Start Weight:(05 Jan 12) 250.4 lb
Current Weight:(21 Jul 14) 174.0 lb
Goal Weight:135.0 lb
following: 2ManyCurves's own diet
performance: losing 5.0 lb a week

My complete bio is in my journal posting dated 9/5/13. It is far too long to fit in this small space. But, here is the abbreviated version: I'm 38, happily married, need to lose over 100 pounds, and have been an emotional eater my entire life.

Here are my mini-goals:

Color Run in October 12, 2013 (COMPLETED!)
Run four (4) more (at least 5K) races between November 2013 and March 2014 (5k-Shelter Fundraiser 11/16/13; Becca's Memorial Turkey Trot 5 K- 11/23/2013; Cannon 5K 12/7/13; Reindeer Romp 5K 12/14/13) COMPLETED!
Take classes to get my scuba diver certification
Mini-marathon in April 2014 (13.2 miles) Completed!
Rugged Maniac Run - Sept. 2014

FatSecret member since: 05 Jan 12

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2ManyCurves's Cookbook

cals: 150kcal | fat: 7.39g | carbs: 5.40g | prot: 7.88g
Garlic Basil Shrimp
A versatile shrimp dish using fresh basil and white wine with garlic.
cals: 313kcal | fat: 25.08g | carbs: 0.41g | prot: 20.21g
Breakfast Meatballs
Low carb meatballs with pork, beef, cheddar, egg and onion that are perfect for a meaty breakfast or any meal.
cals: 601kcal | fat: 26.67g | carbs: 4.39g | prot: 81.23g
Chicken Cordon Bleu
A delightfully easy flavorful chicken dish that will surely become a favorite.
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How to eat enough calories on a high protein high fat diet?
Avocados can push up your calories quite a bit as they pack in over 300 calories each. They are also quite filling. To increase your diet with some healthy fats, try adding coconut butter to your coffee. You could also add extra virgin olive oil to any leafy greens you might eat. PB is great, but often has about 5 grams of sugars (depending on the brand and its processing). If you incorporate one avocado, 2 tbsp of coconut butter to your coffee and 2 tbsp of evoo in a day, that boosts your calories up around 700 calories ---which would be nearly half of your daily caloric limit of 1500 calories per day.

As to the amount of fat to consume, it really depends upon your plan. Many people turn to the iifym site to establish their macro-nutrient limits. If you've decided your daily caloric intake should be 1500 per day, it might be easier to calculate the fats and protein you should aim for if you are clear on the daily limit you've set for your carbs. As you probably already know, one gram of fat is equivalent to 9 calories. A gram of carbs is equal to 4 calories. If you are limiting yourself to 100 grams of carbs per day and you eat your weight in protein grams (ie., 175 pounds=175 grams of protein), then you would need only 400 calories of fat (or roughly 45 grams of fat) before you would max out your daily calorie intake of 1500 per day assuming you weigh 175 lbs. 45 fat grams does not really seem like a high fat diet to me. But, again that would be higher if you keep a lower daily carb limit.
posted 21 Jul 2014, 18:24
How do you prevent loose skin?
Have you tried wearing compression clothing coupled with strength training? I've heard that surgery is really the only way to remove lose skin, but I think you can improve the appearance of it over time.
posted 14 Jul 2014, 14:34
hair loss please help :(
I was battling a lot of hair loss from November - February. Went to the doctor and all blood tests were normal. Really received no diagnosis for the reason behind the loss from a doctor. I believe that I improved my diet, but had cut my calories perhaps a little low in light of the amount of exercise I was doing. My average caloric intake has been slightly higher since February and the hair loss slowed to minimal. Unfortunately the weight loss has also slowed too. You might want to try increasing your daily caloric intake to see if that improves the matter.
posted 06 Jul 2014, 21:22
Running Shoes
Also, as far as a lesser expensive brand, my son runs in a zero drop shoe called ALTRA. They are great shoes but I don't know that they will be great for high arches. Nevertheless, they are a little less expensive than what I have seen on Brooks.
posted 04 Jun 2014, 16:35
Running Shoes
Go to running store and be fitted professionally. It makes all of the difference in the world.

I run in Brooks Adrenaline 14s but I have a bit of a wide, flatter foot. My running buddy has high arches and thin feet. Asics were a good fit for her.

If you cannot go in person to be fitted, try RoadRunnerSports dot com. They will allow you to try the shoe out for sixty days to ensure they will work for you.

Good luck!
posted 04 Jun 2014, 16:34
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23 July 2014

Have to write this down as I am afraid I will lose track with all the varied activity this week: Monday: 6 miles run; Swim .18 miles. Tuesday: 5 miles ...

15 July 2014

Adding St. John's Wort and 5-HTP as a supplement starting last night. Bad day yesterday. My hormones make me cray cray. Couple that with a high weigh ...

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