Start Weight:(28 Jul 14) 144.0 lb
Current Weight:(31 Aug 14) 137.0 lb
Goal Weight:130.0 lb
following: LMJ114's own diet
performance: losing 1.0 lb a week

Born 1960; Married my high school sweetheart in 1980; We live in Nebraska. Four grown daughters (all beautiful) and one granddaughter, born 2005. And another grandchild on the way.

FatSecret member since: 31 Dec 09

LMJ114's Weight History

LMJ114's Latest Member Challenges

  FAB ABS- in search for the six pack!
status: Completed
ended: 12 Apr 10
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last weighin: steady Steady
last weighin: losing 0.8 lb a week Down
last weighin: steady Steady
last weighin: steady Steady

LMJ114's Latest Posts

Wrist fitness trackers ?
I have been considering getting a fitness/sleep tracker. Fitbit and Jawbone UP seem to be the ones I see around. Wondered if folks on here are using those, or others, and what the pros and cons are of each. (I did see there was a specific fitbit topic already started - but as I'm not committed to one brand or another, I thought I should start a new thread.) Thanks for any advise/insight.
posted 01 Aug 2014, 16:40
Bowel Movements
Lots and lots of water, drank throught the day. Every day. This is the most important but somehow it ends up being the hardest to accomplish.. And a fiber supplement everyday, whether it be the powder you mix with water, a fiber bar, or they have fiber gummies! Good luck.
posted 30 Jul 2014, 18:19
Cheese or Chocolate?
Chocolate. Especially dark chocolate. I don't eat much of it, but when I do... to nibble slowly and enjoy the taste as it melts in my mouth... definately chocolate!
Have a great day!
posted 25 May 2010, 05:52
Ready to lose 15 pounds.
A tip that is helping me... shop only on the outside of the grocery store. Its where the healthiest foods are! Once you venture into the aisles, you hit all kinds of processed foods that are higher in calories and lower in nutrition. Your points (Or calories) go further if you are eating natural foods! Good luck.
posted 10 Feb 2010, 11:12
There really is no secret to weight loss
To Adr58.

You said: "I reckon it's 50% psychology (determination and drive); 25% plan (calorie planning / counting) and 25% execution."

I couldn't agree more! I've tried to lose weight before, and the main difference between then and now is that I'm no longer "trying" but instead I made up my mind to "do". I am determined, I am driven. Not succeeding is NOT AN OPTION.
posted 09 Feb 2010, 15:38
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31 August 2014

Well - I missed my goal by 2 pounds. I had wanted to be 135 by 8/31. August was going to be a hard month, but I thought 135 was realistic even with all ...
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27 August 2014

Motivation... can be derailed by success. Three months ago I bit the bullet and bought bigger clothes. But it motivated me to get busy and get "me" ...
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