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    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 15th Jul 15, 10:56 PM
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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 14th Mar 18, 5:25 PM
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    Syman
    Back on track with a 2lb loss this week.

    Weekly Totals
    87,900 steps 78 floors 41.68 miles 21,685 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 14th Mar 18, 6:28 PM
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    dannie
    STS since last Wednesday. Did a lot more exercise last week consisting upon indoor biking, gardening and two harder outdoor bike rides.

    For the exercise challenge, please would you convert + 15.4 miles
    (i.e. miles on the outdoor bike so far this month).

    I'll just record the outdoor bike miles and any walking this month.

    Thanks.
    • x_raphael_xx
    • By x_raphael_xx 14th Mar 18, 7:52 PM
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    x_raphael_xx
    Gain of 0.8lbs this week. Too much bad food, not enough exercise.
    Debt Free as of 17/01/2009 Turtle Power!!
    May NSD's - 13/19 / Lose weight 11.2 lbs / 50 lbs
    EF Challenger #36 139.93/1800
    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 14th Mar 18, 11:08 PM
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    fredsnail
    Here's this week's chart:



    Congrats to our SoTW Syman
    .

    Here's this weeks chart for our exercise challenge to travel to Pyeongchang :



    This weeks quote is by Anon.
    "Allow yourself to be a beginner. No one starts off being excellent."
    • x_raphael_xx
    • By x_raphael_xx 21st Mar 18, 5:43 PM
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    x_raphael_xx
    2.4lbs gain for me. Getting angry at my self-sabotage!
    Debt Free as of 17/01/2009 Turtle Power!!
    May NSD's - 13/19 / Lose weight 11.2 lbs / 50 lbs
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    • dannie
    • By dannie 21st Mar 18, 7:33 PM
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    dannie
    - 2lbs since last Wednesday.

    For the exercise challenge (i.e. walking and outdoor biking this month) = + 11.2 miles cycling. 2 of the bike rides were harder than usual; the other just to local shops. Also, have used the indoor bike everyday. Diet seemed a struggle so the weight loss was unexpected.

    Thanks fredsnail.
    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 21st Mar 18, 9:39 PM
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    fredsnail
    Here's this week's chart:



    Congrats to our SoTW Dannie
    .
    Commiserations to our gainers.

    Here's this weeks chart for our exercise challenge to travel to Pyeongchang :



    This weeks quote is by Anon.
    "We all at certain times in our lives find ourselves broken. True strength is found in picking up the pieces."
    • x_raphael_xx
    • By x_raphael_xx 28th Mar 18, 7:59 PM
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    x_raphael_xx
    Finally! Very happy with a 5lb loss this week.
    Got back into the marathon training and dropped off the snacks & takeaways.
    Result!
    Debt Free as of 17/01/2009 Turtle Power!!
    May NSD's - 13/19 / Lose weight 11.2 lbs / 50 lbs
    EF Challenger #36 139.93/1800
    • Syman
    • By Syman 28th Mar 18, 8:22 PM
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    Syman
    Hi Guys and Gals,

    I would like to thank all of you, and particularly Fredsnail, for your support over the last few years.

    I will be taking a break from checking in for a while as i have been pretty static with my weight for a while now.

    I wish you all the very best of luck in you weight loss journey.

    I will be disappearing, and will keep following the thread. Just not posting weekly totals.

    Thanks all.

    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 2018 reading Challenge total :- 22/48
    • dannie
    • By dannie 28th Mar 18, 8:27 PM
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    dannie
    That's a lot x_raphael_xx.

    My results :-

    + 2lbs since last Wednesday. Calories were only a bit more than usual. Two fairly tough outdoor bike rides were done plus local shopping trips. Also, lots of indoor biking and only a little gardening.

    + 13.6 miles for the London to Pyeongchang exercise challenge (i.e. just walking and outdoor biking recorded this month).
    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 28th Mar 18, 10:54 PM
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    fredsnail
    Here's this week's chart:



    Congrats to our SoTW x_raphael_xx and our SoTM Dannie
    .
    Commiserations to our gainers.

