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    MAGNOLIA416   92,222
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goal weight achieved! new goals in process

Sunday, June 30, 2013

Today I weigh 130 lbs, which was my goal weight when I created my SparkPeople ticker! GOAL ACHIEVED!

I forgot that had been my goal, and I've since increased to goals. Before my open heart surgery weight gain, I weighed 125-6 lbs and never really thought about my weight. Now I'd like to slim down a bit more, and keep working on my muscle tone. I'm mostly pretty comfortable with my body image now though. What a relief! I still have days of course of feeling unglamourous and pudgy but I'm mostly content.

At my heaviest weight I think I was 156 lbs, high on prednisone for my kidneys and junk food for my self-pity over my crazy illness.

My life is so much better illness is still here but I'm strong enough now to live a full life as best I can, and I feel much more grounded and content with my days. A great guy, an alright career and some hobbies that make me happy. Life is good!


Member Comments About This Blog Post:
BWCAGRL 7/10/2013 12:59PM

    Congratulations! You are an inspiration to so many!
I have another 15 lbs to go to reach my goal weight...just have to get healthy long enough to work it off!

Keep up the great work! And thanks for all you do for the Lupus team!

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EMIKAIT 7/6/2013 10:04PM

    Congratulations!!! emoticon emoticon

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EXQUISITEDEE 7/6/2013 7:01PM

    Congratulations on your accomplishments.
You are an inspiration to other Spark people.

Take care and continued success.

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MEDDYPEDDY 7/3/2013 2:20AM

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That is inspiring! Bra jobbat!!!

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ANYTIMEILIKE 7/2/2013 9:10PM

    Amazing work! Congratulations from the Board Gamers Getting Healthy Team!


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MAGNOLIA416 7/1/2013 12:12AM

    Thanks! It once seemed impossible to get back to my pre-surgery weight but I'm well on my way!

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SERAPHENE 6/30/2013 11:12PM

    Congratulations on reaching your goal! That's a huge accomplishment and really something to be proud of. emoticon

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SNOOPYMOMMA72 6/30/2013 10:57PM

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I am really happy for you! Celebrate!

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MAGGIEVAN 6/30/2013 5:09PM

    I am so glad for you. You can overcome anything, so go for your new goals.

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