SparkPeople ~WEIGHing - IN~ Team Messageboard A team where you can come to weigh-in and let us know how you are doing... giving & receiving Support along with Encouragement on this journey to a healthier LifeStyle SparkPeople ~WEIGHing - IN~ Team Messageboard Moving through the year (miles min. steps etc) Keeping track of our MOVEments <BR> <BR> daily weekly monthly... miles ... min. steps <BR> <BR> how ever you wish... Mon, 2 Feb 2015 10:08:02 EST 2015 ~ GOALs Set some goals here.... (daily, monthly, Yearly) <BR> <BR> and every now and then... check back with us on how you are doing... <BR> <BR> Suggestion.... make them simple and flexible.... also... small number... easier to remember <BR> Mon, 2 Feb 2015 09:25:32 EST Hello - New Here Hi everyone: <BR> <BR> I am a 54 year old woman who rejoined Spark People to lose 25 pounds. Have been on the plan for one week now and am down 3 pounds. I believe strongly that this time around I am going to stick with the program and enjoy life while the weight comes off. I am looking for support and am here to give support. Looking forward to getting to know all of you!! <em>41</em> <em>521</em> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:00:46 EST Weekly weigh in My first week. I need to work on getting more exercise but I weighed 203 and now I weigh 199. Yeah! Tue, 25 Mar 2014 13:25:46 EST Daily Weigh-In 3/1: 119 Sat, 1 Mar 2014 09:30:36 EST Wednesday Weigh In one hundred seventy seven pounds Wed, 26 Sep 2012 10:14:25 EST Monday, March 4. 191.2 this Monday. Had the flu last week and didn't do as well as hoped. Back on track this week. <BR> Mon, 5 Mar 2012 06:37:02 EST I Challenge Myself - Weekly Is there something that you want to do, but not sure, and you're going to give it a go? Let us know about it, so we can cheer you on! Try it for a week, and see if it's for you. Wed, 29 Feb 2012 17:32:33 EST Changing Two Words - Word Game We start with two words, then change one, to come up with a different two word combination. Sun, 26 Feb 2012 01:15:46 EST The End Is The Beginning - Word Game For this game, take the last letter of the word before yours, and come up with a word that starts with that letter. For example, if you see 'carrot', then a word that could be used needs to start with a 'T', because 'carrot' ends with a 'T'. So you could use 'turnip', or anything else that starts with a 'T'. Use all capital letters if you want your word to stand out better. Please keep it clean! Wed, 22 Feb 2012 02:01:59 EST Sunday Weigh In I have noticed there hasnt been a weigh in since April.... Lets start fresh and make sundays our weekly weigh in day. First thing in the morning lets get on the scale and report what we see! I started at 217 and as of this morning im down to 205! How about you? Mon, 22 Aug 2011 17:30:50 EST Taken on the role as "Team Leader" My name is Erin, I have been on Spark People for a few years and unfortunately life has made it difficult to commit to all I have wanted to accomplish with my weight loss and lifestyle change. I have recently felt its truly time to take the time for me and my health. I am a mother of 3 boys and work full time and have struggled with all of this to make time and decisions that are beneficial to me. I find so much comfort coming here and have forgotten how much till I have recently been on more... Mon, 22 Aug 2011 03:38:00 EST Introduce Yourself to Team Forum Hi everybody, long time dieter, 1st time spark(er). Pretty new to the whole forum game, but just wanted to get out there w/a hello <em>20</em> Wed, 11 May 2011 13:58:24 EST On A Mission !!!! Hi, everyone! My name is Christy and I am on a mission to loose about 60 lbs. I have to say I am truly motivated to do so. <em>311</em> Tue, 29 Mar 2011 20:27:35 EST Challenge: Have you respected your calorie limit? Hi, <BR> Just join in! <em>30</em> <BR> <BR> My calorie limit is 1,800 cals a day. <BR> <BR> 16 Dec: 1,800 <BR> 17 Dec: 2,650 <BR> 18 Dec: <BR> 19 Dec: <BR> 20 Dec: <BR> <BR> Thu, 16 Dec 2010 16:50:04 EST Challenge: Have you respected your calorie limit? Hi, <BR> Just join in! <em>30</em> <BR> <BR> My calorie limit is 1,800 cals a day. <BR> <BR> 16 Dec: 1,800 <BR> 17 Dec: 2,650 <BR> 18 Dec <BR> 19 Dec Thu, 16 Dec 2010 16:46:25 EST newbie Hi I am new and would like to know how this team works. What day do we weigh in? Mon, 8 Nov 2010 22:52:07 EST Hi new to the team Hi, i am Tracey i am 27 and live in the UK. <BR> <BR> I started spark a while ago and was obviously not ready to loose weight but i am back at it now and things are going great so far. I have really got into it and feel that i and ready this time around. I lost 2lb last week and i am hoping for the same again this week although my short-term goal is to loose a stone by Christmas so 1lb will be fine. <BR> <BR> I find that the support on here really motivates me so i am trying to join group... Wed, 13 Oct 2010 02:07:19 EST New here...I have a question How do I change my weight ticker? I've been going to my page and changing there but it only starts out at a beginning weight. I have lost 4 pounds since I joined. From 206 to 202. Fri, 24 Sep 2010 11:07:38 EST HI ALL!! I am new and ready!! Hey everyone! I hope you are all doing great!! I have been on spark for a few years but never really looked to see how much there is here!! I am really glad I am finally here though because I know this is what I need to get the results I really want!! I started at 149 and want to get down to 125ish. That would be awesome!! anyway we will see how I do when I weigh in on Mon... best to you all!! Wed, 25 Aug 2010 17:31:28 EST Hello - another new member I have finally decided to committ to ME and work toward improving my health and well-being! Although I've played around on the SparkPeople website for a bit...I am now on day 12 of my very own SparkStreak!! YEAH...I'm moving in the right direction :-)!! Wed, 4 Aug 2010 10:33:34 EST Water Retention Who else struggles with water retention? Last week I gained 3.5kg in water weight. It really sucks. <em>198</em> Sun, 1 Aug 2010 08:55:23 EST New to the Team I joined Spark on June 1, 2010. I have lost 12 lbs so far. I weighed-in today at 144. I am building good eating habits that I had forgotten about over the years. It is good to get back to making good choices again...has given me more energy and motivation. <em>9</em> Mon, 26 Jul 2010 23:25:11 EST new member I have been with Sparkpeople for about 6 weeks. I am finding all kinds of new things. I found this Spark Team and I want to be accountable to someone for my weight. I have lost 22 pounds since I joined, but I still have 20 more to go. If anyone wants to be my friend, I would really like it. <em>252</em> Mon, 5 Jul 2010 14:04:01 EST Hello !! I am back I joined last year but quit to take care of my mother. I am back to try again.....never gave up but have had lots of ups and downs...feel like I am spinning with one foot nailed to the floor.... Fri, 2 Jul 2010 18:25:06 EST Weekly Weigh-In? Hi, <BR> <BR> I am new to SP and to this team. I was wondering when most of you weigh-in each week and also where do I go to track my weekly weight. <BR> <BR> Thanks! Sun, 20 Jun 2010 09:25:20 EST I'm new here Hi, <BR> <BR> I have just joined SP and I wanted to introduce myself. <BR> <BR> I am a 34 year-old mother to two beautiful boys (2 1/2 and 7 months old) and a wife to a wonderful and supportive husband. <BR> <BR> I want to begin a healthy lifestyle for myself as well as to be a good role model to my two growing children. Most of all, I want my children to be proud of their mum and I want to be proud of myself! <BR> <BR> My goal is to lose 25 lbs before my first son turns three. <BR> <BR>... Fri, 18 Jun 2010 16:59:48 EST New to the team.... Just wanted to say hello and invite you to my page. I'm new to the team but old to trying to lose weight. Looking for friendship and encouragement and hope to reciprocate the deed. Have a wonderful journey because it is a 1 way trip! <em>213</em> Wed, 19 May 2010 22:24:26 EST 10 lbs less by September? Hi there, <BR> <BR> Who wants to join me on my challenge. The aim is to be 10 lbs less in exactly 4 months time (on Friday 3rd September). <BR> <BR> <BR> Starting weight: 128 lbs <BR> Goal weight: 118 lbs <BR> Fri, 14 May 2010 03:01:15 EST 400-cal meals challenge Hi there, <BR> <BR> Who wants to join me on my challenge? The aim is to eat 400 calories at 3 (or 4) meals every day, totalling 1,200 cals (or 1,600 cals) maximum. <BR> Fri, 14 May 2010 03:00:35 EST Herrooo Hi there! I'm Chantelle! I am cuurently 177lbs and my weigh in day is Sunday (so you'll be seeing a lot of me then) I think this is great way to keep yourself accountable, if you have to share it then it matters ;) I look forward to losing with you! Fri, 19 Mar 2010 15:53:39 EST First time for everything? Howdy, <BR> I am new to the Spark, new to this group, and new to posting anything online... <BR> <BR> I am not new to dieting, however! Dieting and I are close friends. As a matter of fact, I've tried every diet you can name. I lose some weight, but I start to miss those pounds(apparently)and gain them back! They of course have met new friend-pounds while they have been gone, and bring them along when I find them! Consequently, I am the biggest I have ever been and trying something tota... Sun, 14 Mar 2010 01:15:25 EST I am on a roll!!! Hi everyone! I have been using this site for a couple of weeks and really enjoying it! I have never used message boards. <BR> <BR> I have been having a trainer come to my house once a week, three times so far. I have realized I do not like going to the gym. <BR> <BR> I live in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories Canada. The snow is starting to melt, so I am looking forward to spring! <BR> I have two girls, seven and three. <BR> <BR> I am terrible for starting a weight loss program... Tue, 9 Mar 2010 13:12:37 EST Lose 10 lbs in 10 weeks challenge Starting today Sat 02/06/10 <BR> <BR> Please give me your: <BR> <BR> Starting Weight: 124 lbs <BR> Current Weight: 124 lbs <BR> Goal weight: 114 lbs <BR> <BR> Weekly Saturday weigh-in. Lose a pound a week. <BR> <BR> Goal date for final weigh-in (less 10 lbs!): Sat 04/17/10. <BR> <BR> Anyone want to join me? <BR> Sat, 6 Feb 2010 12:08:32 EST Hello Hi <BR> My name is Susana I have given up so many times and each time I gain more weight. I love this site it will keep me accountable for my actions. Mon, 25 Jan 2010 18:06:43 EST weekly weigh in? Hi, all. <BR> Just joined this team because I like the support I see here. I've got a long and challenging journey ahead of me, and I know I can do it this time. <BR> Is there a place to actually weigh in here? <BR> Hope you all are having a great week! Wed, 20 Jan 2010 12:24:00 