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6/24/14 9:45 P

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I've been out of the 220ville for over a month now. I'm getting close in getting out of 210ville. I quit eating gluten back in March when I weighed 227 pounds. Don't regret it at all.

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5/19/14 1:15 P

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I haven't moved in over a month. I can't blame it on plateuing. I just blame it on not doing what I know I need to do. I am determined that this is going to be the time I get it. This is my life, I get to choose what my future will be like. I get to be in charge of what goes in my mouth and what I do with my time. I choose to be happy and healthy emoticon

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5/13/14 1:09 P

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I'm still in the same area I was last week. Weekends are tough, especially when my pregnant sister is craving fried chicken and sweet tea! Her work mates have told her that we can't all look like we're pregnant, though, so everyone is taking turns going to her favorite place. I need to get back to kettlebells and the treadmill.

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Leaving the 220's: 219.9 (Piece of fitness equipment)
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5/13/14 11:18 A

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I'm back up to 222.6 so frutrating. I so wanna be below what I am now looking back i didnt realize I had actually got below 220 back last november completely forgot and yet I let myself get back up here to where I am now. Gotta love living in Oklahoma got over 100 a few days ago here in western part now its in the 60's with wind that makes it even colder fun fun...Anyway I'm off to go get some exercise in and start working on this house

I'm not afraid....my own little saying that I say every morning or while im exercising, their is a new challenge every day and I cant allow myself to be afraid....In the world of autism their is never a non eventful day for this and my son each challenge must be met head on.


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5/6/14 3:37 P

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Sweating definitely makes a difference, even if it wasn't necessarily from the exercise. Just be sure to get some fluids! We're struggling with the heat here, but at least we have AC to retreat to. I'm down to 223-ish (analog scale), so I'm seeing numbers I haven't seen recently.

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Leaving the 220's: 219.9 (Piece of fitness equipment)
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5/6/14 9:32 A

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Well i got up and got on scale said 221.6 so yeah im thinking it was from all the sweating yesterday the ac stopped and the wall unit said 98 degrees in this house most of yesterday have window units but was still warm. Luckily the downstairs is underground and the kids' rooms were nice and cool so they were fine. Anyway gotta get up and start cleaning up this house before gets to hot to do anything...did about 10 mins of zumba before youngest demanded cartoons lol

I'm not afraid....my own little saying that I say every morning or while im exercising, their is a new challenge every day and I cant allow myself to be afraid....In the world of autism their is never a non eventful day for this and my son each challenge must be met head on.


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5/5/14 4:44 P

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You're not the only one. I'll make some progress down the scale, then for some reason, I'll pop back up (a lot!). Hopefully, I've got things under control with our recent abundance of fresh foods in the area.

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Leaving the 220's: 219.9 (Piece of fitness equipment)
1st 5%: 216 (20 or 25 lb KB)


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5/5/14 12:28 P

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Since January I have been going from 225 down to 222 and then back up again i would love to see that number finally go down and stay down been drinking water watching food changeing up the exercise routine nothing has helped so far butting my head against the wall

I'm not afraid....my own little saying that I say every morning or while im exercising, their is a new challenge every day and I cant allow myself to be afraid....In the world of autism their is never a non eventful day for this and my son each challenge must be met head on.


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4/26/14 8:06 A

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I weighed in today & the scale read 218 lbs. so I guess I'm out of here. This is the quickest I ever left a ville. Their are a few reasons. I came in on the 4th floor & some of the weight loss was from water retention. My eyes are focused on Onederland now! Here comes the moving van. Adios, Au Revoir, Arrivederci. emoticon

Edited by: LINZEE118 at: 4/26/2014 (08:09)
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4/25/14 12:38 P

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They say "never say never" well I'm back! emoticon The good news is I came in on the 4th floor(224 lbs.) so hopefully my stay won't be too long. In the few days I've been here I'm already down to the lobby. When I leave this time I refuse to say I'll never be back. I am going to say, " I hope I never return." Our BLC-25 starts on Wednesday. I just started back on track & this challenge couldn't be a more perfect timing. The bad news is I'm having trouble with my knee which will means less calories burned each day plus I am going away for 5 days in the beginning of May. I hope I don't put on the weight in those 5 days. I think I'm the only one who could pack on 5 lbs. in 5 days if I don't watch it!

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3/31/14 11:58 A

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New dedication to get those numbers moving on the scale and eating right. I've been doing good with the exercise. The calore intake has been a little high though.

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2/28/14 10:41 A

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Loving, loving , loving the weather here in AZ right now. Hiking as much as possible. Will be putting in a garden this weekend.

