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    Getting a grip

    Been trying to start from the 2nd Jan but been sidetracked by leftover xmas food. In reality, I've been eating all sorts as an excuse to delay starting this. Even jars of black olives. So tomorrow (6th Jan) is finally day 1! Start back at work so that will keep me busy.

    Start weight 14 stones. The heaviest that I have ever been :-( Look like **** and feel like ****, so it's time to get a grip!

    Bye bye fatty food, hello VCLD :-)

    I'm the author of my own life. Time to write a success story...

    5ft1 14stones BMI 37

    I'll post pics when I'm allowed... Good luck to you too. We can nail this thing once n for all! X
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    Diet: Exante TS
    Height: 5ft3in
    Start Date: 27.02.2012
    Start Weight: 15st7lb
    Current Weight: 14st3lb
    Goal Weight: 10st0lb
    Goal Date: September 2014


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 38.4
    Current BMI: 35.2
    Goal BMI: 24.8


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 1st4lb
    Weight to Lose: 4st3lb
    % Lost 8.29%
    Welcome to the forum Trying hard. I think this time of the year is best for starting a new eating plan especially after all the over indulgence that goes with Christmas. Stay focused & the weight will soon start dropping off. The first days are the hardest but just keep in mind how good you will feel on your 1st week weigh in.
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    T/S DAY 1/90 - DONE - DAILY WEIGH IN - STS
    WEEKLY WI DAY - SUNDAY


    REVISED LONG TERM GOAL AS FELL OF WAGON BIG TIME!!!


    : LOSE TOTAL 5 & 1/2 st BY SEPTEMBER 2014.

    GOAL: 1) Lose 1st stone Completed 26.1.2014
    GOAL: 2) Lose 2nd stone
    GOAL: 3) Lose 4 dress sizes by end of July 2014 in time for daughters graduation!!

    GOAL: 4) Be proud rather self conscious at the airport for Sardinia
    holiday 9/2014

    GOAL: 5) Relax on a tropical beach following a few months on maintenance - Sri Lanka
    2015

    FINAL GOAL: Lose 5 dress sizes & stay there
    -------------------------------****************************---------------------------



    WEEK (1 - 12) - 24lb
    WEEK 13 -1lb
    WEEK 14 + 4lb
    WEEK 15
    WEEK 16




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    Thanks S :-)


    I'm already chewing my tongue and I haven't even started yet!!!

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    Here's my measurements:

    Waist 43 inches
    Belly 48 inches (yes, I measure my belly)
    Boobs 45 inches
    Under boobs 40 inches
    Hips 45 inches
    Thigh 27.5 inches
    Arm 15 inches
    Calf 17 inches

    So lets see this lard melt away!!!
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    Diet: Exante
    Height: 5ft2in
    Start Date: 21/03/13
    Start Weight: 11st11lb
    Current Weight: 10st4lb
    Goal Weight: 9st13lb
    Goal Date: 28/07/2013


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 30.2
    Current BMI: 26.3
    Goal BMI: 25.4


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 1st7lb
    Weight to Lose: 0st5lb
    % Lost 12.73%
    I long the name!

    Starting weight....
    day 1 11st 11lb

    ​today's weight...10st 1lb.....lost 24lb
    1st Goal lose 7lb -
    2nd Goal 5% body weight
    3rd Goal lose 1 stone
    4th Goal 10% body weight
    5th Goal lose 1st 7lb
    6th Goal 15% body weight

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    Diet: Exante
    Height: 5ft2in
    Start Date: 21/03/13
    Start Weight: 11st11lb
    Current Weight: 10st4lb
    Goal Weight: 9st13lb
    Goal Date: 28/07/2013


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 30.2
    Current BMI: 26.3
    Goal BMI: 25.4


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 1st7lb
    Weight to Lose: 0st5lb
    % Lost 12.73%
    Love the name

    Starting weight....
    day 1 11st 11lb

    ​today's weight...10st 1lb.....lost 24lb
    1st Goal lose 7lb -
    2nd Goal 5% body weight
    3rd Goal lose 1 stone
    4th Goal 10% body weight
    5th Goal lose 1st 7lb
    6th Goal 15% body weight

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    Diet: Exante TS
    Height: 5ft3in
    Start Date: 27.02.2012
    Start Weight: 15st7lb
    Current Weight: 14st3lb
    Goal Weight: 10st0lb
    Goal Date: September 2014


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 38.4
    Current BMI: 35.2
    Goal BMI: 24.8


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 1st4lb
    Weight to Lose: 4st3lb
    % Lost 8.29%
    Good for you doing the measurements, I keep putting off doing mine but suppose I should take the bull by the horns & face up to it.
    T/S DAY 1/90 - DONE - DAILY WEIGH IN - STS
    WEEKLY WI DAY - SUNDAY


    REVISED LONG TERM GOAL AS FELL OF WAGON BIG TIME!!!


    : LOSE TOTAL 5 & 1/2 st BY SEPTEMBER 2014.

    GOAL: 1) Lose 1st stone Completed 26.1.2014
    GOAL: 2) Lose 2nd stone
    GOAL: 3) Lose 4 dress sizes by end of July 2014 in time for daughters graduation!!

    GOAL: 4) Be proud rather self conscious at the airport for Sardinia
    holiday 9/2014

    GOAL: 5) Relax on a tropical beach following a few months on maintenance - Sri Lanka
    2015

    FINAL GOAL: Lose 5 dress sizes & stay there
    -------------------------------****************************---------------------------



    WEEK (1 - 12) - 24lb
    WEEK 13 -1lb
    WEEK 14 + 4lb
    WEEK 15
    WEEK 16




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    Quote Originally Posted by Shrimp View Post
    Love the name
    Thanks shrimp. God loves a trier!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Susie58 View Post
    Good for you doing the measurements, I keep putting off doing mine but suppose I should take the bull by the horns & face up to it.
    It's nice to see the inches disappearing when the scales don't move. Take ur measurements Mrs. U don't have to post them. Ul be surprised!

