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I have lost 35 pounds in six months.
Are you feeling OK?
Most definitely.  It needed to be lost.
In that case, congratulations!  :)

(I hoped that was the case, but it's always good to check - for all I know you may have lost 35 pounds due to an illness and been looking for sympathy.  ;D )
 

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Kerdy said:
Working 26+ hours straight drains a person. :(
wow kerdy I hope you use public transportation if you have to commute to work and back.
 

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Cyrillic said:
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I've gained 5 or so pounds recently.  :)
I can't gain weight  :-\
You don't eat enough. You don't sleep enough. You do too much of the wrong activity. You are a little young. You are genetically predisposed to being a rail.

In that order of importance.
 

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Wait,  does that mean I can lose weight by not sleeping?  How am I still fat?
 

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Wait,  does that mean I can lose weight by not sleeping?  How am I still fat?
For most people, sleep is important whether gaining or losing.
 

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Wait,  does that mean I can lose weight by not sleeping?  How am I still fat?
Sleep deprivations starts on the fat cells only after it has burned away all the grey matter.
 

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Wait,  does that mean I can lose weight by not sleeping?  How am I still fat?
Sleeping is important. It is king. Diet is queen.

Whether you want to lose weight or gain, put sleep before all else.

To lose weight stick with about 8 hours.

If you are really putting on weight in a proper manner and you are still in puberty < ~23 years of age for males, then 12 hours is going to be the norm. You will have to sleep that much with the quality of exertion and amount food required to gain weight.

When I went bonkers, I nearly slept weekends away. That was the only time in my life I wasn't an insomniac, till I started get my sleeping sickness from being at the parish.
 

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orthonorm said:
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Wait,  does that mean I can lose weight by not sleeping?  How am I still fat?
Sleeping is important. It is king. Diet is queen.
Are you suggesting that kings are more important than queens?  SEXIST!!!
 

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pmpn8rGPT said:
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Wait,  does that mean I can lose weight by not sleeping?  How am I still fat?
Sleeping is important. It is king. Diet is queen.
Are you suggesting that kings are more important than queens?  SEXIST!!!
I've met many men who were queens. Women sanely enough don't seem to have the desire to be something as ridiculous as a king.
 

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BTW orthonorm, I love that signature, not sure if it's new or if I've never noticed it, but it's so true
 

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serb1389 said:
JamesRottnek said:
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I have lost 35 pounds in six months.
Are you feeling OK?
Most definitely.  It needed to be lost.
How did you do it?! 
Eating less, and fewer times a day.  Also, cutting out two-thirds of the soda and other surgery drinks I consumed. 
 

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JamesRottnek said:
serb1389 said:
JamesRottnek said:
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I have lost 35 pounds in six months.
Are you feeling OK?
Most definitely.  It needed to be lost.
How did you do it?! 
Eating less, and fewer times a day.  Also, cutting out two-thirds of the soda and other surgery drinks I consumed. 
Wait. Consuming significantly fewer calories causes weight loss?

No.

Way.
 

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orthonorm said:
JamesRottnek said:
serb1389 said:
JamesRottnek said:
theistgal said:
JamesRottnek said:
I have lost 35 pounds in six months.
Are you feeling OK?
Most definitely.  It needed to be lost.
How did you do it?! 
Eating less, and fewer times a day.  Also, cutting out two-thirds of the soda and other surgery drinks I consumed. 
Wait. Consuming significantly fewer calories causes weight loss?

No.

Way.
Next thing ya know they'll be saying drinking less alcohol can prevent liver damage, this is unacceptable!
 

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orthonorm said:
JamesRottnek said:
serb1389 said:
JamesRottnek said:
theistgal said:
JamesRottnek said:
I have lost 35 pounds in six months.
Are you feeling OK?
Most definitely.  It needed to be lost.
How did you do it?! 
Eating less, and fewer times a day.  Also, cutting out two-thirds of the soda and other surgery drinks I consumed. 
Wait. Consuming significantly fewer calories causes weight loss?

No.

Way.
I know, who'd a thunk it?
 

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JamesRottnek said:
serb1389 said:
JamesRottnek said:
theistgal said:
JamesRottnek said:
I have lost 35 pounds in six months.
Are you feeling OK?
Most definitely.  It needed to be lost.
How did you do it?! 
Eating less, and fewer times a day.  Also, cutting out two-thirds of the soda and other surgery drinks I consumed. 
I keep trying this but I have yet to lose weight, any other brilliance... Please...
 

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- When going to the supermarket, make sure to go on a full stomach. Also make up your mind about what to buy and what not to buy before you go, and stick with the list as much as possible. Avoid the chips and candy aisles altogether if at all possible. Also consider parking far away from the door, as sort of a mental cue that you need to avoid simply given in to what's easiest or would make you most happy in the moment, at the cost of long-term success.

- For snacks, try to pick something lower in calories, or at lest nutritious. It doesn’t have to taste like crap, though. For example, I eat sugar free Jello cups that have 10 calories per cup, and sugar free pudding cups that have 60 calories per cup, and both taste perfectly fine. Or you could have some fruit, whether an apple or orange or plum, or even eating a pound of strawberries instead of a TV dinner (they both cost about the same price, at least at times). Vegetables are also generally low in calories, so munching on celery or carrots would be helpful, and incorporating more vegetables into your meals would help take the place of foods with more calories to them.

- If you drink regular soda, consider changing things a bit. If you can switch to diet, or switch to water, that’d be good. If not, think about trying to cut your soda drinking in half. If you don’t like diet, maybe you could drink a bit of orange or apple juice, or V8 drinks.
 

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pmpn8rGPT said:
JamesRottnek said:
serb1389 said:
JamesRottnek said:
theistgal said:
JamesRottnek said:
I have lost 35 pounds in six months.
Are you feeling OK?
Most definitely.  It needed to be lost.
How did you do it?! 
Eating less, and fewer times a day.  Also, cutting out two-thirds of the soda and other surgery drinks I consumed. 
I keep trying this but I have yet to lose weight, any other brilliance... Please...
Well what are you eating?  Eat more filling foods (for me things like broccoli and apples) and eat lower calorie foods.  
 

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The recent avatar trend seems to be having a pic of yourself. Always one to follow trends, I am joining in!
 

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The recent avatar trend seems to be having a pic of yourself. Always one to follow trends, I am joining in!
Not just that. Also looking Scandinavian.
 

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Judging from his avatar, Asteriktos would be finnish or icelandic, I think.
 

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So far as I know... my paternal grandfather's family was Slovak, my paternal grandmother was Scottish or Irish, and my mother's family was some kind of mixture of British and other stuff. No Scandinavian as far as I know. I like their music though!  ;D
 

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"So you're a Biblical inerrantist, Calvinist, postmillenialist, young earth creationist, credobaptist, presuppositionalist, cessationist, Protestant?

Well, I'm just Orthodox I guess."

Didn't know where else to put this, but it came to me while seeing so many Protestant profiles with all the "-ist" words to describe their particulars. It's a bit of a caricature, but I think it shows something interesting... whatever that may be.
 

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Kerdy said:
Working 26+ hours straight drains a person. :(
Again...except this time I didn't drive home, my wife picked me up.  She loves me. ;D
 

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Glad you got home the first time! I would have fallen asleep at the wheel...
 

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I like their music though!  ;D
Maybe that has an effect on facial features. At least it has accelerated my facial hair growth.
 
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