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Hi My name is Tina, Im a 35 yr old married woman with diabetes and two kids. I started out 15 yrs ago weighing 170 lbs. I got pregnant and it was downhill from there. I gaind 50 lbs with my pregnancy and was weighing 220. I was with my daughters father for a few months and he was physically, emotionally, and mentally abusive. I wasnt strong enough to leave him. He made me feel like I couldn't do better. Finally when my daughter was 7 mos. old, he left me. I cried but it turned out to be the best thing for me. I was a single mom for four years which was so hard. My daughter Brittany was not an easy kid. I started dating my husband Ryan in 1998. He's 5 yrs younger than me and the brother of my best friend. It didnt take long for me to get pregnant. When I got pregnant again I was weighing 220lbs. I gained 30 lbs with that pregnancy. I weighed 150lbs when I delivered a beutiful girl weighing in at 10lbs 10oz in April of 2000. We named her Renee. Ryan and I married in June of 2000. For the first time in my life I felt beautiful. In 2003 I was diagnosed with diabetes and things just got worse. To top off everything Brittanys father hasnt seen her since she was 4 and I get no child support. Brittany was also diagnosed with epilepsy so sometimes food is my only friend. Well, thats my story and now I'm ready to work my butt off and lose this weight. I know I can do it. I know longer feel alone. Its so hard, I work my butt off and diet and cant lose a pound. I need some support. If anyone can help me I will do my best to help you. I am always here!!

Member Since: 4/22/2007

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My Goals:
I have lots of goals. My big one is to lose 2 lbs a month. I cant seem to do it. I need help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

My Program:
I have diabetes so I check my sugars 4 times a day. I eat healthy. I hardly eat between meals and I exercise at least 20-30 min. a day.

Personal Information:
I am from Normal, IL. I'm just looking for people to talk to with similar weight problems.

Other Information:
I love my family. I am married with a 13 yr old and 7 yr old.

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