♥️❤️February Daily Log-in & Weigh-in Challenge❤️♥️

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  • MissRevamp
    MissRevamp Posts: 8 Member
    ❤️❤️February Challenge❤️❤️
    I'm a little late posting since I just started back at this yesterday. About 6 years ago, I had lost 50 lbs and reached my goal weight. I maintained for a very long time but then the weight found me again when I stopped working out and logging food. Due to an email provider change and lost password, I had to start a new account. Hopefully I can keep the bad foods off my new food list. haha

    2022 Goals:
    ⚫️ get back to tasty and healthy food choices again
    ⚫️ keep a fitness routine (cardio & weights)
    ⚫️ squeeeeeze into smaller clothing sizes

    Daily Goals:
    ❤️ Plan meals
    ❤️ Weigh foods (family dinner will be estimated or not logged due to kitchen craziness)
    ❤️ Keep diary open for public
    ❤️ 20+ minutes of exercise
    ❤️ drink more water
    ❤️ avoid delicious fast food

    5'6" 48 year old
    Goal Weight: ~135
    2/8 Starting Weight: 167.4
    ⭐Lost 1.8 lbs in February so far⭐

    Daily Weigh-In:
    February 08 - 167.4
    February 09 - 164.8
    February 10 - 164.2
    February 11 - 163.8
    February 12 - 165.2 :# Always the "Salty Sticker Shock" as always after a high sodium dinner. ha ha :D
    February 13 - ? lbs (left early in the morning to buy my favorite healthy foods. forgot to weigh)
    February 14 - 165.6 weekends are a struggle because the family is all together. Getting back to it!:smiley:
  • boilerdawg2009
    boilerdawg2009 Posts: 979 Member
    ♥️❤️February Challenge❤️♥️

    I’m Darren, 34, I’m 5’11” tall. Trying to take control of my life and finally not have a protruding belly!

    2022 goals:

    ⚫️Get to maintenance by the end of the year
    ⚫️Workout at the gym 3-4 times per week

    Daily Goals:

    ♥️Get in my daily pushups, squats, crunches, and lunges
    ♥️Log honestly and consistently
    ♥️Drink/log 80+oz water
    ♥️Not to get frustrated if the scale goes up

    Highest weight: 226
    February Start Weight: 180.8
    February Goal Weight: 175
    February weight lost so far: (-0.7lbs)

    February 1—180.8
    February 2—179.6
    February 3—178.8
    February 4—179.1
    February 5—180.1
    February 6—178.7
    February 7—178.4
    February 8—178.7(I drank a ton of water at work yesterday and I think I'm still holding onto some of it lol)
    February 9—177.7
    February 10-180.6(overdid it at dinner last night 😅
    February 11-178.9
    February 12-178.5
    February 13-177.9
    February 14-177.5
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  • AdahGreen2022
    AdahGreen2022 Posts: 154 Member
    February Challenge❤

    I’m 5’2” tall and in my 40s...


    2022 goals:

    ⚫️135 lbs...fit and healthy *less sugary sweets, butter, and cheese*
    Spend more time doing what I enjoy...art, reading, walking, day trips trying new restaurants and visiting antique shops and museums...

    Daily Goals:

    ♥️Start my day with 10 minute Pilates
    ♥️Plan healthy meals and stick to it
    ♥️Sleep well
    ♥️Eat less sugar ~1500 calories
    ♥️walk 150 minutes per week +
    ♥️Drink more water

    Highest weight: about 160
    Current weight: 143
    February weight lost so far:

    February 1—143
    February 2—143
    February 3—144
    February 4—144
    February 5—144
    February 6—143
    February 7—143
    February 8—143...going slowly!:/
    February 9—143
    February 10-145! Ate at Huddle House😬
    February 11-144
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    February 28- GOAL 140

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  • deepwoodslady
    deepwoodslady Posts: 7,408 Member
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    My name is Donna. I am 5’ 5” tall, 61 years old and from the Midwest USA. In 2016 I weighed 253 lbs. I am on a journey of health and to get back to the real me.

    Every healthy habit brings me closer to scratching each of these off to NEVER see them again!
    250’s; 240’s; 230’s; 220's; 210's; 200's; 190's; 180’s; 170's; 160's; 150’s

    Starting Weight (from January 31st): 197.0
    Goal: 192.0 (Five lb Loss)


    **************************ONE DAY, ONE STEP, ONE DECISION AT A TIME**************************

    02/01…...197.0…..(Trend Weight 195.1)….. Pro: No change. There’s that! Con: Only 28 days to get something done!

    02/02.…..197.4…..(Trend Weight 195.3)….. Meals good. Snacks bad. No TMI and exercise ziltch but the renovation is moving along, although slowly.

