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The Hottest Loser Weigh-in: Week 7

Saturday, June 18, 2011

(Trent walks toward scale for weigh-in)

Hostess: Last week you were 198.8

This week you weigh......

(Music starts playing. Scale numbers fluctuate. shots to everyone in the rooms' faces. Music crescendo's. Pounding noise)

(cut to commercial featuring a typical day in high school for Trent)
www.youtube.com/watch?v=o2hQGOOR5g0&
feature=related

(back to The Hottest Loser)

Hostess: This week you weigh......

(Music starts playing. Scale numbers fluctuate. shots to everyone in the rooms' faces. Music crescendo's. Pounding noise)

.....200 (+1.2)

Trent: (sighs)

Hostess: Talk to me.

Trent: I had a large meal last night. I'm sure I'll be back down to 198 or so next week.

Hostess: How badly do you want this? with one exception, you've pretty much floundered between 197 and 200 every week.

Trent: (outside apartment) I've really got to figure this out. It's hard because I am always hungry. I know it's because I've started exercising regularly. Even thought the scale showed a higher BF%, I know, I'm getting trimmer.

As I blogged about earlier this week, I really need to figure out my motivation and start pursuing this. It's 1 month to my anniversary of going below 200. I want 195.

(back at the scale)

Hostess: So what are you going to do this week?

Trent: Get as much lean protein as I can and continue working out. Up my cardio and start taking Pilates/Core classes once a week.

Hostess: Best of luck to you.

  
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BYEBYEFAT. 6/22/2011 11:26AM

    Why do you think i havent had a hottest loser blog in awhile? We all go through tough struggles, and you can DO IT! just keep pushing, i mean it is what it is.. and you know all this, so i hope you figure out how to push through that barrier :)

maybe you need some new recipes? I know that I love when i can find a low fat or low calorie recipe that tastes AWESOME because I feel as though I am cheating. Maybe thats why you are always feeling hungry? not satisfired with flavor?

I dont know, now im just rambling! but i miss you!

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TANNERS 6/19/2011 11:52AM

    Hey TD -

I am so bummed for you that you have this wall that you are having a hell of a time busting thru. But you know what? I know you can do it!! I know you are frustrated, but if I remember correctly, you had the same problem breaking thru 200, and you did that!! Keep plugging away buddy! I KNOW you can do this!!

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MEADSBAY 6/18/2011 12:30PM

    Welcome to my world.
We can, we must, we will figure this thing out.
Like our more protein idea- did I share my delicious 200 cal/17 grams of protein smoothie recipe? I make it after ever long workout.
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SCRAP317 6/18/2011 11:04AM

    I hear your struggle, TD, and don't worry - you are better off than you think you are. Great job exercising regularly. I'm sure you are getting trimmer and your muscle toning is showing on the scale. Keep up the great work! emoticon emoticon

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The Hottest Loser Challenge: Why r u here???/

Monday, June 13, 2011

Motivation:

Start with the most basic of basics. What do u want out of this? even more basic, will w8loss get u there? right now as ur trying to lose w8, what are u looking to get from being @ ur goal w8?

What will the thinner, leaner, smaller, whatever-er you, buy you that you don't have @ ur current w8?

What duz pay day look like? There's a non-scale victory/victories that ur looking for. What is it/are they? What will keep you trying? What's the vision?

fill in the blanks:
"when im @ (insert goal) then..........(insert what that day will look like)"

it comes down 2 UR very definition of hotness.

and be honest with urself. no lame-0 PC/Sunday skool answer(s) pleez. If ur vision/desire/goal is to stroll into a room full of potential dates rocking a pair of skinny jeans and turning heads, don't waste ur time with the generic, "i just want to be healthy".

be real about what u want. u dont have to tell me if u dont want to. Say it loud, say it strong (ev3n if its just to u)! make it the "why" that keeps u trying.

start with that + ur on ur way to being the hottest loser.

w00t!!!11

- TD Out

p.s. ill have something l8r this week 4 me.

  
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MEADSBAY 6/13/2011 10:04PM

    omg- I'm in a WAY different league than your other friends.
I am toooo old and wrinkled and saggy to ever look smokin' hot again.
When I was younger and thinner I never realized I was smokin' hot.
My sex life is more than fine- always has been, even as I got older and fatter, so that's not it.
Sorry- tmi?
People don't like to think of us oldies having a rockin' good time in the boudoir, but some of us do.
I just want to look not too gross in a bathing suit again.
And, yes, I want to be healthy and live a LOT more years- I am having a blast!
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KT-NICHOLS-13 6/13/2011 7:59PM

    Doc: Why do you want to do this?
KT: I want to look better naked!

Girlfriend: Seriously, why are you working so hard at this?
KT: I want men and women to notice my curves and then stop & stare!

