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#16 Postby willpeavy » Sun Nov 20, 2005 11:57 am

So to lose 26 pounds in one week do you think the guy just completely dehydrated himself?

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#17 Postby Michelle » Sun Nov 20, 2005 12:15 pm

willpeavy wrote:26 pounds in one week? No way. That's impossible

I think it's entirely possible. I lost 17 pounds (135lbs to 118lbs) in one week, when I was in my late teens. I had just come back from several weeks visiting relatives, where all we really had to do was sit around (I think I knitted an entire sweater during one of those weeks of the visit) and eat and eat all day long. And it wasn't healthy food, either... it was cinnamon rolls, cookies, and a bunch of fried crap.

When I got home, I rode my bicycle a lot, and ate considerably less. Within a week, I'd lost a bunch... and I didn't feel like I'd starved or overworked myself. Although - I was an invincible teenager still. ;)

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Season finale results

#18 Postby CrispyQ » Thu Dec 01, 2005 2:59 pm

Season finale results:

1st place: 339 - 157 = 182 final weight; 46.31% weight loss

2nd place: 291 - 123 = 168 final weight; 42.27% weight loss

3rd place: 227 - 95 = 132 final weight; 41.85% wieght loss

Some of these folks hardly look like the same person! Inspiring!
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#19 Postby chesty leroux » Thu Dec 01, 2005 4:47 pm

I saw the winner on the Today show this morning. Amazing transformation. It's pretty inspiring.
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