    02/03.…..195.8…..(Trend Weight 195.4}….. No better on the exercise due to the restrictions, but meals were much better planned. Quantities much better too. Pushing water today as tonight’s homemade Mexican food will likely be high in sodium.

    02/04.…..196.4…..(Trend Weight 195.5)….. Sodium from the Mexican I presume because otherwise the day was not bad. I did hit a record low on calories burned, miles walked and steps according to my fitbit. Fitness makes a big difference!

    02/05.…..196.4…..(Trend Weight 195.6)….. Full-on BINGE last night. Probably the worst I’ve ever experienced. I don’t even know what triggered it. Nothing showed up on the scale yet this morning, but I know it’s coming…..

    02/06.…..194.6…..(Trend Weight 195.5)….. This is the first time in awhile (I only checked records back to 3 weeks) that my trend weight has went down. Thrilled because that means that something is really happening! A nice drop on the scale this morning too. I’m surprised that the binge hasn’t shown up yet. Maybe I’ll luck out on this one. No matter! I’m running with it. It makes me feel encouraged today.

    02/07.…..195.4…..(Trend Weight 195.5)….. I had a very good day yesterday. Dietary was on point. More steps and activity than I’ve been able to get lately. The uptick is likely from a few days ago but I’m not worried since I’ve been doing well since then.

    02/08.…..193.4…..(Trend Weight 195.3)….. Three squares and some sugar-free candy for a snack. Upped the steps to 8700 but calorie burn was about the same as the days prior. This is a whoosh.

    02/09.…..193.4…..(Trend Weight 195.1)….. Holding steady and happy for that. I don’t expect loss everyday, so no gain is good and the path I’m on is the right one.

    02/10.…..196.0…..(Trend Weight 195.2)….. A good day, but pizza for dinner shocked my scale this morning. It is ridiculous how fast the scale flies up! It was very salty tasting so I will push water today.

    02/11.…..194.8…..(Trend Weight 195.1)….. An okay day yesterday reflected better on the scale. Doctor appointments today for son & I for diabetes. Also for heart for me. They are going to send me to a heart and vascular center I guess. It doesn’t pay to flunk two EKG’s. They were supposed to do it late last fall but had trouble with insurance. Then I let it go due to all the holidays and then my brother’s death. Time to get things right with my heart now. I’ve gotten to the point where I am a little afraid to even exercise with all the sinking and fluttering I am feeling. Need answers.

    02/12.…..197.8…..(Trend Weight 195.4)….. Fasted until 3:00 for doctor appointment/bloodwork. Then subway and cake. Cake twice. Did I take advantage of the fact I won’t have glucose checked by doctor for another 3 months? Probably. Regrets today.

    02/13.…..197.4…..(Trend Weight 195.6)….. I was so sick last night from all of this weeks bad choices. Pizza, Subway, Cake etc. All too rich. My body could not get enough water yesterday as it tried to flush everything out to save this diabetic from a hospital trip. My sugar read 438 an hour after my medication. I’m smarter than this. I just need to win this staring competition with my diabetes. I will not blink today!

    02/14.…..197.6…..(Trend Weight 195.8)….. A great day yesterday which I am disappointed did not reflect on the scale. Over 14,000 steps, over 6 miles and 3047 calories burned overall including my normal expenditure. Diet was light and on-point. No cheats. The scale is playing games with me but I know if I stay on point it will eventually have to be honest. I was proud of yesterday. The numbers were all in hard work cleaning out master bdrm to get new bedroom set and that was a back and forth chore. But I worked really hard! Going thru lots of clothes today too. No point in putting back in things I’m not wearing or no longer like. I know I had some dietary cheats this week that are probably reflecting on the scale today. So today I pay the piper and hope for a better tomorrow.



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  • jlemoore
    jlemoore Posts: 707 Member
    Lose 15 pounds by July 1

    Daily Goals:

    Exercise at least 15 minutes a day. I know it isn't much, but getting into this habit will be huge for me.

    Log my food honestly. Logging food has always been the key to my previous successes.

    Drink at least 64 oz of water per day. It's winter. It's cold. I don't like drinking water when it's cold.

    1 point for each successful goal. Total points possible 87. February Goal: 75 points (86%)

    Starting weight: 164 (1/31/2022)

    January 31- (164) It was a good day. Got a short walk outside. Did 15 minutes of exercise at my desk. Logged my food and kept calories less than 1500.

