My Birthday

Monday, May 19, 2014

Yep, It is my Birthday....not quite sure how I feel about this one. I am 50......gosh that seems old.

my user name----lillyby50 was set up over 2 years ago as I wanted to hit my goal and be the new me by the time I turned 50. Didn't make it.

But what I have done is pretty darn good....

I am off of all 3 blood pressure medications.

I am off of the cholesterol medication. I still take the thyroid supplements, but I don't believe those are weight related.

I have lost 8.25 inches off my waist, 12.5 inches off my hips and 3.25 inches off my arms.

I went from not being able to walk down the block to going to five 60 minute fitness classes each week.

I can fit in the seats at my daughter's choir concerts and don't have to stand in the back.

I can fit in a booth and don't have to ask for a table.

I can get down on the floor and get back up.

I don't worry about falling down in public and how I will get back up.

I have lost 130 lbs.

It may not be where I wanted to be, but it is sure a WHOLE LOT better than where I WAS.

I am proud of me.

I may not hit goal by the time I turn 51, but I will be closer than I am now. I will be even healthier than I am now.

Here is to 50!!!....scratch that as I still don't like the sound of it.....but here is to a new year!!!
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    That is emoticon !

    You've done a great job!
    2199 days ago
  • no profile photo CD14015082
    That is sos wonderful. I can wait to be where you are. You must be so thrilled
    2199 days ago
  • REVMAN1971
    Happy Birthday! It's amazing what you have accomplished. Don't look at it as not reaching the goals you set but see the progress you have already made. You are to be commended on what you have achieved. emoticon emoticon emoticon
    Wishing you every success in the future.
    2199 days ago
  • GAL7288
    Happy Birthday! It sure is a special one with all those accomplishments! It's not about the number, it's about how you feel and it sounds to me like you feel great! Keep up the good work and Happy Birthday to you! emoticon
    2199 days ago
  • NKING1982
    Happy Birthday and congrats on all your success. All those lbs and all those inches, way to go! Great job!
    2199 days ago
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