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Results from BLC21: Final Weigh In

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Today was our final WI for the BLC21. We took our final measurements and overall I lost 12 inches. emoticon

The challenge didn't officially start until the 16th of January but after I saw this picture taken at a Christmas brunch ... I had to do something! emoticon


This picture was truly eye opening and my friend had posted it on my Facebook page. I about cried when I saw it. I knew I had reached a new all time high but OMG this was the reality that I needed ... a visual of what others saw.

So on January 2nd I committed to a healthier lifestyle and made a goal to lose 120 pounds by my 54th birthday which is 7-1-2014. I have been able to get rid of 35 pounds since that date! emoticon

Here are some Before & After minus 35 pound pictures emoticon




They say a picture is worth a thousand words ... so not much more to say about them emoticon

I have learned a lot so far and I have learned that I CAN do this. I still have a long way to go and lots of areas to work on. One important thing I learned was that I couldn't have done this without Sparkpeople ... which to me is all you wonderful emoticon 's out there who just seem to know when I need a little encouragement or I need to be "brought back" into the fold of health.

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I look forward to BLC 22 which starts June 5th! But in the meantime there is plenty of "work" to be done ...

Spark on ~ Cookie
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1DERLAND14 4/25/2013 5:03PM

    WOW!! that is amazing progress!!! emoticon

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-SEVEN- 4/23/2013 9:24PM

    way to go, Cookie! what a great accomplishment - keep up the good work! emoticon

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TKLBRIDGET 4/20/2013 11:56AM

    wow! great pictures and way to go!
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EUEK098 4/12/2013 8:38PM

    Congratulations Cookie, looking great

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BOSS61 4/12/2013 7:53PM

    Cookie, that sure looks like some fine progress. Many congrats!

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DOLLFACEDX 4/12/2013 7:35PM

    Looking gooood, girl! You have done it and you can continue to do it! emoticon

Dolly

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LIVINGFREE19 4/12/2013 6:49AM

    Wow, you look wonderful!

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COFFEE_123456 4/11/2013 9:02PM

    12 inches!!! That is fantastic. Congratulations! What a huge success!

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SUNSHINEGIRL311 4/11/2013 12:43PM

  Congrats on losing 35 pounds. You look great. you can do this

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SUMTHINGSPECIAL 4/11/2013 12:38PM

    Great job - those pictures definitely do say a lot - you look great! Keep up the great work - YOU CAN DO THIS - and those pictures are evidence!

Sumay

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SHERREE66 4/10/2013 4:32PM

    You look so much younger! Great job!

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KRISSYDUNN 4/10/2013 4:28PM

    Wow, look at the difference 35lbs and 12 inches made! Keep up the good work! emoticon

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FARRAH511 4/10/2013 3:35PM

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STHOMAS1009 4/10/2013 1:36PM

    You look fantastic! emoticon

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CHOCOHOLIC2276 4/10/2013 10:39AM

    Great job! You've really slimmed down:) emoticon

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NEWSTARTGIRL 4/10/2013 10:18AM

    Way to go, Cookie!!! That is a huge weight and inch loss in a short time. emoticon

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