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I've always had weight issues. I started chunking up at the age of 10. In High School I yo-yoed between 155-160 pounds. I wore a size 16 in pants and I thought I was huge. I had very low self esteem and had attempted suicide a few times.

After high school I yo-yoed between 165-170 pounds. Pregnant at 21, I gained even more weight. I had complications during and after pregnancy that wreaked havoc on my hormones. No diet worked. No matter what I did, no matter how I starved myself, no matter how much I exercised; nothing worked. I gave up trying.

At one point I weighed myself and the scale read 298 pounds. I actually spoke aloud "Wow! You gotta slow down girl!" Meaning my eating. I didn't care about my weight at that point. I mean, I did, I hated the fact that I was a (giant ugly cow). I just didn't care anymore about what anyone else thought. I had a child. She was my world (still is =D ). I wasn't trying to impress anyone. I received all the love I needed from her.

But 298 pounds? Wow! I had to do something. I was wearing a size 28 in pants and I knew I had to make some changes. So I started to watch what I was eating more and I started walking more. Over the course of 7 years (and several bad relationships), I got my weight down to 265-270 pounds. I wore a size 20 in pants. At this point, I had plateaued. While I tried my best not to gain weight, I wasn't losing it either.

When my daughter was 10 years old, I met someone new. Well, new to me anyway. Roy was a childhood friend of my brother's. They had a falling out when they were kids but Roy had first met me as a baby. My brother had blown back into town and decided to lay down roots. He wandered his old stomping grounds and found some childhood friends. Roy was one of them.

I'm not going to go into detail about what had led him to that moment but let's just say that he'd lived a very rough life and had given up on living. I didn't know him, he was a complete stranger to me. All I knew was that I had to help him.

He was so skinny! 5' 9" tall and couldn't have weighed more than 130. He was severely depressed. So I fed him. Over the course of 3 weeks he'd bared his soul to me. We'd become very good friends and he was falling for me. I'll never forget the night he asked me to be his girl friend. He said "I need someone in my life and you need someone who will treat you right."

We've been together for 10 years now. Roy has been true to his word. I've never had anyone treat me so well. He treats me like I'm his queen. I've gotten older too and because of all the hormonal issues I'd had; I was plunged into an early menopause. Fun! However, there was an unforeseen advantage to this. My hormones regulated all on their own and without even trying, I started losing weight!

From May of 2018 till now, April of 2019, I've gone from 265 pounds to 225 pounds. I went from a size 20 pant size to a 16. I'm wearing the same size pants I did in high school! (Hmm, now that I think about it, I'm pretty sure women's sizes have changed.) Anywho, I'm excited and for once, legitimately happy with myself. I want to keep this momentum going. So that's why I'm here.

Come, journey with me! Let's see what we can see, see what we can be.


Member Since: 2/13/2008

Fitness Minutes: 46

My Goals:
Nothing big. I just want to feel better about myself. I want to live long enough to see my grandchildren.


My Program:
I low carb it. I don't believe going full keto is healthy for anyone but hey, if you have gone full keto and it works for you then congrats. More power to ya!



Personal Information:
I exist, therefore I am.


Other Information:
My Motto: Just Breathe.




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