Chicks up for a Challenge - January Weight Loss Challenge, part deux




gardenerjoy
01-27-2014, 11:14 AM
Wow! Look at us over-running the 500 posts limit in less than a month!

Continue tracking and chatting here!


SeeMyFeet
01-27-2014, 11:30 AM
Goodness! I re-started, opened a new browser, etc before i realized the thread was closed! copy/paste/update below!

:newyear:
I'd like to play! Let's see what I can get done in January!
Daily Weight and Weekly Averages

Wed 01 Jan: DW 219.0 WA 218.57
Thu 02 Jan: DW 218.0 WA 218.86
Fri 03 Jan: DW 216.5 WA 218.57
Sat 04 Jan: DW 215.5 WA 218.20
Sun 05 Jan: DW 216.5 WA 217.71
Mon 06 Jan: DW 217.0 WA 217.60
Tue 07 Jan: DW 216.5 WA 217.00
Wed 08 Jan: DW 216.0 WA 216.60
Thu 09 Jan: DW 216.5 WA 216.40
Fri 10 Jan: DW 216.5 WA 216.40
Sat 11 Jan: DW 213.5 WA 216.10
Sun 12 Jan: DW 215.0 WA 215.86
Mon 13 Jan: DW 217.0 WA 215.86
Tue 14 Jan: DW 214.5 WA 215.57
Wed 15 Jan: DW 216.0 WA 215.57
Thu 16 Jan: DW 215.0 WA 215.36
Fri 17 Jan: DW 214.0 WA 215.00
Sat 18 Jan: DW 213.5 WA 215.00
Sun 19 Jan: DW 213.5 WA 214.79
Mon 20 Jan: DW 215.5 WA 214.60
Tue 21 Jan: DW 215.5 WA 214.70
Wed 22 Jan: DW 213.0 WA 214.30
Thu 23 Jan: DW 212.5 WA 213.90
Fri 24 Jan: DW 211.0 WA 213.50
Sat 25 Jan: DW 210.5 WA 213.10
Sun 26 Jan: DW 211.0 WA 212.71
Mon 27 Jan: DW 213.0 WA 212.36
Tue 28 Jan: DW 212.5 WA 211.93
Wed 29 Jan: DW 213.0 WA 211.93
Thu 30 Jan: DW 211.5 WA 211.79
Fri 31 Jan: DW 211.0 WA 211.79

Big Fat Rooster
01-27-2014, 12:04 PM
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WOW
500 posts



will post later, but WOW

B F R


stilettolife
01-27-2014, 12:06 PM
Sw:290
Cw: 265
Gw: 267

1/1 - 271
1/6 - 266
1/13 -268
1/20 -265
1/27 - 265
1/31 -

Yep, looks like I've surpassed my goal weight for the month. Yippie!!!!!!!!

JazzyPeggy
01-27-2014, 12:14 PM
January 1, 2014 246
January Goal 5 pounds, 241

SW 246
CW 245 1/27/14
GW 241

I don't think I will make it, but I'm staying accountable.

Sum38
01-27-2014, 12:16 PM
SW 152.4
GW 147.4

31: 152.2
01: 152.4
02: 151.6
03: 149.4
04: 149.4
05: 149.6
06: 149.8
07: 150.6
08: No w/i
09: 149.6 TOM
10: 146.4
11: 146.4
12: 146.4
13: NO W/I
14: NO W/I
15: NO W/I
16: 150.6
17: 147.4
18: 146.6
19: 148.4
20: 149.2
21: 145.2
22: 145.8
23: 144.2
24: 144.2
25: 144.4
26: 143.8
27: 144.4
28: 141.8
29: 141.8
30: 147.0 No idea why such a gain.....
31: 147.0 :(

watchoutforthatcar
01-27-2014, 12:58 PM
SW: 277.4
CW: 268.2 :carrot::carrot::carrot::carrot:
GW: 270

I did it! I wasn't so sure because TOM had a hold on me for real but I drink and drink and drink water and it finally released! :D

Keep up the good work everyone!

boatingmommy
01-27-2014, 02:18 PM
Sw - 159
1/13 - 162
1/14 - 159.6
1/15 - 159.4
1/16 - 158.1
1/17 - 158.3
1/18 - 158.4
1/19 - 158.4
1/20 - 162.5
1/21 - 161.8
1/22 - 159.8
1/23 - 159.6
1/24 - 159.9
1/25 - 157.3 WHOOSH!!!!
1/26 - DNW
1/27 - 157.1
GW - 153
Yippee!!! I made it to a Monday and didn't gain over the weekend!!! I worked out Friday after work, took Saturday off and went out with my hubby. Had drinks, but stayed good with the food, and then drank my weight in water...GLUG, GLUG, GLUG!!! Then I worked out again Sunday. It worked...Now, how much can I lose in the next couple of days???

Way to go on the 500 posts!!! We are such a good group!:grouphug:

RideRunRepeat
01-27-2014, 02:43 PM
boatingmommy- WHOOOO HOOO!!! Awesome work!! :D

RideRunRepeat
01-27-2014, 02:44 PM
January 19 - 165.0
January 20 - nw
January 21 - nw
January 22 - 166.8
January 23 - 165.4
January 24 - 165.4
January 25 - 164.8
January 26 - 164.8
January 27 - DNW
January 28 -
January 29 -
January 30 -
January 31 -
February 1 -

Updated Goal for February: 163

AAD
01-27-2014, 02:57 PM
Goal 1/31 = 220
1/20 = 223.1
1/27 = 220.4

I think I can, I think I can!

Wow, you girls posted a lot since I last looked! I had lots to catch up on. I just check whenever I can. So I won't be quite as frequent. But the loss is happening and this months goal is almost in sight!

Love, ya'll!

jennybutler357
01-27-2014, 03:07 PM
A shiny new thread already!!

Didn’t have the biggest loss this week, a slightly measly 0.7lbs was all the scale showed me today, but I’m clawing my way into those 190s and still going down so I’m going to try to look on the positive side, plus it’s my TOM which can mess things up too.

Hope y’all had a great weekend!

shr1nk1ngme
01-27-2014, 03:18 PM
Well I'm sort-of stuck again. Weight loss has slowed dramatically, which I knew it would eventually. I had hoped to make it at least halfway to goal before slowing down. But at least I know what to do.

I am adding more dietary fat and reducing my protein intake.

Yep, you read that right!

I am pretty sure I have been eating too much protein and not enough fat, which is a very low-carb concept. Adding more fat is a REALLY hard idea to adjust to. But I have been trying it out for a few days and I am already seeing results: my blood sugar has come down and my blood ketones have gone up (though they are still not in the optimal zone).

Now I'll just have to wait and see how the weight loss # looks at tomorrow's weigh-in.

NightAngel26
01-27-2014, 05:35 PM
For I think the first time ever on here, I've made goal for the month!!!!!


Jan. 1: 260
1/2: 259
1/3: 257
1/4: 256
1/5: 256
1/6: 256
1/7: 256
1/8: 255
1/9: 253
1/10: 254 what?!?
1/11: 253
1/12: 254
1/13: 254
1/14: DNW
1/15: 256
1/16: 255
1/17: 254
1/18: 253 yay!
1/19: 254
1/20: 256
1/21: 254
1/22: 251
1/23: 251
1/24: 253 WTH? maybe it's sodium or...maybe it's TOM coming....
1/25: 253
1/26: 251
1/27: 250!!! GOAL!!!
1/28:
1/29:
1/30:
1/31:

kelijpa
01-27-2014, 08:31 PM
Great job everyone, :congrat: NightAngel!!

I'll keep checking in, but I have no scale here, I thought there would be one in the fitness room, yeesh, scale withdrawal, thank goodness for MFP and 3FC, I might take this as an opportunity to go off the rails, dang...

