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My Body, My Rules

Wednesday, March 05, 2014

So I weighed myself today and I'm down to 187 pounds with 19 or less pounds to go before I reach my goal weight. I haven't decided exactly what that number is going to be but its going to be between 168 and 175ish, it all depends on how I feel but so far I feel good. I've had a few people say I look great now and should stop and then there is one of my uncles who thinks 168 is still too heavy and I should lose even more. I think my goal weight is perfect for me and really that is all that matters. ID like to be 168 and keep my size 12. My goal was to be healthy not skinny and I'm happy with my choice because afterall it is my bodyand size has nothing to do with worth or beauty for that matter. Ilike the body iI am starting to see and I enjoy my curves that will always be apart of me.

I've started writing a submission e-mail to spark people for their success stories that they often showcase. Once I'm done I might post it as a blog to get input but fingers crossed I get selected :-)
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    emoticon for your loss and your attitude. Do what you feel is best and let others fuss to themselves. I say you are emoticon for how you've done so far.
    1447 days ago

    Health and fitness are not about the number on the scale. I love that you are feeling good in your body. I say rock your curves!

    Thank you for inspiring me.
    1447 days ago
    I so agree with you……..your body = your rules. I haven't set a permanent "goal" weight either. I think my final weight will depend on my BMI number. I want to be in the healthy range not overweight or obese. For now I'm just taking it one day, and sometimes one moment, at a time . My plan is to take my weight off in 5% increments so the job don't seem so daunting. I wish you well with your desire to be a Sparkpeople success story, BUT - you already are one! Keep up the GREAT work!

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    1447 days ago
    I totally agree. Only you can decide what is the best weight range for you. emoticon

    1447 days ago

    The main thing is that you're satisfied with YOU! You're not here to nor are you doing this to please anybody else. You go girl, you look amazing! According to my tracker I have about 10 lbs. to go before I hit my goal, also. I was down there once before, a month ago, but I wasn't being diligent in my endeavors, consequently negative things happen.

    I'm looking forward to seeing your blog success story!

    Be blessed,

    - Nancy Jean -
    1448 days ago
    That is so amazing that you know what is best for you and not listen to what others think! That take a very strong person! Congrats on your weight loss journey!
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    1448 days ago
    We have these goal weights, but really, what matters is how we feel! I think your plan is fantastic!
    1448 days ago
    What an accomplishment! Be proud of yourself, I am!!
    1448 days ago
    good job! You must be tall? I'm really short and still have about 40 lbs to lose to be a healthy bmi. But lucky you congratulations you're close to your goal!
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    You can do it! I can't wait to read your success story on SP!
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