Joined March 2009
Weight History

Start Weight
288.0 lb
Lost so far: 0 lb

Current Weight
288.0 lb
Performance: losing 2.9 lb a week

Goal Weight
288.0 lb
Still to go: 0 lb

MelbaA's Weight History

MelbaA's Latest Member Challenges

  First Steps to Fitness
status: Completed
ended: 21 Mar 11
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  The Biggest Loser (12 Weeks)
status: Completed
ended: 07 Mar 11
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last weighin: gaining 0.1 lb a week Up
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MelbaA's Cookbook

cals: 47kcal | fat: 0.22g | carbs: 11.63g | prot: 0.94g
Melon Duet
A light, summery soup that's low on calories and very tasty.
cals: 229kcal | fat: 8.87g | carbs: 34.24g | prot: 5.54g
Walnut & Dried Cherry Bars
Delicious, healthy and satisfying snack for before the gym, after work, or a quick breakfast.
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MelbaA's Latest Posts

Carbonated water?
Thank you for your input everyone Smile.
posted 30 May 2011, 10:21
Carbonated water?
Random question: Do you count carbonated water (ie Perrier) towards your water goal? It has the same carbonic acid issue as soda but it's just water... so I don't know.
posted 26 May 2011, 12:21
New Vegetable to Try
I love beets! A fresh roasted beet sliced with a little butter... incredible. Of course borsch is my favorite use of them.

Try jicama in a salad. It's so crisp and refreshing Smile.
posted 21 Feb 2011, 18:09
Greek yogurt is a staple in my diet too, especially since these super high protein versions came out. Homemade greek yogurt is made by straining out some of the whey, resulting in a thicker, creamier product for no more fat. If you read the labels on "traditional" greek yogurt products, you'll find it reflects that (6g of protein per serving, no fat). The little greek yogurt cups have concentrated whey added back in to boost protein (15-20 g per serving).

Which is hardly natural... but highly nutritious Smile.
posted 13 Jan 2011, 19:36
Sugar Free vs. Fat Free
I tend to be a little anti fake food. I take coffee with actual milk and real sugar. I refuse to use most artificial sweeteners, but regularly use stevia. I tend to miss fat more than sugar, so in an ideal world I would say I'd choose the sugar free version, but really I'd just opt out.
posted 05 Jan 2011, 19:47
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27 June 2011

I'm leaving fatsecret. I just deleted all of my journal entries and previous weights. It's very freeing. I'm not giving up, I'm just moving on. Thank ...
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