Just give me one month - December

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  • kellyswimmer
    kellyswimmer Posts: 581 Member
    Starting weight 12.06
    Start weight this month 10.03
    Goal weight this month 9.13
    Target goal weight 9.10

    May lost 4 pounds
    June lost 6 pounds
    July lost 4 pounds
    August lost 4 pounds
    Sept lost 5 pounds
    Oct lost 4 pounds
    Nov lost 4 pounds

    We can do this

    01 Dec: YES 10.02 met goal for November 1 day late. Not sure this weight will hold though. Got in late last night did not eat much all day.
    02 Dec: 10.03 back up. Late food.
    03 Dec: 10.02 back down
    04 Dec: 10.02 ok
    05 Dec: 10.03 back up. Wine last night.
    06 Dec: 10.03 need to try harder.
    07 Dec: 10.03
    08 Dec: 10.03 not been too good.
    09 Dec: 10.03. Will be a hard day. No sleep.
    10 Dec: 10.03. Finding this hard at the moment. 2 pounds away from healthy weight. I think because i dont look overweight anymore i have lost a bit of motivation. Must try harder today. Lots of water for a loss in the morning.
    11 Dec: 10.03
    12 Dec: 10.03. Must try much harder.
    13 Dec: yes 10.02. Not sure if i will get to goal this month but if i end month on 2/3 loss i will be happy.
    14 Dec: 10.02
    15 Dec: 10.02
    16 Dec: 10.02
    17 Dec: 10.02
    18 Dec: 10.03 4am weigh in. Not sure if i will loss anything this month. Finding it hard going.
    19 Dec: 10.03.
    20 Dec: 10.03. tried on a new party dress today. So happy with how it fitted. Maybe no weight loss this month but if I can stay at this weight I will be happy until Jan.
    21 Dec: 10.03
    22 Dec: 10.03 party last night. Too much wine.
    23 Dec: 10.03 early 4am weigh in.
    24 Dec: 10.02 😀
    25 Dec: 10.03 happy christmas xx
    26 Dec: 10.04 not too bad
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  • Elbee1
    Elbee1 Posts: 2,047 Member
    MFP Start weight: 160 lbs
    Started “just give 1 month” threads in Mid-Oct 2019 @ 157.4 lbs
    December start weight: 155.6 lbs
    December goal: 153 lbs
    Ultimate goal: 98 lbs, but that maybe too low. Main goal is to be healthier & stronger.

    October +2.6 lbs. (160)
    Nov. -2 lbs. (156.6 lbs)

    Dec 1 = 155.6
    Dec 2 = 156.6 Well, I'm not surprised cause I blew it, yesterday, and had 2 slices of pie.Why? just a weak moment & the temptation of this whole beautiful pie that was going to be thrown away. I took it home for my husband & then dove in, too. What a nut! I can & will do better!
    Dec 3 = 156.6
    Dec 4 = 156 :)
    Dec 5 = 157.6 :(
    Dec 6 = 157 :)
    Dec 7 = 157.8 :(
    Dec 8 = 157.8 Yesterday, was really rough. Very stressful. Somehow I must get used to my new normal of extra stress. Very frustrating with Drs, nurses, my Dad, Memory care, my dad's cough, medication.... I still to this moment haven't been able to get the medication called in.
    Dec 9 = 158.6 Binging yesterday & today... Not gonna give up yet! Expecting another gain tomorrow, tho.
    Dec 10 = 158 lbs. stuck with food plan today.
    Dec 11 = 157.2 lbs :)
    Dec 12 = 156.6 lbs :)
    Dec 13 = 158.4 lbs :( Was much better with food the last couple days, so I was surprised with it. Obviously, I did not stick with my food plans completely... I can do this!!!!!!
    Dec 14 = 158.4 lbs
    Dec 15 = 158.4 lbs
    Dec 16 = 157.4 lbs. Stayed under in calories, yesterday. No exercise
    Dec 17 = 156.8 lbs Was pretty good, but not under in calories. no exercise.
    Dec 18 = 156.8 lbs
    Dec 19 = 156.8 lbs That was coming off of a bad food night -- Last night was at friend's bday party at Karaoke Bar & Grill.
    Dec. 20 = 158.6 lbs Knew that was going to happen after last not sticking to my plan, yesterday.
    Dec 21 = 159.7 lbs Thought it would be worse... had a junk food binge during the night. Back on it, today.
    Dec 22 = 159 lbs Another smaller binge last night...
    Dec 23 = 159 lbs
    Dec 24 = 157.2 lbs
    Dec 25 = 155.6 lbs
    Dec 26 = 156.2 lbs

  • Toria718
    Toria718 Posts: 396 Member
    Starting weight 213
    Start weight this month 197
    Goal weight this month 192
    Target goal weight 135

    Sept lost 7 lb
    Oct lost 2.8 lb
    Nov lost 6.2 lb

    30 Nov: 197.6
    01 Dec: 197.0
    02 Dec: 197.0
    03 Dec: 202.0
    04 Dec: 202.5
    05 Dec: 203.0
    06 Dec: 202.2
    07 Dec: 200.8
    08 Dec: 201.8
    09 Dec: 200.8
    10 Dec: 200.8
    11 Dec: 200.0
    12 Dec: 200.4
    13 Dec: 202.4
    14 Dec: 201.2
    15 Dec: 200.6
    16 Dec: 200.6
    17 Dec: 201.2
    18 Dec: 200.6
    19 Dec: 200.6
    20 Dec: 200.2
    21 Dec: 199.2
    22 Dec: 201.2
    23 Dec: 202.2, late dinner, daughters birthday, man cake is good, glad I bought a small one though
    24 Dec: 202.2
    25 Dec: 202.2, can not wait for Christmas to be over to get to normal eating
    26 Dec: 202.0
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  • lightenup2016
    lightenup2016 Posts: 1,051 Member
    Starting weight: 163.4 lbs
    Start weight this month: 149.6
    Goal weight this month: 145-149.6 (even just maintaining is a lofty goal in Dec!)
    Target goal weight: 135-ish

    Aug lost 1.2 lbs
    Sept lost 4.2 lbs
    Oct lost 3.7 lbs
    Nov lost 3.9 lbs

    (I use Happy Scale, so monthly loss above is by moving avg, but I’m going to enter my actual daily weight below.)

