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Old 06-27-2013, 12:30 PM   #1
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Default NSV - Size medium running skirt!

I've really been struggling to get any weight off lately. The blasted scale just doesn't want to budge. However I noticed that my Sparkle Skirts, my favorite running gear, were no longer staying in place. I was spending a lot of time pulling them back up. I went to go visit a friend a few weeks ago, and she said that I looked like I'd lost a lost of weight in the 5 weeks since I'd seen her. 6 lbs isn't a lot when you're 200+ lbs, so I thought she was being nice. I figured what the heck, and I tried on one of her medium skirts. It fit! It's a little snug, but it looks fine. So I sold my larges and got some mediums. I've only lost around 15 lbs since Jan, but I'm happily shocked by the difference in how I look. I can't wait until I can add another picture in Dec, after I've finished training for and finish my first marathon.

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Old 06-27-2013, 01:11 PM   #2
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You look wonderful!!

Goal 1 - 25 pounds (10%) lost = 221 pounds
Goal 2 - 22 pounds (10%) lost = 199 pounds
Goal 3 - 20 pounds (10%) lost = 179 pounds
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Old 06-27-2013, 01:22 PM   #3
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Wow! You look like you've lost so much more! It's a perfect example of how the scale doesn't show the real picture of what's truly going on. Congrats to you!
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Old 06-29-2013, 01:50 AM   #4
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You look great! Congrats!!
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Old 06-29-2013, 02:23 AM   #5
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Wow, you do look like you lost a ton more! And congrats on the M!!!! I just hit Onederland and I had a huge NSV today because I bout size L running pants today. I can't wait till mediums! That is awesome, W2G
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Old 07-03-2013, 02:51 PM   #6
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One for every five pounds lost!
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