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My weight loss and maintenance journey one day at a time.

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Orange Theory Weight Loss Challenge

So On JC I have lost  a lot of weight -and am very grateful.. However - I decided to finish strong... or transition to maintenance strong...  Sol today i got weighed in at the gym for my OT Weight Loss challenge - supposedly 6 weeks but officially starts Monday - so it's a bit longer. So weight was 154.4 I think (with sneakers). We were told to wear a tight outfit. So I sort of liked working out in the outfit... Anyway I am amazed that I am this thin (in clothes) and I know I don't hav

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So Should I cut my hair?

So most of my life I had short hair. You jumped in the shower and wham it was so fun - afterwards you juts put gel in it - and were ready to go.... Photo below -I was about 30 or so ..not sure - after OA at about 140-150 lbs.... x Photo of me now - so can I cut my hair????  The idea is to do one hair cu or the other - anything in between is still alot of work and will drive me crazy on golf course and at gym.... I use ponytail on golf course and at gym with my long hair. It is naturall

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Sue Wore A Dress

So one of my favorite stores is Dress Barn... I grew up in a family that would only shop in Bloomingdales.. so this is quite a controversial move.. but I just love the dresses and clothes that I think thin people wear!!! I have a pair of their Signature Fit shorts on now   So I picked out a ridiculous dress, in a ridiculous size... and wore it to see my client in Houston yesterday.   So without further ado....  

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March 1st Challenge 2017 Photos

Happy New Year! For the record it's Jan 2 - and I started this challenge officially 12/31.   I'd say new me - but I am so glad I joined Jenny (seriously) in August! I guess the new me will be someone who keeps the weight off - and doesn't have being overweight define me.  Had a few pictures taken at the gym to mark the start of this challenge - I had dribbled water on me - so I realize the picture is a bit strange. But it's still a way to mark the start of this challenge. i certainly c

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Travelling with Jenny - Time to take it back a notch

OK So these past two weeks I have been staying at a hotel in Atlanta and eating out for most meals (though they have Publix and Whole Foods... so I did not have to) . Also Drinking wine (a couple of glasses) each night. Net net weigh in this morning - I will be up a pound or three. People say the eating comes form stress- I think it also is insecurity, So surrounded by really bright stars from my company on ,my new project doing something I am not the worlds leading expert in (go figure). creati

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Plastic Surgery

Warning Controversial Posts - As I imagine some of you are against surgery....So you may want to skip this one....   Hi Guys - We' ll for years I have been thinking of getting plastic surgery on my breasts. After losing 100 lbs in Overeater's Anonymous I had a tummy tuck (abdomnioplasty) and thigh skin removed etc (lipectomy) but skipped the breasts. The Abdomen surgery tightened the muscle and removed a ton of excess skin. The thigh = left a pretty big scar, but also got rid of extra

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The Outfit in the Closet

Do we all have the thin outfit or outfits? I had a dream.. and it was small in the stream of big dreams, but to me it was huge. In OA when I was 25 I went from 246.25 to 145... For my sister's wedding I could pick out any dress I wanted. I wore a glorious purple dress. Well... I have about 5 pounds to reach that 145 goal... and I put the dress on yesterday. Not sure where I am going in it - but I almost have everything in the closet that I put away for the illusive date when I got thin again. So

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New outfits - New Body - Still So new to Me?

Should I be used to this? Went away this weekend to my cousins graduation and made a mad dash to Chicos to find a white t-shirt to put with Black pants.. But alas I bought a ton of stuff. First off - I remember when I could not fit into Chicos. Did you know they have a size 00? say What? (I had 00 jeans on...) Anyway I purchased a bunch of clothes in size 0. Wow... So if you have not shopped Chico's size 0 is not a true size 0... it's more like a Size 6 or on the smaller side of a size 8.  

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Sue's Muffin Review

OK So they were ok - by no means were the muffins (see prior blog entry) the same as Jordan Marsh Muffins circa 1970 (and 250 calories each, according to the recipe I posted in My Fitness Pal. I made the recipe using Emily Bites muffin recipes - based with oatmeal. I swapped out the sugar for Truvia baking Blend and they landed at about 80 calories.  I took 2 frozen muffins out of freezer into fridge last night, popped them in micro for about a minute and had them with coffee. A lite breakfast -

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New Dress for a New Me!

So I am off to happy hour in my new dress. Jenny Craig rocks!!!Never ever give up - this is your time! If you are new or struggling or thinking about straying. Don't.... This is how we do it. It works!!! I have come to love the food. love the people, love the plan. So today went out with my fitness coach, her mom and another friend- needless to say they are breathtakingly beautiful women. After lunch (salmon power bowl, cooked dry with JC dressing - about 400 calories). We went to the Vegan bake

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Color!

Had a great weekend with a friend in Savannah! I bought a colorful shirt  and was pretty shocked it wasn't black! So happy with jenny Craig and my life because of this way of life!!    

