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  • abmil3abmil3 Posts: 1Member Member Posts: 1Member Member
    Hi everyone! I'm new here. I have been trying to lose weight for what seems like forever! I am currently training for a half marathon in April so if anyone has any advice on that I'd appreciate it! I am also still in college so any tips on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle while still living it up would be great as well :)

    HW: 191
    CW: 175
    GW: 155
  • CowgirlConnieMayCowgirlConnieMay Posts: 95Member Member Posts: 95Member Member
    Super weird day but still squeezed in 32 minute jog...weird day lol
  • Running2FitRunning2Fit Posts: 710Member Member Posts: 710Member Member
    Ugh...the gym in my apartment complex is closed the rest of the week and we got like a foot of snow today. So I missed my run but I still got in a good workout (thanks YouTube!).

    It’s my husband’s birthday today so I didn’t count calories at dinner tonight and just enjoyed a nice meal and a small slice of cheesecake with my favorite person! I feel like I made reasonable choices but I still might have gone over. I’m not too worried about it though. I’ll be back to my calorie counting in the morning.
  • Running2FitRunning2Fit Posts: 710Member Member Posts: 710Member Member
    This thread has been pretty dead lately! Where is everyone at?!

    I did 3.5 miles this morning. We are supposed to get even more snow later today so I figured I better get up and do it otherwise I might not be able to later.
  • stutbastutba Posts: 105Member Member Posts: 105Member Member
    New here again... Have been using mfp for many years and not at all for 3 yrs. Back again 40lbs heavier. UHG!
    CW 191
    GW 150
    I am now 50 yrs old, married 30 yrs, and one son 26 yrs old.

    Used to run and have started the small process again. Ridiculous how quickly you lose what you don't use.
    I can run .25 to .35 miles straight with .10 walk in between. Doing approximately 20 to 30 minutes on the treadmill as we have ice and snow northeastern Wisconsin.

    I have a pair of jeans I've had for more than 10 yrs that I love. 150lbs in the magic number to rock them. Maybe back in style at some point ;)
    Birdie
  • lvigesaalvigesaa Posts: 10Member Member Posts: 10Member Member
    Hi! Not quite sure how this works but this sounded like a good group. So giving it a try. Keeping weight off has been a constant struggle over the years but have remained within a consistent range. In my younger years, it was not too hard to get back down after a gain once I set my mind to it. It’s a lot harder at 55. Weight was getting up again so tried WW and it worked for a while but wasn’t for me. I never really engaged with MFP though I used it on and off. So giving this a try and so far so good. The interaction is helping and enjoying the support and motivation. Anyway, my goal is to get back to 135 but working on just getting to at least 140. Looking forward to joining you all on the journey.
  • heathervoheathervo Posts: 35Member Member Posts: 35Member Member
    Had a rough week with a stomach bug and then a tooth infection that blew my face up like I was sucking on a golf ball! So I really wasnt up to much exercise. Those issues did make it easy to stay under calories though lol
    Finally feeling up to a workout today and starting the week off feeling good.
  • whit4kidswhit4kids Posts: 12Member, Premium Member Posts: 12Member, Premium Member
    HW: 260 lbs
    SW: 246 lbs
    CW: 217.1 lbs
    GW: 130 lbs

    I'm at Day 91 right now! Pleased with the progress I'm making though it may not be as rapid as others. This is not a competition. It is a lifestyle change and a path to a healthier life! I'm 66 years young and have "dieted" my entire adult life. I've always felt deprived when losing weight before. Not with the Keto WOE. I thank God each day that my cravings and hunger pains have been lifted.
  • jumpingjenkinsjumpingjenkins Posts: 17Member Member Posts: 17Member Member
    Hello! Just checking in! I feel 👌, my kids have been a challenge lately with asthma and other medical issues with our youngest. So, I put my kids first and have been slacking on make healthy choices and have been picking fast, easy choices instead. I know what I should do, but I'm tired. I comitt to doing dance fit tonight and stay within my calories for the day! Just one day at a time.
  • riley2eatriley2eat Posts: 31Member Member Posts: 31Member Member
    HW:210
    CW: 189
    GW:140
    I finally got under 190! And I can now wrap myself in a towel after a shower and it closes all the way with no v thing forming under my belly because my belly is too big. Just need to share that with someone 😂
  • Running2FitRunning2Fit Posts: 710Member Member Posts: 710Member Member
    @riley2eat - Congrats that’s awesome!
  • heathervoheathervo Posts: 35Member Member Posts: 35Member Member
    riley2eat wrote: »
    HW:210
    CW: 189
    GW:140
    I finally got under 190! And I can now wrap myself in a towel after a shower and it closes all the way with no v thing forming under my belly because my belly is too big. Just need to share that with someone 😂

    What a great feeling!! Congrats!
  • nbrady001nbrady001 Posts: 40Member Member Posts: 40Member Member
    I did well today and am going to bed a little hungry just had to let someone know. I am on week 6 or so now and doing great.
  • stutbastutba Posts: 105Member Member Posts: 105Member Member
    Broke out of the 190's and weighed in this AM at 189.6lb. Going Down Woot Woot!
    Riley2eat: Congrats! Our stats are so similar. We got this
  • jumpingjenkinsjumpingjenkins Posts: 17Member Member Posts: 17Member Member
    Got thru the dreaded sweet treat day yesterday!
  • echoroyal79echoroyal79 Posts: 72Member Member Posts: 72Member Member
    I wanted to apologize for being MIA. Have had my own person struggles I have dealing with. When that happens I tend to shut the world out. Looks like everyone is still plugging away. Looking forward to get past this. Love you all❤
  • fonsecatfonsecat Posts: 5Member, Premium Member Posts: 5Member, Premium Member
    Looking for a group to help keep me motivated and plugged in to my goals. Lost a good anount of weight. Took a month off from my weight loss goals and now getting back to focusing on the weight loss again. Doing low carb and keeping calories in check of course.
    Like to really really be focused and on point for next 30 days before spring break. Anyone else on board for being really on point with diet and weight loss efforts for 30 day plan?
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