Supersize - Need to lose 180 lbs

Old 05-25-2010, 02:24 AM
  #11  
FitDay Member
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Washington State
Posts: 96
Default Hi Lisa

This is my second time using Fitday. The last time, I don't think I even noticed that they had a forum. I just returned less than a week ago and am doing well. Fortunately, my obesity has not caused any health problems for me thus far. But at my age, 52, when I started this new eating program which really isn't one at all except going back to the way I ate when I was in the service, except less of it, I researched and read in depth the impact that obesity and morbid obesity cause. My kids are all married and grown, but I still have them and grandchildren that I would like to stick around for.

To get to your question, I get bored really easy, so I try different things to keep myself motivated. For me, just a second ago, I plotted out past this date to see how far the actual weight would dip below the goal weight line if I lost a certain amount of week in a week. For some that might be a de-motivator, but if it does, I will switch to something else as I do my eating program from time to time. I am on a normal fiber gram range diet 20-30 grams, optimal--25. I read about cholesterol and for now that has me hooked, so Fiber One and other high fiber cereals, like Quaker Heart Smart get a lot of attention from me. I am also trying to incorporate anti-oxidants because colon cancer ran rampid in my family.

I don't have a mantra but I do have my total cals posted in many places including the front door to keep me from going out to get munchies. I do not care if someone sees it because it shows I am making an effort. Another thing I have decided this time is if I know I don't like it, I am not going to eat it because some eating program tells me to. I am going to look on the snack list and choose what I do like, so when I am done eating it, I do not look around for something more caloric that I wanted in the first place. Right now, I am having fun with trying new recipes that are really low-fat and finding ways to add fiber. (What my mother used to call roughage.)

I hope this helps and as you can see by my signature that I have over a hundred to lose. The worst of it is that wasn't my highest. This is just for this time, but I am more determined now because although I thought I knew a lot about eating, nutrition, caloric burn, metabolism, bmi, I feel more educated now.

So long story short, if I can find this thread again, lol, I would love to communicate.

Jaynie
Jaybrodz is offline  

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


Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information

Copyright © 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.