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Hit my original goal weight today, 372 days from Day 1


Sunday, April 07, 2013

It has been a great journey. I hit my original goal weight today. Rejoice. While I have decided to recalibrate to 5 fewer pounds for my goal weight at maintenance, I think it is important to pause and appreciate the moment.

I am so lucky--I have a wonderful spouse who encouraged me and supported me, even when I was not being my best self. I have a dear family that means the world to me who has kept me sane. I am blessed to have financial resources so that I can afford healthy fresh food and access to leisure and fitness activities. I do not think for a minute that I can take for granted that I went on this journey as a person of privilege, which makes it all that much easier to achieve.

I need to keep going to get to where I want to go. But today I am busy counting my blessings.
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FLORENCECLOSE 4/7/2013 2:21PM

    Thank you all so much for your support, it is so encouraging!!

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JACKIE542 4/7/2013 9:51AM

    Congratulations. Great that you have so much support. emoticon

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CELIAMINER 4/7/2013 9:24AM

    Good for yoUU!
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KELLIEBEAN 4/7/2013 8:05AM

    Congratulations! I hope you have a great day. You deserve to celebrate your accomplishment and all of the hard work it took to get you here!

Continued success in your journey!

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TORTISE110 4/7/2013 6:09AM

    I am happy for you! And I am so glad you took the time to recognize how far you have come. You spur all of us on!

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CLARISSABOND 4/7/2013 2:35AM

    Well done. I know that you must feel fantastic!

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COLLEENROSTE 4/7/2013 2:21AM

    emoticon emoticon celebrate the moment and success in that extra 5 for good measure and a lifetime of healthy and successful maintenance!

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