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Robin41
12-06-2007, 11:30 AM
It's probably poor form to pat yourself this hard on the back, but... I hit the 100 pound lost mark this morning!

I will admit to actually being a little thrown by it. I stood on the scale watching the number flash until the poor scale actually turned itself off. I then walked aimlessly around the house for about 20 minutes with my three dogs trailing behind probably wondering what the **** the Lady was doing walking in circles.

It's a bunch of mixed emotions. Happy because I feel so much better and accomplished something, and kind of pissed off at myself for putting this effort off for so long. How much time did I throw away, how many social occasions did I miss, how many negative feelings about myself could I have avoided if I had only made this effort sooner. Life's a lot easier when you feel good about yourself, stresses are smaller and problems may not go away but they just seem easier to handle.

In the "old days" I'd have bought myself a bag of hershey's kisses to celebrate. Today it's going to be a bowl of twiggy cereal and off to the gym.

30 Pounds to go!


Schmoodle
12-06-2007, 11:33 AM
Robin, pat away!!!
You'd better believe when I hit that mark everyone will know about it!
You deserve to be proud, that is such an amazing accomplishment! No regrets now, you can't change the past, just focus on what a wonderful future you have given yourself.

nelie
12-06-2007, 11:34 AM
Congratulations :)


Nori71
12-06-2007, 11:46 AM
WTG! Congrats!

rockinrobin
12-06-2007, 11:47 AM
Oh Robin I am SO happy for you!!!! And I could have written that same exact post when I hit the 100lb mark. In fact I think I just may have. The only difference is that it was my 3 daughters wondering what was up with Mom.

Congratulations on yet another huge milestone. What an incredible difference you have already made to your life. Keep it up. Just keep it up. Although I know you will.

Now I'm headed to add your name to the list of 100lb losers. Yay!!!!

midwife
12-06-2007, 12:03 PM
:carrot::carrot:Congratulations!!!:carrot::carrot:

Robin41
12-06-2007, 12:06 PM
Thanks All! I have to admit that I've gone and stood on the scale two more times since I posted. Now I may spend some time staring at my avatar. LOL.

RitzyFritz
12-06-2007, 12:15 PM
This is absolutely WONDERFUL!! I'm so very happy for you!! :cheer2: :cheer2:

jellybelly06
12-06-2007, 12:17 PM
YAY!!:carrot: Amazing job!! :carrot: WHen I get there I will stand on that scale over and over again too!! Great job!!:carrot:

Jelly

jordan
12-06-2007, 12:18 PM
You are AMAZING. That is such an accomplishment. After gazing at your avatar you can stare at your ticker for awhile, it looks quite lovely as well! You deserve to be so proud, enjoy.

Lovely
12-06-2007, 12:19 PM
AWESOME!!!! Congratulations!!!!! Such a huge accomplishment :D

BillBlueEyes
12-06-2007, 12:34 PM
Congratulations, Robin,

Thats's a mighty big step.

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4SkinnyJenny
12-06-2007, 12:56 PM
Super Fabulous!!

BattleAx
12-06-2007, 12:58 PM
:carrot::carrot: Congratulations Robin!!!!:carrot::carrot:

mandalinn82
12-06-2007, 01:08 PM
Robin - When I hit 100, I pat myself on the back so hard I'm pretty sure I pulled my shoulder. It's sort of like onederland...you get on the scale and you just can't stop looking.

Stare at the avatar. Heck, shout it from the rooftops!

:bravo:

angeline
12-06-2007, 01:13 PM
You better pat yourself on the back!!! You've done great! Congratulations and Happy Holidays! What a great way to begin 2008!

MetaChick
12-06-2007, 01:40 PM
What a huge accomplishment...congratulations! And to only be 30 pounds from goal! You've transformed yourself from an obese person to someone who could stand to lose a few. Enjoy today, and all your success to come. :)

Cassie501107
12-06-2007, 01:41 PM
A huge CONGRATS to you! Fantastic!

:bravo::cp::bravo::cp:

Meg
12-06-2007, 01:46 PM
Robin, huge congratulations! :balloons: You have most definitely earned the right to brag with the countless hours in the gym and the countless times you've said no to food and yes to the healthy life that you so deserve.

A suggestion -- take pictures. Even if they're only for yourself, you'll want to look back and remember this special day. I guarantee that the last 30 pounds are going to make an amazing difference in how you look (that's when people stopped recognizing me), so this is your chance to preserve the moment. :)

NotTheCheat
12-06-2007, 01:53 PM
:woohoo: Congratulations!

JayEll
12-06-2007, 02:06 PM
:woohoo: robin41! :cheer2: :cheer: :cheer2: :broc: :cb: :broc: :cb:

:cp: :cp: :cp: :bravo:

:congrat:

Jay

gggirls
12-06-2007, 02:07 PM
Congratulations Robin on your proud accomplishment!

Sandi
12-06-2007, 02:08 PM
CONGRATULATIONS!!!

:cb::broc::broc::carrot::carrot::broc::broc::cb:

I am so darn proud of you!!!

Mercee
12-06-2007, 02:27 PM
Congrats!!!! What a great acomplishment. You have a right ot proud. Well done.

LesliesMom
12-06-2007, 02:41 PM
Robin -

I have been WAITING for this post from you. You are such an inspiration. You give such great advice in plain english. Go out and buy yourself a pair of jeans!!

