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power is back on!!!!

NSV............jeans that are fitted and button, and are levi's.....I cant believe I was in a size 30/32 at the begining of 2007...wow.....I love new jeans.......they make me want to work harder.....yippyyyy

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thanks

You know, to be honest on the last day I was getting very tired of it

Heck, we ended up camping this weekend for the bike ride we did, and I just love it.

We actually rented a camper, and it was really nice.

Wish I had money to get another one...but....oh well.

Yea, I am trying to find a plain purple jersey..(to match my bike of course) I have a purple one but I bought some purple socks yesterday and they dont really match!! LOL

Anyway....we got in a 50 mile ride yesterday at the Hope ride...it was great.....I think I need to make some adjustments to my bike though...my back is killing me today....

Hope you guys are all having a good weekend.

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way to go D!!!!!!

You are doing good and staying so busy too...I miss you

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i posted this on the bike thread...but most of you guys read this so I will re post it here....

Well, I am pleased to say...I made it!! I did my first 80 mile ride...the route was hilly at the first with it going from rolling hills, to downright hills. Then after the 2 sag stop, it became flat as we crossed into Kentucky across one of the bridges. Then most of Kentucky was flat, which at that point I thought I would like it to give me a good chance to rest up...but at that point the mind started playing tricks on me. When I hit 50 miles (which is all I had ever done) I think It was telling me I couldnt go any longer. I wanted to stop soooo bad. I had a little argument with myself out there, and then re grouped. I ended up going across the 2 bridge that took me back into Indiana and had just around 10 miles left to go. we battled head wind ont the flats of Kentucky as well as the last 10 miles. But...all the mattered was I MADE IT!

Very pleased...dead tired last night...but felt real good about the ride.

I also weighed this morning.....and if it hold true I will have a pretty weight loss to put on my ticker....

I have less than 1 week until I leave for Florida....YIKES...so much to do....:lol:

Hope all you guys are having a good weekend.'

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COngrats HP!!!! 80 miles is soooooooooooo awesome!!!!!

Tomorrow is weigh in day and I don't think it is going to be good for me. I am bloated and irritable...so, not a good combo.

Tomorrow and then one more week of the challenge. I need to look back at what I wanted to accomplish and see if I did or not. I can't even remember what weight I was shooting for.

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I know what you mean. We have made this a fun challenge, but my motive has changed as my reasons for doing the challenge at all

First of all, I have come to realize that I have this band as a tool for me to eat the proper amounts. It by no means will tell me I cant eat something or yell at me for eating a slice of pizza.

I can choose to stay at this weight forever by not changing what I put into my mouth, or I can continue to loose and get healthier by making better choices. Life is hard, and it is diffucult to always think this way and we will have the days, weeks and sometimes months where nothing is going our way on the scale or in our lives....that is when we need people in our lives to give us the quick kick in the butt....

This is what the group here has done.

I may not hit my goal weight by the 6th....but I have learned allot about myself this past few weeks...

I can do this, and it feels so dang good to push myself to the next level.

Everyone on this thread has come far. Everyone deserves a huge pat on the back and I hope we all know if anyone needs anything we are all here....

So.....whats next???????????????

We need a holiday challenge!!!!

you know...I leave for florida for a whole month in less than 5 days??????

YIKES>>>>>>>>

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down 4!!!! YEa!!!!!! I was back up in the 20's all last week....mid 20's to be exact....so I will take it.....

I love feeling good.....I love my bike...I love it........................

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Ok, so the 6th is the date. I am weighing and calling it good. I feel good about what i accomplished during this challenge. We all are awesome!!

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yes it is, and I am going to have to find somewhere that I can weigh in at...But, I also satisfied....I did not or I dont think I have, made the last 5 off that I wanted, but I feel good about the other things in my life that I have changed....

Thanks D for bring it and for being such a inspiration

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