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Old 05-15-2011, 03:25 PM   #2 (permalink)
mecompco
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First off, welcome to FitDay and the forums! Sorry I missed your post in the food thread.

Anyway, I think you hit the nail on the head with your thoughts about the hospital stay. The usual fluid weight loss one would get when starting a new lifestyle (I don't like "diet") has already taken place for you.

I know I'll have a week or two with no loss, then sometimes a big one (and sometimes a small one) it seems to have no discernable pattern.

My advice is simply to do what you're doing--accurately track your portions and keep up your exercise. Oh, and how much water are you drinking? Within reason, the more the better.

I guarantee that if you keep up the big calorie deficit you WILL start to see some nice losses. Keep us posted!

Regards,
Michael
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May 4, 2010...... 440? lbs. (Start FitDay Size 60 Jeans)
June 19, 2010.... 393 lbs. (First Weigh-in)
June 19, 2011.... 229 lbs. (164 lbs. gone in one year :-)
Current Weight... 185 lbs. (Size 36 Jeans)

Next Goal 169 lbs. (07/04/12)
Ultimate Goal 165 lbs. (12/31/12)

The best exercises for weight loss are Fork Putdowns and Table Pushaways.

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