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Old 01-02-2013, 10:34 PM   #1
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Down 100lbs!!!!

I made my goal to be down 100lbs by January 1. I still have a long way to go to get to my ultimate weight goal but I have no doubt that I will get there this year.

During the last six months I have done a lot of work on dealing with my mental triggers for overeating having to do with stress and emotions. In the past I have been able to lose weight with eating LC but I do not do well keeping it off when a highly stressful situation comes along. Now I am using every tool available and feel like I am laying a good foundation to be successful with long term weight loss.
Nothing right now can possibly taste as good as thin will feel!!!
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Old 01-02-2013, 10:35 PM   #2
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Amazing milestone! Keep the focus and great work. What a great way to start 2013! Here's to another great year!
Sept 2011: Restart Atkins to get to 135lbs

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Old 01-02-2013, 10:45 PM   #3
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Congratulations! What an amazing milestone for you. I'm sure your health is so much better for it.

"We're all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars." ~ Oscar Wilde

First goal: Onederland - reached Dec. 2012
Next goal: 180s (not been there in 15 years!)
Final goal: 155 (within the healthy range for 5'7")
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Old 01-02-2013, 10:53 PM   #4
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This is awesome!!
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Old 01-03-2013, 12:04 AM   #5
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What a great job. Congratulations Frankie. I hope you´re taking before and after pics.

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Old 01-03-2013, 01:58 AM   #6
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Start Date: 01/2011, got lazy/married, rebooting FOR REAL 2014
You have lost roughly 4,100 (and a half) Oreos' worth of body weight. That is pretty darned impressive.

Why yes, I did Google how much an Oreo weighed. And, being the internet, of course there was someone who had already asked it and someone who had already figured out what a single cookie weighs.

What I'm trying to say here is that you're awesome.

Cristin, otherwise known as the Mistress of the Pork Butt.

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Old 01-03-2013, 02:32 AM   #7
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Goals for 2017

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Old 01-03-2013, 02:45 AM   #8
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To accomplish great things, we must not only act,but also dream; not only plan but also believe. Anatole France

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Old 01-03-2013, 03:27 AM   #9
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Well done you - you must feel so proud of yourself. Wishing you all the best for continued success in 2013!
My little chatty place about all my interests!
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Old 01-03-2013, 03:55 AM   #10
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Wow, 100lbs is amazing! Well done you

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Old 01-03-2013, 03:57 AM   #11
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Congratulations. I too find emotional eating a problem, but I am determined to overcome this obstacle and realize that feeling terrible after indulging did not help the situation.
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Old 01-03-2013, 04:10 AM   #12
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Congratulations . Keep up the good work - you are doing an amazing job!
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Old 01-03-2013, 05:04 AM   #13
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What a triumph! Congratulations, onward and downdwards.

Embrace a little hunger. It is the sign of healing.

Hunger is not an emergency.

It's not what you eat between Christmas and New Year that makes you fat, it's what you eat between New Year and Christmas.
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Old 01-03-2013, 05:33 AM   #14
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Start Date: Started this Whacky Journey in October of 2012
~Sara~ I've gone from size 14 jeans, down to a size 4 with JUDDD/5:2IF! Now in maintenance with 16:8IF and the occasional potato hack. My 3 year maintenance anniversary is in April

October 2015 Blood Work Results
-Total Cholesterol 167: HDL 69 LDL 97
-Cholesterol/HDL Ratio 2.4
no triglycerides number given this time, but blood work this past spring put them at a 49
-Glucose (non-fasting) 87
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Old 01-03-2013, 05:38 AM   #15
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GREAT JOB and you are working it for long term success! wonderful and inspirational to many!!!!
I DO whatever it takes for me
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Old 01-03-2013, 06:16 AM   #16
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Congratulations!!! That is an amazing achievement!!
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Old 01-03-2013, 06:19 AM   #17
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That is an amazing transformation! Congratulations!!
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Old 01-03-2013, 07:41 AM   #18
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Vilya - dog trainer and uber-geek.
Highest-ever weight was 285.
I've been as low as 185, but not recently! It's 2018 now, one foot in front of the other...
My journal: http://www.lowcarbfriends.com/bbs/showthread.php?t=891121
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Old 01-03-2013, 07:46 AM   #19
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WOW !!!!! Congratulations
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Old 01-03-2013, 07:51 AM   #20
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Great job!

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Old 01-03-2013, 08:22 AM   #21
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You should be very proud of yourself! Wow impressive
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Old 01-03-2013, 08:34 AM   #22
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Goal 2: 9/5/14 155
Goal 3: 9/30/14 149 (no longer overweight)
Goal 4 10/31/14 139 (almost there!)
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Old 01-03-2013, 08:48 AM   #23
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100 lbs... My 8 year old weighs almost 60 lbs, and my 5 year old weighs close to 40. So, if I were to pick them both up at once and tell them to hold on... that's how much less you weigh!

Here's the thing: When we lose super-fast, it's generally a "diet" -- and we generally go back to what we think of as "normal" eating, afterwards. And gain.

When it's taking us this long to get down to "goal", we're fundamentally changing the way we eat. You're going deeper, and dealing with the way you handle stress.

All of which means, quite simply, that you're busy giving yourself the tools to make this a PERMANENT change for the better.

Congratulations on losing two (small) people's worth of weight! I can only imagine how much better your body must feel, NOT to be carrying all of that!

Here's to continued success in fixing yourself, from the inside out, to produce a healthier, happier Frankie!
Re-start on 06 Dec 2014, from 224.6 lbs (after some seriously self-destructive, off-plan behavior)
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Old 01-03-2013, 09:22 AM   #24
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Frankie, congratulations on reaching such an incredible milestone! You rule!
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Old 01-03-2013, 09:32 AM   #25
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Wonderful job, Frankie--not only in losing those 100 pounds (WOW!) but also in finding ways to avoid emotional eating, which will help so much in keeping them off.
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Old 01-03-2013, 10:39 AM   #26
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Awesome milestone! WTG!

JUDDD got me where I want to be!
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Old 01-03-2013, 10:46 AM   #27
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WTG Frankie! That is awesome!
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Old 01-03-2013, 10:54 AM   #28
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Congratulations! Keep up the good work!!!
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Old 01-03-2013, 11:03 AM   #29
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Wow ! thats an incredible job! Did you excercise during that time?
If you cant do something, than you MUST do it.
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Old 01-03-2013, 11:04 AM   #30
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