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Nearly 4 stone - what's the difference?

#1
Despite slowing things down (because I'm stressed/unhappy at work) I've now lost 3st 12lbs since January 8th.
People are really noticng now ... and so do I!!!
Wha's changed ? Well ..........

I no longer feel huge - I feel 'normal'. When I look at myself in the mirror I don't look bloated. My shoulders look in proportion to the rest of my body and my face doesn't look 'blown up'.

When I sit in a chair I don't hang over the sides. If a chair has arms I can move about instead of being wedged in. I don't look at styles of chairs when I go into a room - wondering if I'll fit !!!!

I am more mobile. I can run up stairs, dance at my class etc. I don't avoid moving around. I have more energy. I can walk to the corner shop without looking like I've walked a marathon!

I can shop in any shop I want - and clothes are much cheaper! Don't have a lot to wear though as I am losing so quickly that I grudge spending the money! Need toinvest in a new bra though!

I don't have the stress incontinence that i assumed was down to having had kids!

I can share a sofa without worrying that I'm squashing the other to death.

I can cross my legs - WOW

I am looking forward to getting a pair of jeans when I reach size 14!!!!!

Summer will be great !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:cool:
 
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Azar

Cambridge Diet Counsellor
#2
wow... well done

I lost 4 st as well, this time last year, gone forever, and can agree with all the above and also that i feel about 5 years younger in my age
 

Mini

Administrator
Staff member
S: 18st2lb C: 15st8.5lb G: 11st2lb Loss: 2st7.5lb(13.98%)
#3
Well done Anne-Marie!

Fantastic achievement:D :party0038:


3 stone 12lbs! is wonderful weight loss:clap: :clap: :clap:



Love Mini xxx



 

hollycat

To infinity and beyond!
S: 23st7lb C: 15st13.5lb G: 14st7lb BMI: 32.1 Loss: 7st7.5lb(32.07%)
#4
Well done Ann Marie, like you pointed out it has been life changing. I love reading posts like this, very motivational.

Any news on your interviews?
 

kazbro

jelly belly
S: 20st5lb C: 18st0lb G: 10st0lb BMI: 49.2 Loss: 2st5lb(11.58%)
#5
:bliss: :bliss: :bliss:

well done you have done great
kaz :D
 

EmMUK

Trying Hard!
S: 25st0lb C: 22st0lb G: 11st0lb BMI: 49.7 Loss: 3st0lb(12%)
#6
great list, I agree with them all, well done and thanks for sharing
 

kirsty2012

is gonna shine in 2009
S: 19st2lb C: 13st7lb G: 10st7lb BMI: 31.4 Loss: 5st9lb(29.48%)
#7
So nice to read posts like this. Totally understand what you mean. Welldone you!!!
 
#8
Still on the hunt for a new job - not much luck so far but something will come up I'm sure!
 
#9
Well done and yes I agree with every think you said as I also have lost 4st since last nov and Iam now 14st another 4st to go
good on you
 
#10
Hi Babs,
We are about the same then - I'm 14st9lbs just now and want to get to between 10 and 11 stone.
 
#11
Hi Anna-Marie yes I also would like to get to 10st,I went for my way-in yesterday and lost 3Ib:) so getting there,I have a goal set and hope to reach this by 19-8 which is my 60th birthday:party0019:
 


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