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Old 01-25-2010, 06:49 PM   #1
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Default My very good, not at all bad day (Down 50 lbs!)

I had my doctor's appointment today (physical and referral for gull bladder surgery), and despite all my fears, things went fine. The new PCP was very kind, assured me there was no reason to be nervous, and was happy to hear about my weight loss (particularly the way I was going about it) - in fact, the whole process was easy. I had to have blood drawn for routine tests and I guess I'm a little worried about their outcome, but I trust that if something's wrong, she'll work with me without judgement to make things better.

To top it off, I hit 239 on the scale this morning, meaning I've hit the 50 pound loss mark! And the doctor's office scale reads within a pound of mine at home, so in jeans and a sweater at the appointment, I was up at 242, not the 250 I had feared from possible scale variations.

Seriously, it's been a fabulous day!

On my way to becoming the best me.
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Old 01-25-2010, 06:51 PM   #2
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50 pounds is awesome! Good job! Hope the tests turn out well.
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Old 01-25-2010, 06:53 PM   #3
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Way to go!! Get it girl!!
One for every 5lbs lost:
Let's get to 20!! Only 18 more to go!


BMI: Obese @ 211lbs: 1/9/10 --- Overweight @ 154lbs: ??/??/?? --- Normal @ 132lbs: ??/??/??
WEIGHT LOSS: 10% @ 194lbs: ??/??/?? --- 20% @ 172lbs: ??/??/?? --- 30% @ 151lbs: ??/??/?? --- 40% @ 129.6lbs: ??/??/??

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Old 01-25-2010, 07:24 PM   #4
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Aw, a great day all around!!!! Yay!
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Old 01-25-2010, 07:41 PM   #5
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Hurray for you, Emily !!!

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Old 01-25-2010, 07:58 PM   #6
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I'm so glad it went well for you. on making it to the 50 # mark.

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Old 01-25-2010, 08:07 PM   #7
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I'm new here, but I have to say congratulations. I hope all your tests come out okay and that you feel better soon.
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Old 01-25-2010, 09:17 PM   #8
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Congratulations, Emily!!!!!!!!

On your way to a whole new healthy you!

And I'm so glad the doctor's visit went well!!!

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Old 01-25-2010, 09:33 PM   #9
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Oh that is so awesome!!!! 50 pounds lost is HUGE and it's nice to hear that your doctor was supportive as well
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 01-25-2010, 10:23 PM   #10
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well done! Keep up the good work
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1- 203 back to low
2- 199 - Most important goal!!
3- 180- FINAL Goal/Re-evaluation

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Old 01-25-2010, 10:30 PM   #11
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Good job on losing 50 lbs!!

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Old 01-26-2010, 08:23 AM   #12
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Wow! Nice job! Time to change your ticker.

Happy dance!
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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