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You had a goal of 20 lbs in 2 months and you only lost 15?? I have a goal coming up in a week and I am not seeing the 5 lbs coming off that quick. This is my first goal, so I want to be successful, but I can't help but feel like my other goals will not be fulfilled if I don't hit this first "bench mark".


(BTW I am VERY overweight so 20 may seem extreme but when you weigh almost 300 lbs, 20 lbs may not be a drop in the bucket, but it definately isn't losing 20lbs weighing only 120lbs.)


Thu. Feb 21, 12:10pm

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It is ABSOLUTELY a success! You stuck with a program that worked for 2 months, and that's really hard to do. I'd consider you a success if you'd only lost half that...we don't have as much control over the rate of weight loss as we'd like. If only it really was all about the math.

Thursday, February 21, 2008, 12:16 PM

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By far it's a success!!! Way to go!

OP - do you count calories? If not, I highly suggest counting calories. It makes you really accountable. If you're interrested in learning more about this, please email me jenn604.peertrainer@gmail.com

Take care and keep up the good work!

Thursday, February 21, 2008, 12:48 PM

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Be reasonable.

A reasonable weight loss goal is 1-2lbs a week if you assume your 2 months is really 8 weeks then the most you should have lost is around 16lbs. I lost 45lbs to get to my goal weight but I only lost a little less that 1/2 lb a week. Any loss is a success and 15lbs is 2 months is not easy and not slacking.

Thursday, February 21, 2008, 1:00 PM

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OP here

I psuedo count calories and points (WW online)... I know I could do SO GOOD if I could consistently count either, but mostly my success is attributed to smart choices and portion control.

Over all I started at 297 and my last weigh in (last Friday) I was 269.5

Thursday, February 21, 2008, 1:00 PM

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Of course! You have obviously made a lot of changes - celebrate those! Use those numbers on the scale to assess your strategy, and so far, your strategy is working!

Thursday, February 21, 2008, 2:43 PM

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