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Old Mon, Nov-21-11, 13:21
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Plan: Atkins
Stats: 392/289/200 Male 5'9"
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Progress: 54%
Default Jeans!!!

Today I am wearing a pair of jeans I bought a year ago. I bought them based on the waste size of the khakis I normally wear. My khakis have the "comfort fit waste" which allows them to expand to fit more loosely. I bought jeans in the same waist size and could not even come close to fastening them around my waist. I realized that even if I could get them fastened I would not be able to wear them for any amount of time comfortably. I disgustedly threw them in my bottom drawer and figured I would end up tossing them with old clothes the next time I cleaned out my closet.

Today I had a good weigh in and was looking in my dresser for a pair of sweats for my walk. I saw the jeans and on a whim I put them on. Not only do they fit but they fit fairly comfortably. I might wear them for a week just because I can.

To a lot of you that are further along this might seem like small potatoes but for me it is a pretty big deal.
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Old Wed, Nov-23-11, 05:49
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Plan: Atkins
Stats: 176/152/145 Female 5'3"
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Progress: 77%
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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I think it is a big deal! Yay for you. I think these moments that make us feel good about ourselves and confirm that we are on the right path should be celebrated. Balloons and confetti to you!
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Old Wed, Nov-23-11, 06:20
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Plan: Optimal Ketogenic Living
Stats: 193/186.5/145 Female 66in
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Progress: 14%
Location: Wi
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WooHoo, great milestone! Congrats
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Old Wed, Nov-23-11, 08:07
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Plan: SBR/Atkins
Stats: 154/135.5/130 Female 5'10"
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Progress: 77%
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Congratulations! That has to be one of *the best* feelings in the world
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Old Wed, Nov-23-11, 08:42
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Plan: Ketogenic paleo
Stats: 186/167/125 Female 5'4"
BF:trying to quit
Progress: 31%
Location: So. California
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Great to hear Cicero. Yes I think that is one of the diet milestones that keeps us going, the pants that fit again -- or even get too loose!
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Old Wed, Nov-23-11, 12:45
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Plan: Ketogenic
Stats: 232/202/120 Female 5'3
BF:Insane
Progress: 27%
Location: NewEngland
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Congrats! And I know what you mean. I started LC when my "fat jeans" got too tight. Because of my body type and that I am short..I'm stuck wearing a particular brand and they cost $50 or $30 on sale. I wasn't about to buy an even fatter pair. So I mostly wore Adidas pants for about a year. After a few weeks on LC they fit again!
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Old Fri, Nov-25-11, 15:14
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Stats: 392/289/200 Male 5'9"
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Thansk guys. I really relish the little victories. The times I failed on this plan were when I was focused only on reaching my goal weight instead of focusing on better health overall.

I did take a LOT of pleasure this week in answering all the questions from my family about how I had lost so much weight at Thanksgiving. It made the stuffing and pie very easy to pass on.
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Old Fri, Nov-25-11, 17:47
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Plan: Atkins Maintenance
Stats: 213/141/150 Female 5'4 1/2"
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Progress: 114%
Location: Dallas, TX
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Fabulous news about the jeans!




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I did take a LOT of pleasure this week in answering all the questions from my family about how I had lost so much weight at Thanksgiving. It made the stuffing and pie very easy to pass on.


CONGRATS on passing up the stuffing and pie!!!! WOOT! I feel the same way!
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Old Sat, Nov-26-11, 04:54
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Plan: atkins
Stats: 282/222/199 Female 5ft3
BF:
Progress: 72%
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Congrats! its these kind of things that are keeping me going in a positive direction, too. great work!
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Old Sat, Nov-26-11, 10:05
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Plan: Atkins- leaning Paleo
Stats: 182/154/145 Female 67 inches
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Progress: 76%
Location: NW LA... state, not city.
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That's AWESOME.
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