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5/4/12 5:12 A

I have been losing weight for 2yrs now and have lost 57lbs in total, 7 of those are from just over a week ago and as a result I believe of joining SP. I already could squeeze my bum into a size 10 (UK) a US 6, but yesterday I got into them comfortably without the hang over from before I joined. I had hit a plateau and stayed there for months wit little idea of how many calories I was consuming although I ate healthy and worked out te weight wasn't coming off and so glad to have found SP :)

JUSTDOIT011 Posts: 1,436
5/4/12 1:46 A

I love fitting back into my "skinny clothes" from 3-4 years ago. :) I tried on all my shorts from last summer, and I had to donate 5 pairs that were too big! Yeah!! I didn't keep my size 4 jeans from high school, but I know that size 6 will work for me soon.

"One may walk over the highest mountain one step at a time." - Barbara Walters
130NOW Posts: 68
5/1/12 7:38 P

That's why I joined SP - to fit back into my jeans. I too recently fit back into them and it's the BEST FEELING EVER! Congrats to you! And I must say, that hearing that you are at the point where you can have a bag of chips or chocolate and not beat yourself up about it is also great not to mention very motivating... I'm not quite there yet... but trying!


"Adopt the pace of Nature: her secret is Patience" - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"It's always further than it looks. It's always taller than it looks. And it's always harder than it looks." - The 3 rules of Mountaineering

"The mountains are calling and I must go." - John Muir
SANDRALUVSLON SparkPoints: (38,429)
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4/28/12 2:38 P

I know there is a article about not keeping your skinny jeans but I think it was meant for jeans you kept from being a teenager. I wore these about three years ago before I stopped weight watchers because of the recession. I keep losing and gaining about twenty five pounds but have done things differently this time. I'm incorporating more excercise this time and developing a habit. I want to make excercise a regular routine as well as eating healthy. Also this time if I feel like chips or a chocolate bar I have it. This is a lifestyle and I am not going to go through my whole life not eating a chocolate bar or bag of chips. I don't feel deprived therefore when I have lost the weight nothing will change except I maybe able to eat a bit more.
It can be done. Never give up and keep on trying.

A day at a time and I will reach my goal. I am not perfect but I will forgive myself for the mistakes I make. Life is full of choices and sometimes we don't always make the best ones but that's what makes us human.
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