cydonia

Start Weight:(28 Mar 08) 253.0 lb
Current Weight:(16 Aug 08) 240.0 lb
Goal Weight:230.0 lb
following: low calorie diet
performance: losing 0.5 lb a week

Hello! I am 29 years old and overweight. The tricky thing for me is that I am a large-framed woman, and although I weigh 253lbs (as of 3/28/08), a stranger could look at me and say I look like maybe 200-210 or so. According to normal "BMI" results, I should be 156lbs. I don't think I've weighed that since junior high! Some calculations show that my healthy weight should be 177lbs. Better, but still seems odd to me. Based on my frame and height, I feel I should be between 176-200lbs. My first goal is to get down to 230, then we'll go from there.

On an average day I naturally burn more calories than I eat. I haven't been losing weight. However, I'll admit that the calories I take in probably are too high in fats and sugars. I also have medical issues that contribute to my body retaining fats. I will now be monitoring the types of calories I eat, and adding more activities to my day to burn more calories.

FatSecret member since: 28 Mar 08

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16 August 2008

Confession time! I haven't been updating on here in FOREVER because I'm majorly busy with work and my wedding. It's less than two weeks before the Big ...
on diet low calorie diet  losing 0.5 lb a week

09 May 2008

This whole weight loss thing has been frustratingly slow so far. It's my own fault, I realize, and I hope I can improve now that the weather is getting ...
on diet low calorie diet  losing 0.6 lb a week

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