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Postby I Can Do It » Sun Feb 18, 2007 3:12 pm

Hi everyone!

I'm Christine and I am currently on a Weight Loss Program (Weight Watchers). I'm from Penrith, and a married mum of two little girls, aged nearly 5 and nearly 2.

Aside from my pregnancies, I am now at my very heaviest. I was 86.9kg and am now 83.5kg. My goal is 65kg, and I intend to get there anywhere between now and the rest of 2007. I am 164cm tall and about a size 18. I feel extremely overweight, unhealthy and unable to keep up with the kids.

I also work (part time) in a very mundane and boring job, and this has contributed largely to the weight gain (around 16-20kg over 8 years).

Aside from meeting you all and sharing stories, I'd love to find different, exciting and interesting ways to continue losing weight, as I get bored easily.

Thanks for reading....... :D
I will get there by the last day of 2007!!!
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Postby Pinkie » Sun Feb 18, 2007 3:16 pm

Hi Christine - lovely to meet you. I love your enthusiasm and I just know you're going to reach your goal and be extremely proud! You go girl! :D
Pinkie xx

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Postby kate_turner2000 » Sun Feb 18, 2007 4:41 pm

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i used to live out mt druitt way :) lovely to meet you. welcome to the group and feel free to join in when and where you feel comfortable. you have come to the right place to meet friendly people in the same situation as yourself and to get support and advice :)

best wishes :)
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Postby Sassygirl » Sun Feb 18, 2007 5:36 pm

Welcome aboard :lol:
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Postby electrongirl » Sun Feb 18, 2007 6:01 pm

Hi Christine,

We are similar weights and heights!

I am doing WW too and have been doing it now for about 4-5 weeks.

You'll find some really great people on here and some inspirational journeys too!!
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Postby Justjudy » Sun Feb 18, 2007 7:09 pm

Welcome Christine. I too have been down the weight watchers road, and at the time found it extremely effective and informative. I am doing the hard yards on my own now, and the support that I receive here is wonderful. Looking forward to sharing your Journey.

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Postby Shelli » Sun Feb 18, 2007 8:48 pm

Hi Christine,

Welcome and good luck! I'm new here too and have already found some interesting and informative topics and have even realised that I CAN make my own healthy pizza!

(And that sitting here typing long messages leaves me no time to snack!)

It's all good!

All the best!
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Postby Simmy » Sun Feb 18, 2007 9:13 pm

Welcome to the forum!
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Postby Lolly » Sun Feb 18, 2007 9:24 pm

Welcome and good luck Christine.

I used to live out your way many many moons ago.

You will find lots of inspiration and new ideas in here to keep you motivated. I think this is the longest I have stuck to anything on my own EVER and I owe it all to this group and being able to post here to keep me going :D
Every day I am getting thinner and thinner.....


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Postby I Can Do It » Mon Feb 19, 2007 10:25 am

Thanks for the warm welcome everyone....:rose:

I enjoy cooking, so when I have a bit more time I intend to add some recipes!! (Right now, I'm off for a sleep as the 2yo was less than sleepy last night.....)

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Postby FatGarfield » Mon Feb 19, 2007 11:54 am

Hi Christine,
Welcome aboard.
Sometimes my progress is so slow that I feel like giving up. Also with a lot of distractions in life, I feel that there are good reasons to just stuff it and dont care about the weight. However, guess everybody has distractions and a lot of people in this website have been thru a lot and they achieve great goals and progress. So that motivates me.

Good luck with your weightloss/fitness journey.
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Postby KimE » Mon Feb 19, 2007 5:42 pm

Hi Christine and welcome to the forum.

Focus and determination two key ingredients. Make as many choices as you can good, healthy ones and you will go a long way to making a good start. There are food and exercise diaries on here if you feel they will help as well as various challenges. Jump in wherever you are comfortable.

All the best on your journey. :D
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Postby slimmindown » Mon Feb 19, 2007 8:12 pm

Welcome Christine, look forward to seeing all your success, this forum is tops and you'll get lots of cool ideas and inspiration.
I count weight watchers points as well,but dont attend meetings.

Welcome again :D :D :D :D :D
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Postby Butterfly_Dawn » Thu Feb 22, 2007 9:38 am

Hi Christine and welcome aboard! There are plenty of exciting ways to lose weight, but just be sure you find one you enjoy...so you'll stick with it for the long run!
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15kg gained again (as at October 2010).
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