^^ Ditto right there. I do have a gym membership, which is somewhat wasted on me... I walk/jog 10-12 a week outside (through the gym will be nice come winter). Walking is a GREAT exercise -- I've been told that fat burns quicker at moderately elevated heart rates -- get too high and you start burning through muscle instead. I also have a set of 12lb and 15lb dumbells for arm exercises(actually, I just bought one of each -- I never do exercises that use them both at the same time.) And I do modified "girl" pushups and upper and lower crunches.
I was NEVER an exerciser. Never ever ever. I started walking in Feb @230lb with short spurts of jogging - like for a minute or less at a time. ANd my pace for a mile was like 16-17min. In 6 months, I've worked my way to where I can jog for 30 minutes straight at a 10min mile pace. I don't say this to brag, but to convince you that your body will make AMAZING progress quickly. And I wasn't even that diligent about it -- I skipped weeks a few times. I am still amazed at how quickly my muscles and heart/lungs adapted! It can be done!!!
50lb by New Year's Challenge!
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9 Minigoals - Pounds - Planned Date = Attained Date
5. Low Weight (Adult) - 229lb - 1/8/11 = 9-Feb-11
6. 25% lost - 216lb - 3/6/11 = 18-Jun-11
7. BMI under 30 - 202lb - 8/18/11 = ?