EST weight loss contest on youtube starts jan 1st <BR> <BR> This is a three month contest. Summit an entry video and in 90 day a after video. check out the video for all the details. lets do this! Wed, 23 Dec 2009 23:36:13 EST Kidney Infectio ns/UTI's I am especially pron to UTI's and at the moment I have a pretty nasty kidney infection. Of course, this has effected my ability to complete my weekly fitness goals. Does anyone have problems with these and do you still exercise? I know how to avoid them and I am on antibiotics, but after having them for most of my life it can be extremely frustrating! <BR> <BR> Any tips would be great! <BR> <BR> -Jenny Fri, 4 Sep 2009 14:53:40 EST Weigh in Day Weighed in today another 2lb off making a total of 8.5lb since I joined spark 4 weeks ago and 16lb since I decided to lose weight 10 weeks ago. Hoorah! Tue, 1 Sep 2009 08:44:25 EST Hi I'm new! This is my 2nd day, and things are going well. I've signed on for the five-week "1lb a week" weight loss challenge. <em>9</em> Thu, 27 Aug 2009 13:00:20 EST hiho hiho it is off to work we go!! Hi All, <BR> I hope you had a good cold weekend full of hot dogs, hamburgers and those yummy potato salads I did. Now back to the real world of working out and weighting back in!! <BR> <BR> Lets all think warm weather!! <BR> <em>67</em> Tue, 26 May 2009 12:08:45 EST WELCOME INN CHAT ROOM..... ......MAY Hi everyone, welcome to the May chat room. <BR> We have a Bank Holiday week-end over here in England, not sure if you do but I hope you have a great week-end anyway. Sat, 2 May 2009 10:48:28 EST Wednesday Weigh In If I am duplicating topics I apologize. I didn't see one for Wednesday. <BR> <BR> 2.8 lbs lost last week!!!! Wed, 15 Apr 2009 09:19:26 EST I'm an old newbie My weight and appearance have been the bane of my adult existence, and I am 57 years old. I'll be 58 in November and all I want is to be healthier and lose my belly fat that been hanging on to my body for years! <BR> I am ready to tackle this issue in my life....but need support and encouragement. <BR> Thanks! Mon, 13 Apr 2009 12:44:04 EST Introduction Hi all, <BR> I am really excited to finally get going and make some changes in my life. So glad I found sprak people. My first week will be Sunday. I am hoping I lost some. doing pretty good. I am happy to join you all. Thu, 9 Apr 2009 13:56:14 EST WELCOME INN CHAT ROOM .......APRIL Hi everyone, <BR> Welcome to the April chat room, hope you're all having a great day. <BR> <BR> I've done my walk around the village lanes, it was very pleasant as it feels quite springlike today and I'm now going to clear a garden border ready to re-plant some split perennials. <BR> I suppose I really ought to clear up inside somewhere along the day but it's so pleasant I might just stay outside until it's time to get the tea ready LOL Wed, 1 Apr 2009 07:53:45 EST 'WELCOME INN' CHAT ROOM...... .....MARCH Good morning everyone, sorry this is a bit late, I've been rather busy. <BR> <BR> Hope everyone is well. <BR> Welcome to all the new members we have, I hope you'll join us with your posts. <BR> <BR> Mon, 9 Mar 2009 06:06:18 EST I am not looking forward to my weigh in day My official weigh in day is Thursday and I am at the same weight I was last week? I have been exercising each day although not with as much enthusiasm as usual but moving around just the same. Last week I was at 184 and then dropped an extra 2 by the next day but now alas I am back to my 184 weight!!!! Why oh why can't the fat just melt away? : ( Wed, 25 Feb 2009 10:32:13 EST WELCOME INN CHAT ROOM..... .FEBRUARY Good morning everyone, welcome to the Welcome Inn for February. <BR> Hope you all have a great month. Mon, 2 Feb 2009 10:24:11 EST Hello all My name is Stephanie and I'm not new but it has been awhile and I am starting fresh. I am a wife and mother of two. I live in Logan, UT and love it here. I have some major weight to lose and hope to lose half of it by the time I go to Disneyland in June! Sat, 3 Jan 2009 20:57:34 EST 'WELCOME INN' CHAT ROOM.... .JANUARY Hi everyone, <BR> First of all I hope you had a wonderful Christmas and would like to wish you all a Happy New Year, may everything you want come to you in 2009. <BR> <BR> Welcome to all the new members, I'm looking forward to getting to know you all. <BR> <BR> I've had a very 'good' Christmas and New Year though not in the weightloss sense <em>246</em> but I'm now back on track and raring to go. <BR> Hope you all have a good day <em>247</em> <BR> Martha-Ann. <BR> <em>87</em> Fri, 2 Jan 2009 19:19:27 EST Finally Found The Courage To Face The Scale Hi my Spark Friends, <BR> <BR> I finally stepped on the scale for the first time in a long time. It didn't surprise me that my weight is at an all-time high. Now I'm ready to do something about it. No excuses, no apologies - just a fresh start. Hope all of you have a wonderful week. <BR> Marilyn Mon, 15 Dec 2008 07:14:13 EST CHRISTMAS SCAVENGER HUNT I've been playing this on another team I belong to. <BR> It's fun so thought you might like it here. <BR> The goal is to get as many different things as we can before Christmas Eve. <BR> It's simple to play, I'll start you off and we can go from there. <BR> The idea is to ask for something that represents Christmas/New Year/ The festive season. Find them on the internet and post the link. <BR> <BR> for example if I want reindeer <BR> <BR> <link> </link> ... Sat, 6 Dec 2008 10:39:03 EST Weigh in Hi! I'm Jay and from Illinois My current weight is 197. Thanksgivivg was alittle hard, but now I'm back on track. I'm new here so what day do you weigh in on? Jay Mon, 1 Dec 2008 21:54:28 EST 'WELCOME INN' CHAT ROOM.... DECEMBER Hi everyone, <BR> This is your new chat room for December, can you please post here now. <BR> Check out the November thread so you can keep up with the posts. <BR> Martha-Ann. Mon, 1 Dec 2008 10:22:07 EST I just joined I'm new here and would like to lose 30 lbs I'm not sure how I get the weigh marker on post. Jay Sun, 30 Nov 2008 23:46:22 EST Scale Hi Everybody, <BR> Does anyone have a scale for body weight that is accurate most of the time? <BR> <BR> <em>193</em> Tue, 25 Nov 2008 13:13:19 EST Emotional Eating Two nights ago I was so upset that I just stayed awake watching tv until early in the morning. Nothing tragic happened, but we lost out on a prize of $508 in the lottery because the sales clerk punched in the number 18 instead of 17 and we didn't notice at the time. When I saw that our numbers finally came out, it was so exciting but what a let down when I looked at the ticket. Then there was stressful news about the house my daughter is in the process of buying, but now it seems that may be ... Wed, 19 Nov 2008 11:35:27 EST Free rice game Do you like games? <BR> Here's a link to a fun thread that lets you play games and gives rice to deserving causes. <BR> Help feed the now. <BR> <BR> <link> </link> <BR> <BR> Have fun <em>246</em> Tue, 11 Nov 2008 18:03:33 EST Team goals We have started you off for NOVEMBER with a couple of easy goals which you might already be doing. <BR> Please subscribe to these if you feel you can do them. <BR> Thankyou. <BR> Martha-Ann. <BR> <em>87</em> Thu, 6 Nov 2008 18:34:34 EST 'WELCOME INN' CHAT ROOM.... NOVEMBER Hello everyone <BR> Welcome to our NOVEMBER chat room, please check in often to keep up with everyone. <BR> <BR> I'm your new team co-leader Martha-Ann and I'd like you to welcome Marilyn as your other co-leader. <BR> Together we hope to make this team a place you like to visit for fun and chat as well as your weekly weigh-in. Thu, 6 Nov 2008 16:21:12 EST Small victories This one's a bit different <BR> What are the small daily victories that give you a boost? <BR> <BR> Yesterday I refused a piece of cake at a bonfire party. <BR> A small victory!! <BR> <BR> Tell us what yours are. Thu, 6 Nov 2008 11:12:59 EST Baby steps...what small successes do you celebrate I like to treat myself after reaching my small goals of 10lbs. <BR> Last time I treated myself to a whole lobster...mmm delicious! <BR> <BR> Let is know what YOU do to treat yorself. Thu, 6 Nov 2008 11:10:43 EST What did you do for exercise today? This is the new thread for posting your exercise. <BR> <BR> As for me well I march/walk 30 minutes a day and exercise to a Rosemary Connelly video. <BR> My walking is usually outside around the village but if it's raining I march/walk inside. <em>185</em> Thu, 6 Nov 2008 11:05:33 EST How many log-in points did you get today? Post emoticons to show how many. <BR> <em>244</em> <em>244</em> <em>244</em> <em>244</em> <em>244</em> Thu, 6 Nov 2008 11:03:03 EST Weekly weigh-in Hi everyone, this is the place to come with your weekly weigh-in. <BR> It doesn't matter whch day you weigh yourself please post it here. Thu, 6 Nov 2008 10:58:45 EST Weekly Weigh In? Is there a specific day that everyone weighs in and is there a specific thread we put our weigh numbers? Thanks! Thu, 6 Nov 2008 00:05:24 EST NEWBIE FROM WW Hello all! <BR> <BR> I just canceled WW, so I was very happy to find this weekly weigh in! Woo Woo. Sun, 2 Nov 2008 23:16:54 EST New here Hello Im new here ,I was on this team long time ago, but just got out of the habit and I want to rejoin .I need to be motivated and would like to help motivate others too. I need to be acountable to my self and others. Thanks Diana <em>252</em> Tue, 28 Oct 2008 20:28:49 EST Hi I'm new to your group. I'm hoping that having to publicy state my weight and be accountable each week will help me to get motivated and stay on track. We shall see! :) Mon, 6 Oct 2008 13:34:06 EST 1st weigh in weighing in at what I never thought I would attain. 