Joined August 2011
Weight History

Start Weight
178.0 lb
Lost so far: 5.6 lb

Current Weight
183.6 lb
Performance: losing 0.4 lb a week

Goal Weight
165.0 lb
Still to go: 18.6 lb
I am a mental health professional who works in substance abuse. I spend most of my day sitting! I have been focusing on self-care since October since burnout is inevitable in my profession. I started with the spiritual aspect by taking time for myself. I am now adding food and activity. Next will be a consistent sleep pattern. lol, I am a night owl who does not like to get up in the morning.

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Mairsey's Latest Member Challenges

  H2O Challenge: 64 oz a Day Keeps the Fat Away!
status: Completed
ended: 23 Jul 12
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  The 6-Week, 10lb Slimmer
status: Completed
ended: 25 Jun 12
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last weighin: gaining 3.7 lb a week Up
Mrs Cold
last weighin: losing 2.0 lb a week Down
last weighin: losing 0.6 lb a week Down
last weighin: steady Steady

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Going on 3rd day and haven't lost anything, is this common?
Lovingmama seems knowledgeable, so here it goes. I quit smoking in January 2011. In April I wound up with a leg fracture and have been instructed to not walk or jog until the specialists figure out why at 52 I am getting spontaneous tibia fractures. Hence, I have gained about 25 pounds and weigh around 180. I am 5'8". I can lose about 5 pounds and that is it even if I am working out on the elliptical, crunches, weights, etc, and eating between 1000-1200 calories. I have been trying seriously since January 2012. Ideas??
posted 21 May 2012, 00:45
This may be what is happening with me. I was eating very few calories, but not losing weight. Confused
posted 24 Apr 2012, 09:10
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15 April 2018

I am trying to be consistent about when I weigh. I cheat and get on the scale regularly. Then I am disappointed. Once a week weigh in. That is all!
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31 March 2018

Eating a high fiber diet!
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