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Hi there - I am 48 with 2 kids and have struggled with my weight for years - even when I was thin, I thought I was fat.
August 2015 - at my highest ever - not sure how I let that happen, but I am hoping to conquer it one day at a time.

Jan 2013
Trying again...that's all.

Feb 2013
Okay - that's not all! I just didn't want to write a big up beat update to only fail again. I have joined the 5% winter challenge - looking forward to connecting with old friends and meeting new ones. I have a great new exercise partner - her name is Sweetie and she is my little rescue dog. I have made a commitment to her to exercise everyday. So far she has kept me going outside to walk even when I don't want to go out into the cold.

June 8, 2012
BACK again! I am back up in the 240s but finally starting to do something about it. Tracking things currently through Loseit.com on my iphone - mainly like how easy it is to put in food and exercise (barcode scanner), but this place has so much more so I am going to try and use both interactively. No big promises this time, just trying to get here on a daily basis and be more positive in my life. Having a rather negative work environment recently has really taken a toll on me in the health department - I know I am the only one who can take charge and make the positive changes for myself. So here I am - back again!


Member Since: 7/4/2009

Fitness Minutes: 12,622

My Goals:
My goal is to get down to about 160 or 170, but I really need to take it in baby steps b/c that goal is way to overwhelming. So - I am going to focus on the first 20 - hopefully losing about 1-2 pounds per week.

Right now my goal weight date is 170 by October ths year.


My Program:
I'm taking it one day at at time - walking walking walking - usually with the dog. Goal is to run a 5k again this year, but need to recover from heel pain first.

Tracking all food here and trying to stay within my calories. Focus is also on limiting wheat as I seem to feel better without it.

Trying to look within to find some answers.

I need to figure out how to prove to myself that I am worth the effort.



Personal Information:
I am 45 with an 11 year old girl and an 8 year old boy - both are fit and thin like my husband!
I work as a counsellor to help unemployed people get back to work.
I tend to eat when I am upset, bored, stressed - you name it!! 8 years ago, I lost 60 pounds with a good friend - I have gained it back (+) and she has keep it off and has lost over 100 pounds now. In 2011, I lost 35. Work stress then packed it back on.


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  • v LLTS01
    emoticon to the 40 somethings with 50-99 pounds to lose team. I am so glad you joined our team. Take your time familiarizing yourself with the site and visit the message boards for answers to your questions and loads of support. Remember to take small steps at first so that you can adjust to the changes you are making. Start by logging your food and looking for opportunities in your food log. Let me know if there is any way I can help you on your journey to a healthier lifestyle.

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