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Wedding rings fit after 15 years!

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Old 01-20-2014, 08:18 PM   #16
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That is brilliant. What a powerful symbol of your weight loss achievement.
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Old 01-20-2014, 09:16 PM   #17
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Thank you all so much!

Psav, it's my favorite site, lol!

JennyT, bluegingham, USMCvet, and Mad_Donnelly, your rings will eventually fit you too! I thought maybe my knuckle had gotten too big over the years, but no. Even though it didn't really look like it, there was weight around my knuckle stopping the rings from going on, and once I lost that weight, they slipped on. Now, just 11 days later, they actually slide around my finger like they used to! It's exciting to be wearing them again. And my husband still sometimes just takes my hand, looks at them, and starts smiling again, and that's a really great feeling!
Current Attempt (Slow Carb Diet, restarted May 3, 2015) > Previous Attempt (Slow Carb Diet, 2013-14)

= 10 lbs lost; = 5 lbs lost:
164 lbs = No longer Overweight!
Keep slow-carbing!
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Old 01-20-2014, 09:23 PM   #18
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What a touching NSV! Congrats!

After losing my weight, I'm smaller than when I was married. I shook my hands hard recently to get water off of them. Both my wedding and engagement rings went flying off my hands across the room. It took me awhile to find one of them. At my heaviest, I would need soap to get my rings off.

Goal weight met on 4/13/13!
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Old 01-20-2014, 11:00 PM   #19
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That is wonderful. Mine hasn't fit since shortly after my son was born. He's 19 now....
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Old 01-20-2014, 11:18 PM   #20
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Congratulations! What a happy NSV!
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Old 01-21-2014, 04:41 PM   #21
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Don't know how I missed this post -- CONGRATULATIONS Jacqui! I love the photo, beautiful rings! I can imagine how excited you were to wear them!
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Old 01-22-2014, 04:19 AM   #22
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How awesome! Congratulations

Let's try this again!
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Old 01-22-2014, 10:12 PM   #23
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Congrats Jacqui, that's wonderful!!
If I'm not willing to put in any more work, then I have to be satisfied with the results I've achieved. If I'm not satisfied with the results I've acheived I have to put in more work. -Kaplods

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Old 02-06-2014, 02:48 PM   #24
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Super yay!

One for every five pounds lost!
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Old 02-12-2014, 11:22 PM   #25
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Congrats on being able to wear your wedding rings again, Thats Awesome
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Old 02-27-2014, 09:08 PM   #26
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Congratulations on getting those rings back on! I love your picture so much!
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Old 02-28-2014, 12:30 PM   #27
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This is so sweet! Congratulations on this HUGE accomplishment!!!!!

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