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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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    Thanks for stopping by and leaving your comments on my blog. Yes, a lot of exercises can be adapted for sitting. I just haven't been doing them...up to now. My plan now is to do them on a regular basis. I have several different DVDs to work out to, I have my Wii and I will get back to my pool as soon as possible. Thanks for your ideas.

    Best of luck to you, too, on your journey here.
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    3474 days ago
    Check out my latest blog/ rant about PCOS on my page...I hope it helps! Happy Friday to you!! emoticon (New leader of the INSULIN RESISTANCE team)
    3501 days ago
    That is so cool. I can't wait until my fiance finds a job here in San Diego so we can be together and do fun stuff like working out! We definitely challenge each other which is great.
    3510 days ago
    HI, thanks for commenting on my blog... do you know how many fitness min I should get in a day to loose 2 pounds a week?? I have asked and no one on this site knows the answer.. I am not on any meds for diabetes .. control with food..I ave 1400 calories a day...
    thanks for any help..

    Ha- forgot to spell check- we're good
    3514 days ago

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    May the light always find you on a dreary day.
    When you need to be home, may you find your way.
    May you always have courage to take a chance
    And never find frogs in your underpants.

    Happy St. Patricks Day!!!

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