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    June 25th: 300
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    July 23rd: 293.6
    July 30th: 297
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    Hard to lose when not leaving home for 10 days
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    Well I faded off again. Hope to get and stay on track. Things have been crazy at our house. Since the last post we now have my mother in law living with us. She has fell on hard times with COVID recovery. No family/kids wanted to taker her in in her town so wife and I decided for her to come live with us. Lately my wife has been cooking and I had been eating. This week I got to 240.6, the best I had been in a while. Hope to come back next week with lower numbers.
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    SPECS: 5'10 F, slowly cutting/recomping. Revolving STG: 1-2 lbs loss/week while maintaining/building strength

    ORIGINAL START WEIGHT: 246 lbs
    PROGRESS TO DATE -21/50 lbs
    LOSS THIS CYCLE: -2 lbs

    June 25th: 225
    July 2nd: 224
    July 9th: 226
    *July 16th: 226
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    Only needed one day at maintenance calories this week... haven't had a major binge since I started. Think the extra lb over my typical loss was due to increased cardio sessions this week. Not sure how sustainable it is, but it's been nice. Hubster has been taking longer at the gym as his little clutch of newbie lifters grows (90 min as opposed to 60). I'm stuck there anyway. It's just as easy to frown at them for half an hour as it is to camp out on the stationary bike, listen to my tunes, and watch with a bemused expression whenever one of the husband's friends does something silly like roll backwards off the decline press station because their too warn out to stand up right... gyms are always hilarious places for people-watching, and our friends are definitely good for proving some variety to the scene.

    Hesitant about how things are going to look heading into the new job here in a week, so I'm going to keep my commitment to letting myself drop down to maintenance as needed. I suspect one-two days/week may be where I naturally feel the best.
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    Wow - several of you are really having good weeks!!! Awesome!

    June 25 - 230.9lbs
    July 2 - 227.8lbs
    July 9 - 226.9lbs
    July 16 - 223.5lbs
    July 23 - 221.3lbs
    July 30 - 220.1lbs

    As I suspected - a slower week this week - which is fine - I’ve been sorta cutting since March (more cutting out trigger foods/drinks) and seriously cutting since June 11 - so a slow loss or gain was fully anticipated at some point soon. One of my kiddos turned 18 this week - so I also had a non-weighed meal - though I didn’t go crazy either. Also had homemade cake which I did weigh and also didn’t go crazy on - literally stayed within my calories but didn’t quite hit my macros.

    I am going to enter a 6 week mini challenge that starts Aug 8 and requires before and after pics - so I will be getting an after ~30lb loss but before 6 week mini-challenge pic taken by the start of that in the next week.

    When I got my body fat tested on the 24th I was at 38.9% - which was a 2.8% drop from 6 weeks before. I lost 80% of that from fat and 20% from lbm/water/glycogen. I hope the next 6 week test will be similar percentage but closer to 100% from fat. First comparison also was from normal to lower glycogen stores - cut out all starchy carbs after first test - so who knows how next one will pan out. It is Sept 3rd - so almost at the end of this 12 week challenge.

    I doubt I’ll get to/under 200 by end of this one - but maybe….

    Y’all kick a€S this week!!!
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    June 25 - 230.9lbs
    July 2 - 227.8lbs
    July 9 - 226.9lbs
    July 16 - 223.5lbs
    July 23 - 221.3lbs
    July 30 - 220.1lbs
    Aug 6 - 218.6lbs

    Still moving down - I feel like the turtle in the race - but I know I’ll get there, at least.

    Hope y’all are doing well and staying healthy.
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    ^^ Nice consistent progress Mtnmama!

    July 2nd: 248.9
    July 9th: 246.3
    July 16th: 244.3
    July 23rd: 242.5
    July 30th: 238.5
    Aug 6th: 235.0 (-3.5)
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    Meals in the last week requiring eyeball approximation: 4 or 5 honestly
    Current waist measurement: 37.75" (-0.25")

    Jawline coming back!

    This rate of loss is encouraging but likely also too fast for stability and surety that I'm not also damaging strength or losing muscle. I wasn't able to match the same intensity as before, but lowering the volume has kept the weights about the same, which should be a good indicator that muscle loss is minimal. Visibly, I'm looking bigger, not smaller, which is also a promising sign.

