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    SUNSHINESKYWAY   25,322
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It's been so long since I wanted my picture taken!

Wednesday, November 03, 2010

I had to search hard for a recent "before" pic of myself. It just happened to be one where I was getting ready for a local charity walk for the local food bank. The same pic is from the day I saw myself on the local news. It was the day I realized I looked 5 months pregnant. It was the day I realized I had to do something about it! That is when, or shortly after I got back on SP and got serious. When I signed up in January of this year, I wasn't sure how to use the site. I guess I wasn't really ready yet. 2 1/2 months ago is when it dawned on me and the realization was worth a thousand prayers!

It's sad how many photo ops I missed out on. A lot of pics of my kids, husband and grandson, but none of me. I never wanted anyone to take a picture of me showing my fat face! And truth is I was a little scared to post a before pic of myself. I look tired and miserable.

2 days ago was the 1st photo I've let my husband take of me in a long time. I see the difference. I look more vibrant and happy! Which I am! I am happy to report I am over half way to my goal. And, I am less than 1 pt away from being considered in a healthy range according to my BMI! Soon I will no longer be overweight! I thank God for my strength and for the support of people on this site! Much love!
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SEXYJJ1 11/4/2010 7:44PM

  im soooo happy for you

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DHSPARK 11/4/2010 6:54AM

    Nice pic...good that you liked it too!

Congrats on being halfway to goal...
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Deb :)

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STEINERMOM 11/4/2010 6:32AM

  I am so glad that you are feeling good enough to have your photo taken. You are a beautiful woman and I am glad that you are realizing this.

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SPMOM2 11/3/2010 8:34PM

    Congrats, an important milestone

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IPSAFICTURA 11/3/2010 7:52PM

    Congratulations! The battle with self-image is as important as the one with the scale. :)

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MOM2ACAT 11/3/2010 7:24PM

    You look great!

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TEJAS1291 11/3/2010 7:14PM

  Great going Suzanne .I am sooo proud of you.And you thought you needed others to motivate you!! You are well on your way to becoming a motivator for others.Keep up the good work!! And enjoy these pictures of this time in your life,as they will continue to motivate you for the rest of your life. emoticon
Donna

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VIBSTER 11/3/2010 6:55PM

    Congrats on your journey. Keep up the good work & enjoy more of those Kodak moments! emoticon

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