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3 digits no more....

Postby Carly » Sun Sep 30, 2007 10:38 am

So today is the day I never thought would arrive.

I dragged myself out of bed this morning and being weigh in day, I stopped by the bathroom on my way to make my morning coffee. I stripped off (back turned to the mirror.. still hating what I see) and jumped on, fists clenched, waiting for the disappointment... waiting to see the 3 digit number that is so close to a double digit, but not close enough...

To my surprise I saw a 2 digit number. I thought I had morning eyes and I was missing something somewhere. I looked and looked and looked, but it really was a 2 digit number. I jumped off and stood there for a second and then i got back on... Same number, the same 2 digit number.

It has been a really tough task moving the last 4 kilos. I can not even begin to describe the heartache I was feeling. I never ever thought I was going to break the 100... I had come close and then gained a little and dropped a little only to gain a little more. I never thought it would happen.

So today is the day I never thought would arrive and while I felt good in the moment now I feel flat. I have acheived my first BIG goal today and I guess having been so focused on it for so long I had sort of forgotten that getting there was not the end... that it was not going to be the time when the struggle turned from losing weight to maintaining weight. I am happy, and I do feel proud, please do not get me wrong, but while I am feeling those things, I am also feeling a lot like I am starting from scratch again in a way.

I have had many bad days and always pulled through. I am sure I will get through this too. I guess I just thought I would feel nothing but joy and happiness today.. Because as of today I am 3 digits no more.
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Postby Cass101 » Sun Sep 30, 2007 10:42 am

WOW! Congratulations! How inspiring to see you have lost 40kg, now I know that it can be done! Good luck with the rest of the journey.
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Postby oostevens » Sun Sep 30, 2007 10:45 am



What an achievement! Yes it is true u still have a bit to go, but look how far you have come! Seriously! You have lost 40kgs....that is AMAZING!!!!

All you have to do now, is set another small goal to obsess about hehe.

I am so proud of you and so happy for you *hug* you are a huge inspiration :)

Today rocks, cos i lost some weight too :)

But you should be over the moon :) look how far you have come :)


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Postby electrongirl » Sun Sep 30, 2007 10:56 am


You have done so well!

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Postby kate_turner2000 » Sun Sep 30, 2007 11:14 am

wow over 40kg lost! well done. i know how you feel in that you feel like you still have a long way to go but the way i look at it is that you have dont have that much longer to go til you reach goal than you did last week. every day brings you closer.
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Postby milkyway » Sun Sep 30, 2007 12:04 pm

Wow! Congrats Carly. It's a huge milestone you've achieved and you should be really proud of yourself :)
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Postby Ses » Sun Sep 30, 2007 1:58 pm

What a fantastic surprise for a SUnday morning!

You must be over the moon - WOOO HOOOOO.........
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Postby charlimc » Sun Sep 30, 2007 3:12 pm

woo hoo what a celebration
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Postby Butterfly_Dawn » Sun Sep 30, 2007 3:44 pm

Fantastic news....feels great doesn't it!! And it's all down to your hard work and positive changes! Well done
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Postby lng86 » Sun Sep 30, 2007 7:35 pm

That is so awesome!!! I am so proud of you.

Good work!!!!!!!
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Postby talia11 » Sun Sep 30, 2007 7:55 pm

That's awesome Carly - a huge feat you should be proud of...keep up the good work!
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Postby HappyBella55 » Sun Sep 30, 2007 9:47 pm

Wow you should be so happy with your fantastic milestone. That's 40kgs gone saying bye bye to the 3 digits and hello to the 2 :D .

You are doing so well, now its on to your next mini goal. You'll get there :D
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Postby sassi » Mon Oct 01, 2007 8:26 am


while you might have felt a little flat, i'm sure once it sinks in and you give yourself your next mini goal, then you'll start to feel positive & really proud again of what you achieved.

it's an emotional process & it's easy to think that by seeing a loss, you'll always feel great...but it's ups & downs all the way i think.

as you say, you've always pulled through before - you'll get through this as well and i'm sure you'll start to feel fantastic :)
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Postby tamlee » Mon Oct 01, 2007 12:06 pm

Congratulations Carly, well done! :)
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