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I am More Than a Number

Wednesday, June 04, 2014

After losing 100 lbs., I've maintained for over two years. That's the "glass is
half full" outlook. The negative side is that I've been in a plateau for over two years. But the first one is more empowering, so I'm going with that.

See I have 25 more lbs. to goal weight, and I wanted to reach that by my 40th birthday, which is at the end of August...

And since over indulging say the holidays I've gained 5 lbs. I just can't seem to lose.

So to motivate myself, I wanted to visually see just how much 100 lbs. looks like.

I know I've come a long way, just need to commit to making healthy choices and with God on my side I can do this!!


Member Comments About This Blog Post:

    You can do this! I am praying you reach the goals you have set. emoticon

Your blog is A+ on!!!

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TEMPEST272002 6/28/2014 6:12PM

    I just wanted to check in & see how you were doing. So proud of you for maintaining these last 2 years. It takes a lot of effort to swim against the current - even if you don't feel like you are moving forward fast. For me, I've been letting go of one healthy habit at a time over these past 2 years... have re-gained about 60 lbs. So, I'm completely impressed by you today & as, usual, you are a huge motivation for me. :O)

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IGSBETH 6/8/2014 3:42PM

    Great blog!

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TRAVELGRRL 6/7/2014 8:29PM

    Totally agree. BUT, at some point you just may have to make your peace with the number you can maintain, at which you can still enjoy your life. Because the number? It's superficial, and the only one who sees it is YOU. Everyone else sees your beautiful spirit and presence!

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LADYSHERRY 6/6/2014 3:41PM

    Yes, you are more than a number. You have done wonderfully and guess what--the journey is not over!!We get up everyday and have a chance to start over. God is like that. You'll get through this.Thank you for sharing. It's been a yr since I've lost weight but, we still keep going!!!!

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REENSKI 6/6/2014 6:43AM

    You have come so far and are such an inspiration.
Don't lose faith-you will make your goal, you are not defined by the number or the date.
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FIERCEONE4PEACE 6/5/2014 11:09AM

    You have come SOOOOOOOOOOOO far! Look at all you do! Walk coach, certified running're amazing honey. i am so proud of you. You are more tha na number. You are fit. You are healthy. You are happy. The weight will come off! I love you!

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LINDAKAY228 6/4/2014 10:14PM

    Amen! You are such an awesome person and an inspiration to me! Those numbers don't show who you are! I'm so happy to hear from you on FB on SP. You always make my day!

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SMILINGTREE 6/4/2014 1:53PM

    A very wise spark friend, KANSASROSE67, told me that it helped her to measure what she could control. For example I cannot control (nor be defined by) the number on the scale, but I can count the number of minutes I exercise each week, and roughly count the number of calories I eat. Following her advice helped me in a period of plateau (which eventually became a period of gain, but that's an entirely different story and not at all applicable to your wonderful self!)

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PRETTYPITHY 6/4/2014 12:47PM

    You're such an inspiration -- you will get to goal!!

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SGTSUNNY 6/4/2014 11:04AM

    I am on the same type of plateau, but am finding if I work more on the mental blocks and issues the scale is moving again. I have faith you will do this Kathy! You are so much more then a number!

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-BLESSINGS- 6/4/2014 10:59AM

    excellent blog... thanks for sharing with us...

YOU can and WILL succeed...

Wishing you all the best and Much success

~BLESSings ALLways~ Deby

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