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This is it! "Before" photo is done

Friday, January 16, 2015

OK everyone....I did it! I finally took my before photos. emoticon emoticon

I gave up on my office (I'm still packing up Christmas, so my office will have to "take a number") and had my hubby take the photos against the blank wall in our entry. I'm not crazy about this outfit either. But this is pretty much what I wear around the house most days so it is the way I appear to the world more often than not.


Not at all what I look like in my head. But then again the "me" in my head is 20 years younger and can do all those dang w/o videos!

So, which is my better side? emoticon


My husband says I look better in my jeans (bless him) but no outfit can hide all this junk, and the fact that it has spread way beyond just my trunk!

So, this is where I begin. I'll tell you what, I sure as heck don't want to still be this heavy when I go to Hawaii in March so I better get up in the morning and get going on these goals and challenges!!

BTW: Don't you think it is kind of amazing how writing things down and/or sharing with friends has so much power to get it done? I mean, none of you would judge me if I decided not to post my photos, or chastise me if I took 3 more weeks to get it done...but ever since I posted it in my blog (and some of you acknowledged and commented) I have thought every day about meeting this "obligation". So now I need to spend a little more time clarifying my other annual goals so I can post them too emoticon
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  • BAHAMAMAMA19
    You have already inspired me! I, like you, have had my ups & downs....never quite able to maintain any consistency. I tell myself I can't keep losing the same 10-15 lbs over & over, but yet it creeps back up again. We've got vacation in June so I'm really trying to find some motivation that will last. I am looking forward to seeing your Hawaii pictures and I'm certain you will look amazing! We CAN do this!!
    1630 days ago
  • BAHAMAMAMA19
    You have already inspired me! I, like you, have had my ups & downs....never quite able to maintain any consistency. I tell myself I can't keep losing the same 10-15 lbs over & over, but yet it creeps back up again. We've got vacation in June so I'm really trying to find some motivation that will last. I am looking forward to seeing your Hawaii pictures and I'm certain you will look amazing! We CAN do this!!
    1630 days ago
  • BAHAMAMAMA19
    You have already inspired me! I, like you, have had my ups & downs....never quite able to maintain any consistency. I tell myself I can't keep losing the same 10-15 lbs over & over, but yet it creeps back up again. We've got vacation in June so I'm really trying to find some motivation that will last. I am looking forward to seeing your Hawaii pictures and I'm certain you will look amazing! We CAN do this!!
    1630 days ago
  • STEVENKIND
    Left side. But neither looks too bad. emoticon
    1670 days ago
  • JULYCITY
    You are so motivated. It's such an encouragement to me!! I think your before photos was such a great idea. I want to do this!
    Thank you~ you gave this girl here a bit of happy motivation! Best wishes to you in your travels.
    Julie
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    1673 days ago
  • JF4009
    Best of luck on reaching your goals. You can do it!
    1674 days ago
  • SYLPHINPROGRESS
    I don't know what your total weight loss is now, but surely it's more than the two pounds that show on your ticker. No matter what the number, you've done so wonderfully well that I hope you feel cocky and dangerous in my place. Maybe some day I'll get there again, at which time I'll be thrilled to share the spot with you.
    1676 days ago
  • FORZACHANDMATT
    Good for you - you are brave and I agree - putting it out there helps with motivation
    1676 days ago
  • BLUEJAY1969
    You are a beautiful lady now and will be beautiful later - just healthier! I agree, it is very motivating to blog your goals!
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    Jeanne
    1676 days ago
  • LIMOM2TWINS
    emoticon you look great now and you will look great later - it took a lot of courage to post these!! emoticon emoticon
    1676 days ago
  • CAREN_BLUEJEANS
    you're so right. SparkPeople is so supportive no one's going to judge you.
    1676 days ago
  • MONKEYTROUBLE28
    You can do it! I feel the same way about the power of writing it down and telling someone! Overtime I start to fail this year, or like my most recent post, i went 3 days without working out, and I'm admitting it so i can get back on that horse and keep riding!! Heres to getting that body Bikini ready for March in Hawaii!! what a wonderful way to reward yourself!! =) (i myself have a little black dress id like to fit into!) emoticon

    1676 days ago
  • ZRIE014
    have a nice day
    1676 days ago
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