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Old 09-02-2011, 11:36 AM   #1
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Default From the air...

I'm on a plane, and completely floored by the difference in my experience. No seatbelt extender, no sucking it in to try and fasten a tight seatbelt where I hope the stewardess can still see it... just got on and fastened my seatbelt... with plenty of room to spare! My seat is comfortable - no contorting myself to try to angle away from the person next to me (who is my daughter, and has actually spent a fair portion of the trip with her head on my shoulder anyway!) I even used the airplane bathroom without feeling cramped and claustrophobic...
And the best part... My seat tray is down and I can be on my laptop drinking coffee
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Old 09-02-2011, 11:47 AM   #2
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WoohooO!!! That is awesome! I TOTALLY know what you mean!! It's so dreadful and things that those without a weight issue never think about... things like flying or going to an amusement park and worrying you won't fit into the ride.. I'm so happy for you!! I'm looking forward to that! There's only so much contorting I can do (man it's so uncomfortable too! who knew you could suck your THIGHS in! hahah)

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Old 09-02-2011, 11:56 AM   #3
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Old 09-02-2011, 12:50 PM   #4
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That's fantastic!!

"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 09-02-2011, 12:53 PM   #5
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This made me smile I've had that same experience. Feels sooo good!
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 09-02-2011, 01:14 PM   #6
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Old 09-02-2011, 01:18 PM   #7
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What a great feeling and a wonderful NSV!!!

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 09-02-2011, 01:42 PM   #8
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That's AMAZING!!!!!! So worth the work isn't it? CONGRATS!

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Old 09-02-2011, 01:59 PM   #9
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Old 09-02-2011, 02:24 PM   #10
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yay for you, that is so great. I have a big grin on my face thinking about how happy you are and how wonderful that all makes you feel!
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Old 09-02-2011, 03:36 PM   #11
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What a wonderful feeling for you!
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Old 09-02-2011, 04:16 PM   #12
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That is just SO awesome!! Congratulations!!!

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Old 09-02-2011, 09:12 PM   #13
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I had the same experience when I flew last month! Except I never used the bathroom, dang it lol!!

"I'm through accepting limits, cause someone says they're so. Some things I cannot change but 'til I try I'll never know!" ~ Wicked ~

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Old 09-02-2011, 11:22 PM   #14
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WTG! That's great!

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Old 09-02-2011, 11:43 PM   #15
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Good for you! Congratulations!
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