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Hi this is me!

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Hi this is me!

Hi everyone, Here I am waiting like crazy for tomorrow! why because  I cant stand vacations!  If you have read the "ABOUT US " link (probably you do not care) but anyways :) I suffer from GAD, generalized anxiety disorder so I can not stay still and I am always in a constant worry of everything....so I need my routine, gym, work, work, baby and work to be stable, No I am not proud by this; GAD is a mental illness, but I have it and I have to cope with it  the best way possible. PS..  before I keep...

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Liz Cole -From Food Obsession to Healthy NPC athlete

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Liz Cole       I’ve always been quite the “foodie.” I grew up with parents who enjoyed cooking and entertaining, and were quite good at it too. They also enjoyed dining out frequently as well. Even to this day, holidays spent with my family of 10 looks like it is feeding a party of 20+. My father grew up very poor and was lucky if he even got to eat on a daily basis. Needless to say, food was always in abundance in my household.   As time went on, I got older and my eating habits caught up...

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Rebecca LaBrake/ Cancer Survivor/ Fitness Journey

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My whole life I've lived an athletic life: Growing up playing soccer basketball running track and competitively playing college volleyball on scholarship. Once I was out of school my partying ways continued my healthy habits got worse, I suffered from depression and anxiety and had a few heart issues I denied to take care of. In February 2012 I was diagnosed with cervical cancer... At this point my life came to a sudden stop. I was in denial about being sick, but it finally hit me I needed to make a change in my life. No more binge drinking, I...

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Rosemary Socolovitch 3rd Story (Anorexia, Alcoholism ) recovery

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I’ve wanted a chance for my story to hit a mass audience for quite some time now. Not because I need to heal a wound, want sympathy or want to gain fame, but because I know that so many other women and girls are going through hell and back and cant relate to a single soul. At least that’s how I’ve always felt to say the least.   So, lets get started. Takes a deep breath   A mere piece of my story begins on April 30th of 2011, two days after my Mother’s Birthday. I was working the night...

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Megan Bibbs 2nd story (Anorexia Recovery)

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MY STORY IS PROBABLY MORE OR LESS SIMILAR TO THE MANY OF THOSE WHO HAVE, OR STILL SUFFER FROM AN EATING DISORDER. I WILL PRESENT IT HERE REGARDLESS IN HOPES THAT THE STIGMA SURROUNDING ADMITTING YOUR PROBLEM AND ASKING FOR HELP DIMINISHES WITH EACH PERSON WHO IS ABLE TO, PERHAPS, READ THIS AND RELATE. I HAVE READ SO MANY BOOKS, REPORTS, STUDIES ETC ON THE TEMPERAMENTS COMMON TO THOSE WHO DEVELOP EATING "ISSUES." WHILE MORE RESEARCH IS CONSTANTLY IN THE WORKS I SUPPORT THE NOTION THAT THOSE OF US WITH TYPE-A PERSONALITIES, FIRST BORN, OBSESSIVE AND/OR ANXIOUS TENDENCIES TEND TO...

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