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Wednesday Weigh In: Distracted

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Last night I was awakened by a sound around 1:30 AM. It seems someone decided my cheapo gas grill was worthy enough of being stolen right off my back porch!

I wasn’t particularly attached to the grill. I’m more unnerved at the idea that someone was snooping around outside my house while I was sleeping.

Creepy and makes me want to take self-defense classes!

Anyway, lets move on to this weeks weigh in. I only have a few minutes before heading to the gym with Little Bean. We go to the gym on Wednesdays for yoga and playtime at the daycare. :)


HW: 225

CW: 150.6 (Down 2.2)
GW: 145

H: 5′ 8”

Age: 36

Lost almost all the weight I gained over the lsat 3 weeks.

Trying to eat mostly unprocessed is helping immensely! I haven’t been perfect by any means but the goal has helped me make better decisions and has curbed my night time snack cycle somewhat. I’ve been gnawing on frozen grapes and some nuts instead of chips and such.

Ok, who’s next? I can’t wait to see how everyone did this week!



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    pam

    October 10, 2012

    HW: 86.4kgs CW: 85.5kgs GW: 65kgs H: 172cm age: 28 Down 0.1kg this week. Basically maintaining at the moment. In order to lose some weight I need to stop overeating every single day and do some exercise. Goal for this week is to eat 'cleaner' i.e. no processed crap. Reply

    tssweety

    October 10, 2012

    HW 170 CW 139.2 GW 135 down .6 I know it's my eating. If I would just stop putting junk in even on occasion, then maybe I would go down. I go up 1 or 2 lbs and then down 1 or 2 lbs, but never get down to my goal. Reply

      RoniNoone

      October 10, 2012

      I'm right there with you. {{hugs}}

    marissa wade

    October 10, 2012

    HW: 215 GW: 141 CW: 202.6 (Down .9) HT: 5'3" AGE: 38 I am extremely excited about my .9 loss! Wooohoooo! This is my second weigh-in and I'm just so happy to see the scale going in a downward direction. I swear that I have gained weight every week prior because I was avoiding the scale. This is just what I needed to remind me that the scale is just a tool that I need to use to hold me accountable. Was I perfect last week? Heck no! But just knowing that I was going to step on the scale again helped me to make a few better food choices. I will take a loss of .5 or .9 every week thank you;-) Reply

    Katie

    October 10, 2012

    HW: 200+ CW: 175.2 GW: 140 H: 5'4" Age: 29 Pretty much maintained - I feel ok about that! My goal this week is to drink more water & get a few more exercise days in! Reply

    Briana

    October 10, 2012

    HW: 179 CW: 174 GW: 140 H: 5'3" Age: 31 10 weeks post-partem. Down 5 lbs since going back to work and since I work in a restaurant and I get free food (and free soda and free gelato samples) I think this rocks! Been back to work 10 days and so far I haven't had any soda. Lots of gelato, but that ends today. Reply

    Sarah

    October 10, 2012

    HW: 192 GW: 145 CW: 143 (Down 3.6) HT: 5'5" AGE: 30 Not sure I believe my scale on this one but will see for sure at WW on Saturday. I have been out of town and didn't track a thing, however, I tried to make the best choices possibly and ran atleast 2 miles each day. I will keep on moving every day this week with bootcamp or runs, since I started a challenge with my friends - 20 minutes of movement every day for the 31 days in October. Join us! #20for31 I am also running my first 15k this Saturday and marathon #1 training starts Monday - big week! Reply

    Jessica

    October 10, 2012

    HW: 212 CW: 162.2 (up .6 in 2 weeks, missed last week) GW: 150 Height: 69 inches The grill thing is SUPER creepy and I would look into getting an alarm system if you dont already have one. Reply

