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I got into a size 16 pair of jeans today!!!
Tue. Jul 24, 7:42pm
Yay for you! I am down another pound today! The next pound will be in new territory for me :-)
Tuesday, July 24, 2007, 7:57 PM
I have finally gotten over my 6 month plateau. I have lost over 100 pounds and I am slowly getting closer to my ultimate weight loss goal!!!!!!!!!
Tuesday, July 24, 2007, 7:58 PM
congrats to you both I have lost 201 pounds in total 36 to goal.. I thought this thread would keep people motivated a little bit.. keep going guys. Im rooting for you.
Tuesday, July 24, 2007, 8:05 PM
I walk a few miles everyday and I jogged today and it felt great. I hope that soon I will be running more.
Tuesday, July 24, 2007, 9:45 PM
wow the big weight loss is fabulous...congratulations. you inspire us and let us know it is possible. I am down more that 80 pounds.
Tuesday, July 24, 2007, 10:01 PM
I got rid of a boyfriend that was just extra baggage, feels like I lost 200lbs
Tuesday, July 24, 2007, 10:16 PM
weighed myself in a long time...25 poundes lighter then i expected 165!.
Wednesday, July 25, 2007, 1:34 AM
I'm out of the 200's!!!!!!!!!! feels good 2 never see that before
Wednesday, July 25, 2007, 3:20 AM
congrats on the jogging. I actually want to start that myself. way to go on the walking..
down 80 pounds thats incredible your doing it. keep it up!
I'm happy that you got out of a unhappy relationship and feel free to live for you.
congrats on the 25 pounds. 165 thats wicked. I am looking to break into 170 this week. keep going. you can do it!
congrats on breaking the 200 mark!! I remember that feeling.. 190's will be next .. keep going.. your doing great!
thanks for sharing everyone.. this thread is going great. I hope it continues to inspire and encourage everyone.
Wednesday, July 25, 2007, 6:12 AM
Finally I can wear 100% of whats in my closet instead of about 20% that I used to fit into! I put on a pair of pants I was about to throw away. I got them a couple years ago and I thought they would never fit me, so I tried them on, not sure why, maybe just for one last time. And they fit with room!!!
Wednesday, July 25, 2007, 12:48 PM
I attended my first session of the gym ... Woo Hoo... debating on going back tonight
Wednesday, July 25, 2007, 2:18 PM
congrats about getting into smaller sizes its great keep it up!!
way to go on the gym.. I had a amazing workout today as well.. keep going its wonderful.
Wednesday, July 25, 2007, 2:57 PM
i can now fit into all three pairs of my skinnier jeans!!
Wednesday, July 25, 2007, 3:21 PM
congrats on the skinny jeans.. keep up the great work!
Wednesday, July 25, 2007, 3:29 PM
my size 13/14 jeANS slipped off my hips! i know its time for new clothes but i wanna lose more wt
Wednesday, July 25, 2007, 4:58 PM
Im in the same position. all my clothes are falling off me, but I am not where I want to be . maybe just do what I did buy apair of jeans and a pair of black trousers to hold you over untill You get to where you want than go shopping..
congrats on losing so much weight!! keep it up everyone..
Wednesday, July 25, 2007, 7:12 PM
op here.. thought I would bump this to the top again..
I just came back from a beautiful walk.. how is everyone doing?
Tuesday, July 31, 2007, 7:40 AM
I was in a bad mood yesterday and just BINGED. But, then I forced myself to run/walk etc.
I ended up losing 1 lb! XD
Tuesday, July 31, 2007, 9:08 AM
i pulled some pants out of the closet i hadn't worn in about three years yesterday... last night i tried them all on and they fit! (wearing another pair today)!
Tuesday, July 31, 2007, 9:42 AM
I can't get over the success stories on here!!! There are sooo many AMAZING people on here that are true inspirations!!!
Tuesday, July 31, 2007, 10:31 AM
Although I just started the program, I feel more confident. It doesn't even matter if I lose weight, I just feel good enough about myself to wear more revealing clothing!
Tuesday, July 31, 2007, 11:28 AM
Bought a smaller pair of pants! Wooooooo!
Only 18 lbs to go....i wonder if i can get into a size 9 by then?
Tuesday, July 31, 2007, 11:57 AM
sometimes we turn to food for comfort, but way to go about geting back on the wagon.. keep up the good work..
I love getting into my closetand finding things now fit.. keep on doing great! congrats on the smaller size!
thats a good frame of mind to have . the weight will come off in time, but how you feel is whats important.
congrats on buying a new pair of jeans.. I did the same size 16 now.. 14 is next!! keep going down..
you are all doing great!! believe in yourselves.
Tuesday, July 31, 2007, 6:08 PM
I was wearing a comfy size 20 pants and a hold-your-breath pair of 18s in the same style at the first of the summer.
The 20s got so baggy that I had to stop wearing them and the 18s fit great. One day, I noticed that my pants were way to baggy and thought I'd accidentally put on the 20s. NO --- it was the 18s!!! I bought a pair of 16s that I'm wearing now, and even they are a tad loose at the waist.
I'm not exactly in 14 territory yet, but I think I'll see it when I make it around the next bend.
I've been putting things on eBay that are too big for me now. I'll use the money to buy smaller stuff.
I know I won't get much wear out of some of these in-between sizes as I lose, but I'll just put those up on eBay when they become loose and get them out of the house.
Wednesday, August 01, 2007, 1:10 PM
Although I am having trouble losing this 20 pounds, I have been consistent with my weight training over the past year and I have toned arms (I'm getting that cut in my shoulders yippeee lol) and muscular upper back. It feels so great! I've been taking aerobic classes at school since January, which includes a lot of ab work, so I'm curious what's underneath my gut. My sister punched my upper abs recently and she told me I have tight abs (whereas usually she'll tell me I'm chubs).
Thursday, August 02, 2007, 5:42 AM
when i started in march- walking 3.2 mph on the treadmill was a struggle, now i'm training for a 1/2 marathon!
Thursday, August 02, 2007, 10:45 AM
I have been doing some light weight training at home. What workouts have you been doing for your arms?
My husband told me some to do, but I didn't know if the way a male and female worked out should be different.
Thursday, August 02, 2007, 11:09 AM
you will be in those 14's in no time congrats on coming down so many pant sizes!
Thursday, August 02, 2007, 12:13 PM
being consistent is what gets us to where we are going.. congrats on the toning and definition.
Thursday, August 02, 2007, 12:14 PM
congrats on your great progression into a 1/2 marathon.. thats wicked!
Thursday, August 02, 2007, 12:15 PM
Congratulations to EVERYONE who has something to post here!
I ran over a mile straight, something I haven't been able to do since before I blew my knee. One thing: The shoes matter. Get good shoes that fit and see what it does! (I'm a size 10 2A so it's hard to find 'em, but boy did it make a difference!)
Thursday, August 02, 2007, 2:16 PM
congratulations running a mile is wicked! keep up the good work.. glad your knee is feeling better.
Thursday, August 02, 2007, 5:20 PM
I ran for 30 minutes today without feeling like I was going to die! P.S. it is nice to have such a positive thread out here
Thursday, August 02, 2007, 5:41 PM
I got so pumped up about my acrobatic pole dancing class that I went 4x /week, gained massive upper body muscle, whittled my waist, and got invited to join a burlesque troupe. Pasties and fishnets aren't my thing, but I was awfully flattered.
Friday, August 03, 2007, 1:03 AM
11:09-- I do basic arm moves-- bicep curls, shoulder presses, and tricep extensions. I used to do pushups on the ball but got lazy lol. Those basic moves have really gotten my arms in great shape (it's just a matter of losing the fat so I can show them off in sleeveless tops!!) I want arms like Jessica Biel and I can finally say that I'm getting there. I started doing strength training a few years ago, but never stuck to it since I wasn't seeing instant results. Last summer, I finally stuck to it and saw results a few months later. I was lifting 5 pounds and now I'm doing 10 pounds. Good luck! Stick to a program and you can do it!
Friday, August 03, 2007, 2:05 AM
I went to my doctor's office yesterday. I am a type 1 diabetic and I go see my doctor about every 4 months. Well, yesterday at the appointment she told me that I had lost 5 pounds since my last visit! Also, my A1C, which is a blood test that measures a person's blood sugar control over the four months, reduced from 8.9 to 6.8! I was so happy.
Friday, August 03, 2007, 11:37 AM
I just have to congratulate everyone. Way cool.
And for the last poster who's a1c is down to 6.8 Way to go!
I have been dieting for 3 1/2 months now but have lost 80 pounds since Jan.
I was told I would have to go on insulin if this last pill didn't work.
Well my last a1c was 6.2 and I was pleased but sad it wasn't in the 5's
Still No insulin and even decreased by 1 pill. Looking for the next one to be taken away.
I think this is so exciting when you start to get your health back. I have taken so for granted the days I woke up with no pain or could just go to the store and not take 2 hours to get ready because I can hardly move from the pain. Well better days are coming.
Now I am looking forward to the day I can excersize and gain my strength again.
Keep up the good work everyone
Friday, August 03, 2007, 5:16 PM
Friday, August 03, 2007, 5:42 PM
Congratulations to everyone and keep it up!
I hit a milestone today! When I first started losing weight my original goal was 145, and that's what I weigh today! I started at 234lbs! Now it's 11lbs to my next goal of 100lbs lost!
Saturday, August 04, 2007, 10:55 AM
my "muffin top" is disappearing slowly!
Saturday, August 04, 2007, 12:30 PM
running for 30 minutes is wicked. I cant run like that yet.. shhhh dont jinx the thread lol. Im hoping it stays positive. I wanted everyone to have a place to share .
Sunday, August 05, 2007, 4:06 AM
great going on the exercise and thinner waist thats awesome.. keep moving.
Sunday, August 05, 2007, 4:07 AM
I agree if we all continue to exercise and stick with our plans that work for us.. we can have what body and weight we desire, but remember your not just a number on a scale. its how you feel thats important great going on all the strength training Im sure you will have jessicas arms in no time:)
Sunday, August 05, 2007, 4:10 AM
congrats on the five pound loss and your blood sugar levels reducing. keep up the great work getting healthy every day!
Sunday, August 05, 2007, 4:11 AM
145 wicked!! congrats. I started out at 370.. I want 145, but Im looking and feeling healthier . like I said its not all about the number, but I am still keeping that 145 goal in mind.. Im 182 now. so over 200 lost . 37 to go.. keep going .. you will get there.
Sunday, August 05, 2007, 4:14 AM
thats great about the muffin top going away.. its wicked when we start toning and looking hot and sexy like the people we are inside matches the outside.. your doing great.
Sunday, August 05, 2007, 4:15 AM
congrats on the 17 pound loss!!! way to go on keeping fit by exercising and being comitted to that.. I so happy your meds are on a schedule now and your TSH level has reduced. keep up the great work..
ok I am off to the gym I will check back later and make comments guys.. untill than.. have fun and stay healthy and keep a positive outlook.. it helps so much when it comes to staying commited to your goals.
we can do this!!
Sunday, August 05, 2007, 4:18 AM
Motivation- whether it comes from a smaller clothes size, a two pound weight loss or a compliment from someone, can move mountains! Just reading the acheivements on this thread inspires me to do better with my own diet. Keep up the good work and a random act of kindness goes a long way!
Sunday, August 05, 2007, 9:02 AM
I couldnt agree more about the motivation.. it was the reason I started this thread to begin with.. I am so glad so many have shared with us there triumphs.. keep up the amazing work ..
Sunday, August 05, 2007, 10:39 AM
You congratulated me on reaching 145, but your success is amazing.
I'm not worthy!
We all ROCK!
Sunday, August 05, 2007, 3:17 PM
* smiles* hugzzzzzzzzz were all worthy .. thats why I started this thread to show everyone we all can do it.. keep up the amazing work everyone.. Im off for my walk. I will check in when I get home from work tonight.
Monday, August 06, 2007, 3:48 AM
Started my weight loss program about 2 weeks ago and as of Friday I was down 6.4. I was so excited to see that! I didn't think I would see results on the scale so quickly. My hubby said you gotta lose the first six before you can lose the thirty :) Its great having the support.
Monday, August 06, 2007, 11:11 AM
I've wanted to wear low rise skinny jeans forever (without having my rolls and child bearing hips eggagerated). Today went to try on a size 13/14 pair, just to try and ended up buying a size 11/12 pair =) (I'm 5'9)
Monday, August 06, 2007, 6:43 PM
I have lost a total of 9 pounds so far I feel great!
Tuesday, August 07, 2007, 2:45 AM
congrats on the 6.4 pounds .. glad you have such wonderful support. you will lose the extra 30.. keep going you can do this!
