UtahToad

Start Weight:(08 Sep 09) 305.0 lb
Current Weight:(30 Jun 14) 269.0 lb
Goal Weight:249.0 lb
following: Weight Watchers
performance: gaining 0.1 lb a week

6 foot 2, eyes of blue!

My name is David, 49 years old. I'm a Toad (old nickname) obviously from Utah (re: my username) and have been on the weight trail for many years... basically from childhood. Although I've always been heavy (big ol' offensive lineman, not a running back LOL ), I was in relatively good shape for most of my life, but 3-1/2 years ago I was diagnosed with Type II Diabetes, and I have been much more conscious of my eating and exercise habits since. I plan to get myself back down to my ideal weight (which, by no means, is my goal BMI weight! :? )

I have a wife, who works for Weight Watchers and is skinny and healthy-food conscious. I have 5 children, three adults and two younger children -- 3 girls and two boys (GBBGG). I love to ride my bicycle and my motorcycle, and never get enough of either! :( I enjoy exercising and love the outdoors.

I have recently started to increase the intensity and frequency of my daily routine, and have felt the benefits. Combined with my food intake consciousness, it should make a good difference in my weight.

Love to ride my bike, both my Specialized mountain bike, and my Suzuki m50 Cruiser. I'd say it's because I love the feel of the wind in my hair, but that's getting thinner... and I wear a helmet besides! :)

One wife, five kids, and love 'em all!
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Starting weight: 323 lbs, BMI 41.5 - "Severely Obese" (the real journey started at 360 lbs.)
Goal #1: Get BMI below 40 (311 lbs.) - Done 7/21/08 (From "Severely Obese" to "Severely Overweight")
Goal #2: Get below 300 lbs. - 1/14/09
Goal #3: Lose 10% of my bodyweight. (289 lbs.)
Goal #4: Get to my pre-marriage weight (275 lbs.)
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Ultimate goal:
Get BMI below 30 (233 lbs.) (From "Severely Overweight" to "Overweight" ...and that's good enough for me and my body type.)

FatSecret member since: 11 Dec 07

UtahToad's Weight History


UtahToad's Buddies

bullytrouble
buddies only
 
slinkylins
last weighin: losing 0.9 lb a week Down
NJOYNLF
on diet Atkins
not sharing weight
 
houndish
last weighin: gaining 0.1 lb a week Up


UtahToad's Cookbook

cals: 73kcal | fat: 4.87g | carbs: 7.62g | prot: 1.71g
Tangy Mexican Coleslaw
This yummy refreshing summer salad is super flavorful, has great texture and is really low in points.
cals: 114kcal | fat: 8.18g | carbs: 5.23g | prot: 4.72g
Mock French Toast
A pancake looking Fench toast suitable for Atkins Induction and beyond.
cals: 164kcal | fat: 3.22g | carbs: 24.06g | prot: 11.11g
Black and White Turkey Chili
After being served to 6 hungry adults, there was only about 1 1/2 cups leftover of this savory gobbler chili.
cals: 108kcal | fat: 7.16g | carbs: 1.02g | prot: 9.62g
Parmesan Chips
Crunchy chips that are great as a snack or tossed into a salad for a little extra crunch.
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UtahToad's Latest Posts

Are you BORN TO BE WILD?? --->Challenge!
My commitment:
I will eat two more servings of vegetables during the day. I know we're supposed to have 5 servings a day (Strive for Five!), but I rarely eat more than 1 or two, so here goes.

GO GREEN! We can pick it up!
posted 26 Feb 2008, 13:53
Green Jaguars, are you BORN TO BE WILD??
Sorry, team, I missed weigh-in on Saturday! I had a blow-out on one of my sneakers! Laughing Anyways, I gained this last week. I felt good that it was only 2.6 pounds, considering all the junk happening in my family with my little girl in the hospital. We didn't eat a normal sit-down dinner for the entire week!

Things are back to normal, so WATCH OUT! I'm burning rubber again!
posted 25 Feb 2008, 13:00
Are you BORN TO BE WILD?? --->Challenge!
Whoa! this place is quiet! I haven't seen this forum so quiet in a long time! Are we all anxiously awaiting the latest results or something???
posted 25 Feb 2008, 12:53
Are you BORN TO BE WILD?? --->Challenge!
Stretched Yesterday.
Stretched Today.

Not sure I like it yet, but it does help me recover from a hard workout faster, it seems!

GO GREEN! Think skinny! VRRRROOOOOOOMMMMMM!
posted 16 Feb 2008, 13:23
Are you BORN TO BE WILD?? --->Challenge!
Sorry that I didn't report yesterday, but I did do my stretches. My life is kind of hectic, but the stretching makes the day end well, and it makes it start good too.

I can't quite reach my ankle, yet, when I stand straight up, but my knee is well within reach. Gotta keep stretching!

Laughing Laughing Laughing
posted 15 Feb 2008, 14:40
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UtahToad's journal

30 June 2014

Starting it up again. I have to get my diabetes under control. I can't afford the insulin that I require!
on diet Weight Watchers  gaining 0.1 lb a week

09 July 2013

I really want to get in the 250's! That is my goal.
on diet Weight Watchers  losing 3.0 lb a week

UtahToad's Recent Food & Exercise

UtahToad's Groups

Coach Each Other
Coach Each Other (CEO) in our weight, nutrition, and fitness goals. CEO is to help others and to be helped by others.

Yes... I have Diabetes
This group is for anyone who is in some way affected by Diabetes. Past, Present, or Future... You or a loved one! Come join!

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