Go Back   FitDay Discussion Boards > WEIGHT LOSS > Success Stories
Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 01-09-2011, 02:01 PM   #1 (permalink)
FitDay Member
 
Kumochi's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Ontario, Canada
Posts: 955
Lightbulb "Standing Ovation"

I'm starting this thread for anyone who wants some positive feedback for a small or major achievement or for just being here. We all need that positive reinforcement at times.

Just post your request and someone will sing your praises or give you a "standing ovation" We all deserve one. I'll check each day and please add your own praise.

Feel free to post you goal if it's a short term temptation that you want to be able to brag about avoiding the next day. Mary
Kumochi is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-09-2011, 03:55 PM   #2 (permalink)
FitDay Member
 
MunaAmin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Ireland
Posts: 224
Default

I would like a bit of praise please :d
I have cut my fat intake from average over 66g per day (1week) to about 47g per day (1week) and I also managed to stabilise my carbs under 250g and overall calories under 2000kcal. I know that many people here eat way less and better than this, but we all have different paths to success.
__________________
Muna 28 5'2''


Current weight...176lb

It is foolish to keep doing the same things and expect different results.
MunaAmin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-09-2011, 05:04 PM   #3 (permalink)
FitDay Member
 
Kumochi's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Ontario, Canada
Posts: 955
Default Way to Go

Quote:
Originally Posted by MunaAmin View Post
I would like a bit of praise please :d
I have cut my fat intake from average over 66g per day (1week) to about 47g per day (1week) and I also managed to stabilise my carbs under 250g and overall calories under 2000kcal. I know that many people here eat way less and better than this, but we all have different paths to success.
Hi MunaAmin You deserve praise for those steps and for actively taking control of the weight gain from pregnancy. I think you are wise to take it slowly with all the changes a new baby brings. Well Done and keep up the good work. Mary
Kumochi is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-09-2011, 05:07 PM   #4 (permalink)
Super Moderator
 
01gt4.6's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Slidell, Louisiana
Posts: 7,424
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by MunaAmin View Post
I would like a bit of praise please :d
I have cut my fat intake from average over 66g per day (1week) to about 47g per day (1week) and I also managed to stabilise my carbs under 250g and overall calories under 2000kcal. I know that many people here eat way less and better than this, but we all have different paths to success.
it's all about what works for you. Just as I think I remember you posting about cutting nuts from your diet, I try to get the bulk of my fat from almonds and PB. Going from 66g to 47g is a nice jump, good job!

My goal is to have a 6 pack by my 40th birthday in may.
01gt4.6 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-09-2011, 09:44 PM   #5 (permalink)
FitDay Member
 
MunaAmin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Ireland
Posts: 224
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by 01gt4.6 View Post
it's all about what works for you. Just as I think I remember you posting about cutting nuts from your diet, I try to get the bulk of my fat from almonds and PB. Going from 66g to 47g is a nice jump, good job!

My goal is to have a 6 pack by my 40th birthday in may.
Thanks Mike, yes I have to be careful with nuts coz I like them a lot I do have them every 3-4 days, but weight them on the food scale. I'd like to tell you that you are inspiration to my DH who used to look like you look now, but during the last year he put on weight and looks now like you used to look. Seeing your pics really was the wake up call he needed. I wish you all the success with your 6 pack goal.

Kumochi - Mary, thanks for your nice words I'd love to blame my excess weight on the baby but i was already overweight (BMI 29) when I became pregnant. Just about 3 weeks before that I was on all-inclusive holidays, gained extra 10lb, then after return I decided to go on a diet, and wham! big fat plus on pg test....
__________________
Muna 28 5'2''


Current weight...176lb

It is foolish to keep doing the same things and expect different results.
MunaAmin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-09-2011, 10:34 PM   #6 (permalink)
Super Moderator
 
cjohnson728's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 4,083
Default

Congrats on getting your fat grams down and measuring your nuts, MunaAmin! I've been following on the 7-Day Motivational thread and I know it's been a struggle, but voila! Success!
__________________
Cassie

And now that you don't have to be perfect, you can be good.
-John Steinbeck
cjohnson728 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-18-2011, 02:15 PM   #7 (permalink)
Super Moderator
 
taubele's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 1,021
Default

It's been two weeks for me on this new lifestyle, and I've lost about 5 lbs. That might not sound like a lot, but I'm pretty happy, especially considering that I have challenges for working out with a bum ankle. I've been able to work out about every 3rd day without tweaking it, and I'm pretty proud of that (before, I used to just give up and get really frustrated with myself, and my body).

