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2/22/19 1:03 P

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Good-bye all my friends. See you in 200-ville. The bus is here and I am on my way.

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2/20/19 2:02 P

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Down to 207 again. Looks like I may be saying good-buy. Tomorrow I'll make my decision.

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Well I got a virus. Lost 5 more lbs. I am going to wait to see how much comes back, once I am over this illness. Not a good way to lose weight. I was down to 207 this morning. Like I said,
I will decide if this stays off. If it does, I will certainly start packing.

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2/14/19 11:11 A

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2/12/19 11:13 A

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Just wondering if anybody else is in this building.

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2/5/19 6:22 P

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emoticon down to 211. Maybe I should think about packing. I'm afraid that if I start packing too soon, the scale will go up. I have to be more positive. My clothes are starting to get big on me. That's a good sign.

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1/20/19 7:37 A

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Well the scale still says 212. Guess I should take down that for rent sign and enjoy staying just a little longer. Maybe I should just keep my bags packed though, just in case.

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1/19/19 8:02 P

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Looks like I may be staying a little longer. Stuck on that darn plateau again.

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1/18/19 7:24 P

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My bags are packed and I'm looking to moving on down to 200-ville. I want a nice place close to the train station, so that I will not be too comfortable to stay. I really want to get to One der land.

It's been a long time since I was there and was wondering if it looks the same. I hope to get there by springtime. The flowers were always so pretty there.



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1/7/19 11:21 A

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Hi: Glad someone else is in town. I'm at 215 so we are ready to not stay too long. Hopefully
I can get off this plateau I've been on since Dec. 25th.

Let's get this weight off. January is a great time to start a new way of eating.

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1/7/19 9:40 A

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Just joined at 216 and looking forward to a continued downward trend.

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12/17/18 6:32 A

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I'm new in town. Looking around and not seeing anybody else here at the moment. Maybe someone will stop by and say hello. I hate to be by myself and wish I had someone else to talk to. I am at 219 and looking forward to start moving on down. Need some help. Please let yourself be known so I have someone to talk to here. emoticon

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3/13/18 8:49 A

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When I'm leaving a ville I try & post in all the forums I was blogging in. So what I write are similar.I am in shock! emoticon I didn't weigh myself for two or three days & when I got on the scale this morning it read 208 lbs. I am so happy! emoticon Truthfully I thought the scale might be emoticon a lb. The day has finally come. emoticon emoticon Now the countdown to Onederland can begin! I hope by the beginning of May I can be looking back from 190ville at this post from Onederland! When that scale reads 199 lbs. it will be one of the happiest days of my life. I'm looking out the window of the lobby & here comes the moving van. It's time for me to leave here for the last time. My emoticon has been packed for over a week just waiting for this day to come. Every since my awa moment I'm not coming back this time! No detours back here! I'm moving on down the road for good this time. I wish anybody that comes after me the best of luck on your weight loss journey! Good bye 210ville! Arrivederci! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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3/9/18 8:21 A

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I was so happy emoticon this morning because I'm down a 1/2 lb. I know that doesn't seem like a lot but now I only have two lbs. to go to get out of here. I can't wait to move on down to the lobby and be able to call the moving van. I was just thinking. I started back on track on Dec. 6th. Three months ago. I have lost a total of 42 lbs. so far. Not bad! emoticon I realize the more I lose the harder & slower the weight will come off. I am starting to feel & look better.You have know idea how good I feel to start clearing out my closet & get rid of the 2x & 1x tops. My fasting blood sugar was 100 today. It is finally coming down emoticon I was just thinking, emoticon wouldn't it be nice to reach Onederland by the end of next month. I know that's pushing it but it is doable. The problem is I've been losing weight sporadically this time around. Their are times that the scale doesn't move for 3 or 4 weeks. I am making it a short term goal to leave Twotterville & enter Onederland by the end of May at the latest. That is very doable even if my body doesn't cooperate! I will do whatever it takes to lose these next 12 lbs. & get out of twoterville! emoticon emoticon

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**Each new day is a blank page. What you write is up to you! Leave the past & don't dwell on your mistakes. Learn from them!


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3/7/18 7:35 A

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emoticon Yesterday was 3 months since I've been back on track. I really didn't want to get on the scale today but had to because of BLC weigh in day. I was shocked emoticon the scale is emoticon to 211.5 lbs. this morning. This put a emoticon on my face! Just think 2.5 more lbs. & I can move on down the road. That might take another two weeks or more. I am going to just emoticon till I can move out. I think it's time to start packing my emoticon & put my apartmet up for sale. As I said before I'm not going to put my apartment up for rent but for sale because I have no intentions on coming back this time! emoticon emoticon

Edited by: LINZEE118 at: 3/9/2018 (07:21)
**Linda From Pa.**
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**Each new day is a blank page. What you write is up to you! Leave the past & don't dwell on your mistakes. Learn from them!


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3/5/18 9:31 A

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Went off track a little yesterday & now I will pay for it. I probably gained 3 lbs. back. I try & not to do things that will bring me down & I know if I get on the scale & it's emoticon by 3 or 4 lbs. that will get me discouraged! I am trying to remain positive even thou this weight has been been coming off sporadically. I'm not getting on the scale till Weds. & see if I can undo some of the damage I did. Weds. is weight in day with BLC.so I have to weight in on Weds. It's funny how hard it is to lose the weight but just go off track for one day & the scale can go up 3 or 4 lbs. emoticon I grant you some of it can be water gain from the salt but come on already. It can become so discouraging sometimes! emoticon I really want to get out of this ville for a number of reasons & I am not going to do anything else again that will keep me here even one day longer than I have to be!

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**Linda From Pa.**
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**Each new day is a blank page. What you write is up to you! Leave the past & don't dwell on your mistakes. Learn from them!


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3/2/18 1:57 P

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I agree with you. And that was funny about the old clothes...20 yearold. That's what they call vintage now. emoticon

Making it happen 1 pound at a time.

