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Old 09-14-2012, 02:43 PM   #1
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Default I passed the bar exam!!

The summer of bar prep was also the very last beginning of a long weight loss journey.

I used weight lifting and running to cope with the stress. I ate well to nourish my body and my ability to learn huge amounts of information. And I lost 42 pounds while studying for the bar exam.

And I found out today I passed!

We had a party at work with lots of great food. And I told myself I could eat whatever I wanted. Cuz I passed the freaking bar exam! Didn't want the cake, the brownies, or the cookies. Passed on the bagels and the grapes. Had 3 slices of amazingly delicious pumpkin bread and called it a day. More calories, and empty calories, than necessary. But reasonable, and sustainable.

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Old 09-14-2012, 02:46 PM   #2
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YAY! Huge deal! Congrats and amazing that you've been working on weight loss while you were studying for it!

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Old 09-14-2012, 02:49 PM   #3
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Congratulations ! That is a wonderful accomplishment ! Your weight loss is a great accomplishment, too !
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Old 09-14-2012, 02:54 PM   #4
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Congratulations on all you've accomplished!
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Congratulations!! ON ALL of your accomplishments!
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Old 09-14-2012, 03:01 PM   #6
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I know all about the bar (my sister is studying Law) and it is a HUGE accomplishment to pass it! Massive well done! I cannot believe you could lose weight while you were doing something so stressful, that is really inspirational! You feel proud of yourself!
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Old 09-14-2012, 04:12 PM   #7
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Congrats! That is a huge deal!
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Old 09-14-2012, 04:17 PM   #8
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fantastic!!! congrats!

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Old 09-14-2012, 06:51 PM   #9
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Congrats!!! Weight loss and passing the bar you are amazing!!!

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Old 09-14-2012, 07:03 PM   #10
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YAY! What an amazing accomplishment!

I always tend to snack when studying, so your example really means a lot to me. Thanks for sharing.
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Old 09-14-2012, 08:45 PM   #11
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That is fantastic news!!!!

If you believe it, you will achieve it!!

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Old 09-15-2012, 03:54 PM   #12
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Congratulations! Amazing that you were able to prepare for the bar exam and focus on weight loss. The stress would have pushed me the other way.
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Old 09-15-2012, 04:27 PM   #13
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That is freakin great!!!Good job and good luck!!!!
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Old 09-15-2012, 05:46 PM   #14
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How thrilled you must be! Congrats. I am very happy for you.
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Old 09-15-2012, 07:18 PM   #15
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WOW!!! That's amazing. Congratulations on both successes!!!

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