100 days of weighing #15 Tuesday March 07.23 – Wednesday June 14.23

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  • threewins
    threewins Posts: 1,455 Member
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    Aiming for a loss of 50 grams a day
    Day 1 87.3 kg I had what I call a 'sugar fest', I always do that at the start of losing weight, plus some fruit and crackers, I drank a lot of water in an attempt to battle the heat here, so I'm not surprised that my weight has increased...
    Day 2 87.6 on track? Probably. I am trying to go off sugar, but I am not too successful usually, be on the lookout for "x days without sugar" now and then. Today went alright, however from now on I am limiting myself to only 2 small packs of crackers, because I wasn't really hungry.
    I've decided to aim for 30 grams loss a day since I'm in a new environment now, sharing food and I don't really know what level of hunger to aim for, I'll increase it later
    Day 3 87.3 on track? Probably. Today was a good day, I probably ate under maintenance, although I wonder if my weight loss is just my body emptying out since I splurged in Day 0. Against my better judgement (done this soooo many times) I plotted on my spreadsheet and I'm guessing May 30th next year is goal day. Mark your calendar.
    Day 4 86.8 on track, I think I ate too much today, I wasn't really hungry unless I thought about food
    Day 5 87.5 on track, spreadsheet trendline says I am losing 30 grams a day which is exactly what I am meant to be losing right now, I didn't eat under maintenance, a bit of emotional eating, I need to decide what I am going to eat in the morning and stick to it
    From now I'll post the weight and then number of grams a day I'm losing as told by my spreadsheet
    Day 6 87.4, 0 g/day, the last few days my weight has increased dramatically, I decided that I needed to cut back a lot and that happened today
    Day 7 86.8, 50 g/day > 30 = good, I ate reasonably well, although I only drank two water bottles instead of the usual 3, so maybe my weight tomorrow will be lower than expected
    Day 8 86.6, 105 g/day > 30 = good

  • deepwoodslady
    deepwoodslady Posts: 10,954 Member
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    Day 7 – Mon March 13 - 145.0 - Even more fallout from eating a salad with grilled chicken at the restaurant on Saturday? Yesterday I only had 1100 calories. I feel derailed, but will soldier on.


    It's just so damn frustrating isn't it? I gained nearly half a pound overnight. Mind you, I ate very late and I didn't get much sleep. However TMI was good and my calories were only 1034 and my carbs were 61 (I allow for 70-80). I was way under, got all my 13 hours of steps in (though I was shy of 10,000). I just didn't exercise and that's the only thing I can figure besides the late/dinner sleep. If nothing else, at LEAST it could have stayed the same! Anyway, I hear ya on how fragile it all can be. The ballets sound like they were both wonderful. So glad you are getting out and having some fun. You work so much!
  • 39flavours
    39flavours Posts: 1,494 Member
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    Hi all, I'm Rowan, I live in Northamptonshire, UK.
    I have been off and on MFP since 2013, and have been 128lbs at my lowest, 180.8 at my highest.
    In the summer of 2021, I was at my highest weight and feeling utterly sick, tired and depressed. I restarted tracking my calories, with no exercise other than walking 5 miles a day most days, and managed to lose 43lbs in about 5 months. But then I took a break in March last year and didn't come back until January this year, by which time I'd regained 26lbs. So I got back in the game and am now down about 13lbs since then.
    I am taking a different approach this time, I have raised my calories slightly and am focusing on getting lots of protein and staying hydrated. I have been strength training for about the last month, which I am really enjoying, but it does leave me feeling quite tired at times, so it can be difficult to get my steps in every day.
    I have a health tracker watch which tells me that I have a BMR of 1254 calories a day and on days that I work out I burn around 1800-2000 calories in 24hrs, 1500 calories on days that i don't. I aim to eat around 1200 calories a day with 40% protein. I have a BMI of 26.5 and I have a high body fat percentage of 40.4%, so I really need to lower my body fat to at least 30% and raise my muscle mass. Hopefully this will help increase my metabolism, which seems to crawl along at a snail's pace. Gaining any muscle while eating at a deficit is really difficult, but at least I can do my best to retain the muscle that I have.
    I should be losing about 1.5lbs a week, however things aren't always so straightforward, so I have set a target for 1lb a week for the first 50 days of this challenge, then 0.5lb a week for the second 50 days. If I manage to get to within the healthy BMI range by the end of this, I will be very happy. So that's 143lbs for me, about 9lbs to lose, but I'm hoping for 141lbs.

