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Reaching Milestones

Wednesday, September 09, 2009

Today I reached the first 20 pound weight loss for the year AND the first time I've weighed below 225 for over 30 years! I got on the scale and it said 222.4. I couldn't believe it, so I stepped off, pushed the calibrate key, then got back on....222.4. Yep, below 225 and a full 20 pounds since January 1st. WooooooHoooooo!!! That's about 1-3 pounds a month, but with rheumatoid arthritis, Sjogren's Syndrome (look it up) and Fibromyalgia - it's a major step. Exercise is really hard for me but I try to get some in every week. Lately there's been more than there should be because I sent myself into a major flare up of pain. It'll take a couple of weeks (Please God, not months this time!) for the flare to die down. Luckily, I see my rheumatologist on the 15th and am hoping he'll give me stronger medicine for the pain.

20 pounds!
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  • _MAOMAO_
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    You just achieved a HUGE milestone, that is SO neat. Hope your pain improves and your dr appt goes well, bet your dr will be excited, too. Keep up the great work!
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    Comment edited on: 9/10/2009 12:21:38 AM
    What a marvelous double achievement!
    Too bad about the flare-up, hope it doesn't last long.
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    emoticon Congratulations on your weight loss! That's great!
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    emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon Fantastic job! Keep it up and hope the flare doesn't last at all.
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