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Count me in. I'm almost 9 months post op and stalled right at BMI of 30 - I want to get back in and cross over from obese to overweight. Current weight 174.8. I'd like to lose 10 pounds during the challenge. Going back to premier shakes for Breakfast. Not sure about other meals yet. Very uninspired by all things low carb.

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RNY 10/24/16 (weighed 221.4)

HW 244.5

GW 140

CW 191

Challenge goal hit 165

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Edited by Er1n

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Hi folks!

ok going to start in am, spent today eating, but also prepared breakfast and lunches for the week.

Highest weight 260

Surgery weight 251

Goal weight 140

lowest weight 178

current weight 198

so first goal is to get back to the lowest weight of 178. baby steps

this week my goal is to track everything, drink at least 8 glasses of Water, don't drink with meals and eat Protein servings first.

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I'm starting in the morning. I had gastric bypass on 5/18/16 and weighed this morning at 202.4 lbs. I would like to lose at least 25 lbs to reach my goal weight. My goals are to drink more Water, get more Protein in and walk at least three days. I have been stalled for over a month.

SW 279

CW 202.4

GW 175

Edited by bunny3269

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I'm starting in the morning. I had gastric bypass on 5/18/16 and weighed this morning at 202.4 lbs. I would like to lose at least 25 lbs to reach my goal weight. My goals are to drink more Water, get more Protein in and walk at least three days. I have been stalled for over a month.

SW 279

CW 202.4

GW 175

I have been stalled for about a month as well.... Hope participating in this will get things going again.

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So today my current weight is... 227.6. I had surgery on 8/17/16 and my SW was 280. I am going to start this 12 week challenge with making sure I drink more Water, get my Protein in and go to the gym at least 3 times a week. I usually get my Protein in, but have a hard time with my Water. I would like to lose 27 lbs, to get below 200. Here is to the new year!

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Forgot to give a goal. I'm going to go with 163.

(Starting at 185.8)

Probably optimistic but I like to reach for the stars :)

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Starting at 179. I have a Garmin. Increasing my activities, more Water. I am also incorporating some strength training. I am measuring my food and getting more Protein. Looking forward to seeing results and accountability.

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Would love this but a problem: I put on some weight, I've found out, but I can bicep curl 50 lbs at 5'1". I have traps like Michael Phelps. My shoulders, back and chest are about bigger than the stomach but the stomach is getting bigger. I've been using medicine balls to pick up when I do situps and a lot of fly work. A massive amount of fly and distance work actually. I got Christmas Day, today off. I could have gone today but I've been doing declutter around the house, and I don't mean dusting. I mean putting up ceiling fans, painting, moving dish sets all around, rocker recliners.

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CW 148

GW 140

I just started running so I've been using the couch to 5k app. I'd like to run in a 5k by June .

I also need to up my Water, I struggled with Water from day one over a year ago, I'd like to get over the 64 oz a day, especially on my 2 hour workout days

Other then that, I pretty much still stick to my dr guidelines of Protein first and keep my carb intake low.

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I'm in :) sleeved June 2013

Weight @ surgery 297

Lowest weight 190

Goal weight 175

Current weight 231.7

Height 5'9"

Goal pant size 10/12

Lowest pant size 10

My plan is to go back to at least 1 Protein shake a day, increase Water intake, increase veggies, stay away from my slider foods, no added sugar and limit wine to truly special occasions.

Got a new gym membership so I'll be hitting the gym at least 4 times during the work week (2 spin classes/ 2 body pump classes). Weekends it'll be outdoor activities bike riding, SUP or walking.

I'll be using Fitbit and MFP for tracking purposes. I've set up mini goals for the year:

1) Feb: get into my new red dress for Valentine's Day ( it was too tight to wear for my company's xmas party!)

2) April: beat my time from last year for the Carlsbad 5k

3) June: be @ my wedding day weight of 204 by our 1 year anniversary

4) August: Complete a 5k distance entirely by jogging/ running (without stopping to walk)

5) October: Beat my overall time at the Esprit de She sprint triathlon.

Did a 14 mile hill bike ride today so I'm feeling really good and I know with a little planning and a lot of commitment we can all get back on track with our goals. Here is to a Happy, and Healthy 2017!

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I should mention I know it a 12 week challenge, but I'm planning on making it a reset year for myself :)

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NM, I see this wont be like the other challenges.

Good luck guys.

Edited by OutsideMatchInside

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Stats from my hospital bed (going home in half an hour!), had a stricture and dehydration fix. Was in the hospital since Thursday getting so many iv bags!

HW 253?

SW 228.8 RNY Nov 21st

CW 214.5 BMI 34.9

As I finally am able to drink and eat more, I might actually reach my liquid goal one of these days. My progress has been slow, but I'm hoping it will pick up with some increase in Protein. Now that I can eat some!

Nilla

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