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  • figurethefatfigurethefat Member Posts: 713 Member Member Posts: 713 Member
    Age: 63
    Height: 159cm
    Total weight lost: 11kg
    Time it took to lose: Started April 2020
    How long in maintenance: August 2020
    Maintenance weight range: 56-57kg
    Average weight recorded for July: 57.7kg
    Average weight recorded for August: 56.9kg
    Average weight recorded for September: 56.8kg
    Average weight recorded for October: 56.5kg

    Weigh-in day for me is Friday

    Week of:
    November 6 - 56.5kg
    November 13 - 56.4kg
    November 20 -
    November 27 -

    Struggle: The usual meltdown in the afternoon and evening - I need to be more focused on meal planning at this time.
    Success: Walking more! Increased nearly daily yoga workout by 4 minutes :-)
  • missperfectpitchmissperfectpitch Member Posts: 355 Member Member Posts: 355 Member
    Name: missperfectpitch
    Height: 5'4"
    Total weight lost: About 43 pounds
    Time it took to lose: 1 year and 2 months
    How long in maintenance: I hit my goal weight in the beginning of January 2018, but officially started maintenance in mid-March 2018 after figuring out my calories for a couple of months.
    Maintenance weight range: 108-112.5
    Average weight recorded from 2018 (12 months): 109.8
    Average weight recorded for 2019 (12 months): 111.2

    Average weight recorded for January: 111.9
    Average weight recorded for February: 111.3
    Average weight recorded from March: 110.3
    Average weight recorded from April: 109.7
    Average weight recorded for May: 110.9
    Average weight recorded for June: 112.3
    Average weight recorded for July: 112.7
    Average weight recorded for August: 112.9
    Average weight recorded for September: 112.4
    Average weight recorded for October: 111.7

    Week of..
    November 7: 111.6 (trend 111.7)
    November 14: 111.2 (trend 111.4)
    November 21:
    November 28:

    Success(es)/struggle(s) of the week: My weight is still trending a bit downwards, which is good, as I'm still aiming to get more towards the middle of my range (110-110.5ish). The small changes I've made since a couple of months ago to my steps goal and calorie estimating for restaurant meals seem to still be working. Based on Trendweight, I'm almost back down to where I was at the end of May/beginning of June, which was right before my weight kept increasing, and it's actually right around where I was in November/December 2019 before the holidays and before all of the pandemic fluctuations.
  • OrphiaOrphia Member Posts: 7,004 Member Member Posts: 7,004 Member
    Name: Orphia
    Age: 53
    Height: 176 cm
    Heaviest weight: 98.9 kg
    Total Weight lost: 35 kg
    Time it took to lose: 12 months
    How long in maintenance: Since April 2016 - but gained 10 kg March-May 2020 after massive trauma combined with COVID-19.
    Maintenance weight range: 65-75 kg (not sure what’s the right answer - been up and down in there numerous times in my life, apart from going way over 2010-2015).

    I’d like to lose a bit to get back to 70 kg, but I’m still happy at around 75 kg.

    I’m experimenting with seeing how my satiety levels are in relation to the types of foods I eat. Trying to eat more whole foods, which I’ve been getting pretty good at, and less sugar, and it’s going quite well.

    Weekly averages checking day for me is Sunday.

    Current moving average: 75.5 kg
    Today’s weigh-in: 75.9 kg
    Average weight recorded from 2015 (12 months): 85 kg
    Average weight recorded from 2016 (12 months): 64 kg
    Average weight recorded from 2017 (12 months): 64 kg
    Average weight recorded from 2018 (12 months): 65 kg
    Average weight recorded from 2019 (12 months): 65 kg

    Average weight recorded from December 2019: 65 kg
    Average weight recorded from January 2020: 65 kg
    Average weight recorded from February 2020: 65 kg
    Average weight recorded from March 2020: 65 kg Traumatic life events
    Average weight recorded from April 2020: 69 kg
    Average weight recorded from May 2020: 76 kg
    Average weight recorded from June 2020: 75 kg
    Average weight recorded from July 2020: 75 kg
    Average weight recorded from August 2020: 75.8 kg
    Average weight recorded from September 2020: 75.7 kg
    Average weight recorded from October 2020: 75.2 kg


    Average weight Week of...

