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My Journey #23 -- Finally, I can say 100 pounds total lost

Monday, June 04, 2012

Well, it's June 4th and I got weighed today and tipped the scales at 250.2 pounds. If you are in "Onederland", it might seem like a big number, but when you used to weigh right at 350 pounds, it is a milestone. I even weighed as much as 360 pounds at one time but when I joined Spark People, I was down to around 350 so have always listed that as my starting weight.

I'm on two Spark teams that I am participating in -- STOP team and LEMON team -- and am glad that their new challenges for the summer are beginning June 11 and June 13. I got a little slack while recuperating from my surgery and have been at a plateau where I've gained and lost the same pounds over and over again. All that is going to change because I'd love to see myself down to 199 pounds by December 31st. We'll see what happens the rest of the year.

This week I'm going to have to change my ticker as when I joined Spark People in 2008 I had set it for a 100 pound lost going from 350 to 250. Now that I have reached my first goal, I"ll have to change it to go from 250 down to 200. That will be my next milestone.

Good luck to all my friends in these two upcoming challenges. I wish you all the best. And good luck to all my other Spark folks who may be reading this. Just remember you CAN DO IT. I trusted God to help me and He did. May the Lord bless and keep you.

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FINALLYBEINGME 6/6/2012 3:47PM

    Congratulations on such a huge weight loss success. I just joined the Lemon Team and am looking forward to the challenges. Good luck with your next goal! emoticon emoticon

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DMUERHOFF 6/6/2012 1:27PM

    Great Job!!! I'll join you on that journey to Onederland, I got down to 205 and could never make it.

Look forward to being on Team Lemon.

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MAGNOLIA416 6/5/2012 10:44AM

    You're doing great! Be good to yourself while you recover!

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JACK714 6/5/2012 7:02AM

    Fantastic... A real winning loser. Next goal coming up.

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SHRINKINGSHERI 6/5/2012 5:33AM

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4AMAZINGME 6/4/2012 6:41PM

    Huge Congratulations!! Well Done

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GRAMMYRHONNIE 6/4/2012 6:40PM

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WENDYLEE15 6/4/2012 6:20PM

    That is SO GREAT!! I am so proud of you!! What an accomplishment :) !! I look forward to doing the Summer Challenge with you !! emoticon emoticon

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SF1215 6/4/2012 6:10PM

    Congratulations Ginger!!! emoticon

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1HAPPYSPIRIT 6/4/2012 5:32PM

    emoticon Ginger!!!!!! We're so proud to have you as a member of the LEMON Team!

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SCOTMAMA 6/4/2012 1:31PM

    Why not set your ticker from 250 to 195 -- that way you will be in "onederland" and at your goal. And just to make yourself feel better, why not set lots of "mini goals" so you don't have to wait so long to reach them. I found when I had weekly goals it gave me so much more satisfaction than having to wait 6 months or a year to reach a goal.

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ANGELEYES328 6/4/2012 11:41AM

    I am so happy for you...how exciting. That is a huge accomplishment..you are such an inspiration.

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FITGRL124 6/4/2012 10:58AM

    Congratulations!!! This is SO exciting!!!!

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GRRARRGH 6/4/2012 10:29AM

    emoticon Congratulations - that's amazing!

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LISA01605 6/4/2012 10:16AM

    You are doing great! So glad to have you on the STOP team! Congrats on this milestone. 100 pounds lost is a huge accomplishment!

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