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Old 12-02-2009, 09:46 AM   #2141
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Good numbers, W2R... You still hitting the gym every day?
No, but I am still pretty happy with continuing to lose weight this week. I just didn't think I could work out when I was sick and feeling so dizzy. Kudos to Kronk for continuing to work out while sick!
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Old 12-02-2009, 09:50 AM   #2142
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I know I couldn't make myself go to the gym last year. I started off pretty good and then...not. When it's cold, like it was last Jan-Feb, when I thought I would get my $$ worth from the gym, all I wanted to do was stay in my nice warm house.
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Old 12-02-2009, 09:52 AM   #2143
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I know I couldn't make myself go to the gym last year. I started off pretty good and then...not. When it's cold, like it was last Jan-Feb, when I thought I would get my $$ worth from the gym, all I wanted to do was stay in my nice warm house.
Well, anything that you do for activity is better than nothing, right? At least that's the way that I look at it. Perfectionism is the enemy of weight loss. I love having the free time to be more active now than I was while working.

By the way, good weight loss this week, especially considering how much you lost last week! You're doing great.
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Old 12-02-2009, 06:03 PM   #2144
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Well done guys - I wish I could have half as well this week, but 5 days away living it up did bad things to my weight. Am I down-hearted? Of course not
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Alan, you will shake that off in no time. I am always surprised at how well the practice of promptly getting back to Weight Watchers fundamentals seems to help in cases like this.
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Old 12-02-2009, 06:19 PM   #2146
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Alan, you will shake that off in no time. I am always surprised at how well the practice of promptly getting back to Weight Watchers fundamentals seems to help in cases like this.
I will endeavor to live up to your expectations - thanks for the vote of confidence
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Wow, 5# gained in one week. I better have had a good time. Wait, let me check. Uh-huh. A good time was had by all!

So Alan, don't feel so bad, I officially have the worst record for the week!

Back on the diet wagon. Oh, and here's the clincher. No one in my family made even one comment about my weight loss. Yet, my dental hygienist, who has only met me once 6 months ago, said to me today "you've lost weight, haven't you?"

I guess people aren't very observant in my family. Must be the heavy beer drinking that went on. Did I mention my family has a German heritage? LOL.
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Wow, 5# gained in one week. I better have had a good time. Wait, let me check. Uh-huh. A good time was had by all!

So Alan, don't feel so bad, I officially have the worst record for the week!

Back on the diet wagon. Oh, and here's the clincher. No one in my family made even one comment about my weight loss. Yet, my dental hygienist, who has only met me once 6 months ago, said to me today "you've lost weight, haven't you?"

I guess people aren't very observant in my family. Must be the heavy beer drinking that went on. Did I mention my family has a German heritage? LOL.
I appreciate your sacrifice in saving my blushes

I can't believe no one in your family said anything Did you try stepping on a few feet and saying "oops sorry, that would have really hurt if I'd done it last time I saw you".

The only one that noticed and complimented you was someone you pay money to and has a vested interest in making you feel good

For what it's worth I think you look great Keep up the good work.
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I appreciate your sacrifice in saving my blushes

I can't believe no one in your family said anything Did you try stepping on a few feet and saying "oops sorry, that would have really hurt if I'd done it last time I saw you".

The only one that noticed and complimented you was someone you pay money to and has a vested interest in making you feel good

For what it's worth I think you look great Keep up the good work.
LOL! Thanks Alan! I will stay the course and get back down to my target range!
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Old 12-09-2009, 10:11 AM   #2150
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week date D lbs D lbs total
1 Sep 30 - 3.0 - 3.0
2 Oct 07 - 1.2 - 4.2
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4 Oct 21 + 2.2 - 6.2
5 Oct 28 + 1.0 - 5.2
6 Nov 04 - 2.4 - 7.6
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8 Nov 18 - 2.4 - 9.0
9 Nov 25 + 3.6 - 5.4
10 Dec 02 - 5.2 - 10.6
11 Dec 09 - 1.6 - 12.2

I broke that "loss, gain, loss, gain" pattern by losing two weeks in a row. Much better.
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Old 12-09-2009, 10:19 AM   #2151
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Good W2R...two weeks in a row just before the holidays. That's great. I lost too but geez what a dinky amount. Every ounce helps tho, I guess.

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Old 12-09-2009, 11:48 AM   #2152
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12/03/08198.217.8%
1/07/09200.617.9%
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Much better, 5 pounds lower than last week. My short term goal is still 194 by Christmas, which looks very possible as long as I keep going. I was a little dehydrated this morning, so my weight might fluctuate back up tomorrow. Now I gotta get the fat reading to drop in conjunction with the weight.
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Wonderful, Kronk!! Looks like you shook off that temporary blip upwards, and you may reach your goal by Christmas after all.

Happy2beRetired, this week may not be as big but overall, you are losing steadily and at a reasonable rate. That's great!
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Old 12-09-2009, 12:07 PM   #2154
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Wow Kronk, that's a nice big loss. Nice incentive for reaching your Christmas goal.
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Old 12-09-2009, 06:23 PM   #2155
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Great work y'all.

I'm pleased to weigh in this week with a 2lb recovery of the 3 that I put on over Thanksgiving.
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Excellent, Alan! That was a quick recovery.
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Excellent, Alan! That was a quick recovery.
I am a tennis player where we always reckon that you have not broken serve until until you have held the next game. In other words, I won't start celebrating until I maintain the trend for a couple of weeks.
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Keep it going, I look forward to seeing that dancing man next week.
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Reporting a day late as I was out of town yesterday. Glad to have lost 3# (for sure!), but it's gonna be tough to even maintain this for next week...work party tonight, and another tomorrow, and I didn't work out at all this week due to travel. Uggh!

GREAT work everyone else - this is the toughest time of the year to keep it off, let alone lose weight. Yippee for all of you - keep it up!
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