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Old 05-18-2010, 05:34 PM   #2461
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Had my Weight Watchers weigh-in today and I'm down five pounds from last week, for a total of 30 lbs since I started at WW (and 38 since I started on my own last October). Woot!

To celebrate, I went to Macy's and pulled a huge stack of pretty spring dresses off the racks. Guess what? I'm down a dress size, too, and had to go back out for the next size down. AND I can wear styles that I couldn't wear before (semi-fitted sheaths, to be precise).Whoo-hoo!

I then bought three. So I also did my part for the economic recovery. And now I have clothes to wear, since I'm finding my wardrobe-that-fits to be shrinking along with me.

Feeling pretty good today. Congrats to all of us for sticking with it, even through weeks of equilibrium (my 5 lbs follows three weeks of just sorta stuck at the same spot).
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Old 05-18-2010, 05:52 PM   #2462
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Wonderful post Urchina - congratulations
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Old 05-18-2010, 08:35 PM   #2463
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Had my Weight Watchers weigh-in today and I'm down five pounds from last week, for a total of 30 lbs since I started at WW (and 38 since I started on my own last October). Woot!

To celebrate, I went to Macy's and pulled a huge stack of pretty spring dresses off the racks. Guess what? I'm down a dress size, too, and had to go back out for the next size down. AND I can wear styles that I couldn't wear before (semi-fitted sheaths, to be precise).Whoo-hoo!

So exciting! I'm so happy for your success!
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celebrate, I went to Macy's and pulled a huge stack of pretty spring dresses off the racks. Guess what? I'm down a dress size, too, and had to go back out for the next size down. AND I can wear styles that I couldn't wear before (semi-fitted sheaths, to be precise).Whoo-hoo!

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Wow ! You are really doing great !
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Old 05-18-2010, 09:16 PM   #2465
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Wow, way to go, Urchina! And those pretty new dresses can be taken in as you continue in your journey. 30 lbs. is awesome!
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Old 05-19-2010, 06:30 AM   #2466
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Old 05-19-2010, 06:47 AM   #2467
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6/24: 126
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7/29: 120!!!
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8/26: 118
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9/30: 117 (post vacation weekend - Mobile)
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10/28: 119
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11/25: 119
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12/30: 122 (holiday gluttony)
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1/27/10: 123
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2/24/10: 122
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3/31/10: 121
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4/28/10: 123
5/5/10: 123
5/12/10: 124
5/19:10: 122

Highest was 139# (2007)
5'4" Target range 116 - 121#

Kicked it in gear...hopefully won't undo all of my good work this coming weekend...going to the beach - woo-hoo!!
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Kicked it in gear...hopefully won't undo all of my good work this coming weekend...going to the beach - woo-hoo!!
Whenever you feel a beer - go for a swim instead

have a good time, relax and enjoy....
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Old 05-19-2010, 12:36 PM   #2469
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Unlike simple girl, didn't kick it into high gear, but I am starting to do that TODAY! I SWEAR!!!! I've been eating fine, but busy work week means I didn't exercise Monday or Tuesday. I did just get back from the gym, though.

1/1/10: 133 (start of diet)
3/15/10: 124 (just before vacation)
4/20/10: 124

4/28/10: 124
5/5/10: 124.5
5/12/10: 124
05/19/10: 124

First goal: get below 120 by June 15th
Second goal: get to 115-117 range - AND STAY THERE
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3/02/2010 194.2
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3/17/2010 194.8
3/24/2010 196.0
4/01/2010 197.2
4/07/2010 196.2
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Well I weighed in again today and I lost the pound I gained on the cruise plus another pound and a half . Four and a half pounds to my goal ! When I reach it I may try for four more pounds . Boy is my doctor going to be shocked when I go to see him in two weeks !
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I haven't posted here for quite awhile. I had a setback from my broken foot from 2 years ago.

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Old 05-20-2010, 09:45 AM   #2473
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Well I weighed in again today and I lost the pound I gained on the cruise plus another pound and a half . Four and a half pounds to my goal ! When I reach it I may try for four more pounds . Boy is my doctor going to be shocked when I go to see him in two weeks !
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I haven't posted here for quite awhile. I had a setback from my broken foot from 2 years ago.

4/2/10: 243.4

5/19/10: 236.0
Wat to go guys - great results for both of you
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WeightWatchers gods smiled again this morning:

Goal beginning 4/22: -25 lbs.
4/29, week 1, -4.6 lbs.: -4.6 lbs. total
5/6, week 2, -2.6 lbs: -7.2 lbs. total
5/13, week 3, -3.2 lbs: -10.4 lbs. total
5/20, week 4, -1.6 lbs: -12 lbs. total

Down 1.6 more in spite of three restaurant dinners and one over-the-top restaurant breakfast over the weekend. Hmm, I think I can do this after all.
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WeightWatchers gods smiled again this morning:

Goal beginning 4/22: -25 lbs.
4/29, week 1, -4.6 lbs.: -4.6 lbs. total
5/6, week 2, -2.6 lbs: -7.2 lbs. total
5/13, week 3, -3.2 lbs: -10.4 lbs. total
5/20, week 4, -1.6 lbs: -12 lbs. total

Down 1.6 more in spite of three restaurant dinners and one over-the-top restaurant breakfast over the weekend. Hmm, I think I can do this after all.

Congratulations you are almost half way to your goal !
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Wow, everyone is doing so great!!!
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Old 05-26-2010, 06:47 AM   #2477
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Old 05-26-2010, 07:41 AM   #2478
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9/30: 117 (post vacation weekend - Mobile)
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10/28: 119
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11/25: 119
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1/27/10: 123
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2/24/10: 122
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3/31/10: 121
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4/28/10: 123
5/5/10: 123
5/12/10: 124
5/19:10: 122
5/26/10: 123

Highest was 139# (2007)
5'4" Target range 116 - 121#

So my beach weekend only partially undid my prior week's weight loss. I'll take that, considering how much I ate and drank, I deserve it!

This is my one year anniversary since I started the big diet last year after my cruise. Still down a total of 9#. Happy with that, but not happy about the few pounds I put on over the holidays and haven't been able to really get back off consistently this spring. Would LOVE to get back into the teens...gonna try really hard over the next month!
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3/17/2010 194.8
3/24/2010 196.0
4/01/2010 197.2
4/07/2010 196.2
4/14/2010 194.0
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172.5 Feb 3
171 Feb 10
169.5 Feb 17
168.5 Feb 23
171 Mar 3
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171 Mar 17
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