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I stuck with it for one year! Progress pictures!

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Old 08-06-2013, 01:40 PM   #1
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Default I stuck with it for one year! Progress pictures!

August 1 marked one year since I actively started to work at losing weight. I have never before stuck with any plan for a week, never mind a year. I've lost a lot of weight. But I still have nearly 200 pounds to go.

The biggest marker of my progress was my vacation this year (or, rather, one of them - I've been blessed to see more of the world this year than I've ever had the chance to). Last year I was so swollen from driving I couldn't walk when I got out of the truck. I couldn't keep up with my friends or do the obstacle courses with them. I was fat, hot and tired all the time. This year, I had no aches, pains or swelling. I walked everywhere, and I kept up.

I'm nowhere near done. But I'm officially kicking off year two, and seeing how far I can get!!

The link below contains some progress photos. It's amazing how different you can look in the same shirt!

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10153116274640714.1073741833.659240713&type =1&l=78f504a34c

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Old 08-06-2013, 01:50 PM   #2
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Wow!! You are really coming along! And yeah, you have a ways to go still but you can just see how much effort you've put in already, and that is awesome! I am very impressed, and good luck as you continue onwards!
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Old 08-06-2013, 01:52 PM   #3
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That is amazing!!! YOU ARE AMAZING!!! Way to stick with it and a picture says a thousand words. Keep up the good work, it is definitely paying off... and I bet you this next year will bring even more good health and happiness your way!
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Old 08-06-2013, 01:53 PM   #4
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That's brilliant progress - what a difference! Thanks for sharing - those photos are very motivating
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Old 08-06-2013, 02:04 PM   #5
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Fantastic job!!!!
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Old 08-06-2013, 02:26 PM   #6
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That is a huge difference! Really inspiring
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Old 08-06-2013, 02:31 PM   #7
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Wow, phenomenal progress!
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Old 08-06-2013, 02:44 PM   #8
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Sticking with it for a year is a huge accomplishment! You should be very proud of yourself. Good job!
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Old 08-06-2013, 05:20 PM   #9
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You are doing an amazing job! Keep up the great work
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Old 08-06-2013, 05:27 PM   #10
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Old 08-06-2013, 05:52 PM   #11
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Your progress and mindset over the last year have been really inspirational to me. Congratulations for sticking with it for a year, and for how far you have come. You are doing great!!
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Old 08-08-2013, 07:25 PM   #12
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Sticking with anything for a year is a great accomplishment. It will only get easier now that you have changed so much!

I will get back to my goal weight!

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Old 08-08-2013, 07:42 PM   #13
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Great "stick-to-it-ive-ness!"

And you have the results to show for it. WTG!

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Woohoo!! Congrats!!! Great job! awesome pics!!!!
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Old 08-08-2013, 09:13 PM   #15
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So proud of you, and look at how much tinier you are!

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