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Weight loss thread w/b 19 feb

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Hi people :)

Skyblues idea for this is fab. I have just started a new job so havent been on for a wee while. However i am happy to report i have lost 5lb.

I have been following weight watchers without going to the weigh in as it is a fiver i havnet got. I have been running 5k 3 times a week and going to two classes at the sports centre.

Hoping to lose 1/2 stone in 4 weeks as my friend announced last week that she was getting married to her boyfriend from turkey all a shocker but a happy one.

How is everyone else getting on?? Anyone managing to get some excercise in?

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5 Ibs - That's excellent work Toona :clap:.

Unfortunately, I can't run, I have damaged ankles. I used to be a pro gymnast many moons ago and since then my joints/Cartilage in my ankles have been very weak and they swell up if too much pressure is put on them, they can really hurt.

For cardio work I have to use the Cross Trainer, Rowing Machine and Bike.

I also try and mix the Aerobic classes for a variation; Body Pump, Circuit, Legs, bums and Tums, Combat etc and I swim too.

Since having my daughter, I haven't been able to shift the weight and I find that I really have to work hard now that I'm in my 30's :eek:. I was ok after baby No 1, but not No 2:unsure:. Now that she'll be 8yrs this year, there really isn't any excuses !!:rolleyes:

Just to clarify - Are we going to make our weight loss announcements on a thread for each week like you've done here ? I guess it does make things easier and people can look it up more easily.

Take it easy and keep up the good work.
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Oh - Forgot to mention, just a 1Ib off me this week.
 
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Hi Skyblue

well done on your 1lb off this week. i lost a 1lb this week too. was really good all week, then yesterday a house move fell through and i had a bar of caramel. oh it was delicious, so much better when you dont have it all the time.

we can have a weekly thread if you like. mite be a bit easier for people to post on.

looks like there are a few others doing it so be good to see how everyone is doing.

i was going to go back to pump on thur but have a appoint, so running instead. goin out this sat too so doubt i will lose next week but hey ho.

keep it going!!! we will be size 10 in no time lol:p
 
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Are we posting on this thread and skyblues? I don't mind whetever is easiest.

Well done to you both! :clap:

I lost 3lb this week, but I had gained 2lb last week, so 1lb really... since New Year that makes it a total of 1st 1lb for me, but I've just under 2st more to lose before the end of May (skyblue I think you asked in the other thread was I losing it for a weddin. Yes, but not mine - are you?)

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You've started a new job and you're looking to move home too. You've been busy !!

What do you do for work ? Funny enough, I'd love to become a Fitness Instructor - Secretly that's what I'm trying to aim for, I have a lot of work cut out ! Lol. I should've done this ages ago, but all the partying got in the way :rolleyes:.

Oh damn, forgotten this thread is for recording our weight losses, I'm talking too much !
 
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sorry, have i just confused the matter lol

jsut thot a fresh thread every week??

well done on your loss. so we all lost a lb. well done us

im hungry tonite and have nothing i fancy except sugar free jelly, hardly a double decker tho is it:LOL:
 
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Oh, Emski - My mums wedding and I'm really dreading it !! Just not keen on who she is marrying - another story :rolleyes:.
 
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Weekly thread sounds good, even if it's recording weight changes and talking about it :)

Skyblue, I had the most paranoid 5 minutes there when I imagined we were going to the same wedding and we were actually extended family but neither of us knew about the others experiences. Lol I'm a silly Emski sometimes!

So hooray we all lost a pound :clap:

I'm going for a swim on Thursday :woohoo:

Sugarfree jelly is the key :D
 
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sky - i have always been an office/ accounts assistant, but after being in hospital a few times, i thot about care work, maybe doing my nursing. i have thot about nursing quite a bit but shift work isnt advised for bi polar is it. i have been volunteering at a nursing home and managed to wangle a job! doing one shift a week for a few weeks then doing on average 3 shifts a week.

house move - was hoping to rent a place with the view to buy in a year when we can finally get a mortgage but the boy backed out at the last minute. was gutted crying for hours. over it now tho. never mind. x

yourmum is gettin married! wow are you bridesmaid
 
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Emski - Ha ha - I was thinking exactly the same thing !! Spooky ;)
 
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sky - i have always been an office/ accounts assistant, but after being in hospital a few times, i thot about care work, maybe doing my nursing. i have thot about nursing quite a bit but shift work isnt advised for bi polar is it. i have been volunteering at a nursing home and managed to wangle a job! doing one shift a week for a few weeks then doing on average 3 shifts a week.

house move - was hoping to rent a place with the view to buy in a year when we can finally get a mortgage but the boy backed out at the last minute. was gutted crying for hours. over it now tho. never mind. x

yourmum is gettin married! wow are you bridesmaid
Sorry to hear about the fall through with the home you were after.

No - I'm not bridesmaid, thank goodness Lol. It's going to be in a reception office. I'm dreading it, I really am. I'm not keen on her Fiance and I really have to bite my tongue with the comments he comes out with, the least time I spend around him the better. Shame, we don't get on, ...but hey ho.
 
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Toona well done on the job front, sorry about the house falling through. I've just started my nurse training, after working as a support worker for a few months - inspired by some of the nurses who have helped me. I used to work in an office environment and it just wasn't right for me.

Spooky or what skyblue! ;) It's a shame for you and your mum that you don't get on with her fiance, but good for you having a more relaxed attitude to it - we can't get on with everyone, nor should we!
 
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Old thread I know but I think we should restart it!

Have lost 4 and half stone in the past 8 months. Woo

Feel so much happier.

Still think I need to lose a stone but I'm pretty much back to a normal healthy weight for my height (I'm 6 ft 1 and female)

People are complimenting me and today got called slim :D - first time in a long time.

I used to be really skinny before I went into hospital (probably too skinny - all my bones were sticking out) and it was horrible gaining all that weight. I felt like a monster.
 
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Hiya

would you consider making a new thread? Anyway, I am pleased for you to lose weight, if that is done healthily. I have given up on mine. I am concentrating more on the bipolar at the moment. Did you put on weight because of the bipolar meds? I think I did.
 
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Yeah I put on weight because the meds all increased my appetite to a huge degree and also the stress of being inpatient made me overly - emotional and want to eat all the time.

the drugs were (Quetiapine, Olanzapine, Amisulpride, Clopixol, Clozapine, Risperidone, Lithium, Depakote, Venlafaxine)......
 
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