    Sorry for the essay! Good luck to everyone, we can do this!

    F42 5'4
    Highest weight: 180.8lbs July 5th '21
    Current weight: 151.6lbs
    Challenge goal weight: 141.0lbs
    Ultimate goal weight: Under 130lbs
    Target lbs to lose: 10.6lbs
    Day 50 mini goal 143.2lbs based on trend weight prediction

    Day 1 – Tues March 07 151.6
    Day 2 – Wed March 08 151.8
    Day 3 – Thurs March 09 151.2
    Day 4 – Fri March 10 151.2

    1st week goal weight: 151.0
    1st week actual weight: 151.2

    Challenge weight lost: 0.4
    Challenge weight to go: 10.2


    Not the best start, but I think I'm in the middle of my usual monthly plateau, and water retention from muscle soreness is also at play.
    I'm fully in my routine now of gym 4/5 days a week, cals 1200 or less and walking 8500 a day, so I just need to stay consistent and let the magic happen. I would like to find ways to be more active, outside of intentional exercise. When the weather improves it should become easier. I have loads of DIY that I need to get done but traipsing in and out of my cold garage in the sleet and rain really doesn't appeal.
    A couple of days ago we booked flights to Portugal, leaving on the 22nd, back on 28th. I'm thinking of taking a food scale and an exercise band with me to help me stay on track. There's a pool at our apartment and push bikes we can use, so hopefully I'll be able to counteract any excesses by staying active. OH will be working while we're there, so I'll have a lot of time to kill. I'm wondering if I'm brave enough to do a sea kayaking tour on my own... I'm a water baby but OH can't swim and has a bit of a fear of deep water, so I don't often get the chance to get out on the waves. Need to brush up on my Portuguese, I was doing daily lessons for a few months then stopped abruptly about 2 weeks ago and I'm shocked how much I've forgotten already! Agora, eu vou a commer o pequeño-almoço, depois eu vou para o gym. Até tarde!

    Day 5 – Sat March 11 150.2
    Day 6 – Sun March 12 151.6
    Day 7 – Mon March 13151.6
    Day 8 – Tues March 14150.6
    Day 9 – Wed March 15
    Day 10 – Thurs March 16
    Day 11 – Fri March 17

    2nd week goal weight: 150.0
    2nd week actual weight:

  • dawnbgethealthy
    dawnbgethealthy Posts: 7,594 Member
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    Hi everyone.
    I am Dawn. 5'2", 62 years old.
    My BMI and stuff like that shows my optimum healthy weight should be between 110 and 120.

    I have steadily gained in all but one of the last bunch of 100s (gained 2.2 pounds this past one)
    I need to turn that around.
    I am not cutting out any food groups, or anything at all really because I want weight loss to be sustainable for life. I have learned to have less of certain things, and have moved some other stuff to once per week or once per 3 months (Ribs, very fattening). If I thought that I couldn't have them at all I believe that it would be worse. For the most part I eat very healthy foods.
    I have had quite a bit of success since I started MFP October 28.18, but this past year has been an almost 15 pound gain.
    I am into my biggest pair of pants and have no desire to buy bigger pants. I have lots of cute clothes that I was wearing at 130, and at that point I was driving hard to get into the 120s and beyond.

    I love this long length of 100 days, and seeing how each week is going,

    As always, I am open to suggestions. I think most of us have tried everything at this junction.
    Calories in vs. Calories out really should work though.

    Best of luck to everyone.


    1st week goal weight: 142.2 - Start weight from the last 100 and go from there.
    1st week actual weight: 142.4 - Started the (short) week at 143.4
    Excess calories burned (in the green): 3055, 756.25 average over 4 days, back to work and reflected in my weight loss. The corrected weekly calendar is now on page 2.

    Day 5 – Sat March 11 - 142.0 - Busy work week, lots of steps. Going out for drinks and dinner before he Modern Ballet tonight, I will maybe eat very little during the day to make up for it.
    Day 6 – Sun March 12 - 143.8 - Expected, restaurant food. The place is called Mr. Mike's Steakhouse and Grill, not sure if you have those in the States or not. The Ribs listed as 2800 calories. A chicken breast cooked at home on the George Foreman grill is around 80 calories. At Mr. Mike's a grilled chicken breast to put on your salad is 380. Some salads listed at 793 calories. I'll see if I can add a snip here. Restaurants are killer for me personally, around a 2 pound gain in one day, sometimes it is a 3 pound gain. I had a Salad and grilled cajun chicken btw, it was delicious. I am setting a goal here publicly to only eat in restaurants 6 times per year. The lodge chips alone are like a days worth of calories, and that is not including any other actual food that day.

