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Old 10-03-2007, 07:10 PM   #1
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Default I saw a 2!

Today is Weigh-in Wednesday. My self designated day to step on the scale and officially record the number shown. Chosen for the awesomely alluring alliteration effect.

I was in a rush this morning because I hit the snooze button on my alarm, and for the first time in...well, ever...I fell back asleep. Putting me 10 minutes behind schedule. I am not a girly-girl in the morning...I don't spend 45 minutes getting pretty for work. I work with kids. I get food in my hair, snot on my clothes, and dirt on my feet (and this is all on a clean day). Worrying about my appearance is the last thing on my list. I give myself 20 minutes. Losing 10 of those puts me in chicken-with-its-head-cut-off mode. So long story short (although I already gave the long story ), I didn't weigh-in this morning. I had to do it this afternoon when I got home.

And the number that presented itself on the lovely digital readout was....

[insert drum roll here]


Which means I can officially say I no longer weigh three hundred something.

No, I weigh TWO hundred something.

And yes, that one pound really makes THAT big of a difference. I don't care how silly that is, how minute of a detail. There was a 2 starting my weight this morning. And given all I am going through right now, it's a pretty darn big deal.

I think the last time my weight began with a 2 was in 2000 or 2001.

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Old 10-03-2007, 07:18 PM   #2
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Congrats. Have fun celebrating and keep up the good work!
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Old 10-03-2007, 07:23 PM   #3
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That's awesome..Congrats! Feels wonderful desn't it?

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Old 10-03-2007, 07:29 PM   #4
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It always feels great to hit another milestone. Keep it up. I know you will.
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Old 10-03-2007, 07:34 PM   #5
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wow that's great to hear! It sure is great to hit those milestones!
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Old 10-03-2007, 07:35 PM   #6
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Keep up the good work!!! You are doing a great job!!

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Old 10-03-2007, 07:43 PM   #7
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That's wonderful, keep up the good work!
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Old 10-03-2007, 07:54 PM   #8
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That's so awesome...CONGRATULATIONS!!!! Be proud of that 2hundred something...you are doing so great!

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Old 10-03-2007, 07:59 PM   #9
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Still trying again. Never completely quiting this journey.
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Old 10-03-2007, 08:04 PM   #10
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Woo hoo! Woo hoo!

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Old 10-03-2007, 08:33 PM   #11
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Keep it up!

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Old 10-03-2007, 08:43 PM   #12
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I am so very happy for you..and I want to let you know that I am SO SO proud of you for sicking with it, even with all of the stuff you have on your plate right now. You're a strong, wonderful woman.
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Old 10-03-2007, 08:53 PM   #13
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Woohoo Toni, congratulations!!

Keep up the good work!

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Old 10-03-2007, 09:02 PM   #14
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Woot that is a HUGE deal!! congrats you must be on cloud 9
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Old 10-03-2007, 09:28 PM   #15
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I remember when I was at that point. I was thanking the Lord that I didnt see a 3.
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