Just Give Me 10 Days - Round 178

quiltingjaine
quiltingjaine Posts: 4,332 Member
edited February 13 in Challenges
Round 178
February 16 - February 25, 2022

Please join us starting on 2/16, for JUST GIVE ME 10 DAYS, when we will begin Round 178!

Anyone can join us at anytime during the round.

Join us! If we stay mindful we can do this, you can do this.

Welcome back past members, welcome new members, let's keep each other accountable for another 10 days!

Here is what you do: Post your daily weight and add little comments along the way of how your day went. Post everyday to let us know how you're doing! Copy and paste the days in your response--tell us how much you lost and other non scale victories (NSV) you'd like to share.

FOR NEWBIES - I find it easiest to copy the dates to a document or note in my device and edit it each morning. Then copy and paste to the message board. MFP will return you to the spot on the board where you left off on your previous visit which is nice to know if you like to scan all of the posts.

SW:
Day/Weight/Comment
2/16
2/17
2/18
2/19
2/20
2/21
2/22
2/23
2/24
2/25

👍👍This is NOT A DIET. It’s a LIFESTYLE👍👍
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  • musicsax
    musicsax Posts: 3,221 Member
    edited February 13
    Yes please @quiltingjaine I need another round, thank you.
  • IsMollyReallyHungry
    IsMollyReallyHungry Posts: 15,343 Member

    Thanks Jaine! <3o:) I am in :) I appreciate you keeping these going. I can't believe how fast these rounds go...lol
  • SModa61
    SModa61 Posts: 2,090 Member
    I definitely need this next round! Thanks!
  • enlightenme3
    enlightenme3 Posts: 769 Member
    Hard to believe the last round is almost over already. Thanks for keeping this going @quiltingjaine .
  • SylvieAnnn
    SylvieAnnn Posts: 50 Member
    I would like to jump in on the next round!
  • SModa61
    SModa61 Posts: 2,090 Member
    SylvieAnnn wrote: »
    I would like to jump in on the next round!

    Great way to start! Welcome!
  • Janeglowss
    Janeglowss Posts: 1 Member
    I’d like to join! Thanks!
  • tiabirdie56
    tiabirdie56 Posts: 3,569 Member
    edited February 14
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    ❤Thanks Jaine! ☃️@quiltingjaine

    ❤Thanks! ☃️@musicsax

    ☃️Thanks Jackie! ❤@GrandmaJackie


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    link to: Waist to Hip Ratio


    link to: Smart BMI Calculator

    link to: US Navy Body Fat Calculator


    Protein Calculator

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    Cucumber Detox Water Recipe

    All the CONS of Detox Water That You MUST Know 😉


    Lemongrass Benefits


    Parsley for Water Retention - Fresh Parsley

    Parsley for Water Retention - Dried Parsley


    The Benefits of Holy Basil ~ Tulsi
    Are you growing basil this summer? It grows like a weed. I can't use it fast enough!

    Dry Your Basil in the Microwave

    Add basil leaves to your water for a spicy drink or Make Basil Tea

    Do you drink dandelion tea? I drink it intermittently throughout the fall and winter months. I started drinking it four years ago to aid liver function.

    Dandelion Tea Benefits

    Monk Fruit Sweetener

    How to Fix Mineral Deficiencies on Keto


    Intermittent Fasting Patterns for Different Situations

    Seven Ways To Do Intermittent Fasting


    Jason Fung~Analysis of Carbs
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    ●Infused water for fluid retention

    ▪1/2 gallon purified water
    ▪1 cucumber sliced
    ▪2 lemons, sliced or juiced added to water
    ▪10 sprigs of parsley

    ■ Let it steep overnight or for at least 2 hours and drink it throughout the day.


    link to: *Anti-Inflammatory Breakfast Drink
    Flush, Cleanse and Detox Water Recipe from SkinnyMS

    •Ingredients•
    1/2 gallon water
    6 wedges pink grapefruit
    1 tangerine, mandarin, or small orange,sliced
    ½ cucumber, sliced
    2 peppermint or mint leaves
    Ice

    •Instructions•
    ~Rinse grapefruit, tangerine, cucumber and mint leaves.
    ~Slice cucumber, grapefruit, and tangerine (or peel).
    ~Combine all ingredients in a half gallon pitcher. Allow the ingredients to sit for 2 hours for maximum benefits.
    ~Drink throughout the day.
    •Stir & Enjoy!