    Oct 26 – 1 Nov……… 75.7 kg
    2 Nov to 8 Nov……….. 76.1 kg
    9 Nov to 15 Nov……… 75.4 kg
    16 Nov to 21 Nov…….
    23 Nov to 29 Nov…….
    30 Nov

    I’d like to lose a bit to get back to 70 kg, but I’m still happy at around 75 kg.

    I’m experimenting with seeing how my satiety levels are in relation to the types of foods I eat. Trying to eat more whole foods, which I’ve been getting pretty good at, and less sugar, and it’s going quite well.


    Success/struggles of the week: A good weekend last weekend, and the week felt happier because of it. Weight is fine, too.
  • OrphiaOrphia Member Posts: 7,004 Member Member Posts: 7,004 Member
    charmmeth wrote: »
    Name: Charlotte
    Age: 56
    Height: 5'11" (180cm)
    Maintenance range: 75kg (+/- 2.5 kg)

    Weight lost: 86kg to 80 kg (January-August 2012); 85 kg to 69 kg (October 2014 - March 2016); 88kg to present weight (May 2020 - now)
    maintained (i.e. was below 77.5 kg, and mostly below 75 kg) from February 2015-July 2017; was then put on a medication and gained 2 kg in a month; went on sabbatical (away from scales; lots of conference meals); hit (peri-)menopause and lost track of things except to note that I was steadily gaining and back to 85/86 kg.
    Lost to 81 kg at Easter 2020 (top of normal bmi for me), but then gained back to 88 kg in April/May (Easter egg binge; lock down closed the pool...).
    Average weight October 2014 - September 2015: 75.72 kg
    Average weight October 2015 - September 2016: 72.33 kg
    Average weight October 2016 - September 2017: 76.82 kg - monthly average at top of maintenance range (77 - 77.5 kg) for the first 10 months, then 79 kg in August and September
    Average weight October 2017 - March 2018: 80.90 kg
    April 2018-April 2020: no data

    Average weight recorded from May 2020: 87.15 kg
    Average weight recorded for June: 85.31 kg
    Average weight recorded for July: 83.12 kg
    Average weight recorded for August: 81.07 kg
    Average weight recorded for September: 79.59 kg
    Average weight recorded for October: 77.81 kg

    Weight / seven day rolling average:
    November 3: 77.5 kg / rolling average 76.79 kg
    November 10: 77.7kg / rolling average 77.31 kg
    November 17
    November 23
    November 30

    Average weight recorded for November currently: 77.26 kg

    Still losing, with 2.5 kg to go, but now in my maintenance range. Since I have lost and gained before (see above) I really want to plan for maintenance this time, so thought I would join this thread now. (I hope that is OK.)
    After maintaining for a while at 75 kg, I may adjust my maintenance weight down to 72 kg (+/- 2.5), but I want to wait for a few months before making that decision.

    Comment on this week:
    Today's weight is above my maintenance range, and I am not sure what is going on. Last week I was comfortably below 77 kg (weighing after exercise), but this week I have been a bit above). I am still eating at a deficit which is meant to have me losing 1 kg per month, though for the past two months I have actually lost ca. 1.5 kg per month. I ate bove this two weekends ago: is this a delayed response by my body? It is also possible that my body is adjusting to my upping my rowing for a November challenge. Over the weekend I rowed 13km and walked 9km, which was quite a lot, though my practice is to eat back my exercise calories. Tuesday is my rest day and the day I weigh without exercising. I might be down again tomorrow after my rest day. We'll see...

    On the plus side, my averages are still in my maintenance range, albeit towards the top.

    Welcome, charmmeth! Nice to see yet another experienced weight-maintainer/monitor here. Good write-up!

    My guesses are that your weight could be up because of hormones; or due to eating more carbs some days; or due to losing/regaining glycogen stores after/before exercising.
  • kristen8000kristen8000 Member Posts: 738 Member Member Posts: 738 Member
    Hi! My name is Kristen. And I struggle to maintain my weight. I have had great success losing/gaining, but I'm hoping this group helps me be more accountable. I weigh only 1x week on Sundays, so that's when I'll check in. My 2 goals in 2020 are to not let the scale go above 153 and weigh in EVERY Sunday for the WHOLE YEAR. This seems easy to most, but I get lazy and make excuses why I don't need to weigh in and then all of a sudden everything in my closet has shrunk. LOL

