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249 and Feelin' Fine!

Friday, February 06, 2009

So after back-sliding into Chunky Cheeseburger, Cookie Kingdom and Rolly Polly Pizza Land over the November-December months (in which I allowed myself to pack on a few more pounds) I decided to turn things around in January like a zillion other overweight, grumpy Americans. Lauren--PUT the organic truffles down, release your grip on the burrito, stop eating dim-sum every other day and back away from the bag of chili lime Cheetos!

As of January 5th I've been religiously watching what I "nom" on, eating way too much low fat cottage cheese, getting my thrills out of a sugar free fudge-pops and so far, so good. I got on the scale this morning and found out that I was out of the 250 pound range and into the 240's! HOT DIGGITY DOG!

I stood next to the toilet and did a little excited dance, waited for the scale to re-set itself, hopped on again and the same numbers flashed on the display confirming that I was hoping I hadn't misread the first time: 249.4!!

Can we say happy and proud and excited all at the same time? I mean, I know it's not that huge of a loss (8 pounds total) but regardless I'm stoked. Eight pounds that *aren't* hanging on my hips or bouncing on my tummy anymore is fiiiine by me.

I'm looking forward to seeing what I can accomplish this week and busting out my new resistance bands, strenght training DVD and yoga ball that I bought yesterday when I get home from work :]

Hope everyone else is having a lovely week and chugs through the weekend!
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  • DISNEYFAN421
    Hey lady, haven't seen you in awhile, CONGRATS!!!!!!! A loss is a loss is a loss. No matter how much or how little, it gets us going in the right direction!
    4455 days ago
  • ENIDSGHOST
    Thanks so much for the kudos, FreeBee and CyberPeanut! :D
    4455 days ago
  • FEEBEESMOM
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  • CYBERPEANUT_19
    YAY progress is always fun! 8 pounds is a big deal!!! congrats! happy sparking!
    4455 days ago
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