    Give Your Liver Some 💝 Smoothie

    •1 handful ~ *raw kale, any kale
    •1 handful ~ *raw spinach
    •1 cup ~ cilantro or parsley leaves
    •1/2 ~ large avocado
    •1/3 cup ~ unsweetened organic coconut milk (I use Thai Kitchen brand)
    •1 scoop ~ your favorite raw greens powder
    •Stevia, if you need to make it palatable
    •Water or decaf green tea, enough to make it drinkable.
    *or your choice of bitter greens. You can also add turmeric, lemon juice, berries
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    8 Powerful Liver Detox Smoothie Recipes & Detox Ingredient Guide

    Castor Oil Packs
    How To Make A Castor Oil Pack
    Castor Oil Pack for Uterine Fibroids


    What is Berberine?

    Blood Sugar Busting ~ Berberine


    What I've been reading. Maybe it can shed some light on someone else's health and weight loss mysteries.

    8 Signs Adrenal Fatigue is Causing Other Ailments

    How Adrenal Fatigue Causes Weight Gain, Fluid Retention, Exhaustion

    Adrenal Fatigue Recovery

    Avoid This Type of Exercise if You Have Adrenal Fatigue

    7 Foods To Eat to Heal Adrenal Fatigue

    Bielers Vegetable Broth Recipe

    Suffering with knee pain? link to: knee pain explained

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    ●This is my breakfast oatmeal replacement on Keto.

    **Keto Seed Porridge ~ 1 serving
    5.2 net carbs ~ 333 calories

    ~1/4 tsp madagascar bourbon vanilla bean paste
    ~1 TB hemp seeds
    ~1 TB flax seed meal
    ~1 TB flax seeds
    ~1 TB chia seeds
    ~cinnamon ~ to taste
    ~4 ozs purified water
    ~1 TB heavy whipping cream
    ~1 TB almond butter

    **Mix first 7 ingredients in a small mason jar. Store in the refrigerator overnight. In the morning, pour into a small bowl. Stir in a little more water if necessary along with the heavy whipping cream and almond butter. Heat in the microwave or stove top. *Be sure to add a little more water if heating on stove top.

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    Flavor Profiles That Pair Well In Recipes

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    31 Easy Summer Salad Recipes

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    BBC Good Food~Summer Soup Recipes

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  • AR10at50
    AR10at50 Posts: 1,107 Member
    Hi, I’m Karen and am in my 50’s.
    OSW-187 Sept. 2018
    GW-149

  • wakegrrl
    wakegrrl Posts: 143 Member
    I'll be here! This is my 4th round, and welcome to those of you joining! This is a great group.
  • amfmmama
    amfmmama Posts: 1,419 Member
    OSW 224.8
    SW: 217.6

    Day/Weight/Comment
    2/16
    2/17
    2/18
    2/19
    2/20
    2/21
    2/22
    2/23
    2/24
    2/25
  • _JeffreyD_
    _JeffreyD_ Posts: 1,401 Member
    I really appreciate all of you! And especially you @quiltingjaine for keeping the ball rolling.

    Male: 64
    6’-2”
    OSW: 237.8 (Nov. 2016)
    OGW: 199 (just to say I did)
    Maintenance Range Goal: 200-205

    Goals for this round:
    Generally, Don’t attack every carb I lay eyes on.
    Major Goal this round is to just lower my ten-day average to 213.0. This should be a low bar.

