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Seeing Lyn's thread reminded me - I've also lost 100 lbs!

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Old 10-23-2010, 02:01 PM   #1
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Default Seeing Lyn's thread reminded me - I've also lost 100 lbs!

I posted it to the daily weigh in thread, but I forgot to make my 100 lb party thread (no cake at this party, please )

I weighed 286 when I started in September of 2009 - today i weigh 184.8. I was spilling out of size 22s and 24s and today I'm wearing size 14 pants! I'm finally looking like the self I remember! I can play with my kids . My sex life is better . While I still have weight to lose (35 lbs to my initial goal weight, but I suspect I'll revise that down at some point), if I never drop another pound, I'll be satisfied here. I feel like I have my life back. I feel like a normal woman who just hates her stomach or her butt rather than someone who, well, hates herself . I don't feel like everyone is staring at me when I walk into a room. In the spirit of the current campaign aimed at gay youth to keep them from killing themselves - ladies who are just starting, or aren't sure if you want to start, or don't think you can do it so you're wondering why you should even bother trying - IT GETS BETTER. It really does. But not if you don't take action.

I don't have current pictures - I hope to have some within the next couple of weeks to show the current version of my transformation.
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Old 10-23-2010, 02:09 PM   #2
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Fantastic! 100lbs in a year is amazing. Very Well Done! I love to hear that you're now living life!!!!!
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Old 10-23-2010, 02:10 PM   #3
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Congrats!! Great job!

Although I've not gotten to 100# yet . . . I hear you. I'm down to 180something from 250something and I love walking into a room and not feeling like everyone is staring at the fat woman.
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Old 10-23-2010, 02:12 PM   #4
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Congratulations!! Be proud! I totally *get* the not hating yourself anymore and finally feeling "normal"!
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Old 10-23-2010, 02:27 PM   #5
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Eclipse Hi! Congratulations on a job well done!
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Old 10-23-2010, 02:30 PM   #6
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Awww, congrats.
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Old 10-23-2010, 03:00 PM   #7
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Congratulations! It is wonderful to not feel like all eyes are on you when you walk into a room, isn't it? You've done an amazing job.
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Old 10-23-2010, 03:04 PM   #8
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Congrats!!
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Old 10-23-2010, 03:04 PM   #9
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SO WONDERFUL!!!!
This is a fantastic accomplishment. Well done and three cheers!
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Old 10-23-2010, 04:14 PM   #10
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Congratulations! I'm so glad you shared this! And yes, isn't it amazing how much better it gets, even before goal? I understand exactly what you mean by feeling like you again. That's me exactly.
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Old 10-23-2010, 05:02 PM   #11
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Congratulations!!!! Doing the happy dance for you.
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Old 10-23-2010, 05:15 PM   #12
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Great job, Eclipse!
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Old 10-23-2010, 07:29 PM   #13
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So very inspiring!!! Congratulations!!!!
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Old 10-23-2010, 07:39 PM   #14
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CONGRATULATIONS! Way to work it off!
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Old 10-23-2010, 07:49 PM   #15
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Congratulations!!!! You guys are such an inspiration
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