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2/24/14 11:06 A

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I'm back from a quick stay in 230-ville at 227.8 That made me very happy. Baby steps really are the key to it all

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8/26/13 7:42 A

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The day has finally come to leave. The scale read 219 lbs this morning. That was a beautiful site! The weight has been coming off a little slower now but the key word is patience. I've been back here several times & some of the people that were with me are now in 160 & 170ville. If I am to be perfectly honest with myself it does make me emoticon That could be me now in 160ville! They are the people that had patience with themselves even on weeks the scale stayed the same or went emoticon a lb. I am not going to beat myself up but what I am going to do is focus on moving to my next ville & Onederland. Who knows, maybe I will ring in the new year 2014 in Onederland. I wish all who come after me the best of luck with your weight loss journey & remember to have patience emoticon & above all don't give up.
What I have learned from this journey is to have patience with yourself, don't get discouraged, & above all keep pushing to your next ville.
Here comes the moving van! Bye 220vile!

emoticon 220ville for the last time! Arrivederci, Au revoir. emoticon 220ville

Edited by: LINZEE118 at: 8/26/2013 (08:15)
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8/23/13 10:00 A

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I'm back. I weighed myself. To be very honest I was scared but I just had to know. I was shocked that the scale read 222 lbs. It doesn't make any sense. When I was watching what I ate I was struggling to lose a lb. every 7 to 10 days. I am so, so happy! emoticon emoticon

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8/23/13 9:19 A

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emoticon Sparkedperson for the comment! In the last two weeks I had 3 family birthday parties to attend. The 1st was catered with all delicious fattening foods which started me emoticon hill. I have recovered. emoticon I didn't go real crazy the last two weeks eating unhealthy foods which I sometimes do when I get off track. I was hoping to be out of here by August 18th (one month) but it didn't materialize. I'm not going to beat myself up over it. Today is a new day, a fresh start & I'm going to make the best of it. I am afraid to get on the scale. I will muster up enough courage to get on the scale tomorrow. I was going to try getting out of here by the end of the month but depending on what the scale reads I might have to settle on Sept. 6th or 13th as a dead line to be out of here! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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8/9/13 12:53 P

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Congradulations on your hard work! You will get there!

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8/8/13 7:40 A

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Dumped another pound this morning. That puts me at 223 lbs. 4 more pounds to go till I'm finally moving out of here. These last 4 lbs. are going to seem like an eternity! I know I'm not going to be out of here by the 18th, that would be a month but I have made myself a promise. Once I move out I'm never coming back. I was thinking that when I lose these next 24 lbs. I will be in Onederland & that will give me the incentive NOT to come back. emoticon emoticon

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8/7/13 9:47 A

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After 8 days I finally lost 1 lb. emoticon I'm not going to get out of here in a month! Oh well. All I can do is emoticon I was using the food tracker for almost a week then stopped. I am going to start using it again today! I have my 2 granddaughters birthday party on Saturday. It is going to be catered with all kind of fattening food. No healthy food at all. Do I just go off my diet for the day or try & watch what I eat by making the best choices their? I have 3 days to decide. I have been really struggling to get out of this ville. I don't want to delay moving on to my next ville but that is what I'm going to do if I pig out on Sat. Even if I watch what I eat I'm still going to go over my calorie limit by a lot for the day. emoticon

Edited by: LINZEE118 at: 8/7/2013 (09:51)
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7/30/13 7:36 A

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emoticon The scale wasn't moving now I'm down 3 lbs. in two days.(225) I've been tracking all my food & staying in my calorie range. emoticon So I guess using the tracker is working. I did notice that I will drop 2 to 3 lbs. in a few days & then nothing for a week or more. I am going to do everything I can to get to 210ville where I will feel more comfortable. emoticon emoticon I can't wait till that scale reads 219 lbs. It will be a very happy day for me! emoticon Now I feel that their might be a slim chance that I can get out of here in a month.

Edited by: LINZEE118 at: 7/30/2013 (07:50)
**Linda in Pa.**

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7/29/13 7:08 A

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Good news. emoticon The scale finally moved down 2 more pounds. Down to 226 lbs. I have been using the food tracker faithfully each day now & it seems to be working. I was really starting to get discouraged. emoticon I meet another sparker who lost 190 lbs. She told me that the food tracker & exercise were key to her loosing all that weight. But the food tracker was the most important for her.She called it her life saver! I knew I've been eating healthy but a guess I was eating a little to much. I don't know if I will be out of here in a month but I will emoticon . By the way today will mark a 50 lbs. weight loss so far. emoticon

Edited by: LINZEE118 at: 7/29/2013 (09:10)
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If at 1st you don't succeed you're running about average!

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7/27/13 8:05 A

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It has been 7 days now & my weight has been bouncing between 228 &229 lbs. emoticon After reflecting on the situation I've come to the conclusion it's not what I'm eating but the amount I'm eating that is causing me a problem. I'm going to kick this problem in the butt before it gets out of control. Yesterday I decided to start using the food tracker again. Even though I have been watching what I eat the amount I eat is another story. Sometimes we think we are not eating much till we start tracking, measuring, & weighing everything that goes into our mouth. The results can be shocking! emoticon I always had success with loosing weight when I was using the food tracker. I decided to start using it again even though it can be time consuming. More like a pain but using it does show results! emoticon emoticon My weigh-in with BLC is Wednesday so we will see if I can get that scale down a pound by then!

