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MARYJOANNA's Photo MARYJOANNA Posts: 13,475
1/19/19 5:22 A

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4 pounds



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1/18/19 12:06 P

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Exactly 100!

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1/18/19 3:28 A

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42 more pounds to go, have lost 98!! emoticon

~ Karri
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"I am full of mistakes and imperfections and therefore I am real." - Shaun Hick
"Fear doesn't have to control you. It is okay to be afraid, but it is not okay not to try" - Ruth Soukup


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1/16/19 1:15 A

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10!!!!

In God my heart trusts. ----Proverbs 28:7

Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old, he will not depart from it. Proverbs 22:6

KNOW that the LORD is GOD.It is HE who made us,And we are HIS;
We are HIS people,
The sheep of HIS pasture.
Psalm 100:3
Betsy ~~~CST






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1/16/19 12:52 A

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25 lbs.

John 11:35 "Jesus Wept"
Romans 8: 28 "And we know that in all things God works
for the good of those who love him, who have been called
according to his purpose."
God is good...
All the time,
All the time ...
God is good.
God's blessings to you.


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1/14/19 2:34 P

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40.....seems so far away......

"Each morning when I open my eyes, I say to myself: I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I'm going to be happy in it." - Groucho Marx

"If you're going to be able to look back on something and laugh about it, you might as well laugh about it now" - Marie Osmond



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1/14/19 11:56 A

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15 pounds



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1/13/19 7:36 P

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10 or less!!!!!

In God my heart trusts. ----Proverbs 28:7

Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old, he will not depart from it. Proverbs 22:6

KNOW that the LORD is GOD.It is HE who made us,And we are HIS;
We are HIS people,
The sheep of HIS pasture.
Psalm 100:3
Betsy ~~~CST






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1/13/19 7:04 P

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30 pounds altogether but I'm giving myself mini goals of 5 pounds.

Embrace the plateaus. They are your body's way of adjusting to the new you!


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1/13/19 5:42 P

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E-gads. 0 down, 180 to go. should have started sooner!



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1/13/19 5:48 A

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6 pounds and then see how I am feeling ;)

Cindy
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Please pray for and support our troops.....They are the very reason we live in the land of the free......let us give thanks to our BRAVE.
GOD is AWESOME.....PRAISE HIM.



Run 1/2 marathon..goal met!


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1/6/19 11:47 A

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That was 50 pounds lol



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1/6/19 11:43 A

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50. Then I reassess as there will still be more to lose but need to see what is healthy as well as feasible.



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FANCYDAT Posts: 148
1/6/19 11:02 A

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I have about 40 pounds to lose and I've lost 38 pounds. HW 202 CW 164 GW 124.


NEVER QUIT virtualweighin


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1/6/19 9:58 A

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28 lbs

Rrawr Rrawr Rrawr!!!


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1/6/19 6:01 A

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28 lbs

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1/6/19 12:14 A

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I have 75 pounds more to lose!

I have lost 65 so far!

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1/5/19 9:32 P

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I have 200 pounds to lose.

God, give me mental toughness at the point of attack.
Started anew Jan. 2, 2019
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1/5/19 11:08 A

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16 pounds to go. 156 now, goal 140.

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1/5/19 8:38 A

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100 lbs



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1/4/19 7:04 P

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92lbs

Edited by: HARDMAN72 at: 1/4/2019 (19:04)

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1/4/19 5:21 P

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5-10

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1/4/19 8:22 A

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I've got to lose at least another 25-35 pounds.



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12/28/18 7:13 P

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In response to your questions …

1. I wanted to know, where is everyone else?

I hit goal in June 2014 and have been below it ever since.

2. Do you think you’ll be happy at your goal, or will you also need to figure out how much further you need to go to get to a place that’s comfortable for you?

I thought it would be easy to stop the weight loss and maintain at the selected goal which was a bit higher than the weight carried for decades in my early adult years. I thought that being older, I'd naturally carry more weight. Nope.

My body was more than happy to continue releasing weight and, ironically, the last couple of falls I've struggled to prevent the weight from dipping any further.

I've also experienced some inflammatory flares since reaching goal with upward weight trends. But, I seem to be able to turn them around successfully. It can take months. But, the body seems to naturally right itself once the offending foods or other forces have been identified and removed.

Since reaching goal in June 2014, the weight has naturally fluctuated over a roughly 15 lb. range. I consider this a success. The midpoint of that range marks a sustained weight loss of 90 lbs.

With four-and-a-half years of maintenance under my belt, I continue to learn. The journey is ever evolving.


Jeanne
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Initial Goal Weight, 144
Current Goal Weight, 120

"Believe me, your body has the ability to restore itself to perfect health, once you eliminate the foods and other forces that prevent it from healing." ~ Steven R. Gundry, MD

"I'd like to dispel once and for all the myth that any single diet approach works for every individual." ~ Peter J. D'Adamo, ND


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12/27/18 9:12 P

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I am 1 pound from my first goal of 225 and 65/75 for my ultimate goal of 150 or 160...which ever the doctor says..this is down from 301 in Jan. 2004..

God's gift to you: a clean slate every day: your gift to God: what you put on that slate....

Most people watch what they eat from Christmas to New Year's when they should be watching what they eat from New Year's to Christmas


Do your best today; do better tomorrow

The more I sit...the hungrier I get!!!!!

To lose my seat, I must move my feet!!

The difference between "TRY " and "TRIUMPH" is a little "UMPH"..