    Historical Averages:
    R 94: 210.7 (20191108 = date of the last day of the round)
    R 95: 210.3
    R 96: 210.5
    R 97: 211.3 (20191208)
    R 98: 212.7
    R 99: 212.5* (some ghost vaycay entries)
    R 100: 215.0* (ghost vaycay entries) (20200107)
    R 101: 216.0* (some ghost vaycay entries)
    R 102: 212.6
    R 103: 211.9 (20200206)
    R 104: 210.9
    R 105: 212.5
    R 106: 211.2 (20200307)
    R 107: DNF
    R 115: 215.6 (20200605)
    R 116: 213.7
    R 117: 213.1
    R 118: 212.1 (20200705)
    R 119: 212.4
    R 120: 211.5
    R 121: 207.9 (20200804)
    R 122: 207.4
    R 123: 207.3
    R 124: 209.4 (20200903)
    R 125: 208.9
    R 126: 209.6
    R 127: 209.1 (20201003)
    R 128: 210.0
    R 129: 210.6
    R 130: 210.7 (20201102)
    R 131: 211.5
    R 132: 209.2
    R 133: 211.7 (20201202)
    R 134: 211.0
    R 135: 211.5
    R 136: DNW (20210101)
    R 137: DNW
    R 138: DNW
    R 139: 215.7
    R 140: 215.2 (20210210)
    R 141: 213.6
    R 142: 212.8 (20210302)
    R 143: 211.5
    R 144: 212.2
    R 145: 211.6 (20210401)
    R 146: DNW – scale broke during this round.
    R 147: 213.1
    R 148: 212.3 (20210501)
    R 149: 209.7 (vacay 2nd half)
    R 150: 210.4 (vacay 1st half)
    R 151: 210.7
    R 152: 211.0 (20210610)
    R 153: 210.7
    R 154: 210.6
    R 155: 210.0 (20210710)
    R 156: 210.9
    R 157: 210.6
    R 158: 207.8 (20210809)
    R 159: 207.9
    R 160: 205.9
    R 161: 206.2 (20210908)
    R 162: 205.9
    R 163: 206.8
    R 164: 207.1 (20211008)
    R 165: 207.0
    R 166: 207.3
    R 167: 207.8 (20211107)
    R 168: 206.2
    R 169: 207.3
    R 170: 208.2 (20211207)
    R 171: 208.6
    R 172: 207.4
    R 173: 210.5 (20220106) Mostly estimated
    R 174: 210.5 Mostly estimated
    R 175: 211.8 Mostly estimated
    R 176: 213.6 (20220205)
    R 177: 214.6

    I like to track averages due to my wild fluctuations. For the same reason, I like to weigh daily so I can see the lows from time to time. It gives me hope.

    Round 178 Posts
    Month/Day: Exercise / Comment
    Previous posts:


    2/16
    2/17
    2/18
    2/19
    2/20
    2/21
    2/22
    2/23
    2/24
    2/25
  • CamandJarvis
    CamandJarvis Posts: 1,348 Member
    I will be hit and miss this round and possibly next. I'll check in when I can.

    You don't have to be perfect, you just have to be better than you were before

    30, 5'5"
    OSW: 164.2
    GW: 130-135

    Previous Rounds:
    R69: 158.1; R70: 156.5; R71: 156.3 R72: 156.3; R73: 155.2; R74: 155.4; R75: 156.1; R76: 155.6; R80: 153.2; R81: 154.3; R82: 154.1; R84: 156.5; R89: 156.7; R91: 160.1; R93: 159.3; R94: 156.1; R98: 154.5; R99: 155.9; R100: 152.8; R101: 149.7; R102: 149.0; R103: 149.0; R104: 146.2; R105: 146.6; R106: 144.6; R107: 146.8; R108: 147.7; R109: 148.1; R110: 150.1; R111: 154.3; R112: 152.6; R113: 151.7; R121: 153.0; R122: 154.8; R123: 153.9; R124: 153.4; R125: 155.6; R126: 152.3; R127: 151.5; R128: 151.0; R129: 151.0; R130: 152.6; R131: 153.9; R132: 150.6; R133: 151.2; R134: 149.3; R135: 149.5; R136: 148.4; R137: 147.9; R138: 148.4; R139: 151.9; R140: 150.4; R141: 150.4; R142: 144.0; R143: 144.2; R144: 147.0; R145: 145.7; R146: 145.9; R147: 145.9; R148: 146.5; R149: 147.3; R150: 146.8; R151: 147.9; R152: 147.7; R153: 147.2; R154: 147.0; R155: 144.7; R157: 146.1; R158: 146.6; R159: 146.3; R160: 150.2; R161: 146.7; R162: 144.6; R163: 146.2; R164: 147.3; R165: 146.3; R166: 148.5; R167: 147; R168: 148.4; R169: 151.4; R170: 148.9; R171: 144.8 R172: DNW; R173: 146.1; R174: 147.9; R175: 145.9; R176: 150.5; R177: 149.3

    Last weight
    2/15 - 149.3

    Round Goal: 143.x Fast 16+hrs on weekdays, 14+hrs on weekends. Up the water! Water minimum: 75oz, Goal: 90oz.

