JoanneLM
Joined March 2011
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Weight History

Start Weight
160.0 lb
Lost so far: 10.6 lb

Current Weight
149.4 lb
Performance: losing 2.0 lb a week

Goal Weight
120.0 lb
Still to go: 29.4 lb
Hi there. I am 43 years old, but if you ask me my age, I'll tell you I'm 21 & a bit. Thats the exact age my Mom was from when I was little until the day I lost her to cancer. She used to tell me that the bit just got a little bigger.
When I was in my 20's I used to be quite small (and I"m only 5'1"), and the worst part about that is that I still have dreams of being that size. And then I wake up, walk by a mirror and get depressed all over again.
I plan on getting as healthy as I can, and hopefully being around for my daughter and son for as long as I can. I have even gotten my husband to change a few of his bad habits.
I wish all of us at FS a wonderful and rewarding journey, for whatever our goals may be. Hugs to all!


So now I'm almost 50 and am determined that I'm going to get there this time. I wish I did in my 30's, came close in my early 40's, and will in my late 40's. I would like to feel better and not be afraid to look in the mirror.

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cals: 96kcal | fat: 7.15g | carbs: 7.62g | prot: 2.85g
Classic Mashed Cauliflower
A great substitute for mashed potatoes.
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Hi Beasey!! Welcome back!!
posted 06 Apr 2016, 11:43
First Day
Welcome!!
posted 07 Mar 2016, 20:19
When is a good time to start a healthy lifestyle?
I have some issues with things myself so I understand what your talking about. Sometimes OCD is almost like sabotaging eating well. I can find a way to twist anything I want to how I think I want something, but not necessarily what's best for me. Start each day as a new one as opposed to starting a new week. I find that works for me. Good luck!
posted 07 Dec 2015, 19:25
The struggles after 8pm
I used to make myself a smoothie after dinner with frozen yogurt, frozen berries , milk and ground flax in it. You can make it fairly large ( count your portions) and I used to find it extreamly filling. Good luck!!
posted 10 Sep 2015, 16:56
A couple of thoughts while I food shop
I sometimes think the same way. I had a friend bring me a package of 5 butter tarts from a fruit market. The rest of my family doesn't eat them. I thought that if I had them in my house I would be eating one a day for 5 days, so to not do that, I ate all 5 of them the day I got them. I try to avoid having that stuff in my house or buying it. I have a problem with lack of will power,lol
posted 06 Sep 2015, 21:44
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15 August 2016

Been away for a while. Was in a huge funk. Feeling better and physio has been helping my shoulder. Trying to get back into this as it seems to be the ...
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17 June 2016

Hi everyone! Been in a rut for the past few weeks. I have joint issues and have been pretty sore so haven't been doing my kickboxing. Also finally ...
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