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I'm glad I found this thread. 39, 7 months shy of the big 40, and have bounced between 200 and 265 for the last decade. I'm currently closer to 250 and would like to get doen to closer to 180. I'm 5'9 and big boned, plus I want to have muscle, so I know what is the high end of normal for my height won't work, but I'll reevaluate my goals every 20 lbs or so.

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I'm glad I found this thread. 39, 7 months shy of the big 40, and have bounced between 200 and 265 for the last decade. I'm currently closer to 250 and would like to get doen to closer to 180. I'm 5'9 and big boned, plus I want to have muscle, so I know what is the high end of normal for my height won't work, but I'll reevaluate my goals every 20 lbs or so.

 

Welcome.  We might be twins...  I'm a tad shorter and a tad older... and started a tad heavier.  it can be hard to know your actual weight goal when it seems so far off.  It is difficult to really grasp all the awesomeness you are capable of.  I think reevaluating is a great plan.  I've always thought my goal was 180 as it was just a little above the high end of normal for my height.  I felt that was good enough.  My goal now is lower than that but I don't know where really.  Once I get under 180, I'll probably look for at body fat% than weight as it will be a good indicator of strength and composition.  

 

Anyways - welcome.  I hope you are able to find the support you need for success.  

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I have to post in here (again - I did an intro a while ago) because I had a really bad day at the doctor. The full details are in my challenge thread, so I won't reiterate everything, but basically, I had to go see a specialist today and the conversation just made me feel like everything that I've been doing here means nothing. He also outright told me I will get diabetes. Soon. Not that I am someone with high risk (which I am, and I know it), but that I will. Presumably because he can see that I am overweight (he certainly didn't have any blood test results to look at, or anything else, since it was my first time seeing him). It has been a really long time since I've felt really shitty about being overweight, and I think the first time a doctor has ever made me feel that way. I had to share with other people who may know what this is like, or who fear this happening to them.

 

I am not discouraged. Feeling down and sad, but not discouraged. He doesn't have that power over me.

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I have to post in here (again - I did an intro a while ago) because I had a really bad day at the doctor. The full details are in my challenge thread, so I won't reiterate everything, but basically, I had to go see a specialist today and the conversation just made me feel like everything that I've been doing here means nothing. He also outright told me I will get diabetes. Soon. Not that I am someone with high risk (which I am, and I know it), but that I will. Presumably because he can see that I am overweight (he certainly didn't have any blood test results to look at, or anything else, since it was my first time seeing him). It has been a really long time since I've felt really shitty about being overweight, and I think the first time a doctor has ever made me feel that way. I had to share with other people who may know what this is like, or who fear this happening to them.

 

I am not discouraged. Feeling down and sad, but not discouraged. He doesn't have that power over me.

 

I am torn over this experience.  Though I think it is a shame that the Dr made you feel so down.  But just as much I dislike that Doctor's seem to be too afraid to address weight issues and how they are the foundation for so many of our illnesses and injuries.  I'm sure this Dr could have gone about this in a different way and should have been more helpful.  I had a Dr make me feel that way before I lost weight and I started having knee issues.  He made me feel like, well that was it.  I went too far and now I'm screwed and there is no way back.  He was WRONG because my knees are so much better now that I've lost weight and strengthened my stabilizing muscles.  

 

I suspect this was intended to be a scare tactic.  If you were not doing something about your weight, which many overweight people do, you probably would end up with Diabetes.  But you are here and taking steps to avoid that fate.  Did you discuss your current weight loss strategy with him?  Does he think you aren't going to be successful with your current changes?  Like does he think you need to be more aggressive?  Or was he not taking that into consideration?   

 

I feel for you but as a fellow rebel I believe that your fate is not sealed and even if you had Diabetes now I believe you can sometimes reverse it by making the appropriate changes so if you don't already have it I don't know why you wouldn't be able to avoid it now.  We are all here for you.  

