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so THAT is what I will look like at goal!

Thursday, February 14, 2013

I didn't like my little computer generated, virtual cartoon goal pic of myself. I went online and found a better simulator and may I just say I was shocked at what I saw. When I was 272 lbs, I picked an arbutrary goal weight of 180 lbs. As I lost weight, I told myself that I just needed to get to Onederland and then reaccess. After seeing these pics, I have NO DESIRE to be 180 lbs!

Me Now:

Me at 199:

Me at 180:

As you can see, I look SICKLY at 180 lbs. Absolutely unattractive in my eyes. For me, 180 sounds like it is still a good amount of weight for a woman but I never really considered my height and stature. I am 5'9 1/2 and I have a pretty athletic build. I know this is just a simulation but looking at that pic makes me want to eat a donut! Suprisingly though, the second pic is of me losing 20 more lbs and there isn't much of a difference. I guess I will have to wait to see when I get there.

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
CARAMELANGEL247 3/2/2013 4:23PM

    I have had the same thought. In person I see a body that needs to lose a ton of weight. I'm 185 and think I need to lose 40 more. But when I put on my goal jeans and tshirt I took a pic. The next day I realized im not as large as I think. I need to lose some body fat but if my hips get much smaller my head is going to look giant... Since im going natural I don't want to realize I have more afro than booty...

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EUEK098 3/1/2013 11:08PM

    I think I've used this simulator before, I just keep telling myself i want to get rid of the stomach and thigh fat, and fit in a size 8, that's it for me.

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LILSHINE 2/21/2013 10:54AM

    You and I started at about the same weight and are the same height. I too was shooting for 180 but now I'm like when I get there I'll just know. I think you will too.

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PRESBESS 2/19/2013 3:24PM

    You look fantastic! To me, the biggest difference in the pics are your legs. Keep pushing forward... you'll know when to put the brakes on.

Also, I too want to know what website you used... do tell!

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KBRIDDELL25 2/18/2013 11:31PM

    Where did find that simulation? Also I LOVE your vision board. Do you think you could give me some information on how to make one....its amaze balls!

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SPARKLE1908 2/17/2013 10:30AM

    You look good in all the pics but of course, you will see how you look and feel as you go simulations just give a general "idea" of things but they don't factor in everything....keep up the good work!

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THISSPRING2012 2/17/2013 8:50AM

    You look amazing! I wouldn't put too much stock into the number because it is only a a computer generated tool. I agree with the other comments: you totally should take into consideration your height and build (and age). Back when I was planning my wedding, I was trying to lose weight, and with all the stress of it, I gave up on myself. I ended up putting on more weight b/c I was stressed out about not losing the weight in time and stressed about the fitting and trying to give them a size to order, so I just stopped trying. It was easier that way. Now looking back at those pics, I'm a little sad I don't look the way I wanted. Wish I could look the way I do now, in those pics. Just don't make the same mistake I did. I did feel beautiful that day and had an amazing time, just wished I hadn't given up on myself b/c I was tired with everything going on. You'll do what is right for you. Thinking of you!

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JENNY160 2/16/2013 3:50PM

    What website was that? (BTW, I think you look hot NOW)

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READY4CHANGE81 2/16/2013 3:07AM

    You look like a HOT MAMMA NOW!!!!!!! I wish I could see what I would look like. I've never been thin...I have no clue!!

You have been workin' it out girl... love it :)

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BABY_GIRL69 2/15/2013 5:54PM

    Once you get there you will fill out.....but you have to do what is healthy for you.

God bless,


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DONNA5281 2/15/2013 3:32PM

  I think you look fine in all of your pictures.

You are beautiful!!

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ENDERLI 2/15/2013 1:59PM

    You are fit and fabulous my friend! I think you look great...just wait and see where you gain that super confidence and kick arse happiness! Once you do that, I think you will know when to start maintaining. xo

btw...My bed is just like yours, with the four posts and square on top(just a different color wood) emoticon

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SUGAR0814 2/15/2013 12:09PM

    You look great at all of the sizes. I agree with MJREIMERS, as long as you are healthy!

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NASFKAB 2/15/2013 3:44AM

  gorgeous all the best

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REGILIEH 2/14/2013 9:28PM


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RDGISME 2/14/2013 9:09PM

    You are obviously doing extremely well on your journey! Keep at it, adjust your goal as you see fit. You'll know if you need to stop at a bit higher weight. Your stature just may call for a higher 'norm'. emoticon emoticon

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MJREIMERS 2/14/2013 9:00PM

    In my opinion as long as you are healthy and feel good in YOUR skin, that's all the matters. The numbers don't mean a darn thing!!!! Stop when you like what you see and how you feel. Here goes a repeat: You have always been and still are beautiful!!! emoticon

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STEVIEBEE569 2/14/2013 8:25PM

    Yes, where did you go for that simulation? That's so interesting that you would not like to be 180 pounds. But, like someone said, just wait and see how you feel. You may end up amazing yourself! You never know! After all, it is a computer simulation!

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MERRY_XMAS 2/14/2013 5:15PM

    You'll see during the way... Do whatever feels better for you (and is healthy ofc). You already look fabulous!

Comment edited on: 2/14/2013 5:16:09 PM

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MAY_MAY007 2/14/2013 4:55PM

    Yeah just wait & see how you feel! You look amazing tho!!! emoticon

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WORLDSERIES11 2/14/2013 3:49PM

    Can you pass on the link to the simulation? Great Pics!! You look fabulous!!

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KA_JUN 2/14/2013 3:49PM

    Good luck on your goals! emoticon

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LRB444 2/14/2013 3:43PM

    Where did you go for the simulation?

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