JimboG

Start Weight:(09 Mar 11) 249.0 lb
Current Weight:(26 Jan 15) 192.6 lb
Goal Weight:190.0 lb
following: The Burn More Calories Than You Eat Diet
performance: losing 1.0 lb a week

I'm a 54 year old single male who lives in Tennessee. I'm 6'2" tall.

I decided in July 2014 to start a major diet and exercise change. I wanted to eat better to lose weight to be able to start running. So, the more I ran, the more water I'll drink and the more full I feel. And the more full I feel, the less I eat, and the easier it is to run. Repeat the process.

I started losing weight pretty fast. Since it's gotten colder, I've been doing cardio on the treadmill and cross-training to gain more muscle definition.

At this point. From July 16th, 2014 to January 13, 2015, I've lost 50 lbs.

A down side is that I've had to replace ALL of my clothes, which has gotten a bit expensive. I also wonder now that I'm on this path, what is the right weight for me to stop and work on maintenance. I guess I'll figure it out. My goal for this winter was to maintain +\- 5 lbs especially during the Holidays.

So, I guess this is the last update until warmer weather or something really special happens. Good luck to us all.


FatSecret member since: 09 Oct 10

JimboG's Weight History


JimboG's Latest Member Challenges

36
  Drink Half Your Weight In Water A Day In Ounces
status: Completed
ended: 10 Nov 14
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125
  MULTI VITAMIN A DAY
status: Completed
ended: 25 Apr 11
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JimboG's Cookbook

cals: 186kcal | fat: 8.99g | carbs: 3.71g | prot: 23.33g
Pan Fried Tilapia
A quick and easy fish supper with lovely flavors.
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Where is everyone from?
35 miles north of Huntsville, AL and 75 miles south of Nashville, TN. Fayetteville, TN
posted 19 Jan 2015, 12:51
Where is everyone from?
BA -- Nice town and suburb of a great city.
posted 19 Jan 2015, 12:50
Road race
Thank you! Several years ago I was addicted to running. Time passed, stuff happens, etc. But with my first race in some time Saturday, there was this kind of fellowship, a kind of fraternity, that for most, it didn't matter about your time. What mattered was that you were there; that you were one of "them", a runner. So, after this 5-miler, next up a 5-k next month. Stoked. Weight keeps going down and energy keeps going up. Thanks for your comments and support. JG
posted 23 Sep 2014, 10:39
Road race
Ran in a 5-mile race for charity Saturday, September 20, 2014.

Gonna enter more races this Fall. Only been training for this since mid-Summer, hence part of the reason for losing weight. Anticipate losing more as kcal's keep being reduced and exercise levels continue
posted 21 Sep 2014, 23:04
Weight loss measurement
I did NOT go from 230 lbs to 225 lbs from August 31st to September 1st. Not sure why that was calculated that way. I hadn't even weighed since August 23rd (230 lbs.) and then today, September 1st (225 lbs.) I'm starting today to weigh where I record every Monday. I don't know how to change that I didn't lose 5 lbs in a day.
posted 01 Sep 2014, 10:45
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06 January 2015

This week (Jan 4 - 10) it's gonna be bitterly cold here in TN. No outdoor running for me as temps won't be above freezing most days. Regarding exercise, ...

22 December 2014

Holiday pounds
on diet The Burn More Calories Than You Eat Diet  gaining 3.8 lb a week

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