    Age: 41
    Sex: Female
    Height: 5'11"
    Total weight lost: 20 pounds
    Time it took to lose: 2 months
    How long in maintenance: 1 year!
    Starting Weight: 164.8 (September 3rd, 2019)
    Goal Weight: 150 (Hit November 8th, 2019)
    Maintenance weight range: 147 - 153

    Average weight recorded for September: 160.1
    Average weight recorded for October: 154.0
    Average weight recorded for November: 149.2
    Average weight recorded for December: 146.4
    Average weight recorded for January: 145.4
    Average weight recorded for February: 143.4
    Average weight recorded for March:
    142.5
    Average weight recorded for April: 143.5
    Average weight recorded for May: 145.7
    Average weight recorded for June: 146.3
    Average weight recorded for July: 148.3
    Average weight recorded for August: 147.5
    Average weight recorded for September: 147.5
    Average weight recorded for October: 145.3

    Week of...
    November 1st: Didn't weigh, on vacation
    November 8th: 146.2 (Trend Weight:146.1)
    November 15th: 146.6 (Trend Weight: 146.4)

    Successes/Struggles: My company announced this week that we will continue to work at home until Summer of 2021. We haven't been in the office or seen anyone in person since March 13th. I enjoy working at home, but being a person who has worked in an office setting for 20 years, it's strange!

    The state of our federal government is starting to give me anxiety. With Covid-19 cases, hospitalizations, and deaths rising I know we are heading for lockdowns again, but hope they have enough sense to inforce them only in areas that need it. Things were feeling a lot more back to normal and I fear we are heading backwards.

    I hope the rest of you are doing well, safe and healthy.

    Hope everyone has a great week.
  • charmmethcharmmeth Member Posts: 635 Member Member Posts: 635 Member
    Orphia wrote: »
    Welcome, charmmeth! Nice to see yet another experienced weight-maintainer/monitor here. Good write-up!

    My guesses are that your weight could be up because of hormones; or due to eating more carbs some days; or due to losing/regaining glycogen stores after/before exercising.

    I have been wondering about hormones too. I don't have a monthly cycle any more but I do seem to be having a fairly regular bump up in my weight at the beginning of the month. But the shifts due to changes in exercise also seem likely. My average for the month is currently down about 0.8 kg from last month, so I'm still losing. I'll wait for a bit longer and see what happens.
    edited November 15
  • mtaratootmtaratoot Member Posts: 3,952 Member Member Posts: 3,952 Member
    HEAVIEST weight: 175.4 in early 2013.
    Total Weight lost: 30 pounds
    Time it took to lose: ~6 months
    How long in maintenance: Since July 2018 -- but with some fluctuation outside of goal range.
    Maintenance weight range: 142 - 148 (and not sure that's the right answer)

    Average weight recorded from 2017 (12 months): 163.8
    Average weight recorded from 2018 (12 months): 150.7
    Average weight recorded from 2019 (12 months): 144.8

    Average weight recorded from December 2019: 145.0
    Average weight recorded from January 2020: 143.7
    Average weight recorded from February 2020: 144.2
    Average weight recorded from March 2020: 145.9
    Average weight recorded from April 2020: 148.5
    Average weight recorded from May 2020: 149.2
    Average weight recorded from June 2020: 147.3
    Average weight recorded from July 2020: 146.2
    Average weight recorded from August 2020: 145.1
    Average weight recorded from September 2020: 144.0
    Average weight recorded from October 2020: 148.7

    Average weight Week of...
    October 25 - Nov 1 ........... 150.5
    November 2 - 8 ................. 149.5
    November 9 - 15 ................ 151.0
    November 16 - 22 ................
    November 23 - 29 ................
    November 30 - Dec 6 ................


    Success of the week: I got my gutters clean before the big rains came.

    Struggle of the week: I am bouncing up out of my maintenance range. I am thinking maybe I need to change my goals as I seem to bounce back up a bit when I get near the bottom of my range.
    edited November 15
  • MadisonMolly2017MadisonMolly2017 Member Posts: 6,826 Member Member Posts: 6,826 Member
    Name Maddie
    Height: 174 cm
    Total weight lost: 74.1
    Time it took to lose: 2-3/4 years
    How long in maintenance: 2 years 1 month
    Maintenance weight range: In the 150’s
    Average weight recorded from 2018: 168.4
    Average weight recorded for 2019: 155.1
    Average weight recorded for 2020: 157.27

