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~20 little things~

Friday, August 07, 2009

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ok i know this list is long,but its just some of the many things i have noticed so far during my journey...
1.my belly isnt touching the steering wheel.
2.i have a brand new lap!lol!i never had a lap before.
3.i have to hold my pants up while walking through the store.
4.in my pics..i have a neck!!a neck!!not just a triple chin.lol!
5.i can do 30 jumping jacks in a row(w/out stopping).
6.i use to wear a size 28 in jeans..im now in 22!
7.i am not scared to show my panties to my hubby.(while wearing them!lmfao!)
8.can do an hour of cardio with out falling to the floor.
9.i can do a push up!
10.i can breathe easier.
11.i dont try to wear the biggest shirt i can find.
12.sex is definitely better !
13.i still feel like people are staring at me,but also there are those times when i just walk into a place,and i feel so good.im thinking to myself..ya thats right..i look good.lmfao! (not to often)
14.i can cross my legs when i sit down.
15.i remember back in high school while in gym class we had to stand with our feet touching,bend over ,and touch the floor.i never could,b/c of my belly!! NOW I CAN!
16.i never could of made it this far w/out Spark..in my life this kind of SUPPORT just doesnt exsist.
17.while shopping nothing goes into my cart w/out me reading the label.
18.i know now that i will definitely be able to watch our son grow up.fall in love..have a family of his own.
19.even though all of these things are AMAZING,theres one thing i regret..and thats why in the hell did i wait so long to do this.
20.once i reach my goal weight,i will still have many flaws..scars all over my tummy.so im hoping ill be able to write a blog saying that its ok,i think i look beautiful anyway.

all in all i have lost 62 lbs. i never thought i would make it.now i know i will..theres nothing stopping me!
i will always be a work in progress!
i know that this is sooo long,lol! im sorry.goodnight my spark family,
and god bless. emoticonChristina
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  • RSCOZZAFAVA
    Christina, I don't know how I missed this list but girl, you rock!!! I love it...because it so sums up the importance of enjoying the rewards of your journey. You have done a phenomenal job of kicking those pounds to the curb! Tell the hubby you have earned some new sexy undies and red heels to strut around in! You are a beautiful warrior woman and I appreciate the example you are putting out there for the rest of us!
    Love, Roxie (Vendetta)
    4297 days ago
  • MAXFUNGURL
    Great List!! I think the one about showing your panties to your husband and the better sex go hand in hand! heehee! It's amazing the little things we bigger girls appreciate and take note of. And don't kid yourself, if people are staring it is because you are a beautiful girl and you are glowing from all that exercise! Congrats on your success! You worked hard for it, enjoy it!
    4298 days ago
  • CHILLROSE
    That's great! I'm so proud of your success!
    4298 days ago
  • AELI2468
    Congratulations!! Those are some awesome things!!
    ~Elizabeth
    4298 days ago
  • LULALOVE
    thats so awesome,you go girl emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
    4301 days ago
  • KATANNAH
    I'm so glad you're my lieutenant! What a wonderful list and what wonderful milestones! #17 is my new rule of life.

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    4301 days ago
  • CHRISPYLEE
    Christina! You gave me goose bumps! I can relate to every thing on your list! I am so proud of you!
    You know what? You WILL reach your goal! There is no stopping you now! You got it going on!! emoticon emoticon
    4301 days ago
  • GLORYLIGHT57
    Hey Christina...I have goose bumps reading your list. It is so nice; so real; so you; so can do. I love it. You are doing an awesome job making positive change after positive change in your life. And you are so grateful for it all; that is a blessing. Congrats on all that you have done for yourself and others. WOW! 62 pounds gone... YOU ROCK!!!!

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    4301 days ago

    Comment edited on: 8/7/2009 5:37:44 PM
  • no profile photo CD4114604
    Christina..one of the BEST Blogs i have read so far!! Thank you!!! I absolutely love your accomplishments..and i am so happy for you and all the things you have been discovering while on your weight loss journey...i smiled the whole time too while reading through the 20 things you posted!!
    P.S. I can especially agree with you on #19....i feel the same way!! and i am still waiting for #12 to happen..maybe one of these days?? lol... emoticon emoticon emoticon
    4301 days ago
  • no profile photo CD2244005
    You're really done fantastic on your weight loss journey! I can't wait to see the next set of pictures (before and after) - they show how hard you've worked and how great you look!

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    Lynn
    4301 days ago
  • JHEARD7
    I was beaming with a huge smile the whole time i read this blog. i can relate to alot of the little things.. its is so nice to see someone not just focus on what the scale says. but what their body is showing them as well.

    YOU ROCK! but i dont need to tell you that right... YOU SHOULD KNOW IT BY NOW!
    4301 days ago
  • SHEDDING123
    What a great list- great idea and you are an inspiration- sharing your spark and passing it along! Faith and focus in action!
    4301 days ago
  • no profile photo CHOCMOM
    Thank you Christine. I look forward to reading an update of this at the end of the battle - I know you will be adding 20 more things to it! You are an inspiration to all of us. emoticon emoticon
    4301 days ago
  • CHANGEISGOOD
    WOW! WOW! WOW!!!
    Very inspiring and encouraging! You are amazing! Keep up the great work. And Keep praising God for the progress. You are awesome!
    ~Sandy
    4301 days ago
  • JESSICAVZ1
    Very inspirational, I love your list, love the excitement, and think you're doing a great job.
    4302 days ago
  • BUCKEYESKIER
    This is a fantastic list! It shows just how far that you have come in this journey.

    emoticon for all of your achievements and here's to a lot more during this journey!

    emoticon Karen
    4302 days ago
  • WENDYI1
    Great blog!!

    I actually got emotional reading it.
    I keep telling people what a great site SP is, and I get that look like 'yeah sure'. People keep asking me how I am losing weight, thinking there is some magic pill. It is such a tough thing to do and I agree without Spark, I don't think I could do it either. There is such support (you included), that I know if I hadn't found this site I still would be 225 lbs and miserable.
    Have a great day.... you are an inspiration!!!
    4302 days ago
  • MOMMAROLEMODEL
    I think this is a great an amazing blog. I am super proud of you and super excited that you are finding all the positives.

    How is your husband handling all of this? Did you have a talk with him, I still pray for you and him and hope he gives you the support you deserve.

    love,
    Timberlee
    4302 days ago
  • RUNNINGOMA
    Christine,
    Wonderful to take account and see how far you have come. You are such a motivation to us in the battle. Thank you emoticon and Thank you!!!
    4302 days ago
  • BCANGELRAE
    Amen to all of that! They may be little things but they make a big difference! Thanks so much for all the work you do for this challenge. You are awesome!!
    4302 days ago
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