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How much weight have you lost (and timeframe too!)

Just wondering how much you have lost and how long it took. For curiosity sake, could you say if you are M/F and how tall you are too? I am having a low-motivation day and i think it will inspire me to see what others have achieved. Thanks so much!

Tue. Mar 6, 10:54am

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it would be inspiring , too, to read what goals you've reached!!

lost 23 pounds, 5 months. going for a lot more, too!

Tuesday, March 06, 2007, 10:58 AM

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Female
5'7"
22 lbs
not quite two years.

I lose very slowly. Sometimes it makes me sad, but most of the time I'm okay with it.

Tuesday, March 06, 2007, 11:19 AM

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5'8", Female, 2 months, lost 16 pounds (very quick in the beginning but its slowing to a more normal 1 pound a week)

Tuesday, March 06, 2007, 11:39 AM

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11:39 POSTER,
HOW DID YOU LOSE THE WEIGHT?

Tuesday, March 06, 2007, 11:55 AM

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5'8'', female. Just over 3 months. Only last 22 pounds, mostly since I joined PT, but am really reshaping my body, so not too unhappy with the slow loss. I am now in size 14 jeans again, and I noticed when I went dancing last night that I did not get tired during any of the dances, even the vigorous ones.

Some weeks I show a gain, that tends to discourage me for about a day, then I get more determined, study my logs to find out what might have gone wrong, and "tweak" what I do.

I sure am learning about my body and what it requires. I like that part a lot
mariarose

Tuesday, March 06, 2007, 11:58 AM

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I am a 5'5 female
Lost 20 pounds in 7 months with healthy diet and exercise only. NO fad dieting!

Tuesday, March 06, 2007, 12:23 PM

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28 y/o Female Height 5'8"

Weight February 2006 - 183
Weight Today - 139

Tuesday, March 06, 2007, 12:27 PM

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Female, 36, 5'4"
44 lbs in 15-16 months
It's been slow, but not because I've slacked off - I'm just the queen of plateaus.

Tuesday, March 06, 2007, 12:36 PM

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Female, 28, 5ft 3inches tall
73 lbs in about 3 years.

(lost the first 40 in 8 months, maintained for a long time, and then got back on the wagon last year to get rid of the rest!)

Tuesday, March 06, 2007, 1:56 PM

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6', 30, Male

In two months, I've lost 5.8 lbs.

:(

Tuesday, March 06, 2007, 2:08 PM

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lost 7 pounds in 2 months. Which is perfect, as I only want to lose 12 pounds total and maintain a regular exersize habit

Tuesday, March 06, 2007, 2:30 PM

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to 11:55 poster
from 11:39 poster

I wish I could say it was some easy trick, but I just stuck to WW very strictly and exercised at least 4 times a week with cardio and strength. I have about 45 pounds to lose so it came off pretty quickly in the first few weeks as I went right from the holiday binge cycle into strict diet and exercise, that will knock your body into shape :-) I lost about 2-2.5 pounds for the first 3 to 4 weeks and its been about a pound a week after that. I've been trying to lose weight for years but this is the first time I've truly stuck with a plan with little or no cheating. I wish it were easier to do but strict diet and exercise is the way to go, for me at least.

Good luck everyone!

Tuesday, March 06, 2007, 4:15 PM

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Great post. I've lost 5.5 pounds in 4 months. I have been disgusted with my slow progress, but after reading this, it seems like it's fairly normal to lose a pound a week, so I'm feeling a little better. At first I was up and down every week, but now I've started actually recording the calories of everything I eat, and that has helped me be more disciplined about what I eat. I'm 5'3, currently 120 pounds

Tuesday, March 06, 2007, 7:17 PM

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female, 5'2
lost 21 pounds in 19 weeks, before that 52 pounds in 11 months

Wednesday, March 07, 2007, 10:31 AM

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wow, these replies are making me feel like I lost my weight fast!

22 year old female, lost 35lbs in 4 months, 15 more to go! :)

Wednesday, March 07, 2007, 10:35 AM

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Female, 25, 5'-7"

October 15th start weight-168lbs.

March 7th weight-153.2lbs.

Almost 5 months-down about 15 lbs.!!!