204. Sat, 20 Sep 2008 21:45:00 EST hello hello, ive been using sp since the last week of august and i love it thus far. i think being able to weigh in will keep me accountable. im 23 years old and married for 5 months now. i hope this will help me with my weightloss goal. Tue, 16 Sep 2008 18:43:53 EST Yet another Monday Weigh-in-er New to the group (and I've only been on SparkPeople a few days). <BR> <BR> Started my weight loss attempt in mid-July. I've lost 9.6 lbs as of today. <BR> <BR> Today's "Weigh In" was a little disappointing, at only 0.6 pounds lost for the week, but I'm not giving up. <BR> <BR> I absolutely need to lose 7.4 more pounds by mid-October and my next doctor's appointment. I know it can be done, but I'm really going to have to buckle down and get serious. Mon, 1 Sep 2008 11:06:25 EST I'M A MONDAY WEIGH IN ALSO HI! MY NAME IS CASSANDRA (CASSIE). I AM A SAHM OF THREE CHILDREN. THEIR AGES ARE 7,4,AND 2. I FIND IT HARD TO FIND TIME TO FIT IN EXERCISE AS WELL AS I AM ON ON-LINE STUDENT FOR UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX. SO I STARTED BY CHANGING MY DIET AND THAT HAS HELPED SOME AND NOW I WALK MY SON TO SCHOOL AND THAT HELPS SOME AND I TRY TO DO MY STRENGTH EXERCISES WHILE MY OTHER 2 NAP AND I TRY TO MOW THE LAWN (PUSH) 1-2 TIMES A WEEK. SO I AM WORKING ON GETTING THERE. I HAVE DONE ONE CARDIO TAPE EXERCIS... Tue, 26 Aug 2008 09:16:35 EST Hello! Newbie here! Not too sure if this is where I start but I'm a Monday AM Weigher and I tipped the scales at 275 this morning. Yikes!! That's even hard to type! I am hoping these weekly weigh ins will keep me accountable. <em>30</em> Mon, 4 Aug 2008 22:52:56 EST New from Wisconsin... Hi everyone, I am new to both this group, and spark people. I am 44 years old, and need to lose a lot of weight. I quit smoking 2 and 1/2 years ago, and feel that I have been able to control that problem. Now, I am ready to tackle the weight problem. I weigh myself on Mondays, so I will check in tomorrow. Sun, 27 Jul 2008 23:06:12 EST Hi from Arizona I'm so glad I've found this team! I've been looking for something to help me stay focused and be held accountable. Knowing I have to post my weigh each week will help me get my motivation back! <BR> Wed, 23 Jul 2008 21:42:20 EST I'm a Monday weigh-in I know it is Tuesday, but I never got a chance to pop over here and introduce myself. <BR> <BR> Name: Jeanette <BR> Age: 33 <BR> Married with children (2 of them - ages 13 and 11) <BR> Many pets - 1 dog, 3 cats, 2 hamsters <BR> Ultimate goal is to get down to 130 pounds <BR> Short-term goal is to be at 200 or less by July 31. <BR> <BR> March 30: 216 (on my birthday no less) <BR> July 21: 203 <BR> <BR> Have a wonderful day! Tue, 22 Jul 2008 11:07:08 EST New Member to you group Hello everyone, I just found this website and I am really need a place to post my weigh ins and this looks like I found it. I have been doing Weight Watchers for the past ten months and have already lost 15 pounds, but I'm such a slow loser, the meetings can really make me feel worse than they do encourage me. So I hope that I can meet some other slow losers like myself. Anyway, thanks for having me!!! <BR> Tiffany <em>30</em> Sun, 13 Jul 2008 13:10:10 EST New girl in town Hey team, <BR> <BR> I'm Sarah-Michelle a single mother from england. <BR> <BR> Its great to be a member of spark people,being a single mum with weight to lose,but being unable to get out to a slimming club I find this ideal. <BR> <BR> I tried numerous times to lose weight but with no success,on the verge of giving up I came across sparkpeople,its the best thing I have done,although I have only been doing it for 3 weeks the results are noticeable,i feel livelier,and have made friends,so to... Tue, 1 Jul 2008 08:44:34 EST Sorry I am reducing my sites and I don't really need a site that just has a weigh-in. <BR> <BR> I see some of you on other sites. <BR> <BR> Good luck with the weight. <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> Mon, 30 Jun 2008 12:38:14 EST New from Alberta Hi there! I'm new to this team and Spark People. I just wanted to say a qucik hello to everyone! I thought this team would be just what I need to keep myself accountable for my weight loss and not just bury my head in the sand anymore. I have two daughters that I need to set a positive example for. Looking forward to chatting with everyone! Sat, 28 Jun 2008 11:59:29 EST Hi, I'm new! Hi everyone. I'm new to this team but not to Spark People. I need a team to keep me accountable to my weight. My friend at work and I weigh in every Friday. Today I weighed in at 133.32. I look forward to meeting everyone and hope you all have a great weekend. Fri, 27 Jun 2008 21:21:35 EST hello hello to all this is all new to me. trying to lose weight and become healthy and happier with all the help i can get. tend to start thing but give up quickly especially if its working not sure why? Sun, 15 Jun 2008 00:07:04 EST Dr. Visit Went for check up and blood work this morning. It's been around 8 months since my last Dr. visit and I'm dreading the results...but today is a new beginning (again LOL). From now on I'm taking responsibility for ALL of my food decisions even if we're eating out. Congratulations to all of you who lost weight so far this week. Mon, 9 Jun 2008 10:44:32 EST Friday Gained <em>39</em> Fri, 6 Jun 2008 10:52:57 EST Friday Weigh-In Hi, I decided to change weigh-in day to Friday from Monday. This way I can try to be careful over the weekend but if I slip up a little, then there will be the rest of the week to make up for it. Hope this isn't self defeating, but Mondays are...well, Mondays <em>18</em> Happy weekend all!! Fri, 30 May 2008 12:55:29 EST Sunday Weight In I lost 3 pounds this week. <BR> Marty Sun, 25 May 2008 12:52:49 EST The Long Weekend Happy Memorial Day Weekend, <BR> <BR> Hoping we can all enjoy this weekend and all the food related activities without fear and trembling <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> Marilyn Fri, 23 May 2008 10:03:59 EST I'm new to this team. Hi all! Hi, <BR> <BR> My name is Marty and I am 59. I have joint problems and have 2 new knees. I also am facing hip and back surgery. I want/need to lose weight so I can live to see my 6 and 4 year old grandchildren grow up. I also want to have the energy to do things with them. <BR> <BR> I teach 5k to 2nd grade Exceptional Needs children. I have both children who stay with me most of the day and some who are resource and come in for an hour a day. <BR> <BR> I am active in two Masonic related ... Wed, 14 May 2008 22:20:40 EST new here! hey everyone! Im looking forward to the motivation this weekly weigh in may offer! I also just joined the swimsuit bootcamp challenge so I hope that brings some great results this way! Sat, 3 May 2008 19:55:52 EST Hello from NJ Hi everybody, <BR> <BR> I've been trying to lose weight for 4 years, but haven't stayed with any one program long enough to see results. I would love to join your team and be encouraged by your losses. <BR> Marilyn <BR> Mon, 28 Apr 2008 11:21:20 EST Another newbie! I'm Marian and I just joined SP 4/6. I've got 18 pounds to lose and hope to drop one a week. Looking forward to the support of other weekly weighers! Tue, 8 Apr 2008 16:50:57 EST Hello! Hello, I'm Sarah! I joined the team this morning and was wondering exactly how it works. Do you just weigh in every wednesday morning and post your results? Fri, 4 Apr 2008 10:05:44 EST New person here from NC Hi, new person here. I am Erin, 36 years old from NC. I was excited when I saw that there is a weekly weigh in group because I think that would make me feel more motivated to see the numbers on the scale drop. I am 5'7 and weigh 160. My goal is to get to 140. Glad to be here! Wed, 26 Mar 2008 21:42:42 EST I'm a newbie I love the idea of weighing in weekly. Count me in... <BR> <BR> Sue Wed, 26 Mar 2008 13:09:41 EST Hey Everyone Hey Everyone... <BR> <BR> I'm Valerie ~ I need to lose about 100 pounds... I have gained ALOT of weight, over the past 10 years and I am ready for a change... I have been married for the past 10 years, but with my soon to be ex-husband for 14 years... I have 3 BEAUTIFUL children (17 months, 8 and 11)... I have taken care of everyone else besides myself, well that is now changing, because I have realized if I don't take care of myself - I might not be here to take care of my children...... Fri, 14 Mar 2008 20:43:01 EST New SP member Hey guys, <BR> <BR> Great to see everyones inspiring weight loss goals and achievements. Hopefully I can soon join the crowd and achieve my goals too. when do you guys weigh in ususally? <BR> <BR> <em>243</em> Fri, 14 Mar 2008 11:10:06 EST New Here <em>213</em> hey everyone, I am new here and still trying to figure things out. I have been working on my weight since the first of December and as of this morning when I got on the scale, I have lost 29 pounds. Yeah for me! So when does everyone weigh in? <BR> Nice to meet everyone, <BR> Vickie Thu, 13 Mar 2008 10:02:51 EST Weekly Weigh-In Comeback! I have been away from spark people for awhile and recently came back.So I'll be checking in my weight here every Friday. I know it helps me feel more accountable. <BR> good luck to you all on your goals! Tue, 11 Mar 2008 13:07:26 EST Leaving the team for a while.. Hello, everyone. Although I'm still gonna weigh-in weekly, I'm going to drop out of this team. I'm sort of re-grouping and rethinking my strategy here. I've come and gone before from here, so I may be back at some point! <BR> <BR> I'll see some of you around the site I'm sure! <BR> <BR> Enjoy! Fri, 29 Feb 2008 15:17:58 EST Newbie here! Hello to all: <BR> <BR> I am a stay-at-home and homeschool MOM who wants to lose 88 pounds. My starting weight is 271.5. I have struggled with my weight since I was a teenager. I have had success in the past with losing the weight, but I have been unsuccessful in keeping it off. My goal this time is to take it off and keep it off. No More YO-YO dieting! Thu, 28 Feb 2008 08:37:02 EST New to the team Hi everyone, <BR> New to the team but long time sparker. Looking forward to the weekly Weigh in. .5# up from last week. Looking forward to the next weigh in and staying focused on food and workouts. Tue, 12 Feb 2008 23:30:29 EST New to the Team Hello my name is Kimberly and I am new to the team. This is one of my goals anyway, to weigh in fully every week. I want to make sure that I take my measurements and do a weigh in on the scale weekly so I think this team will be great for me. Fri, 8 Feb 2008 19:53:11 EST With Regret <BR> I regret to inform you that I must leave some of my teams and this is one of them. I am now co-leader of a second team and I don't have enough hours in the day for all the teams I have been on. I wish all of you success on your life style journey. I'm sure we'll meet up again somewhere along the way. See you on the boards! <BR> <em>247</em> <BR> Love, <BR> Elayne Tue, 5 Feb 2008 13:20:57 EST Just weighed in... Today was my weigh-in day....Not a happy day for me by any means...I lost a big fat 0!!!!!! I have ate 1200 calories per day all week and went to the gym one night and jogged on my treadmill at home one night also...Maybe I just need more exercise... <BR> <BR> You would think with me doing childcare in my home Mon-Fri and chasing after 5 toddlers ALL day + my own 2 yr old I wouldn't even need to workout....but obviously I am not doing something right...I consume NO soft drinks...Only water.... Sat, 26 Jan 2008 10:40:59 EST Laughter Is Good <BR> <BR> Inner Strength <BR> <BR> <BR> If you can start the day without caffeine, <BR> <BR> If you can always be cheerful, ignoring aches and pains, <BR> <BR> If you can resist complaining and boring people with your troubles, <BR> <BR> If you can eat the same food every day and