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20lbs today...

Old 05-30-2010, 09:54 PM
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I'm a male aged 51 and have struggled for years with my weight which hovers around 230lb (105kg). As I am only 5'7" (1.7m) this is well into the obese category even though I carry it well and do exercise. I discovered fitday 5 weeks ago and religiously enter everything I eat and do. Well today I am 20lbs lighter and cannot believe what I have achieved. The next 20lbs are going to be so easy.

To all those folks just starting out, be honest, stick to your fitday restriction and go for a long walk in the morning and a long walk at night. You too will be on the beach or in the pool this summer.
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Old 05-31-2010, 12:38 AM
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Congratulations!!! It feels really good doesn't it? How low are you hoping to get? My DH is an inch taller than you and at 190 he's pretty thin, but everybody is a little different.
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Old 05-31-2010, 01:47 AM
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Take dizzy's suggestion and next time you are at the store carry around two bags of potatoes. That's what you've lost. congrats!
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Old 05-31-2010, 11:21 AM
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Well done!I just joined.196lbs and also 5ft 7.Reality check realing my BMI is obese but you have cheered me up.Keep up the good work.Jenny, Ireland
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Old 06-02-2010, 04:04 AM
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I love reading these success stories!! It's so comforting to know that it can be done and it gives me the "UMPH" I need to keep on keeping on!! Congrats to all the "WINNERS" in your new "losing" lifestyle.
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Old 06-02-2010, 08:37 AM
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20lbs in 5 weeks is a great accomplishment in itself. CONGRATULATIONS!!! Don't get discouraged if you can't maintain that 4lb a week average going forward. As your body fat % decreases it usually gets tougher.
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Old 06-03-2010, 08:51 PM
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Congratulations on your success !! You lost 20lbs in just 5 weeks and that keep me motivated that I can achieved it too
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