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I almost missed it

Monday, July 04, 2011

I had a major milestone, and I almost missed it! When I lost those 3 lbs. last week I officially went from being obese (on the bmi scale) to being overweight! I never thought I'd be happy to be overweight, but I am haha!

The only other thing I really have to report right now is that my garden is awesome!I think I'll upload a picture in a few min. actually. I'm so proud that my garden is not only living, it's THRIVING! And it's my first year ever doing one too. Which makes me feel awesome. Mine's doing 10x better than my neighbor who has been growing things for years, and of course we have the same soil and did everything the same pretty much, so it's not that. I'm just sooo excited. Also, I canned for the first time today. I have 5 jars of green beans haha. And for those of you who know about canning... it was so rewarding to hear them "pop"! I know I'm going on about it, but I'm truly excited and proud.

I'm grateful that I have so much to be grateful for. It makes the blows of the bad news (and more and more bad news) be just a little softer. I keep reminding myself that with us doing what we're doing there's no way it'll stay this way forever. It may take years, but we'll eventually catch up and hopefully will even be a little ahead!

Thanks for reading everyone!
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  • LINAREX
    Nice, that's a great milestone to hit!
    2328 days ago
  • STARS_GAL
    GO GARDEN!!!!
    All sounds like great progress!
    2330 days ago
  • BEAKIEBEAN
    You are kicking butt girl! Good job! And just remember if you find yourself with an abundance of tomatoes you can always air mail them to me. emoticon
    2332 days ago
  • HKWEST
    OOoooh! I'm jealous of the garden. I've managed to not kill any of my herbs or flowers so far this year, which is progress for me. I'm hoping to work my way up to veggies in the next few years - and maybe add a fruit tree in my yard. Of course, then I'll be hitting you up for canning lessons. Way to be an awesome pioneer mom!
    2333 days ago
  • TAMARA6905
    YAY for you! Canning is a lost art that I wish more people did! Both sets of my in-laws can and I'm going to learn so that I can pass it on when I have children! Can't wait to see a pic of your beautiful garden! Keep up the good work!
    2333 days ago
  • THEMIGHTYLILLIE
    YAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I am sooo proud of you! Being overweight is definitely something to dance about! Did you know that the female AVERAGE BMI in the USA is 26.5!! I keep looking at the number and thinking how close to average I FINALLY am!
    2334 days ago
  • TRUE-NESS
    That's great! You have a lot to be excited about! Congrats on the thriving garden AND on getting out of that "obese" category!! emoticon emoticon
    2334 days ago
  • KIMMYLOU2012
    Greta for you!! I know how you feel about that nasty BMI!! You are doing great! emoticon
    2334 days ago
  • DUGIESTONER
    That's awesome! My inlaws have a huge garden that I get to enjoy all of the goodies from! My MIL has been wanting to teach me to can, maybe i will take her up on it! Keep it up!!
    2334 days ago
  • HEYTEACH75
    woooooooohhhhhhhoooooooooooo
    2334 days ago
  • YCAMOMMY
    You are doing great, and I'm so very proud of you!!! You go girl!! You keep "popping" away!!! xoxo
    2334 days ago
  • LILYGAL
    There is no satisfaction like the satisfaction of a job well done!! You can be so proud!!!
    2334 days ago
  • POOKASLUAGH
    Woo-hoo for leaving behind the obese BMI! Congrats!
    2334 days ago
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