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        06-22-2013, 04:51 AM
      #201
    Weanling
    Im 80 kg(176 pounds), I am aiming to get down to 55kg (121 pounds)

    Because id feel alot better about being in the saddle on a 15H horse

    And when you type in horse riders on google, it is all skinny people in the saddle LOL

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    ^^^ that this look, straight up, straight down, no stomach!!
         
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        06-22-2013, 05:09 AM
      #202
    Weanling
    I want to join this thread! I'm currently 194lbs or 88kg and my goal weight is between 60-65kg or 132-143lbs. I've currently training at the gym a few days a week but the weight isn't budging because I'm also building muscle atm which is frustrating.
         
        06-25-2013, 08:14 AM
      #203
    Cat
    Green Broke
    I need to get back on the wagon! After the cruise and a couple trips to visit family, etc - I have seriously gotten off track.
         
        06-25-2013, 08:31 AM
      #204
    Green Broke
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by Cat    
    I need to get back on the wagon! After the cruise and a couple trips to visit family, etc - I have seriously gotten off track.
    No day like today!
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        06-28-2013, 03:53 AM
      #205
    Yearling
    Soooo I need a kick up the back side. This year without horses was supposed to be a trim down year, however, thanks to the stress of moving multipal times, work and studying post-grad, I've gone a put on 20kgs >_<
    I am 120kgs. I want to loose 50kgs at the least. My main problem is I am built like a brick poop house. Manly shoulders, manly arms from years of milking and working on a farm in general. Now thanks to a job in nurse, I am loosing my tone and becoming flabby -_-
    I will start by walking every morning for 5kgs.
    I will say 'no' to junk!
    I will say 'no' to sugar!
    I will say 'no' to unnessercary fats!

    Well, it all looks jolly good here. Now to put it in action :o) Starting 7am tomorrow morning ^_^

    Good luck people!
         
        06-28-2013, 03:59 AM
      #206
    Yearling
    Ah sorry. See most people are putting weight in pounds sooooo
    Roughly 264lbs. Want to get down to 154lbs. HUGE load of fat to shift but it is nessercery as I don't really want to ride again until I'm at least down to 200lbs.
    So, wish me luck ;o)
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        06-28-2013, 04:34 AM
      #207
    Weanling
    OMG!i weighed myself on the horse scale at while at the stables, and I weight 85kg NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
         
        06-30-2013, 05:55 PM
      #208
    Green Broke
    So I was house sitting this week and I thought I would try to continue weight watchers without tracking points. I committed to only eating the food I bought, making healthy meals and I walked the dogs. When I weighed myself of Friday I had lost 4 pounds! That's with eating a whole container of ice cream over the week. That means I'm down to 225 (from 240)! I also got into my size 36 shorts! :) I'm pumped.

    I was getting blood pulled for a Lymes disease test so I asked the doctor to run s metabolic panel on me. Im going to call tomorrow and request my records since I don't want to wait for my follow up appointment.

    I really need to be more committed to going to the gym now! I have netflix and amazon prime on my kindle so I can watch movies while I'm doing cardio. It makes it WAY easier!
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        07-01-2013, 02:11 AM
      #209
    Yearling
    So I'm managing my walks well. But now I'm over in Christchurch for some training so will have to restart when I get back.
    Totally random but brought a new bra yesterday. My boobs look OWESOME! B-) Just gave me something to grin about today hehehe
         
        07-01-2013, 05:33 PM
      #210
    Yearling
    I knew I had gained a lot of weight once I retired from the military..guess weighing in every quarter had its uses :), but I was shocked when I went for my first physical since retiring nearly five years ago to find I had gained just a hair under 80 pounds. I have arthritis issues in my knees and knew I had to do something. I have now started water aerobics (did anyone ever know that yes it IS possible to break a sweat in a pool?) and am working with a personal trainer. Four weeks into it I have lost 12 pounds and have doubled my degree of stretch and strength. I went to try out a 17.3 hand horse yesterday and was shocked I could mount from a very short mounting block (I'm 5'6 or 16.2 hands as I like to tell people)..I could actually stretch up high enough although admittedly I did drop the irons two holes :). Still, I was able to dismount for maybe the first time without having to lay over the horse's back to slide down to baby the arthritic knees. I have a long way to go but it is a start..and a good one I think.
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