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Old 02-02-2011, 06:23 PM   #2
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Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Southern California
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S/C/G: S268/C170s/G140s

Height: Officially 5'-6"


Great post, with all these weight loss shows lately that show people losing completely unrealistic amounts of weight, it's important to remind everyone that that's not real. Most of us are lucky to lose .5 - 1 lb a week and there will be weeks with no loss and sometimes gain (especially around TOM and after strenuous exercise). This isn't a race people it's a marathon, and it's one we'll be running forever, even into maintenance.

It's so hard to watch people get so frustrated when the scale slows down, I've been there I know how hard it is, but just keep at it, don't give up, I promise you will reach your goals in time, but only if you persist.
My Journey
268 lbs - Journey Begins (January 11, 2006)
197 lbs - 71 lbs lost (October 15, 2007)
247 lbs - 50 lbs gained pregnancy (August 22, 2008)
195 lbs - baby weight gone (July 7, 2009)
168 lbs - 100 lbs lost (March 26, 2010)
148 lbs - GOAL! 120 lbs lost (July 18, 2010)
138 lbs - 10 lbs under goal (December 29, 2010)
PR 1/2 Marathon - Time 1:59:50 (November 11, 2012)
PR Marathon - Time 4:40:53 (March 18, 2012)
Today 140s & training for my Health
"There is nothing you can't have tomorrow so there is no reason to eat it all today."
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