    Feb 1- (3/ 87 & 164)Challenges- My calorie reduction today is going to leave me hungry. Sleep wasn't the best last night. These things tend to suck motivation. And then there is going to be free food.
    Overcoming these things- Packed my air popper for popcorn. Planning a walk at lunch. Remind myself that the free food is NOT mine.
    Day was a success (6/87)

    February 2— (164) Similar stresses, dealing with even less sleep than yesterday. Food after dinner was better than the 1st. But had issues with before dinner. Definitely having issues with emotional eating. Day was still a success with logging and exercise. Water was okay. (9/87)

    February 3— (163.3)- Walking with Janet tonight. 😊 But my foot hurts. :(
    (12/87)

    February 4— Water (1) Exercise (0) Food (0). Too many sweets for the day but I did log… not sure how accurate. (13/87)

    February 5— Water (0) Food Logging (0)- I’m not taking the point even though I think I did a pretty good job capturing all that went in. Exercise (0) Did quite a bit of movement throughout the day with the speech contest. But I don’t feel like it was actual exercise. (13/87)

    February 6—Water (0) Food Logging (0)- I’m not taking the point even though I think I did a pretty good job capturing all that went in. Exercise (1!)- downhill skiing with the boy. So much fun. (14/87)

    February 7—(164.6) Water retention. WFH today and am tempted to get myself all sorts of goodies. Back is killing me from skiing so it’s going to be a hard day. Water Good (1) Logging Great (1) Exercise (0) (16/87)

    February 8— (163.1) Back in the office today. Stretching and yoga are on the agenda for exercise today. Maybe sit in the hot tub tonight. Back is tender but no spasms unless I move it too quickly. / Good day even though the back was tender. (19/87)

    February 9— (162.6) No huge challenges today. Thinking my back pain is back to a manageable level. Good day (22/87)

    February 10- (161.5) Walking with my friend. (1) Food descent- no sugary treats and logged (1) Water (1) 25/87

    February 11, 12, 13 - (161.5) Weekend. Blah. I did my best with logging my food. But I’m sure I missed an M&M or underestimated quantities, went out for Indian on Saturday, lots of processed foods. No formal exercise. Don’t fee dehydrated like previous weekend. But I am sure I didn’t get enough. Positives: Alcohol free.

    February 14- (164.5) Expected the weight increase from the weekend and I am not fretting.

  • Arc2Arc
    Arc2Arc Posts: 484 Member
    February 1: 179.1
    February 2: 179.2
    February 3: 179.1
    February 4: 179.1
    February 5: 178.8
    February 6: 180.0
    February 7: 179.9 Salty weekend
    February 8: 178.6
    February 9: 178.4
    February 10: 178.9
    February 11: 178.0
    February 12: 178.5
    February 13: 178.9
    February 14: 178.9
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  • ashleycarole86
    ashleycarole86 Posts: 4,702 Member
    Highest weight: 293 (1/28/22)
    Current weight: 180.4
    February weight lost so far: -

    February 1—178 (A new short month is upon us. Looking forward to firmly establishing myself in the 170's this month and continuing to make progress towards my fitness goals.)
    February 2—178.4 (Had lots of fun exercising yesterday - shadow boxing, indoor cycling and upper body strength. It's cold so I'm finding fun ways to exercise indoors.)
    February 3—179.2 (Got a new PR on my 45 minute Peloton ride yesterday. We had a delicious steak dinner and I had a relaxing night. Only one more day of bad cold until the dog and I will resume our outdoor walks.)
    February 4—179.6 (The weekend is almost here... looking forward to the mental break. I am juggling cycling, strength and boxing programs and wanting to do it all so having more time for exercise is very exciting to me.)
    February 5—179.8 (Up at 5 am to crush my long ride of the week. 75 minutes done and ready to get into the day.)
    February 6—178.6 (Off to snowshoe in Kananaskis today. Warm weather is back and the mountains are calling.)
    February 7—181.6 (Had a fabulous weekend... Monday morning always comes so quickly. The weather is divine, most of our snow has melted, and the sun is out. Looking forward to a lunch time walk as I have a heavy bloated feeling in my stomach this morning.)
    February 8—181 (Husband made beef ribs on the BBQ last night - he is a charcoal grill master. The portion size on ribs to keep calories reasonable is very low, but I enjoyed my serving. I've had many moments in the last few weeks where I think back to old me and I have no idea how many calories I was eating, but it must have been a lot! Knowledge is power for me.)
    February 9—180.4 (Tired in the mornings so I've been exercising more at night which is harder on me, but I'm getting it done. We have dinner out with friends tonight so I have the meal pre-logged and I'm planning a maintenance day.)
    February 10-177.8 (Had a lovely supper out last night and stuck to my pre-tracked plan. Just focused on getting my 10K steps and got to bed when we got home from supper. Got up at 5 a.m. this morning to get my Peloton ride in since we're out again tonight.)
    February 11-178 (Got up early to ride before work and got a new PR on my 60 minute ride. Busy work day so far. Just wrapping up and need to back as we're off to Banff to meet out-of-town family for supper.)
    February 12-176.2 (Had a great time in Banff with family. Had supper out that we walked to and from. Stayed up later than normal. Breakfast and a snowshoe this morning before returning home. Now about to go out again to take my Mom into Calgary for a one night staycation.)
    February 13-179.6 (Had fun with Mom and my husband in Calgary. Picked the healthier of the meal options available but there was dessert and wine so I did go over my calories. Enjoy Superbowl today everyone!)
    February 14-180.4 (Between yesterday and today I did a lot of strength so I'm sore now. Night in to celebrate with my sweetie. His birthday is also in two days and then we will be mostly back to normal here.)
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  • swimmom_1
    swimmom_1 Posts: 982 Member
    Hello Everyone from before and Newbies!
    I'm Mary 64, 5'4" from Pennsylvania. My goal is to get back down AGAIN to 122 lbs. Kept it off for about 5 years and then got lazy. My body just stores Carbs too easily. I work long hours and exercise on my 3 off days/week, making up for my 4 work days. I started this challenge in November and have continued on monthly. Great group of motivating members! Thank you Jill! My goal is 5 lbs for February. Welcome back everyone! JOIN US!

