Gigi39

Start Weight:(22 Feb 14) 191.0 lb
Current Weight:(18 Dec 14) 201.5 lb
Goal Weight:175.0 lb
following: Gigi39's own diet
performance: gaining 0.6 lb a week

My starting weight August 2011 (not 2012) in FS was 224.

Hello,

I am a 75 year old woman blessed with a wonderful husband and family. When I started about eight years ago, my weight had gone up to 232 lbs. It came down very slowly to 210 lbs. Several years ago I had a small stroke and started to follow the WOE suggested by the hospital. Then, because of a lot of leg-pain (Venus Re-flux), I thought to cut out most meats, ate only fish, whole grains and vegetables. That effort lasted only little while.

Had a knee replacement in 2012, shoulder surgery 2012 and another knee replacement in 2013 with severe problems and a long, still ongoing, recovery.

My way of eating is basically healthy. I eat whole grains, meat, fish,vegetables, good oils and some fruit. Most meals I prepare from scratch. Processed foods are pretty much out for me. In the past I have been on Weight Watchers, Atkins and more moderate low carb diets. It seems that I never was able to stick to them for the long run. Eating healthy and in moderation is what I try to do, not always successful, but keeping focused.

Blessed to still be playing "keys" on the Calvary Chapel, Vallejo talented worship team.

Isa 41:10
So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God.
I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.

Thank You Lord!



FatSecret member since: 21 Aug 11

Gigi39's Weight History


Gigi39's Latest Member Challenges

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  Ring in 2015 the Right Way!
status: In Progress
currently: Week 12 of 12
end date: Monday 22 Dec 14
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57
  Positive attitude challenge
status: Completed
ended: 12 Nov 12
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Gigi39's Buddies

Online now star71_
last weighin: losing 0.9 lb a week Down
 
MissAnnieinIndy
not sharing weight
Johanne
last weighin: losing 2.2 lb a week Down
 
F8thful1
on diet Atkins
last weighin: gaining 0.1 lb a week Up


Gigi39's Cookbook

cals: 162kcal | fat: 4.02g | carbs: 23.89g | prot: 8.72g
Spinach & Lentil Soup
Homemade high fiber, super healthy lentil and spinach soup.
cals: 321kcal | fat: 21.25g | carbs: 4.10g | prot: 27.36g
Egg and Veggie Casserole
A moist egg casserole with low fat cheeses and vegetables.
cals: 35kcal | fat: 0.14g | carbs: 7.43g | prot: 2.77g
Rice-like Cauliflower
A mild tasting cauliflower "rice" dish that's well worth trying.
cals: 121kcal | fat: 6.82g | carbs: 6.44g | prot: 8.90g
Spinach and Egg White Crustless Quiche
A quick and easy version of the traditional Greek Spanakopita.
cals: 135kcal | fat: 2.37g | carbs: 21.92g | prot: 7.72g
Samosa Pea Soup
A tasty pea soup with curry and vegetables.
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Gigi39's Latest Posts

Where is everyone from?
San Francisco Bay Area, CA. Great weather!
posted 26 Sep 2014, 15:29
Okay. I'm fed up!
I use the serving sizes, but in the last direction field I enter the recipe the way I make it, such as 1 cup of this, 2 tsp of that etc
posted 20 Aug 2014, 20:37
HI All
Welcome Emily, I am not on Atkins any more, but watching carbs still. I wish you great success in your weight loss. Remember that you did not gain your weight over night, so be patient and eat healthy. You'll get lots of support here.
All the best to you,
Gigi
posted 22 Apr 2014, 15:13
Tea, does it count as water?
Thanks Hoser.
posted 01 Jun 2012, 19:12
Tea, does it count as water?
I have started to drink Chai/Green tea instead of coffee for the most part. Does it count towards my water intake? I drink a lot of the tea, about 32 oz in the morning. I also drink water, but most days not the full 64 plus oz.
posted 01 Jun 2012, 10:49
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18 December 2014

Been this weight for about 3 weeks now. :(
on diet Gigi39's own diet  gaining 0.6 lb a week

17 December 2014

So far I have stayed the same in weight. My downfall, evenings, that is when I want to snack. Have to watch it! Spent time this morning in Isaiah 40 ...
on diet Gigi39's own diet  

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