October Weight Loss Thread/Challenge

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  1. MericoX

    MericoX Roos, Poos, & a Wog!

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    Since the last thread died in July I figured a new start for a new month would be the best thing.

    Who wants to set a goal to lose 5 lbs in October? Not too high of a goal, and just about achievable for everyone.

    I reached my goal for September of 5 lb.. and overachieved by losing 6 pounds. I'm also doing c25k and just finished W5D2 and will be modifying the rest of it with some help from Mafia. I've lost 10.5 inches this month alone, and I'm ready to lose another 10.5+ next month!
     
  2. PWCorgi

    PWCorgi Priscilla Winifred Corgi

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    Woot! You go girl!!

    I will, I will! Though I guess that would require buying a scale...
     
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    I'll join!

    I would like to set my bar at 10lbs, but I'll definitely take 5 :D
     
  4. Renee750il

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    Yes. Need to get this going again. I've been stuck for awhile. :( All this family crap is really -- literally -- weighing me down.
     
  5. oakash

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    I'll join! I'm not gonna be trying to lose 5 pounds though, because I actually like the weight I'm at now, but I'm gonna be posting about my inch loss!

    I'm focusing on losing fat and gaining muscle, so technically I may gain weight
     
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    I'll join the 5lb October goal! I've been meaning to cancel my gym membership that's 20 miles away (for about 6 months when I stopped going) and joing the closer one -- so this is the motivator I need ;)
     
  7. Laurelin

    Laurelin I'm All Ears

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    Me definitely! I re-commited to healthy eating last night. i'd been using my broken dishwasher as an excuse to eat out. (had a hard time getting to meet up with the repairman for weeks)
     
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    Dizzy Sit! Good dog.

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    Me me me!!! I've lost 7lb but had an AWFUL week, so expect to put a lot on.....

    I am well up for this challenge.
     
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    That is wonderful! What an achievement.

    I can kinda join this thread lol. I'm looking to not weight myself until January 1st, 2013 and just go by how I feel. I'm concentrating on good food and staying active. Specific goals include half marathon training and adding in some swimming because it's getting close to summer. I will take measurements tonight as well (should have taken them yesterday but did not and I don't have time before work). I can certainly try and help with the motivation/support group, but I won't be weighing right now.
     
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    Me! I am so stuck on weight loss and can not keep the motivation going :(

    I'm doing a clean(er) eating journal challenge on swapbot at the same time so hopefully the accountability will help me get my butt in gear.
     
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    Count me in :)
     
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    PlottMom The Littlest Hound

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    I'm in! I've been soooo stuck lately! I feel like I've been eating so well & exercising & the scale just isn't budging :(
     
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    I broke up with my scale permanently but my goal is actually to do 20 proper pushups by the end of the month. My form for pushups is rubbish. Does that count?
     
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    I'll join in too!
     
  15. MericoX

    MericoX Roos, Poos, & a Wog!

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    YES! Mostly because there's no chance in hell I can do a pushup. Zero upper arm strength here lol.
     
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    MericoX Roos, Poos, & a Wog!

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    Those that are in, weigh-in will be tomorrow, then every Monday afterwards, with the final weigh-in on October 31st.
     
  17. ACooper

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    I am going to sticky this thread for October. :)

    If we start a new challenge for November, we can leave it or start a new thread to be stickied...either way.
     
  18. PWCorgi

    PWCorgi Priscilla Winifred Corgi

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    Welp, Ryan and I weighed in this morning and then started our weight loss yoga.

    Omg, yoga is dumb. And by dumb I mean really freaking hard.
     
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    :rofl1:

    I read the first sentence and was immediately offended (cause I've tried it, and it WAS HARD!) Then I read your second sentence and felt much better! :D

    I'm all weighed in, had a sensible breakfast, haven't concentrated on a direct exercise.....but I'm doing laundry and running up/down the stairs (intentionally running) to gather/put things away.
     
  20. MericoX

    MericoX Roos, Poos, & a Wog!

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    Weighed in this morning, already a pound down from yesterday. This month is looking better already!
     

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