    01 Dec: 149.6 lbs
    02 Dec: 149.8
    03 Dec: 149.2
    04 Dec: 149.8
    05 Dec: 148 (after ovulation increase)
    06 Dec: 147.6
    07 Dec: 147.2
    08 Dec: 147.2
    09 Dec: 147.4
    10 Dec: 146.8
    11 Dec: 147.4
    12 Dec: 147.6 PMS gain
    13 Dec: 146.8
    14 Dec: 147.4
    15 Dec: 148.0
    16 Dec: 147.8
    17 Dec: 146.8
    18 Dec: 147.4
    19 Dec: 145.6 end of PMS weight
    20 Dec: 146.2 had a lot of salt yesterday
    21 Dec: 144.6 I’m eating about 1700 cal/day, which equals a loss of about a lb/week for me. I don’t know why I’ve lost 5 lbs already this month, but it might have to do with how my cycle fell last month and this month. I was also temporarily a little higher at the end of last month due to Thanksgiving/vacation.
    22 Dec: 146.6 Christmas dinner party last night!
    23 Dec: 148.0 Son’s birthday yesterday—had buttered popcorn at the movies, and Mexican restaurant for dinner. I only went about 300 over maintenance, but had lots of salt! And food weight! I will eat within my goal today, with lower salt, and should drop some of this by Tuesday (just in time for Christmas Eve and Christmas!). I’m pretty happy with my progress so far, anyway.
    24 Dec: 147.8
    25 Dec: 148.4 Yep, holiday indulgences! Oh well, a few days of this, then back to it!
    26 Dec: 146.2 Not bad, since I definitely went over maintenance yesterday, but really, only by about 600 calories. I guess I lost some of the water gain and food mass 😄

  • jenn990205
    jenn990205 Posts: 1,207 Member
    Back again. Starting the month out with a bit of inflated number due to way to much alcohol, food from Thanksgiving, eating out the last couple of days, and had a 5 day weekend with my family. Hopefully once I get back to work on Monday it will drop off fairly quickly. My lowest in November right before Thanksgiving was 137.7 and I am hoping to be back in the 130's by the end of the first week.

    May gained: 1.1 pounds (149.3)
    June lost: 3.4 pounds (145.9)
    July lost: 2.2 pounds (143.7)
    August lost: 0.1 pounds (143.6) maintained
    September lost: 2.7 pounds (140.9)
    October lost: 0.2 pounds (140.7) maintained
    November lost: 3 pounds (137.7) day before Thanksgiving 11/28


    01 Dec: 144.4 uuugghhh
    02 Dec: 145.7 ok back on track!
    03 Dec: 142.2 it's amazing what a little bit of water and a low carb day will do for your weight. Down 3.5 pounds, 4.5 to go to get back to where I was before my Thanksgiving holiday!
    04 Dec: 140.8 only 3.1 left to get back down
    05 Dec: 139.4 have been staying on track and back in the 130's. Only 1.7 pounds left to get rid of.
    06 Dec: 140.2 Cowboys played last night. Beer and pizza and a big LOSS!
    07 Dec: 137.7
    08 Dec: 138.8
    09 Dec: 138.8 Not to bad for a Monday.
    10 Dec: 138.3 should have been a little lower, but completely ok with this
    11 Dec: 138.3 I guess I am figuring out maintenance. Would like to be just a couple of pounds lower, but not unhappy right now
    12 Dec: 136.8 may be a tad dehydrated, but I liked what I saw on the scale this morning.
    13 Dec: 137.7 Christmas party tonight so going to try and keep it together
    14 Dec: 138.8 another party for the fights tonight
    15 Dec: 137.7 football and relaxing
    16 Dec: NW forgot when I got up this am
    17 Dec: 142.2 way to many parties and a 3 day weekend. Back to work
    18 Dec: 139.9 well I have not lost an ounce this month, but I seem to be maintaining pretty well. It's been a rough month!
    19 Dec: 138.9 I am just trying to get through this month, lol
    20 Dec: 140.5
    21 Dec: 139.9
    22 Dec: No weigh in. totally spaced it
    23 Dec: 144.5 to may restaurant meals and way to much alcohol at parties. This month has been a killer for me.
    24 Dec: Tons of family and food - no weigh in
    25 Dec: Christmas Day and never weighed
    26 Dec: 144.7 well that wasn't pleasant, but very expected.
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  • Starting weight: 198 lb
    Start weight this month: 152.4
    Goal weight this month: 149
    Target goal weight: 140

    August: -5.5 lb
    September: -3.5 lb
    October: -6.2 lb
    November: + 3 lb

    01 Dec- no weigh day
    02 Dec- 152.4 lb- I'm back!! The holiday got the best of me. But that's life!! Hoping to maintain right around 150lbs this month & get serious again in January to lose that last 5-10lbs before summer👍
    03 Dec- 150.6 lb
    04 Dec- 150.6 lb
    05 Dec- 149.2 lb- Much less snacking on the kids dinner/snack crackers yesterday evening. Helps alot!
    06 Dec- 148.6 lb
    07 Dec- no weigh day
    08 Dec- no weigh day
    09 Dec- 150.8lb- Not my best weekend
    10 Dec- 149.2lb- Better!
    11 Dec- 149 lb
    12 Dec- 149.6lb- Taco Bell yesterday
    13 Dec- 148.6lb- I'll take it! Have a great weekend everyone!
    14 Dec- no weigh day
    15 Dec- no weigh day
    16 Dec- no weigh day
    17 Dec- no weigh day
    18 Dec- no weigh day - SICK
    19 Dec- no weigh day- SICK
    20 Dec- no weigh day- SICK
    21 Dec- no weigh day- SICK
    22 Dec- no weigh day- SICK
    23 Dec- 144.8 lb- We had the flu run through my household last week. NOT fun. I ate very little for 3/5 days... this is where the big drop came from.
    24 Dec- no weigh day
    25 Dec- no weigh day
    26 Dec- 143.8 lb- TOM is over, so dropping some water weight. My stomach is still not 100% back to normal after being sick, so I haven't been eating as much as I normally would.
  • KathynDes
    KathynDes Posts: 116 Member
    Starting weight: 79.9Kg
    Current weight: 67.6/149
    Goal weight: 55 -60/ 121- 132
    December goal: 64kg/141

