Weigh-Ins are on FRIDAYS - Updated January 13, 2017

Surgery Date: October 20, 2009:

Hit my goal weight on December 17, 2010:

Monday, December 17, 2012

What Day is Today?

Two years ago today, on December 17th, 2010 (a Friday), I stood on my scale on a dark and chilly morning, just before heading to work.

What did I discover?

I was at my goal weight for the first time.

Ever.

I've maintained my 115+ lbs weight loss for two years now.

What does maintaining my weight loss mean to me?

This photo pretty much sums it up.  A quick snap of me at this weekend's White Elephant Christmas party.
I wore this same sweater last Christmas too.

Thinking back to the days when I was a fatty, I can remember what it was like to have to go buy a new shirt, dress, outfit, etc before a party or special event because nothing in my closet fit me.

Everything was too small.

Always too small.

Sigh.

But now, I can go look through all the fun clothes that I have hanging in my closet and know that they will fit me.

And to me, that's what weight maintenance is all about.

Onwards.

18 comments:

  1. congrats :D cant wait to be able to say that. You are such an inspiration ;)

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  2. Two years! Time marches on and you are doing great. :)

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  3. You look fabulous! I love your post because it reminds me that I will have to shift my paradigm. I will need to think about clothes that I will like year after year instead of my disposable wardrobe I wore for one season only. Cool!

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  4. You are awesome - congratulations (and great sweater!)

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  5. You look Merry and Bright! Merry Christmas!

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  6. Awesome Indeed! You look wonderful!! Merry Christmas!

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  7. So awesome!!! You look fabulous.

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  8. Congrats Karin...You look GREAT!

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  9. That is awesome and so much encouragement to those who are beginning to start the journey and those who have already started....you look fab lady...great job

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  10. Congrats! You have an amazing story! I can't wait to get there myself!

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  11. Congrats to you!
    I know exactly what you mean about nothing fitting. Any time I was invited to any special event I'd have to go shopping.
    Those days are over!

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  12. Congratulations on two years maintaining. I'm so thrilled for you! Thank you for staying here...you are an inspiration.

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  13. Hitting goal weight is great...but keeping goal weight for 2 years is awesome! Yay for you!

    :-) Marion

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  14. EXACTLY!!!
    Onward!
    Judi

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  15. Zip Zip Hooray!!! You look great. Congrats on your 2 year mark. Thanks for blazing the path. Karen P

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