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Old 05-22-2009, 11:49 PM   #1
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So On Jan 1, 2009 I stepped on the scale and was horrified to see 341. This was my stating point. Today I got on the scale and weight 316.

25 lbs gone forever!!

About 5 months to lose those 25 lbs, but slow and steady is what's working for me.
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Old 05-22-2009, 11:51 PM   #2
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congrats! nothing wrong with 'slow and steady'....that definitely increases your chances of keeping the weight off, not just losing it. way to go!!
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Old 05-23-2009, 12:01 AM   #3
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Way To Go, Ducky!!!! Keep it up. I mean down, down I say, Keep it Down.
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Old 05-23-2009, 12:02 AM   #4
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Congrats! Slow and steady is the way to go - it's about a lifestyle change not a diet - keep it up and good luck
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Old 05-23-2009, 12:14 AM   #5
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GlitterDucky, I've lost the same amount in the same time frame. Sometimes I feel it's unbearably slow, but just think about it--we could be about 60 pounds lighter on January 1, 2010 than we were on January 1, 2009. That makes it seem a little better!
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Old 05-23-2009, 01:04 AM   #6
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I'm also on the 'slow and steady' track. I've tried 'sprinting' in the past and always burned out. It's hard to watch it come off S-L-O-W and yet I've now lost more weight than I ever have before, it truly does add up over time.

Keep going. There is no 'end' or true destination at which point our lives are transformed and the problem is all solved. It will be a continuous slow and steady for our whole lives so we may as well ease into it in a natural way. Before you know it, that darn '3' will be GONE. You're doing great.
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1st goal- ONEDERLAND! Check!
2nd goal- Less than 194 (a number I've been stuck at before) CHECK!
3rd goal- Reach the 180's- haven't been there since 1999. CHECK!
4th goal- 180 which means hitting the 50 lbs. lost mark! Check!
5th goal- Switching to size goals now more than pounds goals. Goal is to make it to size 12, at whatever weight that happens. CHECK!
6th goal- Size 10! (can't even believe this is possible!)
7th goal- Size 8 and MAINTAIN!
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Old 05-23-2009, 02:53 AM   #7
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Congratulations, that's a great loss and sustainable!
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Old 05-23-2009, 05:40 AM   #8
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25 lbs lost is awesome! You must be feeling wonderful. Keep up the good work. Just keep on going.

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Old 05-23-2009, 06:45 AM   #9
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Congratulations! Nothing wrong with slow and steady; that's how it went for me as well.
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Old 05-23-2009, 09:25 AM   #10
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Congrats to you. Way to go.
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Old 05-23-2009, 12:15 PM   #11
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Congratulations,that's wonderful!
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Old 05-23-2009, 12:47 PM   #12
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Congrats, Glitterducky!! That is a major hurdle to overcome and you did it!! Keep going!!
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Old 05-23-2009, 12:59 PM   #13
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Way to go! It doesnt matter how slow or how fast you lose it, the point is your dedicated to it and YOU ARE DOING IT! Keep up the great work!
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Old 05-23-2009, 01:16 PM   #14
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Nothing wrong with slow. Slow is good! YOU ARE DOING GREAT!!!
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Old 05-24-2009, 12:17 AM   #15
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Thats a great loss.Could be 70lbs at end of a year.Thats amazing.
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