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gcramsey

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Posted: 09 May 2010, 20:15
Hey Jennifer,

Welcome to the site. Your goal is very lofty and I wish you the best.

Glen

"Beyond the very extreme of fatigue and distress, we may find amounts of ease and power we never dreamed ourselves to own; sources of strength never taxed at all because we never push through the obstruction." -William James
obakemono

Joined: Jul 09
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Posted: 09 May 2010, 20:40
Losing a half pound per day is not realistic. If you were to lose that quickly, it would be a fast trip to the emergency room.

Quickly losing any more than 1 to 1.5 pounds per week will likely be water weight, and will be regained just as fast. Only the obese person under medical supervision can expect lose between 3 to 4 pounds per week, but that number decreases as they continue their weight loss program.

I hope this helps - here's to a healthy and safe weight loss journey!
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Rnbwgrl

Joined: Apr 10
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Posted: 09 May 2010, 20:46
According to your information, you are at 133 currently... losing 1/2 pound a day is doable, for a very short term at that weight. Losing 1/2 lb to 1 lb a week is a much more reachable, realistic goal...

Remember not to cut your calories below 1200...

your mileage may vary
Melissa
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Joined: May 10
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Posted: 13 May 2010, 14:32
Hi welcome im also new to the site today. I didnt realise there was an app for this aswell ill have to check that out. good luck with your journey
kimocan

Joined: May 10
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Posted: 17 May 2010, 11:47
Welcome Jennifer! I'm new here too. Wish you all the luck for bikini weather.



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