    Nevertheless, losing overall weight too quickly and sacrificing lean mass is not a worthwhile tradeoff, so I will trust the orthodoxy of the forum and increase calories so that I'm not losing more than 2 pounds a week, bumping my allowance slightly to 3,000/day.
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    Originally Posted by EliKoehn View Post
    Nevertheless, losing overall weight too quickly and sacrificing lean mass is not a worthwhile tradeoff, so I will trust the orthodoxy of the forum and increase calories so that I'm not losing more than 2 pounds a week, bumping my allowance slightly to 3,000/day.
    Thanks! You too - you will be stoked to have more cals, no?!?
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    Originally Posted by mtnmama View Post
    Thanks! You too - you will be stoked to have more cals, no?!?
    Originally Posted by mtnmama View Post
    Thanks! You too - you will be stoked to have more cals, no?!?
    Absolutely - the way the hunger has been affecting me this time is a little different. It's strange, because a few times during the week usually for an hour or two I get quite hungry and have trouble focusing on what I am doing, whether or not I've eaten sufficiently for that day, but then other days I don't think about it much at all.

    The most difficult part is not training as well; that bothers me since it takes so long to make strength progress, I'm afraid of losing it. Hopefully I'll bounce back to where I was without complication.
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    Originally Posted by EliKoehn View Post
    The most difficult part is not training as well; that bothers me since it takes so long to make strength progress, I'm afraid of losing it. Hopefully I'll bounce back to where I was without complication.
    Yeah same here. That's why I stick to 1-2 as a goal per week myself. If I go above 1% bw loss per week for a week or two, or my stress goes up, my lifts tend to stall and I know I'm losing endurance and muscle.

    Got really skinny once not prioritizing muscle maintenance. Fell into the healthy category for BMI for the only time In my life. I looked okay and wasn't skinnyfat, but I wasn't as happy as I was sitting at a higher weight with more muscle, more calories and feeling like an athlete

    It takes the time it takes, and maintenance is a hell of a lot harder than losing it especially if you try to race down the scale.
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    Unfortunately It seems I've got a possible dose of Covid..
    Waiting for results at the moment.
    I knew I shouldn't have booked that second holiday but really wanted to treat the kids ffs 😑

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    Originally Posted by Beavertown View Post
    Unfortunately It seems I've got a possible dose of Covid..
    Waiting for results at the moment.
    I knew I shouldn't have booked that second holiday but really wanted to treat the kids ffs 😑

    I'll hopefully be back next week 😬🙏
    Ugh! Same! Daughter a few days in to symptoms - son about a day in - and mine started today - argh!!!! 😠

    Take care of yourself and don’t skimp on sleep / vits! 💪💪
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    SPECS: 5'10 F, slowly cutting/recomping. Revolving STG: 1-2 lbs loss/week while maintaining/building strength

    ORIGINAL START WEIGHT: 246 lbs
    PROGRESS TO DATE -28/50 lbs
    LOSS THIS CYCLE: -7 lbs

    June 25th: 225
    July 2nd: 224
    July 9th: 226
    *July 16th: 226
    *July 23rd: 225
    *July 30th: 223
    *Aug 6th: 218
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    Days at maintenance this week: 1

    BIG Woosh this week. I'm back down to the weight I was when I first decided I was too fat. LOL... Think some of the big loss was due to nerves about my new job next week. Some of it may also be reduced water retention since I did not either pickles or rice this week, which tend to bloat me up. I'm mildly concerned because I don't want a lot of weeks like this, but my protein was high and strength was great. There was only one moment when I woke up ravenously hungry and descended on my kitchen like a feral raccoon, but even then a few handfuls of crackers and I was fine... the only one who seemed to suffer was my cat, who spent the week glaring at me and being extra nibbly because he's used to me sharing chicken/fish/steak table scraps whenever I graze.

