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Team Name: +40 and 100 pounds to go
Members: 66
Location: 07603



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Profile: Goal - to lose 100lbs, and over 40... This group will help us share the problems we face with weight loss and life after 40

Last posted: Wednesday, March 03, 2010, 1:57 AM

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I am 44 years old. Have been in the restaurant and retail business all my life with the most unflexible schedules, creating the worst eating habits.. and since I am always on the go I inhale my food and when I finish I don't even recall chewing the food.. Now that's bad...


I am 50 yrs old, 5' 11", active and in good health ( I think)





I'm an office manager and I sit in front of a computer all day long, which helped to get he to this size. Married for 12 years 2 grown kids and 3 grandkids.


I'm a 42 yr old wife and mother. I have been married for 20 yrs. I have 3 children...a 19yrold son who's in the Marines, and two daughters 16 and 14 in high school.I love life, family and work. I don't have much free time but in the time that I should be cleaning or doing housework I can usually be found in front of my computer working on photo projects, digital scrapbooking or chatting with friends and family online.


42, bad health since I was 10, and want to get healthy so I can be around for a long, long time to see my daughters grow up and be with my husband, maybe live til I'm 100. While I'm living I want to have a better life, do more things w/family, not be held back by my weight. I want to be more active and feel better when I wake up instead of having my bones creak...


Wife of Jeff for 21 years. Mom to 2wonderful boys - Patrick, age 15 and Matthew, age 12. Work from home publishing my own magazine. Have always had difficulty managing my weight but have ballooned since being in 2 car accidents in the past 10 years.


I am 46 years old, have 2 sons 23 and 21. I have been over weight since giving birth 23 years ago. Lost weight off and on in between. In the last 30 months I have gained 50 more pounds due to an accident of falling down a flight of stairs that shattered my right shoulder, which ended up being operated on twice, 2004 and 2006 the '04 surgery was just to hold things together until I healed enough to get a total replacement in '06. Therefore, the weight gain when there isn't too much you can due to exercise when you can't use one arm.Even walking was painful. I am now able to walk again.


42 single (never married) (no kids), straight, love dogs, paper crafter


I am a 43 yo housewife, with 3 kids, 19,17, and 11. My husband is a fireman, so dinners are hard to plan. My biggest barrier to weight loss is exercise, which I plan to start slowly and build my way up slowly. I hope it gives me more energy. I live in Memphis, TN.





Hi, married for 8 months now to a wonderful and supportive husband. He loves me for me, has no problem with my looks (my obesity that is) and will support me in whatever I choose to do. Whatever it takes to let me be healthy and happy.





Married 20 years, two kids and lots of ups and downs.. lol Happy with my life just wishing to be thin for myself finally!


I am 45 years old. I live in Grafton NH. I have 2 grown children, and one 2 year old grandson. I am an engineering technician from 7am-3pm... I have lived in NH most of my life. I like to garden and spend time with my family in my spare time. I also enjoy traveling.


I am 47 year old single mom of a beautiful 17 year old. I am an insurance professional. I want to lose weight. I'm tired of this extra weight I have been carrying around for years. I heard about this program on Good Morning America and thought I would give it a try.


I am in my early 40's, married, have 3 children and work part time for a Christian nonprofit organization. I have struggled with my weight since puberty.


I am 40, engaged & have 5 indoor kitties.


I love to read, watch TV and go to movies and eat.


I am 45 years old.





I am a 51 year old single parent of two grown children who live out of state. I am currently taking classes online in hopes of getting a new job soon. I have a passion for home improvement projects and landscaping/gardening. I find that both help me relieve stress.


I AM 42YRS, my husband eats anything he wants and doesn't gain a pound..i gain weight just looking at food..


I am 47 a Real Estate Broker living in Florida. I have 2 children 18 and 16 also a great husband of 20 years. I have struggled with weightloss for most of my life. Things got out of hand after my pregnacys. I have a loving husband who loves me for who I am. I have to do it this time for me and my family.


Working on a master's degree in social work.


Married, 2 children, I work from home in a very stressful job


I'm a stay at home mom with 4 children. 3 boys and 1 girl. My first two boys are twins. I started gaining weight when I went through a depression back in 95-96. By the time 97 came I was 35 lbs overweight. I also had problems conceiving so I ate my way through that. When I finally got pregnant I was 6 lbs away from the 200 mark! YIKES! Gained a lot of weight with my third son. Lost some but not much and with my little girl I really watched what I ate and only gained 30lbs to which I've lost most of it. Now I'm 221 and tired of being fat. I'm ready to change my ways and become a healthy thin person. An ideal weight for me not model type.


I am single 41 years old lady, never have married,love the lord, like to have fun.


47 YR OLD WIFE WIEGHING IN AT ABOUT 180 THESE DAYS I WORK SHIFT WORK BUT WILL RETIRE AFTER 30 YEARS NEXT APRIL.


I am 40 years old and happily married with no kids. I am currently 280 pounds.





