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Old 04-29-2009, 11:12 AM   #1
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Default The Next Stage

So. I've done 93 days on plan eating wise (not 94, rats, maths bad)
I've lost 33.5lbs, which runs out at 2.5lbs a week, and I ain't complaining.

I promised myself that after Easter, after my little trip south, I'd take on the gym side of things. I've had a gym in my eye for a while, it sounds like one where you go to work, not to pose. So today, birthday decision, I decided to go for it.

No matter what combination I put in to google, I could only get a broken link website, so I thought they'd gone out of business. Eventually I managed to acquire a phone number, and I've booked an induction session next Wednesday afternoon.

It's done! woohoo! Phase 2 begins.

(and I threw the chocolate bar my dear old ma sent me in the bin.....)

Dukan & divin'.....
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Old 04-29-2009, 11:17 AM   #2
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I love, love, love going to the gym. I go in the morning when the majority of people are those who are trying to get their workout in before they head to work, so there isn't a lot of messing around. Everyone just does what they need to do.

I think it has helped me so much! I was noticing my biceps last night. SOLID!

Have fun!

This time, I'm going to be stronger, I'm not giving in. - Rudimental
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Old 04-29-2009, 11:29 AM   #3
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I see lovely metabolism boosting muscle tone in your future! How awesome.
- Rhonda

"Live the life you've always imagined." Henry David Thoreau

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Old 04-29-2009, 12:20 PM   #4
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What a fabulous birthday gift to give yourself.

You are doing so well. Look what you've accomplished in a mere 93 days. I'm so glad to hear you're looking ahead to see what you can do to ensure that you CONTINUE to do so well.
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Old 04-29-2009, 12:40 PM   #5
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LOL @ Slashni! I'm a gym rat too!! I love the sweat, I love how I feel afterward! Ailidh, you are doing great and I am happy for your next step. I look forward to reading about how you feel about the exercise part!

The past is over, now let's get it!
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Old 04-29-2009, 12:50 PM   #6
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Sounds really great! Good for you for throwing out the chocolate bar. Happy Birthday!! I hope it' s a great one!!
Donna -Snowbound Start March 2, 2013
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Old 04-29-2009, 01:14 PM   #7
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Hey, Im on to "phase two" as well. I have began weights at the gym, and the machines other than the treadmill and eliptical. Good luck!
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Old 04-29-2009, 04:06 PM   #8
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I can't wait to hear how it goes!

I've got to get my arse into gear and start going to the gym... sigh.
On my own personal journey I started on September 27, 2008
Starting weight 377, Weight in spring of 2010 198, Weight in August 2011? In the 240's.
Still plugging along on this weight loss highway!
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