SILVERLINEDJENN

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Inching along

Sunday, May 09, 2010

Woohoo! Weighed in at 165 today. I'm trekking along. I realized a few minutes ago that I'm 2 pounds away from the lowest weight A has ever seen me at. Of course, *I* don't remember being under that... I think the last time I saw the 150s (or 161 pounds) was in high school. My blog posts are going to make me appear bipolar, but that thought (which I happened to ignore yesterday) makes me practically giddy. Every time I gain weight -- even, like this year, if it is only about 2-3 pounds, my brain resets into the mode I was in two years ago. I forget that the month or year before, I thought getting to this weight was remarkable, that I was feeling confident... I go back to feeling like the girl I was 40 pounds ago. So to realize that I'm a week or two away from the smallest I've been in my adult life -- that's pretty exciting!

So some successes to remind myself of the good:
* Ordering a size 14 bridesmaid's dress for my friend's wedding in August because the 16 (they didn't actually have a 14 in the shop) was too big. A year ago, I was working to lose weight to get the size 16 dress for my sister's wedding to zip all the way.
* Not eating a single chip from the appetizer that my family ordered at dinner last night. While eating just a few would have fit into my calorie range, I decided that I didn't REALLY want them.
* Uh, being 3 pounds away from the lowest weight in my adult life =0)
* Not weight related, but I'm pretty excited about marrying the best man in the world in 3 weeks and 6 days!!!
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  • SIMPLE_TAILOR
    That last thing is easily the best one to be excited about!!
    3996 days ago
  • SAPNA.
    Well done, you are doing so well.
    3996 days ago
  • PHEBESS
    YAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAY to all those things!!!!!!
    3997 days ago
  • no profile photo CD557571
    The roller coaster ride that we live on! Great to see you on top today - it's amazing the power we give to a couple of numbers :)


    Woohoo on finding the best man in the world!
    3997 days ago
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