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Old 01-25-2011, 07:31 PM   #8 (permalink)
carolinefrance
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Originally Posted by mecompco View Post
Caroline, welcome to FitDay!

It sure sounds like you've got a full plate (no pun intended ).

I, too, love to eat. And I must say that tracking my food intake and exercise on FitDay is the only thing that has ever really worked for me.

It's going to take a little effort to put your data in and figure out a daily calorie deficeit that will allow you to lose weight while being enough to keep you from "cheating".

I will tell you that yes, you can pretty easily lose 70 pounds in a year if you're serious about it. That's only around 2 lbs a week, which is consider a safe rate for most people (never a bad idea to check with your Doc, though).

Spend some time reading the threads in the sub forums here--there is a lot of great info and advice and many very nice people. The Women's forum has some great weekly motivational threads.

If you have any questions or need/want advice, please don't hesitate to ask.

Regards,
Michael
Thanks so much for the welcome and the tips. Very helpful
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Progress:
01/22/11: 214 lbs
01/31/11: 212 lbs
02/08/11: 211 lbs
03/14/11: 215 lbs
06/20/11: 215 lbs
08/17/11: 217 lbs

Mini Goal:
Be at 214 lbs by 08/20/11 (when I leave for Savannah, GA)
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