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Weekly weigh in - Fridays

Discussion in 'Type 2 Diabetes' started by Kyi, Mar 11, 2016.

  1. Andydragon

    Andydragon Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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    Today, 78.35kg which is a 1.9kg raise, so quite a jump from last week but it happens, holidays are over so now time to get back on the wagon and fix it.

    I’m not so worried, can’t always have good weeks!
     
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  2. Widgets

    Widgets Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    74.9kg this morning. 0.1kg up on last week, but I can live with that.

    Aiming for a lower number next week.
     
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  3. ultradad

    ultradad Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    12.4 today. Loosing about 0.5 to 1lb a month now. First time in my life i am not sure how i am actualy going to put weight on unless i fall off the wagon and start eating badly again
     
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  4. SlimLizzy

    SlimLizzy Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Happy New Year Friday weighers
    This week
    Weight 48.1kg
     
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  5. Marianne67

    Marianne67 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    97.3kgs for me, 1kg down this week, happy with that.

    Congratulations @mo53 and @MoorT2
     
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  6. JohnEGreen

    JohnEGreen Other · Master

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    80 Kg that is about 12st 8 Lb this week.
     
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  7. HeliGary

    HeliGary Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    83kg again yesterday. More running for me.
     
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  8. Dandelade

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    Gah same as last week which means the Christmas 2lbs has stuck boooo! I suppose with a bad thyroid week it’s to be expected. Hey ho, back to it at least it isn’t an increase...

    On a positive note bought new clothes as Christmas presents a size lower as old ones are hanging off me now!
     
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  9. 1970clea

    1970clea Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Up again to 136lbs this morning - need to be careful!
     
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  10. andre53

    andre53 · Active Member

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    Hi ickihun, thank you for your words and tips!

    Insulin was de-prescribed after good advances fasting blood glucose, HbA1c, and fasting insulin. I do a (very) low carb diet but with a lot of cheating episodes. At least one / weeek.

    But something very curious happend.

    I needed to do a travel vacation with my family and I was very scared about to fit in the airplane seat, to fit in the airplane belt seat, to keep acceptable blood pressure numbers, as well as good blood sugar numbers (both fast and post-prandial).

    To avoid any bad surprises, I behaved like a monk during all the trip, with one meal a day (or two), strict ketogenic, no alcohol. And, after a week I produced these interesting results, as well as good blood pressure numbers, and could fit inside the airplane seat (and the belt).

    But...

    Returning home, new year celebrations, my aniversary at jan 7, etc, I did return to the old 'chetogenic' lifestyle. And, obviously, lost all the progress.

    These two scenarios were a very important lesson for me, because I know I am capable to handle my condition, I could address it in the past, and befor the trip I was thinking that was the time needed to look for some help (Ozempic, os something like this). But this strict period showed me that my body is still responsive. It is just a matter of mindset.
     
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  11. ickihun

    ickihun Type 2 · Master

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    Yes. It's all learning curves. I use to hv great help from metformin but it's of very little use to me lately. It really plays havoc with my severe IBS. Humf. I hv to rethink too. Constantly but not too quickly or I miss something useful.
    I hope you find the best longterm solution for you going forward.
    I'm hoping to get better health throughout all of my conditions. Diabetes sometimes has to take its turn. It can be very selfish like that. If my bgs are good I can work on other areas of my health so that's how I'm playing things for me right now. Weight loss is of small urgency than when I was morbidly obese but nevertheless still something I cannot ignore whilst still T2. I'm work in progress. :) :) :)
     
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  12. ultradad

    ultradad Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    12.4 stone again today. Looks like my body found its level :)
     
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  13. Andydragon

    Andydragon Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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    Drop down to 77.55kg
    I’ll take that! Definitely want to go a bit lower but my clothes fit so not worried
     
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  14. Widgets

    Widgets Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    74.5kg this morning. About 0.3kg down on last week. I'm in the 'normal' BMI range now so not really expecting to lose quickly any more, concentrating on staying stable and increasing fitness/muscle now. I reckon I still have about 3kg to lose, but slowly slowly is fine now.

    I typoed last week's number on here, but this week I've got it right. Almost certainly.
     
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  15. MoorT2

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    76.9 kg this morning. That's down 100g on last week.
    BMI 25.4

    Frustrating week this week. For no explainable reason I put on 1 kg over night Monday so I've had to re-lose that weight again. Not the first time it's happened but it's much harder to lose these days than it was previously. But I got there, so fresh start for this week coming.
     
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  16. Marianne67

    Marianne67 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    95.5kg this week for me.
     
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  17. Andydragon

    Andydragon Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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    Weight fluctuates in often unusual and unexpected ways. I’ve seen days where I’ve raised and dropped by 2kg.

    as I understand it, carbs causes much more water absorption so if you take a bit more of those it can pile on the weight. Or it could be the time you weight, or to be blunt… not having gone to the toilet

    long term trend is the aim, if one week you have gone up, then it might be noise, if it continues week after week, that’s more of a sign

    I do note now I am lighter, it does take longer to address any holiday spikes I may have had. I think in general it is harder to lose more the lighter as you have less calorie needs and I guess less general exercise (carrying extra weight takes extra effort so you basic needs are higher and proportionally easier to drop)
     
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  18. Deediabetic

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    76.4kg.... smallest I've ever been in my adult life. Down 14kg. My target was 75kg so almost there.
     
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  19. Dandelade

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    2 pounds down back to pre Christmas 12.11
     
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  20. mo53

    mo53 Type 2 · Expert

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    Good morning 145lbs which means I have put on 4lbs!!! What am I doing?? :bag:
     
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