Start Weight:(31 Oct 13) 213.4 lb
Current Weight:(01 Nov 14) 192.2 lb
Goal Weight:185.0 lb
following: mcarthey's own diet
performance: losing 2.5 lb a week

Wow, old profile Bio down there. :) I'm now 43 and have *three* kids! They're currently ages 2.5, 11 and 13. Still having fun and hoping this will be the last time I have to work at weight loss. I'm fully intending to keep it this time and I'm making a promise by setting an aggressive goal for myself. If I hit that goal I'll be the lightest I've been in my adult life so there will be absolutely no going back!
Feel free to write. I'm happy to chat!
I'm a 37 year old male who has always been relatively fit and enjoyed weightlifting. The problem is that most of my exercise came from running around with my kids (5 and 7) and sports. I've always had the problem of weight slowly creeping up on me, but it had never been a huge issue to me until a few years ago. I had always thought I could take it off whenever I wanted, but that time never came up. Now, with some major changes taking place in my life, I am finally at that point.
Wish me luck!

FatSecret member since: 01 May 07

mcarthey's Weight History

mcarthey's Latest Member Challenges

  6 min total body toning
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ended: 29 Aug 14
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mcarthey's Buddies

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mcarthey's Cookbook

cals: 115kcal | fat: 0.97g | carbs: 23.01g | prot: 3.78g
Garbanzo and Rice Salad
A delicious, healthy cold salad with brown rice and garbanzos.
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mcarthey's Latest Posts

my at home tough program
I'm doing something similar with the DailyHIIT. I love it.
posted 06 Feb 2014, 13:09
I did it!
Incredible focus and effort! Way to go! We'd all love to see before/after pics if you're so inclined. Very proud of you!
posted 24 Sep 2013, 09:14
A month stucked at the same weight after three months of weight loss
While I generally agree that if you're eating too little you can lock yourself into a slow loss or simply get stuck at a weight, I'm not sure that's your issue. It seems like you're eating quite a bit of calories most days (I'm not sure if you're recording everything). When I get stuck, I try to limit my carbohydrates to around 100g for the day, and get nearly half my body weight in protein. I've never really been stuck for long but everyone is different. This is what works for me. Good luck!
posted 01 Feb 2013, 07:26
Move over Facebook, here is FS!
I completely agree with you. I only wish that the mobile apps included the forums!
posted 01 Feb 2013, 07:21
17 day diet
Great response tntmom and that's exactly how I feel about the 17 Day. It's how we should be eating. Lots of healthy fruits and veggies, limited (if any) "junk" carbs and healthy portions of lean proteins. I can hardly call this a diet, which is why I often call it simply a way of eating or way of life.
posted 25 Aug 2011, 12:28
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01 November 2014

BF 19.8. OK, going to modify my goal down another 5 lbs. I want to be in the 15% range before hitting the weights and increasing the intake again. :)
on diet mcarthey's own diet  losing 2.5 lb a week

30 October 2014

BF 19.8. I hope to see a rapid drop in BF here at some point otherwise I'm going to have to revise my goal again. :) As I may have said, I'm in this ...
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