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Old Thu, Jun-19-03, 14:14
liz175 liz175 is offline
Lowcarb since 7/2002
Posts: 5,991
 
Plan: Atkins
Stats: 360/232/180 Female 5'9"
BF:BMI 53.2/34.3/?
Progress: 71%
Location: U.S.: Mid-Atlantic
Smile "Only" 100 pounds left to lose!

Hi Triple Digits Club members,

Only you folks could appreciate how good it felt to step on the scale this morning and realize I have "only" 100 pounds left to use. I started lowcarbing last July with a goal of losing 185 pounds and as of this morning, 85 of them are gone! It might take me a couple more years, but I know the other 100 are going to follow those 85. I haven't been posting much lately because I have been so busy in my non-cyberlife, but I want to thank everyone here for all the support and helpful tips I have gotten since I joined this forum last fall. This journey would be a lot lonelier and more difficult without the Triple Digits Club. I am planning to stick around here as I lose the remaining 100 pounds.

As I've written before, in addition to losing 85 pounds, I have regained my life. Before I found low carbing last summer, I was losing my mobility and felt as though I was slowly dying. I now regularly walk three or four miles at a time at a pace of 15 to 20 minutes a mile, I don't get out of breath climbing stairs, my blood pressure is normal without medication, my cholesterol and triglyceride levels are excellent, I am able to keep up with my kids when we go sight-seeing or shopping, and my husband says that I am once again the healthy, energetic woman he married over 20 years ago. I can even cross my legs -- something I wasn't able to do for years!
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Old Thu, Jun-19-03, 14:16
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90 Days at a Time
Posts: 18,731
 
Plan: Glycemic Load
Stats: 426/405.2/326 Male 74 in.
BF:
Progress: 21%
Location: USofA
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Congratulations! A major Kudo to you!
You have done great and that light at the end of the tunnel is getting closer by the day. You light the way for the rest of us!
You have every reason to be proud! (Go outside and shout it to the world!)
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Old Thu, Jun-19-03, 14:30
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Nine Nine is offline
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Posts: 39
 
Plan: Atkins OWL
Stats: 260/235/130 Female 64 inches
BF:yes it is.
Progress: 19%
Default congratulations!

you are an inspiration for all of us
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Old Thu, Jun-19-03, 14:46
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Posts: 630
 
Plan: Atkins
Stats: 295/189/185 Male 70"
BF:
Progress: 96%
Location: Washington State
Default Congrats Liz!!!

Your persistence is paying off!

I'll still be here for awhile myself.

Cheers!

BrewWa
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Old Thu, Jun-19-03, 19:38
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Posts: 369
 
Plan: Atkins, BFL modified
Stats: 325/266.5/140 Female 5'7"
BF:
Progress: 32%
Location: Hamilton, Ohio
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Hi,

This calls for a LIZ day..............you deserve major congrats, for reclaiming your life!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old Thu, Jun-19-03, 20:55
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Iwilldoit Iwilldoit is offline
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Posts: 881
 
Plan: Modified Low Carb
Stats: 320/273.8/270 Female 5' 11"
BF:
Progress: 92%
Location: Canada
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You are fantastic! Go Liz!
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Old Thu, Jun-19-03, 20:56
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Posts: 45
 
Plan: atkins
Stats: 293/261/150 Female 5'8"
BF:alot
Progress: 22%
Location: Oregon
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WAY TO GO!!

Keep up the good work
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Old Fri, Jun-20-03, 00:08
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Dewdropt Dewdropt is offline
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Posts: 98
 
Plan: Atkins
Stats: 320/280/150 Female 5'6"
BF:
Progress: 24%
Location: Oregon
Default Wow!

You are such an inspiration!
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Old Fri, Jun-20-03, 08:06
justcindy justcindy is offline
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Posts: 391
 
Plan: Atkins
Stats: 316/273/180 Female 68 inches
BF:
Progress: 32%
Location: PA
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Wow you are doing great!!!!!!! Thanks for the inspiration!!!!!
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Old Fri, Jun-20-03, 08:48
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Analei Analei is offline
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Posts: 32
 
Plan: Atkins
Stats: 265/265/200 Female 5' 7"
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Progress: 0%
Location: S. CA
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Congratulations Liz!! That is wonderful!! You have inspired me to keep perservering

Woo-hoo!!!
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Old Fri, Jun-20-03, 10:47
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Posts: 168
 
Plan: Atkins
Stats: 326.5/279/150 Female 64 inches
BF:
Progress: 27%
Location: Central Connecticut
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That is SO AWESOME!!!!


Way to go Liz!! Congratulations on reaching this huge milestone and thank you for all of the encouragement that you give to each of us every day! I bet you are having trouble sitting still today Enjoy your special celebration - you deserve it!!!


Patty
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Old Fri, Jun-20-03, 12:05
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RGale RGale is offline
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Posts: 2,555
 
Plan: PP/Atkins
Stats: 1/1/51 Female 5 feet 8 inches
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Progress: 0%
Location: Seattle
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Liz,

I posted in your journal, but I have to do it here, too. Warmest congratulations on reaching this milestone. And thanks for all the good advice and support that you give to others on this forum.

--Ruth
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Old Fri, Jun-20-03, 12:51
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Posts: 521
 
Plan: Atkins
Stats: 266/251.2/199 Female 66 inches
BF:
Progress: 22%
Location: northeast ohio
Exclamation Congratulations Liz



85 pounds gone is great! Your attitude and support are even better...

Hope you'll be less than 50% to goal soon!!
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Old Fri, Jun-20-03, 18:43
Autumn8623 Autumn8623 is offline
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Posts: 38
 
Plan: Dr. Atkins
Stats: 328/287/140 Female 67"
BF:53.45%
Progress: 22%
Location: Jersey Shore, PA
Thumbs up you go girl

wow!!!


great job, give youself a 'pat on the back'.


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