Joined April 2009
Weight History

Start Weight
183.0 lb
Lost so far: 19.7 lb

Current Weight
163.3 lb
Performance: gaining 1.0 lb a week

Goal Weight
125.0 lb
Still to go: 38.3 lb
My goal is to weigh 125 or so, and to build up some muscle with strength training too. I am female, 5 feet 3 -1/2 inches tall. I want to be in great shape for the rest of my life.

Joined a gym and work out with a friend twice a week, also do contradancing which is a lot like square dancing two or three times a week.

I am single. I have two grown daughters who I see all the time, too much for their taste sometimes!

Good luck everybody!

Update June 2018: found my scale that measures body fat percentage. As of June 2018, weight is 164 with BF 34.4%. These numbers indicate to me that non-fat mass is 108 and assuming no muscle loss, goal numbers would be weight = 144 with BF 25% hips 44.5
August 2018: 162 with BF 33.4, hips 42.5
November 2018: Stalled forever, still at 160-something.

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Deleting sleep\rest
You can trick the list by creating custom entries. Start by putting in the hours that you worked out and the calories, say 2 hours and 400 calories. Then create a custom entry called "other time" or whatever and put 1 calorie for that (must be more than zero) and put that you spent 22 hours which is the rest of the time doing Other Time. Your total will be 24 hours, 401 calories, and sleep/rest will be zero. I have an entry called fitbit tracking and put in the day's calories for 24 hours and that zeroes out the sleep/rest also
posted 04 Dec 2018, 16:27
Export data to Excel?
on the full website there is the option to download the food data to excel.
posted 28 Sep 2018, 10:33
Why Overweight when calories in are less than calories used?
Two questions that I always ask: do you have a food scale to measure how much you eat? Are you tracking everything? I sometimes completely forget to log things that add up over time. How are you measuring the calories out? This site is notorious for miscalculating the output (calories burned). So you have to be honest with yourself and then find a couple of different ways to measure how many calories you burn per day or at least one really reliable one, like a myzone heart rate monitor or an advanced fitbit. I cut out bread as much as I can and also add vegetables to fill me up. Good luck, it seems like an art more than a science but the math works if you are really working it!
posted 15 Sep 2018, 21:23
Toning up the belly
The only way to lose belly fat is to lose weight overall. You can build the muscle underneath the fat but there is no way to spot lose.
posted 08 Sep 2018, 17:27
How can I make my journal public without having my meals public?
I don't think you can separate them. You can try starting a thread on a topic which would be public and keep journal and food private. Some people will check what you are eating or logging for exercise if you have a problem meeting your goal so that helps sometimes.
posted 07 Sep 2018, 09:53
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