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Old 07-24-2010, 02:59 PM   #1
Healthy is Beautiful
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I can remember when I started my journey that I would mess around with the BMI calculator, plugging in random weights and seeing how much weight I would have to lose until I reached a normal BMI (I started as obese). I can remember thinking that it would take a lifetime to reach 149 and that I would probably never get there. Well today was the day, I reached 149.4 and I am officially a "normal weight".

I have about 9.4lbs to go until I hit my original ultimate goal and I'm still undecided if I'm going to go a little lower than 140lbs. I'll see how my body feels and looks when I get to that point.

I'm just so friggen happy right now

Nobody ever says "I wish I didn't workout today"

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Started Journey~~ November 2009 (207)
No longer obese~~ April 5, 2010 (177.2)
No longer overweight~~ July 24, 2010 (147.6)
Original Ultimate Goal Met~~ February 4, 2011 (139.4)
Final Goal/New Birthday~~
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Old 07-24-2010, 03:21 PM   #2
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S/C/G: Pant Size - 28/12/8

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Stopped smoking October 21, 2008
Made it to Onederland July 16, 2009

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Achievement seems to be connected with action. Successful men and women keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit.
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Disclaimer: I am not a registered dietitian, nutritionist, any kind of health professional or fitness expert...I'm just a woman who's lost 161.5 pounds so far with a lot of hard work.
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Old 07-24-2010, 04:08 PM   #3
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YAY Congratulations!!! I can't wait till that day (for me it's 154)!
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Old 07-24-2010, 04:16 PM   #4
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I AM SO PROUD OF U & I know just what ya mean & how ya feel! I started out morbidly obese~And when I got to obese, then overweight then Normal it was all A great accomplishment! So Enjoy today ~U will remember it always!


One For every 10 Pounds Lost:

~~~~~~~ I Am A Calorie Counter & Proud Of It~~~~~~~
Click Below to see My Goal Pics Size 22 to size 2 http://www.3fatchicks.com/forum/goal...ml#post3626190
Started my weight loss journey on 11-11-08
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Old 07-24-2010, 04:20 PM   #5
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That is fantastic! It's the best goal of all.
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Old 07-24-2010, 04:22 PM   #6
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Congratulations on being normal!!!!!

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Old 07-24-2010, 05:09 PM   #7
Am I skinny yet?
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Old 07-25-2010, 03:49 PM   #8
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hopeful8, that is fantastic! congrats!
Don't Let The Days Go By--Bush I will be healthy, too. 1st Goal 163 2nd Goal 136 3rd Goal 118

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Old 07-25-2010, 03:58 PM   #9
I love my muscles!
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yay! Awesome work

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Old 07-25-2010, 04:17 PM   #10
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Congratulations!!! You are an inspiration.
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Old 07-25-2010, 07:06 PM   #11
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Old 07-25-2010, 07:53 PM   #12
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Wow congrats!! I can't wait for that day too very inspiring great job!
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Old 07-28-2010, 02:39 AM   #13
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Old 07-28-2010, 12:29 PM   #14
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Old 07-28-2010, 06:57 PM   #15
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Congratulations!!! I'm the same height as you, so I'm looking for that "normal weight" milestone myself. You have done so, so well!!!

I'd also like to thank you for your signature -- there have been several times that I have reminded myself, or even told my husband, "Nobody ever says "I wish I didn't workout today!!" So that has been inspirational.
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