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Old 10-20-2011, 08:34 AM   #3281
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Thanks for posting Kat, your results are very impressive indeed - well done. Are you still attending WW meetings to encourage others with your example?

Long after I'd achieved my goal I used to go the WW meetings at work since they were so convenient, and free, since I'd achieved my goal.
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Old 10-26-2011, 08:41 AM   #3282
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Old 10-26-2011, 09:02 AM   #3283
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WOW! You are on a major roll!
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Old 10-26-2011, 09:05 AM   #3284
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Old 10-26-2011, 10:24 AM   #3285
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You guys are such losers . SG, after the past few months, you're still right there (and you looked so cute in your Halloween costume on that other thread!). And Alan, why do you think you're dropping now that you're back in Texas and not going on the marathon hikes through those beautiful hills?

We have a family wedding that we leave for in three weeks so I am laughing that I picked up book last weekend, "The 17 Day Diet." Even though I started it with five days to spare, I think I can stick it out. Not bad, not much earthshaking news, pretty typical low carb, high protein, lots of veggies plan, but also low fat and lots of water. And entertainingly written compared to some of those out there. Down 3 lbs., so yay! I've also for the last month been working with a trainer once a week and have found that I DO have triceps--who knew....
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Old 10-26-2011, 12:52 PM   #3286
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You guys are such losers . SG, after the past few months, you're still right there (and you looked so cute in your Halloween costume on that other thread!). And Alan, why do you think you're dropping now that you're back in Texas and not going on the marathon hikes through those beautiful hills?

We have a family wedding that we leave for in three weeks so I am laughing that I picked up book last weekend, "The 17 Day Diet." Even though I started it with five days to spare, I think I can stick it out. Not bad, not much earthshaking news, pretty typical low carb, high protein, lots of veggies plan, but also low fat and lots of water. And entertainingly written compared to some of those out there. Down 3 lbs., so yay! I've also for the last month been working with a trainer once a week and have found that I DO have triceps--who knew....
Thanks guys - I think that while in England we knew it was only temporary and endulged ourselves quite a bit in the local food and ale. We had some great pubs in the town, and the local butchers was simply awesome, particularly for bacon, ham, sausages, meat pies and pasties. We also had a great Indian restaurant 10 minutes walk from the house.

From the first week in August onwards we had almost none stop visitors from the US, Scotland and England, so the eating and drinking was even more difficult to control.

I agree that SG is also doing great but I missed the photo of her in the Halloween costume - link please .

BestWife, I'll also be looking for the photo of the newly found triceps. That is great news that you are continuing to lose weight and have results you can see in your new regime with a trainer.
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Old 10-26-2011, 01:30 PM   #3287
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Thanks guys - I think that while in England we knew it was only temporary and endulged ourselves quite a bit in the local food and ale. We had some great pubs in the town, and the local butchers was simply awesome, particularly for bacon, ham, sausages, meat pies and pasties. We also had a great Indian restaurant 10 minutes walk from the house.

From the first week in August onwards we had almost none stop visitors from the US, Scotland and England, so the eating and drinking was even more difficult to control.

I agree that SG is also doing great but I missed the photo of her in the Halloween costume - link please .
Check SG out here (and also in this thread are photos of the dreaded pirate Sarah in SC and Maid Juliet aka Freebird): Best Halloween costumes for 2011
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Check SG out here (and also in this thread are photos of the dreaded pirate Sarah in SC and Maid Juliet aka Freebird): Best Halloween costumes for 2011
Great photos - thanks girls, you really are a group of bonnie lasses
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Old 10-26-2011, 01:37 PM   #3289
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Everybody is doing great ! I skipped last weeks weigh in and was rewarded with gaining a pound . So back to weekly weigh ins . I need it to stay motivated. SG you are my inspiration in so many ways ! Alan , great job ! Freebird , I am really impressed that you can cook goodies for MR.B and still diet .
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Old 10-26-2011, 06:01 PM   #3290
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Thanks for posting Kat, your results are very impressive indeed - well done. Are you still attending WW meetings to encourage others with your example?
I do go to meetings. I am an, ahem, regained WW lifetime member. I got to lifetime 20 years ago but regained when I went out of town for 2 weeks for work, ate out all the time and came back having gained 5 pounds or so. I was embarrassed to go back and have to pay so I decided to go back when I got back to goal. Well that didn't work out too well.... (And, btw, you are certainly doing great now!)



Using prior week's WW weigh in. Started WW mid-August, 2010

8/20 205.4
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1/12 190.4
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5/18 179.6
5/25 178.8
6/1 177.6
6/8 177.2
6/15 176.4
6/29 175.2
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7/21 173.2
7/28 173
8/21 169.6
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Old 11-02-2011, 10:35 AM   #3291
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I'm back to regular weigh ins . I lost a pound and a half last week .
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Old 11-02-2011, 11:46 AM   #3292
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Target Range 170 -175
Highest 210lbs (2002)

3 weeks in range, so I couldn't be more pleased with how quickly I've returned to my weight in March before we went to the UK.
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Old 11-02-2011, 12:45 PM   #3293
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3 weeks in range, so I couldn't be more pleased with how quickly I've returned to my weight in March before we went to the UK.
Wow!!!! That is awesome!
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Old 11-02-2011, 12:50 PM   #3294
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7/27/2011: 125
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8/31/2011: 123
9/7/2011: 124
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.... out of commission!
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Thai food is supposed to be so healthy but I've lost 15 pounds since returning to the Land of the Round Door Knobs (USA.)

Meat and potatos baby- hold the rice please

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Thai food is supposed to be so healthy but I've lost 15 pounds since returning to the Land of the Round Door Knobs (USA.)

Meat and potatos baby- hold the rice please

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LOL, I think it's all the coconut milk in the curry sauces...YUM!!! I cook thai at home (grow my own thai basil), and I have to limit myself to how often I do or the scales definitely climb!
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3 weeks in range, so I couldn't be more pleased with how quickly I've returned to my weight in March before we went to the UK.
You've really done outstandingly well. The real test of maintenance is how well you get back to a maintenance weight when you gain a few pounds.
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Old 11-02-2011, 06:24 PM   #3298
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Using prior week's WW weigh in. Started WW mid-August, 2010

8/20 205.4
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1/12 190.4
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5/18 179.6
5/25 178.8
6/1 177.6
6/8 177.2
6/15 176.4
6/29 175.2
7/14 174.4
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7/28 173
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10/15 166.2

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