Cybertone's profile


59 years old
Member since May 3, 2012
"Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit; wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad." - Miles Kington || "Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime." - Chinese Proverb"

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"Cooking is a scientific art, baking is an artistic science." - Unknown

I did not use a kitchen scale to lose weight. I did use a good set of measuring cups and spoons. I did buy a scale when I was transitioning to maintenance so I could monitor my gradual increase from a caloric deficit to maintenance. I continue to use a kitchen scale and would recommend using one.

I grew up overweight. At age 16, I had surgery to remove tonsils and dropped 14 lbs in two weeks. After a few months, I had lost nearly 40 lbs. I kept the weight off for a number of decades, but I stopped exercising and eating healthily. By 2010, I was 70 lbs above the maximum healthy BMI for me (i.e. 169.3 lbs). I consciously reduced excess carbohydrates and fat (such as garlic toast and deep-fried breaded food) and just started walking more; over two years I slowly lost 40 lbs. At the beginning of Summer 2013, I decided it was high time to lose the rest of the weight, so I really started using myfitnesspal on a regular basis.

240 lbs, 02 May 2010, Highest Weight
230 lbs, 17 Apr 2011
220 lbs, 22 Jan 2012
214 lbs, 02 May 2012, Joined MFP
210 lbs, 13 May 2012
200 lbs, 10 Jun 2012
200 lbs, 02 Jun 2013, Commit to use MFP daily!
190 lbs, 29 Jul 2013
180 lbs, 03 Sep 2013
170 lbs, 23 Sep 2013, Healthy BMI
160 lbs, 16 Oct 2013, Original Goal
150 lbs, 10 Nov 2013, Revised Goal
140 lbs, 18 Dec 2013, Re-revised Goal, Body Fat 13%
134 lbs, 12 Aug 2014, Influenza, Body Fat 11%
138 lbs, 25 Sep 2014, Body Fat 12%
145 lbs, 22 Feb 2015, Body Fat 15%
150 lbs, 22 May 2015, Body Fat 16%

Why I want to get in shape

I want to live a long and healthy life and feel more comfortable in social settings.

My Inspirations

  • FLOTUS Let's Move
  • Cyclists in spandex


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