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Old 11-18-2009, 06:19 PM   #2121
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Wow, that makes 4 of us that have lost this week. Is the upcoming Holiday giving us an urgency before we pig out?

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Old 11-18-2009, 07:27 PM   #2122
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Sorry, broke the thread's trend and gained a pound. Congrats everyone else!

I've been under ridiculous stress at work lately, so I binged a bit on mexican last weekend. Gotta try to not go so crazy this weekend...I really want to stay in the teens if I can. I'm so excited for my family to see me at my new weight over Thanksgiving!

Workout to Pig Out! LOL.
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Old 11-18-2009, 07:38 PM   #2123
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I've been under ridiculous stress at work lately, so I binged a bit on mexican last weekend. Gotta try to not go so crazy this weekend...I really want to stay in the teens if I can. I'm so excited for my family to see me at my new weight over Thanksgiving!

Workout to Pig Out! LOL.
Sorry to hear about all the work stress. Hopefully this will pass.

I think you've lost so much weight that your family are going to be very impressed, but I understand why you want to stay in the teens. Enjoy your family get together
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W2R, very nice loss for week one of the rest of your life!

SG, your family will be so surprised to see less of you! And aren't you smart to keep it a secret.

Alan, Kronk, etc., looks like you're maintaining, can't complain about that. Good to focus on at this time of the year.

I had an a-ha moment this week when I slapped myself for eating while no longer hungry--I likened it to scratching an itch when it's already stopped itching, because who does that? Then I went to the gym and to the market and stocked up on "good" stuff--better fruits and veggies than we had on hand, sugar-free low-fat ice cream treats for late in the evenings, some cool spice mixes to add to the veggies.

So at my official Weight Watchers' meeting weigh in yesterday, I am down .8 lbs. since my last weigh-in on 10/28 (back in the day I became a lifetime member and only "have" to weigh in once a month). So results toward a 25 lb. loss are:

10/21: 25 lbs. to lose
10/28: down 4.4, 20.6 to go
11/19: down 0.8, 19.8 to go

I was so excited to see a 0.8 loss (thank you WW for scales that measure in .2 lb. increments!) that I rushed to my computer to share on this thread as soon as I got back to see we'd been hacked. Darn those Russians.
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W2R, very nice loss for week one of the rest of your life!

SG, your family will be so surprised to see less of you! And aren't you smart to keep it a secret.

Alan, Kronk, etc., looks like you're maintaining, can't complain about that. Good to focus on at this time of the year.

I had an a-ha moment this week when I slapped myself for eating while no longer hungry--I likened it to scratching an itch when it's already stopped itching, because who does that? Then I went to the gym and to the market and stocked up on "good" stuff--better fruits and veggies than we had on hand, sugar-free low-fat ice cream treats for late in the evenings, some cool spice mixes to add to the veggies.

So at my official Weight Watchers' meeting weigh in yesterday, I am down .8 lbs. since my last weigh-in on 10/28 (back in the day I became a lifetime member and only "have" to weigh in once a month). So results toward a 25 lb. loss are:

10/21: 26 lbs. to lose
10/28: down 4.4, 20.6 to go
11/19: down 0.8, 19.8 to go

I was so excited to see a 0.8 loss (thank you WW for scales that measure in .2 lb. increments!) that I rushed to my computer to share on this thread as soon as I got back to see we'd been hacked. Darn those Russians.
Over 6lbs in 5 weeks, that's really steady progress, well done.
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Over 6lbs in 5 weeks, that's really steady progress, well done.
Ooops, one of those is an imaginary pound! I edited my post as I have lost enough imaginary pounds over the years
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Ooops, one of those is an imaginary pound! I edited my post as I have lost enough imaginary pounds over the years


oh well - 5lbs in 5 weeks is still pretty good progress.
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It's a relief to be in the teens, considering for several days I have been 120 and then 121 yesterday. I'm sure I'll be in the 120's after Thanksgiving, but at least I'm going into it in the teens, officially!


Happy Thanksgiving everyone - safe travels!
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Old 11-25-2009, 07:50 AM   #2129
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This is my diet spreadsheet. It will calculate your BMI and tell you if you are overweight, high normal, or low normal. I did not include underweight. I am over 6'2" and have to get below 165 for that figure. NO WAY.

You have to add your height in inches for it to work.
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Old 11-25-2009, 12:15 PM   #2130
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12/03/08198.217.8%
1/07/09200.617.9%
2/04199.418.4%
3/04201.817.7%
4/01198.217.3%
5/06197.416.7%
6/03200.217.6%
7/01198.417.7%
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9/02195.217.2%
10/07194.216.9%
10/14Vacation 
10/21198.617.4%
10/28195.017.1%
11/04195.017.2%
11/11196.417.6%
11/18198.218.2%
11/25200.018.1%
   
Goal190.015.3%
Highest260May 2001
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Turns out that I've got a viral infection and several secondary bacterial infections. I haven't worked out in nearly two weeks, and have put on weight because of that. My maintenance weight requires plenty of working out.