Tuesday, August 07, 2007, 5:20 AM
congrats on the smaller jean size.. I know how that feels.. keep it up.. your looking fine in those skinny jeans.
Tuesday, August 07, 2007, 5:21 AM
congrats on the 9 pounds. thats wicked.. keep going .. your doing wonderful.. you can do this!
Tuesday, August 07, 2007, 5:22 AM
this is 11:11
Thank you 5:20 :)
Its nice to have some support on here too :)
Tuesday, August 07, 2007, 10:54 AM
your very welcome 11:11. I am hoping this thread stays positive.. thank you all for sharing
Tuesday, August 07, 2007, 12:00 PM
ok guys Im heading to bed soon. Im tired from my walk today. got alot of fresh air walking so I will sleep sound tonight.
keep being the amazing people you are..
remember this is for you and you are worth it.
I will check this tomorrow..
have a wonderful night
Tuesday, August 07, 2007, 4:33 PM
hows everyone doing today.. I went for a wonderful walk .. about 3 miles. the sun is shinning.. played with the bunnies some and spent some quality time with my wonderful husband.
My day is going great!!
Wednesday, August 08, 2007, 10:49 AM
you lost 200 lbs and weigh 182. its unreal to think that you lost more than you weigh now. incredible. like you lost a whole person on your back. you must feel F*A*B* I am so proud of you.
and of you all!
I am down 20 so far.. feeling SO much better.. cant wait to start shopping in my closet. (all those tinier clothes from the past)
Wednesday, August 08, 2007, 4:06 PM
i got a random complement today and it was great! just this morning i told my husband i was feeling fat. then while getting my coffee at work, the lady that rang me up (we have a cafeteria) said- you're really losing a lot of weight, you look great! keep it up! it makes me feel like i need to do something too, i'm giving up soda and sweets for a start. you're doing such a good job!
that really made my day! my workout is going to be mentally so much easier today!
way to go everyone that's doin' thier thing and getting it done!
Wednesday, August 08, 2007, 5:05 PM
thanks.. its been a long journey. I still have 37 pounds to goal... congrats on the 20 pounds.. thats awesome!!! keep going on those skinny clothes will fit soon.
way to go on the compliment.. its wicked when people notice all your hard work.. keep on being amazing people that you are..
Wednesday, August 08, 2007, 5:24 PM
Yeah, down two more pounds. I've lost 15 lbs since 5/18. yippeeeee!
Wednesday, August 08, 2007, 5:37 PM
congrats on the two pound loss. way to go on the total of 15 pounds thats wicked.. keep up the great work!
Wednesday, August 08, 2007, 6:01 PM
my bmi went from a 39.4 to a 30 .4 since march.. almost a healthy bmi.. have a wonderful healthy day everyone...
we can do this.. I will check back in later..
believe in yourself.. and we can finish this journey together.
Thursday, August 09, 2007, 7:33 AM
Vacation Weight Loss!
I've been on vacation for two weeks and I've lost 3.5 pounds so far :)
Thursday, August 09, 2007, 8:14 AM
congrats on the weight loss during vacation.. thats awesome!!. keep going.. you can do this!
Thursday, August 09, 2007, 8:16 AM
the size 16 jeans I bought are loose a bit now.. I also had to buy shorts for the hot days, but a size 16 wont fit long in those either.. I love the fat smash!. I did gain a couple pounds, but my own fault.. will attack those two pounds.. we can do this everyone!!
keep being the amazing people you are!
Saturday, August 11, 2007, 4:01 PM
my stomach looks flatter!!! i'm excited to measure my progress tomorrow for the first time in a while! :)
Saturday, August 11, 2007, 4:42 PM
way to go.. its always great to see the difference in toning and measurments
Saturday, August 11, 2007, 5:04 PM
I've lost 6 lbs in the last 3 weeks. I finally stopped binge eating. Success!
Sunday, August 12, 2007, 9:49 AM
i just bought a pencil skirt in a size 10!!!!!
I was at the store and i freaked out. I called my mom and the sales accosiate heard and said "Don't worry it's supposed ot be fitted" Thanks tips...i know. So i told her "You do't understand, i never in my life fit into a 10" I was so excited. :)
Monday, August 13, 2007, 8:51 AM
congrats on the 6 pound loss and stoping binging. thats a wicked accomplishment. you should be proud.
Monday, August 13, 2007, 12:01 PM
congrats on the size 10.. its amazing getting down to smaller sizes and feeling good about yourself. way to go!
Monday, August 13, 2007, 12:02 PM
how is everyone today?
I bought a pair of black work trousers size 16 no elastic waist. button and zip.. it felt great!
how are all you beautiful sexy people doing?
Wednesday, August 15, 2007, 9:59 AM
i put on a dress yesterday whcih i wore to a wedding when i was 12. I was overweight as a child too, so it now fits perfectly. I am now 21.
I put on my prom dress from 3 years ago when i was my heaviest. I fell to the floor in a heap. 3 sized too big now.
Wednesday, August 15, 2007, 12:56 PM
thats amazing.. I love seeing older clothes fit that I have been able to get into and the bigger clothes that I use to wear falling off of me.. keep up the great work.
Wednesday, August 15, 2007, 1:38 PM
I went into the kitchen to get one of the amazing cupcakes that my (skinnnnnyyy urg) sister brought into the home.
I ended up getting an apple instead with a TBS of peanut butter =)
Wednesday, August 15, 2007, 2:40 PM
way to go to passing up the cupcake...
apples and pb are great!!!
oh here is a recipe for you I love..
Oatmeal Muffin Recipe: ( i had 1 cup of blueberries to it)
2 1/4 Cups Dry Oatmeal
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup skim milk
1/3 cup Splenda
2 large egg whites
1/2 cup Applesauce
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
cinnamon to taste
blue berries (frozen or fresh)
Banana (mashed or cut into small pieces, you can use less applesauce if you add banana)
Any small diced fruit of your choosing!
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2. Spray muffin pan with non-stick cooking spray or add cupcake liners
3. In a big bowl, mix oatmeal, baking powder, salt and cinnamon
4. Add the rest of the ingredients and mix until incorporated (t resembles slightly runny oatmeal)
5. Fill each muffin 3/4 full, bake for 15-20 minutes until golden.
I use stevia and more vanilla even My huband likes these.. eay to make and healthy.
Wednesday, August 15, 2007, 6:53 PM
well I am up early for a walk before work this afternoon.. how are all you beautiful, sexy people today.. make today a great one!! do something special for you.
Friday, August 17, 2007, 3:27 AM
I finally hit the first 100 pound weight loss.
I got dressed today and my pants are getting bigger and bigger. I already had to retire one pair now we will see how long these will last.
Usually I just take them in but I have jeans in lots of different sizes.
You know I never thought a place like Peertrainer would be much help but I'm a believer now.
Saturday, August 18, 2007, 12:57 AM
congrats on the 100 pound loss!!! thats wicked.. way to go on losing inches as well and needing new clothes.. keep up the great work.. PT is a wonderful place.. it rocks and so do you..
keep being amazing everyone!
Saturday, August 18, 2007, 3:09 AM
Thanks for the Muffin recipe!
I just bought way too many blueberries and was looking for a way to use them - this recipe is perfect! I could probably figure it out, but any idea on the calorie count on those bad boys?
Congrats on a 100 pound LOSS!! Wow - that's fantastic!
And passing up a cupcake to have an apple?? Yeah! It's those little, daily decisions that get us to our goals and we should give ourselves credit each time we make a decision that gets us closer to our goal weight :)
Saturday, August 18, 2007, 9:36 AM
OP here -I found this recipe but the oat muffins I posted dont use any flour or sugar so they should be maybe even lower.
it does call for splenda but I like the stevia better. hope that helps a bit..
have a amazing day everyone!
Saturday, August 18, 2007, 10:33 AM
I just completed the Danskin sprint triathlon this morning! And I'm 88 lbs overweight! I can do anything I want! yeah!
Sunday, August 19, 2007, 5:19 PM
* grins* girlffriend I said it in our team, but I will say it here.. I am so proud of you.. I know you can do anything you set your mind to.. we all can..
keep being the amazing people you are..
be proud your here and doing something healthy.
keep going everyone!!!
Sunday, August 19, 2007, 7:51 PM
I love that I can boast anonymously, without worrying that I may dampen the spirits of other members of my group. Thank you OP!
Yesterday one of my teenage daughters friends told her that I looked amazingly fit, not like any mom he knows! And today when I was brushing my hair I couldn't help but notice how my biceps were popping at the end of each stroke. It's good to be me.
Monday, August 20, 2007, 3:32 PM
sweetie nothing wrong with being proud of your accomplishments. thats why I created this thread. keep strutting your sexy self.. all of you keep being the amazing people you are!!
Monday, August 20, 2007, 8:36 PM
sweetie nothing wrong with being proud of your accomplishments. thats why I created this thread. keep strutting your sexy self.. all of you keep being the amazing people you are!!
Monday, August 20, 2007, 8:36 PM
I got some upsetting news today. I am happy with myself though. in the past I would have turned to food for comfort. instead I went for a short walk.
how are the rest of you amazing, beautiful people doing today?
Wednesday, August 22, 2007, 11:38 AM
I got some upsetting news today. I am happy with myself though. in the past I would have turned to food for comfort. instead I went for a short walk.
how are the rest of you amazing, beautiful people doing today?
Wednesday, August 22, 2007, 11:38 AM
I took my first aquafit class. I LOVED it!!
Thursday, August 23, 2007, 4:41 PM
I haven't lost any weight but I guess I have lost inches as I am fitting in shorts that didn't fit a month ago...
Friday, August 24, 2007, 9:42 AM
way to go.. sometimes you loseinches before pounds.. each one counts and makes us healthier. and smokin HOT!
Friday, August 24, 2007, 6:34 PM
So glad you enjoyed your aquafit class! I used to take those when I first hurt my foot and those classes really helped.
Friday, August 24, 2007, 7:00 PM
thanks.. it was alot of fun. I was nervous about going, but everyone was great. my instructor was surprised it was my first class.
Saturday, August 25, 2007, 3:21 AM
Congratulations to the lovely people above -- this is such a positive, encouraging thing!
I have been trying to lose weight in a few different ways - I went vegan for 8 days (nothing) I got rid of wheat and sugar (1 pound, that quickly came back), but I think I finally found something that works for me - smaller portion sizes, and raw fruit and veggies between meals. Since I started doing this and logging it at the beginning of this week, I have gone from 157 to 154! I am very encouraged by this, and will definitely keep going with it.
Saturday, August 25, 2007, 2:18 PM
way to go on the weight loss!! thats what its about is finding what works for you.... keep going you can do it!!!
Saturday, August 25, 2007, 2:26 PM
OP here.. this thread has been wonderful and has been so inspiring, but so many people are still down about weigh in and what the number on the scale says..
I posted this to one of my teams and I wanted to share it here..
its a little long I was on my soapbox.. because I care!!
I hope this helps some of you.
fair warnning.. I suck at grammar.. so grammer police be kind lol
we should all be proud of ourselves. each inch. each fraction of a pound gets us to where we want to be, but we are not just a number. I started getting upset when the numbers didnt match what I expected it to be. than I stopped and thought. look how far I have come.. why be upset over a number. that number doesnt define me or my happiness. I will meet my goal, but I am going to enjoy the journey instead of dreading the scale because of having a fixed number that I think I should be..
you are each a very special individual.. enjoy yourself.. love yourself as you are.. you are making changes to be healthier and stronger and to live happier and longer lives full of joy and happiness, but those chnages take time.. be patient with yourself and celebrate each phase.. do somethings pecial for yourself once in awhile.. wer something sexy. you ARE sexy.. your just working on become even more sexy smokin hot!!
granted there will be ups and downs along the way.. I have met many obstacles in my journey, but I am still going. I wont let them hold me down. I am doing this for me... remember when you started out and look at how far you have come and Im not just talking about how much you have lost . Im not talking about being a number on a scale that you think you should be.
Im talking about a lifestyle change.. stopping binging, stopping emotional eating, choosing healthier foods..late night eating, whatever unhealthy habit it was you have overcome or have started to overcome.. take pride in that..
fpr example you have a slice of pizza and a salad now instead of four pieces of pizza.. a pieece of cake doesnt turn into two or three pieces..eating fruit for a sweet or having veggies instead of crisps.. these are all wonderful accomplishments.
sure we all have slip ups.. were not perfect.. were human, but we can pick ourselves back up and start again.. be kind to yourself.. push yourself to achieve your dream, but dont get wrapped up in the dream of being the perfect number that you lose who you are . who you are I will say to each of you.. you are a special unique individual.. so remember that when you get disappointed with your progress .. there is so much more to this than just defining who you are as a number on a scale.. Im just as guilty.. I want to be 145, but I will get there.. I know that, but there will be speedbumps along the way.. I have each of you to help overcome those speedbumps.
