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8 week reflection.

Sunday, June 17, 2012

Wow, who knew 8 weeks could fly by so fast! It seems like it should be longer. These 8 weeks have been a wonderful journey that I'm glad to have taken. I had my ups and downs in life that caused me to slack some, but I did meet my goals!
As of this morning, I hit my first milestone and have found myself at 275! It's been at least 2 years since I've been around this point. Since joining Sparkpeople., I have now lost about 17 pounds! It's amazing! I feel amazing and I feel accomplished. When I started 8 weeks ago I was winded by the time I got to the top of a flight of stairs and I felt horrible. Now I find myself doing pretty good at the top of a flight of stairs and wanting to do another flight and I feel amazing. My clothes are fitting better and I find I have more energy, besides the heat and sun sapping it out of me while I'm working since I'm in and out so much.
I have gone down a size and am back into a size 24 pants! I'm looking forward to getting down into a size 22. I can't wait for that goal.
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    Congratulations on your progress :) So happy to hear about your energy levels and the pant size -- those are the most important signs of progress to me -- but the lbs lost is also fantastic! I wish you luck and continued success in the future. emoticon
    3333 days ago
  • EUEK098
    emoticon emoticon , it wasn't easy but you stayed till the end, so glad to have had you as a teammate. And wow, your down to 275, that's awesome.
    3334 days ago
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    Congrats! So happy to be part of the best time around with you! Love my Blue Hyacinths!
    3334 days ago
    So proud of you! Lucky to have you as a team member!
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    3334 days ago
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    Congrats on reaching a milestone! I can't wait I'm 3ish pounds from my first one too. I wish you the best of luck in the future and success on your journey!
    3334 days ago
  • SONIA260
    You're gonna be rockin those size 22's before you know it! Great job chicky!
    3335 days ago
    Congrats on the first eight weeks! you rock.

    wishing you strength, when you feel weak, and joy in all your efforts!

    3335 days ago
    Congratulations. I lost almost 50 pounds last year, and I know how great it feels. I very happy to read about your progress and what a difference it is making for you. :-)

    Just keep tracking evey day and stay in your daily calorie range consistently. Your body will do the rest of the work for you!
    3335 days ago
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