    Highest weight: 255 lbs 9/14/20 (twice) :-(
    9/14/20-255 lbs. Started a new job without a micromanager.
    5/3/21-240.5 lbs Emergency Gallbladder surgery
    5/14/21-232.2 lbs. Started MFP and low carb and calorie restricted diet.
    6/1/21-228.8 lbs
    7/1/21-222.2 lbs
    8/1/21-212 lbs
    9/1/21-200 lbs
    10/1/21-191.4 lbs
    11/1/21-181.8 lbs
    12/1/21-176.2 lbs
    1/1/22-168 lbs
    1/31/22-157.4 lbs

    ♥️❤️February Challenge❤️♥️


    🎂

    2022 goals:

    ⚫️ Get back down to where I was, weight and clothing size wise and a normal BMI.
    ⚫️ Keep within an acceptable weight range and stay healthy.

    Daily Goals:

    ♥️ Log & Pre log my food daily
    ♥️ Drink at least 90 oz of water.
    ♥️ Stay within 1000-1200 calories while losing.
    ♥️ Stay low carb
    ♥️ Exercise on my off work days.
    ♥️

    Highest weight: 255 lbs
    Goal weight: 122-125 lbs
    Current weight: 156.4 lbs
    Up to date loss so far: 98.6 lbs/133 lb goal
    February weight lost so far: 1 lb.

    February 1—157.4 lbs
    February 2—157.4 lbs
    February 3—159.4 lbs. I had too many Carbs yesterday and went over calories by a couple hundred. It was a co-workers birthday celebration and I had a piece of the chocolate cheesecake I got for her. Today 1 did 210 minutes on my Elliptical for 14.6 miles. A bit shorter today as I have someone I need to meet up with. May do a bit more later on. And I did another 120 minutes for 8.5 miles. So the day was 5 1/2 hours for 23.1 miles.

    February 4—158.4 lbs
    February 5—157.4 lbs
    February 6—158.4 lbs Probably from eating my dinner so late after getting off work. :-( Did 190 minutes on my Elliptical today.
    February 7—159.4 lbs Ate too may Carbs last pm.
    February 8—159.4 lbs :-( Did 280 minutes on the Elliptical for 18.14 miles

    February 9—159.8 lbs
    February 10-157.6 lbs
    February 11-156.4 lbs
    February 12-156.4 lbs. Did 300 minutes on my Elliptical today for 18.5 miles. Been crazy long days at work on 2/9-2/11. 15-18 hour days!! Come home, shower and go to bed and backup at 5 AM and do it all over again. I really needed this weekend off! Got a set of new scrubs on Sunday 2/6. Size SMALL! Others I ordered online and they came this past Thursday. Started with 2XL to LARGE and now SMALL! Only 1.4 lbs away from the 100 lb weight loss mark.

    February 13-156.4 lbs. Did my Elliptical 200 minutes for 13.19 miles.
    February 14- 156.4 lbs.
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  • ebastian1
    ebastian1 Posts: 17 Member
    My goals are to do at least 5k steps each day and drink more water!