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I am torn over this experience.  Though I think it is a shame that the Dr made you feel so down.  But just as much I dislike that Doctor's seem to be too afraid to address weight issues and how they are the foundation for so many of our illnesses and injuries.  I'm sure this Dr could have gone about this in a different way and should have been more helpful.  I had a Dr make me feel that way before I lost weight and I started having knee issues.  He made me feel like, well that was it.  I went too far and now I'm screwed and there is no way back.  He was WRONG because my knees are so much better now that I've lost weight and strengthened my stabilizing muscles.  

 

I suspect this was intended to be a scare tactic.  If you were not doing something about your weight, which many overweight people do, you probably would end up with Diabetes.  But you are here and taking steps to avoid that fate.  Did you discuss your current weight loss strategy with him?  Does he think you aren't going to be successful with your current changes?  Like does he think you need to be more aggressive?  Or was he not taking that into consideration?   

 

I feel for you but as a fellow rebel I believe that your fate is not sealed and even if you had Diabetes now I believe you can sometimes reverse it by making the appropriate changes so if you don't already have it I don't know why you wouldn't be able to avoid it now.  We are all here for you.  

 

He didn't actually ask me anything about what I am currently doing, and that is what bothered me most - absolutely no consideration of all the work I have done. And scare tactics are cruel and foolish - like I was already planning on tracking my food every day for next challenge, but this conversation made me not want to do it anymore (although I still will - it was just a knee-jerk reaction).

 

I do agree that doctors need to talk to their patients about any and all health issues. But he's not my PCP. He's going to see me (hopefully) one more time on Tuesday, and that's it. If he were in charge of my long-term care, or something that can be seriously affected by weight (like pregnancy, arthritis, etc.), his conversation would make a lot more sense.

 

My PCP, on the other hand, is hugely supportive of what I'm doing and have done. She encouraged me to exercise because I started seeing her for anxiety and exercising helps with mood disorders (aside from having the side effect of weight-loss, too).

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He didn't actually ask me anything about what I am currently doing, and that is what bothered me most - absolutely no consideration of all the work I have done. And scare tactics are cruel and foolish - like I was already planning on tracking my food every day for next challenge, but this conversation made me not want to do it anymore (although I still will - it was just a knee-jerk reaction).

 

I do agree that doctors need to talk to their patients about any and all health issues. But he's not my PCP. He's going to see me (hopefully) one more time on Tuesday, and that's it. If he were in charge of my long-term care, or something that can be seriously affected by weight (like pregnancy, arthritis, etc.), his conversation would make a lot more sense.

 

My PCP, on the other hand, is hugely supportive of what I'm doing and have done. She encouraged me to exercise because I started seeing her for anxiety and exercising helps with mood disorders (aside from having the side effect of weight-loss, too).

 

I think you are handling this really well.  You are having an emotional reaction to the visit but you recognize that and plan on continuing your habits and new goals for the next challenge.  That's the best way to handle these emotional set backs.  Hopefully sharing helps.  Great job.

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Starting weight = 290.4 (2014); Current weight = 241.2; Total pounds lost: 49.2

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ok I went and found your thread and read the whole deal

 

he's an ass

 

you only have to see him once more... 

 

 

honey... you're a rebel... if I can beat diabetes (and YES I had full blown diabetes... my a1c was 14 and change.... now it's 5.3) then you can avoid it... ok so you might have to work harder... ok... you might have extra challenges... ok so you may have gained back almost ahundred pounds but he can go suck a fireball for all I care... you are a REBEL... and we are well known for fighting the odds and transforming ourselves... 

 

please keep up the good work and don' tlet the opinions of jerkfaces get you down... I teach my kids opinions are like noses, everyone has one and most of them smell ;) 

 

you can do this honey

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When I started my weightloss journey 3 years ago I had about 100lbs to lose. I've lost 55 now and plateued for about 2 years because I was focusing more on some health issues than weight loss. Now I've got the health issues sorted out mostly, I'm trying to lose weight again.

