hi saladmaker2 i 'm new today and looking to start with losing 10 lbs (but i need to lose more) i'm 63, still working 4 days a week, i have heart disease so the weight loss is a necessity for me. i've been readig some of the articles on this site and haven't quite yet made a plan,but i will. hope we can help each other reach our goals.
hi marion63.Glad to get your response. I am no longer able to work due to health problems and age. makes me wish i had taken better care of myself when i was younger.LOL what kind of heart desease do you have? Glad you are still able to work. I have already lost 130lbs. I just wrote every thing I ate in a diary type fashion,and counted calories. lots of veggies and cereal.we went out to eat once a week and i ate anything i wanted in moderation, sometimes i just went nuts and my biggest weakness is sweets. so i want us to be buddies and i bet we can beat the weight problem together. your buddy saladmaker2
good morning saladmaker2, wow 130lbs, i think you are my new hero !! I need to lose 50 lbs to bring me into a healthy weight range but i want to start with focusing on 10 pounds. about 4 years ago i had a mild heart attack @ 59. at the time i weighed around 174 (my highest ever) I lost 20 pounds afterwards just from the medications and depression. Once I got through that I was doing great. Over the past 3 years I have put on 40 pounds I believe mostly from the medications. I now weigh 194 (my new highest ever). i've started over and over again but i think i am at the point now where i really want to commit to this. I'm bad with sweets also but my biggest problem is night time eating. I am working on getting that under control first. I know it is about 75% of my weight problem. i am also working on writing down everthing i eat and adding up calories. that seems to be an important part to this. wishing us both success and hoping to hear from you often, marion
saladmaker, i weighed myself today and lost 1 pound over the weekend !!! of course that's always the easiest one to lose but it's a start. i avoided junk food and sweets at night, which is my worst time. i had yogurt and fruit. i think i will focus on night time eating until i form better habits. 28 days to break a habit......we'll see
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