    Oct loss: 4.4kg/9.7
    Nov loss: 3kg/6.6

    01 Dec: 67.6/149 This month will be interesting
    02 Dec: 68/149.9 All from the weekend 😐 hopefully today’s efforts change the direction.
    03 Dec: 67.2/148.2 🙂 TOM
    04 Dec: 67.5/148.8 calories have been ok.
    05 Dec: 66.7/147
    06 Dec: 66.7/147 Cal’s ok, food TERRIBLE
    07 Dec: 66.5/146.6 Cal’s ok food 😔
    08 Dec: 66.3/146.1 Cal’s ok food 😔 went shopping for better food so hopefully I eat it!
    09 Dec: 66.1/145.7 Cal’s ok, moved treadmill from HOT garage to air conditioned office. Haven’t been using it for weeks 🥵 no excuse now!
    10 Dec: 66 /145.5 Cal’s ok food good
    11 Dec: 65.9/145.3 Cal’s a bit over, had a frozen drink guesstimated what I thought was a generous calorie amount got home and looked up real Cal’s 😱😱
    12 Dec: 65.9/145.3 Cal’s a bit over yesterday
    13 Dec: 66/145.5 Cal’s a bit over yesterday. Last day of school for the kids before 7 weeks off. I love school holidays but I think it will make things harder, have a plan so hoping to prove myself wrong 😃
    14 Dec: 65.7/ 144.8
    15 Dec: 65.7/144.8
    16 Dec: 66.1/145.7 🧐 it’s super hot here and I’ve puffed up again. Had to loosen my watch, belt and bra so I thought the number would actually be higher! Also went over in calories yesterday but not by much.
    17 Dec: 66.1/145.7 still hot, 4 hours sleep last night. Someone else on here mentioned they gain around ovulation... I have never noticed before but looking back over last three months, I have gained about 1Kg/2.2lbs in the same three days leading up. If it does it next month I’ll be convinced it’s not a coincidence. Not sure if it’s a fluid thing or a bad food choice thing (that adds fluid) because I know that’s a problem around there for me. I dislike cooking and I always end up baking something like biscuits or cheesecake something high Cal’s. So interesting!! 😃
    18 Dec:65.5
    19 Dec:65.7/144.8 no excercise just spring cleaning (AKA impending visit from Mother in Law and Great Mother in Law 😏 not sure if that’s a thing) not too worried about numbers going up, still puffy.
    20 Dec: 65.4/144.2
    21 Dec: 65.1/143.5 want to be extra good the next few days so I can finish the year under 65 which is my pre having babies weight (9 years ago!)
    22 Dec: 65.4/144.2
    23 Dec: 65.1
    24 Dec: 65/143.3
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    26 Dec: 66/145.5 so much sugar 😳
    27 Dec: 66/145.5 might be hard to get weight down by the end of Dec TOM is due right at end of month.
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  • Aquarian
    Aquarian Posts: 1,058 Member

    So I went off track and regained all lost weight so I am starting again and this time I mean business!


    Starting weight: 63.4 kg
    Current weight: 63.4
    Goal weight: 55kg by May 2020 (ultimate goal weight 53/55 but with fat percentage of around 22%)
    December goal: 62kg - modified to 61kg - modifying further to a cautious 60.5kg - modifying again to 59.9! - reached 59.7! Yay! Not sure if I should set 59.5 as a goal, with all the holiday parties happening. We will see. I am happy as of now.

    01 Dec: 63
    02 Dec: 63.2
    03 Dec: 63.4
    04 Dec: 63.4
    05 Dec: 63.4
    06 Dec: 63.5
    07 Dec: 62.7 (cardio)
    08 Dec: 62 (cardio) (yay! Reached dec goal! New goal 61 kg for December)
    09 Dec: 61.8 (cardio)
    10 Dec: 61.8 (cardio)
    11 Dec: 61.6 (cardio and a bit of abs)
    12 Dec: 61.5 (cardio and some abs)
    13 Dec: 61.1 (yay! I am away from home and found a scale so hope this change is not some variance because of the different scale and is still reflected in my own machine once I get home!)
    14 Dec: 61.1 (yay! This is back in my own usual home scale! So happy! Tantalisingly close to my December goal!)
    15 Dec: 61.3 (oops! I had it coming I guess. Ate heavy meals and snacked on greasy high sodium foods to boot! I spent an hour on the treadmill hoping to burn it but I guess it wasn’t enough! I will be good today!)
    16 Dec: 61.2 (picking the heaviest of the three different weights my machine chose to show me this morning! But I am sure this is going down, I was really good yesterday with eating and exercise.)
    17 Dec: 60.9 (yay! Met my new December goal! Cardio and abs yesterday and calorie deficit)
    18 Dec: 60.8 (yay! Good food, cardio and abs)
    19 Dec: 61.0 (well I knew this was coming, but I really enjoyed the food I had so I don’t regret it. I suppose once in a week I am entitled to treating myself, it is the holiday season after all! I will be good today and tomo we will see a drop, I am pretty sure!)
    20 Dec: 60.6kg (yay! Being good with food watching, cardio and abs paid off)
    21 Dec: 60.2kg (yay! New goal reached! Modifying my goal now! But, well, I did skip dinner and sleep off early. So hope this change is reflected in the scale tomo too!)
    22 Dec: 60.1 (yay! Good food, cardio and abs. Limited sleep though)
    23 Dec: 60.0 (yay! Delighted with this considering I had cake with lunch and limited cardio due to a foot injury)
    24 Dec: 60.0 (I will take this. Controlling myself around chocolate and cakes as much as I can but not very successful frankly!)
    25 Dec: 59.7 (yay! Reached newest dec goal! Ate loads of chocolate but offset by holding off on all other carbs and thus staying within calorie limit. We are off on a trip from today till Monday, so I don’t know if I can weigh in unless the hotel provides a weighing scale. We will see the weight once I return on 30th, in case I don’t have a scale.)
    26 Dec: 60.1 (in hotel scale. Well deserved raise. Last night party was way too heavy, I have gone so overboard and did not even count. Well it is ok for a day in the holidays! Got to live a little!)
    27 Dec: 60.7 (in a moody little hotel scale. I ate above my calorie limit but certainly within maintenance so maybe this isn’t the most reliable number out there. Anyways I will stay within calorie budget today for sure and check the trend tomorrow.)
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  • MySlimGoals
    MySlimGoals Posts: 750 Member
    Starting weight: 121.7kg/268.3lb
    Start weight this month: 101.0kg/222.6lb
    Goal weight this month 98kg/216lb
    Target goal weight 65kg/143lb

