A whole lot of weight to shift.
So I have a whole load of weight to lose.
Starting at over 500 pounds I had to lose over half my body weight.
Started early February and in 22 since have lost 88 pound. Things are going great and couldn't of hoped for a better start to my weight lose journey, but I know that's just what this is a start and I have a long way to go.
My main vice use to be alcohol, but since starting this I have cut it out completely and the binging on crap after I drank as gone with it.
I still have a treat meal now and then, but make sure it isn't more than once a week, going to go with a treat meal every two or three weeks.
Started out not being able to even walk round my block, as the first time I tried in February I had to turn round and go back home, while this is a bad thing it gave me great motivation to lose the weight, as at thirty years old the way I was carrying on I would not of lived more than a few more years I don't think.
Moving on to my food now I have cereal in the morning a sandwich and a packet of crisps or two for dinner and a veg dinner or stir fry, beef bourguignon, spag bol, jacket, salad or fish for tea. Also having a yogurt and banana and four crackers in between, also a apple now and then.
Will cut the crisps out when I stop loosing weight, but for now they are OK.
I did go out to stay with friends in Spain for three months and that was a massive boost, as they have a pool and was in there nearly every day.
Exercise wise I do now
monday, Wednesday, Friday -
Bike 15 mins.
Weights - 10 shoulder lifts, 10 bench press, 10 squats, 10 bar curls. Then with dumbells 10 pec fly, 10 side lifts, 10 curls.
Walk round block [about half a mile]
Tuesday, Thursday -
Bike 20 mins
Walk round block
Saturday, Sunday -
Walk round longer walk [about a mile]
Last edited by JLStretton : 31st July, 2011 at 11:01 PM Reason: 10 bar curls added.
You're doing FAN-BLOODY-TASTIC! Keep it up
My Minimins diary Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.
Obstacles are things a person sees when he takes his eyes off of the goal.
We would accomplish more things if we did not think of them as impossible.
Oh well done James thats brilliant soon be down to
in the 3oo's m'dear.
Well done you. Keep going and keep your mind strong.
You've done so well already, keep at it...you are on the road to success Well done!!!
- Rep Power
Diet: Slimming World
Start Date: 01/01/2013 (New Start - After a little break)
Start Weight: 24st4.0lb
Well done you are doing fantastic
. 221lbs lost with sw
James once again you are truly doing amazing.
You clearly have the determination succeed. Good luck
Thank you everyone
Weigh in and down 5 pound
Bike done - 15 mins - 6k
Getting closer to that century club.
wow well done hun you are doing so well you must feel so proud of what you have achieved so far. ive got about 80lb left to lose and it just isnt going
Just looked through my old thread on another forum,and took the mesurments from there
Thighs: (L, R) 37 35
Upper Arm: (L, R) 17 1/2 18 1/2
and I would of been more than them as I was hevier this time, anyway just redone them and ATM they are
Thighs: (L, R) 30 - 29
Upper Arm: (L, R) 15.1/2 - 17
So a total of 33 and half inches in total.
- Rep Power
Diet: CD 100% SS
Start Date: 16/05/2011
Start Weight: 20st9lb
Current Weight: 16st9lb
Goal Weight: 9st1lb
Goal Date: 8th of March 2012
Start BMI: 51.2
Current BMI: 41.3
Goal BMI: 22.5
Total Weight Loss: 4st0lb
Weight to Lose: 7st8lb
% Lost 19.38%
You totally will make it. I've been around the weight loss forums block once or twice and I am willing to bet money you'll make it You are determined enough and on your way to get addicted to exercising which would be the key.
Loads of good luck!
OMG James well done m'dear keep it going!
wow what a difference! i wrote down my measurements on another site and cant find them, i want to compare! fab work hun
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