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ok honey . first i have to say it takes a while to feel full after you eat . your tummy does not register that you are full for about 20 min or so . so you can eat and eat and not feel full and when that button comes off you are then over full . kind of like putting gas into the tank and the overflow goes on the ground . our bodies are much more efficient then that it takes this surplus and stores it as fat . the more you eat the more heavier you become . yes i know what it like to lay on the ground and not be able to pick yourself up off the floor . Have done it and on more then one occasion . the first time was not enough to make me stop eating . the second time was just last week . I think i have had my full . I will be thinner by next year if it kills me . being fat is not helping me . I know it is not helping you . Your health is in danger . maybe we can join this party together and get the job done . nice to know you . emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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It's Not What You're Eating, It's What's Eating You
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5/4/10 2:45 P

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This discussion has been very helpful to me. I have been on track much better since I try to read Spark every day. It is getting to look like weight loss/health is possible.

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5/4/10 2:36 P

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Yes, been trying to do my best to get moving thank you so much. I can't believe al the love I received from this site

Have a blessed day
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SPARKLEKS1 - 4/27/2010First Welcome you came to the right place we are all here to help each other. As you can see there are a lot of people in your boat. I read a book not to long ago that I think can help the title was its not what your eating its what's eating you I don't know the author because its making the rounds with my friends. It has a lot of strategy's to redirect your feelings away from food. As for exorcising as long as your doctor says its ok just do it from your chair for now. Get some small weights and lift them in reps of ten. Lift your legs and hold them for as long as you can. Things like that will make a big difference. Also we are all here for you if you need help just ask. I would like to add you as a friend Kate so we can stay in touch ok.

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This morning's Best of SparkPeople Daily email was about taming our emotional eating "Beast." I think you might find this series of articles a good source for you. The link is below:
http://www.sparkpeople.com/resource/well
ness_articles.asp?id=693

My #1 recommendation is to first track EVERYTHING YOU EAT. It was my first reason for coming to SP - I wanted a calorie counter because it was the only way I had ever successfully lost weight. What I got along with it were wonderful connections and resources for getting healthy that included not only nutrition but fitness too.

Remember:
You want to LOSE weight so your clothes are LOOSE.
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5/4/10 7:59 A

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I am goig to Super walmart again and I will walk it and I know I will be doig a whole bunch of steps I am doing pertty good.

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As you can tell, you are by no means alone. Remember that none of us, including you, got that heavy overnight. We all had to "work" at it, and it will take work to get it off. You will not be able to exercise much in the beginning and will have to rely on the calorie thing until you are more comfortable. Most important is to not have the things you like to eat most in the house and not have the ingredients to make those things in the house. My family tends to sabotage by eating all around me and eating things I know I should not have. So I just eat my meal before they eat theirs and retreat to watch TV, read a book, knit, or even (gasp) go to the gym. When I go to the gym, I note that there are folks there who jiggle just as much as I do, even if they weigh less than I do. So, who cares? I am not responsible for them or their opinions, only for me. Good luck. If you want to be buddies, visit my SparkPage. I totally sympathize with you.

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Kate, There is a wealth of good advice on this thread from teammates. Set some priorities - I would suggest 1 see your dr to check if there are any problems like thyroid that are contributing to your weight. Also, you may want to discuss with the dr as there MAY be some emotional issues - I am no expert by any means, just observing what I have seen in your posts. 2 you are whining! Don't keep or make the sweets in the house. Are there others? Ask them to help you by having their treats away from the house and not bringing them home. 3 work with your dr or get a recommendation for a dietician to help you make a plan. Then stick to the plan and use the nutrition tracker. There is help, you have come to a great place for it. You have a lot of us cheering you on!
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5/3/10 9:32 A

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Thank you! i love your phrase "internal PR plan" excellent phrase and excellent tool!

