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Old 07-30-2010, 12:12 PM   #1
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Finally!!!!!!

I went to my WW meeting this morning, stepped on the scale, and posted a 4lb loss, which pushed me over into ONEDERLAND! 199.6 to be exact.

I knew I was close but wasn't sure if I'd make it today or have to wait until next week (I weigh every day but only 'officially' count my Friday weigh-ins plus my scale is 2-3 pounds off the WW scale) so I was super excited when I saw the big grin on my leader's face as she looked at the screen and saw what I weighed. I admit, the emotion of the moment got to me and I was both grinning from ear to ear and choking up a bit.

This is the FIRST time in my LIFE that I have seen a 1 in front of my weight. When I started weighing myself in my late teens, I was already in the low 200s. So it's been at least 20 years. This is such a huge mental milestone for me. You know, when you are just starting off, and have this triple-digit number to lose, it sometimes seems so insurmountable, so 'what's the point' - in fact, that's partly why I have given up so soon so many times in the past. I don't know why this time it 'clicked' and I kept going, but I'm so happy and thankful I did. And now, I 'only' have 40 pounds to go to reach my goal. I can and will do this. There is no going back. I worked too hard and my life now is just too good to do that!

Anyway, I'm pretty darned giddy right now and I couldn't wait to come on to 3FC and share the news!
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Old 07-30-2010, 12:15 PM   #2
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Awesome job!!

I can't imagine the feeling. You so deserve this!
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Old 07-30-2010, 12:16 PM   #3
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How great did it feel to put the "Met 7/30/10" on your 5th so-called "mini-goal" but that's no MINI accomplishment! CONGRATULATIONS! You are doing WONDERFUL!
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Old 07-30-2010, 12:26 PM   #4
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Well done!
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Old 07-30-2010, 12:43 PM   #5
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Super job - I have nearly reached the half way mark today, and I feel good too !! Yippee
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Old 07-30-2010, 01:07 PM   #6
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YIPPEEEEE!!!!!!!!!!!!! Oh, way to go, you triathletic, Onederful chick!!!!
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Old 07-30-2010, 01:15 PM   #7
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Yay!!!!!!
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Old 07-30-2010, 01:17 PM   #8
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Congratulations. So happy for you!
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Old 07-30-2010, 01:20 PM   #9
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Congrats!
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Old 07-30-2010, 01:50 PM   #10
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That is just FABULOUS news!! Congratulations!!!

I have already added you to the "official" list!
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Old 07-30-2010, 01:58 PM   #11
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congratulations!!! You are a major inspiration!!
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Old 07-30-2010, 01:59 PM   #12
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Old 07-30-2010, 03:10 PM   #13
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I'm so happy for you!!
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Old 07-30-2010, 03:38 PM   #14
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Awesome!!! Amazing job!!!!
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Old 07-30-2010, 03:46 PM   #15
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Amazing! Congratulations!
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