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3/1/18 7:51 A

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I went shopping yesterday and try my best not to buy a lot of clothes because I am shrinking out of them. emoticon I get all my clothes on the sales rack & get fantastic deals. Two yrs. ago when I dropped down to198 lbs. I got rid of all my 1& 2x size clothes. I gained & went back up to 253 lbs. & had to buy new clothes. I promised myself I will not do that again. Anyway, when I went shopping yesterday for the 1st time I was able to buy tops & pants in the regular sizes. The tops are a extra lg. & I bought a pair of pants in a straight 16. I guess I am leaving womans sizes for good this time. I have been going through all my clothes the past two weeks & donating all my clothes that I shrink out of. What a good feeling! Someday I hope to get rid of at the clothes in my closet that are outdated from 20 yrs. ago & have only 1 or 2 sizes in my closet. Right now I have from a size 8 to a size 1x. emoticon

Edited by: LINZEE118 at: 3/1/2018 (08:24)
**Linda From Pa.**
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**My Mantra for 2020~ SUCCESS IS A CHOICE~
** It's your road & yours alone. Others may walk it with you but no one can walk it for you!
**Each new day is a blank page. What you write is up to you! Leave the past & don't dwell on your mistakes. Learn from them!


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2/28/18 8:45 A

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I was pleasantly surprised when the scale read 214.5 lbs. this morning. At my halfway point through this ville and so emoticon happy about that! emoticon emoticon

**Linda From Pa.**
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**Each new day is a blank page. What you write is up to you! Leave the past & don't dwell on your mistakes. Learn from them!


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2/26/18 8:32 A

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The scale did go up a lb.(217) I'm not concerned because I know that I am sticking to healthy eating. At least the scale is down enough that I'm not teetering at 220ville. Thursday is March 1st and my mini goal for March is to move into 200ville (209 lbs.) It is doable if my body will cooperate. emoticon emoticon

**Linda From Pa.**
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**My Mantra for 2020~ SUCCESS IS A CHOICE~
** It's your road & yours alone. Others may walk it with you but no one can walk it for you!
**Each new day is a blank page. What you write is up to you! Leave the past & don't dwell on your mistakes. Learn from them!


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Been using the food tracker and it's working. The scale dropped to 216 lbs. this morning. I'm not going to get to excited because the scale tomorrow could read 218 or 219lbs. At least I don't see it going up to 220 or 221 lbs. The loss of these few lbs. even though it was only 3 lbs. helped my motivation tremendously! emoticon Also this is my halfway point with losing the weight. Since Dec. 6th I have lost a total of 37 lbs. so far. I have to try hard to lose these next 7 lbs. which will put me in 200ville at 209 lbs. I have to try on my size w16 pants. Maybe they will fit me better now. They were pretty snug fitting a few weeks ago. emoticon emoticon

**Linda From Pa.**
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**My Mantra for 2020~ SUCCESS IS A CHOICE~
** It's your road & yours alone. Others may walk it with you but no one can walk it for you!
**Each new day is a blank page. What you write is up to you! Leave the past & don't dwell on your mistakes. Learn from them!


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Started using the food tracker. Counting my calories! Maybe I was eating a little to much? emoticon Just enough to not gain weight but not lose anything either! emoticon Counting my calories will give me a pretty good idea how much I consume a day. It will not be exact because some foods are homemade. I will have an idea about the calories but it's far from exact. I am going to try this for a few days & see if the scale starts moving emoticon again. I have to go for a repeat surgery in June or July & it's important for me to get down to Onederland. It is doable if my body would only cooperate! I feel so frustrated sometimes. emoticon

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**Linda From Pa.**
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**My Mantra for 2020~ SUCCESS IS A CHOICE~
** It's your road & yours alone. Others may walk it with you but no one can walk it for you!
**Each new day is a blank page. What you write is up to you! Leave the past & don't dwell on your mistakes. Learn from them!


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2/21/18 8:54 A

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I feel so discouraged! emoticon I hit a weight plateau. The scale has been the same for two weeks now. I refuse to give up. Going to be more diligent when it comes to counting my calories. I was judging my calorie intake but I think I have to be more exact.It's hard when you make homemade soup.

**Linda From Pa.**
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**My Mantra for 2020~ SUCCESS IS A CHOICE~
** It's your road & yours alone. Others may walk it with you but no one can walk it for you!
**Each new day is a blank page. What you write is up to you! Leave the past & don't dwell on your mistakes. Learn from them!


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Scale is staying the same. (219 lbs.) At least it's not going up. Went shopping today. Boy it's sometimes hard to pass by all that junk food and sweets I use to eat and not buy anything. I'm proud of myself .Instead I went home and made myself a sandwich& had a piece of cheese! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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**My Mantra for 2020~ SUCCESS IS A CHOICE~
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**Each new day is a blank page. What you write is up to you! Leave the past & don't dwell on your mistakes. Learn from them!


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I'm officially back as of this morning. The scale read 219 lbs. I'm so happy to be back it seems like for the millionth time! emoticon I felt so depressed in 230 & 220ville. It's not to bad in 210ville but 200ville is the turning point for me where I finally look & feel better about myself. emoticon My weight has been ping ponging so I don't know how long it will take to move on down the road to 200ville. I hope I can be out of here by the beginning of April at the latest. This time being here is different. I am pre diabetic and want to change that. My doctor said if I lose weight and take my meds I will not become diabetic! This was my wake up call, My AWA moment! This was enough for me to keep marching down the villes to Onederland and beyond and not look back. I started out back on track on December 6th at 253 lbs. Not bad for two months. I know in my heart that the weight loss is going to slow down to a emoticon pace but I hope I can get down to around 204 lbs. before that happens. That is 15 more lbs. to go. emoticon emoticon

Edited by: LINZEE118 at: 2/8/2018 (08:13)
**Linda From Pa.**
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**My Mantra for 2020~ SUCCESS IS A CHOICE~
** It's your road & yours alone. Others may walk it with you but no one can walk it for you!
**Each new day is a blank page. What you write is up to you! Leave the past & don't dwell on your mistakes. Learn from them!


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Scale read 221 lbs. today! emoticon I have 2 more lbs. to go before I am officially back in this ville. These last 2 lbs. are going to seem like an eternity! emoticon I hope in the next 2 wks. I can get back to this ville. At least I have some hope that by the spring I can get back to 200ville (209 lbs.) That is 2 whole months to lose 12 lbs. It is doable if my body will cooperate! Only time will tell. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

**Linda From Pa.**
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**My Mantra for 2020~ SUCCESS IS A CHOICE~
** It's your road & yours alone. Others may walk it with you but no one can walk it for you!
**Each new day is a blank page. What you write is up to you! Leave the past & don't dwell on your mistakes. Learn from them!


