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SparkCoach Challenge: Visualize Weight Loss

Friday, June 14, 2013

I've lost about this much:



These are 40-pound bags of rock salt. I know how hard it is to haul these from the store to the car and from the car to the basement. Hard to believe I used to haul the equivalent of BOTH of these bags around on my carcass every day.
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KANOE10 6/18/2013 9:07PM

    I had that same thought today. I was doing laps at the airport probably carrying 40 pounds of backpack materials as I walked. I thought Ok..this is harder with this extra weight. Then I reflected that I would have been walking with 5 20 pounds of potatoes in the past. I am so much happier traveling thin.

Good for you maintaining and doing a great job.

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MISSB8604 6/17/2013 1:15PM

    VERY great reminder! Congrats!

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WATERMELLEN 6/16/2013 10:33PM

    Very effective reminder -- I've lost about the same amount and I tend to think of it as dog chow bags . . .not only are we no longer hauling it around, we're not pumping blood through it either!!

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LRSILVER 6/15/2013 10:14PM

    Wow. That is amazing!

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BETHGILLIGAN 6/15/2013 8:42AM

    Wow! The visualization sure makes it real!!! Good for you!!!

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BESSHAILE 6/15/2013 7:12AM

    whew. More than I would want to carry. Congratulations!

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PINKNFITCARLA 6/14/2013 11:13PM

  That's awesome! I remember in WW learning to visualize what we'd lost as well. I lost a 50 lb bag of dog food. I also know how much it is to carry a bag of this size in and it is amazing that we used to carry that around with us everyday!

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123ELAINE456 6/14/2013 9:30PM

  Congratulations on Your Weight Loss. You done a Beautiful Job. This is the WTG!!! Keep Pushing Forward. Well Done. God Blessings to You and Everyone. Have a Wonderful Weekend. Take Care. Hugs!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1

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IDICEM 6/14/2013 8:46PM

  Way to go! emoticon

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PESKIGIRL 6/14/2013 8:42PM

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Congratulations!!

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BROOKLYN_BORN 6/14/2013 2:58PM

    That's a great way to think about it. Have you tried to pick up even one of these now and walk with it? When I decided to carry a set of weights up from the basement, I could really feel the difference. Whew!

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WORKNPROGRESS49 6/14/2013 2:43PM

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LILYDOG11 6/14/2013 2:42PM

    Good Blog !! I've lost a total of 26 lbs since joining sparkpeople so that is almost 3 - 10 lb bags of potatoes ... I can see the difference in my stomach, but I still have a distance to go. I'll log my new weight tomorrow morning that is weigh in day for 5 % challenge. emoticon

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DIBANANA 6/14/2013 2:09PM

  True Celia. Thus the myth of overweight people are lazy!

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KAB7801 6/14/2013 1:09PM

    It's amazing isn't it
So you've lost 80 pounds
Good visualization
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BRADMILL2922 6/14/2013 12:47PM

    That is a great way to visualize things! I just had this conversation with my neighbor the other day! Good for you!

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SLIMMERJESSE 6/14/2013 12:45PM

    Wow, you've done an awesome job!

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