(Closed) Weight loss brag thread for everyone

posted 6 years ago in Fitness
Post # 47
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2015

@jesssamesssa:  I’m loving the motivation on this thread!

I lost somewhere between 20 and 30 lbs. a few years ago. I was around 140 in High School and bumped up somewhere between 160 and 170 in college. Most of the loss was due to nutrition and general health – my Doctor prescribed vitamins (I was deficient in some) and I started eating healthier when I moved home to my parents’ house.

I’m currently somewhere between 140 and 150, size 8 or so (I’m 5’6″). I don’t weigh myself anymore because it isn’t good for me mentally and I try to judge based off how my clothes fit. I’m at a good weight for my height, but I would like to be a bit more toned. I hate the Gym though, so we’ll see how long this motivation lasts. Lol!

Post # 48
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314 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

Sw: 209 (my biggest Ever)

cw: 193

wedding (may17) goal weight: 165

gw: 145

I began in January. I have gone paleo (with limited dairy) and a few cheat days here and there. I am doing cardio boxing/kickboxing classes 3-4x/week. I’m also drinking at least 1 gallon of water per day. As I get closer to my big day, my goal is to up my classes to 5x/week. You all look amazing, btw! Cheers!

Post # 49
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487 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

I’ll just go with my most recent weight loss kick.

SW: 179.8 lb (Jan 12/14)

CW: 175.4 lb (Feb 8/14)

GW: 160.0 lb

UGW: 140.0 lb

I’ve already had people notice the loss (I haven’t, really, except for the number on the scale) and have been asked if I’m eating enough.  Yep, but I’m working out 5-6 days a week, so I’m burning a lot of that off.  I’m still very overweight (5’3″ – healthy weight for me is between 112 and 140), but have been told not to lose anymore.  Um, what?

Post # 50
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3064 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

Just weighed myself today and after a 2-3 week plateau where I was at 140 i finally broke the into the 130’s- at 138 πŸ™‚

SW: 146 (5’7.5″)

CW: 138

GW:130-135- not really caring about the weight, my ultimate goal is a 6 pack, i dont care what I weigh when I have it. 

Down about 8 lbs since Christmas! 

Great job everyone! I love reading all the updates! I am probably the only one who can tell the difference ( that is the perk AND downside of being tallish) but my Fiance said to appease me that I look skinny so I’ll take it. 

Post # 52
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

@jesssamesssa:  I am going to have to try your frosty!!! Sounds good πŸ™‚

 I always have 2 cheat days a week ( Ill be cutting it down to one when its closer to bathing suit season) where I drink my craft beer and let a little loose on my diet . Its necessary to be good the rest of the week!

Post # 54
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1081 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

Bridebee13



OMG, tell me about it. I’m stuck at 127-129.  To pass 127 is soooo hard, I have stuck at that for almost a month now.  I get a bit frustrated and start cheating this week…. so this morning I weight myself, I am at 128.8.   (my lowest two weeks ago was 126.2) 

I think I really have to stick with schedule and go to bikram yoga more…instead of 2 times a week.  I feel you, onec I start eating healthy. I don’t want unhealthy food…. BUT once I start cheating, those unheathy food taste so good hahaha.. but for real, I can’t even drink anything sweet now. I used to love canned coconut water, last night I found that even that is too sweet for my taste.  

I also noticed that as long as I drink lemon water non stop really help, at least I don’t crave for unhealthy food as much after I hydrate my body 

Post # 55
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393 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

@jesssamesssa:  I weighed myself today and lost 3lbs! I’ve been trying to lose weight for a while and now with the wedding coming up in being more serious about it. I’ve gone MWF for two weeks and it his paid off obviously :).

i know this sounds terrible, but I’ve gained 30 lbs in 2 years! But I realized it was my Birth Control! I got it in 2012 and now I’m up 30 lbs, my diet (or lack of) has been the same. I finally made the connection and I stopped feeling hopeless like it was my fault for not being “skinny”. I’m taking control of it and now that I’ve mastered the scheduling of the gym and how to make the most of my time there, I have no excuses. 

i just really needed to tell someone because I’ve been going through this cycle of gym for a week and then I quit and start again. I haven’t told Fiance I’m going to the gym because I don’t want to tell him the sane thing yet again and then not accomplish anything. I want to atleast lose 10 lbs before the wedding and then tell him πŸ™‚ 

Post # 56
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5009 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: April 2012

A week of averaging 2500 calories a day and my weight’s still steady. Nice but feels really weird!

Post # 58
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4690 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: June 2013 - Upstate NY

Ya’ll are inspiring!! Losing weight is so hard. So much of the food available to us is so full of shit and our lives and responsibilities are demanding. But alas, we trudge on!

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Post # 59
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560 posts
Busy bee

I don’t have very many “before” pictures on the computer,

but this is me circa 2000 at 250 lbs

Here I am at 150ish (I am 5’7″ and all muscle so even though I am 150 I don’t really look it!)

I am currently 175…and 5 1/2 months pregnant..so I guess that is ok..I’ll be back to post about my weight loss again soon! blahhhh.

Post # 60
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794 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: February 2013

Awesome job everyone!!! I love seeing the before and after pics. They are very inspiring. πŸ™‚ I’m still in my weight loss phase. I’m really looking forward to the maintenance phase! There’s still a while to go for that, though.

Start: 233 lbs

Current: 189 lbs

Goal: 135-145 lbs (I’d be happy anywhere in there. My best form is 138 with muscle – an athletic build)

Post # 61
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5009 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: April 2012

Squee! I can actually see the slightest hint of ab definition whilst doing OHP. πŸ˜€

Given I’m feeling mega-fat (I know I’m not fat, but we all have those days), it’s rather awesome!

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