Very happy about it. I work out 3-5x per week and try to eat the healthiest foods I can. I know that what I'm am doing right now, I can and will continue for the rest of my life! Keeping the focus on health really keeps me going!

Wednesday, March 07, 2007, 1:01 PM

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Down 12 pounds in 5 months but I had Christmas with the fam to deal with.

Wednesday, March 07, 2007, 1:33 PM

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Female, 25, 5'4", lost 35 pounds in 7 months, have maintained for over a year through watching what I eat, running and weight lifting

Wednesday, March 07, 2007, 2:13 PM

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Female
5'5"
95 lbs 1 year and 1 week

I was actually off my diet for 1 month during that as well.. where I gained and had to relose and then keep losing. no fad diets, no pills, no sugery.

Wednesday, March 07, 2007, 6:02 PM

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I'm 5'3'' female. I lost over 20 lbs in just under 14 months. I need to lose about 15 to 20 more, but I'm happy with the slow but steady weight loss. I cut back on refined carbs, basic healthy eating and exercise 3-4 times a week.

Wednesday, March 07, 2007, 6:20 PM

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Female
5'6"
35 lbs
13 months

It's been slow, with plateaus, but I'm satisfied. Ideally, I'd like to lose another 10-15 lbs. I started at 185, am now at 150.

Thursday, March 08, 2007, 7:28 AM

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I have lost 30 lbs in the past year and have lept it off. I am a 36 y/o female(soon to be 37) I started at 190lbs in January of 2006 I lost most of that weight through strict diet and exercise. I stopped a 160lbs. Just got unmotivated, now I have found peer trainer, I am back on track, and have lost 2 lbs so far in about 1 1/2 weeks.

Thursday, March 08, 2007, 11:07 AM

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Female, 23 yrs
Sept. 2005- 181
March 2007- 163

Not impressive, but I'm happy about it. :)

Friday, March 09, 2007, 3:00 PM

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female, 24, 5'1"
weighed 127 lbs in the summer of 2005
weighed 115 lbs this morning

so 12 lbs in about 20 months

And I'm sooo happy to have lost that weight! So, every little bit counts!!!

Friday, March 09, 2007, 3:20 PM

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first batch of weight I lost 165 pounds about 4 years or less
this rest of the weight Ive lost 13 pounds in two months I want to kick it up a notch now though. good luck everyone

Wednesday, March 14, 2007, 5:56 PM

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same poster as above I am female 5"6 1/2


Wednesday, March 14, 2007, 5:57 PM

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Down about 10 pounds since last June. Slowly, just eating better and better.

Thursday, March 15, 2007, 6:10 AM

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I'm on weight watchers and I've lost 17.5 lbs in 5 months. It's been slow, but that's ok. I guess I've been losing at the rate of a lb to a 11/2 a week. I've changed my eating habits--smaller portions, planning meals, more water, low calorie desserts after meals instead of Hagen daz.

Sunday, March 18, 2007, 7:37 AM

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lost 40 pounds in 5 mon. maintained for 2 years gaied afew back, so back to lose 15
30 female 5 6

Sunday, March 18, 2007, 8:10 AM

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25 pounds in 1 1/2 years.

Saturday, March 31, 2007, 6:33 PM

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38 Male.
Started at 284lbs and have lost 24 lbs in 3 months. Started as a new years resolution. Still holding on.



Monday, April 02, 2007, 9:27 AM

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Don't Give up!

Female, 5'7, 22 yrs old. I've lost 7 lbs in about 2 weeks. I eat 3 meals a day, every 3 hours. I drink like 2 liters of water every day. I workout about 4-5 times a week: jumprope helps! I'm shooting for 50 lbs in 6 months. So far so good.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009, 9:06 PM

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I started at 370 pounds I an now 181 . the first 165 I released on my own in a little over 2 years.. I regained back 15 pounds back of the 165 leaving me at 220 I have maintained the 150 for 8 years.. I found PT in 2007 and went on to release the 15 pounds I had gained plus 25 more leaving me at my current weight of 181. I am still not done.. I have been yoyoing 5 pounds losing and gaining but Ihave been stuck at 181 now for a month, but I am not giving up on my goals.. with PT and my family here I know I can reach my goal.

