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Lost 10 Kilos!!!

I weighed myself today and I'm down to 90.7kg!!!

So, I've lost over 10kg this year, over 15kg since Bryn was born, and almost 22kg since just before he was conceived. That over 3 stone since October of 2004... I can't tell you how thrilled I am with those numbers!!!

I'm getting pretty excited about getting below 90kg, and am still hoping to achieve that goal by the end of March. Once I hit 88kg, I'll be the same weight I was just after Luey was born...

I can almost fit into the faux leather jacket I bought that winter (2001)... AND I wore my red velvet coat to homeschooling group on Monday, that was the first time I'd worn that in 3 years!!!

So, anyway, sorry for this totally self-congratulatory post, I'm just so pleased with myself!!!

Comments

Juniper said…
Wow, Sif, that is great news! You have been losing as I have been gaining LOL! I have to say, it is really noticable, you look fantastic!
Bin Mitch's Mum said…
Congrats!! You *should* be proud, you've worked hard :)
craftychic said…
10kgs!! wow sif, that really is *something*!!
craftychic said…
What a fantastic achievement Sif!! *Congratulations*

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