    Aug lost: 4.6kg/10.14lb
    Sept lost: 5.4kg/11.9lb
    Oct lost: 5.6kg/12.3lb
    Nov lost: 5.0kg/11lb

    Loss this month: 2.4kg/5.2lb
    Total Loss: 23.1kg/50.9lb
    Height: 168cm (5'6")

    We can do this!!!
    Set my goal to losing only 3kg because of Christmas Day.

    01 Dec: 101.0kg/222.6lb 😃
    02 Dec: 101.2kg/223.1lb 😐
    03 Dec: 101.1kg/222.8lb 😃
    04 Dec: 101.2kg/223.1lb 😐
    05 Dec: 100.2kg/220.9lb 😃
    06 Dec: 100.3kg/221.1lb 😐
    07 Dec: 100.5kg/221.5lb ☹️
    08 Dec: 100.5kg/221.5lb 😐
    09 Dec: 99.9kg/220.2lb 😃😃🙌🏻💪🏻🌟
    10 Dec: 99.9kg/220.2lb 😃
    11 Dec: 100.2kg/220.9lb 😐
    12 Dec: 99.9kg/220.9lb 😃
    13 Dec: 99.9kg/220.9lb 😅
    14 Dec: 100.0kg/220.4lb 😐 Aw
    15 Dec: 99.5kg/219.3lb 😃
    16 Dec: 99.1kg/218.4lb 😃
    17 Dec: 98.9kg/218.0lb 😃 Lost 50lb!!!! 👍🏻
    18 Dec: 99.2kg/218.6lb 😐
    19 Dec: 98.9kg/218.0lb 😃
    20 Dec: 98.7kg/217.5lb 😃
    21 Dec: 98.5kg/217.1lb 😃
    22 Dec: 98.1kg/216.2lb 😃
    23 Dec: 98.1kg/216.2lb 😃
    24 Dec: 97.7kg/215.3lb 😃
    25 Dec: 97.4kg/214.7lb 😃 Merry Christmas 🎄
    26 Dec: 98.6kg/217.3lb 😃. Not bad considering! 😂👍🏻
    27 Dec: 98.6kg/217.3lb 😃
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  • kellyswimmer
    kellyswimmer Posts: 581 Member
    Starting weight 12.06
    Start weight this month 10.03
    Goal weight this month 9.13
    Target goal weight 9.10

    May lost 4 pounds
    June lost 6 pounds
    July lost 4 pounds
    August lost 4 pounds
    Sept lost 5 pounds
    Oct lost 4 pounds
    Nov lost 4 pounds

    We can do this

    01 Dec: YES 10.02 met goal for November 1 day late. Not sure this weight will hold though. Got in late last night did not eat much all day.
    02 Dec: 10.03 back up. Late food.
    03 Dec: 10.02 back down
    04 Dec: 10.02 ok
    05 Dec: 10.03 back up. Wine last night.
    06 Dec: 10.03 need to try harder.
    07 Dec: 10.03
    08 Dec: 10.03 not been too good.
    09 Dec: 10.03. Will be a hard day. No sleep.
    10 Dec: 10.03. Finding this hard at the moment. 2 pounds away from healthy weight. I think because i dont look overweight anymore i have lost a bit of motivation. Must try harder today. Lots of water for a loss in the morning.
    11 Dec: 10.03
    12 Dec: 10.03. Must try much harder.
    13 Dec: yes 10.02. Not sure if i will get to goal this month but if i end month on 2/3 loss i will be happy.
    14 Dec: 10.02
    15 Dec: 10.02
    16 Dec: 10.02
    17 Dec: 10.02
    18 Dec: 10.03 4am weigh in. Not sure if i will loss anything this month. Finding it hard going.
    19 Dec: 10.03.
    20 Dec: 10.03. tried on a new party dress today. So happy with how it fitted. Maybe no weight loss this month but if I can stay at this weight I will be happy until Jan.
    21 Dec: 10.03
    22 Dec: 10.03 party last night. Too much wine.
    23 Dec: 10.03 early 4am weigh in.
    24 Dec: 10.02 😀
    25 Dec: 10.03 happy christmas xx
    26 Dec: 10.04 not too bad
    27 Dec: 10.04.
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  • TerriRichardson112
    TerriRichardson112 Posts: 14,775 Member
    edited December 2019
    Family left yesterday afternoon, so back on track today.

