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Old August 10th, 2013, 10:02 AM   #381
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Great Work all.


I should also state, that after losing the weight my sleep apnea is now gone. Not verified by a doctor, but all symptoms are gone, snoring is gone, can sleep without cpap machine and still function the next day, which i couldn't before.
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Old August 10th, 2013, 10:08 AM   #382
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Well done Sandals.

You no longer look like the illegitimate child of Penn Jillette and Ron White.
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Old August 29th, 2013, 01:19 PM   #383
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Why you slackasses no be posting?

My loss has slowed down but still going. I believe I have started to build some muscle though so that may be why the loss has slowed down.


I had a good moment a few days ago, working with some folks I haven't worked with since December, they didn't recognize me at all when they first saw me. Was a good feeling.

How you homos doing?
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Old August 29th, 2013, 01:22 PM   #384
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Down 22.5 lbs since about a month ago
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Old August 29th, 2013, 01:24 PM   #385
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I haven't lost any more weight in the last couple months (gained a little actually) but I am down to a 36" waist. I also can now run the two mile warm up for my cross fitness training with out going into a fetal position while sucking wind.
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Old August 29th, 2013, 01:24 PM   #386
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210. Let me go poop and I'll report back.
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I've dropped 43lbs so far
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Old August 29th, 2013, 01:32 PM   #388
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Someone needed to tell me i was such a fatass sooner

My 10 year anniversary today, and the shirt i bought for our rehearsal dinner that i grew out of years ago is now baggy on me. awesomeness.


Sometimes I think clothing fit is a much better indicator of health/fatness than weight or BMI is.

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How you homos doing?
I think I posted once way back at the start of the thread but always enjoy reading through the new posts even if I don't contribute.

I have a relatively "athletic" build but have had a gut and love handles for the past decade or so.

In October I am planning on running the Marine Corps Marathon in DC. This will be my 6th full marathon and unlike all my others, I decided to actually follow a training plan for this one. I have an average run time of about 4 hours over all of my other marathons but am aiming to run this one in 3:30.

I've been consistently going to the gym a few times a week for weights and spinning since about 2003 and over the past couple of years I've been running probably between 20-30 miles a week, weather permitting. Well, since the start of April I've been running an average of 40 miles a week (including a few weeks where I've broken 60 miles) and am already closing in on 1,100 miles for the year. These days I am out running 5 days a week, rain or shine.

I've lost about 12 pounds, but more impressively (to myself anyway) I've lost about 2" off of my waistline. I took some pants and a couple of sport coats to the tailor last week and have a pile more to take back to get taken in when I pick those up.

It's gotten to the point that I had to breakout what most would probably call "skinny jeans" because all of my other denim options were just too baggy in the butt and the waist.

(Cutting out my twice daily frappuccinos probably didn't hurt in the weight-loss either.)
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Old August 29th, 2013, 01:36 PM   #389
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9 lbs last 2 weeks. Included alot of beer over the past weekend. Goal of 45lbs. Strictly diet so far.
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Old August 29th, 2013, 01:56 PM   #390
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9 lbs last 2 weeks. Included alot of beer over the past weekend. Goal of 45lbs. Strictly diet so far.
Holy crap. You must be really short if that's your weight goal.


<--- significant loss has plateaued- time for new goals. Set new goal to get body fat at or below 11.9% (currently sitting at ~15%) while maintaining (at minimum) or adding lean mass (preferred). Scale weight is holding steady at 230#. My 36w pants are loose. 34s might be on the horizon.
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Yes, I weighed 9 lbs the last two weeks and my goal is 45 lbs
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I am currently down 140# since December. My current goal is 25# away. After hitting that I plan on setting another of probably 20# and keep going that route and see where I just stop at.

At home I was biking 10-20 miles a day 4-6 days a week. Now work is ramping up again so living in hotels and having to use the stationary bikes and ellipticals. But days I don't exercise any I feel the drain mid day, getting that blood flowing is a huge help.
Pants I bought a little more than a month ago and were just barely comfortable/ fitting are now almost to a loose point of needing a belt


Keep it up all. If my fatass that believed I could NEVER lose half the weight I have, anyone can.
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Old August 29th, 2013, 02:28 PM   #393
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Good luck Scott! Just try to limit the carbs, sugar, and fat. When you eat carbs only eat whole grain. Eat turkey breast, chicken breast and fish for protein. Hit the gym and you will turn fat into muscle very quick. Diet is everything
Maybe you meant some of this figureatively.

But, you do not turn fat into muscle, nothing turns into anything. Bones don't turn into brains, muscles don't turn into bones, and fat doesn't turn into muscle, and stupid people don't turn into smart people.
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Nice work Greasemonkey, Sandals, Bigbchevy and others. I am happy to see that you guys are all continuing to make improvements and maintaining a healthier lifestyle.
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I am currently down 140# since December. My current goal is 25# away. After hitting that I plan on setting another of probably 20# and keep going that route and see where I just stop at.

At home I was biking 10-20 miles a day 4-6 days a week. Now work is ramping up again so living in hotels and having to use the stationary bikes and ellipticals. But days I don't exercise any I feel the drain mid day, getting that blood flowing is a huge help.
Pants I bought a little more than a month ago and were just barely comfortable/ fitting are now almost to a loose point of needing a belt


Keep it up all. If my fatass that believed I could NEVER lose half the weight I have, anyone can.

I travel with a jump rope and Jungle Gym straps. LINK They're handy when the hotel has a shit fitness facility or if it's closed.
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I travel with a jump rope and Jungle Gym straps. LINK They're handy when the hotel has a shit fitness facility or if it's closed.

I've got two flat exercise bands that live in the suitcase for just such occasions.
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june 5 293#
june 14 283#
june 22 275#
July 30 266#
aug 31 258#

Slow going...
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Slow and steady progress is the best when it comes to weight loss. Easiest to maintain in the long run. Keep up the great work.
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Sometimes I think clothing fit is a much better indicator of health/fatness than weight or BMI is.



I think I posted once way back at the start of the thread but always enjoy reading through the new posts even if I don't contribute.

I have a relatively "athletic" build but have had a gut and love handles for the past decade or so.

In October I am planning on running the Marine Corps Marathon in DC. This will be my 6th full marathon and unlike all my others, I decided to actually follow a training plan for this one. I have an average run time of about 4 hours over all of my other marathons but am aiming to run this one in 3:30.

I've been consistently going to the gym a few times a week for weights and spinning since about 2003 and over the past couple of years I've been running probably between 20-30 miles a week, weather permitting. Well, since the start of April I've been running an average of 40 miles a week (including a few weeks where I've broken 60 miles) and am already closing in on 1,100 miles for the year. These days I am out running 5 days a week, rain or shine.

I've lost about 12 pounds, but more impressively (to myself anyway) I've lost about 2" off of my waistline. I took some pants and a couple of sport coats to the tailor last week and have a pile more to take back to get taken in when I pick those up.

It's gotten to the point that I had to breakout what most would probably call "skinny jeans" because all of my other denim options were just too baggy in the butt and the waist.

(Cutting out my twice daily frappuccinos probably didn't hurt in the weight-loss either.)
My weight loss hasn't plateaued but I realized a few days ago that I really miss running. I told Mike today that I plan to start again. I had to stop because of my achilles tendinitis but I am thinking if I start slow and do a lot of stretching. I also decided I need to do more squats after I saw a butt I envied today too. Otherwise the plan is to keep on doing what i am doing.
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Can't beat the ass of a woman that squats heavy. Beautiful!
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