Tamaralynn0480

Start Weight:(26 Apr 13) 244.0 lb
Current Weight:(07 Mar 14) 236.0 lb
Goal Weight:165.0 lb
following: Calorie Count
performance: gaining 0.6 lb a week

I'm 33 years old. Have 3 kids (ages 2, 11 and 15). I'm a full time Administrative Assistant for a Financial Institution - so the stress comes and goes.

I've been overweight most of my life from the time I hit puberty (when I stopped growing UP and started growing OUT). I have "dieted" on and off many times over the years, losing weight quickly then putting it all back on and then some more.

This time around, I want to be more realistic - still eat the foods I love but in smaller quantities and with more healthier options. I want to lose my weight slowly while training my body to love moving!

I've recently re-joined a gym and am starting to love my 2.5 hour escapes from home/work/life to just focus on me - I'll plug in my headphones and go full boar.

My boyfriend is sweet and thinks I'm gorgeous the way I am, but also supports my weight loss goals.



Mini Goals:
-Reach 220 lbs
-Get back to the gym - 12 days per month
-Jog 5 minutes straight without keeling over (former smoker)
-Join first 5K walk (JOINED June 9th, Walk to Fight Arthritis, Pledge goal = $250.00)

Long term goal:
- Get back to my former 190 lbs before I was pregnant with my youngest
-Jog minimum 30 minutes daily

Ultimate goal:
-150 - 165 lbs

-5K Run then 10K run

FatSecret member since: 03 May 13

Tamaralynn0480's Weight History


Tamaralynn0480's Latest Member Challenges

108
  JUMPING FOR JUNE
status: Completed
ended: 01 Jul 13
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132
  Salad-for-Dinner. 3 Nights Only.
status: Completed
ended: 16 May 13
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Tamaralynn0480's Buddies

Online now ghostwrite
last weighin: losing 0.2 lb a week Down
 
mummydee
on diet Atkins
not sharing weight
kkd1125
last weighin: losing 1.5 lb a week Down
 
westcoastbroke
last weighin: gaining 3.1 lb a week Up


Tamaralynn0480's Cookbook

cals: 190kcal | fat: 6.47g | carbs: 9.72g | prot: 22.60g
Grilled Vietnamese Chicken
So easy grilled Vietnamese style chicken, sure to become a favorite.
cals: 147kcal | fat: 3.05g | carbs: 5.27g | prot: 24.12g
Garlic Lime Chicken
Garlic lime boneless chicken breast you can grill, broil or sauté.
cals: 171kcal | fat: 12.09g | carbs: 9.70g | prot: 7.58g
Cheesy Spicy Cauliflower Bake
A low carb Mac & Cheese alternative that can also be made with broccoli.
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.
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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Tamaralynn0480's Latest Posts

inflammation and "diet" foods and weight gain
wow... makes me think. I gained 6 lbs in a week's time. I have also been eating a LOT of tomatoes over the past week because I got a whole bunch of them from a friend (and honestly was the only veggie/fruit I had available that was fresh and not canned). I'm also bloated like crazy and sore in all my joints. Going to stop eating them for a few days and see what happens.
posted 02 Jul 2013, 12:52
gross but... sweat smells almost like ammonia
Sk1nny - thanks I'll look into that Smile
posted 17 Jun 2013, 09:30
gross but... sweat smells almost like ammonia
Ahh! I've seen girls at the gym doing that (they have a special Weight with the loop for handle). I was wondering what it was.

Thanks Spacey Smile
posted 13 Jun 2013, 16:22
Fair Food and the power of your mind.
Yeah thats like our Poutine - it IS a Canadian thing, many people around the world have NO idea what it is (french fries doused in gravy and cheese curds). Also makeable at home - substituting deep fried fries for oven fries Smile
posted 13 Jun 2013, 15:13
Fair Food and the power of your mind.
Oh my gosh!! Waffles & Ice cream? You know I love my waffle cones, but never thought of the actual Waffles as a combo with Ice cream. Now I'm doomed... J/k! Gonna have to try it though!
posted 13 Jun 2013, 15:00
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07 March 2014

Long time since I logged in here. Been ill, injured, then winter hit with a vengance. Hormones have been going crazy, and need to get back off the pill. ...
on diet Calorie Count  gaining 0.6 lb a week

16 October 2013

Another pound down but feel so drained of energy. I was bad and ended up smoking this weekend - don't know what i was thinking! So "Quitting" again ...
on diet Calorie Count  

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