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I think you can see by all of the wonderful responses that you have a lot of support on spark people! This has made all of the difference in my weight loss!
I encourage you to track your food daily, no matter how bad it is! Anything that goes into your mouth goes on the tracker. Print those out and look at your progress. Hopefully, you have seen your doctor and have a plan for diet from him. Please take time to do a search to find teams that you have a strong interest in participating in. They may be based on interest, geographic location, or your start date. Be active in those groups. Read the Spark. Chris Downie is the king of the streaks. He makes sure to exercise at least 10 minutes a day. That is a very acheivable goal. I encourage you to track your fitness and print that out too so you can see your improvements.
I started my loss a year ago as of last week and still have over 40# to lose after losing 58 pounds. I couldn't think "I have 100# to lose" because it was too overwhelming, I had to look for small goals like drinking at least 8 glasses of water a day, staying within my calorie range daily, getting daily exercise and starting strength training. I have become strong this past year and feel fantastic! I walk everywhere I possibly can in addition to the classes and exercise DVD's I enjoy. I've turned my sedentary lifestyle in for an active one!
Spark People has done more for me than I could have ever believed!! I wish you the very best on this journey!! It won't be fast, but it CAN be great and it CAN be done!! emoticon



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I am sorry you feel so badly but you really need to stop beating yourself up. You should look at yourself as a good person who is putting their best foot forward to become a healthier person. You are now asking for help and have joined this web site.

Congratulations on your first steps and also on your user name (it's very positive). Hunger can be quite derailing when your trying to limit your nutritional intake. My hunger has also spike lately so I've gone back to getting at least 5 veggies/fruits a day. I find it very filling. I make a deal with myself that after I get those 5 servings in and I'm still hungry, then okay - have a treat but I prepackage treats in a sealed container out of sight. Each snack baggie has the nutrient value taped to the bag.

I wish you all the good health you strive for!

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Another, really important thing I forgot to mention in my post... since you say you gained 100 pounds in less than a year, you might want to check your thyroid.

Go see your doctor, and do the tests. Sometimes there is a health issue behind the rapid weight gain.



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I need to loose approximately 80 pounds. 70 minimum to fit into the healthy BMI range.

My biggest advice to you is to set small goals for yourself.

Start with drinking your water, walking for 30 minutes (even if you have to break it into 30 or 60 intervals!), and having a piece of fruit as a part of your every meal.

Do that until you don't have to count that water intake, but you drink it because your body feels dry without it.
Do that until you can walk for 30 minutes in one interval and you feel good and don't experience shortness of breath during that 30 minute walk.
Eat your fruit until a meal doesn't taste right if there is no fruit or veggies in it.

Baby steps. From my own experience, it's the ONLY WAY to do this. Every other attempt will just backfire (eventually).

You are changing your lifestyle. That's probably the single most important thing you'll do in your entire life.
And that makes each and every one of those "baby steps" HUGE.

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I've been trying not to stuff myself too much as well. There was a time that I would not be satisfied unless I couldn't eat another bite. I still have issues there, but I'm learning to eat more slowly and stop before I'm completely stuffed.

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4/30/10 2:43 P

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I stuff myself sometimes. I do not like the feeling, but that has not made me stop. Eating a big salad really helps the weight, but a friend pointed out that that it doesn't make me adjust to smaller portions. Soup is good. Good choices seems to be the key for me, since I am not good at portion control.

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4/30/10 11:57 A

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Sure! I would love another spark friend and we all need encouragement and support. I love sweets also so my family (two thin kids and a slightly pudgy husband) have been without while I am trying to eat healthy. I have found that if I just really can't do without it is better to eat something like a skinny cow fudge bar, or go for a walk first and then see if I still need it. Last night I did, so I had a piece of chocolate. Then I brushed my teeth so I wouldn't eat another :)

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4/30/10 11:50 A

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That is a problem that I have to work on. I eat much to fast. I eat like I will never have another meal and I have to get all I can. The problem is desert I love sweets I made a blue berry cheese cake for company and of course I had a small piece but they didn't see what I ate before and after. I will go back and forth and cut little pieces till it is all gone. I will eat a pie in oneday. May I add you as a spark friend?

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4/30/10 11:12 A

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Another suggestion that I have found really helps - after you practice it for awhile - is the "mindful" eating. If I take the time to eat slowly, really chew my food and focus on it rather than the TV or work, I can recognize the feeling of being full. I measure out my food first and put it on a smaller plate. Then I move away from the rest of the food - I usually eat in the living room, leaving the rest of the food in the kitchen. If I finish my food, and it has been more than 20 minutes, I will allow myself to get either more vegetables or a piece of fruit. I am losing weight slowly, but the scale is moving in the right direction and I am wearing a pair of jeans I haven't worn for over a year today!