    Aimee

    October 10, 2012

    Last week's weight: 153 
 CW: Honestly I don't really know. I weighed myself last night before work and was 152.6. This morning I am 156?! Wow I gained 3.4 pounds overnight. GW: 137 
H: 5' 2” 
Age: 39 I am in the midst of my highest mileage for marathon training. I am monitoring my weight a few times a week and I'm all over the place. I'm still counting WW point plus and contemplating quitting WW until after the marathon though I like the accountability that comes with journaling my food. I'm eating and using all my weekly points along with activity points on long run days. At best I'm maintaining and that's fine considering weight gain often occurs during marathon training. Reply

    Amanda

    October 10, 2012

    HW: 260 
CW: 249 (up .5) GW: 180ish 
H: 5′ 5” 
Age: 35 Breaking the sugar fast has not been good for me, heading back to the sugar fast. Reply

    Florida Kim

    October 10, 2012

    Sorry about your grill and yes, that is creepy knowing someone was lurking outside your house! HW: 170 GW: 150 CW: 158.8 (down .6) H: 5' 7" A; 47 I have signed up for WW Online again, I canceled this last year in an effort to save $$. It worked for my wallet, not my weight! I think I need this to keep me "honest". I was kind of mentally tracking points, and had really fallen out of weighing/measuring. So here's to back on Plan!! Reply

    Veronica H.

    October 10, 2012

    HW: 174 CW: 165.5 GW: 130 HT: 5’3″ Age: 47 I'm -1.5 this week and feeling good. I feel really motivated to eat good food. I feel so awful (physically & mentally) when I eat junk food. I look to you Roni as my inspiration (no pressure, lol). I'd like this way of life to become 2nd nature before I'm 50. Reply

    meredith

    October 10, 2012

    HW: 260 GW: 150-160 ish CW: 176.5 (down 1.5) H: 5' 8" A: 28 i'm back to where i was 2 weeks ago.. but maybe back on track?! Reply

    Trixie

    October 10, 2012

    HW: 215.5 CW: 163.2 (+ .6) GW: 155 H: 5'7" Age: 40 It was Canadian Thanksgiving this past weekend and I enjoyed it - beautiful fall weather and good Thanksgiving food. I'm totally okay with the gain as life is meant to be enjoyed, and my favourite thing about holidays is getting together with family and friends, and that often comes with good food! All in moderation. Totally creepy about your grill being stolen, that would irk me too! Hope all have a good week. Reply

    Debbie

    October 10, 2012

    HW: 230 (pregnant) CW: 192.0 (- 1) GW: 170 HT: 6’ Age: 31 Want to get back to planning my meals and tracking this week. Was attacked by the snack bug last week. Reply

    Tania Danilenko

    October 10, 2012

    HW: 166 CW: 150.4 GW: 125 HT: 5’1" Age: 43 Reply

    Anon

    October 10, 2012

    That is creepy and upsetting! LW: 133.0 CW: 134.4 Change: +1.4 GW: 125 Umm, not a good week. I bought (and then ate too much) ice cream. I let some drizzle stop me from taking a walk. I was feeling down, and thought food would make it better, and of course it didn't. New day - already had a bowl of banana oats for breakfast and am planning my walk this afternoon with an umbrella if needed. Reply

    Stephanie

    October 10, 2012

    HW: 182 CW: 149.5 GW: 140 Up another .5 from last week (that time of the month) Sticking strong with workouts and mindful eating. This morning I had forgotten to pack a lunch so I went to my freezer and grabbed a portion of homemade pasta fagoli soup, bagel thin and a french onion light laughing cow. Perfect lunch and I was able to keep the "processed" stuff to a minimum. Reply

    YoYo

    October 10, 2012

    First time leaving comment! CW: 133 GW: 125 HT: 5'6" Been snacking too much after dinner. Have less energy for the gym lately and have been really lazy. Just bought a scale and it came yesterday so I have no idea what I weighed last week. Going to try to eat healthier, not buy junk food. Reply

    stephanie

    October 10, 2012

    HW: 181.6 CW: 174.4 (down .6) GW: 145 HT: 5'7 Age: 33 Scale says down. Had a decent week but cheated a little on the weekend with the oreo's. Need to control it better. Feeling well still and glad I'm on the right track. Reply