    February 7 - Starting weight is 114.1kg. Today I went for a walk and did 6700 steps. Ended up snacking after dinner which wasn't great.
    February 8 - 113.1kg
    February 9 - 112.5kg. Really active day on Tuesday. And managed to keep within my calorie limit
    February 10 - 112.3kg. Again a quite active day but ate back quite a lot of the calories
    February 11 - 113.5kg. Thought I had a good day but the scale shot up.
    February 12 - 112.8kg
    February 13 - 113.5kg
    February 14 - 112.7kg
    February 15 - 112.5kg
  • boilerdawg2009
    boilerdawg2009 Posts: 979 Member
    ♥️❤️February Challenge❤️♥️

    I’m Darren, 34, I’m 5’11” tall. Trying to take control of my life and finally not have a protruding belly!

    2022 goals:

    ⚫️Get to maintenance by the end of the year
    ⚫️Workout at the gym 3-4 times per week

    Daily Goals:

    ♥️Get in my daily pushups, squats, crunches, and lunges
    ♥️Log honestly and consistently
    ♥️Drink/log 80+oz water
    ♥️Not to get frustrated if the scale goes up

    Highest weight: 226
    February Start Weight: 180.8
    February Goal Weight: 175
    February weight lost so far: (-0.7lbs)

    February 1—180.8
    February 2—179.6
    February 3—178.8
    February 4—179.1
    February 5—180.1
    February 6—178.7
    February 7—178.4
    February 8—178.7(I drank a ton of water at work yesterday and I think I'm still holding onto some of it lol)
    February 9—177.7
    February 10-180.6(overdid it at dinner last night 😅
    February 11-178.9
    February 12-178.5
    February 13-177.9
    February 14-177.5
    February 15-178.6
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  • jm216
    jm216 Posts: 2,929 Member
    ♥️❤️February Challenge❤️♥️

    I’m Jill and I’ve been on and off MFP for years. 2022 is the year I will get below and stay below 200 pounds. I’m 5’8” tall and I turn 52 on February 16th. 🎂

    2022 goals:

    ⚫️Lose .5 pounds each week… 26 pounds this year
    ⚫️Get below 200 pounds

    Daily Goals:

    ♥️Start my day with a 10 minute dog walk or 10 minute dance workout
    ♥️Plan meals and log in advance
    ♥️Log honestly and consistently
    ♥️Eat at or under my calorie goal
    ♥️Get 30 minutes of exercise or close my Apple Watch activity ring each day
    ♥️Drink and log more water

    Highest weight: 234
    Current weight: 205.8

    February weight lost so far: up .2 pounds

    February 1—205.6… Here we go!
    February 2—205.8… shoveled snow
    February 3—207.2…shoveled more snow
    February 4—206.6.. 🌟
    February 5—206.5…👍
    ❤️February 6—206.3… slow and steady
    February 7—205.5! The streak has begun!
    Yesterday I hit all of my goals including eating at/under my calories. Feeling tired, but fabulous! Happy Monday Friends!
    February 8—206.2… gotta start a new streak today. It’s so hard to stay at or under calories.
    I consistently hit 5 of my 6 goals… but not eating at or under calories… but I am determined to do it!

    February 9—205.6… pleasantly surprised this morning. 💃🏻 Maybe it was the new workout routine.💪. Getting the streak going today!

    February 10– 205.7… today the streak starts! 😄 “If at first you don’t succeed, try try again”
    Happy to be holding steady.

    February 11— 205.8 … today starts the streak! 🥰 Hit 5 out of 6 goals yesterday.

    February 12— 205.7
    February 13— 207.2
    February 14— 207.2 ate way too much at our Super Bowl small get together. Glad to have maintained for now. Have a 75 minute walking tour today at University of Michigan in Ann Arbor with my daughter. Currently it’s -3 degrees outside, but it will get up to 20 degrees today. Multiple layers is the key!
    ❤️❤️HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY!!❤️❤️

    February 15– 207.6. Walked 4.9 miles yesterday, but no matter how hard I try, I simply can’t out walk what I eat. 🥰 Back to basics. U of M is beautiful. My daughter is going to have a tough decision, but we have 1 more college visit on Thursday… Ferris University in Big Rapids. It may snow 3-5 inches… so we may have to reschedule.

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  • Rinoga
    Rinoga Posts: 215 Member
    ♥️❤️February Challenge❤️♥️

    Hi! Excited to participate in another challenge! I’ve kept off 7 pounds so far after starting these challenges in October. I’m planning to work out every work day for 45 minutes, restrict eating out for the weekend, log and drink 8 glasses of water daily.