    Average weight recorded from Jan; 159.4
    Average weight recorded from Feb:159
    Average weight recorded from Mar: 158.7
    Average weight recorded from April:157.5
    Average weight recorded from May:157.6
    Average weight recorded for June: 157.4
    Average weight recorded for July: 157.8
    Average weight recorded for Aug: 157.1
    Average weight recorded for Sep155.8
    Average weight recorded for Oct 154.3
    Average wt recorded for Nov (so far) 154.06
    Average weight recorded for Dec


    Week ending:
    Nov 1. Avg: 153.5. Trend: 153.8
    Nov 8. Avg: 153.85 Trend: 154.0
    Nov 15 Avg: 154.2 Trend: 154.5
    Nov 22 Avg: Trend:
    Nov 29 Avg: Trend:

    Struggle: having trouble getting my food in the easy rhythm of before. Calories eaten about the same, exercise about the same.

    Success: I’m not giving up. Working to trim some calories here or there, & taking some longer walks. Still thrilled to be in 154’s!!

    I hope you have a great week!
    Maddie 🎉❤️💪🏻
  • kgirlhartkgirlhart Member Posts: 3,913 Member Member Posts: 3,913 Member
    Name: Kathryn
    Age: 52
    Height: 5'4"
    Total Weight lost: ~80 lbs
    Time it took to lose: 2 years 3 months
    How long in maintenance: I called maintenance in July 2016, but I continued to slowly lose until December of 2017. I have been in maintenance since December 2017
    Maintenance weight range: 113 - 118 lbs

    Average weight recorded from 2018: 118.8
    Average weight recorded from 2019: 115.2

    Average weight recorded from January: 114.2
    Average weight recorded from February: 113.6
    Average weight recorded from March 113.3
    Average weight recorded from April: 113.7
    Average weight recorded from May: 113.8
    Average weight recorded from June: 113.7
    Average weight recorded from July: 113.6
    Average weight recorded from August: 112.8
    Average weight recorded from September: 113.3
    Average weight recorded from October:113.4


    Week of:
    November 1: 112.2 scale/113.3 trend
    November 8: 113.4 scale/113.7 trend
    November 15: 112.6 scale/ 114.0 trend.
    November 22:
    November 29:

    Success/Struggles: My weight jumped up to 115.6 on Monday and stayed in that range all week. I know it was water weight. I was pretty sore after my half marathon last weekend.  My trend even moved up to the 114 range. Today I had a big drop down to 112.6. I think I was a little dehydrated.  But I fully expect my weight to settle back in the 113 range. So I guess my success is not letting the fluctuations get to me.
  • 425Recess425Recess Member Posts: 82 Member Member Posts: 82 Member
    Name: Lorrraine
    Age: 73
    Height: 5'4"
    Total weight lost: 50 lb.
    Time it took to lose: Over years with ups/downs
    How long in maintenance: at current weight ~3 years - Was on maintenance for 7 years at 125 lbs.
    Maintenance weight range: 115 +/- 2 lbs.
    Average weight recorded from 2018: Don't have the recorded number but stayed at goal.
    Average weight recorded from 2019: 114.5

    Average weight recorded for Nov:114.5
    Average weight recorded for Dec: 115
    Average weight recorded for January: 115
    Average weight recorded for February: 115
    Average weight recorded for March: 115.5
    Average weight recorded for April:116.1
    Average weight recorded for May 115.2
    Average weight recorded for June:115.1
    Average weight recorded for July:114.5
    Average weight recorded for August:114.0
    Average weight recorded for September:115.0
    Average weight recorded for October:114.7

    Nov. 2: 115.0
    Nov. 9: 115.0
    Nov. 16: 115.5

    Struggles: I usually log every day and weight myself once a day with Monday's the "official" weigh-in. This week I found my focus slipping, missed a few days, and weight is over goal by a bit. I know it isn't panic mode time but it is a symptom. This seem obsessive to some but it is important to me to keep my weight in a healthy range and eat correctly. It is what works. I have a friend that we check in weekly and I check in here. It makes a difference between a lb or two and 20 lbs or more. So this is a success as well as a struggle.
  • lesdarts180lesdarts180 Member Posts: 470 Member Member Posts: 470 Member
    I'm having internet issues with my laptop so I'm on the phone today.
    Weight this morning 49 kg, trend 48.9.

