Mike Ess
Joined December 2010
Weight History

Start Weight
253.0 lb
Lost so far: 37.4 lb

Current Weight
215.6 lb
Performance: losing 1.9 lb a week

Goal Weight
185.0 lb
Still to go: 30.6 lb

Mike Ess's Weight History


last weighin: gaining 0.1 lb a week Up
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penny's diet
last weighin: gaining 0.3 lb a week Up

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Cant Lose the actual weight
I would suggest that you only use resting, sleeping and whatever exercise you actually do in your exercise diary. Don't include desk work, standing, sitting etc etc. Do include your actual exercise, dancing, walking and some of the strenuous things you might do like push mow the lawn or hand wash the car. It's the opinion of a lot of Fat Secret users that FatSecret is way way way too generous for the calories burned for a lot of the "activities" listed.

Use this new number of calories burned to subtract your 1000 - 1500 calories from to figure out how much food calories you can consume.
It took me almost 3 months to figure this out - hopefully this save you some time and more fustration.

Also I'd update the food and exercise diaries as often as I ate and exercised. This way you don't "forget" things you ate and you are able to better plan what you can eat later in the day and still maintain your calorie deficit goal. Good Luck!
posted 02 May 2011, 12:24
When will I see the blue progress bar?
Missing in all of these posts is a "congratulations" to you, kingkeld for losing 90 pounds so "CONGRATULATIONS!". I want to lose between 88 and 108 by the time all is said and done. I don't have a time frame but I do want to get there and sooner is better than later. You are now my inspiration!
posted 09 Apr 2011, 19:08
When will I see the blue progress bar?
kingkeld wrote:
... I have concluded that it changes at 25%, 50%, 75% for the other colors...

I'm not sure about this. I'm on my third different color and I'm not half way to my goal yet.
posted 08 Apr 2011, 05:35
Weight Loss Bar
As of right now, 6:30am EDST Friday 4/8/11, everyone but Sherilyn2 is showing a bar. I can see them on your posts. If you come here and you can't see yours then something strange is going on.
posted 08 Apr 2011, 05:30
Weight Loss Bar
Everybody that posted here now has a bar. Some of those bars are red, some are green and some are yellow. Does anyone know if the different colors mean anything?
posted 07 Apr 2011, 05:32
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01 February 2013

Well we're finally back to exercising regularly. We started 2 weeks ago and I just started using Fat Secret this week. My original weigh in weight was ...
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09 January 2012

This is a new beginning after the new year. While I did gain some weight over the holidays It's not as much as is showing here. I got a new scale for ...
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