Best to all :sunny:

Jacqui_D
01-28-2014, 12:26 AM
Wow, 500 posts! Just like the good old days! Love it! I'm sorry I haven't been contributing to it much in the last week! Everyone is doing so great! My weight is doing a crazy up-for-no-reason thing! I gained 4.5 lbs in two days! First I didn't lose my cheat day weight last week like I usually do, and then I gained that 4.5 lbs. 2.5 of it was from this past cheat day and that's okay, but I don't know where the other 2 lbs came from! Some of you know I have the Slow Carb Diet thread and I've posted about it there. Anyway, I am up to 173 today. And I came so close to goal too at 167.5! Oh well! I'm not giving up! The Whoosh Fairy might surprise me, lol! :angel:

SW: 172
GW: 167
CW: 173

1/1: 172
1/2: 172
1/2: 171.5
1/4: 171 Cheat Day
1/5: 172
1/6: 170.5
1/7: 169
1/8: 169
1/9: 169.5
1/10: 169
1/11: 170 Cheat Day
1/12: 171.5
1/13: 170.5
1/14: 169
1/15: 168.5
1/16: 168
1/17: 167.5
1/18: 168 Cheat Day
1/19: 170.5
1/20: 170
1/21: 171
1/22: 170
1/23: 169.5
1/24: 169
1/25: 171
1/26: 173.5
1/27: 173


Congrats Darius, Rhiko, 183, Imabehot, StilettoLife, Watchoutforthatcar, and NightAngel for making goal!!! Fantastic!!! :carrot: :broc: :cb:

AAD, RunRideRepeat, Susan, Rsadler, dCapulet, Minneey, TrayTeam, and Ajlee, y'all are so close! Give it all you've got now! On to goal! You can do it! :cheer:

Kelijpa, you have been right there! This week I know you can do it! Go for goal! :cheer2:

Nichelle, :welcome: Good to have you! Congrats on the 7-lb loss! :goodluck:

Joy, thank you for the Part 2 thread! :hug:

Boating, way to go having such a good weekend! Go for goal! :dance:

Vix, good drop! Keep going! :flow1:

Pixikat, I hope that set point releases soon! :yes:

Shr1nk1ngme, good job making the fat/protein adjustment! I think that's going to work out really well for you! And great job on the blood sugar levels! :cp:

Jenny, a .7 loss with TOM is wonderful! Great job! :carrot:

Sum, you're amazing! Go for those 10 lbs! :woohoo:

JazzyPeggy, there's still hope! Give it your best! :flow2:

BFR, I second your sentiment! :D

SeeMyFeet, what a great month you've had! Keep going! :high:

Turtle, I hope the Whoosh Fairy gets her magic wand out for you this week! :crossed:

Woodstock, I hope you got through the rest of the weekend okay! :cheers:

workinglikeadog
01-28-2014, 01:54 AM
current weight 155 = -3 in January (goal is -4)

Great to see how well everyone is doing :carrot:

susan1975
01-28-2014, 08:10 AM
204.6
Running late for work but didn't want to forget my number for today.

Sum38
01-28-2014, 08:21 AM
Whoosh!!! Thank you Whoosh Fairy!

SW 152.4
GW 147.4

31: 152.2
01: 152.4
02: 151.6
03: 149.4
04: 149.4
05: 149.6
06: 149.8
07: 150.6
08: No w/i
09: 149.6 TOM
10: 146.4
11: 146.4
12: 146.4
13: NO W/I
14: NO W/I
15: NO W/I
16: 150.6
17: 147.4
18: 146.6
19: 148.4
20: 149.2
21: 145.2
22: 145.8
23: 144.2
24: 144.2
25: 144.4
26: 143.8
27: 144.4
28: 141.8

Turtle11
01-28-2014, 09:27 AM
Wow - can't believe we hit 500 posts. We have so many people with great dedication this month. Love it!!!

SW (Dec 31) 145.6
GW: 140.6

Jan 1: 145.6
Jan 2: 148.4 !
Jan 3: 148.0
Jan 4: 146.4
Jan 5: 146.2
Jan 6: 145.8
Jan 7: 146.6
Jan 8: 147.8
Jan 9: 146.0
Jan 10: 145.6
Jan 11: 146.4
Jan 12: 145.8
Jan 13: 146.6
Jan 14: 145.2
Jan 15: 144.4
Jan 16: 145.2
Jan 17: 145.6
Jan 18: 145.8
Jan 19: 145.8
Jan 20: 144.8
Jan 21: 144.6
Jan 22: 146.0
Jan 23: 144.8
Jan 24: 145.2
Jan 25: 144.8
Jan 26: 144.6
Jan 27: 144.0
Jan 28: 143.6

SeeMyFeet
01-28-2014, 09:33 AM
The month's not over yet, JacquiD!!!

gardenerjoy
01-28-2014, 11:18 AM
Way to go stilettolife, NightAngel26, and watchoutforthatcar!

Who else met their January goal?

Rsadler126: 6 lbs (Onederland!)
boatingmommy: 6 lbs
kelijpa: 4.9 lbs
Sum38: 5 lbs
183StGB: 2.7 kgs
shr1nk1ngme: 10 lbs
nickadee: 10 lbs
SouthernBell02: 6.2 lbs
Kilketay: 5 lbs
allyp: 7 lbs
SeeMyFeet:
stilettolife: 4 lbs
workinglikeadog: 4 lbs
marymo: 4.4 lbs
Big_Fat_Rooster: 8 lbs
designchick88: 7 lbs
finale: Onederland
NightAngel26: 10 lbs
gardenerjoy: 1 lb
susan1975: 202
Turtle11: 5 lbs
pnkrckpixikat: 5 lbs
Jacqui_D: 5 lbs
kris2008: 1500 calories each day
Woodstock: 7 lbs
vix: 10.5 lbs
jennybutler357: Onederland!
ajlee33: 7 lbs
delosmuertos44: 10 lbs
onebyone: 5 lbs
darius: 10 lbs
Alhamdulillah: 5 lbs
nitrus29: Onederland!
watchoutforthatcar: 10 lbs
teati: 6 lbs
lemc87: 5 lbs
Kaitie9399: 4 lbs
Rhiko: get to 63kgs
TrayTeam: 8 lbs
dcapulet: 6 lbs
lisa4621: 5 lbs
SharShar1: 7 lbs
finale: 16 lbs
freckfrecks: 16 lbs
Joyfulme: Stick to the IP diet
vicki1: 15 lbs
cincorn: 5.2 lbs
Minneey: 5 lbs
imabehot: get to 188 lbs
gypsylthr: 3 lbs
kalikat003: 6.6 lbs (starting 1-14)
xRiotGirl: 4.6 lbs (starting 1-15)
RideRunRepeat: 6 lbs (starting 1-19)
AAD: 3.1 lbs (starting 1-20)

shr1nk1ngme
01-28-2014, 11:27 AM
Yeah! Down another .8 to 156.4 today!

I think the higher fat/lower protein/light exercise combination is working. This morning my blood ketones tested at their highest yet (1.6 - FINALLY in the optimal range!) and my glucose was 89. Perfect! I am looking forward to my second UpDay with higher fat. I bought some really high quality full-fat cheeses and a block of Kerrygold butter. Drinking my bulletproof coffee right now. http://www.lowcarbfriends.com/bbs/images/smilies/yummy_2011.gif

BTW I have something to say about Kerrygold butter. As a long-time vegetarian, I have noticed that these days, (cheap, factory-farm produced) butter tastes like beef fat and not like a dairy product. Well, yesterday I had my first taste of Kerrygold butter and I have to say, it tastes like I remember butter tasting when I was a kid. Back when cows were raised on real farms and got to roam around in grassy fields.
http://www.lowcarbfriends.com/bbs/images/smilies/jump_joy_2011.gif
From the Kerrygold package: "In Ireland cows graze on the green pastures of small family farms. This milk is then churned to make Kerrygold butter."