Shellyknits
12-06-2007, 03:01 PM
Hip, Hip Hoooray!!!!!!!!!!! That is wonderful! Congrats, and pat yourself all you want. Hopefully, I won't be too far behind you.

OptimistK
12-06-2007, 03:12 PM
Way to go Robin!!! I'm so happy for you, how amazing it must feel to be in ONE-derland and have hit the 100 lb. mark!!! You only have 30 more to go!!! Woooooohoooooo, they'll be gone in no time! :bravo:

Trazey34
12-06-2007, 03:17 PM
OMG that's freakin AWESOME!!!

That's it -- I'm putting the name ROBIN in my name too! heheheh Robin's Rock!

You've accomplished something HUGE in life, for sure! right on!!!

LisaMarie71
12-06-2007, 03:36 PM
Robin, that's so wonderful!!! Congratulations! :cheer2::cheer2::cheer2:

I like Trazey's idea about putting the name Robin in her name! We do certainly have some successful Robins around here. I might do that too. Hmmm...LisaRobinMarie? :lol:

hugger1991
12-06-2007, 04:06 PM
Congrats!!! Wtg!!

jtammy
12-06-2007, 04:29 PM
Congratulations! You should be proud of yourself! That is a wonderful accomplishment. Enjoy it, you've earned it!

Jadeybaby
12-06-2007, 04:30 PM
Anybody who can lose 100lbs DESERVES to pat themselves on the back all they want in my opinion!
Congratulations!

gina1221
12-06-2007, 08:37 PM
CONGRATULATIONS!!
:carrot::cb::broc::cb::carrot:

better health3
12-06-2007, 09:05 PM
I wouldn't care if you were yelling it jumping rooftop to rooftop!!! Considering the number of obese people there are in the US, How many of them actually complete a 100 lb weight loss? :D We are so, so VERY PROUD of you!!

I understand the regret on your past. Don't worry about it and create a better future. Best wishes on your continued success!:carrot:

GirlyGirlSebas
12-06-2007, 09:07 PM
Please, may I pat your back too?! Girl, you can pat all you'd like....and, then pat some more! You definitely deserve a pat and much much more. Congratulations!

CountingDown
12-06-2007, 09:13 PM
Wow! Amazing accomplishment! Keep patting away (besides - it burns calories) ;)

Don't spend much time dwelling on the coulda, shouldas. You cant re-write the past, and you are who you are today because of the challenges and things you have faced. Celebrate who you are, what you have accomplished and I just know that you will be back here soon celebrating the attainment of your goal weight!

You are an inspiration!!!

Goddess Jessica
12-06-2007, 10:08 PM
I AM SOOOO proud of you!

kasmin
12-06-2007, 10:46 PM
:carrot:You're my hero!:carrot:

NavyWifeDee
12-06-2007, 11:21 PM
:bravo: :dancer: :woohoo: You go lady! Posts like yours are always welcome, and thanks for inspiring me to not have a late night snack... I was just going to, but decided to come here instead! Keep patting away, you deserve it!!!!

Dee

Heather
12-06-2007, 11:41 PM
:woohoo: We're all proud of you and inspired by you!!!!

Dumplin
12-07-2007, 06:37 AM
Wonderful Robin!!!!!!! I know you must feel so much better!

Pita09
12-07-2007, 07:25 AM
Congrats on taking charge of your life. :bravo:

stamptherapy
12-07-2007, 07:28 AM
Your weight loss is inspirational! Congratulations and thanks for sharing... you can't do anything about the past, so don't waste anymore time worrying about "what might have been" -- you are this incredibly strong person who has beat the odds... much stronger than a lot of skinny-minnies out there :devil:

Yay for you!!:bravo:

boaterswife
12-07-2007, 07:52 AM
A triple digit loss...WOW!! Robin we are all so proud of you! You've accomplished so much already, but I know you'll stay on track and those other 30 pounds will be history before you know it...CONGRATULATIONS!!

Janny O
12-07-2007, 09:28 AM
Robin
Outstanding job!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Pat away, pat away.....whoop it up!! Go on the evening news!! Remarkable!!!
You're hard work has paid off.

PS. See you soon in the club.

fiberlover
12-07-2007, 12:02 PM
Congrats Robin - do you have any pictures?? I would love to see!

ChrissyBean
12-07-2007, 01:33 PM
That is simply fantastic!! You GO girl. :)

Congratulations.

kimmieone
12-07-2007, 03:33 PM
:bravo:

Steelslady
12-07-2007, 07:17 PM
Robin- that is awesome and a well deserved milestone!!!! You are another wonderful inspiration. Keep up the great work! :carrot:

gumboot
12-07-2007, 07:44 PM
Congratulations! Well done on your hard work! How rewarding it must feel to see such results!


:hug:

knitsforfive
12-07-2007, 09:42 PM
What an accomplishment! I love reading about you big losers. You're such an inspiration. And I notice you did it before your goal date of 12/25 -- awesome!

quyana21
12-07-2007, 10:18 PM
I just wanted to add my congratulations :) *cheers*

Beverlyjoy
12-08-2007, 06:05 AM
Congratulations! Your hard work and determination has paid off in so many ways. You should feel SO proud. I'd be yelling it from the roof tops...go ahead! :carrot:

mj5
12-08-2007, 08:09 AM
Congratulations!!!!!!!!! :flow1:

Shay
12-08-2007, 09:47 AM
What an absolutely fabulous accomplishment! Congrats!