I have been overweight/obese my entire life. I also have PCOS, which is a condition that makes it harder to lose weight and causes a ton of other health problems. I currently weight somewhere around 280 pounds(BMI of 40 ), I don’t have a scale at college but am going home soon and will weigh myself then. That is also when I am starting my diet/exercise regimen. I’ve cut out soda already (had my last one over 2 weeks ago so that’s going well! ) and I am currently trying to make a plan for my upcoming summer weight loss kick start that I will hopefully stick with for a long time. Right now I feel pretty confident, but that can change easily with me. I think making a plan will help me stick with my diet&exercising this time, though.
My first BIG goal is to get my BMI down to 30, which means I would weigh about 210 pounds. I don’t really know what would be a reasonable time frame to lose this, before January 2012, I suppose.
I’m also going to an amusement park with friends in June, and hope to lose enough to not be worried about whether I will fit on the rides or not…I didn’t fit on one a few months ago and it absolutely shattered me I bawled the rest of that day. So that’s a short term goal to work towards.
I really have no idea how to eat healthily. I don’t like many vegetables but I am determined to try as many of them I can in May and see which ones I like. I do love a ton of fruits, though. I’m trying to think of healthy recipes, so far only really came up with one. Oatmeal with a tablespoon of peanut butter mixed in and some sliced apple in it, and maybe a touch of honey. If any of you have tasty recipes to share I would love ideas!