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Old 01-27-2010, 07:30 AM   #2241
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Phew!! - back below 180. It may take a couple of weeks to get back into a routine but losing 2lbs this week was a pleasant surprise with all the ER celebratory meals we've been having.
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Old 01-27-2010, 07:46 AM   #2242
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Phew!! - back below 180. It may take a couple of weeks to get back into a routine but losing 2lbs this week was a pleasant surprise with all the ER celebratory meals we've been having.
How many boxes did you have to dig through to find the scales?
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I'm joining the weigh-in group here as I need a little accountability without feeling like a cow being weighed for slaughter at a WW meeting.

Thanks for the recommendation of the Joy Bauer diet simple girl, but I hate someone else telling me what to eat - even if it's me!

Last week, I bought the daily plate application off livestrong.com for my blackberry. It's on the front screen of my blackberry so I can't ignore it. It's so easy (and fun) to track everything on there, I wish I had done it a long time ago. Hmm. I wonder if there's an app for tracking expenses...

I started off at 177 and am down to 172.8 this morning just sticking to about 1500 calories a day. My exercise has been walking the dog for about an hour a day (he loves this mom being retired stuff) and a few sessions on the Wii Fit. I've had pretty low energy since I'm slightly anemic (fibroids) and am working on building up my iron levels as well. I'm hoping that once I feel a bit better I will want to go back to lifting weights again. It seems like such a ripoff that now that I'm semi-retired and have the time to work out, I don't have the energy to do it!

I put on about 30 pounds this last year while working two jobs and many, many 16 hour days. I don't know what I want to weigh as a goal as I've been anywhere from 115-140 and felt okay anywhere in that range depending on how much muscle I had built up. I did 2 rounds of BFL about 8 years ago (while working very part-time - working out becomes a main hobby of mine when I'm not working a lot) and ended up around 140 but felt great at the higher weight.

All of you are so close to your goal weights, congratulations! I feel like the 400 pound chick with a bunch of 200 pounders on the biggest loser...
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Old 01-27-2010, 08:26 AM   #2244
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How many boxes did you have to dig through to find the scales?
We did think about that ahead of time.


We kept a couple of boxes open for the last items this morning - the scales got packed a few minutes ago with the freshly washed towels after our shower this morning. I feel guilty sitting here while DW is vacuuming the bathrooms but she told me to get close to her phone so we could hear the removals men calling above the noise (they did call her yesterday afternoon while walking through Cox's parking lot with arms full of cable boxes and remote controls etc)

oops - vacuuming over, back to work.....
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oops - vacuuming over, back to work.....
Ugggh! The cleaning when you are moving out s*cks! DH got out of it...but...our mover (we hired someone to help us load the truck) didn't show up...so guess who loaded up the 24' truck ALL by himself? Yeah, my strong man.


Oh, we did have a friend come by for 30 minutes to help with the heavy stuff. Otherwise, it was DH and the dolly. I cleaned most of the time, but did help with some of the lifting. What a LONG day. We were so p*ssed at the moving guy that didn't show.

Fortunately, our unloaders DID show up, and we were unloaded within 1.5 hours!
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Didn't post the last couple of weeks. Been busy. I've been eating poorly the last couple of weeks and not working out as much. But I've replaced that with trying to get our house ready for market. Lots of lifting and carrying and stuff.
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My ibuprofen diet seems to be working--down 1.5 lbs. this week toward my 30 lb. goal, despite being virtually housebound this week as I baby my poor knee (wah wah poor me).

Getting ready to move a household has to burn a ton of calories, Kronk and Alan. Maybe I should call a realtor.
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I forgot to weigh this morning and I ain't gonna do it now after eating. Next week.
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Ugggh! The cleaning when you are moving out s*cks! DH got out of it...but...our mover (we hired someone to help us load the truck) didn't show up...so guess who loaded up the 24' truck ALL by himself? Yeah, my strong man.


Oh, we did have a friend come by for 30 minutes to help with the heavy stuff. Otherwise, it was DH and the dolly.
Now, if I had a dolly (bird) helping me with the heavy stuff I'd also perform really well ... or did something get lost in translation there?

