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Misti in Seattle
07-05-2006, 09:19 PM
Yippeeeeeeee! I wasn't expecting a loss this week since I lost 3 last week... but this morning when I jumped on the scale there it was...

I lost

50 pounds!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


07-05-2006, 09:20 PM
Great job!! You worked hard to get there. I am very happy for you, congrats!!! :D

07-05-2006, 09:21 PM
you go girl!!! I knew you could do it!!! Keep up the good work :)

07-05-2006, 09:22 PM
WTG, Misti!! Awesome job and I know it's exciting, isn't it! :carrot:

07-05-2006, 09:30 PM
DOUBLE FABULOUS!!!I am so happy for you. You did it, your making your dream happen. Big congratulations. I hope to be following in your footsteps. Focus

07-05-2006, 09:33 PM
Good for you how long did it take you? you should be so proud of yourself!!!!
I am excited for you!!!

almost there
07-05-2006, 09:40 PM
WOW, a big hug to you Misti:hug: . You must be feeling GREAT!!! Congratulations

07-05-2006, 09:58 PM
Congratulations, Misti!

A HUGE accomplishment!

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07-05-2006, 11:32 PM
Congrats. Even over the holiday weekend. great job.

07-05-2006, 11:45 PM
Yay Misti! Wow, the whoosh fairy has been good to you lately. :D Congratulations on all of your good work!

07-06-2006, 12:11 AM
YIPPY! That is so wonderful!!!!!
I can't wait to get there, it must be the best feeling ever!

07-06-2006, 02:18 AM
I am so happy for you awesome job on your loss that is truly amazing.....HIGH FIVE....:bravo: :bravo: :bravo:

Misti in Seattle
07-06-2006, 02:27 AM
Thanks everyone! Ya it was a butt busting journey all right! :) It is hard to believe I made it this far. Mizz, I started around the middle of February... not sure of the exact date, but I'm losing at an average of about 2 pounds a week or so.

Also made it under the 250 mark at the same time... LOL 24x doesn't sound nearly as bad as 25x. :)

07-06-2006, 02:35 AM
I'm very excited for you! I just started so you inspired me. You should be so proud of yourself.

Misti in Seattle
07-06-2006, 02:42 AM
Hi Blondie, and welcome! Congratulations on your first pound down! It won't be long until you too will be at 50!!

07-06-2006, 10:57 AM
Misti - SO glad for you!


07-06-2006, 11:00 AM
Way to go, Misti!!!!!!!

07-06-2006, 01:08 PM
Congrats, Misti - that's fantastic!

07-06-2006, 01:39 PM
I'm so happy for you Misti. You have worked so hard to get to this point.

Your loss has just given me the boost I needed today. :carrot:

Thank you. All the best towards your next 10 lbs. :hug:

07-06-2006, 02:17 PM
That is wonderful, and excellent inspiration for all of us who are dreaming of the day we can say the same : ) Congratulations!

07-06-2006, 03:05 PM
Cooooooongratulations, Misti! That is so wonderful! :dance:

07-06-2006, 03:16 PM
Misti what plan are you following ( you may have posted it before but i get lost on here sometime
AND CONGRATS i hope i can reach my goal as well i have a total of 40 i want to lose

Misti in Seattle
07-08-2006, 02:30 AM
Misti what plan are you following ( you may have posted it before but i get lost on here sometime

Just one of my own making... no specific plan; just eating healthy... lots of fruits and veggies, with smaller amounts of proteins, pretty much all kinds of meat but mostly chicken; others in smaller amounts. Nuts... NO junk food at ALL and extremely small amounts of processed foods. Things like healthy breads etc. but NO diet meals, etc. Very small amount of Splenda (mostly avoid artificial sweeteners but haven't given up my latte flavors LOL.. .but I DO buy the stuff and make them myself so I know exactly what is in them!!) Oh and take a multi-vitamin. BTW this plan is supported by my doctor also. I don't count calories or weigh stuff or any of that. Just eat right and exercise.

I also exercise a lot. Started out by walking and added a lot of water aerobics and some Danskin workout balls, etc.

Thanks for asking, and thanks too for the encouragement.

07-08-2006, 02:55 AM
WTG Misti, I never had any doubt that you could do it. I am so proud and happy for you. Congratulations.

07-08-2006, 05:17 AM
Congratulations Misti :carrot:

07-08-2006, 06:16 AM
:hug: CONGRATS!!!

Misti in Seattle
07-08-2006, 09:24 AM
Thanks, team! :) Can hardly wait for the next 50.

Lily... I am amazed every time I look at your picture. You are one hot chick LOL

07-08-2006, 12:35 PM
Misti that is amazing Congrats... it's encouraging to see someone just change their lifestyle and lose a large amount of weight ... you came this far ... you will definitely knock out the rest ... Great Job!

07-08-2006, 01:19 PM
How fantastic! Be proud and strut your stuff, sister! Keep up the great work.

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07-09-2006, 03:04 PM
Thanks Misti, I'll take being called hot by male or female. Lol. I am truly so excited for you and can't wait to see your future posts and pic's.

07-09-2006, 03:32 PM
Congrats!! Thata great!!

07-10-2006, 02:59 AM
Awsome have been working soo hard.

07-10-2006, 08:22 AM
Misti, that's so great to hear! You've been one of my favorite people here to read about with your NSV's and encouragement! I hope the rest of your journey is smooth sailing! By the way, in another post you divulged your age and I gasped when I read it! You're not old by any means, but I honestly guessed from your picture that you were at LEAST 10-15yrs younger! The weight loss makes you shine!!


07-10-2006, 05:43 PM
WTG Misti!!! That is awesome!! Can't wait til I can say I've lost 50 pounds as well!! You're doing a great job, keep it up and I can't wait to follow you along on the rest of the journey!

07-10-2006, 06:56 PM
You're flying! Before long you'll be in onederland. Congrats!

Misti in Seattle
07-13-2006, 12:17 AM
Thanks so much everyone... your encouragement means a lot! I know I can come here and get the support I need to keep going!

And Kim... ya not sure why but I always have been guessed quite a bit younger than I am. :)