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Mini-Goals Even if you're not at goal yet, this is the place to share your successes and achievements along the way! Success can be measured in many ways besides the scales. Tell us about your triumphs, including Non Scale Victories

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Old 12-28-2006, 11:08 PM   #1
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Default NSV...all the way from Iraq!

Wow...I was talking to my son Jay, who is stationed in Iraq when one of his buddies asked to talk to me. He introduced himself as Cpl. Giles and I waited for the "Your son is a great Marine" speech....so imagine my shock when he said "I just wanted to tell you ma'am that you are extremely attractive and you look really young - I couldn't believe it when (my son) told me you were his mother". Trust me -- 8 months ago when I was at Jay's boot camp graduation, no one was telling me I was "extremely attractive" or anything even close to that! Talk about an ego boost -- that made my whole week!

(PS: The picture of me was taken from about the knees up -- another NSV for the girl who wouldn't allow a picture below her shoulders for the past 3 or 4 years!)

What have YOU done today to make you feel proud?GO BLUE!!!!

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Old 12-29-2006, 08:42 AM   #2
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Very nice!!! That IS a lovely compliment. But then again you do look marvelous, simply marvelous. But it's always nice to hear, especially from a young man! I bet you were real glad to speak with your son.
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Old 12-29-2006, 10:03 AM   #3
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That's awesome! Congrats on you NSV and all your victories.
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Old 12-29-2006, 03:15 PM   #4
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You do look great it show. Congrats
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Old 12-29-2006, 07:33 PM   #5
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*whistles* Congrats! I'm sorry, but to me, compliments from men in uniforms is even sweeter! And younger! WOOOT!

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Old 12-29-2006, 09:30 PM   #6
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That totally rocks!!!!
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