Mik335

Start Weight:(24 Jul 13) 161.0 lb
Current Weight:(24 Jul 13) 161.0 lb
Goal Weight:151.0 lb
following: Mik335's own diet
performance: losing 2.3 lb a week

Three years ago I was working with Alzheimer's patients running my butt off...literally! I was working out and had gone shopping for jeans and found I was in a size 4....not bad for 50. Then I started working from home as a jewelry designer...basically on my butt all day and my weight has rocketed. 40lbs in that 3 years...10lb the first year, 15lbs the second and 15lbs already 3/4 through the third. Just HAVE to stop the trend.
I'm about to move Mom and I back to CA and I need all the energy I can muster to get the house ready to sell and do the move. Plus I'm planning to get on the teaching circuit next year and I'd like to have the energy not mention look my best to do that.
So my first goal is to lose 15lbs by Jan 1st and then 5lbs a month until I reach my goal.

FatSecret member since: 16 Nov 11

Mik335's Weight History


Mik335's Latest Member Challenges

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  1000 CALORIES A DAY TIL END OF YEAR
status: Completed
ended: 29 Dec 11
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72
  5% in the 5 week of Holiday Cheer
status: Completed
ended: 01 Jan 12
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Mik335's Cookbook

cals: 172kcal | fat: 6.75g | carbs: 1.58g | prot: 24.96g
Slow Cooker Lemon Garlic Chicken
A wonderful fix and forget recipe.
cals: 316kcal | fat: 8.53g | carbs: 10.14g | prot: 54.53g
Savory Balsamic Herb Chicken
A delightful chicken dish with lovely flavors.
cals: 103kcal | fat: 0.35g | carbs: 20.98g | prot: 6.09g
Eggplant Fries
French fry style eggplant without the calories and fat.
cals: 204kcal | fat: 14.64g | carbs: 6.68g | prot: 12.24g
Balsamic & Parmesan Roasted Cauliflower
A yummy side dish or meal.
cals: 156kcal | fat: 5.37g | carbs: 1.51g | prot: 23.81g
Spice-Rubbed Pork Tenderloin
Tasty pork tenderloin with a fantastic mix of spices.
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Mik335's Latest Posts

Lacking Energy?
I'm pretty new to FS and as I've been reading posts it seems a lot of people have low energy so I thought I'd mention something that worked for me.....maybe you know about it, maybe you don't.
A few years ago I was so tired no matter how much sleep I got and found it difficult to get myself off the couch and I just felt completely drained. So I dug out an old book I had "Inner Cleansing: How to Free Yourself from Joint-Muscle-Artery-Circulation Sludge" by Carlson Wade.
Reading through it I came across something that totally addressed what I was feeling.......lecithin.
In granule/powder form added to OJ. I had to drag myself to the health store but once I had taken my first dose it took about 30 mins and then I started to feel better. It really does help and can get you through those rough low energy days.

The book is really good and has lots of tips and recipes to get you feeling better. I just ordered a new copy because I can't find mine and it was pretty worn out Smile
posted 30 Nov 2011, 11:43
Coca-Cola
I will say drink water BUT try buying a can of apple or grape juice concentrate....defrost it, I like to keep it in a bottle in the fridge. A teaspoon of the concentrate in a glass and fill with a sparkling water, Perrier or Calistoga, tastes great and is easy on the wallet....AND it's water Smile
Kids love this too...great way to get them off soda.
posted 29 Nov 2011, 18:54
Your thoughts on weight loss hypnosis?
Hypnosis is good and can help. I trained in hypnosis years ago and I used it to keep my weight from jumping up and down all the time...I would fluctuate 15lbs constantly. It worked, it seemed whenever I started to gain it would kick in and level me out. Was like that for 20 years...never had to diet Smile It's just the last 3 years I've gained because my lifestyle changed to being sat all day long and living where I'm not able to walk to anything.
I'd say try it Smile
posted 29 Nov 2011, 16:22
Who Wants To be my FRIEND?
I just started a couple of weeks ago and this site really helps and I'll be your buddy Smile I'm also on the Biggest Loser Christmas edition.
posted 29 Nov 2011, 13:47
biggest loser week 10
I think John better be the biggest loser this week or his ass is outta there. Ramon looked great! I think the better thing to do with the contests that are more physical like the mile run is make the contestants beat themselves...beat their own time from before...and choose the winner in the same way as at the weigh-ins by percentage. Then the person who had increased their own speed the most would win....much more fair when you're putting a 60 yr old up against a 20 yr old.
posted 28 Nov 2011, 19:22
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28 December 2011

Didn't bother weighing, counting or exercising since Christmas Eve...so surprised to be down 2lbs.
on diet Mik335's own diet  losing 2.3 lb a week

22 December 2011

So no weight gained this week but none lost either. Going to start the 16/11/11 program today. 1600 the first day....then 2 days at 1100 with 40% of the ...
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50's with 25-50 lbs to Lose
50 somethings with 25-50 pounds to lose.

Working from Home
For those who work from home and do not get out as much as those who work in an office.

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A group for users of ellipticals, bikes, treadmills, home gyms and other convenient fitness equipment.

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