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7/20/13 10:21 A

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I weighed in this morning & am down 1lb. (228) I am still happy even if it is only 1 lb. At least I'm not on the top floor. It is so easy to visit your old hi rise when your their. I've been on track since June 5th. I lost a lot of weight at 1st now things are really slowing down. I hope I can get out of here in a month. I don't know if it's doable but I'm going to keep pushing till I'm out of here. I feel very down when I'm in 220 or 230ville. Both mentally & physically. It's hard to believe that I was down to 202 lbs. a yr. ago. I was so close to Onederland. I can kick myself for going off track. I am going to continue going through these villes even if I am the only one here. They give me the enthusiasm I need to keep going. It's not too hard to lose the weight 10 lbs. at a time. When I don't use these villes I seem to go off track. I don't want that to EVER HAPPEN AGAIN! emoticon emoticon

Edited by: LINZEE118 at: 8/8/2013 (09:13)
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If at 1st you don't succeed you're running about average!

Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try!
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7/18/13 9:16 A

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I'm back! emoticon This will make my 5th visit here. As I've said it seems I have spent most of this past year between 210 & 230ville. I will be a happy day indeed when I see 200ville. The weight is coming off a little slower now so I really don't know how long it will take to get out of here! I will just emoticon till I'm out of here! emoticon

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If at 1st you don't succeed you're running about average!

Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try!
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4/15/13 12:50 P

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Well, thought I would be leaving this area today, but scales didn't agree with that thought this morning. Yesterday I weighed 220.0, but today it decided to add .2 pounds to that! Maybe tomorrow?

estzone Joyce, but you can call me mommygrandma. I live in northern Indiana and am a homeschooling grandma to a granddaughter 14 yo.

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This is officially my last post before I leave here FOREVER! emoticon I guess I said it all in my goodbye post. I still had to write something in this post to make this final. I've been back here 4 times! I sure hope I learned something from all the times I've been back. Personally when camping season comes around this coming year I'm not going to use that as an excuse to eat everything & anything in site. After looking back & doing a little reflecting that is where I usually go off track. The holidays are also a little scary for me. As I said before even though I'm the only one here it still helped me being here. When you have a lot of weight to lose focusing in on losing the weight in 10 lb. Increments is so much easier! emoticon I look forward going down each floor at the hi rise & moving to my new hi rise. emoticon The only thing I can say for all those that will come after me emoticon you emoticon . It took me 4 tries but I am now officially leaving for the last time! Good luck everyone. See you in 210ville! Here comes the moving van to take me to my new hi rise. Arrivederci, Adios, GOODBYE FOREVER TO 220ville!! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

Edited by: LINZEE118 at: 11/2/2012 (08:41)
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I guess I'm still the only one here. I'm down to the 1st floor as of this morning. I can't wait to leave. I was 207 lbs. when I went off track in March. It seems this time it is a little harder losing this weight I put on since March. The only thing I can do is emoticon each day. I keep telling myself that I will not come back here. This is my 4th time back & it WILL be my last time. It is going to be a one way street from now on. I refuse to come back here. It will be nice to see 216 lbs. again. That will be my half way point.(60 lbs. lost) emoticon

Edited by: LINZEE118 at: 11/1/2012 (15:20)
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Still here. emoticon I had my 2nd eye surgery yesterday. Once again I can't be to active because of surgery. I was hoping to leave here by the beginning of Nov. but it might be more towards the middle of the month. I made a promise to myself that once I leave here emoticon it will be for good! emoticon I've been back so many times that I'm starting to lose count. I'm down to the 2nd floor. These next 3 lbs. I have to lose before I see my new high rise is going to seem like an eternity! I'm going to emoticon till I'm out of here! emoticon

Edited by: LINZEE118 at: 10/31/2012 (16:14)
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I'm staying focused on 210ville. Personally I will feel a lot better when I reach 219. (210ville). I hope I can be out of here by the beginning of next month. I will keep on pushing till I see 210ville. I had eye surgery yesterday which means I can"t be as active & in a few weeks I will have surgery on the other eye . Because of some limited mobility right now it might take me longer to get out of here than i anticipated. emoticon emoticon

Edited by: LINZEE118 at: 10/19/2012 (08:26)
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emoticon Anyone! I guess I have the place all to myself! Doing great on my diet. I hope to be out of here by next month. I am going to try to lose as much weight as possible because the holidays are right around the corner & I tend not to do well at that time.I am trying to keep my focus on 210ville which will bring me that much closer to Onederland.Once I enter Onederland I don't ever want to leave! emoticon

Edited by: LINZEE118 at: 10/13/2012 (09:10)
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If at 1st you don't succeed you're running about average!

