I'm in maintenance now --- The weight/fat ratio seems to be fine. My body currently likes to be around 145lbs, down from 161. I haven't changed my eating and I've slighltly increased my carbs. I eat until I'm full, I'm not regularly tracking calories anymore. My goal is to be fitness queen in 2013. So, I've recently registered for CrossFit and I will be racing in some 5 and 10km races in 2013. I have found that my eating habits have permanently changed and I don't generally have cravings so I eat the same kinds of food day in and day out (it's morning at work and I"m having my cup of bone broth) -- while my poor hubster next to me is radically sick with an obnoxious cold/chest thing that won't relinquish him. I asked him if he'd like bone broth rather than coffee, to which he replied, "no". Right then! Charge on, solider! Anyway, you get my drift ---- I feel amazing with loads of energy and my back is finally healing from this herniated disc issue.
Quick funny story: I haven't seen my friends for about 6 months (since starting paleo), and last night we had our X-mas gathering at a pub. Everyone was SHOCKED when they saw me ---- and everyone said, "Clearly you are working out!" -- which I haven't been. Anyway, when the menus came around, people around the table started recommending to me the various salads on the menu. I ordered the 10oz steak with steamed veggies. You should have seen their faces when I demolished every last bite! It was hilarious. The thinking of loss weight = salads and low fat is rampant and flawed --- seriously flawed. Anyway, just a funny story to share around this Christmas season. /Lu
F, 48, 5'10"
Start Date: 25-06-12 @ 161lbs
Goal Reached: 30-09-12 @ 143lb. Now bouncing between 145lb - 149lb. I'd like less bounce and more consistency :-)
Started Cross Fit 20.12.12 ---- Can't wait to submit my success story on the 1st anniversary of starting primal.