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    The Site Administrator: Currently at home recovering from a couple of strokes,please contact my assistnt admins for forum issues Tom Stormcrowe's Avatar
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    Nonscale Victory to close the year out!

    Here I am, in a size L sweatshirt......yep, no X in front of it!!

    My last weigh in for the year, 199.3 pounds!

    I DID IT!

    on light duty due to illness; please contact my assistants for forum issues. They are Siu Blue Wind, or CbadRider or the other 3 star folk. I am currently at home recovering from a couple of strokes. I am making good progress, happily.


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    Congrats Tom - way to go!!!

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    199?? Great job, now get outta here skinny boy!

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    WOW! Awesome job!

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    You do know it's traditional to receive an Emeritus certificate, right?

    I don't see a problem if you award yourself the certificate. In fact, I think it's quite appropriate.

    Congrats Tom. Well done.

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    The Site Administrator: Currently at home recovering from a couple of strokes,please contact my assistnt admins for forum issues Tom Stormcrowe's Avatar
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    If someone wants to make me one up, I'd love it. It doesn't have the same pizaz to make it myself.
    on light duty due to illness; please contact my assistants for forum issues. They are Siu Blue Wind, or CbadRider or the other 3 star folk. I am currently at home recovering from a couple of strokes. I am making good progress, happily.


    . “He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. And if you gaze for long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you.”- Fredrick Nietzsche

    "We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals." - Immanuel Kant

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    Great job Tom! What format is your certificate file in? I could likely edit it and make one for you if I have the right software.
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    The Site Administrator: Currently at home recovering from a couple of strokes,please contact my assistnt admins for forum issues Tom Stormcrowe's Avatar
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    JPEG is fine.

    I use this and then generate a screenshot and edit it with GIMP

    http://www.teach-nology.com/web_tools/certificates/
    on light duty due to illness; please contact my assistants for forum issues. They are Siu Blue Wind, or CbadRider or the other 3 star folk. I am currently at home recovering from a couple of strokes. I am making good progress, happily.


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    "We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals." - Immanuel Kant

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    Why don't you PM me a sample so I know what goes in it. I'll see if I can get one made up for you this evening. And I'm thrilled to do it for you!
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    Awesome Job Tom!

    And great job on the certificate cyclokitty

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    Great job Tom - for a Skinny Guy!
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    Congrats Tom, Nice job!!!!!

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    Bravo on a job well done.

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    Tom, I think it would be safe for me to say on behalf of all the clydes/athenas on this forum that you are an inspiration and we truly appreciate your leadership on this forum. Your story has been great to follow and good luck on continued succes. You sir are the man!!!!!!
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    Way to go Tom, congrats
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    Tom,
    From another former 500 pounder, thank you for proving that it is possible. I dream of the day that I see a "1" in the leading number category of my weight. Thanks to you and Scott (LFoAB) I now know it's possible.

    You are the man!

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    Congratulations! You are an inspiration!
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    Great Job. Thank you for showing us what can be acomplished!

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    The Site Administrator: Currently at home recovering from a couple of strokes,please contact my assistnt admins for forum issues Tom Stormcrowe's Avatar
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    I think this is appropriate tonight.

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VpZRt5Y9htQ"]YouTube - Long Road 2[/ame]
    on light duty due to illness; please contact my assistants for forum issues. They are Siu Blue Wind, or CbadRider or the other 3 star folk. I am currently at home recovering from a couple of strokes. I am making good progress, happily.


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    "We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals." - Immanuel Kant

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    Awsome video Tom!
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    Congrats, Tom!

    I don't even really know you but you've come a long way. You really are an inspiration!

    Oh, and don't forget to add "Clydesdale Emeritus" to your signature!

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    OMG! Fantastic!!! I guess you can go hang out in the racing forum now, Mr. 199. We'll miss you

    I've been here the last few years with you and watched you shrink. You have worked hard on yourself and with other Clydes in this forum. You undying efforts have come to fruition. Happy New Year. Your ultimate resolution has come true. Enjoy your new life!

    CONGRATULATIONS!
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    Congradulations! Thanks for reminding me to get back on track.
    Red, like the color my hair used to be.

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    The Site Administrator: Currently at home recovering from a couple of strokes,please contact my assistnt admins for forum issues Tom Stormcrowe's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mazama View Post
    OMG! Fantastic!!! I guess you can go hang out in the racing forum now, Mr. 199. We'll miss you

    I've been here the last few years with you and watched you shrink. You have worked hard on yourself and with other Clydes in this forum. You undying efforts have come to fruition. Happy New Year. Your ultimate resolution has come true. Enjoy your new life!

    CONGRATULATIONS!
    Mazama, I'm a Clyde for life....I am over 6 feet ya know. Besides, why would I quit hangin with my friends here?
    on light duty due to illness; please contact my assistants for forum issues. They are Siu Blue Wind, or CbadRider or the other 3 star folk. I am currently at home recovering from a couple of strokes. I am making good progress, happily.


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    "We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals." - Immanuel Kant

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