team details:

Team Name: Team Dallas
Members: 123
Location: Dallas, TX 75201

Goals: To make everyone feel welcome, motivated and challenged.

Profile: This is a local weight loss group (accountability, support, motivation) that is getting started, and we meet online each day. We log, help each other work through things, share whatever we want to talk about. Ideally you'll want to get together to workout locally, if you just want to do this online only, that's fine as well.

Last posted: Thursday, March 08, 2012, 5:14 PM

Other Info:

Members profiles:

I'm a mom to a wonderfull little boy and a girlfriend to a wonderfull man. I live in Big D and I love it here. I would love to be able to get through a work out without feeling like I am going to pass out. I have studied nutrition a lot over the past couple of years and feel like I have learned just about all there is when it comes to dieting. Now... on to tackle the exercise part. Man.. I am a lazy one!!!

I am 37. I wanna say I had a weight problem my whole life...but that isn't entirely true. I had a complex for most of my life because of the lack of support in my life and I guess I kinda grew into what I feared the most. I'd say I've been very overweight since my 20's. I'm married with a soon-to-be 16 year old girl.

Cathy - 48 Makeup Artist Dallas Texas Loves outdoors, walking, spending time with my family. My 4 year old grandaughter is an ANGEL!!!!

In the fall of 2005 I decided to start losing weight by making slight adjustments in my diet. First, I switched from sodas to diet drinks. In the spring of 2006 I started laying off the burgers and fries and other fast food. I also began to study the calories in certain foods and condiments. Simply by being congnizant of calories in certain foods and making choices, my weight dropped from 258 to 214.5lbs. Now that I am out of the obese range, I want to get out of the overweight range for the usual reasons - reduce my risk of diabetes, heart disease, etc. Besides, if those people on The Biggest Loser can do it, I figure that I can, too. I just need to learn how to do it. In time, I am confident that I can do it. My plan has worked so far. I just need to continue to make adjustments.

I am happily married with one son and now living in Texas just moved here from Florida. I have tried every diet known to man and am always starting another diet come Monday. I eat fairly healthy but love my red wine!!

I am 26 year-old female. Since getting hitched in June 2006, I have gained about 10 pounds. So I have realized that my metabolism isn't nearly as high as it used to be. Sadly, I can no longer "get away" with eating sweets, eating out, and drinking sodas. I joined a gym one month ago. It is across the street from my workplace. I am an instructor for a Kids' Gym. The job keeps me active, but not enough to help me lose weight. It also keeps me busy and adds a little stress to my life. So working out before work, or during my lunch hour has given me a positive outlet. I hope that by joining this site, I can gain some support and accountability. I am starting to feel discouraged because I have only lost 2 pounds in one month. Hopefully my workouts will become more intense, and I will continue to eat healthy so that I can achieve my goal!

I am a 32 year old woman from Dallas, Texas. I am doing Weight Watchers and am looking for encouragement and support to keep going.

My name is Delia and I am from Dallas. I am 33 years old, in a commited relationship.

Dallas transplant - from Florida. Overweight my whole life but seriously overweight about 7 or 8 years now. Quit smoking two months ago. On a journey here folks!!!

I am a computer techno-geek. I am also an Amateur Radio Operator.

I am 50 years old, a tough decade to enter. I have been in the chemical manufacturing industry for most of my adult life. I am a transplanted New Englander, (grad of Boston College) but now a true Texan. I have been active and fit my whole life but imagine my surprise when perimenopause struck and 50 hit like a ton of bricks...weight just snuck up on me and I cannot seem to get rid of it like I was once able.

Working mom of 3 girls, married to a man that can eat anything and not worry about gaining weight!

I work for a local school system as a deaf ed. interpreter. I'm off this summer and am enjoying my time off. I'm taking this time to work on ME. To tone down and look good.

22. f. Dallas. Weight: 07/2006: 237 05/2007: 226 Measurements 10/08/2007: PMS: Arm: 15.75" Bust (Above): 44.25" Bust (Below): 41.25" Waist (Narrowest): 39" Waist (Navel): 39.5" Hips: 43.5" I am 5'10" so I usually have a hard time seeing that I've gained weight, particularly since my weight goes to my upperbody not lower body (I was a size 12 up until 210). I have been always slightly overweight, but now after these pictures, I see I have a lot of work to do on myself.

