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Weight Loss progress?
Diet
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I've been tracking my weight on Livestrong.com (the easiest place to track, since it's on an app on my iPhone) since last November. I've been following NutriSystem®'s Flex plan - 5 days of their meals, 2 days regular foods - since April 4th.

According to Livestrong, I've lost 6.8 pounds since April 9th. But, my weight chart shows a history of up and down. The real test will be whether I stay on the diet and continue to see steady weight loss. I'd be happy with a pound a week, as long as it's consistent.

The foods are yummy, although some don't appeal to me as much as others.

I've downloaded an app for my iPhone called Couch to 5K, but I haven't started the exercise program yet. I've been pretty distracted by life this month.

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What you've accomplished in the last month is awesome! The longer you keep it up, the easier it is make that your lifestyle.

Thanks for the encouragement. :)

Congrats on the weightloss :)

If you have any Couch to 5K questions, let me know! I've been running for 11 years, and running in races for almost 3 years. I also work in a women's athletic gear store; I'm pretty knowledgeable about all things running and gear-related. :) I'm so excited for you! You're the third person I know who's starting C25K. I have two recommendations right off the bat - get good running shoes (not cheapie cross-trainers or clearance rack shoes) and socks; also, a good sports bra is essential. Your body will thank you. :) Better to spend money up front than spend it over time with visits to the doctor! I can't wait to read about your progress!

Life™ keeps getting in the way, but when I do start the program, I'll be updating my progress in Facebook, since the app has a builtin Facebook interface. I haven't looked into whether there's a way to link facebook status updates to my LJ, like there is for Twitter. Hmmm....

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