Joined March 2010
Weight History

Start Weight
208.0 lb
Lost so far: 24.1 lb

Current Weight
183.9 lb
Performance: losing 0.9 lb a week

Goal Weight
170.0 lb
Still to go: 13.9 lb
NASA Systems Engineer / Program Executive and Harley rider.
I have a 2-3 hour a day commute on top of long days in the office, which affords little time to workout.

I started out at 208# in November of 2009, dropping to the mid 190's by the time I joined FatSecret in March of 2010. The ease of calorie counting (both in and out) with FatSecret and the Calorie Counter Android application was absolutely KEY in getting beyond my goal weight of 170 down to 164 by August. (See before and after pics).

Unfortunately, some dramatic life changes around November of 2010 left me off the elliptical, out of the gym, and eating crap. 2011 saw the gradual de-evolution back into the mid to upper 190's. As 199.5# crossed the scale, I decided it was not acceptable and tried to restart the success I had in 2010, but it has not worked out.

Have had multiple restarts and failures, but am back at it again. With the latest attempt starting at the end of Dec 2014. Gotta do it this time.

DakotaBiker's Weight History

DakotaBiker's Latest Member Challenges

  300 Crunches for 30 days
status: Completed
ended: 20 Aug 12
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last weighin: losing 2.8 lb a week Down
last weighin: gaining 1.1 lb a week Up
last weighin: losing 0.2 lb a week Down
last weighin: gaining 2.4 lb a week Up

DakotaBiker's Cookbook

cals: 256kcal | fat: 6.82g | carbs: 44.61g | prot: 6.47g
Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal
Low in calories, super filling and tastes just like pumpkin pie. Yum! Quick to make and can be refrigerated overnight for a grab and go meal.
cals: 207kcal | fat: 11.81g | carbs: 1.55g | prot: 23.13g
Chicken Masala Burgers
Ground chicken with Indian spices...yum.
cals: 265kcal | fat: 14.11g | carbs: 1.66g | prot: 30.87g
Baked Mediterranean Chicken
A yummy and easy way to make a typical baked chicken breast more exciting.
cals: 345kcal | fat: 21.13g | carbs: 2.66g | prot: 34.91g
Mexican Meatloaf
A tasty low carb Mexican flavored meatloaf.
cals: 162kcal | fat: 5.64g | carbs: 10.24g | prot: 17.79g
Beef with Chili and Vegetables
One skillet dinner of lean ground beef with colorful low glycemic veggies and chili provides taste without all the fat and carbs.
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03 February 2015

Another business trip... Difficult to control the diet between restaurants,limited lunch options, and business functions. But making good use of the hotel ...

27 January 2015

love those step changes. Ate more yesterday than I had been and nothing but cape cods after 7:30.

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