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NANCYPAT1 Posts: 59,019
3/2/13 6:43 P

I will start with my Friday weight - the REAL one not the one I accidentally celebrated - 285.6 (not 255.6) WISH it were the lower number BUT soon it will be.

SEAFLOAT SparkPoints: (8,886)
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3/2/13 6:29 P

Starting at 190.4 on 3/2

NANCYPAT1 Posts: 59,019
3/2/13 4:51 P

I think I can do that too - I don't usually jump into challenges but I am really gung ho right now and I might be able to do 10 in March. I will work at this one too.

CHERIJ16 Posts: 2,236
3/2/13 4:10 P

I'm in for the 10 lb. challenge. Because I am diabetic I will stay with my nutrition plan but wll up the exercise: 10,000 steps per day plus more cardio and strength exercises. I've only lost 8 lbs. total since starting SP on 2/7/13 so I need a little push. emoticon

ZELDA13 SparkPoints: (79,275)
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3/2/13 3:41 P

Ready for the treadmill. 40 minutes and I'll like it, emoticon

JRWELL58 Posts: 1,429
3/2/13 8:20 A

Walked two miles this morning...took me 35 minutes. I'm on this. Got to be on it. Ten pounds will not magically disappear without exceptional concentrated effort.

JRWELL58 Posts: 1,429
3/2/13 6:44 A

Future: You and me both! Lost a lot in January, then a 1/2 pound in February, despite devoted efforts. So decided to switch things up. For one thing, I'm walking in place of the step aerobics. We will see how that works. And cut my calories by 300 per day. Weighed this morning and lost a pound!

Ain't no fat gonna get the best of me!

official weight 3/2/13 =200

MELMOMOF4 SparkPoints: (7,311)
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3/2/13 2:33 A

emoticon emoticon I love that goal. you can do just keep pushing

FUTUREMC Posts: 151
3/2/13 12:37 A

I'm in!! I lost quite a bit in .jan but only a few in February working just as hard and eating just as healthy....I've hit a plateau that I'm frustrated with so I'm praying to lose 10lbs along with hard work and healthy choices! Weigh in today at 163. Plan to be 153 on April fools day....even if Easter dinner is th day before, lol! emoticon

JRWELL58 Posts: 1,429
3/1/13 9:00 P

Found there are SEVERAL explanations for slowed metabolism:

JRWELL58 Posts: 1,429
3/1/13 8:59 P

Well, I stayed on plan with one exception. I only got in three miles of got dark and cold! But hey, three miles is good. And I stuck to my eating plan all day.

Yeah me!!!!!!!!!

GODIV4 SparkPoints: (19,394)
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3/1/13 11:15 A

I am totally in! I NEED to loose 10 lbs in March. Exercise and good food is the key. Here we go!

JRWELL58 Posts: 1,429
3/1/13 11:15 A

Walked my planned two miles at 7am...with every step chanted "10 pounds..." Plan to walk another two after work.

We can do this...mind over fat!!!

Who is or our fat???

Ain't no ten pounds gonna whip my bu##.

ZAHARABENGALS SparkPoints: (26,777)
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3/1/13 10:39 A

Weighing in at 219.5 my goal to get to by April 1st is 209.5!!!!!

PHANTY1 Posts: 206
3/1/13 9:52 A

I am up for the challenge. Am on a very frustrating plateau.

READYFORWEDDING SparkPoints: (2,066)
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3/1/13 9:36 A

hi everyone! im starting march out at 212.3 pounds, good luck everyone!

KESTRUNK Posts: 196
3/1/13 9:21 A

3/1/2013 weight = 257
I will do this!

JRWELL58 Posts: 1,429
3/1/13 6:44 A

3/1/13 weight = 201

I will do this.

MARIEJOSEEMAHEU SparkPoints: (3,453)
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3/1/13 2:09 A

I am in. Back from off the track. But I will do everything I can. emoticon

Today is a new month. Go go go

ZAHARABENGALS SparkPoints: (26,777)
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3/1/13 12:57 A

I am in for 10lbs in March. Tomorrow I will weighin on this page :D

ZELDA13 SparkPoints: (79,275)
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3/1/13 12:07 A

I will track my food and eat within my calorie range. Cardio 5 days a week, and strength training twice a week, once I am cleared by my eye Dr.

Start Weight 03/01/2013: 177

JRWELL58 Posts: 1,429
2/28/13 11:14 P

Rugratz....let's do it...write your plan down and stick to it...and whatever we lose, be it 5 pounds or 10 pounds, we will celebrate our success!

MI5RUGRATZ SparkPoints: (6,008)
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2/28/13 10:58 P

I would love to lose 10 in March. I'm going to try my best.

JRWELL58 Posts: 1,429
2/28/13 10:15 P

Good point, Dragon!

I am 200 pounds of lard, so it might work for me....but for those with relatively little to lose, they will likely be fortunate to lose 5 pounds. I meant to check to see if March has 5 weeks.

DRAGONCHILDE SparkPoints: (61,458)
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2/28/13 10:02 P

So proud of you guys for setting a goal! Just do be aware that the less you have to lose, the slower you have to lose it; I know some of you here are showing less to lose on your tickers. If you're over 200 lbs, losing 2 lbs per week is doable and safe... but if you're 30 lbs or less to go to your goal, it's not going to be safe, feasible, nor healthy for you to do so.

