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~70 lbs lost in 5 months

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Old 06-26-2011, 07:41 PM   #1
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I just wanted to share my before and after pictures with everyone since I've enjoyed and have been inspired by ones posted by others.

In November 2010 on my Birthday I decided that I was finally going to lose weight and be skinny for the first time since I was six. What pushed me to do it was that I felt that my weight and subsequent appearance had for the first time truly denied me a chance at being "happy." I knew deep down however that losing weight and being healthy would not change my level of content, but I had to believe it in order to motivate myself. Knowing myself too well I knew that I had to somehow frame exercise and eating right as means to an end because I knew that those things in of themselves would not be enough to get me through. The end goal I speak of however was never realistic or real, but maybe thats why it was worth working so hard towards.

I also felt that it would be an appropriate time to take the journey since by the end I would graduate college and move on into a new stage of my life. Also during the journey my life was very busy with school work so I knew that if I could do it during this time that I would be able to maintain it in future difficult situations.

So a crap load of calorie counting, walking, running, weight lifting and pain later I lost about 70-100 lbs. I never weighed myself beforehand so I'm not sure exactly how much weight I lost. I can tell you however that I went from an XL to XS in shirt size in the same brand and from a 35/36 -> 29 in waist size.

I'll add some more before pictures later when I get to uploading them.
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Old 06-26-2011, 10:17 PM   #2
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Wow! Great job! You look fantastic!
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Old 06-26-2011, 10:52 PM   #3
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Great job, really! You have done a wonderful job!
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Old 06-27-2011, 06:21 PM   #4
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Awesome job!!! You look so fit and trim!
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Old 06-27-2011, 06:43 PM   #5
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Old 06-28-2011, 12:36 AM   #6
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Congrats on reaching your goal! Great job!
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Old 06-28-2011, 12:58 AM   #7
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Amazing! Great job. You look awesome!
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Old 06-28-2011, 01:19 AM   #8
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Great job!!! Congrats!
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Way to go! You did fantastic!
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Old 06-28-2011, 07:02 AM   #10
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WOOHOO!!! WHAT a transformation!
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You look fabulous!!!! Great job.
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Congrats! Awesome job!
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Old 06-29-2011, 05:12 PM   #14
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You look great!! Congrats on reaching your goal and graduating college! Such amazing accomplishments! Keep up the great work and best of luck to you!
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I don't see the pictures???
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