Hello there, if you have not read my introduction:
http://www.minimins.com/introduction...unds-lose.html (New member - 116 Pounds to Lose!)
Week 33 Weight Loss | 4.0lb
TOTAL DROPPED SO FAR: 57.4 lbs
I have always been "bigger". I did not reach extreme heights of obesity until I was around 13. I was a very active kid up until I was 13. I exercised weekly and didn't overeat. For some reason I just packed on the pounds. By college, at 16, I was 252 lbs (18 stone). From 16 onwards I just went crazy with my diet. At college I did not have many friends to spend time with. So I spent a lot of my time, in my room just eating junk and playing video games. Since then, two years later, I gained an extra 66 pounds. Wow.
I think now is a good time to change for good. I have grown up a lot more, and realize that if I keep going like this (living off pizza and doughnuts) that I may not reach my 40's. Even more, I won't be HAPPY.
I am not using any special diet from a website, book etc. These never worked for me before (doesn't mean they won't work for you of course). I have been on a low calorie diet for nearly two months now, and I have lost 12 pounds. I keep it simple, stay below 1500 calories. Vary foods eaten and keep it low carb, low sugar and low fat. This is with ZERO exercise so far. I am happy with my progress so far, and I am ready to conquer this weight come 2013. Fresh new year, right?
My exercise regime.
Like I said, so far I have done zero. From yesterday and onwards, I am using a rowing machine to exercise. 30 minutes, four days a week. This estimates around 400-500 calories burnt. I actually quite enjoy this workout, the rowing machine is actually entertaining! I want to start collaborating some jogging, cycling with this workout too as soon as my stamina and strength reaches a high enough level to do so.
That's my plan really, 128 pounds to drop. 12 gone so far. I have never really had high self-esteem but I see this as a great opportunity to prove something to myself! I will drop-in an update each Sunday.
Would love to discuss anything in here!