TexasEllie

Start Weight:(10 Aug 14) 168.0 lb
Current Weight:(13 Apr 15) 154.0 lb
Goal Weight:122.0 lb
following: TexasEllie's own diet
performance: Steady

FatSecret member since: 06 Nov 10

TexasEllie's Weight History


TexasEllie's Latest Member Challenges

86
  MAKE 2015 THE YEAR FOR YOU TO KEEP THE WEIGHT OFF
status: Completed
ended: 30 Mar 15
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103
  Gluten Free/Low Carb/Sugar Free!! Feel GOOD!
status: Completed
ended: 11 Apr 13
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TexasEllie's Buddies

jparlett
buddies only
 
JDbowler
last weighin: steady Steady
Dimigun
buddies only
 
ChrisComedy
last weighin: gaining 2.8 lb a week Up


TexasEllie's Cookbook

cals: 71kcal | fat: 0.45g | carbs: 6.12g | prot: 11.65g
Crustless Spinach & Feta Pie
Easy breakfast, side or main dish, good hot or cold.
cals: 439kcal | fat: 26.87g | carbs: 29.17g | prot: 22.15g
Spanish Tortilla II
A classic Spanish style omelette with potatoes and onions, augmented here with asparagus and zucchini.
cals: 153kcal | fat: 1.12g | carbs: 41.16g | prot: 9.38g
Crunchy Onion Rings
Healthy, delicious onion rings.
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TexasEllie's Latest Posts

surprised by my calorie allowance
Hello Everyone!
I joined a couple of years ago but have gotten really serious over the last half of 2014.

My goal for this year is to continue losing toward my goal weight and most importantly - maintain that weight within a very small window - 3#. In concert with that is being active every day. Not getting sucked into the net and sitting in front of the screen for hours but Moving. I have always had a hard time doing that during the winter but now I'm member at our local gym so - a reason to leave the house. Another goal is to keep up with my annual medical check ups and exams. We lost some people in the past year and nearly lost others - really shook me up and made me realize, "This is my choice, my life - do I want to live it happy and healthy or miserable by increments?" I'm going to fight the decline I've seen around me.

Maintaining is the hardest but my very wise and healty MIL who is 78 and easily looks 10 years younger was chit chatting with me and said, "You just have to realize that you cant take your eye off the ball. We are 'women of a certain age' my Dear" She said that with a lot of love and empathy in her eyes and she's right IMO - This is why I've set a weight range to stick to. outside of my range, bells are going off and then followed sirens... and up my activity / eat very low cal diet until back in range. This requires me to step onto the scales every.day. - something many women are against because they beat themselves up if the number isnt what they want. I've had a personal reset in regard to that. I view the scale as a tool - not and enemy or something that makes me feel less. (no pun intended!)

Have a great day folks and may we all have a happy, healthy and prosperous 2015!
posted 05 Jan 2015, 07:48
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13 April 2015

We are grieving the loss of a loved one. Maintaining is the goal until I can get myself into a better frame of mind. Cancer sucks
on diet TexasEllie's own diet  steady weight

16 March 2015

Life happened. Bad news about a loved one and I tried to eat my pain. HOWEVER it's not the end of the world and I'm back on the wagon. This is what it's ...
on diet TexasEllie's own diet  gaining 0.8 lb a week

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Metro Detroit Community
Group for Metro Detroiters, Michigan to talk about diets and exercise together.

TexasEllie's Recent Activity

TexasEllie's Own Activity

TexasEllie submitted a diet Tip.
TexasEllie recorded a Journal Entry and a Weigh In at 154.0 lb.
TexasEllie submitted a diet Tip.
TexasEllie recorded a Journal Entry and a Weigh In at 154.0 lb.

TexasEllie's Buddies

jparlett supported DairyFarmersWife's Journal Entry.

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