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
view progress

Babe53's Buddies

buddies only
last weighin: steady Steady
last weighin: losing 2.3 lb a week Down
last weighin: losing 2.8 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.
view complete cookbook

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
Babe53 has submitted 3 posts

Other Related Links


Babe53's journal

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 ...
on diet Babe53's own diet  

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 ...
on diet Babe53's own diet  

Babe53's Recent Food & Exercise

Babe53's Groups

For those who want a daily check in, where you WILL get replies to your posts. Any type of low carb dieter welcome!

Doing Atkins the RIGHT way
Come in and learn about a healthy way to lose weight and keep it off!! Learn about Atkins the right way.

Babe53's Recent Activity

Babe53's Own Activity

No recent activity.

Babe53's Buddies

scarlet9900 supported Draglist's Journal Entry.

Other Member Diet Recent Activity

VeggieJunkie supported eliseday's Journal Entry.
alezaragoza supported Leila Nobre's Journal Entry.
smprowett supported wdeptx2's Weight Entry.
Horseshu1 commented on saldali333's Weight Entry.
Ronnie Pete updated their Food Diary.
soma777 recorded a Weight Entry at 172.6 lb.
Bry-Guy updated their Exercise Diary.
mipiace54 updated their Food Diary.