    Highest weight: 165
    Month start weight: 155
    February weight lost so far: 0

    February 1 - 155 (home cooked/ ran 45 m)
    February 2 - 156 (home cooked/ ran 45 m)
    February 3 - 156 (home cooked/ ran 45 m)
    February 4 - 156 (home cooked)
    February 5 - 156 (went out)
    February 6 - 155 (went out)
    February 7 - 155 (home cooked, ran 45 m)
    February 8 - 154 (home cooked, ran 45 m)
    February 9 - 154 (home cooked, ran 45 m)
    February 10 - 154 (home cooked, ran 45 m)
    February 11 - 154 (went out, walked 45 m)
    February 12 - 155 (went out)
    February 13 - 156 (went out)
    February 14 - 156 (home cooked/ walked 15 m)
    February 15 - 156 (home cooked/ walked 45 m)

    Feeling normal today, but played it safe by walking outside again. Plan to go back to the gym tomorrow if I still feel normal. Comfort ate a fair amount yesterday so very happy to see the scale didn’t go up more.

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  • bm1409
    bm1409 Posts: 1,715 Member
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    Highest Weight: 150.8
    Current Weight: 149
    Total Weight Loss: 1
    February Weight Loss So Far: .
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    Feb 1: 149
    Feb 2: 148.8 ⬇️😊
    Feb 3: 149.2 ⬆️🤦‍♀️
    Feb 4; 149.8 ⬆️🤦‍♀️🤷‍♀️
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    Feb 7: 150.6 ⬆️🤦‍♀️🤦‍♀️
    Feb 8: 149.8 ⬇️😊
    Feb 9: 149.8
    Feb 10: 149.8 🐢
    Feb 11: 149.6 ⬇️
    Feb 12: 149.6
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    Feb 14; 149.6
    Feb 15: 149 ⬇️
  • deepwoodslady
    deepwoodslady Posts: 7,408 Member
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    My name is Donna. I am 5’ 5” tall, 61 years old and from the Midwest USA. In 2016 I weighed 253 lbs. I am on a journey of health and to get back to the real me.

    Every healthy habit brings me closer to scratching each of these off to NEVER see them again!
    250’s; 240’s; 230’s; 220's; 210's; 200's; 190's; 180’s; 170's; 160's; 150’s

    Starting Weight (from January 31st): 197.0
    Goal: 192.0 (Five lb Loss)


    **************************ONE DAY, ONE STEP, ONE DECISION AT A TIME**************************

    02/01…...197.0…..(Trend Weight 195.1)….. Pro: No change. There’s that! Con: Only 28 days to get something done!

    02/02.…..197.4…..(Trend Weight 195.3)….. Meals good. Snacks bad. No TMI and exercise ziltch but the renovation is moving along, although slowly.

    02/03.…..195.8…..(Trend Weight 195.4}….. No better on the exercise due to the restrictions, but meals were much better planned. Quantities much better too. Pushing water today as tonight’s homemade Mexican food will likely be high in sodium.

    02/04.…..196.4…..(Trend Weight 195.5)….. Sodium from the Mexican I presume because otherwise the day was not bad. I did hit a record low on calories burned, miles walked and steps according to my fitbit. Fitness makes a big difference!

    02/05.…..196.4…..(Trend Weight 195.6)….. Full-on BINGE last night. Probably the worst I’ve ever experienced. I don’t even know what triggered it. Nothing showed up on the scale yet this morning, but I know it’s coming…..

    02/06.…..194.6…..(Trend Weight 195.5)….. This is the first time in awhile (I only checked records back to 3 weeks) that my trend weight has went down. Thrilled because that means that something is really happening! A nice drop on the scale this morning too. I’m surprised that the binge hasn’t shown up yet. Maybe I’ll luck out on this one. No matter! I’m running with it. It makes me feel encouraged today.

    02/07.…..195.4…..(Trend Weight 195.5)….. I had a very good day yesterday. Dietary was on point. More steps and activity than I’ve been able to get lately. The uptick is likely from a few days ago but I’m not worried since I’ve been doing well since then.

    02/08.…..193.4…..(Trend Weight 195.3)….. Three squares and some sugar-free candy for a snack. Upped the steps to 8700 but calorie burn was about the same as the days prior. This is a whoosh.

    02/09.…..193.4…..(Trend Weight 195.1)….. Holding steady and happy for that. I don’t expect loss everyday, so no gain is good and the path I’m on is the right one.

    02/10.…..196.0…..(Trend Weight 195.2)….. A good day, but pizza for dinner shocked my scale this morning. It is ridiculous how fast the scale flies up! It was very salty tasting so I will push water today.

    02/11.…..194.8…..(Trend Weight 195.1)….. An okay day yesterday reflected better on the scale. Doctor appointments today for son & I for diabetes. Also for heart for me. They are going to send me to a heart and vascular center I guess. It doesn’t pay to flunk two EKG’s. They were supposed to do it late last fall but had trouble with insurance. Then I let it go due to all the holidays and then my brother’s death. Time to get things right with my heart now. I’ve gotten to the point where I am a little afraid to even exercise with all the sinking and fluttering I am feeling. Need answers.

