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10/8/11 1:32 A

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Clothing Items that motivate me to stay on track (especially now that it is Fall & Cooler in DC, i.e., I could easily crave hot pizza during those football games & hide in tres chic 70's style oversized sweaters -- NOT!). These top 3 help me want to remain in ANTMShape (America'sNextTop ModelShape):

1. My "good skinny jeans" - you know the ones that are a little smaller, but make your tush look steller in 4 inch pumps = gotta fit in them for a possible future 'hot date' :-) (not the jegging pajama casual jeans, though comfy, so Not hot...Lol.

2. My Trina Turk bikini - it 's hot, it's cute & I will be mad at myself if by next summer it no longer fits! (cuz it wasn't cheap! ;-)

3. Lastly, of course my fav pink nike jog bra - if my abs aren't right it stays in the 'lowly drawer'. I wore it today in the gym, so far it still gets to come out & play...hope it makes it through the winter & doesn't get replaced with an old tank or tee...as if! I am a firm believer when you look good at the gym, your work-out is better & longer!

Stay Fab- Stay Motivated! :-)
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Edited by: 1TRESCHICAKA at: 10/8/2011 (01:40)
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9/4/11 2:24 A

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I have my very old jeans waiting for me in a wardrobe. I had two pairs of them, and they used to fit me perfectly, but then I gained some weight and couldn't even zip them. I try them on twice a month to test when it's time.
Also, I going to Hawaii in 2 months and I love beach holidays, but seeing myself in bikinis doesn't make me very happy. I don't think I have ever been this motivated to get my body to shape.

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7/18/11 5:32 P

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Hi, I'm new to this Team and wanted to say I loved your post. The last time I got into really good shape, I was motivated by my wedding and honeymoon in Jamaica where I practically had to live in a bathing suit. That was about four years ago. Now, I'm back in Seattle, weather sucks here, and I hardly ever spend time in a bathing suit. So I let the winter weight pile on, and now I don't fit into my favorite jeans! So, my motivation now is a pair of William Rast jeans, and a pair of True Religion jeans!

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6/14/11 9:16 A

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For me personal, I've been on a roller coaster ride of gaining and losing weight! I started to gain weight when I was diagnosed with endometriosis. Over the next 2 years I had 3 major surgeries including a hysterectomy and am now on hormone therapy so I don't go into menopause at 29!

I was motivated a couple years ago by my best friend who invited me to be in her wedding! I ordered the dress at a larger size thinking they ran small. When I got it it actually fit and that sent me on my way to exercising every other day, watching my calories and by the time her wedding came around 3 months later I lost 26lbs, tons of inches and had to have the dress taken down 2.5 sizes! It was great!

Then of course I started a new job, got stressed not to mention they had a full kitchen stocked with snacks and sodas =) I was getting married in September 2010 and started to lose weight again to fit into my dress. That was the skinniest I've ever been!

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Now, without a dress to motivate me to fit into I feel some what lost! I know it's bathing suit season and that should be enough so I'm hoping by my birthday in August I'll meet my goal weight!

What has motivated you girls in the past?
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