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Old 08-09-2011, 08:57 AM   #1
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Default My NSV when the scale won't move

Even though the scale hasn't moved in two weeks, I had the honor of poking a new hole in my belt.

Who would have thought such a simple victory would be so emotionally uplifting.

Also, I made a huge time jump on C25k. I went from 90 second intervals to 3 minutes. I worried about it for an hour before I started, then had to pump myself up for 15 minutes, then just DID IT! I can't believe I wasted so much time fretting. I jogged for 3 minutes, 3 times. Although it is kinda hard jogging through your tears of joy.
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Old 08-09-2011, 09:04 AM   #2
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Way to go! I remember how elated I felt when I was able to jog for 3 minutes. Keep up the great work.

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Old 08-09-2011, 09:08 AM   #3
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Yeah Cathi!!! The new notch on the belt was hard won. You sound like you are doing greawt with c25k! Keep going, it is so worth it. I still get all worried before doing a new distance with jogging...although I always make it through.

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Old 08-09-2011, 09:11 AM   #4
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Way to go! Especially your C25K victory. Think about it. You doubled the amount of time you can jog without stopping. Moving to 5 minutes next week will be a piece of cake!

I'm with envelope though -- I get nervous every week for the new interval, and then end up being completely able to do it despite the fact that it's all I've thought about all day.
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Old 08-09-2011, 10:33 AM   #5
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I just love new belt notches, but I love new physical abilities even more.

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Old 08-09-2011, 10:36 AM   #6
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That's awesome! Congratulations!
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Old 08-09-2011, 10:44 AM   #7
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Good job, congrats!

I seem to always lose inches when the scale is stuck. Then I drop some weight and the scale gets stuck and I lose inches. No clue why but I'll take it!

Starting Measurements (B/W/H): about 51/40/46, 240 lbs Goal Reached Pre-Pregnancy: 39/29.5/38, 156lbs Current: about 43/34/42
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Old 08-09-2011, 11:17 AM   #8
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I can just picture you jogging and crying at the same time! Congratulations on two amazing victories!!
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Old 08-09-2011, 11:46 AM   #9
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Lovely NSVs! Congratulations!!!
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