Join Early Retirement Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 03-24-2010, 11:54 AM   #2361
Administrator
W2R's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: New Orleans
Posts: 38,949
week date D lbs D lbs total
1 Mar 10 - 2.2 - 6.6
2 Mar 17 - 1.8 - 8.4
3 Mar 24 + 1.4 - 7.0

Since I have stayed within or below my allotted Weight Watchers points all week, I can only conclude that my gain is due to the Chinese food yesterday.
__________________

__________________
Already we are boldly launched upon the deep; but soon we shall be lost in its unshored, harbourless immensities.

- - H. Melville, 1851
W2R is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 Early Retirement and Financial Independence Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

Are you planning to be financially independent as early as possible so you can live life on your own terms? Discuss successful investing strategies, asset allocation models, tax strategies and other related topics in our online forum community. Our members range from young folks just starting their journey to financial independence, military retirees and even multimillionaires. No matter where you fit in you'll find that Early-Retirement.org is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with our members, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create a retirement blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 03-24-2010, 12:29 PM   #2362
Moderator
Alan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Eee Bah Gum
Posts: 21,146
6-Jan-10 179.5
13-Jan-10 178.0
20-Jan-10 181.0
27-Jan-10 179.0
3-Feb-10 179.0
10-Feb-10 179.0
17-Feb-10 177.5
24-Feb-10 178.0
4-Mar-10 178.0
10-Mar-10 177.0
17-Mar-10 177.0
24-Mar-10 174.5

Target Range 170 -175
Highest 210lbs (2002)

First time I have been in range since October. The challenge now is to repeat this week after week.
__________________

__________________
Retired in Jan, 2010 at 55, moved to England in May 2016
Now it's adventure before dementia
Alan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-24-2010, 01:07 PM   #2363
Give me a museum and I'll fill it. (Picasso)
Give me a forum ...
freebird5825's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: East Nowhere, 43N Latitude, NY
Posts: 9,017
177.5 Nov 2008
181 Dec 31 - Maximum 2008 weight
173.5 Dec 23 Lowest 2009 weight
174 Dec 30
175 Jan 6, 2010
175.5 Jan 27
172.5 Feb 3
171 Feb 10
169.5 Feb 17
168.5 Feb 23
171 Mar 3
171.5 Mar 10
171 Mar 17
171.5 Mar 24 ACK! Must get serious again...

Short Term Goal - 170 lbs and maintaining all through 2010
Long Term Goal - 165 lbs for 2011
High school weight 135 lbs senior year, running track
__________________
"All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them." - Walt Disney
freebird5825 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-24-2010, 06:49 PM   #2364
Thinks s/he gets paid by the post
simple girl's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Posts: 2,505
Quote:
Originally Posted by Alan View Post
17-Mar-10 177.0
24-Mar-10 174.5

Target Range 170 -175
Highest 210lbs (2002)

First time I have been in range since October. The challenge now is to repeat this week after week.
Yay!!! I know how exciting that is!

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ronstar View Post
3/17/2010 194.8
3/24/2010 196.0

I'm blaming all this on weightlifting increasing muscle, reducing fat, - and muscle weighs more than fat, so I am going to weigh more now that I have increased weight lifting
When I started weight lifting last year (no, I'm not doing it now...to darn busy and tired!), I gained weight right away, too. I think it's due to extra water retention related to the inflammation caused by muscle injury. That's my story, and I'm sticking to it. Feel free to borrow it.

Quote:
Originally Posted by happy2bretired View Post
Now, I'm hoping to maintain. IF I continue losing, that would be great, but, no problem if I just maintain. I just don't want to gain.
Congrats and welcome to the maintenance club! Quite challenging, but this list really helps!

Quote:
Originally Posted by JacqJolie View Post

Great work everyone! 90% of success at weight loss is just showing up.
Couldn't agree more!
__________________
simple girl
less stuff, more time

(49, married; DH 53. I am fully retired as of 2015 (well ok, I still work part-time but only because I love the job and have complete freedom to call off if I want to travel with hubby for work), DH hopes to fully retire 2018 when he turns 55 to access 401K penalty-free...although he may decide to do part-time consulting)
simple girl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-24-2010, 06:53 PM   #2365
Thinks s/he gets paid by the post
simple girl's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Posts: 2,505
5/27: 132 (post cruise)
.....
6/24: 126
.....
7/29: 120!!!
.....
8/26: 118
.....
9/30: 117 (post vacation weekend - Mobile)
.....
10/28: 119
.....
11/25: 119
.....
12/30: 122 (holiday gluttony)
.....
1/27/10: 123
......
2/24/10: 122
3/3/10: 121
3/10/10: 122
3/17/10: 122
3/24/10: 121

