HCB

Start Weight:(07 Apr 12) 243.0 lb
Current Weight:(24 Jul 15) 178.2 lb
Goal Weight:160.0 lb
following: HCB's own diet
performance: losing 0.4 lb a week

I am a 60 year old woman with the hope of reducing my weight for my health and to meet my fitness goals of increasing muscle and losing body fat. Up until I was about 45 years old, I exercised regularly and watched all my food choices. In fact, when I was 40 years old, I was in the best condition. This was an accomplishment since I had been an overweight kid, and battled weight off and on for most of my adult life.

Then, menopause hit and I started a more sedentary job...and I also have hypothyroid! I just slowed down and didn't seem to care anymore about my health.

I have done organized programs at the gym, and food programs. I tend to do well for a while until I hit the dreaded plateau...and then I am discouraged and give up. I WILL NOT give up this time.

My profile photo is my trainer and me. My progress photos are displayed below.

"If it is important to you, you will find a way. If not, you will find an excuse."

FatSecret member since: 07 Apr 12

HCB's Weight History


HCB's Latest Member Challenges

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  Water...Water...Water...Everyw...
status: Completed
ended: 17 May 13
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  4 Weeks of DairyFarmersWife Madness
status: Completed
ended: 29 Apr 13
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HCB's Buddies

Online now bonthronm
last weighin: losing 1.8 lb a week Down
 
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not sharing weight
Online now puhpine
last weighin: gaining 0.1 lb a week Up
 
Online now k9gold
on diet Atkins
last weighin: losing 0.5 lb a week Down

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Every Day is a New Start!
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Down 50 pounds
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Every Day is a New Start!
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End of Challenge: Down 36 pounds
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No Cheating No Hiding Challenge III
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HCB's Cookbook

cals: 277kcal | fat: 25.42g | carbs: 5.92g | prot: 7.76g
Pumpkin Cheesecake III
A smooth and delicious cheesecake for those special occasions.
cals: 118kcal | fat: 0.96g | carbs: 27.25g | prot: 3.50g
Chocolate Banana Souffles
These are little bowls of heaven, so creamy and rich.
cals: 110kcal | fat: 7.51g | carbs: 1.74g | prot: 8.55g
Egg and Bacon Breakfast Muffins
A protein packed on-the-go breakfast muffin.
cals: 238kcal | fat: 15.09g | carbs: 6.82g | prot: 18.63g
Garlic Shrimp with Tomatoes & Basil
A simple and healthy dish for shrimp lovers.
cals: 154kcal | fat: 10.88g | carbs: 12.06g | prot: 3.07g
Low Carb Pumpkin Soup
A savory pumpkin soup with a touch of heat turns this into a savory low carb treat packed with beta-carotene.
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HCB's Latest Posts

cooking the most delicious pork chops...
WOW - that sounds fantastic. You are quite the gourmand!
posted 26 Jul 2015, 19:29
A bit frustrated
I agree with you this is not what the FS community is about - that is my exact point! Where is the supportive comments and open-minded ideas when someone disagrees with our poster?

I am sorry to again comment @ Carol - but that tells me you might feel it is acceptable for others to be made fun of because of their beliefs and chosen weight loss methods. We all should be able to post our ideas without ridicule - but if I first am attacked, I will respond.

I was made fun of because of my earlier post about Gary Taubes and his book - and several other people also were told they were just wrong about their ideas.

This is what I commented on - about how patronizing and unwillingness to listen to other viewpoints in not helpful.
I am not challenging his beliefs or ideas - it is the way it is done that bothers me.


posted 11 Jul 2015, 13:39
A bit frustrated
Carol in kinderhook:

I suggest you read the entire thread to understand why the response is merited.
posted 11 Jul 2015, 10:11
Virgin Coconut Oil
I agree - I make Bulletproof Coffee every day and love it. Blended in a mixer, I use one tbsp grassfed butter, one tbsp coconut oil, pour hot coffee over it to melt, add creamer or sweetener to your own taste, and then blend it to a frothy yumminess!
posted 11 Jul 2015, 10:03
A bit frustrated
Diablo 360x says: There we go with the insults again. Thanks HCB! And the reason I post here is to help the misinformed.
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I am not insulting you, and never have insulted anyone here. I have responded to your insults of me. Everyone can easily go back and read this thread. You first insulted me - and I replied. Simple.

In my last post, I simply asked you if everyone is so "Misinformed", why do you bother? And your last reply reinforces my previous diagnosis.

Again, you have your beliefs and other people have theirs. Because you are patronizing and insisting you are better informed by saying you are helping the "Misinformed", you are a Narcissist. You prove it with your own behavior.

Narcissistic Personality Disorder Definition

Narcissistic Personality Disorder is characterized by behavior or a fantasy of grandiosity, a lack of empathy and a need to be admired by others. Narcissistic personality has a pathological unrealistic or inflated sense of self-importance, has an inability to see the viewpoints of others, and is hypersensitive to the opinions of others.

posted 10 Jul 2015, 22:39
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26 July 2015

Greetings my Buddies! It has been an interesting and pleasant weekend - eating higher carb and some wine though...probably will not bode well for the ...
on diet HCB's own diet  

24 July 2015

Happy Friday, Buddies! Finally saw a little movement down on the "Idiot Box" today. In July, I have eaten higher carbs and could feel the weight loss ...
on diet HCB's own diet  losing 0.4 lb a week

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