Mel 160

Start Weight:(02 Jan 14) 280.0 lb
Current Weight:(15 Jul 14) 255.0 lb
Goal Weight:160.0 lb
following: Mel 160's own diet
performance: Steady

Hello, I'm a 38 yr old single mom of a 16 yr old young woman. I work full time and have loads of stress and I have been steadily gaining ten lbs a year for the last ten years and am looking to take it all off and then some. I have always been thick as I tend to build muscle easily so I don't look as big as the scale says but I definitely feel it. In the past I have dropped over fifty lbs or more on two separate occasions but I have been struggling for the past six years. I did manage to lose 25 lbs three years ago after exercising ten hours wkly & regularly for six months but I plateaued for three weeks and then quit. Of course I gained it all back and more. I feel optimistic, I know I need a lifestyle change for this to work, exercising just won't cut it anymore. I quit smoking two years ago (yes, I miss it)and now I am focusing on reducing my stress as well as my calorie intake. The doctors say I have no health issues so I expect to see great results. I have given myself 18 months to lose 120 lbs, I want to be 40 and a fox not 40 and flabby.

FatSecret member since: 02 Jan 14

Mel 160's Weight History


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Irishq2
last weighin: gaining 2.0 lb a week Up
 
grannyx8
last weighin: gaining 0.9 lb a week Up
new beginnings2014
last weighin: losing 3.1 lb a week Down
 
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last weighin: gaining 1.1 lb a week Up


Mel 160's Cookbook

cals: 162kcal | fat: 6.28g | carbs: 1.93g | prot: 24.43g
Salmon Cakes II
Salmon cakes made with canned salmon and no bread crumbs.
cals: 88kcal | fat: 3.77g | carbs: 14.11g | prot: 1.02g
Cucumber Pepper Salad
Light, refreshing salad to pair with protein.
cals: 270kcal | fat: 9.38g | carbs: 30.24g | prot: 17.70g
Green Chili Cheeseburger
Most fast-food burgers' calories are rising up. This recipe uses a lean and tasty cut of beef, and uses flavor-packed condiments.
cals: 163kcal | fat: 5.43g | carbs: 24.11g | prot: 3.76g
Brown Rice and Bell Pepper Salad
Brown rice and a variety of bell peppers come together with a creamy sauce to make a perfect summer dish to take on a picnic.
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.
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15 July 2014

Ready to resume.
on diet Mel 160's own diet  steady weight

04 June 2014

OK I'm back, I haven't done too bad condsidering I haven't tracked anything in a while. I really need to start focusing on nutrition and cleansing though. ...
on diet Mel 160's own diet  gaining 0.2 lb a week

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