    Dukebdc

    October 10, 2012

    Highest weight: 148 (2000) Two weeks ago: 131.4 Current Weight: 132 Goal weight: 120-125 Height: 5'2" Age: 34 So, up .6 from 2 weeks ago, and overall up just over 2 pounds from the beginning of the challenge. Postive item to report is I've been much more active. I have been looking up new recipes to avoid the same-old doldrums in the kitchen this week. A 4-mile walk and carmelized tofu and brussel sprouts are on the agenda tonight. I am trying a new approach--avoiding sugary/greasy junk food not because I'm trying to lose weight, but to reduce my dependence on heartburn medicine. It's the only change I can make--I go to doctors and they shrug, because I am young, female and at a healthy weight, which is the opposite of their typical heartburn patient. Reply

      Jessica

      October 10, 2012

      How do you make your caramelized tofu? I love tofu in new ways!

      Dukebdc

      October 11, 2012

      Hi Jessica! It's a new recipe I found on Sparkrecipes: http://recipes.sparkpeople.com/recipe-detail.asp?recipe=297112 Life got in the way last night, so I didn't end up making it. So I can't vouch for how tasty it is yet. :)

    NatMcc

    October 10, 2012

    HW: 184.6 (july 2012) CW: 166.2 (down 1.2 from last wk) GW: 145 H: 5'7" Age: 26 Almost back to pre-vacation weight, just 1 more lb and this is after a wedding this weekend out of town. :) My eating is back on track but now I have to get the exercising going again!! Husband bought me an hour facial and hour massage at a local spa--that is my reward for hitting 160! I can do it! Reply

    Destinie Warren

    October 10, 2012

    HW: 205 CW: 147.6 GW: 125 HT: 5’6" Age: 23 I'm down by about 2 pounds or so. I'm on an oatmeal kick... wonder if thats helping? Reply

      RoniNoone

      October 10, 2012

      I'd say it's not usually one small aspect like that. Just my opinion but hey.. oatmeal is yummy and good for you and if it's replacing something higher in calories then it is helping! :)

    Svanhvit

    October 10, 2012

    HW: 237 CW: 225.5 GW: 190 H: 6” Age: 35 Weightloss this week: 2.6 2.6 this week. Even with TOM in full swing right now. A total of 11.5 since we started this. And a waist that's gone down 4.7 inches since starting this some weeks ago. It's really amazing how this whole thing has changed me and I can´t thank you enough, Roni. Yesterday I was having a really "off" day, having broken a tooth on sunday, having it repaired on monday (don't do good with the shots), TOM in full swing yesterday etc. Reasons galore for not going for my swim. But I had decided it was an INo. So I did. And I struggled for every one of the first 10 laps. Then it got easier and at the end I didn't only feel fabulous, but I had also swum 250 meters more than the last time. I LOVE this feeling of accomplishing things and it's spreading to other areas of my life. I smile pretty much all the time and great things are happening with my job. I am happy :) Reply

      RoniNoone

      October 10, 2012

      all this just made me :)

      Svanhvit

      October 10, 2012

      Thank you :) I kinda go round with a smile right now!! Glad it´s spreading!

    AJ

    October 10, 2012

    HW: 168 
CW: 160 (Down 3) GW: 145 
H: 5′ 7” 
Age: 23I'm doing a cleanse to help retrain some poor eating habits and it seems to be working:) Reply

    SooZ

    October 10, 2012

    Hw : 269 CW: 223 GW: 160 H: 5'10" Age: 32 Down 1.8 & feeling great! Started walking instead of just doing workout DVDs. Mixing it up has been so refreshing! .also eating cleaner. Thinking I've almost kicked the grease / sugar binge from our weekend in Nashville last week. Reply