 

I was always overweight, since maybe 3rd or 4th grade. I think it had something to do with being bullied a lot in school. I was also tall (5'9" as an adult, but always taller than other kids growing up too) and kind of awkward. In highschool I was about 200lbs, so I was a bit chubby, but not huge. Then I got married when I was 19 to an abusive asshole who was 13 years older than me. Not only was he verbally abusive, he also wouldn't know a green vegetable if it bit him on the ass, so I ate a lot of junk. When I lived with my parents, we weren't the pinnacle of healthy eating, but mom always made sure meals had plenty of vegetables with them and did her best to make them healthier. I packed on 70 ish pounds during the 3.5 years I was married. Got divorced, but I was still working at a job I hated. I got fired from the job a couple years later because a coworker was mad at me and lied to our boss about me, but I see it as a blessing. I went back to school and really dedicated myself to losing weight. That's when I lost 40 pounds, but I didn't do it in the healthiest way. I went low fat, calorie counting, exercising every day. I mean, I wasn't doing too bad, I was probably losing weight in a healthier way than a lot of people do (starving themselves) but I had psoriasis that started spreading and getting worse and worse, so I switched my diet to paleo for about a year, getting more and more strict as I went, then went to the autoimmune protocol to try and heal my psoriasis. It's much better now, though still not in remission, but stable enough that I want to lose the last 40-50 pounds. The hardest part for me is that I'm a sugar addict (though my consumption is WAY lower than it used to be!) but any amount of sugar keeps me from losing weight it seems.

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Oh my gosh, I'm not alone :D

I'm 5'3" and 275 pounds.

My Dad has always been very small despite horrendous eating habits, and my Mom has an eating disorder background (we have never once talked about food unless it was a comment on someone's cooking. Very taboo topic...) So I never really had a grasp on what was "normal". Throughout my life I've gone through phases of extreme restriction and extreme bingeing, even as a child.

When I was twelve, I would eat only plain lettuce for a week (specifically, 2 outer leaves of romaine per meal) and then pig out the next... at the time I had no idea that this was at all out of the ordinary.

The same goes for exercise... I would ride my bike constantly, for at least an hour each day. When we moved to an apartment with a gym I would lift weights and use the elliptical and rower machine. Every single day, for a while, which would eventually be followed by a period of complete inactivity.

Eventually it just turned to bingeing, around the time I was 15. 2-3 plates of each meal.

I started exercising again, and one day my dad walked in on me doing jumping jacks. He made a rather snide comment, which I don't even remember now... But it ruined exercise for me for ages.

For a long time I didn't do it at all, and eventually I started locking the door and having My Mom holler before she would come back there, just to avoid being seen. I didn't even want them to know what video I was using, and refused to exercise evenings and weekend because my Dad was home.

Aaaaand that's how I got here.

Now that I'm 18, I've bought my own treadmill (even the dog uses it!) and a mini trampoline. I use them every day for at least 20 minutes each.

Currently I'm working on getting my binge-eating sorted out :)

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I'm SO glad to find this thread. I often see huge transformation stories of 300lb+ men dropping down but all the women's stories seem to be just slimming down from a bit chubby.

I've got much the same story, 5'7" and started at 308lb, have PCOS, mental illness, emotional eater and binge eater, overweight since I was a small child.

Thanks to everyone who has posted here,so glad to be in understanding company!

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Me too! Me too! I'm 5'7" and 265 pounds. My highest weight I've ever seen on a scale was 277, and I started paleo eating on April 27th, lost 10 pounds the first two weeks, then fell off the wagon, got back on, and have since lost only 2 more pounds. BUT I haven't gained anything back, so huzzah! I'm increasingly frustrated by seeing all these huge weight losses by men, and women that lose weight or get toned really didn't have that much to lose to begin with. I'm determined to be one of those AMAZING success stories. My goal weight right now is to get below 193, which would bring me from the obese BMI category, to simply overweight. Then I will focus on decreasing body fat percentage and figuring out what is a healthy weight for MY body.

