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Old 08-23-2011, 01:52 PM   #1
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Default 100 pounds gone!

If my posts seem a little smug today please forgive me! It's because I've reached the closest thing I ever had to a goal - as of today I've lost 100 pounds. I'm feeling pretty good about it!

If you're wondering, it's taken me two years to reach this milestone. Yep - two years. That averages out to about a pound a week. I learned a lot about patience and long-term thinking. I wouldn't have it any other way.

I tend to be the sort of person who gives advice, rather than seeking support. I haven't poured my heart out much here during the times of doubt and frustration, but rest assured I have had them. I have had temper tantrums and complained that it wasn't fair. I have wanted to throw the scale out the window. I have overeaten and binged. But with patience and consistency - getting right back on the horse after those times of weak resolve - I've managed to make this happen.

You can too.

I still have a bit left to go - I'm really don't know how much, but I'll say 25 pounds or so. It might take me another 6 months or another year to get there, wherever "there" is. Still, I feel like a new person - I can say I have felt that way since I hit 85 pounds gone or so, and it's a really great feeling.

Like anyone else who's done this, I can go on for hours about what worked for me, how I did it, what kinds of mental games I played with myself, etc. But that's pretty much what the rest of my posts here are about. So I'll shut up now, and just say this: thanks to every member of this community for support, ideas, advice, data, and everything else you offer. This community has helped keep me focused and interested in this massive two-year renovation project.

Thank you!
High weight: 275 (August 2009) *** Low weight: 155 (October 2012)
Today, working off a partial regain. Current weight: 189.
* Make the best choice I can make, with every choice.
* Remember that the temptation in front of me is not the last of its kind that I will ever see; say "I'll pass today."
* Say "no!" to my whiny inner five-year-old.
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Old 08-23-2011, 01:55 PM   #2
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Congratulations! You have a lot to be proud of! Weigh to go!
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Old 08-23-2011, 02:15 PM   #3
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and back atcha!

What an amazing feat and yes, you should feel a little smug!
~ Jami

“Commitment lasts longer than motivation. Motivation is fleeting and fickle. Enjoy it while it's there, but don't rely on it.“ -Lovely (3FC)

"What we hope ever to do with ease we may learn first to do with diligence." - Samuel Johnson

4th mini-goal: 246.2 1/2 way to ONEderland!

One for every 10lbs lost!

Check out my blog: http://jamivillarreal.blogspot.com/
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Old 08-23-2011, 02:30 PM   #4
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I am so happy for you! Biggest congrats EVER!
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Old 08-23-2011, 02:41 PM   #5
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Way to go Carter!!

"It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly..."

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Old 08-23-2011, 02:59 PM   #6
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congratulations!!!!!! What an incredibly achievement
On my own personal journey I started on September 27, 2008
Starting weight 377, Weight in spring of 2010 198, Weight in August 2011? In the 240's.
Still plugging along on this weight loss highway!
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Old 08-23-2011, 03:01 PM   #7
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Congratulations Carter!!! Your post does not sound smug, although you have every right to feel a little smug today! Go look in the mirror at all that you have accomplished.

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Old 08-23-2011, 03:02 PM   #8
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(restart 3/10/11, 262.8lbs)
250lbs by 4/18/11 (met 4/6/11)
220lbs by7/17/11 (met 6/5/11)
199lbs by 9/15/11 (met 7/18/11) (no longer obese at 202lbs; met 7/12/11)
175lbs by 12/5/11 (met 9/13/11)
169lbs- normal BMI (met 10/7/11)
162lbs by 1/23/12 (100lb loss since restart) met 11/4/11
150lbs by 3/01/12
met 12/15/11

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Old 08-23-2011, 03:06 PM   #9
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Congratulations! What a wonderful accomplishment. You should be so proud of yourself.

I am right there with you. I have a two-year plan to take off 100 pounds as well. My mantra is, nice and slow, off you go.
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Old 08-23-2011, 03:14 PM   #10
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Congratulations! You deserve to be smug!

HW: 225, lost 75lbs in 2011 LW: 150
Losing again starting from 210 5/9/2017

No words of widsom. After years of reflection and dieting, I still don't have this thing figured out.
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Old 08-23-2011, 03:23 PM   #11
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Congratulations! That is a wonderful milestone!

Persistence is more important than Perfection

Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence - is the key to unlocking our potential. - Winston Churchill
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Old 08-23-2011, 04:09 PM   #12
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Restart 1/6/13 - GOAL (for now) back to prior low

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Old 08-23-2011, 04:45 PM   #13
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Congratulations!! That's awesome!

Lose 50lbs by Christmas!
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Old 08-23-2011, 04:50 PM   #14
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Old 08-23-2011, 05:42 PM   #15
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This a wonderful accomplishement!


Move ticker, move!
Next Mini Goal - 214

"You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it." - Margaret Thatcher

I can't lose 100 pounds....but, just maybe I can lose five pounds twenty times.
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