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Old 11-26-2011, 01:33 AM   #1
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Red face Half-way there!

I can't believe I've made it to the half-way mark! It feels amazing. I have always been large. There was never a time I was small. I used food as a comfort since I was at least 8. And at 46 pounds down, I realized I had over come that. I dropped two sizes, people are starting to say "wow," when they see me. I think the realization really hit when I saw my reflection. My body has changed. My arms rub my ribs when they are handing down, at night i can feel more bony prominences in my body, and my collar bone is making an appearance. It is so weird! I feel like I'm not in my own body. But I love it!

My main goal was to be healthier. Now that I have come so far, though, I feel I can make my goal even lower.

Does anyone else feel a little strange in their new, slimmer body?
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Old 11-26-2011, 11:58 AM   #2
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I guess I haven't lost enough weight to feel strange in my body yet but I can't wait!

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Old 11-26-2011, 12:34 PM   #3
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first off congrats for hitting the halfway mark... im sure its a great feeling... myself having been down to 175 before i felt amazing like it wasnt even me.. people barely recognized me... now that i had to start over (pregnancy and thyroid condition) i cant wait for that feeling again.....

down 20lbs by my birthday January21st 10% loss: 215lbs 20% loss: 191lbs No longer obese 148lbs No longer overweight 134lbs
for every 5lbs!
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Old 11-26-2011, 04:12 PM   #4
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Enjoy the success! You have earned the right to give yourself a high-five! Congrats!
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Old 11-28-2011, 02:02 AM   #5
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Good luck to all of you!
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Old 11-28-2011, 10:24 AM   #6
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Good for you! Half way is a huge milestone!
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