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Looking for the Before Picture

Sunday, October 14, 2012

I've been wanting to find a good before picture. I can say I lost over 80 pounds, but a picture can make it more real. Here are a couple pictures I was able to scan today. I don't think any of them are at my top weight, but you can still see quite a difference.

Here is my daughter at about age 10, so that would be around 1991. I was 42 years old and that's my hubby:

Not sure exactly when these other two pictures were taken. I think I was in my 50's in both of them.

Can't remember what we were doing playing around with those glasses, but I sure don't have those double chins any more!!

Eventually I'd like to make one of those pictures with a before and after side by side. Still looking for both a good before and a good now picture.

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
IDOOHULA 10/16/2012 12:18PM

    AMAZING! You are such a strong lady. You give me hope that I can do this too. emoticon

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AQUAGIRL08 10/15/2012 9:52PM

    Oh, those are the pictures that you brought to our team dinner! I think people would be surprised at how slender you are in comparison. You've come a long way Marsha and all of your persistence and hard work is really paying off!

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GABY1948 10/15/2012 8:19AM

    YES! This makes it so much more "real". You are a beautiful woman in eithere picture but the only thing that I would recognize in the older picture is the famous SMILE! You Rock, Marsha! emoticon

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123ELAINE456 10/15/2012 3:42AM

  Congratulations on your 80 Pound Weight Loss. You look Great. God Bless You and Have a Wonderful Week. Take Care.

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NEW-CAZ 10/15/2012 3:02AM

    WOW! you look and ARE a totally different person Marsha emoticon

It sometimes pays to remind ourselves how far we've come and how much better we are for putting in the effort.
Keep healthy hun and have an amazing week emoticon

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LIFEISSOOOGOOD 10/14/2012 9:50PM

  Wow! What and incredible accomplishment!

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JOYINKY 10/14/2012 8:51PM

    What a transformation! I know how hard those before picures are to find. We weren't exactly seeing photo ops! Now, after pictures are a lot more fun! You look great!

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WATERMELLEN 10/14/2012 7:41PM

    Great before pictures! And of course you have a whole whack of great "afters"!!

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ONEKIDSMOM 10/14/2012 5:41PM

    Great "before" shots, Marsha. You had to go back a ways in time to find them. As I type, I am aware of some family portraits across the room... from when my son was a toddler. Yes, I was a lot younger, but the rolls of fat and double chins appeared below the smiles. Did we live parallel lives?

I may look more wrinkled now, but the smiles are every bit as real, too... it's a lot more comfortable being fit than being fat... and those of us in maintenance can attest to that! Now... to keep it this way... for a healthy rest of our lives!

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KITTYLADY1259 10/14/2012 5:38PM

    What a change! The pictures tell the story, don't they? You have done so well. You should be so proud of your accomplishments!

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JERIBERI1 10/14/2012 5:26PM

    What a difference!!

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WILLOWBROOK5 10/14/2012 5:08PM

    Good job!!! emoticon

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MEXGAL1 10/14/2012 4:45PM

    You have come a long way baby!
Woo hoo for you!

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MSLZZY 10/14/2012 4:30PM

    What an amazing change you have made. I need
to look for a before photo but I know that very
few exist. I was always behind the camera,
for good reason. Thanks for sharing. Hugs!

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MIRAGE727 10/14/2012 4:15PM

    Be proud! You done good, Marsha!

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LOSE4LIFE47 10/14/2012 4:12PM

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