    Laura

    October 10, 2012

    HW: 250 
CW: 207 GW: 150 
H: 5′ 8” 
Age: 31 This was back to work week after maternity leave for me, so I had to change my weigh in time to much earlier than it has been. I was up 1.6 pounds from last week. I have been weighing in between 8-9 am and this week I weighed in at 5:30 am. I try not to get into scale games, but it threw me for a loop when I was expecting a loss. Trying a new gym this week and I am excited about that! Reply

    Sarah

    October 10, 2012

    HW: 222.6 
CW: 213.2 (Down 0.4) GW: 145 
H: 5′ 7” 
Age: 28 It was Canadian Thanksgiving this past weekend so the fact that I lost any weight was AWESOME!!!!!! I kept my eating under control but still enjoyed a delicious turkey dinner with all the trimmings. Next week I should be celebrating a 10lbs loss it is about time too....two months to lose 10lbs feels ridiculous. Reply

    LisaM

    October 10, 2012

    +Flag as inappropriateHw : 180+ CW: 152 GW: 150 H: 5'6" Age: 51Just what I expected - back to my current setpoint weight. Could have been worse after a salty cracker snack attack last night! So these crackers are in a box, but not too processed. The lower fat version of the original, and just ww flour, veg oil, and salt (the 3 most happy-inducing things in the world). Not only is the taste and that comfy feeling of a tummy full of carbs nice, but I also have a very particular way to eat each cracker. The good part is, it slows me down so I'm not shovelling. The bad part is, it is the most addictive crunch experience ever! I don't want to ban this product from my house, because a few at lunch with my salad is not a bad food choice. But I need to put it on my no-fly list for being anywhere near my TV-viewing spot on the couch. Reply

    LisaM

    October 10, 2012

    Oooo, somehow my last post got a "flag as inappropriate" lead-in. Must be my food porn about low fat Triscuits! LOL Reply

      RoniNoone

      October 10, 2012

      lol I didn't even know that was a feature of the new comments!

    Tina

    October 10, 2012

    Just wanted to say that I'm sorry to hear about the thief and your grill :( I'd be creeped out too!! CW: 178 GW: 160 H: 5'9" Age: 32 Reply

    Jen

    October 10, 2012

    HW-267 CW-187 Down .5 H-5'8" Feeling good! Reply

    Alyse

    October 10, 2012

    HW: 225 
CW: 177 GW: 150 
H: 5′ 8” 
Age: 27 Down a pound from last week. Woot! Reply

    Wendy

    October 10, 2012

    Good week for me. Just got to keep on keepin on. Down 1 lb and almost to my goal of getting my BMI to 25. CW 140.5 GW 137 Reply

    Maria

    October 10, 2012

    HW:199 CW: 131.7 (stayed the same) GW: maybe this is where I will need to set my GW cause I cannot seem to get past it H: 5'3 37yrs old Trying to not sanck, trying to not eat processed food.....failing. :( Oh well, concentrating on 13.1 on Sunday and then will refocus on the eating plan. Reply

    Corrie

    October 10, 2012

    HW: 174.8 CW: 156.2 (down 1.8) GW: 145 H: 5′ 8” Age: 37 Was pleased that this week was so good as it was my birthday & anniversary(!) and I celebrated. The change in behavior was evident in that I didn't overdo it, but truly enjoyed the splurges without over indulging. Sorry to hear about the theft/creepiness :( Have a great week everyone! Reply

    Kim

    October 10, 2012

    HW: 193.4 CW: 146.6 (same as last week) GW: 135 H: 5'4" Age: 47 Thoughts... it's time to get this show on the road. Reply

    amy

    October 10, 2012

    I was up .2 this week. I'm not surprised. I was not conscious, I was not careful. I drank at least two alcoholic beverages every single day. This puts me at a grand total of +1.4 for the seven weeks that we've been posting about Wednesday weigh ins. I think someone called it "Gaintaining". I'm frustrated, but I'm also owning it and posting about it. I like your idea of being more unprocessed in my food choices. I know from past experiences that always works. Reply

