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week 23 weigh in

Saturday, June 11, 2011

Starting weight: 216.0

Goal Weight: 135

Last Week's Weight: 195.4

This Week's weight: 188.8

This week's loss: - 6.7

Total Weight Lost: -27.2

Weight Left to Loose: 53.8

Current BMI: 28.08 (OVERWEIGHT)

Goal BMI: 20.0 ( NORMAL)

I can't remember the last time I was in the 180's!!! I am so proud of myself right now! I had a HUGE loss this week! I think its because I am finally off Doctors orders and back to my swimming workouts! Also I think it has to do with my water consumption! I read an article that talked about how much water you actually need to keep your body hydrated and for me it was WAY more than 8 cups a day!

In order to figure out how much water YOU need you take your body weight ( in lbs) and divide by 2 this gives you the number of ounces of water you need per day. If you take that number and divide by 8 ounces per cup this gives you the number of cups of water you need per day to stay hydrated. Here are my calculations for example:

188.8 lbs / 2 = 94.4 ounces of water I need per day

94.4 ounces of water / 8 ounces per cup = 11.8 cups of water per day

So I should be drinking almost 12 cups a day!

Once I increased my water consumption it helped keep my appetite at bay and the lbs started coming off consistently! I am very proud of myself and all my hard work this morning! Spark has helped me so much! all of my spark friends are fabulous! and I don't know what I do with out you guys! thanks again for the support and encouragement! you all are so wonderful!


Member Comments About This Blog Post:
HEALTHYNCURVY 7/28/2011 4:26PM

    Amazing! I logged on to see how youve been doing and I am blown away with your progress! 180s congrats!

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ASKILLMAN 6/19/2011 9:49PM

    Holy moly on the weight loss! emoticon

Thanks for the water tip. I realize I tend to drink around 10-12 cups a day, but I will do the calculation to figure out exactly what I should be consuming.

Keep up the awesome work! emoticon

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KARIRDH3 6/13/2011 9:10PM

    emoticon SOO happy things are going so well for you! WOOHOO! Pass some of that on to me -- in the 180s is FABULOUS!! Keep it up, you ROCK! emoticon

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MIRACLELOVE77 6/11/2011 2:39PM

    CONGRATULATIONS1!!!!!!! I'M SO PROUD OF YOU!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

That's AMAZING!! Way to jump right back in!!! :) Your weight loss this week is definitely inspiration/motivating for me! so thanks! :)

Haha and I'm glad we're around the same size so I didn't have to do any calculations for that water stuff! LOL

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ANEWCARI 6/11/2011 11:43AM

    GREAT JOB!!! Looks like we are the same weight with similar goals!!! We can do it!!!

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