25 Facts About Me You Might Not Know!

 Saw this on someone else blog and thought it was a great way to introduce myself to those whom may not follow me on Facebook, and if you don’t follow me why aren’t you? lol This is a very personal way to introduce myself and tear away the layers of ME!

Right before Gastric Bypass Surgery 329 lbs

Right before Gastric Bypass Surgery 329 lbs

The Not So Interesting Facts:

  • I’m 43 years old
  • I am engaged to the love of my life
  • I live near St. Louis, MO
  • I grew up in Springfield, IL area
  • I work for a furniture store called Weekends Only as a Customer Service Rep.

The Far More Interesting Facts:

  • I have been overweight since around 21 years of age
  • I used to weigh 329lbs
  • I had gastric bypass in August 4, 2013
  • I lost 169lbs
  • I did not get skinny or cure my fatness with weight loss surgery

The Facts That Made Me Who I am Today:

  • I was married before for 25 years
  • My ex husband suffered from alcoholism
  • Ours was an abusive marriage both verbal and physical
  • I have 3 daughters, 1 of whom I gave up for adoption almost 21 years ago this May
  • I got married at the age of 18 and divorced in at 42 years old
  • I have battled severe depression
  • I lost my Mother a few years ago
  • I was verbally, and physically abused, by my mother growing up ( she was sick mentally and I forgave here before her death)
  • I was a hermit for almost 20 years I would seclude myself in my home because I felt fat and unattractive and would only go out for grocery shopping or something school related for my girls.
  • I abused myself as much as my ex husband did by drowning my depression in soda and food and cigarettes to deal
The Love of my life Larry

The Love of my life Larry

Who I am Today:

  • I have no regrets, my past made me who I am today, a strong and independent woman
  • I do not live in fear of failure, success, judgment or harm
  • I recognize my strengths and my weaknesses
  • I forgive myself for my faults
  • I love myself for who I am, ALL OF ME
  • I have learned to love myself and by doing so I was able to find true love with my fiance Larry. I could not of done this before, as YOU have to love yourself before you can truly love someone else and have a healthy relationship.

Who I want to be Tomorrow:

  • A published author
  • A public speaker on losing weight and motivation to do it.
  • A motivation for my daughters and grandkids
  • A Good Mother to my daughters and my soon to be daughters
  • A good friend, and daughter and motivation for those whom are struggling!

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Single Mom of two girls on a journey to get healthy by losing weight and learning to love herself again!

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