Progress pictures

Discussion in 'Lighter Life Forum' started by chunkychicken, 22 June 2007 Social URL.

  1. chunkychicken

    chunkychicken Full Member

    This is not like me at all to share photos (I usually weed any photos of me out of the pack before allowing them to be viewed!) But for once I can honestly say I am really proud of myself.

    The first picture was my very heaviest taken Christmas 2004. I lost my Dad July 2004 and comfort ate myself to 24 stone 10 lb. I was due to be married in October the following year and the day after New Year I started Atkins then swtiched to Rosemary Conolly and lost 6 stone for my wedding day. I gradually put weight back on (especially as my marriage wasn't a happy one - we spilt 10 months later). By the time I started lighter life I had put 2 stone 9 lb back on. (2nd picture) The 3rd picture taken yesterday (sporting new haircut) shows me at 17 stone 7lb (a difference of 101lb from the start picture = 7 stone 3 lb difference)

    I still have a way to go - aiming for 13 stone as my first goal and then see what I look like (never been that slim) then decide if I want to lose any more.

    I just wanted to share these photos with you - sorry they are only head shots - will work on finding an old photo (that I didn't rip up) from my heaviest and do a comparison now.

    I hope these photos prove that no matter how far you have to come - it can be done with some patience and great support (like you find on minimins)

    Good luck all

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  3. hopefilly

    hopefilly Silver Member

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    Hi Laura you look fab already and love the new haircut.
    Mandy x.
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  4. sonkie

    sonkie Gold Member

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    Wow you look have come so far well done do keep up the excellent work.
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  5. Isobel1965

    Isobel1965 Gold Member

    You really do look marvellous, hun - you keep up the good work, girl!!!

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  6. Eileen

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    you look fantastic, what a difference, its really noticable.
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  7. Sambucca

    Sambucca Gold Member

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    bloody Norah!!! You are so beautiful. You would never believe that the first picture was you! WOW. I love your hair, the colour is FAB.

    You have done so well on the diet. congratulations and keep up the good work. You'll have that last 4 stone off in a few months. Cant wait to see updated pics then.
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  8. katie_oxo

    katie_oxo Silver Member

    Laura those pics are excellent, you really can see such a difference - your hard work has definitely paid off :)

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  9. Bluepaws

    Bluepaws Full Member

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    Wow well done! Trust me, a head shot is all we need to can see how much weight you've lost just by looking at them.... you're sooo pretty! Well done on your great loss so far and good luck for the rest for your fabulous journey! :)
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  10. chunkychicken

    chunkychicken Full Member

    Awww Shucks - blushing now!
    Thanks so much for your lovely comments guys.
    Trying to accept them gracefully as pre LL I would have told you all you need glasses - but I am learning...
    Big hugs to you all.
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  11. Dis

    Dis Yo.

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    :eek: ((dropped jaw is all i can really post!))

    heheh jk.

    you must be sooooo pleased and you probably feel so much better, mentally and physically!

    keep it up!
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  12. Wanttobeslim

    Wanttobeslim I will do it!!

    Looking fab!!! Keep it up!!
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  13. polishrose

    polishrose Gold Member

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    You have cheekbones!!!I want cheekbones too!You look great :)
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  14. Mini

    Mini Administrator Staff Member

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    Hi Laura,

    You look stunning! Your new hair cut and colour is fabulous!

    Love your eyes:)


    Congratulations on your magnificient weight loss of 101lbs!!!:wow:

    You have come through a rough time and now things are looking up for you, well done! You should be so proud of yourself.

    Love Mini xxx
  15. rubyberrie

    rubyberrie Working My Way to Thin!

    Laura, you look absolutely fabulous, between the first and the last photo of you, I wouldn't have believed it was the same person :eek:

    Well done Laura - you must be absolutely chuffed :clap: you look so much younger too!
  16. Peridot

    Peridot Peridot

    It's true - you'd never guess that first and last picture are the same person - you look AMAZING! You must be very proud of yourself.
  17. Lottyfern

    Lottyfern Full Member

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    Wow you look great and love your new hair do
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  19. SoonBeSlim... It'sTrue!

    SoonBeSlim... It'sTrue! Full Member

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    Thank you for sharing with us.

    Your hair looks brill, and it's easy to see the weight loss in your face.

    Keep up the good work

  20. tishtosh

    tishtosh Hopeful for the future

    Gosh! There's no comparison - you look younger, sexier great!!
    How well you've done and you look gorgeous.
    Well done x
  21. Sez

    Sez has started again!!

    You are one gorgeous lady! Well done you!
  22. cheerydino

    cheerydino Full Member

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    :wow: What a HUGE difference between the first photo and the last one!!! :eek:

    Very well done you! You look FABULOUS!!

    Thanks for sharing!
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