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Broke 200 today!

Old 11-11-08, 11:30 PM
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Broke 200 today!

Started riding in May for the first time in 15 years, was 219 lbs. Today, 199! 4 more to lose to get back to where I was when I quit smoking 5 years ago.
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Old 11-12-08, 12:22 AM
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Congratulations. To get back to where I was before quitting smoking is a goal of mine also. Do you have any sort of special reward for yourself breaking 200?
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awesome great job! I just got into the 280's and I was singing and dancing. Congratulations on quitting smoking as well.
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Good for you!
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Old 11-12-08, 07:09 AM
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Originally Posted by Fogghorn View Post
Started riding in May for the first time in 15 years, was 219 lbs. Today, 199! 4 more to lose to get back to where I was when I quit smoking 5 years ago.
Congratulations on the No Smoking and Weight Loss.
Any idea how many miles or hours on your bike?
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Old 11-12-08, 07:30 AM
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Congratulations!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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That is awesome... way to be below 200!!!
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Originally Posted by 10 Wheels View Post
Congratulations on the No Smoking and Weight Loss.
Any idea how many miles or hours on your bike?
About 1200 km, so say 750 miles, plus a lot of walking/hiking with the new dog mixed in.

As for rewards................food! ;-) I plan on hitting some of the pricier restaraunts in the area as I make my targets

Goals:

195 - quit smoking
185 - started working behind a desk
175 - mid twenties, playing weight

Thanks everyone and best of luck to all the rest of the Clydes and Athena's with their goals.
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Congratulations, Fogghorn!
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Originally Posted by Fogghorn View Post
Started riding in May for the first time in 15 years, was 219 lbs. Today, 199! 4 more to lose to get back to where I was when I quit smoking 5 years ago.


"Leave the door open for me FoggHorn......cuz I'm a comin"


Thats excellent news, man. I'm at 223 down from 267, quit smoking 11 years ago. My goal is to break the 200 barrier with a sonic boom.
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Old 11-12-08, 05:28 PM
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Good job. I hope to break 200 myself next summer some time. Keep riding!
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Old 11-12-08, 06:31 PM
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Tom seems to be slacking, it's been a day and still no certificate?
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Tom seems to be slacking, it's been a day and still no certificate?
He is Very Busy with School.
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Old 11-12-08, 08:19 PM
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I started at 313 and am at 242 now. The notion of breaking 200 seems an impossible goal at this point, but I will just keep doing what I am doing and we shall see what happens. The last time I was under 210 I was pretty buff, but I was a lot younger back then too!
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Old 11-12-08, 08:49 PM
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Congrats!!!! Woo hoo
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I broke 200 too... the other way. I gotta get back on my bike!
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Originally Posted by dlester View Post
I started at 313 and am at 242 now. The notion of breaking 200 seems an impossible goal at this point, but I will just keep doing what I am doing and we shall see what happens. The last time I was under 210 I was pretty buff, but I was a lot younger back then too!
You rock. Keep the pedals turning.
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