millerm40

Start Weight:(13 May 13) 220.0 lb
Current Weight:(21 Jan 15) 189.0 lb
Goal Weight:187.0 lb
following: millerm40's own diet
performance: losing 0.7 lb a week

53 years old former College/HS athlete fighting my way back to a healthy body...I’ve been on FatSecret for several years now... been an on/off "dieter" with limited success. I am NOW VERY motivated to get to my goal of 210. I began this latest effort after the 2012 Christmas Holiday when my scale tipped 236# (BMI 34.8).

Since that time, i have worked out at the gym several times a week. I've MADE time to exercise... and have exercised portion control. I FEEL MUCH HEALTHIER; my A1C is going in the RIGHT direction,
And am now a few weeks away from a goal that i once thought was IMPOSSIBLE...

UPDATE 7/19/13: I have FINALLY reached my goal of 210#. I am now looking at getting to 200#s. I don't believe i've been at that weight for at least 15 years! Maybe by Christmas I can update my BIO again... :)

UPDATE 2/13/14: I reached my 2nd goal weight of 200#'s this morning (BMI 29.5). I did so 2 weeks before my intended birthday target date! I've set me next goal at 195#s. I will target getting there by Memorial Day!

UPDATE 3/30/14: I reached my 3rd goal weight of 195#s (BMI 28.8). My next goal weight for maintenance will be 187#.

Update 7/1/14: New low for me, 190.0# BMI 28.1

Update: 7/13/14: I reached my final maintenance weight goal of 187.0 (BMI 28.0) today. I've now lost 50#s since my all time high (January 2013).

Update: 10/9/14: New low for me, 182.1 # BMI 26.9 I've been at or below my maintenance weight target for almost 3 months now. Feeling GREAT, and looking HEALTHIER!

mike
SW 236.5
GW 187 (Maintenance weight)
YIM: mil30161

FatSecret member since: 14 May 11

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millerm40's Latest Member Challenges

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millerm40's Buddies

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last weighin: losing 1.5 lb a week Down
 
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last weighin: losing 2.5 lb a week Down
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last weighin: losing 1.3 lb a week Down
 
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last weighin: steady Steady


millerm40's Cookbook

cals: 113kcal | fat: 1.87g | carbs: 24.36g | prot: 2.01g
Double Chocolate Brownies
Moist fudgy and so yummy chocolate brownies.
cals: 438kcal | fat: 31.00g | carbs: 4.25g | prot: 35.03g
Mustard Creamy Chicken
Low carb chicken breasts with a creamy mustard sauce that are delicious.
cals: 179kcal | fat: 3.22g | carbs: 13.82g | prot: 24.77g
Baked Chicken with Mushrooms & Peppers
Super tasty and healthy chicken breast with sliced mushrooms and red or green peppers.
cals: 188kcal | fat: 9.65g | carbs: 20.91g | prot: 6.83g
Italian Pasta Salad
A fantastic pasta salad that's Phase 2 and 3 South Beach friendly in moderation.
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millerm40's Latest Posts

Girl Scout Cookies
Surprised A box and a half? Kirsten, that DOUBLED your weight! lol Seriously, they are my Achilles heel too. I LOVE THEM, but have been good so far. I've bought 6 boxes, but can count on 1 hand how many cookies I've had in the past week! Smile Good luck avoiding the EXCESS of the "devil dressed in green", but it's ok to ENJOY a few! Smile
posted 12 Feb 2014, 05:05
Share Your NSV's (Non Scale Victories)
Another NSV for me... I'm on my last belt loop hole... on the GOOD side! Smile Looks like I'll need a new belt soon!

My BMI has FINALLY dropped below the Obese range... I'm now 29.6 which is "only overweight" Wink Not bad since I started at 34.8 in the Obese range!
posted 11 Feb 2014, 08:07
Sloooooowwwww weight loss!
45 runrgrrll? You don't look a day over 30! I'm on your wine bandwagon now for SURE! If you're an example of drinking wine in "moderation plus", then I'm ALL IN! Smile
posted 30 Jan 2014, 05:12
Share Your NSV's (Non Scale Victories)
On a regular basis now, one of my work colleagues tells me I have the body of a teenager... it's FAR from when I was a teenager, BUT... is VERY nice to hear him say it... it's been 27#s since Christmas last year... looking for at least 10# more... It's nice to be able to look down and see my feet AND my.... Surprised

My NSV's for the day... LOL
posted 08 Nov 2013, 12:43
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25 January 2015

Checking in from 30,000 feet. On my way to Saltillo Mexico for the week on business. The long work hours and smaller food portions should keep me at least ...
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21 January 2015

Went to the EARLY Wednesday morning Circuit Training class today... 530- 615. I feel good... We did over 1000 jump rope reps, squats, push ups, forearm ...
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