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    Senior Member Rob_U's Avatar
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    Thanks from a Lurker

    Hi everyone,

    While I've posted here a couple of times, it's been a while since I have posted anything (I rarely seem to post on forums these days), but I do check in every day to read the posts. I've been meaning to get around to posting to say thanks to everyone here for being a part of my inspiration. Since last summer I have gone from 230lb to 186lb, by dieting (weight watcher points - no meetings - my wife used to go), and riding either my Trek Navigator, or our Schwinn 231 recumbent exercise bike. I've hit a plateau for the last month, but I'm determined to keep at it. I know, now that I've fallen below the Clyde weight it's a fine time to start posting again, but at 5'11" I still have some belly fat to lose, and once gone, I need to keep it that way (I starting gaining it 15 years ago).
    So if no one objects, I'll be sticking around for a bit more, as I continue to work towards my goal. The C/A forum is definitely one of the more friendly and civilized forums on BF (I'm still two years away from the 50+ forum - another good one).
    A photo of my progress so far is below.

    Thanks again, Rob



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    wow man... thats HUGE... congratz and good work
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    Your a clyde for life we all are :O) you need to get yor award thing from a mod here since you reached the non clyde weight :O) congrats

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    good work and of course you can stick around...you are what we call INSPIRATION

    thanks for sharing

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    Congratulations on losing the weight. Glad you were able to stick with it.
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    The Site Administrator: Currently at home recovering from a couple of strokes,please contact my assistnt admins for forum issues Tom Stormcrowe's Avatar
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    on light duty due to illness; please contact my assistants for forum issues. They are Siu Blue Wind, or CbadRider or the other 3 star folk. I am currently at home recovering from a couple of strokes. I am making good progress, happily.


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    The Site Administrator: Currently at home recovering from a couple of strokes,please contact my assistnt admins for forum issues Tom Stormcrowe's Avatar
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    Rob, save and print the certificate, you earned it.
    on light duty due to illness; please contact my assistants for forum issues. They are Siu Blue Wind, or CbadRider or the other 3 star folk. I am currently at home recovering from a couple of strokes. I am making good progress, happily.


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    Senior Member Rob_U's Avatar
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    Thanks for your responses (and the certificate), I'll keep working at the weight loss, and maintenance, and riding as often as weather permits around here (four days of rain coming). I'll also try to post more often.

    Rob
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