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    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 15th Jul 15, 10:56 PM
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    Lose Weight 37
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    • 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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    • x_raphael_xx
    • By x_raphael_xx 31st May 17, 8:02 PM
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    x_raphael_xx
    I haven't weighed in today, we're off for a weekend away on friday, and I've been in holiday mode and a little slack.
    Mark me down as a STS and I'll check in next week (or maybe the week after if the weekend is particularly messy!)
    I have been to the gym for my PT session today, so that's something I guess.
    Debt Free as of 17/01/2009 Turtle Power!!
    July NSD's 13/20
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    / Lose weight 17.6 / 20lbs
    • dannie
    • By dannie 31st May 17, 8:08 PM
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    dannie
    Still going up with another + 2lb since last Wednesday.

    For the Eurovision pub crawl, gardening time = 4 hours and 54 minutes.

    Thanks.
    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 31st May 17, 9:56 PM
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    fredsnail
    Here's this week's chart:


    No SoTW this week but congrats to our SoTM x_raphael_xx - keep going everyone
    .

    If anyone wants to join the 5lb challenge please post below.

    Here's this weeks chart for the Eurovision challenge:



    Well done to everyone taking part.

    Next months challenge will be to travel the same distance as swimming the English Channel.

    This weeks quote is by Anon.
    "Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you handle it."
    • Syman
    • By Syman 7th Jun 17, 6:08 AM
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    Syman
    Hi All,
    As promised i am now back on it after the half term.
    Weighing in at 92.8kilo which is about 14st 9lbs in old money.

    need to get 10lbs (4kilo ish) off, then maintain that.
    fitbit stats for last 7 days

    90,645 steps 166 floors 44.47 miles 21,952 calories

    include a few 5 mile walks and a 6 mile cycle ride.

    got a night out with my brother this week, so not too hopeful of a loss.

    Good luck 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..


    Bookworm's Thread 2017 reading Challenge total :- 30/30
    • chocolatepennyfarthing
    • By chocolatepennyfarthing 7th Jun 17, 2:24 PM
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    -0.5lb please this week.
    Jan Grocery challenge
    Budget £350 - Spent £64.45 to date
    • x_raphael_xx
    • By x_raphael_xx 7th Jun 17, 7:19 PM
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    x_raphael_xx
    A whopping 3.8 lbs GAIN for me after my weekend away.
    Back in the game thou so hopefully it will melt back off me soon.

    I have started running again, 2 runs in the last 2 days. Even braved a rainy run today.
    Debt Free as of 17/01/2009 Turtle Power!!
    July NSD's 13/20
    EF Challenger #36 £1400/£4000
    / Lose weight 17.6 / 20lbs
    • dannie
    • By dannie 7th Jun 17, 8:04 PM
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    dannie
    - 2lbs since last Wednesday. Managed to eat less although had more "junk food" and still wanting more.

    I used the outdoor and indoor bikes for the English Channel exercise challenge.

    Outdoor bike = 6 miles.
    Indoor bike = 37.7 miles + 14 minutes.*
    *(mileometer stopped working).

    Thanks fredsnail.
    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 7th Jun 17, 9:18 PM
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    Here's this week's chart:



    Congrats to our SoTW Dannie - keep going everyone.

    Here's this weeks chart for the Swim the Channel challenge:



    Well done to everyone taking part.

    This weeks quote is by Muhammad Ali.
    "To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If you're not, pretend you are. "
    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 7th Jun 17, 9:19 PM
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    fredsnail
    Welcome back Syman and well done on your loss chocolatepennyfarthing
    • Syman
    • By Syman 8th Jun 17, 6:28 PM
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    Syman
    Welcome back Syman and well done on your loss chocolatepennyfarthing
    Originally posted by fredsnail
    Thanks Fred,

    Can you reset my total weight loss in the chart to 0 as i think i am back to my weight as of Jan 2016.

    Thx

    Sy..
    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..


