artica

Start Weight:(03 Jul 13) 238.1 lb
Current Weight:(03 Jul 13) 238.1 lb
Goal Weight:165.3 lb
following: Calorie Count
performance: gaining 0.3 lb a week

Hey everyone, i am a 22 year old graduate waiting to do my second degree in law in 2012. Before i head off to law school in Tasmania i am planning on conquering the weight problem that has been my bane since young. I was originally 125Kgs/275lbs when i started my journey and to date i have lost 45.5 kgs/100 pounds. I still have quite a bit to go before i reach my ideal weight but i will get there.

I am pretty much a geek/nerd, i love reading, music, movies and good conversations. I am pretty adventurous, i love trying and discovering new things.


Please feel free to add me as a buddy, i love meeting people from around the world and look forward to seeing you achieve your fitness goals. Together we can do it !


My Goals & Rewards


Target 5 _ 90 Kgs - Massage, Nike Sport Shoes, Manicure

Target 4 _ 85 kgs - Hair makeover

Target 3 _ 80 Kgs - Ipad 2

Target 2 _ 75 Kgs - Special Trip

Target 1 _ 70 Kgs - New Wardrobe

Target 0 _ 65 Kgs - Iphone 5

FatSecret member since: 01 Mar 11

artica's Weight History


artica's Latest Member Challenges

10
  New Durkan Diet Challenge
status: Completed
ended: 13 Aug 11
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234
  30 Day Exercise Challenge!
status: Completed
ended: 17 Jun 11
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artica's Buddies

TheKarenS
on diet Atkins
last weighin: gaining 0.7 lb a week Up
 
biblioholic03
last weighin: losing 0.5 lb a week Down
Kjxoxo1
last weighin: losing 5.6 lb a week Down
 
jurrabi
last weighin: gaining 0.3 lb a week Up


artica's Cookbook

cals: 47kcal | fat: 0.59g | carbs: 9.53g | prot: 3.04g
Cauliflower Rice II
A no carb rice substitute.
cals: 201kcal | fat: 7.06g | carbs: 8.35g | prot: 25.11g
Crockpot Turkey with Herb Vegetable Sauce
A simple turkey breast made juicy and tender in the crockpot with flavorings from cream cheese, vegetables and herbs.
cals: 179kcal | fat: 12.22g | carbs: 8.17g | prot: 10.10g
Tapas Baked Tomato Egg Nests
A wonderful way to sneak some veggies into breakfast.
cals: 121kcal | fat: 6.82g | carbs: 6.44g | prot: 8.90g
Spinach and Egg White Crustless Quiche
A quick and easy version of the traditional Greek Spanakopita.
cals: 264kcal | fat: 21.99g | carbs: 17.39g | prot: 5.13g
Baked Kale Chips
Great buttery crisp veggies to snack on that even your kids will love.
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artica's Latest Posts

I did it!
This is amazing and so inspirational. I need to lose about 60 kgs as well, So far i am about 2/3 of the way through. The difference is remarkable. This truly inspires me to keep at it. Thank you Smile

I know you can get to your next goal !
posted 08 May 2011, 22:50
Before and After, anyone?
I am so inspired by the great before and after pics, it really inspires me stick to my diet plan and exercise whenever i go through a rough patch. Its my turn to give back to this thread so here is my before and after pics.

This was me at my heaviest weight at 125kgs/275lbs last year in July at my graduation ceremony.


125kg by artica88, on Flickr"/>


And this is me now at 88.4kgs/195lbs


bodyshot by artica88, on Flickr"/>



posted 04 May 2011, 09:58
Any fitness/ exercise advise needed please feel free to ask - Qualified trainer happy to help =o)
Hey thanks for doing this !

I've been overweight and adverse to exercise my whole life but recently i started an exercise program which i have managed to stick too. I have a gym membership.

My workout routine is as follows. Yoga 3 times a week, 30 mins of cardio 7 days a weeks, some strength/core exercises 4 days a week.

Should i increase the time for cardio or is 30 mins enough ?

My strength training consists of lunges, squats, crunches...the basic stuff. How do i choose which types of strength training to do how often and how many sets/reps is recommended ? I am very new at this and my weight makes it hard to even execute a proper lunge. I'm just confused on how to get it right and form a good routine. really appreciate any advice. Thanks again Smile
posted 16 Mar 2011, 20:53
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18 July 2011

19 days of feasting ! I enjoyed my birthday and the weddings of friends that came after a little excessively and yes i did gain 8 kgs from all the fe ...
on diet The Dukan Diet  

24 June 2011

I was watching this BBC Documentary today it was very interesting and gave a lot of good information on dieting. I realized i was doing most of it unc ...
on diet The Dukan Diet  

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