Some of you have asked to see before and during photos. I thought that I didn't have any before photos of anything other than my face, but I ran across this one last week.
It was taken about 7 years ago, and I'm pretty sure that I had gained 20 - 25 lbs more right before I started losing weight. I had been hitting the margarita pitcher almost every night right before then.
And there was a time that I quit wearing that dress because it got too tight. I hate this picture, by the way. I'm sure that it "looked just like me". Something I always hated to hear people say when they saw my picture.
Anyway here I am at start, around 346:
Here I am yesterday, at 211, about 16 months after I started my weight loss journey: