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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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    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 16th Aug 17, 10:12 PM
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    fredsnail
    Here's this week's chart:



    Congrats to our SoTW
    x_raphael_xx - keep going everyone.

    Here is this weeks chart for the exercise challenge:



    This weeks quote is by Anon.
    "Life is about laughing & living in good & bad times. Getting through whatever comes our way & looking back with a smile."
    • dannie
    • By dannie 23rd Aug 17, 4:00 PM
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    dannie
    - 2lb since 9/8/17 (so please disregard me as SOTW if that is the case). Did about the same with my diet as the week before.

    For the exercise challenge (indoor bike only recorded) = + 3 hours and 11 minutes.

    Gardening exercise has particularly increased over the last three days but outdoor cycling remains very little.

    Thanks fredsnail.
    • x_raphael_xx
    • By x_raphael_xx 23rd Aug 17, 8:27 PM
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    x_raphael_xx
    Back from my jolidays today, didn't get to weight myself this morning so stick me down for a STS.
    Managed 5hrs 52 mins of exercise this week, so a total of 09:04:00. A combination of gardening, swimming, running and boxing.

    Enjoying getting back to boxing, had my first session today. Pleased I pushed myself to go after our 4 hour drive home. Normally we get back and just vegetate for the rest of the day.
    Debt Free as of 17/01/2009 Turtle Power!!
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    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 23rd Aug 17, 11:11 PM
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    fredsnail
    Here's this week's chart:



    No SoTW this week
    - keep going everyone.

    Here is this weeks chart for the exercise challenge:



    This weeks quote is by Anon.
    "Sometimes the thing we can't change end up changing us."
    • x_raphael_xx
    • By x_raphael_xx 30th Aug 17, 6:15 PM
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    x_raphael_xx
    Leveled out after my holiday with a 1lb Gain.
    Not too displeased with that after a week of bad eating. Had a couple of takeaways this week, to celebrate exchanging on our new house!
    Only managed 36mins of excercise from a run this week
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    • dannie
    • By dannie 30th Aug 17, 7:40 PM
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    dannie
    STS since last Wednesday. Diet moreless the same as the previous week.
    For the exercise challenge (indoor bike recording only) = 4 hours and 46 minutes. Also, continuing to get more gardening done and very little outdoor biking. Had a small walk (1.5 mile?) picking blackberries as I did last week; maybe 1 kilo obtained so far.
    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 30th Aug 17, 10:03 PM
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    fredsnail
    Here's this week's chart:



    Congrats to Dannie our SoTM this month
    - keep going everyone.

    If you want to join the 5lb challenge please post below.

    Here is this weeks chart for the exercise challenge:



    Next months challenge will be to climb 563 steps each week - the same as in the Blackpool Tower.

    This weeks quote is by Anon.
    "I am who I am today because of the choices I made yesterday."
    Last edited by fredsnail; 30-08-2017 at 10:05 PM.
    • dannie
    • By dannie 1st Sep 17, 11:11 AM
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    dannie
    Thanks fredsnail.

    End of August 2017 figures : -

    Yesterday, did another 28 minutes and 7 seconds using the indoor exercise bike.

    Also, had an outdoor cycle errand (2.4 miles). Total outdoor biking for August 2017 was 27 miles approx.

    Generally, did more of a variety of exercises for this month. Dietary intake remained about the same all month.
    • Syman
    • By Syman 6th Sep 17, 12:19 PM
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    Syman
    hi all,
    I am now back from the school hols and hope to get back to regular posting.

    In the lst seven days i has STS
    fitbit stats
    Weekly Totals
    65,211 steps 24 floors 30.88 miles 18,789 calories

    I think the average number of steps between floor is 13, so my step count would be 24x13 = 312

    all the best

    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 :- 46/30
    • x_raphael_xx
    • By x_raphael_xx 6th Sep 17, 6:30 PM
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    x_raphael_xx
    Hi all,
    0.8 lb gain this week. We're in the middle of moving house, so all motivation to eat well and excersize has gone out the window. We'll be back on it in a couple of weeks once we're all settled.
    Debt Free as of 17/01/2009 Turtle Power!!
    Nov NSD's - /25 / Lose weight 29.0 lbs / 30lbs
    EF Challenger #36 £1000/£5050
    • dannie
    • By dannie 6th Sep 17, 7:42 PM
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    dannie
    STS since last Wednesday.
    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 6th Sep 17, 9:45 PM
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    fredsnail
    Here's this week's chart:



    No SoTW this week
    - keep going everyone.

    Here is this weeks chart for the steps challenge:




    This weeks quote is by Anon.
    "It's never too late to be what you might have been."

    Good luck with the move Raphael.
    • dixita
    • By dixita 8th Sep 17, 7:49 AM
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    dixita
    Hello
    Hello shiny new thread!

    Thanks for all your hard work, Fred!

    Planning a good walk today, best get my skates on if I'm going to get out there and make the most of the day

    Dixita
    • x_raphael_xx
    • By x_raphael_xx 11th Sep 17, 9:16 PM
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    x_raphael_xx
    I'll be skipping the weigh in this week. We have the house keys, and we'll be busy cleaning and shifting boxes.
    I will check in next week. Hopefully all the exercise will help me back on track.
    Debt Free as of 17/01/2009 Turtle Power!!
    Nov NSD's - /25 / Lose weight 29.0 lbs / 30lbs
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    • Syman
    • By Syman 13th Sep 17, 11:16 AM
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    Syman
    Weekly Totals
    67,015 steps 93 floors 32.5 miles 18,991 calories

    A 1lb loss this week

    Next week i will be mostly office based, so step count will be drastically affected
    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 :- 46/30
    • dannie
    • By dannie 13th Sep 17, 6:52 PM
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    dannie
    STS since last Wednesday. Very similar exercise levels and diet again.
    • x_raphael_xx
    • By x_raphael_xx 13th Sep 17, 8:09 PM
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    x_raphael_xx
    Losing internet until 5th Oct!!

    Will attempt to keep losing in my absence. Keep on keeping on guys.
    Debt Free as of 17/01/2009 Turtle Power!!
    Nov NSD's - /25 / Lose weight 29.0 lbs / 30lbs
    EF Challenger #36 £1000/£5050
    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 13th Sep 17, 10:51 PM
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    fredsnail
    Here's this week's chart:



    Congrats to our SoTW Syman
    - keep going everyone.

    Here is this weeks chart for the steps challenge:




    This weeks quote is by Harry S. Truman.
    "It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit."

    See you the other side - good luck with the weight loss while you're offline.
    • Syman
    • By Syman 20th Sep 17, 12:01 PM
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    Syman
    Hi All, hope you are all well

    STS this week

    Weekly Totals
    66,519 steps 86 floors 31.44 miles 18,722 calories

    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 :- 46/30
    • dannie
    • By dannie 20th Sep 17, 4:04 PM
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    dannie
    Thanks, hope your well too Syman.

    I was doing very well until Monday. Diet started to get harder (overeating) although have increased exercise since. Anyway, I didn't weigh myself as too disappointed with myself.

    Thanks fredsnail.
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