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Old 08-17-2009, 10:20 AM   #1
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I started my new lifestyle adventure on June 1st. I stopped eating sugar and refined carbs and I threw out my scale. I am walking at the track at the local university and climbing the stairs at the stadium. I have had some frustrations along the way, but for the most part this plan is really working for me. Lately I have been regretting the loss of my scale, but I know myself well enough that if I plateau, I will start emotional eating, and that is just bad in so many ways!

This past weekend we went to a local lighthouse festival. Lighthouses are my passion! I had the opportunity to climb to the top of the lighthouse and even though I was fearful that I wouldn't be able to do it, I climbed to the top and it was EASY! Taking those steps at the stadium every day paid off in an unexpected way! I was so pleased!

And then this morning, when searching for a shirt to wear to work, I decided to try a shirt that had been tight across my stomach and it is loose! Almost too big! Woo Hoo!!!

So, I will contine to stay away from my scale and take these non-scale victories with much happiness!

Thanks for letting me "crow" this morning! Have a wonderful week!!!!!
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Old 08-17-2009, 10:26 AM   #2
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Not small victories at all , these victories are huge ones and I am glad you shared with us! Congrats
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Old 08-17-2009, 11:33 AM   #3
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Awesome!
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Old 08-17-2009, 12:17 PM   #4
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Woohoo! congrats! Keep up the hard work !
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Old 08-17-2009, 01:14 PM   #5
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wow! That is so cool. Take pictures that you can blow up. And dedicate a wall to your passion! A good one would be of the view from the top! These are awesome victories!
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Old 08-17-2009, 01:54 PM   #6
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That's fantastic! Great job!

I also love lighthouses, I have a huge collection of lighthouse stuff all over my house
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Old 08-17-2009, 02:51 PM   #7
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Go you!
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Old 08-17-2009, 03:02 PM   #8
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That's terrific!! You have great restraint. Keep up the good work!
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Old 08-17-2009, 03:05 PM   #9
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MissBliss,that's AWESOME!! Isn't it amazing to know what great shape you've gotten in? It's so cool when you feel like you've suddenly gotten fit; every gradual change pays off! It is also awesome that a once tight shirt is now even too big for you. YEAH, GO YOU! NO victory is small.
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