Tex1965

Start Weight:(07 Dec 07) 214.0 lb
Current Weight:(07 Dec 12) 191.2 lb
Goal Weight:145.0 lb
following: The South Beach Diet
performance: losing 0.1 lb a week

I am a 47 yo SAHM of 3 energetic boys. Our oldest is 10 and the youngest are almost 8 yo identical twins. They keep me on my toes and stressed out all day long.

I've been carrying these excess pounds since the birth of the twins and it literllay weighs me down. We have a family trip this summer and I want to have the weight off so I won't feel like I am on the outside looking in. I let my weight dictate what I do...like I won't wear a bathing suit so I miss out on the kids loving the water.

I chose South Beach Diet b/c with the twins I had gestational diabetes. Once the twins were born it went away but the likelihood of it returning is high. SB is low glycemic which is necessary for a diabetic, it stabalizes the blood sugar.

I don't food journal on this site. I do it manually. Just easier for me.

I hope one day to be a success story.
~Updated 12/7/12

FatSecret member since: 07 Dec 07

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Herbie
last weighin: gaining 0.1 lb a week Up
 
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sandrita
on diet Atkins
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Tex1965's Cookbook

cals: 516kcal | fat: 34.66g | carbs: 21.71g | prot: 31.87g
Eggplant Manicotti
A delicious no pasta manicotti.
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Black Night Wranglers Check In and Update!
HI everyone. Is this still the most current thread for us? I get lost so easily. Laughing
posted 17 Dec 2007, 07:47
Chinese/Stir Fry
Many thanks ladies!

Just in time for my weekly shopping!
posted 15 Dec 2007, 06:37
Chinese/Stir Fry
Does anyone have a recipe that is good for Phase 1?

THANKS!
posted 14 Dec 2007, 16:55
Question of concern...WARNING LONG POST
Lotus wrote:
No milk allowed on level one, and only fat free or light soy on level two. 6-8 oz of vegetable juice recommended to avoid too much sugar. No more than 1 small tomato or 1/2 cup tomatos a day on Level one.


Hi. I just wanted to let you know that these limits have been changed in Phase 1 - you are now allowed up 2 servings of skim or 1% milk, or ff yogurt and tomotos are no longer limited. There have been several other updates also.
posted 11 Dec 2007, 06:36
Question of concern...WARNING LONG POST
I finished Day 2 of Phase 1. I have journaled everything that has gone into my mouth on another site (Calorie King...I'm just used to it there. Anyway, my caloric intake has been around 1200-1300 (which is a little lower than I want) BUT my concern is how high the fat is. Here is cut and paste of my day if anyone might look at it. I'm sorry it it's tough to interpret. Am I way off on the program???

Breakfast
1 Citrucel
1 cup (8 fl.oz) of Milk: Cow, Light or Low-Fat
2 tablespoon (0.5 oz) of Cream: Half & Half, Fat-Free
1/2 bottle (12 fl.oz) of V8: Vegetable Juices: 100% Vegetable
1 slice (1 oz) of Cheese: Provolone
1 slice, 3-1/2" square (0.7 oz) of Deli & Luncheon Meat: Turkey breast meat

Lunch
3 oz of Fruit, Fresh: Avocados, average all types, raw, edible portion
1 whole, small, 2-2/5" dia (3.2 oz) of Vegetables, Fresh: Tomato, red, ripe, raw, edible portion
1 serving, 1/2 cup (4.6 oz) of Progresso: Vegetables, Canned: Black Beans
2 wedge yields (0.2 fl.oz) of Fruit Juices: Lemon, fresh
1/4 oz of Vegetables, Fresh: Cilantro (coriander), leaves, raw, edible portion
1 Citrucel

Dinner
5 oz of Beef Steaks: Top Sirloin, Lean Only, broiled 1 whole, medium, 2-3/5" dia (4.3 oz) of Vegetables, Fresh: Tomato, red, ripe, raw, edible portion
1T Pesto (Classico)
1 tablespoons (1.1 oz) of Breakstone's: Sour Cream: Reduced-Fat
1 tablespoon (0.5 oz) of Hellmann's: Mayonnaise: Real 1 cup, chopped (3.2 oz) of Vegetables, Fresh: Broccoli, raw, edible portion

1/2 cup (8.7 oz) of Cheese: Ricotta, part skim

Food Total Cals Fat Prot. Carb. Fiber
Day Total 1299 70.2g 89.4g 76.4g 38.1g

posted 10 Dec 2007, 18:07
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12 December 2007

I'm on day 3 of phase 1. I didn't exercise today do to leg pain - thought resting today was more beneficial in the long run. Sticking to the plam, but ...
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11 December 2007

Just starting out...so this is attributed to water weight loss.
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