Posted 01 May 2014 - 05:24 AM
i dont think age is an issue with losing, it is a state of mind and honestly though i am not 69, i feel much older than my 53 because of the weight i am carrying and the limitations it is causing on my body.
Just starting is the hard part - hope you got going and are seeing results already
Forward ever...Backward never
Start Weight = 223
Summer Challenge Goal = get into 170's and lose 10 pounds
Week 1= 184
Week 2= 181.6
Week 3= 181.
Week 4= 180.4
Week 5= 181
Week 6= missed WI
Week 7= 174.6
Week 8= 176.4
Halloween Challenge goal - get below 170
Posted 11 May 2014 - 08:25 PM
I am 60-- I started JC last year to get in shape for my 60th birthday. Did well for about 8 months- lost over 25 pounds. But-- due to a big move, health issues, etc... gained some back. Now I am heading for my 61st birthday. I am exercising and slowly losing weight. Feel so much better. You should join in. Your body and overall health will improve!
Start weight: Sept. 2012 161.2 (59th Birthday)
Low weight: Sept. 2013 141.6 (60th Birthday)
"Fell off the wagon"
Restart JC weight: March 2014 151.5
9/9/14 137.5 (61st Birthday)
Posted 26 May 2014 - 06:50 AM
I am 62 and started a couple months ago. It works is all I can say. If you stay with the program it WILL WORK. No matter how old we are..
Posted 26 May 2014 - 11:04 AM
I don't think it's ever too late to make a positive change, regardless of our age
SW - 276.4 (May 3, 2014)
Week 1 - 270.2 (May 10, 2014)
Week 2 - 268 (May 17, 2014)
Week 3 - 264.8 (May 24, 2014)
Mini goal #1 - under 270 lbs before the end of May - 268 May 17, 2014
Mini goal #2 - under 200 lbs by the end of 2014
Memorial Day Challenge goal - 5 lbs in next two weigh ins = 265.2 by May 26, 2014 - 264.8 May 24, 2014
July 4th challenge goal - 10 lbs in next 6 weigh ins = under 255 by July 5, 2014
Posted 26 May 2014 - 05:30 PM
You know I'm 52 and honestly think losing weight helps you feel younger. It's happening to me. I feel more clearheaded and more like my old self. If you don't like what you're seeing and feeling, you might be motivated enough to make the change if you commit to the program. Alot of resistance comes with the idea that somehow you won't have to really do much but I've experienced that the big changes come the more you commit and really listen to what's being taught to you. If I don't drink enough water, if I don't make or buy a salad (toss those dressing, cheese and crouton packets), or go off the program in some way, it has an impact. You can get back to the way you used to be and getting rid of that middle-aged middle is the best feeling in the world! Good luck!
Posted 02 June 2014 - 11:00 AM
We are never too old to take care of ourselves..and definitely losing weight will help us so much. Caring around extra lbs makes us tired and we want to enjoy life to the fulliest and be mobile and able to have fun...I left Jenny 1 yr ago gained some back now and the journey of losing it and taking care of me. Age is in the mind...and when we carry extra weight around it tires us and makes us feel old..Lets stay positive and lose weight and forgot about age..and think about US. Sunnygirl 51
Posted 27 July 2014 - 09:53 AM
It is never too late. I am 75 and have come back to JC for the umpteenth time. Mainly for health reasons but I have to admit, I also like to look good! You are as young as you feel!
I am currently down 12 lbe of my 40 lb goal.
Posted 28 August 2014 - 02:09 PM
Hi, I started Jenny, for the third time, the beginning of July. I am 71 years old, and I am pleased with my decision to rejoin. Having hypthyroidism, arthritis and of course, a slower metabolism, my weight loss is a bit slow. I am a patient person. I have lost 10# since beginning the program, and I cannot believe how much better I feel losing those pounds. My energy level is increasing, as well. I am a happy camper. If one is hesitating to join, you can always ask your physician, and most will be happy you have taken a step to lose weight. Then, come join Jenny!
'I've always believed that you can think positive just as well as you can think negative'. Robinson
'What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us
are tiny matters, compared to what lies within us'.
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