So glad you're finding a way out, CourtTuttle. I completely relate to what you've described, and the pain of seeing the carb obsession still running rampant in my family (no, I don't mean whole fruit obsession), as they get disease after disease, diagnosis after diagnosis, organ removal after organ removal, before they even hit 35.
5'4" 39yo mother to five sweeties & married to their AMAZING DaddyGrok
Current Weight: 175lb__________________________________Goal: 135lb
Deadlift: 240lb________________________________________Back Squat: 165lb
Bench: 130lb__________________________________________Pre ss: 85lb
***Winning a 20-year war against binge eating disorder***