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Old 09-11-2010, 08:02 PM   #1
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S/C/G: 254/186/135

Height: 5'3"

Default Finally.....a breakthrough

Getting below 200 was no small feat for me and it seems I have hung in the 190's forever. I bounced around all over those 10 lbs and even got back up to 205. I thought, I have done so well I cannot go back to where I used to be so I got very serious and I'm happy to say I finally blew the doors off that 190 level and I now weigh 187. I didn't think I could be happier than when I saw that 2 change to a one on the left but this felt so good I just had to write about it. All my 14's are getting too big and my daughter was going through her things the other day because she had gained up to 130+ at only
4' 10" She learned she didn't like this and she worked on her own weight so between the two of us we've managed to drop 88 lbs. She wanted to see if I could do it and she gave me a pair of her jeans and told me not to look at the size. I put them on and they fit fine in the legs but the area around my gut (my problem area) was tight. They were a size 10!!!!!!! I wouldn't wear them out anywhere but that sure does feel good.
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Old 09-11-2010, 08:33 PM   #2
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S/C/G: Pant Size - 28/12/8

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Old 09-11-2010, 09:22 PM   #3
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Congrats! Great job hanging in there!
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Old 09-11-2010, 09:43 PM   #4
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Old 09-12-2010, 12:28 AM   #5
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S/C/G: 218/210/183

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Sticking with it worked! You're on a roll now!
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Old 09-12-2010, 07:14 AM   #6
from Here to There...
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Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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S/C/G: 256.2 lbs/241.2 lbs/120 lbs

Height: 5'4"


Congratulations to you and to your daughter! Stories like yours are what keep me going...

When nothing goes right, go left!

Start Aug 23, 2010 @ 258.4 lbs
Target Sept 19, 2010: below 250 lbs - Reached!
Target Sept 28-about Nov 4 - survive radiation therapy! DONE Nov 3, 2010
Target: fit into denim pencil skirt Reached! 2010-10-19
Target: Walk 5000 steps/day seven days in a row
Return to work cancer-free! January 4, 2011
Target Feb 14, 2011: below 200 lbs
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Old 09-12-2010, 04:31 PM   #7
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One broccoli for each ten pounds lost! And One Belly Dancer for Goal and Maintaining!!
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