Joined April 2018
Weight History

Start Weight
333.0 lb
Lost so far: 15.0 lb

Current Weight
318.0 lb
Performance: losing 0.2 lb a week

Goal Weight
145.0 lb
Still to go: 173.0 lb
I gained a lot of weight in my 30's, mostly due to unhappiness, but was still pretty active "for a fat girl". I regularly walked up to 3 miles at a time, could get up and down the stairs faster than my sister who weighed 125 but smoked, etc. But...four years ago I got Bronchitis and haven't been the same since. I can't walk, I get sick 2-4 times a year, it takes me months to recover. I have had four jobs in four years because I can't stay healthy enough to keep a job. I have never in my life had four jobs in four years. So, fast-forward to now, I have to get healthier. I decided that I was done being sick, done taking 20+ pills a day, done hurting, done with all of it. I want to live. So I'm taking it back. I have started the process for getting bariatric surgery and I am watching what I eat and I am moving more. This is going to happen. My best friend is doing it with me even though she doesn't need to lose, she just wanted to be supportive. I have my kids helping too, there is no reason that I can't beat this...so I'm going to!

katies71's Weight History


Sharons Victory
last weighin: losing 4.2 lb a week Down
last weighin: losing 5.3 lb a week Down
last weighin: gaining 10.9 lb a week Up
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katies71's Cookbook

cals: 73kcal | fat: 2.15g | carbs: 3.10g | prot: 10.01g
Chocolate Pro Cake
Indulge in this scrumptious treat and still stay on track to your fitness goals. Helps keep those cravings in check.
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Fruit Doesn’t ripen Any More, What’s Changed?
I don't know about the genetic engineering thing but I do know that they often ship things with chemicals to stop the ripening process...this is why we can get "seasonal" fruits year round but...the downside is nothing ever seems to be ripe unless you picked it yourself Sad
posted 23 May 2018, 21:16
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22 July 2018

Not doing well at all. I had an injury on my foot and I'm not walking so I just ate everything in sight and didn't record any of it for almost a month ...
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06 June 2018

Had yet another breathing test today, I won't find out until Friday how it went though so I'm not dwelling on it too much. But they didn't ask my weight ...
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