Start Weight:(28 Oct 13) 256.0 lb
Current Weight:(11 Dec 13) 247.6 lb
Goal Weight:186.0 lb
following: cd032381's own diet
performance: losing 0.8 lb a week

I'm a 31 year old metallurgist from Northeastern CT. I'm a half time graduate student at WPI .

FatSecret member since: 02 Mar 10

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  Walk 30 x 2 weeks
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ended: 03 Aug 11
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  6 Water Bottles a Day!
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ended: 02 May 11
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Riding a plateau, anyone want to help?
Just a note, other than the resting/sleeping numbers, I use a heart rate monitor to verify my calories burned for all my activities, so my exercise numbers are as close as I can get them without full metabolic testing. I have also used te hrm to verify that that the sleeping/resting numbers are close to what I burn for the those time periods (metallurgical engineer).

I don't eat to the rdi that this site calculates as each day my activity is different. Three days a week I partipate in an intense karate class with an average heart rate of 155 with a heart rate between 120-190 for at least an hour each class. I also met with a physical trainer once a week for a little over an hour of resistance training and an hour of ballroom dancing every week. So, that would be consistently exercise 5 days a week. This is on top of forty hours of work, and 8 hours of graduate level course work. I am incorporating a couch to 5k program now that its is lighter in the evening. However, I haven't lost anything since I incorporated the Karate in January, prior to that I was losing consistently.

You did catch me, as I haven't been consistent the last week with exercise as my Lupus and fibro were in full flare. However, I adjust my intake daily to account for the activity or lack of activity for each day so my deficit has been consistant.


posted 18 Mar 2012, 17:59
Riding a plateau, anyone want to help?
Two weeks later, no change... Next step is making sure I get my water. I'm chronically dehydrated, usuallydrinking a glass or two a day. So, for the next two weeks I'm going to up my liquid intake to 117oz a day, and see if there's any change.
posted 17 Mar 2012, 08:09
Riding a plateau, anyone want to help?
Thank you for all your help. I will updated this thread in the next couple of weeks. I ate my deficit today, to hopefully ''reboot'' my system and am going to try to maintain no greater than 1000kcal for the next two weeks.
posted 23 Feb 2012, 17:47
Riding a plateau, anyone want to help?
After adjusting the times back to just resting/sleeping, it looks like I still have a 1300-1700 calorie deficit daily. I think I'm going to try to reduce the deficet to 1000 max, and see how it goes.
posted 23 Feb 2012, 11:18
Riding a plateau, anyone want to help?
I log everything on the days I log. I've had some recent and noticeable changes in shape and muscle development, but after a month or so I think my weight should be heading down again...
posted 22 Feb 2012, 20:40
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Not bad, especially considering that we spent a week on a cruise.
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28 October 2013

Starting over, going to give a mostly primal diet a try.
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