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The 220s and a crapload of life changes

Friday, February 10, 2012

I am two pounds away from 60 lbs lost. I get to put a star charm on my bracelet for every 20 lbs I lose! I'm trying to remember what it felt like to be in the 220s a few years ago - and I can't. Gaining weight back wiped out my memory of past successes, and just made me feel like a giant failure. This time, I'm never going back. I can't believe that this is really happening, even though I am so careful about what goes into my mouth, and I focus so hard on making each day count.

I just turned 35 on Wednesday - I spent the day sick in bed - but I feel good about 35. I think it's going to be a great year! FINALLY! Seriously, I deserve it. I don't feel like you can really say you deserve much, because life is what you make it.. but omg after the last few years.. I DESERVE IT! ;)

The one thing I'm totally slacking on is going to the gym. I really need to get my strength training started again, and I am obsessed with trying zumba!

I'm moving into a new apartment on Feb 25th and it's 6 minutes from the gym - a new gym to me. I'm excited for a fresh start, a new gym, a new apartment.. Things are looking up.
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HEALTHY4JEANNE 3/10/2012 6:41AM

    Congratulations to all of your new beginnings!

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SARAHANN32 2/15/2012 1:23PM

    PS - your birthday is ONE day before mine! how cool is that? :)

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KAYOTIC 2/12/2012 2:08PM

    I took a cardio dance class yesterday on a whim, and it was so much fun! And a great calorie burn (almost 500 calories for the hour, really good for me!) Hope you get to the Zumba soon (if you haven't already)

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ROBBIEMARIE 2/11/2012 1:32PM

    You are so worth it girl! You are marvelous and wonderful and deserve many good things coming to you. Your positive attitude and joyful spirit put a smile on my face. Belated happy 35th birthday. Best wishes for many many more blessed happy years!

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CBAILEYC 2/11/2012 10:04AM

    Happy belated bday, Sarah! So sorry you weren't feeling good on the day, but glad that overall you're up and making such great progress.
Keep it up chickadee! You're doing fabulous!
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C~

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GOINGBACKTO180 2/10/2012 10:58PM

    Congrats on your success! Sometimes change will do you good! We should definitely hang out sometime! I'm in SW downtown and am always up for some company on my trips around the waterfront...

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CHUBRUB3 2/10/2012 9:45PM

    You are doing amazing Sarah!
So proud of your accomplishments! WTG!!
You do deserve it and now go out and dance!
Hugs,
Angela


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EXCUSELESS 2/10/2012 7:54PM

    Congrats! I'm not sure about the details of your charm bracelet but I loved the ideal so much I think that is what I am going to do too. I've wanted to find ways to reward myself for all my efforts but I don't want to do it with things like hair, nails, clothes... because those are things that I need (or really think I need) anyways. I love love this idea. Can you share more information about where you got your bracelet and charms?

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GAYEMC 2/10/2012 4:23PM

    Congrats on the weight loss, love the hair color!

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PRIMALMICHAEL 2/10/2012 3:52PM

    Yay! Things are looking up!

Now get that strength training going!

Michael

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PJC19671 2/10/2012 3:47PM

    I am so happy for you and glad your having so much success with your lapband. emoticon emoticon

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KASHMIR 2/10/2012 3:43PM

    This makes me SMILE
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