mama cracker
Joined August 2011
Weight History

Start Weight
184.0 lb
Lost so far: 0 lb

Current Weight
184.0 lb
Performance: losing 357.0 lb a week

Goal Weight
160.0 lb
Still to go: 24.0 lb
I started my journey in January of 2010 weighing my heaviest 235lbs. I lost 40 pounds and found myself at a standstill. I joined a TEAM weight loss at my gym and through a fellow TEAM member found Fatsecret. Just before Thanksgiving I was down to 177lbs. Once the new year began I had moved up to TEAM fitness (a more challenging class) and was feeling really good about myself. Unfortunately I suffered a back injury, and took way to long to realize that i needed to go to physical therapy.

Since I was injured, I couldn't work out at 100%, this is when I should have been more diligent in my eating habits in stead I said "f*** it, this is too hard and I am tired of trying so hard"

So, here is the bottom line...
I have been away from fatsecret for about 6 months and have gained back between 15 - 20 pounds.

What this has made me realize is that I need accountability and keeping track of my foods is a necessity! Fatsecret is the BEST site I have found for this and I am ready to get back on track.

I love the community support and look forward taking this journey with you! Can't wait to start seeing our progress!!!

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last weighin: losing 1.9 lb a week Down
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big improvement
What a great improvement!!!! Congratulations Smile
posted 27 Feb 2012, 13:39
New kid on the block....
If you just do WW on it is $14. If you attend the meetings, it is $44 a month and the on-line "e-tools" is included.

I will tell you what finally pushed me into the "sign me up category"

1. I have a gym membership. I have this membership because I HATE working out alone and I am too distracted to stick to a good routine at home. My gym membership helps me stay accountable for my fitness!

2. Nutrition is where I struggle! Always have. So I finally thought to myself. If I am willing to invest monthly into a gym membership, why wouldn't I invest monthly into my nutritional health since that is where I need the most motivation and accountability! Comes out to $9 a week (and 2 less fast food meals that I probably would have been eating otherwise)

posted 27 Feb 2012, 11:27
I have been gearing myself up to do P90X! I think the program is fantastic and the results speak for themselves, I am just the type of person who does not like working out at home or by myself, so I am not sure how well I would stick to it! I love going to the gym and the atmosphere that is there.

Do you set aside a specific time to do P90X2 each day no matter what, or do you fit it in whenever you can?
posted 27 Feb 2012, 09:45
use to be 304 lb and I sound the same. I started at 235lbs and I am currently 184lbs. I took a solid year to loose the initial weight. this past year I gained a bit back (reason for my new tracker), got back on Fat secret and have been working at getting to my next goal weight. Slow and steady is exactly how I need to do it in order for it to stay off! Smile
posted 27 Feb 2012, 09:36
what has been your most successful dieting strategy
although I do work out and have come to really enjoy and need it! My hardest think has been reminding myself that it is 80% nutrition and 20% physical activity.

therefore, even if you can't physically do the exercises you want counting calories is essential.

I personally am finding that Weight Watchers makes it very easy for me to count calories and think about portion control.
posted 26 Feb 2012, 08:55
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01 September 2011

Today I am starting a new approach to achieving weight loss. By the recommendation of my nutritionist, I have been limiting my self to 1200 calories per ...

04 August 2011

Hello FS friends, I have been away from fatsecret for about 6 months and have gained back between 15 - 20 pounds. What this has made me realize is ...

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