Start Weight:(01 Apr 12) 275.0 lb
Current Weight:(13 Jun 12) 260.0 lb
Goal Weight:240.0 lb
following: Carmel8sons's own diet
performance: gaining 6.0 lb a week

(read this, thought posting it here will help me not to quit)

Hi Everyone. Carmel from Ireland. Mum to 8 sons & grandmother to 4 Grandkids, Have a good life, getting my divorce soon,

Back at college studying to get my Bachelors in Business Tourism.

Hoping to get involved in Event Organisation, need to lose weight to feel confident to go for it, Have a year to lose the weigh, so this time not been stupid, taking it slow and easy.

Im a happy person, young in heart, independent, love my family, (well nearly all the time anyway)

Love meeting people, Listening to Music, love walking once I get out the front door. Love trying new recipes.

Sept 7th 2010/April 12012

Hi Changed my profile AGAIN, and AGAIN,

NOTE TO ME 24th Oct 2010
14th Jan 2010 - 280 lb
23th Aug 2010 - 256 lb
19th Oct 2010 - 239 lb
Tolal loss so far 41 lb

I just noticed I am lighter now than in Jan 2010. That makes me a small and only a small bit more proud of myself.

FatSecret member since: 10 Sep 08

Carmel8sons's Weight History

Carmel8sons's Latest Member Challenges

  Herbalife Weight Loss Challenge
status: Completed
ended: 13 Aug 12
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  Lunchtime Shakeup
status: Completed
ended: 23 Jul 12
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Carmel8sons's Cookbook

cals: 241kcal | fat: 5.04g | carbs: 43.50g | prot: 8.07g
Vegetable Tortillas
A quick, easy dish that's very filling and can be made spicy.
cals: 437kcal | fat: 4.02g | carbs: 85.70g | prot: 22.79g
Steam Chicken with Apple Salad
Apples make a lovely change from potatoes or rice.
cals: 98kcal | fat: 2.05g | carbs: 17.82g | prot: 2.52g
Light Breadcrumb Stuffing
Not as fattening or unhealthy as you might think and a great comfort and tasty food.
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Carmel8sons's Latest Posts

Thigh problem
I have huge hips and small top. The new trainer in gym told me over the years i always worked on end part of my body so its resisting the loss now, what Militaryman says is true it will be the last to go away but keep exercising. Meonlybetter also said something that is so true to me it is my inner saddle bags are my worse thing about my weight loss. This sometimes I think is what stops me losing weight, the worry they will get worse as I lose.
posted 11 Apr 2012, 14:24
HELP dealing with temptation
I can so relate to everything said, except but by some miracle I dont like McDonalds exc for their coffee. Its hard,MAKPARIS, when parent is ill, Mum has Alzhemiers, tried to cope for years, (2 sisters as well brill with mum), and rearing my 8 sons, and putting up with 7 greedy (cant wait for her to die) siblings,nearly bought me to a breakdown. I was about 24 stone before I was forced to put in into home, it has taken me 6 years to come to terms with it and not crying each time I leave her, BUT I had to learn if I did not take care of ME, my kids would go have to go through the pain of what I went through with mum. You stay strong, take it 1 hour at a time, every 2 god hours a day adds up in the long term.Hope your mum well soon.
posted 08 Apr 2012, 02:53
Brill Brill Loss
posted 06 Apr 2012, 14:19
Before and After pictures: 85 pounds lost!
Wow Wow. So Beautiful. I all yr pictures you have the most beautiful of faces but now more so. Its yr confidence shining through yr eyes. Be so proud
posted 03 Nov 2010, 10:43
What enhancements to the FS site are in process????
A few weeks ago I wanted to resort out my BUDDIES, over the yrs I've built up hundreds. and some not on site anymore, I asked how can you do that, asking can I delete by maybe if someone not being on over a year but told me can only delete them one by one.and then you have to click are you sure you want to delete. But said they will look into it.Still think Its a brilliant site. Laughing
posted 17 Oct 2010, 14:46
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05 May 2012

BAD BAD WEEK, and I let it get to ME. Here is list of upsets and bad luck of week College was so so stressful and shattering this week. Lost my pencil ...

01 May 2012

Back to college today. Bit shaky but ok. Cant believe the year already over. Pressure on now but getting there with study. Wont be leaving college early ...

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