Joined May 2013
Weight History

Start Weight
242.5 lb
Lost so far: 19.5 lb

Current Weight
223.0 lb
Performance: gaining 2.1 lb a week

Goal Weight
142.5 lb
Still to go: 80.5 lb
I am on a journey to loose 100lbs. I am in my early forties and have decided that I need to set myself up for the rest of my life. I do not want to be a "couch potato." I quit smoking 20 months ago and now know that I will never go back to it. I have let myself slide on the weight to tackle that first issue, but now is the time to change that too. My motivation is health. Don't get me wrong, I would love to look better too, but the long term health benefits to finally conquering this food addiction is the desire that drives me. I know I cannot do it alone. I have the loving support of my husband and family and with God's help, I CANNOT lose.

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Lil_Red_Bird27's Latest Member Challenges

  Summer Walking Weight Loss Challenge
status: Completed
ended: 09 Sep 13
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Lil_Red_Bird27's Cookbook

cals: 78kcal | fat: 1.08g | carbs: 16.25g | prot: 1.68g
Butternut Squash, Carrot & Yam Soup
Thick and rich satisfying soup.
cals: 198kcal | fat: 15.11g | carbs: 16.40g | prot: 3.59g
Cucumber Avocado Salad
Salad with cucumbers, avocados and tomatoes.
cals: 293kcal | fat: 20.00g | carbs: 24.55g | prot: 7.36g
Banana Bread V
A deliciously moist, easy-to-make banana bread that can accommodate paleo and gluten-free diets.
cals: 203kcal | fat: 2.75g | carbs: 23.64g | prot: 22.03g
Chicken Verde Chili
A hearty meal with ground chicken, green chilies, beans and plenty of goodness.
cals: 199kcal | fat: 3.93g | carbs: 36.65g | prot: 5.50g
Sweet Potato & Carrot Soup
A healthy, savory and filling soup.
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24 October 2015

Ok, day one is in the books! I am four pounds down. I know that is water weight - but I'll take it! I am energized and charged to continue. Making a h ...

22 October 2015

I have not been feeling well and I know why. I have reintroduced sugar to my diet. So, not only do I not feel well, but my clothes are tight and my skin ...

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