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Mini-Goals Even if you're not at goal yet, this is the place to share your successes and achievements along the way! Success can be measured in many ways besides the scales. Tell us about your triumphs, including Non Scale Victories

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Old 10-03-2013, 05:16 PM   #1
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Hey all...
I may have already posted a mini-goal message about the size 16 I squeezed my tush into two months ago.. but I wanted to revisit it.

I went out shopping for cheap clothes today, you know the usual places--Goodwill, Target, Old navy--and I fit safely into 16's at ALL PLACES. I even bought a couple L long sleeve shirts and cardigans! L!! not XXL, not XL. It was one letter! I know these places aren't normal sizes and run fairly huge, but boy-o-boy it feels good.

When I first started this whole thing... whew.. a long long time ago, I remember talking with a friend of mine about how I wish I could just be a size 16. How I would be happy to be on the higher end of sizes at normal stores instead of shoving myself into the 22's from the plus size sections at certain stores. I did it. I could almost cry.

I am also really happy because it seems like all summer nothing was budging. I was maintaining and not losing. So finally 2 weeks ago I got back on the horse and really made an attempt to sweat more, eat better, and just be all around more conscious. I think its working. I have seen some success on the scale lately. I hope to boldly go where my body hasn't ever been as an adult.

Thanks 3fc. Seriously. I see the most success when I am here and tuned in. Love ya, babes.
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Old 10-03-2013, 05:29 PM   #2
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GOOD FOR YOU!!! Your excitement is wonderful!!
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Old 10-03-2013, 08:31 PM   #3
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Thanks, Wendy! It feels so nice.
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Old 10-03-2013, 08:40 PM   #4
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AMAZING!!!
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Old 10-03-2013, 09:20 PM   #5
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Congratulations!
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Old 10-03-2013, 09:38 PM   #6
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Congratulations! I can't WAIT to fit into a size 16! That's so great.
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Old 10-03-2013, 09:52 PM   #7
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Congratulations, smashlers! Good work!
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Old 10-03-2013, 11:04 PM   #8
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Congrats!!!!
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Old 10-03-2013, 11:17 PM   #9
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Old 10-03-2013, 11:28 PM   #10
I *will* reach 160lbs!
 
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That is awesome!!!
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Old 10-04-2013, 06:49 AM   #11
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Congrats!
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Old 10-04-2013, 08:54 AM   #12
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Way to go! I totally understand too.
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Old 10-04-2013, 09:01 AM   #13
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Aw, what a great success story! Congrats! I'm happy for you!
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Old 10-05-2013, 11:50 AM   #14
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Fantastic, you must have felt so incredible fitting into all those clothes!!

CONGRATULATIONS!!
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Old 10-06-2013, 11:42 PM   #15
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I totally understand! There's a difference between your first garment in a lower size and when you really and truly are that size. Sounds like you'll be wearing your first 14 before the month is out!!!!
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