 

I wasn't ever overweight as a child or teen. I didn't really gain weight until college, and ballooned up 30 pounds my junior year alone. I lost that 30 pounds my senior year, got married in the summer at 22 years old and 160 pounds, a size 12. I felt great about myself. Then I went to nursing school, husband deployed twice, had 2 babies, husband lost his job, sold our house and moved twice last year, ridiculous amounts of stress and overeating to comfort myself, and there I was, 277 pounds with a Hgb a1c of 5.7, officially pre-diabetic. I haven't been under 200 in over 8 years.

I've had 2 high risk pregnancies because of blood pressure/pre-eclampsia. We have 2 girls, and would love to have more babies. But I can't in this body, I am determined to have a healthy body, and a healthy pregnancy, hopefully before I turn 35 in 2018!

I'm so glad to have found this thread. We can do this ladies!

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Hey y'all!

 

I've got about 100lbs to lose myself.  I did have gastric bypass when I was 16 in 2002 at (4'11" highest weight 415)  and it definitely made losing that first 100 pretty darn easy.  The  quest for the second 100 has been a challenge, I'm about 265 (and now 5'3" - yay delayed puberty!)   Allot of people think that it should be super easy for me to lose weight but my doctor and studies show that it helps lose 50-60% of excess weight and over ten years, 1 in 3 people have regained all their weight  I'll try to stay off my soap box.. I had moment when I went from 250 to 290 but turned it around and now been bouncing back and forth from 245 - 270 over the past 5 years. 

It's sometimes hard for motivation because it's like "I've already lost 150 pounds - get off my back!"  My main health problems are directly related to that surgery which makes me feel incredibly ambivalent about it. Mainly because I didn't choose it, my parents decided it for me and convinced me it was for the best. I'm not sure if I'd be alive today if I didn't have it but it hasn't been a walk in the park. I work in construction in  the project management/engineering side so I'm only out in the field 1-3 days a week but I'd like to be in better shape and smaller to fit through those tight spaces.  I'm always so worried I'm going to end up like Winnie the Pooh one day, y'know when he got stuck in Rabbit's hole.

 

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^^ DragonMommy, does it help that you have a specific timeframe to work with? This is my first time losing weight with a deadline on the horizon.

Also I really think that hormones are a big factor in those success stories, especially seeing how many women in this thread have PCOS. It doesn't make it impossible, just tougher, but that's why it's so important to see other people succeeding in similar circumstances.

 

^ Doe -Congratulations on the weight loss so far! You've had a victory already, so you can finish another one too! It may be frustrating that the smaller the number gets the slower it moves, but you've got all the strategy and support of this site to back you up. I'm sorry to hear that the gastric bypass has been such a mixed bag and that you didn't make the decision yourself, that's tough.

 

Like you say, let's do this!

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I think it helps, but it's also a pretty generous timeline. I'd really love to lose 100 pounds by this time next year, and then get pregnant, and I'd still have a baby by the time I'm 33.5 y/o. But I know how fast that is, and I'm more likely to do it if I give myself a little more lee-way. I agree about the hormones. I'm not technically PCOS, but I have had cysts in the past. A wake-up call for me came in December just after Christmas when I went to by OB/GYN after (TMI ALERT) pain after intercourse, and had a 6cmX4cm cyst on one of my ovaries. My dr recommended a wait and see approach, and I researched how to decrease cysts naturally, modified my diet, and it was gone 6 weeks later. I definitely have some kind of blood sugar/hormone related thing going on if cutting sugar gets rid of cysts! For now, focusing on keeping my blood sugar steady and not high or crashing has really helped overall.

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Hey y'all!

