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My Body Is In Onederland!!!

Hey everyone! Wanted to let you know that as of today I have officially lost my first 50 pounds! I weighed 199.00 this morning. WOO HOOOOO!!!!


Mon. Feb 13, 8:19am

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Congrats! That's a really funny title. John Mayer should make a song about you. LOL

Monday, February 13, 2006, 8:26 AM

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congratulations!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! woo hoo!!!!!

Monday, February 13, 2006, 8:32 AM

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My name

I was so excited I forgot to put my name on my thread!


Monday, February 13, 2006, 8:43 AM

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Wows at what you've accomplished!!! :) an awesome day!

Monday, February 13, 2006, 9:10 AM

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Great job keep up the good work!!!! WOOOOHOOO it must be a really great day for you

Monday, February 13, 2006, 9:23 AM

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That's awesome!

Monday, February 13, 2006, 9:39 AM

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yay!!! Lori, that's fantabulous. you've worked really hard and you deserve it. Are you going to go buy something??

Monday, February 13, 2006, 10:20 AM

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I bought a gift certificate in December for a massage and facial for when I reached this goal. I need to make an appointment for that. Thanks for the reminder!

Monday, February 13, 2006, 10:50 AM

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Well... i think you just gave a few people motivation for the day! Great job thanks for posting it!!!

Monday, February 13, 2006, 11:51 AM

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That's awesome - you brought a smile to my face :-)

Keep up the good work and have fun pampering yourself!

Monday, February 13, 2006, 12:29 PM

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That's terrific. You are my inspiration today!!

Monday, February 13, 2006, 12:34 PM

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Just wondering if you don't mind sharing how did you do it and how long did it take you?

Monday, February 13, 2006, 12:42 PM

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Nacho Mamacita

Lori is in a group with me and she really is an inspiration. She's a tireless cheerleader and support, even offering a smile and a kick in the pants at the same time!
Her beauty on the outside is ONLY surpassed by what a great gal she is on the inside.

Monday, February 13, 2006, 2:19 PM

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How I did it

I added a link to my public log in my first post. I've been on PT since last May. You can follow it every step of the way. It really comes down to committment, patience and perseverance. I got so heavy that I could barely do anything. I was winded by every little movement. My husband was overweight too. He decided to get lap band surgery. I just thought there was no way I was going to get surgery to lose weight. This was something I could control. My daughter was 4 and I really wanted to be here for her. To set a good example and break the cycle. It all started with water aerobics. I know that women who are overweight do not like to be seen in a bathing suit but you have to take into consideration that most of the women in the class were in their 60's and 70's. They didn't give a rats ass what I looked like. They just let it all hang out! I would also take my daughter to the swimming pool a lot last summer. I had to get it in my head that it was not fair to deny her fun and active things to do because of my weight. It was not her fault. I just had to get over my vanity. If anything, it probably helped push me to keep at it. I hope to see some of the same people at the pool this year and make them do a double take! I have continuously tried to better myself, try new things, learn more and change things up. It's a journey and a learning experience. While I have had my plateaus and frustrations I have never stopped. Check out this link. It goes into more detail.

Thanks everyone for the cheers!!

Lori :)


Monday, February 13, 2006, 4:23 PM

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that is SO GREAT!!!! Way to go!
thank you too for adding the links. it was really nice to read how you got to where you are. You've made great progress and your attitude is WONDERFUL!!!

Monday, February 13, 2006, 5:20 PM

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