    No struggles worth mentioning. Going well.
  • charmmethcharmmeth Member Posts: 635 Member Member Posts: 635 Member
    Name: Charlotte
    Age: 56
    Height: 5'11" (180cm)
    Maintenance range: 75kg (+/- 2.5 kg)

    Weight lost: 86kg to 80 kg (January-August 2012); 85 kg to 69 kg (October 2014 - March 2016); 88kg to present weight (May 2020 - now)
    maintained (i.e. was below 77.5 kg, and mostly below 75 kg) from February 2015-July 2017; was then put on a medication and gained 2 kg in a month; went on sabbatical (away from scales; lots of conference meals); hit (peri-)menopause and lost track of things except to note that I was steadily gaining and back to 85/86 kg.
    Lost to 81 kg at Easter 2020 (top of normal bmi for me), but then gained back to 88 kg in April/May (Easter egg binge; lock down closed the pool...).
    Average weight October 2014 - September 2015: 75.72 kg
    Average weight October 2015 - September 2016: 72.33 kg
    Average weight October 2016 - September 2017: 76.82 kg - monthly average at top of maintenance range (77 - 77.5 kg) for the first 10 months, then 79 kg in August and September
    Average weight October 2017 - March 2018: 80.90 kg
    April 2018-April 2020: no data

    Average weight recorded from May 2020: 87.15 kg
    Average weight recorded for June: 85.31 kg
    Average weight recorded for July: 83.12 kg
    Average weight recorded for August: 81.07 kg
    Average weight recorded for September: 79.59 kg
    Average weight recorded for October: 77.81 kg

    Weight / seven day rolling average:
    November 3: 77.5 kg (171 lb) / rolling average 76.79 kg
    November 10: 77.7kg (171 lb) / rolling average 77.31 kg
    November 17: 77.1 kg (170 lb) / rolling average 76.63 kg
    November 23
    November 30

    Average weight recorded for November currently: 77.00 kg

    Still losing, with 2.5 kg to go, but now in my maintenance range. Since I have lost and gained before (see above) I really want to plan for maintenance this time; hence joining this thread. After maintaining for a while at 75 kg, I may adjust my maintenance weight down to 72 kg (+/- 2.5), but I want to wait for a few months before making that decision.

    Comment on this week:
    No particular struggles this week, except the on-going challenge of trying to keep my fat intake down to below 35% of calories and my carbs up to around 45%. Weighed in all week after exercise between 77.0 kg and 76.3 kg, and that shows in my rolling average. Still waiting (somewhat impatiently...!) to get below 76.3 kg (168lbs = 12 stone) and into the 11 stone something range. Down 0.7 kg on my monthly average so altough I am in my maintenance range I am definitely still losing as planned, despite last week's blip. I am taking part in a rowing challenge which should have me rowing 20km at the end of the month, and rowed 7km, 9km and 10km on Sat, Sun and Mon, so that feels good.
  • figurethefatfigurethefat Member Posts: 713 Member Member Posts: 713 Member
    Age: 63
    Height: 159cm
    Total weight lost: 11kg
    Time it took to lose: Started April 2020
    How long in maintenance: August 2020
    Maintenance weight range: 56-57kg
    Average weight recorded for July: 57.7kg
    Average weight recorded for August: 56.9kg
    Average weight recorded for September: 56.8kg
    Average weight recorded for October: 56.5kg

    Weigh-in day for me is Friday

    Week of:
    November 6 - 56.5kg
    November 13 - 56.4kg
    November 20 - 57.0kg
    November 27 -

    Struggle: Continuing to eat too many indulgences afternoon and evening, but partner is now more focused on a healthy diet so perhaps these temptations won't be around. Not enough yoga :-(
    Success: Walking even more!
  • OrphiaOrphia Member Posts: 7,004 Member Member Posts: 7,004 Member
    Name: Orphia
    Age: 53
    Height: 176 cm
    Heaviest weight: 98.9 kg
    Total Weight lost: 35 kg
    Time it took to lose: 12 months
    How long in maintenance: Since April 2016 - but gained 10 kg March-May 2020 after massive trauma combined with COVID-19.
    Maintenance weight range: 65-75 kg (not sure what’s the right answer - been up and down in there numerous times in my life, apart from going way over 2010-2015).

    I’d like to lose a bit to get back to 70 kg, but I’m still happy at around 75 kg.