I thank god everyday for the blessings I have in my life. I have an incredible , amazing husband, family and I have close friends and pt family members to support me as well..
so when you start getting down on yourself.. look at where you started and where your at now.. reflect on the important things in your life and treasure them.
ok I will just end this sopabox with a big hugzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz and Im proud of each of you.
Saturday, August 25, 2007, 2:35 PM
I resisted chocolate at work,
Tuesday, August 28, 2007, 1:35 PM
About six months ago, I was feeling depressed and definitely unsexy. I signed up for a pole dancing class, thinking it would spice up my marriage and I would learn something a little sassy. Today I did a series of acrobatic tricks that landed me in an advanced class! Acrobatic pole dancing has left me bruised, blistered and sore, but the core and upper body strength that I've built has been amazing. Not quite what I bargained for, but I've never felt so agile and strong.
Tuesday, August 28, 2007, 11:39 PM
wow thats wicked.. I have thought about doing that too.. I am sure your husband is enjoying it... keep being sexy and enjoying yourself!
Wednesday, August 29, 2007, 12:58 AM
There was cake at work lasr night. I cut it and served it to everyone. I didn't eat any. I also did not lick the icing off my hand, i wiped it off instead.
Wednesday, August 29, 2007, 12:02 PM
thats great and no licking the icing.. wow you are doing wonderful.. keep up that willpower...
remember a moment on the lips leads to our hips.. we all know once it gets there it doesnt budge easy.. your doing great!
Wednesday, August 29, 2007, 2:39 PM
Hey OP thanks for the encouragement. I sat here and cried as I read it. I needed it today.
I was just saying to someone yesterday, we are not what we look like but unfortunately that is how we are treated.
Bless you for your thoughtful words.
Wednesday, August 29, 2007, 10:54 PM
Im glad I could help.. people that dont understand can be so cruel, bt your doing this for you and thats what matters.. we all are.. keep being the amazing people you are.
looks are only skin deep.. a number on a scale does not define us.. remember that.. dont get so wrapped up in being what everyone expects of you... this is your journey and your goals. go at your own pace.. be patient with yourselves.. all things that are worthwhile take time. you are worth that time.. each and every one of you..
I am off for my beauty sleep.. see you all tomorrow
have a wonderful night everyone!
Thursday, August 30, 2007, 6:38 PM
I started with peertrainer on 07/31/07 at 285. I weight myself this morning (08/31/07) one month later and weighed 268.
Friday, August 31, 2007, 11:31 AM
wicked!!! your doing it.. congratulations on the weight loss!!.. keep up the great work.. we all can do this! you are all amazing!
Friday, August 31, 2007, 4:39 PM
Finally, the scale budged! After a 2.5 week plateau, I'm down 1 1/2 pounds. yippee!
Friday, August 31, 2007, 5:23 PM
OP here congrats.. I can relate completely. I have hit a road block in my weight loss. I have lost so much weight. I guess it was bound to happen sooner or later. I will kick it up a notch and get past it just like you did.. way to go!!! keep going! your doing great!
to the rest of you amazing people keep reaching for your dreams.. you will achieve them.. off for my beauty sleep.. will check in tomorrow.
Friday, August 31, 2007, 6:34 PM
well I am determined to end the road block.. I did find I lost some inches while I was road blocked with teh weight loss..
how are the rest of you sexy, amazing people doing?
how did you do over the holidays?
come on everyone .. keep with your plans.. we can do this!!
Tuesday, September 04, 2007, 6:10 PM
I am crossposting this its getting later and Im tired .. lol ,but I wanted to share.. hope it helps!
I love this!! I got this from a team I am on called a new view..
we all have trouble sometimes with the end of the week eating on the weekends.. well here is a new way of thinking . I agree very much with it. I have always hated the word diet so now I have a new name Im gonna LIVE it.. and my weekend will be STRONG ends..
read the article I think it will give you a new perspective,,
Tuesday, September 04, 2007, 6:32 PM
link to the article above. forgot you could link it see said I was tired lol
Tuesday, September 04, 2007, 6:35 PM
op here.. I bought a one piece bathing suit for the first time in years without a skirt.. my weight sis still fluctuating, but I think its muscle from walking and working out. I know I have lost inches and my clothes are loose. so I am not going to let the number define my happiness.
how are the rest of you amazing people doing?
keep going we can do this!!
Friday, September 07, 2007, 4:28 PM
i've gone from a size 18 to a 10 in 6 months!
Friday, September 07, 2007, 4:29 PM
+wow thats amazing.. what plan you doing.. Im doing the fat smash .. it works just I think where I have lost so much weight. my weight loss is slowing down and flutcuating a bit. plus I think Im building muscle..
way to go.. keep up the great work!!
Friday, September 07, 2007, 4:51 PM
I was out this weekend and someone on the street asked me where my sister was since he hadn't seen her around in a while. I had to convince him i never had any sister. He kept saying we looked exactly alike and what not. I had to tell him it was me minus a few pounds. Ok....maybe 40 lbs...
Very exciting.....even though along came the rain to rain on my parade.
Monday, September 10, 2007, 4:39 PM
4:51- thanks! i'm not doing anything special other than counting calories and working out a lot! i think that's been the key to my success so far. keep smashing!!!
Monday, September 10, 2007, 5:21 PM
congrats on the wicked weight loss. its amazing when people see a new you.. keep going . you guys are doing great!
Monday, September 10, 2007, 7:07 PM
awesome to you! I lost 2 lbs from last week on WW. Hard work paid off!
Tuesday, September 11, 2007, 2:42 PM
congrats on the 2 pounds.. thats wicked.. hard work DOES pay off..
Tuesday, September 11, 2007, 2:48 PM
op here well I banished the scale for awhile.. I am still eating healthy. exercisng everyday.tracking measurments. I am losing inches. I will go back to the scale, but for now Im taking back control of my body and how I feel. not being a slave to a number on a scale. it feels wicked great!!
how are the rest of you amazing people?
Friday, September 14, 2007, 8:19 AM
I HIT MY GOALS OF LOOSING 45LBS THIS MORNING!!!!!
I AM YELLING OUT OF EXCITEMENT....SORRY :)
I have yet to tell my groups....but i can't wait to break the news :)
Friday, September 14, 2007, 9:55 AM
laughs .. no need to apologize. I would be yelling too.. I did when I got out of the 200's I was so excited.. keep up the great work..
if your groups are anything like mine they will yell with you.. great work. you should be very proud. now whats your next goal?
Friday, September 14, 2007, 12:02 PM
My successes thus far..
I've lost over 25 pounds in less than 2 months, have not had a binge/pigout in that time and my BMI is finally under 40!! Yay!!
Friday, September 14, 2007, 2:18 PM
congrats.. if any what plan are you doing.. keep up teh great work! wicked.
Friday, September 14, 2007, 2:47 PM
op here well I started this thread because I was excited about getting into a size 16. uk size.. well today I tried on a pair of jeans size 14 they fit. I thought oh just a fluke so I tried 3 more pairs on all 14. they all fit!! Im a 14!!
Saturday, September 15, 2007, 1:09 PM
I'm down 1 pants size. ya!
Sunday, September 16, 2007, 11:42 PM
congrats on losing a pant size.. its awesome fitting into smaller clothes. I was in shock when 4 size 14 pairs of jeans fit! keep up the great work..
how are the rest of you amazing people doing.. stay positive and believe in yourself.. reach for those dreams andmake them happen. if you can dream it you can achieve it!
have a purrrrrrrrrrrrfect day!!
Monday, September 17, 2007, 5:45 AM
One of my suit skirts that was tight when I began to lose weight fell down on its own when I put it on due to being too lose.
Monday, September 17, 2007, 12:32 PM
Congratz to you all. I ran a 5k on Saturday and completed it faster than ever! My thighs are hating me today.
Monday, September 17, 2007, 5:11 PM
congrats on the skirt being loose. its a great feeling.. keep up the great work!
congrats on the 5k. I know your sore now, but you must feel so exhilerated.. keep running!
Monday, September 17, 2007, 5:51 PM
A new beginning
All your comments and weight loss is incredible, you are making me feel very excited and determined to lose my 40+ pounds. This will be the first day of success...
Monday, September 17, 2007, 7:01 PM
congrats to you for making the choice to be healthier. I will be here rooting you on. I check in daily on this thread. Im so glad so many people are having success . I wanted them to be able to share it and maybe even brag lol..
Tuesday, September 18, 2007, 1:46 AM
I REACHED MY GOAL :) I REACHED MY GOAL :) I REACHED MY GOAL :)
I wish everyone good luck in making it to their goal as well!
Tuesday, October 02, 2007, 9:36 PM
Congrats!!! way to go.. you should be so proud..
I finally broke througha plateu Ihave been in for a little while.. the scale is going down again..
Wednesday, October 03, 2007, 3:56 PM
getting back on the exercise wagon after falling off!
Friday, October 05, 2007, 8:31 AM
way to go.. thats how we reach our goals is getting back on that wagon and holding on.. keep up the great work!
Friday, October 05, 2007, 10:40 AM
My favorite pyjama pants are too big for me now!
Friday, October 12, 2007, 2:33 AM
wicked time for a new slimmer sexier pair.. keep up the great work!
Friday, October 12, 2007, 4:46 AM
My workplace just threw a party for someone's 30th anniversary of being with the company. It was a catered event with LOTS of delicious food and drinks. I was able to resist temptation and didn't give into my cravings. This is a big deal for me. I've lost 78 lbs. and I'm not going back!!
Wednesday, December 05, 2007, 5:43 PM
5:43 - It's a great feeling to resist and be succesful - and a proud feeling too - nice job! I don't know if the OP is still around, but I'll say it for her - wicked! (0=
Wednesday, December 05, 2007, 6:22 PM
I tried on smaller pants and they fit! I thought it was just those pants, but it was me! I ended up buying 4 new pants at that size, and one of them is even a bit big! I plan to have them all altered when I get down the next 10 pounds. I'm planning not to go back either!
Wednesday, December 05, 2007, 6:24 PM
I've lost over 30 pounds since joining PT in October.
I finally feel like I CAN be slim someday, and that confidence helps make every day of my new healthy lifestyle easier.
Wednesday, December 05, 2007, 11:51 PM
.. thats indeed wicked.. 75 pounds gone forever.. way to go on resisting those foods.. keep at it!
way to go on the smaller pants.. keep going those tenj pounds will be off soon..
you can do this!!!
congrats on the over 30 pound mark.. you should be full of confidence and pride.. your doing this..
Im proud of all of you!!!
Op here btw.. lets keep at it.. your all doing a wicked job of getting healthy..
lets keep doing this together!!
OP here *smiles*.. thanks 6:22..
Thursday, December 06, 2007, 1:16 AM
I recommitted to losing weight
Thursday, December 06, 2007, 10:51 AM
I've lost 30 lbs since the summer and I'm happier, healthier, and starting to think I might actually have confidence. I met a guy last week and I thought I was not even close to in his league, but we've been dating and things couldn't be better. I still have at least 40 lbs more to go, but all of this positive reinforcement makes it seem possible.
Thursday, December 06, 2007, 11:01 AM
I lost two pound and 1/5% fat. I also don' feel as fat. That makes me happy.
I've been through months and months of trying to loose some weight and no movement in the scale. Two pounds will keep me going for the next two weeks
Thursday, December 06, 2007, 11:44 AM
My weddin gdress a year ago was a size 16. last weekend I bought a size 6 suit!!!
Thursday, December 06, 2007, 3:11 PM
way to go on the recommittment to your weight loss journey.. never give up.. you are worth this..
way to go on the 30 pounds you have let go never to be seen again.. keep up the great work. good luck with the guy.. just be yourself..
way to go on the 2 pounds never to be seen again.. Im proud of you for celebarting ever pound and inch.. baby steps= big goals.. glad your feeling much happier..
wow I can relate to the weedding dress mine was a 22 now im a 16 us size and its too big on me.. feels great.. way to go on the size 6. stay fit and healyhy and maintain your lifestyle chnage
this site is wicked for support.
we all can do this together!
Thursday, December 06, 2007, 5:02 PM
Wahoo! After almost 2 weeks of no scale progress I got on this morning and it was down 3 pounds! Yippee!!