I've been doing my ankle strengthening exercises every day (like I used to do when I was in Physical Therapy!) and am hoping, next month, to get up to exercising every other day (or more, if the ankle/body starts feeling stronger).

It's been easy-ish so far because I feel like I'm not alone
__________________
Terri
Female, 31 years old, 5'4 1/2" tall
Starting weight 1/4/11 = 215.2 lbs.
Weight 9/19/14 = 176.6 (net: -38.6)
Last mini-goal: 180 lbs. REACHED! Reward - new sports bra
Current min-goal: 175 lbs.
Next large goal: 165 lbs. by 12/25/2014
Lowest weight: 156.7 lbs.
150.2 lbs. <--- Official "Healthy BMI" weight
Estimated final goal: 130-140 lbs.
"You don't have to change your life today. You only need to change your day today."
taubele is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-18-2011, 04:50 PM   #8 (permalink)
FitDay Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Westminster, CO
Posts: 965
Default

Congratulations Taubele! Great job on working around your circumstances instead of making them excuses.
__________________
Ron

Male, Age 53 Height 5'-11"
Start, Spring 2009....,.. 270.0 lbs
January 21, 2010. ....,...255.0 lbs (Joined Fitday)
September 10, 2010..,..223.8 lbs. (-46.2lbs)
Mini-Goal......................225 Achieved 9/21/2012
Mini-Goal......................220 Achieved 10/26/2012
Current.........................216.2 lbs. (-53.8 lbs)
Mini-Goal.......................215
Goal..............................200



My log: http://www.fitday.com/fitness/Public...Owner=rpmcduff
rpmcduff is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-18-2011, 05:16 PM   #9 (permalink)
FitDay Member
 
Kumochi's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Ontario, Canada
Posts: 955
Default

[quote=taubele;32407]It's been two weeks for me on this new lifestyle, and I've lost about 5 lbs.

I like that you are seeing this as a new lifestyle. That is so important to success. And way to go despite your injury. 5 pounds is a great start. Have you looked at activities you can do while it mends? I've been doing some face yoga poses that don't knock off any pounds but help your face muscles tighten up despite the weight loss-- and entertain anyone who happens to see you! Mary
__________________
Mary

Restarting Jan 11th, 2014
Starting weight: 201.6
Current weight: June 9, 2014 181.4
June 30th goal = 170

Ultimate goal Undecided ? 150 to be assessed once maintained for a while
Height 5' 3"
Age 67
Kumochi is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-18-2011, 07:17 PM   #10 (permalink)
Super Moderator
 
taubele's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 1,021
Red face

[quote=Kumochi;32433]
Quote:
Originally Posted by taubele View Post
It's been two weeks for me on this new lifestyle, and I've lost about 5 lbs.

I like that you are seeing this as a new lifestyle. That is so important to success. And way to go despite your injury. 5 pounds is a great start. Have you looked at activities you can do while it mends? I've been doing some face yoga poses that don't knock off any pounds but help your face muscles tighten up despite the weight loss-- and entertain anyone who happens to see you! Mary
Thanks, been living with the bum ankle for ten years. Pain every day, but it is what it is It's not so much mending as the fact that it's just...missing tendons and ligaments, and isn't very strong. I can't do high-impact exercises (for example, running hurts, as do jumping-jacks)

Face-yoga! I'll have to look into that. I do a lot of low-impact cardio that doesn't hurt the joints (like an elliptical, and lots of upper-body moves with squatting -- like I'll squat down and do punches) and I just try to up the resistance as much as I can until it almost-tweaks the ankle. All I can do is strengthen it every day and hope that as the weight goes down, it can take a little more impact (since there'll be less weight coming down on it!)
__________________
Terri
Female, 31 years old, 5'4 1/2" tall
Starting weight 1/4/11 = 215.2 lbs.
Weight 9/19/14 = 176.6 (net: -38.6)
Last mini-goal: 180 lbs. REACHED! Reward - new sports bra
Current min-goal: 175 lbs.
Next large goal: 165 lbs. by 12/25/2014
Lowest weight: 156.7 lbs.
150.2 lbs. <--- Official "Healthy BMI" weight
Estimated final goal: 130-140 lbs.
"You don't have to change your life today. You only need to change your day today."
taubele is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
success

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.3.2