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Old 07-16-2010, 01:35 AM   #2561
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Had my weigh-in Tuesday and I'm down two pounds from two weeks ago. So the downward trend continues, despite limited exercise.

My big win today was going to Ross and finding two pairs of pants off the rack that I could get in to. And not plus sizes, either! I haven't bought pants anywhere but at the big girl store (Lane Bryant) for five years. Oh my goodness, I can actually start shopping now!

So I did. It was not a frugal day.
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Old 07-16-2010, 07:48 AM   #2562
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Had my weigh-in Tuesday and I'm down two pounds from two weeks ago. So the downward trend continues, despite limited exercise.

My big win today was going to Ross and finding two pairs of pants off the rack that I could get in to. And not plus sizes, either! I haven't bought pants anywhere but at the big girl store (Lane Bryant) for five years. Oh my goodness, I can actually start shopping now!

So I did. It was not a frugal day.
Awesome!
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Had my weigh-in Tuesday and I'm down two pounds from two weeks ago. So the downward trend continues, despite limited exercise.

My big win today was going to Ross and finding two pairs of pants off the rack that I could get in to. And not plus sizes, either! I haven't bought pants anywhere but at the big girl store (Lane Bryant) for five years. Oh my goodness, I can actually start shopping now!

So I did. It was not a frugal day.

Wow ! Great work !
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Old 07-17-2010, 10:45 AM   #2564
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Money spent on clothes because you are too small for your existing wardrobe does not count in LBYM, just for the record .

Congratulations, Urchina, on the 2 lb. loss and the new sizes!!! Awesome!
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Old 07-21-2010, 06:59 AM   #2565
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8/26: 118
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9/30: 117 (post vacation weekend - Mobile)
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10/28: 119
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11/25: 119
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12/30: 122 (holiday gluttony)
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1/27/10: 123
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2/24/10: 122
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3/31/10: 121
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6/30/2010: 120
7/7/2010: 121
7/14/2010: 121
7/21/2010: 121

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

Surprised to hold onto 121 considering I ate horribly on Saturday (eating out Mexican...never good for the diet!).
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I am down a pound and a half so three pounds to my goal . I am thrilled . When I reach my goal I may try for four more pounds .
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I am down a pound and a half so three pounds to my goal . I am thrilled . When I reach my goal I may try for four more pounds .
I think when you're close to a nice weight, the loss slows down no matter what, so that is amazing!

I weigh in tomorrow after 10 days in Europe. Fortunately or not, we were not in France or Italy, where I know I would have very happily gained several pounds, so I hope the WI will be good.
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Old 07-21-2010, 01:00 PM   #2568
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I've been in England since June 8 so have not been weighing in, and internet access has been 'patchy' a lot of the time but I have been watching this thread and you guys are doing a great job, keep up the good work.

We won't be back on the scales until 3rd week in August. Trying to keep lots of exercise going - my jeans still fit but I think the ale and too much food is going to end up with bad news. A lot of time with family where it is very hard to control what is served up, but we're having a great time now.
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Old 07-21-2010, 01:51 PM   #2569
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6/02 180.0
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6/16 180.0
6/23 179.0
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This morning's results--not too shabby for a post-two week vacation trip. Three months exactly since starting, and down 22 lbs. I tried on a cute chartreuse raincoat from my closet, size M, and it fits perfectly. Yay!

Goal beginning 4/22: -25 lbs.
4/29, week 1, -4.6 lbs.: -4.6 lbs. total
5/6, week 2, -2.6 lbs: -7.2 lbs. total
5/13, week 3, -3.2 lbs.: -10.4 lbs. total
5/20, week 4, -1.6 lbs.: -12 lbs. total
5/27, week 5, -1 lb.: -13 lbs. total
6/3, week 6, -1.6 lbs.: -14.6 lbs. total
6/10, week 7, -2.4 lbs.: -17 lbs. total
6/17, week 8, -2.6 lbs.: -19.6 total
7/1, week 10, -1 lb.: -20.6 total
7/22, week 13, -1.6 lb.: -22.2 total
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Old 07-22-2010, 12:50 PM   #2571
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This morning's results--not too shabby for a post-two week vacation trip. Three months exactly since starting, and down 22 lbs. I tried on a cute chartreuse raincoat from my closet, size M, and it fits perfectly. Yay!
Brilliant

