Ra Ra
Joined March 2011
Weight History

Start Weight
208.0 lb
Lost so far: 11.0 lb

Current Weight
197.0 lb
Performance: losing 0.2 lb a week

Goal Weight
140.0 lb
Still to go: 57.0 lb
Hi everyone !I'm a 46 year old mother of 2 teenage boys. I've been married for 12 years. I work straight night shift from 6pm to 6 am. I realized that I really have no idea how to eat healthy. I don't like the term "diet" - just want to learn to eat healthy and actually think about what foods I'm putting into my body. Would love to have some buddies to help with support and advise !!

So, my own way is not working !! Been working out and watching calories, however I now believe that Carbs are what holds me back. So starting the Atkins Way March 8, 2013 !!

Mini Goals:
198 lbs by April 1st (The first 10 lbs)
187 lbs by May 10th (David's B-Day)
181 lbs by May 27th (Memorial Day)
175 lbs by June 21st (First day of Summer)
169 lbs by July 4th (Independence Day)
159 lbs by Aug 5th
151 lbs by Sept 2nd (Labor Day)
140 lbs by Oct 1st

Induction should be 65% Fat, 30% Protein, & 5% Net Carbs

Ra Ra's Weight History


last weighin: losing 4.2 lb a week Down
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last weighin: losing 0.6 lb a week Down

Ra Ra's Cookbook

cals: 203kcal | fat: 4.07g | carbs: 38.14g | prot: 8.74g
Sweet Potato Chilli
Sweet potato, carrots, peppers and protein packed beans in tomato sauce.
cals: 270kcal | fat: 21.88g | carbs: 1.79g | prot: 14.60g
Sausage Frittata II
A tasty hot sausage frittata, perfect for any time of the day.
cals: 115kcal | fat: 5.50g | carbs: 1.15g | prot: 14.24g
Bacon Wrapped Omelet Bites
Tasty little bites full of protein and perfect for breakfast.
cals: 40kcal | fat: 2.65g | carbs: 0.44g | prot: 3.63g
Herbed Parmesan Crisp
A great appetizer or snack that you can serve with salad or crumble into soup.
cals: 47kcal | fat: 3.35g | carbs: 0.68g | prot: 3.39g
Egg Buttons
Egg, cheese and green onions baked in muffin size bites for a meal on the go.
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Food For Thought
I agree with RavenSoul69 - I tried for 2 months to just loose 1 lbs with no success. The first week on Atkins Induction I lost 6.2 lbs ! I do recommend you read up on the Atkins before you start-- I wasn't exactly following it the first week, however still managed to loose some lbs. Good luck !
posted 21 Mar 2013, 02:10
Hey guys -- google "Linda's Low Carb Menu's and Recipes". She's got tons of great recipes and even menues. She even breaks down recipes that are ok for Induction. I know there is a Cabbage, Hamburger and Bacon.
posted 16 Mar 2013, 00:48
A mountain to climb
You should have "Mini Goals" and write them down so you can mark them off achieve them. I just did that and it changed my whole outlook.
posted 17 May 2012, 02:10
Bar Code Scanner
Yes the Bar Code Scanner Rocks !!
posted 17 May 2012, 01:48
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08 April 2013

Just went off the deep end this weekend !! Yuk !! But today was a new day and I actually got in workout and eating right !! Not beating myself up -- just ...
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11 March 2013

Wooo Hooo !! I see the number this morning, however I'm in disbelief. I've not seen my scale move in 2 months. I restarted my diet on Atkins and got ...
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