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    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 15th Jul 15, 9:56 PM
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    Lose Weight 37
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    • 15th Jul 15, 9:56 PM
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    Lose Weight 37 15th Jul 15 at 9:56 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 8th May 19, 4:49 PM
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    dannie
    STS since last Wednesday. Calories went up and it was likely that my weekly exercise activities decreased?


    x_raphael_xx, thanks for your comments about your Marathon experience. I think I can relate to that. Good luck for the oncoming half marathon.


    Thanks fredsnail.
    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 8th May 19, 8:18 PM
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    Here's this week's chart:



    Congrats to our SoTW x_raphael_xx - keep going everyone

    Here's this weeks chart for the exercise challenge:




    This weeks quote is by Anon
    "Don't compare your Chapter 1 to someone else's Chapter 20."
    Last edited by fredsnail; 08-05-2019 at 8:21 PM.
    • PurpleSkies
    • By PurpleSkies 12th May 19, 3:18 PM
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    Hey everyone, so I need to lose a little weight but don't do well with calorie counting or weighing myself regularly. I'm really just looking for a little motivation on exercising more and eating better, perhaps getting some delicious healthy recipes!
    Is this a good place for me or are you more focused on the numbers?
    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 12th May 19, 7:29 PM
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    Hi PurpleSkies (great name ). We are trying to get exercising more and eating better - we have an exercise challenge each month to try to help. We're really friendly so why not give us a try
    • x_raphael_xx
    • By x_raphael_xx 15th May 19, 5:25 PM
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    STS for me this week.
    I was supposed to be running a half marathon on sunday, but Iím ill so I think I will have to pull out
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    • dannie
    • By dannie 15th May 19, 5:59 PM
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    dannie
    Lots of various exercise activities and diet went well last week but also STS for me.

    Hope things get better x_raphael_xx.

    Thanks fredsnail.
    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 15th May 19, 9:30 PM
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    Here's this week's chart:


    NoSoTW this week as no one lost - but no one gained either - keep going everyone

    Here's this weeks chart for the exercise challenge:



    This weeks quote is by Anon
    "Judging a person doesn't define who they are, it defines who you are."
    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 15th May 19, 9:48 PM
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    x_raphael_xx - I hope you have a speedy recovery - but if you are still ill don't push it with the half marathon. Take care.
    • dannie
    • By dannie 22nd May 19, 4:43 PM
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    STS since last week. More miles on the outdoor bike were done than the week before. Otherwise, indoor cycling everyday, gardening more or less everyday but not remembering to do the indoor weights exercise.


    Thanks fredsnail.
    • x_raphael_xx
    • By x_raphael_xx 22nd May 19, 5:55 PM
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    A whopping 4.8 lbs gain for me.
    I'm hoping its bloating due to TOTM, I came off my pill last month, so my body is adjusting. Fingers crossed it will be gone by next week!


    I didn't run the half marathon in the end. Back is a little better now, but gets super itchy if it gets sweaty. It was a hot day and it was bad enough just walking home from the race (bf attempted it, got halfway before he injured his achilles)

    Debt Free as of 17/01/2009 Turtle Power!!
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    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 22nd May 19, 7:28 PM
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    fredsnail
    Here's this week's chart:


    NoSoTW this week as no one lost - keep going everyone

    Here's this weeks chart for the exercise challenge:



    This weeks quote is by Anon
    "Looking back, makes you smart. Looking forward, makes you mature. Looking down, makes you wise. Looking up, makes you strong."
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