So, I'm going to have my work cut out for me when I get healthy.
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Sorry to hear about your illness Kronk. I've been under the weather too. I had another bout of pancreatitis last Wednesday evening and spent 2.5 days in the hospital. I think my "diet" was to blame this time. I tried eating more protein in the form of more red meat with more saturated fat about 3 weeks ago, more like the Adkins diet. I only ate like that for maybe 3-4 days before I was sooo constipated it wasn't funny. So, then I changed back to my normal way of eating, less meat, more veggies, etc. Anyway, I think that few days of eating more saturated fat may have kicked started my pancreatitis.

One thing about not eating or drinking (no water - no nothing) for 2 days sorta helped in jump-starting this week's weight loss.

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Sorry to hear about your illness Kronk. I've been under the weather too. I had another bout of pancreatitis last Wednesday evening and spent 2.5 days in the hospital. I think my "diet" was to blame this time. I tried eating more protein in the form of more red meat with more saturated fat about 3 weeks ago, more like the Adkins diet. I only ate like that for maybe 3-4 days before I was sooo constipated it wasn't funny. So, then I changed back to my normal way of eating, less meat, more veggies, etc. Anyway, I think that few days of eating more saturated fat may have kicked started my pancreatitis.

One thing about not eating or drinking (no water - no nothing) for 2 days sorta helped in jump-starting this week's weight loss.

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Wow, so sorry to hear how sick you were! It takes a lot to be admitted to the hospital these days, so I know you were pretty under the weather. I eat more protein but not red meat. More chicken, turkey, etc. Never have been one to be able to do that pure Atkins diet, but I do focus on healthy, lean protein in my diet.

Feel better!!!
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Old 11-25-2009, 07:35 PM   #2133
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Not at all where I wanted to be going into the Holidays. We drove to Texas today (after the weigh in) and have already started over-eating

Kronk and h2b - I'm so sorry to hear that you have both been sick this last week. Hospitalization sounds really serious h2b, I hope you are fully recovered now.

Rustic, thanks for sharing your spreadsheet - I do something similar but I use conditional cell formats for colors to show good and bad, and I also chart the weight and keep my Waist to Hip ratio noted (which is in the red - I need to lose an inch from my waist).
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Not at all where I wanted to be going into the Holidays. We drove to Texas today (after the weigh in) and have already started over-eating
No worries Alan...we gotta live a little on this thread! I, myself am about to partake of wings and potato skins (with my beer)! Happy Thanksgiving!!! We will take the few pounds off later! (probably not the sort of support I should be providing on this thread, but, hey, I'm 3 beers deep, LOL!)
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No worries Alan...we gotta live a little on this thread! I, myself am about to partake of wings and potato skins (with my beer)! Happy Thanksgiving!!! We will take the few pounds off later! (probably not the sort of support I should be providing on this thread, but, hey, I'm 3 beers deep, LOL!)
Since you're already 3 beers deep have a couple for me and Irene.
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I eat more protein but not red meat. More chicken, turkey, etc. Never have been one to be able to do that pure Atkins diet, but I do focus on healthy, lean protein in my diet.
Never again will I eat that much red meat. I'm not a big meat eater anyway, but, after reading Good Calories Bad Calories, I decided to experiment a little. I feel so much better with beans and a little chicken.

I'm feeling MUCH better now.
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12/03/08198.217.8%
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10/28195.017.1%
11/04195.017.2%
11/11196.417.6%
11/18198.218.2%
11/25200.018.1%
12/02201.418.4%
   
Goal190.015.3%
Highest260May 2001
Lowest190June 2007

Well, I'm feeling healthier now than I was last week, but I'm still not 100%. I've worked out the last two days, and some of that has been a struggle. I'm all fat and weak.

My goal is to get myself down to 194 before Christmas. 7 pounds in 3 weeks is probably overly ambitious, but my current weight is probably a bit temporarily high with water weight. Aiming for 198 at next week's weigh-in.
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Kronk, glad to hear you are feeling more healthy this week. Don't try to take it off too quickly right after your illness. Give your body a little respite care and maybe start fresh again after the first of the year.

I have not walked since my illness...I gotta start that again. Gosh, it's so easy to get lazy.

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4 Oct 21 + 2.2 - 6.2
5 Oct 28 + 1.0 - 5.2
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7 Nov 11 + 1.0 - 6.6
8 Nov 18 - 2.4 - 9.0
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Hurrah! I am happy about this loss. I still need to lose quite a bit, so on to the next 10 pounds!

Kronk, last week I was feeling sick and miserable too, and was way up for that reason. But this week I am feeling better, and without doing anything too drastic I lost all of it and 1.6 more. I am sure your weight will be down when you are feeling completely better.
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Good numbers, W2R... You still hitting the gym every day?
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