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Lose Before You CruiseA place for cruisers to share their stories of how to lose weight before a cruise. Virtual snacks allowed, but only in small quantities.
I'll start, since I've been up since 2am... Same as last week, but can't complain, as I can still see a *2* in the middle!!!!!
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Emerald Seas 6/20/83
Nordic Empress 6/93
Majesty of the Seas 10/27/00
Radiance of the Seas
3/26/01 & 3/29/01
Crown Odyssey 6/24/01
Golden Princess 10/11/01
Sensation GGC 1/13/02
Sovereign of the Seas 3/24/02
Explorer of the Seas 3/29/03
Enchantment of the Seas 9/1/03
Serenade of the Seas 10/28/03
Grand Princess 11/16/03
NCL Pearl 1/28/07
Sovereign of the Seas 8/20/07
Grandeur of the Seas 9/20/10
Carnival Breeze 3/9/14
I am down 2 lbs. FINALLY!! I am five pounds from final goal and cruise goal. But, I am leaving on my cruise tomorrow morning, so I won't make cruise goal. That is okay, I am just happy to have lost 20 lbs.
I will miss next Thursday's weigh-in, but will post the Thursday after that. Hopefully, I won't have a big gain to report. I promise to walk alot, take the stairs and drink lots of water.
Well gosh, I didn't see this thread and started a new one! Oh well, I'm still half asleep! I'm a stay-the-samer this week. Could be much worse since I was 5 lbs up last week due to my vacation. Didn't weigh-in though cause I wasn't at home. Not counting the 5 lb loss because it was the weight I gained on vacation. Confused? Me too!
Like Sheila, I was also on vacation for a while and put on a huge amount of weight in an amazingly short period of time. How the heck did I manage that? Anyway, I started Atkins again last Sat. and am down 5.2 lbs. That puts me right back where I was. Now that I've got the ball rolling, I've got to stick with it.
I'm very happy to report that I'm down 3 pds after staying the same for 2 weeks...for a total of 17.5 pds.! We are leaving this weekend to go to Denver for a few days, so I'm a little nervous about that...hopefully I won't find the 3 pds. I just lost.
Last week I hovered around 192-193. This week I have been consistantly at 192. So now I stand at a 12 pound weight loss. I REALLY need to get the scale to move again I would love to see the 190's gone, I am ready to battle the 180's.
Good luck all this week. Stay motivated, we can do this together.
I'm down 4lbs from last week, as I reported from over the weekend. Last Thursday was TOM so I'm contributing a lot of the 4lbs to water weight. Since June 3rd, I'm down 11lbs now! Yea! I'm hoping to be at my mini goal of 20lbs by Labor Day.
I've exercised twice this week and plan to Saturday as well. 15 minutes of jogging on the tredmill and 15 minutes on the bike with some crunches and weight machines added in a couple times a week. I've been drinking 2 liters of water a day too. I'm contributing a lot of it to more water in my system, but I have notice I have been getting headaches lately and I never get headaches. Anyone else notice this while on their diet?
1998-RCCI-Grandeur of the Seas
2002-RCCI-Rhapsody of the Seas
Stacey, I've been getting some pretty wicked headaches too. I was into the Dr's office Monday for my check-up and mentioned it, but she didn't seem overly concerned. And she's fully aware that I'm on Atkins.
Last edited by nosnobunny; July 15th, 2004 at 12:38 PM.
This is my first Thursday weigh-in since I lost my internest rights and had work/health problems in May Not checking in sure made a difference.
I have lost 5.5 pounds since the 5/20 weigh in though.
Rose, I dought if I'll make my cruise goal for 9/5 but 20 pounds is great work on your part.
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12/13/12 Explorer OTS(10 day)- 12/03/12 Explorer OTS(10 day)B2B-
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02/01/10- Grandeur OTS(5 day)- 02/06/10 Grandeur OTS(5 day)B2B- 01/02/10 Carnival Liberty(7 day)-
1/24/09 Fascination(5 day)- 1/19/09 Fascination(5 day)B2B-
11/02/08 Crown Princess(7 day)- 10/30/08 Disney(4day land/3day sea)- 04/12/08 Triumph(7day)-
04/05/08 Triumph(7day)- 03/29/08 Triumph(7day)b2b2b- 03/01/08 Liberty (8day)-
02/24/08 Radiance OTS (6day)- 02/18/08 Grandeur OTS(5day)- 02/11/08 Inspiration(5day)-
12/10/07 Elation (5 day)- 12/03/07 Monarch OTS(4 day)- 11/30/07 Monarch OTS (3 day)-11/26/07 Monarch OTS(4 day)b2b2b-
09/15/07 Constellation TA(12 day)- 02/12/07 Inspiration (5 day)-02/08/07 Inspiration(4 day)B2B- 01/27/07 NCL Dream(7day)-
09/16/06 Caribbean Princess, E Carib(7 day)- 05/22/06 Island Princess, Alaska SB(7 day land/7 day cruise)- 01/12/06 Legend, S Carib(8 day)
10/24/05 Liberty TA(16 day)- 01-16-05 Star Princess, Western Caribbean(7 day)-
09-5-04 Paradise, Panama Canal(15 day-1)- 04-10-04 Holiday, Western Caribbean(5 day)-
11-30-03 Inspiration, Western Caribbean(7 day)- 01-26-03 Inspiration, Western Caribbean(7 day)-
03-31-02 Victory, Western Caribbean(7 day)
11-28-98 Sensation, Eastern Caribbean(7 day)
03-19-94 Holiday, Western Caribbean(7 day)
Down 1 pound. Today is my 5 month anniversary for my WOE and so far I have lost 24 pounds and 4 dress sizes!
I have been getting headaches a lot the last week or so, but so has my DH. I think it's a weather thing down here. It has been extremely hot with the heat index well over 100 degrees each day and none of our usual afternoon rain showers. And although we both drink at least 64 oz of water, our sinuses are having a hard time with the dust outside I think.
I wouldn't worry too much Stacey unless you've made some major changes in your diet.
Congratulations to all of you!
Mariner of the Seas 05/07
Mariner of the Seas 05/06
Explorer of the Seas 05/05
Navigator of the Seas 06/04
Explorer of the Seas 05/03
Monarch of the Seas 06/02
Majesty of the Seas 06/01
nyer aka Rose, I hope you have a great cruise. I was also short a few pounds from the goal I had set before our May Alaska cruise but I had still felt good about loosing 33 pounds.
Well, I am now down a total of 38.5 pounds since January 1st and I LOST One Whole Pounds this week, better than a gain
I still do my daily exercising and swimming every evening but Monsoon season is upon us and they are predicting thunderstorms every evening for the next few days, that will put a damper on my after work swims.
Keep up the good work everyone
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I"m thinking my headaches were due to the mold count, as they are in the 3,000 here in Cincinnati. I checked the last couple of days and it drastically spiked to this amount yesterday. I had a bad headache yesterday and my throat has been sore and I've been congested. Anyone know of a good anti-histamine to take? I've never really found one pill that has worked great for me. I use to take Benedryl when I had chronic hives (for almost 2 years straight!) I had to take 3 pills 4 times a day for a couple of days at the beginning of my outbreak. I slept for nearly 72 hours! I tend to shy away from Benedryl now
1998-RCCI-Grandeur of the Seas
2002-RCCI-Rhapsody of the Seas