Wee Em
Joined November 2011
Weight History

Start Weight
245.2 lb
Lost so far: 3.2 lb

Current Weight
242.0 lb
Performance: losing 1.6 lb a week

Goal Weight
190.0 lb
Still to go: 52.0 lb
I'm a 29/f from the Richmond, VA area.

This is my fourth time on Weight Watchers, and I'm hoping to actually stick with it this time. I started on 9/8/11 and am doing well so far. I started at 244 and now I'm at 224.

I've been fat all my life. I lost a lot of weight between my junior and senior years of high school due to stress. Later on in my college years, I met my now-husband, and his family does not care about eating well. So, I quickly gained weight. I went from about 215 - 220 to 280 over the course of 3 years.

Last year, I had some health problems (food allergies and a "rare but serious" side effect from an acne medicine). With my lifestyle changes (stop eating wheat) and the medicine I took to relieve the spinal fluid pressure, I dropped a lot of weight. So in January/February 2010, I was at 275 - 280, and by February 2011 I was about 225.

During this time, I was having some marital stress. I believed that "aided" in the weight loss. But this spring and summer, things got better for my husband and me and I started eating again. Found that I may have grown out of my wheat allergy (I've been reaction-free for over a year now) and actually began compulsive overeating toward the end of this summer.

I haven't been able to pinpoint the exact cause of my overeating, but I've been able to put a near-total stop to it with Weight Watchers and holding myself accountable. There are a few times where I have an extra cookie or two, or my entire lunch will consist of candy, but that's what my flex points are for!

I don't use the Weight Watchers community. I've had to come to this website to find the nutritional information for a lot of foods to find PointsPlus values. So I figured I'd see what FatSecret.com was all about.

Feel free to hit me up. I love to meet new people!

Wee Em's Weight History

Wee Em's Cookbook

cals: 46kcal | fat: 1.22g | carbs: 7.96g | prot: 1.30g
Water Chestnut Spinach Dip
A tasty and healthy dip to serve with pumpernickel bread or veggies.
cals: 138kcal | fat: 3.44g | carbs: 27.08g | prot: 4.25g
Curried Pumpkin Soup
Tasty and healthy pumpkin soup with a nice edge from the curry powder.
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26 February 2013

While I'm focusing more on calorie-counting, the Mayo Clinic diet is a great plan because it's not really about dieting. It's about eating right. I have ...
on diet Mayo Clinic Plan  

26 February 2013

I haven't followed this plan for a really long time, and I've actually been using the Lose It! app on iPhone for about a week. I've lost about 5 lbs. ...
on diet Weight Watchers  

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