Goal Photo Album If you've reached goal, please share your before and after photos to help inspire others, and show off your new body!

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 02-21-2011, 02:11 AM   #16  
Running for my life
 
milmin2043's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Texas
Posts: 836

S/C/G: 240/140

Height: 5'6"

Default

You do look wonderful. Just amazing!!
milmin2043 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-21-2011, 01:45 PM   #17  
Paleo-ish Girl
Thread Starter
 
Altari's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Chicago, IL
Posts: 942

S/C/G: 255.5/174/160

Height: 5'6"

Default

Thanks, everyone, for the happy thoughts!

ebb&flow I'm still amazed that my cheek bones actually exist! I haven't seen them since I was 15! Before, people always "got" that I was Irish - chubby, white and whiter. :P Now that I have my cheekbones again, people don't think I'm so crazy when I brag on my Cherokee heritage!

TheCandEs, sugar hangovers are terrible. I get that nasty anxiety after I indulge, knowing I'll pay for it in short order.

Bam716, I hope you find something that works for you soon. I'd really suggest these books
Good Calories, Bad Calories by Gary Taubes (his newest Why We Get Fat is a less-dense overview of what he talks about in GCBC)
In Defense of Food by Michael Pollan
The Paleo Solution by Robb Wolf (or The Paleo Diet by Dr. Cordain for more science-y stuff)

I <3 Paleo because it doesn't approach things as "one size fits all." You start with a framework for eating and adjust it to meet your needs.
Altari is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-10-2011, 02:06 AM   #18  
Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Posts: 71

Height: 5' 7 1/2"

Default

You look great!
peasandcarrots is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-10-2011, 07:49 AM   #19  
Junior Member
 
boxen06's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: NC
Posts: 11

S/C/G: 216.5/190.3/150-ish?

Height: 5'7"

Default

Congrats! You look wonderful I'm glad you had such a success.. I'm eating very similarly to you - kind of a lower carbs, high protein, type of thing and I avoid high glycemic index foods. Stoked to see that it worked for you!

Last edited by boxen06; 03-10-2011 at 07:50 AM.
boxen06 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-10-2011, 08:54 AM   #20  
Senior Member
 
Thighs Be Gone's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Posts: 5,629

S/C/G: HW/232 SW 215/ CW 133/GW 120's

Height: 5.7 and 1/2

Default

Kudos to you for your success and for finding what was right for *you!* I really the way that you are doing this.
Thighs Be Gone is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-10-2011, 09:11 AM   #21  
Senior Member
 
digitalrequiem's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Florida
Posts: 128

S/C/G: 240/see ticker/150

Height: 5'2

Default

You look wonderful! Congratulations! Also, your dog is beautiful! Is he/she a Corgi-mix?
digitalrequiem is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-11-2011, 09:32 AM   #22  
Sea
Senior Member
 
Sea's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Posts: 757

S/C/G: 213/161.2/115

Height: 5'3"

Default

Sea is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-11-2011, 11:28 AM   #23  
Junior Member
 
sweetpea94's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: South Carolina
Posts: 9

S/C/G: 240/231/180

Default

Congratulations! You were beautiful then and you're beautiful now!
sweetpea94 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-11-2011, 11:53 AM   #24  
One pound at a time
 
Beck's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: USA
Posts: 655

S/C/G: 292.2/138.6/146

Height: 5'9"

Default

Congratulations! You look super.
Beck is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-11-2011, 11:58 AM   #25  
Senior Member
 
P H A T's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Kentucky
Posts: 1,149

S/C/G: 450/ticker/350

Height: 5'6

Default

Gorgeous & inspiring. Thank you for your story & congrats on reaching your goal!

Last edited by P H A T; 03-11-2011 at 11:59 AM.
P H A T is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-11-2011, 12:03 PM   #26  
&lt;a href=&quot;http://photobuck
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Posts: 40

S/C/G: 260/240/229

Height: 5 4"

Default

U look wonderful... Good job!!!!!!!
bliss3244 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-12-2011, 10:37 PM   #27  
Senior Member
 
jendiet's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: SC
Posts: 3,657

S/C/G: 217 /*/140

Height: 5'5"

Default

great job, i also love when you finally find your WOE!
jendiet is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-06-2011, 06:07 PM   #28  
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Texas
Posts: 2

S/C/G: 230/206/135

Height: 5'7"

Default Congratulations!

Your transformation is amazing. I love that you are doing this in a way that is sane and healthy.
dramaqueen is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-14-2011, 12:40 PM   #29  
Junior Member
 
Lauana's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Posts: 15

S/C/G: 336.6/265.4/199

Height: 5'9"

Default

Wow that is an amazing difference!!! Congrats! I hope to join you at 85 soon.
Lauana is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-18-2011, 06:11 PM   #30  
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Michigan
Posts: 13

S/C/G: 322/286.5/199

Height: 5'6"

Default

Wow! I hope I'm as pretty as you when I'm a size 12
tweetspie is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
What size are you now? showgirlaz Ideal Protein Diet 173 09-06-2011 12:37 AM
300+...and ready to try again #671 VermontChick 300+ Club 33 03-14-2005 01:12 AM
Xenadrine (at Gnc)? tjsjazzgrl Does it Work? 26 08-25-2003 04:47 PM


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:23 PM.


We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.