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Old 06-09-2011, 11:24 AM   #1
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Talking Joyful's Journey Complete! GOAL PICS!

Well all...this journey has been an interesting one (to say the least). I made it...I lost 60 pounds in 9 months. I did it using a gourmet frozen food delivery service called Bistro MD for the first 3 months and calorie counting for the remainder. For exercise I worked my way up to running 4 days/week @ 5.4 miles each run (21 miles/week). I also do (sporatically) pullups on my under the door pullup bar (up to 10 reps for 2-3 sets with the last set falling between 3-4 reps). That's it. I have wonderful equipment at home to use, but as you will see from the dust...it hasn't been used. My old beat up trusty craigslist bought treadmill is all the training this bod gets!

The life lessons I've learned are too many to mention here, but the one that comes to mind most prevalently is that of MODERATION. All things in moderation.

Here's some pictures of me at my highest weight of 209 and just 2 days ago. Sorry, but don't have many fat pics cuz I really hid from the camera at my highest weight.
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My WEIGHT LOSS JOURNEY ---> http://www.3fatchicks.com/forum/calo...op-26-lbs.html

FINALLY MADE GOAL! Pics here--->http://www.3fatchicks.com/forum/goal...goal-pics.html

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Old 06-09-2011, 11:31 AM   #2
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Great Job! You look beautiful and happy.
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Old 06-09-2011, 11:37 AM   #3
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Congrats!!! Very inspiring!!!
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Old 06-09-2011, 11:50 AM   #4
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Congratulations !
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Old 06-09-2011, 11:55 AM   #5
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Congrats! I followed your journey on the calorie counters page.
You look great!
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Old 06-09-2011, 11:58 AM   #6
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You go joyfulloser!. You have an amazing bod!!!!
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Old 06-09-2011, 12:09 PM   #7
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Great job! You're such an inspiration!

Not trying is more of a failure than trying and failing.
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Old 06-09-2011, 12:17 PM   #8
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OMG, look at that rockin' bod!! I am so happy for you! I have loved reading your blog and following you ~ you are truly an inspiration! You rock, girl!
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Being fat is hard. Losing weight is hard. Maintaining your weight is hard. Pick your hard.

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Old 06-09-2011, 12:20 PM   #9
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WTG!!! You look great
New Year New Start!

1- 217 back to low-accomplished
2- 210 -Count down til onderland!!
3- 205/ 50lbs lost
4- 199 - Most important goal!!
5- 180- FINAL Goal

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Old 06-09-2011, 12:48 PM   #10
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Wow! Check you out! You look awesome! Congratulations!

First mini-goal: 5% - 209 - Met 04/29/11
Second mini-goal: 10% - 198 - Met 6/27/11
Third mini-goal: 15% - 187
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Old 06-09-2011, 12:55 PM   #11
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From one runner to another - keep on keepin' on! You'll do great in maintenance. Now, go have a little ice cream.
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Old 06-09-2011, 01:00 PM   #12
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Amazing job! What an great accomplishment to not only lose the weight, but to also be able to run as well as you do.


(restart 3/10/11, 262.8lbs)
250lbs by 4/18/11 (met 4/6/11)
220lbs by7/17/11 (met 6/5/11)
199lbs by 9/15/11 (met 7/18/11) (no longer obese at 202lbs; met 7/12/11)
175lbs by 12/5/11 (met 9/13/11)
169lbs- normal BMI (met 10/7/11)
162lbs by 1/23/12 (100lb loss since restart) met 11/4/11
150lbs by 3/01/12
met 12/15/11

Walk to Mordor Challenge: 250 out of 1779 miles done
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Old 06-09-2011, 02:24 PM   #13
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Wow, you look FANTASTIC!!! I want your calves and belly, your body is rockin! Congratulations, all your hard work has paid off!!! I can't wait to be in your shoes.
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Old 06-09-2011, 02:32 PM   #14
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I have followed your inspirational journey since day 1....and in fact started my own approximately when you did. I also weighed in at Goal today, and believe your daily updates and perseverance helped me get there. Congratulations, and thank you!
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Old 06-09-2011, 02:46 PM   #15
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Your abs are awesome!!! (Your arms looked ripped, too, BTW)
Great job! I agree with the moderation. That is the key. Took me 33 years to learn it.

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