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Old 12-10-2010, 11:28 AM   #2801
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BWE, great start on your new initiaitive. I'm very impressed that you've started on the new program 2 weeks before the holidays.
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Old 12-10-2010, 05:37 PM   #2802
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Old 12-10-2010, 06:04 PM   #2803
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06-Oct-10 180.0
13-Oct-10 180.0
20-Oct-10 178.5
27-Oct-10 178.5
03-Nov-10 177.5
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17-Nov-10 177
24-Nov-10 178.5
01-Dec-10 175.5
08-Dec-10 174.5

Target Range 170 -175
Highest 210lbs (2002)

First time I've been in range since June 2, which was right before the 10 week trip to England. DW's 5 day diet the week before dropped 3lb so it is very nice to see another pound come off this week.
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So now I have results from the first week of the new and improved Weight Watchers Points Plus Plan and a big Yay for me. Starting second and final 25 lb. loss goal:

12/9/10, week 1: -2 lbs.

The new plan doesn't count points for any fresh fruit or most vegetables. The formula assigns lower point values for protein, too. It looks like it is about 1100 to 1300 calories a day plus the fruit/vegetable calories. Activity is separate.

Interestingly points for swimming went down while points for high intensity went up, compared to the old plan. I found a gym that I really like a couple of weeks ago and have been going there pretty consistently so far.

If we can all hang on through the end of the year we'll be a step ahead come January.
Congratulations you two, nice work!!!
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Old 12-10-2010, 07:13 PM   #2804
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183.5 Nov 30 Argh Methinks I needs must jump back on the exercise bike.

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

Skip the bike and just increase your favorite exercise !
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Old 12-10-2010, 07:16 PM   #2805
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So now I have results from the first week of the new and improved Weight Watchers Points Plus Plan and a big Yay for me. Starting second and final 25 lb. loss goal:

12/9/10, week 1: -2 lbs.

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Congratulations !
So when are we all going shopping for new clothes ?
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Old 12-10-2010, 07:18 PM   #2806
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Old 12-12-2010, 09:44 PM   #2807
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Work that bike, Freebird!
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Skip the bike and just increase your favorite exercise !
I will just have to cut back on the chocolate and pizza, AND get back on the bike. I get plenty of exercise outside in the summertime, but winter is pretty much the ultimate "indoor sport" opportunity.

On a more serious note, my weight has fluctuated all my life. I still keep my eye on the 177.5 lb data point in late 2008 when I first started posting here.
A 6 lb net gain over 2 years is still OK in my book. I ain't 20 anymore.
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Old 12-15-2010, 06:24 AM   #2808
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Haven't weighed in since I bottomed out at 180 in the summer.
I've ballooned to 201.6. I usually lose/gain 20 pounds every year so I'm not concerned, but I'm restarting my spring training (and weekly weigh-ins) now.

12/15/2010 201.6
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Old 12-15-2010, 07:47 AM   #2809
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I weighed in today after a short absence and I am down three more pounds .Yipee! I am working on my wardrobe since my old clothes are falling off me .Thanks everybody for keeping me motivated .
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Old 12-15-2010, 08:36 AM   #2810
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24-Nov-10 178.5
01-Dec-10 175.5
08-Dec-10 174.5
15-Dec-10 174

Target Range 170 -175
Highest 210lbs (2002)

Managed to hang onto the weight loss for 2 weeks now. However, we were out shopping yesterday and picked up a load of edible goodies for the 2 weeks we'll be spending with the kids in Austin over Christmas and New Year so I'm not going to get used used to being in range
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Old 12-15-2010, 06:42 PM   #2811
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11/24/2010: 124
12/1/2010: 123 Yay! Now to keep it off.
12/8/2010: 121
12/15/2010: 123

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

Apparently, had a little too much sushi, mexican, and beer this past weekend.

Congrats Moemg and Alan on your continued weight loss! This thread really is great motivation to lose or maintain (whichever your goal).
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Old 12-17-2010, 10:02 AM   #2812
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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....)
Week 14 (Nov. 4): Forgot to weigh myself (all that Halloween candy must have effected my memory )
Week 15 (Nov.11): Forgot to weigh myself AGAIN
Week 16 (Nov. 18): Down 0.6 lbs
Week 17 (Nov. 25): Down 3.0 lbs
Week 18 (Dec. 2): Forgot to weigh myself....
Week 19 (Dec. 9): Forgot to weigh myself again....
Week 20 (Dec. 16): Down 2.4 lbs. Back in the saddle again.



Total lost = 37.0 lbs
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Old 12-17-2010, 10:25 AM   #2813
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That is an impressive weight loss .Congratulations !
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Old 12-17-2010, 11:08 AM   #2814
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22MAY10 - 203
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Old 12-17-2010, 11:31 AM   #2815
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22APR10 -- 215 lbs
22MAY10 - 203
22JUN10 - 189
22JUL10 - 186
26AUG10 - 172
17DEC10 - 169

Really impressive guys, congratulations

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Haven't weighed in since I bottomed out at 180 in the summer.
I've ballooned to 201.6. I usually lose/gain 20 pounds every year so I'm not concerned, but I'm restarting my spring training (and weekly weigh-ins) now.

12/15/2010 201.6
Welcome back Ron, good luck with your spring training.
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Old 12-22-2010, 06:31 AM   #2816
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Welcome back Ron, good luck with your spring training.
Thanks - To borrow a motto from a running club - "I'm going to start off slow and taper off"

12/15/2010 201.6
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Old 12-22-2010, 08:19 AM   #2818
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24-Nov-10 178.5
01-Dec-10 175.5
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15-Dec-10 174
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I'm ready for Christmas . I have no intention of being good while we are away for the next 2 weeks so it's nice to have a few lbs in the bank.
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Old 12-22-2010, 06:44 PM   #2819
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22-Dec-10 172.5

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I'm ready for Christmas . I have no intention of being good while we are away for the next 2 weeks so it's nice to have a few lbs in the bank.
Holy cr*p! Good work, especially at this time of year with all the temptations around. Enjoy the heck out of your holiday!

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182 Dec 22 Doing portion control and drinking more water.
Holy cr*p for you, too! Great work to you as well for losing at this time of year.
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Old 12-22-2010, 06:46 PM   #2820
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11/24/2010: 124
12/1/2010: 123 Yay! Now to keep it off.
12/8/2010: 121
12/15/2010: 123
12/22/2010: 123

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

Just happy to be hangin' on to 123!
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