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Old 01-03-2012, 11:03 AM   #1
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SEXY THIS SUMMER....6 MONTH CHALLENGE!!

This thread is a carry over from the SEXY FOR SANTA - 4 month challenge thread.....

PLEASE JOIN US!! We love new people, livens up the thread and gives us all accountability!

We will weigh in once a week.... Fridays if that is good for everyone....either I can keep a chart, or if anyone else has some spare time on their hands, I would be more than willing to hand over the reins

Post your menus daily so we can see what you are eating We may not all be on the same plan, but we all have the same goal! TO LOSE THE WEIGHT ONCE AND FOR ALL!!!!

Let's get SEXY FOR THIS SUMMER!!!!
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Old 01-03-2012, 11:59 AM   #2
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I am starting Atkins Induction today.

Day #1

Menu:
B: nothing ( I know, I know....this will be remedied, I was running late this a.m.)
L: salad(lettuce, bacon bits, cheddar,cauli, cuke, boiled egg, ranch dressing) and baked fish
D: baked pork chops, green beans

I am also trying to not drink any more diet sodas. So far today, I have had none. I will get a very large water when I go down to get lunch.

Today's starting weight.....220
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Old 01-03-2012, 05:30 PM   #3
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Hi Tasha,
I'll join you. I have been off plan the last 2 weeks. Tomorrow will be my start, The plan I'm doing is BFC (The Belly Fat Cure). I'll be back tomorrow. Liz
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Old 01-03-2012, 06:18 PM   #4
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Yay!!! Liz!!! I'm ready to do this!!!
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Old 01-03-2012, 06:31 PM   #5
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I'm in :-)

Glad to c this thread. I have looked DEEP into the ole soul to figure out that I am doin this for ME! I am startin again at 174.6. I would absolutely love to b in a bikini at the opening of my bff's pool this summer. Goin into day 4 of low carbs and really liking it. Gettin back 2 the gym tomorrow. woohoo
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Old 01-03-2012, 06:42 PM   #6
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I would like to join please My starting weight is 232.5
I started induction yesterday
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Old 01-03-2012, 08:21 PM   #7
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tektak -

mommy2acutie -

Hi, my name is Liz I'm 40, married, have 3 kids (DS11 DD10 DD5) and live in Minnesota. My goal for Jan. is 10 lbs.

Have a good night! Liz
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Old 01-03-2012, 08:34 PM   #8
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My name is Jennifer. I actually am mommy 2 two cuties now--lol. I have had another child since creating this account.....and sadly still about the same weight..ugh! My girls are 6 and 4, but my oldest will be 7 in just a couple weeks. I am married. I live in Missouri.
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Old 01-04-2012, 07:19 AM   #9
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everyone!!! Glad to see so many!

My name is Tasha, I live in Missouri also , I'm 44 yo, I have a dd that just turned 24 and a son that just turned 18....and the apple of my eye, my granddaughter who will be 2 in March. I've been very happily married for 20 years, have two cats and a dog

I have been on this wave of dieting since I was in my early twenties. I've lost 50+ pounds more than once with Atkins....my issue seems to be keeping it off. SO. I am tired of being everyone's fat friend, tired of feeling fat, tired of looking fat, just tired of the fat. I am sticking with this, and am hoping to find what I need during this time to figure out how to keep it off this time.

Today's menu:

B: 2 eggs
L: salad(lettuce, bacon bits, cheddar,cauli, cuke, boiled egg, ranch dressing), crystal lite peach tea
D: 2 hamburger patties with lettuce, mustard, mashed cauliflower with butter

Everyone have a great day!!!

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Old 01-04-2012, 07:20 AM   #10
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oh, and my goal for January is 15 pounds. I will start creating the chart with everyones names/start weight/goals....
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Old 01-04-2012, 07:26 AM   #11
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I am going to set my goal for 15 pounds as well.....I am going to aim high! I am in another challenge and I think I set my goal way to low and allowed myself too much wiggle room....I think I need to set high goals and push myself. No room for slacking!
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Old 01-04-2012, 07:27 AM   #12
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My menu for today

B-Eggs with cheese and salsa
L-Not sure
S-Lasagna for the family (mine will be made without noodles) and Salad

Happy Wednesday everyone!
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Old 01-04-2012, 07:53 AM   #13
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Jennifer, when I have done induction in the past, (I usually stay on induction levels throughout), I usually lose about 20 pounds the first month and 10 each month after that.....that is, if I do it correctly with no cheats.

