Joined February 2011
Weight History

Start Weight
225.0 lb
Lost so far: 5.0 lb

Current Weight
220.0 lb
Performance: losing 0.9 lb a week

Goal Weight
190.0 lb
Still to go: 30.0 lb
My name is Randy and I am a Food Addict. Some people eat to live; I live to eat. I'll be 50 years old in June and have a pretty sedentary life. Mostly sit in front of a computer all day at work. I quit smoking 8 years ago and gained about 20 pounds, but after that my weight stayed pretty steady until about 2 years ago and I balloned up to about 230 pounds, a gain of about 22 pounds. I'd like to get down to about 190 and become more active. Wish me luck.

RandyB1961's Weight History

RandyB1961's Latest Member Challenges

  Lose 10 lbs by Halloween & Get ready for holidays!
status: Completed
ended: 25 Oct 11
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  Drink more water.....Eat less food.
status: Completed
ended: 14 Mar 11
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last weighin: losing 7.0 lb a week Down
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RandyB1961'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: 67kcal | fat: 0.98g | carbs: 11.76g | prot: 5.32g
Mashed Cauliflower
Lovely steamed cauliflower mashed with cheese and garlic.
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RandyB1961's Latest Posts

Congrats on reaching your goal!
posted 19 Nov 2014, 08:37
National Chain Restaurants
Ruby Tuesday has a decent salad bar. Also, They have a couple of fish dishes and some good vegetable choices as side items.

Red Lobster is a good choice for broiled/grilled fish.

posted 03 Oct 2014, 07:19
protein ideas
A tablespoon of Chia seeds in some Chobani yogurt is pretty good.
posted 26 Apr 2012, 08:39
protein ideas
A 100 calorie pack of Emerald Natural Almonds in your salad will give you 4g of protein.
posted 26 Apr 2012, 08:37
I can pretty much echo a mixture of what everyone else has said. I like to break up my exercise into several small chunks throughout the day.

I get up in the morning and do 10 mionutes on the exercise bike and 20 minutes on the treadmill. I have an elliptical at work and I try to do 10 minutes at least twice a day. I also try to walk up one of our structures here(30+ flights of stairs; about 400 steps) at least once a day.

In the evening I try to do 10 more minutes on the bike and 20 more on the treadmill.

I also make sure I'm got my iPod or the TV going as it seems to help me keep my mind off what my body is going through while I'm exercising!
posted 18 Apr 2012, 09:32
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17 November 2014

Only 8 pounds from my goal and my trend line finally turned green!
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14 November 2014

199 pounds! Pretty proud of myself right now . . .
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