I say YES to this farming model and I will gladly pay the difference. I wish our local farmers would also do this.

Jacqui_D
01-28-2014, 11:55 AM
I'm happy to be down 1.5 today! :cp: I hope it keeps going! :yes:

SW: 172
GW: 167
CW: 171.5

1/1: 172
1/2: 172
1/2: 171.5
1/4: 171 Cheat Day
1/5: 172
1/6: 170.5
1/7: 169
1/8: 169
1/9: 169.5
1/10: 169
1/11: 170 Cheat Day
1/12: 171.5
1/13: 170.5
1/14: 169
1/15: 168.5
1/16: 168
1/17: 167.5
1/18: 168 Cheat Day
1/19: 170.5
1/20: 170
1/21: 171
1/22: 170
1/23: 169.5
1/24: 169
1/25: 171
1/26: 173.5
1/27: 173
1/28: 171.5

Sum, yay!!! I am so happy to see you have such a wonderful month!!! :celebrate:

Turtle, woohoo on the new low! :trampo:

C'mon Diana! One more lb! You can do it! :cheer3:

Sh1nk1ngme, way to go! Keep going! :broc:

SeeMyFeet, so true, lol! :spin:

Susan, just a little bump up, but you're still so close! Be sure to drink enough water! :cheers: Good job posting! :cp:

boatingmommy
01-28-2014, 02:42 PM
Sw - 159
1/13 - 162
1/14 - 159.6
1/15 - 159.4
1/16 - 158.1
1/17 - 158.3
1/18 - 158.4
1/19 - 158.4
1/20 - 162.5
1/21 - 161.8
1/22 - 159.8
1/23 - 159.6
1/24 - 159.9
1/25 - 157.3 WHOOSH!!!!
1/26 - DNW
1/27 - 157.1
1/28 - 157.3
GW - 153
Just got done doing a hour workout. Thinking about how to modify my chicken enchilada recipe so I can enjoy some for dinner, too.

Hope everyone is having a great day/night!!!

susan1975
01-28-2014, 07:14 PM
Jan 1: 208.4
Jan 2: 210.0
Jan 3: 210.0
Jan 4: 209.2
Jan 5: 210.0
Jan 6: 211.4
Jan 7: ???.?
Jan 8: 209.2
Jan 9: 209.0
Jan 10: 208.2
11
12
13
Jan 14: 207.8
Jan 15: 207.6
16
17
18
Jan 19: 202.0
Jan 20: 202.8
21
Jan 22: 204.4
23
Jan 24: 204.0
25
Jan 26: 203.4
27
Jan 28: 204.6

Sum38
01-29-2014, 08:52 AM
SW 152.4
GW 147.4

31: 152.2
01: 152.4
02: 151.6
03: 149.4
04: 149.4
05: 149.6
06: 149.8
07: 150.6
08: No w/i
09: 149.6 TOM
10: 146.4
11: 146.4
12: 146.4
13: NO W/I
14: NO W/I
15: NO W/I
16: 150.6
17: 147.4
18: 146.6
19: 148.4
20: 149.2
21: 145.2
22: 145.8
23: 144.2
24: 144.2
25: 144.4
26: 143.8
27: 144.4
28: 141.8
29: 141.8

Turtle11
01-29-2014, 09:03 AM
Woohoo new low !!

SW (Dec 31) 145.6
GW: 140.6

Jan 1: 145.6
Jan 2: 148.4 !
Jan 3: 148.0
Jan 4: 146.4
Jan 5: 146.2
Jan 6: 145.8
Jan 7: 146.6
Jan 8: 147.8
Jan 9: 146.0
Jan 10: 145.6
Jan 11: 146.4
Jan 12: 145.8
Jan 13: 146.6
Jan 14: 145.2
Jan 15: 144.4
Jan 16: 145.2
Jan 17: 145.6
Jan 18: 145.8
Jan 19: 145.8
Jan 20: 144.8
Jan 21: 144.6
Jan 22: 146.0
Jan 23: 144.8
Jan 24: 145.2
Jan 25: 144.8
Jan 26: 144.6
Jan 27: 144.0
Jan 28: 143.6
Jan 29: 142.4

boatingmommy
01-29-2014, 09:11 AM
1/13 - 162
1/14 - 159.6
1/15 - 159.4
1/16 - 158.1
1/17 - 158.3
1/18 - 158.4
1/19 - 158.4
1/20 - 162.5
1/21 - 161.8
1/22 - 159.8
1/23 - 159.6
1/24 - 159.9
1/25 - 157.3 Whoosh!!!!
1/26 - Dnw
1/27 - 157.1
1/28 - 157.3
1/29 - 157.3
Gw - 153

gardenerjoy
01-29-2014, 11:14 AM
shr1nk1ngme: I get pasture-raised butter at Whole Foods. The brand is Organic Valley.
It's from Wisconsin, so it may be only available in the Midwest. According to Michael Pollan's In Defense of Food, fat from animals that ate green stuff has healthier ratios of subcomponents than from factory-raised animals.

susan1975
01-29-2014, 11:32 AM
When is the last weigh in day, Jan 31 or Feb 1? I am trying not to obsess with the scale so I am not doing another weigh in until the last possible minute of this challenge. I am getting to stressed out with the ups and downs, lol.

Big Fat Rooster
01-29-2014, 11:57 AM
OK, weigh in day again :D I have missed the last two... so I guess I have a bit of explaining to do. First off, my weight is about the same as my last weigh in, but 1 1/2 pounds higher. That is scale weight.

Something a few of you said, and I specifically recall Jacqui talking about the unhealthy weight loss of that "Biggest Losers" program, of which I have never seen but get the gist of... that they put scale weight loss ahead of health. I realized that it was better health that I was after but had sidetracked into thinking it was just getting rid of fat. Well, I switched slightly and my priority now is on health. I have/had a tremendous amount of fat and most of my muscles had atrophied. My excuse was just age... I am 73, and hurting joints mainly from arthritis.

I tried walking and that was going fine, got up to 3 1/2 miles per day, then the knees did not want to cooperate anymore.

I read on an arthritis site that one could do exercises to work the peripheral muscles around a joint and increase the strength of the joint muscles to the point they can be exercised some again. I found that true, using some very light hand weights.... 3 lbs each. I did the max I could with them, going until I could not, then switching to a diff exercise with them and repeating. Some four weeks later here I am up to using 7 lb and 12 lb hand weights for max times I can. To my surprise, I started putting on muscle tissue, my upper body has put on over 10 lbs of muscle while slimming down at the same time. So it seems I have traded about 9 lbs of fat for 10 lbs of muscle. I call that a very good trade, and intend to continue on for another week or two before I go back to just getting rid of fat weight.

So, long story short, I have a net gain for this month rather than a drop in weight. And I am quite OK with it. 1 1/2 lbs up is not a bad trade off at all, my way of thinking.

I feel way better, but the down side is my clothes keep getting larger. And the solution to that is rather expensive...........

B F R

PS I can't help but looking over some of the stats on some of you. I see Turtle with her 5' 5" @ 142 lbs.......... and compare that to Marilyn Monroe @ 144 lbs and same height. And I betcha Turtle is healthier, more compact and has a much better mental disposition than Marilyn did what with all that exercise she does. And about the same with Sum and a few others :D

I used to fly a lot. And in learning to fly, it was not controlling the airplane that was difficult. Nope, that was easy. The hard part was in learning all the technical things about flying, such as how the altimeter, air speed indicator, magnetic compass worked. Notice that the air-speed was an indicator, not like in a car, a speed-o-meter.. speedometer. When we looked at our speed indicator in a plane, we had to adjust for the angle of climb, for the temperature, for the altitude and calculate in those numbers to get our true airspeed. Then if that were not enough, to get how fast we were traveling over the ground we had to process in the wind-speed and the wind direction and add/subtract how that affected us.