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I'm a little over halfway through 210-Ville. The boards are as dead there as they are here. How's everyone doing?

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.

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Jane,

Good to have you back. Congrats on getting the house to yourself. Glad you have time to focus on your goals now.

Harletheart -- Paleo is going great. It's such a simple way of eating. I just did a meat and vegetable scramble -- that's mostly what I'm doing these days. Sometimes I'll do eggs with a few vegetables or maybe some feta cheese in the mornings. I found a Paleo-friendly cheesecake recipe, so I'll pull that out as a treat now and then. I usually take 1/2 day on Saturdays and Sundays to eat what I want.

I'm already halfway through 210-Ville. It's so hard to believe that I'll be looking at 200-Ville in a month or so. I'm going go go survey the land...

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Mutantqueen- thanks for the support and advice. I am definitely going to look into the diet. Is it still going good for you?

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Hi everyone! so excited to see others here,
After a month away from spkppl and watching what I am doing I am firmly back in the middle of 220ville. I was so close, but had a couple of trips this month and then could not bring myself to recommit!
I have done so now.
I have had three swimming lessons this week, Last night i swam for 30 min continously.
and on an even more exciting note. my last daughter from my first marriage has a fulltime job after college, and is moving out on sat, sept 1st! after 12 years together for the first time by second husband and our son together will be living on our own the three of us, without any of his own or my own children. which is an exciting time for us!
one of my biggest goals has been accomplished. I wanted to raise my 2 daughters to be strong, smart and who went to college, get a better job than I ever had and get out on their own, having their lives and starting on a wonderful path for themselves. They have both done it! I am a proud mama!

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Harletheart -- 23 lbs. is not tough to lose. Don't let it overwhelm you. I would recommend checking out the Paleo lifestyle. It's helped me tremendously with cravings and plateaus. Much success to you!

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I used to have a goal that no matter what I would never go above 199, and I made it down to almost 180 last summer. Since then I somehow blossomed to 223. I am missing the 100s and can't wait to get back. It seemed so easy to put on the weight, but my body is definitely feeling it. It's a horrible feeling to hurt and be so tired. I know I need to make some lifestyle changes slowly and find things to keep me excited but I struggle with this. The last couple of days I've noticed that if I eat an only cooked meal, I feel exhausted and super hungry even though I just ate. If I eat a salad even with grilled chicken on it, I have so much more energy. I don't know if this is how it will stay, but something I just noticed in my search for why my stomach feels like a black hole once I start eating. lol

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Thanks!! emoticon

I can use all the support I can get!!

Hello!! I'm Linda/Lyn from St. Louis, MO USA!

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I love life!!!


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Lyn, I know the feeling. I just made it to 210 ville myself recently. Just keep pushing forward, and it'll be yours. Keep fighting!! Glad to have you.

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Hello, I'm new to the team!! I have bee in the 220's for so long I don't think I will ever get to the teens or even to Onederland!!
Have a great day!!

Hello!! I'm Linda/Lyn from St. Louis, MO USA!

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My weight's bumped up over the last few days. The weekend wasn't great for me. I thought I did pretty well yesterday, but I still went up a lb. Ready for more forward progress...

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I will check out the book, Thanks for the tip.

My end goal weight is about 146. I am only 5'3" so even at 146 I am high normal almost overweight in the BMI scale. so once I get to it I may need to look at health factors and gain a bit or lose a bit more.

I was 246 when I started, I was at a dr appt and the nurse weighed me and I was shocked, I could not believe it! it was more than I was at 9 months pregnant. and I decided then to lose 100 lbs. thats how I came up with 146.

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"Practical Paleo" is a brand new book on the subject, and I hear it's great. I'm planning to order it ASAP.

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Your swimming schedule sounds great. I really want to get involved with an activity that makes fitness fun and interactive. I'll be experimenting with some things in the coming weeks.

Switching over to a Paleo lifestyle is one of the best things I could have done. I'd recommend reading a book called, "The Paleo Solution". There are many podcasts I listen to and a few blogs I read as well. If you'd like any recommendations, let me know. But I've been stuck at 220/221 for 2 weeks, and it totally broke the plateau. I feel so great, have so much energy, and had such an easy time getting my husband to eat this way (He HATED vegan week), that I've convinced my mother and brother in law to try it for 5 days (M-F) next week.

My goal is just to break 199 by the New Year. At this rate, that's totally doable. If I get down lower than that, it'll be a much-welcomed bonus. But knowing that the holidays will be upon us come November, I don't want to put pressure on myself to continue losing at the same pace. I don't want to get discouraged, and end up somewhere I didn't expect to be. So, by my birthday in November, I should be able to make my goal of 199. After that, if I can maintain, I will be proud of myself. If I can lose for that remaining 1.5 months, all the better.

