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Old 05-19-2009, 12:06 AM   #1
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Default HA! busted my plateau!

THREE WEEKS of eating super clean and busting my hump at the gym and the 4th week I gain .6 pounds but I just kept going and increased my cardio to 2 hours a day (one in the morning and one at night) and at my Weight Watcher's weigh in tonight I lost 3.2 lbs!

I am going to back down on the 2 hours a day cardio because my knees are starting to hurt so I hope and pray I have finished with this plateau and I keep losing next week at my weigh in.

I am thankful for this place the words of encouragement I got (you know who you are) and I knew from reading other posts just to keep going and not be discouraged.

I am so happy tonight! I was almost jumping for joy after my weigh in because I hadn't weighed myself all week and I didn't feel like I lost any!

Hopefully I can get back on track and start losing again!
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Old 05-19-2009, 12:31 AM   #2
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Yay! Congrats on busting through!
Goal Met - 10/28/07 - My Progress Picture Collage - My Goal Story - Where Have I Been?

No matter how slow you go, you're still lapping everyone on the couch!

Maintained Oct 2007-Sept 2011, then got pregnant. Our baby boy was born in May, 2012...now to lose the baby weight!!
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Old 05-19-2009, 02:17 AM   #3
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Well done!

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Old 05-19-2009, 03:26 AM   #4
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way to go for sticking through it! you know when the scale stops moving for weeks is when it's tempting to quit. you should be proud.
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Old 05-19-2009, 06:14 AM   #5
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ALL RIGHT!!!!! You are one persistent, persevering puppy, aren't ya! And you've shown - that it pays off. WAY TO GO!

There's no stopping you now.
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Old 05-19-2009, 06:58 AM   #6
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i have been on a plateau for 3 weeks and am very discouraged. I should be rewarded for pushing the plate back and saying no to sweets when in actuality I feel the opposite. Some words of encouragement, sisters, please
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Old 05-19-2009, 07:04 AM   #7
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Good for you! Keep it up!

...and @ ceezee, hey, you just keep trucking. Some times we don't see results immediately and that can be difficult, but persistence and commitment will eventually reward you. Hang in there.

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Old 05-19-2009, 09:03 AM   #8
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Way to go, flatiron! Way to show those mean ole poundies who is boss!

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Old 05-19-2009, 09:52 AM   #9
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Old 05-19-2009, 12:03 PM   #10
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GOOD FOR YOU GOOD FOR YOU GOOD FOR YOU!!!!!!!!!!!! Coming from someone's who's been there!!!!
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Old 05-19-2009, 02:25 PM   #11
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Way to go! I always run into a plateau like the first or second week when I'm dieting But now I know what to do to bust it! Congrats again!! & Keep up the great work!!
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Old 05-19-2009, 03:18 PM   #12
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That's amazing! Getting past a plateau is one of the hardest things to overcome in a diet and YOU did it! Nothing can stop you now! Go go go!
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Old 05-19-2009, 03:43 PM   #13
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Awesome! I'm glad your persistence paid off!

Started 2/5/13
Mini Goals:
Under 300 - 299 lbs - MET 4/20/13 * Lowest in 5 years - 274lbs - MET 6/10/13 * Halfway to Goal - 257 lbs - MET 7/25/13 *
100lbs down - 250 lbs - MET 8/7/13 * Lowest in 10 years - 236 lbs - MET 9/19/13 * 75% to Goal - 211 lbs - MET 12/5/13 *
Onederland! - 199 lbs - MET 12/31/13 * Overweight BMI - 196 lbs - MET 1/11/14 * High School Low - 174 lbs * Healthy BMI Goal - 164 lbs

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Old 05-19-2009, 03:51 PM   #14
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Great job!
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Old 05-19-2009, 06:07 PM   #15
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Flatiron, way to go!! I love that determination!!

Ceezee, you can do it too!! Just keep on!!
Slow Carb Diet (*Modified), Re-Started 6/14/16 > ----------Slow Carb Diet (*Modified), Started 5/3/15, Met 1/23/16!

*See my modified Slow Carb Diet plan @ Carb-Sensitive Dieting (Thread 5)

GOAL: 164 lbs, Normal Weight (BMI)
MAINTENANCE GOAL: Keep slow-carbing!

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