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    Day 7 – Mon March 13 - 145.0 - Even more fallout from eating a salad with grilled chicken at the restaurant on Saturday? Yesterday I only had 1100 calories. I feel derailed, but will soldier on.
    Day 8 – Tues March 14 - 144.2 - Going out to an all female comedy show tonight, so dinner will be late. I will probably have some egg whites and toast before going to the show - so as not to have gas while there lol.
    Day 9 – Wed March 15
    Day 10 – Thurs March 16
    Day 11 – Fri March 17

    2nd week goal weight: 142.2 or less - Still wanting to get back to the start weight from the previous 100
    2nd week actual weight
    Excess calories burned (in the green):

    Start weight of the 100: 143.4, up 1.2 from the start weight of the previous 100, 142.2
  • bteri107
    bteri107 Posts: 320 Member
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    @deepwoodslady Congratulations on meeting your goal to lose 10 by Easter!!
  • bteri107
    bteri107 Posts: 320 Member
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    I’m Teri
    Age 59, 5’4”

    Challenge Starting Weight: 144 lbs
    Challenge Goal Weight: 138lbs
    Ultimate Goal Weight: 130-133 lbs
    Challenge Ending Weight:
    Total Weight Loss for Challenge:

    Day 1 – Tues March 07 -- 144 – This is the same weight I started with on the last Challenge. There were many ups and downs on the scale but, alas, I’m right back where I started.
    Day 2 – Wed March 08 – 144.6 – I think this jump is still a result of going off track last week up until Sunday. This week’s goal is to bring down the inflammation.
    Day 3 – Thur March 09 – 144.4
    Day 4 – Fri March 10 – 142.9 – Happy to see this number on the scale this morning. I’ve been working on correcting what I undid last week with too much sugar & carbs. Just glad I was able to jump back on the wagon this week. Feeling less bloated. Yay! Still working on getting some exercise in though.
    Day 5 – Sat March 11 – 142.4
    Day 6 – Sun March 12 – 142.6 Ate later than usual last night. Also had a glass and a half of wine.
    Day 7 – Mon March 13 – 142.8 Greek food for lunch yesterday with a girlfriend, then a visit to the Cat Café. Of course, I came home with one of those things.  McDonald’s for dinner. Not a good choice but didn’t overdo it. Just a McChicken sandwich and small fries.

    Week 1: 1.2 lbs lost
    Balance to lose to meet challenge goal: 4.8

    Day 8 – Tues March 14 -- 142.5
    Day 9 – Wed March 15 --
    Day 10 – Thur March 16 --
    Day 11 – Fri March 17 --
    Day 12 – Sat March 18 --
    Day 13 – Sun March 19--
    Day 14 – Mon March 20--

    Week 2:__
    Challenge 15 gain/(loss) to date:__
    Balance to lose to meet challenge goal: __
  • threewins
    threewins Posts: 1,455 Member
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    Aiming for a loss of 50 grams a day
    Day 1 87.3 kg I had what I call a 'sugar fest', I always do that at the start of losing weight, plus some fruit and crackers, I drank a lot of water in an attempt to battle the heat here, so I'm not surprised that my weight has increased...
    Day 2 87.6 on track? Probably. I am trying to go off sugar, but I am not too successful usually, be on the lookout for "x days without sugar" now and then. Today went alright, however from now on I am limiting myself to only 2 small packs of crackers, because I wasn't really hungry.
    I've decided to aim for 30 grams loss a day since I'm in a new environment now, sharing food and I don't really know what level of hunger to aim for, I'll increase it later
    Day 3 87.3 on track? Probably. Today was a good day, I probably ate under maintenance, although I wonder if my weight loss is just my body emptying out since I splurged in Day 0. Against my better judgement (done this soooo many times) I plotted on my spreadsheet and I'm guessing May 30th next year is goal day. Mark your calendar.
    Day 4 86.8 on track, I think I ate too much today, I wasn't really hungry unless I thought about food
    Day 5 87.5 on track, spreadsheet trendline says I am losing 30 grams a day which is exactly what I am meant to be losing right now, I didn't eat under maintenance, a bit of emotional eating, I need to decide what I am going to eat in the morning and stick to it
    From now I'll post the weight and then number of grams a day I'm losing as told by my spreadsheet
    Day 6 87.4, 0 g/day, the last few days my weight has increased dramatically, I decided that I needed to cut back a lot and that happened today
    Day 7 86.8, 50 g/day > 30 = good, I ate reasonably well, although I only drank two water bottles instead of the usual 3, so maybe my weight tomorrow will be lower than expected
    Day 8 86.6, 105 g/day > 30 = good, I controlled my eating, and ate less than maintenance, also had 3 water bottles
    Day 9 86.8, 104 g/day > 30 = good
    *** half a kilogram lost, 23 kilograms to lose, goal day estimated at 30th May 2024 ***
  • sllm1
    sllm1 Posts: 2,114 Member
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    Time change, fasting, workouts, it's cold here (SC) and dark in the morning, my thyroid is off - I struggled to get out of bed this morning!

