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    Weight gain of roughly 4-5 lbs this month, but a net loss of 1% body fat so i gained muscle and lost fat.

    204/205 lbs now and 16.7% bf.

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    Quote Originally Posted by calexako View Post
    Weight gain of roughly 4-5 lbs this month, but a net loss of 1% body fat so i gained muscle and lost fat.

    204/205 lbs now and 16.7% bf.
    Great job.

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    Sounds like folks are setting good goals and making solid progress! I am down one more pound this week, to 175.

    Weekends continue to be my nemesis. I am really good at tracking food throughout the week, which allows me to hit my calories while still having dessert, alcohol, etc. On the weekend though, when I do takeout or have something with friends, I will eat a big meal or have a few drinks and decide it's too tough to track and kind of give up. This kills much of my deficit for the week.

    This weekend I am trying to eat really light and track throughout the day prior to socializing, and pay more attention to when I feel full/gross when I am out.

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    A week of a) being on the road and b) eating crap food combined with c) drinking more beer than I have been recently means d) I gained a bit of weight so now I'm e) weighing in at 183 lbs.

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    I was away for a week and gained weight and then when I got back I spent that week losing the weight I gained.

    So two weeks later I am down to 169.2 for a whopping weight loss over two weeks of 0.2 lbs.

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    I'm up. Way up. 184.5 lbs. I had a bad week of ZERO exercise and LOADS of calorie intake. The next two weeks are not looking much better either. I am worried.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DocDave View Post
    I'm up. Way up. 184.5 lbs. I had a bad week of ZERO exercise and LOADS of calorie intake. The next two weeks are not looking much better either. I am worried.
    Don’t sweat it - “relapse” is a normal part of progress. Just try to make the best choices you can every day and don’t let the disappointment of a setback get to you too much.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DocDave View Post
    I'm up. Way up. 184.5 lbs. I had a bad week of ZERO exercise and LOADS of calorie intake. The next two weeks are not looking much better either. I am worried.
    You can control calorie intake so control it as much as possible.

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    Thanks guys...He says as he looks at the carnage of an empty bag of chocolate chips beside himself...

    (at least it wasn't full when I started)

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    Quote Originally Posted by LesserBlackDog View Post
    Don’t sweat it - “relapse” is a normal part of progress. Just try to make the best choices you can every day and don’t let the disappointment of a setback get to you too much.
    Indeed! Progress is rarely linear. Mine certainly hasn't been. Last week I hit 173.5, which put my loss at 20lbs overall. This has been a mixed week food-wise for me so I'm sure I would be up if I could bring myself to hop on the scale. In academia, the end-of-semester crunch always gets me, though I haven't gone quite as much off the rails as I often do. And PR'ed squat this week, so there's that too!

    The downside of hitting this milestone is that seeing where I'm at now leaves me pretty convinced I would like to end up in the low 160s. That seems reasonable at 5'9".

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