be grateful for it, <BR> <BR> If you can understand when your loved ones are too busy to give you any time, <BR> <BR> If you can take criticism and ... Thu, 24 Jan 2008 15:55:20 EST A returnie from Fl. Hi all. I was a member ot this team a long time ago, and now I am back. Need the accountability and challenges. I belong to a number of teams, and have my own as well. Co leader of The Temple Maintenance Team. I better start setting a good example!I believe my ministry is to listen to and encourage others as much as I can. <BR> <BR> My weigh- in day is Monday at WW. This week is 125.5. My goal is to be at 120 and no higher ever than 125. My Highest was 150, which may not sound too bad, but I... Thu, 24 Jan 2008 14:27:52 EST Wednesday Weigh In 173 <BR> <BR> Down 2 lbs. Wed, 23 Jan 2008 07:21:39 EST new ....and love a challenge!! Hi I am Brandi, new to the site and new to your team!! I am here to lose weight and stay focused and motivated in the process!! I wish everyone success on their lifestyle changes!! Thu, 17 Jan 2008 12:54:02 EST New and Focused! Hi...I'm new to this team, but I joined SP 1 week and 2 days ago...When I joined on January 5th, I weighed in at 190lbs...My weigh in day is Sunday, so I weighed in yesterday at 188lbs...2lbs in a week, but I wasn't eating like I should and I wasn't exercising like I should...I'm hoping to pull some better numbers next Sunday...We will See!!! Mon, 14 Jan 2008 11:52:01 EST Hi! I'm new/old -- started last year sometime. <BR> <BR> This time every day is Day #1. <BR> <BR> Starting Weight 230 (January 13, 2008) Sun, 13 Jan 2008 02:14:34 EST I'm back :( I wish i had more exciting news to give, but unfortunately it's just me being back. I did bring a very unwelcome friend with me... the 8kg i put back on over the last few months :( so back into it i go. I started running / walking training again yesterday and are working back up to my old running schedule. On clear days i'll skate whenever possible, and when all else fails, i have the stationary bike in the living room. The weather is hot here these days so riding the bike isn't really t... Tue, 8 Jan 2008 01:13:14 EST Hi. I'm New from Idaho I joined on January 5. I weigh in on Wednesdays. I have a lot to lose (over 100). I'm not sure what else I need to say, so I'll sign off. Mon, 7 Jan 2008 21:36:54 EST New to this team Hi there. <BR> <BR> I've been a Spark Person since September but I weigh in weekly on Wednesdays. <BR> <BR> I'm trying to lose about 70 pounds. I have rheumatoid arthritis, which makes exercise difficult but since last January, I've lost about 20 pounds so it can be done. It just might take me a little longer. Sat, 5 Jan 2008 17:50:32 EST Newbie in NC Hello all, I am a 31 yr old wife and mother. Trying to lose the weight I lost pre lumbar surgery plus an additional 20 lbs. <BR> <BR> My husband is a Marine and we are stationed in NC with our two girls. <BR> <BR> I think having to weigh in weekly will help motivate me to continue pushing myself. Thu, 3 Jan 2008 13:03:37 EST hi all Hi I am trying to loose about 40lbs by June. I am from Hanover Va. Look forward to chatting with you all. <em>213</em> Fri, 28 Dec 2007 19:06:42 EST Hiya hi everyone! My names Kerry. I joined sparks just under a week ago and I just joined this team today. It seems like a really great incentive to work hard for that weekly weigh in!! <BR> <BR> xxxx Sun, 16 Dec 2007 07:38:44 EST New from Colorado Hi everyone, <BR> <BR> I'm new-- 3 days in, trying to absorb all of this information and reading a lot. I'm 6'1" and want to weigh 190. Looking forward to getting to know everyone. Fri, 23 Nov 2007 16:31:16 EST Friday weigh in Weighed today and am at 122, same as last weigh in but that was at the beginning of the week so staying the same is fine w/ me. This will be my first full week starting today. <BR> Meg Fri, 9 Nov 2007 10:39:33 EST Newbie from British Columbia, Canada Well I am almost through my first week and so far so good. I weighed myself this morning and I am down 4 pounds!! 46 more to go. I have started excercising and am really enjoying the ease and flexibility of the diet plan. Right now I feel very enthusiastic about joining Spark People, I just hope I can keep up the enthusiasm. This is my first post as I have been a little afraid to post anything. Hopefully things will come easier for me now. Looking forward to communicating with others who h... Mon, 29 Oct 2007 13:14:52 EST Boop's Weigh In: <BR> <BR> Friday Oct. 19 160 Dang I shoul have never gone on that cruise <BR> <BR> Friday May 11 - 157 <BR> Friday, May 4 - 158 <BR> Friday, April 27th - 158 <BR> Friday, March 30th - 159 Fri, 19 Oct 2007 18:03:07 EST FRIDAY'S? I AM NEW TO THE GROUP AND WAS INTERESTED IF ANY OF YOU SPARKERS WEIGHED IN ON FRIDAYS? <BR> <BR> THAT WILL BE THE DAY FOR ME....I WISH YOU ALL LOTS AND LOTS OF MOTIVATION:) Tue, 2 Oct 2007 14:50:22 EST Hi everyone... I'm new here. Trying to shed about 20lbs. Need lots of motivation and encouragement to break some really bad habits!!! As of this morning the scale says 146lbs.... Thu, 27 Sep 2007 15:23:07 EST Hi all HI ALL <BR> just joined 9 26 07 my starting weight is 204lbs <BR> hope to lose any weight will be better then adding weight Wed, 26 Sep 2007 13:36:03 EST New to this Team Thought I would join this team since I am weighing in weekly for a challenge (lose 50 by Christmas). I have been with SP for a while, but have just recently gotten back on track. So far I have lost 18 lbs (if the scale is right <em>40</em> . <BR> <BR> Barbara Mon, 10 Sep 2007 08:15:33 EST weekly weigh in not sure what going on ive gone up this week instead of down my weigh in is 174. I'll keep trying!! Thu, 6 Sep 2007 10:16:06 EST new from NC Hi im new to sp and would like to join this group Thu, 30 Aug 2007 13:48:43 EST new girl from down under hi all. thought i would join in the group as i think i need the weekly weigh in to keep me accountable. is there a set day for the weigh in or do we just pick a day and stick to it? i've come and gone a number of times from sp. 3rd time lucky. <BR> bec. <BR> Thu, 23 Aug 2007 07:42:56 EST new girl from down under hi all. thought i would join in the group as i think i need the weekly weigh in to keep me accountable. is there a set day for the weigh in or do we just pick a day and stick to it? i've come and gone a number of times from sp. 3rd time lucky. <BR> bec. <BR> Thu, 23 Aug 2007 07:42:33 EST Weekly weigh in Doing pretty well so far. Lost 3lbs this week. That's 27.3lbs total! Hurrah! Sat, 11 Aug 2007 04:19:47 EST FIRST WEEKLY WEIGH IN POSTING TODAY AT 163.5 <BR> Sun, 5 Aug 2007 20:10:29 EST This weeks weight I forgot to post my weigh ins the last couple of weeks, but todays weigh in was 249.5, or about 4.5lbs lower Mon, 23 Jul 2007 16:26:26 EST Here it goes, my fist weigh-in My first weigh in is today. My current weight is 259. Wish my luck. Mon, 23 Jul 2007 14:53:36 EST Newbie from Florida Hello Everyone, <BR> <BR> I am new to this team, but not sparkpeople. I have been a member of sparkpeople for some time now, but have not been serious about weight loss for a few months. My name is Melissa and I am 27 years old and I am married to a wonderful guy. We have been married now for just over a year. We are trying to concieve but I have been diagnosed with Polycytic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) which causes infertility. One of the things that can help the symptoms of PCOS and infertiti... Mon, 23 Jul 2007 14:51:27 EST Sunday weigh-in This was a nail biter coz for the first time since I started I cheated a few times this week. Nothing spectacular, but you know how it is. I'm sometimes of the frame of mind that if I cheat I've blown my entire life's worth of dieting... LOL. <BR> <BR> Well, proof that it isn't true. Even after two helpings of dinner a couple times, and some icecream when I just couldn't take it anymore... still lost 3lbs. Now a total 18lbs lost. And I haven't had to be really hard on myself in order to... Sun, 22 Jul 2007 04:13:22 EST Here I go! Hey everyone! I'm so excited for my first weigh-in. I never thought I could look forward to a Tuesday! Wish me luck! Wed, 18 Jul 2007 14:08:18 EST I'm new Just want to say hello. I looking forward in sharing my journey toward good health with others. Mon, 2 Jul 2007 17:21:24 EST Hey y'all! I'm new here. My name is Kim and I've been a member for a while. I ran across this site from a fellow SP member and thought this would keep me back on track. I keep losing sight, but then I weigh in and see after two days I've gained what took me 2 weeks to burn off... that really sucks! <BR> <BR> Thu, 28 Jun 2007 10:52:49 EST Today is my weigh in day! I really started trying to lose weight in May.. and I weighed 232 lbs. I kind of got off track with graduations and traveling here in there at the end of the month when a friend told me about sparkspeople. So I started up again.. on June 15th with Sparks people as my support team weighing in on that date at 226. Soooo today I am happy to report that I weigh 220. Im really excited about this.. I know I carry water weight by the end of the day ill be up a few lbs but im good with that. I am... Mon, 25 Jun 2007 11:42:16 EST New Hi I'm new here,names Arlene <BR> I would very much like to join you on this journey. Fri, 22 Jun 2007 07:49:57 EST My First Weigh In I am new to this team. I have been dabbling with a diet all year and I've been on Spark, but not serious for a few months. My weekly weigh in is 172.5 and my goal is 160 by September and 145 in the end. I want to thank you all in advance for any support since I'm in an office alone all day with no one to watch what I stuff in my mouth. Needless to say, I have a habit of eating out of boredom! Hope I can help some of you and hoping I can get some inspiration here. I am looking forward to... Thu, 14 Jun 2007 12:14:46 EST Weighing in......Mondays I guess since I am part of this group I should start weighing in!! This is my first one in this thread... <BR> <BR> Today I weighed in at 165.5 (down from 167 last week)..... <BR> <BR> I hope for a 1-2 lbs drop each I am sure we all are! Mon, 21 May 2007 13:49:02 EST Away on Vacation This is to inform you all that I shall be away on vacation from tomorrow till 14th June 2007. I shall be infrequentlly logging on but not regularly. <BR> <BR> Sunil Sat, 5 May 2007 07:16:12 EST FINALLY! After being on a nice plateau where I bounced from 173-177....I am down to 172.5 and have held on to that for a few days now.....I hope it sticks!! I am glad to have lost 1.5 lbs this week...I was getting discouraged! Mon, 23 Apr 2007 13:21:12 EST Hello! First Weigh-in Hello everyone!!! <BR> <BR> I just joined SP on April 7th and I have lost 3 1/2 pounds so far <em>244</em> I know I have also lost some inches as my clothes are fitting better, but I have not measured myself yet. Plan on doing that today. <BR> <BR> I was very happy to find this team as I tend to do better if I have someone to account to besides myself. That guilt thing works best for me for some reason. <BR> <BR> I look forward to getting to know everyone. <em>213</em> <BR> <BR> Rond... Sun, 22 Apr 2007 08:35:43 EST Up a pound...