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Happy ending of 12 Week Challenge

Wednesday, March 26, 2014



I took on a 12 week weightloss challenge at my local ladies fitness club and WON! ...in more ways than one.

It all started so simply with 5 bucks and set your own goal which I did at losing 15 lbs in 12 weeks. Thought okay so I get my $5 back if I meet my goal so how big could the overall pot be without knowing how many girls would join??? Pay $1 for each pound gained per week and $5 if you miss a weigh in. Greatest percentage of weight lost wins. That was me today - $155!

But the biggest win was reaching my goal! I lost 16 lbs. what????

I have always been afraid to say I have a goal because what if? :( I did not get there. When I started this whole journey nearly 3 years ago I started out with the fear of failure. I did not want to commit to doing anything for fear that I would not. As I started tracking, exercising, and dropping weight I gained some confidence and realized I was actually doing it without failure. Then came the binge and the fear and the weight gain. But I fought it back and lost what I put on. I did that several times. I am still somewhat afraid of backsliding but I am over the "fear." I know I can do this. It's takes a concentrated effort maybe forever but I can do it.

This little milestone is reassurance that I can.


And with that moo lay I think I will invest in some essential oils and a massage!
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  • v WRITINGRUNNER
    emoticon emoticon Unbelievably Awesome! Well done, you should be so proud of your weight loss.
    871 days ago
  • v DDOORN
    How AWESOME are YOU?!? :-)

    Don
    882 days ago
  • v BOOKAPHILE
    Congratulations on your achievement and new wealth! What a great experience for you!
    887 days ago
  • v KANOE10
    A massage and oils sounds like a perfect way to celebrate. I am so happy that you won your challenge..but even better that you lost 16 pounds. These small steps keep building your self confidence and keep you traveling down that road of success.

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    887 days ago
  • v WATERMELLEN
    Wow! What a win win win situation: money, weight loss and looking terrific!! Best of all, the confidence that you know how, can do it, and accept that some backsliding is just part of the process.
    887 days ago
  • v CHRISTINEBWD
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    I won a weight loss pot once and it was great! Enjoy your winnings!
    887 days ago
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