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Old 02-25-2022, 05:27 PM   #151
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Started 2 days after Xmas , 5 to 6 days a week at the gym , down 10 pounds,,, day off tomorrow,,, clan coming for a winter buster day…
And Nana’s pasta with sausage and meatballs … :-)

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Old 03-05-2022, 01:50 PM   #152
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Looks good Ray!

Its Asian Night, I am cooking Ramen Bowls with Pork belly Edamame

and washing it down with some Soju and Sapporo beer
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Old 03-05-2022, 07:58 PM   #153
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Looks good Ray!

Its Asian Night, I am cooking Ramen Bowls with Pork belly Edamame

and washing it down with some Soju and Sapporo beer
and wearing an Asian costume ?
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Old 03-06-2022, 08:52 AM   #154
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That’s funny.. I only get that one one Dress up day.
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Old 08-20-2022, 10:01 AM   #155
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I finally went under the 200 pound mark and I am currently down to 184. On the BMI charts because I am 5'9" they say I need to be 165 not to be considered overweight so I still have 20 pounds to go.
I started following Dr. Berg on YouTube who talks about the science of the body and food intake which was amazingly educational to me. I never knew how IMPORTANT it is not to have a fatty liver and I was unaware of all the freaking bad chemicals I was putting into my body (where the heck is the FDA). He says it's not about losing weight to get healthy, it's about getting healthy to lose weight. I was doing the intermittent fasting but really didn't start to lose weight until I also combined healthy Keto cutting out the sugars/carbs to less than 30 grams a day.
Gonna start high intensity interval training to lose this last 20, I'll keep you posted. Check out Dr. Berg on YouTube, just sharing because it helped me, wishing you guys the best and stay safe out there.

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Old 08-20-2022, 11:54 AM   #156
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My diet after this winter was no IPA’s, bud light and a glass of wine, between that and getting back on the golf course walking three times a week, I went from 205 to 178.
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Old 08-20-2022, 02:31 PM   #157
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I broke 200 from 212 …. Not a lot but getting there ..
Tough time of year not to eat bad stuff…
Trying for 3 days a week at the gym are helping ….

Being boatless for close to 2 months didn’t help much… more time to eat…

Thanks for the Dr Berg thingy, I’ll take a look..
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Old 08-20-2022, 11:52 PM   #158
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That's awesome for both you guys!
Hey, all we can do is keep trying.
Really trying to make this a change of life instead of a diet.
You are right though it is tough this time of year, at first I though I could have cheat days but it throws you out of ketosis, so you not only gain a couple of pounds but it can take up to a week of dieting before you start burning fat again, totally sucks.

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Old 08-21-2022, 02:07 AM   #159
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Went on no bread, no pasta and no wine on Jan 7 2021. Down 63 # after one year and still maintaining. 193.

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Old 08-21-2022, 07:06 AM   #160
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I switched Doctors earlier this year. I knew I could shed a few pounds but working two full-time jobs and being active at both jobs I felt I was fine. I went through the pre visit with the nurse (weight, vital signs and such) and she said the Dr. will be right in. Moments later the door opens, in he walks typing on a laptop in his other arm....with out missing a beat, glances up at me and says....we're going to loose some weight this year, right? Holy chit Doc.....don't hold back! I was expecting a "Hi I'm Dr. campbell, pleased to meet you". I'm a new patient, never met before. Anyway we put a plan together and in just under 5 months I went from 232 to 203 so far. He wants to see me at 190.
It can be tough to change the way we eat, especially when we have bad eating habits. I really didn't want to give up certain things but it was worth it in the long run.
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The bed-side manner of some of these doctors leave a lot to be desired.
I give them some slack if they are good at what they do.
Great job on the weight loss but it is hard.
When I think that I can never enjoy a nice pasta dinner in the North End that really sucks. I am hoping once I hit my goal weight I might be able to do that once every three months and keep an eye on it. I don't want to over do it though slipping into the dark side again like an addict. It's crazy how the body and mind can react to food and the chemicals they produce.

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Old 08-21-2022, 12:26 PM   #162
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The bed-side manner of some of these doctors leave a lot to be desired.
I give them some slack if they are good at what they do.
Great job on the weight loss but it is hard.
When I think that I can never enjoy a nice pasta dinner in the North End that really sucks. I am hoping once I hit my goal weight I might be able to do that once every three months and keep an eye on it. I don't want to over do it though slipping into the dark side again like an addict. It's crazy how the body and mind can react to food and the chemicals they produce.
Hard isn't even the word. I'm Sicilian. No pasta, no bread no wine for 19 months.

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Hard isn't even the word. I'm Sicilian. No pasta, no bread no wine for 19 months.
I’ll pray for you amico… :-)
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Hard isn't even the word. I'm Sicilian. No pasta, no bread no wine for 19 months.
19 months WOW!

That is incredible - I don't think I could do it but like I said if I feel like I can't handle a splurge day every few months I will go there. I've worked too hard for this and I'm not yo yo-ing again. This is not a diet it's a change of life. Its funny, with the intermittent fasting I am not hungry and I am not craving bread nor sweets, I feel great and I just want to keep it going.

BTW I am an honorary Pisan - I went to high school at Christopher Columbus High School in the North End

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19 months WOW!

That is incredible - I don't think I could do it but like I said if I feel like I can't handle a splurge day every few months I will go there. I've worked too hard for this and I'm not yo yo-ing again. This is not a diet it's a change of life. Its funny, with the intermittent fasting I am not hungry and I am not craving bread nor sweets, I feel great and I just want to keep it going.

BTW I am an honorary Pisan - I went to high school at Christopher Columbus High School in the North End
Honored to have you as a friend and, yes it is a life style change.

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