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    Ready for Change
    Mlewis0917 posted:
    I finally reached the point of being tired of being heavy. I currently weigh 240 pounds. Today is week 1 for me and it has been difficult. I have changed my eating habits and place great importance on becoming healthier and not losing weight overnight. My goal weight is 140lbs and I understand that it is going to take time to get it off. I have to admit that I do feel better. I guess the trick is starting. I was so ashamed that I gained all my weight back that I had to get over the shame and start. Just start.
    tnmist responded:
    Hello. Welcome. I hear ya. There are some great people on here who have good tips. I will defer to them!
    Insanity: Doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results. - Albert Einstein
    mog1026 responded:
    Welcome! This is a great community with so many helpful people. For some reason your post wouldn't open and that's why you haven't had a quicker response, sorry. There is no shame here, just support and encouragement. It is wonderful to get advice from people who have done this journey and reached their goal. It means we can do it too! Good for you for deciding this is week one.
    Kathy SW 235.1 CW 210 GW 165
    tnmist replied to tnmist's response:
    I mean, if you would like tips, LOL. I love how there are different approaches within the realm of being healthier that work....everyone is different, but we all just want to be healthier.
    Insanity: Doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results. - Albert Einstein
    tnmist replied to tnmist's response:
    oh, sorry. This seems to be a duplicate discussion....
    Insanity: Doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results. - Albert Einstein
    blondie454u responded:
    Great in creating a new you! Welcome aboard! What are some of your eating goals? What is your current diet and exercise like?
    Amber CW 135 maintaining, SW 250. Stress is nothing more than a socially acceptable form of a mental illness.

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