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Old 06-02-2013, 05:53 AM   #1
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JUNE CHALLENGE - OWL/PreMaintenance

There's a challenge thread on the Atkins Induction board, but not one here. I know not everyone can be doing Induction for ever and ever. Who'd like to join me here for an OWL/PreMaintenance challenge?

State your weight loss goal for the month and post your daily/weekly/whenever weigh-ins.

Let's support each other, cheer one another on, and get a little chatter going in this forum.

June Goal- lose 5 lbs (reach 150.5)

June 1 - 155.5
June 2 - 156.7 (ate more yesterday)
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Old 06-03-2013, 04:27 AM   #2
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Guess I'll challenge myself....hope someone joins me

June Goal- lose 5 lbs (reach 150.5)

June 1 - 155.5
June 2 - 156.7 (ate more yesterday)
June 3 - 156.5 (nice drop in body fat)
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Old 06-03-2013, 04:34 AM   #3
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Good morning Annette! I would love to join you. I don't always post my daily weight cuz it makes me a little nuts. OK if I post weekly?

June Goal- lose 5 lbs (reach 143)

June 1 - 148.8
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Old 06-04-2013, 04:26 AM   #4
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Hi Erin. Of course, post when you'd like. At least I won't talk to myself for the entire month.

June Goal- lose 5 lbs (reach 150.5)

June 1 - 155.5
June 2 - 156.7 (ate more yesterday)
June 3 - 156.5 (nice drop in body fat)
June 4 - 157.6 (I think the scale is going the wrong direction)
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Old 06-05-2013, 04:17 AM   #5
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I'm feeling real stupid in here alone

June Goal- lose 5 lbs (reach 150.5)

June 1 - 155.5
June 2 - 156.7 (ate more yesterday)
June 3 - 156.5 (nice drop in body fat)
June 4 - 157.6 (I think the scale is going the wrong direction)
June 5 - 156.1
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Old 06-05-2013, 06:03 AM   #6
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Hello Annette, I'll join you. I only just got my scale Monday

6/3 - 336.6 <-- I weighed in the afternoon when my scale came
6/4 - 334.6
6/5 - 334.4

June Goal - 228
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Old 06-06-2013, 09:32 AM   #7
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Hi Sweetme. Aren't you glad the afternoon weigh-ins don't count.

What kind of scale did you get?

Okay, about back to where I started, what a relief. I'm also down 10 lbs this past month (since I started back) and feeling good about that. Now if I can just lose 10 pounds in the next 2 months, that would be great.

June Goal- lose 5 lbs (reach 150.5)

June 1 - 155.5
June 2 - 156.7 (ate more yesterday)
June 3 - 156.5 (nice drop in body fat)
June 4 - 157.6 (I think the scale is going the wrong direction)
June 5 - 156.1
June 5 - 155.6
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Old 06-06-2013, 11:59 AM   #8
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6/3 - 336.6 <-- I weighed in the afternoon when my scale came
6/4 - 334.6
6/5 - 334.4
6/5 - 333.2

June Goal - 228
I bought a eat smart scale off of amazon. It is very pretty AND seems pretty accurate, DH weighs himself and is about the same every AM.

I am all for slow and steady wins the race. I've averaged about a pound a week since I restarted atkins last fall. For me, I will be eating LC/gluten free for the rest of my life. DH is type 1 diabetic and started lcing with me a couple months ago. He does it, not to lose weight, but to control his bs and use less insulin.
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Old 06-07-2013, 04:41 AM   #9
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June Goal- lose 5 lbs (reach 150.5)

June 1 - 155.5
June 2 - 156.7 (ate more yesterday)
June 3 - 156.5 (nice drop in body fat)
June 4 - 157.6 (I think the scale is going the wrong direction)
June 5 - 156.1
June 6 - 155.6
June 7 - 155.6 (it sure would be nice to see a drop tomorrow)

SweetMe, good to hear your husband is working the plan with you. Mine is slowly adjusting as he does most the cooking. I know he's eating less carbs, just hasn't cut them out completely. Won't read a book about it yet though, hopefully that comes soon. I will leave the Atkins book on the dinner table again tonight....lol.
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Old 06-07-2013, 09:41 AM   #10
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6/3 - 336.6 <-- I weighed in the afternoon when my scale came
6/4 - 334.6
6/5 - 334.4
6/6 - 333.2
6/7 - 334

