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    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 15th Jul 15, 10:56 PM
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    Lose Weight 37
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    • 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 11th Apr 18, 9:43 PM
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    Here's this week's chart:


    No SoTW this week - we are all on the naughty step as we've all gained this week .

    Don't give up - keep going.


    Here's this weeks chart for the London Marathon Challenge:



    This weeks quote is by Anon.
    "Never let the things you want make you forget the things you have"
    • dannie
    • By dannie 18th Apr 18, 6:18 PM
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    STS since last Sunday.

    Indoor and outdoor biking as usual.

    For the London Marathon Challenge = + 4 hours and 48 minutes.
    (Gardening time only recorded this month).

    Pleased that the garden is getting done. Hope the better weather lasts.

    Thanks fredsnail.

    • x_raphael_xx
    • By x_raphael_xx 18th Apr 18, 8:52 PM
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    Evening all

    Did my Marathon on Sunday. Very pleased with my 05:22:51 time, more pleased with how much fitter I felt than last time.

    2lbs loss this week
    Debt Free as of 17/01/2009 Turtle Power!!
    Sept NSD's - 0/20 / Lose weight 1 lbs / 50 lbs
    EF Challenger #36 000/1500
    • dannie
    • By dannie 19th Apr 18, 5:53 AM
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    Well done x_raphael_xx.
    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 19th Apr 18, 9:16 PM
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    Here's this week's chart:


    Congrats to our SoTW x_raphael_xx

    Next week is a new week so keep looking forwards.


    Here's this weeks chart for the London Marathon Challenge:



    This weeks quote is by Anon.
    "Opportunity follows struggle. It follows effort. It follows hard work. It doesn't come before."
    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 19th Apr 18, 9:21 PM
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    Apologies for the late chart - the forum was under going maintenance when I tried to post last night.

    Congrats on the Marathon and time - that's amazing.
    • dannie
    • By dannie 20th Apr 18, 6:28 AM
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    Thanks fredsnail.

    Yes, that's what I thought too about the Marathon achievement.
    • x_raphael_xx
    • By x_raphael_xx 20th Apr 18, 8:32 PM
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    Thanks guys I'm kinda proud of myself.
    Signed up for next year during the weekend (cos it's cheaper) in the meantime I have a 10k and Half marathon in May, and half marathons in Sept & Oct to keep me busy.
    Debt Free as of 17/01/2009 Turtle Power!!
    Sept NSD's - 0/20 / Lose weight 1 lbs / 50 lbs
    EF Challenger #36 000/1500
    • x_raphael_xx
    • By x_raphael_xx 25th Apr 18, 6:04 PM
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    Very pleased to report a 4.8lbs loss this week

    I'm 0.2lbs away from finally breaking out of the 180s. I can't wait to see a 17 infront of my weight.
    Debt Free as of 17/01/2009 Turtle Power!!
    Sept NSD's - 0/20 / Lose weight 1 lbs / 50 lbs
    EF Challenger #36 000/1500
    • dannie
    • By dannie 25th Apr 18, 6:49 PM
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    - 2lbs lost since last Wednesday.

    For the London Marathon Challenge = + 6 hours and 3 minutes.
    (Just gardening time recorded this month).

    Also, have used the bike for the usual shopping trips and used the indoor bike every day.

    Thanks fredsnail.
    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 25th Apr 18, 11:04 PM
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    Here's this week's chart:


    Congrats to our SoTW and SoTM x_raphael_xx
    Congrats to us all - we all lost weight this week

    Next week is a new week so keep looking forwards.


    Here's this weeks chart for the London Marathon Challenge:


    Next month will be our annual Eurovision pub crawl - please post below if you want to sign up.

    This weeks quote is by Winston Churchill.
    "We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give."
    • nicetomeetu
    • By nicetomeetu 26th Apr 18, 1:34 PM
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    just drink glass of water with fresh lemon.
    • x_raphael_xx
    • By x_raphael_xx 26th Apr 18, 8:01 PM
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    just drink glass of water with fresh lemon.
    Originally posted by nicetomeetu
    We've been doing it wrong all this time guys!
    Debt Free as of 17/01/2009 Turtle Power!!
    Sept NSD's - 0/20 / Lose weight 1 lbs / 50 lbs
    EF Challenger #36 000/1500
    • x_raphael_xx
    • By x_raphael_xx 26th Apr 18, 8:09 PM
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    Fred my total on your chart is wrong, I've now lost a total of 10lbs this year, not 15.6lbs

    I'll join the challenge, what distance are we aiming for?
    Debt Free as of 17/01/2009 Turtle Power!!
    Sept NSD's - 0/20 / Lose weight 1 lbs / 50 lbs
    EF Challenger #36 000/1500
    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 29th Apr 18, 8:06 PM
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    Fred my total on your chart is wrong, I've now lost a total of 10lbs this year, not 15.6lbs

    I'll join the challenge, what distance are we aiming for?
    Originally posted by x_raphael_xx
    Apologies I'll correct it on Wednesday.
    • x_raphael_xx
    • By x_raphael_xx 29th Apr 18, 8:31 PM
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    Apologies I'll correct it on Wednesday.
    Originally posted by fredsnail
    No problem wishful thinking
    Debt Free as of 17/01/2009 Turtle Power!!
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    • dannie
    • By dannie 2nd May 18, 11:51 AM
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    Just info.

    April 2018 = 31.5 miles (outdoor bike).
    • dannie
    • By dannie 2nd May 18, 12:09 PM
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    + 4lbs since last Wednesday.

    Diet was very similar to the previous week.

    Exercise seemed more e.g. indoor biking everyday, outdoor bike used and two appointments meant walking both ways for one whereas the other partly used the bus. Also, 25th April - end 30th April for the London Marathon Challenge = + 2 hours and 42 minutes. (Just gardening time recorded in April 2018).

    Thanks fredsnail.
    • x_raphael_xx
    • By x_raphael_xx 2nd May 18, 7:57 PM
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    Woo!! Broke out of the 180's!! Finally in the 170's.

    -1.8lbs loss this week

    Just the one run so far = 4.65m (Had one planned for Tuesday too, but 10 hr shift put an end to that plan)

    Debt Free as of 17/01/2009 Turtle Power!!
    Sept NSD's - 0/20 / Lose weight 1 lbs / 50 lbs
    EF Challenger #36 000/1500
    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 2nd May 18, 11:47 PM
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    Sorry I've no broadband tonight so will post the chart tomorrow
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