Weight Loss Support - Everyone Weigh in 07/18/08

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07-17-2008, 11:48 PM
It's time for the 3FC weekly general weigh in thread. Everyone is welcomed to join, just jump in whenever your official weigh in day rolls around. Good luck all!

Me: 184, up two pounds from last week. Since I'm actually working on a Friday morning instead of sleeping in for several hours (I'm not exactly a "morning person, even when my morning begins at 8 PM), this might not be as big a rise as it seems. It still isn't good, of course, but doubt that I have gain two pounds of fat this time. But, of course, I do have to cut back some more.

07-18-2008, 12:02 AM
I was at 263 this morning. It's the first day of TOM, so I'm shocked to be down. I've also had more bread-based carbs than usual the past week (but not over my calorie limit). Carbs tend to leave me hungry, but grocery money is tight and I haven't been able to buy the proteins I wanted this week (I did just buy a whole bunch of tilapia filets tonight on sale though). I've been fighting off massive cravings. There was a huge pan of brownies at work all of Monday and Tuesday, and I didn't so much as taste the frosting. I'm pretty proud of that! :carrot:

07-18-2008, 03:02 AM
171. So 1 pound from last week. YAY I can change my ticker!

07-18-2008, 09:10 AM
After the TOM, trying to get myself organized with a plan, I still lost .5 lbs. A loss is a loss! Next week will be even better!

07-18-2008, 09:13 AM
0.6 down this week, ive also been battling TOM cravings, and water weight, hoping to see a little more loss over next few days.

07-18-2008, 09:16 AM
Not pretty but not as bad as i thought. I got on the scale this morning and it said 138.8. I guess that's not as bad as before i went to bed last night and it said 141.2. I haven't stepped on a scale in about 1 1/2 months because i was afraid.

But....i started back excersizing last night so i am feeling good that i am on the path to weightloss again. Still got about 15 pounds to lose to be where i really want to be.

07-18-2008, 10:10 AM
I'm still at 244 today :D

07-18-2008, 10:16 AM
HOORAY! I am down another 2.2 lbs from my pre-vacation weight. (Vacation was, gulp, a month ago, and then a 'mini' vacation for the Forth of July.) So I am FINE with that. Only 10 lbs to go to my first goal. Only 9 weeks until my wedding! I don't think I'm going to kill myself to get to 165 by then, but I bet I could get dang close to that! After I reach 165 I'll re-assess to see if I want to get to 160, but I know that below 160 won't work for me.

07-18-2008, 10:44 AM
Down from 203.6 to 203 - I weighed before I left for my walk (203), walked my 3 miles (can't believe I'm still doing it!:carrot:), and then when I stepped on the scale again, it read 202.6! But, I'll "officially" take the 203!!!

I increased my proteins, and upped my "better" fats (avocados are sooo yummy!), and knocked down my sodium. Still keeping the numbers around 1500. Hey, whatever works!

07-18-2008, 11:53 AM
Scales drive me crazy. Depending on where it is on the floor, I'm either 158 or 160 this week. Either way, it's a loss. I'm going to take the average and say 159 - down two pounds from 161 last week.

This may be a fluke - I've weighed in at 161 everyday this week (at the spot where the scale now reads 158) with NO fluctuation AT ALL - but this is my official weigh-in day, so I'm taking it.

I need to up my exercise this coming week. My workout buddy is back (finally!) after a six-week vacation, so I'm looking forward to more frequent and more intense workouts.

Lori Bell
07-18-2008, 12:49 PM
Down 3. Shocking considering TOM will start on Sunday.

I just have to ask: UrsusMari... Why do you move your scale all around the floor? :) LOL! I laughed so hard when I read that. I visualized myself stepping on the scale, getting off, moving it to the left 5 inches, stepping on, stepping off moving it to another room....etc.

07-18-2008, 01:01 PM
I just have to ask: UrsusMari... Why do you move your scale all around the floor?

LOL, I don't know! It's something I discovered when I was a teenager - that if I moved the scale around the room, it would read my weight differently - probably due to the floor being uneven. Since then, I just haven't trusted scales to tell me the "truth" unless I weigh myself in different places! :dizzy: I know, it's silly.

07-18-2008, 01:10 PM
:woohoo:Down 2 :cb: :broc: :carrot:

07-18-2008, 01:22 PM
My scale pulled a dirty trick on me today. At first it said down 6 (I have not weighed in awhile) and oh course I was happppppyyyyyy! But then, I wanted to be sure, it said down 3. UGH! Best 2 out of 3...still down 3, best 3 out of 4...still down 3. UGH! Oh well, official logged weight for the day is down 3.

I plan on increasing my excersise as I can't not possiably cut any more calories.

07-18-2008, 01:37 PM
Down to 172 this morning, and one notch skinnier on my belt!! :) :) That's 3 lbs. since Saturday. Is it realistic for me to aim for 165 by 8/9? I'm working out 7 days a week, often twice a day, and I eat six small healthy meals a day totally about 1200 calories.

07-18-2008, 03:29 PM
Last week-337.25
This week-333
4.25 pounds lost

07-18-2008, 09:52 PM
I weighed in today, 25 days after the start of my dieting, and I've lost 10 pounds. I was 270, now I'm about 260. I'm real happy about this!! My higher sodium diets retains all my water, so I'm hoping this is true weight coming off. I feel like this is a good job.


I don't weigh in weekly, but next time I drop significantly and there's one of these, I'll put my 2 cents in.

YAY! Congrats and hang in there everyone!

07-19-2008, 04:50 AM
149.7 last Sunday....
147.2 this Saturday....
happy i still got a 2lb loss a week being so close to goal!....

07-19-2008, 06:19 AM
my first official weight log. started at 71.6kgs(157.5lbs) on 6th July and weighed in at 67.2(147lbs) today...yay down 4.4kgs or 10lbs

07-20-2008, 03:47 AM
last week 205.5
this week 203.5

07-20-2008, 12:05 PM
last week 163
this week 158.6

07-20-2008, 12:16 PM
30/June/2008: 125
20/July/2008: 123
down 2 lbs from almost last month. (I weigh in about once a month). So yeah, i'm pretty happy with this.

07-20-2008, 01:26 PM
July 3: 224.6
July 18: 224.2

That's with a family reunion with a family that likes to eat.

Iconised Ghost
07-20-2008, 04:46 PM
Last week: 81.4kg
This week: 80.4kg

Yay lost a kilo (or 2.2lbs)! Very happy with that :D

07-21-2008, 04:14 PM
189.5. Down from 190... Here's to a new "decade!"

07-22-2008, 09:43 AM
Back to 72.5 kgs ... gained a bit thanks to celebrating partying upon leaving India and returning to US ... that's okay, i'll lose it again.