    🎄 Welcome to the minefield that is December 😂🤣😂😂🤣

    Journey so far:
    Jan 2015: I joined MFP, and gradually reduced
    Oct 2016: finally hit my target of 155
    Dec 2018: Had gradually wavered up again to 170s
    Jan 2019: Set new goal of 155 by end of the year
    July 2019: had bounced up and down between 160 and 170
    Aug 2019: Gave myself the proverbial kick up the a** and buckled down!
    Oct 2019: Set new goal weight of 150 by year end
    Nov 2019: Hit goal late Nov. I’m now focusing on increasing strength workouts
    Aug: -8.31 (a lot of this was holiday weight gained in July)
    Sept: -4.71
    Oct: -4.2
    Nov: -2.2 (Strength workouts temporarily slowing progress)

    OSW: 227 (Mar 2014)
    CSW: 170.1 (1 Aug 2019)
    DEC SW: 150
    GW: Under 150

    01 Dec: 150
    02 Dec: 150
    03 Dec: 149.9
    04 Dec: 149.6
    05 Dec: 148.8 Pleased that weight is moving again. This is the lowest I have been since my late 30s.
    06 Dec: 149.2 Normal daily fluctuations are a fact of life. And I have several shindigs today, so expect another temporary bounce up tomorrow.
    07 Dec: 150.4 Not too badly over goal, but salty snacks at wine tasting last night have had the inevitable result. It's the tightrope we walk. However, bouncing around 150 is vastly preferable to the 170s of last December.
    08 Dec: 149.6 Hopefully on the way down again but could just be normal daily fluctuations
    Mo 09/12: 148.6 I made better choices yesterday, but have a Christmas celebration with my Monday Painters after lunch, so eating light the rest of the day.
    Tu 10/12: 148.8 Phew! Not to bad. But this morning I am celebrating with my Craft Group. See what I mean about December being a minefield! 😂
    We 11/12: 149.2 And there it is! I'm wearing my celebrations 🎉 but today I am shopping (lots of walking) anc chores at home so will avoid the goodies.
    Th 12/12: 147.8 Yesterday I got in an extra hour walking in the unexpected sunshine after lunch. And had mostly healthy snacks. (Ate a ring doughnut at my evening crochet group, but still over 600+ Of a deficit, even after that.) After almost 5 years working at changing my previous bad habits, hoping this is my new normal. 🤞🏻🤞🏻🤞🏻
    Fri 13 Dec: 148.8 One or two social events.
    Sat 14 Dec: 148.6 Normal fluctuations 😂 Next week is relatively clear of social events, so there will be less temptation to stray.
    Sun 15 Dec: 147.2 Stayed on track yesterday. Spent most of the day doing prep on sleeping arrangements for family visiting over Christmas. Our outdoor lights are up and working.
    Mon 16 Dec: 148.6 On track. Normal fluctuation.
    Tue 17 Dec: 148.2 Under maintenance, although we did have afternoon tea with BiL and SiL, who are heading stateside on Friday for Christmas up near the Canadian border. Our 5 yr old Great niece is learning to ski.
    Wed 18 Dec: 147.4
    Thu 19 Dec: 147.8
    Fri 20 Dec: 149.2 4 days of festive social events have an inevitable effect. It's so difficult to accurately log food provided by others. At least I have nothing now until family arrives on Christmas Eve.
    Sat 21 Dec: 149.4
    Sun 22 Dec: 149.2 holding steady.
    Mon 23 Dec: 149.6 Visiting DED and grands yesterday. Granddaughter just flew in from Oxford on Friday. Her 25th birthday was on the 14th, so we celebrated.
    Tue 24 Dec: 149.8 Family celebrations begin today.
    Wed 25 Dec: DNW
    Thu 26 Dec: 149.6: I'm in shock! Fully expected to be up this morning. I tracked and was way over calories. I didn't go mad, but I ate lots of samples of treats/snacks which family had prepared/donated to the festive table, so expected high sodium would retain liquid. I did drink almost a litre of water before bedtime, so maybe that helped. Expecting tomorrow will show a rise, but very pleased that I have stayed more or less stable for the first Christmas in quite a few decades. Family still here today, but we have a walk planned. However, I reckon I can remove any overage before 31st.
    Fri 27 Dec: 151.6 After 4 days of entertaining family, this is not unexpected. Despite not going completely over the top, it has been a carbs/sodium overloaded 4 days, so buckling down for the next few days should make a dent un the overage.
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  • Freeglerock
    Freeglerock Posts: 1,775 Member
    Starting weight 15st 8.5
    Start weight this month 14st 12.1
    Goal weight this month 14st 8
    Target goal weight 11st 0

    Started 9th Nov.  Nov lost: 10.4lb

    01 Dec: 14st 12.8 (+0.7lb) - Impact of Chinese takeaway on Friday and cinema popcorn yesterday...
    02 Dec: 14st 11.7 (-1.1lb / -0.4lb) -  mainly water loss, but I'm happy
    03 Dec: 14st 11.5 (-0.2lb / -0.6lb)
    04 Dec: 14st 9.9 (-1.6lb / -2.2lb) - Been on track this week, but surprise at this movement.
    05 Dec: 14st 10.1 (+0.2lb / -2.0lb)
    06 Dec: 14st 9.5 (-0.6lb / -2.6lb) - Still on track with food, but really need to do some exercise!
    07 Dec: 14st 9.2 (-0.3lb / -2.9lb) - Food under goal and had active day yesterday 12.8k steps.
    08 Dec: 14st 9.1 (-0.1lb / -3.0lb)
    09 Dec: 14st 8.7 (-0.4lb / -3.4lb) still keeping to goal calories.  Also trying in drink more water. 
    10 Dec: 14st 7.9 (-0.8lb /  -4.2lb). Really happy.  Have now lost just over a stone since starting my weight loss about a month ago!  Have now also hit my goal for December - I will keep going though as I know there may be a bit of excessive eating later in the month that needs negating!
    11 Dec: 14st 7.5 (-0.4lb / -4.6lb)
    12 Dec: 14st 6.7 (-0.8lb / -5.4lb) TOTM started yesterday, and am feeling so hungry.  My goal is set to 1.5lb a week in MFP, but think I need to raise my calories allowed to get through TOTM without a huge binge.
    13 Dec: 14st 7.7 (+1.0lb / -4.4lb).  Only ate just over 900 cal yesterday - had planned a special pudding to have once kids had gone to bed, but started having horrendous period cramps, so just crawled in bed and  stayed there and never finished what I had planned to eat.  Will have to figure out how to fit it into today's budget!  Assuming the fluctuations are TOTM relates so trying not the get frustrated with an increase in the scales!
    14 Dec: 14st 5.9 (-1.8lb / -6.2lb)
    15 Dec: 14st 6.2 (+0.3lb / -5.9lb) Went to an all you can eat pan Asian restaurant yesterday.  I was very reserved and didn't stuff myself - only real naughtiness was the bottle of prosecco... needless to say, went over my calorie goal (but I believe less than maintenance).
    16 Dec: 14st 4.8 (-1.4lb / -7.3lb)
    17 Dec: 14st 4.4 (-0.4lb / -7.7lb) Have had a couple of weird days where I have eaten very little until evening dinner (where I then eat majority of calorie allowance) which seems to be paying off on the scales.
    18 Dec: 14st 3.4 (-1.0lb / -8.7lb) woohoo!  (But not sure where that came from, last few days losses more than I was expecting, but not complaining as I am sure scales will go up soon as the Christmas festivities get started!
    19 Dec: 14st 2.9 (-0.5lb / -9.2lb)
    20 Dec:
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    27 Dec:14st 9.2 (+6.3 / -2.9lb) oh dear, I have been so bad, so very very bad.  Back on it now to see if I can drop just over a lb in the next few days to make my goal for the month! 😣🤦
  • sharonsmith2222
    sharonsmith2222 Posts: 75 Member
    Starting weight: 183lb
    Start weight this month: 147.2
    Goal weight this month:144
    Target goal weight:126