Monday, December 10, 2007, 9:46 PM
I exercised SIX days in a row :) I am so happy I may cry :)
Tuesday, December 11, 2007, 12:27 AM
congrats on the three pound loss!! breaking plateus is not easy.. way to go!
way to go on consistantly exercising.. keep it up.. you guys are doing wicked.
Saturday, December 15, 2007, 7:59 PM
Last night I took new photos for my dating websites and I've gotten messages from 30 guys today...I'm down 35 lbs but I'm still technically obese!
Saturday, December 15, 2007, 8:08 PM
congratulations on the 30 pounds.. keep at it.. soon you will be considered a healthy weight.. Im proud of you for taking the steps to start this journey. I speak from experience its not a easy one but one thats worth it because you are..
congrats on the 30 messages thats wicked.. keep up the great work and keep believing in yourself.. you can do this.
Saturday, December 15, 2007, 8:53 PM
It took me four years, and I had a baby in between, but I lost 100 lbs!
I haven't told my family (other than husband) because I am ashamed I was ever so big, but I had to tell someone! Woo hoo!! Only 10-20 more to go!
Saturday, December 15, 2007, 10:20 PM
I have lost 9.5 pounds in almost 3 weeks. I can't tell a difference yet but last sunday I put on my black dress jacket and it buttoned all the way up and was a little loose. The last time I wore it i had to leave the top button undone because it was getting too tight.
Saturday, December 15, 2007, 11:56 PM
op here .. congrats on the 10 pounds lost.. dont be ashambed sweetie..that weight loss journey makes up a big part of who you are today.. I know I was 370 when I started my journey I am now 179. losing weight showed me alot about who I was and what I was capable of. it showed me the strength and determination I had when I believed in myself.
you have come a long way and should be proud of that journey. Im glad you shared it with your husband , I am sure he is very proud of his wife.
keep going girl those 20 pounds will be a thing of the past if you keep up the will power and determination you have had on your journey. I know you can do it!
9.5 pounds thats a wicked loss. and Im sure you are rocking that little black dress. keep up the great work!
Monday, December 17, 2007, 10:03 PM
cop here ..I meant congrats on the 100 pounds lost dont be ashamed .. be proud that you loved yourself to take the steps to be healthy and fit. Im proud of you.Im sure your family would be too.
Monday, December 17, 2007, 10:14 PM
You too OP - you lost almost 200 pounds !! Wicked! (0=
Monday, December 17, 2007, 10:22 PM
thanks! yes 181 pounds to date.. its been a long journey but one that still has a way to go I have 34 more pounds to release, but we can do this together. we will all have wicked sexy bods.. we can do this!
Monday, December 17, 2007, 10:34 PM
I fit into a size 8!
Friday, December 21, 2007, 1:02 AM
From size 18 to size 16 :)
Friday, December 21, 2007, 12:11 PM
a size 8 thats great!! congrats!
wow a whole dress size!!!.. keep rocking girl..
you gus are doing wicked great!
Friday, December 21, 2007, 12:24 PM
LOVE the “strongend” perspective thanks for sharing OP
Saturday, December 22, 2007, 12:21 AM
yw I got that from one of my teams and its a great way of looking at it.
Monday, December 24, 2007, 1:11 PM
I got ORGANIZED
On a fluke news report just after the New Year, I heard about the website in the link below and OMG, it not only has helped me tremendously in meal planning and gauging exactly what I eat by every morsel and tracking every move I make, but I dropped a few pounds!
It is a wonderful tool for me. I've created several "meals" to add to my plate for the day, calculating every calorie, bit of sodium, fat, carbo, protein, etc. What a valuable resource.
Sunday, February 10, 2008, 6:54 PM
I have just recovered from breast cancer and at first I felt like just giving up and was doing so much stress eating to dull the feelings. Then after some time of gaining so much weight I realized that I could continue eating my way to a bigger size. Or I could stop feeling sorry for myself and start a healthier lifestyle. I chose to eat healthier and make fitness my lifestyle and I have never felt better. The depression is gone and life has never looked better. Amazing what a new attitude can do for ones self. I also want to thank my pt friends and brother for not giving up on me when I was so ready to give up on myself.
Sunday, February 10, 2008, 8:26 PM
I threw out all of my size 22 jeans. They don't fit me anymore!
I'm finally down to a 16 and can officially shop in most "normal" stores.
Single digits, here I come.
Monday, February 11, 2008, 3:02 PM
Been on peertrainer for 4 weeks. Went from 120 lbs to 115.5 lbs! 5 more lbs to go!!
Tuesday, February 12, 2008, 11:31 PM
I love all these positive comments. I have been consistent the last few days with eating and noticed this morning I look smaller below my bust that's the first place the weight goes. I seem to lose it from the top to bottom. So now I have to stick with it. I have to remember how nice it is to have a waist again!
Good job so many of you have lost so much weight it is inspiring!
Wednesday, February 13, 2008, 12:20 PM
op here. I have been without net for awhile and going through some emotional problems which caused me to think food could help.. well I have gained back a little of the weight I lost but I am here to stop the madness.. lets keep going together. we can do this
way to go on getting organized... when things are or organized life goes by alot easier with less stress.
way to go on being abreast cancer survivor. my granmothre was.. your not a quitter.. never give up.. you beat the big C you can do anything..
way to go on the size 16 .. keep up the wicked work
congrats on breaking the 180's and working your way through the 170's keep going you doing grrrrreat!
way to go on losing five pounds and almost meeting goal.. keep going!!
congrats on being consistant with your lifestyle.. I too love all the positive comments on here its why I started this thread to begin with
well I am back and ready to kick fats A$$ who wants to join me?
Monday, March 10, 2008, 5:20 PM
ok Op here.. lets kick this up a notch .. havent heard anything from you guys for awhlile.. lets keep going.. rememebr if you fall off the wagon just climb back on and keep going.
keep believing in yourself!
Friday, March 21, 2008, 1:27 PM
The pair of jeans with the two torn belt loops from trying to yank them up now are loose!!! I love wearing them because every once in awhile I'll touch those rips and grin because it reminds me of what I've done!!
Friday, March 21, 2008, 7:35 PM
way to go .. its a great feeling when you know how far you have done.. keep going your doing wicked.
Friday, March 21, 2008, 8:51 PM
Im 46 pounds from goal and Im taking up runnning.
Saturday, May 24, 2008, 7:51 PM
I resisted icecream today.
Saturday, July 12, 2008, 4:53 AM
I burned over 2000 calories exercising this week.
Saturday, July 12, 2008, 12:49 PM
op here.. havent checked this thread in awhile, but I had to say.. I a ging on a cruise. I am in th emddle of getting divorced, but I have met a wonderful man and want to explre what is there so we are takng a cruise.. well I am trying clothes on in my closet.. I tried to new pairs of shorts that a month ago were skin tight.. I now can get three fingers in the waist lol so they will be comf to wear on my cruise.
to the poster that resisted icecream. way to go trengthenng that resistance muscle and the poster that burned the calories keep it up..
keep going guys we can do this together. support one another its why I created this thread in the first place.
beleve in yourself and NEVER quit.
if you believe it you can achieve it
Thursday, August 21, 2008, 11:26 AM
op here well. I figured it was time to revive this thred.. you should all be celebrating your victories. wether its a smaller size, resisting somethng getting that exercise in.. gloat about it. be proud of it.. thats why I made this thread..
well my thing I did today was no carbs after 3.. my bro got me garlic bread with a salad and I ate the salad and gave him the bread.. thats a accoplishment for me.. I LOVE bread lol
so what do you have to toot your horn about.. share here thats why I made this thread.
Sunday, September 07, 2008, 12:28 AM
Last night all I could think about was going to the store and getting some M&M's (which I don't even like that much but had a weird craving for). Instead I came on PeerTrainer and distracted myself by reading threads.
I've lost 18lbs by staying active on PT, with 20lbs more to go!
Thanks lynneta for a great thread!
Sunday, September 07, 2008, 9:29 AM
way to go christine. you strengthened your resistance muscle.. congrats on the pounds gone forever and I know you will get rid of the last 20 as well. keep going!!
Sunday, September 07, 2008, 10:42 AM
I have lost 88 pounds total so far and back down to my weight in high school!!! That would be 25 years ago LOL I re-discovered my knees!!!! I can actually see curves where there was just FAT before...I feel and look like a different person! 60 more pounds to go!!!!
Sunday, September 07, 2008, 12:05 PM
12;05 thats amazing.. congrats doesnt it feel empowering to become the people we know we can be.. ohhh I remember finding my ankles and realizing I had curves.. its a awesome feeling.. keep going.. we will all cros the finish line together.
we can do this!!
Sunday, September 07, 2008, 12:25 PM
Thanks Lynneta! I also discovered that I actually have a waist!!! I actually have an hour glass figure now...well it is still a FULL figure but it is there!!! I have always hated full length mirrors but now I want one! It is just amazing to me how much better I feel all the way around now...physically, mentally, and emotionally! We stayed at a hotel last night that has an indoor pool and I went walking through the hotel in a bathing suit and didn't cover up like I have always done!!! These "WOW" moments only give me more motivation to keep going so I "SEE" what comes in the next WOW moment!
I like your attitude toward things here at PT. You are very encouraging!!! And, I agree...together we will all get to where we want to be!
Sunday, September 07, 2008, 8:54 PM
I've just gone past my first 2st, and am nearly up to 30lbs loss so far, and have to go and get my ballgown taken in because it was falling off me when I tried it on last week! ^.^
Monday, September 08, 2008, 6:07 AM
A thread like this is great, especially when all the other threads lately seem to be people hating on each other and arguing about being mean and being nasty and being unsupportive.
My accomplishment: I've left the 140s, NEVER to see them again on the scale!
And inspired by people in other threads, I'm going to start signing my name too or some version of it.
Monday, September 08, 2008, 11:45 AM
thanks rena. I wanted a place for people to be able to show theier pride in thier accomplishments
isnt it great finding parts on your body you havent seen in awhile. congrats!! I love looking at myself in the mirror andseeing the chnages.. keep going girl.. you rock!
besides I think the hourglass body with all the curves in the right place is sexy.. thats what I am working for.
6:07 way to go on the loose ball own.. be proud of that 30 pound shout it from the rooftop!! you deserve it.
DM thanks for stopping by.. I was hoping this thread would stay friendly when I created it.. congrats on passing the 140's you go!!!.. Im coming after that 140 you left behind * smiles*
lets keep going guys and gals. we can do this!!!!
TEAM=together each achieves more.. mae today count!!
Monday, September 08, 2008, 12:51 PM
I have lost 10 pounds since joining peertrainer on Aug. 14.
Tuesday, September 09, 2008, 5:14 PM
congrats on the 10 pounds!!! did you celebrate. you deserve it! keep up the great work
Friday, September 12, 2008, 12:37 AM
I have been exercising and eating right for about 2.5 months but didn't want to weight myself cause I was scared. Well I did it and I went from 288 to 253
Tuesday, September 16, 2008, 9:50 PM
WOOOHOOOOO WAY TO GO!!!!! I am addicted to my scales. LOL I weigh every morning and sometimes in the evening before bed. Keep up the good work!!!!!
Tuesday, September 16, 2008, 10:08 PM
way to go!!! congrats.. there is definately more to progress than just teh scale so way to go on being healthy and not being obsessed with numbers.. keeep going!!
Tuesday, September 16, 2008, 11:11 PM
another 6 1/2 pounds gone.. got rid of what I gained on my cruise plus another 2 1/2 pounds. yesss 38 pounds from goal now.
Friday, September 19, 2008, 3:09 AM
correction 38 1/2 pounds from my goal
keep going guys we can do this!
Friday, September 19, 2008, 3:10 AM
I am 9 pounds from my next short-term goal of getting under 200 pounds! I do believe I will get there by the date I sat! When I reach that goal I will have lost 100 pounds! Maybe I will buy a pair of jeans that actually fit me when I get there! I can't wait to see what size I will be in. Maybe I can finally fit into an 18? Haven't seen that since before high school!
Friday, September 19, 2008, 6:47 AM
rena. way to go!! yes do buy you a pair of sexy jeans. trust me its a whole new feeling when you have taken off a 100 pounds and you slip into smaller jeans.. its amazing! keepgoing girl! I know you can do it!
Friday, September 19, 2008, 7:08 AM
I jogged 2 miles nonstop for the first time in my life yesterday.
Friday, September 19, 2008, 8:44 AM
Almost one year and 106 lbs later, I have finally have the ability to call myself "Normal".
I started with a BMI of 41.0, putting me in the "Morbidly Obese" category.
Today I have a BMI of 24.9, finally putting me in the "Normal" category.
Friday, September 19, 2008, 9:05 AM
Zonk- Congrats. I've seen your logs and your before and after pics. What you're accomplished is AMAZING. It's trully inspiring.
