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Woohoo! One quarter of my goal lost!

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Old 09-21-2013, 12:04 PM   #1
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Talking Woohoo! One quarter of my goal lost!

Weighed in today and found I am 35lbs down. Aiming to get to 150 so I only got 94lbs to go! Lost 12.5% of my original body weight so far. Feels sooooo good just typing that. Just had to post here I am feeling so good I want to shout it to the world! I don't fit any of my pants and I actually was too small for some pants my aunt gave me to help me out. That was a first! I was always to big for other peoples clothes. It feels like I've only started (July) and I've got great results. I am almost halfway to Onederland!
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Goal #1: Be able to wear my wedding ring. --Done!! Now its loose!
Goal #2: Be able to wear my old pants. --Done!!
Goal #3: Fit the skirt I've never worn.--Done!!
Goal #4: Lose 50lbs. --Done!!
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Old 09-21-2013, 12:23 PM   #2
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Great job!
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Old 09-21-2013, 12:31 PM   #3
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Great job Teeni!!! I have a question what kind of diet are you doing? Do you exercise lift weights? If so what kind? Im just starting week 2 of calorie counting so far so good less restrictive diet I ever been on. Just wanting some tips thank u
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Old 09-21-2013, 01:41 PM   #4
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I basically calorie count. Initially I didn't count calories I only cut out my stress snacking. Once that slowed down I used a calculator to determine enough calories to lose 2lbs a week. Then I just take a 45min-hour (~2miles) walk a day around my neighborhood, with the occasional walk down to meet my husband at work, but that's only a 15 minute walk. I do push my son around on these walks. Not sure if the extra weight helps burn calories. I do take 2 days a week where I don't do my long walk. It probably also helps I have a 15month old that wont let me sit down Some weeks I only lose 1lb then there were some where I lost 5lbs.
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Goal #1: Be able to wear my wedding ring. --Done!! Now its loose!
Goal #2: Be able to wear my old pants. --Done!!
Goal #3: Fit the skirt I've never worn.--Done!!
Goal #4: Lose 50lbs. --Done!!
One for every 5lbs lost:
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Old 09-21-2013, 07:49 PM   #5
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Isn't it epic when hard work pays off? It's the little things (like figuring out percentage lost!) that make this feel so much more rewarding. Congrats and keep at it!
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Old 09-21-2013, 08:47 PM   #6
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Yay, congratulations
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Old 09-21-2013, 09:38 PM   #7
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Rock on Teeni! That's amazing and it sounds like your diet and exercise plan in awesome. Can't wait for your 50% goal post!
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Old 09-23-2013, 09:17 AM   #8
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Whoo hooooo, Teeni, great job! CONGRATULATIONS, you are doing fabulous!
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Old 09-23-2013, 11:18 AM   #9
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Congrats!!!!
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