Goal! - 56.6 lbs lost. Exceeded weight loss goal




Dria
07-09-2009, 11:01 PM
SO I started my journey with Herbal Magic on Feb 2 2009 Starting at 176.2 lbs. My goal was to hit 120 lbs.
My heaviest
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v390/Dria/Me/feb15-09.jpg
No Im not pregnant in this picture
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v390/Dria/Me/fat1.jpg
March approx 20lbs lighter
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v390/Dria/Me/march15-09.jpg
April approx 35lbs lighter
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v390/Dria/Me/april29-09.jpg
May approx 40lbs lighter
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v390/Dria/Me/may15-09Small.jpg
June approx 50 lbs lighter
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v390/Dria/Me/June32009130lbs013Small.jpg
July 56 lbs lighter
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v390/Dria/weightloss/camping09003Small-1.jpg


Natoshial
07-09-2009, 11:54 PM
You look awesome!!! These photos are such an inspiration.

shrinkingviolet
07-10-2009, 12:05 AM
You look so good!


nicole3258
07-10-2009, 02:24 AM
Congratulations on your accomplishment! You look amazing and are such an inspiration.

Dianee
07-10-2009, 07:45 AM
You look amazing and really healthy, congrats. :hug:

novi den
07-10-2009, 08:40 AM
Fifty-six pounds lost in just over 5 months?! :eek:

That is some commitment!

What I notice the most from your pictures is how much weight loss improves a person's posture.

Congratulations on a fantastic accomplishment!

looloo86
07-10-2009, 09:12 AM
U look awesome .Congrats .Please do share your journey and how u did it.

seagirl
07-10-2009, 09:33 AM
Great job! And nice to see you standing up a little straighter in each picture!

Rosinante
07-10-2009, 10:49 AM
Very impressive.

L R K
07-10-2009, 11:35 AM
You look great, well done

Dria
07-10-2009, 12:54 PM
Thank you all very much!!
I did commit to this program very much as I figured Im spending the money I should buckle down and do it.
Back ground information is....
I have an auto immune disease. Graves Disease. I was put on medication that assisted in putting on weight and making it very hard to get the weight to budge. As recommended by my endocrinologist that I not walk for even more then 10 minutes at a time due to heart issues a common complication for graves.
Also Im very very anemic... which energy wise makes for NO energy lol. ALSO I had gestational diabetes with my Last child and was very very scared as the scale kept going up that I would have the diabetes return.
I joined and started taking the herbal supplements and following the diet they suggested.
My daily intake was
2 Proteins (ie 5 oz chicken breast= 1 protein)
2 Starches (2 pieces of Rye bread = 1 starch)
2 Fruits ( 1 Cup grapes strawberries etc = 1 fruit)
3 Veggies (1 cup broccoli or cauliflower or cukes = 1 Veggie)
1 Dairy ( 8 oz milk or 1 oz of cheese = 1 dairy)
2 Fats ( 1 tsp margerine 1 tsp Mayo = 1 fat)
and a Free Exchange. = any 100 cal snack or 1 skinny cow fudgsicle or 2 tbsp fat free dressing)
Doesnt seem like much but this is purely for weight loss purposes. And with the supplements I wasnt feeling hungry or starving.
I enjoyed this diet and look forward to stab and mait and keeping this weight off with the help of the ladies at my centre.
Since losing the weight I have so much more energy. Sleep better Can exercise better safely.
I also have noticed a huge change in my posture. Crazy isnt it.

jennsreadytolose
07-10-2009, 02:59 PM
Wow you had a lot working against you...Double congratulations on getting through that and reaching your goal! :bravo:

better health3
07-10-2009, 03:10 PM
You look amazing! Thank you for sharing. Good luck.

mayflyon
07-10-2009, 03:29 PM
Thanks for sharing your photos and diet plan. You are truly an inspiration!

fabulousonadiet
07-10-2009, 07:31 PM
WOW!!! Absolutely amazing!

Pita09
07-10-2009, 07:55 PM
:congrat: You look fantastic and good for you for sticking to losing weigh considering all you had to fight against. Thanks for sharing your pictures. It's always such an inspiration to see how someone can shrink their bodies.

K-boogie
07-11-2009, 11:10 AM
Congratulations!! You look great!

flatiron
07-11-2009, 11:23 AM
WOW! looking good! :D

Alana in Canada
07-12-2009, 02:26 AM
Congratulations!
Thanks for postng--I really need the motivation.

You look so good.

kellygram
07-14-2009, 01:56 PM
Truly inspiring, thanks for sharing your story and photos!:cp:

Beck
07-14-2009, 02:20 PM
Way to go!

Amma
07-14-2009, 05:43 PM
Congratulations, you look amazing!!
:bravo:

Tuca125
07-14-2009, 10:59 PM
Congratulations!
Thanks for postng.

