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Old 02-03-2011, 08:44 AM   #2901
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Where'd you find a copy of my personal food pyramid? I guess no amount of cycling will get the weight off until I move to a more sensible one......
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Fast food...choose their "healthy" choices along with less frequent stops
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Example: I had a chicken burrito from the TB Fresca menu the other day which was fabulous. Only one.
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Old 02-09-2011, 05:39 AM   #2902
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A husband stepped on one of those penny scales that tell you your fortune and weight and dropped in a coin.

"Listen to this," he said to his wife, showing her a small, white card. "It says I'm energetic, bright, resourceful and a great lover."

"Yeah," his wife nodded, "and it has your weight wrong, too."

Week Weight
Jan- 5 214.2
Jan-12 208.4
Jan-19 206.4
Jan-26 202.6
Feb-2 198.2
Feb-9 196.2
Goal 183.0
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Old 02-09-2011, 07:03 AM   #2903
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Highest was 139# (2007)
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Old 02-09-2011, 07:35 AM   #2904
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2/2 - 194......

Tule fog all week, made it tough to get out on the bike. Looks like we'll have some clearing this week which will help.
2/9 - 191, back heading in the right direction. goal for mid summer is around 175
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Old 02-09-2011, 09:48 AM   #2905
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10/13: 184
10/20: 184.5
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1/19: 176 Uh, oh, my appetite is back!
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Old 02-09-2011, 01:09 PM   #2906
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A husband stepped on one of those penny scales that tell you your fortune and weight and dropped in a coin.

"Listen to this," he said to his wife, showing her a small, white card. "It says I'm energetic, bright, resourceful and a great lover."

"Yeah," his wife nodded, "and it has your weight wrong, too."
funny story and you're still losing weight. Great stuff.

15-Dec-10 174
22-Dec-10 172.5
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06-Jan-11 175
12-Jan-11 174.5
19-Jan-11 173
26-Jan-11 173
02-Feb-11 174
09-Feb-11 174.5

Target Range 170 -175
Highest 210lbs (2002)

Now at 9 weeks in range. Mini-goal is to beat my 10 week run I achieved in the summer of 2009, but I'm skating on thin ice at present, particularly with my birthday this week and a couple of outings to restaurants planned. I thought I had done really well this week with eating and exercising, but still put on a half pound
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Old 02-09-2011, 02:59 PM   #2907
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184 Jan 12, 2011
182 Jan 18 Early reporting to claim the 2 lb loss while it lasts
183 Jan 26 sigh...
183 Feb 2 Achieving a steady state is OK
182 Feb 9 One pound at a time...

Short Term Goal - 170 lbs and maintaining all through 2011
Long Term Goal - 165 lbs for 2012
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Old 02-09-2011, 05:48 PM   #2908
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Using prior Saturday's WW weigh in.

1/12 190.4
1/19 188.8
1/26 188.2
2/2 187.8
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Old 02-09-2011, 06:17 PM   #2909
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I am still the same weight which is good news and bad news . I would like to lose five more pounds as soon as I get motivated .
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Old 02-10-2011, 05:44 AM   #2910
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I guess I can't lose winter weight until winter is over
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Old 02-16-2011, 07:38 AM   #2911
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2/9 - 191, back heading in the right direction. goal for mid summer is around 175
2/16 - 187, now the battle really begins. 185 was a huge sticking point when I moved from power-lifting to racing. I keep telling myself that it's going to be much easier to lose fat than it was trying to drop the upper body muscle......
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Old 02-16-2011, 07:41 AM   #2912
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183.5 Nov 30 Argh
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184 Jan 12, 2011
182 Jan 18 Early reporting to claim the 2 lb loss while it lasts
183 Jan 26 sigh...
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181.5 Feb 16 I'm on a downward slope again...

Short Term Goal - 170 lbs and maintaining all through 2011
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Old 02-16-2011, 08:28 AM   #2913
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8/25/2010: 120
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9/29/2010: 122
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10/27/2010: 122
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11/24/2010: 124
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12/29/2010: 121
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1/26/2011: 123
2/2/2011: 121
2/9/2011: 123
2/16/2011: 123


Highest was 139# (2007)
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Old 02-16-2011, 11:00 AM   #2914
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10/13: 184
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Old 02-16-2011, 11:06 AM   #2915
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Now at 11 weeks in range.
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Old 02-16-2011, 09:07 PM   #2916
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I remember one time when I was home visiting my folks. My mom asked me to set the table for dinner. I opened the refrigerator and taped to the inside of the door was a risque picture of a lovely, slender, perfectly built, but scantily clad young woman. “Mom, what’s this?" I asked. "Oh, I put that up there to remind me not to overeat," she answered. "Is it working?" I asked. "Yes and no," she explained. "I’ve lost 15 pounds, but your dad has gained 20!"


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Only dropped 1.6 lbs this past week. Was hoping to be 190 by March 8 when we head out to snow ski in Colorado, but doesn't look likely.
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Old 02-16-2011, 10:14 PM   #2917
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racy, you are still doing really well, keep up the good work.

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Old 02-18-2011, 08:26 AM   #2918
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Haven't been on this thread for a while, maybe it's time to rejoin. Weight crept up from 230 ish to nearly 255 last spring. I had been running off and on...mostly off, a little on, due to calf pain after almost every run. Got better shoes in late March, less pain. Started tweaking my running program up a bit. Turned on the heat in September when we were in Hawaii (I really love getting a morning run along - not on- the beach as the sun comes up). Lost 30 pounds between March and October, roughly. Turn it up a notch again from November, and have been running 25 miles per week (some weeks more, some a little less), but holiday eating boosted my weight a little and I've finally got it back down to about 225...and I'm stuck here it seems. I must be eating more, because the 350 miles I have run since November "should" equate to another 17 pounds lost.

Oh well, I feel healthier, and I guess I better watch what I eat a little closer, otherwise I'll just keep pounding my knees into powder for no good reason.

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Old 02-23-2011, 08:41 AM   #2919
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10/6: 186.5
10/13: 184
10/20: 184.5
10/27: 184

12/29: 186 surgery

1/12: 174
1/19: 176 Uh, oh, my appetite is back!
1/26: 179
2/2: 178.5
2/9: 179.5
2/16: 178
2/23: 180

It's all muscle I tell ya! On a positive note, I am once again wearing size 34 waist pants. Has been a few years since that was possible.
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Old 02-23-2011, 09:12 AM   #2920
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I am still the same weight . Which is good news and bad news . At some point I Need to get motivated to drop five more .
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