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70 pounds lost so far and I feel....

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Ok I do still feel fat. But that is ok. It took me a long time to get where I am at. I started Sparking in August 2011. I can't believe it has almost been a whole year since I changed my eating lifestyle. I am really glad I did start it. I feel healthier, and a bit skinnier too. I started at 250 and now I am at 179.4. I am proud of myself, but I still don't believe that I lost that much already. I guess I still feel chunky, so my mind isn't letting me fully acknowledge all that I lost so far.

I used to wear size 22 or 24 jeans, and now I wear size 14 or 16 (depending on the brand). I was wearing size 2X shirts but now I am wearing XL or L depending on the shirt. Sometimes I try on my old shirts just to see how big they really are now.

I definitely feel a lot healthier. It is easier for me to get around! I *still* need to take more pictures of myeslf, but I never think of it when I am near my camera!

My next goal is to lose 75 pounds total by August 1st. I really need to start working out more to get there! I think I can do it if I really focus on it. The goal after that will be to get to 155. 155 is the high range of the "healthy weight" for my height. I can't wait until I have lost that much - but I know it will take a lot of time and energy!

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KAI_ZEN 6/28/2012 12:42PM

I read somewhere that it can take 6 months for your brain to catch up and see yourself how you really look.

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LINDAMARIEZ1 6/28/2012 12:04PM

    What an inspiration! Keep up the good work! You will reach the goal you desire I can tell! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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MCJULIEO 6/27/2012 10:20PM

    Wow! Wow! Wow!
Take those photos, and post them for us to Oooooh and Ahhhh over!
You are doing GREAT!

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TRYINGTOLOSE64 6/27/2012 9:55PM

    Congrats!! Keep up the good work!

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SUNFLOWER1024 6/27/2012 7:55PM

    Congrats!!! that's awesome! I'm starting where you started a year ago....a size 22. I refuse to get any bigger! Please inbox me any tips that you have that may help me on my did you eat? What did you do for exercise?

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CRISSA1669 6/27/2012 5:47PM

    Congratulations!! That is awesome!!

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REESYK 6/27/2012 5:34PM

    Congrats! What an Inspiration!

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CARLINICHOLE26 6/27/2012 4:49PM

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You will get to your goal weight! You have done well!!

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CAROLJEAN64 6/27/2012 4:45PM

    I am impressed and I also know how you feel. It is hard to see a new picture of yourself in your mind. However, don't think only about how you look, but how you feel... more energy, better able to deal with frustrations, happier!!!

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BDAYGIRL3 6/27/2012 4:45PM

    Very motivational! Keep up the awesome work!!

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PATTOMMC3 6/27/2012 4:39PM

    emoticon That is awesome!

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Quick update

Friday, June 22, 2012

I have been having some personal problems, so it is hard for me to stay upbeat. I get moments of happiness, but then they get washed away. I am trying to get my life together and do what is best for me.

I lost 69 pounds now, and I still want to lose more. I Wonder if losing that 70th pound will even make me proud of myself - especially with how I have been feeling. I will probably still feel fat - but that may be a good thing. I want to lose more. I need to keep going! I want to reach my next goal - then the next and the next. I know I can do it, and I will.

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MBGUYER 6/22/2012 9:32PM

  you can do it -- 1 day at a time! do a happy dance like this little guy emoticon

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KAI_ZEN 6/22/2012 8:33PM

    Thanks for the update! I'm sorry to hear you've been having troubles.

You can reach your goals!

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After a month, I finally lost another pound!

Thursday, June 07, 2012

Life is tough. Some days fly by. Others crawwwwwl. Today is one of those slow days. At 5:30am it felt like 7:30am. At 10:30am, it felt like 12:30pm. Very strange!

I finally lost another pound! For a long time, I kept having to say "I lost 65 pounds" I just kept hearing myself say outloud and in my head... 65... 65... ONLY 65... I finally lost another pound and I lost 66! Now I just need to keep going. I can't wait until I lose 70 lbs and will be at 180lbs =)

I have been out almost every night because of appointments or plans. I have been planning a grad shopping, buying birthday presents, planning the wedding, planning a campin trip etc etc. I always have SOMETHING to do. I like having things to do, but I also like some free nights. Even if I get home somewhat early, I have to unpack and clean. At least the floor in front of the TV is all clear now! Now if I could just find the time to actually be home, I could work out there!!

Hopefully one day next week I can just come home, watch some of the 20 shows I have missed, and just do nothing! But I know myself too well - I Will end up doing laundry or bring out one of the 15 DIY wedding projects I have to finish haha.

It is almost the weekend! I hope everyone has a wonderful day!

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WOLFRAML20 6/7/2012 5:49PM

    Congratulations kimmyyou

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KAI_ZEN 6/7/2012 4:32PM

    Step by step, pound by pound - but even more choice by choice - you are making the life you want. Congratulations!

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Another weekend - and it is June already!!!

Friday, June 01, 2012

I had fun on my vacation - I came back in a funky mood though. I am almost back to normal. I am definitely back in full planning mode - there is so much going on, and I can't forget any of it! I have so many lists, I have lists for my lists now! haha.

When I was away, I went fishing, shooting, and even walked by myself twice. I was tired, but I made myself do it because I know I need it. It was nice walking by myself in the wilderness. I saw a chipmunk, which definitely made all of it worth it haha.

I hope everyone has a nice weekend. Happy June! Good luck to everyone. I know I need to workout more. My goal this month is to workout more inside and outside. We have a few more things to go through, but then there will be a big open space in front of the TV where I can workout.

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WOLFRAML20 6/5/2012 8:54AM

    I am glad you had fun kimmy. i cant believe it is june already soon as you know it it will be wedding day. enjoy your day.

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  It sounds like you had a lovely vacation! Good luck working out this month. emoticon

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Not ready for a vacation!!

Friday, May 25, 2012

We are all packed & ready to go. I am leaving work in a few minutes.. I just have so much to do at home! hahaha. I want to go, I just will be gone for a while. Hopefully when I am there I will feel less stressed - and hopefully I will still want to do everything when I get back haha.

I didn't bring any wedding stuff with me! So I won't be working on that. There are still a few things left at the apartment so we have to get all of that out & cleaned by the end of this month!

I hope everyone has a great holiday - and if you are off woohooo!! If not, have fun at work!


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