3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community  

Go Back   3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community > Support Forum > Weight Loss Support

Weight Loss Support Give and get support here!

Can I lose 100 pounds in 60 weeks?

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 04-07-2011, 04:20 PM   #1
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Posts: 2

S/C/G: 273.8/273.8/170

Height: 5'4"

Default Can I lose 100 pounds in 60 weeks?

I'm a 20 year old woman, 5'4, and about 270 pounds. I want to lose weight so I get down to 170 pounds. I plan on doing this by exercising 4 times a week. 2 days a week on the treadmill, and 2 days a week lifting dumbbells. Every 2 weeks I will make both workouts a little more strenuous until I'm at the pace that I want to be at. I also plan on losing weight by eating right. When I say "right" I mean in portions. I'm not going to deprive myself of certain foods, because I know that I will end up crashing and end up binge eating if I do. I'm going to be careful of what I eat, but treat myself every now and then, as long as it is in portions. If I do this, could I reach my goal in 60 weeks? Is losing 100 pounds in 60 weeks realistic? Safe? Healthy?
PixieDust90 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-07-2011, 04:25 PM   #2
Senior Member
 
sept15lija's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Ontario, Canada
Posts: 1,670

S/C/G: 233/142.8/135

Height: 5'4"

Default

Yes I would say it is doable and healthy for most people. Just remember however, that losing weight is approxiately 80% diet and 20% exercise. When you say portions, do you mean you are planning on measuring and weighing and counting everything you consume? I count calories and hav ea kitchen scale I use to weigh pretty much everything. I also indulge in a few planned treats, but they are within my calorie range, and doing so I've lost about 95 pounds in a little less than 10 months. Good luck and keep posting!!
__________________
Liz
Journey Started: June 22, 2010 (233 lbs)
Met Goal: June 22, 2011 (133 lbs)
Weekly Accountability Weigh-in: 142.6 lbs, January 14 2013 Working on getting back to maintenance (135-138)



sept15lija is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-07-2011, 04:37 PM   #3
Maintainer since 7-3-2009
 
Lori Bell's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: A Nebraska Farm
Posts: 3,087

S/C/G: 333/160/145

Height: 5'6"

Default

One week ago you asked the exact same question except for you said 40 weeks instead of 60. Most everyone said yes you could, with a lot of work and perseverance....so I guess I don't understand??

The only way to find out is to do it. Actually follow your plan instead of hashing and rehashing and second guessing yourself. You can do it, but you got to do it...KWIM? Good luck.
Lori Bell is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-07-2011, 04:40 PM   #4
SiLly MuCh?
 
Dilli Doo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Alabama (Yee-ha)
Posts: 74

S/C/G: 200/193/130

Height: 5'5''

Default

I would say that in theory 100 pounds in 60 weeks is doable. Breaking it down, it's about 1.5 to 2 pounds a week.
Good luck!
Dilli Doo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-07-2011, 04:41 PM   #5
onedayatatimer
 
luckymommy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Posts: 3,232

S/C/G: 224/ticker/145-155

Height: 5'9.5"

Default

I don't know, but I hope you reach your goals and wish you much luck and support.
__________________

First goal: under 180: 3/4/15
Second goal: 175 or below: 3/24/15
Third goal: 168 (no longer overweight):
Fourth goal: 161 (what I weighed before I fell off):
Fifth goal: below 160:
Final goal: 145-155:
luckymommy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-07-2011, 05:38 PM   #6
Starting Fresh
 
sotypical's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Beautiful BC, Canada
Posts: 4,785

S/C/G: 215/201.6/130

Height: 5'2"

Default

I have been at this for many years. At first I thought it was an exact since, I don't so much anymore. I think you could do it. But don't beat your self up if it doesn't happen as fast as you want it to. One day at a time. Just focus on today, not tomorrow, not yesterday, not next week. Just today.
sotypical is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-08-2011, 06:35 AM   #7
Keepin' on...
 
shannonmb's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Columbus, OH
Posts: 981

S/C/G: 350/208/150

Height: 5'4"

Default

I've lost *ALMOST* 100 lbs in about 48 weeks (2 to go!). I have to say that my diet had to do a major overhaul. I have indulged in treats at times but have kept them a rare and carefully plotted occurance. I am not going to say that you must count calories, but in my experience, you do absolutely have to be REAL about what you are eating and how much. Exercise and just cutting back a little on the food is not going to do it. Again, this is only my experience. However, I do find that regular exercise is good for stress, and also with keeping the eating on track a bit.

I wish you well on your journey!
__________________
Shannon
START: May 25, 2010
FIRST GOAL... 299lbs - ACHEIVED 9/28/10
SECOND GOAL...250lbs - ACHEIVED 4/13/11
THIRD GOAL:
shannonmb is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-08-2011, 11:33 AM   #8
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Posts: 4

Default

Depends upon your motivation level and your inner desire..
If you really want to lose weight and their is no other option for you then you will it..
Edwine is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply
Posts by members, moderators and admins are not considered medical advice
and no guarantee is made against accuracy.


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
100 lbs in 5 months? happiness 20-Somethings 15 07-23-2008 01:14 AM
Need a Buddy...100+ needed to lose Becca801 Introductions 16 10-07-2005 02:17 PM
I'm back, and ready for action....come join my crusade fatgirl8me Weight Watchers 199 05-10-2004 10:35 AM
Feisty and sexy 50 & 60 year old #91 LilyG WW Clubs and Groups 32 01-18-2001 07:33 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:43 AM.






Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.3.2