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It has been 9 months since I posted in this ville. I am not back yet. I have 5 lbs. to go The scale read 224lbs. today. I can't wait to get back here I think when the scale reads 219 lbs. that will boost esteem. I really need that now because I have really been feeling down emoticon the way the weight is coming off since Dec. & being back on track. I think I will continue to post in this ville till I officially get back here. I think it will help my self esteem.I hope by the end of this month I can get back here!

Edited by: LINZEE118 at: 2/1/2018 (09:44)
**Linda From Pa.**
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**My Mantra for 2020~ SUCCESS IS A CHOICE~
** It's your road & yours alone. Others may walk it with you but no one can walk it for you!
**Each new day is a blank page. What you write is up to you! Leave the past & don't dwell on your mistakes. Learn from them!


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I did it! emoticon I am moving on down to the 6th floor! This is my halfway point at losing weight. I was looking at one of my old posts. I was at this point with my weight loss a little over a year ago. Imagine if I didn't detour in July. I wonder what ville I would be in now! emoticon I am almost at my halfway point in this ville. I have one lb. to go. I think once I hit 213 or 212 I will start getting excited. It will be time to start packing & put my apartment up for rent. I promise I'm never coming back! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

Edited by: LINZEE118 at: 2/1/2018 (09:16)
**Linda From Pa.**
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**My Mantra for 2020~ SUCCESS IS A CHOICE~
** It's your road & yours alone. Others may walk it with you but no one can walk it for you!
**Each new day is a blank page. What you write is up to you! Leave the past & don't dwell on your mistakes. Learn from them!


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I got on the scale this morning & it read 217 lbs. so I guess I'm moving on down to the 7th floor. emoticon I wish I was still losing weight a little faster as before. Sometimes the scale would move down 2 or 3 lbs. at a time. I am happy though the scale is going down at a decent pace. I sure hope it continues till I can get out of here! One good thought is at least I'm not teetering on the top 2 floors where it's so easy to go back to your old ville. I have lost almost 25 lbs. since April 16th & It's starting to show. emoticon I have 8 lbs. to go to hit 209 & move to 200ville. Truly, that will be a happy day for me. I have to try & be patient emoticon till I can move on down the road. I thought once I get to this ville I wouldn't be so depressed. I guess I'm starting to feel & look a little better but not much! emoticon As I've said before 200ville seems to be the magic turning point for me! emoticon emoticon

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I did get enough nerve to get on the scale It went up to 222 lbs. emoticon I got on the band wagon & really watched my food intake. As of this morning the scale was down to 218 lbs. I was so happy emoticon about that! Anyway my next small goal is to lose 2 more lbs. This will put me at my half way point with losing weight. I know I've been at this point many times already but I need this motivation so much right now. It's somewhat physiological. It's like the scale will balance out at the half way point then it will be all downhill from their. One more small goal is to get the scale down a little. As I've said before when you are up in the higher floors it's so easy to go back to your old ville. That is one ville I don't want to go back to. It's such a depressing ville for me personally. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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I was only back in this ville one day emoticon & yesterday I went off track big time!! emoticon I didn't even get on the scale this morning. I'm afraid to see the damage. Oh well. I have to have better control when I go out. I usually weigh in on Wednesday's because of the BLC. I have decided to watch my calorie intake & not get on the scale till Wednesday. I hope by then I can bring emoticon the scale enough that I at least am still in this ville(219 lbs.) If I weigh more than that I think I will start crying. Live & learn. It's one thing to go off your diet a little but to pig out emoticon emoticon is something entirely different. I promise I will not do that again. I will try & have some self control!

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I'm officially back as of this morning. emoticon The scale read 219 lbs. I'm so happy to be back it seems like for the millionth time! emoticon I felt so depressed in 230 & 220ville. It's not to bad in 210ville but 200ville is the turning point for me where I finally start to look & feel better about myself! emoticon I have 10 lbs. to go before my self esteem comes back. I have a little now but I will look much better if I can drop another 10 lbs. I hope I can be out of here in a month or at the latest by the end of June. I hope my body will cooperate! I started using the food tracker from spark & it's helping. As I've said before , my biggest regret is I didn't get back on track by the beginning of March. I would have been in 200ville by now & close or maybe in Onederland. Oh well, I just have to deal with where I'm at. At least I made the decision to get back on track on 4/16. I have lost 22 lbs.so far. Camping season is starting & I don't do good in camping season. emoticon I always seem to gain weight! Last year was the 1st time I did well during the summer & lost weight. If I did it last year I can do it again. I'm just going to emoticon till I'm out of here & on my way to Onederland! I almost forgot to mention that 216 lbs. will be my half way point at losing weight. (60 lbs.)

Edited by: LINZEE118 at: 5/21/2016 (09:39)
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I had to post here. I feel is down when I'm in 230 &220ville. I'm feeling real depressed right now. I've been back on track since 4/16. I'm doing well minus a few minor slip ups. Summer is right around the corner & my biggest regret is that I didn't get back on track in Feb. or the beginning of March. At least I would have standed a chance to get into 200ville for the summer. This ville is like a turning point for me when losing weight. I think it's somewhat psychological. I am starting to feel & look better but the real turning point is in 200ville. I have 7 lbs. to go before I can officially come back here. It's going to seem like an eternity but I'm trying to be patient emoticon &will keep pushing till I return. Their is something about 230 & 220ville that make me depressed. I guess it's the way I feel physically also the way my clothes fit me. When I look in the mirror emoticon it brings me down. emoticon I'm trying my best to get back to this ville ASAP hopefully by the end of May if my body will cooperate. emoticon emoticon

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*Sigh* Poor food choices over the long weekend set me back a bit but I'm not giving up or letting it get me down any longer. I'm back in the ballgame today. Tracking my food, exercising and drinking my water. In it for the long haul.

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Well, now it's 39 pounds down; 58 more to go! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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Long, slow journey. Time to get serious. I've been neglecting to track my calories and for me that is the key to weight loss. Well, that and actually eating the right foods. emoticon

I have been doing well so far today. Staying well within calorie ranges and I did some cardio and weights at the gym today. 36 pounds down and 61 to go!


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I will renegade against my own mindset, specifically when it comes to being active.


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Woo hoo! My scale has been acting up for a while... I can gain 8 pounds while sleeping, according to my scale. Depending on how it feels, I can belong in 220ville or 200ville... or here. I woke up this morning, and my scale decided that it wanted me to go back up to 220ville.