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Just another day in paradise

Hey everyone - went to a party for my sister at a friends place (right above her new home). great to be there - and not worry too much about food. loving Jenny Craig - Loving being thinner. Off to have my chocolate cake which is a splurge since I had wine - but chicken skewers for dinner -so think that's ok.   One of these days I might buy clothes that aren't black??? Maybe...      

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Lost 2.4 Lbs!!! Jenny Craig Rocks!

Yippeee.... So I am trying to get to goal... and now it is .8 lbs away. I lost 2.4 lbs this week. Ok so I lost 0 last week - but even 1.2 lbs per week this close to goal is very exciting!   Jenny Craig is an awesome plan!!!   If you are considering it - Just do it. If you have lapsed.... so...come on back!! You got this! Chocolate Lava cake awaits.     I have been working out at a gym I adore (Orange Theory Fitness). (Note: You don't have to workout to be on Je

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Before and During

Before - June 2016 207ish                                                                                      Today 12/9/2016 176.6 about 20 -25 to go. I Love JC!!!      

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Date #2 Playa del Carmen

Hey Guys - Just thought I would write a quick post. I am having a blast dating this man I met. He lives in Maryland and buying a home in Texas... So sort of a traveler. He is 62 (I'm 55) and he is retired and we met here in Florida - and he asked me for Date #1 (weekend in Austin and San Antonio... and Date 2 Thursday - Monday in Playa Del Carmen. SO grateful to have the weight off for these summer trips - bathing suits and the like. I just go do stuff and love to look good - and when I don't (e

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My latest sweater I am making

SO here's my newest project. Hopefully when it is done - I weigh 137  & have learned more on maintenance.    10170191_LoveableLacyJumper2-in-Paintbox-Yarns-Downloadable-PDF_2.pdf.pdf

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Weigh In Blues

Off to weigh in today, just not feeling like I lost anything at all. I have been lazier this week .... even today not going off to golf. Seems I am not very motivated. Foods been ok, except for two extra glasses of wine yesterday.    Going to to the gym... I hope.. really not too motivated and will do a splin class and then see my JC consultant. Will be great to see here..as it's been three weeks as she was away last week.    Anyway boring post,  am feeling boring.  

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Today I am a BadA$$

So every day I discard, giveaway or put in the upstairs closets outfits that are too big. It's an adventure. So after my workout class - I basically am likely in for the day... Anyway I felt like I was putting on a costume. 1) wear clothes that are just so small.... 2) wear eye liner etc..  mean I am at home today literally working at computer. So anyway - with no further ado.. I bring you BadA$$ sue with a message of peace. Oh and today I am in solidarity with @Crayola64we are not eating mindle

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Wokout clothes are

so much fun!!!  You get sucked in.. and end up buying these outfits... And if you have just lost 60 pounds... well that's my excuse. I actually love my new fitness class... and so grateful to Jenny Craig for 60+ pounds off my body!!    

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Hurricaine Irma

Hey Guys - well just a quick post - as requested - new outfits... I don't have picture of the size 4 jeans and shirt where my stomach shows (a teensy bit). It feels great to be able to maintain here in Atlanta (Avoiding hopefully the worst of Irma).   Yesterday visited JC and met Ashley a terrific consultant in ATL - up .5 pounds - but nothing to worry about (I think I am down today according to the OTF scale 139). So not too worried - but watchful. Making better decisions and maybe sk

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Surgery Prep, Email, and New Food Plan

So I am prepping for surgery and want to be as healthy as possible. One of my struggles is eating too many veggies and gas. I figure this is a good time to try and cut back! So starting tomorrow for each lunch and dinner I will commit to one veggie portion. Not a salad and veggie, not nibbling before hand. No need to I can always eat between meals - have a yogurt, water, soda, tea, or a veggie. I feel like I eat so much at meals because I don;t want to feel deprived and think I will be hungry. I

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My Pants Fit

OK So I thought I would take the inspiration from the blog post of  @Staci Greene. You guys must go read her post. Her success on Jenny is truly inspiring and her pants are falling of... You Go Girl! And she planned an awesome day yesterday. So thought I would plan my day in a similar vein.    OK so here's the great news. My pants fit. Yup - I am rocking the size 4 Lululemon workout pants! So happy they fit. working from home today - so no great outfit, but will change into golf shorts

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Getting Thinner is Amazing

Loving getting the weight off. Yesterday I shopped a bit for fun - and bought these adorable leggings for workout. Who knew??? It is soo much  nicer to be in a more mainstream size body then my highest (246.25) or recent starting weight on JC 207.8.   Yippeayecayeaye - 30 pounds to go...and I think I will enjoy the steps along the way   And yup I wear two bras to go jogging... Why cant' they make good fitness bras? Ok I digress.    

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Golfing in Scottsdale Lost 4.2 Pounds!!!

Ridiculous, right? I lost 0 weight the week before which is part of this equation, for sure. I may just have to go on vacation often. I went out to dinner. I snacked on veggies with a tiny taste of Humus... I did not have my JC desserts all nights. (One or two nights I did). I brought JC dressing with me. One night I had filet - and left half. Another night Branzino and ate every morsel. One nigh Salad with Salmon - always asked for stuff dry - it's just a meal... I am reading a book (Thank

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