I've lost everything so heres to a new start

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  1. tally

    tally Member

    Well here I am 6 years after it all started - the depressive episode which motored on to become bipolar disorder, anxiety, binge eating, benzo addiction, bulimia, OCD, you name it psychologically I got it! and in return I lost my professional career (5yrs at uni down the drain), my friends, my figure, my confidence, my self-esteem and what I considered my future. The bankruptcy was the icing on the cake.......except I probably ended up eating too much cake!
    Ive picked myself up, started retraining, financially i'm not good!, am eager to get out there and socialise but my weight holds me back, its almost if I can lose this 5 stone I will be back to my pre 2000 figure and I can forget this last 6 years....I can honestly say that when you have experienced the depths of hell you appreciate life and i'm eager to live every minute of what I have left so here goes, cambridge diet.......:p
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  3. tally

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    My starting weight was 15 st 10, target is 9st 7, currently 14st 9
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  4. WannaBeSlim

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    Well Done Tally .. it can only get better from here on!!
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  5. Eclipse

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    What a moving, honest post.

    You have definitely come to the right place for support and motivation. If you have any questions, please feel free to ask, and if you do not get an immediate answer, there will always be someone along in a while to help you out.

    Good luck with your weightloss journey, and the only way is forward.

    Once again, good luck hun!
  6. magickmel

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    Tally, that sounds like a monster time to have gone through.

    Wishing you all the best for starting CD. It's a brave but life changing decsion - well it seems that way for me:)

    Yes, the only way is up....look forward to hearing that you are flying !
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  7. Mini

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    Hi tally,

    Your very welcome and good for you for picking yourself up and dusting yourself down and starting all over again.

    I can feel your fighting spirit jump off the page:)

    Education is never wasted, you can build on what you know and by the sound of things you have been through the mill.

    Everything we learn in life is never wasted. As we travel we meet other people and we find or are givien oppurtunities to use what we know, such is life.

    Best of luck on your diet journey and if you follow the diet 100% you will shift your five stone weight.


    Love Mini xxx
  8. IreneH

    IreneH Gold Member

    Tally we are with you all the way
    Irene xx
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  9. SHAZA

    SHAZA Silver Member

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    What a honest post, you have had a horrible 6 years but I feel it in my heart that you are making positive changes to your life

    Good luck with the diet and remember to love yourself and the rest will come

    I am sending you love and an angel to guide you on your way
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  11. MissPiggyFi

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    Good luck with your weight loss journey.

    Like you say, you've lost so much, but now all you have to lose is weight!!

    You'll soon have that weight off and the past 6 years will be but a distant memory!

    Good Luck!!!
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