But... I remembered that I had Wii Fit U. When I weighed myself, even after going to a restaurant and wearing normal clothes, I still belong in 210ville. I'm guessing that if I weigh myself in the morning before I eat anything, I'll be closer to 200ville than 210ville. I weigh less than I've weighed in a few years. :-)

My in-laws have been here for the past couple of days. I've been to three restaurants in the last few days. I did finish my meal at Culver's... but when I went to Cracker Barrel and Red Lobster, I set half of my food aside and ate/will eat it for another meal.

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This will be my last post in 210ville. Wow! I never thought I could do it after I took that detour for a few days last week but the time has come to say goodbye to 210ville for the last & final time! I arrived here 31 days ago so I'm still losing weight at a decent pace. I know in my heart that's not going to last much longer. I hope I can lose this next 10 lbs. before my weight loss slows down to a emoticon pace. That will bring me to Onederland. As I said so many times before that will be one of the happiest days of my life! emoticon I really can't remember the last time I have seen a 1 in the front of my weight! Maybe 15 or 20+ yrs. ago. It's time to say goodbye to 210ville for the last time & move on down the road. I hope by the end of the summer I can be looking back from 190ville at this post. Onederland! When that scale reads 199 lbs. it will be one of the happiest days of my life. I'm looking out the window of the lobby & here comes the moving van. It's time for me to leave here for the last time. My emoticon has been packed for over a week just waiting for this day to come. No coming back this time! No detours back here! I'm moving on down the road. I wish anybody that comes after me the best of luck on your weight loss journey! Good bye 210ville! Arrivederci emoticon emoticon emoticon

Becomingmore- If you read this post I just wants to wish you the best. emoticon

Edited by: LINZEE118 at: 4/27/2015 (11:19)
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I wish I could say the time has come for me to move on down the road but I have to wait a little longer. emoticon I got on the scale this morning & it read 210 lbs. So I guess I'm moving to the lobby. I just sold my apartment. emoticon I finished packing all my things & cleaned out the apartment. I'm standing here looking around my empty apartment. It is sad for me. emoticon I know some people would not understand. As I said before I have been living in 230 to 210ville for so long now it feels like a part of who I am. Yes, I am happy to move on but I can't deny the hint of sadness I am feeling. I guess their will be a little sadness when I finally leave Twoterville for the last time. I can't believe I only have 11 lbs. to go! emoticon I can't remember how long it's been since I have seen a one in front of my weight. Maybe 15 yrs. or longer! emoticon I hope I can see that by the end of June. I have to be real careful now because I can gain water weight real fast. One day the scale can read 210 & the next day 213 lbs.! Now the waiting game begins!! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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**Each new day is a blank page. What you write is up to you! Leave the past & don't dwell on your mistakes. Learn from them!


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I moved down to the 1st floor this morning. I went down to the lobby & made arrangement with the moving van. It might be two more weeks till I can move out. I will just have to be patient. emoticon . I'm almost finished packing all my things & cleaning out my apartment. As I'm looking around this almost empty apartment their is a hint of sadness emoticon because I have been living in 230 to 210ville for so long now. I lost count how many times I have been back to these 3 villes??? I've only been to 200ville a few times. I know it's time to move on down the road because my body keeps reminding me the longer I procrastinate in losing this weight, the harder & longer it will take me to see my goals. My next goal once I move into 200ville will be Onederland. I've been sparking off & on for a few years now & NEVER made it to Onederland (190ville) The day that happens I will shout it from the rooftops!!!!! As I mentioned before once I hit 180ville (189 lbs.) it will be time to re-evaluate my weight loss journey. I NEVER was one for exercising but by the time the scale reads 189 lbs. it will be time to start toning up. I don't think I will ever get rid of any loose skin but that's the price I must pay for letting myself get so big. emoticon On the bright side, I think another 10 to 15 lb. weight loss & I will be out of woman's sizes for good. emoticon Some lg. & extra lg. tops I can fit into now. You know how that goes. It depends how they are made! I still wear a size 16 pants but I have room to spare when I put them on. At least their not skin tight like before. It's funny , once you get down closer to your goal every 10 lbs. makes a difference! emoticon I can remember I couldn't even notice the first 30 lbs. of weight loss. Well. my next stop will be the lobby & then I can say goodbye emoticon to 210ville for the last & final time! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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**Each new day is a blank page. What you write is up to you! Leave the past & don't dwell on your mistakes. Learn from them!


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I weighed in this morning at 212 lbs. Things have been slow going because I didn't kick it up a notch like I said I would. We have 7 days left till May. It would be so nice to be out of here by then. I truly don't think my body will co-operate. 3 lbs. in 7 days, I don't think so!!! That would take a miracle. I do think it's time to put my apartment up for sale. As I mentioned I started packing my emoticon Now the wait begins. emoticon I will try my best to be patient. I will keep moving & make good emoticon emoticon food choices. Hopefully, very soon it will all come together & I will be able to say goodbye to 210ville for the last & final time! When the day comes that I can finally move on down the road I'm going to be so happy! emoticon emoticon emoticon

Edited by: LINZEE118 at: 4/23/2015 (14:43)
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**Each new day is a blank page. What you write is up to you! Leave the past & don't dwell on your mistakes. Learn from them!


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I think a loss of one or two more lbs. & I'm going to put my apartment up for sale. I'm getting close to the lobby. I hope I don't do anything dumb like I did this past week. I already started to pack so when the time comes I will be ready. Sometimes you can drop 2 lbs. at a time though it's happening to me less & less. Their were times I wouldn't even move down to the lobby. I would just move into my new ville. I was hoping to be out of here by the end of the month but I messed up & went off track for a few days. I hope by May 8th if my body will cooperate I can move on down the road. That's only 2 weeks away! emoticon I am going away on May 11th to the 15th. If I don't move on down the road before the 8th it will probably take me till the end of May to leave this ville.. If that happens I will become very depressed. Moving out of this ville means a lot to me! emoticon Moving into 200ville is like a new start for me & it will help my motivation tremendously! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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**Each new day is a blank page. What you write is up to you! Leave the past & don't dwell on your mistakes. Learn from them!


