100 lb. Club - It's so funny how people notice.




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Eliana
02-01-2010, 11:48 AM
I was talking to a coworker today and the conversation went something like this...

All in one breath..."Today we're going to need to finish up their schedules and add pictures for breakfast items, then gym and you're looking really tiny."

LOL! That's the third time that's happened actually. It takes me a while to process because they add it on to the end of a completely different thought!

I love it! :D


Gracie789
02-01-2010, 12:00 PM
:cheer2: Awesome! I still get weirded out when people compliment me (I never know what to say, lol) but it is fantastic when other people notice all the hard work you're doing! Congrats on everything and you're soooooo close to onderland, keep up the amazing work!!!! :cheer2:

PeanutsMom704
02-01-2010, 12:03 PM
hey, at least they are noticing!! I'm 25 lbs down, and still waiting and waiting...


Eliana
02-01-2010, 12:06 PM
hey, at least they are noticing!! I'm 25 lbs down, and still waiting and waiting...

Like many have told me, many people may be noticing and are afraid to say anything. ;) And it took exactly 30 lbs for people to start saying anything to me. I'm still riding on the thrill of the newness of it.

lemondrplvr
02-01-2010, 12:28 PM
That's awesome Eliana!!! I love hearing the people are starting to notice. On Friday a vendor came up to me and said "Please dont' take offense to this, but are you losing weight?" I laughed and said "Yup!"

Later that evening I went out to dinner & drinks with old co-workers. Some whom I haven't seen in several months. The first things out of their mouths while running up and giving them a hug was "Tami you are looking SO good!!!" I still don't see it, not sure I ever will! lol

lights76
02-01-2010, 12:28 PM
yup - people are finally noticing - 40 pounds down for me!

jay41
02-01-2010, 01:21 PM
I am almost 100 pounds down and nobody at work has said a word. I was 85 pounds down when my mom finally said my face looked thinner and "don't worry because you always lose weight there first and the rest will start coming off in no time".

I am down 10 sizes -- you think somebody around me would notice -- but I realize weight is a touchy subject for most people so maybe I have to get to goal before they will say anything (or not).

Nikki6kidsmom
02-01-2010, 01:48 PM
Awesome! I am so happy for you!! I saw a old friend Saturday night and she stopped mid sentence and said, OMG you've lost a ton of weight! What are you doing???

Great feeling, isn't it?? Congrats chick!

Technosexual
02-01-2010, 02:31 PM
Even when I got down to 190 lbs. last year, no one really said anything. But, that's alright.

I've lost about ten pounds so far, and even though it's not a lot, I keep getting surprised every time I see my face in the mirror. It already looks thinner, and even if no one else notices, that's alright. :D

I'd like to say congrats to everyone who has had someone notice, though! I'm sure it's a huge ego boost! You go, girls!

Eliana
02-01-2010, 02:47 PM
My father in law hugged me the other day and said I was "disappearing". :D He was a bit dramatic, but he earned himself an additional kiss. ;)

Eliana
02-01-2010, 02:49 PM
I am almost 100 pounds down and nobody at work has said a word. I was 85 pounds down when my mom finally said my face looked thinner and "don't worry because you always lose weight there first and the rest will start coming off in no time".

I am down 10 sizes -- you think somebody around me would notice -- but I realize weight is a touchy subject for most people so maybe I have to get to goal before they will say anything (or not).

Really? That's crazy! I bet a lot of people noticed but were afraid to say anything and now they've missed their window.

Did you clear things up with your mom? My mom did a similar thing. When I'd lost 27 lbs she held up some XXL clothes to me that were hers and gave me a lecture about sizing and how wearing smaller sizes only makes me look bigger. :rolleyes: The opposite is true too! Anyway, I told her I had just lost 27 lbs and she was pretty embarrassed.

cfmama
02-01-2010, 03:33 PM
very very cool!!!!

JustBeckyV
02-01-2010, 06:40 PM
That is great! I love hearing it lol I get told if I don't slow down I am gonna blow away lol Not hardly!

traci in training
02-01-2010, 07:11 PM
jay41 - do you work at a school for the blind or something??? How can no one notice 100 pounds? Or do you REALLY need to go shopping for some clothes that fit? 100 pounds is freaking AMAZING, dude! Great job!!!

lovemyboy
02-01-2010, 07:41 PM
That's awesome!

Jay41 - How on earth can no one notice 100 pounds?! Perhaps they need eye exams.

Kayhm0711
02-01-2010, 07:48 PM
That's always nice to know your work is paying off. Thats awesome.

NebraskaLady
02-01-2010, 08:37 PM
Jay41, they might not say anything to your face, but you would probably be amazed at what they say when you leave the room. More than once, I've walked out of a room and then heard the people talking about how much weight I've lost. That's ok, because I never know what to say when someone mentions my weight loss anyway. Usually after tripping over my tongue for awhile, I thank them for noticing.

Shmead
02-01-2010, 08:54 PM
One thing I've noticed is that people compliment your clothes when they want to mention your weight loss but feel awkward about it. I mentally count every "nice shirt" as "you've lost weight!"

Val424
02-01-2010, 11:39 PM
Congrats on the compliments.

Moms mean well I just think they don't realize how things sound at times.

The last time I lost some serious weight I had just got down to a size 16 for the first time in about 15 years and I had actually bought a dress (which I never wear) and I could zip it up without "sucking in" the zipper just slid up I was so proud then I meet with my Mom and she says " Why are you wearing that you are to big to be wearing a dress" I could have killed her not a word about the fact that I had lost nearly 50 pounds. I went in a downhill spiral from that point and ended up gaining it all back plus some.

I will not let her or anyone else make me feel bad like that again.

lemondrplvr
02-03-2010, 02:32 PM
Val I'm so very sorry that happened to you!! I would have died if my mom said something like that to me! Thankfully my mother is one of my best friends! She lives 300 miles from me and I haven't seen her since September. She's coming to visit in 2 weeks and I'm VERY excited. We're doing a little weight loss competition that started in December, so this will be her first time seeing me a size 16! What I'm really Nervous/Excited about is going home in may for my birthday. My grandfather has always been very critical of me. He'd often say things like "You're getting a double chin like your mom", "packed on a few here" (after a hug patting my tummy), "you sure you want to eat that". I had a VERY hard life growing up. I was always the fattest person in my family. That's right, not grandchild or child but PERSON! In May they will see me for the first time since my weight loss journey started. Will they notice?