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Blog Prompt: What motivates me most?

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Today I would say it is the idea of finally reaching my goal weight.

Last year it was getting into the clothes hanging on the closet door. All through the 2008 Holiday Season I would look at goodies everywhere and think of those "hot red shorts" hanging on the closet door. No sweet looked as good as getting into those size 6 shorts was going to feel in June at the family reunion!

This year the family reunion came and went - the red shorts? Too large!

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
CHOCMOM 8/28/2009 10:10AM

  That is what is happening to me - I have clothes that I am aiming for and then I get ready to try them on and they are too big. Awesome feeling. You look great!

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GRACEISENUF 8/27/2009 3:20PM

    emoticon emoticon Your determination finally paid off!

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PRINCESSFEE 8/27/2009 6:25AM

    Way to go on those shorts being too big for you!!! What inspiration!!

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BABYFACE26 8/27/2009 1:27AM

    I have a pair of green shorts, one size down. I can get into them, but they are still too snug to be comfortable. I can't wait till I'm wearing them.
You are awesome!

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IVMAR1 8/25/2009 3:27PM

How did you feel when you realize that the "hot red shorts" were too large? Isn't this great? Good for you!! I wish I had your motivation and self-control. emoticon emoticon


Ivmaris emoticon

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FORMYDARLINGS 8/25/2009 3:23PM

    Hey sweetie,

Can you send me the red shorts? LOL LOL Ilove you and your wisdom,


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FINDINGREALME 8/25/2009 9:11AM

    Very cool about the shorts!! It's a wonderful feeling when you have set a goal and met it -- you should be very proud!!

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Ain't that the pits!

Great insight but even better results than you had perceived!

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ONMYWAYTOGOAL 8/25/2009 8:53AM

    Linda, you've far exceeded what you started out to do. How awesome is that?! Your success is inspiring and I love to watch your progress. Thank you for sharing your journey with us!

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MARTY19 8/25/2009 7:08AM

    I would have to agree. Smaller clothes are a great motivator.


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MSLZZY 8/25/2009 6:46AM

    Imagine that! What a nice surptise! You've had a fantastic journey! WTG!

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REILLYGIRRRL 8/25/2009 6:38AM

  Wow, that's great!

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BLUESKY104 8/25/2009 6:36AM

    What an awesome image and what a SUPER accomplishment you have made.
You inspire me emoticon I have a pair of shorts waiting for me in my closet and a pair of pants -- going to get them out and have them even more visual.
Thanks for the share on those shorts of yours emoticon

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PATTYOGREEN 8/25/2009 6:15AM

  Great job with those shorts!!

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THMONGO 8/25/2009 6:09AM

    My family. I want to be there for them and to be healthy. I also want to be a good role model for my grandchildren.

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