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My long road to the gun show (warning, you're gonna see a bra)


Thursday, November 21, 2013

If you've been around with me for awhile you know I had a brachioplasty over a year ago. We're actually coming up on the anniversary for the 2nd revision surgery…

Since I've been underemployed and gotten both happy fat and then engaged, I started to see to my horror that my arms were getting larger and jigglier and freaked out and worked it out instead of sabotaging myself.

I finally started to see a bicep this month (holla!) so I thought I'd share that achievement with you guys as well as some old pictures.

My new guns! (and hey, Obama can't take these away from me!)



And now for where we came from… 270+ size 22/24W down to 193-195ish… Size 10/12/14/someoneneedstomakesho
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One of the things that was depressing was "fitting" into smaller shirts, but my arms didn't...



Now here's another thing most people don't realize. Loose skin is just that. Loose. It rolls around. I could see a smaller arm in there, it was just surrounded.


I'm mostly posting this now so that I can have a reminder that even though I don't feel "fit" and don't look like a model, I did a damn good job at losing that weight, and even if there is more to go, I am not going to let the struggles of today stop me from getting where I want to go.

I am going to have MObama arms for my wedding dang it! That's my goal -- so hopefully in a few months I can post even more progress pics of my gun show! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
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MISTY_MOUNTAINS 11/27/2013 6:30PM

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TRAVELGRRL 11/22/2013 7:06PM

    WHAT a difference! You should be proud and happy with the results!!

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VERSESTHATHURT 11/22/2013 10:27AM

    MObama arms! Hahah I laughed to hard at that. Good job!

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RUNCHRISTY76 11/22/2013 10:10AM

    Wow! You look great! What an inspiration!

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KIKKI-G 11/21/2013 10:45PM

    Tiny waist girl!! & your gunshow blew me away emoticon you've done an amazing job girl! keep posi!

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ARUNNINGKAT 11/21/2013 10:27PM

    I am very impressed by the progress you have made! Your guns are looking so amazing! My arms are one of my pet peeve areas and one of my incentives to train hard. Thanks for the encouragement!

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WHOVIANGIRL23 11/21/2013 10:23PM

    Haha I looooove the gun show. I can't wait til I can put on one of my own! You look great!

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JUDYAMK 11/21/2013 10:09PM

    good for you keep pushing forward, you will get there, look how far you came from when you first started!!
Judy

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MJ7DM33 11/21/2013 9:53PM

  Great job!

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VANNAH2014 11/21/2013 9:48PM

    Your arms look amazing! Great job! emoticon

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ADARKARA 11/21/2013 9:33PM

    Love your gun show! emoticon

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JMARIES51 11/21/2013 9:11PM

    emoticon You are doing awesome. Keep it up and you will have the MObama arms that all of us dream of.

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RUNNINGYOGINIRE 11/21/2013 7:28PM

  emoticon keep pushing to get those MObama arms. I wish I could do as many pushups as she does. She is amazing.

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GYPSYGOTH 11/21/2013 7:05PM

    emoticon You are really looking great. Good job on getting yourself back on the training wagon!

I think that my loose skin is probably something I will just have to learn to live with... I am not sure I can afford OR am brave enough for any kind of surgery emoticon

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