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12/22/18 10:12 P

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I started at 383 (01/14/2016), had Roux-en-Y gastric bypass on 07/05/2016, My ultimate goal is 143 and I'm at 268 now so 125 pounds to go. My mini goals are to lose 100 pounds (done), get under 200 (not done), be half my original weight at 191.5 (not done), 200 pounds lost at 183 (not done), my weight at graduation (in 1977!) of 165, then my ultimate goal of 143 and I will have lost 240 pounds... I'm saving my pennies and vacation days at work for a total body lift, arms, legs, putting "the girls" back up where they belong, and perhaps a face lift too. There's a lot of work in my future, but I am sooo much further than I was last year and the year before!

Edited by: WYTCHHAZYL at: 12/22/2018 (22:13)
Before you can commit to the future, you must come to terms with the past.

The only constant you will have in your life is your relationship with yourself.

Brightest Blessings
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12/22/18 8:29 P

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I had to look that up on my SparkPage, and use a calculator to figure it out. I try not to think about it every day, because that makes things too stressful. I like to think about what I have accomplished. I have lost about twenty pounds, and I'm very proud of myself! I am looking forward to losing 25 pounds, and am six pounds to my goal. I am 53 pounds to my goal of being at my ideal weight of 115 pounds. Mini-goals help me lose weight better than keeping track of the entire amount. You might think about using mini-goals as well.

"When people ask me what the most important thing is in life, I answer, 'Just Breathe.' "
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12/22/18 7:31 P

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2.0 pounds

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12/22/18 6:54 P

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2.9 emoticon

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I didn't "make it happen" the first time, I "made it happen" the last time!



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12/22/18 1:42 P

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Gaye / Michigan

"TRUST THE PROCESS!"

Living by Romans 6,7 & 8!





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12/22/18 12:23 P

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Have kept 60 pounds off since 2004 but have fiddled around since then but have 80 more I would like to get off.....now I just have to set my mind to do it...

God's gift to you: a clean slate every day: your gift to God: what you put on that slate....

Most people watch what they eat from Christmas to New Year's when they should be watching what they eat from New Year's to Christmas


Do your best today; do better tomorrow

The more I sit...the hungrier I get!!!!!

To lose my seat, I must move my feet!!

The difference between "TRY " and "TRIUMPH" is a little "UMPH"..


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12/17/18 3:13 P

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Twenty pounds.

I got there before, gained it back. Will get there again. And stay there



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12/17/18 12:40 P

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I hit goal over 9 years ago after 5 decades of overweight/obesity. I'm now struggling with a few pounds - about 3.5 pounds over goal. Still working it!


My Keys to Success = Tracking! Super Foods! Step Up Cardio! And most important: Quit Quitting!!

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12/16/18 3:29 P

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About 108 to reach my maximum healthy weight.




Life.
It's Worth Living.
It's Worth Giving.
Choose Life.


And we all lived happily ever after...
~Susan...ski





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12/16/18 10:28 A

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Less than 10, and it’s hard.

People! read the INGREDIENTS

“The food you eat can be either the safest and most powerful form of medicine or the slowest form of poison.”
- Ann Wigmore

Sharon from Florida




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12/16/18 1:35 A

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70 pounds



Amy from Oregon

Take it One Day At A Time!

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12/16/18 1:17 A

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25 lbs

"We would accomplish many more things if we did not think of them as impossible."
~C. Malesherbes~

"Your mind will be like its habitual thoughts; for the soul becomes dyed with the color of its thoughts."
Marcus Aurelius (121-180 AD)

"In their hearts humans plan their course, but the LORD establishes their steps." Proverbs 16:9




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12/15/18 8:46 P

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40 or so.



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12/15/18 8:13 P

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7 pounds lost a lot more to go

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12/15/18 7:07 A

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Spunky Ducky
Yes, you can. I have lost and regained the same ten pounds so many times. But the fact that you have succeeded tells you you can do it. Believe in yourself and do all the things that worked before and imagine yourself thinner...........it's a beautiful thing. I now have 13 pounds to goal, and I know I can do it.


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12/15/18 6:09 A

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Twelve pounds left to go.



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Starting all over today.
110 lbs to goal. I have done it in the past and maintained over 5 years so I know I can do it but any help would be great

"The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be."
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12/13/18 12:30 P

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Goal weight is still 100 to 105 pounds away. I'm 60 down, and I WILL get there!



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12/12/18 2:49 P

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I'm fluctuating up and down within 5-8% of my goal weight....so close, and certainly healthier than when I had started my Journey! At one time I weighed almost 170...got diagnosed with pre-diabetes, and haven't been above 150 in the last decade. With arthritis coming on...my doctor said to lose more...so I'm working on getting down to 132 again. right now...about 8lbs to go.

All the best,
patti

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Gandalf: Lord of the Rings


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12/12/18 2:36 P

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I'd ultimately like to lose 100, but I'll take 50.



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12/10/18 10:52 A

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160 today. Doctor wants me at 140. I'd like to get to 130.



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12/10/18 9:07 A

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Chuck

1/1/10 Start Wht 279 lbs
12/1/15 Goal 180

**Maintain** "OR" set new Goal! 170's maybe??


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12/10/18 7:57 A

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Fifteen pounds to go!



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12/10/18 5:02 A

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Only 4 pounds to go.



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12/10/18 1:38 A

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Last December I decided to get serious about losing weight, and am 40 pounds down so far! It occurred to me today, I only have 15 more pounds to go until I hit the original goal I set for myself. Will I be happy staying at the goal weight? I’m not sure. I just figured I’ll know if I’m ready to maintain when I get there, or if I’ll want to do more work.

So I wanted to know, where is everyone else? Do you think you’ll be happy at your goal, or will you also need to figure out how much further you need to go to get to a place that’s comfortable for you?



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