I hope we're still in touch by then. I'd love to continue to keep each other motivated to reach our goals. What's the goal weight you had in mind? Mine is 150 for now. I know, super-original, right? I plan to see how I feel at that weight, and determine whether I should go on.

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46 days!, not bad. only a few days longer than 6 weeks, so be proud!

I have gone up one so I am now at 222, so I will be at least a week or two depending on if my pattern sticks. I will deff get into 210ville as soon as I can!

I have registered for swimming lessons, lapswim, so that begins this month for 9 days straight, for 45 min a day, then the first week of sept starts the masters swim team for me. which I am starting out at twice a week and may move up to 3 times after christmas.

I have a goal of losing 30 pounds before christmas so that is four months and will place me in the 190 ish.
4 months, I am cutting out my soda and adding swimming so I hope that those two things combined will get me to 190ish.

I will be right behind you!
Have a great weekend!
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Just wanted to come back and say it took me 46 days to leave town. Felt like longer.

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Well, I finally made it to 210-Ville. I'll definitely check this board daily until you cross over. I drank only water yesterday, but didn't over hydrate in the way I have been this week, and I woke up this morning 1.5 lbs. down. FINALLY. I'll have to go back and see how long I was in this Ville total, but it feels like forever. I was starting to get concerned. I hope there's plenty of interaction in the next 'Ville'. It would be nice to be out of there in 6 weeks. We shall see. Thanks for all the great convo here. Let's continue it in the next town!

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Didn't lose much this week, but I did lose inches and gain muscle. My clothes are fitting differently. I don't expect to go down much from my weight last week. I'm still at 220 myself. I've been hovering just above 210-Ville for 2 weeks now. Be guaranteed I will be out of this 'Ville' the minute I see that '19' on the scale. I'm hoping it's tomorrow.

Paleo went well. My husband's doing it with me, and we're going to go for another week, so that's a good sign. I like how easy it is. We're taking the weekend off, so I'm looking forward to a bit of a treat tomorrow...

Have you gotten the lay of the land in 210-Ville?

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how did the weigh in go on the paleo?

I am home and almost caught up on laundry. I spent yest doing load after load as well as unpacking from the reunion and putting all my stuff away.

I did okay with the eating. I had dessert three times one small item. other than that I stuck to the plan,

I am losing my steam at this weight. I am thinking of something radical to get me into 199 or below.
maybe switch to a vegan diet, or a veg and fruit only diet. I need to get rid of soda. I do not drink diet so I have been having about 50 kal a day from soda. which is still within my kal range but I am stuck on it,.

I am hoping for 30 pounds lost between now and christmas. which is 22 weeks. i want to be in the one hundred and something by then between 185 and 195.

this should be easier.

talk to you tomorrow
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Trying to enjoy the landscape while I'm here, but I'm ready to head out, I must say. We'll see what the results are after my Paleo week this week.

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My body just does not want to move out of town. I don't know what it is. I always seem to have this 'stall out' at the end of town for some reason. I'm teetering between 221 & 220 day after day, no matter what I do. I'll just keep doing what I know to do to move forward, and look forward to seeing the results actually reflected on the scale. I feel like I can see my weight loss in the mirror now more than ever. That's a good sign. Trying to be patient...

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morning Queen, I do need to make some lists and slide things where they belong. that will be helpful to me. I am also doing job searches in places I would like to live, and see whether I can find something great enough to convince myself to move. and I have contacted some program heads for college programs I think I might be intereted in to see what my choices are.

my food this week has been going well, I am continuing to halt sweet things for now, see if I can get over the need I have for them.

Thanks for the links to the podcasts, I appreciate it.

I think that the plan is coming and the holding myself to it will be the real test.

I hope your doing well.
I will be away for 4 or 5 days coming up here and over the weekend.
I will be away from computer access.

I hope you have a great day!
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Sounds like you need to compartmentalize. I've realized that my out of control weight is contribuitng to me feeling out of control in so many other areas. If I can focus on my weight loss as though all these other issues in my life do not exist, then I'm prioritizing the most important thing in my life -- myself. Things will just continue to spiral out of control if I do not feel in control of myself.

The best thing you can do is to get a good plan, and hold yourself to it. You've got to get your calorie intake to the right place in order to lose. There are lots of resources to help you figure out what that right level is. There's nothing worse than sacraficing and working out, only to stay the same or go up -- believe me, I know.

There are a few podcasts that have really helped me to focus on getting solid nutritional info/weight loss strategies and have helped to keep me motivated through all my ups and downs.

Inside Out Weight Loss
Fat 2 Fit Radio
Half Size Me
Eat. Sleep. Move
Nutrition Diva's Quick and Dirty Tips for Eating Well and Feeling Fabulous

These resources have been invaluable in keeping me focused on my goals. I have lots of YouTube bloggers that I watch as well. I look for motivation/information/ and inspiration wherever I can find it.

