Start Weight:(12 Sep 12) 225.0 lb
Current Weight:(29 Feb 16) 234.0 lb
Goal Weight:150.0 lb
following: Doodlehead's own diet
performance: gaining 0.4 lb a week

I'm in my late 40's, happily married. I am an emotional eater - and also have developed bad eating habits. So changing that at the core will be the biggest challenge. I need to find healthier ways to deal with stress. I also want my physical health to improve and get back to hiking, biking, camping and all of the things that I love to do.

It's amazing how weight can cause back, foot, knee pains and worsen "female" issues. It's just uncomfortable all around!

I got a fitbit HR. I use their app to enter my calories, but enjoy FS for the community here. I tried out spark and my fitness pal, but really like FS the most, so I am back -- starting again. I always thought I could do it alone, but I am failing alone. I admit it. I need support. I need encouragement and I need to create an environment around me (online and in my life) that welcomes and encourages support.

FatSecret member since: 05 Jul 10

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  Let's Walk It Off Together
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ended: 03 Nov 12
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ended: 04 Oct 12
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last weighin: losing 2.7 lb a week Down
last weighin: steady Steady
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Bodymedia/bodybugg users - how do you use FS logs?
I prefer to use the Bodyfit logs so I can sync up whenever I want and see my up to the moment progress of how many calories I've burned so far. But I think that FS is superior in their logs and community interface so I am sticking around. I tried to just create a total calories consumed at the one FS logged meal, and created a new "activity" called BodyMedia import. Though I find this a bit tedious and am hoping that someday FS and BM will work together, this is my workaround. Those of you that use the bodybugg or something similar, how do you use FS logs?
posted 30 Dec 2013, 02:57
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29 February 2016

I succumbed over the Holidays and never got back. Gained 6 more pounds to lose. Got the blues and gave up trying to to do this over and over. But then ...
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23 December 2015

Cookie Coma! Nuff said. Need to start over.
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