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87.5 Pounds Down, 87.5 Pounds to Go!!

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Old 08-20-2013, 07:17 PM   #1
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Default 87.5 Pounds Down, 87.5 Pounds to Go!!

I just thought I'd introduce myself with where I am at right now. My name is Kyra. I am 23 years old and have dealt with obesity my entire life. My inspiration to "get it together" was the birth of my son in August of last year. Though I had become accustomed to my size, throwing away dreams of ever truly loving myself and the way I looked - his birth really served as a wake up call. I had delivered a perfectly healthy boy. But having maxed out at 350 pounds, I not only had put myself in danger but that of the life of my child. No piece of cake was worth that to me.

And then it slowly dawned on me - why did I think I was "stuck" this was forever? I was always healthy despite my weight and counted my blessings that I didn't have any debilitating disease or disorder. And then the guilt set in that only I was to blame for this. Only I had ever held myself back.

On December 3rd of 2012 (8 1/2 months ago) - I began eating differently. I had to find a "diet" that suited my love of good food. Long story short, I follow a blend of Atkins & The Primal Blueprint. In those 8 1/2 months, I have lost 87.5 pounds. An average of about 10 pounds a month! And I haven't even started thinking about exercise yet!! It wasn't easy, and it didnt seem quick in the day-to-day, but looking back, I am quite impressed with myself.

But now is when the going gets tough and I am going to need support - hence why I am reaching out to you all. I don't want to go at the second half of this journey alone. Friends are welcome!!

December 3rd, 2012 - 350 pounds
August 13th, 2013 - 262.5
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Old 08-20-2013, 07:46 PM   #2
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Good job so far! That's quite a feat!
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Old 08-20-2013, 07:52 PM   #3
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Wow, Amazing!!! Way to go! You have come to the right place for support. There's all sorts of threads to join in on...so don't be shy and jump on in there!!! Looking forward to seeing more great losses from you!
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Old 08-20-2013, 07:56 PM   #4
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Congratulations on the MAJOR victories so far. You are doing a great job!
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Old 08-20-2013, 08:15 PM   #5
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You are doing great! Your progress is inspirational.


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Old 08-20-2013, 08:26 PM   #6
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Congrats on being half way there! You're doing great! Can't wait to get to know you more here on the boards.

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"Tomorrow is a new day; You shall begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be cumbered with your old nonsense." Ralph Waldo Emerson
(3.10.14) I resolve to lose the last 60lbs to make it all the way to goal! One blossom = 5lbs
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Old 08-20-2013, 08:44 PM   #7
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That is pretty amazing, good job! Also to the board. Lots of wonderful, supportive ladies and gentlemen on the boards!

Also, congratulations on your baby. Having a child, is truly a blessing.
Don't mind me. I'm an invisible person who everyone forgot. No friends, no support. Nothing. Thanks 3FC for making me realize how invisible I really am!
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Old 08-20-2013, 09:21 PM   #8
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Wooo, congratulations! You've done such an awesome job so far, thank you for sharing with us!

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Old 08-20-2013, 10:52 PM   #9
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Congrats all the way around. WOOT WOOT!

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Old 08-21-2013, 10:54 AM   #10
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wow! Awesome! Thank you for the inspiration!!!

Highest wt:255 Restart 8/01/2013 IT WORKS. IF YOU WORK IT.
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Old 08-21-2013, 11:01 AM   #11
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Great job!! Keep it up.
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Mini Goal 206 (Pounds I weighed at the begining of my pregnancy Feb 2014 Yay I reached my goal!!
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Old 08-21-2013, 11:04 AM   #12
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You look fantastic!

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Old 08-21-2013, 12:37 PM   #13
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Fantastic! I bet you feel as good as you look, too! Congratulations!
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Old 08-21-2013, 01:09 PM   #14
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Amazing job so far!!! You look great too!
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Old 08-21-2013, 04:56 PM   #15
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Congrats on your baby boy and congrats on your weight loss successes!!!!

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