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weight = 380 lbs...I could never have accepted it until I found this picture.





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A Story of a Journey ... Just cold turkey

I began my original journey in March 2009 weighing 380#. I knew that I had been on so many "diet plans" in my life that I finally threw it all out the window and just began using a "portion control with a little extra protein and a little less sodium" and that is how I arrived to where I am today. I have had no surgeries, pills, shots, hypnosis, anything....only eating less! I don't count anything, calories, carbs, points, etc. I realize, ...
A Story of a Journey ... Just cold turkey

I began my original journey in March 2009 weighing 380#. I knew that I had been on so many "diet plans" in my life that I finally threw it all out the window and just began using a "portion control with a little extra protein and a little less sodium" and that is how I arrived to where I am today. I have had no surgeries, pills, shots, hypnosis, anything....only eating less! I don't count anything, calories, carbs, points, etc. I realize, that now, they haven't and don't work for me. My style is.....I eat what is prepared at any time or any where......I just don't eat all of it! I have numerous disabilities that leave me unable to exercise only minimally. My doctor's tried me on a new medication for one of my issues which caused me to gain 42# back, but since then she has stopped that one and I'm on my road back down from there. I will not change "my journey style" as it works for me. I don't know how far down I will lose, but I leave it in God's hands.
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Member Since: 12/20/2011

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Fitness Minutes: 39,862

My Goals:
1. My goal is to be the healthiest I can be.








My Program:
Portion control only.



Motto: "Always try to leave the last bite."

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I'm 61 years old

Live in Texas

Married 36 yrs to BFF

1 daughter

2 grandsons

I have numerous disabilities allowing minimal to no exercising.

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I can do all things through Christ, Who strengthens me.

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SANDRA2BHEALTHY
9/25/2014 10:33:54 AM

The groundwork of all happiness is good health.
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BLONDEE53
9/25/2014 8:00:54 AM

Wow! You've really come a long way and done a real transformation. We have a lot in common...living in Texas, being in our 60's, some conditions that hamper exercise...and your verse is one of my favorites.

Blessings to you on this journey...you are an inspiration to me. Have a wonderful day!
Bren

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DEERLADY45
9/24/2014 8:52:40 AM

Your pretty cool your self Paula! Thanks for the goodie ! love you girl, BONNIE

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9/23/2014 11:07:47 AM

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