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Old 08-27-2009, 08:32 AM   #1941
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7/30/08191.816.0%
11/12/08195.217.1%
12/03/08198.217.8%
1/07/09200.617.9%
2/04199.418.4%
3/04201.817.7%
4/01198.217.3%
5/06197.416.7%
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7/15198.617.6%
7/22198.818.6%
7/29197.017.5%
8/05195.217.0%
8/12196.617.5%
8/19195.817.5%
8/26195.817.2%
   
Goal190.015.3%
Highest260May 2001
Lowest190June 2007

I've been pretty consistent the last month. Around 6 weeks ago I dropped a couple of pounds, and I'm now floating around 195-196 rather than 199-200. So that part is good.

And, frankly, I'm feeling pretty good about my body right now. It won't win any awards, and I'm not going to be going around shirtless, but today at least I'm feeling good. My fitness level can still be improved, but that could be done at the weight I'm at now. So, just more of the same for now.
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Old 08-27-2009, 07:17 PM   #1942
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I've been pretty consistent the last month. Around 6 weeks ago I dropped a couple of pounds, and I'm now floating around 195-196 rather than 199-200. So that part is good.

And, frankly, I'm feeling pretty good about my body right now. It won't win any awards, and I'm not going to be going around shirtless, but today at least I'm feeling good. My fitness level can still be improved, but that could be done at the weight I'm at now. So, just more of the same for now.
dropping a little and plateauing is normal. It's great that you are feeling good about your body - keep up the good work.
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Old 08-27-2009, 10:25 PM   #1943
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I'm down about four pounds since the first time I posted on this thread, 8/6/09. Current weight has held for a week.
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Old 09-02-2009, 07:40 AM   #1944
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4/15 200.2
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6/10 194.2
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Old 09-02-2009, 08:03 AM   #1945
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12/03/08198.217.8%
1/07/09200.617.9%
2/04199.418.4%
3/04201.817.7%
4/01198.217.3%
5/06197.416.7%
6/03200.217.6%
7/01198.417.7%
7/08200.217.9%
7/15198.617.6%
7/22198.818.6%
7/29197.017.5%
8/05195.217.0%
8/12196.617.5%
8/19195.817.5%
8/26195.817.2%
9/02195.217.2%
   
Goal190.015.3%
Highest260May 2001
Lowest190June 2007

Another week of consistent weight. Still feeling relatively good about things. I'd like the fat percentage to drop some, but it just is what it is.

The new thing I've thrown into my workout mix is the P90X Plyometric workout once a week. That thing is brutal on the quads. Lots of jumping from a squat position and that sort of thing.

Next week, I'm sure my weight will be a couple pounds higher. I'm going away for a few days, and I'll have lots of unhealthy (but yummy) food.
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Old 09-02-2009, 08:07 AM   #1946
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7/22: 123
7/29: 120#!!!
8/5: 122
8/12: 120
8/19: 119#
8/26: 118#

9/2: 121#

Well I thoroughly enjoyed myself during our party weekend away with friends! Out to eat almost every meal, drinking, etc., etc. Well worth the 3# gain!
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Old 09-02-2009, 09:08 AM   #1948
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I'm back after 2.5 months of not posting.

After multiple vacations, a cruise, house visitors, and the flu, I am back on track now and am overall down 24 lbs.

The stack of "too big" clothes continues to grow. Soon I will start donating them.


4 Oct 2008 230 (Pre-retirement; All-time high)
28 Jan 2009 220
4 Feb 2009 220
11 Feb 2009 219.5
18 Feb 2009 219
25 Feb 2009 - Vacation
4 Mar 2009 - 219
11 Mar 2009 - 218.5
18 Mar 2009 - Vacation
25 Mar 2009 - 218.5
1 Apr 2009 - 217.5
8 Apr 2009 - 215
11 Apr 2009 - 211.5
22 Apr 2009 - 211.5
29 Apr 2009 - 211.5
6 May 2009 - 210
13 May 2009 - 209.5
20 May 2009 - 210
28 May 2009 - 209.5
3 Jun 2009 - Vacation
10 Jun 2009 - 210
2 Sep 2009 - 206

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Second Goal Met: 210 - 6 May 2009

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Old 09-02-2009, 09:10 AM   #1949
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Old 09-02-2009, 12:41 PM   #1950
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A pound a week is fine as long as it's negative.

LOL, so true!
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Old 09-02-2009, 06:02 PM   #1951
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5/13 - 182
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7/15 177
7/22 175
7/29 175
8/5 174.5
8/12 174
8/19 172.5
8/26 174
9/02 173.5

Highest was 210lb (2002)
6' 1" Target range 170 - 175.

Managed to stop the slide, but I'm away on business at present so always hard to eat and exercise right - so next week could be tough.

Keep going everyone, looks like some good progress being made by most folks (I won't mention SG - )
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Old 09-02-2009, 08:51 PM   #1954
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Old 09-03-2009, 11:58 PM   #1955
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Missed yesterday's post, but I weighed in at 249 lbs, holding steady.

After several days of larger portion sizes and no exercise, this was about all I could hope for.

Took the dog on a 1.5 hour hike today. Feel (and felt) fantastic to be outside moving again!
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Old 09-04-2009, 01:18 AM   #1956
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6/15/09: 179.0 lbs
7/01/09: 177.5 lbs
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8/05/09: 178.0 lbs
8/12/09: 177.0 lbs........18 cycling miles, 737 calories burned
8/18/09: 176.5 lbs........48 cycling miles, 1980 calories burned
8/26/09: 175.0 lbs........44 cycling miles, 2288 calories burned
9/02/09: 175.0 lbs........75 cycling miles, 3250 calories burned

Definitely getting more cycling in now. The gals group is helping me with consistency. I've been a bit weak on my eating habits. Imagine my progress if I ate better. Getting weighed and measured on Monday for the months' progress.

Have a good week everyone!
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Old 09-09-2009, 07:02 AM   #1957
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8/26: 118
9/2: 121 (post vacation weekend)

9/9: 117

Well that's just crazy. I definitely have lost some, but not 4# in one week. I think we can safely say there are some water weight fluctuations going on here...but I'll take it!

Hmmmm....just noticed I rebounded down 2 weeks after my last vacation weekend, too. Weird!
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Goal190.015.3%
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This was a post-vacation week. I'm surprised the weight jump isn't bigger. I suppose my water percentage is lower, causing my weight to be lower and my fat percentage to read higher.

After a decadent weekend involving Mexican food, cheese and crackers, chocolate tort, Peanut Butter M&Ms, chocolate peanut butter brownies, pound cake, Reece's Peanut Butter cups, chocolate covered pretzels, chocolate muffins, chocolate ice cream, and Snicker's ice cream, it is a wonder I'm not 5 pounds heavier. Oh, and I didn't work out for 5 days either.

I resumed my workout routine yesterday with the P90x Plyometric workout followed by running a beginner Tae Kwon Do class. Today will be 3 hours worth of martial arts (Hapkido, running an intermediate TKD class, and taking part in an advanced TKD class).
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After a decadent weekend involving Mexican food, cheese and crackers, chocolate tort, Peanut Butter M&Ms, chocolate peanut butter brownies, pound cake, Reece's Peanut Butter cups, chocolate covered pretzels, chocolate muffins, chocolate ice cream, and Snicker's ice cream, it is a wonder I'm not 5 pounds heavier. Oh, and I didn't work out for 5 days either.

I resumed my workout routine yesterday...
Wow Kronk, I want to go on YOUR vacations...how yummy is that? But, good for you that you enjoyed yourself and got right back on the routine wagon. Some people just give up! Hope you have a good week!
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