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Old 01-11-2010, 01:26 PM   #1
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Default So sappy

I've been filled with exceptionally sappy moments lately and I guess I need to get this out of my system by telling you all how much this community has meant to me over the years.

Honestly, I would not have had any weight loss success if I didn't have a community of people going through the same things. I've been on several weight loss communities, but this, by far, has been the best one.

So thanks!

2010 is going to be a great year.
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Starting weight/ Current low weight/"redline" weight
Total: 267.6 pounds.

I will do the Komen 60 mile walk for breast cancer again this year!!
Next goal is 175: Pounds from goal = 4.2.
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Old 01-11-2010, 01:34 PM   #2
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I haven't been on "several" but I have been on one other. I thought that one supportive, but this one beats that one by miles! Miles people!

This is a really supportive group here. Sap away, Matt!
Long term goal: To still be calorie counting 11/9/2010
mini goals: ~211-10% lost;12/24/09 ~203 class I obesity 1/28/10; ~199 Onederland/15% 2/19/10; ~188-20%; ~185 half way 5/14/10; 179-bye 180's 6/12/10; ~174 overweight 7/3/2010;169-bye 170's 8/13/10;~164-30% 10/23/2010159-bye 160's~11/1/10; 153-35%~12/23/10; 149-bye 150's~2/11/11; 145 normal~2/14/2011; ~141-40%; 139-bye 140's ~135 GOAL! (129-45%; 117.5-50%)

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Old 01-11-2010, 01:40 PM   #3
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Matt, I totally agree!!! This place does wonders!!!

The people here are fantastic, understanding, and supportive.
I love all of you!

With journey of over 175 pounds to lose, I'm losing my worst half.
If my plans go through, this is also a journey of gastric bypass surgery from referral and beyond:

My Weight Loss Blog
Mini Goals:
Lose first 10 lbs: 7/26/11 Lose 5% (16 pounds) Pre-op: 10/31/11
Goodbye 300: 11/12/11 30 lbs Down: ?
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Old 01-11-2010, 01:41 PM   #4
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It is the best!!! I'm more of a lurker than a poster. This group means a lot to me. There's inspiration on every page.

Happy 2010!
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Old 01-11-2010, 01:42 PM   #5
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*snif* *snif* Seriously...I am touched...this place is beyond words.
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Old 01-11-2010, 01:43 PM   #6
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I agree Matt. This site has made such a difference along the way in this long and winding and sometimes bumpy road to better health.

I am so grateful to have found it.

Move ticker, move!
Next Mini Goal - 214

"You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it." - Margaret Thatcher

I can't lose 100 pounds....but, just maybe I can lose five pounds twenty times.
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Old 01-11-2010, 01:44 PM   #7
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I don't think that's sappy, I think that's awesome!! I too love 3FC with all my heart. Although I have not had all that much success, it scares me to even think where I might be otherwise!!

Love to all @ 3FC!!!

The Secret is: CONSISTENCY
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Old 01-11-2010, 01:47 PM   #8
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I love sap! I agree with you wholeheartedly, Matt. The support here makes all the difference. And you're part of that too!
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Old 01-11-2010, 02:09 PM   #9
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Not going it alone (more sap) makes it so much better.

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Old 01-11-2010, 02:09 PM   #10
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me too, I get so much out of it. thanks everyone!
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Old 01-11-2010, 02:13 PM   #11
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Another 3fc sap here, too!!

Matt, and everyone else, we WILL rock 2010!

Mini goal -

Ultimate goal -

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Old 01-11-2010, 02:48 PM   #12
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I agree Matt! I am so glad 3FC is here

Now you got me feeling sappy

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Old 01-11-2010, 03:28 PM   #13
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I guess I'm a sap too, then, because I agree this place is amazing. I've only been around a couple of months, and every day, I find new forums with new wisdom and inspiration to keep me going. (and Matt, it's you and others like you that inspire me! so thanks!!)
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Old 01-11-2010, 03:31 PM   #14
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Ahhhhhhh, I feel the same way!

Persistence is more important than Perfection

Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence - is the key to unlocking our potential. - Winston Churchill
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Old 01-11-2010, 03:43 PM   #15
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Awww Matt, that is so sweet. I wholeheartedly agree! 3FC rocks! It has made a huge difference to me.
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