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Old 05-01-2004, 11:36 PM   #1
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Default Blowing my own horn before I blow out of here...

I don't count it as offical because I only count the weigh in's at WW, but today at Curves I had to do my monthly weigh/measure day and according to their scales (which normally run 1-2 lbs higher than the WW scales) I am now at 218....which means I have now lost 101.6 lbs in the last 9 months! WOO HOO!!!

That said, I'll be flying out tomorrow for California so I won't be able to access the internet until next weekend. I expect to see lots and lots of losses posted to the Lose A Ton thread and the weekly weigh in threads from the rest of you for me to update when I get back!!!


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Old 05-02-2004, 12:30 AM   #2
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That is FANTASTIC...I am so proud of you!!!!!!! You are truely an inspiration!!!! Have a safe trip to California!

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Old 05-02-2004, 12:38 AM   #3
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Thumbs up Go, Melissa!! Go, Melissa, Go!!!!

Mel, you are a weight loss ANIMAL!!!! I'm so proud of you!! That is an amazing accomplishment, and I'm so excited for you!! How'd you do it???
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Old 05-02-2004, 02:16 AM   #4
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Congratulations!!! You're now one of our all-stars!!

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Old 05-02-2004, 02:22 AM   #5
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Way to go Mel - job well done! You truly ARE a star!!
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Old 05-02-2004, 12:45 PM   #6
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That is totally fantastic, and very inspirational!
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Old 05-02-2004, 04:33 PM   #7
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OH MY GOODNESS!!! 101.6 in 9 MONTHS?!?!?!?!? I thats a record!! You are so inspirational, I really needed that today!!! CONGRATULATIONS!!!
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Old 05-02-2004, 05:05 PM   #8
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Way to go MEL!!!! Now lets see you hoist 2 50 lb bags of potatos on your back and walk around a day! LOL. Have a wonderful and safe trip and hurry back!
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Old 05-02-2004, 09:12 PM   #9
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you are amazing, and I am so proud of you! congratulations!!!

what are you doing to celebrate?

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Old 05-03-2004, 11:20 AM   #10
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that is super wtg. You are an inspiration. I look forward to hear how you're doing it after your trip.

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Old 05-03-2004, 11:54 AM   #11
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Wowee!! Congratulations!!! Go ahead and blow your own horn! You have earned it!
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Old 05-03-2004, 03:47 PM   #12
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Melissa, you absolutely ROCK!!!!! I've kind of had a not so good last week, and I am afraid to step on the scale. I met my Mother's Day Challenge, and I hope I maintained it this past week. Reading your post did me alot of good for motivation!! Thank you!!

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Old 05-04-2004, 09:48 PM   #13
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WOW!!! That is just amazing!!! You are truley an inspiration!!!


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