3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community  

Go Back   3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community > Support Forum > Support Groups > Age 50+

I've lost the equivalent of 2 suitcases!

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 12-03-2011, 08:10 AM   #1
Member
 
deblosingit's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Pennsylvania
Posts: 69

S/C/G: 255/151/145

Height: 5' 6"

Default I've lost the equivalent of 2 suitcases!

My DH and I recently visited our daughter in Houston. When it was time to leave for the return trip home, he had our luggage ready to go to the car and he said to our daughter "See these suitcases? Your mom has lost this much weight". I have lost 71 lbs since January but I guess I never really stopped to think and visualize how much weight that really is. It made me a little embarrassed but at the same time proud of what I have accomplished. I tried lifting both suitcases and it was nearly impossible. How could I have been carrying that weight around 24/7?

How about you? Have you had an experience that helped you to see what you have accomplished?
deblosingit is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-03-2011, 09:51 AM   #2
Senior Member
 
Riemontana's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: montana
Posts: 1,411

S/C/G: 254/171/150

Height: 5'3"

Default

I struggled to carry a 50 pound bag of rice up the stairs at work a while back. One of my friends said, "you've lost more weight than that!" amazing.
__________________
Riemontana is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-03-2011, 03:05 PM   #3
Find your path
 
Jane's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 1999
Location: Rural Indiana
Posts: 6,761

Default

Congratulations to both of you! I've lost more than what my 9 y/o granddaughter weighs - 52 pounds - and I can't imagine carrying her around 24/7!
__________________
Jane
Jane is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-03-2011, 04:22 PM   #4
Lifelong Journey Member
 
Marie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Klamath Falls, OR
Posts: 3,461

Height: 5' 7"

Default

Isn't it amazing when we try to move what we've lost in dead weight. Before I regained 20 pounds, I'd lost 77 pounds (and now have lost 2 of the 20). So doing the math, I know I can't lift the 59 pounds without falling over. I love the suitcase analogy. I use the dog food bag equivalent. Congrats to all on your weight losses.
Marie
__________________
Dedicated to logging every morsel for the next three months. Clearly that three months will never end.
Marie is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply
Posts by members, moderators and admins are not considered medical advice
and no guarantee is made against accuracy.


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:30 AM.






Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.3.2