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Old 08-18-2009, 12:29 PM   #1
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Default Confident enough for seconds!

I went to a colleague's mother's funeral today and was asked back to the tea afterwards.

As is my practice, I had what I wanted, just tiny amounts - 1 sausage; 1 tiny, smaller than my finger, spring roll; 1 small piece of chicken breast; 1 tiny fishcake; 1 half buttered scone. The scone was absolutely TDF - so I went back and had another. Not only was it delicious too, I was so pleased that I've now hit a weight/size where I can feel 'normal' around public food, that I can go back for 'seconds' without believing people are thinking, what a pig.

I know that the weight I am - still 40lbs over my upper healthy limit - is a weight at which many people my height gasp in horror and start their weightloss journey: but it's still a good place for me!

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Old 08-18-2009, 12:49 PM   #2
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That's awesome! Confidence is everything
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Old 08-18-2009, 12:55 PM   #3
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thats really awesome! i am so glad you felt that way. and well done on only having 40lbs to go!!!! you are kicking butt!
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Old 08-18-2009, 03:35 PM   #4
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It is freeing not to feel the focus is on you and what you're eating. Sounds like an awful event, but a wonderful marker on your journey.

"Nobody in life gets exactly what they thought they were going to get. But if you work really hard and you're kind, amazing things will happen." - Conan O'Brien
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Old 08-18-2009, 05:25 PM   #5
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Good for you! We have to overcome those feelings we have about ourselves. You sound like you are making this a lifestyle journey- you are doing great!
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Old 08-18-2009, 05:40 PM   #6
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Sorry to hear about your colleague's Mother! Good Job with the eating!

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