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Old 04-27-2022, 10:55 AM   #4221
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It's weigh in day again. Weigh 216 today which is down 2 lbs. this week and is a total of 22 lbs lost in 8 weeks. At least 16 pounds more to lose.

One good result from healthy eating, my recent blood work showed that my cholesterol number was 55. It was low enough that my Dr. took my off atorvastatin that I have been taking for a couple of years.
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Old 04-27-2022, 11:25 AM   #4222
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Old 04-27-2022, 12:47 PM   #4223
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Good job skyking1! Keep up the good work.
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Old 04-29-2022, 09:50 PM   #4224
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I just noticed this thread. I desperately need to lose 30 lbs and am looking for some accountability-other than to myself. I lie to myself a lot.
I would like to join and also give others any needed support.
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It is a good thing. I am happy to share more of my story if that helps others. Step on up Irish
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Old 05-01-2022, 08:05 AM   #4226
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Not Wednesday but I am apparently UP 2 lbs after a week of over 25miles of biking and a 5 mile run and some weight lifting today.

I'm going to keep at it. Super disappointing I went from turning 40 being the best shape of my life to approaching 41 in the worst shape of my life. That's a slight exaggeration as I was over 205lbs and out of breath after one flight of stairs the day I decided I was done drinking alcohol about 11 years ago.

I had joined a rec beach volleyball league during the pandemic, had really hit the gym hard, started biking a bunch, jumping rope, and then I started a business as a climbing arborist so I was literally crushing PRs, and dropped down to 148lbs as I couldn't eat enough calories to keep up with my weight loss in the sun doing tree work. FF 8 months later and I gained 33lbs over the winter after not being active at all, sleeping a lot more than I normally do, and I actually quit smoking weed about 8months ago so not sure if that all affected my metabolism. I think I kinda swapped one addiction with another and am now eating WAY too much, and a lot less healthy. By my estimate, a solid 90 to 120 days of intense working out, cycling, swimming, calisthenics, HIIT training and some really solid eating where I need to avoid all fast food and focus on high protein, low carb with portion control and I SHOULD Be looking alright again. I miss my 8 pack abs.
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Old 05-03-2022, 06:33 PM   #4227
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Weigh in day again, down 2 more lbs to 214. That is 24 lbs lost in 9 weeks. Only 14 lbs to go. My clothes are fitting better to getting loose.
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Old 05-03-2022, 06:36 PM   #4228
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Wow Tom, you're killing it!
BTW it's not quite Wednesday
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198. First weigh-in in months. A lot more than I expected. Goal is 180 in 15 weeks.
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247. Down 20lb in 2 months.
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I'm down 3 lbs to 168. My goal is to see a number that starts with 15* and maintain that weight class. I also want to build muscle mass, so it won't be as easy nor quick as I would like. But I have sort of a goal that by June 15th I am at least in that weight class. That means I need to lose 9 lbs in 6 weeks, or roughly 1.5lbs a week. Totally doable. I've done it before, I just need to be consistent. In the past week I've started cycling again, running, jump rope, and lifting. I also started coaching my sons baseball team so that is a workout in itself. Ideally I land at 155, toned, and with my 8 pack abs back into play. HIIT and Calisthenics will help get me past the finish line. I have a few friends who are also joined up on my crusade and wanting to reach some of their own fitness goals, and my wife is super supportive working out herself so I have some accountability which is key for me. Plus this forum of great people to inspire me!
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My weight has been steady within 3 pounds or so for the past year. I am a regular calorie tracker on My Fitness Pal.

What I have learned in the last two weeks is that just because I can burn 3800 calories in a day by hiking doesn't mean that I should actually consume that many calories in a single day.

My body is rather unhappy with me today.
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Old 05-04-2022, 10:05 AM   #4233
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I'd like to join in if you don't mind.

I'm 63, 6'3", and weighed 262 on this Easter when I decided to get serious about losing some weight. My DW and I have organized a backpacking trip for mid-July to finish the last 65 miles of John Muir Trail, which includes climbing Forester Pass (13,100') and Mt Whitney (14,400'). Every pound I lose between now and then is a pound that I don't have to lug up both of those places! I have stopped eating rice, bread, pasta, and potatoes, and am cutting down on overall portions. So far I am at 252...down 10 lbs with a goal of 20 more in the next 2 months.
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Today's official wieght at the doctor's office
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Wow Tom, you're killing it!
BTW it's not quite Wednesday
You are right! I sometimes lose track of the day. But I still weighed the same this morning.
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I'd like to join in if you don't mind.

I'm 63, 6'3", and weighed 262 on this Easter when I decided to get serious about losing some weight. My DW and I have organized a backpacking trip for mid-July to finish the last 65 miles of John Muir Trail, which includes climbing Forester Pass (13,100') and Mt Whitney (14,400'). Every pound I lose between now and then is a pound that I don't have to lug up both of those places! I have stopped eating rice, bread, pasta, and potatoes, and am cutting down on overall portions. So far I am at 252...down 10 lbs with a goal of 20 more in the next 2 months.
Welcome! I'm a hiker of similar age and lost about 70 pounds in 2014-15. I'm up 10-15 pounds with the pandemic, but still hiking strongly.

Will be taking on some high passes in Colorado this summer.
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No change. Last week was a little extreme!
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Weigh in = 213 so down only one pound this past week. That is 25 lbs in 10 weeks. It seems to have become a bit more difficult to lose the weight the last few weeks.
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