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Women who eat more than 1800 calories a day !!!!

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  • susannamariesusannamarie Member Posts: 2,158 Member Member Posts: 2,158 Member
    I'm aiming for 1450 net, but since I burn at least 500 just about every day but Friday and I eat my exercise calories, I fit in there.

    I haven't weighed in in a week, but I started at 223 and after 33 days was 215. So ... so far, so good.
  • irisheyez718irisheyez718 Member Posts: 677 Member Member Posts: 677 Member
    My net calories were just reset to 1480 today but with exercise I usually eat well over 1800. There is no need to starve!
  • EBFNPEBFNP Member Posts: 529 Member Member Posts: 529 Member
    I had my BMR tested with the Medgem, and it was 2450 . I usually don't eat that much, but try to reach 1800 or so. I don't count calories directly, so I am base it on estimates which has been effective. I work out a lot, but I hit a summer plateau that I just busted through the past month or so.
  • lisakyle_11lisakyle_11 Member Posts: 422 Member Member Posts: 422 Member
  • ti2v78ti2v78 Member Posts: 26 Member Member Posts: 26 Member
    Yay! A thread where the women don't starve themselves and care about having a HEALTHY wight (loss) goal. And a few here who look like they might even lift the occasional weight :)
  • kimclawskimclaws Member Posts: 101 Member Member Posts: 101 Member
    thank you everyone for posting this thread! it is very helpful, makes me realize that i am not eating enough, time to bump up! thanks ladies!
  • rockerbabyyrockerbabyy Member Posts: 2,330 Member Member Posts: 2,330 Member
    i eat over 1800 every day, since i set my goal to my BMR (1845). i also eat my exercise calories, so most days im eating 2000+
    ive only been eating at my BMR for almost a month, so i havent weighed in yet, but i know ive lost inches and can fit in smaller clothes.
  • littlemililittlemili Member Posts: 641 Member Member Posts: 641 Member
    I eat 2000-2500 a day (5'1, 105lbs). It's yummy. Seems like I am maintaining.
  • neo200120018neo200120018 Member Posts: 106 Member Member Posts: 106 Member
    i eat based on bmr of 2040 before exercise, lost 9kgs in 3 weeks, add me if u want
  • kiyah2kiyah2 Member Posts: 3 Member Member Posts: 3 Member
    Hi Ebby, just curious to know if your still losing weekly eating that many calories a day?
  • quelquunquelquun Member Posts: 42 Member Member Posts: 42 Member
  • JennieALJennieAL Member Posts: 1,768 Member Member Posts: 1,768 Member
    I'm 5'7", 128lbs, and lift heavy weights 3x week... eat between 1600 & 2000 calories per day. I zig-zag between 1600 & 2000 actually, depending on whether it's a lifting day or not. I'm staying at the same weight and losing fat (inches) on this slight caloric deficit while gaining strength.
  • emfilomenaemfilomena Member Posts: 120 Member Posts: 120
    bump, this is interesting
  • luvmydog2luvmydog2 Member Posts: 243 Member Member Posts: 243 Member
    :smile: I am 5ft 5inchs...and 64 yrs of age ...my dietician has me on 1740 cals a day ....and min of 30 minutes exercise a day ...i am loosing 1 kg a month and not starving myself ...eating a big variety of foods ...:happy:
    Not eating my exercise calories back ...as i dont feel the need to yet ! My Profile pic is when i last lot weight many many years ago lol !
  • AirCircleIAirCircleI Member Posts: 334 Member Member Posts: 334 Member
    Thanks for posting this. There is NO WAY I would be happy or comfortable eating 1200 a day. I can't even really comfortably eat under 1500. I usually eat between 1600 and 2100. My starting point is set at 1500, but I do some form of exercise most days, which adds between 400 and 800 calories and I eat back some but not all of my exercise calories (depends on how I am feeling on the day). If I am hungry, I eat, but make sure it is healthy, like some nuts or fruit or a protein shake.

    I've lost a consistent 5lbs a month for the last 5 months, for a grand total since October of 25lbs. I have another 10-15 to go. You can see my photos here: http://www.myfitnesspal.com/topics/show/503638-25lbs-down-before-and-during-pics
  • jennifershoojennifershoo Member Posts: 3,209 Member Member Posts: 3,209 Member
    interesting and inspiring
    bump!
  • hailz840hailz840 Member Posts: 136 Member Member Posts: 136 Member
    Yay! A thread where the women don't starve themselves and care about having a HEALTHY wight (loss) goal. And a few here who look like they might even lift the occasional weight :)

    ^^^this, give your body fuel, it needs it!
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