Weekly Weigh-in, Week of 9/13/09

harold14370September 13, 2009

Good morning.

Well, last week was another successful week for us, if you count not gaining weight, or maybe losing a little, as success. I think it is.

Harold - Weight 201, lost 0, total lost 74

Jasmi - Weight 133.8, lost 0.2, total lost 14.2

Betty - Weight 157, lost 0, total lost 23

Helen - Weight 155.2, lost 0, total lost 44.8

Ivamae - Weight 175, lost 1, total lost 17

My results for this week:

Weight 199, lost 2, total lost 76

Average Calories - Food 1983, Exercise 392

I made it to my original goal, which was 200 lb. Not bad, but still have some belly fat that's got to go. On to 180.

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jasmi

Congrats Harold on reaching that 200 milestone. You must be proud of yourselves.

    Bookmark   September 14, 2009 at 5:23PM
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harold14370

Thanks, Jasmi. Yes, it feels pretty good.

    Bookmark   September 14, 2009 at 11:11PM
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ivamae

Congratulaions.

It must be so wonerful to reach your goal. This forum certainly is a hlep. I'm so glad that I found it.

    Bookmark   September 15, 2009 at 8:21AM
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jasmi

HI guys

My weight was 133.2 this morning. I am stuck in 133s for a while. Hope to get into 132s by next Tuesday.

Cheers
Jasmine

    Bookmark   September 15, 2009 at 1:59PM
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eklektos

Hello, faithful weekly weigh-in-ers!

A lot of good progress has been made since I've been MIA.
Congrats to all of you. Harold--under 200! Wow! Way to go! And Jasmi, you are really down there!

We've been through quite a bit of turmoil here: left for vacation; all was well. Didn't lose any weight while on vacation, but didn't gain either.
Came home and put my daughter into school--a very hectic time trying to figure out how to juggle two very different school schedules (homeschool for one daughter and classroom for another), when what happens but we all, one by one, get struck with H1N1. (It's not as severe as the media make it out to be, but highly contagious and a concern for our two very little ones.) We survived, but then our computer crashed and we had to take that in for service after quarantine was over. So I've had it back for a little while, but lost all my bookmarks and have been so pressed for time that I am just now getting back those things that weren't absolutely essential for daily life.

I hope to rejoin you. I have a goal of reaching 128 by January 1, when a dear friend is getting married. I have a dress I want to wear to that wedding, and I think I'll need to be around 128 for it to look good. I can get in it and zip it up, but it isn't pretty.

For now, I am still at 137 after eating a little freely on vacation, and then eating whatever casseroles people were kind enough to give us while we were sick. Now I'm refocusing and trying to get the scale moving down again. Hoping for a good weigh-in next Tuesday.

Good to "see" you all again!

    Bookmark   September 16, 2009 at 3:04PM
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jasmi

Hi Ek

I am do glad to see you back . I am very sorry about the sickness and all the turmoil you guys had to go through. I am pretty sure you will get into 120's by the end of the year.

By the way, what symptoms you had with H1N1. Right now it is killing people all over India and I am concerned about my folks here and there . When do you think we should get an alert that it could be H1N1 but not common flu , especially in the kid's case? Can you please give me more details.
right now, all my family here in US are sick with cold, sore throats and ear infections.
take care

    Bookmark   September 16, 2009 at 4:35PM
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harold14370

Ivamae, Thanks for the congrats, and I agree with you. It's a big help having people to cheer you on and who care about how you are doing.

Jasmine, that's not so bad. You're going the right direction.

Eklektos, glad to see you are back with us. I think you were at 138 last weigh-in, so you lost a pound. Congrats. Nine pounds in a little over 3 months is a good bit. I hope you make it. The flu must have been scary, knowing that people have died from it. I'm glad everything turned out okay.

    Bookmark   September 17, 2009 at 12:31AM
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bettyd_z7_va

Woo-Hoo!! Way to go, Harold!!

You are definately in your groove!

Ivamae, I agree. This is a wonderful place to find encouragement and support.

Jas, Hang in there. It's coming.

Ek, So glad to have you back and glad everyone is getting over that dreaded Flu.

I'm having a hard time getting any progress weight-wise.
No time for exercise. Many stressful problems with DH's Aunt. Never any peace and quiet. Keep me in your prayers. I need a break.

This week I'm back up a pound.

Betty

    Bookmark   September 17, 2009 at 6:51AM
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ivamae

I lost another pound. I'm pleased about that. Now 174
ivamae

    Bookmark   September 17, 2009 at 7:13AM
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