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Old 03-08-2010, 09:42 AM   #1
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Default I DID IT......I survived!

I made it thru the weekend and even had to go to a restaurant and still DID IT.

I also walked (2 times on Saturday) and today, Monday morning it is raining here and I still WALKED! I know I have to rain or shine, I can't give myself an excuse NOT to.

I am still amazed that the counting calories is working for me.

I am MINUS 3 lbs in my first week.

Here's to many more and again - THANK YOU FOR YOR SUPPORT!
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Old 03-08-2010, 09:44 AM   #2
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Fantastic start! Keep that momentum going, good things are ahead! Good work.
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Old 03-08-2010, 09:50 AM   #3
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YAY! Keep going! It's been great having you here and I am so happy you are seeing results!
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Old 03-08-2010, 09:53 AM   #4
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Woo hoo! What an awesome weekend. Congrats on staying strong at the restaurant and getting all that exercising. Keep up the great work!!!
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Old 03-08-2010, 10:23 AM   #5
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Good for you! I love that you walked in the rain! When I used to go to the gym I made it a point to go every single day even if I was sick. I wouldn't necessarily work out, but I still got up and went. Sometimes I just hit the locker room, turned around and went back home. It was the habit I was after and it worked very well.
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Old 03-08-2010, 10:49 AM   #6
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You are doing a wonderful job. Keep it up and watch those pounds disappear.
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Old 03-08-2010, 11:04 AM   #7
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Atta girl!! There is to be no stopping you now. You can really, really do this!!! In fact you ARE doing this!!

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Old 03-08-2010, 11:12 AM   #8
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Great job !!! The first step is the hardest .I have been doing this for over a year now. I am down almost 80 pounds. I started at over 300 pounds and that first walk to so much courage . I thought people would stare at such a huge girl out walk up the hills of sanfrancisco . I was wrong ,people have been wonderful .I have 70 pounds left to go . I am doing it one step at a time.
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Old 03-08-2010, 11:14 AM   #9
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congrats on a great first week!!
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Old 03-08-2010, 11:30 AM   #10
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Look at you, girl!! It's amazing that this really works...just like the AA adage..."It works if you work it!".
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Third Mini-Goal: Lost 10% body weight (27 lbs down) Met 9/13/2010
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Back on track:9/5/2011 First goal: get back to 246
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Old 03-08-2010, 12:49 PM   #11
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THANKS everyone............for your encouragement and EXAMPLE
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