TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly)

Posted April 11, 2013 at 9:51 am

Thirty-one members of TOPS 0319 met for the weekly meeting and weigh-in in the Church Of Christ meeting room in El Dorado Springs on Thursday, April 4.

Prior to the opening of the meeting last year’s officers gathered to present a gift and card to Robbie our outgoing leader. The gift was a necklace and earrings as a token for all the help she gave her fellow officers during the year. Linda presented Lois S. with her 50 lb. loss charm and certificate.

Leader Dorothy F called the meeting to order. Kay led us in singing “Walkedy, Walk, Walk”. We said our pledges and had roll call.

Some had good losses today. Judy B. lost 2.8. Jan T lost 1.8. Dorothy, Warren and Tammy each lost .04.

We sang happy birthday to Judy B and Dora. Dora is celebrating her anniversary this week.

Linda H presented the awards for the month of March.

Those with perfect attendance were: Marie, Robbie, Becky, Rosie, Dorothy, Warren, Tammy, Kay and Linda Yarberry. Jean drew and Kay was the winner of the free dues.

Linda said 14 members accomplished our Back In Black Challenge this month. They were: 1. Marie had a Back in Black Month; Irene reached her lowest weight ever and got close to her goal; Lynda B had a Back in Black Month; Tammy had a Back in Black Month and lost 2 lbs; Judy B had a Back in Black Month; Robbie had a Back in Black Month, got into a new decade for this year, reached her lowest weight since Nov. 2012, and lost 2.4 lbs; Sue had a Back in Black Month and reached her lowest weight ever; Felicia had a Back in Black Month; Verna had a Back in Black Month and lost 3 lbs; Dorothy got really close to her 20 lbs. loss and inched close to her 5 lbs. to Goal; Margie had a Back in Black Month; Nikki had a Back in Black Month and lost 4.8 lbs; Lois S had a Back in Black Month and got close to a new decade; Jan T had a Back in Black Month and an all black month; Linda Y had a Back in Black Month, got really close to her 15 lbs. loss and reached her lowest weight ever; Jessica had a Back in Black Month, reached her lowest weight ever, got into two new decades, had an all black month and lost 27 lbs. Yes. She is our best loser and won $ 4.33.

AWARDS: Tammy earned her Back in Black with Perfect Attendance award; Linda Y earned her Back in Black with Perfect Attendance award and Six Weeks Steady Loser charm and cert. (3/14/13); Marie earned her Back in Black with Perfect Attendance award; Robbie earned her Back in Black with Perfect Attendance award; Irene gave us a Goal weight and has earned 20 lbs. to Goal cert. (from beginning), 10 lbs. to Goal charm and cert. (from starting half way to goal charm and certificate on 1/24/13 and 5 lbs. to goal charm and certificate on 2/7/13.

KOPS in leeway: Sharon; Nellie and Below Goal; Jean with Perfect Attendance and Below Goal; Doris; Carol S with Perfect Attendance; Paul with Perfect Attendance and Below Goal; Doris (3); Marilyn with Perfect Attendance; Bob with Perfect Attendance and Below Goal; Jan B with Perfect Attendance and Below Goal and Marguerite with Perfect Attendance and Below Goal.

Bob received his eight-year KOPS charm and certificate and KOPS in Black certificate.

Those currently “On The Stick” are Irene, Melanie, Dorothy, Tammy and Lynda B. in that order. You are On The Stick when you are 20 lbs. or less from goal.