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Old 09-03-2010, 09:43 AM   #1
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Default I feel like crying (in a good way)

I have been plateau'd for a very long time now, since maybe late April. I could see changes in my bod, and my clothes were getting looser, but the scale wasn't budging. I weighed yesterday and was down .5 (it's really too bad the 3FC ticker doesn't track .5 pounds. Sometimes that's all I need to feel re-motivated, seeing the ticker move even a tiny bit) and was pretty happy. I had a great day eating well, and went to a major Zumba workout--even the outside of my elbows were sweating!!

Anyway, I weighed this morning...and I'm down to 171.5 I could just sob with joy! I'm actually creeping closer to the next "decade".

Thanks for listening. I know you guys will understand.
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Old 09-03-2010, 10:45 AM   #2
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Congratulations on sticking it out!!! Great job.

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Old 09-03-2010, 10:47 AM   #3
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So understand the frustration and the feeling. So says the girl who confidently said to a friend Wednesday night that if I didn't lose another pound that I would still be satisfied with my body now but at the same time REALLY, REALLY wants to hit that 100 lbs. lost mark.
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Old 09-03-2010, 11:08 AM   #4
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I feel you, i was like that for almost 3weeks and i know how it feels! You keep wondering if you're doing something wrong. Congratulations and keep it up
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Old 09-03-2010, 01:44 PM   #5
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That's amazing! Thanks for sharing, it's an accomplishment in itself that you were able to keep cool even though the scale wasn't moving.
235-215: Calorie Counting (app. 3 months)
215-190: No counting, but attempting a balanced diet (app. 1 year)
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155-172: eating whatever I want :/
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Old 09-03-2010, 02:52 PM   #6
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Old 09-03-2010, 03:16 PM   #7
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You're doing great!!!!!
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Old 09-03-2010, 05:48 PM   #8
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Good for you!! I haven't plateaued like that (not far enough into my journey) but I can imagine the frustration....I like seeing the point whatever changes too, which is why I use a ticker factory ticker instead. It helps keep me motivated!
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