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morning queen!
I have been going along pretty good over the weekend. I did eat out twice, but kept my portions in control and skipped bread.
Maybe I am fooling myself. Its tought to get to a place of being pleased with the journey.
I feel like I have given up so much sweets and candy that I have eaten in the past that the weight should be dripping off of me, but its not. so then that makes me wonder, how bad those foods and sugars actually were. I have a reunion this weekend coming up and have spent lots of time and focus on the planning. its for my parents 50th anniversary and my sisters and I have been working on it since october.
its sort of been a line in the sand for me as far as being focused on things outside of my family and myself. so I am hoping that once it is over I will be ready to put some more focus on my path.
I am trying to decide on school for myself. I need to retrain or go back to a job that I was happy to leave 5 yrs ago when my son adopted. He will be going to kindergarden and so I have about 11 months until I need to be working fulltime, and so I am hoping to use this time to retrain in a new career so I dont need to go back to the one I left. It is so tough, since I do not even really know what I want to do in life or be in life, attach to that being unhappy in my weight and underconfidant in approaching people at this size and with the look I have about me now. so I have a limited time to come up with a plan for life as well as fitness and health.

here I go, here i go, here I go again, whats my weakness?

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Well, I had a significant bump-up over the weekend thanks to an unfortunate run-in with some Chinese food and a couple of cupcakes. This week may just be devoted to undoing the damage. We'll see. I could kick myself, but I won't. There are obviously some lessons I still have to learn, so I'll keep learning. Time for TaeBo!

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By the way, I really wouldn't say I 'enjoy' exercise at this point. At least not TaeBo. It's something I need to conquer, because I was so good at it in the past, and now it kicks my butt. But I've started running 3 nights a week, and I'm actually getting some enjoyment out of that. It's almost a metaphor for life.

And I love soda too. I know a lot of people bemoan the prevelance of diet sodas, but they keep me from ingesting all the sugar in the real thing. A&W makes a diet that tastes VERY close to the original. Diet Dr. Pepper is pretty good as well. It's understandable if you have an aversion to diet drinks. If you can break the habit altogether, it's probably for the best.

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Jane,

I definitely understand about not feeling much like running around at this weight -- from your tracker, it looks like we're exactly the same weight, so maybe we can keep each other encouraged in 210-Ville.

I was absolutely determined not to focus on exercise a couple of years ago. I lost about 30 lbs. through altering my diet alone, but began to get frustrated when I ran into a plateau after that. When things weren't working that worked before, I had nothing to fiddle around with, and I got frustrated at the lack of progress and stalled out, then slowly regressed. I gained back everything but 10 lbs., and had to start again.

You do what works for you, but just be encouraged that your body (and mind) can handle a lot more than you may think. Getting started is ABSOLUTELY the hardest part. You don't have to impress anyone. Consistency is the most important thing.

Okay, I'm done preaching. Congrats on your progress so far. Looking forward to journeying with you through 210-Ville. Hoping that transition happens this week!

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good work on the three months of tabo.
I do not work out much, a bit of walking some swimming. More I hope in the future.
I believe that diet is the #1 factor in losing weight. I think its 80 /20 nutrition/exercise.

it suits me to believe that since I hate to work out. when I was younger I was very active in sports, soccer, rugby, water polo, baseball, now noway. maybe if I were slim I would feel like running around, but not now.

my daughter is on her second month of insanity, she missed one day . it seems to me that she loves it and loves working out. I hope it continues for her.

I am about 2-3 lbs away from leaving 220ville. probably about three weeks. if I am lucky and maintain. If I can finally crack my soda habit I will likely be done sooner.
I have given up most of the things I love, but soda is still with me. in large amounts, so its gonna be a killer for me if I cannot control it. I am thinking about a warm water substitute, I have read it is helpful. I love the 4 hour body by tim ferris, and I think I need to adopt some more of his strategy, to find success.




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Sounds like a good plan, Jane. Are you working out? That helps with stress as well, as I'm sure you know.

Today will mark my 3rd straight month of doing TaeBo! Woo! I can truly say that it's become a habit now. I see the value in it, and I don't have to drag myself to do it. Not that I ever really did. I've stuck with it through early mornings, late mornings, travel, sickness (which I'm not completely over yet), and a myriad of distractions. It's teaching me lessons about consistency that have been invaluable. Looking forward to the next 3 months!

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feeling mixed up and emotional today.
not enough sleep last night
I had an argument over money with my husband, which was really an argument about secrets, not money at all.

I am going to;
eat lots of fruit and drink lots of water
do a load or two of laundry, even if I have to wash clean clothes. It helps me to do laundry.
write in my gratitude journal
have a nap this afternoon while my son is at dance camp.

