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Share your story with MyFitnessPal! What are your New Year’s resolutions?



  • ScheduleItScheduleIt Member Posts: 17 Member Member Posts: 17 Member
    These are not really New Year’s resolutions, but my story is that I am trying to incorporate sustainable habits into my day to day.

    I’ve been on WW, Spark People, and a few others, all trying to figure out this weight loss thing!

    It seems once the weight is there, it is quite difficult to take off!

    Any how, I like the setup of MFP the best, and I am working on my habits, one by one.

    Feel free to add me as a supportive friend!
  • swiftgirlmswiftgirlm Member Posts: 17 Member Member Posts: 17 Member
    Hi, I'm 47 and have a sedentary office job. I was very sports minded as a teen, but after getting married, working and having children I stopped taking time for me and gained roughly 50lbs. Now my children have recently left the nest, and my husband and I have fallen in love with sea kayaking. We have 2 new Delta kayaks arriving this spring!!

    So, my goal this year is to:
    - lose 50 lb (42 lb to go!!)
    - be strong enough to do a self-recovery in my kayak
    - have endurance to carry gear and paddle in challenging conditions

    I want to be fit so I can enjoy the sport of sea kayaking!

    My daughter and I get together and exercise in my home gym 3 to 4 times a week (using NTC workouts with Betina Gozo and adding in treadmill work). The accountability has been essential to my journey so far, and staying focused on my goal has helped me eat with self discipline.

    Here's to a fantastic year ahead! 🥂
    edited February 15
  • kermit124kermit124 Member Posts: 9 Member Member Posts: 9 Member
    2021 DREAM GOAL WEIGHT is 124 but I can't even imagine it! I've been stuck for YEARS due to lack of consistency/laziness. Having someone who loves your body "no matter what" doesn't help lol ;)

    Happy to be back in this community! I lost 15 pounds counting cals on this site (1200/day) in 2015 & slowly slipped into old habits.

    Now my bras are feeling tight. It's time, hunny!

    I have not had meat in 15 years & have not had dairy in 8 years. They both cause weight loss for me, although I was only a teenager then. I also gave up alcohol for all of 2021 after having Covid-19 in December. After 2 weeks of involuntary bedrest, I gained a new appreciation for what my body can do. Humas are pretty bada$$.

    Anyway...hi! WE ARE ALL KILLING IT! You guys are awesome & inspring. Something feels different this time. We could be sitting on Instagram but instead we are here. Good for us. Lets do this!!!! xo <3

    5'2"/ age 29
    2021 SW: 147lb
    CW: 140lb
    GW: 135lb
    UGW: 130lb (according my MFP I should be "133.4 in 5 weeks at 1200/cal" - we will see about that lol)
    edited February 15
  • pollyeloquentpollyeloquent Member Posts: 13 Member Member Posts: 13 Member
    I'm new to this site. I'm a regular exerciser and I love to mix it up--running, yoga, pilates, HIIT Workouts, bodyweight exercises, biking, mountain climbing etc.. Since January, I'm cutting the carbs to get rid of the bobble belly, loading up on the veggies, trying to drink more water, and working on my posture. I'm stacked and I've spent much of my life hunched over, but at the end of last year, I had pain between my shoulders and the thing that got rid of the pain was reforming my posture. It's a bear, but I know if I don't keep at it, I'll be headed for the bell tower. So it's boobs up and shoulders back from now on! :smiley: Wishing you all perseverance and success. Thanks for reading. :smile:
  • LilianaV22LilianaV22 Member Posts: 17 Member Member Posts: 17 Member
    My resolution is now maintaining my 100 lbs weight!
  • slimgirljo15slimgirljo15 Member, Premium Posts: 261,280 Member Member, Premium Posts: 261,280 Member
    Check in! On Jan 1 I decided to refocus on fitness and health because I was beginning to feel 'different'.

    I have in the last 2 1/2 months lost 22 lbs and am almost certain to reach my target goal before June. Pretty proud of myself as historically winter has always been a tough season for me (brutally cold winters here in the Canadian Prairies).

    Well done 🙂
  • xrj22xrj22 Member, Premium Posts: 34 Member Member, Premium Posts: 34 Member
    I have a birthday in 2 days. So I am starting a new year, and new resolutions:
    1) clean vegan eating
    2)alcohol free (except possibly when out to eat with others)
    3)caffeine free
    4) in bed by 10 (most nights)
    5) no internet at work
    6) get cholesterol in the normal range naturally and keep it there.

    Highest weight (April 2020) 172
    MFP starting weight (5/29/2020) 153
    goal 132
    fitness goal: marathon fall 2022
  • ILOVEMYSELF20212021ILOVEMYSELF20212021 Member, Premium Posts: 1 Member Member, Premium Posts: 1 Member
    Good morning! my journey started yesterday, 195 Pounds 5-11 Height , Goal : 130 Pounds!.
  • mikethewritermikethewriter Member Posts: 6 Member Member Posts: 6 Member
    Hello pals! Just wanted to know if you all are able to maintain your new year resolutions?
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