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Old 05-21-2010, 11:16 AM   #1
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Default 1 Year = 100 Pounds

I am just a week shy of my one-year anniversary since beginning this journey for what I plan and hope to be the final time, and at my weigh-in this morning, I made it to officially losing 100 lbs!

I still have a ways to go - in fact, I know a lot of people START at the point I'm at now, but that doesn't bother me because for the first time, I feel that mind-shift to where I see this as a lifestyle. This is the way I live. It will not end and I will not go back to my old ways. I am totally confident that I will reach my goal and keep living a healthy life.

My next big goal is getting under 200 lbs - which I have not been since probably my early teens, at least 20 years. In fact, I don't ever remember seeing a 1 in front of my weight, since by the time I started weighing myself in my teens, I was already in the 2s. 100 lbs is a big milestone, but reaching ONEDERLAND will be the one with the emotional impact.

Here are a couple photos of me. The first one shows me last May and then last month and the other is one of my husband and I last weekend after biking 30 miles for a diabetes fundraiser. He's lost about 150lbs so far.
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~*~*~ Lesley ~*~*~

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Old 05-21-2010, 11:18 AM   #2
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Awesome - Amazing - You look fabulous! Congrats!!


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Old 05-21-2010, 11:18 AM   #3
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CONGRATULATIONS! You look amazing!

Impressive bike ride! 30 miles ~ incredible

Thanks for posting your inspirational milestone!
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Old 05-21-2010, 11:21 AM   #4
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congrats to you and your hub - how fantastic for both of you!!!!
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Old 05-21-2010, 11:24 AM   #5
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You look incredible! Your accomplishments are amazing!! I hope you and your husband are SO proud of one another! It's so wonderful that you are fully embracing your new lifestyle together, and it looks like you both really enjoyed the 30 mile bike ride!!
Started Journey: 255 pounds::: Septemeber 1, 2009
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Old 05-21-2010, 11:28 AM   #6
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You both look amazing and wonderfully fit and healthy! Great job!
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My Newest Goal: Lose 2011's Gained Stress Weight & Get Back to my Lowest Weight in Time for my Dec' 11 Vacation!!
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Old 05-21-2010, 11:29 AM   #7
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You both look so healthy and have done an awesome job! Congrats. Not far from onderland!
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Old 05-21-2010, 11:31 AM   #8
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You look really great! Congratulations to you AND your husband... so exciting that you guys are changing your lives together!
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Old 05-21-2010, 11:36 AM   #9
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Lesley, you and your husband are remarkable - your commitment, your stick-to-itiveness, your attitude, all of it. Keep going! You're doing an amazing job.

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Old 05-21-2010, 11:37 AM   #10
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You look incredible! Congrats!!!!
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Old 05-21-2010, 11:46 AM   #11
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Congrats. You both look great--and are clearly so much more capable and healthy than you were.
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Old 05-21-2010, 11:47 AM   #12
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YOU LOOK MARVELOUS!! Keep up the great work!
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Old 05-21-2010, 11:55 AM   #13
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Old 05-21-2010, 12:18 PM   #14
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Way to go Lesley!!! What an incredible transformation you are undergoing. Both you and your husband look fantastic!

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Old 05-21-2010, 12:19 PM   #15
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This is where that favorite quote of mine comes into play..."A year from now you'll be so glad you started today."

Well...aren't you ever?! Good job to you both!
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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