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Old 05-10-2006, 04:46 PM   #1  
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Default Milestone reached - 300.4 pounds lost

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Timespan 740 Days
Beginning Weight 562.3 lbs.
Target Weight 230 lbs.
Current Weight 261.9 lbs.
Weight Left to Lose 31.9 lbs.
WEIGHT LOST 300.4 lbs.

I lost 1.4 pounds this week and marked off another milestone on the road to fitness. So many people have inspired, encourages, educated, generally help and motivated me along the way. I still have a few pounds to lose to hit my long term goal and a lifetime of maintenance still ahead, but the journey has been life changing for me.

Each of us has the power to improve. We all can strive for progress and never worry about perfection. We can do this. I hope that I can help others beat obesity. It does not matter if you have 30, 50, or 100 or more pounds to lose - you can do it. We are only limited by our imagination to set goals and find creative ways that work for us to reach those goals. The paths may be different, but the results are the same. When we make the effort to define a change and go into that change with a willing heart and open mind, we can - no we will find the ways to make it come true.

I want to thank everyone on this forum that has taken the time to help me and others along the journey. Everyone has been so nice and so willing to help others. I want to find a way to help others full time in the fight against obesity. I don't know yet how that will happen, but it is a goal for me - one that I know I will reach.

I wish everyone the very best! Thank you all for your super support. If I can ever help any of you, please don't hesitate to ask.
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Old 05-10-2006, 05:11 PM   #2  
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Charles, I cannot tell you how many countless times I have quoted you on my blog! You have lived everything I am going through and will go through.

It is *I* (and all of us readers) that want to thank YOU for the support and inspiration you give us daily!

Congratulations!
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Old 05-10-2006, 05:18 PM   #3  
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I'll second that Jen.

Charles you never sease to amaze me. You are truly inspiring. If's funny because I was just telling someone today at work about you and the incredible transformation that you have made.

Thank you so very much for sharing your success.

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Old 05-10-2006, 05:19 PM   #4  
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Charles, I have read your story and I couldn't say enough how much it encouraged me and how much you inspired me to keep going. You've done so good!!

And you are right, we all can do it<3.
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Old 05-10-2006, 05:20 PM   #5  
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OMG! Congrats Charles!!!! Your pic is great! You are in inspiration!
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Old 05-10-2006, 05:37 PM   #6  
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Congratulations, Charles. Thank you for inspiring me, motivating me, and proving to me that it can be done.
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Old 05-10-2006, 07:05 PM   #7  
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Wow, you are inspiring us all. Thanks for sharing you sucesses with us!
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Charles, I'm so happy for you, and for your lovely daughter.
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Old 05-10-2006, 07:49 PM   #9  
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You GO, Charles!! truly awesome!
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Old 05-10-2006, 08:10 PM   #10  
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Wow! I thought it was a typo when I saw 300.4 in the title of your thread!!

That is an amazing achievement.

You are a fantastic inspiration - keep up the good work!
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Old 05-10-2006, 08:26 PM   #11  
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amazing~ thats all I can say!!
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Old 05-10-2006, 08:41 PM   #12  
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Charles, you are amazing! Thanks for being such a great inspiration! Congratulations on your accomplishment!
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Old 05-10-2006, 09:01 PM   #13  
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Congratulations Charles! And I'll agree that you are definitely an inspiration and an encourager for all of us... thank you for all of your great articles and commments and for all of the hard work that you have proven is completely worthwhile!

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Old 05-10-2006, 09:02 PM   #14  
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congratulations, Charles, you are doing fantastic. What an inspiration for the rest of us who are trying to take these lbs. off. Thanks for sharing.
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I humbly bow to the King of Weight Loss, Charles the Magnificent!! Brilliant, chap, simply brilliant!!

I don't how anyone can NOT be inspired by you. I'm sure you have given hope to so many people and there is someone out there right now whose life you have saved by sharing your story. Always remember that.
*Sings For He's A Jolly Good Fellow*
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