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HOJISCOTT
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12/5/07 8:50 A

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You Ladies give me so much hope. My program is going so well, but when I jump-up a couple of pounds I get a little frustrated. It is so reassuring to see that it works beyond my current stage. Thank you all!

---Hoji ----- Namu Amida Butsu!

"There is no try, there is only do!" Yoda



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LAUREN1213
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12/4/07 3:50 P

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I restarted my Spark program January 31, 2007. I never thought in a zillion years that 11 months later I'd be down 64.5 pounds! Now to get off the last 57! My goal is 135.

"Lauren, you have lost the equivalent of the fats and oils an average american eats in a year."

Dang, that's a boat load of grease!
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Edited by: LAUREN1213 at: 12/4/2007 (15:51)

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ZLWIDOW
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12/4/07 11:01 A

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I joined spark first week of January of this year. I had tried to lose many times before, but no matter what I did it stayed put... spark has truly made all the difference.

"Cat, You have lost a small bale of hay."
how cool is that...

cat

Edited by: ZLWIDOW at: 12/4/2007 (11:04)
I used to shut the skinny me up with chocolate, now I shut the fat me up with a 4 mile walk

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GEMSTONE1952
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12/4/07 9:54 A

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Warning: I am about to be silly. I posted on the Wacky Facts thread some information that I found on another sparkpeople forum. It is an amusing way to see what we have lost in pound equivalents. I lost a calf.

Lauren, you have lost the equivalent of the fats and oils an average american eats in a year.

Cat, You have lost a small bale of hay.

If anyone else would like to track what they "lost", check out the post on the thread. Be forwarned, my adolescent 15yo boy found the one that was around 60 lbs most interesting.emoticon

Edited by: GEMSTONE1952 at: 12/4/2007 (09:55)
"It does not matter how slowly you go, so long as you do not stop" (Confucius)

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

(Henry David Thoreau )

Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving.
(Albert Einstein)



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HOJISCOTT
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12/4/07 9:12 A

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Yay Lauren and Cat!!!
When did you two start?

---Hoji ----- Namu Amida Butsu!

"There is no try, there is only do!" Yoda



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GEMSTONE1952
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12/3/07 10:12 P

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emoticonLauren and Cat! You are doing great!

"It does not matter how slowly you go, so long as you do not stop" (Confucius)

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

(Henry David Thoreau )

Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving.
(Albert Einstein)



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MOVETHESCALE
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12/3/07 9:48 P

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emoticon Lauren and Cat !

~ Dorothy


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ZLWIDOW
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12/3/07 9:36 P

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I am down as well, so close to losing 50 lbs in 2007...
201.9
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LAUREN1213
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12/3/07 9:21 P

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Down 2 pounds this week! Finally starting to lose again. emoticon


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GEMSTONE1952
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11/29/07 11:56 A

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Alex,
Congrats on the weight loss! I knew you were doing great with the diabetic management from the other team we are both on--I may have missed the weight loss.

"It does not matter how slowly you go, so long as you do not stop" (Confucius)

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

(Henry David Thoreau )

Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving.
(Albert Einstein)



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PEPCEA
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11/20/07 6:00 P

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Thank you! I was taking 4 pills of Glipizide and she reduced it to 1. She told me that all of the diabetes medications cause you to gain except Metformin so now it should be easier for me to lose weight. And it starts to drop off quickly!

Finally, brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things are noble, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue and if there is anything praiseworthy--meditate on these things. Phil4:8


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MOVETHESCALE
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11/20/07 4:36 P

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Alex, congratualtions!

What medication did they reduce, to allow you to lose weight?
My husband started Avadia and gained, thats why I'm asking.

~ Dorothy


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LAUREN1213
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11/20/07 2:35 P

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Hi Alex, that's WONDERFUL! Boy, you must be thrilled!

I started George's Aloe Vera Juice this weekend. I'm taking it at half of the dose that they specify. I sure hope it helps, as I developed some problems after the surgery, and I'm kinda thrown by it.

I'm really glad that you're doing so well!

Take care,
Lauren


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PEPCEA
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11/20/07 9:33 A

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Hi all,

Since I had my diabetes meds reduced a week ago, I've dropped 5.2 lbs. My doctor said I'd start losing but I didn't think it would be so fast. I'm not complaining though...I'll take it!

Alex emoticon

Finally, brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things are noble, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue and if there is anything praiseworthy--meditate on these things. Phil4:8


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MOVETHESCALE
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11/19/07 5:46 P

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Yea! another goal reached by a WACKY WALKER.

