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Onederland Finally!!!!!

Thursday, October 04, 2012

Today is my official weigh in day and I am so excited. My weight is finally below 200 pounds for the first time in decades. It feels wonderful. I saw 199 on Saturday and was excited but tried to not get too excited since my scale seems to bounce around a lot and show up higher on weigh in date. Today however it was a bit lower. I am really excited and really inspired to keep going.

A funny thing happened today. I decided to get a pedicure. I haven't been to the nail salon in months. The girls working there were nattering away in Vietnamese. The woman working on me looked up and said, did you lose a lot of weight. I had never seen this woman before but apparently the person who runs the place told her that and then explained that she did not recognize me at first because I've lost so much weight and had a new haircut.

I'm headed to my High School union and feeling really confident!
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SPRINKLECHEZ 10/13/2012 6:03AM

    I am so proud of you and I know how great it must feel to finally reach that new frontier. My weight loss, while somewhat slower isn't all that far away from my goal weight, my new prediction is that I will reach Onderland for the holidays. Ive never even considered going to a reunion before...now i think I will go to my next H.S. reunion. I spent 99% of my post H.S. years chasing the dream and covering up my emotional baggage with food that I wouldn't even return phone calls from old classmates when they used to come in a couple times a year.

The new "me" is pretty darn happy with who I am becoming and what I am capable of (or soon will be). I have to ask you - did you think when you started this journey that your life would be so much richer in so many ways aside from the new body? I know that I had no idea that the side effect of WLS was the opportunity to re-discover the new "me," while meeting so many positively inspiring and supportive friends. Well done my friend indeed, well done!

I hope you're in the middle of a great weekend and thank you for sharing your life with me and the rest of the SparkWorld. Your friend, "Sprink"

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CORTNEY-LEE 10/7/2012 3:36PM

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Wonderful job!!!!!!!

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SUSANNA37 10/5/2012 12:20PM

    Congratulations!!!

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PEZMOM1 10/4/2012 6:23PM

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KITT52 10/4/2012 4:17PM

    way to go Sara.....I am so proud of you

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BUNSI_FIDGET 10/4/2012 3:38PM

    Congrats! So exciting! I'm hoping to join you in onederland very soon! And how awesome that people are noticing, I just love that :) It's very encouraging.

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PATTYR81 10/4/2012 1:14PM

    YAY Sara!!! Congrats on all your hard work and effort paying off!!!
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HEATER1369 10/4/2012 10:40AM

    Congrats!!!!

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GETSALONG 10/4/2012 8:48AM

  emoticon emoticon emoticon Congrats! I'm sooooo happy for you! Sparktacular milestone :)

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SHANTODD420 10/4/2012 8:06AM

    Wahoo way to go Sara and enjoy the reunion this weekend.

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BABAJANE 10/4/2012 7:37AM

    How happy you must be! Congrats!


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SANDYW1945 10/4/2012 7:28AM

    Great! Way to go. I know you will enjoy your reunion.

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JULIA1154 10/4/2012 12:52AM

  Congratulations!! That's exciting, inspiring and uplifting, too.

I hope you thoroughly enjoyed your reunion, too. emoticon emoticon

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