Start Weight:(28 Oct 13) 237.0 lb
Current Weight:(14 Jun 15) 201.6 lb
Goal Weight:185.0 lb
following: Calorie Count
performance: losing 0.3 lb a week

Hello, I am half way through my weight loss journey. Over the last year and a half I have lost 70 pounds and I have another 70 to go. I expect the 2nd half of my journey to take a little longer. I will be working hard over the next year (or 2) to eat right and exercise. Right now I exercise daily and feel great. I also log a daily calorie deficit of 500. I have a few minor medical issues that luckily can be resolved with diet and exercise. So hopefully when I am at my goal weight and maintaing for life I can help others achieve their personal goals through example and advice. Good luck everyone! You can do it!

FatSecret member since: 10 Oct 12

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  Meditate for Stress Reduction
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You Know You Are Overweight When:
when you loose your breath every time you bend over.
posted 03 Dec 2013, 14:59
is there any tip to enjoy jogging?
I am currnetly interval training. I walk to warm up then jog for a bit. I count the steps, I jog any where from 60-120 step, at 120 steps it feels like enough, then I walk again until I am ready to jog another 60-120 steps. I am hoping to continue to increase my numbers (a year ago I could only jog 10 steps). You can also check out the "couch to 5k" website. It teaches you to jog and provides and exercise plan. Maybe the challange will keep you motivated. I also say find a partner to jog with, it makes the time fly by when you are exercising. I personally do not use music or an ipod, I like the peace and quiet and how it clears my mind. And I do not exercise on a treadmill. I only exercise out doors, I find different routes, discover new parks and wild life. All of those things keep me interested.
posted 27 Oct 2013, 11:50
best breakfast?
I LOVE eggs. I eat them every day, the protien keeps me full.
posted 27 Oct 2013, 11:42
Counting Every Single Calorie?
I agree with @JustADreamer. I usually over estimeate my food and under estimate my exercise. So a couple of uncounted "dashes" wont matter and it works for me.
posted 27 Oct 2013, 11:40
How to avoid being hungry?
My trick is to eat when hungry, but I choose a fruit or veggie snack to hold me over because I know that I can it a ton of it and keep it under 100 calories. So on my tracking my "snacks" may be more food (over the course if 1 day) than my meals.
posted 27 Oct 2013, 11:37
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04 March 2014

The scale is looking good, even with a couple of recent minor slips I had recently. I am realizing that excessively stressful situations drive me to grab ...
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27 January 2014

It has been a couple of weeks since I have written a journal. Just been busy. For the most part staying on track and having fun along the way. I think ...
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