In this weight loss thing, our scales are like the speed indicator of a plane. It is not a fat-o-meter, it is a total of it all weight thing. It is fat we want to lose and the scales DO NOT TELL YOU HOW MUCH FAT YOU LOST. Nor gained. To gain one lb of fat, one must eat 3500 calories above the amount needed to maintain the body, which though varies for each of us, is about 14 to 16 calories per pound of body weight. So a 200 lb person needs about 2800 to 3200 calories to maintain. To gain one lb of fat, they must eat, digest and take in from 6300 to 6700 calories in order to put on one lb of fat. How many of you can do that in a day?? Not me. So thinking that because you pigged out over a weekend and ate that pie, soft drinks, big helping of mexican food and three big helpings of spaghetti and put on 5 lbs of fat........... No way Jose !!!

You may put on 10 lbs of scale weight, which will be water, but no way will you put on even 4 lbs of fat in a weekend. The scale weight will usually be due to the body processing the carbohydrates, which requires a lot of h20 for our body (which is really a chemical processing plant) to process the carbs. And sodium......... those salty pretzels and popcorn, and the huge amount of sodium contained in some processed foods.......... They retain a LOT of water until it is processed out of the body by the kidneys and excreted as urine.

So calm down a bit, don't get excited when the scales indicate to you that the body is processing some carbs or sodium, or in the case of our ladies, that awful gent Tom loads them up with a few extra lbs at that time..........

Don't let those scales get to ya :) They are just indicators. Make a few little mental calculations and take it easy. What the scales read at the beginning and end of the month are what count.

Look at Turtle........... she patiently puts down the daily weight and says nothing while some watching it get a little edgy but her ups and downs. But at the end of the month, she always has her loss :D

Great work Turtle !!

NightAngel26
01-29-2014, 12:19 PM
kelijpa thanks! and yes it is weird not to have a scale in a fitness room but I guess some don't buy into scale logic lol!!

jaqui d yeah don't give up! I've seen the slow carb doet give major whoosh at random times...just stick w it!!! :hug:

susan1975 checking in is good good for you for being accountable!

sum38 whooo!! still kicking scale butt!! good job! :lucky:

turtle11 nice job keep it up!!! :carrot:

Rhiko, watchoutforthatcar, darius, stilettolife....good job on goals!!! :encore::encore::celebrate::celebrate::celebrate:

shr1nk1ngme yeah I'm going to get ketone testing strips...the doofy lady at the pharmacy store told m the box I found on the shelf was from the druggist section and I couldn't buy them over the counter...I was mad.... I know you can, they're just test strips...but that box was too much anyway, I only want some to start to see if I do it... so I'll go to Wal-Mart.... how often do you test? I too am finding higher fat does better, feels counter productive!

boatingmommy: how did the chicken enchiladas go? what would you have to modify?

susan1975 keep trying!! You've come so far! ;)

big fat rooster Glad to see you're building muscle, it is confusing when muscle weighs more than fat although the other up side to that is that muscle, from my research helps burn fat....more muscle better burn rate..something like that? so you might find when you want to burn fat you'll have a better go maybe? Well anyway, it's wonderful you're strengthening muscles, it's not hard for them to go south without use...many small muscle groups go by the wayside even when we think we're exercising....for instance, my knees are bad...part of that is due to weak muscles behind and around my knee, the exercise the therapist recommended had to do with pulling yourself across the floor on a lil rolly stool with your heels only.....among others...but that one was the most tolerable....amazing how easy it is not to use some muscles you'd think walking or something would suffice....anywho, sorry I am rambling...good job!! :carrot::carrot:

Jacqui_D
01-29-2014, 12:26 PM
BFR, awesome post!!! :cp:

NightAngel26
01-29-2014, 12:27 PM
*TMI warning!!!!* Ok figured some of you might appreciate the warning.... anyway, looks good on the scale so far.... TOM came this morning, lil late.... I dunno what that will say for my weight, usually I lost right before and I sorta did but hadn't seen too much of a rise before, not like usual.... but then might not be usual for a while. I dunno. Anyway, still doing good.

Those who use ketone strips... people have been saying deep purple is dehydration, do you agree? I am always under my water...I need to do better. I will be getting those on Friday... anything else useful as a tool for low carb, high protein?? is the blood or breathe meter worth it or better than strips?

Jan. 1: 260
1/2: 259
1/3: 257
1/4: 256
1/5: 256
1/6: 256
1/7: 256
1/8: 255
1/9: 253
1/10: 254 what?!?
1/11: 253
1/12: 254
1/13: 254
1/14: DNW
1/15: 256
1/16: 255
1/17: 254
1/18: 253 yay!
1/19: 254
1/20: 256
1/21: 254
1/22: 251
1/23: 251
1/24: 253 WTH? maybe it's sodium or...maybe it's TOM coming....
1/25: 253
1/26: 251
1/27: 250!!! GOAL!!!
1/28: 250
1/29:249
1/30:
1/31:

marymo
01-29-2014, 12:33 PM
Met my first 2 goals now on to a new one for January 2014!
SW 288
CW 239.4
GW 235

Jan 2 239.4
Jan 8 240.2 I will get it back next weigh in! Im very determined!!
Jan 15 237.6
Jan 22 237.4 TOM
Jan 29 235.8 Yay!!
I never made my goal this month..shoot! I guess is i weigh in again on last day of month there may be a slight chance im very close:)

marymo
01-29-2014, 12:47 PM
Everyone is doing so great!! I am very motivated by seeing everyones wonderful progress.

Susan1975 Keep at it girl! You will do it!! :)

RideRunRepeat
01-29-2014, 01:36 PM
January 19 - 165.0
January 20 - nw
January 21 - nw
January 22 - 166.8
January 23 - 165.4
January 24 - 165.4
January 25 - 164.8
January 26 - 164.8
January 27 - DNW
January 28 - 165.7
January 29 - 165.7
January 30 -
January 31 -
February 1 -

I just don't know what's up with me. Doing everything right. TOM is late and I've been stressed over exams...I just don't know. :*(

Anyway, CONGRATS for all of you reaching your goals or continuing your path toward it!!! :D

ajlee33
01-29-2014, 03:34 PM
No weigh in this morning
Been rough past few hours. Been stuck in car over 18 hours. I live in Birmingham alabama. So when I got my first meal to eat this morning. I ate a lot. Worried to weigh in. But I dint care because I'm alive and healthy after being stuck in the storm

Minneey
01-29-2014, 06:25 PM
Just back from my family trip and haven't caught up on the NEW thread yet (!!) - sure I've missed lots of people turning red at the end if the month (not TOM but reaching goals)! I love this bit of the month!

I've weighed in today to see the damage from five days of indulgence. I exercised like crazy whilst I was away, so am only up two lbs. might manage to shift it by Friday if I'm lucky, but no goal for me this month. Roll on Feb!!

Start Weight - 141
Goal Weight - 136

Jan 6 - 141
Jan 7 - 142
Jan 8 - 141
Jan 9 - DNW
Jan 10 - 141 (just)
Jan 11 - DNW
Jan 12- DNW
Jan 13 - DNW
Jan 14 - 141
Jan 15 - 140
Jan 16 - DNW
Jan 17 - 138
Jan 18 - DNW
Jan 19 - DNW
Jan 20 - 139
Jan 21 - 138
Jan 22 - 137
Jan 23 - 137
Jan 24 -137
Jan 25 - 139
Jan 26 - 139
Jan 27 - DNW
Jan 28 - DNW
Jan 29 - 139

shr1nk1ngme
01-29-2014, 06:41 PM
No weigh in this morning
Been rough past few hours. Been stuck in car over 18 hours. I live in Birmingham alabama. So when I got my first meal to eat this morning. I ate a lot. Worried to weigh in. But I dint care because I'm alive and healthy after being stuck in the storm

Oh my, that's really scary! I can't even imagine! So glad you made it through OK. Wow. :hug:

______


As for me new to report. Tomorrow's the next weigh-in so I guess I will find out if I am still semi-stuck or if the scale is still moving along.

