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Old 08-26-2011, 01:28 PM   #1
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Hey everyone!

Had a great NSV to share today.. hopped on the scale to see 214.5 this morning.. an "overweight" BMI at 29.9!

I've finally hit the 30 pound mark, too! I tried lifting some 15 pounds dumbbells the other day (wishful thinking?) and I realized.. I used to "carry" these around all the time. Felt great to put them down.

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Old 08-26-2011, 01:47 PM   #2
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AWESOME!! A BIG BIG Congrats on your minigoal! One of my current minigoals is to get into overweight. I have to lose about 30 more pounds to get there. That's really really awesome! I'm happy for you! Must be a good feeling.
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Old 08-26-2011, 03:12 PM   #3
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Great Job for both of you! You are both really inspirational!
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Old 08-26-2011, 03:26 PM   #4
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Way to go!!
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Old 08-26-2011, 03:42 PM   #5
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Ahh congrats, that's a great moment. Getting under 200lbs and getting out of obese range really made me feel proud.
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Old 08-26-2011, 03:47 PM   #6
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That is really awesome work!! and very exciting!! Keep it up!
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Old 08-27-2011, 01:07 AM   #7
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Congrats!!It's a great job!

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Old 08-27-2011, 01:11 AM   #8
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Congrats!!!!!
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Old 08-28-2011, 01:47 AM   #9
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Wooo, congrats!
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Old 08-28-2011, 09:16 AM   #10
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Congratulations!!! That's great!

Regarding the dumbbells, when I was first losing weight, I kept a pile of products in a corner shelf of my kitchen that totaled the amount of weight I had lost (bags of flour/sugar/whatever I had handy) as a reminder of how far I'd come.
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Old 08-28-2011, 02:16 PM   #11
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Congrats! What an accomplishment! Getting out of the 'obese' BMI range was a huge milestone for me- it was the first time I really started believing that I didn't have to be overweight forever.

Keep up the awesome work!
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Old 08-28-2011, 03:40 PM   #12
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That is a wonderful accomplishment! Congratulations on all your hard work!!
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Old 08-28-2011, 04:30 PM   #13
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Congratulations!! Soon you'll be in Onederland.
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Old 08-28-2011, 04:38 PM   #14
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Wow, congratulations! How are you going to reward yourself?!
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Old 09-01-2011, 08:05 PM   #15
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What an accomplishment! Congratulations
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