Goal Photo Album - DGAdDawg's Before and After!




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DGAdDawg
02-06-2008, 09:51 PM
Ok, So I finally set up a photobucket and can do this! Here we go.

This is me, March 2005. The first is me and The Boy at my sorority formal, our first date. We broke up 2 months later because of distance.
http://i271.photobucket.com/albums/jj136/ThePinkChampagne/Lauren%20and%20Jordan/mejordan2.jpg

I'm not sure because I didn't have a scale, but I think my weight was 158ish. I remember going to the doctor around that time and weighing that.

This is me about a month later. I don't think I'd be exaggerating to say I'd hit 160. I am 5'2", almost 5'3"
http://i271.photobucket.com/albums/jj136/ThePinkChampagne/Weight%20Loss/FatMe.jpg

And in May 2005 at Disney World:

http://i271.photobucket.com/albums/jj136/ThePinkChampagne/Weight%20Loss/100_0884.jpg

I started watching what I ate and working out a little over Summer 2005. Same for that fall, but I wasn't seeing huge results. I find out in December 2005 I'd be in a friend's wedding in April,so I decided to put some more effort into things. I started walking to and from class everyday instead of driving. That was a built in 2 mile walk per day. I didn't do a lot in terms of dieting except making better choices and not eating out as much. I didn't notice any loss until I bought a size 8 in Jeans and weighed at Spring Break and discovered I'd lost 30 pounds since March 2005!

Here is me at that wedding and later, in the same dress, at my formal. April 2006. I was around 125 at this point.
http://i271.photobucket.com/albums/jj136/ThePinkChampagne/Weight%20Loss/FamilyAffair.jpg

http://i271.photobucket.com/albums/jj136/ThePinkChampagne/Weight%20Loss/SkinnyFormal.jpg

I lost more over the summer. Here is me in Fall 2006, around 115, I believe

http://i271.photobucket.com/albums/jj136/ThePinkChampagne/Weight%20Loss/101_0423.jpg

The lowest I hit was 107, which is probably a bit too small. I've gained a little back, but I'm hovering around 119. I'd like to get down to about 113 or so, but right now I'm focusing on toning up my abs! Here is a picture from my company Christmas party, December 2007.

http://i271.photobucket.com/albums/jj136/ThePinkChampagne/Weight%20Loss/n7921005_41933649_9211.jpg

AND, I know this is a long post..remember the boy from the top? We broke up, went our separate ways. Each had another serious relationship. This fall, we came to our senses and realized we wanted to be with each other and we're going on 2 months. these pictures are from before a wedding at the end of December and his visit last weekend.

http://i271.photobucket.com/albums/jj136/ThePinkChampagne/Lauren%20and%20Jordan/06.jpg

http://i271.photobucket.com/albums/jj136/ThePinkChampagne/Lauren%20and%20Jordan/IMG_0067.jpg

Sorry for such a huge post!!


daizylin
02-06-2008, 10:10 PM
You look stunning in the red dress! Congrats on your weightloss :)

jtammy
02-06-2008, 10:37 PM
You are so pretty and the difference is amazing! Congratulations on all of your hard work! It definitely paid off.


adaem
02-06-2008, 10:46 PM
You are just so cute and very inspiring.

Congrate on the weightloss and getting back with your old flame!!:carrot:

evilwomaniamshe
02-06-2008, 10:47 PM
Hey Dawg,
Everytime I read your post, I read only Dawg for whatever reason. Well looking at you,
your not a dawg at all, your a beauty! Way to go on your transformation, you look amazing. Glad to see you and your boyfriend have gotten back together too, what a cute couple. Cheers to you & Congrats you did it!

crbowles
02-06-2008, 10:49 PM
Congrats!! You look adorable!!

kisskiss
02-06-2008, 10:51 PM
Hey just wanted to say you look so great!! Congrats : )

DGAdDawg
02-06-2008, 10:53 PM
Everytime I read your post, I read only Dawg for whatever reason.

Haha, it is for my alma mater- The University of Georgia Bulldogs. Only we don't spell it D-O-G...it is Dawg!


Edit: Apologies for the pictures being huge!

Meg
02-07-2008, 05:27 AM
I like the big pictures ... all the better to see you in, my dear! Wow, thanks so much for sharing! What an amazing transformation! You were always so pretty, but now ... you're breathtaking!! :faint:

And I just love your happy ending! :)

NightengaleShane
02-07-2008, 07:05 AM
You look amazing! You were actually still very pretty before, but you look incredible after and so much happier :)

midwife
02-07-2008, 09:55 AM
Simply lovely. Congrats!

Cats tongue
02-07-2008, 11:10 AM
Amazing!!!!

You are super cute at either weight. But the transformation is amazing! Good job!!!! Congrats!!!

This was just what I needed right now, I've been so unmotivated lately.

Wires and Waves
02-07-2008, 12:30 PM
Well, you're beautiful in every picture, but you're so tiny and dainty-looking now! Really, really lovely.

Congratulations!

just_a_dreamy1
02-07-2008, 12:46 PM
You are so gorgeous!

:congrat: on both your weight loss and your bf :)

lilybelle
02-07-2008, 01:43 PM
You look so cute, thanks for sharing the great pic's.

JasonsLea
02-07-2008, 03:03 PM
You're so cute!

Where did you get that red dress?

DGAdDawg
02-07-2008, 03:32 PM
Where did you get that red dress?

Both of the red dresses are from David's Bridal!

Thank you for all the nice comments!

