It took me a terrifyingly long time to actually get around to making progress on this, and then another three and a half months to actually lose said weight. But still - I did it, with help from MyFitnessPal and a crapton of exercise!
I would do before and after pictures, but it's 9pm and I'm lazy, so...yeah.
In conclusion, this is what I should have done to celebrate:
Instead, I went "Huh. Cool." Slightly less exciting. And you're welcome for the dancing Jensen Ackles.