40 yr old Wife and mother of 3 boys ages 18,16 and 16. RN Clinical Coordinator of Acute dialysis unit. In school earning my BSN








I am 43 yrs old and have two children, 18 and 14. My husband has a lot of medical issues and would benefit from losing weight, hope by example, I can get him to loose also. I have a lot of family support, but feel they aren't there 100% all the time.


45 years old professional and part-time student. I am learning to add different exercise to my life routine so that I don't have to rely on the treadmill at the gym


I am 43yrs, no children, work and attend college FT. Currently working Mids and weight has always been a challange.


I will turn 42 this year and am happily married with 3 children (all boys!). I'm a SAHM who will begin homeschooling in the fall. My DH will also begin seminary in the fall so it's important to me to establish some healthy routines that will allow me to succeed where I have failed in the past.


When I delivered my second child, I never lost all the weight. I have been going up and down for the past 7 years and weighed as much as 235 during my recovery from a terrible car accident. I know what I need to do, I just need motivation and support to reach my goals.


Turning 40 this year and want to get control over my eating habits. It is way past time for this! Have 2 terrific boys, ages 8 and 11; great husband of almost 16 years; work casual on-call as an RN in a small rural hospital; trying to slowly develop a photography business on the side. Oh, and I have a crazy German Short-Haired Pointer who needs more exercise than I can possible give her (no matter what kind of shape I'm in), so to exercise her I find a quiet logging road and let her run while I drive behind her - how lazy is that?





Im just 42 years old and want my thinner, curvy, sexy body back. I am married with no children. I have a condition called metbolism resistents or pcos. I'ts be hard to lose my weight, but still trying. I really need extra motivation. I motivate other in my place of work. I work for a weight loss company. Someone needs to keep me on track and accountible


I just turned 40 years old and a single mom of a 19 year old boy. I have always had a weight problem from the time I was in the 7th grade. My weight gain started when I became depression from my family life. I am overcoming bulimia, but still tend to binge when emotionally upset. I am disabled from arthritis and fibromyalgia. I just graduated from college with an Associate Degree in General Studies and will further my education in the fall to become a Social Worker. I am starting the process to became a foster parent and a CASA volunteer. I have focused the past 19 years on raising my son, it is know time to focus on me. I want to lose my physical baggage of weight and the emotional baggage of my haunted past. They both go hand in hand. I love to read, do crafts, and volunteer.


I am nearing 50 and I don't want to be fat for my 50th birthday party.. I am married with no children. My husband and I both have quit smoking over the last year and I have put on about 25 extra pounds. I need to loose the weight for health reasons too. I need motivation.!!!!!!


I'm the mother of 3 birth children and 2 step childrend. I'm the grand mother of 6. I've been married or 21 years in July.


49 yrs young, married, three children grown. I have been on many diets.... even had RYN surgery. But gained all the weight back each time. Trying Weight Watchers again, trying to do it healthy this time.


I am a mother of 8 children. Five are still at home presently. Married to a wonderful man. I was able to recently start my own business. Now I feel that it's time to take care of the whole girl. I am a emotional eater, but I want to stop it. I'm tired of wishing I could lose weight ,I'm ready to do it!


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I am 47 and not getting any younger or thinner. I have spent most of my adult life on a diet roller coaster. I am a major stress eater and need to find other ways to handle the stress besides eating.


Professional with adult kids. Divorced. Unattached. Social. I have had significant health issues. Oftentimes, I feel like I am on my last leg.








Back again.: ) Fell off the wagon gained all the weight back. Gonna try again. Mom of a 20 year old son Will, 3rd year Rochester Institute of Technology college student. Middle daughter Caitlin who is a Junior in high school. Annie who is in eighth grade at M.S. Married 20 years to my honey Robert. Caregiver to my mom-in law. Very overweight on and off forever.


I am married with 3 children. I broke my leg almost a year ago and have not got all my movement back so I have not been able to do a lot of exercise. I work fulltime at a desk job so I don't move at work very much.








I'm 41 and happily married but we have no children. I'm a professional with a mostly sedentary lifestyle.





I'm 45. I have two daughters 14 and 11. I've been overweight since I was 9, and was on and off different diets since. About 15 years ago, I decided that was it. I wasn't going to worry about my weight again. Last weekend, I had to buy new clothes for my youngest child. Although she's tall, I realized her clothes were Large! I'm doing this for us. I'm not the only one.











I am silly. I wish I was smarter or had something wittier to say but I'm just really quite silly. I am married to a wonderful fella, mother to two almost-as-silly-as-me kids, and work as an intern in Children's Ministry at our church. My heart is for our Lord but my butt tends to stay on the couch.





I am a soon to be divorced mother of 3. 18, 14, 12. I work on a computer full time and have my kids most of the time.


42yo mom of 4. I'm an RN and I work nights. Need to get healthy.






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