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Friday, August 11, 2017

My oldest son has lost 104 lbs since November of 2016. No surgery, just self discipline and planning. I am incredibly proud of and happy for him. He inspires me to know it is possible. Yes, I have read other stories of weight loss being 100+ lbs. Some with surgeries some without. I told my husband, if our son can do it- so can I. My husband believes my weight issues are due to medications I'm on. I told him I'm continuing to go for my own 100 lb weight loss . He said he would start working on more promotions and start saving. I asked- what for? Why?? He said- for skin surgery! Now, I think he was attempting to be supportive. And I know my skin isn't as elastic as my son's. choice of words...made me feel weird. Almost feeling he won't want to look at me or like what he sees when I do lose 100 lbs. I'm pretty sure I'm wrong thinking that. I'm sure he was trying to be positive for me. I think he meant it as a big reward. I'm not sure I'd remove skin for vanity sake. I would for comfort or medical reasons. I'm going to give my husband the benefit of the doubt. I am going to keep moving forward. I am believing I am on the road to doing this. I have a trip in mind as my big reward. And he will be there with me. Here's to continuing on in a positive forward direction. Standing tall( I laugh cuz I'm 5'1"), chin up, looking ahead. If and when I have a road block I will tell myself to think not react. Then choose what keeps me pointed the right way.
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    Congrats to your son. That is a big accomplishment! I need to find that kind of determination to finish reaching my goal. Praying that you have success with your goal.
    1345 days ago
    I agree natural is best. But understand alternative ways. Both my son and I do natural.
    1345 days ago
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    Losing naturally is the best
    1345 days ago
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