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New Progress Pic: Down to 133lbs today! From 190lbs

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  • urloved33urloved33 Posts: 3,361Member Member Posts: 3,361Member Member
  • Bigdog246Bigdog246 Posts: 20Member Member Posts: 20Member Member
    I am new on here so I really don’t know the etiquette of commenting on a lady. Almost no men commenting so maybe I am speaking out of turn but WOW you look awesome!
  • half_moonhalf_moon Posts: 803Member, Premium Member Posts: 803Member, Premium Member
    Bigdog246 wrote: »
    I am new on here so I really don’t know the etiquette of commenting on a lady. Almost no men commenting so maybe I am speaking out of turn but WOW you look awesome!

    Thank you!
  • wtxgamecockwtxgamecock Posts: 5Member Member Posts: 5Member Member
    Gorgeous....absolutely gorgeous! Your hard work certainly paid off!
  • lesbarkhouselesbarkhouse Posts: 28Member, Premium Member Posts: 28Member, Premium Member
    Looking good, half_moon. Inspiring. Keep up the positive change.
  • GW4321GW4321 Posts: 406Member Member Posts: 406Member Member
    One of the best transformations I've seen on here. Your hard work has paid off. Congrats.
  • missbutton82missbutton82 Posts: 151Member Member Posts: 151Member Member
    Your starting weight is close to mine! I’m currently 179 and 5’2.. I nearly cried when I got under 180.. great transformation.
  • Niki_FitzNiki_Fitz Posts: 934Member, Premium Member Posts: 934Member, Premium Member
    Amazing work, you look wonderful. Thanks for sharing the mental side of your success too. That’s where it all starts.
  • TravisJHuntTravisJHunt Posts: 464Member Member Posts: 464Member Member
    Wow, that's an amazing transformation. Great job. You're an inspiration to us all!
  • half_moonhalf_moon Posts: 803Member, Premium Member Posts: 803Member, Premium Member
    GW4321 wrote: »
    One of the best transformations I've seen on here. Your hard work has paid off. Congrats.

    That means so much to me. Thank you!
  • PartyKardyPartyKardy Posts: 173Member Member Posts: 173Member Member
    You look UNBELIEVABLE!
    If I can get ANYWHERE near this I’ll be so overjoyed!

    You should be proud of yourself. I get the mental struggle. I have a fair bit of body dysmorphia too since losing almost 100lbs! It’s weird and very difficult but I have no doubts our brains will catch up to our bodies eventually!
  • KristaMac88KristaMac88 Posts: 141Member Member Posts: 141Member Member
    This is SO inspiring!! Way to go!
  • FitAndLean_5738FitAndLean_5738 Posts: 90Member Member Posts: 90Member Member
    Nice work!
    I've also been considering tracking macros but I feel like it'd be such a hassle to track. What do you do if you're somewhere where there's food that you can't necessarily track macros? Like if someone invited you over to their house and cooked dinner or something. What do you do in those situations?
  • half_moonhalf_moon Posts: 803Member, Premium Member Posts: 803Member, Premium Member
    Nice work!
    I've also been considering tracking macros but I feel like it'd be such a hassle to track. What do you do if you're somewhere where there's food that you can't necessarily track macros? Like if someone invited you over to their house and cooked dinner or something. What do you do in those situations?

    I usually plan for it by eating lower fat and carbs that day, and higher protein for the meals before the dinner/event/whatever. Then I eat and have fun, and (sometimes) just do my best to guestimate later. I know if I have a special event, most meals have more carbs and fat than I usually eat. So that helps me balance it out. If it is a spouse's birthday or anniversary or holiday BBQ or even a rare girls night out, I always let myself have fun. Usually once a month there is a day I don't track everything. I just don't make it a weekly habit.

    It has definitely made me eat out way less though. I was eating out three times a week, and now that's down to once a week. My wallet and digestion both thank me. Haha.
  • debtay123debtay123 Posts: 1,127Member Member Posts: 1,127Member Member
    Fantastic work- you look fabulous!
  • C0ffeenutterC0ffeenutter Posts: 21Member, Premium Member Posts: 21Member, Premium Member
    Hello Half_Moon,
    All i can say is well done. You must feel amazing. I have been on quite a journey over the last 22 months and I have lost 2 lbs more than you weigh😊.
    Keep up the great work.
  • purplefizzypurplefizzy Posts: 396Member Member Posts: 396Member Member
    I’ve never read anything that so closely told my story.
    ‘Inspiring’ is not long enough or dramatic enough of a word.
    I’m working hard on the self-acceptance piece.
    Thanks for the time you took to write this.
    It changed my outlook and gave me some new tools.
  • robertw486robertw486 Posts: 1,976Member, Greeter, Premium Member Posts: 1,976Member, Greeter, Premium Member
    @half_moon

    Amazing changes. But the changes you mention that you can't see in those photos is really a telling picture. The entire mental health, body image, confidence.... it seems you've made progress with the big picture and many aspects. The physical changes are huge, and you look great. But I'm even more impressed with the things you mention that none of us can easily see, and the fact that you are still considering those things a work in progress.

    Well done young lady.
  • babysaffybabysaffy Posts: 182Member Member Posts: 182Member Member
    Well done!! That's my goal weight :) <3
  • MrSunshinezMrSunshinez Posts: 573Member Member Posts: 573Member Member
    That is excellent! Congrats!!!
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