Start Weight:(09 Mar 11) 249.0 lb
Current Weight:(15 Dec 14) 198.0 lb
Goal Weight:190.0 lb
following: The Burn More Calories Than You Eat Diet
performance: losing 1.8 lb a week

From Tennessee and have lived in Washington, DC; near Oklahoma City, OK and Denver, CO.

Joined here several years ago, but really didn't take diet and exercise seriously. I had started walking again in the Spring of 2014, and when I went to my Doctor for my regular check-up on July 16th, 2014, I noticed I'd lost a few pounds without really trying. Still, I weighed 249 lbs, which I thought was absurd for someone who'd always been athletic. So, on that date, I started my own diet and exercise routine. I've gone from 249 lbs on July 16th to 199 lbs on November 20, which is a loss of about 2.7 lbs/week. I eat between 1500 calories and 1900 calories most days and I walk or run at least 4miles, 3-4 times a week (less now that it's winter). I've run a 5-mile race and two 5Ks since September. Both eating and exercise have become pretty much habit. I am starting cross training to build up muscle. I'm having to buy new clothes all the time. Here's hoping I can maintain the initiative AND not lose much more.

FatSecret member since: 09 Oct 10

JimboG's Weight History

JimboG's Latest Member Challenges

  Drink Half Your Weight In Water A Day In Ounces
status: Completed
ended: 10 Nov 14
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status: Completed
ended: 25 Apr 11
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last weighin: losing 4.2 lb a week Down
on diet Atkins
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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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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
Subway Sandwiches
Thanks all.
posted 18 Aug 2014, 20:05
Subway Sandwiches
Does anyone know if you add a subway sandwich (yea I cheated today) to your list of food, do you have to individually list the bread, toppings and any condiments separately? My guess is you do. Just checking. Makes a big difference. JimboG
posted 03 Aug 2014, 14:54
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20 November 2014

11/19/14 -- Liquid diet for test prep. Zero calories.

16 October 2014

I don't "splurge" much, but tonight I had fried green tomatoes and shrimp and grits. If you haven't tried this (well, you're probably not Southern. lol) ...

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