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Sticky: week 8 challenge
I have had a hard time with the past 3 weeks of this challenge because of our family getting out of the military and moving and finding new jobs, etc... But i'm focused and getting back on track. ...
no replies.   169 views.
started by AVDV, 7 years ago.   
Sticky: Introduction
Hi everyone, my name is Ashley. I am a 22 year old mother to a beautiful 2yr old girl, and a wife to a US Marine. I gained an unhealthy amount of weight during my pregnancy and continued gaining for a ...
20 replies, last reply by GilmoreGirl, 7 years ago.   523 views.
started by AVDV.   
How is everyone doing so far?
I've noticed that it's gone a bit quiet in the forums as of late so I wanted to do a check-in! What's working well for you? Have you hit any plateaus? How have you gotten past them? What ...
9 replies, last reply by sgoudrea, 7 years ago.   394 views.
started by betsyhiner.   
I just wanted to say congratulations to us as a group. Look at all the weight we have lost together. Over 900 lbs!!!!!! that is AMAZING! Let's keep it up, and try to keep the want and desire strong.
no replies.   175 views.
started by AVDV, 7 years ago.   
Question for my fellow runners!
I try to keep a running schedule of everyday, and lots of it. I covered 4 miles of hilly terrain yesterday (walking parts of it) and now i have a HUMONGOUS blister on my heel. How can i take care of ...
4 replies, last reply by betsyhiner, 7 years ago.   285 views.
started by betsyhiner.   
First day
Hi everyone, so our challenge started! I have started my day with 1 hour and 30 minutes of walking. What about you guys?
13 replies, last reply by hmstix, 7 years ago.   443 views.
started by sgoudrea.   
Purely Celebration
Did 4 pounds this week. 55 down, 40 more to go. I have a good shot of doing this challenge and actually completing the 40 pounds lost by the end. 6 total in the challenge so far.
3 replies, last reply by hmstix, 7 years ago.   191 views.
started by hmstix.   
What "Fuel" do we burn when we exercise: Sugars or Fat?
During a previous diet period, I exercised a lot(!) but after a point, I did not lose weight. A trainer I met, gave me an explanation that I share with you, in case you find it interesting to discuss. ...
3 replies, last reply by bholder, 7 years ago.   224 views.
started by Panos Tabasco.   
The Worse Tactical Mistakes during a diet.
The 3 worst mistakes I have made during diets over the years, are: 1. Drinking all kinds of alcohol. It's not just the calories but that it retains water in your body. Which manifests in my morning ...
3 replies, last reply by Silverweb, 7 years ago.   219 views.
started by Panos Tabasco.   
Looking for buddies!
Like just about everyone here, I have unsuccessfully tried to lose weight for quite awhile (8 years). I have watched myself go from 125 to 205 during that time! I was a thin person before that...even ...
6 replies, last reply by Angiemur, 7 years ago.   251 views.
started by vchuchman.   
Should we weigh-in every day?
My opinion is that we should weigh-in every day, for certain reasons. But, under preconditions. My reasons for a daily weigh-in: 1. It helps me be focused on my effort. 2. It also helps with making m ...
4 replies, last reply by hmstix, 7 years ago.   205 views.
started by Panos Tabasco.   
Can our 'Personal Fight' against 'Overweight' be a Social Endeavour?
Thank God we remain Social Animals. FS and all of you have convinced me of the value of all being in this together. It's a source of strength by itself. Also, past experience has convinced me, that ...
4 replies, last reply by Panos Tabasco, 7 years ago.   228 views.
started by Panos Tabasco.   
Hello from Athens, Greece
Ok. I'm really excited about this. I liked FatSecret's concept, I like the fact that we are all in this together, I believe it's going to work! I hope we'll end up friends with some of ...
3 replies, last reply by sgoudrea, 7 years ago.   208 views.
started by Panos Tabasco.   
2 lbs!
I've already dropped 2 lbs, altho I'm sure most of it's water. I hit the salt a little hard last week so I'm de-puffing... Not going to look a gift horse in the mouth tho! :-D
1 reply, last reply by hmstix, 7 years ago.   140 views.
started by kittyglitter.   
eating and exercising????
So, I was wondering how everyone has done these first couple days? It's definitely tough starting new habits and routines, but it will be so worth it. I didn't work out as much as I had wanted ...
7 replies, last reply by hmstix, 7 years ago.   226 views.
started by AVDV.