It's a DownDay and I am really busy so that's all for now. See everyone tomorrow!

boatingmommy
01-29-2014, 06:53 PM
ajlee33 - So glad you are safe. I was looking at the pictures on CNN...what a mess. Glad you made it back home safe and sound. I would have eaten EVERYTHING just from the stress!

kelijpa
01-29-2014, 09:08 PM
ajlee glad your safe, I drove through snow squalls most of the way up here, but the plows were out, I only saw one accident, but it is stressful being out in the weather like that, again, glad you're safe and sound.

B F R awesome post, love your analogy to flying, very interesting reading. Thanks for that. Congrats on your weight training, building strength is awesome!

Things are going pretty well here, will be heading home tomorrow, so will be able to weigh in of the last day of the month :D whatever it is, I'll be happy, I did manage to exercise every day, I passed up on the partying, not interested in it, maybe if I knew them better, I'm not against fun, something just told me to skip it.

Sounds like everyone is doing well overall, looking forward to doing it all again next month hard to believe Jan is almost over, it went by fast, except the super cold days.

Edit: there was a scale in a storage room at the office, it was a balance beam one, where you slide the weights across, so right after I ate lunch with clothes and shoes I was 163, felt like a goof but had to do it, actually there were 2 scales in the room, so I weighed myself on both :lol: same on both.

Best to all :sunny:

ajlee33
01-30-2014, 09:05 AM
shr1nk1ngme. It was crazy. But I made it.

boatingmommy yes I can say I ate a lot. Chocolate. Waffles chips. Etc. I was hungry from over 12 hours no eating. So I made up for it.

kelipjpa Alabama is not ready for the ice we had. It was crazy. And terrible. They just dint know how to drive in it


On the other hand

I guess the walking in ice to and from car over three miles and no food over 12 hours really helped

1/1 - 225.4
1/2 - 226.0 (+0.6)
1/3 -225.4 (-0.6)
1/4 - 225.4
1/5 - 225.4
1/6 - 224.2 (-1.2)
1/7 - 223.8 (-0.4)
1/8 - 225.2 (+1.4)
1/9 - 225 (-0.2)
1/10 - 225
1/11 - 224. ( -1 )
1/12 - 223 (-1)
1/18 - 223 (0)
1/24 - 219.8 (-3.2). Finally
1/30 - 217.6

ajlee33
01-30-2014, 09:08 AM
Oh yeah. I made goal for the month :)

boatingmommy
01-30-2014, 09:31 AM
SW - 159
1/13 - 162
1/14 - 159.6
1/15 - 159.4
1/16 - 158.1
1/17 - 158.3
1/18 - 158.4
1/19 - 158.4
1/20 - 162.5
1/21 - 161.8
1/22 - 159.8
1/23 - 159.6
1/24 - 159.9
1/25 - 157.3 Whoosh!!!!
1/26 - Dnw
1/27 - 157.1
1/28 - 157.3
1/29 - 157.3
1/30 - 156
Gw - 153
I am not going to make goal this month, but I am in a whole better frame of mind than I was at the beginning of January. I lost my first 26 lbs with little or no exercise, then I stalled big time. So now I am working out at least 5 of 7 days, and I am headed back in the right direction.

BFR - Thanks for the post. It really helps to put things in perspective.

Ajlee - Way to go on making goal!!! Good for you!!!

kelijpa - Hope you have a safe trip home!

Minneey - Sorry your holiday had to come to an end. Roll on February!

RideRunRepeat - Don't sweat it...the scale will budge. You can do it!

MaryMo - Looking good...just a few ounces left...but really great month!

NightAngel - The enchiladas were good. I put 3 oz chicken, 2 tbs of daisy light sour cream, 1/4 cup 98% fat free cream of chicken soup and four tbs of salsa - all mixed up with no cheese on a low carb whole wheat tortilla with 1/4 cup enchilada sauce on top. 8 WW pts. And it was yummy! I had black beans on the side.

WorkingLADog - Good drop!

Sum, turtle, Sh1nk1ng, Jacqui - EVERYONE - You are all fantastic!!! So proud to be a part of this group.

Sorry, I know I missed some of you - but know that I am wishing you a wonderful day/night!!! Better get a move on before I am late to work!

katerina11
01-30-2014, 09:35 AM
this thread is very motivating! congrats to all of you who worked hard in january.

i would like to join the next thread... will there be one?

Turtle11
01-30-2014, 09:49 AM
BFR - thanks for all the great compliments! You should be so proud of yourself with your new exercise. I started in September with only doing 5 min, and it has taken me 5 months to get up to 3.5 miles!!! There have been a few lovely unforeseen surprises along my journey. One of which is a little muscle behind my arm (I think its my triceps) I love that muscle :) Gotta just keep plugging away and stay strong and make the best decisions. I'm honestly happy to lose anything this month, my eating has been reprehensible. And speaking of eating...

I had very salty chinese late last night, gonna drink lots of water today and hope to see another 142 tomorrow for my final weight in. Where did January go?


SW (Dec 31) 145.6
GW: 140.6

Jan 1: 145.6
Jan 2: 148.4 !
Jan 3: 148.0
Jan 4: 146.4
Jan 5: 146.2
Jan 6: 145.8
Jan 7: 146.6
Jan 8: 147.8
Jan 9: 146.0
Jan 10: 145.6
Jan 11: 146.4
Jan 12: 145.8
Jan 13: 146.6
Jan 14: 145.2
Jan 15: 144.4
Jan 16: 145.2
Jan 17: 145.6
Jan 18: 145.8
Jan 19: 145.8
Jan 20: 144.8
Jan 21: 144.6
Jan 22: 146.0
Jan 23: 144.8
Jan 24: 145.2
Jan 25: 144.8
Jan 26: 144.6
Jan 27: 144.0
Jan 28: 143.6
Jan 29: 142.4
Jan 30: 143.6

shr1nk1ngme
01-30-2014, 11:08 AM
This is my last weigh-in for January: 155.0 (another mini-whoosh), so I lost a total of 10 pounds this month!

I didn't make my goal which was 12, but since 10 is a more reasonable goal anyway, I am quite happy with my results.

See you all in a February thread in a couple of days! :carrot:

gardenerjoy
01-30-2014, 11:48 AM
Way to go, ajlee33!

