Hello everyone. My name is Libi. I'm a single mom, part-time bookkeeper, full-time accounting student, and full-time care-giver.
2 months ago I had surgery to completely remove my thyroid, which had grown to enormous proportions. It was pushing on my jugular, had shoved my wind pipe out of the way and was pressing on my esophagus. Now all the years of not being able to exercise without feeling like I was going to die makes complete sense. I also couldn't lose weight without almost starving myself.
All that has changed since the surgery. I can exercise now (up to 30 minutes of step without wanting to die), and I seem to be able to lose weight. I'm using the Nutrition Tracker to help me eat healthy.
I'm currently losing 1.5 pounds or so a week. That seems to be discouraging, but my doctor said it was much better to lose the weight slowly. I'm going to listen to him.
I'm glad to have a place where I can get support for my slow weight loss. I look forward to meeting you all.
Goals in chunks of 10's
| current weight: 217.0