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Old 04-03-2013, 07:44 PM   #1
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Where do you notice....

Your weight loss first? I figure lts of people notice in their pants, or shirts, but where randomly do you notice?

For me it's my watch. I was out riding the Harley today and the stupid thing would stay on my wrist right. Guess its time to take a link or two out.
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Old 04-03-2013, 07:48 PM   #2
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My ring and my bra!
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Old 04-03-2013, 07:59 PM   #3
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My jeans but I had a pretty dang big belly. I've lost a couple of link sizes in my watch band too.

The first thing someone else noticed about me was how unfat my face had become. I hadn't really noticed it myself until then but when I looked at my DL photo wow it looked like I was holding my breath.
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Old 04-03-2013, 08:22 PM   #4
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just above my knees, like between knees and thighs
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Old 04-03-2013, 08:55 PM   #5
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I lose from the top down. My neck gets smaller and my bra gets bigger first.

I measure monthly, and it is like I melt downward. My top half loses big one month, then my bottom half loses big the next. I lose at least a little everywhere, but the bigger losses are always one half or the other. Weird.
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Old 04-04-2013, 03:43 AM   #6
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Unfortunately the boobies leave first
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Old 04-04-2013, 03:52 AM   #7
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My rings are loose and some of my shoes are way too big! And of course I've had to replace all my clothes and undergarments!
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Old 04-04-2013, 04:17 AM   #8
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mine was my hands face and chest
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Old 04-04-2013, 06:59 AM   #9
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hands and face for me too.
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Old 04-04-2013, 07:47 AM   #10
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I wear calf length cowgirl boots almost everyday and theyre made to fit around the calf. Zips up. I bought them 2 months i noticed today that theyre easier to zip up
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Old 04-04-2013, 07:57 AM   #11
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My face. First place I gain and first place I lose. You'd think that looking at a fat face in the mirror would be enough to keep me on track forever, wouldn't you? It's not like my butt, which can easily be ignored.
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Old 04-04-2013, 08:16 AM   #12
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I've never noticed in my face... That may be because I sport a full beard, but I'm just sayin...
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Old 04-04-2013, 08:53 AM   #13
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Definitely face. Then thighs...thank god!
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Old 04-04-2013, 10:12 AM   #14
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Rings, and face... I wish it was tummy and thighs though!
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Old 04-04-2013, 11:13 AM   #15
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Ring and bra. I wish it was my stomach and face.
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Old 04-04-2013, 11:21 AM   #16
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Stomach, then face, chest/rib area, then bum/thighs. Now that I'm in maintenance I'm noticing my jean legs getting baggy, even though I'm not losing weight anymore

The one area that I haven't noticed a difference is my arms. Those seem tbe same, even though I'm 40lbs lighter now.
Oh, I've also gone down half of a shoe size
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Old 04-04-2013, 12:14 PM   #17
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I notice in my tummy, butt, then boobs, thighs and arms are kind of the last to fall in line (Im pear shaped), however I have always had a really prominent jaw line and a long oval shaped face and even at my highest weight I still have a 'thin' face.

Sometimes I wish my face would get fat though so itd be more motivation for me to stop going back to my dirty carb ways

I do notice I get 'carb face' if i do eat carbs for the first time after a while, my face gets a little puffy...Im assuming from the bloat
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Old 04-04-2013, 12:17 PM   #18
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Face for me too. And it seems like once people finally start noticing, they'll always say... "Have you lost weight? I can really see it in your face!" Grrr... Why can't you see it from my butt or thighs! I feel like that guy in BeetleJuice that has the little tiny shruken head and big body!
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Old 04-04-2013, 12:54 PM   #19
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Rings, and face... I wish it was tummy and thighs though!
I feel like my tummy and thighs are here to stay no matter what I do...lol!
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Old 04-04-2013, 01:06 PM   #20
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I notice first in my belly, I think. And thighs. But the weirdest place I've noticed is my armpits?
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Old 04-04-2013, 04:58 PM   #21
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I feel like my tummy and thighs are here to stay no matter what I do...lol!
Seriously! It's like they think we're pals or something, but really? I wish they'd just get lost already
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Old 04-04-2013, 05:18 PM   #22
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I never really paid attention to what shrunk first.... I guess I was/am just happy to be shrinking!

Thinking about my measurements as they've been dropping I would say I lose pretty evenly, top and bottom. What I noticed first is the fit of my clothes changing. Tops & pants seem to get baggy about the same time.

I should have taken before pictures but I did not think of it at the time. Progress pictures really speak volumes.
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Old 04-04-2013, 06:28 PM   #23
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I hate my lower body. I've always had a smaller waist. And I swear, I will drop inches off my waist before a millimeter in my thighs. My waist was 29 a few years back, it's about 26 now. I can guarantee it'll shrink before the butt and thighs. Most females I know lose the chest but mine aren't going anywhere lol
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Old 04-15-2013, 06:30 PM   #24
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I'm a pear shape, and it's in how my jeans grip my belly. If I'm walking around, my jeans are totally comfy, but when I sit down they dig into my belly if I'm too high in weight. The more I lose, the more comfortable they become sitting. I've always had a terrible time finding jeans that don't hurt the belly when I sit down but fit my butt and hips.
Husband says it's my midsection that loses first.
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Old 04-15-2013, 06:45 PM   #25
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Butt! I wish it was my upper thighs and belly, but those are getting smaller too!
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Old 04-15-2013, 06:49 PM   #26
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Normally, the last place you gain will be the first place you lose.
You know, it's not all that attached and easy to just slip away.
(It's what I've always heard- and it makes sense-
and it is true for me and many others.)
So, in my case, midriff.
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Old 04-15-2013, 07:06 PM   #27
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Armpits, wrists, waist
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Old 04-15-2013, 07:36 PM   #28
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I have a super sharp heart shaped face so my Jay Leno chin pops out! =)
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Old 04-15-2013, 08:15 PM   #29
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Face and shoulders and shortly after comes smaller chest. I wish that would just stay as it is! :P
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Old 04-16-2013, 05:56 AM   #30
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Face, rib area, hands. The last to go is this huge belly! It's got it's own zip code.
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