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Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) Looking to lose that spare tire? Ideal weight 200+? Frustrated being a large cyclist in a sport geared for the ultra-light? Learn about the bikes and parts that can take the abuse of a heavier cyclist, how to keep your body going while losing the weight, and get support from others who've been successful.

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Old 12-31-08, 05:49 PM   #1
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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!

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Old 12-31-08, 05:50 PM   #2
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Congrats Tom - way to go!!!
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Old 12-31-08, 06:05 PM   #3
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199?? Great job, now get outta here skinny boy!
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Old 12-31-08, 06:06 PM   #4
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WOW! Awesome job!
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Old 12-31-08, 06:12 PM   #5
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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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Old 12-31-08, 06:14 PM   #6
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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.
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Old 12-31-08, 06:29 PM   #7
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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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Old 12-31-08, 06:33 PM   #8
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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/
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Old 12-31-08, 06:45 PM   #9
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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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Old 12-31-08, 06:52 PM   #10
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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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Old 12-31-08, 10:49 PM   #16
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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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Old 12-31-08, 11:52 PM   #18
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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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Old 01-01-09, 12:21 AM   #20
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I think this is appropriate tonight.

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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.
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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!
Mazama, I'm a Clyde for life....I am over 6 feet ya know. Besides, why would I quit hangin with my friends here?
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