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I am a 39 yr. old stay at home mom to 3 girls ages 10, 9 and 7. My goal is to be fit by 40! I want to lead a healthier lifestyle. I was banded on 4/5/2011. I tend to be a bit on the sarcastic and cynical side. I love to read, hate to excersise (but am learning to tolerate it!), love to shop and want to smack anyone who is a size 2 (not really!). I am learning to work with my band and my new self one day at a time!

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Sunday, August 7, 2011

Don't Tell...........

Shhhhhh...............

This is a secret so don't tell.

My sister made me cry on the phone the other day.  Not in the bad way,  but in the I know she is proud of me way.  Did I say I adore my sis? 

I was talking blog design (she is a graphic artist) with her .  I explained to her that I wanted to create a button to link my blog to my FB page.  Which is a huge NSV because most of my FB friends have no idea how much weight I had gained or the fact that I am now banded (now they know!).  She said she assumed I had told my secret.

I told her it was because I wanted to make sure I would succeed at this.  I have failed so many diets before.  I didn't want the pressure.  I told her that I wanted to reach my goal before going majorly "public".

She paused and said....................

You have already succeeded.  You have lost 88 lbs.

I explained my fear of being stuck here, at this number.  Maybe I couldn't loose anymore, then what?

You know what she said?

She said, hand to heart, YOU ALREADY LOST 88 LBS!!!!  YOU ARE A SUCCESS!

My sister told me I had succeeded.  Me..............succeeded!  Sometimes, we just need to hear that encouragement from the people we love the most.

8 comments:

  1. Thank you for sharing such a wonderful moment that you'll cherish the memory of for the rest of your life. I'm so glad you followed so that it would lead me here.

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  2. You are sooo right!!! Congrats on the NSV!!!

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  3. She is right, you ARE a success!! 88 pounds is absolutely fantastic and you should be proud of your amazing accomplishment!!

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  4. awesome!!!!! :) I only hope I do as well as you!

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  5. Isn't it funny that no matter how much we accomplish that we can't see ourselves as successful all alone. I am glad you have a sister that will point it out to you.

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  6. It is so nice to realize that other people recognize your accomplishments. Be proud...you're doing a great job!!

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  7. Another great NSV !! 88 lbs !! Be your own pal and pat yourself on your slim back :) LOVE the new photo .. so much younger !

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  8. I love it! What a great sister. :)

    (By the way, I'm totally stealing your UASW button. LOL)

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