Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 12-04-2017, 12:43 PM   #1  
Member
Thread Starter
 
BrenM's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 73

S/C/G: 187/187/140

Height: 5ft4.5in

Default January 2- New Year, new me

I chose the typical New Year start date because I know that through this month it would be impossible for me to begin. I have done Atkins before (forgot what year...too many to remember)with huge success. Had lost 30 pounds. But I never went on to OWL or further. Just jumped ship. Needless to say, I have a LOT more weight to lose. I'm a carb and sugar addict. Tried various other "diets" and also tried redoing Atkins. Found it hard to get back on the wagon! Due to my health I know I need to do this. I plan on rereading the book and coming to this site often for accountability. My oldest dd is going to be joining me on this journey so I HAVE to stay true to it for her health also (lead by example, right?). Onward!!!
BrenM is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-05-2017, 05:23 PM   #2  
Moderator
 
Wannabehealthy's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Home of the Pirates, Steelers and Penguins
Posts: 10,414

S/C/G: 217/190/150

Height: 5'3

Default

Welcome back, Bren! Everyone starts to think of a new weight loss/fitness plan around this time of the year. I suggest that you don't wait until Jan 1 to begin. The reason for that is, you might have an additional 10 lbs to lose by that time. I think you should start now, planning to give yourself some leeway on special days over the holidays. You might not be able to lose much, but it's more likely that you will at least maintain.

Either way, I wish you and your DD much success!
Wannabehealthy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-24-2017, 09:34 PM   #3  
Junior Member
 
Perserverance's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2017
Posts: 17

S/C/G: 300/233.2/150

Height: 5"10"

Default

That sounds great! With your dd leaning on you, it will keep you motivated to make the right choices. One suggestion- try to et as clean as possible and stay away from all the low carb candies and desserts at first. For some people, they can stall weight loss. So if you eat clean for a month, and try one thing, see how your weight loss goes that week.

I am going through that now. Maybe I am just having a slow week? Or maybe its because I have been having low carb nut bars every day? IDK, I'll have it figured out in a few days.

Good luck!
Perserverance is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


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

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



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:54 AM.


We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.
Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.