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12 pant sizes gone :)

Monday, October 08, 2012

This month has been full of awesome weight related changes. I discovered that I can now wear a 14 in jeans vs the 26's I used to wear, and Med/lg shirts compared to the 3x tops. emoticon And even more exciting my nursing scrubs have been replaced with med and lg now too, compared to the 2 and 3X I was wearing 9 months ago. I honestly never believed I would ever be able to lose this much weight and I thank everyone who has supported me.My family, coworkers,and this site! I now believe anything is possible. I hope to get down to a size 8 before the summer of 2013! I will keep you posted emoticon

  
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SOKKERNUT 10/18/2012 2:11PM

    Well believe it baby YOU DID IT! emoticon emoticon

You WILL meet your goal emoticon

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PRINCIPALPOTTER 10/14/2012 8:02PM

    That is so amazing! Your success is a real motivator for me! emoticon emoticon

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1BEACHWALKER 10/9/2012 8:55PM

    emoticon That is quite the accomplishment! Good for you! SP is a great place of support! emoticon

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KALLEN5321 10/8/2012 10:15PM

  Great job!! I am also a nurse and understand how physically and mentally draining our jobs can be and all of the fattening comfort foods people bring in ... it's like a mine field some days. Great job sticking with it!! I'm just starting on my 50lbs and found this post motivating. Thanks.

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FIREFLY_MEDIC 10/8/2012 9:59PM

    congratulations

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100 pounds gone! with pics

Wednesday, September 12, 2012



Well as the title says I FINALLY DID IT!!! Reached my goal of 100 pounds gone! I have also lost 15 points off my BMI going from Morbid Obesity to Overweight, lost 55 inches, and 15% body fat. ALL WITHOUT SURGERY OR MAGIC PILLS! Just old fashioned exercise and diet...and I dont really like the word diet it is more like a healthier eating option for life emoticon Everything in life is so much better, I feel better have more, self confidence , dont feel like the FAT one anymore. I started with small changes, anyone can do it, just gotta get motivated enough...Finally decide that YOU have had enough and the RESULTS will be AMAZING! emoticon

  
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MOMMYOF2RN 10/16/2012 10:03AM

    Thanks for all the kind words guys!

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BAYBELIEVER 10/16/2012 7:12AM

    Congratulations! This is a wonderful accomplishment! You look maahhhvelous!

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SUSUSUZZZIE 10/12/2012 5:22PM

    I saw your comment on my Woo Hoo post and I had to stop by to congratulate you too!
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I love coming across others who are on a similar timeline so it's especially great to see your progress.

Keep up the great job! You look terrific!
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1BEACHWALKER 10/9/2012 8:58PM

    Wow-Looking great!! You give the rest of us hope! I started out at around the same weight you did and still have a ways to go! Thank you for sharing your journey with us through your blogs and photos!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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ADARKARA 9/13/2012 8:44AM

    You look fabulous, dahling! So proud of you!

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MERIADATH 9/13/2012 6:08AM

    You are truly an inspiration! Congratulations!

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AAAACK 9/13/2012 12:19AM

    Fantastic transformation! Give yourself a major pat on the back - YOU did this! Little adversities in life must seem so much smaller when you have the kind of power to lose 100 lbs. You are a powerful person.
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MAMADWARF 9/12/2012 11:51PM

    Wow congratulations! That is an amazing milestone and just the kind of blog I needed to read when I started my journey. To know that someone did it and I could too. I am working n my 100 pounds too! You look awesome!!!

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COLIBRI1 9/12/2012 11:48PM

    You are amazing! emoticon

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MISSB8604 9/12/2012 11:33PM

    Congrats!!!!!!!

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DIANE7786 9/12/2012 11:21PM

    Wow! You accomplished a wonderful goal. I wish you continued success. emoticon

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MOMMYOF2RN 9/12/2012 10:35PM

    Thanks everyone! It has taken 10 months so far, I am still debating on the skin removal once I reach my 2nd goal of 40 pounds.It is very costly but I do have some excess in my tricep area and of course abdomen. I read a story on here of a lady who had it done and she lost 116 the skin removal only took her down 2 inches..so still researching and debating. Good Luck NIKKICOLE83 Im sure you CAN do it!

