It is currently Fri Feb 24, 2017 9:37 pm
GoddessInside wrote:Hi All !
I really don't know where to begin this intro, so I guess I'll start here .... My name's Helen, Im 29 and married, no children.
I've been overweight all my life. My earliest memory of being weighed was for a science exercise in year 5 where I weighed 68kgs, I'll never forget the sniggers and teasing that I endured. I made a promise to myself that I would lose weight from that day, I broke that promise over and over again.
I have tried everything.... WW, Jenny Craig, Gloria Marshalls, Atkins and what have you...to no avail. I finally built the courage to go to my first appointment at an endocrinology / obesity clinic at a local hospital and have finally gotten the support and attention from medical professionals.
I sit here writing to you at 5'8" and 205.6kgs. I have a BMI of 70 and 56.9% body fat percentage. I am "ready" to lose this weight.
I no longer want to be the "freak" that people look at and laugh at. I have dreams of travelling, having children and most importantly just being healthy.
Ive anticipated that my journey will take close to 2.5 years as I have to lose 135kg's, I have set myself a goal weight of 70kgs. With little mini goals along the way. Slow and steady will win the race.
So here I am, looking for support, idea's and just wanting to chat to people that are in the same position as I am. It's always far more comforting knowing that I'm not alone !
*Hugs* to all
Bel Diamante wrote:Hey there Helen.
Welcome to the forums babe. Your really pretty girl (assuming thats you in your profile pic LOL ), and you'll be an absolute stunner as you lose ur weight . I'll really look forward to watching your progress . Best of luck on ur journey and you'll find this forum it great for finding inspiration and motivation. Anytime u wanna chat, i've got links down the bottom.
How long ago did you get married?? I'm getting married next October so am wedding crazy at the moment LOL.
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