I am 5'5 and now weigh 186 which is 10lbs below the worst I have ever gotten. My goal weight is around 140 but the closest I have ever gotten was 155 and I was freaking hot. Needless to say I need to find my way back to being 155!!!! I am 23 and live in Addison, TX. I just graduated with my undergrad in May and now have some serious weight to lose that was accumulated throughout college! I enjoy exercise when I do but my motivation BLOWS!!!! I like to cycle and walk (running isn't my forte but I do that occasionally too.) I have been dieting all my life so now I just need to loose the weight and keep it off!!!! Oh did I mention I have a food problem. I binge eat... then eat really healthy for a while and then go crazy!

I've lost almost 30 pounds. ******UPDATE - I've lost almost 40 pounds! 165 to 126. Took almost 3 years. *** Feel free to read my daily notes for tips on using this site, and for other helpful ideas to help you with your weightloss and fitness journey. Let me know your thoughts!

I was originally a journalist but now work in marketing. My husband and I moved to Dallas 11 years ago. I have issues with willpower -- I start off great, but my motivation and enthusiasm flag quickly unless I see results. I'm also an impulse eater -- this does not serve me well at the office, where it seems someone always has goodies at his/her desk.

I am 28 married and drive a semi for a living. I use to be in great shape and run 6 miles a day. Now I have become so out of shape that it is time to do something about it. Hope to meet my goals and at the same time maybe meet new friends in the progress.

I'm a 23 year old female from Texas. I recently went to graduate school and gained a lot of weight because I eat when I'm stressed out.

I am a 22 yr old female in arlington, im 5'6 and my highest weight was 290 back in September 2006, I am now at around 240lbs, but i did plateau for about 8mnths due to my financial hardships that i can say did have a draw back on my motivation. I am at about a loose 20 tight, but can zip up size 18 jeans. lol would love to find a workout/weight loss buddy to help one another during this journey. Its hard doing it alone. I do have a membership at LA Fitness, so please any ladies preferrably between the ages of 18-40 with 30 or more lbs to loose, please feel free to contact me, if ur interested in a weightloss partnership!

I'm a 25 year old mommy of two. I stay home now but will be attending nursing school once my youngest begins school. I've been married for over 6 years and have a really terrific life.

Single, professional

i am a 28 year old hispanic christian female , married with 3 wonderful kids, love to sing for God

I am 22 years old and grew up just about everywhere in the North Texas area. I am currently living in Celina Texas. I am studyin to become a Dental Hygenist and I do plan on getting my Cosmetology license on the side.

I am definately in a rutt :/ I am 20 years old and used to play basketball. I actuallygot a scholarship to play, but it did not work out. After that I feel off the face of the earth and sat in bed,ate and did not exercise and putt on a significant amount of weight. I am tall 6'7'' and and have a large body frame, so it does not appear to be as heavy as i actually am. I want to get motivated to exercise and eat healthy. Any and all help is much appreciated.

I am a biochemist. I love science and research.

19 year old student, desk job, not so active lifestyle.

I have a great son 9 yrs, a great dog Sweet Pea, and a wonderful job. I just lack some self motivation on getting rid of the extra pounds.

I'm 23 years old, and have been slightly overweight my whole life. Stress recently got the better of me and I gained more weight - I want to get down to an ACTUALLY healthy weight. I don't want to look like a Victoria's Secret model or anything, I just want to be comfortable in my own skin again.

I am 38 years old. Married and Mom of 3- 7 years old and 3 year old twins.

I am a mom of 3 - a 7 year old and almost 3 year old twins. I have already lost more than 25 pounds on my own. I just need to blast thru the last 15-20 pounds.

30 year old married male. Looking to lose some weight and train for the MS150 in May. Have lost weight in the past and I keep gaining it back. Also, we are looking to have kids in the near future and I want to have more energy for that.

