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    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 15th Jul 15, 10:56 PM
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    fredsnail
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    Lose Weight 37
    • #1
    • 15th Jul 15, 10:56 PM
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    Lose Weight 37 15th Jul 15 at 10:56 PM
    Welcome to our new thread

    It's Summer time so it's time to shift the lbs and get the figure you've always wanted

    Welcome to the place where we encourage you not to save £'s but to lose Lb's instead

    So you wanna lose weight? Whether you want to lose a few pounds or several stone - you've come to the right place! Need a chat, a shoulder, encouragement and advice perhaps or even some downright silliness (even late at night or early in the morning)??

    Pull up a chair and join in the chat, whatever plan you're following to lose weight, be it SW, WW, RC, or just plain old reducing what you eat and increasing the exercise, there'll be someone here that can help and advise, or offer moral support. The more you join in the chat more support you will get from the thread.

    There are plenty of regulars here who follow all types of plan and will be willing and able to help you out or at least point you in the right direction.

    During the course of the week, feel free to post your weekly loss, gain or no change, and see your results in a chart that's updated every Wednesday evening. To help me quickly spot the losses late at night, please post the loss as BOLD and Colourful as possible (Its helps those of us with bad eyes )

    The chart is currently maintained by me, so if you can post your result before 10pm on a Wednesday you will be included on the chart.

    Also you can take part in the 5lb monthly challenge - This is a fun mini motivational monthly challenge, in which the goal of losing 2lb per week, is spread out to 5lb per month. To get started so get your name down quick and post your name and start the new list. You could be Slimmer of the Week, or Slimmer of the Month!

    We also currently have a monthly team challenge so if you want to join one of the teams it's never too late. This month we've a Home v Away challenge. If you want to take part send me a pm with the team you want to join and your starting weight. Then post your loss (or gain) each Wednesday

    Sometimes we also have a monthly exercise challenge this month we're climbing the equivalent of the Blackpool Tower twice a week. We try to make these challenges suitable for all levels of fitness to encourage as many people to take part.

    A few abbreviations:
    STS ~ Stay The Same (No change in weight)
    SOTW ~ Slimmer Of The Week
    SOTM ~ Slimmer Of The Month

    We have plenty of recipes to help you in the recipes thread (link below) and there are links to useful websites below.
    There are some friendly peoples 'Before and After' Pics on Lose Weight 19 and 20

    So come and join us, we're a friendly bunch! There are even one or two gentlemen hiding amongst us! You might even enjoy it
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    • dannie
    • By dannie 5th Oct 16, 8:08 AM
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    dannie
    Thanks for the above two messages.

    STS since last Wednesday.

    For the exercise challenge + 1 hour and 33 minutes. I have decided to just focus on gardening time this month. However, I will be doing the usual biking.

    Thanks.
    • x_raphael_xx
    • By x_raphael_xx 5th Oct 16, 4:02 PM
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    x_raphael_xx
    3lb gain for me this week!
    I haven't done any exercise as I've been feeling rotten. Spent the weekend tucked up in bed and eating rubbish when I could stomach food.
    Starting to feel better today (less queasy at least)
    Debt Free as of 17/01/2009 Turtle Power!!
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    • Syman
    • By Syman 5th Oct 16, 7:35 PM
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    Syman
    +1 lb this week. Still a bit stuck in the office so only 34 miles walking and 768 mins of activity.

    cheers all
    Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today!
    Cos if you do it today and like it...You can do it again tomorrow..
    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 5th Oct 16, 10:17 PM
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    fredsnail
    Here's this weeks chart:



    No SoTW
    this week as no one lost weight.

    Here's this weeks chart for the London to Jamaica exercise challenge:




    Well done everyone taking part .

    This weeks quote is by Anon:
    "Good things come to those who believe, better things come to those who are patient, and the best things come to those who don't give up."
    • x_raphael_xx
    • By x_raphael_xx 7th Oct 16, 9:42 AM
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    x_raphael_xx
    23:36 mins to add as my first contribution to the London to Jamaica challenge.
    First day I've been feeling well enough to exercise.
    Debt Free as of 17/01/2009 Turtle Power!!
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    • x_raphael_xx
    • By x_raphael_xx 9th Oct 16, 11:19 AM
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    Completed my 10k today. 1:14:41. about 9 minutes slower than last year, but I'm quite pleased as I don't think I did near enough training.

    October challenge total 1:38:17
    Debt Free as of 17/01/2009 Turtle Power!!
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    • x_raphael_xx
    • By x_raphael_xx 10th Oct 16, 10:24 AM
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    x_raphael_xx
    Went out for a short 2 mile run this morning, another 23:03 to add please.
    Challenge total = 02:01:20
    Debt Free as of 17/01/2009 Turtle Power!!
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    • x_raphael_xx
    • By x_raphael_xx 12th Oct 16, 1:05 PM
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    Reporting in with a 0.2 lb loss. Not much, but at least it's in the right direction.

