Bricking it!

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  1. RichyRich15

    RichyRich15 Full Member

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    Hi all,

    I got bored, and worked out that 1 average sized house brick weighs approx 4.5lbs.

    If you can imagine holding just one brick in your hand, and feeling the weight of it, it gives you a good sense of what 4.5lbs is.

    I have lost nearly 13 bricks off my body.

    I may aswell of been carrying 13 bricks in a bag on my back, I have now thrown them all away, and I am looking to start building my new life with them ;)

    How many bricks have you lost? lol

    x
     
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  3. Gembritney

    Gembritney Silver Member

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    wow well done rich!! x
     
  4. MagdaX

    MagdaX is Magdalicious

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    I lost 14 freaking bricks! OMG!!
    Brilliant thread. X

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  5. HannahNewton

    HannahNewton Loves to post

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    12 1/2 bricks!!

    Fab idea!! xx
     
  6. Julz

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    I agree great thread!!
    Lost 2 bricks so far, WI tomorrow after nearly 10 days of holidays and visiting, so am hopeful for another 1.
    Will update tomorrow :)
     
  7. RichyRich15

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    Thanks for taking part ladies!

    Good luck for tomorrow Julz, hopefully we'll have another brick to build our new lifes! :) lol
     
  8. bevsy

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    Wow well done rich, i was in the shop today and i put 1/2lbs of butter in a basket to show how much weight i had lost was 38 and boy had a job lifting it.

    Good luck on your weight loss journey.:D
     
  9. LadyT

    LadyT Tough But Sexy X

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    Almost 11 bricks for me xx

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  10. Minerva

    Minerva ...passing through.

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    Knowing how much a brick weighs, it's almost unimaginable to have to CARRY that sort of weight! :eek:

    Originally I lost 34 bricks! :eek: But I've picked some back up again, so nearly 22 bricks lost for me at the moment, I have to lose another 8 to be where I want to be! :rolleyes:
     
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  11. Blonde Logic

    Blonde Logic Yes. You can.

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    Holy Cow - when I did LL in 2008, I lost 31 bricks!!! I could not even carry a dozen bricks at one time now - let alone 31!!! How in the world could I even move under that load!

    Course I have managed to pick a few of them back up over the past year, but that is amazing to think I used to carry that around.

    What a great thing to remember. Good idea Richy!!!
     
  12. Andyspurs

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    Iv lost 25 bricks that's a great way of putting it or another way is I sell minerals for farm animals and the bags are 20kg and 10kgs so yesterday I strapped 2 20kgs n 1 10kg to me n tried to walk about with it it nearly kill t me walking for 2 min with it so glad I'm doing LL
     
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    37 bricks.. how did i walk?! *cough* waddle.
     
  14. sexychick

    sexychick Slim,slim,slim!

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    I've lost 23 bricks,good god! Does make you think how far we have all come and how lighter we are!
    Great thread Richy!
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    Its so inspiring reading all these post and the weight loss you have all accomplished. Well done all of you.
     
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    Wow, that's a lot of bricks everyone's lost!

    Bricks seem *so* heavy. Can't believe I'm carry that many heavy things around with me. Yikes.
     
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    Pinkie :) Slowly shrinking again!

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    Jeeeebus! I've lost 13 bricks!! :D

    /pretty careless of me, but good riddance I say! Hehe... ;)

    Xx
     
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    Great thread! I've lost 17 bricks! :eek:
     
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