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July 18 2012 at 10:13 AM

FG  (Login FlowerGoddess)
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Lost 36 lbs since Feb, 10 more to go until goal weight. Got an hour of Zumba ahead of me and some weight lifting (tiny, tiny, little tiny weights). It was fun stopping by but back to life, sitting still will kill you, the news says so.

Does anyone know if I should do cardio or weights first? I usually do cardio, guess it does not matter as long as I do it.

 
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AnonoPajama
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July 18 2012, 10:14 AM 

Good for you! Did you change your diet, too? I can't go "paleo" or whatever. Just eating smaller portions and allowing a cookie everyone once in a while coupled w/ eleptical and light weight training is working slowly but surely - though I only need to lost about 15-20 to get back to my fighting weight.

 
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Arwen
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July 18 2012, 10:18 AM 

WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOT!@!!!! So proud of you!!!!!

It doesn't matter if you do cardio or weights first, just don't try and do the treadmill after exercising a major leg muscle group, you know? happy.gif

The best way to do both is high intensity interval training. You will get better results, faster.

So so proud!!!

 
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smirk
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July 18 2012, 10:43 AM 

I would totally hit that

 
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Lisa
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July 18 2012, 11:06 AM 

That's amazing, FG ~ wow! I don't know the answer to your question, but Arwen knows what she's talking about.
Keep up the great work, Lady! happy.gif

haha @ Smirk. wink.gif

 
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Arwen
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July 18 2012, 11:22 AM 

LOL! smirk.

Oh Lisa, if only I could get paid for all the fitness/eating knowledge I have but never implement. Kind of a "do what I say, not as I do" payment plan.

 
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Squid Boy
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July 18 2012, 11:25 AM 

Pics or it didn't happen.

 
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Balti
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July 18 2012, 6:09 PM 

That is awesome! Share your tips!

 
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Anny
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July 18 2012, 6:13 PM 

Congrats on your hard work and success! Stop by more often, please.





 
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Kohsblocks
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July 18 2012, 8:03 PM 

WOW. Holy Moses!!!! Congratulations!!!!

 
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Appalled
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July 20 2012, 5:18 AM 

Wow, brag worthy.

I'm ready to storm my doctor and demand Qsymia, why not right?!?

 
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FG
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July 20 2012, 6:39 AM 

Appalled moving back here was bad bad bad! I never ate out this much in the 'lou. We don't eat at fast food joints either.

I was just feeling worse and worse, I exercised but just kept gaining. So I went to Weight Watchers. What a great plan, they just teach you how to eat the right way. I still have peanut butter and Ovaltine, regular cheese. I do eat very little bread and things made out of white flour and not a lot of sugar but if you want cream and sugar in your coffee no problem. Learned how to deal with eating out and it's working cause we still eat out a lot and I have not gained only lost since feb. Sunday I had a big bowl of steamed shrimp and clams and a beer and 2 bites of an Irish Whiskey Cake, still lost.

I do exercise 6 days a week, I mix it up, walking 8 miles a couple of times, Zumba, a little running or a combo of those. That became a first prority for me.

No way am I going back to fat, I have not been this committed to something since childbirth. Got rid of my fat clothes, can't afford too, I really have nothing to weat but that is a good thing.

Thanks Arwen, I didn't know that.

Squid if I ever get that brave you will get the first pics, the copy of my WW booklet with my weight loss in it stills stands LOL

Only thing I was not prepared for was all the negative feedback out here in my world. So just been blowing that off, but it's good to have the WW peeps for support. even if I don't say anything just something about being with them helps.




 
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Squid Boy
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July 20 2012, 9:37 AM 

What do you mean my negative feedback?

Do you mean others saying things like, 'just EAT it. Live a little!' when you're trying to be disciplined?


 
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FG
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July 20 2012, 9:59 AM 

My SO not liking the less boobage and this is not the model (meaning type) he ordered ,(when we started dating this is the size I was!!) people saying "wait until you start eating again" after I explain how WW works. One relative took one look at me after not seeing me since Xmas and said nothing at all except "hi" then started posting all this fat is beautiful crap on FB, I hid her on there. The "you'll gain it back" and "don't lose anymore" comments. And yes you only live once over and over again.

Why can't people just be happy for oher people? The amount of it just took me by surprise is all.


Maybe the negative is good because it makes me more determined.

 
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A Citizen
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July 20 2012, 10:11 AM 

Yeah- people like you fat and are jealous of you when you look healthy.

That just means you need new friends!

 
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smirk
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July 20 2012, 10:14 AM 

I can sorta relate to the less boobage thing.

 
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AnonoPajama
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July 20 2012, 10:31 AM 

It sucks that people suck.

More power to you, FG.

 
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Lisa
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July 20 2012, 10:38 AM 

Oh, I understand about the negative stuff. I have so-called friends who haven't said one word about my 30-lb weight loss, but they like to talk about how much weight THEY have lost. Oh, and my mother loves to tell me how fat I was before, although she does say how great I look now.

My boss was inspired by me last year and joined weight watchers. She has done GREAT with it and has lost about the same amount I have.

So happy for you, FG . . . I also know about the "nothing to wear" issue. I finally now have plenty of stuff that fits me. Thankfully I saved my skinny summer skirts and shorts.

 
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Lisa!!!

July 22 2012, 8:45 AM 

I didn't know...congrats!! Did I miss you talking about it? Already told you how lovely you look.

 
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'neady
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July 20 2012, 10:45 AM 

FG, that's awesome! Good for you!

 
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