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Try Lifting Potatoes

Sunday, March 27, 2011

Okay, so far I have lost 20 pounds. But I was SO proud when I hit the 20 pound loss that I headed for the grocery store. No, not for grocery shopping. I wanted to remind myself of how it had felt to carry around an extra 20 pounds. I went straight to the vegetables and picked up two 10-lb bags of potatoes. Wow!! A real eye opener on just how heavy that extra 20 pounds had been. No wonder I'm feeling SO much lighter already. LOL...
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  • v SLIMTHICK2
    Congrats, you're a winner!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! emoticon
    1974 days ago
  • v REJ7777
    emoticon 20 lbs. is a lot of weight. Congratulations on getting rid of all that excess weight. I can see where not having to carry that extra weight around frees up energy for other things. And having the image of 2 10-lb. potato bags makes it real. Keep up the good work! emoticon
    1976 days ago
  • v LIBBYFITZ
    emoticon emoticon emoticon
    1977 days ago
  • v TEMPEST272002
    This is a great idea! It's important to remind ourselves of how far we've come so that we can stay motivated to continue. Great job on the 20lb milestone!
    1977 days ago
  • v MCCOURTT
    That was good!, but potatoes are good eating too ;-)
    Congratulation on the 20lb, by now it should really starting showing. You are really moving a long.

    Here is your double emoticon emoticon for each 10lb.

    1977 days ago
  • v KITTYLADY1259
    Great analogy!! I used to think of bags of dog food!! Same principal, I guess!! Congrats on the weight loss!!

    Glenna
    1977 days ago
  • v LOVE_2_LAUGH
    That is an awesome idea. I always try to visualize pounds loss in the sticks of butter off my body - 10# = 40 sticks of butter melted away. But next time I'm in the store I'm going to pick up a 10# sack of potatoes for a real wake up call. Thanks for the idea.
    1977 days ago
  • v CAROLINA_KOUKLA
    Funny I was just talking about this with my boyfriend last night! I told him about picking up a 10 lb bag of potatoes and that I had lost 5 of them, he said wow that is a great comparison! It really does put it into perspective huh? Congrats on your weight loss and new healthy lifestyle!

    Hugs!
    1978 days ago
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