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Postby Pinkie » Wed Jan 03, 2007 9:42 am

Hi Everyone :D

I'm new here too. I'm sure you get an influx of newbies here this time of year. I'm Marnie, I'm a married SAHM of 2 boys and making this my year to lose weight and keep it off!!

About 3 years ago I made a pledge to myself that I'm going to lose weight. I did over the course of a year I lost 15 kilos and got within 6 kilos of my goal weight. I maintained it for 2 years, then got slack and suddenly the weight crept back on (thank goodness only 5 kilos of it!). How disappointing! But that's happened and now I'm back to the grind. I'm 35 years old, weight 78 kilos currently and I'm just over 5'5" so my goal weight is 64-65 kilos (which I think is realistic).

I love this site. I love the challenges here as I work well with challenges. I love all the tips as well. I do my best if I can exercise at home (no matter what it is) and with everyone's support and encouragement here I'm sure I'll get to my goal weight in no time!! I'm here for you guys too - I love forums :wink:

Thanks for being here and I look forward to getting to know you guys better around the boards
Pinkie xx

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Postby kate_turner2000 » Wed Jan 03, 2007 9:50 am

Image Hi there pinkie
welcome to the group :) i hope you can take something away from it all and learn how to lose weight and stay happy :) never mind about the 5kg- thats good! i have put that on just in the past two weeks with xmas and new year! best wishes
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Postby KimE » Wed Jan 03, 2007 10:27 am

Hello Marnie and welcome to the forum.

Well done on your weightloss to date and well done on maintaining for 2 years. OK so you put some back on but it is not as bad as it could have been and what's more you have recognised it and are taking the appropriate steps to correct.

Glad to have you aboad and wish you every success on your weightloss journey. :D
Kim - To thine own self be true
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Preferred Weight - Under 60 kgs
Current Weight - 64.8 kgs
Start Weight - 85 kgs
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Postby Ally » Wed Jan 03, 2007 11:31 am

Hey Marnie and welcome to the forum!!
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Postby hushpuppy » Wed Jan 03, 2007 4:49 pm

Hi Marnie and welcome to the forums
SW 107kg
CW 99.8kg
GW 65kg
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Postby zeedeveelgirl » Wed Jan 03, 2007 8:28 pm

Hey Marnie!

Welcome to the forums :) I did the same thing as you - got to within about 4kg of my goal weight last year (which was 4kg higher than it is now :P) and then 6kg crept back on so here I am again! But at least you've decided to lose the weight before it all came back on!

Good luck with your weight loss, if you ever need an ear there is always someone here to listen!

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Postby corolla_chick » Wed Jan 03, 2007 8:32 pm

welcome and best wishes with your journey :D

beck 8)
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Postby Chinta » Wed Jan 03, 2007 8:55 pm

Hi Marnie,

I do sort of the same thing..... loose 10 kilos, then fall off the wagon :?

Hopefully this time we will acheive our goals :D
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Postby Pinkie » Thu Jan 04, 2007 10:21 am

Thank you so much guys. It's lovely to hear I'm not alone!! I'm really motivated by you all. You should be so proud of yourselves for achieving what you have and still going!!

I hope to be right there with you!!
Pinkie xx

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