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uswjst01 08-28-2011 03:23 PM

You know you're slow when...
 
your 76 year old mother and her friends lap you on the track. I just spent 2 weeks on vacation with my mom and we walked every day. Some days we walked twice. She wore me out and it was great and when I walked by myself this morning I found myself actually moving faster and I think I even jogged a little. I say I think I jogged because I'm not sure I would really recognize a jog after so many years of not experiencing it.

Life is good. I've been tracking on FitDay for 90 days as of tomorrow. I'm down from 355 lbs to 285 lbs. My family and I are completing a 5K in October for Multiple Myeloma Research and my Dr. thinks I'm a super hero. I view this as success.

I really get a lift out of reading the posts on this site and don't believe I would have enjoyed the same level of success without you.

Thanks. uswjst01

01gt4.6 08-28-2011 04:11 PM

Congrats on your loss in just 90 days! Keep it up, good luck on the 5k!

RunbikeSki 08-28-2011 05:38 PM

I agree with your Doc...
 
... you are a super hero!

Very well done. It is nice to feel comfortable walking, strolling even throwing in a little jog around isn't ?

01gt4.6 08-28-2011 08:28 PM


Originally Posted by felchtini (Post 55177)
70 pounds in 90 days is impressive! Fantastic stuff. Thanks for sharing!

Yeah that really is amazing.

cjohnson728 08-28-2011 09:39 PM

More power to you; glad you're here. You are very inspirational. Keep up the great work!

ripemango 08-28-2011 11:09 PM


Originally Posted by uswjst01 (Post 55152)
my Dr. thinks I'm a super hero.

not just your doctor. me too, for what it's worth :)
your weight loss is just, well... Fantastic!! I love how you are including your family with your healthy lifestyle now.
what a great way to bond with your mom.

mecompco 08-28-2011 11:57 PM

Awesome job! Isn't it incredible how quickly our bodies can respond if we just give them half a chance. I've said it before, a good plan, FitDay to help implement it, and a healthy dose of commitment makes weight loss about as easy as it can get. Keep it up!

Regards,
Michael

DancinBear2 08-29-2011 01:13 PM

Wow, what an amazing accomplishment. Keep up the good work.

rebekah_marie 08-29-2011 04:50 PM

Great job! You're an inspiration!!!


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