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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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    • Syman
    • By Syman 10th Jan 18, 5:30 PM
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    Syman
    Back to work now.

    -2lbs this week.

    Weekly Totals
    68,304 steps 70 floors 32.84 miles 19,890 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 2018 reading Challenge total :- 22/48
    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 10th Jan 18, 10:39 PM
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    fredsnail
    Here's this week's chart:



    Congrats to our SoTW Syman this week
    - congrats to our STSers and there were no gainers this week - keep going everyone.

    Here's this weeks chart for our Melbourne challenge:



    This weeks quote is by Anon.
    "Change begins at the end of your comfort zone."
    • Poppy27
    • By Poppy27 10th Jan 18, 11:15 PM
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    Poppy27
    Can!!!8217;t believe i Just missed the weigh in cut off! Argh!
    So sorry Fred.

    I!!!8217;ve lost 1lb though!

    And I did about 4.25 hours of exercise this week!

    I!!!8217;ll roll it all over to next week I suppose!
    • Poppy27
    • By Poppy27 16th Jan 18, 6:17 PM
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    Poppy27
    Haven!!!8217;t done much exercise this week apart from walking around - about 30 mins today and yesterday. Off to dance class tonight. Don!!!8217;t think I will manage to complete the challenge but it has made me focus more on then amount (or lack of!) exercise I do each week. I!!!8217;ve signed up for a free gym pass at the weekend - going to try a class and go for a swim. Even that will be tough for me!!
    • dannie
    • By dannie 17th Jan 18, 5:26 AM
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    dannie
    STS since last Wednesday. Exercise has included some gardening on better weather days and the usual indoor biking. Only short distance outdoor bicycle errands done. Diet getting harder.
    • x_raphael_xx
    • By x_raphael_xx 17th Jan 18, 7:11 AM
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    x_raphael_xx
    Another small loss, 0.2lbs.
    Expected more this week as I ramp up the marathon training, but oh well.
    Debt Free as of 17/01/2009 Turtle Power!!
    May NSD's - 13/19 / Lose weight 7.8 lbs / 50 lbs
    EF Challenger #36 £139.93/£1800
    • Poppy27
    • By Poppy27 17th Jan 18, 3:49 PM
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    Poppy27
    STS for me this week Fred. Havenít been quite as good as I should have really, especially at the weekend, so it seems fair.

    Only 3 hours of exercise
    Last edited by Poppy27; 17-01-2018 at 3:52 PM.
    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 17th Jan 18, 9:32 PM
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    fredsnail
    Here's this week's chart:



    Congrats to our SoTW x_raphael_xx this week
    - congrats to our STSers and there were no gainers this week - keep going everyone.

    Here's this weeks chart for our Melbourne challenge:



    This weeks quote is by Anon.
    "Don't put the key to your happiness in someone else's pocket."
    • Syman
    • By Syman 17th Jan 18, 9:46 PM
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    Syman
    apologies fredsnail,
    Too late!! thought i might just make it.

    Anyhoo..

    A 1lb loss this week.
    Weekly Totals
    78,479 steps 100 floors 36.86 miles 21,416 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 2018 reading Challenge total :- 22/48
    • Poppy27
    • By Poppy27 22nd Jan 18, 10:29 PM
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    Upped my exercise by joining a gym!! Haven!!!8217;t been to the gym in years! Did an hour class then 20 min swim and felt amazing!! Hooray for exercise!!
    • Poppy27
    • By Poppy27 23rd Jan 18, 10:12 PM
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    Poppy27
    Bit early but 2 lb loss for me this week Fred! Feeling quite pleased with myself!!
    4.5 hours exercise
    Thanks
    Hope you!!!8217;re all doing well this week
    • x_raphael_xx
    • By x_raphael_xx 24th Jan 18, 6:54 AM
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    x_raphael_xx
    Finally a decent result. 3.2lbs down for me

    Keeping up with the marathon training and off to boxing tonight.
    Have a good day all
    Debt Free as of 17/01/2009 Turtle Power!!
    May NSD's - 13/19 / Lose weight 7.8 lbs / 50 lbs
    EF Challenger #36 £139.93/£1800
    • Syman
    • By Syman 24th Jan 18, 5:56 PM
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    Syman
    no change this week.

    Weekly Totals
    47,269 steps 47 floors 22.39 miles 17,683 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 2018 reading Challenge total :- 22/48
    • dannie
    • By dannie 24th Jan 18, 7:30 PM
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    dannie
    Sorry, no weight recorded today.

    Did go out once a bit further on the outdoor bike. The other time was just the usual local shopping trip.

    Diet was even harder last week again. "Wanted" to eat in bigger (high calorie) amounts but didn't. Not well today; actually slept 14 hours!
    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 24th Jan 18, 10:57 PM
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    fredsnail
    Here's this week's chart:



    Congrats to our SoTW x_raphael_xx this week
    - congrats to our STSers and there were no gainers this week - keep going everyone.

    Here's this weeks chart for our Melbourne challenge:



    This weeks quote is by Anon.
    "Life is change. Growth is optional. Choose wisely."
    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 24th Jan 18, 10:58 PM
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    fredsnail
    Sorry, no weight recorded today.

    Did go out once a bit further on the outdoor bike. The other time was just the usual local shopping trip.

    Diet was even harder last week again. "Wanted" to eat in bigger (high calorie) amounts but didn't. Not well today; actually slept 14 hours!
    Originally posted by dannie
    Hope you're feeling better very soon Dannie - you must have needed the rest to sleep for that long.
    • Sharry66
    • By Sharry66 25th Jan 18, 7:03 AM
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    Sharry66
    Thanks! (:
    • Poppy27
    • By Poppy27 25th Jan 18, 7:34 AM
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    Poppy27
    Feel better soon Dannie
    • dannie
    • By dannie 26th Jan 18, 7:06 PM
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    dannie
    fredsnail and Poppy27 -

    Thanks for your messages. Thought I would see how things are before replying.

    I think there has been a big improvement since last Wednesday. It certainly was a lengthy sleep and I even felt I needed longer!

    Hope everybody is keeping well.

    P.S. Thanks for the Wednesday evening update fredsnail.
    • Poppy27
    • By Poppy27 29th Jan 18, 7:43 PM
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    Poppy27
    Early this week with a STS Fred, thanks.
    Won!!!8217;t have a chance to weigh in this week as I!!!8217;m out and about.

    Did a session with my PT at the weekend and had a swim, plus my usual walking, so total of about 4.5 hours exercise again this week please
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