    I’m experimenting with seeing how my satiety levels are in relation to the types of foods I eat. Trying to eat more whole foods, which I’ve been getting pretty good at, and less sugar, and it’s going quite well.

    Weekly averages checking day for me is Sunday.

    Current moving average: 75.7 kg
    Today’s weigh-in: 75.6 kg
    Average weight recorded from 2015 (12 months): 85 kg
    Average weight recorded from 2016 (12 months): 64 kg
    Average weight recorded from 2017 (12 months): 64 kg
    Average weight recorded from 2018 (12 months): 65 kg
    Average weight recorded from 2019 (12 months): 65 kg

    Average weight recorded from December 2019: 65 kg
    Average weight recorded from January 2020: 65 kg
    Average weight recorded from February 2020: 65 kg
    Average weight recorded from March 2020: 65 kg Traumatic life events
    Average weight recorded from April 2020: 69 kg
    Average weight recorded from May 2020: 76 kg
    Average weight recorded from June 2020: 75 kg
    Average weight recorded from July 2020: 75 kg
    Average weight recorded from August 2020: 75.8 kg
    Average weight recorded from September 2020: 75.7 kg
    Average weight recorded from October 2020: 75.2 kg


    Average weight Week of...

    Oct 26 – 1 Nov……… 75.7 kg
    2 Nov to 8 Nov……….. 76.1 kg
    9 Nov to 15 Nov……… 75.4 kg
    16 Nov to 21 Nov……. 75.6 kg
    23 Nov to 29 Nov…….
    30 Nov

    I’d like to lose a bit to get back to 70 kg, but I’m still happy at around 75 kg.

    I’m experimenting with seeing how my satiety levels are in relation to the types of foods I eat. Trying to eat more whole foods, which I’ve been getting pretty good at, and less sugar, and it’s going quite well.


    Success/struggles of the week: A good week.
    Joined a gym and worked out, lunch out with friends another day, and yesterday a nature excursion.. Weight is fine, too.
    Finally having some smooth sailing after the disaster of a year my life had this year.
  • kristen8000kristen8000 Member Posts: 738 Member Member Posts: 738 Member
    Hi! My name is Kristen. And I struggle to maintain my weight. I have had great success losing/gaining, but I'm hoping this group helps me be more accountable. I weigh only 1x week on Sundays, so that's when I'll check in. My 2 goals in 2020 are to not let the scale go above 153 and weigh in EVERY Sunday for the WHOLE YEAR. This seems easy to most, but I get lazy and make excuses why I don't need to weigh in and then all of a sudden everything in my closet has shrunk. LOL

    Age: 41
    Sex: Female
    Height: 5'11"
    Total weight lost: 20 pounds
    Time it took to lose: 2 months
    How long in maintenance: 1 year!
    Starting Weight: 164.8 (September 3rd, 2019)
    Goal Weight: 150 (Hit November 8th, 2019)
    Maintenance weight range: 147 - 153

    Average weight recorded for September: 160.1
    Average weight recorded for October: 154.0
    Average weight recorded for November: 149.2
    Average weight recorded for December: 146.4
    Average weight recorded for January: 145.4
    Average weight recorded for February: 143.4
    Average weight recorded for March:
    142.5
    Average weight recorded for April: 143.5
    Average weight recorded for May: 145.7
    Average weight recorded for June: 146.3
    Average weight recorded for July: 148.3
    Average weight recorded for August: 147.5
    Average weight recorded for September: 147.5
    Average weight recorded for October: 145.3

    Week of...
    November 1st: Didn't weigh, on vacation
    November 8th: 146.2 (Trend Weight:146.1)
    November 15th: 146.6 (Trend Weight: 146.4)
    November 22nd: 147.9 (Trend Weight: 147.4)

    Successes/Struggles: I ate my feelings this week and the scale shows it, even if I'm still at the bottom half of my goal range. Need to be better about snacking and seconds this week.

    We have a 3 day work week this week and next week. Thanksgiving and my birthday has always been a great time to take time off and re-set.

    My Mom and I booked a girl's week in Mexico for February 27th, hoping and praying we can go!

    I hope the rest of you are doing well, safe and healthy.

