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Old Fri, Dec-12-03, 11:41
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Plan: General LC
Stats: 253/233.0/195 Female  5'5 3/4
BF:My hubs
Progress: 34%
Location: Caligirl livin n Arkansas
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Mary



Thank you, I needed to hear that right about now... My strength was lagging some and I needed and extra pick me up, u did it!!


Size 8, WOW!!!!!!! Congrats!!!
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Old Fri, Dec-12-03, 12:10
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katwoman katwoman is offline
Living Healthy
Posts: 10,968
 
Plan: Atkins
Stats: 281.4/239.4/145 Female 5'4"
BF:imp/rov/ing
Progress: 31%
Location: Oklahoma
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Wonderful news
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Old Sat, Dec-13-03, 05:54
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Kristine Kristine is offline
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Posts: 18,671
 
Plan: Primal
Stats: 171/155/155 Female 5'7"
BF:
Progress: 100%
Location: Southern Ontario, Canada
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Mary, congratulations! Pat yourself on the back! You must feel fantastic.
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Old Sat, Dec-13-03, 06:59
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Posts: 3,523
 
Plan: atkins/mine
Stats: 253.5/253.5/200 Female 5'2"
BF:Losing It!
Progress: 0%
Location: Iowa
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Congrats Mary,
I definitaly needed to hear that this morning. I gained 1 1/2 this week and I really didn't think I did that bad, but did have quite a bit of ham this week, maybe water retention. Not that TOM. Anyway thanks for getting me back on track.
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Old Sat, Dec-13-03, 10:22
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Kathy54 Kathy54 is offline
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Posts: 2,858
 
Plan: Atkins
Stats: 180/135/140 Female 5.3
BF:
Progress: 113%
Location: Vancouver Island, B.C.
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Oh, I did have my stalls.


Good for you for sticking to it through the stalls It's hard to do, but, thats exactly how you achieve what you have done

Great Job!!

Kathy
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Old Sat, Dec-13-03, 10:37
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Posts: 529
 
Plan: Atkins/SugarBusters/Curve
Stats: 193/176/155 Female 5 feet 7 inches
BF:
Progress: 53%
Location: California
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Mary - that is wonderful! I bet size 8 is delicious *and* you're healthier and happier. 10 months seems rapid to me - I am truly impressed and inspired. That is such an accomplishhment. Glad to hear it! -McBear
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Old Wed, Dec-17-03, 05:25
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Posts: 2,061
 
Plan: Atkins, Maintenance
Stats: 221/172/147 Female 5'6"
BF:Sizes over scale!
Progress: 66%
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Important update....... Was at J C Penny's yesterday and tried on a pair of size 6 relax Lee jeans, (I always wear relax jeans, give those hips a little extra room ) and they fit!!!!

Now that is what I call a very important update!
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Old Wed, Dec-17-03, 06:38
sproch3384 sproch3384 is offline
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Posts: 269
 
Plan: Atkins
Stats: 180.5/166.5/135 Female 61.5 inches
BF:
Progress: 31%
Location: Way up north, MN
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Mary, Thanks for sharing your success with us! It truly is an inspiration for those of us who still have a way to go. Weigh to go on the size 6! Awesome! Can't wait to get there myself. I've already gone from a 16 to 12 but still have a ways to go.

Thanks for the uplift this morning!
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Old Wed, Dec-17-03, 11:37
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Posts: 4
 
Plan: Atkins
Stats: 167/142/135 Female 64
BF:37%/30%/21%
Progress: 78%
Location: Crete, IL
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Good for you!
Congratulations!!!!!!
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Old Sun, Dec-28-03, 21:27
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Posts: 420
 
Plan: Atkins
Stats: 148/108/108 Female 5'3"
BF:
Progress: 100%
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This is wonderful news!!!! I always get happy when I read posts like this. I've been 114 lbs for over trhee years now and love being in a size 4. It took me 6 to 7 months, but I did it and best of all it stayed off. Wonderfull when you burn fat instead of carbs. Hang in there and it will happen to you. I paln to keep my size 4 for years to come.
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Old Thu, Dec-16-04, 08:59
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Posts: 12
 
Plan: CAD
Stats: 202.5/198.5/137 Female 5'7"
BF:
Progress: 6%
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I am using these posts as inspiration on my new journey.

I can't even imagine what it must feel like to wear a size 6??

I think I would want to wear the size tag on the outside ALL the time - just never take it off "oh have I mentioned I'm a size 6 ..." or "so, as I was saying I'm a size 6" ... and I would command all my friends to refer to me as "my size six friend"

You have every right to be SO PROUD. You deserve it!!!

Now, I hope it rubs off ...
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Old Thu, Dec-23-04, 20:27
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Posts: 100
 
Plan: Own
Stats: 145/114/120 Female 5'4"
BF:
Progress: 124%
Location: CT
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writermom- just wanted to tell you that you made my day! You're very funny- I had to read your post to my husband and had him laughing (not an easy feat!). So thank you, and congratulations MaryTuU! I am so happy to hear your accomplishments! You must be so proud!!
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Old Wed, Dec-29-04, 04:51
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Posts: 130
 
Plan: Atkins
Stats: 286/286/150 Female 5'5"
BF:
Progress: 0%
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You are my inspiration! Thanks for the success story.
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Old Fri, Apr-20-07, 13:09
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Posts: 22
 
Plan: Atkins
Stats: 277/264/150 Female 66"
BF:
Progress: 10%
Location: Las Vegas, NV
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I enjoyed reading your story and it is inspiring for me. Thank you for sharing your story.
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