By Charish Latest Reply 2008-09-03 05:55:06 -0500
Started 2008-09-02 12:57:21 -0500

Hello To My Many Friends,

I want to say thank you thus far for all the support and kindness that has been shown to me so far since joining this site in May.

But I would like to say now that since April of 2008 I have faced this entirely new challenge in my life. When I was told the crushing news that I was facing this monster that would either defeat me or I would defeat it, I decided to take the punch out this dark cloud and place the sunshine that I have been told that I possess.

Well friends I have taken a big puch out of the face of this monster and was told today, September 2, 2008 that I have lost a big 49 pounds along with the 5 inches off my waiste and 4 inches off my hips. I felt almost overwhelmed and relieved to know that all my hard work and determination to beat this thing has paid off in a big way.

Although it was my hard work and determination that did this my will not to give up with God's help that kept me going and it was the beautiful treasures that I have found here called friends that have helped me too.

I just wanted to take the time to say thank you and don't anyone give up on defeating this challenging disease.

Hugs and Kisses


10 replies

Goddess 2008-09-02 23:35:28 -0500 Report

I was just like you.But I knew I couldn't give up mainly because of my young son.I wish you all the best. I know how tough it was.

Charish 2008-09-03 05:55:06 -0500 Report

Thank you it has been tough but with the determination to get myself back to where I was and to defeat this monster and all the encouragement since being added to the family I have joined here, I know that I will continue with my new life style. It was soley up to me and I did it but not alone. And I know that you will continue too I have no doubt…SMILES.

Hugs and Kisses


morris.js 2008-09-02 22:58:31 -0500 Report

I know you are going to keep on going with your success. You have got everything in place to reach all your dreams. I'm proud of you girl!

Charish 2008-09-03 05:52:16 -0500 Report

Hi John,

Thank you I will keep going and the stars are now the limit for me…SMILES.

I'm proud of the success that I have worked for and it was worth every tear I cried and the pain I felt each day on my road journey. I know now that my health is now back on the road where I wanted it to be.

Hugs and Kisses


GabbyPA 2008-09-02 13:21:14 -0500 Report

Way to go! That is so encouraging. I had a similar experience this weekend and it is so exciting, so I know how you feel. Keep it up and you will be so rewarded. Thank you for sharing your sucess, it inspires all of us.

Charish 2008-09-02 13:25:52 -0500 Report

Hi Gabby,

You are so welcome! That's what it's all about to encourage and help those who want achieve what we have and more.

Thank you so much and you're a beautiful treasure…SMILES!

Hugs and Kisses


butterfly_8 2008-09-02 13:04:49 -0500 Report

Congratulations girl,
You have every right to be poud. That could not hav been easy.Continue to follow your dream and you will succeed.
Good show.

Charish 2008-09-02 13:08:38 -0500 Report

Hi Butterfly,

Thank you sweety! It wasn't easy because there were many tears and real pain that I felt, but I made it this far and now I know that I'm no longer resting in my comfort zone. So the skies are the limit. And I really wanted others to know so that they too would keep on striving for success.

Hugs and Kisses


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