Post # 31
DaniGirl03 : I’m in……reluctantly because I’m lazy and love food, but I’m just tired of being so heavy. Like you OP, I have about 160lbs to lose. Ok so to be completely honest and with no offense intended to other bees, I’m sorry but with the amount I have to lose, I just can’t relate to others who have anything less than 100lbs to lose. Again, no offense, I know it’s a struggle no matter how much it is – but losing 100+lbs is a loooooong journey and physically carrying around an extra 160lbs means even the simplest thing like walking for 10-30mins is a challenge. Is there any way we can have two accountability threads? One for those with 100lbs or less and another for those of us with 100+lbs?
Post # 32
lanibug : It’s a whole different ball game when I’m looking at my numbers and know that I need to get below 300 and then 200. It’s such a huge mental barrier. I’m just going to post the one thread, but we can check in with each other there. I think at this point so far here it’s just you and me wanting to lose over 100lbs.
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Post # 34
DaniGirl03 : I am in the same boat. I recenlty weighed in at my heaviest and it is a bit depressing! I would love to get back to my high school weight, and it can be doable but it will take some time. But after I get married in a week, I am getting back into eating healthy and walking a few miles a day. I really want to get back to being under 200, so about 30 or so pounds to lose right now. I really think it’s a good idea for me to start working on that and become healthy so when my hubby-to-be and I get ready to have a baby, my body will be ready too. And he recently lose 25 pounds so I’m like, “I can do that too!” HAHA 🙂
Post # 36
After a lifetime of struggling, of working out, eating properly and not losing weight, I went to Mexico and had the gastric sleeve 9 weeks ago. I am so, so happy that I did. The weight is coming off (month pre-surgery weight was 234, surgery weight 222, current 198), and I was lucky in that I had a great recovery with zero pain. Is surgery something that you would consider? It is not a quick fix; it is an aid to making serious lifestyle changes. It’s not easy. Anyone who says it is the easy way out has no idea just how damn hard it is. And the changes HAVE to be maintained. The committment has to be there. But for the first time, I have hope. I am just sorry that I did not do this before!
Post # 37
I want to lose 15-20kgs (around 40lbs). I don’t have an exact goal because I’ll go more by how I feel than what I weigh. I’m doing it primarily for health reasons.
I will be trying to do it by eating healthier and excercising more regularly. I have battled with disordered eating in the past, and I find that I can’t maintain a healty mindset as easily when counting calories.