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Old 07-12-2008, 06:41 PM   #1
Maintaining :)
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Default If sharing can help anyone else...

It is really hard to post "before" pictures when you have spent most of your life hiding from the camera. I have gone out of my way to NOT be in pictures. Quite frankly, it is a hard habit to unlearn. Even the goal pictures were painful

But, if posting my story and pictures helps anyone here, it is worth the pain. It is a small price to pay for all of the help and support I have received over the last year here at 3FC.

So, here is my story in picture form.

Do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, which you have from God, and that you are not your own? ICor 6:19
My Pictorial Journey " " My Goal Story
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Old 07-12-2008, 06:46 PM   #2
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WOW!! You Look Wonderful!! Thanks for sharing and it really does motivate me.

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Old 07-12-2008, 06:48 PM   #3
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You look fabulous!
Started 4/14/08 LINK TO PROGRESS PICS 1/1/2009
"It is impossible to live pleasurably without living wisely, well, and justly, and it is impossible to live wisely, well, and justly without living pleasurably" Epicurus
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Old 07-12-2008, 07:02 PM   #4
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Thank you so much for sharing your story. When I found 3FC a couple of days ago I was I such denial. I thought I was around 200 and went to the scale to post my weight for a blog and it said 221! Wow what a shock! I am 35 and my story is much like yours.(great husband and kids, cute "fat girl cloths") But I too want more. I want after pics. You helped me so much...Thank you
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Old 07-12-2008, 08:34 PM   #5
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Smile Yep

You sound a lot like me. Your weight is a lot like mine.
I hope I have results half as good as yours...

(And I hide from the camera, too, fat or thin!)
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Old 07-12-2008, 08:43 PM   #6
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Wow. All I can say is WOW.

I remember your talking about the ski trip in Dec. Neat to see a pic, not that I didn't believe you.
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Old 07-12-2008, 09:10 PM   #7
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Please don't take offense to this: The pic in the before looks like she could be your mom. You seriously took about 15 to 20 years off your age. You look wonderful, and I hope you are flaunting what you got left!
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Old 07-12-2008, 09:52 PM   #8
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You look incredible!!! Congratulations and thanks for sharing. Very inspirational!

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Old 07-14-2008, 10:18 PM   #9
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I love your pictures; I'm sorry posting them was difficult because I think they very inspirational. It is great to be able to see the whole transformation. You look just fabulous in the after pictures. You look younger, you're standing up straighter, and you look so fit and healthy, not too mention thin! You accomplished so much; you must feel really good about that.
- Barbara

My Before and After Pics

"Decide what you want; decide what you're willing to exchange for it; establish your priorities, and go to work." --H.L. Hunt

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Old 07-28-2008, 08:05 PM   #10
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Not only did you take pounds off and take years off your life by getting fit and healthy but, you look about fifteen years younger! Your waist is very small now.

Awesome work. Congrats.
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Old 07-30-2008, 09:01 AM   #11
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You look so great AND younger! Congratulations on your success.
Life is too short to wake up in the morning with regrets, so love the people who treat you right and forget about those who don't. If you get a chance, take it. If it changes your life, let it. Nobody said it would be easy, they just promised it would be worth it.

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Old 07-30-2008, 01:54 PM   #12
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You definitely look amazing! It's also surprising how many years you can shave off your life just by losing weight -- heck, I'm only 21 and I get frequently mistaken for a high school kid now You've done an outstanding job. You have a great fashion sense, too!
Fit and fabulous forbids one from feeling frumpy!
*Maintaining my weight loss (give or take; this IS a constant journey) from October '07 onward * I could not have done it without all the support from the lovely ladies (AND gentlemen) on this site!

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Old 08-07-2008, 05:11 PM   #13
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OMG you look amazing!!!!!
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Old 08-07-2008, 05:31 PM   #14
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You look wonderful! You're an inspiration!
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Old 08-07-2008, 09:20 PM   #15
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Congratulations!You look great, I like the shorter hair, too.
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