Joined February 2009
Weight History

Start Weight
140.0 lb
Lost so far: 17.5 lb

Current Weight
122.5 lb
Performance: gaining 1.0 lb a week

Goal Weight
122.5 lb
Still to go: 0 lb
58 years old; employed full-time; 3 teenage sons and a husband; very active in the summer; heat and sunshine make me happy and I love to be outdoors.

How to maintain this level of activity and fitness once September rolls around?

dcwalker's Weight History

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  30 Day EASY Push up Challenge
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ended: 24 Mar 17
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status: Completed
ended: 28 Jan 17
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Bad Day
You ended your post by saying "help me understand" - you owed yourself a break, big-time. That's all. Good for you. I emphatically endorse "don't beat yourself up" over this, nor over-think it.
posted 11 Jan 2019, 12:12
How do you deal with the junk food cravings
I agree with Diablo360x to an extent, allowing junk weekly, not daily. My true downfall is sweets. I allow myself a sweet every Friday. When I'm tempted earlier in the week I remind myself that Friday is coming. Of course, it doesn't always work, but when I (over)indulge in sweets during the week I can shake it off and start fresh the next day. I've been doing this for years and it's pretty routine now, but it certainly wasn't always. This morning I had a chocolate croissant with breakfast. Yum. If I go for more sweets later today, that's ok, because it's still Friday, my indulgence day.

Another good idea - see if you can get into the habit of fixing dinner without nibbling, eat, then brushing your teeth and taking a quick walk after dinner. That will signal your body that eating time is over for the day.
posted 12 Oct 2018, 11:57
Positive Changes
You go, girl. You can do this. I was about your age when I too finally tackled my weight/eating problems once and for all. I was shockingly successful, so I think you've hit on the magic age!!
posted 27 Jan 2017, 07:25
dining out
Order sensibly and when your meal comes ask for a to-go box. Before taking a bite put half your meal in the box and take it home for yourself for another meal or for someone else. The server will think nothing of it because they've seen this trick before. Your tablemates might give you looks, but just stare 'em down.
posted 27 Jan 2017, 07:21
Disapointed with myself
Number one don't be disappointed in yourself. Why would you be disappointed in yourself? You're a beautiful human being. Human beings like food, some of us more than others. Ugh. My advice is to stop thinking about what to eat. The more I think about food, the more I eat food. Get a little outdoor exercise. Walking biking jogging chasing the kids around. Then think about that. Then you'll want to more of it. The fresh air and exercise regulates my appetite - makes me crave sweets less and nutritious foods more.
posted 06 Jan 2017, 07:19
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