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I have 4 more lbs. to go till I can move on down the road. These next 4 lbs. are going to seem like an eternity. I will be so happy to move into 200ville for several reasons. Once I move down to 200ville I will feel like I'm making major progress plus the next ville will bring me to one of my biggest goals, Onederland. I can't wait till I can finally leave Twoterville & enter Onderland. Once I get down to either 190ville or 180ville I'm going to give my weight loss journey some major changes. Toning my body will play a major factor then. Till then my eyes will stay focused on entering Onederland. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

**Linda From Pa.**
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** It's your road & yours alone. Others may walk it with you but no one can walk it for you!
**Each new day is a blank page. What you write is up to you! Leave the past & don't dwell on your mistakes. Learn from them!


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Well, I got on the scale this morning & everything is back to normal. I'm also down another lb. which puts be on the 3rd floor. I have 4 more lbs. to go to get out of here if I don't do something stupid like go off track again! emoticon . I've learned a lesson this time when I went off track. This time it was a positive learning experience for me. I've learned when I get super hungry emoticon I will eat anything & very thing in site! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon I kind of knew that already. But it was what I could have done to prevent the eating frenzy that put me off track. Which in turn caused a weight gain. emoticon If I would have brought some high protein snacks with me like hard boiled eggs this would have stopped my hunger in it's tracks. They say protein helps with hunger & IT"S TRUE!!!! The truth is if I would have taken a few minutes to prepare I would have saved myself a lot of grief. Oh well, live & learn. A very hard fact is that you have to pay the consequences for your actions. On a positive note at least I got back on track within a few days! Sorry for rambling on but his was a important lesson for me to learn!



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**Each new day is a blank page. What you write is up to you! Leave the past & don't dwell on your mistakes. Learn from them!


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To hold myself accountable I got on the scale yesterday. Did major damage in two days! The scale read 219 lbs. that was in the afternoon with heavy clothes on. emoticon Today when I got on the scale in the morning when I usually weigh myself I have 2 lbs. to loss to get back to 214. That made me feel a little better! It's so hard to lose weight but so easy to gain it. I guess this blew any chance of me leaving this ville by the end of the month! emoticon Oh well, live & learn. A very hard fact is that you have to pay the consequences for your actions. On a positive note at least I got back on track within a few days & I'm not back where I started in Jan. at 254 lbs. I'm down almost 40 lbs. emoticon For the last few days I've been going through my wardrobe & getting rid of clothes that I haven't wore in yrs. It's so hard to let go. Someday when I lose most of my weight I will make a clean sweep of all the old clothes. I also am getting rid of any clothes that I shrunk out of. I would rather shrunk out of clothes than grow out of them. It's such a good feeling when you are able to do that. Right now I am feeling a little depressed with this whole issue but once the scale starts going emoticon I'm sure that will help me feel much better! Signing off for now.

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For the last two days I did terrible. emoticon Yesterday I went on a eating frenzy. All junk food. For the last two days I've been scared to get on the scale. I am back on track as of this morning. I am holding myself accountable. emoticon emoticon emoticon I will try by best to undue the damage I did when I weigh in on Sat. I belong to a group where they weigh in on Sat. Hopefully I can be back down to 214 again by then!

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**Each new day is a blank page. What you write is up to you! Leave the past & don't dwell on your mistakes. Learn from them!


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I got on the scale this morning & was emoticon 1 lb. I hope it's only water. I will have to be careful what I eat today. I went up the attic yesterday to pull out of storage some smaller sizes of tee's for the summer. In tops I am teetering between women's 1x & ex-lg. size. I can actually wear a ex. Lg. now. At this point a gain in weight would really get me depressed. emoticon I feel from here on in every time I drop 10 lbs. it will be noticeable. Maybe not to others but I surely will notice it. When you have over 100+ lbs. to lose you can lose 30 lbs. & no one notices it. Even you have a hard time seeing a weight loss at first. Once you get closer to your goal it seems with each 10 lbs. you lose it does make a difference. I noticed every time I drop below 215 lbs. it seems to be a turning point for me. Especially where the weight is coming off on my body. The fat rolls on the elbows & on my back start to shrink. That makes me so happy. emoticon I hate when you have to wear tee's for the summer & you have that little fat roll above your elbow just hanging their. Pretty soon I will be out of women sizes. I know I will probably have to loss another 15 to 20 lbs. to be out of 16W pants. but I will just emoticon till it happens! I can't wait till I can move on down the road to my next ville! I am going to be one happy camper the day that happens! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

Edited by: LINZEE118 at: 4/11/2015 (12:20)
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**Each new day is a blank page. What you write is up to you! Leave the past & don't dwell on your mistakes. Learn from them!


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I've moved in to the 4th floor this morning. Far in the distance I can see the lobby. What a beautiful site! I know I have 5 more lbs. till I can move out but I started packing my emoticon in anticipation. This will be a motivation for me! I would love to move on down the road by the end of the month. That is 3 weeks away. emoticon I don't think my body will cooperate but I will give it my best shoot! If I can get out of here by the beginning of May I will still be happy. emoticon On the bright side the next ville (200ville) will bring me to one of my greatest & long awaited goals! ONEDERLAND! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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I've reached the 6th floor a few days ago & it seems I'm hanging out their. I don't want to get to comfortable on the 6th floor so I have to kick it up a notch! I am trying to lose as much as possible before the warmer weather arrives. The weather has been gradually getting warmer. You still have to wear a lite hoodie. I know that won't last much longer. I really would like to be heading on down the road to 200ville before the summer arrives! emoticon emoticon

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I survived Easter with indulging in a piece of apple dump cake. That piece of cake alone was my calorie limit for the day. The rest of the day I ate fairly well. So now that all the Bdays & holiday's are over I have to kick it up a notch. I did manage to weigh in today at 217 lbs. I think I know why I lost a lb. but we are not going to get into that. Their is a good chance I will be back up to 218 tomorrow. I will try & not let that get me discouraged. I will just have to deal with it & watch everything I eat. I really feel if I try real hard I can be out of here by the end of the month. That is only 3 1/2 weeks. I don't know if that is doable but I am going to kick things up a notch & give it my best shot! Time will tell. I'm going to be one happy camper when I can finally move on down the road! On the bright side at least I'm out of 230ville & 220ville where I felt so down in the dumps. Once I get down to around 209 lbs. I will start to feel like I am really accomplishing something not to mention I will look better. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon


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Today is Easter but I don't think their is anyone in this ville to wish a happy Easter to! I haven't been cutting back on calories for the last week but I have been staying in my calorie range. As a result no gain but no loss. Today we are going over my DD & I hope I can stay in my calorie range. Tomorrow I will be on a more strict diet. If I don't start cutting back & moving I will never get out of here before the middle of May. It would be nice to be moving on down the road by the end of the month but I don't know if that is very doable. Time will tell.

