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Old 09-11-2007, 08:29 AM   #1
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I don't know if I've been on an actual plateau because my weight hasn't been staying the same, but it has fluctuated from 189-186 for nearly 6 weeks! It was so frustrating but I kept plugging along (except for a bit of a slip last week) and faithfully coming to the boards and reading all of the other threads about plateaus, struggles, motivation, etc.

Well, it finally paid off, today I've hit a new low for me....185! I feel relieved, my determination is renewed and I feel very proud that I made it through without giving up. Thank you all so much for being here to help, even if I didn't directly start a thread to ask for it!
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Old 09-11-2007, 08:44 AM   #2
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That is awesome news....Congratulations!
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Old 09-11-2007, 09:15 AM   #3
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Thats great news! Way to keep plugging along! Congrats!!!
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Old 09-11-2007, 09:16 AM   #4
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Great Going!!!!! Good for you! I LOVE that feeling of renewed determination.
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Old 09-11-2007, 09:19 AM   #5
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You love it so much you said it twice Robin!! ROFL
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Old 09-11-2007, 09:36 AM   #6
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I can imagine your relief...congrats!
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Old 09-11-2007, 11:28 AM   #7
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Good for you Wisher, it is sometimes tough to stick with your plan when you're not seeing results. Good job.
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Old 09-11-2007, 11:37 AM   #8
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way to go, what patience
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Old 09-11-2007, 01:23 PM   #9
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Good for you for not caving with 6 weeks of no movement!!! Persistence and patience are two of the hardest skills to master in the weight loss process.
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Old 09-11-2007, 01:47 PM   #10
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Wonderful!! I'm a big believer in persistence.
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Old 09-11-2007, 02:36 PM   #11
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Nice job sticking with it. I know how frustrating that can be when you're doing all the right things and it feels like you're not getting rewarded.
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Old 09-12-2007, 05:15 AM   #12
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WAY TO GO!!! That is awesome to read! Thanks for posting - it is posts like this that help so many keep on keeping on when they want to give up.
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Old 09-12-2007, 08:32 AM   #13
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super stuff!
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Old 09-12-2007, 10:33 AM   #14
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Can I jump on the persistence parade? I finally broke my year long plateau!!! I'm FINALLY below 250 - official weigh-in tonight!
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Old 09-12-2007, 10:52 AM   #15
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WTG Lifeguard!!
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