Mini-Goals Even if you're not at goal yet, this is the place to share your successes and achievements along the way! Success can be measured in many ways besides the scales. Tell us about your triumphs, including Non Scale Victories

Thread Tools
Old 09-15-2017, 09:45 AM   #1  
Senior Member
Thread Starter
giselley's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: New Mexico
Posts: 538

Height: 6-1.5

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!
giselley is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-15-2017, 02:04 PM   #2  
Here to Learn
EagleRiverDee's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Alaska
Posts: 3,099

S/C/G: 225/140/135

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!
EagleRiverDee is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-15-2017, 07:21 PM   #3  
Badass Brokeleg Bunny
tefrey's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Colorado
Posts: 419

S/C/G: 239.2/199.8/170


Wow! You are an inspiration!!! Thank you for sharing your story.
tefrey is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-15-2017, 07:50 PM   #4  
It's mine for the taking
Angie's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Toronto, Canada
Posts: 2,561

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

Height: 5'6"


Great job, congratulations!!
Angie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-17-2017, 05:42 AM   #5  
Pound Crusher!
VictoriousWeightLoss's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2017
Posts: 26

S/C/G: 136lb and loving it!



A definite example of sticking to an outcome.

Congrats on the results
VictoriousWeightLoss is offline   Reply With Quote

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 04:25 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 and affiliated sites.
Copyright © 2023 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.