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2020 Welcome Noobs to MFP

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  • armymimiarmymimi Member, Premium Posts: 2 Member Member, Premium Posts: 2 Member
    Hi everyone! Trying my best to lose weight this year. I have reached an all time high and all in the belly. I am 53 and I feel like my weight is really starting to affect the weigh I feel, and its not great. No energy, out of breath, can't fit into my clothes and an overall feeling of BLAHHH.
  • Scott_trailreaper2021Scott_trailreaper2021 Member Posts: 6 Member Member Posts: 6 Member
    Would love to connect.
    Lost 75 pounds 3 years ago and maintained it until gaining 40 back during covid. On a journey to reclaim what got away from me and then some.

    SW: 327 Ibs.
    CW: 296 lbs.
    GW: 220 lbs.
  • Scott_trailreaper2021Scott_trailreaper2021 Member Posts: 6 Member Member Posts: 6 Member
    how do you friend folx?

    Click on the person's name, it will bring up their profile, click on their name again. Then select the community icon to the right and it will send out a friend request.
  • whydoiexist12whydoiexist12 Member Posts: 6 Member Member Posts: 6 Member
    Heyyyy! I'm a newbie to MFP. I'm not overweight, but I'm at risk of being so. This site was recommended to me via Google. Hopefully, I'll be able to lose a few pounds and be able to maintain it with a bit of guidance :)
  • cutiekayleecutiekaylee Member Posts: 1 Member Member Posts: 1 Member
    I'm not new to MFP but I'm new as far as trying again...

    I'm more than 100lbs overweight and with the current world it has only been getting more and more stressful to be in this body and keep having thoughts that if, God forbid, I came down with this Corona virus I'd be a goner for sure. I'm desperately trying to change my habits and thought patters so I can move forward and be a happier me.

    I have been overweight all of my life and have gotten on the weight loss train and fallen off more times than I can count. I want and need this time to be different so I'm hoping the community of people all working together towards a common goal might help me. Here's to the future I've wanted for as long as I can remember.
  • bernshropbernshrop Member, Premium Posts: 5 Member Member, Premium Posts: 5 Member
    Hello all!! I'm excited to be on this journey. I need to lose about 70 lbs. I didn't put it on overnight so I'm not expecting it to come off overnight either. I'm taking this journey day by day.
  • CozyCowCozyCow Member Posts: 4 Member Member Posts: 4 Member
    Hi! New account, old member. I’ve been eating an average of 2077 cals since Jan 1st and maintaining. Looks like I figured out my TDEE and now time to start eating less. Wish me luck, I’ll starve 😂
  • SeanOB541SeanOB541 Member, Premium Posts: 2 Member Member, Premium Posts: 2 Member
    Day Two - Going Strong. One day at a time! Hope everyone is having a good Tuesday
  • jofveiljofveil Member Posts: 5 Member Member Posts: 5 Member
    Hello. I'm turning 34 next month and need to really get on track to lose weight. I'm overweight at 4'11" and my doctor keeps telling me to go on Weight Watchers. I know I need to lose the weight, I'm just lazy about it but decided today it's about time I do so to help my back and joints (they pop when I walk and I get out of breath easily). I can't walk more than maybe a mile without getting pale and clammy/out of breath plus I've no physical upper body strength (can only lift maybe up to 15 lbs on my own)-but my family contributes that to my premature birth as I had to go through physical therapy just to get me to walk and hold my head up. Unfortunately, where I live, I don't drive and we have no sidewalks or street lights here with which to safely walk on these back roads and there are not sidewalks everywhere in town...I'm out of breath just walking up and down the hill leading to my apartment. :( I guess I just hope to get healthy and take the pressure off my back so I can feel better about myself, physically and mentally. I suffer depression, PTSD and Anxiety which doesn't help matters plus a lot of stress.
  • Krysless2Krysless2 Member, Premium Posts: 877 Member Member, Premium Posts: 877 Member
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  • WatsicaWatsica Member Posts: 3 Member Member Posts: 3 Member
    Hi everyone.
    Longtime MFP user, first time visitor to the community. I've been trying to gain muscle definition and lose inches all my adult life. I guess I have the kind of body that gains weight even I take a deep breath. I've always been a runner but took up weight training a couple of months back. I definitely see the results but not as fast as I'd hope. I think I have my exercise regime well settled but I generally am unable to maximize my protein intake. Micronutrient management is a big tussle. Hitting 31 soon with a 3 year old.. starting out in the community for support with my diet and extending it if anyone needs it. : )
  • cshanercshaner Member Posts: 1 Member Member Posts: 1 Member
    Hi all! Is there a 2021 version I should be using?
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