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Old 09-15-2017, 08:45 AM   #1
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Location: New Mexico
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Default Under 300 (First Goal)

I am really tall, (about 6'2") so my numbers will be above that of an average woman at between 5'5" or 5'-7". The horrible part of being really tall is I can also weigh a lot, and it is not apparent. For instance, I can be 200 pounds and look fairly "slim" and yet the extra weight is bad for my health.
As you can see from my join date, I have been at 3FC a long time. I went off somewhere and started a high carb low fat vegetarian/vegan diet thinking it would help. It did not. I ended up gaining more weight and just giving up on life. I was so angry at myself for not being perfect that I stopped trying to lose weight. (I think we have all been there). Finally, I started to listen to lectures from the HFLC or just LC scientists and physicians and decided to try that sort of a diet to see if it worked any better.

I started this present diet on 3/17/17. Losing weight was pretty easy, but then I got into plateau after plateau. This is probably the point where people give up on diets, thinking they have done everything possible. What I learned is that you just need to keep going and that oscillating up-down will eventually fall lower. It is almost like you are in a little boat on a big river and you have run into some whitewater. You just have to stick to the boat. (That's my positive advice for the day!)

I have gone from 335 to 296 pounds so far. Today is 9/15/17-- so that is about 6 months.

My next goal is 233 pounds, which is going to be the point at which I go from obese to overweight.

My ultimate goal is about 175, which to me is a size 18. Size 16 would be better, but I would take size 18!
LCHF diet start 3/17/17

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Old 09-15-2017, 01:04 PM   #2
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Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Alaska
Posts: 3,071

S/C/G: 225/134.8/135

Height: 5'5"


Giselley- congratulations! I always love your posts, you have learned a lot and your posts contain all kinds of bits of wisdom. Losing nearly 40 lbs in 6 months is a great accomplishment!
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work. - Thomas A. Edison

It took me 9 years to learn how to lose weight. Don't give up!
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Old 09-15-2017, 06:21 PM   #3
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Location: Colorado
Posts: 419

S/C/G: 239.2/199.8/170


Wow! You are an inspiration!!! Thank you for sharing your story.
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Old 09-15-2017, 06:50 PM   #4
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Location: Toronto, Canada
Posts: 2,561

S/C/G: 238 / see ticker / 188

Height: 5'6"


Great job, congratulations!!

Bye bye 260s - 2017/08/15
Bye bye 250s - 2017/09/19
Bye bye 240s -
Bye bye 230s -
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Old 09-17-2017, 04:42 AM   #5
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S/C/G: 136lb and loving it!



A definite example of sticking to an outcome.

Congrats on the results
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