 

I've got about 100lbs to lose myself.  I did have gastric bypass when I was 16 in 2002 at (4'11" highest weight 415)  and it definitely made losing that first 100 pretty darn easy.  The  quest for the second 100 has been a challenge, I'm about 265 (and now 5'3" - yay delayed puberty!)   Allot of people think that it should be super easy for me to lose weight but my doctor and studies show that it helps lose 50-60% of excess weight and over ten years, 1 in 3 people have regained all their weight  I'll try to stay off my soap box.. I had moment when I went from 250 to 290 but turned it around and now been bouncing back and forth from 245 - 270 over the past 5 years. 

It's sometimes hard for motivation because it's like "I've already lost 150 pounds - get off my back!"  My main health problems are directly related to that surgery which makes me feel incredibly ambivalent about it. Mainly because I didn't choose it, my parents decided it for me and convinced me it was for the best. I'm not sure if I'd be alive today if I didn't have it but it hasn't been a walk in the park. I work in construction in  the project management/engineering side so I'm only out in the field 1-3 days a week but I'd like to be in better shape and smaller to fit through those tight spaces.  I'm always so worried I'm going to end up like Winnie the Pooh one day, y'know when he got stuck in Rabbit's hole.

 

Let's do this!

 

I had gastric bypass about 9 years ago. I'm so sorry that it wasn't your choice totally to have it - it is a major surgery and does have the potential for very serious long-term side effects, and for that reason, the decision should have been completely yours. I was lucky - it was my choice, and I was enthusiastic about it. I lost a lot of weight, but have since gained a lot back. I am still down about 70 lbs. from my heaviest weight, but I want to get back to my lowest weight. Regardless of gaining the weight back, the surgery saved my life, too. I was in a very dark place before the surgery, but now I know I can do it. Good luck to you! We can do this!

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Hi,

 

I am hoping you lovely ladies are still accepting noobs to the tread/ group..  I am so inspired to know I am not in the boat by myself.

 

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I was 28 pound lighter before having my daughter and following the Paleo diet great.  Fell off the wagon during pregnancy due to her dietary needs and have fought for the past 22 months the get back the focus..

 

Think the realization that I have to loose half of myself to be considered normal did it for me this time..  Trying to not get derailed by my husbands emotional eating is my biggest challenge.  Although depending on what is going on in my life, depends on how much encouragement that derailment needs..

 

 

 

 

 

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Welcome to the group.  It's tough enough to carry around our own emotional eating issues and making our own food choices - it's especially tough to carry someone else's.  I try not to be derailed when the Mr makes poor choices.  i try to encourage him but he has to make his own choices.  I used to be swayed easily by his choices so that whenever I wanted to 'cheat' we would both do it and then likewise when he wanted to.  I really had to learn to be accountable for myself and not rely others making good choices.  It's not always easy and it has helped me be aware of my triggers and communicate them to the Mr.  As always, it's a work in progress.  

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I am not saying I am Wonder Woman. I am just saying no one has ever seen me and Wonder Woman together in the same room.

 

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Starting weight = 290.4 (2014); Current weight = 241.2; Total pounds lost: 49.2

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Hi,

 

I am hoping you lovely ladies are still accepting noobs to the tread/ group..  I am so inspired to know I am not in the boat by myself.

 

Stats:

 

35

5'4''

260 pounds

 

I was 28 pound lighter before having my daughter and following the Paleo diet great.  Fell off the wagon during pregnancy due to her dietary needs and have fought for the past 22 months the get back the focus..

 

Think the realization that I have to loose half of myself to be considered normal did it for me this time..  Trying to not get derailed by my husbands emotional eating is my biggest challenge.  Although depending on what is going on in my life, depends on how much encouragement that derailment needs..

The "losing half of me to be normal" part really struck a chord. I feel the exact same way. When I started paleo I was 325. I got down to 210, was almost normal....then lost my mind. Swear I blanked out and woke up at 250 where I stuck until it broke and suddenly I'm at 279. It's amazing how bad you feel when you know you're 2 people. I can't even look at posts on Facebook anymore without feeling the ridicule ugh.

