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Greetings my name is Nyxks and I am 40 going on eternity - I am trying to shed the weight like so many others out there. I'm Married to Mate-To-Nyx (Norman).

2020 current stats (May 2020)
431,810 steps taken
166 floors
319.93 km walked
359,059 calories burned

2019 Stats
651,679 steps taken
357 floors
481.16 km walked
794,409 calories burned
10 lost
0 gained

2018 Stats
133,028 steps taken
177 floors
99.03 km walked
67,794 calories burned
0 lost
0 gained

2017 Stats
2,151,814 steps taken
2849 floors
1,599.9 km walked
976,351 calories burned
10 lost
40 gained

2016 Stats
2,727,167 steps taken
2,958 floors
2,029.95 km walked
977,761 calories burned
10 lbs lost
0 gained

2015 Stats
2,156,206 steps taken
2611 floors
1,612.73 km walked (1,002.10 miles)
990,863 calories burned
10 lbs lost
0 gained

2014 Stats
1,181.44 km Walked
2,075,800 Steps
960,402 Calories Burned
0 lbs lost
20 pounds gained

I feel that I have a good self-image of myself, I also do not have any interest in what so ever as going on a "diet" to me plan healthy eating combined with regular working out is all that is needed (aka living a healthy lifestyle).

I do not actually have a weight goal that I am looking for, but I do have a Body Fat % that I am aiming for instead (K yes there is a goal, but reaching it isn't a goal on my end more my doctor's side of the deal). I figure that is a better goal than the number of the scale since the scales never tell the full truth of the matter to start with.

On a side note, I have Acute Intermittent Porphyria (AIP) which though doesn't really effect weight loss in and of itself however it can effect it because of what is needed to prevent an attack goes counter to a lot of weight loss deals including the management of other conditions I have (PCOS, Insulin Dependent Diabetes, Spinal Ostioarthrits and Fibromyaliga), so telling me to go or do LCHF isn't even a remote option unless I would like to end up in the Hospital with an attack.

All that being said I've managed to work out a plan with my medical team and we've come up with a plan that works for me - which is 60% carbs, 25% protein, and 15% fat, not too far off of what SP says or what the Canadian Food Guide recommends, and its enough to keep me from an attack.

I am not much of a meat eater, preferring a plant based deal. I'm also allergic to dairy and coconut, plus I have issues with eggs, nightshades, and a host of other foods and supplemental items so it's a juggling act to get things right for my own health - but something I'm always learning about and working to achieve.

Outside of all this I am a pagan/LDS and am into macintosh computers, graphic design, web design and photography. I can be found on FB, Instagram, and Twitter under Nyxks.

My Husband and I are ChildFree by choice and by nature's will.

Inches Loss Since May 25th, 2006 ... 39.5 inches overall ... 30 inches from core


Member Since: 4/14/2006

Fitness Minutes: 205,241

My Goals:
Short Term Goal = 250 pounds

Medium Term Goal = 225 pounds

Long Term Goal = 200 pounds as possible/health to do so

25% Body Fat is my goal (currently at 35%)


My Program:
I am following the Canadian Food Guide as to what I eat in general, I eat junk foods as I will which is to say here and there. There is nothing that I can't eat save that which I am allergic to, to me everything outside of that is an option in moderation.



Personal Information:
My name is Nyxks, and I live in Toronto, Ontario, Canada and I am living with PCOS, T1 Diabetes, Acute Intermittent Porphyria, Spinal Osteoarthritis (in my entire spine), Generalized Dystonia and Fibromyalgia - all of them make getting the weight off a minor problem for one reason or another, and all of them carry medical problems which I have to live with, but only one of them can kill me if I eat wrong or take the wrong medications (talk about a b and a half).

By trade, I am a graphic and web designer and have been working in the field as a freelancer for just over 18 years now. I own my own business doing web sites and some DTP here and there for small companies, I've also worked seasonally as a progressional photographer. But now as a Dog Walker and Trainer.


Other Information:
I am ChildFree
I am Married to a wonderful man who I love with all my heart.
I enjoy reading Science Fiction and Fantasy, with some horor on occasion.




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  • v RUTHIEBEAR
    I have learned I cannot do it all at once. But I can do at least one thing every day to make an effort to be healthy.
    "Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day-in and day-out." ~Robert Collier
    You are doing amazing. Being in the top five for team fitness minutes is inspiring!
    Continue to make small efforts every day and it will all add up to success! Together we can do this!!!
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    2184 days ago
  • v AJHONDRNGAL
    HI!

    I'm new on the PCOS team and noticed your post on one of the threads. I do have children, but am at the stage in life where I'd rather have grandchildren than children. So talk of fertility, etc really isn't what I'm looking for. I'd like to keep in touch, if you're game. I sure could use help figuring this stuff out. I've had symptoms for the last 24 years, but finally my current doctor is open to checking PCOS out.
    3047 days ago
  • v RUTHIEBEAR
    emoticon emoticon WOOHOO!!! You are in the top five for fitness minutes! emoticon You are doing awesome! Keep up the hard work. I know you can do this! Ruthie
    3178 days ago
  • v SHAKENMA
    Thanks for the encouragement!
    3214 days ago
  • v MADDEELOU

    Thanks for looking at my picture ofd Izzy. My son has made Mii's for two of our dogs and all three cats. He really likes it when they "join" him on a run or bike ride.
    3338 days ago
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