    Hope everyone has a great week.
  • mtaratootmtaratoot Member Posts: 3,952 Member Member Posts: 3,952 Member
    HEAVIEST weight: 175.4 in early 2013.
    Total Weight lost: 30 pounds
    Time it took to lose: ~6 months
    How long in maintenance: Since July 2018 -- but with some fluctuation outside of goal range.
    Maintenance weight range: 142 - 148 (and not sure that's the right answer)

    Average weight recorded from 2017 (12 months): 163.8
    Average weight recorded from 2018 (12 months): 150.7
    Average weight recorded from 2019 (12 months): 144.8

    Average weight recorded from December 2019: 145.0
    Average weight recorded from January 2020: 143.7
    Average weight recorded from February 2020: 144.2
    Average weight recorded from March 2020: 145.9
    Average weight recorded from April 2020: 148.5
    Average weight recorded from May 2020: 149.2
    Average weight recorded from June 2020: 147.3
    Average weight recorded from July 2020: 146.2
    Average weight recorded from August 2020: 145.1
    Average weight recorded from September 2020: 144.0
    Average weight recorded from October 2020: 148.7

    Average weight Week of...
    October 25 - Nov 1 ........... 150.5
    November 2 - 8 ................. 149.5
    November 9 - 15 ............... 151.0
    November 16 - 22 ............. 149.7
    November 23 - 29 .............
    November 30 - Dec 6 ........


    Success of the week: I may have finally stopped the upward trend, and I got my mass back in my absolute maintenance range. My scale weight the last two days has even been in my ideal range. Near the top for sure, but in there.

    Struggle of the week: I started to realize I was eating just because I like to eat and because I wanted to. I think that's where the gain came from. I have lots of tasty food around the house. Most of it is even healthful, but of course not all. Even if I wasn't hungry, I just wanted to eat. Even though I was able to put a stop to it at least for a few days (success), I still want to go graze (struggle). It doesn't help that we are limiting how often we go to the grocery. I want to roast ALL the vegetables. I want to eat ALL the snacks. I want rice AND barley AND potatoes... that kind of thing.

  • missperfectpitchmissperfectpitch Member Posts: 355 Member Member Posts: 355 Member
    Name: missperfectpitch
    Height: 5'4"
    Total weight lost: About 43 pounds
    Time it took to lose: 1 year and 2 months
    How long in maintenance: I hit my goal weight in the beginning of January 2018, but officially started maintenance in mid-March 2018 after figuring out my calories for a couple of months.
    Maintenance weight range: 108-112.5
    Average weight recorded from 2018 (12 months): 109.8
    Average weight recorded for 2019 (12 months): 111.2

    Average weight recorded for January: 111.9
    Average weight recorded for February: 111.3
    Average weight recorded from March: 110.3
    Average weight recorded from April: 109.7
    Average weight recorded for May: 110.9
    Average weight recorded for June: 112.3
    Average weight recorded for July: 112.7
    Average weight recorded for August: 112.9
    Average weight recorded for September: 112.4
    Average weight recorded for October: 111.7

    Week of..
    November 7: 111.6 (trend 111.7)
    November 14: 111.2 (trend 111.4)
    November 21: 111.4 (trend 111.4)
    November 28:

    Success(es)/struggle(s) of the week: My weight was pretty stable this week (not too many fluctuations, and it stayed within a tight range of between 111.2-111.6 all week). I typically have big fluctuations, so it was nice that my weight wasn't all over the place. I'm not expecting that to be the case the next couple of weeks though, with Thanksgiving this week (I'm doing a small Thanksgiving with just me and my boyfriend, but we're still planning to make a bunch of delicious food and eat a ton of it over the weekend) and then my birthday week the following week, when I'll be eating a lot of high calorie food as well.
  • kgirlhartkgirlhart Member Posts: 3,913 Member Member Posts: 3,913 Member
    Name: Kathryn
    Age: 52
    Height: 5'4"
    Total Weight lost: ~80 lbs
    Time it took to lose: 2 years 3 months
    How long in maintenance: I called maintenance in July 2016, but I continued to slowly lose until December of 2017. I have been in maintenance since December 2017
    Maintenance weight range: 113 - 118 lbs

    Average weight recorded from 2018: 118.8
    Average weight recorded from 2019: 115.2

    Average weight recorded from January: 114.2
    Average weight recorded from February: 113.6
    Average weight recorded from March 113.3
    Average weight recorded from April: 113.7
    Average weight recorded from May: 113.8
    Average weight recorded from June: 113.7
    Average weight recorded from July: 113.6
    Average weight recorded from August: 112.8
    Average weight recorded from September: 113.3
    Average weight recorded from October:113.4