June Goal - 228

I expected to be back up some. I had too much salt yesterday

It is very helpful to me, that my husband eats the same way. It means we were able to get rid of all the carby foods. And it means when we have to grab a bite somewhere, I'm not watching him eat a giant "whatever" and poking my salad with a fork
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Old 06-08-2013, 06:02 AM   #11
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June Goal- lose 5 lbs (reach 150.5)

June 1 - 155.5
June 2 - 156.7 (ate more yesterday)
June 3 - 156.5 (nice drop in body fat)
June 4 - 157.6 (I think the scale is going the wrong direction)
June 5 - 156.1
June 6 - 155.6
June 7 - 155.6 (it sure would be nice to see a drop tomorrow)
June 8 - 154.7 (got that small drop)
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Old 06-08-2013, 07:31 AM   #12
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6/3 - 336.6 <-- I weighed in the afternoon when my scale came
6/4 - 334.6
6/5 - 334.4
6/6 - 333.2
6/7 - 334
6/8 - 332.8 and here i flushed out the extra sodium

June Goal - 228
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Old 06-09-2013, 08:56 AM   #13
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June 1 - 155.5
June 2 - 156.7 (ate more yesterday)
June 3 - 156.5 (nice drop in body fat)
June 4 - 157.6 (I think the scale is going the wrong direction)
June 5 - 156.1
June 6 - 155.6
June 7 - 155.6 (it sure would be nice to see a drop tomorrow)
June 8 - 154.7 (got that small drop)
June 9 - 155.6 (up down up down, trend is downwards still though)
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Old 06-09-2013, 09:29 AM   #14
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6/3 - 336.6 <-- I weighed in the afternoon when my scale came
6/4 - 334.6
6/5 - 334.4
6/6 - 333.2
6/7 - 334
6/8 - 332.8 and here i flushed out the extra sodium
6/9 - ? no weight today >D

June Goal - 228
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Old 06-10-2013, 01:56 AM   #15
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6/3 - 336.6 <-- I weighed in the afternoon when my scale came
6/4 - 334.6
6/5 - 334.4
6/6 - 333.2
6/7 - 334
6/8 - 332.8 and here i flushed out the extra sodium
6/9 - ? no weight today >D
6/10 - 333.0 (it's my birthday)

June Goal - 228
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Old 06-10-2013, 04:10 AM   #16
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Happy Birthday, Sweetme!!!


June 1 - 155.5
June 2 - 156.7 (ate more yesterday)
June 3 - 156.5 (nice drop in body fat)
June 4 - 157.6 (I think the scale is going the wrong direction)
June 5 - 156.1
June 6 - 155.6
June 7 - 155.6 (it sure would be nice to see a drop tomorrow)
June 8 - 154.7 (got that small drop)
June 9 - 155.6 (up down up down, trend is downwards still though)
June 10 - 155.9
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Old 06-11-2013, 04:27 AM   #17
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Start Date: Restart: May 6, 2013 @ 165lbs
June 1 - 155.5
June 2 - 156.7 (ate more yesterday)
June 3 - 156.5 (nice drop in body fat)
June 4 - 157.6 (I think the scale is going the wrong direction)
June 5 - 156.1
June 6 - 155.6
June 7 - 155.6 (it sure would be nice to see a drop tomorrow)
June 8 - 154.7 (got that small drop)
June 9 - 155.6 (up down up down, trend is downwards still though)
June 10 - 155.9
June 11 - 155.5 (enough already)
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Old 06-11-2013, 11:13 AM   #18
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6/3 - 336.6 <-- I weighed in the afternoon when my scale came
6/4 - 334.6
6/5 - 334.4
6/6 - 333.2
6/7 - 334
6/8 - 332.8 and here i flushed out the extra sodium
6/9 - ? no weight today >D
6/10 - 333.0 (it's my birthday)
6/11 - 333.8

June Goal - 228

Thanks for the birthday wishes. We went out and had some fun yesterday. I ordered myself a sf espresso. I realized about halfway through it, that it was in fact NOT sf. Boy did I get a sugar high! Which then lead to a crash later, so I ended up eating some garlic fries when they were offered, cause I was then shaky and starving. I finished the day with a big burger patty with a dollop of mayo. BS wise I feel fine today, but of course my weight is up.
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Old 06-12-2013, 04:05 AM   #19
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Start Date: Restart: May 6, 2013 @ 165lbs
June 1 - 155.5
June 2 - 156.7 (ate more yesterday)
June 3 - 156.5 (nice drop in body fat)
June 4 - 157.6 (I think the scale is going the wrong direction)
June 5 - 156.1
June 6 - 155.6
June 7 - 155.6 (it sure would be nice to see a drop tomorrow)
June 8 - 154.7 (got that small drop)
June 9 - 155.6 (up down up down, trend is downwards still though)
June 10 - 155.9
June 11 - 155.5 (enough already)
June 12 - 154.5

