Birthdate: March 25
Location: Ontario Canada
Education: High School Graduate
Family Info (spouse, kids, pets): Had Husband he passed away in 1985 (cancer). I have a son (33yrs old) - married and I have two grandbabies boy 6 girl 4.
How do you feel about yourself, your weight, your decision to change? I feel disappointed in myself and I am ashamed of how I look.
How long have you been overweight? I have never been skinny but I have been appropriately ok looking and reasonably fit. I have always had to be careful and I was able to maintain it until I injured my knee and ended up on my ass for 6 months with ice and my leg up - eat sleep watch tv with ice on my knee. 6 months. Perfect situation to add a few pounds.
What things have you tried before to lose the weight? I have had success with the scarsdale together with Overeaters anonymous. We don't have meeting in my town anymore and of course that did not help.
What is the number one reason you want to lose weight? Health and have less weight on my knee when I walk.
What are some other reasons? vanity of course
What is your goal weight? 180 - 190
What is the first thing you want to do when you reach your goal? get back into my smaller clothes
Are the people closest to you supportive? If not, why? Of course they are but they all live very far away from me - 8hrs car drive to my son's house
What is the worst thing about being overweight? Isolation - I have become a hermit
What is the best thing about you? My laugh - a hardy belly laugh that can be recognized miles away. lol
How will losing weight affect those around you? I think it is more for me then others
On a scale of 1 to 10 (low to high) how determined are you to reach your goal? 10