    Bethany

    October 10, 2012

    HW: 218.5 (pregnancy) Start: 167.3 Last Week: 163.2 CW: 160.9 (-2.3) GW: 150 H: 5’7″ Age: 31 Take that TOM! I was very conscious about my eating this week and tried not to mindless eat...and planned ahead according to how heavy my dinner was going to be. I'm also doing an Oct. challenge where I do a Jillian Michaels workout video everyday for the month. I've missed 2 days but I did 6 last week...I can already tell a huge difference! Reply

    Sondra Brown

    October 10, 2012

    Sorry about the grill, Roni. I hate that unsafe feeling. For a couple of years there were people selling drugs out of a house across from us (nice neighborhood until they took over). we got a german shepherd and they left us alone. My dog is a great running buddy too:) HW 266 CW 152 GW 135 HT 5'5" Age 48 Up this week, but I expected to be. I always gain during Tom. Reply

    Cathy

    October 10, 2012

    HW 168 CW 165.4 (down 1.6 from last week) GW 138 HT 5'8'' Age 48 Reply

    Mindy

    October 10, 2012

    I know what you mean! It feels like such a violation. I am sure it was some teenagers or something. :) I live in New Orleans so I am definitely in touch with that feeling. Reply

    Sheri J

    October 10, 2012

    HW 305 CW 268 (-4.6) GW 150 HT 5'3" Age 56 Sorry to hear such disturbing news, Roni. I too would be distracted to say the least. I had a big loss from last week. This has been my pattern this year. I seem to plateau for a few weeks, then BAM! I will show a big loss. Not complaining! h Reply

    Niki

    October 10, 2012

    HW: 169 
CW: 154 (Down 1.2) GW: 145 
H: 5′ 5.5” 
Age: 30 Lost 1.2 pds and started running again. It's so therapeutic for me, so I'm going to try to stick with this and see if this helps me get past the dreaded 150 mark. BTW: Great podcast yesterday, I'm trying to take your advise on not focusing on the number that I never seem to beat. Reply

    Jamie @ Win, Lose or Eat

    October 10, 2012

    I had my first really tough week and found myself struggling with emotional eating since the weekend started. I am already anticipating a much better result next week! HW: 382 
CW: 357 (Up 2) GW: 169 
H: 5′ 7” 
Age: 38 Reply

    SS

    October 10, 2012

    HW: 195 CW: 186 (up 1.5) GW: 165 Ht: 5'8" Yes, gaintaining is a word I am taking from another~I am glad to be staying in range, but up and down 1-2 lbs a week and never dropping below 184. I am stuck.:( Trying to ramp up exercise, but also eating more when I do so.:( Reply

      Jen

      October 12, 2012

      Amazing...I am in the same boat. Just a day of yoga amped up my appetite! I need to learn to grab healthier foods when the hunger pains hit, but I'm not quite there yet.

    Holly

    October 10, 2012

    HW: over 200, pregnant with twins CW: 156.4 GW: 147 H: 5'7" Age:34 Lost 1.4 pounds over the week and feel great! PTL!!! I'm less than 10 pounds away from my goal which is thrilling! Reply

    rachel

    October 10, 2012

    HW:142 (not pregnant) CW: 112.8 GW: 108 H: 5'1" age:36 happy with the lose from last week, feel in control of what I am eating, and running is helping me eat good too. Reply

    Petra

    October 10, 2012

    HW: 206 CW: 184.4 GW:175 H: 5'9" Age: 30 I had a great week. After a 1 lb gain last week, I lost 2.6lbs this week. I had plenty of exercise and ate well. I also realized that I burn a lot more calories than I had thought I did so I am eating more. I am eating healthy, balanced meals and occasional treats, but I am eating more. This is a big one for me to accept, but without properly nourishing my body, it will not find its happy weight. Reply

    Élise

    October 10, 2012

    Hi. Great week! CW; 134.9 Dream weight: 130. Élise Reply

    Jessica M

    October 10, 2012

    HW: 195 (pregnant) CW: 174.6 GW: 130 H 5' 1" I stayed the same this week. We were out of town this pastnweekend which is always harder (at least for me) so I'm happy. Good start to the week so far! Reply

    Lisa M.