I downloaded an app on my phone to plug in my foods and it counts my daily carbs. Helps a lot!!! Has an alert that at a glance tells you how many you've had for the day.
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Old 01-04-2012, 08:00 AM   #14
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Im ready , no more fat lake pictures !
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Old 01-04-2012, 08:06 AM   #15
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Old 01-04-2012, 09:06 AM   #16
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Okay, I am here again!!!

I wore my Santa suit proudly as I did not lose any weight from previous challenge.

I am not getting on scale until I stop feeling so bloated - which will be Fri -

Hi, everyone!! - My name is Cheryl, two daughters Danielle 24 and Ashley 21 born and raised in New Yrok, currently living in sunny Florida.

I need to lose about 30-35 lbs - just saw some pics from Christmas day - NOT PRETTY, MY BIG OLD GUT...............
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Old 01-04-2012, 10:20 AM   #17
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I wouldn't get in any of the picture taking shenanigans.....hate cameras! Love taking pictures of everyone else
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Old 01-04-2012, 10:45 AM   #18
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Jennifer, when I have done induction in the past, (I usually stay on induction levels throughout), I usually lose about 20 pounds the first month and 10 each month after that.....that is, if I do it correctly with no cheats.

I downloaded an app on my phone to plug in my foods and it counts my daily carbs. Helps a lot!!! Has an alert that at a glance tells you how many you've had for the day.
I done this before I had my girls and I was pretty successful with it (remember no kids and only me and hubby to worry about--no after school activites...back when life was much calmer! LOL) and I think I probably lost close to those amounts. I am embarrassed to say that I am not sure I have done a one month no cheats in my attempts after having the girls... I really hope I can stick to it this time. I would love to see results like that again!

What app did you download? Is it for Iphone?
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This looks like a fun group. Sitting at my desk eating lunch:
shrimp, pepperoni, and broc and cheese soup. AWESOME.
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Old 01-04-2012, 11:04 AM   #20
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Hey, Tasha - I am here to make your day

We have both been coming here for 10 years this year. TEN YEARS AND I AM STILL FAT!!!!
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Old 01-04-2012, 11:17 AM   #21
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I done this before I had my girls and I was pretty successful with it (remember no kids and only me and hubby to worry about--no after school activites...back when life was much calmer! LOL) and I think I probably lost close to those amounts. I am embarrassed to say that I am not sure I have done a one month no cheats in my attempts after having the girls... I really hope I can stick to it this time. I would love to see results like that again!

What app did you download? Is it for Iphone?
yes, it's called Carb Master

One of my main issues is that nobody else in my house takes me seriously when I am on Atkins and constantly berate me for what I am doing. Ticks me off. My husband fills the house with sweets and is constantly frying things and making gravy....he is country, country as they come, and was raised on all this. I keep telling him he is not 18 anymore and has to stop eating like he is....to no avail. Very disheartening though when nobody is behind you to help and support. So, I have to make two meals for everything. I try to make the two coincide, and just make them a starch, but is aggrivating nonetheless!
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Old 01-04-2012, 11:18 AM   #22
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This looks like a fun group. Sitting at my desk eating lunch:
shrimp, pepperoni, and broc and cheese soup. AWESOME.
yum, that sounds soooo good.
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Old 01-04-2012, 11:20 AM   #23
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Hey, Tasha - I am here to make your day

We have both been coming here for 10 years this year. TEN YEARS AND I AM STILL FAT!!!!
Gee...thanks Cheryl, I needed that so much! LOL I've been thin a few times in between those ten years, does that count?

Cheryl, weren't we on the same thread when the website reset everyone's post totals? I was thinking I had been here since 1999 or 2000, and then they reset all the totals somewhere around then....I know I was on here when my dad passed away because I can remember Sherry talking to me about it. Weird....I can't remember what I did yesterday, but can remember that.
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Old 01-04-2012, 11:26 AM   #24
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Not sure - I remember I was on a thread where we all exchanged Christmas cards - someone sent out a booklet with everyone's address, maybe Susie?

