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Trying, for science

I am not overweight, just on the heavier side of "normal" BMI. I already count calories (loosely) and work out 3-4x weekly. But the 5-10 lbs I'd like to shed never seem to go for more than a few weeks semi-annually. I'm using this as a closely monitored experiment - if I'm very regimented and honest about intake and activity, will I find this is simply the weight I'm supposed to be, or have I been fudging numbers and keeping these extra 10 lbs. on unnecessarily. I think the reality of biology ...
I am not overweight, just on the heavier side of "normal" BMI. I already count calories (loosely) and work out 3-4x weekly. But the 5-10 lbs I'd like to shed never seem to go for more than a few weeks semi-annually. I'm using this as a closely monitored experiment - if I'm very regimented and honest about intake and activity, will I find this is simply the weight I'm supposed to be, or have I been fudging numbers and keeping these extra 10 lbs. on unnecessarily. I think the reality of biology tends to be ignored and personal responsibility given 100% primacy. That being said, I think it's 90% personal responsibility.

No need to wish me luck - science does't use it. But I do need well wishes for honest and accurate reporting - no experiment is valid without it!
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Member Since: 8/21/2012

SparkPoints: 2,012

Fitness Minutes: 1,990

My Goals:
Short term goal: accurately write down everything I eat, every day.

(not really that) Long term goal: lose 10 lbs by my birthday


Goal 1 8/23 - 140
Goal 2 8/30 - 138
Goal 3 8/6 - 136
Goal 4 8/13 - 133
Goal 5 8/20 - 131
Goal 6 8/27 - 129
Goal 7 10/6 - 127
Goal 8 10/13 - 125
Goal 9 10/20 - 123
Goal 10 10/27 - 120


My Program:
1) Rigorous calorie counting

2) Regular workouts

2) Being mindful of portion sizes



 
 



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