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TDEMAIO2 SparkPoints: (0)
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8/24/12 11:43 P

AWESOME : ) 25lbs thats GREAT : ) it was just like all the sudden they noticed? WOW that must have felt SO good : ) I can't wait till I hit the 25lbs mark : )
You have done a GREAT job :D

MJZHERE Posts: 927
8/24/12 7:21 P

Good for you! I too will chime in that they will notice. I am at 25 lbs today and it was just the past two weeks anyone said anything and they see me all the time. My daughter-in-law got out of the car, gasped and said oh my, you're skinny! I just laughed and laughed - it's like no one was seeing me and now they just keep going on and on - especially my husband! I didn't understand it at the time but you know what - now I feel so good because I did this! And I did it on my own!

BETHARDS SparkPoints: (0)
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8/24/12 8:02 A

I've learned in this journey that it's not important what others's what YOU notice. Better health, better fitting clothes etc. You are winning! emoticon

TDEMAIO2 SparkPoints: (0)
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8/23/12 10:23 P

25 lbs GOOD for YOU : ) well, I have a ways to go : ) I am still going for the GOLD : ) Thank you

WDWCHICK Posts: 907
8/23/12 7:35 P

Good for you! It took me losing around 25 pounds for people to notice. You'll get there!


SILLYLILME SparkPoints: (5,376)
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8/23/12 6:55 P

Ugh....I know the feeling. Nobody had noticed my weight loss (not even my husband) until I hit about the 40 pound mark. Believe me..your time will come when all you hear is "Oh my god look at you." Way to go!

SKINICOOK Posts: 149
8/22/12 10:03 A

You are doing great! People will notice soon enough. Sometimes people don't notice because they never thought you were carrying extra weight in the first place. Keep going! emoticon

CUECKER SparkPoints: (181,743)
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8/22/12 8:35 A

Congrats on your progress!


TINKFIT Posts: 41
8/22/12 8:14 A

emoticon Awesome Job.... its true that the folks that see you every day don't necessarily notice but when you run into people that you haven't seen in a few months they will tend to notice more. :) I hope that's the case when I see some old friends this weekend that I haven't seen in 2 months (11lbs ago)

GIGI-NICOLE SparkPoints: (11,450)
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8/22/12 7:36 A

Congratulations!!! Keep up the great work! emoticon

FRENCHHEN3 SparkPoints: (0)
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8/21/12 1:09 P

No one noticed for me until I lost quite a bit of weight. I think you are doing great and those "try on" sessions get to be a WHOLE lot of fun. I surpassed what I thought was my goal dress. You will too. Wear those shorts proudly. You got it!

TORTOISE110 Posts: 7,988
8/21/12 12:39 P


8/21/12 10:11 A

Well you know, and that's what really matters.

I'm down about 15-16 and it's taken about 3-4 months. I've noticed the people who see me every day haven't noticed, but those who hadn't seen me in a few months always comment.

TORTOISE110 Posts: 7,988
8/21/12 7:08 A

Sparkers notice because we know what it takes. It is another way Spark changes us. Whooo hooo for all the changes we are making!

GYPSYGIRL05 SparkPoints: (0)
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8/21/12 7:04 A

Good for you! That is awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

PROLOE SparkPoints: (33,782)
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8/20/12 9:36 P

Had the same experience. Husband and co-workers didn't notice, but relatives I hadn't seen in a while noticed right away.

Enjoy your favorite shorts!

TDEMAIO2 SparkPoints: (0)
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8/20/12 4:19 P

OMG your doing GREAT : ) 60 min running without stopping or walking! your my hero :D I feel so good and proud of what I have done- I will pat my own back : )

JMOUSE99 SparkPoints: (202,152)
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8/20/12 1:01 P

Good for you!

I get kind of disappointed sometimes in that people do not ask me if I've lost weight or tell me that I'm looking good. I figure it's mainly because it's happening so slowly compared to times I've lost weight in the past (or they may be like my boyfriend who is scared to mention anything about weight to me, good or bad).

I know I've lost weight and inches though, and I can run for over 60 min without stopping or walking. I also know the compliments will come eventually.


Edited by: JMOUSE99 at: 8/20/2012 (13:02)
MAGGIEVAN SparkPoints: (204,392)
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8/19/12 11:42 P

You are on a roll. Keep the momentum going. Congrats.

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8/19/12 11:01 P


RAFFERM Posts: 490
8/19/12 7:44 P

Sometimes we have to notice for ourselves!! Congratualtions!

DAVEINSEOUL SparkPoints: (37,213)
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8/19/12 7:01 P

You're doing great - and I'm betting you feel a whole lot better.

ELISELOVE1 Posts: 6,342
8/19/12 12:38 P


MCFHARPIST SparkPoints: (65,651)
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8/19/12 12:19 P

TDEMAIO2, they will notice. When you get closer to goal, they will notice. Believe me. They will notice. Especially people who haven't seen you in a long time. Those are the people that only remember the old you. (Your family and friends see you all the time, so it's more difficult to see the difference at this point.) I promise you will hear the following: OMG, you look great! You look fabulous! What have you done! It's gonna happen. And you are going to look soooo good, because of what you're doing now......water, exercise, eating less. And when you get the first WOW!, be sure to post it! Your family and friends will eventually notice, because, sooner or later, there will be no way to not see the NEW YOU!

Spark On!

HELAVAHC63 SparkPoints: (0)
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8/19/12 10:43 A

Wow! You are an inspiration- keep up the great work!

TDEMAIO2 SparkPoints: (0)
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8/19/12 10:19 A

Happy Sunday morning : ) I have been eating good, drinking my water and working out 6 days a week for 15 weeks (this is a first time for me) and I have lost 16lbs slowly :D and not one person at work or in my family has said a word? 16lbs is GREAT!!!!!! I a have worked my bootie off : )
SO this morning I went is the back of the closet and found my FAVORITE pair of shorts and guess what..........they fit :D BIG HUGE SMILES :D they have not fit over my bootie much less getting them zipped up and this has not happened since 2008! I see the change- I feel the change and I feel GREAT :D My Woo Hoo is getting these shorts on and I am wearing them today to a family party for my sister-in laws B-day :D PS I am walking in with my head held high and BIG SMILE on my face :D

Edited by: TDEMAIO2 at: 8/19/2012 (10:27)
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