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Old 02-16-2013, 08:01 AM   #856
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Congratulations!

My weight seems to have been static since around October. My own fault, of course!
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Old 02-16-2013, 08:58 AM   #857
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I've lost 15 pounds since Christmas. Better yet, my blood pressure is in the 110-115 over 65 range and my total cholesterol is down from 209 to 164 without medications. I'm ecstatic. Time for a doughnut!
The heck with the lost weight... The great blood pressure and cholesterol reading are spectacular! Losing 15 pounds is nothing to sneeze at either, but it's the 110/65 and lower cholesterol that will keep you alive longer! Keep it up.

I'm afraid to get on the scale. We ate at two different all-you-can-eat buffets this week... and I did. But we've also walked about 25k this week too, so it might not be too bad.


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Old 02-16-2013, 09:07 AM   #858
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Great work. I have not lost anything in a few weeks. I have been eating poorly and not as good about getting to the gym so not losing but not gaining is just fine.
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Old 02-18-2013, 08:12 PM   #859
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I am on Weight Watchers. Again. I can't believe I went off the wagon that badly again. I gained back 30 of the 60 lbs I lost and I'm a short woman, so that is a lot.

The good news is that, after 4 weeks, 9 of them are already gone.
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Old 02-19-2013, 02:59 AM   #860
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I think that the really difficult bit is maintenance at your desired weight. It's for maintenance that one really needs to change ones normal eating habits.

I haven't managed to get down to my desired weight yet, so I still have the problem of weight maintenance to look forward to! Joy.
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Old 02-19-2013, 05:53 AM   #861
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Maintenance is not tough if you track what you eat. At least it is not for me.
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Old 02-19-2013, 10:32 AM   #862
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I am on Weight Watchers. Again. I can't believe I went off the wagon that badly again. I gained back 30 of the 60 lbs I lost and I'm a short woman, so that is a lot.

The good news is that, after 4 weeks, 9 of them are already gone.
9 pounds in 4 weeks is fantastic! Congratulations!
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Old 03-25-2013, 07:39 AM   #863
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So I am down to 163 pounds (I started this latest round of weight loss at 180. Five years ago, I was at 205. I am not counting my pregnancy weight). More importantly I am in a size 6 pant and my Mom is counseling me to not lose too much weight.

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Old 03-25-2013, 08:01 AM   #864
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Old 03-25-2013, 09:05 AM   #865
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Congratulations, Prof. I'm still hovering at the 73kg mark. I know why, too, so I have no-one to blame but myself.
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Old 03-25-2013, 09:17 AM   #866
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Well done, all of you! I've laid back for the cold months, but my wife and I were just talking about this yesterday, and figure now that the better weather is coming around, it's time for us to start hard walking and hill climbing again. I put back 3-4 kilo, but still am under 85. I've decided that I will set a target for myself of 75 kilo before we move to Thailand. That's doable...

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Old 03-25-2013, 02:34 PM   #867
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Weight Watchers

I passed the 10 lb mark at my last weigh-in. Not bad for 8 weeks. 20 more lbs to go to get back to my "Lifetime" weight.

I have GOT to stop the yo-yo thing.
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Old 03-25-2013, 04:22 PM   #868
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Food journals. They force you to be honest with yourself.
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Old 03-26-2013, 07:25 AM   #869
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Food journals. They force you to be honest with yourself.
I agree. I used a blank book but switched to an app (FitBit) last year which was a bit easier. I switched again to MyFitnessPal two weeks ago and find their database to be extensive and very easy to use although there's still the annoying puzzle of "What the heck am I really eating right now and how much is there?" I'm making great progess lately having lost 24 pounds since Christmas and now less than 10 pounds away from nirvana.


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24 pounds since Christmas - excellent progress, well done vivaldirules!
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