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Old 09-02-2012, 04:45 AM   #1
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Weight Loss for Orlando

E booked Orlando about 8 weeks ago and 6 weeks ago I'd embarked to loose weight. Just weighed in today and I've lost 5lbs this week bringing me to 12lb's in 6 weeks. It's easier than I thought it would be. I want to loose the 3st I gained on medication. Then look to loose probably another stone to be at my ideal weight for me. I am doing wii fit and walking too. Anyone else loosing weight? Needing a bit of support? Would love to chat to others x
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Old 09-02-2012, 04:52 AM   #2
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That's fantastic.

Pop over onto the community side of the global neighbours board as I'm sure there will be others in a similar position who will be inspired by your loss.

Keep up the good work
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Old 09-02-2012, 05:06 AM   #3
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Wow that's fantastic! Well done you
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Old 09-02-2012, 07:00 AM   #4
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My husband and I both lost weight before our trip this year. I lost 2.5 Stone and he lost just over 3. He was at his target but I still have another 2 stone to go. We were there for 3 weeks from 27th July and had a wonderful time.
My husband put on 11 pounds!!! I put on 5 which was bad enough. My husband has been super motivated since he got back and already lost 6 pounds. I am struggling and only lost a pound. I think once my son is back at school then we can get into our normal routine which is to walk between 5-7 miles most days.
I have to stay that I did feel so much better this year. The heat didn't really bother me atall and all the walking I did before hand really helped and we felt so much better walking around the parks. Hope to be at target before our next trip next July.
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Old 09-02-2012, 07:25 AM   #5
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Well done...!!! Myself and my wife have been losing weight for our trip in December...,6 stone between us so far and signed up for a triathlon at the end of October....just as well as we have a fair few restaurants booked!!!
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Old 09-02-2012, 07:32 AM   #6
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We have just booked to leave in 8 weeks & I need to lose as much as possible! Not going to be daft tho, but deffo starting lots of walking, help me to prepare for the parks, thought my legs were dropping off 2 days into our first trip!!
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Old 09-02-2012, 07:36 AM   #7
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Hi BecksHH, I used the walking method to lose weight initially, and lost about 2 to 3lb a week along with eating better. Tried to walk between 4 - 7 miles per day (around 2 hours). Used android cardio trainer app to track this and weighed in twice a week. Hope this helps and good luck!
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Old 09-02-2012, 10:46 AM   #8
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I am not going until Oct 2013 but I have been dieting in preparation for it. I ahve lost 3st 7lbs so far and plan to lose at leats that again before i go.

Congrats on the weight loss. Keep going and PM me if you need a dieting buddy.
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Old 09-02-2012, 11:30 AM   #9
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I started slimming World over a week ago now and had my first weight in on thursday, i lost 3 and a half pounds, i would like to loose at least 3 stone by my vacation in Feb, fingers crossed. x
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Old 09-02-2012, 01:31 PM   #10
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I lost 4 stone, gained 2 back and I'm now in the gym every night trying to get rid of a stone, lol (I was actually a stone underweight before, I took it too far).

It sounds like you're motivated and you've lost nearly a stone, which isn't easy. The hardest part is getting motivated to do it in the first place!

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Old 09-02-2012, 02:55 PM   #11
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Fab news! Everyone's doing really well.
We have 13 months until we go, and I'd like to lose 1 - 1 1/2 stone before we go.
I am starting (again) tomorrow to get back on track.
I try to do 30-35 mins on the cross trainer 3 times a week.
It's hard working 42.5 hours a week, and we have 2 kids both under 5 so time is limited but I want to go feeling confident with my body.
If I can lose 1 1/2 stone that would be fab as it would give me a little bit of extra weight loss to make up for what I might put on whilst we're there!
There's 7 of us going for 3 weeks so I think they'll be a lot of eating and drinking going on! LOL!
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Old 09-03-2012, 04:34 PM   #12
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Hi BecksHH, I used the walking method to lose weight initially, and lost about 2 to 3lb a week along with eating better. Tried to walk between 4 - 7 miles per day (around 2 hours). Used android cardio trainer app to track this and weighed in twice a week. Hope this helps and good luck!
Thanks for that, i'll download it, slight set back already tho, laid up to the eyes, better now than on hols tho
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Old 09-03-2012, 04:38 PM   #13
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I'm trying to lose weight too. I've just joined the biggest loser fall challenge on the US side, which sounds great for motivation and support.

I have a lot to lose as i currently weigh approx 243.5lb. I go to Orlando in 18 weeks and so i'm really hoping to see a change. I've lost half a stone so far and plan to really up my diet and exercise tomorrow. Unfortunately life has been getting in the way just recently, but i won't let it hold me back xx
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Old 09-04-2012, 05:45 AM   #14
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I have just registered with Tommy's Charity to run the London Marathon - I need a massive incentive and theres nothing quite like the prospect public humiliation to make you motivated.

I have just had my 3rd baby, and actually weigh less that i did before i got pregnant

But i have about 1.5 stone to lose to be my "ideal" wieght. Wii Fit just rung me in at 10st 10lb - I am only 5ft 1in!

4 weeks in florida from 7th Jan is another big reason for me to lose weight. followed by my BFF's wedding!!

If i cant lose weight now i never will!!!!!!
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Old 09-04-2012, 10:00 AM   #15
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Keep it up!

My wife has just reached her target weight after a year of slimming - she has lost 9 stone!!!

I managed to lose a couple of stone myself, but I've started putting it back on again (spending a lot of time travelling on business - not good, and the wife is now giving me grief for being overweight!).
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