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  • Are you eating back all of your exercise calories? If so, I’d cut those in half. I’ve found they can be higher than what one actually burns. 😊
  • I just walked 18 holes of golf today!! First time in 20 some years :) I also shot a 78 B)
  • You can add me as a friend......I've been doing this solo for the last 6 months but would love some company :)
  • Find something you like to do!!!!!!! It's easier to do something you WANT to do than something you HAVE to do. There's got to be some activity out there that you enjoy? Walking, hiking, cycling, swimming, pickleball, golfing, kayaking...... mountain climbing..... something :) For me walking turned to snowshoeing turned to…
  • Hi..... I use the 40-30-30 ratio..... and try really hard to never go over the 40% carbs..... I'm down 50lbs with about another 70 to go :)
  • Walking 9 holes of golf..... 18 just around the corner. ;)
  • For me...... and this was just for me....... I'm an all or nothing type of person. So I cut out my "Problem" foods. Some were what most people would consider unhealthy (potatoe chips) ..... others I just couldn't control my portions of (cheese and bread) First..... I started wanting to loose 120+ lbs. I knew my food…
  • Hi. Feel free to add me. I’ve been on since November - solo also. I’m 50 lbs down with another 70 to go. 😊
  • Hi.... I'm from central Canada...... trying to mentally prepare for a second Spring snow storm in as many weeks..... ((((sigh)))))
  • I'm 3 years post double knee replacement. I agree with westrich20940 - work on your core (stomach/sides/back), glutes, quads, and hamstrings!!!! First though..... how's your recovery going? Do you still have a lot of swelling? How's your leg strength? I still have one knee that is a little weaker than the other, but other…
  • I've got a pair of bone conduction headphones and some Skull Candy Push Ultra's. I usually only wear one of the Skull Candy...... I like to be able to hear ambient noise around me.
  • I love cutting up a couple of apples - dashing cinnamon over them and having them ready in the fridge. I suggest a sweet/crisp apple like Ambrosia. :)
  • Starting weight: 292.4 (Nov 5, 2021) Goal weight: 170 Total weight lost: 35.8 Last week's successes: I hit my veggie/fruit goal of 28 servings for the week - Yay! I exercised for over 7 hours in total and went snowshoeing 8 times!!! This week's challenges: be more exact in my food journaling and weighing. Have a good week…
  • Age: 62 Height: 5'4" Starting Weight: 292.4 Nov 8, 2021 12/6: 278.8 1/1 : 268 1/31: 263.8 2/7 : 262.8 2/14: 259.4 2/21: 258.0 Feb weight loss: 5.8 Total weight lost: 34.4 I've kept my weight lost goal at 1.5lbs per week. Psychologically this works for me..... I lose more - whipeee! I'm a little under and I know I can…
  • Starting weight: 292 (Nov 5, 2021) Goal weight: 170 Total weight lost: 34.2 Last week's successes: still alive after battling a nasty sinus cold :/ This week's challenges: burn more exercise calories....eat more veggies. Have a good week everyone, stay strong! Challenge Tracking START Jan 1: 270.0 WK01 Jan 3: 268.0 WK02…
  • Are you "eating back" your exercise calories? Maybe they need adjusting?
  • Ok, I'm going to play devils advocate and maybe go in a different direction. First question is....... are you wanting to lose weight or are you in maintenance? Is this a heavy exercise day? If your wanting to lose ... and ....this is an important "and"... you don't do this often.... then why don't you just say "Wooo Hooo,…
  • Hi Andrea :) I live in the middle of Canada.... so I know what you mean about it being cold. I want to pass along my perspective and approach. First - I started at 292 lbs last November and still have about 100 lbs left to lose, however I've decided to embrace the challenge of winter exercise. I also have two titanium…
  • Hello everyone..... just stumbled across this group - I'm looking forward to learning more about you all as we share this journey. :) I'm 62, mom to twin sons and grandma to 3 grandsons & (finally) one granddaughter - all under 4 :p I've been on this path a couple of times before.... successfully, but then ....... Covid.…
  • Starting weight: 292 (Nov 5, 2021) Goal weight: 170 Total weight lost: 33.0 Last week's successes: still alive after battling a nasty sinus cold :/ This week's challenges: try to get rid of nasty sinus cold..... ;) Have a good week everyone, Happy Valentines Day ! <3 <3 <3 - stay strong! Challenge Tracking START Jan 1:…
  • Starting weight: 292 (Nov 5, 2021) Goal weight: 170 Total weight lost: 29.2 Last week's successes: still managed to lose, even thou it's just a pound, despite life getting in the way. I find I'm just not hungry in the morning so going to listen to my inner self this week. This week's challenges: try to stick to calorie and…
  • Breakfast smoothie - 1/2 cup frozen strawberries, 1/2 frozen banana, 1 3/4 cup unsweetened almond soy milk, 1 fistful of baby spinach, 1 scoop vanilla flavored whey protein and one scoop vege greens. lol Breakfast Smoothie sounds much better.....lol.
  • This is my first post - here we go...... I'm finding breaking things down into smaller and more immediate goals helps me stay motivated. To go along with the obvious "daily" goal, and the coveted monthly prize ..... I have my own "weekly" goals which I will include in my posts. This weeks goal: eat breakfast, lunch and…
  • Starting weight: 292 (Nov 5, 2021) Goal weight: 170 Current weight: 263.8 Total weight lost: 28.2 Last week's successes: 5 hours & 30 minutes working out 8 times ..... snowshoeing, walking & resistance bands - yay!! This week's challenges: consistency of 3 meals a day..... no skipping Challenge Tracking START Jan 1: 270.0…
  • Hi, I joined MFP this past November, so far down 27.8 lbs - only another 90-100 to go :) I'm a 63 year old grandma with two titanium knees and 4 adorable little grandkids. I love to golf, hike, bike, kayak and camp...... and restore vintage and antique trunks........ all when I'm not working for a major John Deere dealer.…
  • Hi everyone..... I'm looking forward to being able to look back..... and smile at my progress. So.... onward and downward ;) Starting weight: 292 (Nov 5, 2021) Goal weight: 170 Current weight: 265.8 Total weight lost: 26.2 Last week's successes: hit water goal….. yay !! This week's challenges: still working on 2 fruits/2…
  • I doubt this is your reason....lol..... but I started waking up in the middle of the night during menopause and it hasn't changed..... I can not remember the last time I "slept thru the night". Most nights I can fall back to sleep but not always..... <<<<sigh>>>> I really miss sleeping thru the night :|
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