Rsadler126: 6 lbs (Onederland!)
boatingmommy: 6 lbs
kelijpa: 4.9 lbs
Sum38: 5 lbs
183StGB: 2.7 kgs
shr1nk1ngme: 10 lbs
nickadee: 10 lbs
SouthernBell02: 6.2 lbs
Kilketay: 5 lbs
allyp: 7 lbs
SeeMyFeet:
stilettolife: 4 lbs
workinglikeadog: 4 lbs
marymo: 4.4 lbs
Big_Fat_Rooster: 8 lbs
designchick88: 7 lbs
finale: Onederland
NightAngel26: 10 lbs
gardenerjoy: 1 lb
susan1975: 202
Turtle11: 5 lbs
pnkrckpixikat: 5 lbs
Jacqui_D: 5 lbs
kris2008: 1500 calories each day
Woodstock: 7 lbs
vix: 10.5 lbs
jennybutler357: Onederland!
ajlee33: 7 lbs
delosmuertos44: 10 lbs
onebyone: 5 lbs
darius: 10 lbs
Alhamdulillah: 5 lbs
nitrus29: Onederland!
watchoutforthatcar: 10 lbs
teati: 6 lbs
lemc87: 5 lbs
Kaitie9399: 4 lbs
Rhiko: get to 63kgs
TrayTeam: 8 lbs
dcapulet: 6 lbs
lisa4621: 5 lbs
SharShar1: 7 lbs
finale: 16 lbs
freckfrecks: 16 lbs
Joyfulme: Stick to the IP diet
vicki1: 15 lbs
cincorn: 5.2 lbs
Minneey: 5 lbs
imabehot: get to 188 lbs
gypsylthr: 3 lbs
kalikat003: 6.6 lbs (starting 1-14)
xRiotGirl: 4.6 lbs (starting 1-15)
RideRunRepeat: 6 lbs (starting 1-19)
AAD: 3.1 lbs (starting 1-20)

gardenerjoy
01-30-2014, 11:49 AM
susan1975: I'd say most of us use Jan 31. And then Feb 1 as the start weight for next month's challenge. But you wouldn't be the first to use the first of the next month so if that works better for you, feel free.

katerina11 and everyone else ready for February: I set up our thread this morning since some folks seem ready to move forward. Join us for another month here: http://www.3fatchicks.com/forum/chicks-up-challenge/292253-february-weight-loss-challenge.html

ajlee33: glad you're home and safe. We saw lots of news stories about people stuck in vehicles in Atlanta and Birmingham. Been thinking good thoughts for you!

workinglikeadog
01-30-2014, 01:42 PM
Back up 2 pounds to 157 this a.m., not going to make goal. Congrats to all who worked so hard and saw the results. I plan to be back next month with new goals.

Sum38
01-30-2014, 02:21 PM
SW 152.4
GW 147.4

31: 152.2
01: 152.4
02: 151.6
03: 149.4
04: 149.4
05: 149.6
06: 149.8
07: 150.6
08: No w/i
09: 149.6 TOM
10: 146.4
11: 146.4
12: 146.4
13: NO W/I
14: NO W/I
15: NO W/I
16: 150.6
17: 147.4
18: 146.6
19: 148.4
20: 149.2
21: 145.2
22: 145.8
23: 144.2
24: 144.2
25: 144.4
26: 143.8
27: 144.4
28: 141.8
29: 141.8
30: 147.0 No idea why such a gain.....

AAD
01-30-2014, 02:39 PM
Goal 1/31 = 220
1/20 = 223.1
1/27 = 220.4
1/30 = 218.5 I made it!

kelijpa
01-30-2014, 08:38 PM
I'm home yay! This is a great group, thanks everyone for participating, looking forward to next month, I also can't believe Jan. is coming to an end!

:congrat: ajlee!

boatingmommy great mindset!

Congrats AAD!

Best to all :sunny:

RideRunRepeat
01-30-2014, 10:02 PM
Well I'm not going to make goal this month. Had an unfortunate turn yesterday and today. Not doing too well tonight but hopefully I can set a new goal for next month.

183StGB
01-31-2014, 12:30 AM
SW: 80,7kg
1/3: 80,7kg (no change; cals: 1550; exercise: 2x)
1/10: 78,2kg (-2,5kg; cals: 1560; exercise: 5x)
1/17: 78,2kg (no change; cals: 1780; exercise: 5x)
1/24: 78,0kg (-0,2kg; cals: 1565; exercise: 0x)
1/31: 78,7kg (+0,7kg;cals: didn't count; exercise: 2x)
GW: 78,0kg

Good morning guys :)

I have been MIA the last couple of days - I really wasn't good and weight loss wasn't my priority. I ate whatever I wanted and spent my time in bed watching TV. Doesn't really matter I gained a bit - what matters is that I'm standing again ;)

To reflect on January:
- I lost 2kg
- exercised 14x
- improved my 11k time by 6 minutes
- did HasFit's 30 day six-pack videos on schedule everyday
conclusion: Good month!

I am back in my regular routine as of yesterday - I hope I am done being sick now, and will try to get back to my exercise. See you guys in February!

Sum38
01-31-2014, 08:48 AM
I was doing so great until a few days ago and then I had a mystery gain :( I have no idea why scale jumped 5 pounds. I upped my calories by 140 cals per day, but come on...5 pound gain??? -- Frustrating because I was at 10 pound loss for the month and not it is 5.4 :( :( Well February weight loss will be so much sweeter once this bloat works out of my system.

SW 152.4
GW 147.4

31: 152.2
01: 152.4
02: 151.6
03: 149.4
04: 149.4
05: 149.6
06: 149.8
07: 150.6
08: No w/i
09: 149.6 TOM
10: 146.4
11: 146.4
12: 146.4
13: NO W/I
14: NO W/I
15: NO W/I
16: 150.6
17: 147.4
18: 146.6
19: 148.4
20: 149.2
21: 145.2
22: 145.8
23: 144.2
24: 144.2
25: 144.4
26: 143.8
27: 144.4
28: 141.8
29: 141.8
30: 147.0 No idea why such a gain.....
31: 147.0 :(

kelijpa
01-31-2014, 09:04 AM
Hope everyone's having a great day, posting late for me! Still cold, don't think we made it out of the teens. I have to go away for work tomorrow, maybe for the week, hopefully we'll get done early, I don't know if I'll have access to a scale, that'll be weird for me!

Good morning all
My goal is to lose 4.9 and get to 155

Jan 1 - 159.9
Jan 2 - 162.0 - here we go, really starting with weekly WI tomorrow, so ok with this for now...
Jan 3 - 163.4 weekly WI, hopefully this will be my high for the year
Jan 4 - 162.9 headed in the right direction
Jan 5 - 162.9
Jan 6 - 159.4 yay for the whoosh, nice to get rid if that water!
Jan 7 - 159.0 TOM showed up...bleh
Jan 8 - 159.1
Jan 9 - 159.7 wine...d'oh, should be down for WI tomorrow
Jan 10 - 159.1 weekly WI (-4.3 got that bump up off!)
Jan 11 - 160.0 pancakes for bfast, pierogies for dinner
Jan 12 - 162.0 supper out did it, sodium, extra cals, etc, today will fix that
Jan 13 - 159.2
Jan 14 - 159.5
Jan 15 - 159.4
Jan 16 - 159.0 sneakin up on last week's weight
Jan 17 - 158.7 weekly WI (down 0.4)
Jan 18 - 160.1 - 1/2 my water, no exercise
Jan 19 - 162.3 - dinner out at neighbor's sodium bump
Jan 20 - 158.9 - drinking water worked, it released what I was holding onto!
Jan 21 - 157.2 - low calorie day, today will be back to normal, hope I can hold...
Jan 22 - 158.5 - down from last week
Jan 23 - 155.8 - wasn't expecting that! I actually thought my scale was broken...
Jan 24 - 155.7 - weekly WI (down 3) it was a really good week, wow!
Jan 25 - 158.1 - not bad, I know it's water, drink, drink, drink
Jan 26 - 159.0 - low cal or down day today, and drinking water!
Jan 27 - 156.3 - it worked! Not a surprise really, I should know by now my plan works if I work it

Jan 31 - 154.4 !!! made goal! :woohoo:

Best to all :sunny:

kelijpa
01-31-2014, 09:07 AM
183 glad your legs are getting better! Get yourself healthy :D

Sum this has to be some temporary anomaly, you hada great month exercise and weight-wise, congratulations!

boatingmommy
01-31-2014, 09:13 AM
SW - 159
1/13 - 162
1/14 - 159.6
1/15 - 159.4
1/16 - 158.1
1/17 - 158.3
1/18 - 158.4
1/19 - 158.4
1/20 - 162.5
1/21 - 161.8
1/22 - 159.8
1/23 - 159.6
1/24 - 159.9
1/25 - 157.3 Whoosh!!!!
1/26 - Dnw
1/27 - 157.1
1/28 - 157.3
1/29 - 157.3
1/30 - 156
1/31 - 156.3
Gw - 153

Well, at least it wasn't a gain. Try again next month! Hope everyone has a fantastic ending to their month!

