Start Weight:(07 Jun 14) 190.0 lb
Current Weight:(06 Jul 14) 194.0 lb
Goal Weight:125.0 lb
following: Atkins
performance: gaining 0.5 lb a week

I am a 51 year old single mother of 2 boys- aged 18 and 21- just got the youngest graduated from high school. I work in an Orthopaedic Surgeon practice- very busy and stressful sometimes- but love the job. Have 2 years remaining on my BSN. Even though I am old, I would love to finish the degree and do some medical missions. Still have a few good years left in me! :) I have been on possibly just about every diet known- have lost some weight and gained it back so many times- hard to believe I was skinny in my 20's and 30's. I love to workout and when I do lose some of the weight, I would love to play tennis once again. I live in Knoxville- so close to the Great Smoky Mountains that I want to get back into hiking the beautiful trails- hard right now to haul my butt up those steep mountains. My goal is to lose 69 pounds- that may be too much for me to accomplish, but it is the goal I have set.

FatSecret member since: 07 Jun 14

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  A 3 months challenge will get me in shape!
status: Completed
ended: 01 Sep 14
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last weighin: losing 1.2 lb a week Down
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cals: 287kcal | fat: 16.90g | carbs: 35.34g | prot: 4.03g
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Motivational quotes please!
I saw a National Fitness Centerbillboard quote on the way to work out tonight..." You don't have to be Great to Start, but you DO have to Start to be Great!" Smile
posted 10 Jul 2014, 20:55
Motivational quotes please!
I have 2 things that I keep reminding myself of " Lean in 2014!" and " Thigh Gap-- not Thigh Overlap" Smile My workout friend and I remind each other of this everytime we hit the gym... or don't LOL Razz
posted 06 Jul 2014, 08:18
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Well, I am back to square one or worse. I didn't really follow plan at all this whole 4th of July weekend, and have actually gained.I have exercised every ...
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02 July 2014

Really wanted to just go home after work, but I sped home, changed and got to spin class for an hour. Was hungry as I drove there, but because I was t ...
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