Joined August 2008
Weight History

Start Weight
160.0 lb
Lost so far: 4.0 lb

Current Weight
156.0 lb
Performance: gaining 0.4 lb a week

Goal Weight
137.0 lb
Still to go: 19.0 lb
My goal: To slim down and tone up before my wedding in the fall of 2011!

nwcm's Weight History

nwcm's Latest Member Challenges

  No booze if you want to lose! Four week challenge!
status: Completed
ended: 02 Aug 12
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  Cycling for Weight Loss 2012
status: Completed
ended: 17 Sep 12
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nwcm's Cookbook

cals: 140kcal | fat: 2.73g | carbs: 26.38g | prot: 3.18g
Pumpkin Mousse
Light and rich tasting pumpkin mousse, but low in fat and calories.
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How Much Water Do You Drink?
I've also heard you are supposed to drink half your body weight in ounces of water. For me, that comes out to be almost 80 oz. I have a water bottle at work that I try to get in at least 60 oz and then I call anything I drink at home "bonus." I haven't seen a big difference in weight loss but I have been cheating a lot lately. I do agree that I feel much better when I do drink my water Smile
posted 19 Feb 2013, 09:22
I used to but would get a horrible stomach ache! I found that using the centrum chewables were much more tolerable for me. Then I started using shakeology which has a ton of viatmins in it so I stopped taking a multivitamin altogether. I'm still on the shelf whether I should be taking one with the shakeo or not.
posted 19 Feb 2013, 08:49
I fell like I can't stop eating!
I have tried tapping before but for stress instead of curbing cravings. I am going to try that for sure! I have the same exact problem with the binge eating. My parents were not even the kind who would not let you leave the table until your plate was clean but now, I feel like that is what I must do. I made a box of mac and cheese? Well, I might as well polish it off rather than pack it up in tupperware and have it for lunch the next day. It's not as good anyway, right? WRONG! Well, okay, it really isn't as good, but that is the WRONG way to think.

Like others have said, you have made the first step by admitting there is a problem that needs addressed. I wish there were a magical way to end the cravings/binge eating but alas, there is not. We must consciously think about our eating habits and change them for the better. Drink extra water! Try to eat more protein, less carbs. The wheat we eat now has been so genetically modified that when consumed, you actually crave more. So instead of one slice of bread, you end up eating the whole loaf!

I digress. I feel your pain and I struggle with you. One step at a time, we'll both become stronger individuals and get over our problems Smile
posted 18 Feb 2013, 17:52
App Recommendation
Agreed! I find the mobile site annoyingly simple.
posted 18 Feb 2013, 10:44
Ranch Dressing - Evil
My problem is we use ranch as a dip for EVERYTHING! I'm going to try mixing some of the ranch packet in with some greek yogurt. (And see if my husband notices...) I've also found that when I have to have it, hidden valley light ranch is good. Other brands taste funny to me when they are lightened up.
posted 28 Jun 2012, 10:49
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08 August 2012

Back from vacation and did not gain! Yay! Then we got chinese take out since we had no food in the house from being away for a week. Boo. I knew that ...
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18 July 2012

Two weeks til vacation. I can and I will lose those stubborn 5 pounds before then. I will return to our honeymoon destination at honeymoon weight. The ...
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