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Old 02-16-2014, 11:14 PM   #1  
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to get to goal??? I am really curious to hear this answer from those who had 50-100+ lbs to lose. I understand that there are going to be answers from a lot of ex-regainers, but I want to know about the period in which you stuck with it and lost the bulk of your weight.

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Old 02-16-2014, 11:49 PM   #2  
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Hi MarliQQ, It took me 7 months to get to goal on the Ideal Protein diet-restricted carbs, calories, fat.
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Old 02-17-2014, 05:33 AM   #3  
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18 months. Goal was defined as the weight when loss stopped for the way I was eating. 81 pounds down.
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Old 02-17-2014, 07:55 AM   #4  
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It took me 17 months.
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Old 02-17-2014, 08:02 AM   #5  
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It's in my signature, but it took me 15 months.
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Old 02-17-2014, 08:30 AM   #6  
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Just about three years. The first 100 took two years. I am working off a bit of a regain now.
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Old 02-17-2014, 09:34 AM   #7  
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The last time I had a significant loss, it took me ca. 4 months for 22 pounds (a little more than 1 pound per week) with calorie counting.
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Old 02-17-2014, 11:36 AM   #8  
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1 year for 100 lbs. Now I'm on "phase 2" which is significantly slower.
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Old 02-17-2014, 01:16 PM   #9  
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I lost 60 lbs. the first year, then the rest over 3 years. Maintained since 2006.
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It took me about a year to lose 50 pounds. I lost another 10 in maintenance then regained some. I lost my weight initially with weight watchers and exercise. I'm now calorie counting plus exercise to tackle my regain.
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I am so impressed with everyone who has lost over 50lbs! That is amazing. I just started my journey to lose 35lbs (after other unsuccessful attempts) and it seems overwhelming. I hope having support and counting calories will help. Any advice? Thanks!!
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Old 02-17-2014, 02:33 PM   #12  
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I am so impressed with everyone who has lost over 50lbs! That is amazing. I just started my journey to lose 35lbs (after other unsuccessful attempts) and it seems overwhelming. I hope having support and counting calories will help. Any advice? Thanks!!
Have you calorie counted before? I'm using the app and website loseit and loving it! I've lost over 6 pounds in a little over 3 weeks. My advice is not to give up! Even if your results are slow... It stuck with me to hear that if you "only" lose one pound a week, you can lose 50 pounds in a year! And you don't even have that much to lose.
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Old 02-17-2014, 03:24 PM   #13  
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I took me about 6 months to lose 45-50 lbs.
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Old 02-17-2014, 06:13 PM   #14  
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Around a year and a half to get to my goal and it's been slow moving after that. I go through fluctuations of being very healthy to not-so-healthy but always manage to keep under 140 lbs.
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Old 02-17-2014, 09:29 PM   #15  
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So happy to hear your responses . I just wanted to begin to put my goal in persepective, and you guys have helped with that.
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