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Old 02-05-2009, 11:24 AM   #1321
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Ok it's Thursday so I am a day late, however today I finally broke 66kgs and weighed in at 65.9 kg - can't remember the last time that happened. So I have lost 2.3 kgs since 28 December which is equal to 5 lbs. This gives me the motivation to keep working hard so as soon as I finish my breakfast I am off to ride my bike on the trainer for an hour.

Well done to all those who have managed to lose or maintain.

Kronk, are you able to work out at all since your surgery?

Harley, what's going on with you as I notice you gained this week though you have done well to lose 9 lbs this year so far.

Khan, I am about your size so feel your pain. When you are height challenged like ourselves every lb of weight gains looks like 5 lbs. If I could change one thing about myself it would be my height - I would love to be 5' 8".
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Old 02-05-2009, 01:36 PM   #1322
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Kronk, are you able to work out at all since your surgery?
Yeah. Exercise bike ~30 minutes most days. Some martial arts kicks, lunges and squats with just body weight, abdominal work. I'm also back to teaching martial arts, which is sometimes amusing with one arm in a sling.

Still recovering from a broken toe, which makes impact on the foot pretty rough.
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WTG Kronk, just shows what one can do if they are determined. Makes me ashamed of all the too hot/too cold/dog ate my homework excuses I have used in the past.

What I have learnt this year is there really are 3 legs to losing this weight, has to be a combination of diet, cardio and weights.
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Harley, what's going on with you as I notice you gained this week though you have done well to lose 9 lbs this year so far.
No real excuses, I've been screwing up. I worked my patootie off to get healthy before I went to the doctor late last year. My results were so good that I fell off the wagon BIG TIME through the holidays. I've been sick with a killer cold/plague for the past month, and am only now able to do any exercise without going into major hacking death coughs. But I'm starting the rope jumping again, been eating better recently, and am hoping to start showing progress again soon. As far as the gain this past week, I fluctuate 3-5 lbs within every week, so I suspect I just weighed in on a bad day.
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6' 1" Target range 170 - 175.

Highest was 210lb (2002)

11/5 180
11/12 176.5
11/19 & 11/26 - away on business & vacation
12/3 - 177
12/10 -178.5
12/17 - 176.5
12/20 - 1/4 - away on vacation
1/7 - 180.0
1/14 - 178.5
1/21 - 177.5
1/28 - 177.5
2/4 - 177


Somehow squeezed out a half pound - didn't expect it.
I'm going to get back on the weigh in next Wed. I started it several months ago. Then the market crashed and I went into a eating and thumb sucking mode. Plus a few meds. I'm 6' even and would love to get to your weight. I'm around 187 now, so not too tough a goal. Just hard during the winter when your stuck in doors and snacking is a way to past the time. Just got to get back to healthy snacks and have a bag of carrots handy.
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Old 02-07-2009, 07:52 PM   #1326
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All time high 205.6 Fall 2007
Today 186.6
First goal 184
Final goal 174
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Old 02-07-2009, 08:10 PM   #1327
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I'm going to get back on the weigh in next Wed. I started it several months ago. Then the market crashed and I went into a eating and thumb sucking mode. Plus a few meds. I'm 6' even and would love to get to your weight. I'm around 187 now, so not too tough a goal. Just hard during the winter when your stuck in doors and snacking is a way to past the time. Just got to get back to healthy snacks and have a bag of carrots handy.

Welcome back to the weigh-ins. It's strange since this posting thing is purely voluntary but I find the simple fact that I am GOING to post my weight every week encourages me to be good. It's been a few months now since I posted a weight within my range but I'm determined to so again, one of these days.

Since the start of the year I've been working 10 hr days so haven't been exercising during the week and I really miss it. Today, playing tennis I somehow pulled my calf muscle .....
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After wiping out on the ice in December I resumed stress eating and stopped exercising.

Gave blood today.

Shall resume exercising tomorrow.
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179 Jan 21 food portion control plan working. Started using daily fiber supplements for hunger control.
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I will be posting here on Wednesdays going forward. Last week Tuesday, I was at 244.5 pounds at my annual physical.

I will post results tomorrow. As some may remember, I was on here and doing well until I broke my ankle. The day I broke it, I was at 228. I got as high as 252 in December. I tried working out and it was very difficult with a broken right ankle........
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I will be posting here on Wednesdays going forward. Last week Tuesday, I was at 244.5 pounds at my annual physical.

I will post results tomorrow. As some may remember, I was on here and doing well until I broke my ankle. The day I broke it, I was at 228. I got as high as 252 in December. I tried working out and it was very difficult with a broken right ankle........
True. I was getting pretty good at exercising (high repetitions with small weights, gradually increasing weights); took a dive off the icy patio and landed on my wrist; haven't exercised in 2 months.

Will start over on Thursday.
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It's Wednesday! Here's my results:

December 1st, 2008: 251 (lifetime high )
February 3rd, 2009: 244.5
February 11th, 2009: 239.5
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Old 02-11-2009, 08:59 AM   #1333
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1/23: 196.8 17.1% body fat.
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7/30: 191.8 16.0%
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11/12: 195.2 17.1%
11/19: 195.0 17.0%
11/26: 195.6 17.1%
12/03: 198.2 17.8%
12/10: 196.6 16.8%
12/17: 197.6 16.5%
1/07: 200.6 17.9%
1/14: 200.0 18.0%
1/28: 201.0 18.2%
2/04: 199.4 18.4%
2/11: 200.6 18.6%

Goal: 190.0 15.3%

The fat percentage this week is a little bit of a high outlier; most of the week it was lower than that. Weight is up after a big dinner last night. I'm feeling pretty decent physically, actually more so than in prior weeks when I registered a lower fat percentage.
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OK, back on track with the program. Not going crazy with a crash diet. Would like to be down to 180 by April 1 and 175 by July 1st. Got my annual doc appointment then so that is the goal. He will be so proud.

6'0" Target 175lbs

2/11 185
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01/21/09: 276.2 lbs
01/28/09: 275.8 lbs
02/04/09: 277.0 lbs
02/11/09: 275.0 lbs

Back on the path of righteousness this week after the previous week's SuperBowl gorge-fest. Still not doing much exercise to speak of, though my injury rehab is going well. Need to start incorporating some cardio.

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A slow change - this is going to take a while. Therefore, I've decided I need a more realistic short-term goal, so I've added a shorter term goal to target.

28 Jan 2009 220
4 Feb 2009 220
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206lbs, down 1.5 - the plateau has begun.
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206lbs, down 1.5 - the plateau has begun.
Losing a pound and a half in a week is darn good. During previous weeks I was wondering what you were doing to drop 5 lbs in a week. Atkins?
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