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Only eat at the table and when you decide you should be done, get up and move away from the table even if the rest of the family is not done. You can't just sit there or you will eat more.

The other thing is to chew gum when you are cooking. I never taste my food while cooking. If it gets to the table and it's that terrible I just throw it out and start over. However, I really have never had to do it. My family is pretty good about choking it down until I say it's terrible and take something away. Like I have burned lasagna before.

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4/29/10 2:12 P

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I know exactly what you mean about eating till you are stuffed and it would be nearly impossible to quit cold turkey so my suggestion ( I did this and it worked pretty quickly for me) is to cut back a little each meal, just stop eating a little sooner than you would have, do something else at that point and you will realize that you were really full. Baby steps in the beginning and once you start seeing results that is when it will all start coming together. Get moving a little more too, it will increase your energy level and take your mind off the food.


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4/29/10 1:48 P

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Hi Kate...welcome! Well you know the old saying, how do you eat an elephant--one bite at a time. How did you get fat? One bite at a time. How will you get skinny? One bite at a time. To me, you are crying out for help. Eating is NOT to get full, it's fuel for our daily life. But that will come in time. You just need to change one habit at a time. I can strongly suggest that you learn one new habit a week. The first week would be logging on here every day and logging your food, no matter how much you eat. Just get in the habit of writing down everything you put in your mouth and don't lie at all. Be honest with yourself or nobody will.

Week 2 check back with me and we'll add something else. Getting used to logging takes time but it is the single MOST IMPORTANT thing to do. The truth will set all of us free.



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I used to eat way too much. I liked the feeling of being "full". And like you, it takes alot to fill me up. So I started by eating a HUGE salad, with a light dressing before I started my dinner. Or a big bowl of vegetable soup. They have so little calories, and are good for you too. You'll notice you won't be able to eat much of your dinner, which is a good thing.



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SPARKLEKS1- I also like eating til I'm super full (especially when I eat pizza). But you can still have a large volume of food when you choose smart things too, like a big crunchy salad with lots of interesting toppings (like goat cheese, walnuts, cherry tomatoes; plus yogurt on the side), a 1/4 lb turkey burger and 1/2 a potato's worth of baked fries, or hearty 3-bean chili with ground chicken or ground turkey meat.

As others have mentioned, use the food tracker. I just started, so I am eating toward the top of the calorie range suggested for me. I would suggest you do the same; and don't worry if you go over your range in the beginning. Just using the tracker is a great first step. Whether the picture it paints is good, bad, or downright ugly, it is informative and will help you figure out what your eating trends are and what you need to work on.

Start slow and have faith. You didn't gain the weight in a day and certainly won't lose it in a day either, but you CAN do this. And we are here to offer support.
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SPARKLEKS1, Boy does your story hit home. I am over 300 also and have knee and foot problems. I KNOW if I loose weight I will get rid of these pains. I also have a daughter who has been recently diagnosised as insulin resistant. She needs to lose a lot of weight too so she doesn't become diabetic. Thngs Really hit her hard yesterday and I got the slap in the face I needed last week. I just don't know why I can't put the plan in action. I know what I need to do I just don't do it!

I will make this journey with you! wE can do this, TOGETHER. I BELIEVE IN YOU!

Dawn

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It's so awesome you joined! It will work out for you:) Somehow just having people keep you accountable can help, even if its jsut recording what you eat. I'm new too:) This time I dont' have much to lose, but once I had to lose 80 lbs...and did it (then gained a small portion back, which is why I am here now). Anyway, I love eating a lot too, especially cheesecake! (I love all things cheese- in fact I can put away a monster cheeseburger and fries in no time). The thing that helps me is to fill up on healthy protien first.

My doctor stuck me on a lower carb diet (not low carb, lower carb- I can still have quite a few in a day, it just keeps me from having 10 sandwiches, instead I can have one or two). So his big key was to eat protien first. I've noticed on days I make a turkey and cheese rollup for lunch, or evena cheeseburger made of a hamburger patty and a slice of chese, I jsut skip the bread. AFter a couple days, you dont' even notice! I eat that and then can only finish part of whatever I brought for the side, be it whole grain crackers, salad, a serving of chips whatever. The protien is really filling and you don't have to eat as much to feel packed. I know it sounds crazy, my weakness is still french fries dipped in ranch and ketchup and I eat them when we go out (once every couple weeks), or phad thai (I LOVE pasta) but just skipping the cheeseburger bun at some places saves 400 calories...(i.e. hardees) and you dont' even notice it!

