Joined January 2009
Weight History

Start Weight
212.0 lb
Lost so far: 4.5 lb

Current Weight
207.5 lb
Performance: losing 2.1 lb a week

Goal Weight
137.0 lb
Still to go: 70.5 lb
I'm 49 and a single mother of three great teenage kids. By dealing with numerous stress factors, I'm letting go of 85 pounds that's crept on due to an accident that's resulted in chronic pain, serious meds and has permanently ruled out all the recreational/sport activities I normally enjoyed.

In trying to support my kids, I found myself working for a technology company on Wall Street through what may be the worst financial crises in history only to end up eventually unemployed along with 500,000 other innocent, non-golden-parachuted-type-peo... from that tiny street--I'm not alone, I know, millions of Americans have financial stress. We must help each other instead of isolating.

One of the worst stresses for me, though, has been loss and grief. The love of my life made choices that put us on separate paths. This is the kind of stress that makes me want to use food to comfort the pain of everything else above, if only for a few moments. I guess because this is the stress of being alone.

I started out on this journey a couple of years ago on South Beach and Atkins, but am doing a slow carb diet now because of an issue of ketogenic diets causing adverse reactions with the medication I'm on. I'm okay with it, though, because I can have a cheat day once a week, too, and still be 100% on plan.

ConstanceAnn's Weight History

ConstanceAnn's Latest Member Challenges

  Stop Our Sweet Tooth
status: Completed
ended: 14 Oct 13
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  5:2 Fast for 2 Months
status: Completed
ended: 10 Nov 13
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veggies yuk
last weighin: losing 1.3 lb a week Down
on diet Atkins
last weighin: losing 7.0 lb a week Down
last weighin: losing 0.2 lb a week Down

ConstanceAnn's Cookbook

cals: 33kcal | fat: 2.28g | carbs: 0.62g | prot: 2.36g
Cloud Bread
A soft fluffy bread perfect for gluten allergies.
cals: 285kcal | fat: 17.30g | carbs: 1.84g | prot: 29.11g
Mediterranean Baked Chicken
A delicious Mediterranean inspired chicken dish.
cals: 368kcal | fat: 23.91g | carbs: 4.07g | prot: 31.98g
Spicy Crab Salad
A delicious low carb lunch.
cals: 363kcal | fat: 13.64g | carbs: 0.36g | prot: 56.39g
Marinated Herb Chicken
A terrific main dish of baked herbed chicken.
cals: 65kcal | fat: 4.60g | carbs: 5.73g | prot: 1.44g
Green Beans with Garlic
Tasty roasted green beans with fresh garlic.
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ConstanceAnn's journal

16 July 2013

In starting the 5% challenge I need to lose 10.75 pounds during the first four weeks. I am also participating in the 5:2 challenge and have decided that ...

08 July 2013

Long 5 day break with the 4th of July. Time to move forward again.

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My life was dramatically changed when I cut out grains and sugars. Please join me!

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