I Cut Down On Booze

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  1. Kingham

    Kingham Funster Life Member

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    Very scary, especially considering that a lot of people will already be carrying in excess of the recommended 25kg maximum weight, in body fat alone (myself included).... BEFORE they start lifting at work :Eeek:
     
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    If you really want a shock, go into a butchers and ask for 25kg of fat., I'll bet that would be one hell of shock to see it like that.
     
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    I have put a bit back on lately, but only a few pounds.

    Not sure how many kilos but I was 13st 10lbs and 6 oz this morning.

    I drink too much beer but I have mainly cut out takeaways , chocolate, crisps and sweets. I also go for heathy choices in restaurants instead of what I actually want to eat.
     
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    Duplicate post
     
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    hilldweller Funster Life Member

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    It's not easy, is it.
     
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    No it’s not. It’s great for being self righteous though when you tut, tut as your wife orders some gateaux and you go for the fresh fruit:)
     
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    That does not last long when you slaver down your front.
     
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    Looking through my Naval records at age 20 when I got married

    I was 199 lbs - 14 st 5 lbs - 90 kg
    At 24 - 218 lbs - 15 st 8 lbs - 99 kg
    At 40 - 228 lbs - 16 st 4 lbs - 103 kg (on leaving RN)
    At 55 - 248 lbs - 17 st 10 lbs - 112 kg (my heaviest)
    At 75 - 186 lbs - 13 st 4 lbs - 84 kg (today) :)

    Lighter today than when I met my wife!! :) :) :)

    I wish I could say the same for her!! :cautious::love:
     
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    I am pressuring my wife into losing weight too but I don't think it will end well for me... :ROFLMAO:
     
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    Similar situation I'm afraid. Whenever I mention it she goes all huffy and makes a token effort but it never lasts. The doctor is no help, just prescribes tablets for the symptoms which would all go away if she got some lbs off.
     
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    Is it due to giving up drink or the love of a good women :) Lorraine was chatting with Ebby the other day so I'll have all the gossip on you now :)
     
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    Being the gentleman I am, I will stick with blaming giving up the drink :whistle: :LOL:
     
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    Can you imagine that years ago,,cement was in 1 cwt bags,,50kgs,,3 x2 slabs weighed over a cwt,,coal was delivered in cwt bags,,,Cattle food which i delivered tons of was in 10 stone bags,,,Happy days,,,Kept you fit though,,BUSBY,,
     
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    So what changed ? Were there a lot of injuries back then ?
     
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    Not where i worked EU regulations,,,,BUSBY,,
     
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    And certain grains were in 2 1/4 cwt bags. That equates to 252 lbs or 114.3 kilorammes.

    Dave
     
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    I too have been trying to cut out alcohol in an effort to lose weight. It's coming off slowly. I have also discovered that some of the low-alcohol beers are not too bad. Personal favourite is Nanny State by Brew Dog. Some are truly dreadful though; St Peter's Without was one of very few pints that I have ever not been able to finish. I did make the mistake of trying low alcohol wine too. Not something that I will ever be doing again.

    But how come low-alcohol drinks cost so much?... £3.50 for a small bottle of Becks Blue in a local pub - that's taking the [...].
     
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    I now enjoy the occasional tin of Bavaria 0% ABV .. and yes they do charge silly money in the pub for Becks Blue which is also quite nice .

    I also enjoy tonic water and lemon .. or a tomato juice..

    EDIT

    Tesco had a deal on Bavaria this past few weeks .. an 8 pack for £3
     
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    Another vote for Bavaria 0% and becs blue.
     
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    It's more expensive because it's lower production volume so costs more to produce. That's the official line.

    The real reason is that people will pay for something special, regardless of whether it's worth it or not, so that's what they charge!
     
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