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Positive Milestones


Sunday, February 24, 2013

OK, this is my second try at this today, so I'm going to make it short and sweet : )

I realized today that I am tired of my weight loss milestones being associated with negative stressful situations such as "what I weighed when I started this stressful job," or "what I weighed before my husband lost his job," etc.

This time I am going to celebrate joyful milestones such as "what I weighed at my daughter's wedding," or "what I weighed when we first started dating."

To that end, here are some pictures of me at my children's weddings:



About 180 lbs



175 lbs (I am here again now)



165 lbs - my next 10 lb goal

I'll have to scan and add a pic or two from my own wedding since we used "old school" photography back then LOL! (about 150 lbs)

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Member Comments About This Blog Post:
KMF2012 2/28/2013 10:38AM

    What a great way to approach goal-setting! Rather than looking into the hopeful, but vague future, work backwards to the reacquire the self you knew yourself to once be! I like it!! emoticon emoticon

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BESTSUSIEYET 2/27/2013 11:04PM

    So glad you are back! Can't wait to see what moments of encouragement you celebrate in the coming weeks!

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SEWINGMAMACDS 2/26/2013 11:42AM

    Lovely pictures!

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NOTSPEEDY 2/25/2013 8:15PM

    Great idea. Love the pictures!

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LIVELYGIRL2 2/25/2013 5:27PM

  lovely idea, yes, it's true we do think of the stressful parts, but the happy ones are much better but take some effort, to point the lens in another direction.

Lovely pics. Great!!! Oh happy DAY emoticon

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JULIERAE41 2/25/2013 2:59PM

    You can't go wrong with positive reinforcements! Good idea!

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MSKRIS7 2/25/2013 9:35AM

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AVANELL 2/25/2013 8:38AM

    You are not defined by your weight. The joy of happy memories outweigh the thought of the sad. Dwell on the good and let the bad go; they are not worth remembering! You have a great future ahead of you. In order to walk in the fullness of it you will need to forget the past and move on into the future. No one can walk a straight line while looking backwards. You will get off course very quickly. So, keep your eyes on the prize and walk towards it!

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BUTTERFIYEMERGE 2/25/2013 5:16AM

    WONDERFUL!!! Love the pictures! What a great way to measure your success!!

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SEAGLASSQUEEN 2/25/2013 3:50AM

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EDITOR 2/25/2013 3:24AM

    Love it! I have to get a scanner one day because I too have the old school photographs. Can't wait to see what your other milestone pics/occasions will look like.

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JANTWO 2/25/2013 1:06AM

    Beautiful pictures and family!!!!

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GRANDMABABA 2/25/2013 12:26AM

    Lovely!

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