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Old 02-28-2012, 01:08 PM   #1
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It's official! I have lost over 100 lbs!!

Woo Hoo!!!

After years and years of maintaining the 100 lbs lost thread, I finally got to add my name to the list. What a rush! And today is my 1 year anniversary of my new lifestyle. I started with 17 lbs lost, so I lost 83 lbs in that year, but 100 from my highest in July 2010.

I have been here for over 10 years and have never had any real success. What I would lose, I would gain right back. So for anyone who feels like they will just never make it, have some faith in yourself and don't ever give up. What I finally did was examine my program to see what the problem was, how come it didn't work? What I realized was that my plan worked fine, I just never stuck to it. A week here, a few weeks there, then I'd cheat and that would snowball and I would gain it all back. So a year ago today I decided that I would do the one thing that I had never done, stick to my plan every stinking day. I saw that a lot of people were having success making 1 year commitments, so that's what I did. My plan was nothing major, 1800 calories. That's it. In the beginning, I didn't even care what I ate, the goal was to stick to 1800 EVERY day, if I did that, it was a successful day. And guess what, the weight came off. After a while I started cleaning up what I ate, but not until I was able to easily control those daily calories! Back in October I started working with a personal trainer and now I weight lift and hit the gym 5 days a week, but I didn't start there.

You guys have been with me the whole way, you'll never know how much this forum means to me, saved my life for sure. Goal #2, add my name to the 200 lbs lost and Onederland lists!
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Old 02-28-2012, 01:17 PM   #2
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Way to go, Sandi!!!!!!!
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Old 02-28-2012, 01:21 PM   #3
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That is AWESOME!!! You are really an inspiration, I can't wait until I get to add my name to the 100lbs lost list!!!
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Old 02-28-2012, 01:21 PM   #4
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Old 02-28-2012, 01:22 PM   #5
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Hooray Sandi! I'm so happy for you that you made it on your anniversary; I know from lurking on your blog that was a goal for you. Truly you are a testament to the fact that if you don't give up, eventually you will get there. Way to be inspirational! I am using you as my reason to stay OP today.

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Old 02-28-2012, 01:35 PM   #6
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Congrats Sandi!!
What a wonderful accomplishment to have achieved in just a year!
Thanks so much for sharing.

It's crazy how fast time flies, and how much you don't even realize you're going off plan ... so kudos to you for sticking with it this time ... your pics are amazing!
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Old 02-28-2012, 01:42 PM   #7
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WOOHOO...AMAZING and CONGRATS. You look amazing and are so inspiring. I really needed to see this today. So excited for you...
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Old 02-28-2012, 01:42 PM   #8
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Amazing!!! Congratulations!
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Old 02-28-2012, 01:48 PM   #9
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YIIPPPEEEEE!!!!!!!!!!!!! WAHOOOOO!!!!!!!!!! Happy Anniversary and you look so great! You totally motivate me
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Old 02-28-2012, 01:51 PM   #10
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Well done! Your story is a testament to the importance of commitment.
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Old 02-28-2012, 01:54 PM   #11
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You look amazing!!

Keep up the wonderful progress!!
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Old 02-28-2012, 01:58 PM   #12
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Yay Sandi!!!!



Keep up the good work!
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Awesome!!! Congratulations! Great reminder about sticking to your plan.
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Old 02-28-2012, 02:04 PM   #14
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you seriously rock, Sandi! thanks for the hope! Congratulations!!!
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What an inspiration! Congratulations!
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