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Monday, October 13, 2008

I haven't felt much like blogging the last 2 weeks. I struggled with 160 for an entire week but I finally made it yesterday and today I broke it with 159.6 and that was exciting.

I went through my closet and denim dresses that had been too tight are now too loose - I never got to wear them, lol. This is happening with loads of pants that I held for years in the hopes of fitting them again someday. Well, now they are too loose too and I am going to donate them.

Shopping is fun again as now I can even find things on the clearance rack that either fit me or will fit me soon! Really a great feeling that you will all experience very soon!

Oh yeah! I let my skinny sister try on some sale Capri's from Wal-marts and we now wear the same size! WooHoo!! She is smaller through the hips yet but I am in the pants and can sit down and everything! Now that is what I call exhilarating news!!

The image is my virtual model at 138! I'm on my way!!


** Sheesh, I forgot! I am now lighter than I have been in 20 years!! I want to celebrate but don't want to go over my range, lol.
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  • XUXA05
    Sorry I'm a little late on this, but I just wanted to congratulate you!! Woo-hoo!! That is AWESOME! :) emoticon
    3469 days ago
    emoticon Linda! I am so excited for you! Keep on keepin' on Sista! God Bless You!-Leslie emoticon
    3475 days ago
  • BECKY3128
    Linda you are amazing and doing so well!!! I feel like nothing can get in the way of your goal right now, such an inspiration! emoticon
    3476 days ago
    emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon that is great!! It must feel awesome to wear the same size as the skinny sister. Keep up the great work emoticon
    3476 days ago
    Dear Ray you have trugged forward and kept on pushing I am very happy for you.

    3476 days ago
    I am inspired! Can't wait to meet my goal of being able to wear more than 10% of clothes in my closet. That's a GREAT one!

    You look amazing and sound like you feel amazing. Keep it up!

    3477 days ago
    Great job!!! Now I am telling myself, if SHE can do it, so can you!
    3477 days ago
    You are so amazing. your doing great. I am so proud of you and I am so impressed with the fact that you are the same size as your skinny sis, I think that is a major milestone besides the 50, you should be holding your head up high knowing you are doing so well.

    This is a great accomplishment :)

    3477 days ago
    Words cannot describe how excited I am for you right now! You have worked so very hard... and deserve every morsel of excitement that you can muster. I hope that people around you recognize your accomplishments. Nothing like a compliment to keep going. Congrats once again!!!

    3477 days ago
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    I am so proud of you and your accomplishments. However, you now weigh less than I do. Boy, does that inspire me to work harder - just can't let you outdo me. (Although you are a little younger than me, too.)lol We had another wedding in the family this past week-end, but with that over, I am determined to focus on weight loss.
    Love ya (and Uncle Ray),

    p.s. Celebrate by buying a fantastic new outfit instead of food.
    3477 days ago

    Comment edited on: 10/14/2008 9:21:03 AM
    That is awesome!! Doesn't it feel good to have clothes 'outgrow' you while they were just sitting there?

    You'll be at your goal weight in no time.
    3477 days ago
    You Go Girl! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
    3477 days ago
    Way to go, Linda! Clothes shopping is so much more fun, when we are small enough to have more to choose from. And also, I find our tastes in clothing become a little younger.

    So proud of you! Keep up the great work. I can't wait to see the real picture of you, instead of the "virtual" one.
    3477 days ago
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    These results re totally AMAZING you are AWESOME! Congratulations
    3477 days ago
  • MARTY19
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    What an accomplishment. I am so proud of what you have done and continue to do. You show everyone that it can be done.
    3477 days ago

    And that only begins to say it! Congratulations!!! That must feel sooo good. You truly are an inspiration.

    3477 days ago
  • LADYBUG546
    Wow you rock thanks for the inspirational read.
    3477 days ago
    Funny, I had the same "problem" when I went through my closet last month... Not to mention some of my ten year old clothes were out of style!

    You are doing so awesome!!!
    3477 days ago

    Comment edited on: 10/13/2008 8:48:11 PM
    oh boy are you rocking. emoticon emoticon
    3477 days ago
    That's phenomenal. I can't wait to fit into the few things that I've kept back. I also can't wait to buy the new wardrobe!
    3477 days ago
    Wow! Awesome progress! Reading entries like this really helps keep me motivated... 160 is still 12 pounds away for me, but I can already imagine how great it'll feel to be there. :)
    3477 days ago
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