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Old 10-05-2011, 12:18 PM   #3261
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I'm hovering close to where I was a couple of weeks ago--today is 163.
We've had lots of excuses to drink beer lately, so I haven't really expected to lose any weight. But I need to work on that whole "moderation thing". You'd think I'd have some practice, as a moderator, but no.
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Old 10-05-2011, 12:20 PM   #3262
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I'm hovering close to where I was a couple of weeks ago--today is 163.
We've had lots of excuses to drink beer lately, so I haven't really expected to lose any weight. But I need to work on that whole "moderation thing". You'd think I'd have some practice, as a moderator, but no.


So much easier to moderate others than ourselves!
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Old 10-05-2011, 12:45 PM   #3263
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So much easier to moderate others than ourselves!
You sure got that right.
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Old 10-05-2011, 02:55 PM   #3264
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181 Oct 5 Nice steady state at the scale, but looking trimmer all over.

Short Term Goal - 170 lbs and maintaining all through 2011
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Old 10-05-2011, 05:57 PM   #3265
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Winter weight may be creeping in. And I'm probably as low as I'll get. Spent the 1970's and 1980's around 180-183 when I was in better shape.

target 180 summer, 185 winter
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Old 10-05-2011, 07:48 PM   #3266
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Finally hit 168, a 30 pound loss from my all time high of 198 a little over 1.5 years ago.

The goal is 160, so it's in sight. I'm hoping to get there early in 2012.
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Old 10-12-2011, 10:26 AM   #3267
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7/27/2011: 125
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8/31/2011: 123
9/7/2011: 124
9/14/2011: 123
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10/5/2011: 127
10/12/2011: 125 (whew!)

Highest was 139# (2007)
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Old 10-12-2011, 10:30 AM   #3268
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Old 10-12-2011, 11:08 AM   #3269
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I am still hovering one pound above my goal . Of course I was traveling last week so that did not help .
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Old 10-13-2011, 01:35 PM   #3270
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Highest 210lbs (2002)

Back home after our 7 month vacation. Now to see if I can shed a few pounds and get back into range - nowhere to hide now that the holiday is over
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Old 10-19-2011, 05:11 AM   #3271
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Old 10-19-2011, 06:56 AM   #3272
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7/27/2011: 125
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8/31/2011: 123
9/7/2011: 124
9/14/2011: 123
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10/5/2011: 127
10/12/2011: 125 (whew!)
10/19/2011: 127

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Will power failed me...doing better this week so hopefully next week's report will be back on track.
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Old 10-19-2011, 07:36 AM   #3273
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Short Term Goal - 170 lbs and maintaining all through 2011
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Old 10-19-2011, 08:16 AM   #3274
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In range already. I won't believe it until I maintain it for a week or 2, when we relax a bit and stabilize, as it has only been a week since we got back.
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In range already. I won't believe it until I maintain it for a week or 2, when we relax a bit and stabilize, as it has only been a week since we got back.
Wow!!!! Way to go and now the pressure is on! (For both of us!)
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Very impressive Alan!
Thanks guys, I'm always nervous when I lose as much as 4.5lbs in a single week, hence my cautious celebration.

You are continuing to do great Ron and are now well within your 180 - 185, Summer - Winter range. That's quite an achievement.

SG, Your resilience is so impressive, I'm sure you will get back on track down towards your target.

Freebird - that's 2 weeks in the 170's, very well done indeed.
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Old 10-19-2011, 07:26 PM   #3278
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Well, I've reached goal number one. I'm overweight now. No longer obese. I made it down to 226 from a high of 262 (6'1" tall). I haven't been this low in over 18 years. My next goal is easier, 225 (nice round number). After that, 220, then 210, then 200, which is my ultimate goal. I'd still be overweight according to the gov't chart, but I don't buy into that so much anyway. If/when I get there I'll reassess. Mostly, I figure that eating properly from now on will get me to some level of consistant weight that is healthy for me. Be interesting to see what that is.
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I've been reading Wheat Belly by Dr. William Davis. DW and I gave up wheat and pretty much all grains about 3 months ago. She's dropped over 30 lbs, and I'm down 17 since the change. This is with no dieting, just no wheat. Except the occasional shot or two of bourbon on my part. His book is interesting, although I'm not qualified to judge the science. But while recognizing that correlation does not imply causation, the increase in obesity, diabetes, metabolic syndrome, etc seems awfully tightly tied to the low fat, plenty of whole grains meme. Anyway, it's working for us. I've always been a starving pleasure eater, and since dropping the wheat from my diet I've turned into an "eat for fuel" person. No more late night snacking, no more sugar spikes, blood sugar has dropped from the 200s to ~135 on average. We'll see where it goes from here.
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Thanks for the update Harley. It sounds like you have found something that works for you. keep up the good work, you know there are plenty of us cheering you on from the sidelines.

Sounds like Mrs Harley is doing great as well.
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Using prior week's WW weigh in. Started WW mid-August, 2010

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5/25 178.8
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6/8 177.2
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