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Old Mon, Jun-13-16, 09:29
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NEMarvin NEMarvin is offline
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Plan: Lazy keto
Stats: 410/334.4/225 Male 75 inches
BF:40/35%/17%
Progress: 41%
Location: Lincoln, NE
Default Day 7 June 12th Done

Goals:
Water 100oz, Steps 10k

Actual:
Water: 1,000,001 ounces (okay joking but easily made 150 oz)
Steps: 16,529

Interesting ponderings today. I'm drinking a lot of water, and minimizing the other things I drink. However, I do notice that I'm retaining more water (ankles, face, hands) than I normally do. On the other hand, it's been consistently with highs in the 90s here for the last 5-6 days and is looking to continue for awhile. I'm under the understanding that the hotter weather causes to retain more fluid, but was also under the understanding that drinking more water will help the body "feel" like it's getting "enough" water and will thereby "let go" of it. Not sure I've hit that point, or maybe with the hot weather it's just not going to....
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Old Mon, Jun-13-16, 09:43
MickiSue MickiSue is offline
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Plan: Atkins
Stats: 189/148.6/145 Female 5' 5"
BF:36%/28%/25%
Progress: 92%
Location: Twin Cities, MN
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I don't know about you, Marvin, but it doesn't matter how much water I drink, when the humidity and the temps start to climb.

I WILL retain water. And, because I love leaving the windows open at night, if the humidity stays high overnight, and doesn't fall as dew on the grass, I WILL retain weight, as well.

I think I'm doing well, right now, hovering around 1 lb above the low. A year ago, I'd be thrilled to be bloated, and weigh this much!
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Old Mon, Jun-13-16, 11:09
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Plan: NSNG
Stats: 260/164/185 Female 64"
BF:
Progress: 128%
Location: Seattle
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Habit: Daily meditation
Restarts: 1

Day 4: 8 minutes
Holy crap, my neighbors were loud last night. It sounded like they were building an ark in their apartment, and this went on until about 11:30pm. I was hoping to extend my meditation time beyond 15 minutes, but with all of the noise, I was pretty sure that wasn't going to happen. I think today I'll have to find the box that I packed my noise cancelling headphones in when I moved.
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Old Mon, Jun-13-16, 13:27
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Plan: Atkins - maintenance
Stats: 156/127/125 Female 64"
BF:
Progress: 94%
Location: BC, Canada
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Revised list and welcome to the challange, Liz53!

thud123 - Stop snacking between meals
cotonpal - Stop playing "Hearts" on computer, no eating after 6:00pm
khrussva - Net Carbs: At or under 45, Calories: Less than 2500 each day
NEMarvin - 10,000 steps per day, 3 qts water every day
dex - Meditate every day
Ambulo - 10 min. mindfulness meditation every day
ReneeH20 - Squats every day
MickiSue - Snack only if really hungry
cshepard - Eat slower (put fork down between every bite)
esw - No snacking on average days
Jamackarch - excercise every day
Liz53 - Exercise 5 days a week
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Old Mon, Jun-13-16, 13:30
cshepard cshepard is online now
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Plan: Atkins - maintenance
Stats: 156/127/125 Female 64"
BF:
Progress: 94%
Location: BC, Canada
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Day 3 - Eating slower

Success!

Restarts - 3

Dinner last night - grilled pesto burger with leftover acorn squash.
Lunch today - usual salad, ate with chopsticks making it real sloooow ..
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Old Mon, Jun-13-16, 13:31
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Plan: Mostly Fung/IDM
Stats: 165/138.4/135 Female 63
BF:???/better/???
Progress: 89%
Location: Washington state
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Thanks, cshepard!

Habit: exercise 5 days/week
Day 1: June 12
Day 90: Sept 10

Day 2: 10 minutes on treadmill (warm up); 45 min weights

2 down, 88 to go.
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Old Mon, Jun-13-16, 17:38
MickiSue MickiSue is offline
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Plan: Atkins
Stats: 189/148.6/145 Female 5' 5"
BF:36%/28%/25%
Progress: 92%
Location: Twin Cities, MN
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Today, day 7: be sure that mid afternoon hunger is hunger before grabbing a snack.

It's 5:37. The brats are simmering in 1/2 low carb hard cider and 1/2 water. I was HUNGRY.

So, instead of nuts or bacon, I had a Siggi's full fat yogurt with some cream. 9 grams, my first un-trace carbs of the day.
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Old Mon, Jun-13-16, 20:03
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Plan: My own - < 30 net carbs
Stats: 440/208/210 Male 5' 11"
BF:Energy Unleashed
Progress: 101%
Location: Central Virginia - USA
Default Day 8

Challenge Goal:

Net Carbs: 45 or under for 90 days
Calories: 2500 or less everyday as well
Daily upper body resistance training (New)

Today:

Net Carbs: 39
Calories: 2235
Weights: Curls, upright rows, push-ups and sit-ups.
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Old Tue, Jun-14-16, 03:26
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Plan: atkins
Stats: 175/155/147 Female 5ft 5ins
BF:
Progress: 71%
Location: UK
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Day 2-Success!

Thanks to all for keeping this thread going. Being part of it seems to help and makes me consider deeper what I actually NEED as opposed to WANT!
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Old Tue, Jun-14-16, 04:48
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Plan: very low carb real food
Stats: 245/128/135 Female 62
BF:
Progress: 106%
Location: Vermont
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Day 8 - No playing hearts on the computer
Day 5 - no eating after 6 PM
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Old Tue, Jun-14-16, 05:50
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Posts: 794
 
Plan: Lazy keto
Stats: 410/334.4/225 Male 75 inches
BF:40/35%/17%
Progress: 41%
Location: Lincoln, NE
Default Day 8 June 13 Done

Goal 10k steps, 100 oz of water

10,415 steps and quit counting at 100 oz.
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Old Tue, Jun-14-16, 06:31
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Plan: ~25NC/IF
Stats: 342.2/185.9/000 Male 72 inches
BF:
Progress: 46%
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My 90 day "no snacking between meals" habit I'm developing.

Day 8: Complete
Restarts: 1

Comments:

That "no eating in the car" thing was a good idea for me. It's easy to let the feeling go after I recognize it and think to myself "I'm in the car." It vanishes almost immediately.

ESW: Needs vs Wants - I think that's where some real growth can happen. Not a bad place for your mind to live in considering those thoughts. Thank you!
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Old Tue, Jun-14-16, 12:02
ReneeH20 ReneeH20 is online now
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Plan: Dr. Westman
Stats: 280/170/170 Female 69.8 in
BF:
Progress: 100%
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90 day Squat Challenge

Day 1: 6/5/2016
Day 90: 9/3/2016

Day 9
AM: 15
Mid:
PM:
Total: 15

Grand total: 193
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Old Tue, Jun-14-16, 12:48
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Plan: NSNG
Stats: 260/164/185 Female 64"
BF:
Progress: 128%
Location: Seattle
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Habit: Daily meditation
Restarts: 1

Day 5: 10 minutes
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Old Tue, Jun-14-16, 14:20
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Plan: hflc
Stats: 166/159/125 Female 5'2"
BF:
Progress: 17%
Location: Pacific Northwest
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Yesterday: 10 measley just-passing push-ups
Today: ? don't know yet...
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