Start Weight:(12 Mar 12) 132.3 lb
Current Weight:(22 Jan 15) 134.5 lb
Goal Weight:123.5 lb
following: Eclectic1's own diet
performance: losing 2.3 lb a week

I'm 45 and starting to notice that if I don't watch it, I can put on a bit of weight pretty easily and also how hard it is to lose it afterwards. I gained about 12 pounds during the past year due to stress and a crazy work schedule during an internship. Now I have the luxury of working decent hours but I am struggling with returning to the good habits of being more physically active and making better food choices. I think age is a factor too, I used to lose weight very easily during my twenties and thirties and I have realized that my metabolism has changed. I don't believe in diets or in eliminating food groups, I believe in moderation and in portion control.

FatSecret member since: 12 Mar 12

Eclectic1's Weight History

Eclectic1's Latest Member Challenges

  Slim-down for Summer!
status: Completed
ended: 21 Jul 13
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  Enjoy Food - Mindful Eating Challenge
status: Completed
ended: 04 Jun 12
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Eclectic1's Buddies

last weighin: losing 4.8 lb a week Down
last weighin: steady Steady
last weighin: steady Steady
last weighin: losing 0.2 lb a week Down

Eclectic1's Cookbook

cals: 231kcal | fat: 13.56g | carbs: 26.22g | prot: 2.05g
Baked Sweet Potato Wedges II
A snack that's very tasty, filling and low in calories that is cheap to make.
cals: 87kcal | fat: 3.43g | carbs: 13.54g | prot: 1.04g
Oven Baked Sweet Potato Fries
Delicious and kid friendly baked fries, great as a side or snack.
cals: 109kcal | fat: 6.51g | carbs: 11.34g | prot: 4.81g
Vegetable Medley
An easy vegetable medley with mushrooms, zucchini and squash.
cals: 131kcal | fat: 10.35g | carbs: 8.98g | prot: 2.55g
Caramelized Brussels Sprouts
Brussel sprout haters will be sure to change their mind after enjoying this fantastic dish.
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Eclectic1's journal

31 July 2014

Spent 3 weeks in Italy and gained 2 pounds :(
on diet Eclectic1's own diet  

31 March 2014

Easy weight loss during the last 3 days: I have a terrible cold that has been getting worse since Friday :(
on diet Eclectic1's own diet  

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Eclectic1 supported northernmusician's Journal Entry.
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