HCB

Start Weight:(07 Apr 12) 243.0 lb
Current Weight:(21 May 15) 186.6 lb
Goal Weight:160.0 lb
following: HCB's own diet
performance: losing 2.2 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.

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 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

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last weighin: losing 3.0 lb a week Down
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last weighin: gaining 2.8 lb a week Up
 
ronnae15
last weighin: gaining 0.4 lb a week Up

HCB's Latest Photos



End of Challenge photo
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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

Quinoa is All the Rage...Why?
Quinoa is a wonderful grain - once you get it from the package, soak it in cold water about 15 minutes and drain until the water runs clear. Then, follow package directions until it is soft and all water is absorbed. Use it all kinds of dishes.
posted 16 May 2015, 19:26
FS Guide
Greetings - FS traditionally over estimates recommended daily calories. The average woman will lose weight eating 1200-1300 calories each day. Many of us do low carbs which means low sugar, no white refined flour items, no rice, or potatoes to avoid the starch that equates to sugar. Good Luck!
posted 13 May 2015, 20:47
Throwback Thursday!
Bwhahahahaha - I assume you have underwear at least?
posted 09 Apr 2015, 20:54
NO CARBS!
I understand the health benefit of including whole grains for a LONG-TERM approach - but most of us here are in the losing weight mode and low carb is helpful until a person gets to maintenance. Paleo/Primal diets suggest no grains and no dairy. Since I started that WOE, my body is efficiently burning fat and I no longer have achy inflamed joints. Is it forever? I don't know but I think of food as medicine so I continue to do what gives me the most energy and causes me to feel lean and well.
posted 22 Mar 2015, 17:54
Throwback Thursday!
Bwhahaha - Jim in a dress!
posted 18 Mar 2015, 21:41
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24 May 2015

Greetings Buddies! Again, thank you to all who have served, serve or will serve in the Armed Forces protecting our country. I am feeling better each ...
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23 May 2015

Greetings Buddies: Again, thank you to all who have served, serve or will serve in the Armed Forces protecting our country. Two days of prednisone and ...
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Low Carb Lifestyle
For people with 50+ pounds to lose, who are keeping their carbs below 50g a day.

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Go Primal For Health!
My life was dramatically changed when I cut out grains and sugars. Please join me!

Health by the Numbers
Our 'numbers geeks' discuss improving health through scientific strategies and tracking results. Don't freak out -- GEEK out!

50's with 50-100 lbs to Lose
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