    Day, Weight, Comment
    2/16
    2/17
    2/18
    2/19
    2/20
    2/21
    2/22
    2/23
    2/24
    2/25

    Previous Day's Comments
    2/16
    2/17
    2/18
    2/19
    2/20
    2/21
    2/22
    2/23
    2/24
  • SheilaBoneham
    SheilaBoneham Posts: 2,160 Member
    Thanks, @quiltingjaine! I’m back.


    HSW - 218.2 (Feb. 2015)
    UGW - 130
    2022 Goals — 150; move more; eat mostly healthfully, no extremes; walk lots.

    📆 History
    2020: end weight running average 183.8.
    2021: end weight running average 179.4.
    2022: goal weight 150.

    R172 12/27/21: end weight 180.2. Moving Ave 181.1 (-.2). Ave calories 1721.
    R173 1/06/22: end weight 177.8. Moving Ave 177.9 (-3.3). Ave calories 1376.
    R174 1/16/22: end weight 178. Moving Ave 178 (+.1). Ave calories 1469.
    R175 1/26/22: end weight 179. Moving Ave 178.4 (+.4). Ave calories 1580.
    R176 2/05/22: end weight 179.8. Moving Ave 179.7 (+1.3). Ave calories 1594.

    R177 2/15/22: end weight 178.4. Moving Ave 178.3 (-1.4). Ave calories 1473.
    R178 2/25/22 Goals—calories <1400. Move more.

    Day/Weight/Running Average/Calories/Comment
    2/16 -
    2/17 -
    2/18 -
    2/19 -
    2/20 -
    2/21 -
    2/22 -
    2/23 -
    2/24 -
    2/25 -

    Goal for 2022-2023 Progress
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  • ashleycarole86
    ashleycarole86 Posts: 3,783 Member
    R164 SW 208.4 EW 204.8 (-3.6)
    R165 SW 204.8 EW 205.4 (+0.6)
    R166 SW 205.4 EW 199 (-6.4)
    R167 SW 199 EW 196.4 (-2.6)
    R168 SW 196.4 EW 193.4 (-3)
    R169 SW 193.4 EW 192 (-1.4)
    R170 SW 192 EW 190 (-2)
    R171 SW 190 EW 189.2 (-0.8)
    R172 SW 189.2 EW 189.8 (+0.6)
    R173 SW 189.8 EW 187 (-2.8)
    R174 SW 187 EW 184.4 (-2.6)
    R175 SW 184.4 EW 180.2 (-4.2)
    R176 SW 180.2 EW 179.8 (-0.4)
    R177 SW 179.8 EW 181 (+1.2)

    R178 SW: 181
    R178 GW: 177.6

    Day/Weight/Comment
    2/16
    2/17
    2/18
    2/19
    2/20
    2/21
    2/22
    2/23
    2/24
    2/25
  • quiltingjaine
    quiltingjaine Posts: 4,332 Member
    Female 5’1” Age 71 years
    Started Keto WOE 7/17/17 (mid-Rnd 10)
    *Travel - no scale part of the time
    HWE 197.0 (2/2008)
    Weight on 1/17/17 174.5
    OGW 137 (set by WW 2008, WW goal 1985 was 126) UGW was 125 (HS weight 1968)
    Maintaining below 120

