Mini-Goals Even if you're not at goal yet, this is the place to share your successes and achievements along the way! Success can be measured in many ways besides the scales. Tell us about your triumphs, including Non Scale Victories

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Old 03-09-2007, 07:07 AM   #1  
On my way to 160!
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Default I made it to ONEderland!

Hi Everyone!

I MADE IT! I am in ONEderland! It feels GREAT!

It has been over TWENTY YEARS since my scale has read 199! The 39 pounds that I still need to lose sure seems a lot more attainable than when I looked at myself having 100 pounds to lose! It has been a journey of SEVEN YEARS to get here. Many starts and a lot of stops cluttered my journey. My eight month plateau was me underestimating the amount of food I was eating and being satisfied with "being thinner" instead of being "thin."

I want to thank all of you at this site for all the encouragement and the support that you gave me as I attempted to hit this mini-goal! There are not great enough words to express my appreciation for all you have given me!

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Old 03-09-2007, 07:31 AM   #2  
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OMG!!!! WELCOME, WELCOME, WELCOME my dear to ONEderland. I am sooo glad to have you here!!!! You have just made my day!!! I'm sure your day's pretty good too, huh? Cheryl I am just so happy for you. You have worked so hard for this, you DESERVE it so much. Enjoy your day, enjoy the new you. Enjoy not being a 200 lb. woman. Enjoy it all!!!

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Old 03-09-2007, 07:37 AM   #3  
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Immediately when I saw the thread you were one of the people who came to mind! I am so happy for you!!! You have worked so hard and I know you have been working along while the scale did not budge and now finally it has again! I imagine you must be SO VERY proud of yourself!

Congratulations, congratulations, congratulations!!!

And reading your post totally made my morning, thank you!
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Old 03-09-2007, 08:53 AM   #4  
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That's onederful !
You have worked hard and hung in there !
Congratulations !

All I ask is that you save me a seat ok ?
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Old 03-09-2007, 09:00 AM   #5  
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WOOHOOOO CHERYL!!!! Yo go girl!!!! You guys save a place for me there too ~ I'm gonna get there and I need some good friends to open the door for me!!
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Old 03-09-2007, 09:07 AM   #6  
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Default congrats!

that is so exciting!! well done! you've definitely started my day off with some inspiration.
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Old 03-09-2007, 09:11 AM   #7  
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That's awesome!! WTG!!! :Carrot:
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Old 03-09-2007, 09:48 AM   #8  
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YAY! Welcome to the joy that is Onederland! I've been on tickerwatch for a while - so excited to see that the vigil can end!

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Old 03-09-2007, 10:41 AM   #9  
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Wow! Well done!! What a fantastic achievement!!
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Old 03-09-2007, 11:19 AM   #10  
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Congratulations - you must feel fantastic! You prove what I keep telling myself, which is that it doesn't matter as much how long it takes to get there as long as you do. Way to go!
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Old 03-09-2007, 12:50 PM   #11  
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Congratulations Cheryl!
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Old 03-09-2007, 04:27 PM   #12  
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Congratulations! I remember when I entered ONEderland. It's a great feeling and you should be proud of yourself
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Old 03-09-2007, 05:15 PM   #13  
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Awesome! Congrats.
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Old 03-09-2007, 08:45 PM   #14  
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This is a mark in your life history. Entering Onederland is so good for the soul. Way to go.

Can't wait to join you. I have 15 lbs. to go. Thanks for posting, sharing, and providing inspiration.
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Old 03-09-2007, 09:05 PM   #15  
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Wow Cheryl, You have done so well. Congratulations on all of your success.
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