    Got a wild hair to deadlift with the husband this week for about the second time ever. Form needs practice (too tempted to switch to good mornings) but when I slow down I can handle a decent weight for someone who hasn't done it before. I like it whenever I can keep up with the boys, and Deadlift is definitely going to be one of those exercises.
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    Made it back for the second time in a row, I’ll count that as a plus. Numbers are not as good as last week. Did over eat a couple times last week. I’m at 242.2 this week.
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    June 25th: 240.5
    July 2nd: 239.0 (-1.5)
    July 9th: 236.5 (-2.5)
    July 16th: 234.5 (-2.0)
    July 23rd: 234.0 (-0.5)
    July 30th: 233.0 (-1.0)
    Aug 6th: 233.0 (0.0)
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    Goal Weight: 223.0 lbs
    Goal Loss: 17.5 lbs

    Loss so far: 7.5 lbs

    Felt like crap this past week and ate around maintenance. Hopefully this week will be better.
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    June 25th: 402 lbs
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    Sorry I forgot to update yesterday. I'm quite confused on why I didn't lose any weight and I know what some may say as I see it all the time in other posts "clearly you aren't eating in a deficit" or to something of the extent. I am eating in a deficit and I track my calories to the T. Is it possible that because of how many calories I burn and how little calories I'm eating my body is just holding onto what I'm eating instead of getting rid of it? Eating at 2000 calories.
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    Sorry I forgot to update yesterday. I'm quite confused on why I didn't lose any weight and I know what some may say as I see it all the time in other posts "clearly you aren't eating in a deficit" or to something of the extent. I am eating in a deficit and I track my calories to the T. Is it possible that because of how many calories I burn and how little calories I'm eating my body is just holding onto what I'm eating instead of getting rid of it? Eating at 2000 calories.
    No, this is not possible. Doesn't matter the number of calories that you think you're eating, the ONLY true indicator of a CONSISTENT calorie deficit is weight loss.

    If you really were eating a consistent 2000 calories every single day you would be losing weight.
    All it takes is consistency, effort, proper nutrition, good programming, and TIME.
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    Originally Posted by xsquid99 View Post
    No, this is not possible. Doesn't matter the number of calories that you think you're eating, the ONLY true indicator of a CONSISTENT calorie deficit is weight loss.

    If you really were eating a consistent 2000 calories every single day you would be losing weight.
    You can add me to MFP if you like. I can show you how many calories I burn, how much I eat, what I eat, hell I was even taking pictures for a bit. Same name on here just like everywhere else you can find me. Oh, also, most days I wasn't even eating at 2k cals but this is the response I've seen a lot of instead of thinking it could be some health problem immediately goes to "Nope, impossible! You are the same fat guy before not counting correctly and eating incorrectly" type of attitude I see time and time again. I wasn't losing weight when I was eating at 1200 but was losing at 2k, care to explain that? If you like, you can go to my other forum post on here just recently updated and see every tid bit of information on my journey.
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    Originally Posted by Khrozt View Post
    You can add me to MFP if you like. I can show you how many calories I burn, how much I eat, what I eat, hell I was even taking pictures for a bit. Same name on here just like everywhere else you can find me. Oh, also, most days I wasn't even eating at 2k cals but this is the response I've seen a lot of instead of thinking it could be some health problem immediately goes to "Nope, impossible! You are the same fat guy before not counting correctly and eating incorrectly" type of attitude I see time and time again. I wasn't losing weight when I was eating at 1200 but was losing at 2k, care to explain that? If you like, you can go to my other forum post on here just recently updated and see every tid bit of information on my journey.
    the thing is, your body isn't creating energy out of nowhere or holding on to the fat when it gets no nutrients. how long did you try eating 1200 calories? if despite this you claim to be losing weight on 2000 calories, then i guess it's time to up your calories and let your body get rid of some weight

    also, the reason why people (including me) say it's impossible instead of thinking it could be some health problem, is because not a single health problem could account for something like that. hypothyroidism on someone who's 370 lbs and eating 1200 calories does not prevent weight loss. sure, if you weighed like 225 lbs, it would be odd if you weren't losing weight on 2300 calories, but still not completely impossible...
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    Originally Posted by Khrozt View Post
    You can add me to MFP if you like. I can show you how many calories I burn......
    i cannot remember if we have discussed this before (i mean you and me 'we' - LOTS of people discuss this daily on bb dot com) - but do you weigh or measure your intake?

