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    180lbs. lost...with pics.

    I posted last week about my weight loss, its down the page a ways, I finally got pics together so here goes. 1...458lbs. feb 01 2...380lbs. thanksgiving 04 3... 280lbs. about 2 weeks ago.
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    amazing

    of course you can tell the difference in the body, but the face part is amazing...looks like a totally different person

    keep it up!

    (just threw down a tube of Pringle's, literally...now I feel sick)

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    Good job!

    Congrats on the new you. Keep it up. You know you can!
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    Good job!

    Quote Originally Posted by bigkahunadad
    I posted last week about my weight loss, its down the page a ways, I finally got pics together so here goes. 1...458lbs. feb 01 2...380lbs. thanksgiving 04 3... 280lbs. about 2 weeks ago.
    Jim S.

    Now that's what it's all about. Congrats

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    Good job!

    excellent. congrats on the new you. you literally look like an entirely different person.

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    Nice one! And you get to have fun while losing weight!

    I agree with the face, what a change!

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    just amazing

    i would like to congrajulate you on your great achievement and keep up the good work
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    That is great! Keep up the good work.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bigkahunadad
    I posted last week about my weight loss, its down the page a ways, I finally got pics together so here goes. 1...458lbs. feb 01 2...380lbs. thanksgiving 04 3... 280lbs. about 2 weeks ago.
    Jim S.
    Congrats! That's one heck of an accomplishment!!!!

    Keep riding. It's great for you physically and mentally.

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    Congrats, great story and pics.

    I've seen this happen with several of my friends, too. There's something about biking that seems particularly effective for weight loss.
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    Something to show my brother.

    Would you have any picks of yourself on a bike?

    I've been trying to get my brother into biking to lose weight. He's over 400#.
    He's had a million excuses not too.
    I'm throwing your thread in his face.

    Thanks man
    Tommy

    Edit: Yes! Just looked at your profile, your a few years older than him. He's go no excuse now.

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    WOW!

    great job man...

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    You look great, keep pedaling !!

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    Quote Originally Posted by liltommy
    Would you have any picks of yourself on a bike?

    I've been trying to get my brother into biking to lose weight. He's over 400#.
    He's had a million excuses not too.
    I'm throwing your thread in his face.

    Thanks man
    Tommy

    Edit: Yes! Just looked at your profile, your a few years older than him. He's go no excuse now.
    one thing that i just recently learned is no matter how much you want to help your brother ,friend etc it first has to be the person's own choice not yours

    i can understand that you care for your brother and are worried about his health but no matter how much u push him it will never work unless it is your brothers own choice
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    That's something to be proud of!
    I'll bet you feel better...
    Are you loving life or what?
    keep moving

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    Congrats. 180lbs, thats a whole person you lost. Keep up the hard work. Always good to see someone not making excuses and taking control.

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    Impressive! Congrats! Especially the 100 lbs since last Thanksgiving!

    And how tall are you? You are TOWERING over those people in that second pic.

    Awesome! S

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    Good job, keep up the hard work because the payoff of better health is well worth it

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    Rock on, hombre! I'm sure that you're an inspiration to those around you.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bob the Wheelbuilder
    Congrats, great story and pics.

    I've seen this happen with several of my friends, too. There's something about biking that seems particularly effective for weight loss.
    Yeah, it's fun, that's why. Congrats and great job... must take a great deal of dicipline to do whatever you did to get that way.
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    That's great

    Good for you.

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    That's awesome. Are you going to need plastic surgery to remove excess skin from when you were larger? What bike did you start out on?

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    TIme to resize your watch too!

    Congratulations, what an accomplishment!

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    Amazing work!

    Give's a whole new meaning to my signature line!

    Congratulations. You are an inspiration!

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    Good job!

    Fantastic!!! You're amazing. I tip my water bottle to you!

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