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Luckygir15 09-03-2010 02:34 PM

Finally in the Healthy Weight Range!
 
When I started my weight loss journey, I was in the "obese" category. Yikes!

I spent the last few months in he "overweight" category and finally after my weekly weigh this morning, I am officially in my "healthy" weight range for my height of 5'9"

Very Exciting!!!!

I can't weight to get down to my goal.

One huge bummer about the weight loss is that NONE of my pants fit me. I HAVE to use a belt, and I only have a few pairs of pants I can wear and not look like a weirdo trying to hold her pants up, (Which is what I'm doing...size 18, and now I'm maybe a 14?? I wouldn't know since I refuse to buy new clothes!)

NO buying any new clothes until I hit my weight goal!

Thank god for dresses!!!!!

fletch8502 09-03-2010 04:19 PM

YAY for you! Great job!!!

If you end up really really needing to buy some new pants before hitting your goal, you could always get a pair or two previously owned from someplace like Plato's Closet or salvation army.

Keep up the awesome work!!!

ninakretina 09-04-2010 01:35 AM

That's awesome, great for you!! :) I can't wait to be on my healthy weight, still a loooong way to go but I'll stick to my goal!!!

staceyalberta 09-04-2010 01:42 PM

that's awesome very excited for you woo hoo happy dancing.

on the pants issue i hear you about not wanting to buy new clothes until you reach goal. however you should have two pair that you feel good try a second hand store & see if they have any you like.

blinkblink 09-06-2010 12:02 AM

Congratulations on your weight loss so far! I can understand not wanting to buy new clothes until you reach goal, but wearing clothes that fit is such a great boost. Life is a journey, so you might as well look good along the way :) To avoid spending too much on a few nicely fitting "in-between" outfits, try checking sales, salvation army stores, consignment shops, even Craigslist.

gallusgal 09-06-2010 07:31 AM

Congratulations and a big well done! You should treat yourself though....really show off your new figure in pants that actually fit you! (It feels wonderful!) Good for you, here's to your goal weight! :D

orca88 09-06-2010 07:01 PM

When I read this I was thinking "this is exactly how I feel!" :p I am also 5'9" and a few pounds away from my "healthy weight range" and using belts to hold my pants up because I refuse to buy any until my birthday, should be very close to my goal weight by then.

Congrats to you!!! Very encouraging!!!! :)

jtalfie 09-06-2010 07:54 PM

omg well done!! i cant wait to get in that category!

almeeker 09-06-2010 08:54 PM

Congratulations, I'm jealous as all get out.

smooshmcsmeesh 09-06-2010 09:33 PM

Well done Lucky! So excited for you!
The hard work has paid off... enjoy those new clothes when you finally buy 'em :).

Best always,
Smoosh


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