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Karinala 11-21-2012 06:22 AM

I DID IT!!!
 
For the very first time, probably since high school, I have honestly arrived at my goal weight!!! I have tried many different diet plans in my life, but JUDDD is the only one that I found I could easily stick with, not get obsessed with food, and it kept on working for me. My metabolism had been totally stalled and I felt I would never lose weight again. Here I am, almost 80 pounds lighter and feeling on top of the world. I am actually tired of people telling me how good I look, something I never thought I would be saying! Many people ask me how I did it and I tell them about JUDDD, but always preface it with the statement that it worked for me, but everybody must find their own path. I found JUDDD on this site, as I had been using Atkins in the past. Thank heaven I made the break and took a chance on something different. I will be seeing my entire family in just a few days at a surprise party in Texas and I am almost dreading all the comments I will be getting--at least they will be about something positive! I think what makes it work for me is the 'I can eat tomorrow' philosophy. (I admit I keep dreaming I am going to wake up and the weight will be back.) If I choose to wear tight pants I can fit into a size 8, which at 5'8" for me sounds like an utter impossibility. I started out at an 18/20. My energy level is tremendous, I have no more knee pains and I have stayed utterly and totally healthy this entire year. When something works, it works.

KeirasMom 11-21-2012 06:24 AM

:jumpjoy::jumpjoy::jumpjoy::jumpjoy::jumpjoy::jump joy:
:clap::clap::clap::clap::clap::clap::clap::clap::c lap::clap:

Awesome! Amazing! Wonderful! I'm so happy and proud for you!

halos 11-21-2012 06:28 AM

Amazing!!!!!! You give me hope. I am so happy for you.

Joyjoy 11-21-2012 06:29 AM

Karin, FANTASTIC :jumpjoy::jumpjoy::jumpjoy:
Thanks for your story. Enjoy the reunion. :):heart:

Gracie514 11-21-2012 06:34 AM

:jumpjoy: WOOP! WOOP! WOOP! You give me hope today!!! I've been kind of maintaining but also enjoying eating and a business trip. I've been getting a lot of compliments too on weight loss but have really only dropped maybe 8 lbs. Hoping to be close to goal by summer and with JUDDD I believe that I can :up:

Do you have before and after pics you could share? Fantastic job!!!

Saxy1971 11-21-2012 06:40 AM

Congratulations!!! It's stories like these that keep me going!! :)

mom23kids 11-21-2012 06:43 AM

:clap: Thank you for sharing!

sterlinggirl 11-21-2012 06:45 AM

:jumpjoy: :clap: :yahoo: I am thrilled to read this today! Its an amazing journey and you have alot to be proud of, so strut your stuff girl and learn to enjoy those compliments.. you have EARNED them~ :heart:

wanttolose70 11-21-2012 06:46 AM

Congratulations! what a motivating post! i hope you had fun with the family!

calichris 11-21-2012 06:49 AM

Goooooooooooooaaaaaaaaaaaaaaalllllllllllllllllll!! !!!!!

Yay, Karinala!!! :jumpjoy::jumpjoy::jumpjoy::clap::clap::clap: :congrats: :yahoo:

What great news this Wednesday morning!

cici52 11-21-2012 07:07 AM

Congratulations on goal. What an achievement! Great inspirational thread. Thanks for sharing.

Flutter 11-21-2012 07:15 AM

Oh my, you must feel beyond incredible! GREAT JOB!!! I am even happier to hear that you enjoy the way you're eating and all the fabulous energy and lack of pain you have now. Good for you!! Have a wonderful reunion and fabulous holiday season in your new bod and renewed spirit! WOOHOOOO

angie1 11-21-2012 07:16 AM

CONGRATULATIONS!!!! :)

You must feel amazing!!! Great inspiration for a wednesday morning!!!

LoCarbGal 11-21-2012 07:24 AM

WoooooHooooooo! That is fantastic! And to be at goal is such a wonderful gift. You worked hard for it, now enjoy all those comments!:jumpjoy::jumpjoy::jumpjoy:

Crazy PreK Teacher 11-21-2012 07:26 AM

:congrats:

krow134 11-21-2012 07:32 AM

congrats!!!! wtg!!!!

Zib 11-21-2012 08:24 AM

Congratulations! I'm betting some of those comments from your family will be of the "you're too thin" variety.

Enjoy them!

DesertGurl 11-21-2012 08:27 AM

Congrat's! Enjoy every compliment! :)

gotsomeold 11-21-2012 08:31 AM

Size 8 at 5'8" - you skinny, energetic, little thing!

Happy Dance for Karin! Happy Dance for showing family what an amazing person you are!!!

sorenkkg 11-21-2012 08:47 AM

WTG Karin! :jumpjoy: :clap: :kicking: I love to hear this, it makes me feel so good! :D
:hugs: S.

Rayne_W 11-21-2012 09:01 AM

Congratulations!! Your story is very inspiring, especially for someone like me who is just beginning this WOE. You look sensational!

dawnyama 11-21-2012 10:06 AM

Wonderful news!!! Congratulations!!!!

Seabreezes 11-21-2012 10:12 AM

:congrats::congrats::congrats:

Couldn't be happier for you! Enjoy all the upcoming events and compliments...

LuckyLou 11-21-2012 10:18 AM

WOW, a wonderful achievement. Well done- revel in the comments, you deserve each & every one :clap: :clap: :clap:

jem51 11-21-2012 10:24 AM

Congrats!! Wonderful way to start the holiday season.

pink princess 11-21-2012 12:13 PM

Fantastic, well done :jumpjoy:

Kissa 11-21-2012 01:37 PM

Oh boy, I am glad I came here this evening, this is such an inspiring post.

Well done and congratulations. Enjoy your family gathering and your size 8s.:jumpjoy::jumpjoy::jumpjoy:

vilanteira 11-21-2012 02:04 PM

Congratulations on reaching goal, Karinala!!! :congrats: Thanks for sharing your story with us. I am so happy for you! Hope you have a great time at your family reunion. :jumpjoy::clap::clap::jumpjoy:

leonak 11-21-2012 02:17 PM

WTG!!!:shake::high5:

We also have a "maint" group here every month, please join us!

A size 8 is :jumpjoy::heart::jumpjoy:

Leona

Erika1962 11-21-2012 02:20 PM

Way to go:jumpjoy:


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