    November lost: 6.6lbs

    Dec 1st: 147.2lbs
    Dec 2nd: 147.6lbs
    Dec 3rd: 147.8lbs
    Dec 4th: 147.2lbs
    Dec 5th: 148.0lbs
    Dec 6th: 146.2lbs TOM has been so hoping this is accurate and previous reading was due to extra water weight 🤞
    Dec 7th: 146.6lbs seems to be sticking 🙂
    Dec 8th: 146.6lbs overindulged last night so expecting this to go up
    Dec 9th: 145.6lbs 😁😁 was not expecting that!
    Dec 10th: 145.2lbs 😁
    Dec 11th: 145.8lbs
    Dec 12th: 144.6lbs 😁😁
    Dec 13th: 145.6lbs
    Dec 14th: 145.6lbs
    Dec 15th: 144.2lbs 🙂
    Dec 16th: 144 2lbs
    Dec 17th: 143.8lbs 😄 hit my goal for the month, wasnt sure how Christmas would impact on my diet so didnt want to set myself up to fail. Going to keep going and see where I end up at the end of the month!
    Dec 18th: 143.2lbs 🙂
    Dec 19th: 143.0lbs lost 40lbs off from starting weight 😁
    Dec 20th: 141.8lbs wasn't feeling very well and didnt eat or drink much at all, feeling rather lousy today and don't expect this number to stick
    Dec 21st: 143.7lbs feeling much better and happy with this for now
    Dec 22nd: 144.2lbs
    Dec 23rd: 143.4lbs
    Dec 24th: 143.8lbs
    Dec 25th: 144.0lbs Merry Christmas! 🎅🎉🎄🙂
    Dec 26th: 146.0lbs
    Dec 27th: 144.lbs
  • SweatsOnSunday
    SweatsOnSunday Posts: 514 Member
    Congrats to all who have gone down! I seem to be going the other way, as I am up 3 pounds for the month. Being married to a thin wife with a quick metabolism is hard.
  • Starting weight: 198 lb
    Start weight this month: 152.4
    Goal weight this month: 149
    Target goal weight: 140

    August: -5.5 lb
    September: -3.5 lb
    October: -6.2 lb
    November: + 3 lb

    01 Dec- no weigh day
    02 Dec- 152.4 lb- I'm back!! The holiday got the best of me. But that's life!! Hoping to maintain right around 150lbs this month & get serious again in January to lose that last 5-10lbs before summer👍
    03 Dec- 150.6 lb
    04 Dec- 150.6 lb
    05 Dec- 149.2 lb- Much less snacking on the kids dinner/snack crackers yesterday evening. Helps alot!
    06 Dec- 148.6 lb
    07 Dec- no weigh day
    08 Dec- no weigh day
    09 Dec- 150.8lb- Not my best weekend
    10 Dec- 149.2lb- Better!
    11 Dec- 149 lb
    12 Dec- 149.6lb- Taco Bell yesterday
    13 Dec- 148.6lb- I'll take it! Have a great weekend everyone!
    14 Dec- no weigh day
    15 Dec- no weigh day
    16 Dec- no weigh day
    17 Dec- no weigh day
    18 Dec- no weigh day - SICK
    19 Dec- no weigh day- SICK
    20 Dec- no weigh day- SICK
    21 Dec- no weigh day- SICK
    22 Dec- no weigh day- SICK
    23 Dec- 144.8 lb- We had the flu run through my household last week. NOT fun. I ate very little for 3/5 days... this is where the big drop came from.
    24 Dec- no weigh day
    25 Dec- no weigh day
    26 Dec- 143.8 lb- TOM is over, so dropping some water weight. My stomach is still not 100% back to normal after being sick, so I haven't been eating as much as I normally would.
    27 Dec- 145 lb- Ate a bunch of food yesterday. Not sorry lol Finally feeling a bit better and letting myself eat some junk since I couldn't over Chritmas/my birthday.
  • cailinmor
    cailinmor Posts: 71 Member
    Start weight this months 13 st 2.75 lbs
    Goal weight this month - would like to get under 13st

    Doing Just give me one month for November showed me that I was eating at maintenance so have cut calories and hope to see a downward trend

