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Old 03-21-2014, 04:09 PM   #16
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From the top down and from the bottom up ... meaning I'll see losses in my face and be able to measure it in my thighs. Then the losses sort of move in their respective directions and finally meet in the middle as the last place I lose is in my waist.

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Old 03-21-2014, 05:32 PM   #17
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Face and bust first, belly and back last. I have a short torso body type, so most of my excess cumulated weight is in my torso. My legs looked great even at 270 pounds, though
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Old 03-21-2014, 06:23 PM   #18
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From the top down and from the bottom up ... meaning I'll see losses in my face and be able to measure it in my thighs. Then the losses sort of move in their respective directions and finally meet in the middle as the last place I lose is in my waist.

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Old 03-21-2014, 06:40 PM   #19
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I'm an hourglass—always have at least a 12" difference between waist and hips. The weight I'm lost so far has sort of come off everywhere, but more in my face, bust, and waist than hips and thighs. I think I follow the pattern I heard described once as "You lose from the top down, then redistribute from the bottom up." I have a long way to go before I'm waiting to redistribute, but I know not to get discouraged about my huge legs: they, too, will eventually get smaller.
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Old 03-21-2014, 07:43 PM   #20
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I think it's the same for me: my tummy/back, boobs, cheeks. Those are the areas that gain weight faster and seem to lose it faster. My legs barely gained weight so they are barely losing; my arms... I don't know.
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Old 03-21-2014, 09:42 PM   #21
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I think we're learning something from this thread: everybody is different!
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Old 03-22-2014, 05:56 AM   #22
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I lose first around my waist, then a bit on my back just above my bum (with the help of exercise) and then the rest sort of follows. I tend to notice it on my fingers cause my rings feel looser.
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Old 03-22-2014, 11:51 AM   #23
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When I start a diet I find that I stop bloating and I can suck my stomach in more, but I'm not sure if that's actual weight coming off my stomach! The hardest place for me to lose is my thighs! They are massive! I think I have a pretty flat stomach because I do a lot of ab work.
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Old 03-22-2014, 12:30 PM   #24
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I lose weight very proportionately over my entire body. I think my natural figure (without all the weight) is an hourglass so my body loses in that manner. My waist and stomach always gets the headstart and loses first, while boobs, hips and thighs lose slower, but proportionate to each other. Arms are the slowest of all.
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Old 03-22-2014, 06:19 PM   #25
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I think I lose weight evenly since my weight is distributed evenly, but the little difference I do notice is in my upper arms. Also, the back of the muffin top area! That was the first thing to shrink a bit!
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Old 03-22-2014, 10:48 PM   #26
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definitely my boobs and face. My thighs are the very last to ever slim down. Seems it always comes off my top half first leaving my body very out of proportion lol
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Old 03-23-2014, 03:49 AM   #27
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face and boobs for me. I have a fat face so that's good, but tiny boobs (my daughter ate 'em) so I don't need to lose from there. My middle is my worst place for carrying weight and is always the last place to shrink
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Old 03-24-2014, 11:03 AM   #28
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I lost fastest in my face and my boobehs.

My pot belly is still gleefully here, hanging on for dear life.
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Old 03-24-2014, 02:30 PM   #29
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LOL, unbelievably, my wrist, ankles and neck. What a cruel act of fate. A giant backside with skinny wrist and ankles and a turkey neck. LOL!
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Old 03-24-2014, 02:52 PM   #30
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My thighs and arms are the first to lose. I've lost almost 30 pounds and none of that has come off my waist, boobs or face. I haven't dropped any clothing sizes and no one has noticed that I've lost any weight yet. The legs of my pants are really loose but I can't go down a size because they are still too tight in the waist. Similarly, the sleeves of my shirts are loose but I can't go down a size because the boob area is still too tight. When I was in high school, I joined Weight Watchers and I didn't start losing in my waist until I got down to the 160's. The lowest I got was 165 and my upper stomach was gone and my lower stomach was shrinking fast. I'm assuming the same thing will happen this time. I can't wait to get to the 160's to find out (I'm looking forward to having only one stomach again). I'm hoping that the next 10-20 pounds will show in my face as I really want some cheekbones and a defined jawline (and no double chin).
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