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Old 03-21-2010, 02:45 PM   #1
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Well I am very to say that I have been here 20 days!

The support here is really amazing and I have VERY thankful for it.

Things I have learned in the last 20 days:
....Counting calories actually works!
....I can walk farther than I thought I could and just today walked 2.5 miles
....I don't have to have double/tripple portions of food to be full
....I now RECOGNIZIE when I am full and that I don't have to feel STUFFED
....I crave FRESH vege's
....I crave WATER
....I don't have to eat everything on my place at resturants and can do doggie bags
....I can see my feet while looking STRAIGHT down (ok, i have to suck in just a tad...but hey - PROGRESS)
....As of today I have LOST 7 lbs since starting on March 1st
....I love eating BREAKFAST (a healthy breakfast)
....I am sleeping better
....I will not DIE if I don't have a un-healthy snack at 9pm
....I look forward to my DAILY walk - it really clears my head too
....That with reading everything posts, I can reach my goal as long as I don't give up.
....That if I overdo it, I can get right back on the saddle and keep going
....That I do have a GOAL for weightloss - I'd like to be down a significant amount f weight by June, 2011 - for my daughters high school graduation

AGAIN, thank you all for sharing everyday!

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Old 03-21-2010, 03:27 PM   #2
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Congratulations for 20 days...here's to another 20 and beyond!
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Old 03-21-2010, 03:44 PM   #3
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All in 20 days! WOW! You are working hard. GOOD 4 YOU!! I look forward to sharing the next 20 days with you!! Are you going to get a ticker?
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Old 03-21-2010, 05:10 PM   #4
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Fantatastic - I am happy for you.
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Old 03-21-2010, 05:42 PM   #5
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Sounds like it's been quite a productive and eye-opening 20 days!

With each pound lost, there is SO much to be gained.

I look forward to hearing more and more of your learning experience and of your progress.
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Old 03-21-2010, 06:08 PM   #6
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Congrats. Sounds like you are doing great.

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....I will not DIE if I don't have a un-healthy snack at 9pm
I love this quote.
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Old 03-21-2010, 06:10 PM   #7
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Wow! You are doing great!
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Old 03-21-2010, 07:08 PM   #8
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That is great!!
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Old 03-21-2010, 08:45 PM   #9
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All in 20 days! WOW! You are working hard. GOOD 4 YOU!! I look forward to sharing the next 20 days with you!! Are you going to get a ticker?
I just got a ticker and put more info in my signature - HOW FUN is this
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Old 03-21-2010, 10:16 PM   #10
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Awesome post!

Congrats on 20 days!

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Old 03-21-2010, 10:23 PM   #11
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You are doing great! Sounds like you have really learned alot. Just keep going!
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Old 03-22-2010, 07:40 AM   #12
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I love it!! You're off to a great start and have been a tremendous asset to the board!
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