Joined June 2012
Weight History

Start Weight
278.0 lb
Lost so far: 6.0 lb

Current Weight
284.0 lb
Performance: gaining 0.1 lb a week

Goal Weight
250.0 lb
Still to go: 34.0 lb
Weight challenged for the last several years - using food as a comfort to relieve the stress and anxiety of life's unexpected challenges. Starting to get a handle on things. First goal is 250 (down from my start at 326.5). We shall see what happens from there. I'm 6 ft 5 inches after losing an inch to gravity over the last number of years.

Happily married to my best friend with two grown children and six grand children.

I am a native duck (complete with webbed feet - ha!) - born in Oregon and now living in Vancouver (just outside Portland, Oregon). The beautiful green Pacific Northwest!

Sandy, my best friend (wife) and I have been on a diet I crafted for us last June (2012). She has done much better than I. She met her first goal, set another, met that and is now on her third and final goal!

Best of luck to you (the reader of this) as you travel down life's wonderful road filled with surprises, challenges, happiness, joy, and, yes, the occasional sorrow. How could we ever enjoy the sweet it if were not for the bitter to give us a comparison?

Cheers and happiness to you in your journey!

Steve & Sandy

Stevenrayhoward's Weight History


last weighin: steady Steady
last weighin: steady Steady
last weighin: losing 3.5 lb a week Down
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When it all began....
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60+ with 25-50 lbs to Lose

Stevenrayhoward's Cookbook

cals: 238kcal | fat: 15.09g | carbs: 6.82g | prot: 18.63g
Garlic Shrimp with Tomatoes & Basil
A simple and healthy dish for shrimp lovers.
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.
cals: 252kcal | fat: 13.65g | carbs: 16.89g | prot: 17.51g
Mexican Spaghetti
A delicious twist without regular noodles.
cals: 130kcal | fat: 8.70g | carbs: 9.05g | prot: 3.86g
Mock Cheesecake
Great substitute for real cheesecake for South Beach dieters.
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.
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Stevenrayhoward's journal

09 August 2014

No exercise, stopped logging food, slacked off on water intake.... No surprises here, right?

03 February 2014

Knock...knock... yep, still here! I've recently discovered, my weight is allergic to food! History: June, 2012 - 326 Sept., 2012 - 262 Sept., 2013 - 284 ...

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Morbid Obesity Buddies
Welcome to "THE MOB". This group is for people who are Morbidly Obese who need support from other people who get it!

60+ with 25-50 lbs to Lose
60+ with 25-50 pounds to lose.

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

Blood Type O
Blood Type O's & Atkins Dieters join together for support and sharing receipies.

Yes... I have Diabetes
This group is for anyone who is in some way affected by Diabetes. Past, Present, or Future... You or a loved one! Come join!

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