WLB - Begin Again

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Re : WLB - Begin Again

Postby kelly w » Fri Oct 26, 2007 11:22 am

I want to join in too! I finally started losing weight 2 months ago and I've lost 21 pounds so far - it would be awesome to have some support!

Height: 5'4
Starting weight 2 months ago was: 211
Today's starting weight: 190
First mini-goal: 180
Overall goal weight: 150

Kelly



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Re : WLB - Begin Again

Postby kara » Thu Oct 25, 2007 10:11 pm

Welcome Alicia and Kristen! Glad to have you!

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Re : WLB - Begin Again

Postby alicias2005 » Thu Oct 25, 2007 02:31 pm

Count me in! I'd like to join.. I secretly spy on you all at least twice a week. Obviously being accountable to myself is not working [:0], so I'm gonna try being accountable to you all. We plan to start TTC in the summer so I want to be ready.

Height 5'9
Weight 199.4
Mini Goal 185

I have started to jog 3 days/wk and have been trying to make better food choices. More lean protein, less carbs and more H20!!!!!!

LETS GET IT STARTED!!!!!


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Re : WLB - Begin Again

Postby kristen8843 » Thu Oct 25, 2007 12:04 am

I'd like to join you ladies as well...

Beginning:
Height 5'8"
Weight 162.5
Goal 145 by Christmas

I am watching what I eat, replacing all sodas with water and trying to exercise daily. If I average a 2 lb loss each week, I can meet my goal by Christmas.

Sorry I'm late on this, but life is hectic with a baby!!!

Kristen

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Re : WLB - Begin Again

Postby kara » Wed Oct 24, 2007 11:43 am

Sorry, I'm late on this ladies. I did weigh in yesterday, just didn't have time to post. So here are my stats.

Height: 5'9
Starting weight 3 months ago was: 211
Today's starting weight: 201.5
First mini-goal: 199
Overall goal weight: 175

I'll probably be adding in additional mini-goals along the way because it seems to make me feel successful, and keep motivated. Right now, everything is about portion control and good food choices...that's how I've lost the first 9.5 lbs. I know I'll need some excercise thrown in somewhere to meet my overall goal, but I am not prepared to committ to that just yet for various reasons.

I'm totally excited and pumped to be starting this up again. I feel like I have new motivation. :-)

GOod luck to everyone! Glad to see so many here. See you tomorrow with tips, tricks, and meal ideas.

Kara

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Re : WLB - Begin Again

Postby alaskamommy » Wed Oct 24, 2007 01:26 am

Count me in too! I am 215 pounds today (which I just realized is 3 pounds more than a few days ago, which sucks, and I'm hardly eating anything at all. *sigh*). I'm 5'6", and would like to be 200 by Christmas and eventually to 145 again by summer. I'll be out of town for a week or so, but I'll report in when we get back!

Good luck everybody! =D

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Re : WLB - Begin Again

Postby mommy1st » Tue Oct 23, 2007 11:22 pm

Cathy,
Welcome! We will be ttc next month and I know that when I do get a BFP I will still be here trying to stay healthy and not gaining too much weight!

It looks like everyone has great goals and will be able to reach them especially with us supporting eachother!!

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Re : WLB - Begin Again

Postby katevans » Tue Oct 23, 2007 08:13 pm

Hello ladies, I am really excited about this board, however I will net be trying to lose weight since I just got my BFP. However if you don't mind I'd like to hang around and make good choices for my meals and exercise.

Height: 5'5"
Weight: 143
Goal: well it was 135, but now I'll have to try for that in another 9 months. :) I hope not to gain more than 30 pounds with this pregnancy.

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Re : WLB - Begin Again

Postby amiejo » Tue Oct 23, 2007 07:28 pm

Okay...I joining the WLB ranks!!! I started in the middle of August at 226.5 lbs. Proudly watched what I have been eating as far as portion control and snacks (not eating my kids leftovers!!!) and Now...

Height 5'9"
Weight 207.5
First milestone goal is 199! My next goal is 185-190 by Christmas.
Ending goal...145-150 lbs (Hoping to do it by summer)

I haven't added in an exercise plan yet. I really need to do this part if I am going to continue to lose at the rate I am. I'm looking forward to supporting each other on here.

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Re : WLB - Begin Again

Postby christyleake » Tue Oct 23, 2007 04:01 pm

Since June 30,2007...252 lbs (after pregnancy weight) to 221.5 lbs

Now...
WLB Round 2
Height 5'7" or 5'8" if it is a humid day (frizzy hair)
Weight 221.5 lbs (but i was holding a blueberry muffin in my hand)
Goal 165 lbs by Christmas!!! (I'll be happy with 199)

I have no realistic plans for adding exercise into my lifestyle at this time. I know it will help. I want to do it. I just don't want to do it bad enough yet. I'm watching my sugars and fats and that has helped. I'm determined to keep it coming on down.




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