    But here I am!

    Sherry
  • SherryRueter
    SherryRueter Posts: 2,894 Member
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    The 300cals of cookies after supper I did not need.

    GOAL: 104
    03/14/2023: 111.4
    3/15/2023: 111.6
  • dawnbgethealthy
    dawnbgethealthy Posts: 7,594 Member
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    @SherryRueter

    Welcome. 111 would be a dream for me. Many of us haven't seen 104 in a very long time.
    Yeah, 300 calories of cookies X 7 = 2100
  • dawnbgethealthy
    dawnbgethealthy Posts: 7,594 Member
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    Hi everyone.
    I am Dawn. 5'2", 62 years old.
    My BMI and stuff like that shows my optimum healthy weight should be between 110 and 120.

    I have steadily gained in all but one of the last bunch of 100s (gained 2.2 pounds this past one)
    I need to turn that around.
    I am not cutting out any food groups, or anything at all really because I want weight loss to be sustainable for life. I have learned to have less of certain things, and have moved some other stuff to once per week or once per 3 months (Ribs, very fattening). If I thought that I couldn't have them at all I believe that it would be worse. For the most part I eat very healthy foods.
    I have had quite a bit of success since I started MFP October 28.18, but this past year has been an almost 15 pound gain.
    I am into my biggest pair of pants and have no desire to buy bigger pants. I have lots of cute clothes that I was wearing at 130, and at that point I was driving hard to get into the 120s and beyond.

    I love this long length of 100 days, and seeing how each week is going,

    As always, I am open to suggestions. I think most of us have tried everything at this junction.
    Calories in vs. Calories out really should work though.

    Best of luck to everyone.


    1st week goal weight: 142.2 - Start weight from the last 100 and go from there.
    1st week actual weight: 142.4 - Started the (short) week at 143.4
    Excess calories burned (in the green): 3055, 756.25 average over 4 days, back to work and reflected in my weight loss. The corrected weekly calendar is now on page 2.

    Day 5 – Sat March 11 - 142.0 - Busy work week, lots of steps. Going out for drinks and dinner before he Modern Ballet tonight, I will maybe eat very little during the day to make up for it.
    Day 6 – Sun March 12 - 143.8 - Expected, restaurant food. The place is called Mr. Mike's Steakhouse and Grill, not sure if you have those in the States or not. The Ribs listed as 2800 calories. A chicken breast cooked at home on the George Foreman grill is around 80 calories. At Mr. Mike's a grilled chicken breast to put on your salad is 380. Some salads listed at 793 calories. I'll see if I can add a snip here. Restaurants are killer for me personally, around a 2 pound gain in one day, sometimes it is a 3 pound gain. I had a Salad and grilled cajun chicken btw, it was delicious. I am setting a goal here publicly to only eat in restaurants 6 times per year. The lodge chips alone are like a days worth of calories, and that is not including any other actual food that day.

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    Day 7 – Mon March 13 - 145.0 - Even more fallout from eating a salad with grilled chicken at the restaurant on Saturday? Yesterday I only had 1100 calories. I feel derailed, but will soldier on.
    Day 8 – Tues March 14 - 144.2 - Going out to an all female comedy show tonight, so dinner will be late. I will probably have some egg whites and toast before going to the show - so as not to have gas while there lol.
    Day 9 – Wed March 15 - 144.2 - I ate quite late. The show was good, but kind of raunchy.
    Day 10 – Thurs March 16
    Day 11 – Fri March 17

    2nd week goal weight: 142.2 or less - Still wanting to get back to the start weight from the previous 100
    2nd week actual weight
    Excess calories burned (in the green):

    Start weight of the 100: 143.4, up 1.2 from the start weight of the previous 100, 142.2
  • SherryRueter
    SherryRueter Posts: 2,894 Member
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    @dawnbgethealthy thanks for the welcome.

