Joined November 2011
Weight History

Start Weight
260.0 lb
Lost so far: 22.0 lb

Current Weight
238.0 lb
Performance: losing 0.0 lb a week

Goal Weight
190.0 lb
Still to go: 48.0 lb
I was diagnosed with Type II Diabetes in late October 2011. Since then I have lost 75lbs and gained back 40...trying to get back on track. I fell off the wagon and wasn't using Fatsecret because "I've got this figured out, it's easy". Bad planning on my part.

So I have had a "paradigm shift" in my life, and now I am heading in the right direction...

Here we go...

Current state(5-Jan-2016): 5'11" (180cm), 248lbs, BMI:35 (ish)


BMI under 33.5 (240lbs) date Jan 31, 2016...
BMI under 32.1 (230lbs) date Mar 30, 2016...
BMI under 30.7 (220lbs) date May 30,2016...
BMI under 29.3 (210lbs) date July 31, 2016...
BMI under 27.9 (200lbs) date Sept 30,2016...
BMI under 26.5 (190lbs) date Nov 30, 2016...

I'll be very happy to reach this goal, as the lowest I reached before falling off the wagon was 210lbs. I will stay focused on my goal this time and no outside influence will sway me.

Here I go...again!

madjak30's Weight History


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last weighin: losing 2.5 lb a week Down
last weighin: losing 0.4 lb a week Down
last weighin: losing 5.5 lb a week Down

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madjak30's Latest Posts

Where is everyone from?
@womey: Vancouver is a Beautiful city to visit...but the traffic was not for me. I left in '79 (I was still a kid...left BC in '88 for Alberta) This is an older picture, but you get the idea...very pretty in the winter, if a little on the cold side Wink
posted 02 Dec 2014, 07:36
Where is everyone from?
I was born in Vancouver, BC...moved to Alberta at age of 18 for school/work, and now live in central Alberta near Red Deer but work in Wood Buffalo region (one of those oilsands guys) I love living in Alberta. We still get all four seasons! Most people are afraid of winter, but when you have a bright sunny morning with frost on all of the trees and surrounded by fields of snow...looks like a post card all winter, love it! Oh yeah, and we have lots of work Wink
posted 14 Nov 2014, 08:16
How Often Do you weigh yourself?
Once a week...focus more on how my clothes fit than the number on the scale.
posted 01 Nov 2014, 09:17
Maintenance Diet Plan...
Well...things have changed quite a bit since the last entry. I'm now divorced (long story) and 14lbs heavier than I was at the last posting...sitting at 244lbs now, but the goal is still below 200lbs. I'm eating much less calories, more veggies, a little meat and almost no treats. Cookies are a rare treat. A bad day now is when I go over 2000 calories. Daily exercise, eating right and a new love in my is looking up!

Here I go...(again Wink )
posted 30 Oct 2014, 19:56
Why should you weigh yourself?
Most people weigh themselves once per day, I don't...I weigh in every couple of weeks...but to each their own. When you do weigh in, you should try to do it at the same time everytime. Not necessarily clock time, but when you get up within an hour and before you eat...or just before bed or a couple hours after your last meal for the for the measurement system, that is for people that are more concerned with body fat & body proportions...weight doesn't really measure your health, it's an indicator but not a direct guy can weigh 200 lbs & be unhealthy, another guy can be 200 lbs and be the picture of health (two guys of same height). Your build and muscle developement will play a big part, so when they are measureing they are more health concious than weight concious...I basically just go by how my cloths are fitting, getting looser or tighter...I've recently dropped from XL to just L...and I feel much pants have gone from a 42 waist to a 36...if you focus too much on the number on the scale, you may get discouraged and feel like it isn't making any difference. You might just talk yourself into not trying anymore because "it isn't working", but even losing 1 lbs per week makes a huge difference...52 lbs in a year is nothing to be ashamed of. But it isn't as impressive as talking about losing 5-10 lbs in a week...those numbers are not sustainable though, where as 1 lbs per week is...until you get close to your goal, it will slow down at that point...anyway, I'm rambling...Good Luck.
posted 24 Apr 2013, 16:40
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