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kingkeld

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Posted: 07 May 2011, 14:49
I did it! I REALLY did it! My first, long-haul goal has been reached. It's been 7 month and 3 days for me to lose 45 kgs, or 100 US lbs.
I set out to do this in a year, and I am already done. Wow. Honestly, I was not sure I would be able to do it when I started, but having such great tools from Fatsecret, using the website and the phone app really helped me keep track of things, and of course the unending support of my beautiful with helped me immensely. I could not have done this without her. My friends have been SO supportive also, hearing me yacking on and on about weigh loss for what must have seemed forever. Thanks for all the "likes" on Facebook and all the positive comments, both online and in "real life".
Now, I am off to phase two: Lose another 10 kgs, to get under 100 kgs. I think that's where I comfortably see myself, but I won't know until I'm there. We'll see.
Today, I will hang with my brother, we're doing campfire and hot dogs.
I included a couple of before and after photos in this post.
The first picture is taken one year ago, at my brother's house, ALSO doing hotdogs.
The "after" picture is taken this morning.
Indeed, life is good.

Before:



After:

Visit my website: www.tabdig.info

"Losing weight is never about eating as little as possible"
- Kingkeld.
"You wouldn't worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do.
― Eleanor Roosevelt
"Do. Or do not. There is no trying."
- Master Yoda.

I went from morbidly obese to being the owner of TABDIG - a weight loss coaching service that helps people worldwide losing weight. It's been an amazing journey. From October 4th 2010 to April 3rd 2012 I lost half my body weight - 80 kilos/170 lbs. Since then, I have had two cosmetic surgeries to remove excess skin. I have now quadrupled my strength, gained several kilos in muscle mass, and today I focus on building muscle, optimizing my diet, living healthy and helping people to reach the very same goals. I am stronger, healthier, thinner, happier! If you feel that you need help losing weight, don't hesitate to send me an inbox message.
Justme65

Joined: May 11
Posts: 47

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Posted: 07 May 2011, 15:15
Congrats! The before and afters show just how far you've come. Go give your wife an extra hug. You both deserve it!
FrostyLady

Joined: Dec 09
Posts: 366

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Posted: 07 May 2011, 15:22
What amazing progress!!!!!!!!!! You look wonderful!! Keep up the good work! You managed 45kg you can do the 10 last!!! Congratulations to you!!! I'm sure you will inspire a lot of people!! save one hot dog for me!!! Have fun!!
kkd1125

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Posted: 07 May 2011, 15:43
Amazing transformation, kingkeld! You must be so proud of yourself, and I bet your wife is pretty thrilled, too. I like hearing how her support helped you through this journey. Good luck completing it and keeping up with your new healthy lifestyle.
sarahduke

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Posted: 08 May 2011, 04:30
WOW! Your story keeps me motivated! way to go! You should be proud!
“Seventy percent of success in life is showing up.” ~ Woody Allen
LittleRedFla...

Joined: Jan 11
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Posted: 08 May 2011, 07:23
Very inspiring for me. Thanks for sharing. Congrats on your progress.
MissPam123

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Posted: 08 May 2011, 07:42
Congratulations! Everyone on this site knows how much effort it really took to get there. You should be proud. Keep up the hard work!
Sherillynn

Joined: Mar 11
Posts: 270

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Posted: 08 May 2011, 08:44
Thanks for sharing your story. Amzing!
** Goal 1- 20 pounds
** Goal 2- get back down to wearing size 16 jeans
** Goal 3- normal blood pressure
** Goal 4- well below "One" Derland



Blessings,
Sherill


gnat824

Joined: Jul 10
Posts: 1,712

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Posted: 08 May 2011, 09:48
Way to go! It's not easy to commit to making the change and then stick with it, but you've done a great job. Such a transformation!
- Natalie
Mummymuppet

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Posted: 08 May 2011, 10:44
wow - you are amazing and such an inspiration Surprised)

RubyRedSox

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Posted: 08 May 2011, 10:54
WOOOT! CONGRAD's and thank you so much for sharing your story. Awesome pics!!!
 (((Hugs!)))
~Dianna in Dayton, WA
57 and 5 ft tall
Never give up, never surrender!

"Improving fibromyalgia and diabetes through diet and exercise"

"You can make excuses or you can make progress; but you can't make both." ~ author unknown

"Determination isn't measured by what you do when you feel like it. It is measured by what you do when you don't feel like it."
rjenkins27

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Posted: 08 May 2011, 21:10
Outstanding!
I work for the Department of Redundancy Department
nayrairam

Joined: May 11
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Posted: 08 May 2011, 21:12
Congrats!
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Z'sMama

Joined: Aug 09
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Posted: 08 May 2011, 21:14
Awesome. Thanks for sharing. You look great - I bet you feel even better. Good luck with the next 10kg.
kstubblefiel...

Joined: May 10
Posts: 1,400

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Posted: 08 May 2011, 21:27
Hooray for the C-note! Congratulations, you have definitely earned the right to celebrate! It's wonderful to have a huge milestone like this to get you motivated to work on that next goal. Awesome!

Kat | NO EXCUSES, JUST RESULTS | Next milestone - 256: 60 lbs lost
2013: still up from 1/1, but coming back down...
2010: 50.4 lbs lost | 2011:17 lbs lost | 2012: 1 lb gained
How I did it: http://stubbysticks.wordpress.com/weight-loss-summary-by-month/
artica

Joined: Mar 11
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Posted: 08 May 2011, 22:50
This is amazing and so inspirational. I need to lose about 60 kgs as well, So far i am about 2/3 of the way through. The difference is remarkable. This truly inspires me to keep at it. Thank you Smile

I know you can get to your next goal !
Everyday I See My Dream
ktfitzgerald

Joined: Apr 11
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Posted: 09 May 2011, 07:30
Congrats!! You're an inspiration.
StacieRitz

Joined: Nov 10
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Posted: 09 May 2011, 09:03
thank you for sharing! Congratulations and you have done an amazing job on your journey!
kingkeld

Joined: Sep 09
Posts: 1,995

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Posted: 10 May 2011, 02:52
Thanks for all the acknowledgements, guys. It means a lot more than you think. Smile Yes, I do feel like a whole new person, it it will get better still.

Visit my website: www.tabdig.info

"Losing weight is never about eating as little as possible"
- Kingkeld.
"You wouldn't worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do.
― Eleanor Roosevelt
"Do. Or do not. There is no trying."
- Master Yoda.

I went from morbidly obese to being the owner of TABDIG - a weight loss coaching service that helps people worldwide losing weight. It's been an amazing journey. From October 4th 2010 to April 3rd 2012 I lost half my body weight - 80 kilos/170 lbs. Since then, I have had two cosmetic surgeries to remove excess skin. I have now quadrupled my strength, gained several kilos in muscle mass, and today I focus on building muscle, optimizing my diet, living healthy and helping people to reach the very same goals. I am stronger, healthier, thinner, happier! If you feel that you need help losing weight, don't hesitate to send me an inbox message.
emmajaynecha...

Joined: May 11
Posts: 14

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Posted: 13 May 2011, 05:59
Well Done! Looking terrific really! Smile



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