Goals met

Valarie R.
on 1/4/12 1:41 pm, edited 1/4/12 1:53 pm
 I thought I would start the new year by celebrating how far I have come - and to celebrate, I'd like to share with people who know *exactly* where I've been :)

Pics are password protected - pw: ohfriends

So, my before and afters:

Me in my size 5 judo gi a few months pre-op....
http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e336/Judo_Val/Before1.jpg

....and, me in a size 2 gi, finally working out again, right at the one year mark!
http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e336/Judo_Val/IMG_0408.jpg
http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e336/Judo_Val/IMG_0788.jpg


Me a week pre-op, my last big BBQ dinner, in size 22w jeans...
http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e336/Judo_Val/Before2.jpg

...and, me last week out with friends, in a size 6 dress from Express!
http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e336/Judo_Val/380396_82803 2833868_46709931_37123267_304345405_n-1.jpg

I've gone from hiding behind things in photos, cropping out my entire body...
http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e336/Judo_Val/Before4.jpg
http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e336/Judo_Val/Before3.jpg
http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e336/Judo_Val/n46709931_31 714523_3178.jpg

... to being comfortable in my own skin, loving pictures of me, and feeling wonderful :)
http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e336/Judo_Val/338472_22987 52993878_1400756507_31891807_1606142524_ob-1.jpg
http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e336/Judo_Val/After2.jpg
http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e336/Judo_Val/After3.jpg
http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e336/Judo_Val/After4.jpg

I hope you're all enjoying sucess in your journey as well - and falling in love with yourselves :)

~Valarie~


Mom to Sy, partner to Pork, Psych grad student, Judoka, Living the DREAM!!!
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