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Old 01-25-2008, 06:27 AM   #121
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Thanks for posting a wonderful story. It has be a blessing to me to read.
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Old 01-25-2008, 06:50 AM   #122
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Hi Pauline very touching story, you are an inspiration
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Old 02-10-2008, 06:38 PM   #123
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Wow, congrats Pauline. I'll be adding you to my list of people I'm motivated by. Thanks for your inspiration and support!
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Old 02-10-2008, 08:03 PM   #124
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Old 02-11-2008, 05:23 AM   #125
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Wonderful story.
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Old 02-17-2008, 09:17 AM   #126
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Great story. Very motivating. It makes me smile to see that not only have you changed physically, but mentally. Very inspiring.
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Old 02-17-2008, 10:30 AM   #127
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Old 02-17-2008, 01:07 PM   #128
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Glad this was bumped! Thanks so much for sharing your story!
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Old 02-17-2008, 01:42 PM   #129
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I'm so glad this was bumped up (should be a sticky )IMHO.trully inspirational
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Old 02-17-2008, 04:47 PM   #130
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Thank you so much! I can relate to so much of what you shared, thanks again!
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Old 02-20-2008, 01:49 PM   #131
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Old 02-20-2008, 04:43 PM   #132
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Old 02-20-2008, 05:05 PM   #133
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This is SO beautiful! Thanks so much for posting it. I always admire your intelligent posts and now I read your story and I am blown away. You are so strong and smart and I so admire you and your success! You richly deserve it!

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Old 02-26-2008, 10:19 PM   #134
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I missed this when it was bumped a few days ago, but happened to get curious when I saw your stats and clicked on the link in your signature.
Just wanted to say that your story is very inspiring and thank you for sharing it with us all!
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Old 02-27-2008, 10:40 AM   #135
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Your journey of self-discovery is amazing, inspiring and rings SO true for me. Thank you for sharing it! You have no idea just how much it means to me to know others have gone through the same things. When you're overweight, the feelings of being alone and isolated in the world are overwhelming. You've shown that it CAN be overcome.

Bless you! (Oh and your husband sounds like a gem! Lucky you!)
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Old 03-29-2008, 02:01 PM   #136
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I have spent years on eating disorder forums, in meetings and treatment centers and I have never identified w/ a story like I do yours. With further accolades I have to say that this is the clearest cut, set of directions I have seen for overcoming BED or any food related issue.

You should seriously think about writing one of those (dreaded *lol*) self help books my dear as you are a living example on how to overcome the adversity of addiction and live life without compulsive overeating.

Thank You, Thank You, Thank You!
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Old 03-29-2008, 02:28 PM   #137
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Thanks violett I have recently read a really good book on binge eating (both B.E.D. and bulimia) with some really good advice and exercises ... some of it is indeed the same kind of thing I have written, taking away the restrictive feelings that cause us to rebel, but it goes much farther and I have really benefited from it. I got the book from the library and then when I realized how valuable it was, I bought a copy.

The book is called: Binge No More: Your Guide to Overcoming Disordered Eating by Joyce D. Nash.

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Old 03-29-2008, 02:45 PM   #138
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Old 03-29-2008, 04:33 PM   #139
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Thank you for posting your story...even though you wrote it 2 years ago..it motiviates those of us who wonder if we will ever get there.

Thank you so much for your support!! You are an inspiration!!
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Old 03-29-2008, 06:34 PM   #140
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What a touching and inspirational story. You really are/were beautiful in all of your pictures. I would have never guessed you were going through such intense inner turmoil. That is the part people often don't hear about when they see the "before and after" pictures. They don't always know that what it took to get there was a lot more than eating some different foods.

Thank you for sharing.
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Old 03-30-2008, 05:55 AM   #141
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Thanks for sharing and CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 03-30-2008, 08:50 AM   #142
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It was a good read Tada. Thanks so much for this. You have done so well.
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Old 03-30-2008, 12:02 PM   #143
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I'm glad this post was "bumped" up... what a great read. Very inspirational, TaDa you are a real success story!
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Old 04-13-2008, 12:17 PM   #144
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This came at the right time with the right message for me.

Thank you so much

(are you a writer -professional writer?- you should be!)
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Old 04-13-2008, 02:45 PM   #145
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Thanks for sharing your story. It mirrors a lot of my own behaviors and thoughts when I reached my lowest weight.
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Old 05-24-2008, 01:10 PM   #146
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"This has not only been a weightloss journey, but a journey inside that has changed the way I view the world and my every interaction with it, taking me from a place of deep dissatisfaction, to one of revelry in my own existence, living each day as if it were my last. I have accomplished something monumental in my life - not only the weightloss, but the insight and introspection, that has allowed me to find my own peace and happiness right inside my own skin -- not anywhere outside it. Sometimes what I have achieved - ordinary everyday happiness - hits me like a ton of bricks. This can never be taken away from me."

Such beautiful words! I'm teary-eyed :blush: You've really captured a feeling that I remember having, before I re-gained my weight. But I can have it again, and I will!

Thanks for the inspiration, TaDa :-)

(You're gorgeous, BTW, inside and out!)
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Old 05-24-2008, 02:51 PM   #147
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Thank you for sharing your story, it has helped me and blessed me tremendously.
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Old 05-24-2008, 03:30 PM   #148
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This is just the thing I needed to read today! Thank you so much!
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Old 05-24-2008, 10:17 PM   #149
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Thanks for sharing your story! It's very inspiring!
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Old 05-25-2008, 12:02 AM   #150
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All I have to say is WOW.........I am speechless!

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