    Here's this weeks chart for our exercise challenge to travel to Pyeongchang :



    Next months challenge will be to do 26.2 miles worth of exercise (the same as the London Marathon). I can convert times into distance so any exercise can count

    This weeks quote is by Anon.
    "Life isn't about finding yourself, it's about creating yourself."
    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 28th Mar 18, 10:56 PM
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    fredsnail
    Hi Guys and Gals,

    I would like to thank all of you, and particularly Fredsnail, for your support over the last few years.

    I will be taking a break from checking in for a while as i have been pretty static with my weight for a while now.

    I wish you all the very best of luck in you weight loss journey.

    I will be disappearing, and will keep following the thread. Just not posting weekly totals.

    Thanks all.

    Sy..
    Originally posted by Syman
    Thanks for letting us know. Thanks for your support too - everyone helps each each other more than anyone will ever know.

    You know where we are if you ever want to rejoin - you'll always be welcome. Good luck with everything too.
    • x_raphael_xx
    • By x_raphael_xx 31st Mar 18, 7:06 PM
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    That's a lot x_raphael_xx.
    Originally posted by dannie
    It's all the weight I've gained over the month, so back on track at least

    Sorry to see you go Syman, good luck & hopefully see you soon.
    Debt Free as of 17/01/2009 Turtle Power!!
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    • Poppy27
    • By Poppy27 1st Apr 18, 11:09 AM
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    Poppy27
    Sorry I have dropped off lately because of illness. Hoping to be back on the LW wagon soon but at the moment it isn!!!8217;t a priority
    • dannie
    • By dannie 3rd Apr 18, 1:20 PM
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    dannie
    Best of luck to Syman.

    I know what you mean x_raphael_xx. I am currently back at my starting weight as of January 1st this year!

    Hope things improve Poppy27.

    fredsnail, thanks for everything for March 2018.

    Just info :-

    Also, for March 2018, I did an extra 4.6 miles so the outdoor bike miles for that month were 44.8 miles.
    • dannie
    • By dannie 4th Apr 18, 4:24 PM
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    dannie
    STS since last Wednesday.

    This month, I'll record gardening time for the exercise challenge.
    So far = 33 minutes.

    Did one longer bike ride last week and also some local shopping trips by bike. Also, have used the indoor bike everyday. Diet was not affected by Easter!

    Thanks.
    Last edited by dannie; 04-04-2018 at 4:26 PM.
    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 4th Apr 18, 9:09 PM
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    fredsnail
    Here's this week's chart:



    Congrats to everyone as no one gained weight this week especially with it being Easter no SoTW though as no one lost any weight.


    Here is the final chart for our challenge to travel to Pyeongchang :



    Here's the first chart of this month for the London Marathon Challenge:



    This weeks quote is by Vince Lombardi.
    "Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence"
    • x_raphael_xx
    • By x_raphael_xx 5th Apr 18, 11:13 AM
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    x_raphael_xx
    Whoops, forgot to post my WI yesterday, long busy day.
    0.6lb loss

    Fred
    I'm not sure what happened to the calculation on your chart, 21st March was correct, 28th March should have been -6.8, I'm now -7.4lbs.

    I won't join the challenge this month, I'm running the Brighton marathon next weekend, so I know I'll complete it
    Last edited by x_raphael_xx; 05-04-2018 at 12:03 PM.
    Debt Free as of 17/01/2009 Turtle Power!!
    May NSD's - 13/19 / Lose weight 11.2 lbs / 50 lbs
    EF Challenger #36 139.93/1800
    • dannie
    • By dannie 11th Apr 18, 6:05 AM
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    dannie
    + 2lbs since last Wednesday.

    + 3 hours and 4 minutes for the London Marathon (just gardening time recorded this month).

    Hardly any outdoor biking has been done and diet has been higher calorie.
    Usual indoor biking has been done. Body weight is up by 2lbs as of 1/1/18.

    Good luck everybody. Thanks fredsnail.
    • x_raphael_xx
    • By x_raphael_xx 11th Apr 18, 6:37 PM
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    x_raphael_xx
    4.2lb gain for me this week.
    1 pizza and 3 beers!
    Debt Free as of 17/01/2009 Turtle Power!!
    May NSD's - 13/19 / Lose weight 11.2 lbs / 50 lbs
    EF Challenger #36 139.93/1800
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