Start Weight:(30 Jul 11) 250.2 lb
Current Weight:(16 Oct 15) 235.0 lb
Goal Weight:159.0 lb
following: Atkins
performance: losing 2.5 lb a week

I am a wife and mother to 4 very energetic boys. I am also employed full time outside of the home. I am 38 years old and have had some health set backs that led to my weight gain.

I am looking to lose around 100 pounds with the Atkins WOE. But my ultimate goal is to be healthy and have more energy. I think I'm off to a good start!

FatSecret member since: 25 Aug 11

4boysmomm's Weight History

4boysmomm's Latest Member Challenges

  Get ready for Spring
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ended: 02 Apr 12
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  Still Lose during the Holidays!!
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4boysmomm's Buddies

last weighin: losing 2.8 lb a week Down
on diet Atkins
last weighin: steady Steady
last weighin: losing 4.6 lb a week Down
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4boysmomm's Cookbook

cals: 110kcal | fat: 11.97g | carbs: 0.50g | prot: 0.81g
Garlic Butter Log
Garlic flavored butter for bread, veggies, seafood and steak.
cals: 124kcal | fat: 7.09g | carbs: 3.78g | prot: 11.04g
Sausage and Cheese Breakfast Cups
These egg "muffins" make a hearty breakfast that can be eaten on the run.
cals: 253kcal | fat: 21.00g | carbs: 3.55g | prot: 12.82g
Cheese Blintz
A low carb, high protein cheese blintz.
cals: 501kcal | fat: 44.90g | carbs: 1.85g | prot: 21.88g
Egg & Sausage Quiche
A delicious quiche with sausage, cheese and a hint of deli mustard.
cals: 166kcal | fat: 16.93g | carbs: 3.35g | prot: 1.52g
Chocolate Coffee Mousse
This low carb mousse resembles an Italian tiramisu dessert and is simply delightful.
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4boysmomm's Latest Posts

What are some of your embarassing/emotional/eye opening reasons for loosing weight?
My wake up call came when my maternity clothes no longer fit. My 'baby' is 4 years old. I am heavier now than the day I gave birth to him.
posted 23 Sep 2011, 10:54
What are some of your embarassing/emotional/eye opening reasons for loosing weight?
I want to go dancing and actually be able to DANCE without feeling like I'm going to pass out!
posted 21 Sep 2011, 16:01
Health question
This diet is perfectly healthy. I suggest reading one of the Atkins books for a scientific explanation of what the body does with fat.

In short, because your body isn't burning carbs, it burns the body fat you are hanging onto and the fats you are eating. Only when you eat high carb does the body store fat and cholesterol. This is because of insulin.
posted 20 Sep 2011, 13:11
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16 October 2015

I have been off plan for over 4 months. I can't hide from the weight gain anymore. I'm back on plan and have started exercising.
on diet Atkins  losing 2.5 lb a week

07 November 2011

It's orange!! The bar in my weight history turned orange today! That means I have lost 25% of the weight that I want to lose. Twenty-five percent! ...
on diet Atkins  

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