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UM, WOW. Just wow. And thank you, Lisa!

Saturday, January 05, 2013

That would be LisaN0415, who said WHY DON'T YOU POST SOME PICTURES ALREADY???

Okay, she didn't say it like THAT. emoticon But she did get me thinking!

But I was thinking, well, I don't really look THAT different, and I never took a "before" photo, so how can I really and blah blah blah...

So I was checking myself out in my size 18 pants on Thursday and thought, hey, I could take a picture with my cell phone. So I took some photos in the work bathroom (ha! It's the closest I can get to a full-length photo...).

Then I was flipping through pictures on my phone yesterday and found this one:

That's me, riding a carousel giraffe at the Indianapolis Children's Museum, April 1 2012. I am about 300 pounds here. Upper 290s at the lowest. Size 22 jeans. This was before I started my halfhearted attempt at Weight Watchers again in late spring/early summer, and before I started SparkPeople June 23rd.

Here I am on Thursday, at ~256, 44 pounds lost. (In my size 18 pants. Have I mentioned that I have some size 18 jeans? That fit? I feel like I should let everyone know about that. I have a pair of size 18 jeans. That fit. Rather nicely I happen to think...)

You guys??





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    Kate!!!!! Look at what a difference! You are doing so well. I'm glad you put up the pics because I think it helped you realize even more how AWESOME you're doing. Keep it up girly!!
    1932 days ago
  • LEB0401
    What a difference! Amazing work :)
    1934 days ago
    Awesome. You rock and the size 18 look amazing. emoticon
    1935 days ago
    You know exactly how I felt when I pulled those old jeans out of the closet a few weeks ago. The ones that never fit before? They are not 18's. I freely admit they are 28's-but they are 15year old 28's! Which is equal to what, a 20 or 22 now? Another reason we can't always rely on size numbers. Plus I think I'm a foot shorter than you! Roflmbo! But hey, WE ARE DOING THIS!! I looked at the receipt for my CPM, and the medical supply co had my weight as 327 from the last time I had ordered equipment (my walker before I joined Sparkpeople last spring) so I've actually lost even more than I thought! Yay for us!
    1936 days ago
  • _MOBII_
    Fantastic job!
    1936 days ago
  • LISAN0415
    Great work, Love the smile!!!


    Look at the progress!

    Take a picture for yourself from the front, from the side and the back and then in another 10-20 pounds do the same!

    Take care!
    Love the post!
    1936 days ago
    You're looking fantastic! emoticon
    1936 days ago
    Keep up the excellent work! emoticon
    1936 days ago
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