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#1 Old 04-14-2012, 10:43 PM
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Hi all.

I am joining in desperation. I have generally eaten healthy food, but occasionally too much of it. The last couple of years, I have found myself eating almost compulsively at times. I think it is stress. I am about 20 pounds overweight right now, which I never have been. I think it is the combo of this new, weird eating pattern and a metabolism that has screeched to a halt.

I am 44, my kids are getting older (more manageable, less stress) and I would LOVE to get back to a really healthy lifestyle. I found this site googling info on organic drink mixes to kick start a change in eating. I was looking at the Ultimate Meal mix.

Anyway, I really liked the postings. I loved reading about the recipes and your tips for eating healthy in a time crunch. Etc.

I hope to keep reading and get motivated to relax and get back to a healthy eating pattern. Any comments on the Ultimate Meal appreciated. I don't plan to eat this way forever, but I have found in the past if I kick start with a meal replacement shake it helps me behave!

Hi to all and thanks for letting me join the group.
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#2 Old 04-15-2012, 12:54 AM
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Hello and welcome.

I hope you manage to find a nutrional plan to help you shed those pounds.
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#3 Old 04-15-2012, 01:15 AM
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Welcome to VB!

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#4 Old 04-15-2012, 01:16 AM
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Hello!

Now I want to eat a jar of banana peppers, thanks.

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