    for example, 1/4 cup of a food vs actual weighed grams can be VERY different than the labels imply (like where it says 1/4 cup will weigh 56 grams - but when you do a 1/4 cup it might be 40-80 grams....this is why i always weigh - so i can compare the weighed grams to the caloric info.

    also - say a label says a tortilla will be 30 grams - you may weigh it and discover it is 39 grams - which would screw up your MFP info.

    these are honest mistakes that MANY people make before they begin to actually weigh everything that will cross their lips. i find it is especially important for liquid sauces, powdered seasonings, etc - as one person's 1 ounce of creamer may be a another person's 1/3 cup - so i always do gram weight - more tedious for sure - but i think i could screw up by 500-1000 calories a day if i just measured and never weighed.

    this isn't always easy - especially considering creamers and things don't have grams. i tend to weigh out a ml from a more accurate dosing tool - get the grams - and do the math that way - and i am simple with my foods - so i don't have to do this often since i stick to the same foods.

    if you are already doing this - then i don't know - but for me - weighing everything before it enters my body is like wiping my a$5 before getting off the shi1er - do it every single time without fail.

    another possible issue - scale accuracy - tho doubt this would keep you from losing all week....

    or MFP having bad data. i use chronometer personally and probably 1-2 times a week i have to send in corrected nutritional info - because they will have some bogus **** in there.

    let us know how it goes getting to the bottom of it. like the others said - and like many much smarter people than me say - you cant cheat thermodynamics - but you can simply make a mistake - figure it out - correct for it - and get back on the losing lbs train!

    stay strong dude!!

    LATE ADDITION TO POST: don't forget water fluctuation and s41t in your gut/colon can account for 5-10 pounds easily. i can suck down electrolytes and hold water and weigh myself before i evacuate and easy have a 5-7 lb difference - and with you being bigger yet - i bet 5-10 is possible for you. not saying don't get more dialed in and figure it out - more saying - you know what you have done - and if you are honest with yourself - and didn't screw any of the other stuff up - then there might be a simple biological reason for 1 week of a stall - not to mention - weight loss is not linear and most people stall for a minute - and several times if there is a bunch of weight to lose.
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    Originally Posted by Pennywisest View Post
    Got a wild hair to deadlift with the husband this week for about the second time ever. Form needs practice (too tempted to switch to good mornings) but when I slow down I can handle a decent weight for someone who hasn't done it before. I like it whenever I can keep up with the boys, and Deadlift is definitely going to be one of those exercises.
    nice job!!! nice whoosh too - i usually love it when that happens - but i do always assume after a nice one that i'll stall a week or so...hopefully you are more dialed in than me when it happens. good progress all around - congrats!
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    Originally Posted by mtnmama View Post
    nice job!!! nice whoosh too - i usually love it when that happens - but i do always assume after a nice one that i'll stall a week or so...hopefully you are more dialed in than me when it happens. good progress all around - congrats!
    Oh yeah same here. I don't mind a stall after a whoosh. It's a stall BEFORE a whoosh that I find annoying lol 🤬. I keep an eye on my 3 week moving average and as long as I'm below that I don't get too concerned.
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    nice @pennywisest - 3 week avg is so smart!

    this part of the message is for everyone. a business friend of mine recently passed away. he was HEALTHY - he was an athlete all the time - like from the time he was in middle school until the moment he passed. he was arguably healthier than 80-90% of people or more - and only 47 with no major known health issues.

    we are all in this group for different reasons - but same theme (i think) - to drop weight and/or be healthier.

    dont forget to to take time to build or nourish your relationships. life is totally an unplanned practice in unscheduled events - positive and negative.

    peace yall
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    Goal 82.5/182lbs