Turtle11
01-31-2014, 10:05 AM
Congrats to everyone on your hard work through January!

I didn't make goal this month but lost 1.8 lbs. I am very excited to move on to February :) Hope to see everyone there

SW (Dec 31) 145.6
GW: 140.6

Jan 1: 145.6
Jan 2: 148.4 !
Jan 3: 148.0
Jan 4: 146.4
Jan 5: 146.2
Jan 6: 145.8
Jan 7: 146.6
Jan 8: 147.8
Jan 9: 146.0
Jan 10: 145.6
Jan 11: 146.4
Jan 12: 145.8
Jan 13: 146.6
Jan 14: 145.2
Jan 15: 144.4
Jan 16: 145.2
Jan 17: 145.6
Jan 18: 145.8
Jan 19: 145.8
Jan 20: 144.8
Jan 21: 144.6
Jan 22: 146.0
Jan 23: 144.8
Jan 24: 145.2
Jan 25: 144.8
Jan 26: 144.6
Jan 27: 144.0
Jan 28: 143.6
Jan 29: 142.4
Jan 30: 143.6
Jan 31: 143.8

Woodstock
01-31-2014, 10:37 AM
I had a few days off the scale and catching up on a few days of posts today.

Jan 1: 151.9
Jan 2: 152.4 +.5
Jan 3: 153.4 +1
Jan 4: 152.3 -1.1
Jan 5: dnw
Jan 6: 152.5 +.2
Jan 7: 149.9 - 2.6
Jan 8: 149.4 -.5
Jan 9: 146.9 -2.5
Jan 10: 147.8 +1.1
Jan 11 - 13: dnw
Jan 14: 152 +4.2
Jan 15: 152.3 +.3
Jan 16: 150.8 -1.5
Jan 17: 149.9 -.9
Jan 18: 147.8 -1.1
Jan 19-21: dnw
Jan 22: 149.4 +1.6
Jan 23: 148.4 -1.0
Jan 24: 149.5 +1.1
Jan 25 - 28: dnw
Jan 29: 150.0
Jan 30: 150.6
Jan 31: 149.6

stilettolife
01-31-2014, 10:39 AM
I way surpassed my goal and it feels good. I'm actually wearing leggings to hold my jeans up.

Sw:290
Cw: 263
Gw: 267

1/1 - 271
1/6 - 266
1/13 -268
1/20 -265
1/27 - 265
1/31 - 263

gardenerjoy
01-31-2014, 11:30 AM
Yay, AAD and kelijpa! And congrats to everyone who made it to the end of the month still posting and weighing -- you're still in the game and that's what counts in this business.

Who else met their January goal?

Rsadler126: 6 lbs (Onederland!)
boatingmommy: 6 lbs
kelijpa: 4.9 lbs
Sum38: 5 lbs
183StGB: 2.7 kgs
shr1nk1ngme: 10 lbs
nickadee: 10 lbs
SouthernBell02: 6.2 lbs
Kilketay: 5 lbs
allyp: 7 lbs
SeeMyFeet:
stilettolife: 4 lbs
workinglikeadog: 4 lbs
marymo: 4.4 lbs
Big_Fat_Rooster: 8 lbs
designchick88: 7 lbs
finale: Onederland
NightAngel26: 10 lbs
gardenerjoy: 1 lb
susan1975: 202
Turtle11: 5 lbs
pnkrckpixikat: 5 lbs
Jacqui_D: 5 lbs
kris2008: 1500 calories each day
Woodstock: 7 lbs
vix: 10.5 lbs
jennybutler357: Onederland!
ajlee33: 7 lbs
delosmuertos44: 10 lbs
onebyone: 5 lbs
darius: 10 lbs
Alhamdulillah: 5 lbs
nitrus29: Onederland!
watchoutforthatcar: 10 lbs
teati: 6 lbs
lemc87: 5 lbs
Kaitie9399: 4 lbs
Rhiko: get to 63kgs
TrayTeam: 8 lbs
dcapulet: 6 lbs
lisa4621: 5 lbs
SharShar1: 7 lbs
finale: 16 lbs
freckfrecks: 16 lbs
Joyfulme: Stick to the IP diet
vicki1: 15 lbs
cincorn: 5.2 lbs
Minneey: 5 lbs
imabehot: get to 188 lbs
gypsylthr: 3 lbs
kalikat003: 6.6 lbs (starting 1-14)
xRiotGirl: 4.6 lbs (starting 1-15)
RideRunRepeat: 6 lbs (starting 1-19)
AAD: 3.1 lbs (starting 1-20)

Rsadler126
01-31-2014, 12:10 PM
GW: 199.4

SW: 205.4
1/2: 204.2
1/9: 203.7 (weighed in on 1/11)
1/16: 202.9 (weighed in on 1/18)
1/23: 201
1/31: 200.4

Bummed that I didn't make it but, dang, I came awfully close. It's okay though, because I know I'll get there eventually :)

Congrats to those who did make their goal and also to those that didn't but NEVER GIVE UP! Well done.
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Rsadler126
01-31-2014, 12:13 PM
Oh, hey, I just realized that I'm OVER halfway to my goal. That's something worth celebrating, too!

jennybutler357
01-31-2014, 01:03 PM
Hey joy!
I made my soft goal of Onderland on January 13th but didn't quite make it to my big goal of a 10lb loss, which would have taken me to 191.7, so I'm 2.3lbs off that goal...still, I'm down to 194 today which I'm super happy about!!

Well done to everyone who completed their challenge and thank you joy for starting the thread!

NightAngel26
01-31-2014, 01:20 PM
Well, it's been a great month, many of you made goal and many of you made amazing progress!!! :carrot::carrot::carrot::carrot:

Those who had trouble, do not fear!! It is a new year, and there is plenty of new left! I hope to see you next thread, assuming there is one for this.... and with goals and working some buns off!! ;)

Here is my achievement, proud because like I said...if I look back over the MANY posts over the years I've been here, I've never made goal before....!!

Jan. 1: 260
1/2: 259
1/3: 257
1/4: 256
1/5: 256
1/6: 256
1/7: 256
1/8: 255
1/9: 253
1/10: 254 what?!?
1/11: 253
1/12: 254
1/13: 254
1/14: DNW
1/15: 256
1/16: 255
1/17: 254
1/18: 253 yay!
1/19: 254
1/20: 256
1/21: 254
1/22: 251
1/23: 251
1/24: 253 WTH? maybe it's sodium or...maybe it's TOM coming....
1/25: 253
1/26: 251
1/27: 250!!! GOAL!!!
1/28: 250
1/29: 249
1/30: 247
1/31: 246 TY for TOM!!... never thought I'd say that.... :dizzy:

vix
01-31-2014, 02:24 PM
Final post in this thread -

Hey, well done NightAngel - 14lbs in a month is great!!

I just missed my target by 0.4lbs as I was meant to hit 150 and today I weighed at 150.4, but I lost just over 10lbs which I am very pleased with!!!

Bring on February!!!

darius
01-31-2014, 04:53 PM
Sorry I had a big gain this week and it undid my 10 lb total loss of last week.
I'll try to do better in the future. Thank you everyone for your support especially kelijpa, gardner, Jacqui D, NightAngel, pixicat, boating, 183. Sorry if I missed anyone.

