Kathy Vanish

Start Weight:(28 Oct 13) 189.0 lb
Current Weight:(25 Jul 14) 184.0 lb
Goal Weight:137.0 lb
following: Weight Watchers
performance: losing 0.9 lb a week

I am a 37 year old mother of one beautiful daughter. She is the best personal trainer I could possibly have. I also have a very supportive husband. He thinks I am perfect the way I am, but supports me because I believe I need to lose weight. I put on the weight after having my baby. I don't believe in making excuses. What is done is done, the weight must come off. I am a very positive person and can be very encouraging to others but extremely hard on myself. I get frustrated easily, but having someplace to talk and have people listen is usually all I need. I have 2 mottos: Tomorrow is fresh with no mistakes in it, and You can't fix stupid!

FatSecret member since: 26 Dec 12

Kathy Vanish's Weight History

Kathy Vanish's Latest Member Challenges

  Become an Aquaholic
status: Completed
ended: 03 Feb 14
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  Eat No Food After 8:00 PM!
status: Completed
ended: 23 Feb 14
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Kathy Vanish's Buddies

Online now Teacher Try
last weighin: gaining 1.8 lb a week Up
Online now notlivingonramen
last weighin: losing 4.7 lb a week Down
Online now DairyFarmersWife
last weighin: losing 0.9 lb a week Down
last weighin: steady Steady

Kathy Vanish's Cookbook

cals: 474kcal | fat: 22.06g | carbs: 59.23g | prot: 12.31g
French Toast with Strawberries
A healthier comfort food option.
cals: 172kcal | fat: 6.75g | carbs: 1.58g | prot: 24.96g
Slow Cooker Lemon Garlic Chicken
A wonderful fix and forget recipe.
cals: 296kcal | fat: 12.85g | carbs: 23.23g | prot: 22.85g
Rosemary Baked Chicken with Potatoes
A delicious one-pan chicken thigh supper with paprika and rosemary delivering a double hit of antioxidant power.
cals: 155kcal | fat: 12.41g | carbs: 9.18g | prot: 4.68g
Sauteed Green Beans with Walnuts & Garlic
Green beans sauteed with bacon bits, walnuts and garlic.
cals: 240kcal | fat: 7.13g | carbs: 41.04g | prot: 5.01g
Baked Seasoned Fries
A healthier alternative to deep fried french fries without sacrificing taste.
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Kathy Vanish's Latest Posts

Exercise Routines for Elliptical Trainers
I just joined WW and a women at my meeting was asking me about my exercise. When I told her about using an elliptical trainer she started asking me for advice on how to start and how to figure out routines. I told her I do intervals and that I started by doing what I could. She is up to 8 minutes. I also told her the machine probably has programed workouts, but she is a little hesitant since they are for longer time frames.

Does anyone know a good elliptical interval workout that would work for beginners as well as for me? Also, do you think I should recommend that she start stretching as well?

posted 16 Nov 2013, 21:36
Jillian Micheal's 30 day shred
I also love her workouts. I have done the 30 day shred, but recently have fallen in love with her yoga inferno video. I especially like workout 2. It works your whole body, but leaves you feeling relaxed. My 3 year old is just becoming coordinated and loves to do jm videos because they are simple. They might be simple enough for my 3 yr old, but they are effective.
posted 19 Oct 2013, 20:12
I had to get on my computer instead of on my kindle and then it worked.
posted 20 Aug 2013, 15:44
If you really want to know, get a calorie counter to wear and get a more accurate calorie count. You can get them as arm bands and watches. I used a watch to verify my Kinect's calorie count. They are based on heart rate.
posted 19 Apr 2013, 16:43
My FS journey, as told by dogs
That was hilarious and the last dog reminded me so much of my own it's uncanny.
posted 18 Apr 2013, 21:51
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Kathy Vanish's journal

25 July 2014

Well at least one of the pounds came off. Why is it when I am really trying, tracking everything, exercising almost everyday, I don't loose anything, ...
on diet Weight Watchers  losing 0.9 lb a week

17 July 2014

I slipped into some old meat eating habits last week and didn't journal everyday. Weight is up, and I only have me to blame. Like I said in my last ...
on diet Weight Watchers  gaining 0.9 lb a week

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30's with 50-100 lbs to Lose
30 somethings with 50-100 pounds to lose.

Weight-Loss for Busy Professionals
A group for professionals who struggle with balancing weight-loss with careers. Support, tips & friendships are encouraged.

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Kathy Vanish's Buddies

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