Feelin' Chalky

Saturday, July 31, 2010

Top Ten Time!

I often think about things that I can do now or will able to do in the near future - now that I am on the healthy and more "narrow" track.  ;) Some things I think about are driven by happy memories, some bad.  In any case, here are my top ten things (in no particular order) I look forward to as I approach my goal:

1. No more plus-sized stores or clothes!
2. Being able to ride roller coasters again!
3. Sitting in lawn chairs without fear of them breaking!
4. Swimming in a public pool without a cover-up!
5. Being in shape and able to keep up with the kids!
6. Running - any distance - without keeling over!
7. Being a positive role model for my kids and others!
8. Being able to hide behind a tree during a game of hide-and-seek and stay hidden!
9. A smaller "upper-body" size (for all of my "gifted" girlfriends - I know you understand)
10. Shorts, shorts, and more shorts!!!

Speaking of #10...I did purchase two pair of shorts in preparation for the race last weekend and I love them!  :)  It is quite liberating!  I never knew how much a couple feet of fabric could weigh you down.  I also swam the other day and ditched the cover-up.  There weren't very many people there, but it was still a major milestone in my journey.  Now, I know I'm no swim suit model, but I SHOULD be able to swim without donning a shirt and pants. HA!

Today was the last day of my "60 by August" challenge.  I am proud to say...I lost 4 pounds this week bringing my total loss to 61.8 pounds!!  :)  I just squeaked by, but I am so happy to have met my goal!!  I am looking forward to the next challenge...not sure yet what it will be, but I will share it as soon as I decide.  Thank you to everyone who encouraged and supported and cheered me on!

6 comments:

  1. You are awesome! Great job!

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  2. WOW!!!!! Go, Aubri, Go!!! I am sooo proud of you darling! Congratulations.

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  3. That's wonderful Aubri. i'm so proud of you!!!

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  4. You GO girl! I am so very proud of you! I'm still working out and getting fit... you are an inspiration! Keep up the great work!

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  5. You are awesome Aubri! Way to go!!

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  6. Way to go my beautiful friend! Yay for meeting our goals! xoxo

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