    I'm 52yrs. and 5'0" Up until February I was 108. and 6 months prior (Jun, 2022) I was 104. I know it's tiny..... but gaining 8# in a short period of time is NOT the right path. I do a TON of strength training, so if I can just get down a little I should see some awesome muscle definition.

    I know part of my weight gain in feb. was from visiting family in SouthDakota. and then that leading into my dad passing.....which is 3 weeks ago. I have a nutritionist I'm going to start working with at the end of March. Fingers crossed for that. Right now, I'm just working on eating less and seeing if I can make any trend downward again.
  • bteri107
    bteri107 Posts: 320 Member
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    I’m Teri
    Age 59, 5’4”

    Challenge Starting Weight: 144 lbs
    Challenge Goal Weight: 138lbs
    Ultimate Goal Weight: 130-133 lbs
    Challenge Ending Weight:
    Total Weight Loss for Challenge:

    Day 1 – Tues March 07 -- 144 – This is the same weight I started with on the last Challenge. There were many ups and downs on the scale but, alas, I’m right back where I started.
    Day 2 – Wed March 08 – 144.6 – I think this jump is still a result of going off track last week up until Sunday. This week’s goal is to bring down the inflammation.
    Day 3 – Thur March 09 – 144.4
    Day 4 – Fri March 10 – 142.9 – Happy to see this number on the scale this morning. I’ve been working on correcting what I undid last week with too much sugar & carbs. Just glad I was able to jump back on the wagon this week. Feeling less bloated. Yay! Still working on getting some exercise in though.
    Day 5 – Sat March 11 – 142.4
    Day 6 – Sun March 12 – 142.6 Ate later than usual last night. Also had a glass and a half of wine.
    Day 7 – Mon March 13 – 142.8 Greek food for lunch yesterday with a girlfriend, then a visit to the Cat Café. Of course, I came home with one of those things.  McDonald’s for dinner. Not a good choice but didn’t overdo it. Just a McChicken sandwich and small fries.

    Week 1: 1.2 lbs lost
    Balance to lose to meet challenge goal: 4.8

    Day 8 – Tues March 14 -- 142.5
    Day 9 – Wed March 15 -- 141.5
    Day 10 – Thur March 16 --
    Day 11 – Fri March 17 --
    Day 12 – Sat March 18 --
    Day 13 – Sun March 19--
    Day 14 – Mon March 20--

    Week 2: __ lbs lost
    Challenge 15 gain/loss to date:
    Balance to lose to meet challenge goal: __
  • deepwoodslady
    deepwoodslady Posts: 10,954 Member
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    @dawnbgethealthy thanks for the welcome.

    I'm 52yrs. and 5'0" Up until February I was 108. and 6 months prior (Jun, 2022) I was 104. I know it's tiny..... but gaining 8# in a short period of time is NOT the right path. I do a TON of strength training, so if I can just get down a little I should see some awesome muscle definition.

    I know part of my weight gain in feb. was from visiting family in SouthDakota. and then that leading into my dad passing.....which is 3 weeks ago. I have a nutritionist I'm going to start working with at the end of March. Fingers crossed for that. Right now, I'm just working on eating less and seeing if I can make any trend downward again.

    @SherryRueter I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your father. Condolences and prayers to you!
  • deepwoodslady
    deepwoodslady Posts: 10,954 Member
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    100 Days of Weighing In ^^^^^ March 07, 2023 through June 14, 2023
    My Name is Donna, Age 62. I am 5’5” tall & I live in Northern Michigan USA

    My mini-challenge is to lose 10 pounds by Easter 2023. I started my efforts on Dec. 10th weighing 198.4. My wish is to weigh 188.4 by Easter April 9th, 2023. That gives me about 4 months to lose 10 pounds. Sounds easy but, trust me, it won’t be. Especially when outside exercise is so limited for me this slippery time of year!

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    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


    “We will encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.” ~Maya Angelou

    Starting Weight from End of Last Challenge: : 191.2
    Goal This Round: 186.2

    Ending Weight: xxxxx
    Weight in blue makes me blue because it’s a gain. Weight in fuchsia pink makes me feel cheery because it’s a loss. Weight in black means no change.

