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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 1st Aug 19, 6:29 AM
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    dannie
    July 2019 total miles on the outdoor bike came to 46.9 miles.
    • dannie
    • By dannie 7th Aug 19, 3:35 PM
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    dannie
    STS since last Wednesday.

    Exercise activities were the usual but also more walking. The indoor weights (for my upper body) continues to be not fitted in. My diet was about the same.

    Good luck everybody for this month.

    Thanks fredsnail.
    Last edited by dannie; 07-08-2019 at 6:42 PM.
    • x_raphael_xx
    • By x_raphael_xx 7th Aug 19, 5:40 PM
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    I'm so sorry - I don't know what happened there .
    Originally posted by fredsnail

    No worries just didn't want the totals to be confused.


    A gain of 4.8lbs this week too much life stress.
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    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 7th Aug 19, 8:03 PM
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    Here's this week's chart:




    No SoTW this week as we don't have a loser - keep going everyone

    Here's this weeks chart for the exercise challenge:



    This weeks quote is by Anon
    "Just because you can, doesn't mean you should."
    • dannie
    • By dannie 14th Aug 19, 5:48 PM
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    Hi,

    STS since last Monday. Diet and exercise were very similar to the week before so could do with a new plan.

    Thanks fredsnail.
    • x_raphael_xx
    • By x_raphael_xx 14th Aug 19, 6:03 PM
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    Loss of 4.2lbs this week. Last weeks gain must just have been TOTM.
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    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 14th Aug 19, 7:40 PM
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    Here's this week's chart:




    Congrats to our SoTWx_raphael_xx this week - keep going everyone

    Here's this weeks chart for the exercise challenge:



    This weeks quote is by Anon
    "What we see depends mainly on what we look for."
    • dannie
    • By dannie 21st Aug 19, 9:59 AM
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    An unexpected - 2lbs since last Wednesday. Seemed to have ate more all week. However, the exercise must have added up :-


    Indoor biking every day.
    2 further afield outdoor bike rides plus a few local ones (foraging plums and charity shop outings).
    Gardening (weather permitting).


    Good luck all and thanks fredsnail.
    • x_raphael_xx
    • By x_raphael_xx 21st Aug 19, 9:06 PM
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    Gain of 1.4 lbs this week.
    My brother has pulled out of the triathalon we have entered in September. Looks like I'll be doing it on my own then!
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    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 23rd Aug 19, 7:15 PM
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    Apologies for the late posting as I've been ill - here's this week's chart:




    Congrats to our SoTW Dannie this week - keep going everyone

    Here's this weeks chart for the exercise challenge:



    This weeks quote is by Anon
    "Sometimes you need to look at life from a different perspective"
    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 23rd Aug 19, 7:20 PM
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    Well done on the loss Dannie - it might have been a surprise but you must be doing something right .


    x_raphael_xx - good luck on the triathalon - you are amazing with your exercise
    • dannie
    • By dannie 28th Aug 19, 1:18 PM
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    Thanks for your message last week fredsnail.

    Hope things are okay with you now.

    STS since last Wednesday. Started doing the indoor weights again and more frequently throughout the week. Not quite so far, I think, on the outdoor bike but about the same for the indoor bike. Have had a few gardening tasks to do and also went for a walk foraging locally for blackberries. Diet was about the same.

    Best of luck.
    • x_raphael_xx
    • By x_raphael_xx 28th Aug 19, 4:25 PM
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    x_raphael_xx - good luck on the triathalon - you are amazing with your exercise
    Originally posted by fredsnail
    Thanks Fred, it's actually been quite bad recently, lifes a bit pants at the moment and just can't get re-started.
    Another gain this week, 2.6lbs
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    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 28th Aug 19, 8:36 PM
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    Here's this week's chart:




    Congrats to our SoTW Me this week and our SoTM Dannie- keep going everyone

    Here's this weeks chart for the exercise challenge:




    Next months chart will be to travel to New York - 34.59 miles by any means.


    This weeks quote is by Anon
    "One small positive thought in the morning can change your whole day."
    • x_raphael_xx
    • By x_raphael_xx 4th Sep 19, 2:49 PM
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    Hi.
    3.4 lbs gain for me this week.
    Sorry to be a hassle Fred, can you zero my totals again, I'm going to start afresh today.

    Partners mum passed away on Friday, so we've obviously not cared what we've been shoving in our faces.
    Made it to the gym for the first time today, 45 minutes of intense circuits.

    I really need to make an effort, I'm almost back to my original starting weight.

    Please also add me to the 5lb challenge.
    I have 33lbs to lose, so I'm going to break it down to 5lbs chunks.
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    • dannie
    • By dannie 4th Sep 19, 6:23 PM
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    dannie
    STS since last Wednesday. Did a bit of all my usual exercise activities but not much gardening. Diet was harder, perhaps due to dealing with some difficult tasks at home?

    Please may I also be added to the 5lb challenge. I am also the same weight now as the start of the year.

    Sorry for your loss x_raphael_ _ xx.

    Thanks for everything last month fredsnail.

    P.S. August outdoor bike miles were 45.9 + (i.e. bike mileometer broke; so maybe + another 5 to 6 miles.
    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 4th Sep 19, 8:39 PM
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    Here's this week's chart:




    No SoTW this week - keep going everyone

    Here's this weeks chart for the exercise challenge:




    This weeks quote is by Anon
    "Don't wait for the perfect moment - take a moment and make it perfect."
    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 4th Sep 19, 8:40 PM
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    Sorry to hear of your partners loss x_raphael_xx. I've reset you as requested. Good luck.
    • x_raphael_xx
    • By x_raphael_xx 11th Sep 19, 6:16 AM
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    Wow, a whopping 7lbs loss this week!
    I've started going back to the gym and managed a run. Been watching my calories very closely this week.
    It's been hard getting back to 'normal' but I'm getting there.
    Debt Free as of 17/01/2009 Turtle Power!!
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    • dannie
    • By dannie 11th Sep 19, 4:26 PM
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    STS since last Wednesday. Usual variety of the exercise activities done. However, more gardening done but less "longer" distance outdoor biking. Diet remains similar.

    Thanks.
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