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So guys I need your support!

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whippy33 Thu 01-Jan-15 07:26:39

I've been overweight for a long time and have struggled to lose weight even thought I really want to. Anyway it seems I have figured out why.....I have been using my weight as a security blanket as I have had two traumatic experiences with men in the past and I think that being overweight means I am overlooked by men which keeps me 'safe'. If that makes sense. Well it has kept me safe while I got over the experiences and now I feel much stronger and although I am still not keen on a relationship, I know that if I got attention from men it wouldn't scare me like it previously has done.
So here goes to my weight loss and exercise challenge! Just off out for a 5 mile walk with the dog to begin my new routines. Any support over the coming weeks will be greatly appreciated to keep me focused on my goal!

26Point2Miles Thu 01-Jan-15 15:04:24

That's a great start

How much do you need to lose?

whippy33 Thu 01-Jan-15 22:00:23

Thank you, I have eaten well today and enjoyed the walk. My alarm is set for early doors to get up and go again tomorrow! Each day I do well I will be adding money to a jar to treat myself to new clothes when I (hopefully) need them!
I need to lose about 5 stones so it does seem like a mountain but I did see a post on Facebook that I have set as my home screen on my phone saying "A year from now you will have wished you started today" so I see it daily to remind me!

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