*sigh* Well, I was up 1 pound today. I am not sure why. I have been eating really good and even bumped up my cardio. <BR> <BR> I am not going to worry too much about it right now. I will just keep doing what I know I should be doing and hope it goes down next week. <BR> <BR> Congrats to everyone else who did lose this week!! Tue, 17 Apr 2007 08:44:20 EST Weekly Weighin #4 Today is the week 4 for me and I am happy to say I am still losing. <BR> <BR> Original SW: 11/3/04: 307 <BR> SW: 03/15/07: 246 <BR> CW: 03/22/07: 233.5 <BR> CW: 03/29/07: 231.0 <BR> CW: 04/05/07: 227.5 <BR> CW: 04/12/07: 225.5 (TOM) <BR> MG: 05/01/07: 215.0 <BR> GW: 11/03/07: 180.0 <BR> <BR> I feel a LOT better, I know that. Thu, 12 Apr 2007 09:21:20 EST Weigh in #3 It's Thursday weigh in day. As I always do every Thursday I got on the scale, got in the shower and got back on the scale, brush my teeth and back to the scale. Just to make sure all three numbers are the same. This time however I decided I needed more lotion and perfume and another time on the scale. LMBO!! My first step up it read 229.0 So I thought WOO HOO 2 lbs!!! However, the next 3 times I got <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> 227.5!!!!!!!!!! <BR> <BR> <BR> HALLALUYA!!!!!!!!!!! <BR... Thu, 5 Apr 2007 09:15:03 EST BETTYBOOPY'S WEEKLY WEIGH-INS Friday, March 30th - 159 <em>192</em> Fri, 30 Mar 2007 13:55:03 EST Weigh in #2 Original SW: 11/3/04: 307 <BR> SW: 03/15/07: 246 <BR> CW: 03/22/07: 233.5 <BR> CW: 03/29/07: 231.0 <BR> GW: 11/03/07: 180.0 <BR> <BR> <BR> I had a 2.5 lbs loss this week, not nearly as good as last weigh in but I will take it. I have been holding up with my calories, fat, carbs and protiens really well until this past Tuesday and sort of went a bit over board. That is reflected on the progress a little. <BR> <BR> But as they say a loss is a loss and so much better than a gain. <... Fri, 30 Mar 2007 13:32:48 EST Week 1 week 1 weight in....6lbs gone. YAY!! <BR> <BR> Alison Thu, 29 Mar 2007 03:26:12 EST New! Day One :) Today is Day One for me. <BR> <BR> Current Weight: 158 Mon, 26 Mar 2007 19:22:02 EST 3 more to go!! YEAh...i have lost 17 lbs now....3 more and I am at the 20 lb excited! Sun, 25 Mar 2007 20:07:37 EST Weigh In Yet again, i've been AWOL lately with work and other unrelated things. I've been exercising hard and eating well all week though. <BR> <BR> Start weight: 101kg (222.2lb) <BR> Current weight: 99.5kg (218.9lb) <BR> <BR> Total loss: 1.5kg (3.3lb) Sun, 25 Mar 2007 19:33:30 EST New Team Member Hello everyone! I am new here and just wanted to say thanks for having me, and weigh-in here for the first time: <BR> <BR> I started with SP 2.5 weeks ago at 265 lbs. and so far am down almost 10 lbs, at 265.6 lbs. I have really been enjoying all the support from the SP forums and all the fun toys available to help us track our weight loss goals...I am really happy to have found this program!!! Fri, 23 Mar 2007 17:43:09 EST Weigh in #1 Today is my first official weigh in since I started (over) on my new way of life. <BR> <BR> Original SW: 11/3/04: 307 <BR> SW: 03/15/07: 246 <BR> CW: 03/22/07: 233.5 <em>244</em> <BR> GW: 11/03/07: 180.0 <BR> <BR> I about fainted when I got on the scale this morning. I'm even more excited about this new way of life!!!! 12.5 lbs this week!!!!!! Granted I know 90% of that is water weight but I can start feeling the difference in my pants already. <BR> Thu, 22 Mar 2007 09:46:17 EST ???? What day is weigh in???? What day is weigh in, does this group have a specific day or is it just everyone on their own once a week?? <BR> Wed, 21 Mar 2007 12:43:36 EST Newbie Here I just wanted to take a brief minute to introduce myself to all of you. My name is Julie, I am a busy mom of a 2 yr old little Princess, I work 2 jobs and love being a wife! At the birth of my daughter I weighed in at 307lbs. I lost a little, gained a little, stayed the same for a while. I was diagnosed with PCOS, IR, and hypothyriodism last year. I am a few days away from leaving my 20's and decided to make my 30's different. So here I am back on track and ready to meet my other 1/2.... Tue, 20 Mar 2007 18:52:07 EST 2 more pounds i have lost another 2 pounds <BR> <BR> Jo Mon, 19 Mar 2007 13:17:55 EST ~*~Shelly's~*~ weigh in journey. Starting Weight: 118.1 kgs (259.8 pounds) 11.03.07 <BR> Current Weight: 116.2 kgs (255.6 pounds) 18.03.07 <BR> <BR> Total Weight loss: 1.9 kgs (4.2 pounds) <BR> Sat, 17 Mar 2007 19:30:13 EST Hello I think this is what I need. I signed up in Jan.2007 and I've only lost 10#. So the weigh in would keep me on top with the calories and exercise. Sheri Fri, 16 Mar 2007 12:28:34 EST After 2mths gone, i'm back and losing... Hi guys, been a tough few months for me, but am finally getting back into the swing of Sparkpeople life. I weighed myself the other day and found i've lost approx. 4lb since mid January. I know it's not a big loss, but i'm actually ok with it. The last 8 weeks haven't been good, so i'm kinda suprised i have a loss at all. Back into things, so should hopefully see the loss pick up a bit. Fri, 16 Mar 2007 09:23:11 EST lost 5 more pounds I have lost 5 more pounds, bringing me down to 250 <BR> <BR> Jo Thu, 15 Mar 2007 10:40:24 EST Heya! Hey everyone. Thats me just about to go back on SP AFTER FALLING OFF THE WAGON FOR 2 MONTHS!! Hope I do better this time! The boyfriend doesnt help though! <BR> Mon, 12 Mar 2007 18:55:48 EST Kaleena's Weekly Weigh-In Hello everyone! I've been here for a while, but I haven't posted because I've been on a plateau since Feb 13th. But I weighed in today, and I'm down SIX pounds, from 359.8 to 353.8. =) <BR> <BR> I started at 400.4 in mid-September. I'm 22 and I want to be at my goal weight by my 25th birthday (June 6, 2009). Mon, 12 Mar 2007 08:05:35 EST Hello =) Hello everyone. <BR> <BR> I'm Shelly, I'm 27 years old, and live in Sydney, Australia. I own a wonderfully cute dog who is my closest friend. <BR> <BR> I'm a student redoing my grade 12 in order to get into university next year, where I want to get my Bachelor of art degree in English literature. <BR> <BR> I currently (as of March 11th) weigh in at 118.1 kilograms or 259.8 pounds and hope to get down to 60 kilograms or 132 pounds by my 29th birthday in 2008. <BR> <BR> Right now I am j... Mon, 12 Mar 2007 08:02:10 EST Renee's weigh in..... My weigh in was Wednesday and I lost another pound. I'll take the pound but wished it would have been more. Fri, 9 Mar 2007 23:06:45 EST Can I Join? Hey there everyone! I have been on my weight loss journey since I had my son in August of 2005, I gained 60lbs and I am now working the rest of it off. I did pretty well through SP until I started back to work :( in April of 06. I only have about 10lbs left to get to my goal weight and to get back in my pre preggo jeans! Everytime I start I lose momentum because our lives are so hectic. So here's my goal...we're moving back to my old hometown at the end of April. My goal is to get to my goal ... Wed, 7 Mar 2007 15:35:35 EST Marian's Weekly Weigh In I am happy to report that I am down 2 lbs. to 160.5 lbs.!!!! <BR> <BR> <em>104</em> Fri, 2 Mar 2007 11:48:25 EST Hi, I'm a Newbie Just wanted to say Hi. I started out weighing 230 lbs. 2 1/2 yrs ago (I'm 5'2") I was very large. Started out slowly on Weight Watcher and walking. Now I watch calories and do a fair bit of excercise and I weigh 162.5 lbs (as of last Friday) I just celebrated 10 months of not smoking. I live in Lethbridge Alberta Canada. <BR> <BR> Marian <em>213</em> Thu, 1 Mar 2007 15:19:47 EST Weigh in question This weekend, I was bad. Friday night, Lucas and I went to a Mexican restaurant with his dad, and my sodium intake was high for the day. Sunday we had a birthday party to go to, where I ate sweets, and then family members decided to go get Mexican for dinner. I split fajitas with Lucas instead of getting my own meal this time, but still had a high sodium day (nachos at the party, plus the Mexican). <BR> <BR> When I weighed yesterday morning (Monday), I was 275.6 (or 275.4, I can't remembe... Tue, 27 Feb 2007 10:38:01 EST lost another pound i have lost another pound <BR> <BR> Jo Tue, 27 Feb 2007 08:27:13 EST Monday Weigh In I think I'm still in shock... <BR> <BR> Last Week: 179 <BR> <BR> Today: 174 Mon, 26 Feb 2007 09:38:54 EST Another Newbie :) Hello! My name is Jen, I am 26 and live in MI with my husband and our 2 kids I joined SP in September, but never really "used" the site until January. I started at 186 and I'm at 174 today with a total of almost 20" lost. <BR> <BR> Mon, 26 Feb 2007 09:38:01 EST Monday Weigh-In! SP start weight 2/16/07 135lbs <BR> today 2/26/07 134lbs <BR> Goal 128lbs by 4/1/07 <BR> <BR> New Years Start Weight 145lbs.... lost 11 lbs! Woo Hoo! <BR> Mon, 26 Feb 2007 08:21:28 EST Weekly Weigh In This is my first time weighing in and I am not quite sure how to work this so here goes. I started last week at 140lbs and I have lost 1 lbs. Sorta proud of myself. Well thanks anyways talk to you next week Sun, 25 Feb 2007 23:44:30 EST 1st weigh in I have been on a diet since 2/6 I started out at 222 and today I weighed myself and I weigh 213. <em>244</em> <BR> Thu, 22 Feb 2007 12:08:18 EST When do you weigh in? Hello! I'm new to the group! What day do you guys weigh in? Also, do you then post how much you lost, or how does that work? Thanks for your help in advance! Thu, 22 Feb 2007 09:13:50 EST 2 more pounds i have lost another 2 pounds <BR> <BR> Jo Wed, 21 Feb 2007 13:32:55 EST NEW MEMBER Hi!Just wanted to say hello and introduce myself. I thought that Spark would be enough to keep me motivated, but without anyone expecting me to weight in, I haven't been as good as I should be and it's therefore not working. <BR> <BR> If I know I need to answer to someone, I'm a little more motivated than if no one is looking... I was like that when I was little too. ha ha. Thanks a lot in advance for any support or advice you can give me, and hope to meet lots of you in the near future! Mon, 19 Feb 2007 17:21:02 EST Down in spite of.... My two pig out days this week...I went up 2lbs with dinner on wed and drank beer last night....but I am still down .5lbs which makes it a total of 10lbs lost! yeah! Mon, 19 Feb 2007 11:46:30 EST new member Hello everyone! THis is day one of the new me!! I would love to join