FosterCL

Start Weight:(26 Jul 10) 176.0 lb
Current Weight:(26 Jul 10) 176.0 lb
Goal Weight:135.0 lb
following: The South Beach Diet
performance: losing 2.5 lb a week

I'm 25 and live in the suburbs of Atlanta. I've been a little pudgy my whole life and started going on "diets" with my sister in Elementary school. I joined Weight Watchers when I turned 16 and got down to a healthy weight which I pretty much maintained until I was about 22. I would have occasional periods of excess weight, but I would always just go back on Weight Watchers and get it back off.

My last year of college was devoted to going to shows, going to bars, and going through Taco Bell's drive through at 4:00 in the morning with a pick-me-up breakfast at Chick-fil-a the next day. I managed to gain about 30-40 lbs that year and I have been fighting for the past 2-3 years to get that weight back off. For the past 3 years I have been going to the gym [almost] religiously and meeting with a personal trainer. I know that I am much more physically fit now than I have ever been, but I seem to do so well for months at a time, and then fall back off the wagon, hard. I can't resist a good veggie burrito and chips at Willys or going out to dinner with friends.

I won't say that I'm never going to fall off the wagon and crash and burn again, but every time I pick myself back up, I feel a little stronger and have a little bit more knowledge about how to prevent it the next time. I know that losing weight and eating right is around 85% about your mind-set and the knowledge that you just have to do it. You just have to resist that bazillion point shot at the bar, and you have to resist getting extra sour cream at Willys.

My actual starting weight was 178, but since I have been able to keep off at least 8 of those pounds for the past few years - I take my "new" starting weight as 170. With the pounds I have lost over the past years, though, I feel like I should have imploded by now.

FatSecret member since: 19 Feb 10

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  In shape for summer(kissing 24 lbs goodbye)
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FosterCL's Cookbook

cals: 166kcal | fat: 5.69g | carbs: 24.43g | prot: 7.31g
Black Bean Tacos
Black bean tacos with corn tortillas and cheese.
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19 March 2010

Yesterday and Today have been "Hungry" days. Where I feel like I could eat anything and everything in my line of sight. I was able to be good yesterday ...
on diet Weight Watchers  

12 March 2010

Okay - so I "dropped" 4 lbs this week. Yeah, right. I've been sick since Monday with an upper-respiratory infection. I have been sitting at home on ...
on diet Weight Watchers  losing 4.0 lb a week

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