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SEABEAD
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8/12/12 8:54 A

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Hi Patty,
I haven't gone through this, as I haven't lost enough weight yet, so first, congratulations on your accomplishment! I just wanted to say that the wrinkles won't hurt your health like excess weight will. I know that probably doesn't make you feel any better, but you're doing a good thing.
Deb



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FRANNIEDID
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4/15/12 12:16 P

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Some of the lose skin does seem to tighten up a bit, not nearly as much as a younger woman but a bit. Toning your muscles with strength training helps some too!

Frannie

Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement.
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BABBO62
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4/14/12 3:25 P

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Hi Patty, It's not the wrinkles that bother me it's the excess skin I will have when or if I lose the 100+ lbs. I need to loose. Being 66 in Aug. I know that the skin doesn't shrink or tighten like when I was 20-30. I will not go until the knife for rid myself of the extra skin but will keep trying to reduce it the best I can. As long as my health is better I guess I will live with it. I will keep watch for your feedback too. Tell your sister I hope she finds a solution.


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JEANNIE4660
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4/14/12 10:02 A

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Hi Patty,

My sister went through that , she got a lot of wrinkles when she lost weight. I don't know what you can do about it though. I will be watching for the feedback you get .


That is a good question . Don't get depressed over it , this is a special time in your life to enjoy.

I will be 66 in June. Age did not bother me until I hit 60, but I am better now .


Good Luck

Jeannie


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PATTYMAC555
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I turned 60 last month and have lost nearly 50 lbs. Although I am really happy about that I am getting quite depressed because more wrinkles are appearing on my face with each pound I
lose. This past month I have hit a plateau because I don't like what I see in the mirror.
Has anyone gone through this? I would really welcome any feedback about this. I want to
continue losing my final 30 pounds as soon as I can reset my brain.
Thanks!


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