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Heather H.

Cincinnati, Ohio
Seemingly all my problems started during puberty. I've been overweight to some extent for most of my life, but the weight issue didn't get out of hand until the hormones started going nuts. The many joys of puberty included depression, weight gain, and the onset of PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome), which cases many health problems. Being obese and having PCOS puts me at an extremely high risk for diabetes, hyper tension, heart disease, infertility, kidney failure...the list goes on. All of... Full Bio
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Jun 02 2008 by Mary Ann P.
Hi Heather,
 
My name is Mary.  I'm the moderator for the Wellsphere weight loss community.  Thanks for joining us.  I know the fight to lose weight and keep it off is a tough one.
 
If you're new to Wellsphere take a few minutes to explore the site.  There are tons of great articles on everything from sports to healthy eating to relaxation.  If you're looking for something specific the search feature is great.  For instance you can use it to find healthy barbeque tips, information on accupuncture and spinning classes along with hundreds of other things.
 
Feel free to post questions, comments and information.  This is truly an interactive community of people who want to live healthier lives.  We all work together to support one another.
 
I just wanted you to know that we're here to help you attain your goals.  If there is anything I can help with let me know.  And welcome to Wellsphere.
 
Mary P