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A Huge WOO-HOO!!! to Day 54

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

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Today is a good day! Today is uplifting and makes me feel like I am getting some where finally after a month of the scale not moving and it moving up eghh today has rejuvinated my motivation and re inforced my choice to not eat the yummy chocolate carrot cake thats in our conference room and instead reach for my bag of green apple slices emoticon

So I guess I better explain... It started yesterday, as soon as I walked in and was talking to one of my co workers she said Oh my gosh Bri your face is so skinny! Naturally she assumed it was because Ive been sick for the past five days and unable to eat much but I prefer to chalk it up to my hard work emoticon and than today I hit the mother load of all "motivation pushers" LOL! I went into the lunch room to fill up my water cup (BY the way as of 11 AM I have Had 9 Glasses of clear liqud joy emoticon!!!!) and I saw one of the guys from IT in there and this is how the convo went...

ME: " Hi how have you been"
IT GUY: "Good Bri, How are you"
ME: "Oh good Ive been sick last week but feeling much better
IT Guy: " Well those lunches of yours are really paying of you look great"
Me: pause.. do a happy dance in my head.. " Oh! Thanks so much" ..huge smile on my face.. "Ive been working hard, still have a ways to go but I feel great"
IT GUY: " Is it just the lunches or are you doing something else
Me: " I just have been trying to be healthy, I dont really want to be skinny just strong, I go to the gym every morn. and eat healthy chocice meals for lunch they really help my portion control."
IT GUY: " Well its wokring you look great! How much are you planning to lose"
Me: Im thinnking I want to lose about 50 lbs all together, Ive already lost 25"
IT Guy: "Oh so your half way there, great job and again you look great. Maybe I should start eating those meals lol"

Okay so you get the point LOL!! I feel so happy and amazing! Someone I never would expect to say something did! I just need to take a moment and say.... emoticon emoticon

This conversation not only uplifted me and completly re enforced my positive energy today but it also opened my eyes and made me realize that Im pretty much HALF WAY to my goal weight!!! That means if I just stick to it by the begining of summer I will be bikini ready!!

Im so excited and I just cant hide it!! I saw an old friend that I havnt seen since May on Sat. night and she was blown away by how I looked also. Everyone keeps saying you look great! ahhh thank you very much, no picutres please emoticon

I know attitude is everything in this journey so I am officially going to have a positive attitude all the time! and of course it helps when people re enforce your feelings. I feel great and I dont tjust think its the weight people notice, my face and skin is much clearer and even my hair seems to be shinner. Being Healthy Rocks!!!!!

emoticon Friends, Im gonna go finish my apple slices

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
ANEPANALIPTI 12/15/2010 4:52PM

    YOU GO GIRL. We WILL be in bikinis by summer! :D

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MIPPY265 12/15/2010 9:37AM

    It feels really really good when someone acknowledges all the hard work you put into this. I luv it when someone says something to me. I like the way it feels.

Your halfway there, Bri, your hard work and perserverance are paying off. Congrats!!! You deserve all the kind words sent your way!!

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RACEMOM576900 12/14/2010 10:51PM

    OMG!! How awesome is that!! You must be on cloud 9 and you totally deserve it for all the hard work you have done!! Keep it up girl!

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INTOTHESOUTH 12/14/2010 9:04PM

    Awesome!! I love it when people notice!! Congratulations!

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MELISSAJUSTINA 12/14/2010 8:27PM

    WOW !!! Doesn't feel great to get notice for all the hard work you have put in to becoming healthy! Great job!!!!
Half way there, I know you can finish the rest with a bang!

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MARYBE4 12/14/2010 8:26PM

    Wow that is great. This has inspired me. I can't wait till I have that experience. emoticon

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BBGYRL4 12/14/2010 4:41PM

    That's awesome! The best feeling in the world is when other people notice the change. Keep up the great work!!

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L_CHANGES 12/14/2010 3:52PM

    What a great post! It's so great to see that all your hard work is being noticed. It really is motivational to keep at it. You're halfway there - that's terrific!

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SARAHNICOLE__17 12/14/2010 3:25PM

    You are seriously amazing! I bring my lunch everyday to work and everyone else at buys theirs from a restaurant/fast food. It's so much funner packing your own!!!!! It allows me to be creative. I experienced the comments over this past week while at my gym. The regular fitness club members have made comments as to how my body is totally changing and to keep it up. It feels amazing! Keep up the hard work. I'm sure you have adopted this lifestyle for life!

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EVANSPROUDMAMA 12/14/2010 3:11PM

    Thanks Ladies!! I appreciate the encouragement!!!!

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PPHILLIPS9 12/14/2010 3:04PM

    I'M SO HAPPY FOR YOU KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK emoticon emoticon emoticon

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CECE0330 12/14/2010 3:04PM

    Hooray!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Our journey is similar....I started at 212, am down to 175, and my goal is 144. This seems to be the point where people are really stopping & taking notice! Bask in it, you earned it! emoticon

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KEEPGOING87 12/14/2010 3:00PM

    yaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay thats so great

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GODDESSELLIE07 12/14/2010 2:58PM

    Yeah for people noticing! It always makes a person smile that much brighter... I love those days! Keep up the great work... you're half way there!

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