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Date Posted: 16:46:35 06/14/03 Sat
Subject: My 10 month results
In reply to:
's message, "Re: First Monthly weigh/measure results" on 00:11:23 06/14/03 Sat
As of Wednesday, 10 months from when I started, I've lost 31.5 inches and 30.5 pounds. 25 of those pounds have come off in the 4 months since I started cutting back on my carbs and then doing the Curves diet.
AS for eating 6 times a day, it IS hard, but keep in mind that those meals can be a serving of peanut butter or sliced strawberries. I also usually have around a back of walnuts and some pepperoni sticks. really simple stuff that doesn't take any prep....and I have all of those things at my desk at work as well as near my computer at home (sometimes I can be lazy ;) And with eating in between meals, you end up not eating as much for the "big" meals. And one of those meals can be a protien shake, which is such little prep....my lunch is usually a simple salad and dinner is almost always cooked on the George Foreman grill with some veggies in a skillet. I buy almost everything in bulk so I have a variety to chose from all the time. It's working for me, despite my sore throat today, and the 20oz hot chocolate I had....so today isn't the best of day, oh well :)
Anywho, you should expect to lose 1-2 pounds a week on the Curves diet. That's a healthy rate and should aid in getting your body used to it so it stays off...anything much more and it will come back with a vengence when you go back to regular eating ;)
>Thanks! Hubby has noticed a difference so it must be
>working. So how did your 10 month w&m go? You all
>give me so much hope when I read your posts!
>I was thinking about trying the Curves diet but I
>don't know if I can fit it (eating 6x a day, etc) into
>my lifestyle right now. It seems to take a lot of
>planning (and cooking) that I really don't have time
>for these days. Work is nuts, I'm lucky if I get to
>eat lunch sometimes. I'm a programmer and we have
>some HUGE deadlines coming up.
>If it wasn't for Curves I'd get no exercize at all!
>But I go after work every MWF and I miss it the days I
>Have a great weekend,
>>Those are AWESOME results. Did they give you the body
>>fat loss too? That's the one I concentrate on!
>>As for normal results, there aren't any. Everyone is
>>different altho we might look the same from time to
>>time, but everyone will lose at a different rate. You
>>might be the same size starting out as another member
>>but she's doing yoga 2 times a week and cycles 30
>>miles a day or something and so you can't compare your
>>results to hers unless you're doing the exact same
>>things. healthfully, you want to lose about 1 pound a
>>week in order to keep it off. And if you think about
>>it, it's not that hard. If you've already got a diet
>>in mind, great. if not, record a few weeks of
>>"regular" meals at fitday.com and see where you can
>>cut back without starving yourself :) Switch to 100%
>>whole wheat bread or cut back on those morning lattes,
>>all kinds of things you can do. but when you split
>>out that 3500 calories a week that need to be cut or
>>burned, you can cut a couple hundred calories and add
>>a brisk walk and you'll be good to go :)
>>Great job and be sure to keep us updated on your
>>further progress! I'm getting my 10 month W&M
>>today...not sure I've lost anything (phase 3 of the
>>Curves diet) but anything will be better than nothing
>>or even...gasp....gaining, as i'm back to phase 1 now.
>> i'll report back later :)
>>Have a GREAT workout!
>>>Well I had my first measurement today. I've lost 2
>>>lbs and 4 inches. Not bad, I guess, considering how
>>>bad I've been doing diet-wise...I think I'm going to
>>>try the diet (seriously this time now that the month
>>>of family birthdays is finally over).
>>>What is a normal rate of loss that I can expect? I
>>>about 30 lbs overweight.
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