Joined September 2010
Weight History

Start Weight
235.0 lb
Lost so far: 57.0 lb

Current Weight
178.0 lb
Performance: Steady

Goal Weight
175.0 lb
Still to go: 3.0 lb

I am a 37 year old mother of two teenagers. I recently retired my career as a nurse to start an independent career as a cosmetologist. I have been overweight most of my life. I struggle with high cholesterol, and hypothyroidism. I lost 54 pounds about three years and manage to keep all but 15 pounds off. Now, I am going to try to get these last 40 pounds off, but, this time, goin to try to do it the healthy way. I am not viewing it as a diet any longer, but, rather, a way of living. I have been able to maintain a low fat lifestyle for over a year now, and with that decreased my cholesterol 63 points. Now, to add calorie and carb management on top of the low fat way of life, and get the rest of the weight off.

Rajah1973's Weight History


on diet Atkins
last weighin: gaining 0.8 lb a week Up
last weighin: losing 2.3 lb a week Down
last weighin: losing 6.6 lb a week Down
last weighin: steady Steady

Rajah1973's Cookbook

cals: 242kcal | fat: 18.66g | carbs: 10.59g | prot: 10.09g
Cauliflower Fried Rice
Grated cauliflower instead of rice is both delicious and low carb.
cals: 348kcal | fat: 3.61g | carbs: 65.57g | prot: 16.87g
Crockpot Cabbage Rolls
Vegan cabbage rolls with kidney beans.
cals: 153kcal | fat: 1.12g | carbs: 41.16g | prot: 9.38g
Crunchy Onion Rings
Healthy, delicious onion rings.
cals: 240kcal | fat: 7.13g | carbs: 41.04g | prot: 5.01g
Baked Seasoned Fries
A healthier alternative to deep fried french fries without sacrificing taste.
cals: 236kcal | fat: 8.03g | carbs: 18.16g | prot: 23.22g
An easy to make beef lasagna dish.
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Rajah1973's Latest Posts

Thoughts on Kashi frozen meals?
I've tried three different kinds of the Kashi, but, the southwest style chicken is the only one I like so far and it only has one gram of fat. I am going to try the other if I can find it. Our Walmart only offers a few varieties of the Kashi. I didn't know the other flavors existed until I researched it online.
posted 16 Feb 2011, 14:08
Thoughts on Kashi frozen meals?
I've never heard of that brand. Are they also organic? I like the Kashi Southwest Style Chicken. It's not Mexican fajitas by far, but I can tolerate it, lol.
posted 16 Feb 2011, 11:45
Thoughts on Kashi frozen meals?
I was wondering if anyone has had any long term experience with replacing a meal with Kashi's frozen meals? I have been thinking of trying them for a quick lunch at work. What are your thoughts
posted 16 Feb 2011, 11:25
Losing weight- why am I angry?

I completely understand your feelings. I was so angry this morning while struggling to get my run in for the day that I was in tears! I get so angry with the situation. It seems like such a hopeless cause!
I guess that just goes with the struggle of it all. The only way I manage to complete my run this morning was to pray over it. I know that sounds weird but, I keep telling myself that I can do this through Christ that stengthens me.

Hang in there, and keep pushing through! It will be worth it all in the end!
posted 14 Feb 2011, 14:05
Water----When is too much?? And what about juices?
I was watching Doctors the other day and they were discussing the whole water thing. He said people are often misinformed about water. He said the body should have 64 ounces of water a day but it isn't about drinking 64 ounces of water. He said that number included the water in our foods, and other drinks. Just saying.....
posted 12 Feb 2011, 09:00
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23 February 2011

I am begining to think my weight will never come off. Running 1.5-2.0 miles a day, and spending an hour on the weights. Still no movement on the scales. ...
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13 January 2011

Finally!!! After several months, I got an app. with an RD!!! So, excited, and ready for a new approach! I only pray there is new hope for me!
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