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Here is my story about 118pds lost!

Posted by on Feb. 17, 2014 at 8:28 PM
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So here goes nothing hope you read it all.......................... In March 2005 after my breaking point of being kicked off 2 amusement park rides bc I didnt fit, I had had enough and decided to lose this life long overweight body!!! Weighing in at 330pds (I am 5'8) there was not much I could do but I started and I didnt stop! I ate better and I started walking and in 1 1/2 years I had dropped 138pds but maintained around 120pds lost for almost 5 years!!! I was comfortable there so it was good! In 2008 I divorced my husband of 14 years and it was very hard times. Through it all I maintained my weight loss. In 2009 I met and married my second husband, we had our daughter in 2010 and I let it all go! I gained alot of weight back shooting back up to 271pds! Honestly at the time I didnt care and for 3 more years I didnt care. I was lazy and I just didnt want to put the time and work into getting the weight back off. As I seen the weight keep creeping and the pants getting to tight. I knew right then I had to take control again before I was over 300pds again. On Feb 2013 I decided this was the time to finally hit my goal weight of 163pds!!! So this past year I have lost 60pds of the weight I had gained or and overall 118 pds lost!! I feel better than ever and I feel the goal right in reach! When I started this journey I would of never thought I could lose 167pds but I almost have, 49pds to go! It is possible! Eat right and exercise and for goodness sakes dont waste money on gimmicks!! You didnt put it on in 6 weeks and you aint going to take it off in 6 weeks!! Good luck to everyone, I promise its worth it. 

Sorry for the bad quality photo, I dont have many at that size!! 

 

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cad1972
by Member on Feb. 17, 2014 at 8:52 PM

Good for you!! I started at 240 I am 5'1" I am down to 210 and still counting started about 6 months ago, its been slow and I have lil set backs but I get back to it don't continue to slip, I walk/jog do 5K's also do boot camp work outs and zumba classes.

srehman
by Bronze Member on Feb. 17, 2014 at 9:46 PM
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Great job momma! Inspirational! This is just what I needed to read!
I'll keep my story short! Weighed 250 lbs in 2005. Wanted to conceive and the dr said no way, you have to lose. 50 lbs. I lost 30 in 3 months. Yay! Ten relocated. New dr. Got pregnant. Shot up to 270 lbs after baby 1. Lost 43 lbs. pregnant again. 263 after 2. Went down to 194! Smallest is been in my adult life! Baby 3 is 7 months old! Lol I am now at 211. But I only got up to 249! Whoo hoo! Lol but, I'm working on it! Hopefully by the time he's one I will be at least to pre baby weight!

Thanks again momma! You're doing great and it's really inspirational!
Leanin.on.faith
by Charla on Feb. 17, 2014 at 9:50 PM
You are an inspiration to me I'm 5'8 and 257! Keep up the good work

Quoting Sunshine2plus2:

So here goes nothing hope you read it all.......................... In March 2005 after my breaking point of being kicked off 2 amusement park rides bc I didnt fit, I had had enough and decided to lose this life long overweight body!!! Weighing in at 330pds (I am 5'8) there was not much I could do but I started and I didnt stop! I ate better and I started walking and in 1 1/2 years I had dropped 138pds but maintained around 120pds lost for almost 5 years!!! I was comfortable there so it was good! In 2008 I divorced my husband of 14 years and it was very hard times. Through it all I maintained my weight loss. In 2009 I met and married my second husband, we had our daughter in 2010 and I let it all go! I gained alot of weight back shooting back up to 271pds! Honestly at the time I didnt care and for 3 more years I didnt care. I was lazy and I just didnt want to put the time and work into getting the weight back off. As I seen the weight keep creeping and the pants getting to tight. I knew right then I had to take control again before I was over 300pds again. On Feb 2013 I decided this was the time to finally hit my goal weight of 163pds!!! So this past year I have lost 60pds of the weight I had gained or and overall 118 pds lost!! I feel better than ever and I feel the goal right in reach! When I started this journey I would of never thought I could lose 167pds but I almost have, 49pds to go! It is possible! Eat right and exercise and for goodness sakes dont waste money on gimmicks!! You didnt put it on in 6 weeks and you aint going to take it off in 6 weeks!! Good luck to everyone, I promise its worth it. 

Sorry for the bad quality photo, I dont have many at that size!! 

 

readyforhim
by Member on Feb. 17, 2014 at 9:53 PM

congratulations, you look so happy in the after pic!!

sissyboogs
by Member on Feb. 17, 2014 at 9:55 PM
that's awesome!

personal question tho...do you have a lot of loose skin? that's my biggest worry with weight loss...

you look great by the way!
Sunshine2plus2
by Member on Feb. 17, 2014 at 10:30 PM

Yes I do but Ill take that over 330pds anyday!  Do not let loose skin hold you back! Clothes can hide skin but not 330pds! Also I have been overweight my whole life and that does play a part in the loose skin.

Quoting sissyboogs: that's awesome!

personal question tho...do you have a lot of loose skin? that's my biggest worry with weight loss...

you look great by the way!


3Xthelove
by Heather on Feb. 18, 2014 at 6:53 AM
You look great! I've fallen too...thank you for the motivation!
beadingmom17
by Rachel on Feb. 18, 2014 at 7:15 AM
Looking good, lady! What an inspiration!
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bearsbabies
by Member on Feb. 18, 2014 at 2:09 PM
U look great!!
KikiKia
by Member on Feb. 18, 2014 at 2:11 PM

Congrats on your hard work!  Kudos to you! :)

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