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View Poll Results: What Type of Weight Loss Person Are You?
The Number Slave 44 44.44%
The Dieter 3 3.03%
The Tank 10 10.10%
The Treater 30 30.30%
The Pit Stop Dweller 37 37.37%
The Drastic Regainer 10 10.10%
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Old 07-31-2013, 02:09 PM   #16
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Generally I'm a Treater, then a Pit Stop Dweller, then a Drastic Regainer.

I'm trying to break that pattern this time by giving myself a small treat once a month, then going right back on plan.

I also do some form of exercise every day. Wouldn't consider myself a Tank, but hopefully I'm getting there.
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Old 07-31-2013, 02:19 PM   #17
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Treater and dieter for sure. I need to be told what to eat and I need someone to keep me on track, usually. I'm a slave to my college and don't necessarily always make the right choices because of time constraints and exercising also suffers greatly because of it. At least I'm not gaining
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Old 07-31-2013, 08:53 PM   #18
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So interesting to see the results! Seems like The Number Slave and The Treater are the most common in people losing weight.
Taking a break from 3FC, thanks guys!

Goal 1: Halfway point to borderline Overweight/Healthy BMI~ 165 lbs
Goal 2: Weight when I was 17 ~ 159 lbs
Goal 3: Borderline Overweight/Healthy BMI ~ 150 lbs
Goal 4: Lightest weight ever! ~ 148 lbs
Goal 5: Lighter than Boyfriend ~ 145 lbs
Goal 6: Halfway point to Healthy BMI ~ 140 lbs
Final Goal: Midpoint of healthy BMI range (21.6) ~ 130 lbs
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Old 07-31-2013, 11:37 PM   #19
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Number Slave describes me perfectly. I weigh or measure everything I eat, and all the calories I burn, and weigh myself every morning without fail.

I do exercise a fair amount, but to be fair, not enough to call myself a tank!
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Old 08-01-2013, 07:29 PM   #20
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I feel like I'm a tank and a treater. I'll exercise a lot for a period of time, but then my eating gets off track. And we all know that no matter how much you exercise, if your diet is bad, then all your hard work with exercising won't even show..
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Old 08-01-2013, 08:02 PM   #21
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I am a tank who regroups into a pit stop dweller and then usually back to tank mode. I can do rotations of that for a while (a year once before; but currently 18 months.) The problem is that after a few rounds of this I typically finish it off as a drastic regainer.
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Old 08-01-2013, 08:46 PM   #22
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S/C/G: 193/ticker/117

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I'm a scale queen, its so pathetic, even if i know I'm losing inches if i don't see it on the scale i feel like it doesn't exist. oh well the numbers will get there eventually lol.

Mini Goals!

[FONT="Arial Black"][COLOR="Blue"]Mini goal 1: lose 18 lbs. to not to be obese anymore! MET 5/14/11 175.2

Mini goal 2: get into single size jeans! Met! Currently between a size 8 and 4

Mini goal 3: not to just be skinny but to be fit
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Old 08-03-2013, 02:04 PM   #23
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Tank for sure im slways in the gym lifting and i feel bad when i have to take a rest day.. But my diet is irratic so while i am building muscle its hidden under my lard
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Old 08-04-2013, 05:34 AM   #24
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Defo a combination of the number slave and the treater.

I weigh myself alot and tend to treat myself on a job well done.

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Old 08-04-2013, 06:22 AM   #25
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Wow, it's crazy how these resonate! At the moment I am living my life in the pit stop! The other ones I identify with are definitely Treater and Number Slave. Number Slave is for when I'm super intensely into what I "should" be doing - and then when I do well for a while I end up getting to Treater phase...and back into Number Slave...but I do let things derail me and use them as an excuse! I guess I should just be grateful that I generally maintain, within 5 pounds or so, in these periods.
July 19 2010: 85kg/187.3lbs May 2011: 60kg/132.2lb (crept on up until...)August 2015: 74kg/163lb

What I'm doing: Trying to be mindful of calories, but not stress myself out. Trying to be active at least every second day.

Ultimate Goal:A healthy, happy 58kg/128lb
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Old 08-04-2013, 12:41 PM   #26
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Number slave all the way!
Ultimate Goal (Re-start 8/1/17)
Slow and steady...

Mini Goals:
#1- 195/baby #2 pre-pregnancy weight (met ?)
#2- 189/out of the 190's (met ?)
#3- 179/overweight BMI (met ?)
#4- 166/baby #1 pre-pregnancy weight (met ?)
#5- 156/highschool weight (met ?)
#6- 147/healthy BMI & GOAL (met ?)

1 for each 5 lbs lost

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Old 08-04-2013, 03:36 PM   #27
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I'm a combo. Start off as a number slave, treat myself when the numbers are good, then get frustrated with no progress and maintain for awhile lol. Number slave/treater/pit stop dweller
Starting fresh. 40 down, 40 to go.

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Old 08-05-2013, 02:39 PM   #28
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~~Hi Riestrella!~~ Its good to see a familiar face. I dont know if you rmember me but i love your bikini challenges! Also I am

I am definetly a combination of four of these.

The Number Slave- When I am on plan this is who I am.

The Treater- when I lose and start to feel more confident I start becoming a weekend treater.

The Pit Stop Dweller- After being the treater for a while sometimes I bounce back to the "Number slave" with 1 or a few weeks or like this last time 1 1/2 years.

The Drastic Regainer- then after being a treater and Pit stop dweller. I get a case of the "whatevers" and balloon back up. for ex: this last time started at 255 then got down to 201 in about 8 months. then maintained with treating and counting for about a year. and the last 6 months i balooned back up to 240.

You know this was pretty therapeutic to analyze my habits! thanks riestrella!

Highest wt:255 Restart 8/01/2013 IT WORKS. IF YOU WORK IT.
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Old 08-05-2013, 03:46 PM   #29
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S/C/G: 142/[TICKER]/120

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I'd say I'm a mix between the number slave, the tank, and the pit stop dweller. When I'm really on top of things I count calories on my app like it's my job and I refuse to skip workouts (unless I have a good excuse not to). Just put myself in the pit stop dweller group due to my last year, though. For me, it's all about my environment. While my roommates 2 years ago were super supportive and loved living healthy lifestyles, my roommates from the last school year were very lax.

140 • 135 • 130

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Old 08-06-2013, 02:38 PM   #30
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I'm totally The Treater. It's actually very easy for me to lose weight... but when I see the numbers go down on the scale, I get a false sense of security and think it's okay to have an extra serving, it'll come off again in no time. I seem to self-sabotage myself.

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