    1 Dec - 13st 2.75 lbs
    2 Dec - 13st 3.75 lbs
    3 Dec - 13st 4 lbs
    4 Dec - 13st 3 lbs
    5 Dec - 13st 3 lbs felt really hungry yesterday and went way over calories
    6 Dec - 13st 4.25 lbs
    7 Dec - 13st 4 lbs
    8 Dec - 13st 2.25 lbs
    9 Dec - 13st 5.25 lbs
    10 Dec- 13st 4 lbs
    11 Dec - 13 st 3lbs
    12 Dec - 13st 2 lbs
    13 Dec - 13st 4.25 lbs
    14 Dec - 13st 4 lbs Christmas work Party
    15 Dec - 13st 3.25 lbs
    16 Dec - 13st 3.75 lbs
    17 Dec- 13st 3.75 lbs finding it hard to keep on track. Christmas celebrations starting early
    18 Dec - 13st 3 lbs
    19 Dec -13st 4 lbs
    20 Dec - 13st 3.25 lbs
    21 Dec - 13st 3.25 lbs
    22 Dec - 13st 3.25 lbs
    23 Dec - 13st 3.75 lbs
    27 Dec - 13st 4 lbs
  • jenn990205
    jenn990205 Posts: 1,207 Member
    Back again. Starting the month out with a bit of inflated number due to way to much alcohol, food from Thanksgiving, eating out the last couple of days, and had a 5 day weekend with my family. Hopefully once I get back to work on Monday it will drop off fairly quickly. My lowest in November right before Thanksgiving was 137.7 and I am hoping to be back in the 130's by the end of the first week.

    May gained: 1.1 pounds (149.3)
    June lost: 3.4 pounds (145.9)
    July lost: 2.2 pounds (143.7)
    August lost: 0.1 pounds (143.6) maintained
    September lost: 2.7 pounds (140.9)
    October lost: 0.2 pounds (140.7) maintained
    November lost: 3 pounds (137.7) day before Thanksgiving 11/28


    01 Dec: 144.4 uuugghhh
    02 Dec: 145.7 ok back on track!
    03 Dec: 142.2 it's amazing what a little bit of water and a low carb day will do for your weight. Down 3.5 pounds, 4.5 to go to get back to where I was before my Thanksgiving holiday!
    04 Dec: 140.8 only 3.1 left to get back down
    05 Dec: 139.4 have been staying on track and back in the 130's. Only 1.7 pounds left to get rid of.
    06 Dec: 140.2 Cowboys played last night. Beer and pizza and a big LOSS!
    07 Dec: 137.7
    08 Dec: 138.8
    09 Dec: 138.8 Not to bad for a Monday.
    10 Dec: 138.3 should have been a little lower, but completely ok with this
    11 Dec: 138.3 I guess I am figuring out maintenance. Would like to be just a couple of pounds lower, but not unhappy right now
    12 Dec: 136.8 may be a tad dehydrated, but I liked what I saw on the scale this morning.
    13 Dec: 137.7 Christmas party tonight so going to try and keep it together
    14 Dec: 138.8 another party for the fights tonight
    15 Dec: 137.7 football and relaxing
    16 Dec: NW forgot when I got up this am
    17 Dec: 142.2 way to many parties and a 3 day weekend. Back to work
    18 Dec: 139.9 well I have not lost an ounce this month, but I seem to be maintaining pretty well. It's been a rough month!
    19 Dec: 138.9 I am just trying to get through this month, lol
    20 Dec: 140.5
    21 Dec: 139.9
    22 Dec: No weigh in. totally spaced it
    23 Dec: 144.5 to may restaurant meals and way to much alcohol at parties. This month has been a killer for me.
    24 Dec: Tons of family and food - no weigh in
    25 Dec: Christmas Day and never weighed
    26 Dec: 144.7 well that wasn't pleasant, but very expected.
    27 Dec: 143.1 still up just over 5 pounds, but better than yesterday. 4 more days and I am back into this fully
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  • lightenup2016
    lightenup2016 Posts: 1,051 Member
    Starting weight: 163.4 lbs
    Start weight this month: 149.6
    Goal weight this month: 145-149.6 (even just maintaining is a lofty goal in Dec!)
    Target goal weight: 135-ish

    Aug lost 1.2 lbs
    Sept lost 4.2 lbs
    Oct lost 3.7 lbs
    Nov lost 3.9 lbs

    (I use Happy Scale, so monthly loss above is by moving avg, but I’m going to enter my actual daily weight below.)

    01 Dec: 149.6 lbs
    02 Dec: 149.8
    03 Dec: 149.2
    04 Dec: 149.8
    05 Dec: 148 (after ovulation increase)
    06 Dec: 147.6
    07 Dec: 147.2
    08 Dec: 147.2
    09 Dec: 147.4
    10 Dec: 146.8
    11 Dec: 147.4
    12 Dec: 147.6 PMS gain
    13 Dec: 146.8
    14 Dec: 147.4
    15 Dec: 148.0
    16 Dec: 147.8
    17 Dec: 146.8
    18 Dec: 147.4
    19 Dec: 145.6 end of PMS weight
    20 Dec: 146.2 had a lot of salt yesterday
    21 Dec: 144.6 I’m eating about 1700 cal/day, which equals a loss of about a lb/week for me. I don’t know why I’ve lost 5 lbs already this month, but it might have to do with how my cycle fell last month and this month. I was also temporarily a little higher at the end of last month due to Thanksgiving/vacation.
    22 Dec: 146.6 Christmas dinner party last night!
    23 Dec: 148.0 Son’s birthday yesterday—had buttered popcorn at the movies, and Mexican restaurant for dinner. I only went about 300 over maintenance, but had lots of salt! And food weight! I will eat within my goal today, with lower salt, and should drop some of this by Tuesday (just in time for Christmas Eve and Christmas!). I’m pretty happy with my progress so far, anyway.
    24 Dec: 147.8
    25 Dec: 148.4 Yep, holiday indulgences! Oh well, a few days of this, then back to it!
    26 Dec: 146.2 Not bad, since I definitely went over maintenance yesterday, but really, only by about 600 calories. I guess I lost some of the water gain and food mass 😄
    27 Dec: 146.6 (Ovulation water gain) I also had a lot of salt yesterday. I’m still a few lbs under for the month, so I’m happy.

  • Aquarian
    Aquarian Posts: 1,058 Member

    So I went off track and regained all lost weight so I am starting again and this time I mean business!