Friday, September 19, 2008, 9:10 AM
way to go faye. thats incredible I hope to run likethat someday
Zonk you inspire me to keep going. you are amazing
I started at 370 pounds on this jurney to health and fitness
186.5 pounds later.
my bmi was 57.9
bmi now is 28.7
still overweight but not obese 6 more points to be at goal bmi and 38.5 pounds to be at goal weight 145. zonk if you can do it I know I can. thank for inspiring me to keep reaching for my dream
lets keep going guys!
were together a team we can do this
TEAM=TOGETHER EACH ACHIEVES MORE
Friday, September 19, 2008, 11:50 AM
I think what I'm most proud of is keeping off the 105 pounds I've lost. It is a great challenge to lose the weight....but I have to say once you're over that hurdle....KEEPING IT OFF....can really be hard. I've lost 50 and 60 pounds in the past and gained it back. For some reason I thought once I lost it....it would magically stay off. Little did I know that this is a "LIFE" change. NOW I KNOW!!!
Congrats everyone on your successes. Give yourself a well deserved pat on the back!!!!
Saturday, September 20, 2008, 1:58 AM
same here kitt i have maintained my 165 pounds now for close to seven years. working the weight off is hard, but maintaining is just as hard i think. I still have 38 1/2 pounds to shed
keep going we will get to goal
Saturday, September 20, 2008, 3:10 AM
wow kitt 105 thats amazing doesnt it feel great to become the person you know you can be.. you rock! congrats!!!
Saturday, September 20, 2008, 3:12 AM
I got to buy pants today that were one size smaller than I usually buy. It was great and annoying to have to pull up my pants up every 5 min since I forgot my belt on a visit to my parents. I haven't been in this size pants since I was a freshman in high school which was 10 years ago! Motivation to keep going and lose another size or two!
Monday, September 22, 2008, 1:06 AM
I am on this program since a month.
Though I haven't lost any weight I have toned up my abs and waist a bit(I lost a lot of weight years ago and have chicken wings and sagging skin at abs).
That's cause the support of my team members have kept me regularly at the gym.
I don't hate gym anymore and actually look forward to working out :).
Monday, September 22, 2008, 10:09 AM
1:06 way to go on getting in a smallr size..keep going. your doing great!! you can do this!!!
10:09 way to go. toning and losing inches and shaping up is just as important as the number on the scale.. keep hitting that gym!
Monday, September 22, 2008, 1:39 PM
got started back at the gym last night.. also tarted the couch to 5k.. I will become a runnner!
Saturday, September 27, 2008, 1:22 PM
Sunday, September 28, 2008, 2:06 AM
Well for my 35th birthday I bought myself a new outfit .. I used to wear a size 22-24 jeans and I bought a new pair that are a size 14 woohoo!!
Sunday, September 28, 2008, 12:54 PM
way to go!!!! looking all sexy in that new size.. I bet you look and feel great!!
Sunday, September 28, 2008, 1:01 PM
Thanks so much Lynetta! I feel great and have to admit a few others have told me I am looking fantastic as well!! However no matter how good I look in the size 14 I want to get into a smaller size LOL.
Sunday, September 28, 2008, 1:35 PM
smiles.. I am sure you look great and you will get in those smaller sizes. keep believing in yourself.
you can do it!
Saturday, October 04, 2008, 2:21 AM
I am on Day 21 of the Beck Diet Solution - HALF WAY THROUGH!!!
I honestly never would have expected to get this far. And the fact that I did motivates me to complete the next 21 days!
Saturday, October 04, 2008, 6:27 AM
way to go!! I have done beck myself.. its a great tool on this journey.. once you finish it. you will have the right mindset you need to fae the way yu think about food.. keep going you can do it!
Saturday, October 04, 2008, 7:04 AM
no emotional eating over the last couple days. thats a big accomplishment for me.been dealing with some emotional feelings about my marriage. I am strong.. I will NOT turned to food for comfort.
Wednesday, October 08, 2008, 2:37 AM
I went to my mos today for a visit.. no junk food .. no candy.. it was ALL there, but I didnt give in.. i had cottage cheese and a jello fat free dark choc pudding cup. I am doing this!!
Tuesday, October 14, 2008, 12:29 AM
laughs.. forgot to post my name
its me.. *lynneta*
sooo what have you guys done. what do you want to share.. shout to the rooftops.. I just want to say another thing is I am so happy to have my group and teams I have. I finally found my connections here on pt and I wouldnt trade them for anything.. you all rock..
Tuesday, October 14, 2008, 12:30 AM
I've lost 31 lbs in 5 months. And I'm going to keep losing it til I reach my goal. There's about 135 lbs to go yet, so I have a lot of work to do. I like all the comments I've seen from Lynneta in all the topics I read here. How can I get in a group or a team with Lynneta?
Tuesday, October 14, 2008, 11:28 AM
I'd start by telling her who you are (your SN - screen name) so she can invite you in! I'm on a couple of teams with her. Both of those teams are very supportive, fun groups. If we hadn't met on PT, I doubt we'd even have spoken to each other we're all so different, but we have a shared goal and cheer each other on, laugh together and educate one another best we can. Which is, after all, what PT is all about.
Tuesday, October 14, 2008, 1:42 PM
Thanks morgorond. My username is goldi2. I just joined today but I've been working at making changes since May.
Tuesday, October 14, 2008, 3:52 PM
hey goldi welcome to PT.. Morg told me your new here. so I hope you find pt as wonderful as I do.. I love the diverse group of people you meet here. I have made some amazing frienships here. I look forward to getting to know you. I sent you a invite to a group I am in.
ok as to what I want to share about today.. I sat and watched my bro eat pizza and breadsticks. I drank a bottle of water and had a few wheat thins.. I love the changes I have made. I am learning to love and accept me.thats been a long time coming, but it makes this journey even more special .
Wednesday, October 15, 2008, 2:16 AM
I have been running for years, but I started getting into competitive running and so far I have done a 10k in 55 min and a 5 k in 30 min!!! I am training right now to do a half marathon in December! Wish me Luck!!
Wednesday, October 15, 2008, 4:30 PM
congrats kliz.. thats amazing. Iam tryingto grtinto running a well.. that is so great for you. I wish you all the luck but I am sure you will kick a$$
Wednesday, October 15, 2008, 11:47 PM
I DID IT! I DID IT! I DID IT! I am now UNDER 200!!! 199.8 but least I am UNDER 200!!!!!
Thursday, October 16, 2008, 5:40 AM
YESSSSSSSSSSS I knew You could do it!! keep going girl.. we have a new goal to make together.. I am so proud of you..
I am so proud of everyone and everything each of you have individually accomplished!
thanks for sharing with us!!!
Thursday, October 16, 2008, 10:46 AM
a total of over 29 inches
Thursday, October 16, 2008, 11:20 AM
I am closing in on the 160s. I will make it.
Thursday, October 16, 2008, 11:59 AM
At my monthly weigh in a few days ago, I'm finally under 300! Now to work at getting to where Rena is -- under 200... Congrats, and I'm envious ( but not jealous).
Thursday, October 16, 2008, 1:02 PM
PS -- why do I have to type in my name? I thought it would show up automatically...
Thursday, October 16, 2008, 1:04 PM
29 inches wow.. congrats!!!!
almost 160's wow I cant wait to get there!!! you will do it. I believe in you!!
goldi.. I remember the first time I could step on the scale I was 370 I worked like crazy to get under 300.. than getting under 200 was a big challenge. those were big milestones for me. now as of today I am 186. Im working to get to 145... 41 pounds to go.
keep going guys I am so proud of all of you .. we can do this!!..
Thursday, October 16, 2008, 8:08 PM
WAY TO GO Goldi!!!!!!! You will get to where I am! I won't lie or "sugar" coat the fact that it will take a while to get there. You will stumble and you may even fall along the way as you travel this life changing journey but we will always be here to pick you up and help you along the way!!! But trust me, it will be worth all the time, effort, and hard work that you will have to put into it!!!! Please remember to make healthy food choices and get plenty of exercise! As the weight comes off you will start seeing things about your body you forget were there! Things like actually seeing your knees, feeling your ribs again, your butt bone getting sore when you sit on concrete! I haven't been UNDER 200 in I know at least 30 years so everything from here on is going to be a new experince for me. I can't wait to see what my body will look like when I am at 150 (goal weight)!!!! Keep your head high!!! GOOD LUCK!!!
Friday, October 17, 2008, 6:02 AM
Rena.. I am so proud of you.
goldi you rock too. keep up the great work
well y proud accomplishment for the day.is I am wearing a pair of my skinny jeans I couldnt fit for two months.. they have been hanging in my closet for two months.. they fit now.. I have a date. wearing them tonight!
Monday, October 20, 2008, 2:03 PM
opps forgot to add my name.. I was a little excited lol
Monday, October 20, 2008, 2:03 PM
I thought I woud bump my old thread I started so the new thread for PROUD could read some of the AMAZING accomplishments of the sexy beautiful people on PT
I am so proud of you all ..
Sunday, November 09, 2008, 1:50 AM
I'm really pleased, about 6 months ago i had a big sort out of my wardrobe and put all of my clothes that were too small away to be gone through when i'd lost weight. I've just moved and went through this pile of clothes and i fit into all of them! i now have loads more skirts to wear for work and it's a really nice feeling! It's even better than seeing the number go down on the scales!
I also had a little breakthrough before the weekend. The girls i work with were going out to lunch, and (luckily) i'd already eaten before they decided they were going out. So instead of going with them i popped to the shops and ended up buying a new book which is the sequel to a book i'd previously really enjoyed. The booke cost the same, if not less than lunch would have, and i've really enjoyed reading it over the course of the weekend. So from now on, unless it's for a special occasion, i think i'll skip work lunches and treat myself to a new book, makeup, or something else where the enjoyment will last much longer.
Sunday, November 09, 2008, 2:29 AM
congrats on all the new sexy smaller things you can enjoy wearing.. isnt that a great feeling!! show off those legs in those skirts. you earned it.
I agree about clothes fitting beats the scale anyday.. I just got into 2 pairs of my skinny jeans and it feels wonderful. we are more than just numbers on a scale. were strong, sexy and beautiful.
way to go on skipping the work lunch and treating yourself to a new book. I love reading too. what book did you get. I just finished the garden trilogy by Nora Roberts. Thattype of pleasure and enjoyment is way more satisfying than food anyday. keep going.. your doing great!
Sunday, November 09, 2008, 10:37 AM
I got on the scale today and I'm down 18 lbs from my start weight!!! Feels good, and I have energy.
Sunday, November 09, 2008, 10:51 AM
congrats on the 18 pounds!! keep going.. you are doing it!!
having energy is one of the perks of being healthy.
Sunday, November 09, 2008, 11:31 PM
well I have been dealing with alot in my life, but through it all I am getting stronger and still making healthy choices for me..
I have done my share of emotional eating, but it gets me nowhere and so therfore its not acceptable to do. slips and slides happen, but getting back on track is important.
I use to want to continue this journey to shove my new body in my soon to be x face and be like see what you walked away from but now I realize . I dont care about revenge.. I care about being healthy and living a long life and being there for my loved ones
I have released alot of weight, but I still have more to go to be healthy.. I dont really have a ideal weight . 145 is my goal. about 40 pounds.left to go. but I read in eat to live our bodies know what our ideal goal is and will continue to lose weight until we reach it.
so one day at a time
so today I cooked a huge pot of soup.. my parents were down and I helped my bro cook chops, salad, and salad with dressing..
I ate the soup and a salad with spritzed dressing.. so I made a healthy choice
I also went to the GYM so its small steps= big goals
Monday, November 17, 2008, 7:22 PM
Im only 3 lbs away from my goal :) feels great
Monday, November 17, 2008, 7:35 PM
wow.. thats amazing.. congrats.. keep going your almost there!!
Monday, November 17, 2008, 8:45 PM
I surpassed the goal I set for myself a little over a year ago by one pound!
111 lbs gone and I couldn't be happier to be rid of them.
I'm on cloud nine today.
Tuesday, November 18, 2008, 9:39 AM
way to go zonk!!! you inspire me to keep reaching for my goal!
Tuesday, November 18, 2008, 11:58 AM
was emotional today No emotional eating Exercise is my friend.. NOT food
Wednesday, November 19, 2008, 9:23 PM
ok I thought I would revive my old thread.. come on people show your pride in Your accomplishments..
I am back to 181.. I am now in size 14 again and this time its going to keep going down
started out at 370 181 now
. 46 to go.. new goal is 135
lets keep going we can do this.. I want to hear you show how proud you are of yourselves .. no matter what it is.
