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IDontKnow 09-12-2011 04:07 PM

53 Lbs. lost!! Goal Pics :)
 
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Hi everybody, just wanted to share a little of my success and hopefully inspire others.

Before/After pics attached below because I do not yet have enough posts to embed them.....


I went from 187Lbs. to 134Lbs. and holding.

I started in October 2009 at 187Lbs.

EDIT: 187Lbs was not good for me because my height is 5'2" so BMI was 34.3 which = obese. 134Lbs puts me at 24.6, within healthy range.

I was quite lazy and my diet was nonexistent. I especially liked doughnuts and white cakes :). But even then I knew that I was heading for disaster unless some drastic changes were made.

So I joined the local YMCA, working out solo at first. Then I began to get bored with workouts and lose focus. So I joined some of the group fitness classes - best thing for me cuz the instructors made it fun and was nice to have others to work out with too :). I also adjusted my diet drastically - I cut out ALL pastries and other sources of high sugar & fat. I cut all soda drinking.

I've kept this weight off for over a year now, and I'm much more active these days. I still attend fitness classes, and I've even become a part-time instructor myself.

Many of us here on 3FC are living proof that you too can lose weight and become healthier. Persistence is key. I was discouraged at first due to not seeing results but that turned into a desire to work even harder. So if you are working toward your weight loss goal and not yet seeing results, don't give up! You CAN do this!

Darrell

fattymcfatty 09-12-2011 04:10 PM

Congrats on your success!

blueice10 09-12-2011 04:21 PM

Congratulations! :bravo::cp:

free1 09-12-2011 04:38 PM

CONGRATS....Here's to a healthier you.

Jennie527 09-12-2011 05:05 PM

Congrats!!! You look healthy and happy :)

IDontKnow 09-12-2011 05:10 PM

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Originally Posted by fattymcfatty (Post 4029793)
Congrats on your success!

Speaking of congrats.....wow, look at your ticker! Very cool!!! :) :)

NEMom 09-12-2011 05:17 PM

Congrats on the amazing success you have acheived.

sandcar150 09-12-2011 08:11 PM

Congratulations Darrell! You look great!!!

RRB2 09-13-2011 02:56 AM

Congratulations on your achievement!

hometowngirl 09-13-2011 03:13 AM

You look so much healthier!! Great job!!

Jukie2011 09-13-2011 11:03 AM

Congratulations on your amazing success!

ShihtzuX2 09-13-2011 12:23 PM

Darrell: Wow! you look great! Thanks for posting you're pix and message - you are really inspiring.

cherrypie 09-13-2011 12:28 PM

good job! you look great!

IDontKnow 09-13-2011 02:57 PM

Thank you everybody! Its just such a complete turnaround from the way I used to be. A very big help has been my wonderful wife who has always been very supportive. The people here on 3FC have been wonderful too :).

IronKitty 10-03-2011 09:53 PM

Congrats! You look great !!


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