Hi! New here...

previous topic · next topic
gcramsey

Joined: Mar 10
Posts: 34

      quote  
Posted: 09 May 2010, 20:15
Hey Jennifer,

Welcome to the site. Your goal is very lofty and I wish you the best.

Glen

"Beyond the very extreme of fatigue and distress, we may find amounts of ease and power we never dreamed ourselves to own; sources of strength never taxed at all because we never push through the obstruction." -William James
obakemono

Joined: Jul 09
Posts: 308

      quote  
Posted: 09 May 2010, 20:40
Losing a half pound per day is not realistic. If you were to lose that quickly, it would be a fast trip to the emergency room.

Quickly losing any more than 1 to 1.5 pounds per week will likely be water weight, and will be regained just as fast. Only the obese person under medical supervision can expect lose between 3 to 4 pounds per week, but that number decreases as they continue their weight loss program.

I hope this helps - here's to a healthy and safe weight loss journey!
PETER LORRE:...."How bout some jellied spiders...rabbit's blood?......deadman's hair?"
VINCENT PRICE:.."No...we don't keep those things in this house.....we're vegetarians!!"
('The Raven' - 1963)
Rnbwgrl

Joined: Apr 10
Posts: 335

      quote  
Posted: 09 May 2010, 20:46
According to your information, you are at 133 currently... losing 1/2 pound a day is doable, for a very short term at that weight. Losing 1/2 lb to 1 lb a week is a much more reachable, realistic goal...

Remember not to cut your calories below 1200...

your mileage may vary
Melissa
xxxfatfighte...

Joined: May 10
Posts: 4

      quote  
Posted: 13 May 2010, 14:32
Hi welcome im also new to the site today. I didnt realise there was an app for this aswell ill have to check that out. good luck with your journey
kimocan

Joined: May 10
Posts: 48

      quote  
Posted: 17 May 2010, 11:47
Welcome Jennifer! I'm new here too. Wish you all the luck for bikini weather.



Forum Search
Advanced forum search



Latest Posts

Hi all - I am new to this program and Forum
thank you I credit most of my success to the 5:2 diet (Intermittent Fasting)
by howzat4u on 03 Sep 15 01:25 PM
Under active thyroid
ho glo, you can also wrap surgical tape around the ankle and the other end of the chair leg and then raise the leg, this will give a little bit resistance (dependant on the length of the tape) to the ...
by dog147 on 03 Sep 15 01:19 PM
Vegetarian with Gout
One other thing you probably know..thiazide drugs for blood pressure like HCTZ, Lasix, Chlorthalidone (which I take) can raise uric acid levels...I also drink a lot of water..Ok..just an FYI..I have b ...
by DianneGardner on 02 Sep 15 08:00 AM
This is My First Post...
Hi Murray, I'm in NZ too. I'm interested in learning all the diet and nutrition side of things too. I stumbled across this site and its a great handy tool for me to stop snacking and keep track. ...
by Eitac on 29 Aug 15 11:43 PM
Round 3 Here I come
Hi I am in NZ too, with baby weight to lose. Two kgs down, 8 to go. Protein shakes for brekky are helping me lose
by Eitac on 29 Aug 15 11:36 PM

Member Tip

average member ranking
by member sammii_21
If you have time add ice and maybe some Strawberries or Banana to your shake (obviously with the matching shake!!) blend it all up and it makes a really filling thick shake! Lucybell said you can count ...
28 Jan 08 for diet Slim Fast