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My sweet little girl, due 1/19/14

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I've struggled with obesity since I was a teen, dropping and gaining back hundreds of pounds at a time. I stopped smoking in Feb 2009 and never went back. I know I can tackle my obesity and be healthy, but it needs to happen before my health deteriorates. My binge eating is always an issue. I don't know that I can ever stop it completely but I need to learn some new ways to handle it. I want to make exercise a part of my daily routine. I want it to be something I can't live without, rather than something I dread. I took off 60 pounds in the first 3 months of 2010, and have been maintaining ever since. While I'm proud that I haven't gained most of that weight back, it's time to move on. I need to get my blood sugars under control as a start. Exercise helps this tremendously but I'm at a point where I can't do traditional workouts. I need to lose through nutrition and chair exercise until my feet and knees have less of a load. It's a long road but it's really the only path left. Update: It's been a long road with many heartaches and losses but we are finally expecting a little girl in January. She may come early due to some complications, but I feel very strongly that she is a survivor. She is going to be one feisty little lady! I've been on bed rest since 16 weeks which has been difficult for many reasons, but totally worth it. Keeping my eye on the prize! Update: I need to lower my blood pressure and my glucose levels NOW. Tracking my food and exercise works. 01.02.19 Update: So here I am again...My beautiful girl is now 5. I can't believe how much worse my health is. I weigh more now than I did when I delivered her. I'm on a plethora of medications but my health continues to deteriorate. I don't understand how my daughter isn't enough motivation to be healthier. WTF is wrong with me??? So here I am again...

Member Since: 1/9/2010

Fitness Minutes: 14,474

My Goals:
Be a lot more active daily and learn to want to exercise.

Overcome my binge eating.

I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in Nov 08 and I'd love to come off at least one of my meds.{{Goal Met 2.25.10}}

Have tightly controlled blood sugar levels and an A1C below 6.0

Come off all diabetes meds.

Official diagnosis that my diabetes is in remission.

Ride rollercoasters with my kids.

Walk pain free.

Shop at a store that doesn't sell plus sizes.

My Program:
Track and plan meals ahead.

I'm trying to eat as clean as possible without making myself insane about it.

Rewards for every 10 pounds lost.

Personal Information:
My name is Rose I'm 42 and I live in Virginia with my fiance and my two beautiful, smart boys. Expecting a baby girl 1/19/14!

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  • v .DUSTY.
    Hi Rose!
    emoticon Welcome to Team 300 lbs. Plus! We're so glad you found us! emoticon

    If you have any questions or suggestions please be sure to let me know.

    Best wishes on reaching all your goals and dreams! You CAN do it!
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    1786 days ago
  • v DTHOR6
    Your daughter is adorable. Congrats. Hope you don't mind the friend add, I just want ya to know I am here and will help out in anyway I can!
    1792 days ago
  • v RUDITUDI2000
    I haven't been on in awhile and thought I'd check in with you. I hope things are good! Have a great holiday season. Enjoy each moment.
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    1881 days ago
    Thank you! I'm back to lose the 15 lbs I gained back since October. I became a sugar carb addict again.

    I've been down this lose/gain weight road so many times, I know it's a part of long-term maintenance. But it sure gets old... and the weight jumps back on fast.
    1990 days ago
  • v EUEK098
    Stopping by to let you that you are amazing. Thanks for being so supportive.
    1995 days ago
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