Originally Posted by alorea1976
I am 35 yrs. old, Single mom of 2. I just graduated from Nursing School and I am looking to start my new life. I know I need to loose a ton of weight, but its easier said than done. I played the yo-yo diet all my life. I am now at my heaviest at 380. I am totally commited to make this year the year I get "me" back. Looking for friends to talk to while on this journey of my life. I plan on doing shakes 2 times a day and then chix breast and veggies for dinner. I also want to start an exercise routine. I have an elipical in my basement that is just holding clothes right now. Good Luck to All who has also decided to get healthy this year!!
Glad to have you aboard
Please do check in to the 100+ to Lose thread, if you like--plenty of us there who are (or were) in your situation and understand what it's like and the challenges you face.
Rejoice in the knowledge that you CAN succeed in this battle and using FitDay is probably the smartest thing you can do to help make it as easy as possible.
If you need help or advice, just ask.
47 M 5'8"
May 4, 2010...... 440? lbs. (Start FitDay Size 60 Jeans)
June 19, 2010.... 393 lbs. (First Weigh-in)
June 19, 2011.... 229 lbs. (164 lbs. gone in one year :-)
Current Weight... 185 lbs. (Size 36 Jeans)
Next Goal 169 lbs. (07/04/12)
Ultimate Goal 165 lbs. (12/31/12)
The best exercises for weight loss are Fork Putdowns and Table Pushaways.