Congratulations, for embracing your curls and giving CG a go and maybe more so for losing weight when faced with challenges, it's tough enough all by itself so you've good reason to be proud, sounds like you've embarked in a path of growth and doing pretty well. My best wishes for 2007!
2A/3A, medium length, layered, colored dark/medium ash blonde - "CGer" since April '02.

"Converting the 'curlskeptics' one curly head at a time..." HWHC