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Hi Queen,

I love that you keep posting even alone. I do the same, I think it helps me to be active on the site.
I seem to be going on a cycle of about two weeks with no change up or down and then third week about 4 lbs loss, so It may be a couple of weeks til I get to 219.
I have been walking a ton this last three weeks, and I am thinking of starting swimming towards the end of august. so hopefully that will kick it into gear.

I was also away for 6 days this month and did not gain, we were active, which helps.

I hope you are having a wonderful monday!
Talk to you tomorrow!
jane

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Hello Jane!

Good to have company. I've been out of town for a week or so, so I haven't posted lately. Looks like you'll be moving out of town soon, though. I've only got a couple more lbs. to go and I'll be on to 210-Ville myself. Things can go really slowly towards the end, though, so I've learned not to count my chickens before they hatch. I usually wait until I've been in the new 'Ville' for a few days to completely move out of the old one anyway. So, we'll be here to keep each other company until we meet in the new 'Ville'. I actually lost 2 lbs. while I was out of town. SHOCKING! I did lots of walking. I could have done better with my eating, but I could have done worse. Thinking of adding walk/jogs a few nights to up my calorie-burning potential.

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Happy wednesday!

I had a very good day yest. very little amount of off plan eating. a few bites of a food crossed off my list. Other than that I was great! Lots of walking, and it is super hot here so It was tough to stay out doors, but I did it!
Today I am on my own with my 5 yr old for the whole day, 3 meals and 2 swimming lessons, so I will have a tougher time sticking to my plans.
I am going to break the day into four parts and measure my success through all of the smaller chuncks of day!

Laundry might get seen to , and I am still working towards getting my kitchen 100% perfect.

I hope you are doing well!
talk to you tomorrow!
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Hi Queen,
I am Jane and prepared to meet you here daily for encouragement.
On another of my teams I was the only one posting as well, and so I am stepping forward

I love that you keep coming here to post even though no one else has joined in!

My nutritian goal this week is to cut out chips. I have already cut out chocolate 3 weeks!, caramels 2 weeks!, sweet breads last week!
My other goal I set for myself is an organizaqtion/cleaning/decluttering goal for each week. This week is the kitchen!
I am walking everyother day for 1 hr. and about to start a lane swimming program!

My daughter is Vegan so if you have any questions, I can ask her for you. My other daughter is vegetarian . I am a candy monster.

Have an awesome day! Talk to you tomorrow!
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Today is the start of my 5-day raw vegan lifestyle experiment. Going well so far. Making fresh juice, and preparing to eat a salad this evening. Scale has been a little topsy-turvy lately. We'll see how this week goes.

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Well, I did pretty well for the 4th. Had a ground chicken burger, chips, and ice cream. I stayed within my calories, so we'll see how it goes tomorrow...

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Well, I'm seriously considering weighing in only once a week. I've stalled for the last few days, while eating the same amount of calories & continuing to do TaeBo everyday. I guess my body is making an adjustment, and I need to chill out and not be ruled by the number on the scale.

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Well, I went up a lb. today for no good reason (that I know of). I stayed within my calorie limit, while giving myelf a treat yesterday. I did drink diet soda, but I drank as much water as well. Not sure what's up. This happened a few days ago, and my body adjusted by going down 2 lbs. the next day after I hydrated myself properly. That's the only thing I can think to do at this point. Avoid the sodas today, and do everything else I know to do, and hope the scale cooperates tomorrow.

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Well, it wasn't a good scale day. I went up half a lb. What I discovered, is that i haven't been drinking enough water. I remedied that, and went down 2 lbs.! Down another today. It seems I have been under-hydrating. I'm really surprised at my progress the last week or so. I've been at home all week, and have had the time to really focus on meal-planning and balancing my diet. I've lost about 5 lbs. in the last week. I feel like I'm starting to make some real progress to match all the effort I've been putting in. Already halfway through this 'Ville...'

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Today was a pretty good day. I didn't start eating 'til late, so I actually ate about 200 fewer calories than normal, but I'm still in the healthy calorie range. I worked out this morning, of course. I did consume way more sugar than I normally would. My sweet tooth has gotten me into a little more trouble than I would like in the past. I usually reserve some calories for a treat, but I overdid it a bit today. All I can do is work on doing better tomorrow. I still feel like it'll be a good scale day anyway. We shall see...

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Had a good day today workout and eating-wise. Got a good balance of carbs/protien/fat and stayed within my calorie range. Expecting good results on the scale tomorrow. Great day to everyone!

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Well, I scrolled down not too far, and realized the last time I posted in this forum was February of 2011. I've had a lot of ups and downs since then, but the good news is, I'm on my way down again. I've learned a lot since then, and I'm applying it to my journey. I'll be checking in here pretty regularly. If anyone wants to join me, I'd love to have some company. Either way, I'll be doing that consistently for me anyway. Glad to be back in this 'Ville' after visiting a couple of other 'Ville's' I hoped I would never see again. Here's to a brief and informative journey for us all!