Im doing this for me. how are all you amazig people doing?
Wednesday, May 20, 2009, 12:01 AM
Since October 31, 2008 I have lost 51lbs!
I weighed in at 295 at the doctor's office and knew that I needed to make a serious change. That night I went out and ordered "Turbo Jam", started a food journal, and began my journey to a healthier lifestyle.
Since then....I've lost a total of 37 inches...I exercise 5 - 6 times a week and have steadily lost weight every week (SLOW AND STEADY!)...My clothes are falling off of me, my bath towel fits all the way around me now, and I am eating foods that I never thought I would like!
To celebrate surpassing my 50lb weight loss goal, I went out and bought a new cook book :) I have a long way to go, but I am ready for it...bring it on!
Wednesday, May 20, 2009, 12:41 PM
sam.. thats amazing!!! I have a ways to go too but we will get there together.. I love new cookbooks.. what one did you get.. I think we should give ourselves credit.. keep rocking it .. your doing great!!! congrats 51 pounds vanquished foever!
hmmm that reminds me I should pull out my turbo jam.
Wednesday, May 20, 2009, 1:05 PM
I went to the gym today.. got in a great workout!
Saturday, May 23, 2009, 8:01 AM
I decided today no more excuses, this is it the day to start eating healthly and exercise.
Sunday, May 24, 2009, 10:10 AM
Congrats samshan19! And thanks to lynneta for keeping the positive vibes going :)
And yay 10:10! There's no time like right now, right?
Sunday, May 24, 2009, 10:15 AM
I am only .5 pounds away from a 20 pound weight loss! Hot damn!
Sunday, May 24, 2009, 9:40 PM
I can do 10 FULL pushups now
Sunday, May 24, 2009, 10:12 PM
lynetta, I bought "365 Easy chicken Recipes" --- I'm a big chicken junkie. I don't eat much red meat, except for the occasional roast beef sandwich....so poultry is kinda my thing. :) I haven't had a a chance to try any yet, but I'll probably get a chance this weekend....
Tuesday, May 26, 2009, 10:41 AM
Tried on old motorbike jackets
i tried on my old dririder (all weather jacket in Australia) and it was loose, I also tried on my 3W harley davidson leather vest, and I could it hung on my like a sack, I am down to a 1W in jacket now. I'm so pleased with myself woohoo!! I have lost 27kg that's 59.4lbs, I think? It's taken me 10 months so far but I know that I can shed at least another 50lbs of body fat in the next 12 months.
Tuesday, May 26, 2009, 9:51 PM
well it looks like I have gotten behind a bit w ith my thread here
10:10 congrats on deciding to be healthy .. its always great when we decide to be the people we were meant to be.
10:15 thanks for keeping up with my thread while I was away.. you rock!
9:40 thats amazing!!! hold on and keep rocking that weight of.. 20 pounds.. thats awesome!!
10:12.. I wish I could do one push ups.. I have to do wall push ups becaue of my wrists.. weak wrists so My hats off to you!! now lets work on gettng to the next ten.. you can do it!
samshan.. I just had a black bean taco salad.. it wsyummy.. romaine, black beans, brown rice, 2 oz of chicken and salsa.. so yummy, good for you and E...A...S....Y . get to cooking.. I love to try new recipes.. good for you!!!
9;51.. its a magical feeling when You try on smaller clothes and they actually FIT.. keep slimming down to the smaller jackets. heyyy I wanna ride.. soon You will be riding .. thin and free as the wind..
ok you beautiful amazing people.. My accmplishent is I broke the 180's again .. this time forever.. I weighed in 179.. 191 pounds released.. 44 to go.. we can do this together....
remember were here for you! TEAM= together each achieves more.. so lets rock this weight off together...
ok Im off to go do my wii boxing and myself fitness...
keep showing me your pride in yourselves.. I am proud of every one of you.. remember no matter how small you think something is shout it to the rooftop.. you earned it and baby steps= big goals..
Wednesday, May 27, 2009, 9:32 PM
This is a wonderful wonderful thread. You people are so inspirational.
For me:I haven't lost much weight at all, but I picked up exercising, and do it at least 4 times a week for the past month and a half. That's quite an accomplishment for me. I know/try to believe the weight loss itself is just around the corner.
Saturday, May 30, 2009, 9:14 PM
glad You like the thread I started.. feel free to stop by aytime and add anything You like .way to go on the exercising!! not ony exercising but the consistancy.. the weight releasing will happen.. keep doing what your doing.. Im proud of you.
Sunday, June 14, 2009, 11:18 AM
As of 6/15/09, I have officially lost 60lbs! :)
Sunday, June 21, 2009, 5:34 PM
sam!!!! thats amazing.. you rock.. congrats.. keep going sweetie.
Monday, June 22, 2009, 3:38 PM
I have lost 13 lbs since I started PEERTrainer in late May. I feel so good. I am treating myself to a concert all by myself which is a BIG step for me. I hate going anywhere alone.
Monday, June 22, 2009, 6:13 PM
first of all congrats on releasing the 13 pounds.. thats incredible.. and second way to go on going somewhere and stepping out of your confort zone and enjoying life..w hat concert you going to?
Monday, June 22, 2009, 6:31 PM
THis is an inspiring thread to see people loosing so much weight and not giving up. I have lost 30 and was down to my last 10 lbs. I hit a major wall and was stuck at the same weight for 2 months then recently just uped my intensity and made some cut backs to get those last 10 lbs off. I am proud to say I lost one and have 9 to go. I am going to keep trucking I won't give up especially with stories like these to blow me away!!
Monday, June 22, 2009, 10:55 PM
I'm going to the "Throwback 90's Concert" at the Verizon Amphitheater here in Alpharetta, GA. If you like R& B it stars members of the group "New Edition, SWV, and NEXT. Its all music i grew up too.
Tuesday, June 23, 2009, 8:42 AM
I did 40 minutes of cardio yesterday. I don't think I've done that much exercise at one time since I was a teenager! I'm feeling so fit and happy I just wanted to share - even though I haven't met my weight loss goal yet.
Tuesday, June 23, 2009, 8:45 AM
Don't worry every goal reached is successful still!!!! Keep your head up!
Tuesday, June 23, 2009, 10:06 AM
10:55. way to go on releasing the 30 pounds!!! thats awesome... glad your ready to get rid of the last 9 pounds.. 1 pound gone!! your doing it.. keep up the great work...
coco.. the concert sounds like a blast.. you will have to let us know how it is. have fun!!! you earned it.
8:45 .. 40 minutes of cardio!!! thats amazing.. keep it up!!. glad your feeling so GREAT.the weight will come in time just keep doing whats your doing success is equalled in more than just a number on the scale.
10:06.. thanks for the reminder.. we should celebrate the non scale victories as well. baby steps= big goals we will all get there..
thank you everyone for keeping this thread full of encouragement and inspiration.. you each inspire me everyday as I read the things you have accomplished... keep being the amazing , beautiful people you are.
hey guys I belong to a great team called 2009 year of change... we have a wonderful diverse group of people. supportive and encouraging.. please feel free join me there.
Tuesday, June 23, 2009, 2:40 PM
well my mom bought me a pair of jeans.. a size 16.. they were way to big.. Im not a 16.. 14 are loose and a 12 is a little tight but it feels good to be making progress.
plus I have been looking into a nutrion well consultant degree so I can helpothers achieve thier dreams and see that nothing is impossible.
Im starting my divorce and I am moving my parents in with me to care for them.. so my life is moving forward.. it feels good to be making progress in all areas of my life.
so whats new with any of you?? what have you done to be proud of?
Tuesday, July 07, 2009, 5:27 PM
Just copying and pasting from a review I wrote recently for Vega Sports Drink mix:
**Cut and paste**
Wow! Thats the best way to describe, I thought for sure I was going to be tired ALL the time, sore and just plain miserable. I know this product isnt for my conditions (bi-polar, adrenal fatigue, poly cystic ovaries) but I was getting desperate and feeling the need to get that damn coffee/starbucks addiction as far away as possible! This is really making my life feel optimistic and much better than before. I felt like my tiredness and aches were just gonna have to be dealt with FOREVER and I could never achieve proper gym time because of it. I mean - Im only 26 (27 on july 22nd)... Thank goodness for this - please know that I thank you so much!
Tuesday, July 07, 2009, 8:37 PM
Wow Lynneta! Way to go fitting into those size 12's! I can't wait until I'm back down to that size again.
My recent accomplishment - I no longer have a problem with snacking. Even when I'm stressed out I no longer hide in the fridge and eat to comfort myself. This is a HUGE step for me.
Wednesday, July 08, 2009, 9:23 AM
I have lost 4 lbs i the past 6 days (and a total of 9.5 lbs in the 3 weeks I've been on peer trainer). This is after months of trying without much of a strategy and getting absolutely nowhere.
Wednesday, July 08, 2009, 12:14 PM
8:37 glad you found a drink that gives you energy and not caving to star bucks
9:23.. not a compete 12 yet but 16 and 14 I cant wear without a belt so closer to a 12 so yes it feels great.
congrat on the no snacking and NOT emotionally eating thats HUGE for anyone on this journey.. keep up the great work!!
12:14 congrats on teh close to 10 pounds GONE forever!! keep up teh great work.. nothing is impossible if you keep going!
my thing is I resisted trail mix, icecream, choc crossiants and choc mousse.. so I am happy with my day. keep up the amazing progress!!
Wednesday, July 08, 2009, 8:53 PM
well its been a long plateu , but I finaly broke it .. I have been 181 for a long while now, but I finally broke it and released a pound. so I am 180 now.
Thursday, July 16, 2009, 11:54 AM
I've lost 8 lbs. in almost 3 wks. Today I went into my closet and took out a pair of capris that I haven't worn in several months....they fit again!! 8 lbs. down....43 to go!!
Thursday, July 16, 2009, 7:08 PM
7:08 congrats on teh 8 pounds.. thats amazing.. doesnt it feel great to fit into clothes we have missed wearing.. keep up the great work.. I hope you have some great groups and teams.. support here makes all the difference.
keep going.. we can do this!
so how are the rest of you beautiful, amazing people doing? remember to give yourself credit for even teh non scale victories.. your more than a number..
Thursday, July 16, 2009, 8:14 PM
I've lost 11 pounds so far, and I'm looking forward to losing about 20 more! It's nice to see my body changing and my clothing getting baggier! Soon I'll actually look good in a bikini!
Friday, July 17, 2009, 3:22 PM
I lost 8 pounds in the past 2 weeks. and gained a little exta energy.
Friday, July 17, 2009, 3:29 PM
I found an old pair of jeans tucked away in a closet that I haven't seen for years. Just for a laugh I wanted to see how far I could put them on.
I was surprised when they actually fit great! I must be down a whole dress size.
Friday, July 17, 2009, 3:56 PM
3:22 congrats on the 11 pounds. I agree its great to see the changes.. keep up the great work I am sure you will rock that bikini!!
3;29 congrats on the 8 pounds.. isnt it amazing how much energized we feel when were eating right and exercising.. keep going... you can do it!
3:56.. congrats its a wonderful feeling when old favorite clothes that have been taking up room in your closet fit again.. keep going your doing great!
I got up and went to the gym at 5:30 am.. be consistant.. be patient, but work hard.. we will get there together!
Friday, July 17, 2009, 4:34 PM
Finished a sprint triathlon a few weeks ago and ran 11.5 miles yesterday, but most importantly, logged back into peer traner after a few days of feeling guilty about "bad eating". Hardest part for me is asking for suppot
Monday, July 20, 2009, 11:18 AM
11:18. first off.. congrats on the tri!!! thats amazing.. way to go on the 11 miles.. and I am prou of you for coming back to PT. remeber your human.. slips and slides will happen.. but you jumped back on track.. your logging , your here doing what you need to do.. you should be proud! I am..
I can relate to not knowing how to ask for support.. I am told I good at givig support to others, but I fall short when it comes to asking for help for myself, but I am getting better.. and by posting on this thread you are too.. keep going..
thats goes to all of you amazing, beautiful people. keep believing in yourself.. your not alone.. were in this together!
Thursday, July 23, 2009, 10:52 PM
Down 14 pounds in 7 weeks.
Feeling pretty good about myself right about now.
Friday, July 31, 2009, 10:23 AM
10:23... 14 pounds. thats amazing.. keep up the great work!
Friday, July 31, 2009, 11:13 AM
Haven't shared an accomplishment in a while - thought I'd let y'all know how I'm doing!
As of 8/11/09 - I have lost 76lbs!
I am volunteering at a local animal shelter walking dogs. On average I walk between 15 - 20 miles a week!
