15 pounds in 60 days - Back on track!!

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A place for cruisers to share their stories of how to lose weight before a cruise. Virtual snacks allowed, but only in small quantities.
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#1
WPB/561
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Well, this site helped me go from 240 down to 215 - but after two cruises I kinda got lazy and I am around 223 -

So I am looking to get down to my weight back before I met my wife 205 - 210

I haven't totally fallen off the wagon, but I can tell if I am on the verge of losing all my hard work WHICH ISN'T going to happen.

Anyone that needs to lose 15 join me -

For me Gym 4 times a week - 30mins of cardio each time I am at the gym. No sugars, or anything made of Enriched white flower, watching daily calorie intake (around 2k or less) Gallon of water each day. No complex carbs after 5pm only simple carbs -

I will let you know how I am doing -- Please join me - Cause its going to happen!!
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West Coast Florida
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Joined Oct 2006
FLVOL I am with ya....on this weight loss and also on your cruise

I am going to try the no flour no sugar approach for this 15lbs...I will keep you posted as well on my progress, I will be going to the gym after work today so I can "weigh in" my dh has got to lose a few too so maybe I can challenge him to start with me
Good luck to you
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WPB/561
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Joined Apr 2006
Originally posted by flvol77
Well, this site helped me go from 240 down to 215 - but after two cruises I kinda got lazy and I am around 223 -

So I am looking to get down to my weight back before I met my wife 205 - 210

I haven't totally fallen off the wagon, but I can tell if I am on the verge of losing all my hard work WHICH ISN'T going to happen.

Anyone that needs to lose 15 join me -

For me Gym 4 times a week - 30mins of cardio each time I am at the gym. No sugars, or anything made of Enriched white flower, watching daily calorie intake (around 2k or less) Gallon of water each day. No complex carbs after 5pm only simple carbs -

I will let you know how I am doing -- Please join me - Cause its going to happen!!
Well, I fell off the wagon hard but in the last two to three weeks I have been back on it hard.

I had a couple people that I knew that had heart attacks in their late 30's and I said no way -

I am back down to 220 and I am losing weight fast - I got back up to 228

I have no cheat days in the next 17 days and I am pounding the gym hard - I will not hit my 210 goal - but, I will be back around 215 which at that weight the clothes fit the way I like them to fit.
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Nordic Prince July 1994
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Caribbean Princess April 2006
Caribbean Princess Sept 2006
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Star Princess Jan 2007
Star Princess March 2007
Caribbean Princess April 2007
Caribbean Princess Oct 2007
Caribbean Princess Jan 2008
Carnival Valor April 2008
Mariner of the Seas June 2008
Crown Princess Oct 2008
Crown Princess April 2009
Carnival Glory Oct 2009
Crown Princess Jan 2010
Celebrity Solstice July 2010
Celebrity Solstice Oct 2010
Holland America Eurodam Oct 2011
Celebrity Equinox Jan 2012


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