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I'm Not Fat!


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Thursday, July 15, 2010

I went on a run and walk tonight just to relieve stress and get in some extra steps. While I was on my run, I had the thought, "I'm not fat". What was weird about thinking this was that I didn't immediately have 3 other thoughts attacking that one. It seems that I actually believe that I'm not fat now. It was such an intense moment of realization for me, but it's something so simple. I felt like yelling it out loud. It was liberating and powerful. I am growing stronger everyday, both physically and mentally, and I'm proud of myself. And now I can fully realize that. :-)
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ANDYLIN90 9/16/2010 1:13AM

    Wow, I get it! What a moment for you when you were able to truly see yourself. Congratulations.

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PANFRIEDTROUT 7/24/2010 7:20PM

    w00 h000!! emoticon

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MASE72 7/23/2010 1:07PM

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KIN59VARA 7/23/2010 9:53AM

    Yell it from the rooftops!

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LIVELOVELAUGH79 7/22/2010 1:21PM

    amazing feeling isn't it...so freeing. Congrats

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NYARAMULA 7/21/2010 1:06AM

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RANDOM00B 7/20/2010 5:36PM

    Yes!!!

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GENEVIEVE135 7/20/2010 3:09PM

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NORDAKOTA 7/20/2010 9:59AM

    Yeah --you are NOT fat!!

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TONISTRELEC 7/20/2010 9:01AM

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HAPPYNSMILING 7/20/2010 7:30AM

    emoticon And it feels so good, don't it? Keep it up!!!

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WEMINICH 7/20/2010 5:37AM

  I love that feeling!

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LESSISMORE2010 7/19/2010 10:04PM

    That is great! Next time you feel like yelling it, GO FOR IT! You deserve it :)

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CBACH71 7/19/2010 6:51PM

    Fantastic! Keep up the positive thoughts!

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KARENE10 7/19/2010 5:58PM

    AWESOME!!!!

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THINKNPRETTY 7/19/2010 2:38PM

    Awesome feeling!

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WEIGHTDIP 7/19/2010 12:50PM

    That's a great thought for all of us today.

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DACSAC 7/19/2010 11:23AM

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HEALTHY-BEAR 7/19/2010 11:21AM

    Isn't that kind the ultimate goal that most of us are looking for, feeling good about yourself? Congratulations!!!

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NABDULSABOOR 7/19/2010 11:19AM

    think positive to be positive

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KRYSTAL234 7/19/2010 10:31AM

    keep up the hard work!

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CINDY1TWO3 7/19/2010 9:59AM

    Wonderful! I am glad your mind caught up with your body. I can't wait until I can get thin and then realize it.

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MOMMAPEARLS62 7/19/2010 9:00AM

  Changing a mindset is an awesome goal. emoticon emoticon

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JACKKELL 7/18/2010 11:51PM

    Fantastic!!! I can't wait to feel the same thing!! I'll get there!! Way to go!!!
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LUBAML 7/18/2010 11:28PM

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PAVLEJOBY 7/18/2010 10:50PM

  You are brave!

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TCICHOWSKI 7/18/2010 10:11PM

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AGENTNER 7/18/2010 9:46PM

    How long did it take you to come to that conclusion....that is the place that I would like to find in my mental battle. Only it feels like everyone keeps telling me I am fat...do you have any suggestions to help me find my inner peace???

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LOSINGITALL4ME 7/18/2010 9:45PM

    Keep up the positive thoughts! Awesome!

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SLEEKKITTY 7/18/2010 7:29PM

    It takes awhile for the mind to catch up with the new body, congrats,

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IAM_HIS2 7/18/2010 6:47PM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon So happy for you -- enjoy your new self!!!

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TOSTAYHEALTHY 7/18/2010 6:29PM

    Your insight is remarkable. Look forward to reading more blogs.

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Sandy :)

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ELLAPOR 7/18/2010 5:57PM

  emoticon Way to go!

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DEVINEGODDESS 7/18/2010 5:47PM

    emoticon It's awesome that you have a great new mindset!!! Many congratulations to you on this and on your weight loss!!!

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SMILESALOT4 7/18/2010 5:29PM

  Congratulations! emoticon

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AUNTYEVIL 7/18/2010 1:59PM

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ROSEREDD58 7/18/2010 1:37PM

    Keep up the good work and positive thoughts!With that attitude anything is possibe!

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LACIEBARBER 7/18/2010 1:33PM

    Good for you Amanda!!!!

Great positive self-motivation!

Lacie

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ADIPOSEROSE 7/18/2010 12:48PM

    "Whether you think you can or you can't--you're right." That applies to how you see yourself, too, Al. I know I'm far from "not fat," but I'm 30-odd pounds "not fatter" than I was, and starting to like the lady in the mirror again. Oh, she still has work to do, to release the beautiful woman who's been trapped in the cold marble for so long at last, but *I* see the changes in me, and I've stopped worrying about whether anyone else does. It's taken me two decades to get back to where I was before I helped life do this to me (and mostly, like it or not, did this to myself) but that girl in the goal picture on my page isn't as far away as she used to be. I'll never be 38 again . . . and the blouse I was wearing (which I made myself) is long gone . . . but I suspect that when we stop seeing ourselves as fat and undesirable and unworthy, others do, too.

BRAVO on your "corporal restructuring," and more importantly, on your decision to like that beautiful lady in the mirror after all! emoticon

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SPARKIE1964 7/18/2010 12:31PM

    AMEN!

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SUNNY1432 7/18/2010 12:27PM

    emoticon Amazing what a positive attitude can do you a person! Congrats on finding that in yourself! emoticon emoticon

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DESERTDREAMERS 7/18/2010 11:28AM

    Many congrats on the new life-think! emoticon

I'm still "fat" - but no longer obese or morbidly obese. I have hopes of soon being in a normal BMI. I laugh when I see my shadow when I'm walking my dogs - who is that skinnier thing?

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AUSSIECOLE 7/18/2010 11:10AM

  Congratulations on finding a new mindset. May those nasty self defeating thoughts stay far away.

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DEPAULGIRL09 7/18/2010 10:51AM

    Awesome!!

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JOY1918 7/18/2010 9:41AM

    emoticon on this discovery and your achievements. emoticon

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MESEATURTLE 7/18/2010 7:49AM

    That i believe is the ultimate liberating feeling!!!!

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RETIRED4NOW 7/18/2010 7:03AM

  Way to go. So often we tend to beat ourselves for being human and have downfalls on the way to being someone better. I know I am guilty of that. I hope I get to the place you are at right now.

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NANHBH 7/18/2010 2:16AM

    So often, self-hatred is behind our weight issues. I do believe you have crossed over to self-love! Awesome! Good luck on your journey.

Be well,
Nancy
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