I'm completing a 14 day personal challenge of not eating sweets (only 2 more days to go!)
AND - I'm happy, truly truly happy. That is all! :)
Sunday, August 16, 2009, 4:24 PM
sammy.. thats awesome girl.. keep up the great work.. Im so glad you found somethng you enjoy thats working for you..
Monday, August 17, 2009, 12:52 PM
down another 2 pounds.. 177.. I got some bad news started to emotionally eat through it and did a U turn and made it a agood day.. baby steps.. thats what I keep telling myself.
Tuesday, August 18, 2009, 7:11 PM
Yesterday I went on my first hike!
It was a 6 mile/3 hour long trek in the Muir Woods area and I wasn't holding everyone up :)
1 year ago I would not have been able to do this, but 90lbs lighter and here I am planning my NEXT hike. :)
Sunday, October 25, 2009, 7:41 PM
As of today, I've lost 30 lbs. I celebrated by shopping for jeans (size 10!).
Sunday, October 25, 2009, 9:01 PM
6 mile hike.. thats wicked !! congrats on the 90 lbs.. keep rocking it!!
congrats on the 30 pounds!!! thats amazing.. I love getting into smaller sizes..
well my proud thing is I went and did 2 miles of intervals today.. more running than walking.. plus I stuck to my MAP=Master Action Plan..
we can do this!!
Monday, December 07, 2009, 7:29 PM
TOM came today and I kicked him in the butt. I didn't give in to the cookies lying around the house and I exercised. I feel GREAT!!
how are the rest of you all doing with the holidays?what have you done to make yourself feel proud?
Tuesday, December 15, 2009, 12:28 AM
I resisted bread, trail mix and onlyhad three bites of a cookie today at work.
Thursday, December 17, 2009, 6:47 PM
Alright y'all --- so I gained back 20lbs of the 100lbs that I lost in a little over a year. HOWEVER, I'm back on track....and getting into my groove again and I'm hoping to get rid of that 20lbs for good. And then some!
Things I'm proud of lately:
-- Worked out for 45 minutes each day for the last seven days :)
--Took a nice leisurely 3+ mile walk on Saturday afternoon and just enjoyed being alive (and stopped myself several times from getting frozen yogurt!)
-- Not having a single piece of chocolate, candy, or baked goods for over 3 weeks! :)
-- Gained half a pound this week, BUT my shirts are feeling more loose than they have been the last few months.
Monday, April 05, 2010, 12:39 PM
I'm back in a size 8, first time I've been in the single digits since 2001! I'm down 34 pounds with 14 left to go.
Monday, April 05, 2010, 1:03 PM
My wedding ring feels loose again! It was getting to the point were I thought it would have to be re-sized it was so tight.
Now I just need to get back down to my wedding weight! 59 pounds to go.
Tuesday, April 06, 2010, 2:09 PM
Am I #300??
I FINALLY lost my final 10 pounds!! I am AT goal weight! :)
Tuesday, April 06, 2010, 2:57 PM
Congratulations 2:57!! I'm really happy for you.
I can't wait until I can join you.
Tuesday, April 06, 2010, 4:14 PM
wow my old thread revived .. its good to see people sharing thier accomplishments..
sammie girl.. you will have that ten pounds off in no time.. I am so proud of you!! way to go on giving yourself credit.. keep up the great work!! working out consistently.. no choc you go girl..
1:08 single digits thats wicked.. 14 pounds will be off before you know it and you will be strutting your sexy self!!
2:09 congrats on your ring being loose again!! 59 pounds to go you can do it.. break it down into small goals.. baby steps= big goals. wicked!!
2:54- congrats on being consistent.. consistency is KEY.. your doing it..
2:57- GOAL!!! thats wicked.. congrats.. I can't wait to join you too..
keep sharing your great success. your all amazing!!!!
Thursday, April 08, 2010, 7:01 AM
i've lost 17lbs in 3 months! 27 to go :)
Thursday, April 08, 2010, 7:58 AM
Yay 7:58! That's great!!
Thursday, April 08, 2010, 8:49 AM
Lost 7 lbs in a month (eating so much good food!) and have gained muscle mass. My arms look awesome :)
Thursday, April 08, 2010, 9:38 AM
I took up a Belly Dancing Class. And did well enough, that I signed up for the next class. I love it!
Thursday, April 08, 2010, 10:58 AM
7:58.17 pounds released!!. that's awesome.. keep going!!
9:38.. way to go on the sexy toned arms
10:58 way to go on trying something new.. sexy dancing.. strut that middriff.
keep up the great work everyone!!
Thursday, April 08, 2010, 3:47 PM
Seeing "failure" as success
I've had my "big" weight loss success. Went from being borderline morbidly obese to barely overweight. But we've all had success losing weight...many of us more than once. The hard part is keeping it off. This winter, I gained 10 lbs. I had always set myself a "ceiling" for weight gain. Baring pregnancy, I vowed that even if I gained a little weight, that when I reached 120, I had to do something to at least stop gaining weight, and, if I could muster the motivation, to lose some. Avoiding the situation was not an option (ie, not getting on the scale and relying on my clothes to tell me how much I've gained...um, clothes stretch! Your rapidly growing belly can just squish itself over your pants! You may think you've gained 2 lbs, but its really more like 10 to 15. And we have an amazing ability to lie to ourselves)
So. when I got to 120, I had to sit down and make a plan. I wasn't super motivated, so I just made some small changes to stop the tide...stopped the daily candy feed, switched from soy chai lattes to plain tea with a splash of milk. Then, after a few weeks, I got back on the wagon and have lost 4 lbs so far.
My success was in dealing quickly and effectively with a "motivational plateau." Sometimes, its the way we deal with failures rather than immediate success that proves to be the difference between short term and lasting success.
Saturday, April 10, 2010, 8:35 PM
835: Your experience is really motivational! I've reached my goal weight a couple of times before, but I always end up overweight again a few years later. When I get to my goal weight this time I'm going to create a ceiling number too. I hope it will help motivate me to maintain what I've worked so hard for.
Sunday, April 11, 2010, 6:15 PM
8:35.. first congrats on releasing so much weight and making it to goal weight.. slips and slides happen, but you are back in control and that says a lot about your motivation to get back to goal and to maintain it.. congrats on the 4 pounds released!!! your doing it and this time it will be lasting because your mindset is different than last time.. I agree with how you deal with the knocks of failure does define how you succeed.
I have released a lot of weight and have maintained it for years give or take five pounds that I yo yo with, but I am breaking that . I have never reached goal. I actually think I have been scared of reaching goal to be honest and I keep self sabotaging myself when I get on a roll with moving forward to my goal.. I will take your example and just keep moving forward and not be scared of reaching my goal and maintaining it. your right we can't avoid the situation we have to face it head on.
its all about being human and accepting were not perfect, but we can strive to eat healthy and treat our bodies right. baby steps= big goals.. small changes lead to big lasting changes.. thanks for the motivation to keep climbing my mountain and releasing the last of my weight to reach my goal and to maintain it.
6:15.. we will keep moving forward . all of us together we will reach our goals and we will maintain them. you have reached goal before you can do it again and this time will be the last time you have to reach it..
thank you both for the motivation and inspiration to reach my goal and to maintain it for life.
lets all keep going. I think you all are amazing..
Sunday, April 11, 2010, 10:11 PM
this morning i put on one of my favorite wrap dresses, and it wrapped enough that i didn't have to put a cami on under! YAY!
Monday, April 12, 2010, 11:35 AM
nat.. thats awesome.. keep up the great work.. doesn't it feel amazing when we get into clothes we love...strut your stiff girl!!
Monday, April 12, 2010, 2:32 PM
I ran (and finished) my first half marathon this weekend.
Tuesday, April 13, 2010, 1:44 PM
umchicana!!! how you been gf? I am so thrilled for you I am working on upping my running. I want to do a half in oct.. I am still working on my goal weight.. how you doing maintaining girl.. you rock!
Tuesday, April 13, 2010, 1:55 PM
1) still logging on PT
2) I ran a 5k this past weekend (only 6 seconds slower than my PR) and
3) am back into yoga . . . .
Wednesday, April 14, 2010, 1:28 AM
logging on PT way to go.. its key for me.
5k.. that's awesome!! keep running
yoga.. wow .. you will be lean and toned.. keep up the wicked work!!
Wednesday, April 14, 2010, 2:41 AM
Hey lyneta! maintaining is going well. you'll love the half! and it will get you closer to your goal weight. Good luck!
Friday, April 16, 2010, 10:33 AM
hey Umchicana.. I am so happy your doing so well.. I am working hard on my goal and working my running up.. I did over 2 miles of intervals on the TM today..
Friday, April 16, 2010, 6:02 PM
I've lost the first 10 pounds! I'm sooo happy!
I still have another 56 to lose, but knowing I can lose the first 10 means I can do anything!
Monday, April 19, 2010, 1:59 PM
10 pounds thats awesome.. sounds like you have the right mindset .. you can do anything you set your mind to.. break that 56 pounds down into small mini goals and keep moving forward.. I look forward to sharing in your continued journey!!
way to go!!
Monday, April 19, 2010, 2:29 PM
I got into a size 20 jeans a couple weeks ago and I went back to Zumba classes for the first time in over a year. I had been going 2-3x week for over a year, but had to quit last year because of serious illness and surgery. Yay! Go ME!!
Tuesday, April 20, 2010, 12:51 PM
12:51 congrats on the size 20 jeans!!! doesn't it feel amazing to get in smaller sizes.. keep it going!!
glad you have recovered well and are back to normal!!
zumba too wow strut that sexy body girl!!! that's a class on my list to try.
keep rocking it!!
Tuesday, April 20, 2010, 2:00 PM
I was not appreciating what I've accomplished according to my family so to inspire myself and catch up with reality I tried on the same tops that I had on in 2 pictures that I felt I looked horrible in. I've never been one much for "bad" before pics but maybe that is what it takes to get my head realizing how much I've changed and to keep me going.
So I've accomplished going public with my journey and being accountable ;=)
Tuesday, April 20, 2010, 2:40 PM
any takes on curves and dieting?
Tuesday, April 20, 2010, 3:48 PM
wow.. Dorthy you look amazing!!! congrats on the weight released.. I love DR F. he has changed my life as well..
love the blog.. people are telling me I need to start one.. I haven't yet..
I will definately follow yours..
keep up the amazing work!
Tuesday, April 20, 2010, 3:53 PM
I have heard some good things about curves and some not so good things.. it depends on the person.. some say that curves is not a hard core gym and others like it..
my best advice would be to get a trail membership. sometimes you can go for a week with a coupon.. try it on for size and see what you think.. I know they have a diet plan as well as exercise
what others think and feel and how it works for you could be two different things..
let us know how it goes.
Tuesday, April 20, 2010, 7:32 PM
Thanks lynneta. I agree about Curves. Do a trial membership and see if it resonates with you. I did a workout that used similar equipment years back and like it but I moved on to different things I could do at home.
Tuesday, April 20, 2010, 9:52 PM
Started at 191, down to 164 lbs. I've lost 27 lbs. Hoping to get somewhere between 140 and 150 lbs. Less than half way there!
Tuesday, April 20, 2010, 10:42 PM
congrats!! thats wicked!! keep up the great work!! releasing 27 pounds.. is huge!!
kicks those 160's to the curb!! 150's here you come!!
Tuesday, April 20, 2010, 11:25 PM
This is a great blog. I lost 37 since Dec. 2009 but it has slowed down. I keep getting a cold and stop the gym. I am also 60 and feel some gym aspects way too potent for me.
Can't I lose weight if I don't do weights? I am trying to be realistic for myself and a plan that i can maintain at this age and on. I do curves, no silver sneakers for me, I go to lucille richards for treadmill. I have another 20 to be ok with me. So i am on a weight loss mission but I have been losing by following what would be - more or less - how i would eat in the future.
Is this good?
Wednesday, April 21, 2010, 7:09 AM
7:09.. first of all I am glad you are enjoying the thread I started.. feel free to drop by anytime to share anything.
congrats on the 37 pounds released thats amazing!!
if the gym is too strong for you.. you can always do dvds , or use home exercise equipment. or stick to the things in the gym that work for you.. the treadmill is great for doing intervals.. ellie is good.. thats short for elliptical. its easy on the joints.. the bikes would probably work for you.
you can do lower weights.. weights do not have to be heavy to be effective.. just do more repetitions is what I would do.
you can lose weight without doing weights, but the weights will help tone your body up. but cardio is great for weight loss.
as you age your metabolism slows down and releasing weight is harder, BUT not impossible. nothing is impossible unless you allow it to be.. I always say,
don't let your age hold you back.. in fact I want to be you when I get to be 60. working out and still caring about living a healthy lifestyle.
keep going.. be persistent, but be patient with yourself, but keep doing what works for you.. you are on the right path .. doing what you can do for long term and its working.. it doesn't matter how fast it works.. slow and steady wins the race.
stay strong , proud, and fierce.. your doing it!!!
