Start Weight:(03 Feb 14) 160.0 lb
Current Weight:(19 Mar 15) 152.5 lb
Goal Weight:130.0 lb
following: Chowdah's own diet
performance: losing 1.2 lb a week

O.k., so I'll open up a bit more. I was a skinny little kid whose metabolism tanked at 18... COMPLETELY. Then began family degradation (WOW, you've put on weight! ...and much worse) and loss of positive body image. Have struggled since that time with roller coaster weight.

I became a mom at age 40. BEST thing that ever happened to me. I'm blessed. I'm o.k. with my body's perfect imperfections now (self epiphany), but my blood pressure is in the initial stages of hypertension. I want to be around for my child for a LONG TIME. As my weight has climbed, so has my blood pressure. I'm a realist. I need to do this for my child as well as myself. Optimum weight = health (and hopefully long life). I tell my child, "Don't say I can't, say I'll try." I'm trying...

FatSecret member since: 11 Mar 13

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  walk time
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currently: Week 2 of 12
end date: Monday 08 Jun 15
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end date: Friday 05 Jun 15
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Chowdah's Latest Posts

ideal jean size
My whole life I was a 6 1/2 head-to-toe (hat size, ring, pants, shoes). 5/6's (U.S.) that ran large or 7/8's that ran small were my size. Would be more than happy with an 8 now. Momma's hips change with child birth! Razz
posted 25 Mar 2015, 14:54
kg vs lb
You'll find the option to change that on the "my weight history" page (see under MY Journal in the right hand column).
posted 19 Mar 2015, 19:23
Someone may have added incorrect info when they added whiskey to the database. Click on "more info" to see it's full breakdown...
posted 12 Mar 2015, 14:22
Is it ok to carry calories over?
You're welcome Shazzyb Very Happy
posted 02 Apr 2013, 10:29
Is it ok to carry calories over?
Shazzyb... YOU GOT IT! "I will just make sure I end up on a negative net calorie amount every day" is EXACTLY what I was trying to explain. If you consume less calories than you burn, you are bound to lose! Best of luck Smile
posted 20 Mar 2013, 08:34
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26 March 2015

Thinking about it... Will be making a conscious effort to eat at or below 65% of my RDI. Weekends are tough with the family eating out, but I KNOW I can ...
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25 March 2015

Feeling Yucky Sugar/salt binge yesterday was a precursor to feeling yucky today. Bronchial infection going on. Wondering if that's why I craved the ...
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