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~ Dorothy


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LAUREN1213
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11/19/07 4:46 P

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THAT'S TERRIFIC HOJI!emoticon


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LAUREN1213
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11/19/07 4:45 P

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WOW JAM, THAT'S GREAT! YOU'RE ALMOST THERE!emoticon


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HOJISCOTT
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11/19/07 2:53 P

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Yay, dropped below my goal a few days early, I hope it stays down!!!

---Hoji ----- Namu Amida Butsu!

"There is no try, there is only do!" Yoda



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MOVETHESCALE
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11/18/07 9:15 P

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Congrats Jam!

~ Dorothy


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JAM223
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11/18/07 4:46 P

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down another 2 lbs. almost there


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LAUREN1213
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11/6/07 11:51 A

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Finally the scale is moving DOWN again! Lost 1.75 lbs, and I'm really glad. Will meet that 189 goal anyday now. Then I can start on the NEXT goal.emoticon


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HOJISCOTT
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11/6/07 9:37 A

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Yay, down a pound and a half!

---Hoji ----- Namu Amida Butsu!

"There is no try, there is only do!" Yoda



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JAM223
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11/6/07 9:24 A

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weighed in and lost another lb. emoticon


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BAAB_GIRL
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11/5/07 2:04 P

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My goodness Hoji! It makes me feel better that I'm not alone!

Sheri

There is a crack in everything. That is how the light gets in.

Leonard Cohen



HOJISCOTT
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This weekend was a roller coaster,

Fri - 230, Sat - 226.5, Sun - 237, today - 230!

---Hoji ----- Namu Amida Butsu!

"There is no try, there is only do!" Yoda



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Just finished 2 miles w/ L Sansone. Afraid to get on the scale. Been 'bound up' so don't want to weigh in! emoticon

Teri - Florida Panhandle

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"To be successful in life, gravitate towards the standard of excellence, not the standard of acceptance."
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LAUREN1213
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11/4/07 12:43 P

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That's muscle, for sure!emoticon


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I'm up this 2 pounds this week but I kicked booty with the exercise. 194 minutes this week and maybe some more today!

Sheri

There is a crack in everything. That is how the light gets in.

Leonard Cohen



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emoticonHoji!emoticon


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HOJISCOTT
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11/2/07 12:47 P

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Down 1.5

---Hoji ----- Namu Amida Butsu!

"There is no try, there is only do!" Yoda



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LAUREN1213
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WAY TO GO! GOOD JOB!emoticon


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JAM223
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11/1/07 9:42 P

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down another pound this week.


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LAUREN1213
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Hang in there, Sue! When it does decide to drop, it's going to drop in a BIG way! emoticon


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I did not say I was giving up I'm just not weighing on the scale right now!

I know it's because of muscle building up.

Edited by: SHRINKING_LILY at: 10/24/2007 (14:14)
Let's stay steady on the course together.

Susan (Sue)

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HOJISCOTT
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I'm sure you know this, so this is just meant to be a gentle reminder and a hand-holding.
The weight you seem to be gaining (or keeping) is most likely muscle, which not only weighs more then fat, but burns many more calories, at rest and with exercise. Stay with us, don't give up!

---Hoji ----- Namu Amida Butsu!

"There is no try, there is only do!" Yoda



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SHRINKING_LILY
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I won't be doing this one. Since I've been exercising regularly, my weight on the scale has actually gone up. I know this won't last forever, but I'm not using the scale for awhile. The numbers discourage me.

Let's stay steady on the course together.

Susan (Sue)

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HOJISCOTT
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10/23/07 12:59 P

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Thank you!

---Hoji ----- Namu Amida Butsu!

"There is no try, there is only do!" Yoda



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MOVETHESCALE
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10/23/07 12:39 P

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Congratz Hoji thats great!

~ Dorothy


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HOJISCOTT
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232.5 today, down a half pound (Yay!)

---Hoji ----- Namu Amida Butsu!

"There is no try, there is only do!" Yoda



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LAUREN1213
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10/22/07 4:08 P

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emoticonHoji and Catemoticon


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MOVETHESCALE
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Cat & Hoji

Congratulations !

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HOJISCOTT
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233 this week (Sunday) from 233.5 last Sunday. Small, but in the right direction (and considering last weekend's indesretions, a miracle really). I hope to see that 231 I saw fleetingly last Tuesday again soon!

---Hoji ----- Namu Amida Butsu!

"There is no try, there is only do!" Yoda



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10/22/07 11:09 A

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I am down!! Oh yes!!!
I weighed in today at 206.6!!!
Cat

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Hi Everyone,

This is the new thread to post your weight loss in. Please share your pounds lost and post it here, where we can all cheer each other on, for a job well-done!

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Edited by: LAUREN1213 at: 10/22/2007 (11:00)

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