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sc_wahm
Name:
Sherrie
Location: Charleston South Carolina
United States of America


Last Update: July 9, 2012
Joined: December 31, 2005

Birthday: March 30
Status: Married
Occupation: food writer, professional geek

http://www.examiner.com/vegetarian-in-charleston-sc/sheryl-thompson

 

Before 242 lbs.

Current 242 lbs.

 

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Started: 11/29/2010  Height: 5' 6"
Progress: 242/242/200

My Story:
Hi all. I am happily married, a mom, slave to a very spoiled dog, a student, and work from home. Here's a little more about my journey.

In 1999 had broken free of a bad relationship and was on the road to a healthier life all around. I was down to 190 and exercising daily. I was also in college, working full time, raising my daughter, and starting a new (and healthy) relationship. I began to feel a little off and was diagnosed with high blood pressure. My BP along with allergies triggered migraines which knocked me for a loop. I had to cut back on exercise, and comforted myself with food, which sent the

In 2002, at my heaviest known weight, I decided to make some changes. At 248 pounds and size 24 (in my before pic), I started slowly, but managed to get down to 220 without much struggle, but a lot of exercise -- my video collection is HUGE, lol. After an accident in early 2003 everything stopped. I damaged three discs in my back. No more heavy workouts for me -- how could I pop in Tae-Bo when I could barely walk? I was miserable, and between the drugs, pain, and comfort food, I regained all the weight I'd lost.


Fast-forward to December 2005. I decided to change how my family and I ate and have lost weight and inches. I always noticed that I felt better on days when sugar and starchier foods were not consumed. I toyed with the idea of lower carb eating, but heard mostly bad things about it. After showing them the pictures of low carb meals from Stella cookbooks and online, hubby is 100% on board, and the kids (12 and 7 1/2) don't care as long as the food isn't "weird," lol. My official start date will be 1/1/06, but I've been clearing out the pantry for a few weeks now and have experimented with low carb desserts and snacks for the family.

Update: May 2006
After a fall, I've had to go back to my meds full time, and have been down about it. This WOE has made a huge difference in how my clothes fit, evn when the scale does not move. I'm hooked for life!

Update Jan 07
I'm out of school, have more gray hair, missing Willow, and a size smaller. I'm also stronger than I was when I first started.

Update November 2010
I regained a lot after aggravating my back again. This is what works for me, so I'm back. I'm going vegetarian low carb and think I'll have just as much fun in the kitchen as before. Maybe more fun since I'll be losing weight while I eat well.

My Tip:
Water, water everywhere! Get a large mug, fill it up, and keep it with you. I have one near my desk and have learned to keep it away from my keyboard....
Motivational Message:
Don't give up because of a bad meal, day, or week. Learn from it and move on.

 

 

Interests:
Reading, cooking, & cookbook collecting.
Music:
DMD, Disturbed, old school R&B, Korn, Live, Ani DiFranco, Common Rotation, INXS (old stuff), The Time, Prince, Depeche Mode, Jeff Buckley, Peter Gabriel, etc. Whatever fits the mood.
Movies:
Kevin Smith flicks, comedies, sc-fi, and anime.
Television:
Nip/Tuck, Arrested Development (gone, sniff), Alias (also gone, sniff) My Name is Earl, The Office, 30 Minute Meals, Low Carb & Lovin' It, Paula's Home Cooking, and Adult Swim (especially Sunday night).
Books:
Eddings, King, and cookbooks (Stella & Rachael Ray books are the most popular at the moment).
 
 
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 Hey Sherrie  
 Posted at Sun, Mar 29 19:29:40  From joy828  
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Just wanted to wish you a wonderful birthday - hope you get to do something special for yourself!! You are missed at Stella Style boards.

Joyce
 Sherrie!!!!  
 Posted at Sun, Mar 30 13:29:26  From Dingie_Dinah  
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Happy Birthday Girlfriend! I miss you around here! Hope you have an AWESOME day.

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 happy bday sherrie  
 Posted at Sat, Mar 29 19:11:16  From su  
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hope you have a wonderful bday.. do something special for yourself
birthday
 Charelston  
 Posted at Thu, Jul 19 11:25:58  From Jwag65  
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Hi again Sherrie, I was just reading your profile again, your children are beautiful by the way! Anyway, I just told my husband this morning that I want to visit Charleston. The today show is doing a series called America The Beautiful and Charelston was featured today. It looks like a wonderful place to live, or at least visit sometime. If I ever get to go there I'll let you know and we can have a LC dinner together HeHeHe.
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 Posted at Sun, Apr 8 17:35:05  From wiccanmalenurse  
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Hello my Dear Friend! Just a note to let you know I was thinking of you through 6 inches of snow and I hope you have a Happy Easter and are Blessed abundantly! The Easter Bunny may be a little behind as he just stopped here and borrowed a goat to pull his Easter sleigh full of goodies. Thinking of you on this day of miracles,
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 Happy Belated Birthday! Photo Sharing and Video Hosting at Photobucket  
 Posted at Sat, Mar 31 08:37:57  From wiccanmalenurse  
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It was your Birthday! We gonna partaay like it's your Birthday! Photobucket - Video and Image Hosting Enjoy this special day and here is to many, many more to come! Sorry this is late My wonderful friend but I was tied up yesterday in a real problem. Take comfort in the fact that you were on my mind and I mean that sincerely! I hope this finds you well and visit when you can! I miss ya!Here's hoping all your Birthday wishes come true! Photobucket - Video and Image Hosting Take care and again, Happy Birthday, David Photobucket - Video and Image Hosting
 Your Special Day !  
 Posted at Thu, Mar 29 21:51:50  From Ernie1296  
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Hi Sherrie -

Wishing you all the best on this Wonderful Day!

May all your Birthday dreams comes true...

ANN -
 Happy Birthday!!!  
 Posted at Thu, Mar 29 20:58:34  From crazywoman  
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Hope you have a wonderful day!!!!!!!!!

crazywoman/Billie
 happy bday  
 Posted at Thu, Mar 29 19:04:37  From su  
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hope you have a wonderful day.. do something special for yourself
 Good Morning  
 Posted at Thu, Jan 4 09:21:26  From DONNYSBARBIE  
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Hi Sherri

I see that there are not a lot of us up and running at this time in the morning, so I just wanted to say Hi. I'm new.
Have a great day!
Barb

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