Start Weight:(29 May 13) 197.0 lb
Current Weight:(26 Mar 15) 186.0 lb
Goal Weight:130.0 lb
following: MinaNew's own diet
performance: gaining 0.1 lb a week

I am a 33 year old female. I was never happy with my weight and I love food too much (I cook for a hobby). I also love feeding people, making big dinners and entertaining. This all led to an even more unhappy waistline. I know I am an emotional eater and snacking is generally my downfall. Also, portion sizes are problematic.
The impetus for weight-loss started with a pain in my legs and lower back. I have always had a flat foot but events occurred where I was on it more than normal. That pain traveled to my knee and exacerbated the soreness of my lower back.
I want to have children, I want to be there for them and I can't do that if I am in pain from my weight. I also, do not want to be on a diet. Diets are temporary. So, I decided to change my lifestyle. Baby steps, if need be.
I am going to be more active with workouts, I am going to keep an eye on portions (via calorie budgeting). I hope to lose 65 lbs in total and become more physically fit.

FatSecret member since: 29 May 13

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  Weight Loss Food Drive
status: Completed
ended: 21 Oct 13
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on diet Paleo diet
last weighin: losing 1.7 lb a week Down
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12 April 2014

Whoo HOo! Lost more weight! 3.2 lbs down from my florida trip and 3.8 lbs until I am back to the weight loss from November. Last week was all 1 mile in ...
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11 April 2014

Ok, I don't know what was up yesterday but I had the munchies so bad. Luckily, I stocked up on low cal healthy snacks, so I had that. I was bad about ...
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