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For the first time ever, November ends and I weigh LESS than I did when it started!

Saturday, December 01, 2012

I am very excited this morning!! My goal is to lose 10 pounds every month, and when I went up a few pounds after Thanksgiving, I was worried that, for the first time since I started, I wouldn't meet that goal.

My weekly weigh-in the Saturday after Thanksgiving still had me up 0.6 pounds from the previous Saturday. But today, I am down 6.2 pounds from last Saturday's weight, for a total of 13.4 pounds lost this month!!

I think I am more proud of this month than any of the others because it means that I survived all of the post-Halloween candy, my son's birthday party, Thanksgiving, and the first week of the Christmas season, and I lost even more than I was shooting for!

For years I have been the person who loses a bit of weight during the year, but October-December I gain back everything I lost and more. But this year, I am down 23.4 pounds from my October 1st weight!

I am down a total of 47.2 pounds, and I now have less than 60.0 pounds until I hit my goal (59.8 to be exact)!! That sounds like a lot, but not when you started with a goal of losing 107 pounds!! Almost halfway there in 17 weeks!

Yesterday I was actually able to put on a pair of 14 jeans... they looked TERRIBLE, but I got them on! And seeing as I started at a 20W, a 14 regular is a pretty exciting prospect! My goal is a size 10, so I am getting there!!

And the best part, I am still super motivated!! Here's to another 10 pounds down in December, which would put me 9 pounds away from Onederland!!

Oh, and one final life but not weight-loss related note... I got a 100% on exam 4 in Anatomy and Physiology yesterday! Only the final is left and I currently have 620/600 points; I only need to get a 50% on the final to get an A in the class, although I am aiming for at least a 90% so I'll get a 100% in the class. :)

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    You are doing SO great in all areas. Thanks for keeping all of us motivated, too, by sharing your sucess. Here's to you being firmly planted in Onederland by end of January!!!!

    1418 days ago
  • SONIA260
    yay! yay! yay! I am super thrilled for you....and PS....I went from a size 24W to a size 6 in a 110lb yeah....
    1418 days ago
  • MOLLZ007
    Sounds like you have made great progress! Awesome job! emoticon
    1419 days ago
  • EUEK098
    emoticon job, keep up the hard work
    1419 days ago
    Thanks for sharing
    1419 days ago
    Awesome job handling the holiday months! And awesome job on A&P. :) That class can be a toughie if you're not on top of it. Sounds like you've been way awesome all around! Keep rockin'!

    1419 days ago
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