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50 pounds by New Years 2020

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  • maryanncwcarsonmaryanncwcarson Posts: 4Member Member Posts: 4Member Member
    Iam ready...lets do this...
    8/7; 261
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  • Tiffo2019Tiffo2019 Posts: 3Member Member Posts: 3Member Member
    Sorry for being late on the weigh in. I did weigh in on the 5th, I just forgot to come back to this forum.
    Goal Weight 130.
    7/29: 190
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  • Tiffo2019Tiffo2019 Posts: 3Member Member Posts: 3Member Member
    MikePTY wrote: »
    I don't want to be a party pooper, but this challenge should really only be done by those who have a significant amount to lose. 50 pounds by 2020 is more than 2 pounds a week, which is the maximum rate of loss MFP allows you to set. For those with 100+ pounds to lose, this may very well be doable safely. So for the OP who wants to lose 120 pounds, this is a fair goal. But some people jumping on here with 50 or less pounds to lose, trying to lose it all by 2020 is not a good idea. It's faster weight loss than is safe for your body, and you can end up with a lot of the negative effects of rapid weight loss. There is no shame in going slower, and it is recommended for those with not as much to lose.
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    I completely agree. 50 is my goal, but I do know that it will be easier for those that have at least 100 pounds to lose. If those that have commented don’t have as much to lose it may be harder for you to lose this much in this amount of time. I know for a fact that my first two weeks I will lose more than 2 pounds a week because of how much I have to lose. Everyone is welcome here. You can use this challenge as an accountability post. Have a great day everyone.

    I couldn't have said it any better myself @angiejourney. This is just for accountability for me as well. My target weight each week is 1lb and if I lose more than that a week that's fine too.
  • PuerulusPuerulus Posts: 15Member, Premium Member Posts: 15Member, Premium Member
    Still here and still motivated - which is my win for the day. Weight loss slowed a bit, every pound is an achievement 👍🏻

    7/29: 220
    8/5: 216.2
    8/12: 215.3
    Total loss: 4.7 pounds / 2.1kg

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  • PuerulusPuerulus Posts: 15Member, Premium Member Posts: 15Member, Premium Member
    SnglBug wrote: »
    Do you all mind if I join in even though I’m a week late?


    No! Shouldnt be a problem! The more the merrier 😊
  • angiesjourneyangiesjourney Posts: 15Member Member Posts: 15Member Member
    SnglBug wrote: »
    Do you all mind if I join in even though I’m a week late?

    Please join. The more the merry
  • angiesjourneyangiesjourney Posts: 15Member Member Posts: 15Member Member
    7/29: 285
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  • angiesjourneyangiesjourney Posts: 15Member Member Posts: 15Member Member
    Had a good week. Stayed with calorie goal every day. Started walking in the morning for 30 minutes. I hope to implement some weights shortly. One step at a time!!!
  • justkris_gettingfitjustkris_gettingfit Posts: 213Member Member Posts: 213Member Member
    Hope it's okay for me to join :)
    Schools starting again soon, and I need to lose the 20 I put on from last semester and get back on track to hit my goal of 130.

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