Anyway I'm full on paleo again these days, so I'm with you. There's a lot of good info (and people) on this site, and I wish you the best on your journey.

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Need some advise.  The whole family has been invited to my brothers kids birthday party.  I know that all the catering (even the adult stuff), will be carb loaded crap.  I have not accepted yet because I don't want to be in the situation I know my will power will be tested and they will be upset if we don't eat or take our own food to..

 

I think family is important and my daughter would love being round all the kids and sugar, but I am only a week into everything and not ready for this.

 

Any helpful tips welcome please..

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Eat before you go

Find the raw veggies. ... load up your plate

Have ONE TINY serving of cake if you can do a little. ... if it'll trigger you avoid it like the plague

Stick to raw veggies. ...

DRINK A CRAP TON OF WATER. ... it'll help you feel full

Take your phone. ... if you feel they're getting on you go to the bathroom and message us

You will have your willpower tested. ... but so did Frodo! All great warriors go through trials.... every game has big battles.... isn't that why we watch the movie? To see the hero overcome?

This is YOUR story. ... you're the hero. ... you will overcome

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* level 50 isn't gonna just POOF happen - alienjenn, NF IRC chatroom

 

* I'm not about to give up - Because I heard you say - There's gonna be brighter days… I won't stop, I'll keep my head up - No, I'm not here to stay ...  - 

 I just might bend but I won't break - As long as I can see your face - When life won't play along - And right keeps going wrong - And I can't seem to find my way - I know where I am found - So I won't let it drag me down - Oh, I'll keep dancing anyway - Mercy Me - Move

 

 

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Awesome thank you, that has helped.  :peaceful: 

 

I also spoke to my brother yesterday and he understands.  It is mid afternoon, so we can eat before we go and they won't be offended if we take our own snacks..

 

On a plus side this morning.. First weight in and I have lost 4.75 pounds in a week.  It has given me a real determination boost..

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me too!  Especially since our success is measured by how many times we come back after a bad week.  If you look at it that way, the more bad weeks you have, the more times you have to come back = more success!!!

To quote Rocky, 'it ain't about how hard you hit. It's about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward.'

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2017: Year of the Epic Travel Adventure

Lycan Ranger | Level 13

Current challenge - Metallica Theme

Previous: 13 12 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1

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Did you have the party yet?

hmmmm... sent by magic.... or fairies.... or small woodland creatures maybe? how does this thing work?

Level 10.4 Wood-Elf, Ranger - specializing in demon fighting

"doing the impossible since 2012 :D" - Librarian of Doom

facebook battle log level 50 WOOT   Backstory CNF2014  current (not challenge - doing a battle log this time)

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* This is the day the Lord has made, rejoice in it and be glad. God, The Bible. * Do or do not, there is no try. - Yoda
* There are three options in this life; be good, get good, or give up. -- House * Never take counsel of your fears. Stonewall Jackson. 

* level 50 isn't gonna just POOF happen - alienjenn, NF IRC chatroom

 

* I'm not about to give up - Because I heard you say - There's gonna be brighter days… I won't stop, I'll keep my head up - No, I'm not here to stay ...  - 

 I just might bend but I won't break - As long as I can see your face - When life won't play along - And right keeps going wrong - And I can't seem to find my way - I know where I am found - So I won't let it drag me down - Oh, I'll keep dancing anyway - Mercy Me - Move

 

 

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Party was yesterday.. Resisted all temptation, so thank you for the boost in confidence. It helped a lot.  

 

However I still managed to put on 1.5 lb over the weekend.  

 

I was true to the diet and did lots of exercise,  I didn't drink as much water as I should have and I am a day or two away from "that time of the month"..  So I am guessing it is that and trying not to get too disheartened by the minor set back.

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