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657315 tn?1319491387

To Succeed or NOT to Succeed...that is the ???

Okay, I've been dragging my feet far too long.  I'm sitting here at 9lbs to goal.  My goal date is April 5, and as you know, the last 10lbs can be the toughest to lose.  April 5 is 5 weeks from this past Sunday.  Let's say I wrap it up?!?

That's where you guys come in.  I need your help.  I'm talking about Motivation, PEOPLE!  

MOTIVATION TO SUCCEED: I was thinking of a game kind of like a bet.  If I meet my goal on or before, what should I do to treat myself?  I should tell ya, it CAN'T cost more than 50 cents!  My husband has had his hours cut this winter, so I need to brainstorm inexpensive ways to treat myself.  The wardrobe is taken care of because I was at my goal 2 years ago in April and only stayed there for 8 months.  ONE GREAT REWARD IS GOING TO BE WEARING SOME GREAT SHORTS I ONLY WORE FOR ONE SUMMER.  Can you think of other ways to motivate me?  I'm not good at that...

MOTIVATION NOT TO FAIL: If I DON'T meet my goal ON TIME, what do you guys want me to do?  Make it PAINFUL!  I once had a bet with Skailark that if he lost the bet, I wanted a picture of him posted on his profile IN A TUTU!  Unfortunately, I lost and owed him 100 crunches.  Use your imaginations.  

Also, I have a BEFORE picture showing me when I weighed 210+ pounds.  Would you like to see it soon or once I reach my goal?  

Feel free to make suggestions about the next 4 1/2 weeks, too.  Go ahead, make my day!  I really need to do this.  I think I've been afraid to pour on the gusto because I don't trust myself to maintain my goal weight.  Well, I'm hovering here at 149, so why not hover at 140?  BTW, once I get to 140, my goal is to maintain 137-143.  I plan on staying around here and making YOUR lives miserable, so you can  hold me accountable - or "punish" me with "motivation" on that, too, if you wish.  BRAINSTORM!!!

Come on!  I need you guys to scare the pounds off of me!
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657315 tn?1319491387
Serves you right!  Now, keep at it!  I'm suffering with a sinus infection, but I will be doing a body sculpt class today (strength-training).  What are YOU doing???  I want a full report!
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657315 tn?1319491387
Glad to hear we're getting everybody involved!  This is fun.  You know, misery loves company?!?!?!?!?

I'll pick on iTunes, "I Get By With A Little (A LOT) Help From My Friends" !!!!
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649848 tn?1534633700
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Friends - WHAT friends - we're just going along for the ride.  LOL

I'm too old for more misery, so if misery loves company, you'll have to go without me, but I'll stay behind and work on losing some weight with you (without being miserable).  
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362249 tn?1441315018
LOL TY Twehner!! Well like i said im doing the biggest loser DVD today is cardio so total will be like an hr!! and i might do some yoga for a challenge on SP but we ll see i dont like yoga!
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657315 tn?1319491387
Deal.  We'll all work on losing weight *together*.  Hey, why don't we form a COMMUNITY!  Oh, that's already been done.  THANKS, MH!

Sorry, Barb, we'll do our best to make EVERYONE miserable.  You're welcome!
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657315 tn?1319491387
You're smokin', girl!  I'm right on your tail...
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