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    Diet: Exante TS
    Height: 5ft3in
    Start Date: 27.02.2012
    Start Weight: 15st7lb
    Current Weight: 14st3lb
    Goal Weight: 10st0lb
    Goal Date: September 2014


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 38.4
    Current BMI: 35.2
    Goal BMI: 24.8


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 1st4lb
    Weight to Lose: 4st3lb
    % Lost 8.29%
    I think I'll be more shocked than surprised lol. Will do them though.
    T/S DAY 1/90 - DONE - DAILY WEIGH IN - STS
    WEEKLY WI DAY - SUNDAY


    REVISED LONG TERM GOAL AS FELL OF WAGON BIG TIME!!!


    : LOSE TOTAL 5 & 1/2 st BY SEPTEMBER 2014.

    GOAL: 1) Lose 1st stone Completed 26.1.2014
    GOAL: 2) Lose 2nd stone
    GOAL: 3) Lose 4 dress sizes by end of July 2014 in time for daughters graduation!!

    GOAL: 4) Be proud rather self conscious at the airport for Sardinia
    holiday 9/2014

    GOAL: 5) Relax on a tropical beach following a few months on maintenance - Sri Lanka
    2015

    FINAL GOAL: Lose 5 dress sizes & stay there
    -------------------------------****************************---------------------------



    WEEK (1 - 12) - 24lb
    WEEK 13 -1lb
    WEEK 14 + 4lb
    WEEK 15
    WEEK 16




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    Day 1

    First day back at work after 2 weeks off. Got my soups packed. Will have first sachet at lunchtime. Hope you have a great day :-)

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    So day 1 continued...


    Work was good. Nice to see the children and work colleagues. Good news is that everyone is on a diet so I won't stick out like a sore thumb!

    Had my first soup at lunchtime. Vegetable. Very nice. Had it in a bowl and ate it with a teaspoon to make it last longer! Felt satisfied...

    Quick visit to the dentist on way back from work. Have a real fear of those guys! Need to get treatment done so lots visits planned. God help him when my ketosis breath kicks in!

    So I'm going to have chilli for dinner then a bar later on.

    Sister coming round to visit in a bit. Had to make her some dinner (chicken curry!) no licking of spoons or fingers or sampling how well cooked the rice was (have myself a pat on the back for that!)

    Must drink more water tonight or ill be inviting the headaches over for a party!

    Was going to set my turbo up tonight but I think ill leave it. No time tonight :-)

    I hope uv had a good day and are winning your weight war!

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    Diet: Exante TS
    Height: 5ft3in
    Start Date: 27.02.2012
    Start Weight: 15st7lb
    Current Weight: 14st3lb
    Goal Weight: 10st0lb
    Goal Date: September 2014


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 38.4
    Current BMI: 35.2
    Goal BMI: 24.8


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 1st4lb
    Weight to Lose: 4st3lb
    % Lost 8.29%
    Most impressed that you didn't taste the curry. They smell so yummy. Your poor dentist lol. Well done for today
    T/S DAY 1/90 - DONE - DAILY WEIGH IN - STS
    WEEKLY WI DAY - SUNDAY


    REVISED LONG TERM GOAL AS FELL OF WAGON BIG TIME!!!


    : LOSE TOTAL 5 & 1/2 st BY SEPTEMBER 2014.

    GOAL: 1) Lose 1st stone Completed 26.1.2014
    GOAL: 2) Lose 2nd stone
    GOAL: 3) Lose 4 dress sizes by end of July 2014 in time for daughters graduation!!

    GOAL: 4) Be proud rather self conscious at the airport for Sardinia
    holiday 9/2014

    GOAL: 5) Relax on a tropical beach following a few months on maintenance - Sri Lanka
    2015

    FINAL GOAL: Lose 5 dress sizes & stay there
    -------------------------------****************************---------------------------



    WEEK (1 - 12) - 24lb
    WEEK 13 -1lb
    WEEK 14 + 4lb
    WEEK 15
    WEEK 16




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    Diet: Exante TS
    Height: 6ft2in
    Start Date: 05 Jan 14
    Start Weight: 17st4.5lb
    Current Weight: 15st5lb
    Goal Weight: 13st12lb


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 31.1
    Current BMI: 27.6
    Goal BMI: 24.9


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 1st13.5lb
    Weight to Lose: 1st7lb
    % Lost 11.34%
    Well done Trying Hard. I find cooking for the kids hard, I just want to taste the food. Luckily the kids are tasting for me. Day 3 for me tommorow. Good Luck
    Start Weight 110Kg

    Week 1 lost 5.5kg
    Week 2 lost 2.9kg total loss 8.4kg
    Week 3 lost 2.0kg total loss 10.4kg
    Week 4 lost 1.0kg total loss 11.4kg (re-feed week)
    Week 5 lost 0.5kg total loss 11.9kg (not bad with weekend party)
    Week 6 lost 0.1kg total loss 12.0kg (STS)
    Week 7 lost 0.5kg total loss 12.5kg

    Goals

    BMI Below 30
    (9-1-14)
    Get Below 105 Kg (11-1-14)
    Get Below 100 Kg (26-1-14)
    Get Below 95 Kg
    Attend and complete Basic freefall course(I need to be under 96kg to apply)
    Complete a 10k run in less than 60 min (24-2-14)
    Get Below 90 Kg
    BMI Below 25
    Compete in a 10k race in 2015 (maybe Lincoln 10k)

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    Well done Trying Hard 2014 ... the first few days are the hardest but your doing well so far :-)

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