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In 2016 Dad had a minor stroke, then they discovered he had problems affecting heart & eyes as well. He needed quite a bit more support, my stress levels went up as did my blood pressure and cholesterol. Concentrating on Dad rather than me, IBS-wise &weight-wise I went backwards - by Jan 2017 I was at an all time high of 248lbs (17st10lbs). I was also diagnosed as pre-diabetic.

Doc referred me to slimming world, but I needed to get my IBS under control so combining SW and Specific Carbohydrate Diet. It looks daunting, 80lbs to lose, so I am breaking it down into 3 main stages with loads of mini goals to keep me motivated!

Dad sadly died in February 2017, so I was struggling to stick to my allocated syn limit on slimming world.... it was either give up or adjust to something I could cope with. I decided to double my syns limit - I figured even if I didn't lose, that would curb my comfort eating while I went through the first stages of grieving.

Starting date: 12th Jan 2017
Health goals:
1) Get my guts in order
2) Get off blood pressure medication
3) avoid statins
4) avoid diabetes

Weight loss goals:
Two interim goals of 224lbs(16st) and 196lbs(14st), then a final goal of 168lbs(12 stone). That still leaves me technically overweight, but quite frankly, I don't care as long as my health is good :-)


Member Since: 10/25/2008

Fitness Minutes: 11,989

My Goals:
Mini goals:
* 243lbs - BMI less than 40 *** achieved 25/1/17 ***
* 238lbs - 10lbs lost, now 17st *** achieved 22/2/17 ***
* 235lbs - 5% body weight lost *** achieved 22/2/17 ***
* 234lbs - 1 stone lost *** achieved 22/3/17 ***
* 228lbs - 20lbs lost *** achieved 10/5/17 ***
* 224lbs - *** Interim Goal 1 - 16st*** *** achieved 21/6/17 ***
* 223lbs - 10% body weight lost *** achieved 28/6/17 ***
* 220lbs - 2 stone lost *** achieved 19/7/17 ***
* 218lbs - 30lbs lost *** achieved 19/7/17 ***
* 213lbs - BMI less than 35
* 211lbs - 15% body weight lost
* 210lbs - now 15st
* 208lbs - 40lbs lost
* 206lbs - 3 stone lost
* 199lbs - significant milestone to have 1 as the first digit :-)
* 198lbs - 20% body weight lost AND 50lbs lost
* 196lbs - *** Interim goal 2 - 14st ***
* 188lbs - 60 lbs lost
* 186lbs - 25% body weight lost
* 182lbs - now 13st
* 192lbs - 4 stone lost
* 182lbs - BMI less than 30
* 178lbs - 70lbs lost / 6 stone lost


My Program:
Diet: SCD/Slimming World - yeah, I know, strange combination!!

Exercise: Walk/Swim/Stationery bike



Personal Information:
just North of London, UK


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Cross stitcher
Christian
Retired IT professional




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  • v SPARK2LOSE
    Thanks for the warm welcome to SP and to Walk by Faith. I look forward to getting to know you.

    God Bless!
    Michelle
    4548 days ago
  • v CHAPIECHICK
    Thanks for your comment on my blog. I pray His best for you. God bless. emoticon
    4548 days ago
  • v ONEAGLESWINGS
    Thanks for your comment on my blog. God bless you and enable you to recieve the desires of your heart!

    In Him,
    Sue
    p.s. May this year and 2009 surpass your expectations - beyond all you can imagine! (Ephesians 3:20)
    4556 days ago

    Comment edited on: 11/21/2008 10:28:56 PM
  • v MOB8/2009
    Sometime its nice to have a full week of no highs, no lows. I like them, myself! Hope all goes well with your dad.

    What are the pictures of on your site? Is that your camper? And the bike? It looks different....what is it?

    Have a great, worry-free weekend!

    Linda
    4556 days ago
  • v PRICILLAMAC
    Hello thanks for the comment to my blog. Yes Green tea is now my new best friend. I know I'm suppose to have it on its own but I do add a bit of honey for taste.

    What is the Zone diet? emoticon
    4558 days ago
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