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LMBAKER5 9/12/2012 10:25PM

    Congratulations!!! Your motivation is so inspiring!

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JAMBABY0 9/12/2012 10:23PM

    good luck and awesome job you look great.

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NIKKICOLE83 9/12/2012 10:11PM

    emoticon emoticon You are amazing!!! Good for you. You should be extremely proud. How long did it take? Are you going to have any excess skin removed? Sorry so many questions but I ultimately want to lose 90 pounds and I like the insight of successful people.

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Don't ever let anyone tell you it's impossible

Friday, August 17, 2012

When I first started my journey there were many naysayers, who gave me a million reasons why I could not do this. The ever popular "you wont have enough time" was a common one. But I chose to make the time,I treated exercise like work. I didnt "call out sick" or "no show" without very good reasons. People would want me to do things during my exercise time I simply told them no, I have to be at the gym then. I got a lot of grief at times especially if the person on the other end was wanting a favor, but it has been worth it.
Another excuse "You work that crazy night shift,people on that shift gain weight not lose it" A mostly true analogy, but doable if you put some effort into training your body. You have to keep it on a healthy eating schedule and still work out, sometimes after working all night but I promise it WILL be worth it.
"What will you do with the kids?" Find a gym that has childcare hours for the youngest and allows teens to work out. My success has instilled great behaviors in them as well :)

At the beginning I was also dating a man who was controlling and did not want me going to the gym because "you must be trying to find someone else" I finally got enough courage up to tell him where to go and started this journey for my overall well-being and health. It is so rewarding to be this far, though I still have 10 pounds until I reach my original goal of 100 pounds, I feel very accomplished. Just wanted to let everyone know that MANY people will try to hold you down, put if you get your head right YOU CAN DO THIS!

  
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ZZZKATZZZZ 8/17/2012 3:39AM

    The word impossible actually says "I'm possible".

So glad to hear of you taking care of yourself! Keep upnthe great work!

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Together we have lost 150 pounds! with pics

Tuesday, August 14, 2012






Nine months ago I began my weight loss journey to lose 100 pounds,I don't think I ever really believed I could do it without surgery. BUT I am only 10 pounds away :) Not only have I lost weight and started feeling better but my 15 year old picked up on my healthy eating habits and the importance of exercise and has lost 61 ponds herself!
With hard work and determination and I believe anyone can do this...just never give up!



  
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PLANTAGO 10/1/2012 2:07PM

    Awesome!! Tumbs up for you and your daughter!!! emoticon

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ANDREAG89 8/14/2012 11:17PM

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Like I read in another blog, once you do it they'll ask, "How did you do it???" And there you are, only 10 lbs away from your goal. How fantastic that must feel. GREAT work, and keep it up. Thanks for sharing - you motivated me after a rough day!!!

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Compliments Can Make a Day

Tuesday, May 08, 2012

How many of you LOVE receiving compliments? I know I sure do emoticon But how many of us GIVE compliments? I know I have slacked in that department more than a few times. Many times in the past I have noticed a co-workers hair-cut, weight loss, or a\other milestone and didnt even say a word emoticon But I have decided to take the challenge of at least complimenting one person per day!
What reason do I have for this? There have been many times over the past few weeks that I have felt down about my plateau, or just in weight loss in general, and out of no where comes a stranger at the gym to tell me how they have noticed changes in me, not only with weight but the way I carry myself. Few days later a fitness classmate asks me what kind of plan I'm on because I look great and she wants to try whatever I'm doing, then there's the cashier who said "your getting skinny, whats your secret?" All those small things gave me the confidence and motivation I needed to keep giving it 100%
So are you up for the challenge? You never know when a few kind words can change someones day emoticon

  


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