The Mr: Why? You look beautiful the way you are.
KT: I want to be smok'n hot!

KT: Seriously? What's the real story?
KT: I WANT TO BE EVERYTHING I'VE ALWAYS DREAMED OF ... Smok'n hot with curves that make you want to stare and see me naked. *GASP/GIGGLE* I want to do a double take when I see my reflection and wonder ... "Who's Dat Girl!"



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TRENTDREAMER 6/13/2011 7:02PM

    sw33T!!!!

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BYEBYEFAT. 6/13/2011 7:01PM

    I WANT TO BE HAPPY WITH THE WAY I LOOK.
I WANT TO BE ABLE TO NOT FEEL LIKE THE "FAT, FUNNY, FRIEND"
IM GOING TO BUY THE CUTE JEANS WITH THE WIDE STITCHES THAT ARE ONLY IN A SIZE 10 OR SMALLER.
WHEN I AM AT 180 THEN IM GOING TO WEAR MY OLD BASKETBALL UNIFORM AND TAKE A PICTURE, BECAUSE THAT WAS MY APPROXIMATE WEIGHT WHEN I PLAYED IN 9TH GRADE.
I WANT TO WALK INTO A ROOM AND HAVE THE GUYS ASK ME FOR MY DIGITS :)

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JORIEFM 6/13/2011 6:43PM

    I WANT TO LOOK AND FEEL SEXY IN THE NUDE!
I WANT TO BE ABLE TO FEEL MY BOYFRIEND'S EYES BURNING INTO MY SKIN BECAUSE HE CANNOT TAKE HIS EYES OFF OF ME EVERY TIME IM IN THE ROOM. emoticon

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The Hottest Loser Weigh-in: Week 6

Sunday, June 12, 2011

(Trent walks toward scale for weigh-in)

Hostess: Last week you were 199.4

This week you weigh......

(Music starts playing. Scale numbers fluctuate. shots to everyone in the rooms' faces. Music crescendo's. Pounding noise)

(cut to commercial featuring a typical Trentdreamer 1st date)
www.youtube.com/watch?v=kWF-hH1nloo
(back to The Hottest Loser)

Hostess: This week you weigh......

(Music starts playing. Scale numbers fluctuate. shots to everyone in the rooms' faces. Music crescendo's. Pounding noise)

.....198.8 (-0.6)

Trent: Down a half a pound. I'll take it

Hostess: 3.8 pounds away from ur goal

Trent: (outside apartment resigned frustration)

I've been within a few pounds of my goal of 195 for almost a year now. I've been 0.8 pounds away from it. I've been exactly 1.0 pound away from it within the last month.

i just want to hit it even if for a week, just to say that i did it. i feel like charlie brown trying to kick the football.

(back at the scale)

Trent: This week will be tough, but if i can chip another 0.4-1.0 off of it, ima gonna do it

Hostess: uve got a busy week next week.

Trent: yes, but im going to fight for it. i hope to be down at 197.x next week.

Hostess: Good luck

(End credits play with Hottest Loser music in background)

  
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FITGRL124 6/12/2011 1:38PM

    Keep it up!!! emoticon

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AKELAZ 6/12/2011 11:01AM

    OOPS!! emoticon

That 'thing' happened again - apols.

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AKELAZ 6/12/2011 10:59AM

    YAY!! Know it doesn't seem like much but it's something. Keeping it going may be hard if you've got a difficult week coming up but I've got my fingers crossed for you. Know it's never really luck tho.

Keep on keeping on

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Really loving this blog format BTW

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MEADSBAY 6/12/2011 10:52AM

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Hottest Loser Eating Plan

Friday, June 10, 2011

Since graduating from college, I've noticed that the vision in my right eye has degraded somewhat. My eye doctor indicated that it is a mild astigmatism and that I need to wear prescription glasses a few nights a week to keep down eye strain.

When I asked her if there was anything that I could do diet or exercise-wise to cure this without glasses, she indicated that there wasn't.

This was the same doctor who unwittingly pointed me to a natural cure to an eye disease that i used to suffer with once or twice a year (Have only had it once since beginning of 2010 and was able to cure it by diet).

I once heard someone on the radio poo-pooing a natural cure that "didn't work" which i had just used effectively to cure exactly what they said it absolutely couldn't cure.

So a couple of nights ago, I Googled "Astigmatism natural cures diet" and went through a couple of sites. I got a list of foods that would in theory help with the cure. I don't know if they will or not. At the same time the foods are mostly vegetables (to quote the Tums commercials, "something my body needs anyway).

The list of foods include the following:
* Carrots(No surprise there) eaten with:
- Celery
- cucumber
- Parsley
- Spinach
* Kale
* Peppers
* Cabbage
* acai (gotta figure out how to get this one)
* goji (never heard of)
* Blueberries

So this week, I'm going to shoot for 1-3 of these per day. If I'm consistently getting 2 then next week, ill up the range to 2-4. until I'm up to 4-6.

