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Hit 85lb weight loss goal!

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  • mel941980mel941980 Member Posts: 26 Member Member Posts: 26 Member
    Wow...I'd love to hear more about your intermittent fasting....I have never tried it but think I would like to. Also, banking your extra exercise calories seems like a great way to do things if you need an extra bit of calories for a fun night out....did you jus log those on the side - how did you 'use' those within the system?

    Hi -

    I stick to eating within an eight hour window, so typically 12:30pm-8:30pm. Once I lost 50lbs, I felt comfortable giving myself some leeway on Saturdays. I still don't break my fast until after noon, but I will allow myself an extra hour or two for dessert or a cockatil. I only drink water when I'm fasting. I used to have some black coffee or tea, but it was tough on my stomach and I was getting jittery.

    I log daily, so Monday-Friday there's always a minimum of 300-350 calories leftover. I use those calories on Saturday-Sunday. My diary definitely hits the red every weekend, but I always know what I'm working with so I don't get bothered by it. I will say it's important to be honest on the weekends even when you're allowing yourself extra calories. A few times I wasn't and I either gained or stayed the same.
    edited April 7
  • noel2fitnoel2fit Member Posts: 220 Member Member Posts: 220 Member
    Great work!! Congratulations!
  • donnas1995donnas1995 Member Posts: 11 Member Member Posts: 11 Member
    Congratulations. That is fantastic.
  • celticstar0610celticstar0610 Member, Premium Posts: 21 Member Member, Premium Posts: 21 Member
    You are my hero. Brava! Bellisimo <3
  • caseydimplescaseydimples Member, Premium Posts: 122 Member Member, Premium Posts: 122 Member
    Thanks for sharing your success with us. You are the motivation I needed today. Congrats, you look great!
  • TexasRose1820TexasRose1820 Member Posts: 7 Member Member Posts: 7 Member
    Great job! You are so inspiring.
  • mel941980mel941980 Member Posts: 26 Member Member Posts: 26 Member
    Thank you, everyone. I appreciate it.
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