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On Friday I dropped down to the 8th floor.I'm still the same. It would have been nice to be down a lb. or two by April which is tomorrow. But it is what it is. I would love to be out of here by the end of April. If my body would only cooperate!! I wasn't moving at all this weekend. I did watch my calorie intake though.At least the scale stayed the same. I didn't weigh myself this weekend which is a BIG mistake for me. When I don't weight myself each day to stay accountable I gain weight. emoticon Some experts say you shouldn't weight each day but for me that has proven wrong! emoticon I know myself & I'm doing what I have to do to lose this weight. As they say "Just do it" emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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I'm back! emoticon for the millionth time! Wow, it looks like I'm the only one here & also the last one to post in 9 months! That's ok because as I've I said before I use these villes as a weight loss journal. Because of my aha moment & the scare emoticon it put in me once I leave here I'm not coming back. I got it right this time. I wish that would have happened a couple of years ago. Anyway, I hope my body will co-operate & I can be out of here by mid May. The weight came off pretty fast in 220ville but my body could decide to slow down like in 230ville & I will be like a emoticon crawling along struggling to lose every lb. till I'm out of here. If that happens I will try my best to stay focused & emoticon till I can finally leave this ville. Now that I'm out of 230 &220ville I feel much better. emoticon I feel like I'm on track now & finally making some progress. Your attitude on the way you feel & look has a lot to do with your weight loss. For the month of April I am going to work on my appearance. emoticon I'm tired of wearing big oversized tee's. stretch pants with bleach stains all over them, no make-up with my hair pulled back. I look frumpy with a capital F!!!!! Enough is enough. I am also going to watch my calorie intake. I will keep moving & make good emoticon food choices. Eventually (hoping it won't take to long)) it will all come together & I will be able to say goodbye to 210ville. emoticon emoticon

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I took a detour. emoticon Our summer challenge begins today so I'm hoping this will help me to get back on track. I am determined to reach Onederland by the end of this year. If I don't get back to some serious work I will never see Onederland.

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Ok I weighed in at 211 lbs. this morning. Down to the 1st floor! emoticon It's funny with weight loss. I can be out of here in a few days or it could take a few weeks. I'm hoping I don't ever come back to this ville. I can't wait to see a one in front of my weight. I feel that once I hit 199 lbs. that will be a very big incentive to keep going in the right direction. I never made it to 190ville yet. I honesty couldn't even tell you the last time I saw 199 lbs. Perhaps 10+ yrs. Once I move to my new high rise I'm not going to leave this team or 220ville till I make it to Onederland. I will return then to make a finally post to let you know I made it! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon ONEDERLAND emoticon emoticon

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Today is weigh in day for me with my BLC-25 team. I always weighed myself on Friday's but they weigh in on Wed. so it is what it is. I dropped another 1lb. I'm down to 212 lbs. Now I'm starting to get excited. I know it might take a while to lose those last 3 lbs. but that's ok. It's better to be at 212 than 219. I can see the lobby in the distance now. I'm going to start packing my bags in anticipation of my move to my new hi-rise! With every lb. I lose it brings me closer to Onederland. I would really like to enter their before the end of July. I think that is very doable. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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Well I'm back from my retreat & to my surprise I didn't gain any weight in fact I lost 2 lbs. emoticon I did do a lot of walking. Up 4 flights of stairs & down 4 flights of stairs every time I had to get to my room. This place is huge & so are the grounds. They served food buffet style so I tried to eat the meat & veggies & stay away from the carbs. My one downfall each day was the homemade ranch dressing. The chief that was preparing the food is a excellent cook. The desserts are to die for! I opt for fresh fruit instead. I treated myself on the last day to a Cannoli.

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Well the scale read 215 lbs. this morning. I guess I should be happy but tomorrow the scale could read 218 lbs. Another thing that has been bothering me . I just got back on track & I'm going away on retreat from May 5th -9th. I will have little control on what I eat for 5 days. Plus they have a great cook their. When I start to see all that delicious fattening food will I be able to resist it? emoticon I have to come up with a plan. not to gain more than 2 lbs. emoticon

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Well I'm back. It's 8 months to the day to be exact! emoticon I hope this will be the last time I visit this ville. I'm moving in on the 8th floor. I hope my stay will be short. I'm going to emoticon till I'm out of here. I guess I'm the only one here but that's ok because these villes are like weight loss journals to me. They also keep my enthusiasm emoticon . When your think about losing weight in 10 pound increments it is so doable. Moving down each floor gives you something to look forward to not to mention the excitement of moving to your new ville. I have never made it to 190ville yet. That is my biggest goal, Onederland! emoticon

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I'm finally close to moving out of this town!! I have been here a very long time. But the scale at WW said 210.6 today, so I'm pretty darn close.

I know how my weight goes up and down so I'm not calling the moving van just yet. But I'm truly focused on finally getting out of town.




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I am hoping to be out of here by next week. Good luck on your trip in 210ville.

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The day has finally come & I'm moving on. When that scale read 209 lbs. I was so, so, happy. emoticon I guess it's such a big deal for me because this next ville will bring be to Onederland! emoticon I've been here for almost 6 weeks. The more I lose the slower it takes to get out of the villes. That is to be expected. My dream is to see a 1 in front of those numbers on that scale before the new year. Their is no reason why it shouldn't happen. Their are times I go off track for a few days or a week but by the second week I'm back on track. It's funny, back in the old days about a year ago emoticon when I would go off track it could last for 4 months! emoticon Times have changed. We don't think we are changing but we are! emoticon I guess this is good bye for the last time. As I mentioned before I only been back here 5 times! emoticon Good luck to all who come after me. With patience, & perseverance all is possible! Here comes the moving van. Adios, AuRevoir, Arrivederci! emoticon

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I guess I'm the only one here. These postings are like a weight journal. It is helping me & I guess that is all that matters. Down another lb. this morning 211 lbs. Two more lbs. & I can finally move on! emoticon emoticon

