as much nor do I sit around as much! I haven't found everything Sparks has to offer yet but its not from a lack of trying!

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1/20/11 1:40 P

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Hi Team! I SO fit into this team. The last time I wore a bikini I was 7 years old! I have struggles all my life with being overweight. I've been up and down many, may times.

I did take a big step in 2010 though. At the end of November I had lap-band surgery. So far, I've lost about 27 lbs. I feel like this is the tool I've needed all along to help me lose all of the excess 120lbs I've been carrying around for the past few years, not just 30 or 40 or even 50 of it.

So, I look forward to strategizing with you and changing our lives forever, for better!

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1/20/11 12:29 P

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I currently weigh 187, and I don't have a goal weight per se, but I would like to weigh 160 by August 10 (my 20th birthday). I just want to be comfortable with my body, and when I reach the right weight I'll know.

I don't like to count calories or watch every tiny little thing I eat. I'm a teenager and I don't want to start restricting myself. I am careful not to overeat, and I don't get dessert as often as I did when I wasn't trying to lose weight, and I drink a lot more water. I try to exercise regularly. Those are the only changes I've made and it's working pretty well so far.

I still can't work this site very well, but I'm trying to learn. It seems like it is an awesome, supportive community.

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1/20/11 10:46 A

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I just joined last night. I currently weigh 258. I would like to reach 155. My husband and I started doing the power 90 videos about 3 weeks ago. I have lost 4 lbs and 2 1/2 in. in that time. I lost about 50 lbs 3yrs ago and have gained it all back and then some. Hope to get the weight off and keep it off this time.

Life is Good!


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