Highest was 139# (2007)
5'4" Target range 116 - 121#

Happy with my weigh in!
__________________
simple girl
less stuff, more time

(49, married; DH 53. I am fully retired as of 2015 (well ok, I still work part-time but only because I love the job and have complete freedom to call off if I want to travel with hubby for work), DH hopes to fully retire 2018 when he turns 55 to access 401K penalty-free...although he may decide to do part-time consulting)
simple girl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-25-2010, 12:09 AM   #2366
Full time employment: Posting here.
Urchina's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Central Coast, California
Posts: 891
Up 1/2 a pound from last week. I'm on-plan, so not terribly worried. I figure that the easy weight is gone and from now on it's going to be a slow downhill slope. OK by me, so long as downhill is the direction it's going!

But I sprained my ankle Thursday, and so exercise isn't going to be happening for awhile. Well, aerobic exercise. I might take this opportunity to do some weightlifting.
__________________
"You'd be surprised at how much it costs to look this cheap." -- Dolly Parton
Urchina is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-25-2010, 01:36 PM   #2367
Moderator
Alan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Eee Bah Gum
Posts: 21,146
Quote:
Originally Posted by Urchina View Post
Up 1/2 a pound from last week. I'm on-plan, so not terribly worried. I figure that the easy weight is gone and from now on it's going to be a slow downhill slope. OK by me, so long as downhill is the direction it's going!

But I sprained my ankle Thursday, and so exercise isn't going to be happening for awhile. Well, aerobic exercise. I might take this opportunity to do some weightlifting.
Sorry to hear about your ankle, take care of it, ankles can take a long time to heal. We were shopping and DW was giving me a hard time at the pharmacy section as I was there ages before coming away with a wrist brace, knee supports and ankle strapping Along with my back brace it takes me a good ten minutes these days immediately before going out to play tennis
__________________
Retired in Jan, 2010 at 55, moved to England in May 2016
Now it's adventure before dementia
Alan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-29-2010, 11:57 AM   #2368
Thinks s/he gets paid by the post
DangerMouse's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Silicon Valley
Posts: 1,812
Ok, I am ready to join back in. I used to post on this thread regularly, however every week it was a weight gain rather than a loss. I was tired of my complaining, so figured everyone else would be so I dropped out.

Anyway sometime later I have some answers. A bit of background, in 2009 I gained 13 lbs, in 2008 it must have been another 10 and so on. In 2005 I was a size 6, in 2009 I was up to a size 12 and growing. None of this was making sense to me as I was exercising and watching calories. Went to the Dr, first Dr refused to run any tests, told me all I needed to do was go camping for 10 days and everything would be ok. Needless to say I didn't go back. In Jan went to another Dr who my internet research indicated was very highly regarded. Wonderful woman who actually listened to everything I said. Bottom line is my thyroid was not functioning properly and I have low testoterone which can result in less muscle tone more fat. Am on medication for both. So my 2010 weight loss results are as follows:

2 Jan 157.8 lbs
6 Feb 153.0 lbs (4.8 lbs)
6 Mar 151.4 lbs (1.6 lbs - total 6.4 lbs)
29 Mar 149.4 lbs (2.0 lbs - total 8.4 lbs)

My first goal was to crack 150 by the end of March which I have achieved.
My second goal is to crack 145 by my birthday early May.
Third goal is to crack 140 by the end of Q2 30 June.
Fourth goal is to crack 130 by the end of Q3 30 September.

I am not dieting per se. I am eating a lot of fish and veg. Leaving pasts and breads alone as much as possible. I think there may be something in the low carb diet for me. Keeping chocolates out of the house so there is no temptation.

I have been working out on my treadmill and going for hikes. I am going to throw in some cycling as well.

I am feeling positive about losing weight for the first time in ages. I was excited to be down 8lbs, started trying on my size 10 clothes, however I think it is going to be another 10lbs before I can even consider those items fitting. I still look like a squeezed sausage.
__________________

I be a girl, he's a boy. Think I maybe FIRED since July 08. Mid 40s, no kidlets. Actually am totally clueless as to what is going on with DH.
DangerMouse is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-29-2010, 12:49 PM   #2369
Thinks s/he gets paid by the post
happy2bretired's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Nebraska
Posts: 1,340
Quote:
Originally Posted by DangerMouse View Post
I am not dieting per se. I am eating a lot of fish and veg. Leaving pasts and breads alone as much as possible. I think there may be something in the low carb diet for me. Keeping chocolates out of the house so there is no temptation.
.
Welcome back and so glad that you found a medical solution to a good part of your weight gain. You have made great progress already!

