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50 down and 25 to go....

Monday, October 13, 2008


I haven't felt much like blogging the last 2 weeks. I struggled with 160 for an entire week but I finally made it yesterday and today I broke it with 159.6 and that was exciting.

I went through my closet and denim dresses that had been too tight are now too loose - I never got to wear them, lol. This is happening with loads of pants that I held for years in the hopes of fitting them again someday. Well, now they are too loose too and I am going to donate them.

Shopping is fun again as now I can even find things on the clearance rack that either fit me or will fit me soon! Really a great feeling that you will all experience very soon!

Oh yeah! I let my skinny sister try on some sale Capri's from Wal-marts and we now wear the same size! WooHoo!! She is smaller through the hips yet but I am in the pants and can sit down and everything! Now that is what I call exhilarating news!!

The image is my virtual model at 138! I'm on my way!!

Love,
Linda

** Sheesh, I forgot! I am now lighter than I have been in 20 years!! I want to celebrate but don't want to go over my range, lol.
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  • XUXA05
    Sorry I'm a little late on this, but I just wanted to congratulate you!! Woo-hoo!! That is AWESOME! :) emoticon
    2965 days ago
  • LUCKYLESLIE
    emoticon Linda! I am so excited for you! Keep on keepin' on Sista! God Bless You!-Leslie emoticon
    2971 days ago
  • BECKY3128
    Linda you are amazing and doing so well!!! I feel like nothing can get in the way of your goal right now, such an inspiration! emoticon
    2972 days ago
  • CHIRORENGO
    emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon that is great!! It must feel awesome to wear the same size as the skinny sister. Keep up the great work emoticon
    2972 days ago
  • CHUNKSTER63
    Dear Ray you have trugged forward and kept on pushing I am very happy for you.

    Chunk
    2973 days ago
  • MELJOEMOM
    I am inspired! Can't wait to meet my goal of being able to wear more than 10% of clothes in my closet. That's a GREAT one!

    You look amazing and sound like you feel amazing. Keep it up!

    Shari
    2973 days ago
  • BABYFACE26
    Great job!!! Now I am telling myself, if SHE can do it, so can you!
    2973 days ago
  • HUGGERS1
    You are so amazing. your doing great. I am so proud of you and I am so impressed with the fact that you are the same size as your skinny sis, I think that is a major milestone besides the 50, you should be holding your head up high knowing you are doing so well.

    This is a great accomplishment :)

    hugs
    Amber
    2973 days ago
  • LIFES*2*SHORT
    Words cannot describe how excited I am for you right now! You have worked so very hard... and deserve every morsel of excitement that you can muster. I hope that people around you recognize your accomplishments. Nothing like a compliment to keep going. Congrats once again!!!

    Naomi
    2973 days ago
  • LBSTRINGER
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    I am so proud of you and your accomplishments. However, you now weigh less than I do. Boy, does that inspire me to work harder - just can't let you outdo me. (Although you are a little younger than me, too.)lol We had another wedding in the family this past week-end, but with that over, I am determined to focus on weight loss.
    Love ya (and Uncle Ray),
    Linda

    p.s. Celebrate by buying a fantastic new outfit instead of food.
    2973 days ago

    Comment edited on: 10/14/2008 9:21:03 AM
  • JCHLLM
    That is awesome!! Doesn't it feel good to have clothes 'outgrow' you while they were just sitting there?

    You'll be at your goal weight in no time.
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    2973 days ago
  • JANEYJ.
    You Go Girl! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
    2973 days ago
  • BITTYGIRL51
    Way to go, Linda! Clothes shopping is so much more fun, when we are small enough to have more to choose from. And also, I find our tastes in clothing become a little younger.

    So proud of you! Keep up the great work. I can't wait to see the real picture of you, instead of the "virtual" one.
    2973 days ago
  • FAIRYDANCER1
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    These results re totally AMAZING you are AWESOME! Congratulations
    2974 days ago
  • MARTY19
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    What an accomplishment. I am so proud of what you have done and continue to do. You show everyone that it can be done.
    Marty
    2974 days ago
  • CRTSANG
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    And that only begins to say it! Congratulations!!! That must feel sooo good. You truly are an inspiration.


    2974 days ago
  • LADYBUG546
    Wow you rock thanks for the inspirational read.
    2974 days ago
  • JENIFIREHARP
    Funny, I had the same "problem" when I went through my closet last month... Not to mention some of my ten year old clothes were out of style!

    You are doing so awesome!!!
    2974 days ago

    Comment edited on: 10/13/2008 8:48:11 PM
  • SUPREME5
    oh boy are you rocking. emoticon emoticon
    2974 days ago
  • POTIONSINMOTION
    That's phenomenal. I can't wait to fit into the few things that I've kept back. I also can't wait to buy the new wardrobe!
    2974 days ago
  • SPIONEN
    Wow! Awesome progress! Reading entries like this really helps keep me motivated... 160 is still 12 pounds away for me, but I can already imagine how great it'll feel to be there. :)
    2974 days ago
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