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Old 04-24-2012, 07:13 PM   #1
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6 months down!

I realized this morning while entering my weight on my spreadsheet that today marks 6 months since I started my journey in earnest. I was hoping to lose 50 pounds in 6 months and 100 pounds in a year. (Secretly, I was really hoping for 10 pounds a month and 100 pounds in 10 months). I've never made it past 30 pounds or 4 months before.

My weigh in this morning put me right between those two . . . 56 pounds exactly! I couldn't be happier! I don't do much in the way of exercise, so I can't be critical of myself for not hitting 60 pounds. I JUDDD and my fellow JUDDDers!
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Old 04-24-2012, 07:29 PM   #2
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That's really cool! Congrats on your losses! Great progress!
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Old 04-24-2012, 07:48 PM   #3
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Old 04-24-2012, 07:55 PM   #4
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Congratulations!! And thanks for being such a vocal advocate for JUDDD and a cheerleader/coach to those (me) with concerns/questions - you certainly were a big reason I came aboard.

With your determination, I just KNOW you're going to reach your goal. I'll be rooting for you!
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Old 04-24-2012, 07:57 PM   #5
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Old 04-24-2012, 08:04 PM   #6
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Congrats!!!! On both your 6 months and your 56 pounds!!! That is totally awesome and you should be very very proud!!!!
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Old 04-24-2012, 08:16 PM   #7
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I have really enjoyed watching you get to this point! So happy to hear this and hope that I can have the same results!
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Old 04-24-2012, 08:20 PM   #8
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That is FABULOUS!!! CONGRATULATIONS!!!

That is an amazing accomplishment and your progress is an inspiration, especially to us newbies!
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Old 04-24-2012, 09:32 PM   #9
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Old 04-24-2012, 09:44 PM   #10
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Congrats!!!! That is a GREAT accomplishment
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Old 04-24-2012, 09:49 PM   #11
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Outstanding!

Take a bow!

You add so much to this forum, Dawn. You're an inspiration and such a terrific JUDDD BUDD!
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Old 04-24-2012, 10:01 PM   #12
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That's great. You have done awesomely!
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Old 04-24-2012, 11:56 PM   #13
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What everyone said....and...I am proud to be your JUDDD BUDD! You are outstanding!!

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Old 04-25-2012, 12:15 AM   #14
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Wow you are averaging 2.3 lbs per week, that is great progress! I can only hope to do as great as you are. Big congrats
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Old 04-25-2012, 12:43 AM   #15
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That's wonderful, well done on the weight loss, but in particular, well done on having the determination and perseverence to keep going.
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Old 04-25-2012, 12:52 AM   #16
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Dawn, how wonderful! You have done and are doing great!

How are you feeling these days?
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I did not "lose" weight. I evicted it. It is gone and it ain't coming back!

JUDDD cares about calories. JUDDD does not care what you eat. Your body probably does.
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Old 04-25-2012, 02:10 AM   #17
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Dawn,

CONGRATULATIONS on your amazing progress!

I want to thank you for sharing your journey with us and for all your tips, motivations and support here! I certainly enjoy reading all your posts!

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Old 04-25-2012, 03:36 AM   #18
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Old 04-25-2012, 04:13 AM   #19
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i hit this number in a whole year on low carb diet..you're luckier than me to find juddd before i did...I DON'T BLAME IT ON LOW CARB THOUGH I BLAME IT ON MY MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT LOW CARB...but i still find juddd much easier and funnier than low carb ...
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Old 04-25-2012, 04:41 AM   #20
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Congratulations!! Your success is very motivating to me!! Six months on plan is a fantastic achievement!
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Old 04-25-2012, 04:43 AM   #21
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Dawn, how wonderful! You have done and are doing great!

How are you feeling these days?
First, thank you everyone. If it weren't for this forum and you wonderful ladies (and couple of men, Jamie ) I know I would have probably thrown in the towel. You all inspire me so much.

Nancy, I think I'm finally feeling some improvement. I'm not freezing all the time, though it's been in the 90's here a few times in the last week. I have a little more energy and I'm less "foggy-headed" so I think the meds are helping. I go back in about a week for blood work, and they'll determine when that comes back if my dosage needs to be adjusted. What's weird is that some of the classic symptoms didn't start (or I didn't notice maybe) until after I was diagnosed. My hair has started falling out! Ugh, I'm going to be all skinny and sexy, but with no hair!
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Old 04-25-2012, 04:56 AM   #22
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Old 04-25-2012, 04:59 AM   #23
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Dawn-it's interesting that you mention not noticing some of the symptoms before getting diagnosed. When I got diagnosed almost 11 years ago I don't remember having any symptoms. My dr just found it during my physical. I had never heard of thyroid! Now when ever I feel a little off, my first thought is 'wonder if my thyroids off again'. Usually not.

Great job on your WL!! You are so inspiring and this place wouldn't be the same without you.
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Old 04-25-2012, 05:41 AM   #24
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Old 04-25-2012, 05:45 AM   #25
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Old 04-25-2012, 05:50 AM   #26
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What's weird is that some of the classic symptoms didn't start (or I didn't notice maybe) until after I was diagnosed. My hair has started falling out! Ugh, I'm going to be all skinny and sexy, but with no hair!
Bald, but skinny and sex!!!

One more note, I was diagnosed with low thyroid when I was pre-menopause about six years ago and the thing I noticed right after I started dosing with armour thyroid, is the fact that I didn't feel like taking a nap ever! I used to wake up on Sat or Sun and be right back in bed about noonish. I had no clue that my thyroid was the cause!
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Old 04-25-2012, 05:53 AM   #27
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Dawn, beautiful! Inspiring!
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Old 04-25-2012, 06:04 AM   #28
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Dawn that is WONDERFUL!!! you are truly an inspiration
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Old 04-25-2012, 06:11 AM   #29
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I have been watching your progress. Fantastic. I believe you are going to go all the way.
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Old 04-25-2012, 06:29 AM   #30
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How exciting!!!! I hope can be saying the same thing in 6 months! Good jobM
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