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Old 06-26-2009, 02:04 PM   #1
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Default 'bout dang time!

ok.... so i have been trying to stay off the scale lately becuase i'm not losing weight. i've been busting my butt and i usually only see like 1/2 a pound gone. that's what usually derails me..... lack of progress. but today... when i was putting on makeup... i was like "hmm... my face doesn't look as puffy today." weird. so i stepped on the scale... and 4 pounds down!!! in 5 days!!!! i'm sooooo excited! its like my body was hanging on to those pounds and just finally let them go! now i feel like i can really keep going. i know its not a huge loss... but i think its just what i needed to keep going in the right direction!

thanks for listening.... i just had to tell someone!

i'm working on it.
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Old 06-26-2009, 02:22 PM   #2
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It's a great loss! Clearly whatever you are doing is working!

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Old 06-26-2009, 02:23 PM   #3
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Wat to go!!!!!!!!
Glad you can here to share.
started April 10, 2009

mini goal next 10% started June 16

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Old 06-26-2009, 02:38 PM   #4
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Looks like you have found the range on that new fat extermination weapon!

Sometimes it goes like that, though: you are on program but not much is changing and then WHAMMO! you lose a whole bunch of weight. And it sounds like you are even noticing changes in your form --- that is great! So whatever you have been doing,


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Old 06-26-2009, 02:39 PM   #5
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Yeah! That's great!

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Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence - is the key to unlocking our potential. - Winston Churchill
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Old 06-26-2009, 02:43 PM   #6
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4 pounds in 5 days is awesome!
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Old 06-26-2009, 03:27 PM   #7
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Keep it going- you are doing great! It's hard to keep going without results, but you proved you can do it and it paid off!
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Old 06-26-2009, 03:42 PM   #8
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That is awesomely fantastic Great job!
On my own personal journey I started on September 27, 2008
Starting weight 377, Weight in spring of 2010 198, Weight in August 2011? In the 240's.
Still plugging along on this weight loss highway!
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Old 06-26-2009, 04:02 PM   #9
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Oh how encouraging!
Thanks for sharing.

Way to go!
my weight loss blog: http://mypsychemysoma.blogspot.com/

"Your best weight is whatever weight you reach, when you're living the healthiest life you actually enjoy." Yoni Freedhoff
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Old 06-26-2009, 04:03 PM   #10
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Isn't that great??? I had a trainer for awhile and she said that it sometimes happens that way. Your body sometimes tries to hold on to that weight and you may hit a mini-plateau. But you can work through it and then finally your body gets to a new comfort zone and lets the weight go. (I don't know how medically sound that is, but I liked the thought)

*** Aside to Numina: I love your smilies. You have a great collection!! ***
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Old 06-26-2009, 04:50 PM   #11
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congrats!! just one day at a time!!! one meal at a time!!! one bite at a time....keep making those choices that will make you feel empowered!!

"If you want results, your going to have to fight for it" J.M.

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Old 06-26-2009, 06:13 PM   #12
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That's excellent news.
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