    October 10, 2012

    HW: 170 CW: 129.6 (down 0.2) GW: 120 Height: 5" 2' Age: 35 Reply

    Jessica W

    October 10, 2012

    HW: 214 CW:192 ( SQUEEEEEEE!) GW:150 HT:5'4 Down = 5lbs! Im sure some of that was water, from the uber-salty weekend before. I haven't been on this side of 195 in a looooooong time! Reply

    roxy

    October 10, 2012

    hw:170 cw: 164 (down 4 total) gw: 150 Heigh: 5'7" age: 34 (35 tomorrow!!) No change this week. I'm a bit surprised. I have been eating so well. I guess I need to amp up my physical activity. Reply

    Tina T.

    October 10, 2012

    hw : 206 cw : 172.5 (same) gw : 150 h : 5.4 having great days, and feeling great. I am really trying to not let the scale deter from that feeling, I wont lose 22 lbs in a week! So this week I am focusing on feeling great, and eating great. And I am loving the unprocessed challenge, has made me so creative in what Im cooking! Reply

    Cheryl Palen

    October 10, 2012

    ate half a pizza after a 20 mile mtn. bike ride. don't know how much I weigh, as I don't have a scale. I would put money on...128...5'6" age:59 Reply

    Laura

    October 10, 2012

    hw : 209 cw : 199 (ugh up the 1 lb I lost last week) gw : 150 h : 5.7 I have my groove back for working out..finally and I am making it a priority. 4 times last week and 3 times so far this week. I feel great. Food wise I am doing so so during the week, cooking, eating meals in, taking lunches to work, limiting my snack to an apple and PB, limiting alcohol on weeknights..actually this is night 2 and I have had none. Oh and the gain..my monthly friend is visiting, Hoping that gain is a loss next week.,,for now I will keep on track with what I have been doing. Reply

    Jeanne Marcarelli Mccann

    October 10, 2012

    (my 2nd try at leaving a comment--argh!) down .6 (can't find my stats from last week!) hw: 190 cw: 165 something gw: 155 5'9" i'll take .6 lbs loss over nothing! i've been TRYING to limit daytime snacks to 1 piece of fruit am, and 1 piece of fruit in the afternoon, with 1 string cheese. And I've committed to making more dinners at home, greenlitebites is a GODSEND for quick healthy dinners. So thanks! Reply

    shan

    October 10, 2012

    HW 195 CW 166 same as last week GW 155 HT 5'11" I didn't lose any last week and still up one from last week. But I am will take it, I am Canadian and we had Thanksgiving this weekend with lots of eating and celebrating. My mother inlaw is also staying with us so my diet has changed with her helping with the cooking. I ate some sugar over the weekend and it was great to have some but I am going back to sugar free now. It is hard with the chocolate that is being bought and left on my counter. Not something I bring in the house ever. Anyway wish me luck. I have been going to the gym again and it is helping counter the food. Reply

    Clayjungle

    October 11, 2012

    Hw: 170 Cw: 158 (down 3) Gw: 145 Did very well considering it was Thanksgiving. Have been working on this loss for two weeks, so it feels well earned. Thanks for keeping me accountable! Reply

    Barb M

    October 11, 2012

    HW: 199 CW: 169 GW: 145 Height: 5' 2 Age: 43 Haven't been on the scale in weeks and haven't had the motivation for working out for months. I've got to work my way out of it!! Barb Reply

    Margaret G

    October 11, 2012

    Margaret G − HW: 284 CW: 267.7 GW: undecided Height: 5'6" Age: 55 Last week I went up 0.4 pounds and this time I went down 0.4 pounds. So essentially stayed the same for two weeks. I'm happy with that. In Canada it was Thanksgiving this past weekend and I did my fair share of eating. Glad it's done, now back to business! Reply

    nancy

    October 11, 2012

    HW: around 450 CW: 273, 271, 268, 265, 264.8, 261.4, 261.2, 261, and this week 260.2 GW: I would like to be under 199 H: 5'2 A: 60 You may wonder why I am listing CW? I have lymphedema and it is hard for me to lose weight. This is amazing for me to be going down like this with out a high rebound. This is fall break for me and I have been eating well but I have not been walking as much as I need to SO next weigh-in does not look good for me--ugh! BUT this has been one FUN ride so far--lol. Reply