I am so PROUD of you!!!
Wednesday, April 21, 2010, 8:35 AM
What a great thread!!!
I lost 10 pounds (still alot to go) Have been working out consistently for 5 months.
After reading just a few of these I am inspired! GREAT IDEA!
Wednesday, April 21, 2010, 7:50 PM
7:50.. congrats on the 10 pounds!!! keep up the great work!!!
way to go on being consistent with working out..
consistency is key for me
glad you are inspired by this thread.. drop by anytime!
Wednesday, April 21, 2010, 11:27 PM
Lynneta....this is 7:50! Thanks for the encouragment.
I have been discouraged and i keep coming back to this list of motivations to remind me of what beauty looks like.
I think someone posted about their struggle and how it was the "failures" and not the successes that they began to really learn.
I am at a stand still because I am feel almost obssessive with losing weight, and that is not good. But what is good is that just doing the "next right thing" has helped me.
Thursday, April 22, 2010, 1:05 PM
1:05 - Sometimes I feel almost obsessed with losing weight too. I'm not sure if it is actually an obsession so much as an emerging lifestyle change. At first I had to be so careful and I would obsess over every calorie and every workout, planing in detail. Now that I'm getting used to it I don't have to obsess nearly as much because it's becoming second nature. I'm sure I'll eventually move into cruise control and be able to do everything without obsessing.
Thursday, April 22, 2010, 1:36 PM
thank you for this thread! i've been completely off the wagon for a few days, and this just reenergized me to get back on!
Thursday, April 22, 2010, 2:10 PM
1:05.. I am glad its helpiong you... I wanted a place people could brag and not feel out of place in doing so..
a quote for you.. success is failure turned insideout.
sometimes we fail , but we have to keep trying to succeed.
1:36.. obsess about being healthy not teh weight and numbers.. if you eat clean, exercise, drink the water.. it will all come together.. glad beinghealthy is coming second nature toi you.. your doing it!!
nat.. so glad your back on track.. slips and slides happen , but its getting back on track is what matters.. you are doing great!! all of you!
Sunday, April 25, 2010, 11:35 AM
I went from a size 18 to a size 12!!!
I am planning to take all my nice old clothes to work with me so I can donate them to a charity they are doing this week to help dress the less fortunate for interview/jobs!!!
It takes time and effort but the results are so amazingly worth it!!!
Sunday, April 25, 2010, 1:52 PM
size 18 to a 12!!! amazing!!!!
I commend you for wanting to help others with your TOO big for you clothes..
never keep BIG sizes.. get rid of them.. you will never be that size again!!
way to go!!
Sunday, April 25, 2010, 4:23 PM
my size 14 are loose on me... almost in a 12.. yeaaaa
Sunday, May 02, 2010, 1:14 AM
I signed up today and I think that is great step in the right direction. I know its not much but for me its a big step.
Monday, May 03, 2010, 2:16 PM
2:16.. let me be one of the first to welcome you to PT.. its an amazing site. you will love it here. if you need any help please come find me.. my log is public..
you have made a great step with PT.. besides remember baby steps= big goals.
Monday, May 03, 2010, 7:49 PM
I'm proud, because yesterday it was the 1st time that I recognised my binging pattern and didn't give in! :-) I slept too little the night before and was totally exhausted on Monday morning. Old pattern would have been: work from home, do no workout and eat whatever was in reach (or even order in pizza) and feel terrible. But instead I kicked my butt, did my morning workout, went to work and ate healthy. The only thing which I didn't do was my yoga class yesterday, but I will go today instead.
In the evening I figured out why I felt so weak: my menstruation started. I still have some cramps today, but since I eat the ETL way, I feel much better.
Have a nice day y'all!
cheers, Sonja (oh-lilian)
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"Happiness is when what you think, what you say and what you do are in harmony". (Mohandas Gandhi)
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Tuesday, May 04, 2010, 8:45 AM
sonja!! I am so proud of you that's a big accomplishment! way to go! working out and not binging .. keep up the great work!!!
Tuesday, May 04, 2010, 2:25 PM
I started a NO JUNK challenge and its going really well..
I had my nephews here and we hit the parks.. I had no funnel cakes, popcorn, churros, icecream, cotton candy.. none of it..
plus I am developing my running. did a solid mile yesterday without stopping.. it was only at 4.2 speed, but its a start..
here is a quote I posted on my FB
our purpose in life is not to get ahead of others, but to get ahead of ourselves
lets do this!!
Saturday, June 12, 2010, 12:59 PM
I joined Team in Training (with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society) to raise funds to research blood cancers. So far I've raised $525 dollars. My total is $3700.
I started making jewelry -- trying to sell it for fund raising.
I've started jogging every day. I go hiking every weekend, and in 6 weeks I lost 17.5lbs
Sunday, June 13, 2010, 9:00 AM
way to go sammy girl.. I am so proud of you!!!
what kind of jewelry do you make?
running and hiking..keep it up.. great exercise..
you are rocking it!!!
Sunday, June 13, 2010, 9:05 AM
Congratualtions, I have just started back for the probally 20th time but for some reason I feel different this time. I am really excited about the possibilities. I have got my husband to participate this time so I will only have to so one meal. Since I teach I realized it would be easier for me to begin in the summer.
I brought Dr. Ian Smith Smash the Fat. book and had the book for a whole year before I even opened the book. A friend told me she was going on vacation and needed to loose a couple of pounds and would be starting the diet pretty soon.
I just started reading the book one day and got my husband's interest. Before I knew it he was going to the gym and eating and following the diet to the fine tooth. I brought him a copy so, we both had our own copy. Before I realized it I was walking 3 miles a day for 5 days and had done 15 miles after the first week. I did not loose the 4 pounds he talks about I lost 5 pounds in one week.
Getting ready for Cycle 2.
Sunday, June 13, 2010, 10:00 AM
Bracelets, earrings. Working with different beads and hoping to experiment with wire soon. I started an etsy store - but haven't posted all of my project yet.
thanks for always being so sweetie lynetta :)
Sunday, June 13, 2010, 10:16 AM
10 oclock.. the fat smash program is a great one, I have done it two times through.. I released 7 1/2 pounds the first time and 11 pounds the second.. it helps you learn to up your intake of vegetables. congrats to you for not giving up.. it doesnt matter howmany times we start just that we keep going... way to go to you on the 5 pounds!!! and congrats to you having such a supportive husband.. I am sure you will continue to rock the plan.
sammygirl.. beautiful jewelry..I am so proud of you. I will be sure to continueto watch this thread.. keep us posted on your progress!!
Sunday, June 13, 2010, 4:14 PM
well I thought I would bring this thread back up to share one of my biggest accomplishments to date yet..
I just finished my first HALF MARATHON!!! I am sooo hooked...
how are the rest of you amazing people doing!!!
remember as long as you believe in yourself nothing is IMPOSSIBLE.. the word does not exist unless You allow it to!!!
I proved that to myself sat.. I CAN do anything if I set my mind to it!!!
so can each of you no matter what it is you want to accomplish!!
Tuesday, October 19, 2010, 7:53 PM
I've lost just shy of 20 lbs (only 0.8 lbs and it WILL be 20!) since mid-July, and brought my cholesterol reading from 'very high/dangerous' down to the high end of the normal range (but is probably even lower now - I don't get tested again until November). Dropped almost 2 clothing sizes and can now walk right past the 'Womens Sizes' section of the store. Also, my near constant heartburn went away, and I sleep much, much better at night.
Thursday, October 21, 2010, 1:27 PM
I ran my first marathon this past Sunday! It hurt, but I fully intend to do it again sometime!
Thursday, October 21, 2010, 2:00 PM
1:27 way to go on releasing 20 pounds!!! and becoming healthier with your cholesterol numbers. isn't it great to be able to buy smaller sizes.. keep rocking it!!!
way to go on your race.. your a marathoner.. that's amazing!!!
Friday, October 22, 2010, 8:46 PM
I haven't gained weight since July. Before that, I had gone from 130 - 150 in less than a year.
I've also cleaned up my diet significantly, and been able to loose weight. Although I've yo-yo'd some due to alot of travel for work, I've lost about 4 lbs. (down to 146). I'm confident that I'm developing the skills I need to keep this (and future weight loss) weight off permenantly.
Sunday, October 24, 2010, 10:13 AM
way to go 10:13.. learning skills to keep on this journey for life is a big accomplishment!!! keep up the great work!!
Tuesday, October 26, 2010, 8:54 PM
I've got two more pounds to finish off a 20 lb. weight loss. Motivation. A killer Donna Karan suit which I will wear this Saturday. Shallow-yes. But it worked! Next goal, maintain the weight loss!
Wednesday, October 27, 2010, 8:37 PM
congrats on the 20 pounds almost!! a new suit is not shallow at all we all want to look good in what we wear. but you took steps to do and make it happen.. keep up the great work!!
post pics so we your team member can see how hot you look!!
Sunday, November 07, 2010, 9:42 PM
Lost 13 pounds
I lost 13 pounds and have 11 to go. I can't wear my big pants now, and my regular pants fit again. I had fun buying some new underwear today!
Sunday, November 07, 2010, 10:00 PM
I'm not quite as I thought I was
I've been avoiding the scales for about 9 months. I thought my weight was aroung 95-100kg. I weighted myself this morning, fully clothed and after breakfast because I just wanted to know an approximate weight. Well, I was 86.8kg. Which means I hadn't put as much weight as I thought I had.
I've been dieting seriously for a week and my clothes feel much looser, especially my sweaters. I am so motivated!
Tuesday, November 09, 2010, 4:54 AM
beat the apathy
I came back from class today incredibly tired and almost skipped my run, but then I just told myself that I was just going to change my clothes, then that I was just going to put on my sneakers, and then I went for a three mile run! yes!
Thursday, November 11, 2010, 8:00 PM
I can finally wear knee-high boots again!!
So, I was never really overweight, just had large (mom calls them, "strong") legs. I haven't fit into a pair of knee-high boots since I was about 14-ish. I've just been super, super busy moving (running around, lifting boxes, pushing them with my legs when I can't lift them, etc) and now, my calves have somehow gone down from 15.5 to 14! I can even tuck my pants into my new boots! On another note, my thighs (another trouble area for me) shrunk from 23.5 to 21.5.
I think I might keep a box or 2 packed up just to move it around for exercise at the rate that this is going.
Tuesday, November 16, 2010, 12:31 PM
thought I would revive my old thread it kept me inspired to see changes in others and I loved encouraging those changes in others
wow I see I am behind in the encouragements. I know these are a long time in coming, but if your still around
10:00 pm congrats on the 13!!! and 11 to go I am sure those are long gone by now.. great job.. now maintaining is a new thing for you so keep at it!
4:54.. way to go on catching it early so you can do something about it before you put on more.. keep going you can do it.
8:00 pm.. way to go on getting in the run.. I really need to get back to running myself.
12:31.. last but not least thigh high boots are so sexy.. I have a couple in my closet and I love wearing them and how they make me feel.. keep unleashing the diva in you..
ok my thing to be proud of. just got out of the hospital and I got myself to exercise yesterday.. made some bad choices food wise, but drank all my water..
heres to today being a new start.. we can do this guys..
were a TEAM= together each achieves more.. so feel free to post what you want so I can help encourage you to be the you that you deserve to be.
Tuesday, October 04, 2011, 8:12 AM
I had a really good day today.. healthy choices, water and exercise
tomorrow will be the same.
Tuesday, October 04, 2011, 11:34 PM
time to revive my old thread..
my two accomplishments.. i decided to start school in may to become a health coach.. and I'm training for 3 marathons to qualify for MM status.
oh and I am also meat free and gluten free..
weight is going down.. i FEEL amazing!!!!!
Monday, March 18, 2013, 11:55 AM
I'm eating so much kale I often have to run to the store to buy more between my weekly shopping trips.
I've started planning out my healthful dinners from week to week and I'm saving a TON of money at the grocery store! That includes organic produce and meats. Definitely confirmed for me that eating well does not have to cost more - so far I've saved about $1500 this year just by planning and only shopping once a week.
My young kids eat their greens first and often ask for seconds. Yay!
Sunday, May 19, 2013, 1:48 PM
planning is key in success
kids eating greens and wanting more.. score for you!!!
Thursday, May 23, 2013, 2:57 AM
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