|Start Weight:||(21 Jun 11) 186.0 lb|
|Current Weight:||(06 Oct 11) 161.8 lb|
|Goal Weight:||154.8 lb|
following: The Dukan Diet
performance: losing 1.4 lb a week
Hi my name is Kim and I am 40 years old. I have been doing so much better with the support of this site and hope to eventually hit my goal weight here soon...
I have been battling my weight for years now after the birth of my second child. I have 3 children and in January 2007 I had a total hysterectomy and that has been the boiling point for my weight. Prior to that I had three other major surgeries in a year. I was at 145 Oct 2006 and was happy in a size 8/10 and then I got ill and the doctor put me on medications and gradually since then I have gained 60 pounds. I exercise, I eat right and it seems to be in vain. Now my depression over my weight has given in and I think I needed this site which was referred to me by a really close friend. Now I have several friends here on this site and I am hoping although I am in need of more weight loss than them that I can do this with their help and the strength in numbers of this site. I was at 230 7/1/10 and therefore the journey stopped there and so my life goal of battling weight gain began. I lost 55 pounds in the first six months and then in Feb 2011 I was stalled. I went and was able to maintain a weight for 4 months within 10 pounds. So I stepped it up a notch and with the beach in sight I have started to lose again.
The biggest thing for me is that I am a RN and I have this problem with no being able to practice what I preach. How can I teach someone about how to take care of their body if I cannot take care of my own.
I am a travel nurse and my ultimate goal is to be able to take an entire stretch of time off and thru hike the AT.
I love to be outdoors watching my kids play sports and geocaching with friends. If you are interested in geocaching check out the website at www.geocaching.com - it is a great form of fun and exercise!