    Starting weight: 63.4 kg
    Current weight: 63.4
    Goal weight: 55kg by May 2020 (ultimate goal weight 53/55 but with fat percentage of around 22%)
    December goal: 62kg - modified to 61kg - modifying further to a cautious 60.5kg - modifying again to 59.9! - reached 59.7! Yay! Not sure if I should set 59.5 as a goal, with all the holiday parties happening. We will see. I am happy as of now.

    01 Dec: 63
    02 Dec: 63.2
    03 Dec: 63.4
    04 Dec: 63.4
    05 Dec: 63.4
    06 Dec: 63.5
    07 Dec: 62.7 (cardio)
    08 Dec: 62 (cardio) (yay! Reached dec goal! New goal 61 kg for December)
    09 Dec: 61.8 (cardio)
    10 Dec: 61.8 (cardio)
    11 Dec: 61.6 (cardio and a bit of abs)
    12 Dec: 61.5 (cardio and some abs)
    13 Dec: 61.1 (yay! I am away from home and found a scale so hope this change is not some variance because of the different scale and is still reflected in my own machine once I get home!)
    14 Dec: 61.1 (yay! This is back in my own usual home scale! So happy! Tantalisingly close to my December goal!)
    15 Dec: 61.3 (oops! I had it coming I guess. Ate heavy meals and snacked on greasy high sodium foods to boot! I spent an hour on the treadmill hoping to burn it but I guess it wasn’t enough! I will be good today!)
    16 Dec: 61.2 (picking the heaviest of the three different weights my machine chose to show me this morning! But I am sure this is going down, I was really good yesterday with eating and exercise.)
    17 Dec: 60.9 (yay! Met my new December goal! Cardio and abs yesterday and calorie deficit)
    18 Dec: 60.8 (yay! Good food, cardio and abs)
    19 Dec: 61.0 (well I knew this was coming, but I really enjoyed the food I had so I don’t regret it. I suppose once in a week I am entitled to treating myself, it is the holiday season after all! I will be good today and tomo we will see a drop, I am pretty sure!)
    20 Dec: 60.6kg (yay! Being good with food watching, cardio and abs paid off)
    21 Dec: 60.2kg (yay! New goal reached! Modifying my goal now! But, well, I did skip dinner and sleep off early. So hope this change is reflected in the scale tomo too!)
    22 Dec: 60.1 (yay! Good food, cardio and abs. Limited sleep though)
    23 Dec: 60.0 (yay! Delighted with this considering I had cake with lunch and limited cardio due to a foot injury)
    24 Dec: 60.0 (I will take this. Controlling myself around chocolate and cakes as much as I can but not very successful frankly!)
    25 Dec: 59.7 (yay! Reached newest dec goal! Ate loads of chocolate but offset by holding off on all other carbs and thus staying within calorie limit. We are off on a trip from today till Monday, so I don’t know if I can weigh in unless the hotel provides a weighing scale. We will see the weight once I return on 30th, in case I don’t have a scale.)
    26 Dec: 60.1 (in hotel scale. Well deserved raise. Last night party was way too heavy, I have gone so overboard and did not even count. Well it is ok for a day in the holidays! Got to live a little!)
    27 Dec: 60.7 (in a moody little hotel scale. I ate above my calorie limit but certainly within maintenance so maybe this isn’t the most reliable number out there. Anyways I will stay within calorie budget today for sure and check the trend tomorrow.)
    28 Dec: 60.4 (pretty sure now that the hotel scale is not to be trusted! We will know the right number on Monday)
    29 Dec:
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  • Elbee1
    Elbee1 Posts: 2,047 Member
    MFP Start weight: 160 lbs
    Started “just give 1 month” threads in Mid-Oct 2019 @ 157.4 lbs
    December start weight: 155.6 lbs
    December goal: 153 lbs
    Ultimate goal: 98 lbs, but that maybe too low. Main goal is to be healthier & stronger.

    October +2.6 lbs. (160)
    Nov. -2 lbs. (156.6 lbs)

    Dec 1 = 155.6
    Dec 2 = 156.6 Well, I'm not surprised cause I blew it, yesterday, and had 2 slices of pie.Why? just a weak moment & the temptation of this whole beautiful pie that was going to be thrown away. I took it home for my husband & then dove in, too. What a nut! I can & will do better!
    Dec 3 = 156.6
    Dec 4 = 156 :)
    Dec 5 = 157.6 :(
    Dec 6 = 157 :)
    Dec 7 = 157.8 :(
    Dec 8 = 157.8 Yesterday, was really rough. Very stressful. Somehow I must get used to my new normal of extra stress. Very frustrating with Drs, nurses, my Dad, Memory care, my dad's cough, medication.... I still to this moment haven't been able to get the medication called in.
    Dec 9 = 158.6 Binging yesterday & today... Not gonna give up yet! Expecting another gain tomorrow, tho.
    Dec 10 = 158 lbs. stuck with food plan today.
    Dec 11 = 157.2 lbs :)
    Dec 12 = 156.6 lbs :)
    Dec 13 = 158.4 lbs :( Was much better with food the last couple days, so I was surprised with it. Obviously, I did not stick with my food plans completely... I can do this!!!!!!
    Dec 14 = 158.4 lbs
    Dec 15 = 158.4 lbs
    Dec 16 = 157.4 lbs. Stayed under in calories, yesterday. No exercise
    Dec 17 = 156.8 lbs Was pretty good, but not under in calories. no exercise.
    Dec 18 = 156.8 lbs
    Dec 19 = 156.8 lbs That was coming off of a bad food night -- Last night was at friend's bday party at Karaoke Bar & Grill.
    Dec. 20 = 158.6 lbs Knew that was going to happen after last not sticking to my plan, yesterday.
    Dec 21 = 159.7 lbs Thought it would be worse... had a junk food binge during the night. Back on it, today.
    Dec 22 = 159 lbs Another smaller binge last night...
    Dec 23 = 159 lbs
    Dec 24 = 157.2 lbs
    Dec 25 = 155.6 lbs
    Dec 26 = 156.2 lbs
    Dec 27 = 155 lbs