*lynneta*








Tuesday, July 14, 2009, 9:56 PM

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meant to say 4 years.. plus Im 5'6 1/2 and female ... I posted above

*lynneta*

Tuesday, July 14, 2009, 9:59 PM

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5'2" female

Lost 57 lbs in 2 years. During those 2 years I stopped losing for about 6-8 months and just maintained. Went from 186 to 129.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009, 10:08 PM

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5'7'', female, lost 66.5lbs in 8.5 months

Start weight: 295 (10/31/08)
Current: 228.5 (7/14/09)

Wednesday, July 15, 2009, 10:27 AM

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Wow. You are all so inspiring!

I'm at the beginning of my weight loss journey right now.
I'm 30 years old, female, 5'9". So far I've lost 11 pounds in just over 1 month - but I always lose really quickly at first. I have 45 pounds left to go.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009, 11:59 AM

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5'3" Female, 28 years old
Lost 14 pounds in 68 days.

Hope to lose another 22 to get my BMI into the high end of the healthy range. Like others, I lost weight quickly in the beginning, and now it's tapered off to about a pound a week.

Lifestyle changes include eating healthier, logging my food with fitday.com, counting calories (1,300 to 2,000 calories per day), and exercising three times a week. I also weigh in with a PEERtrainer group three times a week and track my weight with Excel.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009, 12:27 PM

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Weight loss

Female, 5'8"
started: May 2009 at 185 pounds
today (July 15, 2009): about 169-170 pounds

I cut out most of the junk I ate on a daily basis, added water to my diet again, smaller portions of healthier foods, substituting lower fat ingredients in my meals and walking 45 minutes 4 times a week. I feel so much better than before. I am changing my lifestyle not dieting, that's my mentality :)

Wednesday, July 15, 2009, 1:54 PM

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I'm Female, 5'4", and have been losing since September 2007, so about 2.5 months under 2 years? I've lost 135 pounds so far and have 10-15 to go.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009, 2:45 PM

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Female 5'2"
Starting weight- 170 (May 7)
Today- 156

14 pounds in 2 months and a week. End goal 130s...
1200 cals/day, Jillian Michaels workouts, calorie tracking and other metrics on www.livestrong.com/thedailyplate

Wednesday, July 15, 2009, 3:27 PM

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I lost 70 pounds in 8 months.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009, 4:34 PM

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This is 4:34- I'm a 5'6" female, 25 years old.


Wednesday, July 15, 2009, 4:35 PM

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How much weight lost

I have lost 4 lbs since July 12, 2009. 3-4 more pounds to go. I am a female, 5 ft 2 inches. Although the weight charts would have me at 118 lbs, I wouldn't be able to find myself :)

Wednesday, July 15, 2009, 4:55 PM

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I'm a 5'5 female... my highest known weight was 221 lbs.

Started the Fat Smash Diet by Dr. Ian Smith on April 6, 2009 - This program completely changed my eating habits.

4/06/09 = 182.6
7/13/09 = 153.8

I've lost 28.8 lbs in 3 months.

~ jessblaze

Wednesday, July 15, 2009, 9:17 PM

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Hi -- here's my details; hopefully it'll motivate _me_ to get back into the game, as it were.

I'm a 5'9" female, and started dieting in late August of last year, and, with only a few setbacks (a couple plateaus, some maintainence), I managed to lose about 65 lbs in 7 months. I'm down from 228 to a relatively respectable range of 162-166. I've been slacking off for the past few months: I think I've gotten burned out with my career, and the restrictive regimen I was on (1200 cal/day limit).

Thursday, July 16, 2009, 11:25 AM

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5'4 lost 31 lbs in 8 months about a 1lb a week. I did it very slowly no fad diet. I watched what I ate and I exercise with cardio and weights combined. Most of my life trying to loose weight I just try to do it the quickest way and ended up gaining the weight back with more. Also adding in weight lifting has helped with my body definition. I am now done to the last 8 lbs and it is hard but I am going to keep trucking little by little and eventually I will ge there. Hope this helps

Thursday, July 16, 2009, 11:35 PM

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F, 5'4''

59 pounds in 18 months!

Slow but steady.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009, 11:19 AM

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