    👍👍This is NOT A DIET. It’s a LIFESTYLE👍👍
    Rnd 7 167.0 to Rnd 17 155.5
    To Rnd 27 146*
    To Rnd 37 139.0
    To Rnd 47 133.5*
    To Rnd 57 131.5
    To Rnd 67 128.0
    To Rnd 77 125.0
    To Rnd 87 121.0*
    To Rnd 97 121.0
    To Rnd 107 122.0
    To Rnd 117 116.0
    To Rnd 127 117.0
    To Rnd 137 117.0
    To Rnd 147 116.0
    To Rnd 157 115.5
    SW Rnd 157 115.5 AW 114.75
    SW Rnd 158 115.5 AW 115.8
    SW Rnd 159 115.5 AW 116.3
    SW Rnd 160 118.0 AW 118.0
    SW RND 161 117.0 AW 117.45
    SW RND 162 117.0 AW 117.6
    SW RND 163 117.0 AW 118.45
    SW RND 164 117.5 AW 118.05
    SW RND 165 118.0 AW 118.02
    SW RND 166 120.0 AW 118.2
    SW RND 167 119.5 AW 119.4
    SW RND 168 117.5 AW 118.9
    SW RND 169 119.5 AW 119.85
    SW RND 170 122.0. AW 118.6
    SW RND 171 117.0 AW 119.05
    SW RND 172 118.0 AW 119.05
    SW RND 173 119.5. AW 118.6
    SW RND 174 118.5 AW 119.3
    SW RND 175 118.0 AW 118.2
    SW RND 176 117.0 AW 117.75
    SW RND 177 118.5 AW 118.3

    We ALL have good rounds and bad but that is part of life. Don’t stay away, stay accountable. We don’t judge, we support.-Jpv,2/13/19

    What we need to succeed is a sustainable way of eating, not a DIET we go on and off.

    People say keto/LCHF isn’t sustainable. I’ve been doing it for over 4.5 years with amazing results!

    This is NOT A DIET. It’s a LIFESTYLE.

    **Comments apply to previous day**

    SW RND 178 119.5
  • pamlorbieski
    pamlorbieski Posts: 79 Member
    This looks awesome! Looking forward to starting tomorrow. So glad I found it just in time!
  • IsMollyReallyHungry
    IsMollyReallyHungry Posts: 15,343 Member
    edited February 16
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    Round # 45 for me!
    SW: 371.4 (5500 step goal, goal to lose 2 to 3 lbs. each challenge, go to bed by 11:30, no eating out more than once every 10-day challenge)
    Day/Weight/Comment (previous day steps)
    2/16
    2/17
    2/18
    2/19
    2/20
    2/21
    2/22
    2/23
    2/24
    2/25
    Total lost this round: (0.0)
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    *One of my major goals is to get my BMI under 40 (260 weight) so I can have surgery on my knees*
    Round & annual Stats
    Round 64 - SW 373.4 EW 369 (-4.4)
    Round 65 - SW 370.8 EW 375.4 (+4.6)
    Round 66 - SW 376 EW 373.6 (- 2.4)
    Round 68 - SW 375.2 EW 377 (+ 1.8)
    Round 69 - SW 380.2 EW 382.4 (+ 2.2)
    Round 70 - SW 382.4 EW 378.8 (- 3.6)
    Round 71 - SW 378.4 EW 368 (- 10.4)
    Round 73 - SW 385.4 EW 385.4 (0.0)
    Round 74 - SW 384.0 EW 378.2 (- 5.8)
    Round 75 - SW 380.0 EW 377.8 (- 2.2)
    Round 76 - SW 377.8 EW 380.4 (+ 2.6)
    Round 78 - SW 390.4 EW 381.0 (- 9.4)
    Round 79 - SW 383.0 EW 379.6 (- 3.4)
    Round 80 - SW 383.8 EW 387.6 (+ 3.8)
    Round 83 - SW 392.0 EW 388.2 (- 3.8)
    Round 84 - SW 388.8 EW 386.8 (- 2.0)
    Round 85 - SW 387.6 EW 390.2 (+ 2.6)
    Round 86 - SW 392.8 EW 387.6 (-5.2)
    Round 87- SW 385.8 EW 389.0 (+3.2)
    Round 88 - SW 388.4 EW 395.0 (+6.6)
    Round 90 - SW 396.6 EW 394.0 (-2.6)
    Round 93 - SW 402.4 EW 400.4 (-1.6)
    Round 94 - SW 397.0 EW 396.2 (-0.8)
    Round 95 - SW 394.2 EW 394.8 (+0.6)
    Round 96 - SW 394.8 EW 389.6 (-5.2)
    Round 97 - SW 391.4 EW 395.8 (+4.4)