and less than 3 lbs to reach your target weight already - awesome.
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Old 07-22-2010, 01:13 PM   #2572
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Old 07-22-2010, 01:16 PM   #2573
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This morning's results--not too shabby for a post-two week vacation trip. Three months exactly since starting, and down 22 lbs. I tried on a cute chartreuse raincoat from my closet, size M, and it fits perfectly. Yay!

Goal beginning 4/22: -25 lbs.
4/29, week 1, -4.6 lbs.: -4.6 lbs. total
5/6, week 2, -2.6 lbs: -7.2 lbs. total
5/13, week 3, -3.2 lbs.: -10.4 lbs. total
5/20, week 4, -1.6 lbs.: -12 lbs. total
5/27, week 5, -1 lb.: -13 lbs. total
6/3, week 6, -1.6 lbs.: -14.6 lbs. total
6/10, week 7, -2.4 lbs.: -17 lbs. total
6/17, week 8, -2.6 lbs.: -19.6 total
7/1, week 10, -1 lb.: -20.6 total
7/22, week 13, -1.6 lb.: -22.2 total
I am truly amazed you lost weight after a 2 week vacation. Kudos!
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Well I am surprised since I did do some cheating last week . I had a dairy queen blizzard . it was great . I also had mashed potatoes but I am still down 1/2 pound . 2 1/2 pounds to my goal .
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Goal - maintain 180-185

4/01/2010 197.2
4/07/2010 196.2
4/14/2010 194.0
4/21/2010 193.0
5/05/2010 193.2
5/12/2010 194.4
5/19/2010 194.0
5/26/2010 192.0
6/02/2010 192.4
6/09/2010 192.4
6/16/2010 190.2
6/23/2010 189.8
6/30/2010 187.4
7/07/2010 185.4
7/28/2010 184.6
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6/02 180.0
6/09 180.0
6/16 180.0
6/23 179.0
6/30 179.0
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Goal - maintain 180-185

4/01/2010 197.2
4/07/2010 196.2
4/14/2010 194.0
4/21/2010 193.0
5/05/2010 193.2
5/12/2010 194.4
5/19/2010 194.0
5/26/2010 192.0
6/02/2010 192.4
6/09/2010 192.4
6/16/2010 190.2
6/23/2010 189.8
6/30/2010 187.4
7/07/2010 185.4
7/28/2010 184.6
Congrats on reaching your goal weight/range!!!
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5/27/09: 132 (post cruise)
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8/26: 118
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9/30: 117 (post vacation weekend - Mobile)
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10/28: 119
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11/25: 119
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12/30: 122 (holiday gluttony)
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1/27/10: 123
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2/24/10: 122
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3/31/10: 121
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4/28/10: 123
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5/26/10: 123
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6/30/2010: 120
7/7/2010: 121
7/14/2010: 121
7/21/2010: 121
7/28/2010: 122 (post Mobile trip)

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

Dang!! Went away to Mobile, AL for the weekend (DH had to go on business, I tagged along). Ate WAY too much.
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5/27/09: 132 (post cruise)
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6/24: 126
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7/29: 120!!!
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8/26: 118
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9/30: 117 (post vacation weekend - Mobile)
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10/28: 119
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11/25: 119
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12/30: 122 (holiday gluttony)
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1/27/10: 123
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2/24/10: 122
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3/31/10: 121
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4/28/10: 123
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5/26/10: 123
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6/30/2010: 120
7/7/2010: 121
7/14/2010: 121
7/21/2010: 121
7/28/2010: 122 (post Mobile trip)

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

Dang!! Went away to Mobile, AL for the weekend (DH had to go on business, I tagged along). Ate WAY too much.
See or smell any oil?
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