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Old 08-08-2003, 01:55 PM   #1
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Default Halfway there--made it to the 50 club!

I had my weigh-in today and took my watch off, took the plastic YMCA card out of my pocket as well as my handkerchief. Those didn't matter, though, because I had .2 lbs. to spare--I'm now down a total of 50.2 lbs! Yippee!

I love getting WW rewards. My leader hugged me, she gave me a cool pencil, a 50 lb. certificate, a neat sticker, a 50 lb. magnet, and another certificate for meeting my second 10% goal. A pretty darn good day!

Now I've got two weeks of vacation to get through, but this time I'm planning ahead, and my goal is to maintain. And. . .the family and friends I'm seeing had darn well better notice that I've lost 50 lbs.

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Old 08-08-2003, 02:09 PM   #2
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Hey congratulations!! WTG!!!
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Old 08-08-2003, 02:42 PM   #3
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Woo Hoo Sheila! I know the feeling! You got way more stuff at your WW mtg than I got at mine this week...I got a magnet and a star.

You're halfway to your goal! I'm so happy for you! Keep it up! Isn't WW great!
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Old 08-08-2003, 02:48 PM   #4
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YEAH!!! Great job and very inspiring!! Keep up the great work!
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Old 08-08-2003, 02:48 PM   #5
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yay! i just recently made the 50 lb club, too! congrats!

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Old 08-08-2003, 03:19 PM   #6
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Congratulations!!! /happy dance

Stupid question time. I keep hearing people talk about 10% or 50% gone. Is that 10% of your current weight (so it always changes as you lose more), or is it 10% of the total weight you want to lose (so it's always the same number of pounds)?
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Old 08-08-2003, 03:37 PM   #7
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It's 10% of your current weight.

I've posted links to my before/after photos in the progress pics thread. Next stop--100 lbs.!

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Old 08-08-2003, 04:06 PM   #8
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I am so proud of you-congratulations!!!!

I am six pounds away from there myself. Hope to reach it by Labor Day.

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Old 08-09-2003, 03:40 AM   #9
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Congratulations!!! You look great!

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Old 08-11-2003, 10:24 AM   #10
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Congratulations on joining the 50 pound club! Your photos look great! Sounds like you got a lot of cool stuff from your meeting, too I really think those things can help keep you motivated.
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Old 08-11-2003, 10:29 AM   #11
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How did I miss this??


WOOO HOOO! You have worked so hard. I am so proud of you!!!

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Old 08-11-2003, 10:45 AM   #12
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Sheila - Congratulations on an awesome accomplishment. You ROCK!
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Old 08-11-2003, 11:27 AM   #13
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that is amazing!!!! you must feel sooooooooooooo good!

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Old 08-11-2003, 11:47 AM   #14
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Congratulations your doing an awesome job.
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