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Today I Weigh 2........No....Wait a Minute! (Part 2)

Saturday, August 31, 2013

Original Entry Posted July 24,2010

08.03: (203.0@22)
08.10: (200.8@22)
08.17: (200.0@21) Sooooo close. Thought I had it
08.24: (202.4@21) Ate out a lot

**THIS WEEK (DRUM ROLL...........)
08.31: (198.4@22)!!!!

-4.0 pounds!

And once again........
- We did it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
- Good bye 200's (more like "good riddance)". Hello 190's!
- Many thanks to all of my Spark Friend who have supported me

After eating out every day last week, I knew that the gain was mostly water weight. The day after the weigh-in, I did an informal re-weigh and was just a few ounces over 200.

Last time I went below 200 the weight loss was a struggle, bordering on being a burden. I made tons of small changes but hadn't addressed the most major one which was really keeping the losses slow and uncertain.

Though I was extremely proud of the accomplishment, I always knew and kind of feared that it was going to be temporary and if not, it was always going to be a struggle/burden.

This fear was realized last year when I had a major stressful situation and the pounds started packing back on again. I was less than 5 pounds from my original starting weigh again.

This time it was healthier. I figured out how to overcome the main issue. I'm eating foods that slow down the cravings for sugar and empty carbs. I'm not depriving myself of foods I like, I simply don't enjoy them as much and eat them when I feel like doing so.

I'm not a sugar addict who eats 1000+ calories of candy every day anymore. I'm not a "recovering" sugar addict who has to abstain from eating any sugar, lest I revert back. I'm basically a recovered sugar addict who just eats a few ounces of chocolate each day and enjoys it along with other healthy foods.

It's no longer a religious battle. I don't have "good" days or "bad" days. I don't fall off of and need to get back on any wagons. I have days and weekends where I eat more then usual. I have days/weeks where I eat out more than others. That's not something I feel bad about anymore.....That's just normal living.

I no longer worry about my weight going back up like last time. It probably won't happen. I will probably continue to lose weight. Even if I start gaining, I have the tools/weapons to stop it.


Last time, I was really Victorious!!!

This time, I'm living in FREEDOM!!!

Again, thanks to all of you who have been there for me.

3.4 pounds until the final weight goal.

195, here I come!!

- TD Out!


Member Comments About This Blog Post:
READY4CHANGE81 9/4/2013 8:07PM

    WELCOME TO ONDERLAND!!!!!!!!!!!!! emoticon

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FITGRL124 9/2/2013 7:50PM

    I am SO happy to read this! I knew that you could do this!!!!

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MEADSBAY 9/1/2013 7:12PM

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I knew you could do it, TD!

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TWEETYKC00 9/1/2013 5:56PM

    Whoohoo, happy dance time!

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PICKIE98 9/1/2013 5:36PM

    I knew you had it in yer, argggggggghhhhhhhh!! Now outta yer!! Shiver me timbers matey emoticon emoticon

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BYEBYEFAT. 8/31/2013 10:53PM


I'll be honest, I peeked at your tracker before I read your blog, but either way I KNEW this was the week :D


ahhhhh ONDERLAND, how awesome is that? it isn't even 199.99999... its 198.4!

this blog was beautiful :) love that you are living in freedom now and can trust your body! 4 pounds is incredible! love ya td! Can't wait to see you hit GOAL WEIGHT!

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BLKLILY 8/31/2013 6:56PM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon I am so proud of you for not giving up! What a week a difference makes...

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_VALEO_ 8/31/2013 3:02PM

    OMG that's just awesome! I was so hoping that you'll see Onederland happen this week! And you did!!!

Well done! Welcome to Onederland!

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KNYAGENYA 8/31/2013 2:07PM

    emoticon Good for you! Welcome to Onederland. Keep up the good work.

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KT-NICHOLS-13 8/31/2013 11:13AM


'This time, I'm living in FREEDOM!!!'
*You've come a long way friend. I'm blessed to be on this journey with you. Carry on!!

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