Weight loss - page 2

Hi everyone this is kind of nursing related. I have recently started a weight loss program. I was wondering if anyone would like to join me . Maybe some of you are already doing it and need a buddy.... Read More

  1. by   Love-A-Nurse
    originally posted by usa987
    great going girls on the weight loss. i've lost 45.5 lbs. since last year. i lost the first 25 just trying to eat healthier and walk. in may i joined weight watchers and i've lost 20.5 more....only 20 more to go!!!

    i've really made a firm commitment to exercise...especially being in school...and good 45 min. brisk walk is a huge stress reliever!!!
    have a good day,
    christine
    congratulations!
  2. by   Love-A-Nurse
    all the best to you all! you may send the chocolate my way
  3. by   live4today
    originally posted by lpn,future, rn
    all the best to you all! you may send the chocolate my way
    ummm...how about sharing some of that chocolate with me, lpn,futurern??? :kiss

    congrats girls on your weight loss program.
  4. by   hcnursesoon
    I'm in, I could stand to lose some of those pregnancy pounds, I think it's a great Idea.
  5. by   Cynthiann
    I started going to a gym and eating healthier since January. Only lost 10 lbs. but I'm down 4 sizes. Trying to lose those pregnancy pounds too.
  6. by   RNIAM
    Wow I think this is great! We have a group then. Like i said before ,whoever manages to get on the PC first on monday make sure to post a weight related post on the off topic board. Of course if You need to talk privalty or vent privalty I am always here. just pm me. Good luck ot everyone. I worked out again today!
    Cynthiann
    Good job. It must feel great to have lost all those inches. Soon I will be saying the same thing.
    To everyone else! Hooray... I don't have to do this alone! See you all tomorrow.
  7. by   SusanRN2004
    Originally posted by hcnursesoon
    I'm in, I could stand to lose some of those pregnancy pounds, I think it's a great Idea.
    I blamed my weight on those pregnancy pounds....but the "baby" will be old enough to drink next March so I guess it is time to find a new excuse!
  8. by   jennyej
    I want in on this too. I just recently started the slim fast plan. Plus I have given up pop almost all together I drink it once a day if that and the rest of the day I drink water. I just have problems staying motivated to exercise so having a group will help me.
    Jennifer
  9. by   RNConnieF
    Count me in. I have been calorie counting (using a program on my Palm) since 5/16 and have lost 17 pounds. Would LOVE support to get rid of the last 6 pounds.
  10. by   Bonnie Blue
    Congratulations to all you committing to healthy lives!

    I'm lucky in that I have never been overweight but it doesn't mean I can't get that way. If I let up on my exercise or healthy eating, the pants start to fit a little tighter. I am a master's prepared exercise physiologist and will be re-certifying as an exercise specialist in October. Feel free to e-mail me with any questions you have on eating and exercise.

    I do have a couple of tips for those of you struggling with the exercise. Walk. Park your car far away and walk. Take the stairs instead of the elevator. Walk your dog, your child your significant other. Try videos. Set a goal like a charity race, Race for the Cure etc. I stayed in great shape last spring by training for the Country Music half marathon. Do yoga, weights, milk jugs work pretty well. Shape magazine has a great home wieght workout in the sept issue.

    Keep up the good work and keep moving!
  11. by   live4today
    Originally posted by SusanRN2004


    I blamed my weight on those pregnancy pounds....but the "baby" will be old enough to drink next March so I guess it is time to find a new excuse!
    Hi SusanRN2004........why I was just thinking the same thing as you except my "baby" will turn 26 years of age on August 22nd...so today, my doctor entered me in this nutrition program at the hospital called "Winning Concentration". I have to wait until they call me for the official appointment. I'm upset because I seem to be putting on weight since taking my Celexa for depression and the doctor would rather have me try this program than wean me from the med right now. Makes hubby happy that she won't wean me from the Celexa...so...:chuckle

    If I could drop 30 pounds, I'd be the a svelte size 9/10...:kiss...can't get too thin because I don't like being thin anyway.....but I do like being able to wear certain clothing that I am not able to wear right now. I'm getting more depressed because of the weight gain since being on the pill, but it has done wonders for me emotionally speaking, so I guess I can't have both right now. My emotional state of mind is so much more important when I compare it to a measley 30 pounds I want to lose.
    Last edit by live4today on Aug 9, '02
  12. by   rosemadder
    count me in too!!! i have been on the high protein diet for 20 days. although i haven't weighed myself (too depressing), i have went down a size in clothes! so i am gungho and ready to lose about 50 pounds!!!!
  13. by   RNIAM
    WElcome all. It dounds like a real good size group. I look forward to hearing everyones updates tomorrow.

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