Joined May 2007
Weight History

Start Weight
201.0 lb
Lost so far: 21.2 lb

Current Weight
179.8 lb
Performance: losing 1.4 lb a week

Goal Weight
178.0 lb
Still to go: 1.8 lb
I've been using FatSecret since May, 2007. So I thought I should update my bio to reflect that....

====New Bio=====
56 year old male. I'm 6 feet tall and currently weighing in around 189. A couple years ago I finally hit my goal weight of 180. That's 25 pounds less than I weighed when I joined FatSecret in 2007. I gained a bit back this year, but I'm going to work it back down. I reset my goal to 178. I'd like to fluctuate around 180, so if I get my weight down to 178 I think I can manage that.

Wow -- I can't believe I've been using FatSecret for almost 8 years. FatSecret is great! It's been a big part of my success in losing weight and staying healthy.

=============Previous Bio=======
49 year old male. I'm in fairly good shape, but I'm having a hard time knocking off the last 9 pounds of my goal. When I joined fatsecret in May 2007 I weighed 205. I wanted to get down to 185 at least and ideally 180. I was able to get down to 185 for my high school reunion (hahahahaha) but since then I've bounced around from 186 - 193, mostly hovering around 189. The weight loss has been great for me. I feel better and I look better. But I still want to finish the plan, and maintain in the 180-185 range.

I'm a huge fan of fatsecret. It's a great site. I've told all my friends and family about it. I've become very fond of my "diet buddies". They're a great bunch and they're a constant source of support and inspiration.

================ Previous Bio ===================
48 year old male. Not in really bad shape, but I'd like to lose 20-25 lbs. That would move me from 205 to 180. I've used the South Beach before -- got as low as 186 once. I exercise fairly regularly and try to eat healthy foods. I like the South Beach because it seems sensible and effective.

dheimer's Weight History

dheimer's Latest Member Challenges

  12 lbs. in 12 weeks
status: Completed
ended: 18 Oct 10
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  5lbs gone by Turkey Day!
status: Completed
ended: 26 Nov 09
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last weighin: losing 0.5 lb a week Down
last weighin: gaining 1.8 lb a week Up
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last weighin: losing 1.0 lb a week Down
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dheimer's Cookbook

cals: 60kcal | fat: 0.41g | carbs: 14.92g | prot: 1.52g
Tomato and Mango Salsa
Light and refreshing this mango salsa goes great with everything from low fat cottage cheese to baked pita chips.
cals: 292kcal | fat: 22.66g | carbs: 21.20g | prot: 5.50g
Tomato Basil Soup
Skip the can and make this tasty homemade tomato basil soup.
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dheimer's Latest Posts

Avoiding Food At A Party
Great ideas! Thanks -- you guys rock!
posted 30 Jun 2010, 16:22
Avoiding Food At A Party
Any tricks to not "grazing" through food at a party? I have a hard time saying "no thanks" when attractive appetizers are thrust at me at a party. Plus, I visit the food areas at a party to excuse myself from a conversation, and to give myself something to do. One suggestion from a diet buddy (thanks buddy!) was to eat before I go. Excellent idea. That takes care of the hunger reason for eating, but that's often not the reason I'm eating.
posted 26 Jun 2010, 07:16
More Progress pics ALMOST 100 Pounds
Awesome! You're an inspiration!
posted 26 Jun 2010, 07:11
You're right, getting the sodas out of your life will help, especially the ones with sugar or corn syrup. Try some easy exercise to start -- take walks. Are there any sports you like to play? Any exercise is better than sitting on the couch. As far as getting buddies, just make a buddy request. I've never had anyone turn me down.
posted 25 Jun 2010, 23:51
Scales with Body Fat
Thanks for the information and experiences!
posted 31 Oct 2007, 23:46
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01 April 2016

Feeling pretty good because I've hit 180 2 days in a row. I'm well into my healthy BMI range, but my goal is to get down another 2 pounds. The tough thing ...
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17 January 2016

I don't get it. I worked out, ate reasonably well, went out to dinner later than usual, still ate fairly well, 2 glasses of wine, and I'm up 2 pounds. ...
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