    02/12.…..197.8…..(Trend Weight 195.4)….. Fasted until 3:00 for doctor appointment/bloodwork. Then subway and cake. Cake twice. Did I take advantage of the fact I won’t have glucose checked by doctor for another 3 months? Probably. Regrets today.

    02/13.…..197.4…..(Trend Weight 195.6)….. I was so sick last night from all of this weeks bad choices. Pizza, Subway, Cake etc. All too rich. My body could not get enough water yesterday as it tried to flush everything out to save this diabetic from a hospital trip. My sugar read 438 an hour after my medication. I’m smarter than this. I just need to win this staring competition with my diabetes. I will not blink today!

    02/14.…..197.6…..(Trend Weight 195.8)….. A great day yesterday which I am disappointed did not reflect on the scale. Over 14,000 steps, over 6 miles and 3047 calories burned overall including my normal expenditure. Diet was light and on-point. No cheats. The scale is playing games with me but I know if I stay on point it will eventually have to be honest. I was proud of yesterday. The numbers were all in hard work cleaning out master bdrm to get new bedroom set and that was a back and forth chore. But I worked really hard! Going thru lots of clothes today too. No point in putting back in things I’m not wearing or no longer like. I know I had some dietary cheats this week that are probably reflecting on the scale today. So today I pay the piper and hope for a better tomorrow.

    02/15……196.0…..(Trend Weight 195.8)….. Another good day yesterday and finally the scale is cooperating. Down 1.6 today. My choices and hard work are paying off. I’m still working on the bedroom project. Lots to go thru. Also, I’ve been using that room as storage during the renovations for lots of living room décor so there is a lot to get thru. New wall and archway is still being built and finished. It’s looking good although the mess is horrid! Drywall dust is the worst! It gets everywhere!


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  • Arc2Arc
    Arc2Arc Posts: 484 Member
    Goals: Maintain Weight 178-182
    Log During Maintenance

    Oct. 2021 weight: 206.0
    Weight loss: 27.1

    February 1: 179.1
    February 2: 179.2
    February 3: 179.1
    February 4: 179.1
    February 5: 178.8
    February 6: 180.0
    February 7: 179.9 Salty weekend
    February 8: 178.6
    February 9: 178.4
    February 10: 178.9
    February 11: 178.0
    February 12: 178.5
    February 13: 178.9
    February 14: 178.9
    February 15: 178.8 Still on the salt train!
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  • seilidhe
    seilidhe Posts: 1,051 Member
    My goals, which haven't changed from last month, include (from most difficult to the easiest)
    🚦 Getting started
    🥤 Drinking more water than diet soda
    🥅 Staying within my calorie limits
    📚☕ Making sure I get some “me time”
    😅🚶‍♀️🏃🏻‍♀️🚴🏻‍♀️ Exercising daily (at least 20 minutes total - not always an accurate time since I don't have a fitness watch. I use my phone, and I'm not allowed to have my phone with me during the day at work, so this category won't get a "thumbs up" unless I'm sure I've hit that 20 minute mark)
    📔 Tracking every meal
    ⚖️ Weighing daily is a given for me, so this will be the easiest one for me. I'm hoping to make it into the 180s by the end of February, and stay out of the 190s.

    Highest Weight: Somewhere between 227-230... I don't know. I avoided the scale.
    Return to MFP after ~ 5-6 year absence (June 11, 2020) = 216.9
    Final weight (January 31, 2022) = 193.2 (+1.6 from my January starting weight :disappointed: )
    Starting weight for this challenge (February 1, 2022) = 194.2