I'm sorta eating like you are too. I'm leaving bread and pasta pretty much alone. I eat Rye Crisps for my bread and not much at that. However, I am NOT leaving chocolate alone. I have my daily allotment of dark choco chips.

I'm trying to maintain right now even though I'm still a size 12, I think that's a good size range for me.
__________________
happy2bretired is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-29-2010, 01:00 PM   #2370
Moderator
Alan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Eee Bah Gum
Posts: 21,146
Welcome back to the forum DM, I look forward to seeing your progress
__________________
Retired in Jan, 2010 at 55, moved to England in May 2016
Now it's adventure before dementia
Alan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-29-2010, 05:38 PM   #2371
Thinks s/he gets paid by the post
simple girl's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Posts: 2,505
Welcome back DangerMouse! I am so happy for you to be having success with your weight loss plan. Yay!
__________________
simple girl
less stuff, more time

(49, married; DH 53. I am fully retired as of 2015 (well ok, I still work part-time but only because I love the job and have complete freedom to call off if I want to travel with hubby for work), DH hopes to fully retire 2018 when he turns 55 to access 401K penalty-free...although he may decide to do part-time consulting)
simple girl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-31-2010, 06:52 AM   #2372
Moderator
Ronstar's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: A little ways southwest of Chicago
Posts: 9,370
Goal 185 by whenever

2/3/2010 194.0
2/10/2010 195.6
2/17/2010 194.4
2/24/2010 194.4
3/02/2010 194.2
3/09/2010 195.0
3/17/2010 194.8
3/24/2010 196.0
4/01/2010 197.2
__________________
Ronstar is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-31-2010, 07:07 AM   #2373
Thinks s/he gets paid by the post
simple girl's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Posts: 2,505
5/27: 132 (post cruise)
.....
6/24: 126
.....
7/29: 120!!!
.....
8/26: 118
.....
9/30: 117 (post vacation weekend - Mobile)
.....
10/28: 119
.....
11/25: 119
.....
12/30: 122 (holiday gluttony)
.....
1/27/10: 123
......
2/24/10: 122
......
3/31/20: 121

Highest was 139# (2007)
5'4" Target range 116 - 121#

Holding steady! I think the 12 mile hike on Saturday helped! Legs have finally recovered!
__________________
simple girl
less stuff, more time

(49, married; DH 53. I am fully retired as of 2015 (well ok, I still work part-time but only because I love the job and have complete freedom to call off if I want to travel with hubby for work), DH hopes to fully retire 2018 when he turns 55 to access 401K penalty-free...although he may decide to do part-time consulting)
simple girl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-31-2010, 07:28 AM   #2374
Give me a museum and I'll fill it. (Picasso)
Give me a forum ...
freebird5825's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: East Nowhere, 43N Latitude, NY
Posts: 9,017
177.5 Nov 2008
181 Dec 31 - Maximum 2008 weight
173.5 Dec 23 Lowest 2009 weight
174 Dec 30
175 Jan 6, 2010
175.5 Jan 27
172.5 Feb 3
171 Feb 10
169.5 Feb 17
168.5 Feb 23
171 Mar 3
171.5 Mar 10
171 Mar 17
171.5 Mar 24
171 Mar 31

Short Term Goal - 170 lbs and maintaining all through 2010
Long Term Goal - 165 lbs for 2011
High school weight 135 lbs senior year, running track
__________________
"All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them." - Walt Disney
freebird5825 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-31-2010, 09:27 AM   #2375
Give me a museum and I'll fill it. (Picasso)
Give me a forum ...
Dawg52's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Central MS/Orange Beach, AL
Posts: 7,446
Target 175lbs