A good rule of thumb is that you can attempt to lose about 3% of your remaining goal per week... so if you're a bit too small to pull of 10 lbs in march, adjust your goal to something attainable!

JRWELL58 Posts: 1,429
2/28/13 9:43 P

Okay girls....March 1 is just hours away. I'll be weighing in in the morning...and I am determined to lose 10 pounds in March. I lost 10 in January, then only a pound or so in February, which was odd, but did lose 1/2 inch in my waist in February, and an inch in my bust and an inch in my hips. I am going to switch up my exercise for March....going to walk two miles in the morning and two miles in the evening. (did low impact aerobics in January and February). Also some strength training with hand weights. Going to switch up my eating plan a little for March also. Let me clarify that I see my endocronologist every three months and they run full lab work and I take a wide array of supplements, and get plenty of protein. Don't want anyone to think I am not being safe. My motivation for wanting to lose weight faster than perhaps some would like is this: I need to fit into my MOB dress for a June wedding. It is a size and a half too small. Good Luck!

READYFORWEDDING SparkPoints: (2,066)
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2/27/13 8:15 P

i would like it too,.but i csn just adjust it to kg too i guess!

SEAFLOAT SparkPoints: (8,886)
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2/27/13 8:05 P

I'm in! I feel like I've hit a mini-plateau and would love something to kick it back in gear!

NSPIXIE SparkPoints: (44,966)
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2/27/13 7:33 P

I'm going to be determined too! emoticon

JRWELL58 Posts: 1,429
2/27/13 5:26 P

Ready....I can't even remember how I set up my ticker in the first place! Is your weight tracker report in pounds?

READYFORWEDDING SparkPoints: (2,066)
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2/27/13 4:47 P

Umm? How do I change my ticker to pounds instead go kg??

READYFORWEDDING SparkPoints: (2,066)
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2/27/13 4:43 P

Hi I would like to join this as well! I was going to go for it anyways but this should help! Good luck everybody!

JRWELL58 Posts: 1,429
2/27/13 4:24 P

Let's do it! Everyone have their plan ready to start first thing Friday. Good luck to us!

KRALLEN1 Posts: 257
2/27/13 12:46 P

10 Pounds in March is my goal as well! emoticon

JRWELL58 Posts: 1,429
2/27/13 12:18 P

KessTrunk, lets weigh in Friday morning (March 1) and start our March plan that very minute. I'll have to eat less calories than my recommended range in order to lose ten pounds in the nutrition coaches will have to forgive me. And I'll have to really be faithful to the March exercise plan too.

KESTRUNK Posts: 196
2/27/13 11:20 A

So are we counting down to the first weigh in? I'll put mine up on March 1st, and then y'all can help me meet the goal!

MARIASANG SparkPoints: (1,648)
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2/27/13 10:15 A

You can certainly do it! That is how much I would like to lose too in March, but I am trying to focus more on healthy lifestyle choices than stressing over the weight loss right now, trying to not repeat the mistakes of the past.
Good luck to all of you!

LACIEJOD SparkPoints: (14,008)
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2/27/13 10:10 A

I am so determined to do this. It's all I think about right now is reaching my weight loss goal. I hope I see results soon that is so discouraging when you work so hard and see nothing.

ICANDOIT2DAY SparkPoints: (37,332)
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2/26/13 7:02 P

Great goal, emoticon

JRWELL58 Posts: 1,429
2/26/13 6:54 P

Same for me...clothes got more loose in February...but not much weight lost...very odd, though I was kicking it on the cardio and sticking within my calorie range.

I am determined to lose 10 in March!

That's two 5 pound sacks of taters!

MRSOLIVER455 Posts: 801
2/26/13 6:50 P

That sounds like a great plan. I'm not sure what I have been doing wrong but I haven't lost much weight this month but I need a goal and deadline that will help push me! We can do this

JRWELL58 Posts: 1,429
2/26/13 6:12 P

There you go....make a plan...write it down!

STARDUST2K4 Posts: 1,376
2/26/13 5:58 P

I think I'll try for 10 pounds in March too. Why not? I need a goal worth pursuing and that sounds like a good one.


JRWELL58 Posts: 1,429
2/26/13 4:52 P

I have a plan to lose the 10 pounds in March and I wrote it down. It entails walking 4 miles a day (two in the morning and two in the evening). It entails less calories than I consumed in February.. I can't tell how many, because I'll get fussed at. LOL.

KESTRUNK Posts: 196
2/26/13 4:48 P

Ok - if you all think you can do it - I can do it too! I'm in! 10 lbs in March emoticon

2/26/13 2:52 P

I'm trying for 10 in March as well. That will get me within 6 pounds of goal weight.

ZELDA13 SparkPoints: (79,275)
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2/26/13 2:43 P

I'm with you. 10 pounds in March is my goal, too.
emoticon emoticon mm

WISHFULDREAMING SparkPoints: (39,254)
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2/26/13 2:33 P

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ANKLLOYD SparkPoints: (23,999)
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2/26/13 1:00 P

Love your goal! I would love to lose 10 pounds in March but I'll take whatever I can get!.

JRWELL58 Posts: 1,429
2/26/13 12:35 P

I am determined to lose 10 pounds in March. I know it can be done. I think I can do it.

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