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Old 02-05-2012, 03:51 PM   #1
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I am 61 years old with goal to lose 83 lbs. I just found FITDAY by accident on the internet and this software is wonderful I am able to put the foods I enjoy eating in the custom section and I was amazed of what I was eating and the fat content.

The hardest for me is the exercise and I am trying to increase that. I have rheumatoid arthritis but I am trying to go with the Mantra "No Excuses".

My first week I started at 233 lbs. and now weight 228. Lost 5 lbs. Yeah Unfortunately been there, done that many times before but this program is opening my eyes and I evaluate each day to see what I can change to make things healthier. Walked yesterday in 30 degrees loaded down with heavy jacket and snow pants, gloves, ear muffs etc. and walked 3 miles. Did I tell you I live in the Ice Box of the Nation

Anyway I will be checking back to the discussion boards to get tips and encouragement from all your entries.
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Old 02-05-2012, 04:01 PM   #2
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Good morning and welcome to FitDay. Congrats on the loss thus far! I'd strongly recommend being active on the forums as there is a great group of motivational people here to help you along.
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Old 02-06-2012, 01:27 AM   #3
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Welcome aviscr, it is never too late to have a "first day of the rest of your life moment". I have been here a month and will never forget my first day that I acheived the 100% RDA by food alone.
If you have the time look at the "Best of series", full of information. As well, generous, supportive fitdayers.
So small steps and one day at a time will instill healthy habits for a lifetime.
Highest weight October 1st, 2011 247.6
Starting weight January 3rd, 2012 227.8
January pounds lost 7.8 = 220
February pounds lost 4.4 = 215.6
March pounds lost 2.6 = 213 (do better in April)
Total 14.8
Goal weight 160.4
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Old 02-13-2012, 05:51 AM   #4
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Hi !
I've just visited this forum. Happy to get acquainted with you. Thanks.
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