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Week 24 is everyone coming on over?



  • yes jenny ive increased my lyrica as well as my appetite,scared 2 weigh myself,im going 2 go back to weightwatchers when i get back from holiday or else il b rolling up the aisle at my sisters wedding lol
  • }:) ok everyone! we are at a standstill, we are in the doldrums, we are stuck in a rut!!! we are letting go of our programs, we are reducing our exercise, we are not progressing with our weight goals. so don't worry this includes me, big time! is it time to rethink our programs? perhaps we need some type of boost to get us rejuvenated. are we getting and giving the the type of support that motivates us? maybe it is time to buckle down and not be satisfied with a "no weight gain/loss week." to really give each other a kick in the behind when we have week after week either staying the same or gaining! now i know we have some problems due to meds and the inability to do all our exercise regularly. these should not be barriers but merely obstacles we find our way around. when the exercise lessens, then so do the calories. it isn't pretty but it is the ONLY way for our programs to advance.i sm going to do alot of thinking this weekend. i know i have all of you for support and that is a big headstart alot of people don't have. Benji and i are dealing with Lyrica and it is one huge obstacle i am not going to let get in my way. why a month ago i lost 4 pounds in one week. i have lost a pound a week for awhile. so i am giving myself a pep talk! i am counting on you not to let my behaviour be acceptable. it might be time for us to bring out the whip just a bit!!! well i hope i haven't lost any friends over this! i care for you all so much and want us all to succeed. let me hear from your end! Jenny :)
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  • your so right jenny,yes the lyrica has abig part in this weight gain but 4 me so does the bread i ve let increase bit by bit,i know when i cut out the bread i loss weight so it really should b a no brainer 4 me
  • :) Benji55, so bread is the culprit again! you are so brave to look and admit what you are doing wrong. to see what you need to correct. then the bread it is benji! NO MORE BREAD! let's take it one day at a time! it will all work out! i have faith in you! Jenny :)
  • Elaine and Jenny. No loss will be as bad as gaining from here on out! I just hope that it does not discourage some of us from posting at all with no loss.
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  • painintheback, i just tried to give a pep talk much like mazy requested. i will be posting whether i stay the same, lose or gain. i surely hope everyone does the same. this was not meant to be a discouragement but a hip hip hooray, let's tweak our programs a bit and see where that gets us. come on now, this was meant for me and i hope others who need an extra boost!! this is not only about weight loss!! can we face the brave new world and post the truth girls and boys?i am going to lower my calorie intake to 1200, i am going to add in an extra exercise program when i can and i am keeping a food diary. so what can be done to get out of your ruts? for those of you loosing tell us some of your secrets! anyway, lets not be discouraged but energized to face our truths and post them!! Jenny :)
  • one 4 all and all 4 1.I think we al have been abit, there there don t worry if you ve gained,we need to find a balance though its hard as we don t want 2 b discouraging either.I know 4 sure i will have a big weight gain this week,then i m on holiday il try 2 take it easy on hols,once im back im heading to weightwatchers.im going 2 buy bagels this morning and NO BREAD
  • Tomorrow is weight-in and it isn't looking good for me... But I'm planning to turn another page tomorrow... New leaf on my plan... Look for Week 25... See you soon..
  • I counted myself lucky not to put on weight last week but I know this week is going to be different. I've had a great time with visitors, birthday meals, a trip to Dublin and more friends coming over for dinner tonight.

    I'm not going to allow a 'diet' to rule my life but I am realistic and I know that I have to rein in it in inbetween times ........ you can have some cake but don't eat it!!

    I'm starting to excercise again and this week I return to work ....... come on girls let's do it.
  • :) doof, i think you have the right idea! i saw you were returning to work. is that going to be a big deal for you? i mean are you ready? have you had enough recovery time? just concerned about all areas of your life, not just weight! Jenny
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