Another thing that helps- splurging on occassion. If you eat super healthy all the time, your body adjusts to it, you also might stress out a bit by feeling deprived but if sometimes you have what makes you happy, just in portion, it might pump up your calories a bit for the day, but I almost always lose a pound the day after that stays off...just as long as I make sure that I don't do it all the time, just once every couple of weeks. So eat to hit the spark calorie suggestion or a healthy number of cals before joining spark, but every now and then have a cheeseburger, thai, or whatever makes you happy. Your body gets excited and burns the extra off that way and you don't feel too deprived.

This mght not work for everyone, but my boyfriend and I have both had positive results from it. I've lost 11 lbs since Feb 22nd and my boyfriend has lost almost 40 doing basically these things. I work out a bit too, walking at lunch and weights at home. D plays video games and works a predominantly desk job...There is something different for everyone, just do what makes ya happy :)

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Congratulations on taking the first step to a healthier you. I understand how the weight seems to sneak up on you. I am starting my 3rd week here and have to say that it works! I am faithfully tracking my food everyday, and learning a LOT about my eating habits. I have learned that I don't need to strive for perfection - that is just setting myself up for failure. But if I have more good days than bad days, I am going to see results. Add the exercies in slowly, as you are able. There is so much support to be found here.
Stick with it and you will find success.

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Hi! I, too, like volume eating. There are good things you can eat a lot of that are low in calories. I often eat popcorn when I want volume. Raw veggies with yogurt mixed with grey poupon mustard is another good choice. Salad loaded with all your favorite veggies also works - just don't overdo the dressing. Salsa is also very low. When I don't have many calories left in my day, I'll sometimes have dill pickle slices - 5 calories each.
Kashi Go Lean cereal is very filling. The point is that it can be done without ever going hungry!!!

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Hi Kate, as you can see by my tracker, I have a lot of weight to lose, too. I take it one meal at a time, then one day at a time. You do NOT have to starve yourself to lose weight here. I love the nutritional tracker. That helps a lot. I'm still getting into it, slowly making healthier choices, just taking baby steps. Do you have access to a swimming pool? For some of us larger people, the water is a blessing because it supports the body making exercise possible. I can barely walk on dry land, but there is freedom in the waters.

Spark is a great website because you will meet people who are going thru the same thing you are... plus there are all these great tools and tons of information. Welcome to Spark!

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The tiny steps are the biggest ones psychologically. You've decided you need help! HUGE STEP!!!!!!!! You've joined Spark People. HUGE STEP!!!!!!! See? you're already two steps to a healthier lifestyle.

Before you do any major changes, SEE YOUR DOCTOR. In the meantime, others have already suggested: log your food intake (I think that's one of the most powerful tools here) and educate yourself---and SP has a gazillion ways to do that!!!

You CAN do it. You ARE worth it. And we're all here pulling for YOU!!!!!!!

Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for men, since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward. It is the Lord Christ you are serving. ~Colossians 3:23-24

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If you're going to do one thing, use the Nutrition Tracker -- it's such a great tool. I've noticed that most of the success stories on SP seem to begin with people really tracking what they're eating. Just focus on logging everything and being honest with yourself about every morsel of food that you eat, pick at, etc. By doing just that, you'll notice some changes in your attitude about food. We all have a tendency to lie to ourselves a little bit about what we're eating, consciously or unconsciously. Also, remember it takes 21 days to form a habit!

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1st of all, losing a little bit will make you feel ALOT better. So don't worry that you've got so much to lose. Every bit will make you feel better, have more control, be able to breathe better...on & on.
I had to clean out my kitchen to get control. I don't know if that's possible for you, but having healthy options that you like can get you off to a good start.
And moving a little will help you alot. Walking to the end of the street or back & forth in your house! Do what you can, and then add just a little. It really does work!
Hang in there! You're in the right place to get the help you need. I also read about other peoples success stories to give me strength to go on! emoticon emoticon emoticon

Edited by: BEGONIAC at: 4/28/2010 (19:23)
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I noticed that no matter how much I lose or don't lose each week, I -FEEL- better with every passing day now that my diet and portion control has improved. This is a quick and unexpected benefit.

