Start Weight:(13 Aug 10) 218.2 lb
Current Weight:(13 Apr 16) 194.0 lb
Goal Weight:160.0 lb
following: pickscrape's own diet
performance: gaining 0.7 lb a week

I'm a 37 year old male, and have been struggling with my weight since my early twenties.

In that time, I have never considered myself a "fat person". I have always thought of my weight as being a temporary condition: that I was a slim person who was just going through a phase. Well, after ten years of that I recently started to accept myself as being a "fat person", and that was something of a wake-up call.

I did actually have some good success at losing weight in my late twenties: I basically did slimfast and calorie counted. I managed to get myself into the low 190's in that endeavour. A significant life change put a stop to it.

Since then I have crept back up again and despite a few half-hearted attempts at controlling my eating I have found myself at my current highest ever weight. I am not proud.

However, the willpower is back: I can tell. This time it's for real. I have a long way to go, but I am going to do it!

Oh, and I'm English, so if my spelling seems a bit weird at times, that will be why. :)

FatSecret member since: 15 Aug 10

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ended: 16 Jun 14
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  10 lbs in 10 weeks
status: Completed
ended: 08 Nov 10
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Android app problems?

Right now when I try to add food to my diary from my phone I get an error message telling me that it couldn't be added at that time. However, when returning to the diary list I see that it was added. This seems to have started happening since the last update. I did see one recent review against the app complaining about the same thing, so I know it isn't just me (I tend not to use reviews to complain about things myself, so I haven't changed my 5 star review!)

Before that update, adding to the food diary was quite slow already, so I'm just wondering if the problem is known about and being looked into?

Thanks, the app and site is otherwise fantastic!
posted 31 Jan 2011, 13:18
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