SparkPeople 20 lbs in 20 weeks Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=49966 Whether 20 lbs is all you need to lose or just a good start, we are looking to lose it at a reasonable pace while keeping our eyes on a goal. SparkPeople 20 lbs in 20 weeks Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/nav_logo_v3.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=49966 ok - Its time to Fit ME into my BUSY INSANE life http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x49966x49018365 Im 41 and 5'6 1/2 and I weigh roughly 155-159 it fluctuates. I cant seem to give up my 1-2 cups of coffee creams n sugars DAILY! I clean houses that is my work-out these days and I still want my chocolate & comfort food & tend to eat late at night when I get home from work. I would like to lose weight and gain muscle and get my size 8 figure back. My body loves & holds onto the size 10 -14 sizing Varies from brand to brand. I would like to weigh 140 and be fit and trim. I have hesitated to d... Tue, 17 Jul 2012 01:27:04 EST Weigh-in Week 11: June 3 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x49966x42227766 This is my final weigh-in: 225 <BR> <BR> We just found out we're pregnant, so no more trying to lose weight - I'll just be focusing on the healthy for now! <BR> <BR> Good luck to everyone! And sometime in 2012 I'll be back to lose my weight for good! Sat, 4 Jun 2011 08:41:41 EST Week 7 - May 6 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x49966x41659427 SW: 222.8 <BR> <BR> Week 1: 223.6 (+.8 overall) <BR> Week 2: 224.6 (+1.8 overall) <BR> Week 3: 225.4 (+2.6 overall) <BR> Week 4: 224.8 (+2.0 overall) <BR> Week 5: 224.6 (+1.8 overall) <BR> Week 6: 224.0 (+1.2 overall) <BR> Week 7: 223.6 (+.8 overall) <BR> <BR> Slow and steady (hopefully) wins the race! I got the all clear to start working out again today, so I'm going to ease into things with a one-mile jog this afternoon. And I signed up for a 5k on 8/14, so let the training (and losing!) ... Fri, 6 May 2011 07:53:34 EST Week 6--April 29 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x49966x41513046 SW: 184.3 <BR> W1: 183.8 (-.5) <BR> W2: 184.4 (+.1) <BR> W3: Out of town--probably a gain (I was at a conference--no exercise, lots of booze & good/bad food) <BR> W4: 183.8 (-.5) <BR> W5: 182.2 (-2.1) <BR> W6: 181.4 (-2.9) <BR> GW: 164.3 <BR> <BR> Loss: Good...soon I will exercise again and get back on track. Fri, 29 Apr 2011 10:22:11 EST Weigh-in Week 5: April 22 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x49966x41380373 SW: 222.8 <BR> <BR> Week 1: 223.6 (+.8 overall) <BR> Week 2: 224.6 (+1.8 overall) <BR> Week 3: 225.4 (+2.6 overall) <BR> Week 4: 224.8 (+2.0 overall) <BR> Week 5: 224.6 (+1.8 overall) <BR> <BR> Slight loss and I'll take it. Work is starting a "Skinniest Winner" contest on Monday, so hopefully that will help me really kick things into gear! Fri, 22 Apr 2011 11:28:32 EST Week 4--April 15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x49966x41236411 SW: 184.3 <BR> W1: 183.8 <BR> W2: 184..4 <BR> W3: Out of town--probably a gain (I was at a conference--no exercise, lots of booze & good/bad food) <BR> W4: 183.8 <BR> GW: 164.3 <BR> <BR> Blog to follow. Fri, 15 Apr 2011 08:17:49 EST Weigh-in Week 3 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x49966x41195264 Sorry this is late - leaders were both out of town. <BR> <BR> SW: 222.8 <BR> <BR> Week 1: 223.6 (+.8 overall) <BR> Week 2: 224.6 (+1.8 overall) <BR> Week 3: 225.4 (+2.6 overall) <BR> <BR> Obviously this challenge is not going the way I expected, but I am not giving up. I have finally been given the green light to get back in the gym and I will prevail! I'm starting with some dedicated food journaling. Wed, 13 Apr 2011 10:16:17 EST Weigh In: Week 2--4/1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x49966x40933810 SW: 184.3 <BR> W1: 183.8 <BR> W2: 184..4 <BR> GW: 164.3 <BR> <BR> I don't even know what to say I'm so sad. I may cry. Fri, 1 Apr 2011 09:13:05 EST Goal for Week Two - 10 minutes of cardio 3x a week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x49966x40787182 Okay, so we focused on water the first week and did pretty awesome! Now lets keep up with the water and add 10 minutes of cardio at least 3 times. It can be anything - jump rope, wii fit, treadmill, walking, you get the idea! Fri, 25 Mar 2011 11:21:11 EST Weigh In: Week 1--3/25 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x49966x40784968 SW: 184.3 <BR> W1: 183.8 <BR> GW: 164.3 <BR> <BR> I'm so disheartened by this that I'm gonna have to go post a whiny blog. Fri, 25 Mar 2011 09:31:27 EST Goal for Week One - Drink 8 cups of water a day http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x49966x40638130 I added a team goal for us for this week - the 8 cups of water a day one. Anyone have suggestions for any lifestyle change-type goals we can aspire to over the 20 weeks? Fri, 18 Mar 2011 11:19:18 EST Preparing for the 20 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x49966x40576768 So, what are we going to do to prepare for the 20? <BR> <BR> My big goal right now is to purge the house of my cheats (#1 on my list--the GIANT bag of Hershey's Miniatures my hubby bought me--purged last night). <BR> <BR> I also want to have some good "desserts" on hand--I've got the fixings for the single-serve microwave "cake"--but I need to get some Cool Whip Lite for my fruit & the fixings for some black bean brownies. <BR> <BR> What are you guys gonna do? Tue, 15 Mar 2011 15:03:19 EST