    June 25th: 87.1kg/192lbs
    July 2nd: 85.8kg/189.1lbs
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    July 23rd: 86.5kg/190.7lbs
    July 30th: 88kg/194lbs
    Aug 6th: 89.1kg/196.4lbs
    Aug 13th: 87.6kg/193.1lbs
    Aug 20th:
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    Unfortunately still riddled with covid, hopefully its at its peak now and the road to recovery can begin. Obviously not exercising and just eating what I can when I can.
    This is usually where I would chuck the towel in. Two weeks on holiday eating crap then covid its usually when I'd look at the scales and think fk it, stop tracking and start half arsing it at the gym. So after I have recovered from this crap it really is make or break on my journey.
    Definitely will be running another 12 week block after this or maybe an extended run which will take it up to the christmas week that should genuinely be enough time for me to slowly cut away at the body fat.
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    Meals in the last week requiring eyeball approximation: 3 or 4 days were guessed at too loosely, and two days I am confident that I exceeded moderately - got a raise at work and celebrated with no remorse, then an unexpected dinner out after celebrating my great grandmother's 100th birthday.

    Most likely I regained at least a pound of fat, by the math if my approximations are in the ballpark. Still happy to have landed under 240 after a refeed and strength is back up in the gym. Got a 5x10 with 225 on the bench yesterday which used to be hit or miss when I was twenty pounds heavier, so I feel pretty good about that.

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    July 16th: 385 lbs (-6)
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    Aug 6th: 376 (-0)
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    Hopefully with my first doctor, ever really, I'll get some things figured out on thyroid, metabolism, nutrition etc. will be fun to learn what's going on with my body and pinpoint the best route for me to take.

    Gym job sounds promising just need to figure out references which sounds harder than most people since I don't have friends but they seemed to be okay with that and it sure will help having income and a free gym membership to FINALLY start lifting and see if I'll enjoy that or not, should ultimately help the weight loss journey.

    Still eating at 2000 calories or less a day with mainly 5 miles of walking a day. Hope all are well and have a good weekend, thanks again for all the help and suggestions.
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    SPECS: 5'10 F, slowly cutting/recomping. Revolving STG: 1-2 lbs loss/week while maintaining/building strength

    ORIGINAL START WEIGHT: 246 lbs
    PROGRESS TO DATE -27/50 lbs
    LOSS THIS CYCLE: -6 lbs

    June 25th: 225
    July 2nd: 224
    July 9th: 226
    *July 16th: 226
    *July 23rd: 225
    *July 30th: 223
    *Aug 6th: 218
    *Aug 13th: 219
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    days at maintenance:1
    days not tracking: 2

    Completely okay with my gain this week. In addition to starting my new job we got word that a beloved family restaurant would be closing at the end of the month, so I sacrificed my deficit this week to get one last hurrah in on beer and bread and heavy food I normally save for holidays. Workouts were down this week as well but it's hard to tell how much of that was beer and stress.
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    Well hard to say exactly I’m 235 in my avi and whilst I don’t have a full 6 I had a 4.5 pack no doubt... was in the middle of a bulk in that picture. However I’d had significant muscle mass esp on my shoulders and traps.... so without all that I’d probably not start seeing abs until 225

    But I’m going tj approach lifting way differently, instead of being constant bulk and focusing primarily on numbers? I’m going physical appearance and not be concerned with strength as much. I’m also not going tj be shooting dope 24/7 or at all. Prescription meds only... no partying or drinking etc. A diet plan consistently and this time counting macros, no weekends of 24/7 canyon pizza on atherton street at university park... Also at the same time now? Due to crimes of the dea? I’m TRT for life so? Guess I’ll get to see the benefits of blast ay

    5 months tops to golden god status
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    June 25 - 230.9lbs
    July 2 - 227.8lbs
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    July 16 - 223.5lbs
    July 23 - 221.3lbs
    July 30 - 220.1lbs
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    surprised by this loss this week - but grateful. ill be back in a bit to read up on yalls progress - keep grindin yall!!!!
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    Goal Weight: 223.0 lbs
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    Waist measurement: 37.5"

    Got over the hurdle! Was concerned since I drank too much this week (had a personal windfall and allowed myself too much celebration), and that tends to go hand in hand with swift weight gain that can easily sneak up, and make careful tracking of everything more difficult. But I kept my food portions in check and didn't overdo them. If anything my protein was a little low as I'm out of chicken breast which I usually rely on. That should be amended this week.

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