Thursday, March 18, 2010

What have I done?

We all love before and after photos don't we? Isn't this cute, I loved this cartoon when I came across it.
O'k, confession time! I've finally done it, I've made it to GOAL!!!!!!! Those final couple of kgs have finally whittled away. Boy were they hard. It was so much easier losing 41kg than it was to lose the last two.But I have done it, last Saturday to be exact. In a since its an anti-climatic, maybe I just need time to get used to the idea. Probably in the back of my mind is the fact that I still want to lose another four kgs to get to my personal goal, still I'm at WW goal. Also, because I am leader in training and it was my leaders last meeting and it was all about her, my LTM (return of LTM as I really made LTM in 1995) it wasn't acknowledged.
Anyway, last night the local paper did a photo shot of my leader and I for a two page spread in this Saturday's paper to let everyone know my leader was retiring and I was taking over. I am still very nervous having my photo taken, and it was very embarrasing in one of our main streets having a photo shot, with everyone leaving work, and coming out of a WW meeting. A lady came running over to me, hugged me, and starting raving on about how wonderful I looked and that I was her favourite and inspiration. Now picture this, I was just standing there talking to reporter and she came out of nowhere and I had never met her before in my life. Can you see shock on my face? The poor lady thought I was from the Biggest Loser, when I got home and shared story with my boys they said at the makeovers one of the contestants had her hair cut like mine. I've had a huge week and haven't seen TV so had no idea. Still very funny. Ok here goes an updated before and after. I cringe at this before shot. I love the dress I am wearing in this photo, one of my Townsville purchases from Cue. A size 10 Veronica Maine in my favourite colour.


  1. WOW! You look terrific, girl. Younger, prettier and sexy! Congratulations. I am right behind you with only 6 pounds to go...

  2. Wow you were quick posting comment. I was still editing it as I realised I was so nervous writing post I had made massive spelling errors and hadn't checked it.
    Thank you for lovely comments. Wow 6 pounds to go, can't wait to see your shots.

  3. WOO! Congrats lady! You look amazing and you provide endless amounts of inspiration for me. I'm so proud of you!

  4. Congratulations! You're looking (and OBVIOUSLY feeling) fantastic... what an inspiration!

    Loads of congratulatory hugs to you!

    You'll be an awesome leader!

  5. You are so amazing Leanne - Well Done!

  6. wooohoooooo! i was here a couple days ago thinking "surely she's lost those last couple of kilos by now..." and you HAVE!!! well done! all the best with leading.

    p.s i giggled while reading your story about the random hugger

  7. Congratulations Leanne, what an achievement for you.
    Hope you are making through this weekend Ok, we can only imagine what it MIGHT be like.....

  8. Wow! I just found your blog and was loving all the cartoons etc, but to find you have just reached goal is awesome. The before and after photos give me great hope!
    Keep on inspiring us!