    Barb

    October 11, 2012

    HW 220 (in 2002) CW 192.8 up .4 from last week L but will move on and keep going forward. I am still working out hard and running so nothing to be ashamed of. GW 170 (pre baby weight (2007) and will adjust when hit that 1st goal) H 5'7 Age 34 Reply

    Rachel

    October 11, 2012

    I didn't have a great week, I started well, but then fizzled. I did realize something though. I have never weighed what I want to weigh and been drinking as much as I do now. Never. If I want these last 10 to 15 pounds off my body, I have to not drink as much. I would much rather be thin than hungover!! Cheers to water!! Reply

    Jenny

    October 11, 2012

    HW: 224 CW: 137.6 (down 2 ounces from last week) GW: 130 Height: 5'3" Age: 34 Obviously not losing much (but not gaining either so YAY!!). I think my body has kinda settled here and is comfortable. I'll have really bad weeks and not really gain much and they have super good weeks and eat right and exercise every day and not really lose much. Hopefully I'll break past this plateau soon, gonna start mixing my workouts up a bit and see if that helps. Good luck to you all and as always, thanks Roni for keeping us motivated and inspired :) Reply

    Jenny

    October 11, 2012

    HW: 178 (not including pregnancy!) CW: 171 (first week doing this) GW: 145 Height 5'5" Age: 30 I am 10 months post-partum and the pounds dropped off while I was breastfeeding. Now that is done, I am back to work and they are creeping back up. Time to start being a little more accountable. Finding time to work out consistently right now is challenging, so I am focusing mainly on portion control and smarter choices and getting exercise in while I can. Thanks Roni for all your inspiration. Reply

    Jeri Lyn

    October 11, 2012

    HW: 200 CW: 142 (Up .08 from last week, but down 2lbs from start of 8/16) GW: 125-135 H: 5′ 4” Age: 40 Ok, week I've been a littel stressed & I've had a bad head cold for about a week & a half. Feeling much better now so hopefully I can get back in the swing of things. I won't be posting next week because I'll be out of town visiting my sister & nephews in Reno, NV. So hopefully when I check back in, in two weeks I'll either maintain or show a loss. Mostly my goal is to maintain, but a loss would be GREAT. As always, Thanks Roni Reply

    Jackie

    October 11, 2012

    HW: 238.8 CW: 218.6 GW:158 AGE: 50 H: 5'7" Have bee doing well. Down 1lb., Yeah!!! Roni sorry to hear about the violation I can relate. My husband and I had our lawn mover taken from our garage several years ago. It is disturbing. Thanks Roni for all that you do!!! Reply

    alissa

    October 11, 2012

    hi Roni! I'm new to your blog...so inspired by what I see so far! I'm struggling BIG TIME right now and need to make some changes. so, first thing...i want to put myself out there..starting my own on-line journal...but, more so want to join this community of yours. :) OK...now what does HW & CW stand for? Highest and Current weight? Reply

      RoniNoone

      October 11, 2012

      Yup! And it's not a requirement to post that. Some people like to give as much info as possible so others know where they are on their own journeys.

    irina

    October 12, 2012

    CW 160, down 1. Reply

    Karen P

    October 13, 2012

    HW : 187 CW: 115.6 Height: 5'1" 8 months, 1 week in maintenance. I spent about 3 days one pound over my goal weight. I must say, I feel much better right at goal weight or 1 pound lower. Keeping my carbs around 100 per day and eating paleo/primal. Another week in Jr. Maintainer's mode. I feel good. Reply

    Lasik

    November 1, 2012

    Great webpage Roni! :) Reply