Mimi, that is just amazing! It is so inspiring to hear of these long-term weight loss maintenance stories. You deserve major kudos and should be VERY proud of yourself! I hope to be right where you are some day. I am SO sick of the yo-yo dieting and I'm trying like heck to be done with it forever.
"We're all on the same roller coaster, just in different seats." (Jason Mechalek)
Great job! We can all use a shot of inspiration and you seem to fit the bill.
Don't set your limits until you have tested them...
Upcoming 2010 Races: --2/14 Birmingham, AL Mercedes Benz full --4/11 Martian Marathon --4/25 Road Ends Trail 1/2 --5/1 Kenosha, WI Cheesehead Marthon -6/5 Sunburst Hall of Fame to Notre Dame marathon, IN -Rest...then figure out more -10/10 Towpath Marathon -12/5 Dallas Whiterock Marathon -12/13 Run like the Dickens 10k -12/31 New Years Resolution 8k-try for a 4peat
States completed: MI,
current weight: 115.0
Fitness Minutes: (73,076) Posts: 11,620 7/12/07 6:45 P
I'm a yo-yo dieter, too, always able to drop the weight like it was nothing but never able to keep myself motivated to keep the weight off. This is my year, and I'm NEVER going back. I'm looking forward to announcing my three years of maintanence...in two and a half more years!!
"Persistence: If something didnít turn out just right, I moved around it and adapted. I didnít let one step back stop me from moving forward."
Mimi - Thanks for sharing your pride and excitement with us! I am coming up on my own 2 year maintenance anniversary later this year and I know what a great achievement it is to know you are DOING IT!!
"If you keep on doing what you've always done you'll keep on going where you've always gone"
"The road is long with many a winding turn that leads us to who knows where Who knows where?"
SparkPeople, SparkCoach, SparkPages, SparkPoints, SparkDiet, SparkAmerica, SparkRecipes, DailySpark, and other marks are trademarks of SparkPeople, Inc. All Rights Reserved. No portion of this website can be used without the permission of SparkPeople or its authorized affiliates.
SPARKPEOPLE is a registered trademark of SparkPeople, Inc. in the United States, European Union, Canada, and Australia. All rights reserved.