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My Official Starting Pictures

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

I have never done this before. I am not the person who takes a before (or as I like to call it) starting pictures. I hate the way I look in pictures so this is a huge step for me.

I thought about it and came to the conclusion that having these pictures will be a reminder of why I want to change my life for the better. So here goes.

Front View

Side View

294 lbs
Size 22 Jeans 2x Blouse

Okay I am completely horrified now. This is why I don't take full body shots. I hope I can be successful in my healthy lifestyle journey so that way I can finally be comfortable in pictures.

On another note, I didn't realize my hair is that long. Maybe it's time to chop it off. Hmmm I'll have to think about that one first. emoticon


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    Starting pictures are scary, but you will be thankful that you have something to look back on. You can do it!
    1938 days ago
    Hey MAKINGHERPROUD I think this is awesome... Since you would know, Posting my pictures was a big step for me too... So I think this a very good starting point.
    1939 days ago
    Thanks everyone! All of your comments make me feel so good about myself. I really do feel inspired to keep being healthy so I can be able to take new pictures in a few months for comparison.

    1941 days ago
  • JENNY012183
    emoticon The "starting" photos are a great idea!!
    1941 days ago
    You can totally do this. I think photo's help. Im usually the above the chest picture taker but I've nabbed some body shots and whether i lose or gain they're going up on my blog too. Having fully body pics holds us accountable. It says - dear self, YEP it's all there! now do something!

    You got this girl. This is just the first steps on your weightloss journey. you can do this!
    1941 days ago
  • LEHIA13
    Its a lovely shirt you are wearing!

    I am glad that you took a step towards your health!!!! The pictures will always serve as a reminder of why you don't want to go back words. We should always be going forward.

    So you have any plans for rewarding your self when you lose some of the weight... My goal is to lose 10 pounds and then get a magazine superscription. I never want to reward myself with a food item. I feel it will just set me back.

    As far as your hair/ OMG I LOVE IT!!! Its so long. Don't cut it!

    1941 days ago
    I wish I was as brave as you to post "BEFORE" shots, since I'm just starting as well. Feel proud that you're strong and have courage. I can't wait to see new pictures in a few months either! :)
    1941 days ago
    emoticon Believe it or not but you made a big and decisive first step by overcoming the feeling and making the photos. Wish you a successful journey and achievement of your goals! emoticon
    1941 days ago
    Good Luck! Looking forward to your new pictures in a few months. You do not look horrible, but you definitely want to get healthier!
    1941 days ago
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