I should lose 130 pounds to be at an "ideal" weight, but I'm thinking if i could even lose 100 I would be so happy and so much more healthy. Maybe I would want to lose a bit more, but I would be really happy just getting to that point, it's my realistic goal. I'm diabetic and have sleep apnea and depression, along with some other minor things. I feel like all of it would be better, if not completely cured by losing this weight. I did lose around 30 in the past year, but not in a healthy way. I was not taking meds for my diabetes and under tons of stress and ended up in the ER one night with high blood sugar that I couldn't get down. Now I'm doing better at taking care of myself but I have gains about 7 pounds back. I have no friends nearby to exercise with me and encourage me, so that will be my hardest thing. I have some friends online who I think I can share my struggles with and get support.View Thread
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