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I met my goal weight!!!! BUT.... (pics)

Tuesday, December 25, 2012

This morning the scale said this

18.3kg lost! My goal was 18kg, so I had exceeded my target. It means I have lost over 20% of my original body weight!

And my face looked like this emoticon

I couldn't possibly be at my goal weight, could I? Not the day after Christmas! No... But the photo doesn't lie!

I look like this

To celebrate I got myself a charm for my bead bracelet. It is a dangly 18.

However, I am still not entirely happy with my body. Don't get me wrong, I am THRILLED that I have lost 18kg, and I look and feel so much better than I did. But I think I can lose a bit more, and I want to lose a bit more. I still have a bit of fat around my belly and thighs, so I need to lose a bit more weight to try and shift a little more of the fat. I have decided to set a new goal weight of 65kg. I won't be trying to lose while I am only my holiday (I will be thrilled to maintain!), so I am going to try and lose a little more before I go and then focus on losing the last 4kg when I get back.

A HUGE thank you to all my spark friends for your advice, support, and love during this journey. I couldn't have done it without you guys!

**Forgot to put the weight in pounds for the metrically challenged (said with affection!!). 18.3kg is 40 pounds**
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LYNSEY723 1/2/2013 2:24PM

    Awesome job!!! That is so great! Also, way to acknowledge your accomplishment while also deciding to continue on. You are doing AMAZING!!! emoticon

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CHOCOLATE_MINX 12/27/2012 1:27AM

    Well done, awesome achievement! emoticon

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LIVEDAILY 12/26/2012 7:35PM

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All of the walking you will be doing on your trip will help you maintain!
Think of how much fitter you are now, 40 pounds lighter!!
AWESOME!!

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HDHAWK 12/26/2012 6:46PM

    emoticon Awesome!

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AMSPARKER 12/26/2012 12:18PM

    Great job!! You'll get where you want to be, but for right now, you are where I want to be!!

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RUNNER12COM 12/26/2012 11:20AM

    The more you continue eating healthy and being active, the more your body will continue to improve. You are totally an inspiration for your success!

See you soon here in San Diego!

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CARLA-216 12/26/2012 10:39AM

    You are my hero! Great job, Jess!

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MPETERSON2311 12/26/2012 9:14AM

    YAY! What an inspiration! Great job! You look amazing!

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ROSINVN 12/26/2012 5:51AM

    Great Christmas present Congratulations what an achievement emoticon

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LIBBYL1 12/26/2012 1:16AM

  you look wonderful!

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WORKOUTWITHPAM 12/25/2012 10:09PM

    emoticon You look FANTASTIC!!!!!! KEEP UP THE GREAT WORK!

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CECISMOMMY09 12/25/2012 9:45PM

    CONGRATS!!!

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DLDROST 12/25/2012 9:10PM

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BEAUTIFUL8186 12/25/2012 8:44PM

    Job well done! Keep up the great work! Lifting weights helps speed up fat loss too! ;)


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TRYINGTOLOSE64 12/25/2012 8:43PM

    Congrats!!

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DEBBY4576 12/25/2012 8:38PM

    Congrats girl. I had to type it in to see how much you weigh and what you've lost in pounds; That's a lot of weight. How on earth did you reach goal at Christmas time. You must have been a very good girl, and Santa awarded you the prize.

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LALMEIDA 12/25/2012 8:36PM

  emoticon Merry Christmas!

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FITWITHIN 12/25/2012 8:34PM

    Congratulations! What a great Christmas gift enjoy the moment. emoticon

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