What the scales told me this morning...

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by Bigtallfatbloke, 23 Nov 2007.

  1. Bigtallfatbloke

    Bigtallfatbloke New Member

    At the risk of boring you all and blowing my own trumpet I wish to brazenly brag that for the first time in over 20 years I weigh below 17 stone! 16 stone 13 to be precise. I was 21 stone at Christmas this year. I'm pretty pleased this morning:smile:
  2. Fnaar

    Fnaar Smutmaster General

    Congrats on there being less of you! :blush: That's quite some loss.... have you bought lots of new trousers, or are you putting that off till you reach target weight, and just using string or something?
  3. Tetedelacourse

    Tetedelacourse New Member

    That's weight loss on a large scale. Well done.
  4. OP

    Bigtallfatbloke New Member

    Ha!...yeah ...well I havent worn a pair of jeans all year...just shorts and my cycle gear mostly. But I am going to have to get some new jeans soon....either that or do some boil washes.
  5. Arch

    Arch Married to Night Train

    Salford, UK
    Well done! Despite my attempts to stick to Ryvita and houmous instead of mayo filled sarnies and halve my Kitkat intake, I haven't lost an ounce in 2 weeks.

    I did slip a bit yesterday and have a snack of three buttery crumpets, I blame the cold wet weather, I think my prepare-for-hibernation genes are kicking in...
  6. domtyler

    domtyler Über Member

    Good for you BTFB, I know how hard you have been trying and your hard work and determination has been inspirational to a lot of people on this forum.
  7. Fnaar

    Fnaar Smutmaster General

    That's what I meant domtyler, but I started rambling on about string instead. Well done btfb!
  8. alecstilleyedye

    alecstilleyedye nothing in moderation Moderator

    well done sir!

    i lost 11kg over a year, but you've done even better. my hat is off :blush:
  9. I lost half a stone in the last month...I went to my fat club last night, and had mysteriously gained 3lbs while sticking to the flippin diet! How does that happen then? Muscle gain? I needed the loo when they weighed me so maybe that was it. Boy was I hacked off (still am...!) :blush:

    Well done though BTFB...
  10. Crackle

    Crackle Squatter

    That's brilliant going. Keep it up and don't forget in truth you've lost more weight and gained some much heavier muscle to replace it - so mentally that's another 1/2 stone of fat you need to deduct.
  11. Pete

    Pete Guest

    Impressive, BTFB! Pardon my turning your data into 'English' - easier for me to think about - comes to 107.5 Kg, down from over 133 Kg. :smile::smile::smile: In the meantime I've steadily crept above 90, which, considering my height, is not good...:blush::sad::smile:
  12. rich p

    rich p ridiculous old lush

    Well done mate, that's dedication.

    I'm still a bit over-excited by Arch's mention of buttery crumpets:tongue::tongue:
  13. Tynan

    Tynan Veteran

    ripple of applause and nod of approval to BTFB

    4oz above 15st myself and looking forward to seeing it start with a 14

    today should be the day, 4oz really isn't much
  14. wafflycat

    wafflycat New Member

    middle of Norfolk
    Well done you! The hardest bit is keeping it off!
  15. John Ponting

    John Ponting Über Member

    I winced when I passed 14 stone, cried when I passed 15 stone and bought a bigger pair of trousers when I passed 16 stone.

    THERE IS NO WAY I AM GOING TO PASS 17 STONE!!!!!!!! I have just fitted mudgaurds to my Scott Sub so that my excuses are reduced, have just fitted lights.

    My aim is get get rid of the 16 and start the new year with a 15. Next target is a new road bike and a 100km ride by the time the clocks next change.
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