Carolyn Ray

Start Weight:(04 Sep 10) 197.0 lb
Current Weight:(12 Aug 13) 185.0 lb
Goal Weight:150.0 lb
following: Carolyn Ray's own diet
performance: losing 1.2 lb a week

50 something woman, from Oregon. Married with two grown daughters and three adorable grandchildren. We also Have a small male chuihuahau named little and a 14 year old giant cat named nicholas. I am a Medical Technologist (Lab Tech)for a large HMO. I have been struggling with my weight all my life...I know you hear this alot. 5 pounds or 50 pounds It seems it was all the same feelings for me. I was a very skinny child and my mom made me drink weight on..can you believe it, I rounded up in my teen age years. 115 lbs but I thought I was FAT!!! imagine that, I struggled to stay under 120 through my twentys and succeded with much fretting and starving, my thirtys brought about another 10 lbs and I was now at 130 -135 lbs , I worked at a grocery store , and for those of you who dont know already , THIS IS A VERY PHISICAL JOB, along with walking 5 miles a day to try and controll my weight (size 6-8 pants) I continued to frett about my weight. What I had was muscle not fat, In my 40s I went back to school and over the course of three years of sitting in class all day and studing all night I gained another 40 lbs, not a day went by that I didnt frett about my weight...I really did agonise over every bite I took and every sip of wine. I got a new and much less active job...I told myself I would take it off, and I tried but each attempt to diet would only result in a ten pound loss and a fifteen pound gain, I yo yo like this for ten years and at times I was sure I would never get a handle on my weight, ashamed and dissapointed and frightened,I am now at 200 lbs, and now I find fat secret....I feel like if I had a better tool to track my calories, nutriton and keep myself focused on my journey I could have had an eaiser time of it. I cant tell how good this makes me feel..I know I can do this now. Wish me luck and I wish you luck too.



FatSecret member since: 13 Feb 09

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Carolyn Ray's Latest Member Challenges

176
  Hogwarts Challenge
status: Completed
ended: 14 May 12
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64
  Get on a healthy track. Lose 1-2 lbs. a week
status: Completed
ended: 07 May 12
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Carolyn Ray's Buddies

BELLA691967
not sharing weight
 
Lindsay6384
buddies only
kingkeld
last weighin: gaining 2.9 lb a week Up
 
Helewis
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Carolyn Ray's Cookbook

cals: 252kcal | fat: 13.65g | carbs: 16.89g | prot: 17.51g
Mexican Spaghetti
A delicious twist without regular noodles.
cals: 417kcal | fat: 17.84g | carbs: 2.23g | prot: 58.73g
Parmesan Crusted Pork Chops
Pork chops with a flavorful parmesan coating.
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14 April 2013

m convinced that logging my food makes all the difference in the world.

30 April 2012

Monday: good diet day.

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