Joined July 2011
Weight History

Start Weight
271.0 lb
Lost so far: 10.0 lb

Current Weight
261.0 lb
Performance: gaining 0.3 lb a week

Goal Weight
200.0 lb
Still to go: 61.0 lb
I am a full time working parent with two boys, ages 9 and 7. I work as an accountant, tax preparer and put in many hours on my butt behind a desk. I love to lift weights, hate to do cardio. Not easy getting 270 pounds moving on a treadmill, but manage to do 3.5 miles per hour regardless. I have finally decided to put myself first and hit the gym after work. I love my boys and want to be able to chase them in the back yard without hearing my flab flapping!!

Tracyruss70's Weight History

Tracyruss70's Latest Member Challenges

  Wanting to get and into One-derland and stay
status: Completed
ended: 09 Dec 13
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  100 pound Weight Loss Challenge
status: Completed
ended: 24 Oct 12
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last weighin: gaining 0.6 lb a week Up
last weighin: steady Steady

Tracyruss70's Cookbook

cals: 108kcal | fat: 7.16g | carbs: 1.02g | prot: 9.62g
Parmesan Chips
Crunchy chips that are great as a snack or tossed into a salad for a little extra crunch.
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Tracyruss70's Latest Posts

How Often Do you weigh yourself?
Every morning. It keeps me in check and if I =see it go up, I typically know why.
posted 31 Jul 2012, 14:59
Left Weight Watchers and back to Fat Secret!!
I was with WW for 3 months. This site just has better information and is free. Started my weight loss challenge last year. Lost 35 pounds to date, some before I began Fat Secret. Have missed the gym this summer with such a busy schedule. Kids soon back in school and can get back on the work out train. Want to drop another 50 pounds by next April. Here's hoping.....
posted 31 Jul 2012, 14:21
How Often Do you weigh yourself?
I weigh in everyday. I shouldn't though as it can be discouraging. But it keeps me in check. I am thinking of switching to Wed Mornings and Sunday morning.
posted 03 Feb 2012, 13:59
I have been dieting for 3 - 4 weeks and nothing!!!! What am I doing wrong??
I have never been one to excersice, hence my 265# frame. But for the last 3-4 weeks, i have been hitting the gym 3 days a week. I do 40 minutes on weight machines, 20-30 on treadmill at 3.5 MPH, and 10 min in excercise bike as warm up. My caloric intake has been averaging 1500 to 1750. I am really frustrated with it. This week, I am cutting out all white grains, and really watching the sugar intake. I drink only black coffee in morning and water the rest of the day. No diet pop and no add ins with the water. If someone could look at my journal, maybe you have some insight for me??
posted 22 Aug 2011, 14:56
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