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Old 04-12-2013, 12:33 PM   #1
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Height: 5"8.5" 51 yrs

Smile 3 Year Anniversary

Today I celebrate 3 years of maintance of my wieght loss. I weighed in today at 129.2#, a weight that is at the upper end of tolerance and which should be closer to 127# tomorrow after my fast day today.

In addition to posting here, I also filled out my annual survey with the NWLR which I find quite satisfying. When answering the questionaire I was asked if it was easier, same, harder to maintain. I had to answer easier.

There are many facets as to why I have found it easier to maintain versus losing or being fat. The foundation of my success is that I do not take my sustained weight loss for granted. I realize an insignificant portion of the population can do this. This propels me to read widely, experiment occasionally, and carefully observe. I weigh myself daily (traveling excepted) and journal my eating every day. This is not being obsessive but truthful of the facts.

I started my weight loss journey 3 yrs and 9 months ago at 3FC and of all the websites I visit, this is where I wanted to post.

The joys of having my body at its current weight are so wonderful. I want to encourage others to find their solution.


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Old 04-12-2013, 01:11 PM   #2
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Congratulations Karen on your anniversary.

2015 workout goals:

175 Bikram yoga classes
175 other workouts
for a total of 350 workouts

So far:
140 bikram yogas
150 other
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Old 04-12-2013, 01:31 PM   #3
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Congratulations, Karen! You have done a great job with maintaining! Woo!
"Nothing is impossible. The word itself says I'm possible." --Audrey Hepburn
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Old 04-13-2013, 09:29 AM   #4
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Congratulations on your success !
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Old 04-13-2013, 01:37 PM   #5
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Woo hoo !

Calorie Counting Back to Maintenance Weight
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Old 04-13-2013, 01:41 PM   #6
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Congrats Karen! I'm nearing my journey into maintenance. Hearing about your success is very encouraging.

Goal weight met on 4/13/13!
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Old 04-13-2013, 02:34 PM   #7
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Old 04-13-2013, 02:37 PM   #8
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Great job!! So inspiring to see someone succeed and maintain! Can't wait to be at that point, I hope I do as well as you!
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Old 04-16-2013, 08:43 AM   #9
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Woo hoo CONGRATS, you are AWESOME!!!!
I'm hanging on TIGHT cruising down the maintenance highway, and hoping not to de-rail!
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