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Old 07-18-2010, 09:00 PM   #121
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Hey SS.

You can always burn some calories by putting on a belly dancing routine for the lounge.
Listen to him SS. I second his suggestion. It seems like a very good idea.
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Old 07-18-2010, 09:05 PM   #122
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Old 07-18-2010, 09:09 PM   #123
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I can happily report that over the past 15 weeks I've been pretty good about eating healthy every meal. I've had some violations but none terribly serious or repetitive. I'm still struggling to exercise daily, though, and need to solve that somehow. The result is 31 pounds lost, my blood pressure is now normal, and my total cholesterol is consistently 117 even though I've been taking only half my prescribed statin daily. I'll need to talk to my doctor soon to see if I should just eliminate it.

Any other progress reports?
so your post was truthful?

I'll be ... dipped in hot chocolate, head first!

My wife has started doing the exercise I suggested you and she is very happy with it.
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Old 07-18-2010, 11:00 PM   #124
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so your post was truthful?

I'll be ... dipped in hot chocolate, head first!

My wife has started doing the exercise I suggested you and she is very happy with it.
Beppe! I'm finding your lost weight! Stop it, now!


OK guys and gals. I don't want to. But I guess I'll join you.

Carb counting has worked for me before.

Do I have to weigh myself too? I'm real good at making up pretend numbers.
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Old 08-24-2010, 05:42 PM   #125
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Old 08-24-2010, 06:08 PM   #126
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I think I am up by who knows how much...with all this Scottish black pudding and whisky.
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Old 08-24-2010, 07:14 PM   #127
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Old 08-24-2010, 08:16 PM   #128
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I think I am up by who knows how much...with all this Scottish black pudding and whisky.
Skip the pudding. And if it's a single malt Scotch, that's bad for you too, send it here. My diet's not working too well, I might as well help you out.
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Old 08-24-2010, 08:18 PM   #129
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I lost almost 10 pounds in New Mexico because of stress. who know what will happen on this trip!
Montezuma's revenge? I hate that stress that builds up as you try to decide - One slow step at a time, or RUN FOR IT!
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Old 08-25-2010, 02:59 AM   #130
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Well, so far things are going quite well. Since June I'm down another six pounds/3 kilos. Since I started in April, I'm down 11 pounds/5 kilos. (I keep track of my weight using the Wii Fit electronic scales/balance board.)

I want to lose about the same again. It'll probably slow down as I approach my target, so hopefully I'll get there by my birthday — May next year.


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I could do with losing about the same — or perhaps a kilo or two more.

I'm currently trying to do it by just eating a little less of what I usually eat. A smallish bowl of cereal, or only one round of toast for breakfast. One sandwich at lunch time, not two. One or two biscuits at tea-time, not three or four. Having one plateful of food at dinner - not adding more as I go along. Oh - and drinking water or diet soda instead of snacking, although I will have a bit of fruit if I'm feeling particularly hungry.

So far it seems to be working...
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Old 08-25-2010, 05:43 AM   #131
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I have put on weight since June. dunno how much because my bluddy spreadsheet tracking it was on the bluddy dead drive.

I have lost a kilo this past fortnight though. Hopefully can stay back on track for a while. (until the next trip to the Territory)
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Old 08-25-2010, 07:03 AM   #132
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Everyone should be down 8 lbs by now.
I know. But only 4 for me. I've been struggling a bit lately and *must* refocus. Just let me finish this donut first and I'll get right on it.
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Old 08-25-2010, 07:44 AM   #133
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Old 08-25-2010, 09:22 AM   #134
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