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January 30, 2014 4:45 AM
Let us support each other in this weight loss journey...My fiancee will be back in May (he is now away in another country) and I want to by then to be able to lose this weight.

I really need support and motivation I have been a lot of yo yo diets and I think 20 pounds in 3 months is a good goal.

Who is in with me?

We will start on February 1st with our weigh in (starting weight, current weight and Goal weight at the end of April) and then every week we will update these information.

I also suggest if you want we can post pictures of our main meals that we thought tasted good and others may take the recipes because usually in diets food at the end will start tasting the same and repeating and for that usually many people quit.

Sorry if this was long smile
Edited by AnnaChanges On January 30, 2014 4:46 AM
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January 30, 2014 4:50 AM
I'm with ya x
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January 30, 2014 5:18 AM
yay see you back here on February 1st <3
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January 30, 2014 5:29 AM
I'm getting married on May 24th, I am definitely in!! See ya tomorrow!
January 30, 2014 5:38 AM
Me me!! That fits right in with my goal so maybe by adding a little extra motivation I won't get lazy!
January 30, 2014 5:42 AM
I want to lose just a little more so I am totally in

Are you wanting to make a group board?
Edited by setaylor86080 On January 30, 2014 5:42 AM
January 30, 2014 6:17 AM
In on that! exactly my weight loss too!
January 30, 2014 6:22 AM
Maybe I need this kind of motivation......just hovering, and not losing right now. I'm in!
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January 30, 2014 6:33 AM
Yes! I'm in!!! :)

Shall we all add each other as friends or what happens? I've never done this kind of group thing before.
January 30, 2014 6:36 AM
I'm Totally In!!!! I've seen these groups throughout the boards but the time frame was a lot smaller. This sounds perfect!
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January 30, 2014 6:37 AM
Im in!

Are you making a group??
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January 30, 2014 6:37 AM
I am definitely in! I need some motivation too. We'll keep each other motivated in this journey to loose some weight and be healthier smile
Edited by PeanutButter1999 On January 30, 2014 7:30 AM
January 30, 2014 6:39 AM
Im in...

Pleaseeee make a group, would be easier :)
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January 30, 2014 6:42 AM
I have been yo-yo diets and actually logging in recently and its my time to get back to it. My hubby's bday is in May and we plan to go to Las Vegas so it would be perfect for me to lose a little weight and tone up by then.

So in other words I am definately in!
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January 30, 2014 6:46 AM
I'm in too! We are going to the Wisconsin Dells this summer for a family vacation and I certainly don't want any pictures of my and my huge thunder thighs on Facebook!
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January 30, 2014 7:00 AM
I'm in but let's make a group it's so much easier!.
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January 30, 2014 7:01 AM
Hey every one :)

Here is the group please join !!

http://www.myfitnesspal.com/groups/home/19375-lose-20-pounds-by-may-1
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January 30, 2014 7:03 AM
QUOTE:

I want to lose just a little more so I am totally in

Are you wanting to make a group board?


Yes here is the group add yourself it is open
http://www.myfitnesspal.com/groups/home/19375-lose-20-pounds-by-may-1

I am hoping to lose more than 20 but I wanted to to put a some how realistic goal :)
Edited by AnnaChanges On January 30, 2014 7:04 AM
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January 30, 2014 7:05 AM
QUOTE:

Yes! I'm in!!! :)

Shall we all add each other as friends or what happens? I've never done this kind of group thing before.


Yes I made a group this is the link add yourself there and then we call have stay updated

http://www.myfitnesspal.com/groups/home/19375-lose-20-pounds-by-may-1

You can add me as a friend too i don't mind at all :)
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January 30, 2014 7:30 AM
im interested! keep me in the loop!! :)
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February 1, 2014 10:08 AM
February 1
Beginning weight (seven years ago): 197
Current weight: 155.2
Goal weight: 135ish

It's not so much a set number, but I would like to be "around 135" not between 155-160 like I've been for the last couple of months. When I initially lost the weight, I lost right at 70 pounds......as you can see, I've gained back about 30, and I'd really like to lose the majority of what I have gained back. I was probably too thin for my age (now 53) and bone structure at one point. I'd be really happy to be around 135. My cholesterol and blood sugar numbers were better then too!
Down 2.2 pounds in January, so that makes me pretty happy! :-)
Kaye
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February 1, 2014 10:11 AM
My brother is getting married on May 16th, and it is a traditional Indian wedding, so I will be wearing a sari, which shows my *GASP* stomach!!! Let's do this!!!!
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February 1, 2014 10:41 AM
Me, me, me!!
Would take me to final goal the day before my wedding anniversary! smooched
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February 9, 2014 5:57 PM
After week 1, I've maintained. Have not gained any, but also haven't lost. It's been COLD, snowy, and really easy to just curl up in front of the fireplace this week.
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February 17, 2014 5:14 AM
Hi! I'm a bit late, but this is exactly aligned with my goals (lose 20 lbs by May), so I would like to join you all. I want to lose this weight for good, and I want it to be done by the beginning of less-clothing season. I'm tired of fluctuating and have 3 wardrobes for each of my sizes (I haven't even been pregnant yet :|)
CW: 145
GW: 125
I've done it many times before (in less time as well), but I have huge problems maintaining, so I hope that doing it the healthy way + support will help with that! I'm here for anyone with similar goals, I know we can do it :)
I plan on exercising a minimum of 3 days a week to burn a minimum of 300 calories (running at the gym, long walks or skating while its still winter here), and eating 3 (mostly healthy) meals a day with only fruit and vegetables as snacks. I'm trying not to be too strict on the actual meals being controlled, because huge restrictions of food types or calories is usually what gets me bored/frustrated, and to eventually lose control. I have a very all-or-nothing mentality, so I've accepted that that's my biggest challenge, and I want to finally address it.

Good luck to you all, I will post next week (even if nothing has happened ;)) - I hope to hear about your progress as well!

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