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Old 09-23-2012, 09:46 AM   #1
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Well hello chickies.

I just wanted to report some awesome nvs' and share a little- hope for those struggling with their larger frames.

I am 5'8.5. Hovering at around 177-180. I workout, a lot. 2 weeks ago, I bought a new trench coat, london fog, same style, shape, etc as one I purchased after losing my first 60 lbs. (so at around 210 lbs). It was a size L. What size is this very same trench coat? an XS. AN XS. I am 180 lbs, and I have an xs trenchcoat?? yup. happened.

So, I thought this was a fluke.

Given that I have lost so much weight, this is the season that I am "replacing" All of the essentials, as my size will not decrease significantly anymore. Yesterday I went to Danier (a leather shop) in order to buy a fall leather coat. What size is this tiny little bomber jacket you ask? a SMALL. again, 5'8, 180, size SM.

So, if you get frustrated at the numbers, (admittedly i do all the time). Try some stuff on!!! Apparently this is a testament to muscle weighing more then fat:P
"do not give yourself the permission to self-medicate with food" - eat to live.

Current Goals

164 (Normal BMI).

"every day that you don't gain a lb back in a victory on it's own."
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Old 09-23-2012, 02:56 PM   #2
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That's awesome

Shows what some good exercise can do to a body, no doubt
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Old 10-16-2012, 07:56 PM   #3
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S/C/G: 8/1/12 291 lbs. 10/12/12 249

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That is amazing, about 7 yrs ago I was with a trainer and people could not believe I had only lost 10 lbs. that weight lifing resculptes a body.
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Old 10-16-2012, 08:42 PM   #4
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S/C/G: 292.2/138.6/146

Height: 5'9"


Yay! Two wonderful NSVs; enjoy your new goodies.

(restart 3/10/11, 262.8lbs)
250lbs by 4/18/11 (met 4/6/11)
220lbs by7/17/11 (met 6/5/11)
199lbs by 9/15/11 (met 7/18/11) (no longer obese at 202lbs; met 7/12/11)
175lbs by 12/5/11 (met 9/13/11)
169lbs- normal BMI (met 10/7/11)
162lbs by 1/23/12 (100lb loss since restart) met 11/4/11
150lbs by 3/01/12
met 12/15/11

Walk to Mordor Challenge: 250 out of 1779 miles done
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Old 10-17-2012, 09:01 AM   #5
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Awesome! Congrats on the NSVs

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