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Old 08-18-2012, 06:48 PM   #1  
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Default As the soccer announcers say....


It's been a long 2.5 years. But in that time, I've lost 226 pounds bringing me to 119. I've been hovering from 118-119 for 2 weeks now and I think I'm going to call it.

Here was me at a wedding reception in August of 2008:

And this is from our Christmas card in 2009:

And here are a couple of pics from this morning:

Quite a difference, huh?

I can't believe how much my life has changed. In some ways I still feel fat and in others, I don't even remember what it was like to be fat. Exercise, eating right, and enjoying life is so part of my world now.

I have a little fear about entering maintenance, but I'm very hopeful that I have made this journey in a way that will allow it to be a life long change...

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Old 08-18-2012, 06:55 PM   #2  
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CherryPie you have done a fantastic job! Congratulations !!! You look like a dfferent person.
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Old 08-18-2012, 07:21 PM   #3  
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Good work! Congratulations!
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Old 08-18-2012, 08:02 PM   #4  
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Omg, you look great!!!! Way to go!!
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Old 08-18-2012, 08:19 PM   #5  
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That is a tremendous amount of weight to lose and a wonderful thing you have done for yourself. You should be so proud!
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Old 08-18-2012, 08:20 PM   #6  
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Wow!! Amazing!!
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Old 08-18-2012, 08:27 PM   #7  
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Congratulations CherryPie!

Maintenance is a little scary at first so be patient with yourself as you find what works for you.
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Old 08-18-2012, 08:46 PM   #8  
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Such an incredible transformation!!! You look stunning!

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Old 08-18-2012, 08:49 PM   #9  
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Oh my GOD, you look AMAZING!!!!

Thanks so much for posting pictures! You are very inspiring! I've been at a standstill for a while and am trying to work through it without much luck. What you did is incredible!

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Old 08-18-2012, 08:56 PM   #10  
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Holy moly! Congratulations!
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Old 08-18-2012, 09:04 PM   #11  
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That's just freaking crazy! Well done indeed!
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Old 08-18-2012, 09:16 PM   #12  
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What a transformation and inspiration! Congratulations and keep posting please.
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Old 08-18-2012, 09:19 PM   #13  
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Amazing. Words can't express it!!! And by sharing your journey, think of the hundreds you've inspired, helped, motivated.
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Old 08-18-2012, 09:52 PM   #14  
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And I hope you are still shouting goal - such determination. You rocked it and I know you will continue to rock it! Good for you!
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Old 08-18-2012, 10:19 PM   #15  
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Unbelievable! You look so good! I'm also encouraged at how tight your skin looks. Congrats!
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