My name is Risa. I'm 25 years old and live in Boca Raton, Florida. I have battled with my weight since I was about 6 years old, and for the last couple years, I was finally winning the fight. But I slipped, gaining back more than I'd prefer from my lowest weight in ages. Now I'm buckling down again to shed the weight so I can look on the outside the way I feel on the inside. But the road isn't always straight and smooth. For more information on my life-long weight loss journey, please view my first post here. This blog exists for me, to keep me on track and motivated. If you don't like personal posts or personal opinions, you took the wrong fork at Albuquerque!

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July 6th
4:55 PM

Ever since I started looking online for baby shower gifts for a couple friends, every pregnancy product company has sent me coupons and catalogues galore. I arrived home today to a box of baby formula samples and nearly $20 in checks for Gerber merchandise.

It’s gotten beyond ridiculous, so I finally wrote into Gerber. Coupons are one thing, but wasting formula samples on someone simply doing internet searches when there are needy mothers with starving babies out there…

I have a local friend who needs this, and I’ll be bringing it to her shortly.

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  3. rhiannonlikethesong said: Even if you WERE pregnant, these samples really irritate me. I know so many new mothers who are trying to stick to breast-feeding that get full-size cans of formula in the mail, unsolicited. It’s inappropriate. They shouldn’t send them unless askedto
  4. puravidalabellavita said: The SAME thing is happening to me! I’ve called and complained because I also felt bad that this formula was being sent to me when I have ZERO need for it.
  5. goaltogetfit said: That’s ridiculous! How did they get your address?
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