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Patience send your sister!


Thursday, February 17, 2011

I know why the sage said “Patience is a virtue”: it’s because so little of it exists today. In our society, in business and in my head, it’s rare and beautiful and I’d like more please.
In my mind, this especially applies to weight loss. Historically, fat just jumped on me as soon as I turned my back on any of the hundreds of diet and “plans” I attempted to follow. Now, for the first time in my life, I have moved the dial down and it consistently moves in that direction, but lordy, it seems slow. When I break it down its 16 weeks today, and I’ve lost 60 pounds. I’m halfway to the goal. That’s a frigging miracle. But its 3.75 pounds a week and things are slower than in the beginning. I’m praying for fortitude (patience’s younger and spryer sister) to come and live with me for the second half if this mountain climb.
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CM_GARDNER78 2/18/2011 7:19PM

    WOW you're doing fantastic!! But I hear you! Keep plugging away and Patience's sister will be with you!
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CLUMBOY 2/17/2011 7:03AM

    i would KILL for that kind of weekly weight loss! everything is relative--you are doing fabulous! just keep going--the time will pass before you know it.

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JARMOOZLE 2/17/2011 12:50AM

    You are doing wonderfully! Congrats on the weight loss, as they say... "slow & steady wins the race."

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FITANDFIFTY2 2/17/2011 12:30AM

    Oh I understand, and remember!!! It took me exactly 1 year to lose 137 lbs, then later dropped another 15! At first, it dropped so fast, then there were weeks just 1 pound,, but thank goodness, it all came off,,, never to be found again : )! Have a wonderful week!!

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