100 lb. Club - Big mini goal- very excited

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04-10-2010, 01:59 PM
I almost didn't post this thread because I've been blathering about it all over the boards, but then I decided to do it anyway. I'm pretty happy.

Today I made a major mini-goal. I've lost 50 lbs, my 2nd 10%, and I'm halfway to my healthy weight goal (what I've called my intermediate goal) of 169. :cloud9: As an added bonus, I broke into the two-teens at the same time.

I already bought my self-reward (I posted about the pack and light jacket a week or so ago; bought them early b/c they were on sale).

I'm so happy, and proud of myself, and ready to keep going!

04-10-2010, 02:14 PM
Calluna, We started the same size and are the same height, may I ask what size jeans are you wearing? I am pear shape and in 18Ws but can get into 16W. What size do you think 169 will be? I havn't been under 200 since FOREVER.

BTW the 50# mark is HUGE! Congrates

04-10-2010, 02:19 PM
Congrats!! You are doing awesome!

04-10-2010, 02:40 PM
Fantastic! Congrats :hug:

04-10-2010, 02:44 PM
What a great milestone :) You have every right to be super proud!

04-10-2010, 03:59 PM
Oh wow!! That's fantastic!! 50 pounds to me is something pretty fantastic. How many people in the world can say they've lost 50 #'s. That's really a significant amount of weight and I'm jealous of your 50# chickie. ;)

04-10-2010, 04:21 PM

04-10-2010, 05:19 PM
WOOT WOOT - that is awesome! Congrats and keep it going!

04-10-2010, 05:24 PM
Congrats!! That's a HUGE mini-goal!

04-10-2010, 05:28 PM
Go girl go!

04-10-2010, 06:33 PM
Thank you, ladies!!! It really does feel good - the achievement, having people to tell, and the affirmation. :) What a positive place this is.

mmiller, I was a size 12 at 170 lbs about 7 years ago (sigh). Right now I'm in an 18 or 18W, and I can button/zip my 16W pants. I would NOT wear the 16s out in public, though.

04-10-2010, 06:37 PM
:dancer:50 lbs is not a minigoal babes! That is one MAJOR goal!!!!
AWESOME JOB!!!!!:dancer:

04-11-2010, 08:56 AM
Fifty pounds is ENORMOUS! I think if you can lose fifty you can lose any amount!! Keep up the good work!

04-11-2010, 09:09 AM
:cp::cp::cp::cp::cp: Congratulations!!!! :cp::cp::cp::cp::cp:

04-11-2010, 09:55 AM
Holy milestones Batman! CongratulAtions!

04-11-2010, 10:25 AM
50 LBS...just think of what you would feel like carrying two 25 LB
suitcases. Congratulations ! :hug:

04-11-2010, 11:23 AM
Congrats!!! You lost a 1st grader, how does it feel to be free of a person?

04-11-2010, 12:38 PM
Ah, if that was all it took to get my children off on their own, I'd be REALLY motivated! ;) It will be interesting when I've lost the weight of my 3rd or 7th graders, though, won't it? Gah, what a thought.

04-11-2010, 12:55 PM
Thats fantastic! Congrats to you.

And putting it in perspective of loosing a first grader made me think, so far I've lost 2 of my little guy (he's 23 lbs right now) I couldnt imagine walking around with 2 of him strapped on to me all the time. What a difference it makes, wow.

04-11-2010, 07:50 PM
Congratulations! That is fantastic!

04-11-2010, 09:24 PM
Great Job!!! I know you have really been focused . You are a strong person, Good Luck on your journey!!!

04-12-2010, 09:52 AM
Congratulations! Those are some huge milestones. You are doing wonderful!

04-12-2010, 05:40 PM
50 lbs - WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Can I ask when you started?


04-12-2010, 10:56 PM
Summerblue, I started in January. The first week, as you might expect, I lost a bunch - 9 lbs. Since then I've averaged about 3 lbs/week, although that number varies quite a bit.

Thanks for the response! :D