Joined May 2010
Weight History

Start Weight
219.0 lb
Lost so far: 42.0 lb

Current Weight
261.0 lb
Performance: losing 1.2 lb a week

Goal Weight
170.0 lb
Still to go: 91.0 lb
Updated profile April 1, 2017...Hello, my name is Suz , I'm 39 years old, single ,and tall (5'10). My starting wgt up there is from a few years new starting weight as of today is 268 lbs. This is the most I've EVER weighed! I live in Charleston, SC and have been through a few stressful years. I've always gotten a lot of support from FS and hope it continues as I continue my journey as a healthier, happier me.

I lead a Ketosis (120p/80f/20c) lifestyle with Intermittent fasting (16/8) and plenty of exercise :)

I have set- up some mini goals with an ultimate goal of being around 200lbs by my 40th birthday (9/5). Goals have always kept me focused, but I also realize that weight loss is not necessary a speedy if I don't make a particular goal...that is okay long as I keep trying.

***GOAL 1 IS TO BE DOWN TO AT LEAST 250-253 LBS BY May 1, 2017***

***GOAL 2 IS TO BE DOWN TO AT LEAST 240-243 LBS BY Jun 1, 2017***

***GOAL 3 IS TO BE DOWN TO AT LEAST 230-233 LBS BY Jul 1, 2017***

***GOAL 4 IS TO BE DOWN TO AT LEAST 220-223 LBS BY Aug 1, 2017***

***GOAL 5 IS TO BE DOWN TO AT LEAST 210-213 LBS BY Sep 1, 2017***

***GOAL 6 IS TO BE DOWN TO AT LEAST 200-203 LBS BY Oct 1, 2017***

***GOAL 7 IS TO BE DOWN TO AT LEAST 190-193 LBS BY Nov 1, 2017***

***GOAL 8 IS TO BE DOWN TO AT LEAST 180-185 LBS BY Dec 1, 2017***

***GOAL 9 IS TO BE DOWN TO AT LEAST 170-175 (My Goal Wgt) LBS BY Jan 1, 2018***

Stats for April 2017 (because it's not just lbs your are losing):

April 1 (Week 1)
WGT: 268
Hips: 52.5
Shirt: 2XL
Pants: 20W

April 8 (Week 2)
WGT: 263 (5 lb loss)
Hips: 52

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smartin585's Cookbook

cals: 257kcal | fat: 10.74g | carbs: 2.76g | prot: 36.06g
Tuna Bites
Delicious small tuna cakes packed with flavor and good nutrients, that are very low carb.
cals: 248kcal | fat: 14.47g | carbs: 28.83g | prot: 2.84g
Baked Sweet Potato Fries
Easy low-fat baked sweet potato fries for those craving a high-fat and salty treat like fast food french fries.
cals: 256kcal | fat: 1.59g | carbs: 33.70g | prot: 26.65g
Turkey, Spinach & Tomato Pita Pizza
A whole wheat pita with turkey, spinach, tomato and fat free mozzarella as toppings.
cals: 147kcal | fat: 3.05g | carbs: 5.27g | prot: 24.12g
Garlic Lime Chicken
Garlic lime boneless chicken breast you can grill, broil or sauté.
cals: 206kcal | fat: 1.57g | carbs: 5.06g | prot: 41.05g
Seared Ahi Tuna
If you're tired of eating chicken and plain tuna, try this very easy to make and absolutely delicious dish.
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US Obesity Trends from 1985-2009
OMG....look at how much fatter we have gotten. How could it get this out of control??
posted 08 Mar 2011, 16:57
Kate that makes me feel much better than...I wondered how I could still have so much body fat yet be seeing muscle definition. I'm just not going to worry about it. Smile
posted 04 Mar 2011, 17:23
I used the electronic one on my scale, but it may not be accurate...I stay extremely well hydrated drinking at least 3x the recommended amount of water a day. But as Kate is just another number...still I don't want to be one of those fat skinny
posted 03 Mar 2011, 18:30
Sorry the formatting is off...the first percentages are for women and the second for men.
posted 03 Mar 2011, 16:48
I am curious about body fat percentages. Right now I am 5'10" 188lbs and 37% body fat. According to a chart I found on the web...the body fat break downs are as follows:

Classification Women (% fat) Men (% fat)
Essential Fat 10-12% 2-4%
Athletes 14-20% 6-13%
Fitness 21-24% 14-17%
Acceptable 25-31% 18-25%
Obese 32% plus 25% plus

So I am obese (body fat wise, just overweight BMI wise) and will be until I hit 31%, but even then should I try to go down to 24%? I have been hitting the weights hard this past month and plan to keep lifting. I just don't have a clue on how low I should aim for??????
posted 03 Mar 2011, 16:48
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09 July 2016

Only a pound down this week....I took my lowest weight...the scale was all over the place. I was 241 one day and 244 a couple of days later. I know it ...
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27 June 2016

So I weighed myself today and I'm 242...that is a 3lb loss since last week this time. If you recall my weigh in on Friday I was stuck at 245 and had been ...
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