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I am an addict. As such, it is crucial that I set boundaries to keep me from falling prey. I engage in encouragement and support regularly and seek the same. In order to not fall victim to my drugs of choice yet again, I must be active in the fight against my addictive, maladaptive and isolating natures.

That's where SparkPeople comes in these days, along with OA and working the 12 steps, one day at a time.


I am an addict. As such, it is crucial that I set boundaries to keep me from falling prey. I engage in encouragement and support regularly and seek the same. In order to not fall victim to my drugs of choice yet again, I must be active in the fight against my addictive, maladaptive and isolating natures.

That's where SparkPeople comes in these days, along with OA and working the 12 steps, one day at a time.




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 current weight: 170.0 
 
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Member Since: 4/24/2012

SparkPoints: 7,929

Fitness Minutes: 4,810

My Goals:
START WT 220 (04/2012)
Progress
0 4/24 220.0 Begin Wt
1 4/30 216.5 -3.5
2 5/08 214.5 -2.0
3 5/14 211.0 -3.5
4 5/21 209.0 -2.0
5 5/28 208.0 -1.0
6 6/05 205.0 -3.0
7 6/12 203.5 -1.5
8 6/19 201.5 -2.0
9 6/26 199.5 -2.0
10 7/03 199.0 -0.5
11 7/10 199.0 -0
12 7/17 197.5 -1.5
13 7/24 196.0 -1.5
14 7/31 194.0 -2.0
19 9/05 192.5 -1.5
20 9/12 190.5 -2.0
21 9/19 189.5 -1.0
22 9/26 189.5 -0
23 10/3 186.5 -3.0
24 10/10 185.0 -1.5
25 10/17 184.0 -1.0
26 10/24 182.5 -1.5
27 10/31 182.0 -0.5
28 11/6 180.0 -1.0
TOTAL LOSS -39.0 11/2012
THEN I STOPPED FOR ALMOST A YEAR- GAINING HALF THE WEIGHT BACK.

Until I eventually began an abstinence in OA.



My Program:
1. Create an entire menu of staple meals that I love to eat and that are easy to make/prep in advance.

2. Pay attention to portions. Count calories. Measure/weigh food to become aware of how much I eat--NOT to restrict--but to encourage mindfulness.

3. Alternatives. Some foods are too hard not to overeat. I can eat them in moderation (occasionally) when out, but for home, I'm seeking alternatives to satisfy me that are not "diet" foods.

4. Be active daily. Usually a walk, for me and Jack (dog). When my breasts are smaller, I think I'd like to try running.

5. Seek support. I'm delighted to have found SP and hope to find others in the SF Bay area to be active with.

Other Information:
Ultimately, I'd like to be 80 pounds lighter than I am as of 4/24/12.



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Member Comments:
EDDYMEESE
8/20/2014 9:10:29 PM

Oh my gosh, that is insane that they didn't use even a local anesthetic! I hope they gave you something good for pain to use at home, at least. Yikes.



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EDDYMEESE
8/20/2014 4:53:52 PM

Thank you for the support!

Why are you in pain?



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EDDYMEESE
8/16/2014 10:16:18 PM

I love to run trails - so much nature and peace :) I'm feeling so much better on the high protein, just gotta really stick with it for once!
How are you doing?



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JKPONYGIRL
8/14/2014 7:41:28 AM

I didn't get my walk in the rain emoticon it was POURING and windy

but I did get to sit outside after the storm for a few minutes just to enjoy the cool afternoon that came after
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JKPONYGIRL
8/7/2014 2:38:50 PM

thanks for commenting on my blog! the good news is that I didn't have to resist because I was so full from my dinner! I just had one taste of ice cream so I didn't feel like I was missing anything. We had a great night out!



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