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Forum: Exercise! 06-01-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 35
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Posted By AlmostMe
For me, I try not to link exercise with weight...

For me, I try not to link exercise with weight loss. Exercise is for fitness and health. Of course, the truth is...exercise does help you lose weight. If you hate running, don't do it. I don't love...
Forum: Exercise! 05-24-2013, 07:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,792
Posted By AlmostMe
I do Bikram yoga and YES there are poses that are...

I do Bikram yoga and YES there are poses that are more difficult because of the amount and distribution of my weight and that I simply CANNOT achieve the full expression of the posture (I have...
Forum: 100 lb. Club 05-23-2013, 05:49 AM
Replies: 506
Views: 23,034
Posted By AlmostMe
I have had a bad couple of weeks... But still...

I have had a bad couple of weeks... But still hanging in there and ready to re-commit. Haven't really gained, but haven't really lost.
Forum: 100 lb. Club 05-23-2013, 05:47 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,448
Posted By AlmostMe
I just added 20lbs to my goal weight. There is NO...

I just added 20lbs to my goal weight. There is NO WAY that I want to weigh less than 175 in the next 12 mos. Could I get down to my original goal weight of 155 in the next year? Yes. Do I want to be...
Forum: 100 lb. Club 05-20-2013, 05:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,024
Posted By AlmostMe
My goals are fitness goals, not weight loss...

My goals are fitness goals, not weight loss goals. Be able to referee rugby matches up to U12. (I could definitely do up to U9 now). Run faster, etc. etc.

But I guess my one weight loss goal is to...
Forum: 100 lb. Club 05-17-2013, 05:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,163
Posted By AlmostMe
Those things are usually designed to be alterable...

Those things are usually designed to be alterable fairly easily. So even if the dress doesn't fit so well because of further loss, they should be able to make it fit again.
Forum: 100 lb. Club 05-17-2013, 05:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,121
Posted By AlmostMe
I'm from the South. I moved to England. That got...

I'm from the South. I moved to England. That got me off the biscuits and gravy.

:(
Forum: Weight and Resistance Training 05-15-2013, 05:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,550
Posted By AlmostMe
I have definitely built muscle while losing...

I have definitely built muscle while losing weight.

Here's a nice article from livestrong http://www.livestrong.com/article/362906-can-you-build-muscle-on-a-calorie-deficit/ which suggests that...
Forum: Exercise! 05-15-2013, 05:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,117
Posted By AlmostMe
I'm just a D, but I love my shock absorber bra,...

I'm just a D, but I love my shock absorber bra, especially when playing rugby. Sometimes when running I wear two bras. My XL nike bra is ok.

I had a front zip bra, but the zip broke. It was...
Forum: 100 lb. Club 05-14-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,351
Posted By AlmostMe
Woo-hoo!!! Congrats. What can you do to...

Woo-hoo!!! Congrats.

What can you do to celebrate??

Let's see, hmmmm ;-)
Forum: Exercise! 05-14-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,178
Posted By AlmostMe
Hmm.... I don't love any of them. I like a lot of...

Hmm.... I don't love any of them. I like a lot of them. I like jogging. I like spin class. I like weight lifting (only just getting into it). I can tolerate swimming a couple of times a...
Forum: Exercise! 05-14-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 6,192
Posted By AlmostMe
I agree peeps are helpful and supportive in the...

I agree peeps are helpful and supportive in the monthly running thread, but it is dominated by distance runners (which is fine). I'm still struggling to get beyond 5K without walking and I'm soooo...
Forum: 100 lb. Club 05-13-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,374
Posted By AlmostMe
I can still wear my (US) 18 jeans if they're...

I can still wear my (US) 18 jeans if they're straight out of the wash with a belt. I don't yet have the courage to go up to the attic to retrieve my size 16 stuff.

I just wore a Size Small dress...
Forum: 100 lb. Club 05-11-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,855
Posted By AlmostMe
Yep, I agree with Ian. It's all about the NSVs,...

Yep, I agree with Ian. It's all about the NSVs, but I weigh daily to keep me focused. I'm not scale obsessed. I went away for a few days and only thought about it once.

I know a lot of people...
Forum: 100 lb. Club 05-11-2013, 04:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,078
Posted By AlmostMe
Ughhh.... I think you might burn some extra...

Ughhh.... I think you might burn some extra calories with this because your body is working harder to keep itself cool. BUT...this is not a good way of working your body. Sweat doesn't equal fat....
Forum: Exercise! 05-11-2013, 04:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 14,927
Posted By AlmostMe
YES AND NO. When my obliques started building up...

YES AND NO. When my obliques started building up I noticed I had a blockier feel to my waist and it was larger than it had been *relative* to my other weight loss. But then I lost some more weight...
Forum: Exercise! 05-11-2013, 04:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 463
Posted By AlmostMe
I use runkeeper.

I use runkeeper.
Forum: Depression and Weight Issues 05-09-2013, 05:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 964
Posted By AlmostMe
Definitely. It helps calm that buzzy feel I get...

Definitely. It helps calm that buzzy feel I get with anxiety - it seems to calm bad energy and supply more good energy (after you get over the first hump of regaining fitness).
Forum: 100 lb. Club 05-09-2013, 03:55 AM
Replies: 506
Views: 23,034
Posted By AlmostMe
Howdy y'all. I'm a bit 'yucky' today. Combination...

Howdy y'all. I'm a bit 'yucky' today. Combination of the excesses of rugby tour and high pollen. I went on my first run since tour yesterday and it like to killed me.

But I've had a woosh... down...
Forum: Exercise! 05-07-2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 530
Posted By AlmostMe
C25K definitely works if you give it a chance. ...

C25K definitely works if you give it a chance.

Excess fat jiggling at 157???...Hmmm... You can always try compression gear. But honestly you just get used to running after a bit.
Forum: 100 lb. Club 05-07-2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 506
Views: 23,034
Posted By AlmostMe
Howdy everyone...been on rugby tour this weekend....

Howdy everyone...been on rugby tour this weekend. Non-stop excessive drinking (including a morning shot) and terrible eating, but weight's not too bad. No movement on the ticker, but have lost a...
Forum: Exercise! 04-28-2013, 04:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 570
Posted By AlmostMe
I'm a big believer in movement and moving your...

I'm a big believer in movement and moving your body through physical space, so yes - keep up the walking. Walking is great exercise and the most natural and necessary movement for humans.

For me...
Forum: 100 lb. Club 04-28-2013, 04:31 AM
Replies: 533
Views: 23,787
Posted By AlmostMe
No moving of the ticker this week for me...I've...

No moving of the ticker this week for me...I've had a horrible week food wise. But at least no gain.
Forum: 100 lb. Club 04-27-2013, 03:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,103
Posted By AlmostMe
That dress rocks!! You rock that dress. I...

That dress rocks!! You rock that dress.

I think 'formal' is a bit more fluid these days anyway.... and in the pic - it looks like a print and not a lace overlay.

And $30!!!!??? You are my idol.
Forum: 100 lb. Club 04-25-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,195
Posted By AlmostMe
Sum38 - I'm with you on the dresses!!! And wrap...

Sum38 - I'm with you on the dresses!!! And wrap dresses especially, just tighten 'em up.
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