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Bonus Blog: Before Pictures For Jane


Monday, October 07, 2013

My great SparkFriend and local SparkTeam member, JANEWATKINS, challenged maintainers to post before pictures. I finally got a few scanned today. So here they are for Jane. The following two picture I took out of my daughter's scrapbook and are the closest to my maximum weight of 212 pounds. One was taken at Disney World in March 1999 and the one of me in the green suit was taken at my daughter's high school graduation in May 1999:




Here's a more recent photo, taken August of 2007. I probably weighed about 180 in this picture. And I remember thinking that I looked really slim in that pale blue outfit!! Self-deception can be fun. Hey, do I remind you of Tweedle Dum? (I started my current healthy eating streak on December 1, 2008.)



Wish I knew how to do a before and after composite in one picture. Maybe I'll learn some day. It's good not to forget how far I've come as I struggle a bit to establish my best weight. I am so glad that after all these years I've finally learned how to live at (or at least very near) the weight I love to be!!
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Member Comments About This Blog Post:
JANEWATKINS 10/16/2013 2:09PM

    Your are my goddess of inspiration! You look beautiful in all the pictures. You look healthy in your "after" pictures. The best thing about you, Marsha, is that you are as beautiful inside as on the outside. I'm so happy to be your Spark Friend. My lucky day! emoticon

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DONNABRIGHT 10/9/2013 8:02AM

    Give yourself a big pat on the back - you deserve it!

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AQUAGIRL08 10/9/2013 6:58AM

    You've come a long way! Congratulations on your progress!

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FROSTY99 10/8/2013 1:34PM

    emoticon You look emoticon

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IFDEEVARUNS2 10/8/2013 8:59AM

    You must be tall - you carried that weight well.



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JIBBIE49 10/8/2013 12:16AM

    You look marvelous.

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MSLZZY 10/7/2013 11:51PM

    Oh, but how you look today! Can't believe what a difference you have made in your life!

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COCK-ROBIN 10/7/2013 9:32PM

    You're doing great. I'm proud of you.

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BESTSUSIEYET 10/7/2013 9:06PM

    Good job -- it's hard even now to look at my before pic (but I do have one in my SP photos). It's good to look at it now & then and remember how far I've come. Some days I forget! And some days I still feel like I'm a heavy woman.

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WATERMELLEN 10/7/2013 7:34PM

    It's great to see the before pictures. You are so clearly a very nice woman, regardless of weight: but I know you feel better about yourself now.

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ONEKIDSMOM 10/7/2013 7:25PM

    You looked good even with the extra pounds. But I know from my own journey that you FEEL so much better now! Well done!

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_LINDA 10/7/2013 7:11PM

    Wow! You carried your weight well -you look great!! That is why you look so amazing now!
Thanks for sharing!

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PMFISH 10/7/2013 6:20PM

    I know you feel so much better at your present weight, but that is a nice looking woman in all those pictures.

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NEW-CAZ 10/7/2013 4:39PM

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TRAVELGRRL 10/7/2013 4:36PM

    You must be quite tall -- you look great in the "before" pictures at 212! However you look absolutely mahhhvellous dahling, at 126!!!

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UZA77777 10/7/2013 4:31PM

    Send me the photos you want to make a composite of... I'll do it for you!

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NATPLUMMER 10/7/2013 4:14PM

    Wow!

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