this challenge. I think posting my weight on a weekly basis will help keep me motivated to lose the 50lbs. that I need to lose. <BR> <BR> <BR> ~Jen <em>88</em> Mon, 19 Feb 2007 11:14:26 EST down 3 more pounds hello every one i hope that all of you had a great weekend? mine was good. lost another 3 pounds, total of 24 <BR> <BR> Jo <em>224</em> Mon, 19 Feb 2007 11:11:51 EST . This is my first post on any site ever so i hope this is how i do it. Anyway my weigh in Day will be tuesdays. I really need to stop weighing myself three times a day. So i hope this group will help with that. I am making myself a rule that i if i stay off the scale until then i can weight myself as many times as i want to on tuesday. (Just in case my body desides to drop 5 pounds in an hour.) Wishful thinking. Sat, 17 Feb 2007 00:45:45 EST Weekend Eating <BR> As I mentioned in my last post, I'm new to SP (just 3 days). I packed on the pounds over the last few months with emotional eating and turning a blind eye to my tight fitting pants. <BR> <BR> My biggest problem is sweets, I really kind of lose control once I start eating them. My husband tends to work on Saturday nights so I indulge in my favorite weekend ritual - a DVD, the couch and an ENORMOUS dessert. And I do mean enormous. I'm a little worried about staying dessert free thi... Wed, 14 Feb 2007 16:23:41 EST New Girl I just started SP three days ago, with a beginning weight of 155. I've joined this forum with the intention of weighing in each Monday and writing with my progress. I never, ever tell anyone how much I weigh so this is a big step for me. I managed to gain about 12 lbs. over the last 3 or 4 months due to stress eating but also because I was in complete denial. <BR> <BR> i could feel my pants getting tighter (even my underwear!) but didn't want to admit it was really weight gain. I just refus... Wed, 14 Feb 2007 12:26:42 EST Happy Valentines Day wishing all of you a Happy Valentines Day!!!! <BR> also i lost another 4 pounds <BR> <BR> Jo Wed, 14 Feb 2007 08:22:52 EST Hello hello every one! I hope that everyone had a good weekend? my was good. I went to weigh in on my new scales and they are not working, my mom messedd with them and messed them all up <BR> <BR> Jo Mon, 12 Feb 2007 12:48:54 EST What day is weigh in.... Hi you have a set day you all weigh in...this is just what I need...the weekly goes... <BR> <BR> 2/12/07-181 <em>101</em> Mon, 12 Feb 2007 11:22:05 EST Laura's weekly weigh in!!!! <em>104</em> I was hoping for at least one pound gone on my weigh in and was pleasantly surprised with two!!!!!!! Soooo excited because we had several functions that involved restaurants and that is always harder to know exactly what I am eating!!! I CAN do this!!! Yeah me! There, I'm done, thanks for listening! <em>4</em> <em>9</em> Sat, 10 Feb 2007 08:19:20 EST Hello i just got new scales and weighed and i have lost 5 more pounds. <BR> <BR> Jo Thu, 8 Feb 2007 12:44:02 EST ab lounge does any one here use a ab lounge? <BR> <BR> Jo Thu, 8 Feb 2007 08:15:23 EST Hello Everyone I hope that everyone had a great weekend? my weekend was ok, it could have been better, my scales stoped working and i have no way to know if i have lost any weight, i hope to get new ones soon. <BR> <BR> Jo Wed, 7 Feb 2007 16:01:59 EST Back on Track! After having hit a plateau about 3 weeks ago, I'm finally back on track and down to 80.4, from 81.7. I'm so glad, because it was getting somewhat frustrating and all the good advice about building muscles, taking your time only helps so much. Hopefully, the next weeks will be a little easier! Mon, 5 Feb 2007 10:11:00 EST First WI This is my first WI and I'm down 1.5 lbs...I'll take it. Anything will help at this point. Have a good day everyone. Mon, 5 Feb 2007 09:31:44 EST New to team My weight this morning was 279. It took a month to loose one pound. Help. Sun, 4 Feb 2007 14:49:13 EST Have a good weekend hello every one i hope that all of you have a good weekend. <BR> <BR> Jo Sat, 3 Feb 2007 10:25:31 EST Saturday Weigh-In 76.3 kilos <BR> <BR> Nothing bad about that here, I just started last Thursday. :-) <BR> Sat, 3 Feb 2007 03:24:54 EST New here also. I just started her on Monday so my WI's will be on Mondays. I'm hoping it'll be good news but we'll see. Thu, 1 Feb 2007 23:13:12 EST just getting back into things... It's been awhile since I've been on here... two weeks ago there was a huge tragedy in my family. My dad passed away suddenly and unexpectedly, and it really hit me hard. Unfortunately I turned to food as my answer. Now that I've realized this, I've been trying to stay away from it as a source of comfort, and am back to 140 lbs. <BR> I've been trying to exercise and closely monitor what I'm eating, and so far it's been working. Hopefully I can keep this up and not cave in. <BR> <BR> Anyone ha... Thu, 1 Feb 2007 12:01:32 EST Hello, my name is Michelle I am new here. <BR> <BR> I weigh in on Fridays because I am a weekend free kind of girl...even though I am trying to kick that nasty habit. <BR> <BR> Can't wait to get to know you all! Tue, 30 Jan 2007 19:40:32 EST New Here my name is Jo and i am new. i just wanted to say hello and that i hope to get to know all of you soon <BR> <BR> Jo Tue, 30 Jan 2007 16:55:30 EST Weigh-In I've been awol for a few weeks while moving house and other fun stuff. I was a bit worried about todays weigh in as i know i've eaten bad over the last few weeks. It turns out the less money you have the less good food you can afford... stinks huh? <BR> <BR> Anyway, after all is said and done i've lost 1.2lb in the last 2 weeks. I actually think it's more, as i didn't weigh in today until after eating breakfast and having a big cup of coffee. <BR> <BR> I'm back into things this week, so ... Sun, 28 Jan 2007 21:20:49 EST riley's weigh in sunday, january 28th: 183.5 Sun, 28 Jan 2007 13:30:07 EST Finally getting serious! This is my first offical weigh in.. Started 196 and I'm down to 190. Yipee.. I need to stay focus and I look forward to getting to know all you guys as well.. <BR> <BR> Hnybee Sat, 27 Jan 2007 17:18:51 EST Friday Weigh In Well, I forgot to weigh myself yesterday so I decided on weighing myself this morning. I lost 3Lbs!! I'm now weighing in at 191.4!!! I'm sooooo happy!! I couldn't believe the scale this morning. Sat, 27 Jan 2007 10:23:25 EST 3rd weigh hey yall~ <BR> <BR> today is my 3rd weigh in. this week i lost 1lbs. 1in in my neck, .5 ins in my waist and no ins in my hips. <BR> <BR> i a little disappointed that i only lost 1lbs this week. the past 2weeks i have been losing 21/2lbs a week. but then went out this past week and i dont normaly do that......oh well....till next week... <BR> Tue, 23 Jan 2007 09:53:48 EST monday weigh in 143.0 pds <BR> Mon, 22 Jan 2007 08:31:06 EST 3rd Weigh In (Friday) Yeah, I know it isn't Friday today but I did weigh myself yesterday but forgot to post ;) <BR> <BR> I weigh 193.9!! That means 4Lbs down since last Friday. <BR> <BR> Edit: This is actually my 4th weigh in... ooopsie! Sat, 20 Jan 2007 10:35:47 EST Newbie with 1st Weigh In Ok here it is. My first weigh in. Had my weight and fat % done. 204 and 37.2% body fat. Holy cow just looking at that is mind boggling. But I am going to do this. I have lots of incentive so keep me in your prayers LOL. <BR> <BR> Natalie Thu, 18 Jan 2007 23:54:08 EST Need incentive Hi, I am new to this team. I have been struggeling the past few weeks and thought that maybe the pressure of a weekly weigh in would help give me the incentive that I need to start losing again. <BR> <BR> <BR> I will weigh in on Wednesdays. <BR> <BR> Anyone else out there want to join me on Wednesdays? <BR> <BR> <BR> Today I am weigh 229. Hopefully next Wednesday I will have a loss to report. <BR> <BR> Wed, 17 Jan 2007 22:27:41 EST Starting AGAIN My last weigh in was Sunday which was 270 lbs (has gone up a bit, but I am really keen on sticking to my renewed plan this time) Tue, 16 Jan 2007 10:34:19 EST 1st weigh in - woo-woo I am down to 146 lbs, 3.5 lb loss this week. My next goal is 143 lbs Jan 22nd. <BR> <BR> Tue, 16 Jan 2007 09:06:35 EST 2nd weigh-in hey yall~ <BR> <BR> today is my 2nd weigh-in and i have lost another 2lbs!!!! so im now 169!! i made a bet with one of my sups @ work that i could lost 10lbs by my bday on feb well on my way!! till next week..... <BR> <BR> jean <BR> <BR> go me!!! Tue, 16 Jan 2007 07:42:17 EST Hi, new! 1st weigh-in. Hey, my name is Mollie. I'm 5'5", 19 years old. I have a goal date of May 14, 2007. I'd like to be around 110! <BR> Right now I weigh 140 lbs. I've lost 26 lbs since August '06, and I'm hoping to keep it up!! <BR> Hopefully next week will show good results! Fri, 12 Jan 2007 17:11:58 EST Hi, new! 1st weigh-in. Hey, my name is Mollie. I'm 5'5", 19 years old. I have a goal date of May 14, 2007. I'd like to be around 110! <BR> Right now I weigh 140 lbs. I've lost 26 lbs since August '06, and I'm hoping to keep it up!! <BR> Hopefully next week will show good results! Fri, 12 Jan 2007 17:09:10 EST Exercise tracker Is anyone using this? How do I track what I am doing at the gym? Lifting weights...Am I missing something, how come I don't see it? <em>34</em> Fri, 12 Jan 2007 14:55:11 EST 3rd Weigh In (Friday) Oh god, I gained a pound... I deserved it though. I've been cheating a lot this week. Also, I have been going to the gym often so maybe I gained some muscles. I'm really going to work on what I'm eating this week. That pound is not going to stop me from achieving my goal! I will work HARDER!! :) Fri, 12 Jan 2007 13:08:35 EST 1st Weigh-In Hello everyone. This is my first weigh in and I am at 274. My short-term goal is to lose 20 lbs by March. Good luck to everyone! Fri, 12 Jan 2007 12:53:45 EST Hi newbie here. This sounds like a great way to keep up on the weight loss. <BR> <BR> LeE Thu, 11 Jan 2007 06:52:10 EST What day do you weigh and why? I am just curious as to which day people weigh in on and why they pick that particular day of the week. <BR> <BR> I plan to weigh in each Friday. Two reasons. First, to see what progress my M-F workouts have made. Second, to hopefully help encourage me to continue my progress over the weekends (I.E. not blow it!). <BR> <BR> Paul <em>104</em> Thu, 11 Jan 2007 03:46:52 EST Here I am Hey everybody, just joined. I am determined to look amazing by Spring. I weighed myself last week, and couldn't beleive I weighed in @ 150. I knew the lbs kept coming, but I didn;t realize this much. Gulp. So I decided time to go to the gym and start eating right. I started Jan 8th. I am determined to lose 2 lbs per week until April 5th. I am going to the gym every night and was only planning on weighing in weekly. I don't have a scale in my house and I get discourgaed easily if I