Start Weight:(27 Feb 14) 157.0 lb
Current Weight:(27 Feb 14) 157.0 lb
Goal Weight:125.0 lb
following: RubyRedSox's own diet
performance: gaining 0.8 lb a week

Starting weight was actually 216 Lbs April 6 2010
Goal weight met November 14th 2011

June 3rd 2010 I'm following a more healthy lifestyle. Keeping mindset toward more natural foods.

I'm Dianna, a Libra born on September 28th. I reside in Washington State. I'm 56, 5 feet tall and disabled with fibromyalgia which quickly put extra weight on me when I could no longer work and was dxd with T2 diabetes.

I love IncrediMail, Netflix, psp, ps3, kinnect AND my Wii!

STARTING WEIGHT; 216 April 6, 2010


Update;February 27th, 2014, well I kept gaining after my son fell ill then passed in May of 2013. So starting over now.

Update; March 23rd 2013, I gained 30Lbs from the year and a half after I moved to be near to my family but I wouldn't trade anything as even with the stress, spending time with my grand is a priceless memory. Now moved back home last week, I'm up to the challenge of getting my health back on track even with my "new" physical problem. I had trouble with pain in my joints before but it's been worse these last 6 months. I'm looking forward to finding a doctor who might help with my pain issues.

At present I'm about 138lbs and my goal is 125. I got down to under 110 last time which would've been fine for my build except I lost 80% of the weight from my upper body which left my torso uncushioned so any pressure against my ribs really hurt. It can be hard to explain the pain of fibromyalgia but my skin always hurts. So I'm thinking 120-125 might leave enough padding to save at least some of my sanity:)

FatSecret member since: 29 Apr 10

RubyRedSox's Weight History

RubyRedSox's Latest Member Challenges

  4 Weeks of DairyFarmersWife Madness
status: Completed
ended: 29 Apr 13
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  Spring into Summer Challenge! Mar 27 - June 19
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ended: 19 Jun 13
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RubyRedSox's Buddies

not sharing weight
last weighin: gaining 0.1 lb a week Up
Hermiones Mom
on diet The GI diet
last weighin: losing 0.6 lb a week Down
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RubyRedSox's Cookbook

cals: 452kcal | fat: 21.63g | carbs: 1.61g | prot: 59.69g
Creamy Pesto Philly Chicken
Low carb and easy chicken dish.
cals: 867kcal | fat: 67.42g | carbs: 7.71g | prot: 57.33g
Tuscan Steak With Creamed Spinach
Packed with protein, this is a delicious low carber's steak dinner.
cals: 112kcal | fat: 7.59g | carbs: 9.23g | prot: 3.94g
Roasted Cauliflower with Parmesan & Garlic
Cauliflower roasted with parmesan cheese and spices makes for a terrific side.
cals: 345kcal | fat: 21.13g | carbs: 2.66g | prot: 34.91g
Mexican Meatloaf
A tasty low carb Mexican flavored meatloaf.
cals: 162kcal | fat: 5.64g | carbs: 10.24g | prot: 17.79g
Beef with Chili and Vegetables
One skillet dinner of lean ground beef with colorful low glycemic veggies and chili provides taste without all the fat and carbs.
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RubyRedSox's Latest Posts

Sugar readings
Hi Zandra. I'm Dianna, am diabetic T2 and I agree with NCNOLE. How high is your blood sugar running? I've sent you a buddy request in case you'd like to chat. In the meantime, please keep posting. There's a lot of support on this site.

(((HUGS))) ~Dianna in WA
posted 09 Apr 2013, 11:24
I'm SO sorry about Riff. I do hope he is doing better. I did some extensive research some months back when I was thinking of buying an alternative sweetener for baking and did find this info about xylitol. HOWEVER it's far from common knowledge I agree. I only have a cat now but even so. There isn't any research I've found concerning xylitol toxicity and other pets. Most probably as dogs are more prone to eat people food than other pets and they often like sweets. Best wishes! ~Butterfly hugs, Ruby
posted 10 Aug 2012, 22:18
Before and After, anyone?
@fatkarateka...all I can say is WOW!!! You look wonderful and love the smile! ♥
posted 12 Nov 2011, 10:53
For diabetic T2's; has anyone noticed caffeine affecting your blood sugar levels?
@ MerrieMoo, I love listening/reading Rob Wolf. I'll definitely check out those podcasts. Thanks for the headup!!
posted 11 Oct 2011, 12:37
For diabetic T2's; has anyone noticed caffeine affecting your blood sugar levels?
@ greerp; Thank you. This is what I've been reading around the net also and I'm beginning to be a believer.
posted 11 Oct 2011, 12:34
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