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Hey everyone! You can call me Kitty.

I am currently 22 and have been struggling with binge eating disorder and my weight since I was old enough to realize that I had a problem with it. I spent most of that time in the Overweight BMI range, but in the past year, after graduating from college and becoming a lot more sedentary, I have ended up Obese for the first time in my life, in terms of both BMI and abdominal obesity, which is scary for me.

I majored in biology, and I am very passionate about science, so it's no surprise that I was motivated by a nutrition class that I took in my last semester at college to try to adopt a new, healthier lifestyle. I hope that implementing what I learned in that class will help me succeed where I've failed over and over and OVER again in the past. It's disheartening to know that 90% of people regain the weight even after losing it, but helpful to know why that is, and what that lucky 10% tend to do in order to keep it off. And it's easier to forgive myself for falling off the bandwagon sometimes when I know just how much my body is fighting back against me because of the way humans have evolved to resist famine. It's fascinating stuff, and I'm hoping I can put it to good use.


Member Since: 1/11/2019

Fitness Minutes: 5,846

My Goals:
-Reach 120 pounds (BMI of 21.3)
-Exercise every day
-Build muscle
-Start eating vegetables with every meal
-Learn how to control my compulsion to binge-eat in the long term
-Relieve symptoms of asthma, GERD, and other issues that can be exacerbated by obesity
-Be more confident!


My Program:
-Zigzag calorie cycling averaging out to a base of 1200 calories/day with adjustments for exercise
-60+ minutes of light-to-moderate exercise per day
-High fiber, high protein diet with special attention paid to iron and calcium needs
-Keeping up-to-date with nutrition, exercise, and weight loss studies from peer-reviewed scientific journals



Personal Information:
22 years old, female, and Jewish as the username implies.

Owner of 2 cats, 1 dog, 1 hamster, and 1 sassy parakeet.

Starting Measurements: 5'3", 181.0 lbs, BMI of 32.1 (Obese)
Current Measurements: 5'3", 156.8 lbs, BMI of 27.8 (Overweight)
Goal Measurements: 5'3", 120 lbs, BMI of 21.3 (Normal)


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  • v GINASPARK3
    Hi there! I saw you had a post where you were struggling so wanted to pass on some info about some team activities that have helped me a lot. I am on the Black Panthers team of the Biggest Loser Group on Spark People. I have found it really helpful to do a team activity with others. The support has been great and the challenge activities all geared toward healthier living habits. Here is a post we are sending out. You are very welcome to sign up and join the next challenge: Wishing you all the best on your Spark Journey!



    Summer is coming! Are you ready to join a Challenge and work on your healthy lifestyle goals? Biggest Loser Group is looking for members for it’s next Challenge starting the first week of May. The challenge consists of 10 Teams that participate in 10 weeks of Nutritional and Fitness Challenges. These challenges can be modified to fit individual needs allowing members of all abilities and dietary needs to participate.

    If you would like to be a member of this challenge you can copy and paste the link below or you can click on the BLUE BIGGEST LOSER Icon on my Spark page. Join Biggest Loser Spring Challenge All Teams and sign up for the next challenge on the Spring Wait List thread.
    https://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/grou
    ps_individual.asp?gid=25339

    If you want to join my team put Black Panthers beside your name on the Wait List for Spring in Biggest Loser Spring All Teams.

    Come join in the fun, meet some great people and work toward your goals!!!"
    30 days ago