Start Weight:(07 Aug 16) 253.0 lb
Current Weight:(13 Oct 16) 249.8 lb
Goal Weight:155.0 lb
following: PhotogGal's own diet
performance: losing 7.0 lb a week

FatSecret member since: 21 Jan 12

PhotogGal's Weight History

PhotogGal's Latest Member Challenges

  Track all your food
status: Completed
ended: 02 Sep 13
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  Gyming It Up
status: Completed
ended: 09 Apr 12
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PhotogGal's Buddies

last weighin: losing 14.0 lb a week Down
last weighin: steady Steady
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on diet The GI diet
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PhotogGal's Cookbook

cals: 74kcal | fat: 2.33g | carbs: 13.92g | prot: 0.94g
Roasted Peaches
An elegant low-calorie, flavorful dessert that's incredibly easy to make.
cals: 131kcal | fat: 10.35g | carbs: 8.98g | prot: 2.55g
Caramelized Brussels Sprouts
Brussel sprout haters will be sure to change their mind after enjoying this fantastic dish.
cals: 257kcal | fat: 17.44g | carbs: 0.99g | prot: 22.74g
Balsamic Salmon
Quick and easy salmon with lots of flavor.
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PhotogGal's Latest Posts

what to do when you don't like to cook, and really don't know how
We sound a lot alike. I was just lecturing myself on how I must start eating better and planning ahead. It seems I go from one activity to another and don't have time to eat then go through a drive-through on my way home. I'm a sugar addict and have still not been able to give up Diet Coke. I don't have a new hip, but I need one and can't have the surgery. And I think I may also be experiencing a rotator cuff problem (would like to know more about yours and what the symptoms are).

I cannot really exercise much, but if I can change my thoughts to more positive ones and start eating better, I think I have a good chance of at least losing some weight. And even if I don't lose much weight, I'm sure to at least start feeling better. Maybe if you buddy up with someone, you'd stand a better chance of sticking to it this time.

posted 15 Jul 2015, 18:02
Sometimes you have to stop and think...
So true and well said. I don't think a lot of people realize how important mind set is in the weight loss battle!
posted 13 Jul 2013, 06:48
Swollen ankles???
I agree that cankles suck! I have hypothyroidism too, but in my case, I learned that my cankles are a symptom of the leaky aortic valve I have. My cardiologist changed my BP meds and took me off the diuretic I was on. I told him that I suppose cankles are better than a heart attack because I was on meds that weren't doing me any favors.
posted 26 May 2013, 06:31
Steady she goes!
I have exercise restrictions too. After I finished physical therapy (because my insurance allotment for PT for the fiscal year had run out), I asked if I could join just the pool in the facility where I was going for PT. Since I have been continuing my PT exercises (plus added more) regularly in the warm pool, I have managed to remain relatively pain-free since shortly after Christmas, even though I still need a hip replacement and have limited range of motion on dry land. It's been a real godsend, and not being in pain constantly motivates me to keep going. Now, only if I could get motivated to be more consistent with healthy eating!
posted 21 Jan 2013, 11:15
Regognizing progress
That was a very inspirational story on a day when I need to be kind to myself and realize just how far I've come already. Too often we're in such a hurry to get to the next step that we don't really stop to appreciate and pat ourselves on the back for all we've done aready to get where we are today.
posted 27 Apr 2012, 09:48
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25 October 2016

True Confessions: I don't know what possessed me (Oh yes, it was Satan!), but after not eating even one for weeks, I bought a bag of Tootsie Roll Midgets ...
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16 October 2016

Have had a very nice, relaxing weekend. Yesterday went with a friend for a drive up into the mountains toward Asheville, where we had a lovely and lei ...
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PhotogGal's Groups

60+ with 50-100 lbs to Lose
60+ with 50-100 pounds to lose.

Lose Weight with Hypothyroid
A group for all of us suffering from hypothyroid,which make most of us look like hippo!

Chronic Pain
A group for those that suffer with chronic pain and other debilitating conditions.

The 100 Club
A Group who's main focus is to shed 100 lbs!

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