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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 7th May 18, 11:50 PM
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    Here's this week's chart:


    Congrats to our SoTWx_raphael_xx
    Commiserations to our gainer - keep going it's not a race


    Here's the final chart for the London Marathon Challenge:


    Here's this weeks chart for our annual Eurovision pub crawl:


    This weeks quote is by Anon.
    "The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another."
    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 7th May 18, 11:53 PM
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    Apologies for the delay in the chart.

    Congrats Raphael on the entry into the 170s
    • x_raphael_xx
    • By x_raphael_xx 9th May 18, 12:09 PM
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    A 1.8lbs gain for me this week, back into the 180s I blame my friends bbq and the 4 beers I had

    Running this week:
    05/05 - 3.62 miles
    06/05 - 4.62 miles
    08/05 - 5.00 miles
    Total = 13.24
    Debt Free as of 17/01/2009 Turtle Power!!
    May NSD's - 13/19 / Lose weight 2.8 lbs / 50 lbs
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    • dannie
    • By dannie 9th May 18, 8:15 PM
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    - 2lbs since lat Wednesday. Better weather meant lots of catching up to do in the garden. Had an appointment which meant walking both ways (approx. total 3 miles?). Also, the indoor bike/outdoor bike were used daily. Calories consumed were less per week.

    Thanks fredsnail.
    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 9th May 18, 10:54 PM
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    Here's this week's chart:


    Congrats to our SoTW Dannie

    Here's this weeks chart for our annual Eurovision pub crawl:


    This weeks quote is by Anon.
    "Comparison is the the thief of joy."
    • x_raphael_xx
    • By x_raphael_xx 16th May 18, 5:15 PM
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    1.2lbs loss for me this week, returned to the 170s now I just need to stay here!

    Running this week:
    12/05 - 3.10 miles
    13/05 - 6.21 miles (10 k race on Sunday)
    15/05 - 3.89 miles

    Weeks Total = 13.20 miles
    Running Total = 31.09 miles
    Last edited by x_raphael_xx; 16-05-2018 at 8:11 PM.
    Debt Free as of 17/01/2009 Turtle Power!!
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    • dannie
    • By dannie 16th May 18, 7:44 PM
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    + 2lbs since last Wednesday. Diet was about the same but exercise was reduced due to not being as well. So, just a bit of all of my usual exercise activities.

    The outdoor cycling miles for all of this month so far are currently 23 miles.

    Thanks fredsnail.


    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 16th May 18, 11:39 PM
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    Here's this week's chart:


    Congrats to our SoTW x_raphael_xx

    Here's this weeks chart for our Eurovision pub crawl.


    This weeks quote is by Anon.
    "Don't let someone else's opinion of you become your reality".
    • dannie
    • By dannie 23rd May 18, 6:21 PM
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    dannie
    STS since last Wednesday. My diet improved last week from the week before. Today, kept thinking about wanting to "overeat" but did not.



    For the Eurovision Pub Crawl, outdoor cycling miles = + 17 miles.


    Also, done more indoor biking and gardening last week.


    Thanks fredsnail.
    • x_raphael_xx
    • By x_raphael_xx 23rd May 18, 7:55 PM
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    1lb gain this week. Too much refuelling after my half marathon on Sunday



    Just the one run this week:
    20/05 - 13.3 Miles


    Weeks total = 13.3 miles

    Running total = 44.39 miles
    Debt Free as of 17/01/2009 Turtle Power!!
    May NSD's - 13/19 / Lose weight 2.8 lbs / 50 lbs
    EF Challenger #36 140/1600
    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 24th May 18, 12:49 AM
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    Here's this week's chart:




    No losers this week sadly - but keep going everyone.

    Here's this weeks chart for our Eurovision pub crawl.


    This weeks quote is by Anon.
    "The greatest mistake we make is living in constant fear that we will make one".
    • x_raphael_xx
    • By x_raphael_xx 30th May 18, 6:48 PM
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    2.4 lbs gain for me this week



    Two runs this week (should have had a 3rd but I was shattered after work yesterday)

    26/05 - 3.00 miles
    27/05 - 3.62 miles
    Weeks total = 6.62 miles


    Running total = 51.01 miles
    Debt Free as of 17/01/2009 Turtle Power!!
    May NSD's - 13/19 / Lose weight 2.8 lbs / 50 lbs
    EF Challenger #36 140/1600
    • dannie
    • By dannie 30th May 18, 8:01 PM
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    Didn't weigh myself. Had a difficult week with one day of approx. doubling up on calories.


    + 8.4 miles for the Eurovision Pub Crawl. These were local outdoor cycling errands. Also, done some gardening and indoor biking but maybe less than the previous week.


    Thanks fredsnail.
    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 30th May 18, 9:05 PM
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    Here's this week's chart:



    No losers this week sadly - but keep going everyone. SoTM this month is me

    Here's this weeks chart for our Eurovision pub crawl.



    Next months challenge will be to complete 90 mins of exercise a week. Post below if you want to join in.


    This weeks quote is by Anon.
    "Fear kills far more dreams than failure ever could."
    • dannie
    • By dannie 1st Jun 18, 4:20 PM
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    Had a longer outing on the outdoor bike yesterday (Thursday) which was 5.6 miles. (Not sure if you include this for the "Eurovision Pub Crawl" fredsnail).



    Thanks for the charts etc. for May 2018. Good luck everybody for June.
    • x_raphael_xx
    • By x_raphael_xx 6th Jun 18, 7:46 PM
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    I haven't managed a run all week, so total is still 51.01 miles.


    I have, however, lost 1.2lbs
    Debt Free as of 17/01/2009 Turtle Power!!
    May NSD's - 13/19 / Lose weight 2.8 lbs / 50 lbs
    EF Challenger #36 140/1600
    • dannie
    • By dannie 6th Jun 18, 8:21 PM
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    dannie
    STS since 23/5/18.


    Please could I do the 5lb challenge this month.


    Thanks.
    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 6th Jun 18, 11:37 PM
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    fredsnail
    Here's this week's chart:


    Congrats to our SoTW x_raphael_xx

    Here's this weeks chart for our Eurovision pub crawl.


    This weeks quote is by Anon.
    "Don't be pushed around by your problems. Be led by your dreams".
    Last edited by fredsnail; 06-06-2018 at 11:40 PM.
    • x_raphael_xx
    • By x_raphael_xx 13th Jun 18, 7:39 AM
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    3.8 lbs gain chinese takeaway and no workouts.
    I'm on holiday on friday & been celebrating too early


    Debt Free as of 17/01/2009 Turtle Power!!
    May NSD's - 13/19 / Lose weight 2.8 lbs / 50 lbs
    EF Challenger #36 140/1600
    • dannie
    • By dannie 13th Jun 18, 3:45 PM
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    - 2lbs since last week. Diet was about the same. Felt unsettled (about something?) all week, so I think this resulted in me being more active with my usual exercise activities.
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