Start Weight:(20 Oct 13) 170.0 lb
Current Weight:(12 May 15) 154.0 lb
Goal Weight:145.0 lb
following: Calorie Count
performance: losing 0.2 lb a week

Avid cyclist (daily commuter, tourist, sometimes-racer); college student; writer. Intersexed, queer, married to the sweetest man on earth. I've wrestled with anorexia since I was thirteen; right now, after an uptick in my weight, I'm trying to learn to balance reaching and maintaining an effective racing weight of around 145 pounds without resorting to starvation or constantly wanting to bargain my end-point lower.

I've found that racing bikes is more protective against a return to full-fledged anorexic behavior than I would've thought by a long shot. Simply put, you can't ride perform on the bike when you're starving, especially not in the long-distance races I like. Instead, you have to learn to balance the need to be fairly light with the need to be strong and healthy.

FatSecret member since: 20 Oct 13

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Mystif's Latest Member Challenges

  10lbs in ten weeks
status: Completed
ended: 30 Dec 13
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Mystif's Cookbook

cals: 173kcal | fat: 4.57g | carbs: 31.92g | prot: 2.06g
Baked Sweet Potato Fries II
Sweet potatoes don't just belong in a casserole on the holidays, with this recipe you can incorporate sweet potatoes into your regular dinner rotation very easily.
cals: 189kcal | fat: 5.69g | carbs: 32.56g | prot: 4.43g
Cranberry Oatmeal Breakfast Bars
Super delicious, healthy, quick and filling.
cals: 164kcal | fat: 5.03g | carbs: 29.00g | prot: 2.71g
Orange Cranberry Muffin
A healthy breakfast muffin.
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12 May 2015

Ha, woops! Long time, no weigh in!
on diet Calorie Count  

13 January 2014

Woo! Back on the bike today. Amusingly, I managed to somehow get the nose of my saddle caught in the seam of my winter tights and popped a nice big hole ...
on diet Calorie Count  

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