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odea22 posted:
This is my first time in the community. I am currently 178 lbs 5ft 6 inches. My weight goal is 160 lbs. How can I lose that extra 18 lbs?
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dawnl20014 responded:
Hi I just joined this group to help me in losing weight> I hope a group will keep me accountable/honest & give me encouragement to take off weight. All tips are welcome. Looking forward to losing weight with this group Dawn
 
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vivoib51 responded:
My first time too, odea22 . . . welcome and good luck! After losing about 30 lbs last year and planning to do same this year I've decided to do a few specific things: stop buying / stocking bars of dark chocolate (or similar "good" foods), ditto for any alcoholic beverages (only drink while out), ramping up my exercising (got an elliptical and fitness program in holidays), and eating "healthy" foods more than ever while still "cheating" with some yummy foods like chips, cookies, WW bars, etc. I tell myself I can lose 1 lbs per week, so by the end of 2014 I'll be down 50 lbs . . . you can do that, can't you?? Try www.about.com and their weight and fitness articles and programs - free and easy to use!


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