This post is importan for me because, you are my Height, weigth and goal , thanks

TexasLoser
07-16-2009, 08:58 PM
Thank you for the boost of inspiration! You are such a motivator! You did awesome and look great - thanks for sharing!!!!

rasta4life
07-16-2009, 09:38 PM
Wow! You look great.

Dria
07-16-2009, 10:02 PM
Thank you everyone for the very nice comments. It was hard to stick it through some days but I knew the end result would make it all worth it!!!

newleaf123
07-16-2009, 10:56 PM
Congratulations - you look great!!

Dria
07-17-2009, 11:27 AM
Thanks very much!!!

Onederchic
07-23-2009, 06:05 PM
You look fanfreakingtastic!! Congrats :hug:

MsDiana 08
07-23-2009, 06:08 PM
WOW!!! You look AWESOME!!!! So inspiring!
In such a short time....how did you do it??



I just checked, and there is no Herbal Magic here :(

Miss Mallee
08-04-2009, 12:49 AM
Congratulations! You look amazing!

harrismm
08-04-2009, 02:26 AM
Way to go Dria.You are a beautiful girl.

proudmommy09
08-04-2009, 01:53 PM
WOW Awesome job... what is herbal magic anyways. And congrats for sticking with the diet I know its hard, I did the same one a few years back and lost alot of weight with it. Be dilligent after weight loss so it doesnt come back like mine did.

bcort
08-04-2009, 03:17 PM
The amazing shrinking woman! I can see your posture getting better in each picture, too! Congrats & good luck with maintenance!

jrizzle
08-04-2009, 04:45 PM
Way to go!! I love seeing before/during/after photos - they are so motivational!

labean
08-09-2009, 04:57 PM
dria, you da WOMAN :) !!!!!!!!

Coffee Luver
08-10-2009, 11:52 PM
Congratulations!

EveLHaelf
08-11-2009, 01:47 PM
You look amazing! So beautiful! You are such an inspiration. :hug::congrat:

soxmanyxemotions
08-11-2009, 02:19 PM
You look amazing!
You are really an inspiration.
:bravo:

Deana
08-14-2009, 10:23 PM
WOW! Love the progression pics! You love AWESOME! :bravo:

Dria
08-15-2009, 12:00 AM
WOW Sorry I lost my own thread for awhile!!!!!
Thank you so much for all the sweet comments and well wishes!!!
My mom recently sent me some of my biggie pics....... OH MY GOODNESS!!! I had to come share them. When my husband saw them he said.... I cannot even remember you looking like that!!!!
As of this morning August 16 I am 116.8 lbs. I have lost 70" and 59.4lbs
I have beat my goal weight by 3.2 lbs now and I feel so very excellent!!!!

Take a look at these babies!!!!

Rear shot!!!
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v390/Dria/weightloss/Thanksgiving2008003-1.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v390/Dria/weightloss/fat2.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v390/Dria/weightloss/fatpic.jpg
Today 116lbs
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v390/Dria/weightloss/weightloss117lbs006Small-1.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v390/Dria/weightloss/weightloss117lbs011Small-1.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v390/Dria/weightloss/weightloss117lbs012Small-1.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v390/Dria/weightloss/July22001Small-1.jpg

LotusMama
08-15-2009, 01:08 AM
Wow! You look absolutely great! What a tremendous accomplishment.

Congratulations,

J

Judy Lynn
08-15-2009, 10:26 AM
Good job! You look fantastic!

happeningf
08-17-2009, 07:01 PM
You got a great butt girl!!!

momof5k
08-19-2009, 11:41 AM
Bravo!!

Echo
08-19-2009, 05:23 PM
WOW!!! you look soooooo GREAT!!! :cheer2: :cheer2:

well done!!! the photos are such an inspiration. thanks for sharing! you worked so hard! :)

kimminy
08-19-2009, 05:50 PM
You look great! It's a good idea to take photos too, then you can really see your transformation! Congrats on reaching your goal :)

enchantedone83
05-06-2010, 06:40 PM
congrats you look so good!

alsten02
05-07-2010, 01:12 PM
awesome, look so good!

girlieyorkie
05-09-2010, 03:47 PM
Congrats. You look amazing.

Arnold77
06-07-2010, 10:55 AM
congrats!!

carolinainfl
06-07-2010, 02:04 PM
that is a lot of weight you look great!

clm72
06-14-2010, 01:47 AM
You look amazing!:congrat:

nurse2be
06-14-2010, 01:55 AM
WOW! Never heard of it, but obviously it worked for you! You look GREAT! TFS!

Cglasscock1
06-14-2010, 02:17 AM
You have inspired me! Congratulations on overcoming your health issues and pushing through to your goal!

spaghetticat
06-14-2010, 02:22 AM
THis is an old thread but damn girl! You rocked it!

tropica
06-21-2010, 01:52 AM
You are so gorgeous and look marvelous! I am so glad that you shared your pictures and story with us. I am about your height and my goal is 115lbs, so you are an inspiration to me! I hope I look that good when I get there.

peace4me
06-21-2010, 11:57 AM
Congrats! You look great!