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  • Congrats. Great commitment. I love MFP, and I have learned a lot also
  • Congrats. I love MFP. I have tried many things too but MFP finally helped me get the weight off.
  • Congrats. What a good feeling. You got this
    in Feeling good Comment by themommie May 22
  • Congrats
  • Congrats……you did it
    in I made it! Comment by themommie May 19
  • You’re doing great. The most important thing is to plan, keep adding small changes in like increase exercise or switch out bread for extreme wraps, etc, and track everything even on days you go over and get back with it the next meal.if you do get takeaway look up the calories ahead of time and plan for it, make a good…
  • Thank you to everyone for sharing your experiences. I don’t have diabetes but fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome. My drs kept increasing and changing meds, at one time I was on 6 different meds including the fentanyl patch, then they told me they would prescribe it anymore. I went on my own health journey and am now…
  • Congrats, amazing you’ve lost so much ina short amount of time. You got this
  • Thank you for sharing. I just started lifting weights a couple months ago . I am already seeing some progress but trying to learn all I can. This was very informative
  • You got this right before I turned 30 I lost 105 lbs I kept it off for about 2 yrs then I gained it all back plus. It was so hard to start again as I was embarrassed and didn’t want to fail again finally when I was 45 I found MFP and instead of looking at the big picture I just concentrated on 10 lbs at a time, not even…
  • My mini goal is to stay consistent. Get in at least 8000 steps 6 days a week and work out including strength training 5xs a week
  • I am 61. I try to stay under 1250. I think 1390 is fine if you r losing then keep doing what you r doing, if not experiment. Maybe go down 100 cals and see what happens, also increasing protein can help.
  • I am 61. I started MFP in 2010, I lost 135 lbs it took me 3 yrs and I kept it off until last yr my husband was dx with tonsil cancer that had gone into his soft palate and lymph nodes. Between all the appts my walking wasn’t consistent and I fell back into some of my old habits, comfort eating. I gained 14 lbs and decided…
  • Congrats. You are doing great, consistency is the key. When you hit that plateau then you might need to make a few adjustments. You got this
  • Congrats. It’s not easy but you are killing it and reaching your goals. There will always be negative people and there hurtful comments. But you are a warrior
  • MFP is a great tool. I lost 135 lbs 12 yrs ago using MFP and kept it off until the last few yrs going up and down 14 lbs due to stress eating. My husband has Parkinson’s and had deep brain stimulation surgery last yr, this year went through cancer treatments, along with other life stressors. But I am back on track and am…
  • I started MFP in July 2010 and lost 135 lbs and kept it off until 2022 , since then I have struggled with stress eating ( my husband had deep brain stimulation surgeries 2 surgeries back to back then was dx with tonsil cancer that spread to lymph nodes all within a yr) I gained 14 lbs back but I’m getting back ontrack. I…
  • Congrats, you look amazing, and healthy.
  • Yes when I was 30 I lost105 lbs in a little over a yr. I kept it off for about 3 yrs then gained it all plus more over about 8 yrs. I then decided enough was enough when I was about 46, , I joined MFP and lost 135 lbs in 3 yrs, I have kept it off about 12 yrs but started Stress eating this last yr and am now up 12 lbs time…
  • I started my weight loss journey 12 yrs ago, I lost 135 lbs,but it took me almost 3 yrs. I used MFP, walking,going to the gym and exercise videos. I have kept it off within 5 lbs until the last yr gaining 12 lbs and going up and down. My husband had 2 brain surgeries last yr for Parkinson’s and is currently doing radiation…
  • I too have low HR it drops down to 42 and I have fainted 4xs due to my HR dropping. The first time my husband called an ambulance. They kept me at the hospital for 4 days sent me home with a heart monitor did testing for over 6 months couldn't find the problem. It has been better the last 6 months then 2 nights ago I…
  • I love hot tea with a splash of creamer and 1 mini biscotti or skinny pop popcorn, pea crisps or fresh fruit popsicles
  • I love chai tea and lemon loaf or honey vanilla chamomile tea. I love to put a splash of sweet cream creamer in my tea, so good
  • I love to do burrito bowls, I can add lettuce, tomatoes, avocado, black beans, salsa to keep calories down my family can add more meat, cheese, etc. I also like to do chicken teriyaki bowls and add alot of broccoli and carrots sometimes c as cabbage to mine, taco soup or chicken breast grilled with roasted potatoes, onion,…
  • I love tea usually drink hot tea , my favorites are chai tea, lemon loaf or honey vanilla camille, I like to add a splash of vanilla creamer to it...yum
  • I prefer nonfat chai latte or a vanilla cold brew with sweet cream steamed milk....yum, but mostly drink coffee at home
    in Coffee Comment by themommie April 2022
  • I lost 135lbs and kept it off for 8yrs. During the last 6months I have put on 10 lbs due to stress eating So I am back to healthy eating, logging my meals and exercising again. If you log in daily and stick with it, IT WORKS
  • I am trying to do a walking video 5 days a week and an ab video 5xs a week. I am adding in walking my dog 4 xs a week. I plan on increasing my walks and adding in arm workouts 2xs a week and adding in but workouts 3xs a week starting in Feb.
  • I love th his thread One of the things I love is being able to enjoy my family and keep up with the grandkids. Before I lost 100 + lbs I couldn't enjoy having all the family over. I would look at it as so much work, a chore. I wanted to have them over. dong get me wrong But I couldn't enjoy my family like I do now. I was…
  • I have lost 105lbs yrs ago eventually gained it back + some, then about 10 yrs ago I lost 135 lbs and have kept it off for 8 yrs until covid. I have only gained 10 lbs but the thought of gaining weight terrifies me, I can't do this again. So here I am . I am done playing at getting this covid weight off. Time to get…
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