    Week of:
    November 1: 112.2 scale/113.3 trend
    November 8: 113.4 scale/113.7 trend
    November 15: 112.6 scale/ 114.0 trend.
    November 22: 113.2 scale/ 113.7 trend of
    November 29:

    Success/Struggles: No real struggles or successes this week.  My weight is right where I want it to be. It goes up and down from day to day,  but I am finally at the point where I know that is normal and it doesn't bother me. I can see that the trend is pretty steady.  I hope all my friends in the US have a nice Thanksgiving and enjoy some treats.
  • MadisonMolly2017MadisonMolly2017 Member Posts: 6,826 Member Member Posts: 6,826 Member
    Name Maddie
    Height: 174 cm
    Total weight lost: 74.1
    Time it took to lose: 2-3/4 years
    How long in maintenance: 2 years 2 months
    Maintenance weight range: In the 150’s
    Average weight recorded from 2018: 168.4
    Average weight recorded for 2019: 155.1
    Average weight recorded for 2020: 157.21

    Average weight recorded from Jan; 159.4
    Average weight recorded from Feb:159
    Average weight recorded from Mar: 158.7
    Average weight recorded from April:157.5
    Average weight recorded from May:157.6
    Average weight recorded for June: 157.4
    Average weight recorded for July: 157.8
    Average weight recorded for Aug: 157.1
    Average weight recorded for Sep155.8
    Average weight recorded for Oct 154.3
    Average wt recorded for Nov (so far) 154.1
    Average weight recorded for Dec


    Week ending:
    Nov 1. Avg: 153.5. Trend: 153.8
    Nov 8. Avg: 153.85 Trend: 154.0
    Nov 15 Avg: 154.2 Trend: 154.5
    Nov 22 Avg: 154.18 Trend: 154.3
    Nov 29 Avg: Trend:

    Struggle: doing okay. Will just take awhile.

    Success: I’m never dieting again. I suck at it to be honest. Took me years to lose 74 lbs., the whole time I told myself I’m never dieting again. Has taken me all of 2020 to lose from 160lbs. LOL so be it!

    So, I cut more calories & lengthened my hikes (and added more hills.) Am using up some of the more tempting foods in the pantry & not getting them again until I feel in a more solid place again. Still thrilled to be in 154’s!!

    Happy Thanksgiving!
    Maddie 🦃🍁🍂💐
  • lesdarts180lesdarts180 Member Posts: 470 Member Member Posts: 470 Member
    Name Lesley
    Age: 70
    Height: 155 cm (5’ 1”)
    Total weight lost: 22.5 kg (approx. 50 lb)
    Time it took to lose: 9 months
    How long in maintenance: 18 months
    Maintenance weight range: 48 – 51 kg (106 – 112 lbs)

    Average weight recorded from 2018: max 72.5 kg in July, 56 kg in Dec
    Average weight 2019: 49.8 kg – reached goal weight in April, average since then 48.7 kg

    Average weight recorded for January: 49.8 kg (110 lb)
    Average weight recorded for February: 51.2 kg (113 lb)
    Average weight recorded for March: 50.6 kg (112 lb)
    Average weight recorded for April: 50.1 kg (110.5 lb)
    Average weight recorded for May: 49.1 kg (108 lb)
    Average weight recorded for June: 48.4 kg (107 lb)
    Average weight recorded for July: 48.3 kg (106.5 lb)
    Average weight recorded for August: 48.6 kg (107 lb)
    Average weight recorded for September: 49.1 kg (108 lb)
    Average weight recorded for October: 49.1 kg (108 lb)

    Nov 2nd: 49.2 kg (trend 49.1 kg)
    Nov 9th: 48.9 kg (trend 49.1 kg)
    Nov 16th: 49 kg (trend 48.9 kg)
    Nov 23rd: 48.1 kg (trend 48.8 kg)
    Nov 30th:

    Successes/struggles:
    So, my weight this morning is surprisingly low, it was hovering around 48.5 all week. I’m happy with that. We are hoping to be away on a short break in early December – and the hotel is promising lots of festive meals and treats – but at the moment it’s not clear whether the trip can happen. It’s a coach holiday to North Wales and we are in Somerset so we are waiting to hear the revised “lockdown” rules for England and Wales.

    Best wishes to you all, stay safe.
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