1/06 186.5
1/13 185.5
1/20 184.5
1/27 183.5
2/03 183.5
2/10 183.5
2/17 183.5
2/24 183.0
3/03 182.0
3/10 181.0
3/17 181.0
3/23 180.0
3/31 180.0
__________________
Retired 3/31/2007@52
Full time wuss.......
Dawg52 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-31-2010, 11:03 AM   #2376
Thinks s/he gets paid by the post
DangerMouse's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Silicon Valley
Posts: 1,812
2 Jan 157.8 lbs
6 Feb 153.0 lbs (4.8 lbs)
6 Mar 151.4 lbs (1.6 lbs - total 6.4 lbs)
29 Mar 149.4 lbs (2.0 lbs - total 8.4 lbs)
31 Mar 148.4 lbs (1.4 lbs - total 9.8 lbs)

My first goal was to crack 150 by the end of March which I have achieved.
My second goal is to crack 145 by my birthday early May.
Third goal is to crack 140 by the end of Q2 30 June.
Fourth goal is to crack 130 by the end of Q3 30 September.

I can't believe that I just lost another 1.4 lbs in 3 days. Believe me, I am not starving myself to death, nor am I going rabid on exercise. I am just eating healthy, no calorie counting and moving my butt. It has just been such a nice exeperience to see the scales move in the right direction.

I'm off to ride my bike for 30 minutes on the trainer in our garage today. Even though I have lost weight I still can not fit into my size 10 clothes, which I think is going to require me to hit my 140 lbs.
__________________

I be a girl, he's a boy. Think I maybe FIRED since July 08. Mid 40s, no kidlets. Actually am totally clueless as to what is going on with DH.
DangerMouse is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-31-2010, 12:22 PM   #2377
Moderator
Alan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Eee Bah Gum
Posts: 21,146
3-Feb-10 179.0
10-Feb-10 179.0
17-Feb-10 177.5
24-Feb-10 178.0
4-Mar-10 178.0
10-Mar-10 177.0
17-Mar-10 177.0
24-Mar-10 174.5
31-Mar-10 175.5

Target Range 170 -175
Highest 210lbs (2002)


Bit of a back slide, caused no doubt by DD and SIL visiting for the weekend - too much beer, pizza and other good stuff
__________________
Retired in Jan, 2010 at 55, moved to England in May 2016
Now it's adventure before dementia
Alan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-31-2010, 12:36 PM   #2378
Thinks s/he gets paid by the post
happy2bretired's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Nebraska
Posts: 1,340
166.8 11-04-09
166.8 11-11-09
165.6 11-18-09
162.0 11-25-09
161.6 12-02-09
161.4 12-09-09
159.4 12-16-09
159.0 12-23-09
157.8 12-30-09
157.6 01-06-10
157.4 01-13-10
156.2 01-20-10
155.4 02-03-10
156.6 02-10-10
155.4 02-17-10
153.2 03-03-10
153.2 03-10-10
151.2 03-17-10
153.0 03-24-10
152.6 03-31-10
__________________
happy2bretired is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-31-2010, 06:08 PM   #2379
Thinks s/he gets paid by the post
simple girl's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Posts: 2,505
Quote:
Originally Posted by DangerMouse View Post
31 Mar 148.4 lbs (1.4 lbs - total 9.8 lbs)

My first goal was to crack 150 by the end of March which I have achieved.

I can't believe that I just lost another 1.4 lbs in 3 days.
Awesome!!!
__________________
simple girl
less stuff, more time

(49, married; DH 53. I am fully retired as of 2015 (well ok, I still work part-time but only because I love the job and have complete freedom to call off if I want to travel with hubby for work), DH hopes to fully retire 2018 when he turns 55 to access 401K penalty-free...although he may decide to do part-time consulting)
simple girl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-01-2010, 12:15 AM   #2380
Thinks s/he gets paid by the post
kyounge1956's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Posts: 2,171
I got a pleasant surprise when I went to the doctor the other day—I've only regained 10 lbs (not 20) of the 30 I lost 7 or 8 years ago. Or maybe I regained 20 and then lost 10 again. Anyway, I was 10 lbs lighter than I thought I was.
__________________

__________________
kyounge1956 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Health Ins. Cost Reduction kz Life after FIRE 15 05-27-2007 07:47 PM
Text of FOMC Announcement from Wednesday haha FIRE and Money 14 03-23-2007 02:00 PM
Florida Home Owners Ins mickeyd Other topics 5 08-29-2006 11:02 AM
Advice needed on Indiv Med Ins Plans starry night FIRE and Money 4 03-04-2006 05:41 PM
Forbes -- Growth in Health Ins. Premiums Slows intercst FIRE and Money 6 09-15-2005 02:37 PM

 

 
All times are GMT -6. The time now is 05:04 AM.
 
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.