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I'm still here! emoticon The scale has been up & down. Today it read 212 lbs. We finally closed the camper & I have boxes all over the place. Slow but sure I am repacking things then I will put everything up the attic till the spring. My 1st weigh-in on Wed. with BLC23 didn't go well. emoticon It might have been a little water & a little weight gain. I was up 4 lbs. but today down 2 lbs. I am so close to leaving this ville. I have only 3 more lbs. but it might as well be 20 lbs. the way things are going. I only have myself to blame. I know I didn't start my BLC the way I would have liked to but that's ok. I have 11 more weeks. I am hoping that if I can get my act together maybe Onederland will be in the future. It will be hard with my BDay, DH's BDay, & Thanksgiving all coming up but I managed last year to loss weight for these celebrations & I can do it again this year! The weight loss might not be allot but as long as the emoticon is going emoticon . That's all that counts! emoticon emoticon

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I'm a little scared to post this because tomorrow the scale might go back up a pound or two. Well here it goes anyway. I got on the scale & the scale finally after 15 days moved emoticon I'm down to 210 lbs. I'm finally in the lobby! A lot of times when your moving down the floors you will go from the 2nd or 1st floor to your next ville. You never get to see the lobby. So here I am in the lobby, finally! Another scary thing is tomorrow we are going over the camper to close it up for the season. I will be their a few days. It is harder for me to monitor my calorie intake. I have to be totally honest it is going to be real hard especially with going over the club with my Dh not to gain any weight. Also tomorrow starts my BLC 23. I will just have to do my best & hopefully I won't gain any weight or at worst gain a lb. I'm going to try & be positive not only pack up things around the camper but start packing to move to my next ville! emoticon emoticon

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The scale is not moving emoticon I only have myself to blame. I little here & a litttle their adds up to no weight loss. emoticon It's time to get focused if I want to leave here by the beginning of next month!

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This is when I start to get a little excited! I'm down another lb. Down to 213 lbs. Four more lbs. & I will be moving to my new ville which will bring me into Onederland. The weight has been coming off slowly but steadily. I hope it continues that way. Who knows, maybe I will reach 200ville in a couple more weeks! Once I move into 200ville it will be almost like a clean slate for me. Over the past 3 yrs. I have been back to 210,220 & 230ville 5 times. That is 5 times in each ville. emoticon I have only been in 200ville 2 times. I never made it to 190ville. I guess you can say 190ville will be my offical clean slate. I know in my heart once I enter Onederland I'll never be back to these higher villes! It's been hard going at times but I never gave up. I guess that is the most important thing. Never ever give up! emoticon emoticon

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As of today I'm down to 214 lbs. This is a loss of 62 lbs. so far & it is also my half way point of losing weight! emoticon Just think 62 more lbs. & I will have reached my goal. I will not be extremely obese, obese, or even over weight. Maybe next year at this time I will have reached my goal! emoticon emoticon

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Well I'm so happy to report that I'm at my half way point in this ville. Yesterday the scale read 215 lbs. emoticon I know Onederland is a long way off yet but that is keeping me focused. With each lb. I lose I get a little closer to my goal of Onederland. I'm being real emoticon I've been over the camper now for two days & we are not leaving till tomorrow. Last yr. at this time if I was over the camper I would have blew my diet big time. I can honestly say that I have grown & learned from my experience. Ever since I got back on track in June when I go over the camper I bring all kinds of healthy food to eat!

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Well, I mustered up enough courage to get on the scale this morning. It was scary. emoticon I didn't gain any weight. Thank goodness! emoticon I have been working to hard since June to loss this weight & I'm not going to blow it now! I'm going to be more careful from now on! emoticon

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Yesterday I royally blew it! emoticon emoticon Went out with DH & had a couple of light beers! One thing lead to another which started me on a eating frenzy! I'm afraid to get on the scale today. I think the alcohol triggered the eating. I know I read that somewhere in the past that alcohol can do that. I will get on the scale tomorrow & see how much damage I did. I am going to learn from this experience. emoticon I will not let this happen again. I'm getting to close to Onederland to blow it now! I guess I'm not going to be leaving this ville in a month. I refuse to let this get me down. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon I'm going to keep pushing till I'm out of here!

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**Linda From Pa.**
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**Each new day is a blank page. What you write is up to you! Leave the past & don't dwell on your mistakes. Learn from them!


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emoticon Anyone, I guess I'm the only one here. That's ok. I'm use to that. I only been here 5 days & down 3 lbs. In my last ville I was struggling to lose I lb. Sometimes 7 to 10 days went by before I saw the scale drop 1 lb. Figure that out. Well since my body is cooperating right now I'm going to run with it. This might only last another week or two.Who knows maybe I can be out of here in a month! That is a real nice thought! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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**Linda From Pa.**
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**Each new day is a blank page. What you write is up to you! Leave the past & don't dwell on your mistakes. Learn from them!


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emoticon Anyone, I don't know if I'm the only one here again. It seems that a lot of these ville aren't too active. I'm down to 217 lbs. I don't know how long I will be in this ville. The weight has been coming off a little slower now so I might be here a while! I was in 220ville for over a month. I am trying to focus on Onderland and a few of my little goal in between that. I have been on track since June 5th and I hope it stays that way! emoticon emoticon

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**Each new day is a blank page. What you write is up to you! Leave the past & don't dwell on your mistakes. Learn from them!


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Finally about ready to leave this town. I am already packed and just waiting til my time is up here. I only have .6pounds to lose. I've been here long enough; now in a few days I'l be saying good bye 210 ville and hello 200 ville!! emoticon

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I've been in this town far too long. I really hope that I can move to the next town in the near future. My weight fluctuates though - I think I'm the slowest loser on sparkpeople!!

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Just made a big jump from about 220 down to 211-212. Hoping I won't stay long here but I've been having some trouble getting motivated. Hopefully vacation and my birthday the end of summer will keep me motivated enough to lose the weight. The first goal I have set is to get to 190 by August 1 if possible but definitely no later than my birthday (aug 25).

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Weighed myself yesterday at weight loss drs at 218 but want to make sure next week it stays off before changing my ticker . Working my way slowly towards 140 ville, maybe even 130 ville.in the long term of things for retirement lol. Hope you all have a great weekend.

