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02-03-2011, 08:44 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 30,373
Posted By travbrad

Gained a pound this week, but I can't be too...

Gained a pound this week, but I can't be too disappointed with 16lbs in about 5 weeks. :)


AlexBarkerFitDay 201.2, 198.9 (-2.3)
almeeker 150, 154, 153, 152, 151 (+1)
Bluedog72 298, 292, 290,...
01-28-2011, 09:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,605
Posted By travbrad

It doesn't help that unhealthy foods are often...

It doesn't help that unhealthy foods are often highly subsidized, and are "cheaper" for the consumer to buy. That seems totally backwards to me. Think about all the long-term costs we have (in the...
01-28-2011, 08:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,726
Posted By travbrad

If you live in a colder climate, vitamin D can be...

If you live in a colder climate, vitamin D can be very important. Very few foods contain vitamin D (other than fish), and the best source of it (the sun) isn't bright enough during the winter...
01-26-2011, 06:37 PM
Replies: 486
Views: 46,906
Posted By travbrad

I have another big loss (3lbs) this week. I had...

I have another big loss (3lbs) this week. I had a bit of stomach bug for a few days so I was struggling to eat even 1500 calories on those days. It's not the way I want to lose weight obviously,...
01-26-2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 30,373
Posted By travbrad

82nomore 182 alanah89 146 AlexBarkerFitDay...

82nomore 182
alanah89 146
AlexBarkerFitDay 201.2, 198.9 (-2.3)
almeeker 150, 154, 153, 152 (+2)
Bluedog72 298, 292, 290, 286.5 (-11.5)
bubbs21 287.4, 282.4 (-5)
cowgirl6 140
crkathleen 188...
01-21-2011, 07:44 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 30,373
Posted By travbrad

Don't feel too bad about the gain. You are still...

Don't feel too bad about the gain. You are still down over 9lbs! The big picture is what matters :)
01-21-2011, 07:30 PM
Replies: 1,541
Views: 399,407
Posted By travbrad

Grats on the weight loss :) Mecompco is right,...

Grats on the weight loss :) Mecompco is right, the first few weeks are the hardest. Not that it's going to be "easy", but it will get easier.

Logging really is crucial, at least for most of us. ...
01-21-2011, 07:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,301
Posted By travbrad

Yep and also pay attention to what carbs you are...

Yep and also pay attention to what carbs you are eating. Some "carb foods" are much higher in fiber than others. Most fruits/vegetables have a a lot of fiber, and are also low in calories. They...
Forum: Diets
01-20-2011, 03:31 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 71,697
Posted By travbrad

I can agree with that. If that's what it takes...

I can agree with that. If that's what it takes for people to get motivated, then a bit of money is well worth it. You can't put a price on your health. :) I just wish that money wasn't going to...
Forum: Diets
01-19-2011, 09:15 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 71,697
Posted By travbrad

I do think taking a "weight loss drug" is sort of...

I do think taking a "weight loss drug" is sort of the wrong mentality to have anyway, if you want to keep the weight off in the long-term. You shouldn't view it as a "diet" but a new lifestyle. A...
01-19-2011, 09:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,971
Posted By travbrad

You might want to try them on an incline so you...

You might want to try them on an incline so you can do a bit more (placing your hands on a low table or something sturdy). That's what I did when I started. I followed the plan on one hundred push...
01-19-2011, 08:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,698
Posted By travbrad

:D:D I'm from Minnesota, so this list rang...

:D:D

I'm from Minnesota, so this list rang very true. :)
01-19-2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,170
Posted By travbrad

I've always hated eating breakfast so early, and...

I've always hated eating breakfast so early, and never feel hungry immediately after waking up. BUT, for the past couple months I have been forcing myself to eat an early breakfast, and I find I...
01-19-2011, 08:32 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 30,373
Posted By travbrad

160in2011 188 182nomore 182 alanah89 146 ...

160in2011 188
182nomore 182
alanah89 146
AlexBarkerFitDay 201.2, 198.9 (-2.3)
almeeker 150, 154 (+4)
Bluedog72 298, 292, 290 (-8)
bubbs21 287.4, 282.4 (-5)
cowgirl6 140
crkathleen 188...
01-19-2011, 08:30 PM
Replies: 486
Views: 46,906
Posted By travbrad

Hey everyone, nice job on the losses :) And...

Hey everyone, nice job on the losses :) And welcome to the new faces in the challenge.

I upped my calories for most of last week to 2000 per day (instead of 1500), because I felt I was losing too...
01-11-2011, 07:29 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 21,557
Posted By travbrad

This got me laughing, thank you :D :D And...

This got me laughing, thank you :D :D

And good job on the weight loss. :)
01-10-2011, 05:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,684
Posted By travbrad

I found this to be very true for me, and I didn't...

I found this to be very true for me, and I didn't even realize it until I switched to mainly drinking water. I've been trying to lose weight for years, and around the time I stopped drinking Crystal...
01-10-2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 21,557
Posted By travbrad

I used to weight myself almost every day but I...

I used to weight myself almost every day but I found that too discouraging whenever I'd gain weight (which is guaranteed to happen).

Now I try to weight myself about once a week, and it's a lot...
Forum: Food talk
01-10-2011, 05:19 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 41,431
Posted By travbrad

I found some whole wheat patties (with 7g of...

I found some whole wheat patties (with 7g of fiber and 100cal) that I have been making a sort of egg muffin thing out of every morning (that are about 200-250cal total, usually 1 whole, 1-2...
01-10-2011, 04:59 PM
Replies: 1,541
Views: 399,407
Posted By travbrad

Great job on the weight loss everyone :) ...

Great job on the weight loss everyone :)

First check-in for a couple weeks, but during that time I passed the 50% point of my long-term (100lb) goal. It's probably the thinnest I've been in my...
01-10-2011, 04:45 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 30,373
Posted By travbrad

Hadn't checked in since this thread was made so I...

Hadn't checked in since this thread was made so I updated my last 2 "official" weigh-ins.

160in2011 188
182nomore 182
alanah89 146
AlexBarkerFitDay 201.2, 198.9 (-2.3)
almeeker 150, 154 (+4)...
01-10-2011, 04:36 PM
Replies: 486
Views: 46,906
Posted By travbrad

I've been busy and haven't checked in for awhile,...

I've been busy and haven't checked in for awhile, but still losing weight and logging with Fitday. I'm half way there already, and over half way on my long-term goal. :)
12-28-2010, 08:07 PM
Replies: 486
Views: 46,906
Posted By travbrad

Only 1lb this week, but that's actually not too...

Only 1lb this week, but that's actually not too bad considering that I lost 8lbs the prior 2 weeks (and it was Christmas). If I kept losing at that rate I'd start to worry.

Yeah, it's hard being...
Forum: Exercise
12-25-2010, 05:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,483
Posted By travbrad

Yeah, sweeping/vacuuming would work pretty well I...

Yeah, sweeping/vacuuming would work pretty well I think, somewhat similar movements.
12-23-2010, 11:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,352
Posted By travbrad

It depends on a lot of factors of course (what...

It depends on a lot of factors of course (what you are eating, how often, exercise, etc). I've also read the more overweight you are the faster you can safely lose weight. Someone with a bmi of 35...
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