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Friday, November 12, 2010

Now....I'm a pretty realistic person, so don't get me wrong, I know that I will NEVER be a skinny size 2/4, but what I'm recognizing lately is that my own version of "skinny" is beginning to be so much more realistic that I ever though possible! I've lost 25 pounds sine the beginning of June and I am thrilled with the changes! But the best part is the recognition in myself that I CAN be "skinny" at a size 12 or 14. I still have around 35 pounds to lose before I can achieve that, but the best part to me right now is that I can actually see it happening, and that is something that I have never felt before! The lowest weight I've been in recent memory is 198, and even then, I didn't have this sense of becoming "skinny." But I feel hopeful! and I feel committed! and I feel empowered! and those are the best feelings to have as I continue to work towards my goals!

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  • KABOOPER
    Go you! I am 5"10, and will NEVER be a size 2. My sister used to tease me about being a BIG girl...funny thing is...when she said this, I was actually Thin, Athletic thin but thin - size 9.
    I would kill to be in a size 9 now. but I am 46 yo. And if I get down to a 12. (from the 18 I had gotten to) I will be so very happy.
    I want to weigh what the BMI index says I should weigh 165.
    but if I get to 175 and can't lose more. I am not going to complain. I think we all need to find where we are happy, and healthy and stop trying to fit into the Barbie doll mold.

    Glad you found your FIT. Good for you!
    2808 days ago
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