I'm a 39 yo freelance writer and editor. I have been through a lot of transition in the past few years and have had trouble sticking to an exercise plan. I have a fella that's really supportive, but I'm still feeling very new in my somewhat new city and I feel like it's a struggle to stay on track. I used to live in a walking city and now it's all car culture. Quite a shift that I didn't compensate for! Anyway, now that things have calmed down, I feel like I'm temporarily stuck with the transition bod that just doesn't fit me. I just want to feel confident again and have my creative side show up in my clothing once more.

I'm a 28 year old female, currently weighing about 165, and my metabolism has drastically dropped! I can't lose weight the way I used to, and my job doesn't help (I sit at a desk all day long). So starting today, I'm going to be going on a strict diet and exercising regularly. The calculator says I should be eating 1300 calories a day to lose weight, hopefully, I can stick to that.

age = 32, height = 5'6", weight = 216 lbs, PCOS and mother of 2

I live in Frisco TX, and have pretty much always lived in the north Dallas area. I love to workout, most days that is ha ha! I do have those days when I am seriously lacking some motivation. I just graduated with my bachelors in psychology and work with kids and adults with special needs/mental health issues. I have always been a big sports fan! In highschool as I played every sport available, and ran track in college. Also I have an amazing four year old step daughter!

I'm a married 40 year old RN. I have been blessed with 2 beautiful boys ages 20 months and 5 yrs old. I have struggled with weight the majority of my life and I'm struggling with make lifestyle changes. I know the right way to live but I struggle with the implementation of that knowledge.

I am a 31 year old married woman with 2 young kids. I work long hours and take careof the house. I have put on 20 pounds of stress weight that I have not been able to take off by exercise and watching what I ate. I have NO suport at home and would love to find a buddy to workout with and be accountable to.

depressed daily, stressed

Stay at home mom.

My father is from Ghana West Africa and my mother is Native American form Saginaw, Michigan. I attend Univ of Texas at Arlington, TX. I live in Fort Worth, TX. My major is Social Work but I really love to cook as well. I want to open a restaurant somewhere in America and then in Ghana.

i loss 20 pounds in 2 weeks and half after i experience palpitations i got concious without healt we can not succed.

27 and have been struggling with my weight for 4 years

I moved to Dallas in Jan 09. I have my MS in Neuroscience, still looking for what to do with it.

I am 37 year old mother of 9 year old very active son. I have struggled with weight my whole life and have gone on every diet known to man. My goal is to change eating habits and become more physically active.

24, single owner of a 75 lb mutt pup. I pretty much eat, work and sleep. I want to change my life and body inside and out.

I'm Matt, I just hit 300lbs and I'm tired of being this way. I wanna be better, healthier, stronger, and more confident.

I work a full time job and attend college full time which makes it difficult to squeeze in workouts. I am married with no kids and I enjoy reading and crafts.

I am a lifetime ww member that has been at goal for 12 years now. Over the last few mths I have began to put on weight due to menopause and thyroid issues. I have been having a lot of emotional eating habits since the weight gain.

I'm 18, and all of my life I've been overweight, and now I am determined to change that. Losing weight will boost my confidence to the clouds, and I am willing to make that happen.

I had the Y-En route Gastric Bypass in July 2013, and I am mainly concerned about the weight loss. I have lost 30 pounds since the surgery, but I am at a plateau now for 2 weeks. I eat 59 grams of protein daily as per my dietician, which is supposed to increase my weight loss. Is there any one else out there simular to me or been through this experience?

31 year old mother of 2 girls. Ive always been a sz 2-4 weighing 118-120 at 5'3". However, I gained 15-20 lbs in tge last year, and i feel aweful!

I'm 39, and have been living in Dallas for about 5 years, I'm ready to lose this weight - I don't want it to define me. I work from home which is a blessing and a curse, I can make fresh meals, but I'm also in need of people interaction.

My name is Angela Lynn Whitton. I've been married for 25 years. I have had gastric bypass. I am approx. 185 pounds. My lowest was back in 2009 at 154. My highest at 308 in 2007. I am a NASM Weight Loss Specialist and I am an exercise science student.

Could fit in a box

I'm 26 yrs old my names crystal

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