we... Wed, 10 Jan 2007 11:09:17 EST today is my 1st weigh-in hey yall!! <BR> <BR> yes im from the south can you tell??!! LOLOL <BR> n-e-way. today is my 1st weigh-in and today is also my 1st post in this time..... <BR> <BR> for my weight: i have lost 2 1/2lbs in my 1st week with sp!!! <BR> <BR> i have to say very special THANK YOU to katie1977, who is my very best sparkpeople buddy!!! katie answer all of my cring email with the all love and support of someone who has knew me for years. but we only meet a week ago. <BR> <BR> oh and my hubby too... Tue, 9 Jan 2007 19:50:28 EST First timer... Hopefully the Weigh Loss Ticker will go down a notch by the 16th... <BR> <BR> Best wishes to all on getting the ticker moving.... Tue, 9 Jan 2007 12:17:59 EST Getting back on track Hi everybody. I've had a tough few weeks with stress, and have really struggled eating properly. I was pleased to see that I lost 2lb this week though, so that definitely made me smile! Tue, 9 Jan 2007 09:07:22 EST First Weigh-In I did my first weigh-in yesterday and I put on 1lb! I did have a really naughty weekend, so I'm lucky it was only 1lb but I'm still a bit disappointed! <BR> <BR> However, I am not going to be defeated after just one week and I'm trying extra hard this week. Slim and sexy here I come! <BR> <BR> Katie x Tue, 9 Jan 2007 08:54:45 EST First Weigh-In with this Group! Hey there! I joined SparkPPL a little while ago and now decided to join this team, too. My name's Anne and I'm from Germany. I've never been exactly thin, but I was about 70kg a few years ago - I'd like to go back to this weight, and keep it this time. Anyway.. <BR> My last weigh-in was on 3 January, with 83.7kg. Today I couldn't believe the scale! 81.7kg! yayz :D Tue, 9 Jan 2007 07:55:32 EST Newbie from Texas Hi Everyone!! <BR> <BR> Well tomorrow will be my first weigh-in, We'll see how I did for my first week. Look forward to chatting and making some new friends. I just found this group and wanted to join so that I can be accountable. <BR> <BR> Misty Mon, 8 Jan 2007 22:02:59 EST new here Hi all I am new here. I had my first weight in @ weight watchers on thurs 1/4/07 and I was 206.4 lb. my next weight in will be 1/11/07 I will let you know who it goes Mon, 8 Jan 2007 16:50:31 EST My first weigh in Hey all! I just joined this team.I weighed in this morning at 218 which is sadly a 2 pound gain for me. But, I think it's only due to water weight or hormonal so I'm not worried about it. <BR> I weigh in on Mondays so,next week will hopefully have great results!! Mon, 8 Jan 2007 13:17:21 EST Weigh In #2 (Friday) Well, I lost 3 pounds this week! Oh yeah baby! Last Friday I was 199 and this Friday I'm 196. If I keep this up, I know I'll reach my goal in no time! :) Fri, 5 Jan 2007 12:25:18 EST Bad Girl Well, I've been a bad girl and haven't checked in since Turkey Day. Yikes! <BR> <BR> To my credit and defense, I have in my personal goals the month between Thanksgiving and New Year "off". I continue to diet, exercise, but for those particular days leading up to and around the holiday I decided I wouldn't obsess about the numbers on the scale. <BR> <BR> I actually did really well throughout the entire holiday. Gained about 4 lbs over Thanksgiving, lost it the very next week. Steadily d... Wed, 3 Jan 2007 13:45:40 EST Another Newbie Hi All! <BR> Firstly, congratualtions to you all! Reading your messages was very motivating! <BR> I lost some weight about 2 years ago and then kinda gave up without even realizing it! I gained a few pounds back, and now I want to continue towards my goal. I think this weighing in will keep me aware and on top of my goals, not to mention help sustain my motivation! <BR> Wish me luck :) <BR> Wed, 3 Jan 2007 10:31:57 EST New to the Team Just wanted to say hello. I did my first weigh in yesterday. I'm starting at 180lbs heading down to 150. Weigh-in's will be Tuesday's for me. Tue, 2 Jan 2007 21:15:40 EST My First weigh in My husband and I just bought an at home work out gym thing and I've been using it daily. I'm always affraid to look at the scale because I've been over weight since I got out of high school. Since I've started spark people I'm glad to say I weighed myself this morning and I've lost 2lbs since I've started. By gosh I've starting my new year off the right way. People always have the new years resolution of "I'm going to lose weight" well I'm saying it and I mean it. Sun, 31 Dec 2006 19:18:01 EST Weigh In (after 2 weeks away) Hi guys, I've been AWOL for the last few weeks due to family commitments and a general fear of what the scales would say to me. I've had to cut back my bike riding due to an injury, so have not had as many calories burnt each day. <BR> <BR> But i'm back, and ready to blast my way into 2007! <BR> <BR> So, my weight today is 231 lb. I've put on only 2.2 lb over the last 2 weeks, which i'm VERY happy about. Sun, 31 Dec 2006 18:18:14 EST 1st Weigh In I'm 199 pounds right now. Hoping to lose at least another pound by next friday. If I can lose more than one pound, you'll all hear about it, don't worry. hehe Fri, 29 Dec 2006 15:17:51 EST New to the team Hello everyone. I just wanted to introduce myself. I am excited to be a member of this team. Thu, 28 Dec 2006 10:14:14 EST New here This is my first day. The reason I joined this team, is that I have gained since joining up with sparks. I need to be accountable to someone other than myself and need someone to give me a good swift kick up the backside and not be afraid to hurt my feelings when I screw up, which I have been doing on a regular basis for the last few months. <BR> I am now heavier than I have ever been in my life, including 3 pregnancies, one that saw me gaining a whopping 49.5 pounds. <BR> So, here I am, som... Wed, 27 Dec 2006 16:12:18 EST New I am new so let me tell you guys something about me. I am 25 living in VA. I am married for almost 6 years to a wonderful man. We have three children. Jean Carlos is 5 1/2, Julia is 4 and Adrianna is 2. I am a stay at home mother for the last 4 years now. After my last child I saw myself as fat but could never do anything about it more or less never wanted to. I didn't think there was time in the day for me and I found there is, I deserve it. I was once a member of biggest looser and I enjoye... Tue, 26 Dec 2006 10:04:31 EST Happy Holidays I wish you ... <BR> <BR> Health... <BR> so you may enjoy each and every day. <BR> <BR> Wisdom... <BR> to choose those things that really matter in life. <BR> <BR> Beauty... <BR> of nature that you may enjoy the work of your God. <BR> <BR> Love... <BR> of friends and family that will bring peace within your heart. <BR> <BR> Generosity... <BR> to share with the others you will meet on your travels through life. <BR> <BR> Happiness and Peace... <BR> for all in the New Year 2007! Wed, 20 Dec 2006 21:53:45 EST The Tuesday Morning Weigh In.. 125# I'll be posting my weekly progress here.. this way i can set some weekly goals out in public. I would like to get below 250 point.. I've done pretty well this week.. i know my momentum will slow, but as long as i plug away.. <BR> Ist goal.. break 250.. <BR> <BR> Start 275 <BR> 12/19/06 <BR> 266 Tue, 19 Dec 2006 02:15:11 EST My first weigh in... dun dun dun! Hey ya'll I'm new here and just wanted to say hi! <BR> <BR> My first weigh in... 132 lbs. Thu, 14 Dec 2006 16:33:57 EST my first weigh-in 188 lbs... 63 to go :( Thu, 14 Dec 2006 08:15:46 EST weigh in on Dec.11 Hi all. Down another pound to 117. Yipee. <em>224</em> Wed, 13 Dec 2006 01:58:53 EST Weeklly weigh in Lost another lb..Down to 117.I can do this! 2 more pounds to go. <em>104</em> Wed, 13 Dec 2006 01:50:21 EST Weigh In 185 for a lost of two pounds this week. Very happy about this, this is the lowest weight I have been in years. Tue, 12 Dec 2006 20:57:14 EST new 2 group and i am w weigh-aholic Okay ... <BR> <BR> I bought a scale last february and i am a weigh-aholic. I need supprt just to not weigh myself. so that is why I joined this group to have some accountabality to some one at first cuz i know eventually it will have to be with me. Then Im thinking, oh boy what if i i will have to tell someone. Wish me the best!! <em>24</em> Tue, 12 Dec 2006 09:40:30 EST Help!!!! OMG! I need a slap to the face! I gave up at Thanksgiving, which led to starting over every day since. I cannot get back into it. I have gained about 7 lbs since then, how does that happen so fast? <BR> I just keep telling myself tommorrow is the day, and I start off fine, then give up and have a really bad lunch and dinner. I gave up cardio, strength training, and tracking what I eat. I feel as though I just can't do it. I feel like such a loser! Self loathing sucks! <BR> <BR> <em>46</em> Mon, 11 Dec 2006 20:56:59 EST Weekly Weigh-In I had a pretty bad week re: food intake, so i'm more than happy with my loss this week. <BR> <BR> Starting weight: 232.1 lb <BR> Weight today: 231 lb <BR> Loss: 1.1 lb Mon, 11 Dec 2006 17:24:51 EST NEED HELP/ADVISE I'm drinking the water, monitoring the calories, and have upped my strength training intensity. I'm moving but the scale and the tape measure is staying the same. <BR> I need advise/help to get these things moving downwards. Wed, 6 Dec 2006 23:41:17 EST Weighing in I am now 187, which means I actually lost weight over the holidays. Hope everyone had a wonderful holiday as well :) Tue, 5 Dec 2006 21:38:35 EST Weekly Weigh-In I had the worse weekend i've had in a long time. Not only did i go over my max. calorie intake by about 1000 2 days straight, i also did not exercise on those 2 days. As such, i was VERY worried about todays weigh-in. <BR> <BR> I don't know how it happened, but i actually LOST 2.2lb (1kg) this week! <BR> <BR> Mon, 4 Dec 2006 19:16:40 EST First time This is my first time, and I hope to loss my weight with this team Sun, 3 Dec 2006 02:38:18 EST I'm new to this challenge and this web site. HEL Today is the 1 year anniversary of my heart attack. So far I've lost 56 pounds. I'm at a stall now and I'm getting discouraged and rather lacks on my diet. I'm trying to get restarted and get motivated and I need encouragement. <em>15</em> <em>192</em> Fri, 1 Dec 2006 12:03:17 EST weighing in.... Well I hit 150! 