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Back in town after Thanksgiving and Birthday put in 230-ville for a day. Back down to 227 and hoping this is some momentum.

***Sherry***LadyD***Ladydiscipline***

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Come leave 200-ville with me and the Pound By Pound Challenge.

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Been back in this town for a long time now, but I'm finally starting to head in the right direction.

Hope everyone else is doing well.



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"You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing we call failure is not the falling down, but the staying down." --Mary Pickford




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I stayed the same this week. I am still 224. I feel good that I maintained this week.

Never forget that you are a child of our Heavenly Father and that makes you extraordinarily awesome!

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I love going to the movies!! There are a couple of new movies that I would love to see. It is sad that all of the movie rental stores are going out of business. So are the music and book stores! I am hoping to go to the movies next week.

Nothing exciting this weekend. Today I am going to Springfield, Massachusetts with my mother and my children. My son is going to be treated at Shriner's Hospital. I am so happy, because I here such great things about them!

Never forget that you are a child of our Heavenly Father and that makes you extraordinarily awesome!

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How's everyone doing?

Anything exciting happen over the weekend?

I went and saw TWO movies at the theater, Planet of the Apes and Transformers!

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What you are doing, may you keep on doing and do not stop.
But with swiftness, agility, and unswerving feet, may you go forward with joy and security, knowing that you are on the path of wisdom and happiness.
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Go for it! You can do it!! Great goal!

Never forget that you are a child of our Heavenly Father and that makes you extraordinarily awesome!

Peace!


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You won't lose weight any faster if you Stop Trying!- Me

What you are doing, may you keep on doing and do not stop.
But with swiftness, agility, and unswerving feet, may you go forward with joy and security, knowing that you are on the path of wisdom and happiness.
Believe nothing, and agree with nothing that will turn you away from this commitment.
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At the end of August, I want to leave 220vile!! Just a few pounds to go.

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trying to move on down. Still focusing on that 225 goal, but a little bit closer today!

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I am hoping it comes off as quickly as I put it on :) hehe

seeing double digit twos is not fun, but at least better than TWO THREE something.

anyway didn't lose anything today but still trucking.

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Let me assure you...10 pounds will come back off fairly quickly. I've come to learn that there is no start or finish to "dieting" or being healthy...there's just a forward motion of successes and small failures. You can do this. You aren't starting over because you are wiser and have more experience under your belt THIS TIME. And this time...it really can be IT. You really can change your life. You just have to do it every day.

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Two months and gained 10 lbs... working on trying to get out of here for real!

~*Alexis*~

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I have the same issue as you STARSHINE123. I've been in the 220 range most of my teen/adult life. I've only been below it a few times and it never stayed off, but I'm slowly working my way out of town!

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Just wanted to let you all know that I took over the team leader position today! Yayy!

220-ville is significant for me, because I've been here the longest and it's the weight my body likes to rest at. I do get higher when I just let myself go....but I've been in 220-ville for about 5 years, since my first daughter was born.

I have decided to make actual changes in my life and my behavior, and I want to share those with you...just incase, you as well, have been in 220-ville (or higher) for far too long.

Let's bust out of this town and never look back!

You won't lose weight any faster if you Stop Trying!- Me

What you are doing, may you keep on doing and do not stop.
But with swiftness, agility, and unswerving feet, may you go forward with joy and security, knowing that you are on the path of wisdom and happiness.
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Good for you!

***Sherry***LadyD***Ladydiscipline***

I like to move it move it.....

Come leave 200-ville with me and the Pound By Pound Challenge.

AF Vet

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I never thought I would say this, but I CAN'T WAIT for my TUES weigh in! LOL! I think I might be leaving you, but I know I will see you all in 200ville

Peace, Love, Zumba!


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Good going, then you should move on. I'm hoping to be out of town tomorrow, but we'll see in the morning, might be gutting it out through the weekend.

***Sherry***LadyD***Ladydiscipline***

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Come leave 200-ville with me and the Pound By Pound Challenge.

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Actually I came in at 219 today- perhaps I don't need to be here!

Edited by: TRYINGINMY20S at: 6/2/2011 (11:15)
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thinmama I know what you mean...
Last year I was down to 201 and something bout that number.. I stopped dieting and started just eating.. and than stopped working out and I let it creep back up to 230's x.x yet again.

I think there's something deep in us that emotionally we have to figure out to continue our journey and not give up when we make it so far. We know we can lose the weight we have proved that to ourselves. But what keeps us to our goals or close to our goals is the emotional journey yet that we haven't taken.

Something in us keeps us where we are.. Or reverting back to it. Once we solve that weight issues won't be an issue.. We'll just live and eat right on our own. Just have to figure out why we revert back to our old ways. we find that maybe we'll find and keep our successes.

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