kaitlinmarie35

Start Weight:(02 Jun 13) 185.0 lb
Current Weight:(19 Feb 14) 179.0 lb
Goal Weight:160.0 lb
following: kaitlinmarie35's own diet
performance: losing 0.8 lb a week

I'm a 25 year old college graduate with a Bachelor of Arts in English and a minor in Ancient, Medieval, and Renaissance Studies. I'm a former high school athlete and now I find myself lacking the time to get out and active. My husband is in the US Army, and currently deployed to Afghanistan, so he is very active and conscience of his weight and he has been my biggest fan as I undertake my weight loss goal.

When I was 18 years old, I was diagnosed as a Type II Diabetic. My Diabetes also triggered an outbreak of severe Psoriasis, which can be debilitating and life interrupting. I've also recently begun to experience high cholesterol and high liver enzymes. I'm hoping that by losing some weight, the right way, I can start to turn my health problems around, and maybe get a little thinner in the process.

FatSecret member since: 13 Apr 10

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kaitlinmarie35's Latest Member Challenges

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  10 miles a week
status: Completed
ended: 26 Jul 10
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  Nice & easy - lose 7lbs by the end of June
status: Completed
ended: 02 Jul 10
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kaitlinmarie35's Buddies

ChristyF
last weighin: losing 0.7 lb a week Down
 
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last weighin: losing 3.5 lb a week Down



kaitlinmarie35's Latest Posts

Hydroxycut
I just purchased Hydroxycut as I know a few people who have had good results with it. I'm already watching what I'm eating and exercising daily but am not seeing results, like at all, so I thought it would be worth a try to add it to the more sensible plan I'm already on. At worst, I figure, it's a $15 experiment that doesn't help reduce my weight. At best, I'd like to see some quicker results that help to keep me motivated, which is my biggest problem. I'm easily frustrated and discouraged so any kind of weight loss will be huge encouragement for me to keep going. I DO NOT intend to take these pills forever, I'm just looking for a "jumpstart" to try and help get me excited and motivated right away. I'll stop back and let you know how the experiment goes!
posted 18 Jun 2010, 12:26
when do you weigh in?
I always take my "official" weight first thing in the morning. But, I'm starting to do better about not obsessing and doing it every single morning. I like seeing the shift over a few days time.
posted 17 May 2010, 11:27
101 Reasons to Lose Weight
For the health of it! I'm hoping I can kick my Diabetes in the butt!
posted 15 May 2010, 19:48
Does anyone have a FitBit?
I'm thinking about investing in a FitBit and was wondering if anyone has one or has heard anything about one?!

Any info would be great! I've looked at the official website but I want some real info lol. =)
posted 15 May 2010, 19:47
What % of my my RDI would I need to be consuming daily in order to loose 2+lbs a week?
I have the same problem, when I noticed I over restrict myself my weight will bump up a small bit or it will stay the same, even if I increase exercise. Your body thinkg you're not going to feed it anymore, so it slows everything down in order to stop using your fat stores for nutrition. Are you doing much exercise? I noticed there isn't much recorded in your journal. Walking/jogging is one of the BEST ways to burn excess body fat, because moderate exercise causes your body to use your fat stores effectively and quickly. Good luck!
posted 08 May 2010, 09:23
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18 February 2014

I'm embarking on a couple of new things. I begin meeting with a Personal Trainer for 1-2 sessions a week tomorrow. I am extremely excited about this p ...

02 June 2013

I am beyond impressed at my ability to gain exponential inches while not gaining much weight at all. Ridiculous.

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