OptimistK
02-11-2008, 07:39 PM
You looked so cute before and you look amazing now!!! You seem so happy in ALL of your pics. Congrats to you, miss!

purpleorc
02-12-2008, 07:51 AM
Congratulations on reaching your goal you look amazing. Thanks for sharing your photographs.

tinygrammy
02-15-2008, 09:46 AM
Your story is such an inspiration because you took it a little at a time and did it sensibly. I'm proud of you. GREAT JOB!:carrot:

Lola125
02-15-2008, 08:56 PM
Your eyes look really happy in the last few photos.

CONGRATULATION!!!:celebrate:

FluffeyNutter
02-15-2008, 10:26 PM
congrats! you are very cute and your boy too!

jillnicole03
02-17-2008, 04:42 AM
You're one sexy mama ;) Good for you! Awesome work girl.

freedomreins
02-17-2008, 10:37 AM
You look great!! Congratulations! Very inspiring, and it certainly shows what dedication can do. I walk to school every day instead of taking the bus too, and I find that it really helps me get some exercise in. Saves me some money as well! Well done!

SundayMorning
02-17-2008, 12:20 PM
:woohoo: You look amazing!! Thanks for sharing the pic's.

lostwings
02-18-2008, 12:08 PM
Wow! You're tiny! Thanks for inspiring me :)

Jasmine31
02-18-2008, 02:32 PM
Wow you are tiny! That is awesome! WTG!

kmelody
02-19-2008, 05:48 PM
Wow, you look amazing!!! Way to go, you're definitely an inspiration! :)

xJox
02-22-2008, 12:03 AM
Thanks for sharing! You look great. Congrats!

noodlebean
02-24-2008, 01:07 AM
Congratulations, you look terrific, and you and your beau make a darling couple! :)

fabulousonadiet
03-18-2008, 01:41 PM
Absolutely amazing!! You look beautiful and your love story is too cute!

JenJen76
05-07-2008, 06:40 AM
I THINK U ARE PRETTY AT 160 OR 120, congrats

moony
06-11-2008, 06:36 PM
Well done! You look amazing!

Shadowjem
06-12-2008, 11:44 AM
You look so cute, congrats on the weight loss and the new bf. You two look cute together. :carrot:

SS Mama
07-02-2008, 02:46 AM
You're a very pretty gal. Congratulations on your weight loss =)

Taurie
07-03-2008, 05:58 PM
You were cute before but now you're gorgeous!
We are close in height, currently weigh the same and have the same goal. I'll keep checking in on your progress.

Congratulations!

Rain Dancer
07-14-2008, 11:40 AM
Congratulations on your weight loss. You look great. You and The Boy are such a cute couple. :D

Tamara
07-14-2008, 10:10 PM
You're definitely an inspiration. I'm looking to lose about 35 pounds, and this definitely gives me hope. Thanks DGAddawg, and good luck with maintenance.

BlueToBlue
07-14-2008, 11:03 PM
Wow! You look positively tiny in your after pictures! What an incredible transformation.

I love all the pics and I love how big they are. So much better to see you!

EZMONEY
07-14-2008, 11:07 PM
Such a cute KID!

bananapancakes
07-28-2008, 09:03 PM
Good job and congrats- on the weight loss and hooking the guy!

You look adorable.

Btw, your silver dress is very nice, I love that style.

rainbowstripe
09-10-2008, 12:12 AM
Wow! It's so reassuring to see people of a similar age to myself getting such awesome results! I'm just at the beginning of my weight loss journey - but I hope to be able to post up some before and after shots as good as yours sometime in the future!

You are an inspiration :) You look awesome.

Findmyself
09-10-2008, 03:56 PM
You look great!!

Nevaeh
09-11-2008, 11:46 AM
Congrats girl!!! You look fantastic :)

lexi1975
09-11-2008, 10:13 PM
:bravo:

NuevaVida
09-12-2008, 11:32 PM
You're a cutie.

Coffee Luver
09-14-2008, 10:00 PM
Congrats! You look wonderful!

Moonlight Mistress
10-21-2008, 06:32 PM
Wow...you're such a pretty girl. Congrats!

~Utterly Absurd~

garstar
10-25-2008, 01:19 PM
You're such a motivation! I'm in college to, so it's nice to see other college girls loosing weight, it's tough! Congratulations!

Katelyn
11-05-2008, 01:09 PM
you're so cute!
congratulations!

Lynnemarie
12-23-2008, 07:32 PM
Good for you!! When you feel better about yourself the whole world looks better! Happy for you (and The Boy!) you look so happy you're an inspiration!

ready2Bthin
04-15-2009, 10:52 AM
You look great and have such a cute story with your guy!!!

novi den
04-28-2009, 08:29 PM
Lovely!

Love your haircut in the last photo too!

looloo86
04-28-2009, 10:58 PM
its amazing the way ur smile looks different in the first and last photos .U really inspired me to get on with my journey.Congrats girl you deserve it.Good luck.

jendiet
07-10-2009, 01:10 PM
cute! and inspiring wayy to go!

Natoshial
07-14-2009, 07:48 PM
You are so beautiful. Thanks for posting this to encourage those of us who are struggling. This helps me to realize that I can do it also. Keep up the good work and congrats on the relationship.

KellyBean88
04-08-2010, 04:42 AM
Wow, congrats! You look so beautiful!

getlost
04-14-2010, 08:41 PM
you're very pretty!

lindalee9
03-28-2013, 02:56 AM
You are so cute! Congrats on the weight loss!

Mozzy
08-14-2013, 02:29 PM
Congrats!!

love4allsizes
11-21-2013, 07:31 PM
You look absolutely beautiful. I am so glad you and The Boy are back together :)