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Loli 08-06-2011 09:30 AM

Thanks for the encouraging words. It worked because I'm going back down! Woohoo!

SW: 132
CW: 132.8
GW: 124

nikkidee 08-06-2011 12:57 PM

Good job Loli.

As expected, i am up. I swear, i eat chips and salsa and its all over.
Today im weighin in at 168.8

But the plan is to get in two work out today... So i hoping ive got some water weight and what not to lose! See you tomorrow!

LGW 08-06-2011 02:11 PM

July 31 217.8

8/1 - no WI
8/2 - 218.2 (+0.4)
8/3 - 219.6 (+1.4)
8/4 - 220.2 (+0.6)
8/5 - no WI
8/6 - 216.8 (-3.4) - IN YOUR FACE TOM :carrot:

Mini goal: 214-218 (met) by 8/15

LGW 08-06-2011 02:15 PM

Nikki: you are making good progress

ratc: just get back OP, you can do it :)

lene: good progress

firefox: I have never weighted myself daily to see effects of TOM, so I finally went through it...huge gain and huge loss...awesome

For everyone I missed :wave:

Everyone keep up the good work!

chickadee32 08-06-2011 02:54 PM

nikkidee - Not too late at all! We're glad to have you. :) I included your goal in the updated list below.

ratc - Way to go getting right back on track!

Sorry I missed so much this past week while away; I will be here more often this week! I stayed active while on vacation and I did pretty well with my food (I was definitely under maintenance every day), and though my weight was down a little on Thursday I am back up 0.9 lbs this morning. I'm not pleased, but I just started my first TOM in 3 months this morning and so might be holding on to some extra water. We'll see over the next week I guess, and in the meantime I just need to keep on track.

Updated August Weight Loss Goal List

chickadee32: Get into the 180s
dcapulet: Lose 8 lbs
xxkaleidoscopic: Get to 139.3 lbs
yoyo no more: Get to 156 lbs
CaitLA: Lose 11 lbs
firefoxy: Get to 175 lbs
lene1974: Lose 7 lbs
Peaches5577: Get to 165 lbs
cinthia: Lose 10 lbs
envelope: Get to 162 lbs
ChickieChicks: Lose 6 lbs
Katybug: Get to 286 lbs
ratc0353: Lose 8 lbs
SMSDREAMER2007: Lose 10 lbs
Need a change: Stay on plan every day
Sunshine87: Lose 10 lbs
PghGal: Get to 265 lbs
LGW: Get to 209-213 lb range
PacSunMama: Get to 197 lbs
dancerindenver: Get to 173 lbs
boatingmommy: Lose 7 lbs
martini: Get to 279 lbs
Loli: Lose 8 lbs
lmb2387: Get to 143 lbs
saggzz: Lose 6 lbs
mommy1028: Lose 10 lbs
mselle: Lose 8 lbs
nikkidee: Lose 10 lbs

PghGal 08-06-2011 07:14 PM

Just checking in ... :D

SW was 275.5
CW is 271.8

... We'll see how it looks after my weekend kicks in. Pizza, garlic knots, and salad tonight at the local watering hole with friends --- even the salad has a zillion calories in it --- ack!! :o

But -- back on the plan (and elliptical) tomorrow.

Keep it up everybody ... eventually we will get there!! :hug:

LGW 08-07-2011 12:02 PM

8/1 - no WI
8/2 - 218.2 (+0.4)
8/3 - 219.6 (+1.4)
8/4 - 220.2 (+0.6)
8/5 - no WI
8/6 - 216.8 (-3.4)
8/7 - 215.2 (-1.6)

Mini goal: 214-218 (met) by 8/15
August Goal: Get to 209-213 lb range

Chickadee: thanks for posting the goals :)

envelope 08-07-2011 12:04 PM

Goal 162
July 31 ~ 172
Aug 7 ~167 (Wooooosh!)

LGW 08-07-2011 12:05 PM

Firefox: all school age children are required to have booster prior to starting the school year. If you have a newborn or infant you are also encouraged to have the vaccine. Everyone in California is being offered a booster.

nikkidee 08-07-2011 01:06 PM

aug 1 - 170.2
aug 2 - no WI
aug 3 - 168.4
aug 4 - 167.6
aug 5- 167.2
aug 6 - 168.8
aug 7 - 167.6

chickadee32 08-07-2011 01:20 PM

Yay on the whoosh envelope! I love those!

My weight is thankfully down from yesterday's TOM high (that better have been the high, lol), but I didn't get as much of a drop as I'd hoped. Maybe I'll see a little more come off in the coming week?

Alright ladies, we're one week down for the month and still have 3.5 weeks to go - lots of time left to lose that weight! Let's use it to maximum effect!

ChickieChicks 08-07-2011 08:09 PM

Boo hiss. I'm up 2 pounds out of nowhere. I feel huge, but not bloated? Still 100% on plan and exercising. Ugh....

chickadee32 08-08-2011 10:33 AM

ChickieChicks: A wise friend here has frequently told me - don't stress! Stress can make things worse, and make the weight come off more slowly. I'm certain that being up 2 lbs overnight is nothing more than water weight, and in all likelihood it WILL come off shortly. :)

How did everyone's weekend go?

Today is the second day in a row that my scale has moved downward, and I'm really hoping this will be the new trend for a few weeks! 5 lbs to go until I get into the 180s, and I'd love to make some significant progress toward that goal this week.

Hope everyone has a great day!

ChickieChicks 08-08-2011 02:03 PM

TOM is coming. And I'm STOKED! Maybe for the first time in my life. LOL I've been feeling like poo, not motivated and this weird weight "gain". Voila! Just gotta suffer through it and stay OP and wait for this week to get back to normal. Sigh...deep breaths! ;-)

I did a killer workout with my hubby Saturday morning and did housework ALL day yesterday. My hubby and I go way overboard, so yesterday some of the things on my list were sweeping out my van, stocking chicken coop, making Cranberry Peach Conserve, cooking elaborate dinner, errands, painting the stairwell and hand rail, cleaning all 3 bathrooms meticulously and trying to wrangle the kids between all of that. My hubby helped with the painting and then was outside doing yard stuff all day.

Today was more of the same hectic. Buying school supplies, laundry, sweeping and dusting up and downstairs, waterplay with the kiddos, a 3.6 mile bike ride with my toddler on the kid-seat. I am pooped and VERY READY to get back to my hardcore workout days. It gives me an excuse to avoid housework for another week. ;-)

PghGal 08-08-2011 08:58 PM

Well, the weekend was rough. I worked out every day (Fri, Sat, Sun) but went over my calories Friday and Saturday. Although, when factoring in the calories burned during work-outs, I was within my limit. But dear Lord --- SODIUM was out of control ... which means retention of water!!

CW today is 271.0 ... SW was 275.5. Not bad, but I feel like I should be further along given the amount of working out I'm doing. Oh well ... going to keep plugging away this week and see how it goes.

Hope everyone else is doing well!! :D

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