Start Weight:(10 Feb 14) 205.0 lb
Current Weight:(03 Mar 14) 203.8 lb
Goal Weight:170.0 lb
following: Babe53's own diet
performance: Steady

I am 53 yrs old and have just started on the Atkins Diet, per my Doc's suggestion.
I have about 30 pounds to lose.

Interests and hobbys: photography, photoshop, photo manipulations, digital painting, scrapbooking, reading, snorkeling, swimming, fishing, hiking ... Eating and sleeping. Lol. The list is endless.... I'm never bored.

Start Date: 1-24-14
Start Weight: 216.4

GOAL: 170 - by June 1, 2014

FatSecret member since: 24 Jan 14

Babe53's Weight History

Babe53's Latest Member Challenges

  Food!!! After 7 pm we dont need you no more
status: Completed
ended: 18 Apr 14
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last weighin: steady Steady
last weighin: gaining 0.5 lb a week Up
last weighin: losing 0.9 lb a week Down
last weighin: losing 1.0 lb a week Down

Babe53's Cookbook

cals: 159kcal | fat: 8.36g | carbs: 2.56g | prot: 17.70g
Mushroom Spinach Omelet
Light breakfast omelet
cals: 187kcal | fat: 6.13g | carbs: 3.28g | prot: 28.26g
Tuna Salad III
A lovely high protein salad. It's very simple but so yummy.
cals: 96kcal | fat: 7.15g | carbs: 7.62g | prot: 2.85g
Classic Mashed Cauliflower
A great substitute for mashed potatoes.
cals: 228kcal | fat: 21.96g | carbs: 3.29g | prot: 4.83g
A low carb sugar free cheesecake.
cals: 72kcal | fat: 5.62g | carbs: 4.76g | prot: 2.17g
Grilled Portabella Mushrooms
Steak-Bellas, grilled portabella mushrooms seasoned up like steak.
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Babe53's Latest Posts

Weight went back up!!!!!
I'm totally understanding what you are saying... this has been a thought I've been struggling with as well. I have been taught for so many years that Weight Watchers is the healthiest 'diet' out there; and I think it is. That's why I was taken by SUCH surprise when my DOCTOR suggest I go on the Atkins diet --- to lose weight quickly and lower my triglycerides. I was almost disappointed in her! But, I bought the book that day and started the diet the next... lost about 10 lbs right away; about a pound a day and now here I am ... stalled .. or something. I even considered counting points again but just limit myself to breads and pastas, etc.
posted 14 Feb 2014, 11:28
Newbie Here and to Atkins
Thanks LSW19 and LightBlue62! I appreciate your comments. I could use some support, as we ALL could!'
LSW, I look fwd to browsing through the site and seeing what all is here! Smile LightBlue, I hear you! My metabolism has stopped since I hit about 40; worse now that I'm 53. But I'm gonna give it my best. Down another lb today. So, down about 4 lbs in 3 days, not bad!
posted 27 Jan 2014, 11:57
Newbie Here and to Atkins
I just wanted to introduced myself, my name is actually Shari. Nice to be here; this site seems to have a lot to offer.
I've just started the Atkins diet, so I'm at the "Induction Phase". I've just completed my 2nd day, successfully, I might add. I think I'm going to like this plan; my first day, I've dropped 2.4 lbs. I like that! Wink

posted 25 Jan 2014, 21:44
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04 March 2014

I'm not seeing a way to count weight watchers points here; a plan I'm most familiar and comfortable with (vs Atkins). I see many members here ON the ...
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02 March 2014

Strange. A 2 lb drop from yesterday, and all I did was up my calories and cut out crystal light 100% and drank water all day. I think I'll do it again ...
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