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11 February 2016 @ 05:02 pm
I did it!  
I've struggled with my weight for a long time, probably 10+ years. In all that time, during my various attempts to lose weight, I had one goal weight in mind: 10 stone or 140lbs (a BMI of 21.9).

Today, 22 months after starting this journey and changing my habits for good, I saw that weight on the scale for the first time.

I finally got there and the feeling is indescribable. I'm down 80lbs from a high of 220lbs (15 stone 10). I've been at a healthy weight for over a year now and I'm never looking back.

The plan now is to lose approx. another 5lbs (to give me a buffer to keep me under 10 stone) and then move into maintenance.

I just wanted to post here to share my success with people I know understand the trials and tribulations of weight loss. =)

Thornvelvetruin on February 11th, 2016 08:00 pm (UTC)

That's awesome!! congratulations!!! What a proud moment.so happy for you :)

Lianachupaperwiings on February 11th, 2016 08:04 pm (UTC)
Thank you so much!
dbskyler: eleven smiledbskyler on February 11th, 2016 08:34 pm (UTC)


This is really motivating for me to read. I too have been really trying to change my eating habits for good, and I hope to do as well as you have!
Lianachupaperwiings on February 11th, 2016 08:42 pm (UTC)

Thank you!

Honestly, I'm addicted to food and I always will be but establishing new eating habits has completely changed the way I approach things. I don't even remember how I used to eat before!

jesse: elle s'amuseaslant on February 11th, 2016 11:26 pm (UTC)
Congratulations! This is truly incredible. I had a similar starting weight and a similar end goal in mind. Thanks for the inspiration!
Lianachupaperwiings on February 12th, 2016 02:16 am (UTC)
Thank you! It felt like such a huge undertaking to begin with but, the more success I achieved, the more confident I became that I could reach my goal.
magenta girlmagenta_girl on February 12th, 2016 05:36 am (UTC)
Congratulations! This is very inspirational.
Ashleykitegirl24 on February 12th, 2016 10:25 pm (UTC)
Amazing!! Congrats!!! :)
Lianachupaperwiings on February 13th, 2016 12:42 am (UTC)
Thank you!
vahryvahry on February 14th, 2016 04:13 pm (UTC)
This is so nice to read and you look fantastic. Well done!