    Debt Free as of 17/01/2009 Turtle Power!!
    Nov Grocery Challenge £42.17/£54 Nov NSD's 05/22
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    • dannie
    • By dannie 12th Oct 16, 5:38 PM
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    dannie
    - 2lbs since last Wednesday.

    + 5 hours and 23 minutes for the exercise challenge (gardening time only). Jobs were mainly weeding, emptying a compost bin, sorting and using it.

    Also, have used the indoor bike and the outdoor one. Outdoor cycling consisted of local grocery shopping plus one trip 5-6 miles approx. Stocked up on a few winter supplies at a "Cash and Carry" and have managed to save a lot of money.

    Thanks.
    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 12th Oct 16, 10:20 PM
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    fredsnail
    Here's this weeks chart:



    Congrats to our SoTW Dannie
    .

    Here's this weeks chart for the London to Jamaica exercise challenge:




    Well done everyone taking part .

    This weeks quote is by Michael Jordan:
    "If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome."
    • Flat Eric
    • By Flat Eric 13th Oct 16, 8:49 PM
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    Flat Eric
    I'd like to join this lovely thread please. I have about 2 stone to lose and well have been dithering losing the same few pounds and putting the same few pounds (sometimes a few more) back on again.

    It's the slimming world plan for me with a bit of nutracheck but mostly it's get up be totally disorganised and fail miserably. Repeat. My planned sparkly work party dress moment is creeping closer and if I don't act now. It won't be happening.

    Hello all x
    2015/16 Reading Challenge 0/100 Books
    Pounds to lose for Slimming World Target =
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    • x_raphael_xx
    • By x_raphael_xx 13th Oct 16, 9:36 PM
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    x_raphael_xx
    I'd like to join this lovely thread please. I have about 2 stone to lose and well have been dithering losing the same few pounds and putting the same few pounds (sometimes a few more) back on again.

    It's the slimming world plan for me with a bit of nutracheck but mostly it's get up be totally disorganised and fail miserably. Repeat. My planned sparkly work party dress moment is creeping closer and if I don't act now. It won't be happening.

    Hello all x
    Originally posted by Flat Eric
    Welcome Eric join the fun
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    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 15th Oct 16, 3:54 PM
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    fredsnail
    Welcome Eric - good luck
    • x_raphael_xx
    • By x_raphael_xx 16th Oct 16, 6:14 PM
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    Completed the Great West Run today. Took me 3 hours exactly, my worst time ever, but I really struggled so just pleased I didn't pull out.

    Total challenge time 05:01:20
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    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 16th Oct 16, 10:42 PM
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    Well done x_raphael_xx that is a good achievement.
    • x_raphael_xx
    • By x_raphael_xx 19th Oct 16, 4:11 PM
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    x_raphael_xx
    Posting a 1.2 lb loss this week back in the right direction.
    Debt Free as of 17/01/2009 Turtle Power!!
    Nov Grocery Challenge £42.17/£54 Nov NSD's 05/22
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    • Syman
    • By Syman 19th Oct 16, 7:50 PM
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    Syman
    Missed posting lat week as i have been very busy at work.

    so for the last 2 weeks i have put on another 2 pounds.

    1800 mins of activity over the two weeks.
    Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today!
    Cos if you do it today and like it...You can do it again tomorrow..
    • dannie
    • By dannie 19th Oct 16, 8:04 PM
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    dannie
    STS since last Wednesday.

    For the exercise challenge +1 hour and 45 minutes (gardening time only consisting of removing root systems of a weed species, collecting two types of flower seeds to either grow next year or to reduce the stock of, weeding , composting and finding anything edible).

    Activity was considerably less and calories about the same. Using up present food stocks as much as possible (before buying).

    Thanks.
    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 19th Oct 16, 9:16 PM
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    fredsnail
    Here's this weeks chart:



    Congrats to our SoTW x_raphael_xx
    .

    Here's this weeks chart for the London to Jamaica exercise challenge:




    Well done everyone taking part .

    This weeks quote is by Anon:
    "Wise men are not always silent, but they know when to be."
    • x_raphael_xx
    • By x_raphael_xx 26th Oct 16, 12:01 PM
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    x_raphael_xx
    0.4 lb loss for me this week.
    I forgot to weigh in before breakfast, so I was loaded down with porridge

    Debt Free as of 17/01/2009 Turtle Power!!
    Nov Grocery Challenge £42.17/£54 Nov NSD's 05/22
    EF Challenger #36
    £8058.40/£10,000 Lose weight +2.8/10lbs
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