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My ibuprofen diet seems to be working--down 1.5 lbs. this week toward my 30 lb. goal, despite being virtually housebound this week as I baby my poor knee (wah wah poor me).

Getting ready to move a household has to burn a ton of calories, Kronk and Alan. Maybe I should call a realtor.
Hope your knee gets better soon.

FYI - The realtor diet is very expensive
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Now, if I had a dolly (bird) helping me with the heavy stuff I'd also perform really well ... or did something get lost in translation there?
LOL, yeah, I'd say something got lost in the translation!

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LOL, yeah, I'd say something got lost in the translation!

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ohhh, THAT sort of a dolly
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I'm joining the weigh-in group here as I need a little accountability without feeling like a cow being weighed for slaughter at a WW meeting.


All of you are so close to your goal weights, congratulations! I feel like the 400 pound chick with a bunch of 200 pounders on the biggest loser...
Welcome! And, I am probably a year or so from my goal weight (pounds and pounds and pounds!) so you're in good company!
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I'm joining the weigh-in group here as I need a little accountability without feeling like a cow being weighed for slaughter at a WW meeting.

...All of you are so close to your goal weights, congratulations! I feel like the 400 pound chick with a bunch of 200 pounders on the biggest loser...
Welcome aboard.
I only got onto this thread in late 2008 and have done a fair mount of oscillating in weight since then.
I just trimmed down my stats record the other day and realized I actually am 5.5 lbs lighter than my peak weight (181). Little by little by little...posting here weekly has definitely helped me stay focused on my long term goal.
Admitting I screwed up here and there and gained a few lbs is a HUGE reminder for me to put the fork down.
Seeing the 2 little red dancing dudes on my lowest weight of 173.5 is my constant target. It felt so good to move them to a new text line as I lost weight.
So many folks here are so diligent about exercising...if I could only find an
"I like to exercise at the gym" magic pill, I'd be all set.
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Had my WW weigh-in today -- down another 1.6 lbs. So I made my 5% goal, and have lost a total of 13 lbs in the past 7 weeks. Hooray!

And a pre-emptive "you can do it! Great job" to all of you posting tomorrow....
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Same weight from last week, I think. Scales acting kind of funky. Not consistent when weighing this morning. Got another set somewhere in a box when I moved here a few years ago. Maybe I can find by next week. I doubt if I lost any this week as I ate a couple of deserts.
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Finally lost a pound, despite having a few drinks this past weekend. Well, next week I'm sure will be an up week. Leaving for a long weekend in Florida tomorrow morning, with lots of eating out and drinking with friends. Looking forward to it!

Congrats to those who have lost this week and for those who haven't, hang in there!
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I thought I was losing too fast as I was at 171 on 1/29, so have eaten ad lib without tracking for the last three days. Back on the plan - enough of this calorie cycling.

Thanks for all the encouragement, it's going to take a good year or more to get to where I want to be. Regular weighing is one of the keys to maintenance (for me). When I start avoiding the scale, it means I'm probably gaining and then it gets out of control so easily.

Oh, I should mention that I have a closet clearing competition going with a friend - I'm a size 12 now but had all the way down to size 6's clogging up my closet. I've pulled out everything that I can't wear right now - needless to say, the closet's pretty bare right now. But I hope that the prospect of being able to open up and wear a box of clothes that I haven't seen in awhile will be an added motivator.

Only problem is - what do I do with all these (really nice) work clothes since I'm not working in an office anymore?!? Some of them still have their tags on! It also shows the money to be saved by staying at a stable size... which I haven't been since I quit smoking in 1997.
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I was disappointed when DW found the scales late afternoon yesterday as I was sure I'd have put on weight this week, so I was pleasantly surprised to find I was the same weight as the day before the move, a week ago

Urchina and Freedbird - you guys are doing exceptionally well - great progress

Good work from the rest of you also.

I've been to the Y for 3 days in a row now, taking hour long fitness classes. (Warm up for 30 minutes walking on a treadmill) Finally my back is feeling much better today so all the stretching is working. At the end of the session today, lying on my back with my knees drawn in I rolled them to the side while looking and stretching the upper body to the opposite side and got 4 or 5 "clunks" as it released.

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