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50 lbs. Gone!

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Iíve been trying to wrap my brain around having lost over 50 lbs. of my body weight. Because Iíve lost the weight in small increments, 1 lb. here and a half pound there, as Iíve approached this milestone loss, I havenít really thought of it as a big deal. But I guess it is.

I spent some time today comparing my loss with pictures of what 50 lbs. really looks like.

Of course, the 50 lb. bags of stuff always come to mind. So if I were a bag of play sand or rice, this is what my loss would look like:

I found this interesting. If I were a fish, this is what my loss would look like:

And if I had just suddenly dropped 50 lbs. of fat, it would look like this


But to really put the 50 lb. loss into terms I can understand, my dog Jasper weighs 50 lbs. So when someone asks if Iíve lost weight, now I can reply, ďYes, Iíve lost a Jasper.Ē

And the best comparison is always the side by side comparison:

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