Joined October 2011
Weight History

Start Weight
260.0 lb
Lost so far: 65.0 lb

Current Weight
195.0 lb
Performance: Steady

Goal Weight
170.0 lb
Still to go: 25.0 lb
Mother of three wonderful kids. I am a social worker and work with addictions and mental health clients for a juvenile justice program. I really lost track of my health while going through school and working at night and having my smallest child. During that time I also re-injured my back which required back surgery in 2009. I am now determined to get back to the way I use to look, when I watched what I ate and worked out. I am very determined to lose this weight and get back to ME!

I love to watch old movies, and read psychology books. I love "The Office" and "Parks and Recreation".

cclowe12345's Weight History

cclowe12345's Latest Member Challenges

  Burn Burn Burn....Lose 20lbs in 60 days
status: Completed
ended: 27 May 13
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  Gym time, one week at a time
status: Completed
ended: 08 Apr 13
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last weighin: losing 14.0 lb a week Down
last weighin: gaining 0.4 lb a week Up
last weighin: losing 4.7 lb a week Down
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last weighin: gaining 0.6 lb a week Up

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What are or were your biggest challenges that you have overcome?
Mine is and will be myself,,,my mind will tell me "that cookie is not that many calories, you have been doing so good"..its those hidden calories,,,and I really have to be on guard when I wake up at night, I was a big night eater,,,because I used to work overnights the last 10 years. Also, buffets, I have not been to one while dieting, but I cannot resist gorging on all that fried food! lol..
Mine advice would be what I am following, its a life style change,,and progress not perfection, you just have to keep trying, even if you slip up a bit,, just add a little more exercise, and try again!
posted 26 Sep 2012, 20:13
What's your motivation to lose weight?
lol...yes, I was always a fast, fast walker,,, I still can, but get out of breath faster! Bad thing is three years ago, I had back surgery, that was when my weight went through the roof,,I gained lots of weight afterwards that where they cut on my lower back is puckered,,so if I wear jeans and any of my back is exposed it looks like my butt crack, because the weight gain made is puckered!! I pray as I lose this my scar will even out and I will not have that issue anymore!.
posted 21 Sep 2012, 20:54
What's your motivation to lose weight?
I feel that way. I know what your talking about. I am at my highest weight ever! I was in denial, and kept saying " I will lose this",,,until I really looked at myself in the mirror and could not stand it, I had no idea who it was, and said I am done with this. I can do it, and this is not my body! I remember how I would feel free, not in pain alot, not feeling like I have weights tied to my body, not feeling back pain.
posted 21 Sep 2012, 07:56
Diet secrets
I love thinspiration pictures on the internet, and also the before and after pictures of people that have lost lots of weight. I than know I can do this!
posted 20 Sep 2012, 21:32
Does anybody else hate shopping for pants/jeans?
I hate jean shopping at this size, but love it when I am smaller, there are always more choices it seems.
posted 20 Sep 2012, 21:30
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