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On My Way

Friday, July 22, 2011

Today I weighed in at 173.8 lbs. When I joined Spark back in June, I had estimated my weight at 175. When I actually weighed myself 3 weeks later, after exercising and eating much better, I weighed 178. It really got me down for a couple of days, and I felt like I would never even see the 160's, much less a goal of 135!!!

Today I really feel like I am finally on my way as I look at my ticker which has a current weight that is LESS than my starting. It feels good and I know that I would not have been able to do it without the help of Spark People.

Particularly Tara (TAW196) and the AWESOME July w/ Jillian Challenge she created, the WONDERFUL team I am on - the Rock Stars -, and the individual friendships that have grown from that team.

I truly appreciate this resource, and the time and effort everyone puts into it. It would just be another ineffective calorie counting, blah message board site if it wasn't for the people on here and their feisty, winning spirit!

Thanks everyone! I feel like I've finally made it from the gate to the plane, and I'm lifting off!

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
LSPIZZA 9/5/2011 8:56AM

Weight is such a struggle,huh?
I used to often underestimate- its why I became a daily weigher!
The healthy lifestyle is the thing!
Just be consistent and persistant!

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MICHSTATE 7/22/2011 5:17PM

    Yay!!!! That is awesome!!!!!

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IAMZBEE 7/22/2011 2:37PM


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MOMMYBYCHOICE 7/22/2011 1:56PM

    way to go on your loss.... that always makes me feel good.

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TARANITUP 7/22/2011 1:04PM

    This is what I'm in it for... reading things like this. I have seen so much success and I love helping others make their own progress! YES!

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MISSFORTE 7/22/2011 1:01PM

    emoticon I love July with Jillian and Tara she's helped me so much just about when I was ready to throw in the towel w my stupid plateu she picked me up and I am plugging away!

congrats to the rock star I am a bad ass and would love to win this week!

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QUEEN_REINA 7/22/2011 12:57PM

    Hang in there, you are doing GREAT. Before you know it, you will be where you want to be--just keep doing what you know you gotta do!

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BLACKROSE_222 7/22/2011 12:36PM

    Congrats! Gotta love that feeling when you are actually making progress. Also, congrats to you Rock Stars! emoticon

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GREENLISABEAN 7/22/2011 12:22PM

    PS Rock Stars won the challenge this week! BOO YAH!!!!


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