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OrangeSmoke20
06-13-2007, 08:32 PM
HI!
Angie was the one that really started me on my transformation, and when I posted that someone said (sorry don't remember who it was) told me that I would end up being a motivation for someone else like Angie was for me! Well it happened and I was sooo tickled pink!


My neighbor who had back surgery last year has put on some weight, and she has been telling me how great I look....well today she asked me to come over and show her the excersizes I have been doing and stretches I have been doing to see if she can do it without hurting her back. She says seeing me lose what I did even with a back problem makes her realize she can do it so she is starting my program.


Then my best friend was always losing weight but doing it the wrong way, and then she finally gave up because it wasn't working andI had given up. She wasn't and isn't fat at all, she is just blessed with heavier thighs and butt, and she was ALWAYS down on herself. Well today she told me that she has been getting alot of compliments from her family on how great she is looking (she started trying to lose weight about 2 months ago when she saw I was doing it), and she tells them that it was all because of me (Dawn), and that you should see how great shelooks (Yes me and I still can't believe it)! I was like http://www.wahm.com/forum/smileys/smiley9.gifhttp://www.wahm.com/forum/smileys/smiley32.gifhttp://www.wahm.com/forum/smileys/smiley1.gif. I will be seeing her family in August (that is why my goal is for August 11th...big pig roast party at her house...YEAH), and she says to me my mom is going to be blown away. My BF and I talked everyday about what we ate, how god we did, how much excersize we got done, etc... And tonight, she told me that I have been the biggest motivation ever, and she is so glad I started on this path because she probably never would have.
So I am just so excited that I am now becoming the motivation for others!!! Now just to get rid of those pesky 15lbs (or more .....I will gladly take more) by August 11th so I can wow at her party!!!!!!

Thanks for letting me share!
DAWN


chrlstoncharmed
06-13-2007, 09:22 PM
Awww, Dawn! That is so great! I got a little misty reading that. I remember that post because I was the one who told you there would be a day when you would inspire people (just like Ang).

What a great feeling - I'm so happy for you! http://www.wahm.com/forum/smileys/smiley27.gifhttp://www.wahm.com/forum/smileys/smiley31.gif

IamBlessed
06-13-2007, 09:52 PM
YAYYY DAWN!!! I want to be able to do that too one day and know in my heart that I did it the healthy way. NO MORE DIET PILLS HERE, EVER!!!! I'm so proud of you!!!!


Mothermomtotwo
06-14-2007, 05:32 AM
http://www.wahm.com/forum/smileys/smiley32.gifGreat story!

OrangeSmoke20
06-14-2007, 08:54 AM
Awww, Dawn! That is so great! I got a little misty reading that. I remember that post because I was the one who told you there would be a day when you would inspire people (just like Ang).

What a great feeling - I'm so happy for you! http://www.wahm.com/forum/smileys/smiley27.gifhttp://www.wahm.com/forum/smileys/smiley31.gif

So it was you....Thanks! It happened and I am still tickled pink : ) It is certainly a great feeling that is for sure : )
DAWN

OrangeSmoke20
06-14-2007, 08:58 AM
Thanks everyone.....

Krystal...My BF actually was doing some dangerous stuff there for a while trying to lose weight. She would starve herself (eating only one time per day) and at one point she was taking some kind of pill but over taking them to try and lose more and she ended up getting really sick. I told her to stop it...it wasn't worth it...that I would rather be fat then be killing myself, and after her getting really sick the last time, she did end up stopping (Thank goodness). She is down I think about 14 lbs (give or take a few), and she is now doing it the right away!
Next week hopefully I can meet up with her to start my pilates routine!
: )
DAWN

veperez
06-14-2007, 10:15 AM
AWESOME accomplishment Dawn! You are a real inspiration!!!

~ Vilma

OrangeSmoke20
06-14-2007, 11:30 AM
Thanks Vilma! : )

angienewton
06-14-2007, 07:59 PM
Dawn,
I never doubted it would happen for you. You are a walking testimony and that's all it takes to make an impression and be a motivation to others. Keep up the great work. I'm so very proud of youhttp://forum.wahm.com/forum/smileys/smiley31.gif

OrangeSmoke20
06-14-2007, 08:02 PM
Thanks Angie....It all started becauseof the fibro issuesbut it continued because of you : ) Can't wait to WOW my BF's family! : )
DAWN

~ Debi ~
06-15-2007, 09:49 AM
I bet you feel so great Dawn! That is awesome and it's a great story - thanks for sharing!

OrangeSmoke20
06-15-2007, 10:56 AM
Thanks Debi! It does feel really good : )
DAWN



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