Joined November 2013
Weight History

Start Weight
295.0 lb
Lost so far: 109.0 lb

Current Weight
186.0 lb
Performance: losing 0.3 lb a week

Goal Weight
195.0 lb
Still to go: 9.0 lb

sigmablue's Weight History


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Fat fast support
HeyJude602 wrote:
I know I will get flack for this, but...

The wisdom of the dieting world states, "Starvation mode makes your body stop losing weight."

So, how come people in refugee camps get down to skin and bones? I am not saying it is a healthy thing to do, but, if you are on a very restricted diet, you may retain weight for a few days, but your body will eventually have to start burning what is stored. Either that or start pulling calories/energy out of thin air.

I think a low amount of calories can be dangerous, but this idea of starvation mode needs to stop. It takes a long time for people to reach starvation mode, and a very low body fat percentage. You don't just reach it from having too few calories.
posted 04 Dec 2013, 13:16
You Know You Are Overweight When:
When you need help getting out of a chair
When your thighs rub together
When you sigh heavily when attempting to tie your shoes
when you just leave them untied
posted 03 Dec 2013, 15:07
Fat fast support
Forget "starvation mode" that is bunk. I am not sure what type of fast you are doing, but that sure is a small amount of calories!
posted 03 Dec 2013, 15:02
How Do You Stay Motivated?
The diet is non negotiable. Because I promise you if you quit for long enough, youll look back and say, "where would I be if i would have kept it up"
As for the exercise, skip it. Your body will tell you when it needs exercise. As you eat better and fuel yourself in a more efficient way, your body will tell you it needs to burn energy. You ever see really active people that go nuts when they can't get a run in? Thats because their bodies crave exercise. If you are eating well, eventually your body will tell you to get up and move around.
posted 23 Nov 2013, 12:51
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04 June 2018

I still get journal entries for heavenly so I decided to update this. I lost the weight a year ago, but its still a struggle. Consistent diet and exercise ...

06 February 2014

Down 31 lbs and over 10 percent of my body weight. People should really stop worrying about Plateaus, they are just adjustment periods. Eventually your ...

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