    🚦 Ready... set.... GO!
    01/31/2022 - ⚖️ 193.2
    02/01/2022 – ⚖️ 194.2 (+1.0 from yesterday/+0.0 from first day of current month/-22.7 from rejoining MFP) - 🚶‍♀️📚☕📔 - Eating stress and emotions again... Not good.
    02/02/2022 – ⚖️ 195.4 (+1.2 / +1.2 / -22.5) - 🚶‍♀️📚☕📔
    02/03/2022 – ⚖️ 195.2 (-0.2 / +1.0 / -22.7) - 🚶‍♀️📚☕📔
    02/04/2022 ¬ ⚖️ 196.2 (+1.0 / +2.0 / -20.7) - 🚶‍♀️📚☕📔
    02/05/2022 – ⚖️ 195.2 (-1.0 / +1.0 / -21.7) - 🚶‍♀️📚☕📔
    02/06/2022 – ⚖️ 196.6 (+1.4 / +2.4/ -20.3) - 😅🚴🏻‍♀️📚☕📔
    02/07/2022 – ⚖️ 197.8 (+1.2 / +3.6/ -19.1) - 🚶‍♀️📚☕📔 - Sigh... BMI is back into obese range. I do have to say that, when I lost the weight I lost, people would tell me "Oh, I bet you feel so much better." I'd reply, "No, not really... I don't feel like anything's changed." Well, let me tell you, going the other way? I can definitely feel the change and it's not good.
    02/08/2022 – ⚖️197.5 (-0.3/+3.3/-19.4) - 🚶‍♀️📚☕📔
    02/09/2022 – ⚖️198.5 (+1.0/+4.3/-18.4) - 🚶‍♀️📚☕📔🥅
    02/10/2022 – ⚖️195.2 (-3.3/+1.0/-21.7) - 🚶‍♀️📚☕📔🥅
    02/11/2022 – ⚖️193.5 (-1.7/-0.7/-23.4) - 🚶‍♀️📚☕📔
    02/12/2022 – ⚖️194.2 (+0.7/-0.0/-22.7) - 📚☕📔
    02/13/2022 – ⚖️193.9 (-0.3/-0.3/-23.0) - 🚶‍♀️📚☕📔
    02/14/2022 – ⚖️194.4 (+0.2/+0.2/-22.5) - 🚶‍♀️📚☕📔 (Do I get extra credit for hoofing it in heels to the Post Office and back to work with time to heat and eat my lunch? I know it's only about 3/4 mile round-trip, but... heels! Hahaha!) - back to choosing badly at dinner and it wasn't even that good. :(
    02/15/2022 – ⚖️194.4 (+0.0/+0.2/-22.5)
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  • ashleycarole86
    ashleycarole86 Posts: 4,702 Member
    Highest weight: 293 (1/28/22)
    Current weight: 181
    February weight lost so far: -

    February 1—178 (A new short month is upon us. Looking forward to firmly establishing myself in the 170's this month and continuing to make progress towards my fitness goals.)
    February 2—178.4 (Had lots of fun exercising yesterday - shadow boxing, indoor cycling and upper body strength. It's cold so I'm finding fun ways to exercise indoors.)
    February 3—179.2 (Got a new PR on my 45 minute Peloton ride yesterday. We had a delicious steak dinner and I had a relaxing night. Only one more day of bad cold until the dog and I will resume our outdoor walks.)
    February 4—179.6 (The weekend is almost here... looking forward to the mental break. I am juggling cycling, strength and boxing programs and wanting to do it all so having more time for exercise is very exciting to me.)
    February 5—179.8 (Up at 5 am to crush my long ride of the week. 75 minutes done and ready to get into the day.)
    February 6—178.6 (Off to snowshoe in Kananaskis today. Warm weather is back and the mountains are calling.)
    February 7—181.6 (Had a fabulous weekend... Monday morning always comes so quickly. The weather is divine, most of our snow has melted, and the sun is out. Looking forward to a lunch time walk as I have a heavy bloated feeling in my stomach this morning.)
    February 8—181 (Husband made beef ribs on the BBQ last night - he is a charcoal grill master. The portion size on ribs to keep calories reasonable is very low, but I enjoyed my serving. I've had many moments in the last few weeks where I think back to old me and I have no idea how many calories I was eating, but it must have been a lot! Knowledge is power for me.)
    February 9—180.4 (Tired in the mornings so I've been exercising more at night which is harder on me, but I'm getting it done. We have dinner out with friends tonight so I have the meal pre-logged and I'm planning a maintenance day.)
    February 10-177.8 (Had a lovely supper out last night and stuck to my pre-tracked plan. Just focused on getting my 10K steps and got to bed when we got home from supper. Got up at 5 a.m. this morning to get my Peloton ride in since we're out again tonight.)
    February 11-178 (Got up early to ride before work and got a new PR on my 60 minute ride. Busy work day so far. Just wrapping up and need to back as we're off to Banff to meet out-of-town family for supper.)
    February 12-176.2 (Had a great time in Banff with family. Had supper out that we walked to and from. Stayed up later than normal. Breakfast and a snowshoe this morning before returning home. Now about to go out again to take my Mom into Calgary for a one night staycation.)
    February 13-179.6 (Had fun with Mom and my husband in Calgary. Picked the healthier of the meal options available but there was dessert and wine so I did go over my calories. Enjoy Superbowl today everyone!)
    February 14-180.4 (Between yesterday and today I did a lot of strength so I'm sore now. Night in to celebrate with my sweetie. His birthday is also in two days and then we will be mostly back to normal here.)
    February 15-181 (Had a loving Valentine's Day celebration. Got my Peloton ride in before work as we are busy tonight with appointments and phone calls.)
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