Goal: 10 lb FAIL

01/01 .... 134.0 kg .... Start
01/03 .... 133.7 kg .... -0.7 lb
01/10 .... 133.0 kg .... -1.5 lb
01/17 .... 131.2 kg .... -4.0 lb
01/24 .... 129.2 kg .... -4.4 lb
01/31 .... 130.7 kg .... +3.3 lb
- 7.3 lb TOTAL FAIL

AAD
01-31-2014, 06:26 PM
Goal 1/31 = 220
1/20 = 223.1
1/27 = 220.4
1/30 = 218.5 I made it!
1/31 = 217.9

Let's do this again for Feb! :)

Minneey
01-31-2014, 07:21 PM
See you in Feb everyone!! well done to the staggering stats some people are pulling in!

Note to self, mega binge five days before end of the month does not mean reaching goal. Ending month eating huge slice of brownie tonight means harder start to next month. *sigh *


Start Weight - 141
Goal Weight - 136

Jan 6 - 141
Jan 7 - 142
Jan 8 - 141
Jan 9 - DNW
Jan 10 - 141 (just)
Jan 11 - DNW
Jan 12- DNW
Jan 13 - DNW
Jan 14 - 141
Jan 15 - 140
Jan 16 - DNW
Jan 17 - 138
Jan 18 - DNW
Jan 19 - DNW
Jan 20 - 139
Jan 21 - 138
Jan 22 - 137
Jan 23 - 137
Jan 24 -137
Jan 25 - 139
Jan 26 - 139
Jan 27 - DNW
Jan 28 - DNW
Jan 29 - 139
Jan 30 - 139
Jan 31 - 139

susan1975
01-31-2014, 08:45 PM
I want to let you all know how encouraging this thread has been. The ones that meet goal make me keep trying to reach my goals. I also get so much encouragement from the ones that have the weird ups for no reason or the up because you had a bad day or too. That helps me not be so hard on myself when I get an up number.

Sum38, you are my exercise hero!!!!!! I really need to focus on my exercise time more next month.


Jan 1: 208.4
Jan 2: 210.0
Jan 3: 210.0
Jan 4: 209.2
Jan 5: 210.0
Jan 6: 211.4
Jan 7: ???.?
Jan 8: 209.2
Jan 9: 209.0
Jan 10: 208.2
11
12
13
Jan 14: 207.8
Jan 15: 207.6
16
17
18
Jan 19: 202.0
Jan 20: 202.8
21
Jan 22: 204.4
23
Jan 24: 204.0
25
Jan 26: 203.4
27
Jan 28: 204.6
29
30
31
1st

I am doing my final weigh in in the morning. If I don't make goal I will know I gave it my best shot. These last few days I have been drinking tons of water and adding extra time on my treadmill. Can't wait to see what number I get as soon as I wake up in the morning. I also got a new pair of pants that are super tight that I am working on fitting into, hopefully by mid March.

kelijpa
01-31-2014, 11:17 PM
Darius! 7.3 pound loss is not a big fail! You'll get that right back off, we all have ups and downs, it's important to get back on plan as soon as you can and learn from it.

See you in Feb Minneey

Good luck tomorrow Susan that's the spirit!

Best to all :sunny:

Still trying to digest my treat day, bleh... :D

Big Fat Rooster
01-31-2014, 11:18 PM
What a month!! So many new people, and most of the awesome folks that were here when I started in this in Sept are still in!! I have never been involved with a finer group of folks anywhere, thanks for letting me be part of it :D

To all who participated, congratulations, you are all


WINNERS


I am looking forward to the next month with you all :D


B F R

greenlillybeth
01-31-2014, 11:21 PM
I started ip for the second time this January 7, and am down 19 lbs for the month!!! I am hoping my weigh in this Tuesday will have me down one more pound than where I am now to make a full 20!! Whoooo whoooo. Seems easier to stick with this time around.

Jacqui_D
02-01-2014, 12:05 AM
Congrats to everyone in red this month! You did a fantastic job!!! :woohoo:

I ended up only 1.5 lbs down this month, very unusual for me, but the closer I get to a normal weight, this may be my new norm. But hey, not gaining is a win, and losing is an even bigger win, so I'm happy! :carrot: See you all in February!

darius
02-01-2014, 06:05 AM
Darius! 7.3 pound loss is not a big fail! You'll get that right back off, we all have ups and downs, it's important to get back on plan as soon as you can and learn from it.

You're right kelijpa thanks for the understanding and support.

susan1975
02-01-2014, 10:37 AM
Jan 1: 208.4
Jan 2: 210.0
Jan 3: 210.0
Jan 4: 209.2
Jan 5: 210.0
Jan 6: 211.4
Jan 7: ???.?
Jan 8: 209.2
Jan 9: 209.0
Jan 10: 208.2
11
12
13
Jan 14: 207.8
Jan 15: 207.6
16
17
18
Jan 19: 202.0
Jan 20: 202.8
21
Jan 22: 204.4
23
Jan 24: 204.0
25
Jan 26: 203.4
27
Jan 28: 204.6

First thing in the morning Feb 1 202.8 Sooooo close. Even though I didn't make goal I am not disappointed with my progress. I am still moving in the right direction and I am not giving up this time!!!!!

freckfrecks
02-01-2014, 05:52 PM
Hi Ladies!
Sorry I missed the date for posting results, and most of the conversation for the month (I travel A LOT for work and often have limited access to the internet), but I did want to let you all know that I almost met my goal of losing 16lbs for the month. I made it to 14.6. I'll take it. It was a big one, but typically I will lose a bit quickly the first month and then even out, which seems to be the case so far.
I also wanted to congratulate everyone else for their hard work too! Well done ladies. I look forward to next month's challenge!

gardenerjoy
02-03-2014, 10:37 AM
Yay to jennybutler357 for reaching Onederland in January!

Rsadler126: 6 lbs (Onederland!)
boatingmommy: 6 lbs
kelijpa: 4.9 lbs
Sum38: 5 lbs
183StGB: 2.7 kgs
shr1nk1ngme: 10 lbs
nickadee: 10 lbs
SouthernBell02: 6.2 lbs
Kilketay: 5 lbs
allyp: 7 lbs
SeeMyFeet:
stilettolife: 4 lbs
workinglikeadog: 4 lbs
marymo: 4.4 lbs
Big_Fat_Rooster: 8 lbs
designchick88: 7 lbs
finale: Onederland
NightAngel26: 10 lbs
gardenerjoy: 1 lb
susan1975: 202
Turtle11: 5 lbs
pnkrckpixikat: 5 lbs
Jacqui_D: 5 lbs
kris2008: 1500 calories each day
Woodstock: 7 lbs
vix: 10.5 lbs
jennybutler357: Onederland!
ajlee33: 7 lbs
delosmuertos44: 10 lbs
onebyone: 5 lbs
darius: 10 lbs
Alhamdulillah: 5 lbs
nitrus29: Onederland!
watchoutforthatcar: 10 lbs
teati: 6 lbs
lemc87: 5 lbs
Kaitie9399: 4 lbs
Rhiko: get to 63kgs
TrayTeam: 8 lbs
dcapulet: 6 lbs
lisa4621: 5 lbs
SharShar1: 7 lbs
finale: 16 lbs
freckfrecks: 16 lbs
Joyfulme: Stick to the IP diet
vicki1: 15 lbs
cincorn: 5.2 lbs
Minneey: 5 lbs
imabehot: get to 188 lbs
gypsylthr: 3 lbs
kalikat003: 6.6 lbs (starting 1-14)
xRiotGirl: 4.6 lbs (starting 1-15)
RideRunRepeat: 6 lbs (starting 1-19)
AAD: 3.1 lbs (starting 1-20)

jennybutler357
02-03-2014, 03:37 PM
Thanks joy!!