In August I will have my 5 year maintenance anniversary. I love the fact that my body is now used to being treated well and let's me know very quickly and very blatantly when I have over stepped decent eating and healthy activity.
Lost 65 lbs and maintained since 2006.
current weight: 20.0 over
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Awww...thank you so much, LJR and CAROLJEAN! You really made my day!
I didn't realize the impact of the stats you've quoted here, though - wow! So after another year of maintenance, the likelihood of regain will only be 50%? THAT is REALLY something I can look forward to!! Thanks for the huge shot in the arm; it serves as great incentive to "keep on keepin' on" :)
Head on over to her page to offer congratulations!
These are important milestones!*
- The likelihood of regaining weight when you reach goal is 80% - 95%. - When you've maintained for 2 years the likelihood of regain drops to 50%. - When you've maintained for 5 years the likelihood of regain drops to 27%!
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