flagchic

Start Weight:(12 Dec 11) 260.0 lb
Current Weight:(04 May 14) 204.6 lb
Goal Weight:180.0 lb
following: flagchic's own diet
performance: losing 1.2 lb a week

I'm 25 and on a mission! I've had weight issues since hitting my teens, and saw the weight go up in high school. I graduated high school and went on to college, where I stayed around 240 pounds. After graduating college almost two years ago, I got comfortable with a desk job, and before I knew it, it was December 2011 and I was 260 pounds. Now, I'm on a mission to lose it!

Height: 5'8"

Starting weight (as of 12/31/11): 260 pounds

The long term goal: Ultimately, I'd like to be 160.

The diet: No more than 1600 calories per day. Aim for average of 1250-1350 per day. No soda. 8 cups of water a day. No fast food!

The exercise: 4 days a week- Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Cardio and strength training. No excuses. Kettle Bell exercises at home on "off" days.

Weighing: Weigh myself once a week, to not drive myself crazy with every little fluctuation. Just looking for a downward trend here.

Add me as a friend, message me, comment on my journals. Help keep me accountable! I'm open for everyone :)

FatSecret member since: 12 Dec 11

flagchic's Weight History


flagchic's Latest Member Challenges

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  2013 Fast Food Detox
status: Completed
ended: 01 Apr 13
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flagchic's Buddies

Online now jessabridge4444
last weighin: steady Steady
 
Online now puhpine
last weighin: losing 0.9 lb a week Down
bonthronm
last weighin: steady Steady
 
AdrianaDe
on diet Atkins
last weighin: losing 0.7 lb a week Down


flagchic's Cookbook

cals: 172kcal | fat: 6.75g | carbs: 1.58g | prot: 24.96g
Slow Cooker Lemon Garlic Chicken
A wonderful fix and forget recipe.
cals: 107kcal | fat: 4.45g | carbs: 7.69g | prot: 8.59g
Pepperoni Pizza Muffins
Delicious mini pizzas using muffin pans.
cals: 265kcal | fat: 14.11g | carbs: 1.99g | prot: 30.87g
Baked Mediterranean Chicken
A yummy and easy way to make a typical baked chicken breast more exciting.
cals: 93kcal | fat: 3.37g | carbs: 2.30g | prot: 12.30g
Crockpot Carnitas
Pork roast prepared Mexican style.
cals: 325kcal | fat: 13.99g | carbs: 22.18g | prot: 31.94g
Flank Steak Souvlakis
Tasty Greek wrap with flank steak and delicious fillings.
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flagchic's Latest Posts

weigh everyday
eKatherine wrote:
If you feel the need to weigh yourself less often because weighing daily makes you obsessed with the numbers on the scale and you judge yourself for it, or you are afraid that might happen, or you do weigh yourself obsessively, the problem is not the frequency with which you weigh yourself, and cannot be remedied by changing that frequency. The problem is obsession, and it needs to be addressed to get a healthy relationship with food and eating.


I used incorrect wording. I judge myself when I see the daily fluctuations that happen with anybody's weight and get too number-focused instead of health-focused. This is why I weigh weekly and not daily.
posted 19 Jan 2014, 13:08
weigh everyday
Wow, sounds like I'm in the minority. The moment I start weighing everyday I get too number-focused and obsessive. I've always stayed on track better by doing a weekly weigh in.
posted 12 Jan 2014, 12:36
Adding Protein to Oatmeal
Try adding Chia Seeds! It will add not only protein, but also calcium, antioxidents, fiber and healthy omega fats.
posted 26 Jan 2013, 12:26
Day 1 of starting my weight loss to 195 lbs.
Track your food and keep focused! You will get there Smile
posted 05 Jan 2013, 17:49
What's everyone's fitness routine?
I LOVE the elliptical- I'm an addict to the intervals Smile It's how I lost the bulk of my weight thus far.

Right now, though, my workouts are:
Sunday/Monday/Wednesday/Friday: 35 minutes elliptical on high intervals, 30 minutes strength and weight training
Tuesday/Thursdays: Kettle Bell workouts from home
Saturday: REST!
posted 05 Jan 2013, 17:47
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27 April 2014

OK. Easter, family visiting, then mini vacation back home to California. Ate a lot, felt awful because of it when I got home. I've lost almost 4 pounds ...
on diet flagchic's own diet  steady weight

24 April 2014

oh.
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20 somethings w/ 50-100 lbs to lose
I think the group name says it all.

20's with 50-100 lbs to Lose
20 somethings with 50-100 pounds to lose.

Ditching Soda
Ditching soft-drinks (sodas and other fountain drinks) to help maintain a healthy lifestyle...

Low Calorie Support
This group is for anyone who is on a low calorie diet.

Fitness Equipment Junkies
A group for users of ellipticals, bikes, treadmills, home gyms and other convenient fitness equipment.

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