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Old 04-10-2010, 12:59 PM   #1
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Thumbs up Big mini goal- very excited

I almost didn't post this thread because I've been blathering about it all over the boards, but then I decided to do it anyway. I'm pretty happy.

Today I made a major mini-goal. I've lost 50 lbs, my 2nd 10%, and I'm halfway to my healthy weight goal (what I've called my intermediate goal) of 169. As an added bonus, I broke into the two-teens at the same time.

I already bought my self-reward (I posted about the pack and light jacket a week or so ago; bought them early b/c they were on sale).

I'm so happy, and proud of myself, and ready to keep going!

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Old 04-10-2010, 01:14 PM   #2
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Calluna, We started the same size and are the same height, may I ask what size jeans are you wearing? I am pear shape and in 18Ws but can get into 16W. What size do you think 169 will be? I havn't been under 200 since FOREVER.

BTW the 50# mark is HUGE! Congrates

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Old 04-10-2010, 01:19 PM   #3
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Congrats!! You are doing awesome!

First Mini-Goal: Lose 10 lbs. Met 2/22/2010
Second Mini-Goal: 20 lbs. down Met 4/23/2010
Third Mini-Goal: Lost 10% body weight (27 lbs down) Met 9/13/2010
Fourth Mini-Goal: Lose 8 more lbs to = 40 lbs lost :
Back on track:9/5/2011 First goal: get back to 246
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Old 04-10-2010, 01:40 PM   #4
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Fantastic! Congrats
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Made it to Onederland July 16, 2009

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Disclaimer: I am not a registered dietitian, nutritionist, any kind of health professional or fitness expert...I'm just a woman who's lost 161.5 pounds so far with a lot of hard work.
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Old 04-10-2010, 01:44 PM   #5
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What a great milestone You have every right to be super proud!
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Old 04-10-2010, 02:59 PM   #6
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Oh wow!! That's fantastic!! 50 pounds to me is something pretty fantastic. How many people in the world can say they've lost 50 #'s. That's really a significant amount of weight and I'm jealous of your 50# chickie.
Long term goal: To still be calorie counting 11/9/2010
mini goals: ~211-10% lost;12/24/09 ~203 class I obesity 1/28/10; ~199 Onederland/15% 2/19/10; ~188-20%; ~185 half way 5/14/10; 179-bye 180's 6/12/10; ~174 overweight 7/3/2010;169-bye 170's 8/13/10;~164-30% 10/23/2010159-bye 160's~11/1/10; 153-35%~12/23/10; 149-bye 150's~2/11/11; 145 normal~2/14/2011; ~141-40%; 139-bye 140's ~135 GOAL! (129-45%; 117.5-50%)

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Old 04-10-2010, 03:21 PM   #7
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Move ticker, move!
Next Mini Goal - 214

"You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it." - Margaret Thatcher

I can't lose 100 pounds....but, just maybe I can lose five pounds twenty times.
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Old 04-10-2010, 04:19 PM   #8
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WOOT WOOT - that is awesome! Congrats and keep it going!

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Old 04-10-2010, 04:24 PM   #9
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Congrats!! That's a HUGE mini-goal!
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Old 04-10-2010, 04:28 PM   #10
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Go girl go!
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Old 04-10-2010, 05:33 PM   #11
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Thank you, ladies!!! It really does feel good - the achievement, having people to tell, and the affirmation. What a positive place this is.

mmiller, I was a size 12 at 170 lbs about 7 years ago (sigh). Right now I'm in an 18 or 18W, and I can button/zip my 16W pants. I would NOT wear the 16s out in public, though.

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Old 04-10-2010, 05:37 PM   #12
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50 lbs is not a minigoal babes! That is one MAJOR goal!!!!
Daily Goals
drink 100 oz water 1200-1400 calories and five F/V
45-60 minutes cardio in the gym @least 5 days/week
me time:fresh air and sunshine (walking at the park, gardening)

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Old 04-11-2010, 07:56 AM   #13
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Fifty pounds is ENORMOUS! I think if you can lose fifty you can lose any amount!! Keep up the good work!

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Old 04-11-2010, 08:09 AM   #14
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Wife to DH of 10 years, Mom to the Fabulous Five Ages 8 to 1 year .
Hightest Weight 245:1st mini goal 237.5, Current Weight 230 2nd mini goal 225
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Old 04-11-2010, 08:55 AM   #15
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Holy milestones Batman! CongratulAtions!
Onederland: 12/24/2009, Class I Obesity (197): 1/16/2010, Overweight BMI (169): 8/28/2010, Normal BMI (135): ??,

10% of start weight lost (193.5): 2/02/2010, 20% (172): 7/25/2010, 25% (161.25): 11/26/2010, 30% (150.5): ??, 40% (128.5): ??

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