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6/1/16 - 210.8!!! FINALLY!!!





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I've been overweight all my life. Last week I hit an all-time high. I'm determined to get this under control before it kills me! Not to mention, my toes look like sausages and that's gotta change! lol

Update: June 1, 2016 - I did it! I reached the 100 lb mark! With today's weigh-in of 210.8, I'm officially down 101.2 lbs!!! It's been hard to stay on track, especially with all my foot issues, but regardless how slow it was (maybe it just felt slow to me because of the unusual amount of yo-yoing), I made it! Now on to Onederland! June 8th is the start of my summer challenge and I'm saying it right now, for all the world to see, I WILL make it to 199 during this challenge!!! I've got 11 weeks from today to lose 11.8 pounds. That's MORE than doable!!!

Update: November 17, 2015-I've been going through a lot of the "it'll be ok, I'll eat a healthy dinner" moments. Or "I'll just eat what I want this weekend and start Monday." I KNOW its the wrong attitude to have, but the self-doubt and inner demon takes over and I just feel powerless.
One thing I've noticed, larger than life, as I've gained back these 60 lbs, is just how closely my weight is tied to my emotions! I've never really thought I was an emotional eater before, but I am. And it's not just the eating, it's the depression and the absolute lack of will to even get up off my butt and MOVE!
So I'm starting over. I'm going to take baby steps to get back where I need to be. I know I have my short-term goals set starting at 5% loss, but realistically, my first goal is 1%, then 2, then 3. And even logging streaks on here, and tracking streaks. And 10 minutes of movement a day, minimum. I WILL get back to my happy place!

Member Since: 3/27/2011

Fitness Minutes: 39,594

My Goals:

Start weight: 275

5%, 13.8 lbs, 261:

8%, 22 lbs, 253:

10%, 27.5 lbs, 247.5:

12%, 33 lbs, 242:

15%, 41.25 lbs, 234:

18%, 49.5 lbs, 225.5:

20%, 55 lbs, 220:

22%, 60.5 lbs, 214.5:
6/1/16-210.8 - down 101.2 lbs!!!

25%, 69 lbs, 206:


Get down to 199 lbs! That will be 28-ish% down from my new "high" of 275, around 36% down from my highest high of 312!!! Onederland, here I come!!

28%, 77 lbs, 198:

30%, 82.5 lbs, 192.5:

32%, 88 lbs, 187, NO LONGER OBESE!!!:

35%, 96 lbs, 179:

38%, 104.5 lbs, 170.5:

40%, 110 lbs, 165---MY ULTIMATE GOAL!!!!:

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Track my deficits, work out regularly. Slow and steady progress.

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Weigh-In Progress:

7/9/16: 211.2...rebounding from my body hating me and going back up to 214.8 lol
6/1/16: 210.8...101.2 lbs down!!!
5/16/16: 221.2
4/16/16: 225.8
3/16/16: 232.4
2/20/16: 241.0
1/20/16: 250.4
12/16/15: 260.4
11/16/15: 275-BUT THIS WILL CHANGE!!

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  • v MAGICAL13
    That's fantastic Amy. Almost a week. I have also heard another great way to kick the habit is to change it up. Don't have cigarettes at your usual times. You got this girl..... emoticon you ARE a non smoker . .. emoticon
    5 hours ago
  • v REDROBIN47
    Happy to hear you are doing well on the reduction/quitting cigarettes. Keep up the good work. Day 4 is a great milestone. Only 3 more days and you can say "a week". You can do this. You are such a strong person and you proved it with the ordeal you went through with your foot. I am cheering you on because I know how hard it can be.

    emoticon ~Carol~
    1 day ago
    Keep up the Good Work on quitting smoking the Cigs. My parent had a forty year habit with Smoking Cigs and she was delivered from Smoking on July 4, 2009! 👍💜
    1 day ago
    LOL No you don't want an E-cig. I got my husband one of those to try to help him quit (hasn't worked so far), but I tasted it just to have an idea and it's not a good substitute if you ask me. The fake cigarette I bought was an actual fake. It looked just like the real deal and actually looked like it was truly lit on the end of it. I think it was the breathing motions that helped sooth though, so I think a straw may work for you just as well. And I agree about the candy cigarettes. lol Loved those as a kid. I'll bet they're nothing but pure sugar. lol
    1 day ago
    emoticon It's me again! I just saw you added me as a friend! Thanks! I've added you, too! Any time you could use some stop smoking and/or weight loss support, give me a holler and I'll get back to you asap! You've got a friend in me! emoticon I just thought of it! emoticon "You've Got a Friend in Me" emoticon would make a great car karaoke song! emoticon
    1 day ago

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