    Bookworm's Thread 2017 reading Challenge total :- 30/30
    • Syman
    • By Syman 14th Jun 17, 11:39 AM
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    Syman
    good start (or restart )

    3lbs off this week.

    Weekly Totals
    99,670 steps 98 floors 50.34 miles 23,097 calories

    thanks
    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..


    Bookworm's Thread 2017 reading Challenge total :- 30/30
    • chocolatepennyfarthing
    • By chocolatepennyfarthing 14th Jun 17, 12:17 PM
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    +1
    Not a good week!
    Jan Grocery challenge
    Budget £350 - Spent £64.45 to date
    • x_raphael_xx
    • By x_raphael_xx 14th Jun 17, 7:09 PM
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    Pleased with a whopping 5.4lbs loss this week. Lost all my holiday weight & then some.
    Definitely back on track, been working hard at it last week (an 8 mile walk on Sunday and a couple of runs) and counting every calorie.

    We're buying a house and have sent off a large amount of money for deposit & fees today. Bf suggested a celebratory take away but I resisted & cooked a yummy chicken breast & veg.

    Edited to add: My 5.4lbs also means I've lost my first stone!
    Debt Free as of 17/01/2009 Turtle Power!!
    July NSD's 13/20
    EF Challenger #36 £1400/£4000
    / Lose weight 17.6 / 20lbs
    • dannie
    • By dannie 14th Jun 17, 7:58 PM
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    dannie
    + 2lb since last Wednesday.

    For the Channel Swim, I just calculated gardening time only = 3 hours and 57 minutes. (Hope that's okay to convert as frustrated with the indoor faulty bicycle mileometer which was working the week before).

    The "junky food" need may be getting less now but I don't think that much led to last weeks weight increase.

    Thanks.
    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 15th Jun 17, 1:04 AM
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    fredsnail
    Sorry have just got in so will do the chart tomorrow.
    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 15th Jun 17, 9:03 PM
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    fredsnail
    Here's this week's chart:



    Congrats to our SoTW x_raphael_xx - congrats to our losers and commiserations to our gainers - don't give up because of a blip - keep looking forwards.

    Here's this weeks chart for the Swim the Channel challenge:



    Well done to everyone taking part.

    This weeks quote is by Henry Ford.
    "Quality means doing it right when no one is looking. "
    • Syman
    • By Syman 21st Jun 17, 11:41 AM
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    Syman
    2lb loss this week. so on target to reach my goal.


    Weekly Totals
    73,497 steps 40 floors 37.19 miles 19,613 calories
    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..


    Bookworm's Thread 2017 reading Challenge total :- 30/30
    • x_raphael_xx
    • By x_raphael_xx 21st Jun 17, 5:57 PM
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    x_raphael_xx
    1.6lb loss this week. Body fat % has dropped by 0.7% too, a 4.1% drop since January.
    Had a couple of runs last week & hit the gym today. Bf has been begging for a takeaway all week, but I have resisted.
    Pleased with my progress

    Debt Free as of 17/01/2009 Turtle Power!!
    July NSD's 13/20
    EF Challenger #36 £1400/£4000
    / Lose weight 17.6 / 20lbs
    • dannie
    • By dannie 21st Jun 17, 7:32 PM
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    dannie
    I probably did about the same as last week regarding diet so decided not to weigh myself. Concerning exercise, I was pleased to get a lot of gardening done and also used the indoor/outdoor bikes. I intended to post the outdoor bike miles figure but forgot about recording the starting figure.

    Unfortunately, started this new week poorly by overeating, so unsure what to do next to stop my weight keep on increasing.
    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 21st Jun 17, 11:07 PM
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    fredsnail
    Here's this week's chart:



    Congrats to our SoTW Syman - congrats to our losers keep going

    Here's this weeks chart for the Swim the Channel challenge:



    Well done to everyone taking part.

    This weeks quote is by Anon.
    "What defines us is how well we rise after falling"
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