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    Would there be interest in a weight loss database?

    The reason I ask is one of the Spinner crowd asked me about it. If there is enough interest, I'll try to figure out enough time to set it up. I may have to get a volunteer to run it, depending on time though.....let me know and also let me know if you are interested in adminning the db if I can't. It'll be based on Excel, so it will be easy to run.
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    Sounds great - I don't mind running it either! Anyone else?

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    What I would suggest, by the way, would be an end of the month update for the DB. Too often can be discouraging unless you are on a program like a bariatric surgery. Normal healthy weight loss is a slow process. 7-12 pounds a month is a normal safe rate, by the way. Any more without some serious supplementation and continuous medical supervision isn't safe.
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    So we could do a Nov baseline and start from there...right in time for the holidays!

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    Sounds good to me! I seem to be flat at the moment, fluctuating btwn 229 and 231 continuously! Not gonna complain though considering where I started!
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    I'm in.
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    OK, I have the Database set up, End of October for baseline! You can PM the weights to me, it would make things easier! As of now, I have three participants, and more are welcome! I'll post a monthly weigh in for each of as as you get me the data. Due date will be the last day of each month.I'll need a couple of days +/- to collate the data and add it in then I'll post the graph. I'll pop a reminder up just before the weigh in dates. How about The Amazing Shrinking Clydesdales for a group name? I'll also take suggestions if that doesn't work for all of you!
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    Haha - love it!

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    I'm bumping this to extend an invite, I can add anyone to the database here. Monthly posting on this one. It's free! Also, if anybody wants a free excel Spreadsheet mileage log, let me know! I can either host it at a free server or email it to you. This is formatted as a daily ride log with monthly charts. You can modify it any way you want. I just have it pretty basic though.
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    Welcome aboard, Greygent!

    I have you in!
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    Welcome Aboard, Ray Dockrey!
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    I'd like to participate. Nice idea!

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    Quote Originally Posted by RoseInOregon
    I'd like to participate. Nice idea!
    Welcome aboard! Post a weight once a month. You can use PM if you prefer. I have you posted into the database now. All I need is the initial weight for the baseline.
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    i am in to
    cheers tom
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    Quote Originally Posted by graham58
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    Welcome aboard, Graham. All you need to do is get me a baseline weight. You can PM it if you prefer!

    This will go once a month. If you weigh too often, it can get discouraging!
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    I'd like to nominate Tom for 'most creative emoticons award'

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    the website in my sig does the same thing pretty much.

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    Im in. So I should post my weight by the end of each month in this thread? And for a baseline I am 280lbs right now. Thanks

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    No point in being shy about it: 204 for me (up from when I started commuting a couple months ago--could be muscle gain, I guess, but is probably the newly raging appetite that arrived when I started the daily grind).

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    Thanks Tom!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Turboem1
    Im in. So I should post my weight by the end of each month in this thread? And for a baseline I am 280lbs right now. Thanks
    Post each month either in this thread or PM me, either one. However you feel most comfortable. You already have Octobers weight in.....the baseline. The next post date will be end of November. In the meantime Turboem, welcome aboard!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ray Dockrey
    Thanks Tom!!!
    You're welcome Ray!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Air
    I'd like to nominate Tom for 'most creative emoticons award'
    That's why I got tagged KOAS (King of all smilies over in Foo by Portis!)
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    This website, My Calorie Counter, seems to offer a lot of tools in this area.

    I currently only use it to track my weight and bodyfat %. I'm not too much of a calorie counter, so I just watch what I eat and try to focus on more fruits/veggies.

    But, it does track weight loss, there is a public webpage/blog section, and you can form communities with others.

    Why reinvent the wheel? (Of course, I'm sure there are many more websites that do something similar.)

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    Quote Originally Posted by mkadam68
    This website, My Calorie Counter, seems to offer a lot of tools in this area.

    I currently only use it to track my weight and bodyfat %. I'm not too much of a calorie counter, so I just watch what I eat and try to focus on more fruits/veggies.

    But, it does track weight loss, there is a public webpage/blog section, and you can form communities with others.

    Why reinvent the wheel? (Of course, I'm sure there are many more websites that do something similar.)
    First, because this can be specifically ours.

    In addition, I get to have some fun while helping others as well as practice with various programs.

    Third reason, for me at least, I'm slowly but surely working my way toward a PhD in Psychology and Sport Psychology and treatment/research into eating disorders is my planned field of speciality. All this can help me with background data for my thesis as well as some real world statistics. How often do you get a confluence like that where we can all help each other?
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