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Under 300 pounds for the first time in almost 6 years!!!

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Old 09-05-2012, 02:13 AM   #1
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Talking Under 300 pounds for the first time in almost 6 years!!!

I started in February with Atkins, got to 315 and was maintaining... but I decided I was sick of being fat, sick of being ugly, and sick of not feeling confident enough to get a date!

So I went on here, made an account, joined the local Y and started exercising.

I am proud to say, over the past month or so of this I went from 312 to 296!

I am SO phyched to be able to fit a size 26 jean again! COMFORTABLY! Without it needing to have elastic waist bands!

Here's to more lost weight and skinnier clothes!!!! XD
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Old 09-05-2012, 03:10 AM   #2
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Awesome stuff. - I think this forum is the difference for me too. It has helped me change my attitude towards me, food and exercise - the spin offs in other areas of my life as well.

Well done!

MG1:20lbs ;MG2:167-bmi o/w ?? MG3:50lbs down??
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Old 09-05-2012, 04:57 AM   #3
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Old 09-05-2012, 07:06 AM   #4
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Good for you! Keep moving, your post was very encouraging for someone like myself that hasnít kicked them self to get going. Like you, I am sick of being fat, ugly and the big person in the group. Thanks for the uplifting read, p.s. I have not worn jeans in 15 years
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Old 09-05-2012, 08:27 AM   #5
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Congratulations !
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Old 09-05-2012, 08:31 AM   #6
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On the internet no one knows you are typing with your beak.

An exercise in futility still counts as exercise!!

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"That's the only break you get, so I hope you enjoyed it" ~~Cathe, STS, Meso 2

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Old 09-05-2012, 09:37 AM   #7
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way to go!! that must be a great feeling! and ONE pound to get to the big 5-0!!
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Old 09-05-2012, 09:41 AM   #8
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That is exciting! Congratulations!

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Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence - is the key to unlocking our potential. - Winston Churchill
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Old 09-05-2012, 01:13 PM   #9
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That is wonderful!!!!! You rock!!!!!!
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Old 09-05-2012, 09:21 PM   #10
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Yay congrats good job! I remember that feeling the last size jeans I bought were a size 26 and after that I just gave up finding any that fit and haven't worn any in years, during my weight loss around 250lbs I didn't think I could get in them even yet I tried them on and they are falling off of me I was like wow because I didn't even expect to get them up, now I can't even wear them I'm about in a size 20 now, then I realized wow I must be smaller now than I was in highschool because that's the last time I remember wearing that size in jeans. Keep it up soon those 26 jeans will drop right off of you!

Mini-Goal: Get to 299! - Goal Met : April 23rd 2011
Mini-Goal: Lose 100lbs - Goal Met Mar. 14th, 2012
Mini-Goal: Get out of the 250's - Goal Met Sept. 5th, 2012
Mini-Goal: Lose 150lbs! - Goal Met Nov. 11th 2012
Mini-Goal: 100lbs left to loose! Goal Met Dec. 11th 2012
Mini-Goal: Get to Onderland!! Goal Met May ? 2013!!
Mini-Goal: Lose 200lbs!
Mini-Goal: Get to 150lbs!
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Old 09-06-2012, 02:09 AM   #11
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Congratulations! And so close to -50, that must feel amazing.
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Old 09-07-2012, 09:08 AM   #12
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Old 09-15-2012, 07:20 AM   #13
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Way to go!!!

First major goal met 12/7/12. Next major goal ONEderland!
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