So how about you? Take this from two angles
1) What is something that you want out of life beyond weight loss?
Better skin?
Stronger muscles?
Healthier eyes?
Healthier hair?
More Energy?

* Do some Google searches, check out a few pages and see which foods or nutrients are most beneficial toward that goal (spoiler alert: if your looking for stronger muscles, u may find lean protein items). Envision what it will be like once the nutrients start to take effect. Make that ur motivation.

i envision only needing glasses once a week or the doctor talking about my astigmatism going down. It happened for a friend of mine.

2) What is a food or nutrient that you know you're not getting enough of?
Say it's dairy for example. research the health benefits of dairy? What nutrients does it have and what are their benefits(spoiler alert: ive heard that calcium help with w8 loss, but confirm that). Research good substitutes if ur alergic, intolerant or just really don't like.

Make these nutritional benefits ur motivation. Get a list of 5-10 foods and start with a goal 1-2 or 1-3 per day for a week. When ur clearly eating at the midhinge of the range, up the range.

Being the hottest loser is more just campy weigh-in blogs (tho i do loves me them blogs).

* Come up with a goal
* Research the foods that will get you there.
* slowly incorporate them into the diet
* As u eat them/buy them, remember the vision

That's my strategy.

TD Out!

  
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SM-ARTGIRL 6/11/2011 6:30PM

    I like where your coming from here TD.
Taking the focus off weight loss and onto other benifits of eating healthy like super shiny hair and non spotty skin- great tip! emoticon

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ANEPANALIPTI 6/11/2011 5:28PM

    I hope it works!

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TANNERS 6/11/2011 11:32AM

    Just a heads up, you can get acai in a lot of juices... good luck!

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MEADSBAY 6/11/2011 9:39AM

    It's worth a try.
But remember, just because you read it on the internet (just like reading the newspaper) doesn't make it true!

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The Hottest Loser Weigh-in: Week 5

Saturday, June 04, 2011

(Trent walks toward scale for weigh-in)

Hostess: How wuz ur vacation?

Trent: It was good. The traveling days were tough eating-wise, but got four or five good workouts.

Hostess: Well, lets see how u did. Trent, four weeks ago your starting weight on The hottest loser was 199.4

Last week you were 197.2

This week you weigh......

(Music starts playing. Scale numbers fluctuate. shots to everyone in the rooms' faces. Music crescendo's. Pounding noise)

(cut to commercial featuring 2 totally cool dudes.)
www.youtube.com/watch?v=edPBN4GghvY
(back to The Hottest Loser)

Hostess: This week you weigh......

(Music starts playing. Scale numbers fluctuate. shots to everyone in the rooms' faces. Music crescendo's. Pounding noise)

.....199.4 (+2.2)

Trent: (rolls eyes) gr8888888.

Hostess: u gained 2.2 pounds this week. What happenned?

Trent: Way too much eating out happened

Trent: (outside apartment)
The exercise went well. i feel great. but a 2.2 pound gain? Whoa. This week, I'm back to my regular routine. I'll lose the 2.2 plus some. Being back @ my starting weight isnt cool.

(back at the scale)
Hostess: So what are you going to do next week.

Trent: Lay out my new eating plan and keep exercising. I will lose the weight next week. This is a bump in the road, not a roadblock

(End credits play with Hottest Loser music in background)

  
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ANEPANALIPTI 6/5/2011 3:31AM

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FIDALGOCHIC 6/4/2011 10:49PM

    Nice Attitude! But um.....Get back to Work! :) (when I fall off its totally hard to get back on!)

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SCRAP317 6/4/2011 9:00PM

    Been there, done that, you're back in control and I can't wait for next week! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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FITGRL124 6/4/2011 9:00PM

    You've got this down!!!

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BYEBYEFAT. 6/4/2011 8:52PM

    you got this.

ps... friday by rebecca black is terrible, thats what makes it so great :)

pss. you got this.

psss.... did i mention YOU GOT THIS?! :D

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MEADSBAY 6/4/2011 8:41PM

    I know, I know, I know- it's discouraging but you gotta take vacations and you gotta have some fun!
You'll be fine.
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PINKGRANNY 6/4/2011 10:49AM

    This is part of the journey and the important thing is what you learn from it.

Congratulations on your good attitude, it will serve you well.

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AKELAZ 6/4/2011 7:38AM

    *This is a bump in the road, not a roadblock*

DON'T lose sight of that. Hope-hope-hope you're as positive as you sound.

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PS - Sorry didn't back to you - stuff in my way - but am OK and working it all out. Your concern is much appreciated. More emoticon

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