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If anyone is out there, give a shout out! I don't know about you, but I am ready to put the top down on my convertible and cruise outta here! Can I get a "OH YEAH!"?? LOL! emoticon

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Staying on track with my eating and walked at lunch! Trying to get outta here! :) emoticon

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Staying about the same. emoticon It was my anniversary yesterday & I strayed again on my diet! emoticon Started eating sweets & couldn't stop. emoticon Birthday is on Sunday & even though my DH is taking me out to eat I'm going to be careful when ordering. I'm going to try & be good! emoticon guess I'm not going to see Onederland in Jan. Perhaps I will reach that goal in Feb.

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**Each new day is a blank page. What you write is up to you! Leave the past & don't dwell on your mistakes. Learn from them!


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I strayed from my diet on election day! emoticon It was a long day for me. I work at the poles need I say more. They had these delicious donuts which I couldn't refuse. (ate three). emoticon One thing led to another & I royally blew my diet. One good thing I was back on track the next day. I refused to get on that scale . Weighing in at 219 I was too close to 220ville. which I didn't want to go back to. I would really have felt depressed so I choose not to weigh in on Friday. I will try to be real good emoticon & check the scale perhaps on Mon.

**Linda From Pa.**
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**My Mantra for 2020~ SUCCESS IS A CHOICE~
** It's your road & yours alone. Others may walk it with you but no one can walk it for you!
**Each new day is a blank page. What you write is up to you! Leave the past & don't dwell on your mistakes. Learn from them!


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My rule is, only when I've 3 simultaneous days out of my old ville, do I actually leave the team. So... today starts my 1st of 3. Hopefully.

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I avoided sweets (mostly) today, & stopped eating pretty early. I'm hoping to be back in my rightful 'Ville' in the morning.

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Since I weighed in in 210-Ville today, I thought it appropriate that I post today to talk about what I've learned and what strategies I'll use to get out. The sweet potato crumble has to GO. I missed my afternoon walk (although I took one in the morning) and that definitely hurt me. I could get rid of the coffee, but where would I find my will to live? Just kidding. Only sort of. I didn't do much better today. Glad the sweet potato stuff is almost gone. I may allow myself a couple of squares of dark chocolate mid morning, and in the afternoon, but other than that, I think I need to give sweets a rest. Need to get settled in my new Ville!

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Thanks, Sherry. I went down over the weekend. I'm slightly up today, but still in 200-Ville. So, if all goes well, and I'm still in 200-Ville tomorrow, that will be my last day on the team. Hope all goes well, and hope to see you in 200-Ville soon!

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No worries, small set backs are easily beat if we get right back on it.

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Bumped back up slightly into 210-Ville after eating dinner last night with friends. I don't expect to be here long. I'll continue to post here until I'm sure I'm gone for good!

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Finally hit my 30 lbs. lost! Woo! 30.7, actually. I was shocked when I looked at the scale this morning. I'm ready to go onward and upward. I'm determined to be below 200 before the end of the year. I haven't been there in about 8 years. So excited.

Made another Sweet Potato Crumble. I need to copyright this recipe. It's almost too good, and I'm going to have to take some to my family to prevent eating more than I should. I've been doing a lot of protein and vegetables for breakfast and my late afternoon meal.

I've been doing a mile walk in the mornings (which I need to go and do NOW), and 2 miles with my husband in the evenings. I need a treadmill for the winter. Hmm...

Oh, and I'm only 1 lb away from 200-Ville! Have you joined yet?

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I had this wonderful post all typed up this morning then my son wanted to know how to evolve a grotle so i switched tabs. When I switched back, sparks told me there was an error and I hadn't entered any text in my post.

Anyways, I am lingering at about 209 lbs. I don't do near enough exercising, and my meal planning needs to improve. Last night was a "surprise casserole" which is what i call it when i hrow things together due to lack of planning then sudden hunger. It turned out fairly tasty, but I am sure i would be scared of calorie content if i had tracked it. Unfortunately (or maybe it is a fortunate thing) i hadn't been hungry all day so i could afford whatever was in it. It must have been good because son continued to talk about it today. I think with a bit better planning and a little more effort I might be dropping more quickly away toward onderland... Now to compromise with the kds on what we will and won't eat....

I LOVE sweet potatoes. It's a household thing actually. Our dog even likes them, to the point he steals them off the counter. I would love to belive crumble is healthier than other desserts... Like it has to be a better choice than turtled marble cheesecake ;-)

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Weird. I could swear that I responded to this post yesterday. Well, as I said, I think yoga or pilates would be ideal for your situation. Have you tried them? Sorry to hear you're dealing with all of that on top of the weight loss issues -- but it's 80% diet anyway. Trust me.

I hit my '180 days' of consistent exercise today. I wrote a blog post about it. It's been a pretty monumental day. My husband and I celebrated with a 2 mile walk. I took a mile walk this morning by myself, and listened to Thanksgiving hymns and cried. It was a much more emotional moment than I expected it to be.

The actual '6 month' anniversary (of April 26th) comes on Friday, the 26th of October. I'm 2 lbs. away from reaching my 30 lb. goal, so I'm hoping to hit it by then. I ate pretty well, but came home and had a sweet potato crumble that my husband encouraged me to make yesterday. It wasn't as bad as eating a real dessert (maybe it was), but I did an extra mile tonight just to try to work off the extra calories.

If I eat it again tomorrow, it will be earlier in the day when I can work it off naturally. Anyway, that's what's going on in my weight loss world. How are things on your end?

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I'm sorry you're having to deal with all of that on top of the weight loss issues. As I said, I'd think that yoga or pilates would be beneficial in your case. They're not too rigorous, but can actually give you a good workout if done properly.

I've bounced up, then down, then up, then down. So, I'm down for now, and plan to continue moving in this direction until I hit my 30 lbs. lost goal on Friday. It's my 6 month anniversary for weight loss. I said that I wanted to lose a minimum of 30 lbs. I've struggled in the last month, but I deliberately set my sights a little lower than what I could have achieved, because I wanted to account for times like this when my progress was lackluster at best. So, I'll be working hard to have a good end to this first leg of my journey.

Leg 2 begins on Saturday. I want to go for another 30 lbs. by April (my next 6 months). I'll be working on a strategy to achieve that goal this week. I'm delving into uncharted territory. After another 30 lbs. I'll be smaller than I've been for the last 10 years or so. Pretty serious stuff.

Looking forward to the future!

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