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7/21/08 3:07 P

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Two pounds is the WW lifetime limit whereby they hit you with the ultimate punishment: you have to pay again to weigh in! Or at least it was that way back before I let my lifetime lapse for missing the one month weigh in by about a year.

Once a week weigh in might work well for losing weight, but on maintenance I weigh every day. It's no hardship to deal with a pound or two by limiting exchanges (or points now) for a few days. Jean Nidetch says that the War on Fat really begins when you lose your weight. She still owned WW when I lost my weight and she is my hero to this day.

Nell

Edited by: NELLJONES at: 7/21/2008 (15:05)
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PERSISTENCEMIMI Posts: 11,876
7/21/08 9:25 A

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Great advice, thank you.
I agree
"When your weight creeps up by 2 pounds, consider it a yellow traffic signal, meaning you should be more cautious about your food intake and physical activity".

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3-4 pounds it's a red traffic signal!
5 pounds it's a war on fat!!!


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7/21/08 5:21 A

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Great advice. The only problem is sticking to it!!!

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7/20/08 10:18 P

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great advice. Now if I could only reach goal weight. LOL.

-American consumers have no problem with carcinogens, but they will not purchase any product, including floor wax, that has fat in it. - Dave Barry
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7/19/08 12:41 P

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same here u are right slow and steady wins the race or so they say emoticon

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7/19/08 11:14 A

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Really need to lose it first, having a hard enough time but slow and steady!

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7/19/08 10:05 A

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Another reason to weigh more than once a week

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7/18/08 11:53 P

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i follow weight watchers and 2 lbs is what they say is allowable, for maintianing goal weight too, after 2 lbs its harder to get it back under control.

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7/18/08 8:15 P

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Keeping the Weight Off: Set a Warning Zone

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