Joined January 2014
Weight History

Start Weight
167.0 lb
Lost so far: 14.8 lb

Current Weight
152.2 lb
Performance: losing 2.8 lb a week

Goal Weight
145.0 lb
Still to go: 7.2 lb
I am a returning student who is in her forties and after finishing a few prerequisites I am applying to a full time Radiology Program that begins this Fall 2014. Being around so many young people can make a girl feel old, so I want to lose weight just to feel my best and I need the energy. I've been using food as a comfort tool, so I need to reverse that track fast! Not to mention I'll be a bridesmaid this Fall too, so the goal of looking my best is even bigger. Mentally I'm ready! I will not let food control me. I control me.

UPDATE: At the age of 42 I just applied to a Radiology Technology Program. I am on the Dean's list and have a 3.8 gpa for the required prerequisite classes! Better late than never :)

LATEST UPDATE: In May 2015 I'll have completed my first year in the Radiology Tech Program. Ill be working full time in the clinical setting this summer. Here's to setting big goals!

MarieRemie's Weight History

MarieRemie's Latest Member Challenges

  Drink Water Daily 1/2 Your Body Weight in Ounces
status: Completed
ended: 20 Oct 14
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  New to Keto - Life Under 50 Net Carbs
status: Completed
ended: 20 Oct 14
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MarieRemie's Cookbook

cals: 190kcal | fat: 16.46g | carbs: 4.96g | prot: 7.66g
Holiday Creamed Spinach
Even people who don't like spinach will like this recipe.
cals: 183kcal | fat: 15.78g | carbs: 0.15g | prot: 9.66g
Sausage Cheese Balls
Wonderful as a snack.
cals: 417kcal | fat: 17.84g | carbs: 2.23g | prot: 58.73g
Parmesan Crusted Pork Chops
Pork chops with a flavorful parmesan coating.
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MarieRemie's Latest Posts

Yes, going to the gym often shows a weight gain bc youre building muscle...but more muscle helps burn more calories too. I bet you're losing inches though. Have you tried measuring yourself, then remeasure in a couple weeks?
posted 16 Apr 2014, 16:53
Sloooooowwwww weight loss!
I never had a problem with my weight until my late thirties, but now that I'm in my forties, I can barely get it off! But as one person said, you didn't gain it in a day either. I'm so happy I lost 4.5 lbs in a month, and although I get jealous of the people who drop weight so fast, I'm just thankful that I've turned from gaining to losing. We are all working very hard and we all are starting at different weights, ages, I try to remember that results will be different. Also, last time I tried this Low Carb way of life I didn't lose any pounds, but I could fit into pants that I had "grown out of". Now that I'm actually tracking my carbs etc... I'm doing much better. I can't even believe where those sneaky carbs are! DON'T GIVE UP! It'll happen Smile
posted 29 Jan 2014, 22:22
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15 June 2017

I've pigged out on Chinese food amongst other things the last cpl day. Why? I gained 5 lbs! Ugh
on diet Atkins  

07 October 2015

Still at the low carb... Not going down, but not going up either!
on diet Atkins  

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