Alex

To improve my quality of life and alleviate knee pain.

Quick Facts

Favorite Health Food: White peaches and savory oatmeals.

Favorite Sinful Food: Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream (Chunky Monkey)

My Preferred Method of Exercise: Walking. Swimming. Simple calisthenics.

My Approach to Weight Loss: One day @ a time. Writing is cathartic.

My Weight Loss Program: H.O.W. Food Plan

My Diet Plan: Semi-Vegetarian

Fitness/Exercise Apps: MyFitnessPal

Fitness Devices: I don't use a device

DietBet Winnings: $403.74

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TIME PERIOD: All 60-Days 30-Days
Unofficial Weigh-InVerified Weigh-InDietBet Runner-UpDietBet WinnerRound WinnerRound Runner-Up
-1.5% Since last weigh-in-3.4 lbs
-5% 1-Month Change-11.4 lbs
-14.7% Lifetime Change-37.2 lbs

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Nov 16, 2020 · 220.5 lbs

Non-scale victory of the week!

Managed to track my caloric intake everyday on MFP this past month. Something I haven't been consistent with in years.

What do you feel you could have done better this week?

Continue to struggle with my water intake. Drinking 110 fl oz seems nearly impossible to do everyday. But I have increased my averagr water intake, which is some improvement.

How many days did you exercise last week?

3

How would you rate your diet last week?

4

What are your goals for the upcoming week?

My goal for the upcoming week is to find healthy alternative sides for our upcoming Thanksgiving dinner.

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Nov 03, 2020 · 222.7 lbs

Non-scale victory of the week!

Increased my treadmill speed from 3.5 mph to 4.0 mph this last month . . . woohoo! :D

What do you feel you could have done better this week?

Definitely continue to struggle with my water intake. Drinking 115 fl oz a day has not been easy. Also, I missed a day of walking/exercising per week this past month. :/

How many days did you exercise last week?

2

How would you rate your diet last week?

3

What are your goals for the upcoming week?

Definitely continue to work on my daily water intake and start the 12 posture improving exercises I found online.

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Oct 19, 2020 · 230.1 lbs

Non-scale victory of the week!

Wore a top to work comfortably, that use to fit too tight around the arms. :D

What do you feel you could have done better this week?

Exercise continues to be an issue. I've never been big on gyms, and the area I live in is a heavily congested traffic area, and I do not feel comfortable walking for safety and health reasons. I found a nice residential area near my job, where my dog and I can walk outdoors safely. But I really need to make an extra effort to use the treadmill on days I can't make it.

How many days did you exercise last week?

2

How would you rate your diet last week?

4

What are your goals for the upcoming week?

Aim to drink 115 fl oz of water a day.

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Sep 24, 2020 · 236.6 lbs

Non-scale victory of the week!

Resisting the temptation to indulge in comfort food when I was emotionally weak last Saturday. Used a healthier alternative to cope with my emotions, other than my fallback -- food.

What do you feel you could have done better this week?

Meal prep. This is a new avenue I'm trying to incorporate into my diet. I believe it will help eliminate the guesswork and save time.

How many days did you exercise last week?

3

How would you rate your diet last week?

4

What are your goals for the upcoming week?

Try out the recipe I found for my Tilapia fish, and use my newCuusinart PrepExpress food processor to make thin spaghetti strands with my zucchini.

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Sep 10, 2020 · 243.8 lbs

Non-scale victory of the week!

Recognizing that there are biological forces beyond my control. Accepting that I need to trust the process during this weightloss journey. Exercising patience and progress, not perfection nor defeat.

What do you feel you could have done better this week?

Drink more water.

How many days did you exercise last week?

3

How would you rate your diet last week?

3

What are your goals for the upcoming week?

My goal for the following week is to mind my sugar intake and avoid processed foods. Also, dont forget to drink more water.

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Sep 01, 2020 · 246.1 lbs

Non-scale victory of the week!

No soda :D

What do you feel you could have done better this week?

I could have made more of an effort to go for a walk during the week.

How many days did you exercise last week?

1

How would you rate your diet last week?

2

What are your goals for the upcoming week?

Remember, every journey starts somewhere. Walk on the treadmill, or take Casey for a walk at least 3 Xs this week. Incorporate a salad or a healthy smoothie at least once a day. Star drinking hot green tea. Stay positive by surrounding yourself with uplifting people. Set priorities. Don't be afraid to say no.

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Aug 27, 2018 · 220 lbs

Non-scale victory of the week!

I managed to avoid the buffet at the casino by postponing my trip altogether.

What do you feel you could have done better this week?

Drink more water. Exercise one extra day.

How many days did you exercise last week?

1

How would you rate your diet last week?

4

What are your goals for the upcoming week?

Lower stress levels and bake/cook a new recipe.

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Aug 20, 2018 · 225 lbs

Non-scale victory of the week!

Definitely resisted tempting food this week, and did tons of research on meal prep ideas over the weekend.

What do you feel you could have done better this week?

Exercise more. I only managed to get on the bike once this past week.

How many days did you exercise last week?

1

How would you rate your diet last week?

5

What are your goals for the upcoming week?

To exercise at least twice this week, and to avoid the buffet at the casino.

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Aug 05, 2018 · 230.6 lbs

Long-term goal weight

140 lbs

What do you find most challenging in reaching your long-term weight loss goals?

Portion control, and implementing alternate ways to manage emotions, aside from eating.

How many days per week do you exercise currently?

0

How many days per week would you like to exercise?

2

How would you rate your current diet?

4

What are your goals for the upcoming week?

Organize my healthy snacks, and update my weight-loss planner.

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