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Ten 'extra' pounds

Saturday, October 13, 2012

The other day at work I asked my boss, who is six months pregnant how she was feeling. She replied, "Not bad, but my feet ache, I think it's carrying around this extra ten pounds. It's exhausting."
"Ten pounds - exhausting!!" I wanted to shout. "Are you kidding?I carry around nearly 10 times that much aorund on my body every day of my life, ten pounds is nothing!"
Of course I didn't say anything, but it was a sobering moment for me. It underscored how much I need to get this weight off my body, to liberate myself from 90 pounds of fat. The only different between her 10 pounds and my 90 extra pounds is that I have become so used to lugging mine around that I don't conciously notice it. What will it feel like, I wonder to be 90 pounds lighter and have all that weight off my poor feet? If she feels ten pounds makes a difference, what difference will 90 pounds make?
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  • DEBIGENE
    I can tell you it makes a difference like you can't imagine !!! My loss of almost 100 pounds has made a tremendous difference. I'd almost always rather stand now than sit !!! I'm looking forward to the next 50 pounds being gone so I can run !!! LOL !!!

    You're a winner !!!!!
    3061 days ago
  • BEAUTIFUL_REINA
    What a sobering thought!! I am going to try to keep this with me, because I need to lose OVER 100 lbs!!
    3062 days ago
  • DAWNDMOORE40
    emoticon for sharing this with us! The important thing is that you realized that you need to be healthy and that you want to do something about it! We are here to help you! I wish you the best with your goals! emoticon emoticon emoticon
    3062 days ago
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