Starting over again

MCDPHNURSE2 - 3:02PM UTC, Dec 10th 2013 View users public diary

Just wanted to know if anyone is still on this group. I would love online support. I am 56yrs old and want to lose 50# by May 2014. I am planning a trip to Florida and would love to be lighter. I would love someone else in my age group to connect with to stay on program.

CARRIE811 - 3:01PM UTC, May 16th 2014

Hi and Hello from U.S. Consulate, Germany! I just started this group and read your blog. Take a look at what I just wrote (Carrie811). This really is working for me and works for a lot of 50+ people. So far, I'm continuing to maintain what I lost and you have much less to lose than I do, Cheeka! Continued Success on your journey to the size you want to be, k!

P.S. Just wanted to note that, as a State Department Federal employee, I'm not allowed to sell or market stuff online, etc., so, don't worry that this is some kind of deal to try and get money from you. I make a very good salary in the Foreign Service, with a great retirement plan, so everything I write about is just for encouragement's sake, k.

Last Edited: 3:03pm UTC, May 16th 2014

MILESD77 - 12:07AM UTC, Dec 21st 2013


Hi, I am in this group and am 58 years young. It is good to have a goal to work towards! I find that I can lose about a pound a week or 3 pounds a month when I am logging my food and watching what I eat. I have lost over 40 lbs in the program over time this way.

Lately, though, its been a lot of holiday food and I've been gaining. Need to get back on track. I find it is easier to lose weight than to maintain. Last year I lost 35 lbs, but gained 20 back in the fall.

How much weight do you usually lose in a week when following the CK calorie requirements? Are you logging daily and measuring the food or thinking about portions? I just ordered a kitchen scale and have a measuring cup. When I am on track and know exactly what is going in and count the calories properly (and don't go over), I have been able to lose weight-from 1 to 2 lbs. a week. I'd be glad to touch base with you here and also recommend that you go to the top of the page: click on Community/Forums/Member Chat. This is an ongoing group where people are continuing to work on their programs and interact daily. There is also a "Find a Buddy" section.

Glad you are back!

Last Edited: 6:07pm UTC, January 23rd 2014