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Hi all,

I think that weight loss and lifestyle changes need to be taken in small bites like eating an elephant.

For example, when I first started spark, I didn't set my expectation to get 'on the program'. I started by ONLY using the food tracker and reading stuff. I used the food tracker just to see what the heck I was putting in my mouth. Seeing the calories stack up against a general suggested calorie range for me was a big awakening.

Then, I started controlling the nutrition, adding on the fitness, building out the fitness, and then working on my internal PR plan (reversing the self defeating thinking in my head).

I'm here for the long term, and not just because I want to lose weight. The biggest motivator is that I feel good and I'm SO much more positive about life, the world and myself!

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4/28/10 5:22 P

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My best advice to you is start with your eating. When I first signed onto this site over a year ago I took 6 months and learned how to cook and eat again. It has changed my life. It is always a struggle but you can do it. We are all here to help.

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4/28/10 5:05 P

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I am like you, I have a LOT to lose. Sometimes it feels almost impossible, or I feel like it will take forever and it's pointless. But you absolutely can do it. You just need to get yourself in the right mindset. The weight will come off, surely. But you have to diet and exercise. You have to do both. I did not have any real "moving" problems but I'm a lot taller than you. The only problems I had moving was motivating myself to do so.

Everyone asks me how I'm doing it and my best answer is diet and exercise. Not eating right and not exercising are not options for me. I won't allow the "talking myself out of it" that I used to. And I don't want to go back. I limit myself to under 1200 calories and try to exercise at least 5 times a week, if not more. That's not ideal for everyone, but it works for me. And yeah, you will have to stop those unhealthy habits. I don't cook fattening food for anyone else anymore either. If they want to have dinner or a cookout with me, they have to live with the healthier options. Everyone is pretty supportive overall.

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4/28/10 12:37 P

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This website can help you. Make small goals and stick to them. You can find success but you must begin.

Starting Weight: 351
5% = 18 pounds
4th goal = 281
Cal Range=1800-2200
Water Goal=8 cups
Exercise Goal = 40 min/4 times per week

Faith makes things POSSIBLE....not easy.


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I really, really wish you all the luck and success in the world for you to get heathly. I will say a prayer for you. Talk to your doctor, they should be able to help you with an eating and workout plan

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4/27/10 8:19 P

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My name is Kate and I am 57 years and I weigh 300+ pounds. I have touble with portion control. I will eat till I am so full I can't move. It takes a lot of food to fill me up. If I don't feel full I feel I am not satisfied and will keep eating till I am. I pick a lot I will eat if I have to let the dog out in the middle of the night. I gained over a 100 pounds in less than one year. I am so fat that I have a lot of trouble getting around just the least little movement I am out of breath. I am only 5' 3" tall and that is a lot of weight to carry on this frame.I take a few steps and I am gasping for air.I try so hard to eat less but I do not feel satisfied. For instance I will make a blueberry cheese cake pie and i will have a little piece with company but while I am cutting I am cutting little bits of the ends off and eating plus the piece for me and everytime I go into the kitchen I will cut a little piece and eat till it is gone. I really didn't realize how fat I got till something happened to me. I told another team this story so hear goes. I sat down on my couch and it was so low that when i went to get up I couldn't I pulled and pulled trying to get myself up and I couldn't I started to panic so I had to roll myself on the floor. Well when I got down on the floor I was really helpless all I could was roll around I couldn't get up I was not going to call 911 either, for it to go over the radio that they had to pick up some fat lady off the floor. I rolled over to a chair and pulled and pulled and I was able to get into the chair. At the sametime gasping for air. I have fallen a few times and I am a beached whale. It is so scary to feel that I am so helpless on the floor.Not being able to get up off the floor is very scary to me so I am so carefull when I walk. I fell in the kitchen and it took me 45 min to pull myself up in a chair I had so much trouble breathing I has to stop and rest then try again. "This is a rude awakeing for me" I don't know if you believe but I really didn't realize just how fat I got till i couldn't get out of the couch and the floor. PLEASE I NEED HELP I DO NOT WANT TO GET ANY FATTER!

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