Debinator

Start Weight:(08 May 10) 170.0 lb
Current Weight:(18 Jul 14) 164.4 lb
Goal Weight:150.0 lb
following: The Fitness Train
performance: losing 0.2 lb a week

I am a 50 year old mom of a grown child. I lead a fairly active lifestyle (karate, scuba diving, travel). I started gaining weight when I moved to Louisiana( the food here is unbelievable!) I quit smoking 5 years ago and packed on another 30 lbs. My highest weight was 180, I managed to get down to 170 before I found FS. I had a flat stomach 10 years ago and I want it back!

January 2012: I made it to within 5 lbs of my goal in August 2010, but I got sidetracked along the way. My father died that August and I did some pretty unhealthy emotional eating as well as injuring my knee in december 2010 which caused a drastic reduction in my exercise schedule, add to that some holidays with lots of poor eating habits and I am right back where I started.

June 2013: Finally am getting back on track with eating better and exercising more. I got braces in april and that made me change how I eat drastically, since I was revamping how I ate I figured it would be a good time to try to eliminate sme of the foods that were not so good for me- Let's see if I can get to that 150 goal weight!

Starting Measurements: Aug 29, 2010 Measurements:
Height: 5'9" Height: 5'9"
Weight: 170 Weight: 156.5
Neck: 15 inches Neck: 14.5 inches
Bust: 40 inches Bust: 38 inches
Waist: 43 inches Waist: 36 inches
Hips: 39 inches Hips: 37.5 inches
Thigh: 22 inches Thigh: 20.5 inches
Upper Arm: 13 inches Upper Arm: 11.5 inches
Forearm: 10 inches Forearm: 9 inches
Wrist: 6 inches Wrist: 6 inches
Calf: 13 inches Calf: 13 inches
BMI: 25.1 BMI: 23.4




FatSecret member since: 08 May 10

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  3,000 crunches/750 pushups in November!
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ended: 30 Nov 11
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  Exercise at least twice a week for half an hour
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ended: 13 Jun 11
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kelykazelli
on diet EatSmart
last weighin: gaining 0.2 lb a week Up
 
cocobutt
last weighin: gaining 3.6 lb a week Up
FLOWERDUDE
on diet Atkins
last weighin: losing 0.8 lb a week Down
 
Shae206
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20 lbs so far
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cals: 454kcal | fat: 19.44g | carbs: 14.61g | prot: 57.27g
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Goal Number 3 - 332 pounds, 200 pounds lost 12 months 3 weeks.
OMG!!! Way to go Les. You are amazing!!! do you realize you have lost a whole person? What an inspiration!!!
posted 20 May 2011, 06:46
Before and After, anyone?
Progress pics from Cozumel June 2009 (180 lbs.)and Roatan August 2010 (156ish). Will post pics from Cozumel after vacation in June. Still have a bit to go. I went off track in August, But am back in the swing


posted 22 Mar 2011, 12:10
Goal Number 2 - 349 pounds, 183 pounds lost, 10 months.
Les you look great!!! Way to go man! I am so happy for you. Ypu have done a great job and motivate a lot of people. Your great attitude and realism make my day!
posted 17 Mar 2011, 20:21
Getting Started???
For me, more calories burned than consumed is working best for me. I have no forbidden foods (although there are quite a few that went from my regularly consumed list to occasionally consumed list LOL), so no guilt about what I eat. I started by logging every calorie I put in my mouth and that did 2 things: 1. opened my eyes to how many calories I was actually eating and 2. allowed me to evaluate what needed to change to eat healthy. I am also of the opinion that while you can lose weight without exercise that it is best to combine healthy eating with exercise to get optimal results. I am not just talking about weight loss results either- there are so many benefits to regular exercise that I knew in my head, but didn't really appreciate until I started exercising regularly. My blood pressure has dropped significantly, I don't get winded as easily, I have tons more energy and my thinner body has muscle tone to name a few. As previously stated go slow- don't expect huge losses- it took more than a few weeks to put the weight on and it certainly is going to take a while to get rid of it. Eat healthy, (if you are not sure of what is healthy do some research, find some buddies on fatsecret who have been successful) Exercise regularly, and get plenty of sleep (the body repairs while we sleep. Remember that you can eat too little as well, try not to drop below 1200 calories. Always remember that if you want to lose weight for good it takes a lifestyle change. Dieting only works until you get tired of the diet and go back to eating the same things you ate to put the weight on. I have been eating the way I currently eat since the beginning of may and I have to say I don't miss my old evil ways at all and am actually much happier with the way I eat now.
Good luck on your journey. Feel free to send a buddy request my way
posted 24 Aug 2010, 06:56
What will you do when you've reached goal that you wouldn't do now?
1. Buy the clothes I want to wear instead of what camouflages my belly fat (Get rid of the baggy pants and loose oversize shirts)
2. Wear a 2 piece bathing suit in public
3. Wear shorter, more form fitting shorts (Get rid of the baggy cargo shorts)
posted 22 Aug 2010, 08:27
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07 June 2013

Finally got back into the habit of recording my calorie intake- it seems the only way for me to lose weight is to be accountable for every single calorie. ...
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28 May 2013

Started bicycling on Friday, May 24th- Lets see what this does. Going to start Qigong After the first of june as well as my regular Martial arts work out.
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