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To anyone who thinks it's not possible

Thursday, November 04, 2010

When I joined SparkPeople I was already starting to lose weight. However, my full term pregnancy weight at the end of both of my pregnancies with my boys was 223. I am only 5'3. After I had my 2nd son I decided I would be HEAVY no more!!! I started exercising daily and following a weight watchers plan. I got down to between 140-145. I had my beautiful daughter on 10-20-09 and as of today I weigh 123 lbs. So I have OFFICALLY lost 100 lbs. I know this sounds like bragging but I have to admit I am so proud of myself I can't hardly stand it. The only downside is I a SO AFRAID of gaining it back that I don't think I am practicign good eating habits. I'm starting to feel a little weak from not eating enough. But, I am planning to join a Zumba class and shake my work out routine up a bit and hope that I can stay this size. I'm actually wearing a belt with my size 4 pants. It feels GREAT! Anyway, I just wanted to inspire, brag, share, whatever. I am here to tell you that WE CAN ALL DO ANYTHING WE SET OUR MINDS TO! That's all for today. I should probably go to bed now. Later Ladies : )
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    emoticon You are an inspiration to all! I know that I can do it. It's taking quite a while. I can't believe your daughter is 1.....Sarah will be in January. Congrats again! I don't see it as bragging....I see it as the truth. Way to go!!!
    2172 days ago
    AMAZING!!!! You give me hope that I can do it too! Congrats!!
    2172 days ago
  • TJB1536
    Thank you for all your support and nice comments. I know I need to eat more and work out more. I need to quit focusing on the number on the scale and focus more on good health and looking more fit. I have always had an athletic build but right now I feel more skinny and weak than athletic or fit. I'm going to work on that. BUT, I still prefer this look to my previous look!
    2176 days ago
  • DOLPHINE35384
    Congrats on your weight loss. You surely have a reason to brag and happy. You can keep the weight off. Eating is the hard part of loosing weight. I to have a hard time with eating. I don't eat enough and I tend to not get enough of my intake in through out the day. If I track my food in the morning I feel like I'm obligated to stick to what I put in my tracker and so I do eat.

    Good luck, You can do it.

    2176 days ago
    Congrats on such a great reason to celebrate. I love Zumba. Need to get out my dvd's. Eating is the hard part but I've found if I post what I want to eat the night before I can tweek it during the day and eat well but within my calorie range.
    Maintenance is different than weight loss too. You can eat more calories.
    Good Luck!
    2176 days ago
    you have done so well! but you have to eat so you can energy to play and run and laugh with your beautiful children
    2176 days ago
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