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July 2016 in the Lake District.




Wedding in August 2016




Our little family, The Pickle is 5 days old, and the no sleep really shows!


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I decided to loose weight when I was suffering from heel pain and my mobility was being affected. I was scared I would hurt myself and never be able to recover from it, at 323lbs this was a real possibility!

I met my original goal of 140lbs in 2010. A loss of 183lbs. My current goal is to get back to 160lbs.

I am still here after re-gaining a significant amount of my losses during pregnancy and post-natal depression. This is something people need to open up and talk about more. My depression left my only caring about the small human entirely dependant on me (literally as I exclusively breast fed for 6 months, and continued until she was 2.6 years old). I didn't care much about myself at all.

Weight loss for anybody or reason other than your own reasons doesn't work. You have to want it yourself.

Thats why I set myself very small weight loss goals, never looked at the 'big' picture as it didnt seem achievable. In doing this, remaining positive in meeting these small goals, they all added up into something much bigger and better.

I cannot deny its been hard, I cannot deny its got me down sometimes, but I also cannot deny its worth it.
Its worth being surprised by yourself at finding a motivation you never believed you would have.


Member Since: 2/21/2009

Fitness Minutes: 86,605

My Goals:
Get back to pre-pregnancy weight.


My Program:
Education... learning about whats in our foods, whats good nutrition. Lower carbs, trying for under 100g net carbs a day, difficult when sharing meals with my vegetarian husband!



Personal Information:
I live in England, on the West Coast, in Blackpool, I grew up near Cambridge.


Other Information:
I am married and have one daughter, 2 cats. love reading, films, cooking.




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  • v CURLYLADEE
    Thanks for the comment on my post about Jury Duty. I didn't get pulled to even be selected for a jury. Maybe next time. Just makes it a long day waiting. In all the times I have been summonsed I have only been selected once and it was for a boring rear ending accident that settled before we deliberated. It would be interesting to do a criminal trial.
    7 hours ago
  • v MARITIMER3
    No... it's in the hall, right outside the kitchen door. We were planning to take up that carpet and put down either ceramic tile or,hardwood... but not right away! And of course our company from Australia arrives on Saturday.
    Gail
    9 hours ago
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    Choosing to take responsibility for choice, action and outcome will produce liberation. Holding contempt only produces limitation. Michael Dietrich-Chastain
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    13 hours ago
  • v JENARUL
    I'm glad you enjoyed my blog! Hope you're having a great start of the week!!
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    3 days ago
  • v HIPPICHICK1
    Thanks for the hug. I need it.
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