    Day 01-03/07-191.6-(Trend weight 192.9)


    Day 02-03/08-190.6-(Trend weight 192.7)

    Day 03-03/09-192.2-(Trend weight 192.6)

    Day 04-03/10-191.6-(Trend weight 192.5)

    Day 05-03/11-189.2-(Trend weight 192.2)

    Day 06-03/12-189.0-(Trend weight 191.9)

    Day 07-03/13-189.4-(Trend weight 191.6)

    WEEK 1 LOSS OR GAIN: 1.8 lbs LOST
    Accumulated Loss or Gain: 1.8 lbs. LOST


    Day 08-03/14-187.8-(Trend weight 191.3) Whoosh! Well there it is….The 7 I’ve been waiting for behind the 18. Now I feel more securely planted in the 180’s decade. A day or two more of this and I will scratch the 190’s off my chart below. I’m very happy today because I’ve curshed that personal goal I made on Dec 10th to lose 10 pounds by Easter April 9th. Now…..to hang onto it!


    Day 09-03/15-188.8-(Trend weight 191.0) Up a full pound today but I’m not going to be discouraged. It was a very good day yesterday and my trend weight is still dropping. Yesterday was 976 calories and 56 carbs. Both below my daily goal. I saw my family doctor in a nearby town yesterday for a medication check (no major traveling) and she was THRILLED with my progress and I felt very proud. I think the scale is reflecting the water retention I have on non-medication days and no TMI today. This is exactly why I like the wiggle room in each new decade. On the exercise front, I went to the school yesterday evening and walked 2 miles until the janitors kicked me out. Today I am batch cooking for the freezer. Yesterday at the out-of-town grocery store I bought a 3 pack of large English cut Roasts. I cooked one overnight in the crock pot, I’m cooking another all day today and I’ll do the last one overnight. Guess what I’m having for dinner? LOL



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  • threewins
    threewins Posts: 1,455 Member
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    Aiming for a loss of 50 grams a day
    Day 1 87.3 kg I had what I call a 'sugar fest', I always do that at the start of losing weight, plus some fruit and crackers, I drank a lot of water in an attempt to battle the heat here, so I'm not surprised that my weight has increased...
    Day 2 87.6 on track? Probably. I am trying to go off sugar, but I am not too successful usually, be on the lookout for "x days without sugar" now and then. Today went alright, however from now on I am limiting myself to only 2 small packs of crackers, because I wasn't really hungry.
    I've decided to aim for 30 grams loss a day since I'm in a new environment now, sharing food and I don't really know what level of hunger to aim for, I'll increase it later
    Day 3 87.3 on track? Probably. Today was a good day, I probably ate under maintenance, although I wonder if my weight loss is just my body emptying out since I splurged in Day 0. Against my better judgement (done this soooo many times) I plotted on my spreadsheet and I'm guessing May 30th next year is goal day. Mark your calendar.
    Day 4 86.8 on track, I think I ate too much today, I wasn't really hungry unless I thought about food
    Day 5 87.5 on track, spreadsheet trendline says I am losing 30 grams a day which is exactly what I am meant to be losing right now, I didn't eat under maintenance, a bit of emotional eating, I need to decide what I am going to eat in the morning and stick to it
    From now I'll post the weight and then number of grams a day I'm losing as told by my spreadsheet
    Day 6 87.4, 0 g/day, the last few days my weight has increased dramatically, I decided that I needed to cut back a lot and that happened today
    Day 7 86.8, 50 g/day > 30 = good, I ate reasonably well, although I only drank two water bottles instead of the usual 3, so maybe my weight tomorrow will be lower than expected
    Day 8 86.6, 105 g/day > 30 = good, I controlled my eating, and ate less than maintenance, also had 3 water bottles
    Day 9 86.8, 104 g/day > 30 = good, I think maybe I ate too much, it's hard to know though
    *** half a kilogram lost, 23 kilograms to lose, goal day estimated at 30th May 2024 ***
    Day 10 87.0, 89 g/day > 30 = good
    *** 10 day update: it's pretty easy to lose 30 grams a day, and I did find it easy. These 10 days haven't been stressful at all. I think I 'emptied out' a lot which is why my numbers are greater than 30 grams. I could stay at 30 grams but it would take an extra year almost, so I'm going up to the next step - 35 grams a day ***