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Old 10-19-2010, 06:44 PM   #2721
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Well after spending three weeks as a couch potato . I had surgery and could not go to the gym or do anything strenuous so I was a little afraid to do the weigh in but since I've finally lost the heavy bandages I decided to see what the damage is and amazingly I did not gain weight . I still have two more weeks of no gym but I have been walking . My goal is to make my original goal by Thanksgiving and maintain it through the holidays .
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Old 10-20-2010, 05:56 AM   #2722
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Old 10-20-2010, 06:17 AM   #2723
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Old 10-20-2010, 07:54 AM   #2724
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Short Term Goal - 170 lbs and maintaining all through 2010
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Old 10-20-2010, 08:19 AM   #2725
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Finally seeing the weight nudge downwards.

Hope you are feeling better Freebird (and I hope you retain that hard earned weight loss while you were )
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Old 10-20-2010, 11:07 AM   #2726
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Holy crap, you guys! Nice maintaining Moe and BTravelin; SimpleGirl, I think 122 is a mighty fine point to settle at right now (and only 1 big glass of water over your goal); FreeBird, nice going on the illness-related loss (and now you're on the mend so can ramp up your activity); and Alan, that vacation cushion is melting away! Try to stay home for a few weeks. Hope Mrs. Alan is also seeing results.

I will weigh in tomorrow but was glad to see on my home scale that the weekend's 3 lb. gain (pepperoni and green olive pizza, anyone?, a brunch, and a Swiss chocolate meltdown) seems to have disappeared. I downloaded some podcasts for a "couch to 5K" program and actually did the first day yesterday in a nice park. I never ever was a runner (of course, extremely likely not to become one now) so I have lots of cartilage left in my knees to abuse. It felt good to shake it up (perhaps the people who saw me have a different idea of "shaking" being good).
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Old 10-20-2010, 01:37 PM   #2727
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Holy crap, you guys! Nice maintaining Moe and BTravelin; SimpleGirl,
Thanks but I've been maintaining for too long. Need to drop some more for a change.
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Old 10-21-2010, 09:54 PM   #2728
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Week 1 (Aug. 5): Down 4.4 lbs
Week 2 (Aug. 12): Down 2.4 lbs
Week 3 (Aug. 19): Down 3.4 lbs
Week 4 (Aug. 26): Down 1.0 lb (kind of a so-so week. I've been sick since Monday so no motivation to exercise at all. Hope to get back on the wagon next week when I'm hopefully feeling better ).
Week 5 (Sep. 2): Down 3.2 lbs
Week 6 (Sep. 9): Down 2.6 lbs
Week 7 (Sep. 16): Down 2.4 lbs
Week 8 (Sep. 23): Down 2.2 lbs
Week 9 (Sep. 30): Down 3.2 lbs
Week 10 (Oct. 7): Down 1.6 lbs
Week 11 (Oct. 14): Down 1.6 lbs (I'm just glad I didn't gain since the Thanksgiving turkey made me cave in! )

Week 12 (Oct. 21): Down 2.2 lbs


Total lost = 30.2 lbs
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Old 10-21-2010, 11:47 PM   #2729
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Calgary girl, that's amazing! You must be needing a new wardrobe!

Happy with a small loss after a big weekend--scale is going in the right direction.

Goal beginning 10/7/10: -25 lbs.
10/14, week 1, -1.2 lbs.: -1.2 lbs. total
10/21, week 2, -.4 lbs.: -1.6 lbs. total
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Old 10-22-2010, 09:20 AM   #2730
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All I can say is WOW to some of the amazing weight losses . Calgary girl & Best wife ever you guys are fading away . Congratulations to all of us for sticking with it . We'll be boasting the economy with clothes purchases .
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Old 10-22-2010, 09:31 AM   #2731
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I bailed on this thread months ago due to frustration with my total lack of progress. I'm not going to be posting regularly now, but wanted to let you know what's up.

DW has recently become certified as a hypnotherapist. She's hanging out her shingle, but I'm going to be test subject #1. She's started working with me on my weight issues. Just started, so no big news (lost 3 lbs in 2 weeks. Might be normal fluctuation). I'm definitely hypnotisable, but I need to see how the suggestions work vs. my deeply seated resistance to weight loss. Since she started I've been getting up in the morning 3 times/week and heading over to the pool for a 1/2 mile swim. That is one of the suggestions we came up with, and so far I've been pretty good about it. Not my usual behavior exercise-wise.

I'll pop in occasionally and let you know how it's going.
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Old 10-22-2010, 10:03 AM   #2732
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Male, age 68, 5'8", 164lbs, BMI 24.7
That was on Oct. 4. I'm now at 159.8lb. I exercise an hour every morning and don't eat anything before having a salad for lunch.
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Old 10-22-2010, 01:31 PM   #2733
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Fantastic results folks, keep up the good work. For the record, DW has lost 2 of the 5 lbs she put on. As she pointed out on Wednesday, it took the whole summer to put on that weight, we have to expect that it will take a long time to get it off again.

Harley,

Your new approach sounds intriguing, please do drop in for time to time and keep us informed on progress, or lack of - if you don't mind. I wonder if your DW has tried implanting little suggestions like "you will not see any charges at the Mall when you check the credit card bill".
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Old 10-24-2010, 12:50 PM   #2734
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DW has recently become certified as a hypnotherapist. She's hanging out her shingle, but I'm going to be test subject #1. She's started working with me on my weight issues.
If you find yourself doing ironing and extra housework, be very suspicious.
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If you find yourself doing ironing and extra housework, be very suspicious.
Yes, it suddenly may feel like beneficial exercise.
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Old 10-27-2010, 06:15 AM   #2736
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Old 10-27-2010, 08:14 AM   #2737
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Yipee ! I weighed in this morning and I met my goal . I may try for two more pounds but if I can just maintain the weight loss during the holidays I'll be happy !
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Old 10-27-2010, 03:38 PM   #2738
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Oh well, so much for the downward trend. Going away again this weekend for a 4 day trip so it could easily reverse itself. Like the economy, I think I could use some quantitative easing
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Old 10-27-2010, 06:33 PM   #2739
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Yipee ! I weighed in this morning and I met my goal . I may try for two more pounds but if I can just maintain the weight loss during the holidays I'll be happy !
Awesome!!!! Congrats and keep the motivation going!!!
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Old 10-29-2010, 11:25 AM   #2740
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Week 1 (Aug. 5): Down 4.4 lbs
Week 2 (Aug. 12): Down 2.4 lbs
Week 3 (Aug. 19): Down 3.4 lbs
Week 4 (Aug. 26): Down 1.0 lb (kind of a so-so week. I've been sick since Monday so no motivation to exercise at all. Hope to get back on the wagon next week when I'm hopefully feeling better ).
Week 5 (Sep. 2): Down 3.2 lbs
Week 6 (Sep. 9): Down 2.6 lbs
Week 7 (Sep. 16): Down 2.4 lbs
Week 8 (Sep. 23): Down 2.2 lbs
Week 9 (Sep. 30): Down 3.2 lbs
Week 10 (Oct. 7): Down 1.6 lbs
Week 11 (Oct. 14): Down 1.6 lbs (I'm just glad I didn't gain since the Thanksgiving turkey made me cave in! )
Week 12 (Oct. 21): Down 2.2 lbs

Week 13 (Oct. 28): Down 0.8 lbs (need to kick up the exercise a notch....)

Total lost = 31.0 lbs

Congrats to everyone on a great week!
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