June Goal - lose 5 lbs - 150.5
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Old 06-12-2013, 04:06 AM   #20
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Sweetme, check your goal weight. I don't think anyone is that ambitious.
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Old 06-12-2013, 10:59 AM   #21
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6/3 - 336.6 <-- I weighed in the afternoon when my scale came
6/4 - 334.6
6/5 - 334.4
6/6 - 333.2
6/7 - 334
6/8 - 332.8 and here i flushed out the extra sodium
6/9 - ? no weight today >D
6/10 - 333.0 (it's my birthday)
6/11 - 333.8
6/12 - ? Hubby moved the scale and I forgot to weigh when I got up.

June Goal - 328!

Thanks for the tip on setting a realistic goal! lol.
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Old 06-13-2013, 07:03 AM   #22
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Start Date: Restart: May 6, 2013 @ 165lbs
June 1 - 155.5
June 2 - 156.7 (ate more yesterday)
June 3 - 156.5 (nice drop in body fat)
June 4 - 157.6 (I think the scale is going the wrong direction)
June 5 - 156.1
June 6 - 155.6
June 7 - 155.6 (it sure would be nice to see a drop tomorrow)
June 8 - 154.7 (got that small drop)
June 9 - 155.6 (up down up down, trend is downwards still though)
June 10 - 155.9
June 11 - 155.5 (enough already)
June 12 - 154.5
JUne 13 - 154.8 (2 days under 155)

June Goal - lose 5 lbs - 150.5

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Wow, the weight is going off so very slowly and there is no way I'll reach my goal for the month. I'm going to have to start setting 2 lb goals if I want to reach a goal. But the trend is downwards and that's what I'm looking for.

Today's my day off from work. I can be extra careful today, see if I can keep that under 155 thing going.
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Old 06-14-2013, 04:25 AM   #23
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June 1 - 155.5
June 2 - 156.7 (ate more yesterday)
June 3 - 156.5 (nice drop in body fat)
June 4 - 157.6 (I think the scale is going the wrong direction)
June 5 - 156.1
June 6 - 155.6
June 7 - 155.6 (it sure would be nice to see a drop tomorrow)
June 8 - 154.7 (got that small drop)
June 9 - 155.6 (up down up down, trend is downwards still though)
June 10 - 155.9
June 11 - 155.5 (enough already)
June 12 - 154.8
June 13 - 154.8 (2 days under 155)
June 14 - 154.8

June Goal - lose 5 lbs - 150.5
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Old 06-15-2013, 06:12 AM   #24
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Start Date: Restart: May 6, 2013 @ 165lbs
June 1 - 155.5
June 2 - 156.7 (ate more yesterday)
June 3 - 156.5 (nice drop in body fat)
June 4 - 157.6 (I think the scale is going the wrong direction)
June 5 - 156.1
June 6 - 155.6
June 7 - 155.6 (it sure would be nice to see a drop tomorrow)
June 8 - 154.7 (got that small drop)
June 9 - 155.6 (up down up down, trend is downwards still though)
June 10 - 155.9
June 11 - 155.5 (enough already)
June 12 - 154.8
June 13 - 154.8 (2 days under 155)
June 14 - 154.8
June 15 - 154.8 (seriously?)

June Goal - lose 5 lbs - 150.5
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Old 06-22-2013, 08:29 AM   #25
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Start Date: Restart: May 6, 2013 @ 165lbs
June 1 - 155.5
June 2 - 156.7 (ate more yesterday)
June 3 - 156.5 (nice drop in body fat)
June 4 - 157.6 (I think the scale is going the wrong direction)
June 5 - 156.1
June 6 - 155.6
June 7 - 155.6 (it sure would be nice to see a drop tomorrow)
June 8 - 154.7 (got that small drop)
June 9 - 155.6 (up down up down, trend is downwards still though)
June 10 - 155.9
June 11 - 155.5 (enough already)
June 12 - 154.8
June 13 - 154.8 (2 days under 155)
June 14 - 154.8
June 15 - 154.8 (seriously?)
June 22 - 153.8 ( HAH!)

June Goal - lose 5 lbs - 150.5
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