Time sure flies! - But, 2012 is our year!!
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Old 01-04-2012, 11:30 AM   #25
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Not sure - I remember I was on a thread where we all exchanged Christmas cards - someone sent out a booklet with everyone's address, maybe Susie?

Time sure flies! - But, 2012 is our year!!
yup, I remember that, I still have the paper with the addresses on it somewhere, I came across it a while back. I tried to find Susie's name on an old thread to send her an invite, but couldn't find it.

and yes time is going by entirely too fast!
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mjuhase -

cheryl - Hi!

CW 209 That's not as bad as I thought it would be. We have ate junk the last 2 weeks. I'm no doing Atkins or induction, so don't get confused by my menu. It is not low carb but it is a lower carb diet. This is a diet I'm doing with my husband. I may go back to Atkins in a week or 2.

Menu:
B - Nothing ( I had a morning dentist appointment that took 2 hrs)
L - 5 Turkey sticks and string cheese
S - 2 Packs raw almonds
S - String cheese
D - Chicken taco meat in a flat out wrap with cheese and sour cream. Pringles


Everyones meals look yummy. Next week I want to get back into salads. I veggies.

Have a good night and I'll see you all tomorrow! Liz
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Old 01-05-2012, 08:42 AM   #27
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Happy Thursday everyone! Busy day today, so just doing a driveby....

Today's menu:

B: eggs, 2 pc bacon
L: salad, diet pepsi (I know, trying hard to cut out the soda)
D: baked chicken maybe, will be in a rush, but going to either have that or another hamburger patty with spinach

Day 3 for me and no cheats!!

having my girlfriends over tomorrow night for our Christmas, so having to clean and cook up some snacks....going to browse the recipes and find me some I can have so I don't cave and eat theirs!

Have a great day, don't forget weigh in tomorrow!!!!! I'll post the chart after everyone chimes in tomorrow afternoon some time.
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Hi! How's everyone doing? I'm still on plan. See you all tomorrow. Liz
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Old 01-06-2012, 05:39 AM   #29
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Okay - I did not weigh today because I feel really bloated

My plan is to go food shopping tonite, start some sort of induction today and
I will weigh on Monday which will be my start weight - okay??

I had Chinese food on Monday and still feel it - will NEVER EAT IT AGAIN, DD talked me into it.......and all I had was chicken with vegtables. Oh, and a pork egg roll, and fried rice.......

On to a new year and a new me!! Be gone all the bad food that makes me feel sick and onto losing this big gut that makes me soooooo uncomfortable!!
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Old 01-06-2012, 06:00 AM   #30
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Good morning everyone! Today's the day(we'll exception you Cheryl )

well....was I pleasantly surprised when I stepped on the scale this morning.....started at 220 on Tuesday morning, actually saw 222 Monday night , this morning was at 213.0 Not really worth jumping for joy over, but close.

I haven't cheated once in going on 4 days today.

Today's menu:

B: 1 egg, 2 pc bacon
L: salad(lettuce,cuke,cauli,eggs,bacon bits,1/2 tsp sunflower seeds,ranch dressing, 2 green pepper strips), diet pepsi
D: not really having dinner....low carb snacks

tonight am doing girls night, our Christmas with my two best friends, we're running a little late this year. Is at my house and I've made snacks, for them and for me. I made a cheeseball that is out of this world, it's called Fisher Bacon Cheese Ball....WONDERFUL!, however it does have a little milk in it, so if I scrape any off, won't be much! I am also making shrimp cocktail and shrimp stuffed mushrooms. Those, I can have within reason. I also will not be partaking of any beverages, which I am assuming they will be....I usually do, but don't want the alcohol to stall me since I am on such a roll!

We are having such warm beautiful weather here for Missouri, very weird, but I'll take it, just hoping our spring isn't another really stormy one!!!

Everyone have a great day and I will post the chart this afternoon, everyone weigh in!!!
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