10 pounds gone. I've been loosing quickly though I'm not sure if thats good or not(5 pounds last week 5 pounds this week)but I was eating ALL day long a few weeks ago so maybe that's why. I started a new job working 12 plus hours so no time to snack which is great!!! Thu, 30 Nov 2006 20:40:49 EST my first weigh in and I've lost 3.5 lbs this week so I've not eaten or are going to eat any of my boyfriends delicious scrummy mouthwatering toffee doughnuts that are sitting in the kitchen right this minuite! I WILL BE STRONG!!! Must wear pretty dress for work crimbo do! <em>244</em> Thu, 30 Nov 2006 18:29:52 EST When is the weekly weighin? I joined this team but am not sure when I am supposed to weigh in. I am one of those chronic weighers! I know i shouldn't but at least it's not fattening! I mean I don't get discourage and go and eat something i shouldn't but i do weigh a lot of times. <BR> I am wondering does everyone just pick a certain time and then stick to it? <BR> I weighed before late in the day with my hiking boots on, but i like to weigh myself first thing in the morning so I know some of my initial weightloss has... Thu, 30 Nov 2006 11:02:42 EST weighing in Last week, well actually a week and a day ago, I weighed 292 and today I weigh 287.....woo hoo! Wed, 29 Nov 2006 12:25:37 EST I forgot to post yesterday - weekly weigh-in Hi guys, after the last 2 weigh-ins not having any change in the scales i was a little apprehensive about the weigh-in this week. I think even more so, as i'd changed my data here on SP and was eating more calories this week than before. <BR> <BR> Needless to say, i'm here and the results are as follows: <BR> <BR> Weight last week: 237.6 <BR> Weight this week: 234.3 <BR> Total loss: 3.3lbs <BR> Wed, 29 Nov 2006 07:02:58 EST My weigh in for the week-a day late! ooops Ok...yesterday I weighed in at 192 change over last week, which I'm gonna take as a GOOD thing because I ate a LOT this past week. I weighed myself again this morning and I was down to 191. yeah! Tue, 28 Nov 2006 18:27:21 EST Just Starting... When do we weigh in? I am new to this, any help is greatly appreciated Sat, 25 Nov 2006 16:53:51 EST Just started want to JOIN <BR> When do I weigh? How do I log? How do I veiw others? <BR> <BR> I am ready for this! Going hiking now, not shopping! Fri, 24 Nov 2006 11:07:56 EST Weekly weigh in Still holding at 188, so I'm pretty happy. especially since the holidays are always bad for my waist line and weight,lol. I'm hoping everyone eats sensibly and doesn't eat too much. But remember, don't get mad at yourself if you do, just get back on the diet wagon. One day isn't going to derail us right? Thu, 23 Nov 2006 15:35:08 EST No gain in December Challenge The following people are up for the challenge. <BR> <BR> TGirl:142-143-142.5 <BR> Stinky6-99: 184 <BR> Noreen333:145-144 <BR> ITSTIME4ANEWME: 204 <BR> ANGELBELIEVER: 120 <BR> HOPEFULNESS: 178 <BR> NAVELACADEMY: 194.5 <BR> <BR> I will check with you guys on Mondays. Wed, 22 Nov 2006 17:17:10 EST Newbie weighing in Hi everyone my name is Kelly. I am 292 lbs. I have now lost 3 pounds since I started at SP last week but I am down 60 pounds since 3/8/05 <em>244</em> . <BR> <BR> Good Luck to everyone! Tue, 21 Nov 2006 12:13:31 EST My weekly weight in...11/20 I'm down 3lbs over last week...YEAH!!! <BR> <BR> That's great considering I only had 3 good days as far as cals go, 2 ok days, and 2 really bad days. I got in about 2500 cardio minutes, and did all my strenth excercises. <BR> <BR> Now I just need to get going on TODAY! lol Haven't done too badly with food...but that because I slept most of the morning away and a very slow and late start. Now I'm feeling really lathargic. Trying to pep myself up enough to work out right now. Mon, 20 Nov 2006 19:25:15 EST Weekly Weigh-In (week 4) Well, i've just gone through the weigh in process and taken my measurements. My weight is the same as it was last week (108kg) but i've lost 2cm off my waste and 1cm off my hips, so i AM shrinking. Mon, 20 Nov 2006 17:28:10 EST Newbie weighing in Well i have been at 137 for 3 weeks now and it is driving me crazy! Although i have lost 2 inches i would still like to see the scale go down. So is there a certain day to weigh in? <BR> Good Luck to all of you with the holidays! <em>213</em> Mon, 20 Nov 2006 13:46:12 EST first time here I guess this is how I do it :-) my first weigh in 160 pounds just started here today any tips would be great! thanks!!!!! Fri, 17 Nov 2006 12:40:49 EST oh great. . .I gained This week: 171 <BR> <BR> Well, I gained weight. And I know why. I didn't exercise, and I ate a lot. I didn't log my food every day. . .which I think I really need to do at first. <BR> <BR> I was really embarrassed of gaining weight, and I did n't want to post the weekly weigh in. Then I realized that this is part of WHY I signed on to this site (not to be embarassed, of course). I don't want to be public at school or with my friends about trying to lose weight. . .don't want to have ... Thu, 16 Nov 2006 18:11:32 EST ideas for thanksginving does anyone have any great ideas for thanksgiving maybe some new recipes to try i would like to try to find something that is now in calories but doesn't taste like it and that everyone would like also. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> sorry i did not get to weigh in with everybody on monday but i did have some good news i was down 3 lbs considering everything that has gone on this past week and half. <BR> <BR> <em>244</em> Thu, 16 Nov 2006 14:47:11 EST Anyone on Maintenance out there?? HI, <BR> <BR> I created a new group called "Maintenance Mania" mainly for my own support - but knowing if it helps me I'm sure it will help others. It stemmed from the idea that sometimes I think I'll never make it - and "gee, it'd be great to have ONE PLACE to go to get the support of others who HAVE MADE IT - and how they got through the rough spots (and how good does it feel now??!!) This is such a great group so I hope it is okay to "advertise" another group - but if you are on main... Wed, 15 Nov 2006 16:30:08 EST AHH... The smells of.... Nature? So I have been riding my bike to work since the begining of September. I live in the city, and I'm usually choking on exhaust fumes. There are a few exceptions... The jasmine in someones front yard, the mint in another, and what seems like a whole grove of tomato plants. Great, huh? <BR> <BR> Well, there is more... what has always seemed like torture to me... in the morning I pass the donut shop I used to stop at almost every morning. And on the way home the bar-b-que place. I swear that bot... Tue, 14 Nov 2006 12:51:04 EST New and Weigh In Hi everyone, I just joined and really like that you have weekly weigh ins i think it will greatly contribute to my success, I currently weigh 135 and want to lose 25 pounds by February. I wish everyone good luck in our goals. We ALL can do it! Tue, 14 Nov 2006 00:57:32 EST New to Group and Weigh in I'm new to the group, just joined a few minutes ago. I liked that you guys weigh in each week. Accountability works wonders...hopefully for me this time as well! <BR> <BR> Don't have a ticker yet...but I'm starting off today at 195lbs. My goal is 135 Mon, 13 Nov 2006 21:59:47 EST Weigh in I'm still holding at 188, so I'm pretty happy. Had a few weak moments this last week and glad to see they didn't do too much damage to my success so far. <BR> <BR> Hope everyone else had great sucess this last week Mon, 13 Nov 2006 18:16:06 EST Weigh in (start of week 3) This last week was a lot harder than the first one. I'm still going strong though. <BR> <BR> My starting weight this week: 109kg (239.8 lbs) <BR> My weight today: 108kg (237.6 lbs) <BR> <BR> So my total loss this week: 1kg (2.2lbs) Mon, 13 Nov 2006 18:00:33 EST Lost a pound. I just need to keep up and I will probably do better next week. I really think I just started watching now. I have been adjusting for a month with so many set backs... Now I am starting to change one thing at a time... hopefully permanently Thu, 9 Nov 2006 22:24:41 EST 1st weigh in Hi! I'm new, and this i both my first weigh in and my first post. I'm not sure if this is the correct way to do this, so if it's not. . .please let me know. <BR> <BR> I have no CW. . .since my starting weight IS my current weight. <em>211</em> <BR> <BR> Anyway: <BR> SW: 168.8 <BR> GW: 130 Wed, 8 Nov 2006 14:36:04 EST Weigh in I'm 188, lost 4 lbs! Tue, 7 Nov 2006 16:21:44 EST Wish Me Luck! So Tuesday is the day. My official weigh-in. I've done pretty well with my eating this week, with the exception of fries on Wednesday and again on Sunday. AND The beer-battered fish on Friday night. Although I still remained within my range, I'm worried. "I'm frightened Aunte Em!" <BR> I did burn about 4000 cal this week. <BR> If I can just maintain, I'll be a happy man! Mon, 6 Nov 2006 23:01:53 EST Week 2 weigh in I'm buzzing :) <BR> <BR> My starting weight & measurements last week: <BR> Weight: 112kg <BR> Waste: 123cm <BR> Hips: 118cm <BR> Neck: 46cm <BR> <BR> Today: <BR> Weight: 109kg (3kg loss) <BR> Waste: 120cm (3cm loss) <BR> Hips: 116cm (2cm loss) <BR> Neck: 46cm (no change) Mon, 6 Nov 2006 18:07:43 EST trying so hard Hi I am trying to loose waight and every thing that I do is not working I will loose the gain it right back <em>46</em> Sun, 5 Nov 2006 09:12:12 EST weigh-in Didn't lose any weight this week and I'm not down about that. Did lose half inch off my waist and neck. I do feel smaller and that's important to me. Fri, 3 Nov 2006 22:42:41 EST My first weigh in Well, i guess there is a first time for everything, right? <BR> <BR> Current Weight: 112kg (245lb) <BR> Target Weight: 80kg (176lb) Fri, 3 Nov 2006 10:48:01 EST New to the team Hi guys, i'm Sam. I'm in Australia. I've joined sparkpeople just a few days back and am still getting into the swing of things. I've always struggled to maintain my weight and need to lose 35kg (77lb). I like the idea of weekly weight ins as they remove the risk of feeling bad when i see the scales not moving on a daily basis. Fri, 3 Nov 2006 10:43:57 EST Same weight I weighed in on Tues and I am still at 187.5 <em>41</em> Tue, 31 Oct 2006 10:40:45 EST hey folks Im new here and am looking for some encouragment. Im really wanting to stick with it this time, but 4 some reason Its just really hard for me. Im really hoping that I want give up this time!! Mon, 30 Oct 2006 21:25:10 EST Monday Weigh-In Hello! I'm a weigh-in today was 205. That makes me sick. I have got to do excuses. Today is the first day of the rest of my life!! Mon, 30 Oct 2006 08:55:53 EST Monday Weigh -In I lost 3 lbs! I'm very proud of myself! Although this is unusual to lose so much in one week. I was very good all week <em>30</em> Mon, 30 Oct 2006 08:07:04 EST New To Weekly Weigh In New to this group and in my fourth week with SP. So far I've lost 6 pounds and am very proud of myself. Love the idea of weighing in every week even though I detest the scales. Looking forward to getting to know folks on this team. Mon, 30 Oct 2006 00:29:32 EST New Member Weigh In Hey all, just joined the group, good luck to you all in reaching your goals.Ok, this is my first weigh in. <BR> <BR> I'm currently 192 pounds. Sun, 29 Oct 2006 20:39:40 EST