    Net change 2019 = SW 373.4 EW 398.8 (+25.4)

    Round 100 - SW 398.8 EW 394.4 (-4.4)
    Round 101 - SW 397.6 EW 394.8 (-2.8)
    Round 102 - SW 398.0 EW 393.2 (-4.8)
    Round 103 - SW 392.2 EW 393.0 (+0.8)
    Round 104 - SW 393.0 EW 391.4 (-1.6)
    Round 107 - SW 397.8 EW 392.0 (-5.8)
    Round 109 – SW 388.8 EW 387.6 (-1.2)
    Round 110 – SW 393.8 EW 391.4 (-2.4)
    Round 111 – SW 393.8 EW 395.0 (+1.2)

    Net change 2020 = SW 398.8 EW 395.0 (-3.8)

    Round 165 – SW 385.8 EW 387.8 (+2.0)
    Round 166 – SW 387.8 EW 388.0 (+0.2)
    Round 167 – SW 388.0 EW 388.0 (0.0)
    Round 172 – SW 384.6 EW 383.4 (-1.2)
    Round 173 – SW 383.4 EW 380.0 (-3.4)

    Net change 2021 = SW 385.8 EW 380.0 (-5.8)

    Round 174 – SW 380.0 EW 375.2 (-4.8)
    Round 175 – SW 375.2 EW 373.8 (-1.4)
    Round 176 – SW 373.8 EW 373.0 (-0.8)
    Round 177 – SW 373.0 EW 371.4 (-1.6)

    Net change 2022 = SW 380.0 EW 373.0 (-8.6) Overall Goal: 8-12 lbs.

    My journey … "I May Not Be Where I Want To Be, but I’m Not Where I Use To Be!"
    In 2003 Weighed over 600 lbs.
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    In 2005 Weighed under 400 lbs.
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    In 2007 lowest weight after surgery 302lbs
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    My highest weight was 611 in 2003. Weight in 2004 before weight loss surgery was 580. Lowest weight after surgery was 302 in 2007. "I May Not Be Where I Want To Be, but I’m Not Where I Use To Be!"

    I joined MFP on March 27, 2010 weighing in at 388 pounds. I was re-gaining weight and stumbled up on it while trying to get back on track. I was determined never to see 400+ on that scale again for me.

    I have been morbidly obese all my life. I have a lifetime of mental and physical scars from obesity. In October 2004 I had Gastric Bypass surgery. WLS (Weight Loss Surgery) was the best gift that I could and did give to myself.

    Between 2008 and 2010 I gradually gained back 80 of almost 300 pounds lost initially after weight loss surgery. I never reached my goal weight of 200 pounds. I still managed to keep off over 65 percent of the weight I lost which is very good and I am very proud of my accomplishments since 2004. It has literally changed my life for the better on all levels. I am here to lose re-gained weight and to reach my initial goal weight. I am in no hurry. I am taking this one day at a time and I am in it for the long haul.

    Surgery did not fix the head. It is a good tool and the best gift I have given to myself, but it was not the easy way out as many people think. Once the honeymoon period is over after the WLS it is up to the patient to keep the weight off.

    On August 29, 2011-- I was admitted to Intensive Out Patient Eating Disorder Program to learn how to manage my binge eating disorder effectively. The program is wonderful indeed and will be instrumental in me reaching all of my goals. The focus of this program was how to eat and not diet. Weight loss was not a goal of the program. I actually gained 20 pounds in program. But I had to get thru a lot of stuff and my the time I was released I had stopped gaining. I was discharged from program on December 3, 2011.

    My tool is still working for me today. My head is still the issue. SO the struggle continues. I will never beat myself up again. I fight the fine fight faithfully and positively everyday. Because that is what will get me to my goals one day. Even though it may not show up on the scale every day -- Everyday I make progress one way or another just by showing up, waking up and trying.

    Giving up is not an option for me. Perseverance, Patience, & Positive thinking will help me reach my goals…… and the same is true for you too!! :smile: We have the power within us.