Start Weight:(08 May 12) 253.0 lb
Current Weight:(24 Aug 12) 222.4 lb
Goal Weight:160.0 lb
following: Kolinka's own diet
performance: losing 0.3 lb a week

I'm 33, married without kids and have been overweight all of my life. I had never seriously dieted before now. Attempts to "eat better" were always half hearted at best. Medically, my weight is an issue; I am insulin resistant and have high blood pressure. A major contributing factor is that have Hashimoto's Thyroiditis, an autoimmune condition that is killing my thyroid. I was diagnosed in 2004 and lost 60 lbs in less than 6 months without any effort after being put on thyroid supplements. Unfortunately, the increased energy from the thyroid supplement doesn't last forever.

Starting Weight (11/2011) 257
235 (BMI 40 Obese) here my BMI will start showing on the Wii Fit chart.
171 (BMI 29 Overwight)
148 (BMI 25 Desirable)

I started on this weight loss journey in November 2011 after "the talk" from my primary care doctor about weight loss surgery or diet pills as a medical recommendation based on my age and BMI. I have a close friend that has been successful after gastric bypass, but I feel I need to make a real attempt at losing weight on my own before considering surgery.

FatSecret member since: 15 Nov 11

Kolinka's Weight History

Kolinka's Buddies

last weighin: losing 3.6 lb a week Down
last weighin: gaining 6.3 lb a week Up
last weighin: gaining 0.7 lb a week Up
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Kolinka's Cookbook

cals: 242kcal | fat: 18.66g | carbs: 10.59g | prot: 10.09g
Cauliflower Fried Rice
Grated cauliflower instead of rice is both delicious and low carb.
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Kolinka's Latest Posts

exercise/weigh in
I've found that my android app errors out when I'm in a place that doesn't have a good internet signal. I sometimes have to shut my phone completely down and reboot once I've got a better signal and it works again.

I would suggest changing your fatsecret website password to something short and very simple and be sure to pay attention to capitalization. Then reinstall the app on your phone and try again.
posted 08 Jun 2012, 06:58
Ticker does not show and Starting weight changed after diet changed
I'm having the same problem. I've fixed my sharing settings and others can see my ticker (I think), but I still see the grey bar.
posted 23 Mar 2012, 16:19
Weight Ticker Stopped Showing
That's odd. All I see is a grey bar.
posted 23 Mar 2012, 16:16
Weight Ticker Stopped Showing
I'm not sure, but my weight loss ticker at the bottom of my posts stopped showing. I've checked my signature settings and the box is checked.

Can anyone help me get my ticker back?
posted 23 Mar 2012, 16:13
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11 May 2012

Today is the day. I'm going to try to take measurements weekly on my own to track my progress.
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08 May 2012

I had a major departure from fat secret for a while, but I'm back. I got a phone call at the end of March saying I had "won the lottery" and was selected ...
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