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xirene 08-10-2012 04:47 PM

Hello Onederland!
My first major scale victory today: There was no "2" at the front of the number. It said 199.6! I got off and back on three times to make sure it wasn't a cruel mistake, but it was the same each time. :carrot:

Still have a long ways to go to reach Goal, but this was a tremendous milestone, as I have not been under 200 since about 1998.

boardriider 08-10-2012 05:09 PM

Congrats!! It's a good feeling eh?! Definitely a reason to keep going, cause it's awesome to see the scale dropping with a 1 in front! I remember hitting Onederland almost 3 months ago and never looked back! So good for you!!:)

1987 08-10-2012 05:11 PM

That's awesome, hoorah for onederland! Best of luck for the rest of your journey. 53lbs down, what an achievement :D

xirene 08-10-2012 06:46 PM

Was doing some preparation for my move this afternoon and came across a white leather biker jacket with fringed sleeves I'd bought on eBay ages ago. It never fit, but it was so gorgeous I'd held onto it "in case I ever lose the weight" and it had been a steal besides- like 10 or 15 dollars for a Wilson jacket. Well- it fits today! (Although at 94 degrees, it's a bit too hot to wear right now.) In a few months, I will be rocking this awesome jacket- and will have lost enough weight that even be able to wear a sweater under it.

dangerouscurvesahead 08-10-2012 07:31 PM

yea! Λ 5! i cant wait to reach my onederland! i bet its an awesome feeling!

TiffNeedsChange 08-10-2012 07:35 PM

Woohoo!! Awesome achievement.

cmarty 08-10-2012 08:29 PM

Way to go girl! Wow, that is awesome!

amyaimeee 08-11-2012 06:49 PM

So exciting, xirene, congratulations!!!

1yr2mkovr 08-12-2012 02:52 AM

That's fantastic congratulations!!!!!!!!

Super exciting!

mirax3 08-12-2012 03:06 AM

Yayy!! Way to go! 199 is the best feeling ever, you should be proud!

drake3272004 08-12-2012 02:51 PM

:bravo: WTG :bravo:

ParadiseFalls 08-12-2012 04:10 PM

Awesome!!! That's an amazing milestone. Enjoy it :)

DCHound 08-12-2012 04:24 PM

Congratulations!!!! Hard work pays off!!!!

I will join you there soon!

xirene 08-12-2012 06:04 PM

Yesterday the scale decided to be mean and went back to 200, but it's 199.4 today. What a rush!

To reward myself, I spent a few bucks and went to the local rec center for a few hours in their pool and hot tub. It's strange not using food as a reward like I've always done.

ilidawn 08-12-2012 08:26 PM

That's so amazing! I'm still dreaming of that day so I can just imagine your joy :) Congrats!

xirene 08-17-2012 11:20 PM

I've been sitting here at 199 for one week today, and the scale hasn't budged. I'm ready to scream and have threatened it a few times with some choice words LOL.

On the bright side, I did have three- THREE!- NSV's today!! It was a little chilly, so I decided on long pants instead of shorts. I opened my closet and all the way in the back was a pair of jeans I'd bought about 8 yrs ago back in PA from eBay that hadn't fit when they arrived in the mail. I decided to try them on for the heck of it- and they fit! So I went out shopping in a black t-shirt and leopard print jeans and felt pretty damned good. :) :)

While I was out, I decided to try some new jeans on. I've been wearing my 20W and they are very loose, I need a belt or I could pull them off without opening them LOL. I decided to tempt fate and took an 18W, 16W and a straight 18 and 16 into the try-on room. The 16W and 18 fit! I fit into a non-W pair of jeans! (And the W-size ones were 16, a number I've not seen in about 13-14 years!)

I've been ecstatic ever since :D

Now come on, scale- MOVE!

Misti in Seattle 08-25-2012 05:37 PM

Hooray for you!! Fantastic!!!

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