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It's Been A Long Time.

Wednesday, April 01, 2009

Tonight I finally have a moment of peace without pain. I am currently suffering from a sinus infection that is wearing me down because of my inability to control the pain with OTC pain meds. I finally broke down and took two of the pain meds that were previously prescribed by my doctor a year ago. And, finally some relief.

Well, I decided to take a moment to update my page and to look at my progress. I noticed for the month of March my progress has slowed considerably as far as weight loss. I am slightly disappointed, but only because I know that I could have done much better. I don't believe I held myself as accountable as I could have or as accountable as I had in previous months. Looking at this reminded me of why I need to make sure that I continue to come by and log in and update my status everyday and not just every now and again. I know that I can accomplish and will accomplish my current and future goal. I missed my 10% interval mark by 5.6 lbs. I will continue to work at it and my hope is that I will lose the 10 lbs that I have set for April and earn my next reward by meeting my intermediate goal weight of 222lbs.

Not all is awry though. I actually have almost totally replaced my wardrobe. Out of neccesity of course. I am now venturing into territory that I have not seen since high school or maybe even middle school. I am currently moving totally out of size 18 into a 16. I have even purchased and can wear some 14s out of LB. In fact I am in a solid 16 when it comes to the plus size stores. Other regular size brands I am in an 18 or 16 depending upon the style and cut. I am so excited about my progress as far as inches are concerned. I am also proud of my workouts and the great strides I have made to remain consistent. Spring Break was a different story, but I have since made up for that and am hjappy to say I am right back in the saddle. I am also now working out a total of 5 days a week. One of those days being swing out dance class. I am excited about that class. I have said for many years that I was going to take that class and this year I stated that I would take one even if I had to travel. Just so happens that a girl I know directed me to a local class. We are now growing closer and I may have found a pretty good friend as well with her and the instructor. They are quite nice and we have a lot to learn from them about this art.

Needless to say, that even in the midst of not meeting that small goal, I have met so many other wonderful milestones. I can't wait to see where I go from here. The sky is the limit.
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  • no profile photo CD107475
    Love the pic...you look fierce. And as you said you've met goals that you didn't know you had...it's not always in the numbers but the look

    melissa
    3892 days ago
  • LARRSJ
    great job!!! I love it too that I can start buying clothes in a smaller size!! You look awesome!! Keep up the great work....p.s...love the picture, little guy had to be in it too... how cute!!

    Lori emoticon
    4259 days ago
  • MARTIDOM
    You look great. So glad to hear that you are headed in the right direction! Keep up the good work.
    4263 days ago
  • MYCHEER
    Looking good my friend. I'm so happy for you. Keep on going.

    susan
    4263 days ago
  • MRS_OBELLA
    You are doing a great job!! I hope you get to feeling better. I know if you keep working at it you will definitely get your reward!
    Keep up the good work!
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    4263 days ago
  • RAVEN227
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    Keep up the good work, you are doing awesome!
    4263 days ago
  • SHAYLA-SHAYLA
    Great job! I'm sure your progress will build momentum as you start feeling better but you're doing great in the meantime!
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    4263 days ago
  • DLADAMS07
    Congratulations on losing a whole size. Keep up the good work.
    4263 days ago
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