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Thursday, June 18, 2015

I haven't blogged in ages. I did do a report on our trip to Hawaii in January BUT I use to blog every day or so.

Recently I had a doctor's appointment and my weight was about the average it has been for the last couple of years. I dropped the first 50 SO easy and of course traveling and sometimes being a stress eater and I love to bake desserts can get me into trouble.

What the doctor told me was so encouraging!! He said you have dropped over 50 pounds in the course of a couple of years BUT the WINNER in this IS you have kept it off for over 6 years! Just think I have dropped one medication completely, one medication is almost a baby aspirin but I feel better having you on it because you cholesterol is genetic and JUST LOOK at YOU!! I said I still feel fat! He said NO YOU FEEL AND LOOK HEALTHY TO ME!!

So although I would STILL like to get under 200 pounds I am shy of that goal I am ENCOURAGED for where I was to where I am now.


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  • KATHRYN1955
    It is quite an accomplishment to have kept the weight off for so long. You will have to write a blog about how you did it as it is said that only 5% manage to keep it off long term. Unfortunately right now, I am in the other 95%, but the main thing is that I am back and at least I did keep going to the gym 3x/week for the past 4 years.
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    Take care,

    1927 days ago
    Congratulations on your success!

    Can you clone this doctor? Every town should have one with this attitude!!

    I wish you continued success on your journey to better health.

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  • CRIS76
    I think you look fabulous and I love that your doctor was encouraging. It is so easy to be down on ourselves because we aren't where we want to be - but its good to always take a look at where we were and where we are now. Great job!
    1928 days ago
    You both look great and it is a big accomplishment to not gain back the weight!
    1928 days ago
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