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Phost [Feb. 26th, 2009|11:36 am]
Lanette
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I finished New Moon last night. I suppose that means I have to get the next book. Le sigh. ;) I'm worried about my old kitty Ashley as she is peeing 8-12 times per day. I need to get her into the vet. She is going to turn 17 years old this summer, but I want her to be healthy and happy, so I need to figure out what I can do to help with that.

I wanted to share with you my happy but somewhat chunkier self. Craig is SO SWEET. I'm about 5lbs over goal weight and I was saying, "Wow, come cuddle my somewhat chunkier self!" He told me that he likes it and is actually even more attracted to me than when I was at my thinnest weight. I sort of agree. I feel more like a woman at a size 6/8 than I did at a 2/4. Plus, cuddling feels so much better and being in less pain is awesomely worth it! (the two are only slightly related, but the meds do make maintaining a very low weight harder). While I have a hard year of work ahead of me, this is the healthiest I've been! I'm in the normal BMI range and for once, feeling quite good physically.



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[User Picture]From: starrynytes4me
2009-02-26 08:05 pm (UTC)
Well, from my very lowest weight (which was quite a bit under my goal), I'm 24lbs more, so quite a bit. That's good because I was throwing up a ton when I was that low and I was actually underweight. I'm over my actual goal by 5lbs, so I would like to drop those, but mostly I'm just thrilled to finally be feeling healthy and in less pain. The last 10lbs I've gained though you can tell a big difference.
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[User Picture]From: courtly
2009-02-26 08:39 pm (UTC)
Oh, now the visible different makes much more sense!
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[User Picture]From: starrynytes4me
2009-02-26 08:51 pm (UTC)
At my smallest I could see all the ribs through the front of my chest. I also would hurt my hips to just even lay down on most beds due to the bones being so prominent. While I could use to lose the extra 5lbs of vacation and other unneeded snack eating, I like it much more than how very thin I was for awhile because it's nice to not feel as weak and ill.
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