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Looking to expand our small intentional Group:Women over 40, Need to Lose 70-100+

carolkittydaviscarolkittydavis Posts: 56Member, Premium Member Posts: 56Member, Premium Member
If you are a women over 40 trying to lose 70-100+ pounds and would like daily/weekly group support, please reply to this post and I will invite you to the group. If you're comfortable sharing your real first name also, that would be helpful. Whether you started in January or are starting today (...or next Monday) you are welcome to join us!

I began the group in January with 20 members - this quickly dwindled to now only 2-4 of us post every week. I'd like to grow the group so we can truly have daily connections.

We are all on a bumpy journey. I for one have barely lost 2 lbs. this year but another member just posted she's hit her April 1 goal already. One reason for the age limit is that we have more in common (maybe menopause!) and we've pretty much learned to give up on fad diets. We also all have a LOT of weight to take off. In my experience many women (oh, how I wish I could be one of them) are serial dieters who consistently gain & lose the same 20-40 pounds. I get discouraged when I see someone post their starting weight that is also MY goal weight! Again, I wish I could be that person, but I'm not.

We're a nice positive group!
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  • zentmrszentmrs Posts: 20Member, Premium Member Posts: 20Member, Premium Member
    I'm interested!
  • carolkittydaviscarolkittydavis Posts: 56Member, Premium Member Posts: 56Member, Premium Member
    I sent an invite to you, zentmrs! Welcome
  • beautifulcatbeautifulcat Posts: 7Member Member Posts: 7Member Member
    I am interested! Just started a weightloss challenge at my gym and I'm the only one to sign up at my location...so I'm doing it on my own.
    Real names Cat! Hi!
  • katy9599katy9599 Posts: 77Member Member Posts: 77Member Member
    I’d like to join! I don’t like to post on the open forums, but I love the idea of being part of a smaller, supportive group.
  • lrr33lrr33 Posts: 28Member Member Posts: 28Member Member
    I’m in!
  • StephckcStephckc Posts: 5Member Member Posts: 5Member Member
    I’d love to join!
  • polarbear1972polarbear1972 Posts: 8Member Member Posts: 8Member Member
    I would like to join!
  • laumom2laumom2 Posts: 9Member Member Posts: 9Member Member
    I would like to join.
    :) Rschel
  • ProjectjustmeProjectjustme Posts: 47Member Member Posts: 47Member Member
    I'd love to join - first name Cal
  • carolkittydaviscarolkittydavis Posts: 56Member, Premium Member Posts: 56Member, Premium Member
    I’ve invited everyone 😃
  • Dunelg79Dunelg79 Posts: 1Member Member Posts: 1Member Member
    Hi Carol. I'm very much a newbie to social media - which I have never participated in before - and am not sure how this works or even if you will receive this, because I haven't set any account up. I am a 68 year old lifetime dieter, who had weight loss surgery in 2011 (RNY), lost 225 lbs in a year and a half, regained 100 lbs over the past 6 years, and now want to lose 80 lbs. Despite what the healthy food guidelines say, I know both my body and my brain do not cope well with sugars - leaving me with no control over my intake; so, I'm trying to eat low carb and am focusing on eating non processed nutritionally balanced food, and using nutrional supplements for what I'm missing out from low carbs. It's working - down 19 lbs, and feeling clearer headed and have more energy. I'd love to have a support group to talk to. Thanks, the Bear (my nick-name).
  • emelfamemelfam Posts: 2Member Member Posts: 2Member Member
    Would love to be a part of your group. I started mid January and have lost 19lbs. Want to keep marching forward and encouragement from others help. My name is Donna
  • AlittlemischievousAlittlemischievous Posts: 7Member Member Posts: 7Member Member
    Hi there, I would love to join, I just signed up a couple of days ago. Long story short, I had lost 90 pounds on my own and due to personal issues I have gained back 35, I would love support with getting back on track and also I would love to provide my support to the group. Thanks!
  • suzyqmelbournesuzyqmelbourne Posts: 4Member, Premium Member Posts: 4Member, Premium Member
    Please add me!
  • Michelle_180Michelle_180 Posts: 4Member, Premium Member Posts: 4Member, Premium Member
    Hi, I am interested in this group!
  • Michelle_180Michelle_180 Posts: 4Member, Premium Member Posts: 4Member, Premium Member
    My name is Michelle please add me. Thank you I have to lose 85 to 90 pounds and I’m 47 years old
  • chelnychelny Posts: 90Member, Premium Member Posts: 90Member, Premium Member
    I am interested. I had about 80 lbs to lose when I started, but I have 65 to go now, if that's ok.
  • sabrinawhillsabrinawhill Posts: 1Member, Premium Member Posts: 1Member, Premium Member
    Hi! I’d like to be added to the group, please.
    Thanks!
  • IsETHomeIsETHome Posts: 244Member Member Posts: 244Member Member
    Yep; add me I’ll be around awhile. SW 236, CW 209, first goal 189; then 160, ultimately 140. Age 46; I started this nov 12
  • mruggbymruggby Posts: 4Member Member Posts: 4Member Member
    How do I sign up? My ultimate goal is 80 pounds, and I started a few weeks ago. Already down 6, but staying motivated is getting tough!
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