CHRISS77

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Maintaining just under 200lbs, I went hiking. 2,000ft elevation. Nearly killed me. Sept 2009.




About 200lbs, June 2009. This is where I stopped losing and just maintained for 9 months.




The before photo. March 2009. About 218lbs. Ugg.


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I've battled with weight all my life, but the pounds kept piling on. And on. And on.

In March of 2009 I hit a wall. I could barely zip up my size 20 jeans and I just couldn't face buying a bigger size. At 15st 8lbs (218lbs) I had had enough. I started walking more. I bought a bike (and used it!). I started swimming once a week. In a little over two months I had dropped 1.5stone (20 lbs) and was fitting into a size 18 jean, but the loss stopped there. I did, however, manage to maintain that weight for another 8 months.

In March of 2010 I started to feel those size 18 jeans starting to become snug. I was also starting to have mobility problems due to an old spinal cord injury. I knew I needed to move it or lose it. So here I am. And out walking. And at the gym swimming, strengthening and in group classes.

One day at a time. I am so done with being a fat girl. The fit and healthy girl is kicking into gear.


Member Since: 4/14/2010

Fitness Minutes: 2,983

My Goals:
- Live Actively
- Get healthy
- Start running again
- Swim 1 mile in 40 mintues
- To have a 30" waist or less

Weight losses:

10 pounds - DONE
20 pounds - DONE
30 pounds - DONE
40 pounds -
50 pounds -
60 pounds -
70 pounds -
80 pounds -

5% (207lbs)- DONE
10% (196lbs) - DONE
20% (174lbs) -
30% (152lbs)-

BMI
Under 35 - DONE
Under 30 -
Under 25 -


My Program:
Eat healthy, whole foods within my calorie range, aiming for a minimum of 1800 calories a day. (My range is 1800 to 2100 calories)

Sunday: Body Combat (high energy), Gym circuts
Monday: Body Jam, short swim
Tuesday: 50 min swim, Gym circuts
Wednesday: Rest day
Thursday: 50 min swim, Swim specific strength training
Friday: 50 min swim
Saturday: Spinning, Body Balance

I'm also trying to get my toddler more active by taking her on daily walks after we've been to the playground. My hope is to be able to take her out on small hikes in the next couple years.



Personal Information:
I'm 5'4" and live in the UK with my husband our daughter.

I love to knit and spin.

I love being outside.

I love swimming.

I love photography.


Other Information:
Measurements:

March 2009:
Bust: 47.5"
Ribcage: 40"
Waist: 44"
Hips: 50"
Thigh: 28"
Calf: 17"
Arm: 14"
Wear a size 24UK top, 20UK jeans, both tight.

Current (May 3, 2010):
Bust: 45"
Ribcage: 37"
Waist: 39"
Hips: 46"
Thigh: 25.75"
Calf: 16.25"
Arm: 13.5"
Wear a size 24UK top and a size 18UK jeans, both loose




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  • v SHERLYN-WILL
    Thank you so much for thinking of me today and giving me a goodie for my BD. I had a great one!... just walked several miles!
    2224 days ago
  • v DEB2448
    Welcome to the Done Girls team. Good luck with your goals.
    2224 days ago
  • v MERAINA
    emoticon TO THE emoticon !!

    WELCOME TO THE emoticon DONE GIRLS TEAM!

    DONE GIRLS CAN'T STOP ROCKIN'!!

    DONE GIRLS R.O.C.K!

    DO YOU KNOW WHAT TIME IT IS?

    Time to do the Done girls dance!

    Ok...Ready?
    Shake it baby, shake it!

    That's the way! Shake it one more time!

    emoticon ON BEING DONE! emoticon

    Glad you are a Done girl too!

    Keep on Dancing,
    Linda
    "Tiny Closet Dancer"

    2228 days ago
  • v TANSHAN1
    Hi! Welcome to the Done Being the Fat Girl team.. This truly is a great
    team...lots of laughs and lots of "Wow! Now I get it " moments..Glad to
    see you and hope you post alot...Come on to the threads and have some
    fun...somebody is always around.

    Peace my lettuce leaf,
    Shannon
    "THE Sexxy Strapless Strawberry"
    2228 days ago
  • v SHERLYN-WILL
    Hey I see you added Pumpkinface as a friend.. she has an amazing story... I follow her husbands' allot on here.. coz his is beyond amazing... Have you seen his...? lost over 200 lbs...
    2229 days ago
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