Start Weight:(16 Aug 13) 227.0 lb
Current Weight:(31 Oct 13) 218.2 lb
Goal Weight:180.0 lb
following: Michael Pollan's "Eat Food" Diet
performance: losing 1.1 lb a week

42, 5'8.5" -- and I keep losing the same 40-50lbs over and over. Back at it! Trying to eat healthier, focus, and move more. I don't have problems losing weight. I have proven that to myself. I have problems keeping it off. So I need to fix that.

Stats at start (August 16th, 2013)
45.5in waist

October 2nd
44in waist

FatSecret member since: 24 Aug 09

Z'sMama's Weight History

Z'sMama's Latest Member Challenges

  3 cups of green tea per day, for a week
status: Completed
ended: 16 Sep 13
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  First Steps to Fitness
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ended: 21 Mar 11
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Z'sMama's Buddies

Online now Johanne
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Z'sMama's Cookbook

cals: 179kcal | fat: 4.94g | carbs: 32.55g | prot: 2.74g
Vegan Lower-Fat Banana Bread
This bread is pure, unadulterated banana goodness.
cals: 644kcal | fat: 45.71g | carbs: 7.72g | prot: 39.50g
Garlicky Beef Daube
A relatively low fat beef stew recipe that tastes delicious and is easy to make for a weeknight meal.
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Z'sMama's Latest Posts

Vegan or vegetarian brown bag lunch ideas?
thank you!
posted 23 Oct 2013, 09:25
Vegan or vegetarian brown bag lunch ideas?
neat, thanks.
posted 15 Oct 2013, 09:31
How do i avoid being hungry all the time???
When I am hungry I eat. But the trick is to have stuff around you that is healthy and not too high in calories. So sometimes I eat all the leftover veggies from dinner. Or I make a giant bowl of salad (but just a little dressing). Baby carrots dipped in hot sauce. A piece of fruit even. And a big glass of water to go with. I don't believe in being hungry. Wink
posted 01 Oct 2013, 21:32
Vegan or vegetarian brown bag lunch ideas?
OMG that sounds good.
posted 24 Sep 2013, 07:06
Vegan or vegetarian brown bag lunch ideas?
All good ideas. Especially like the black bean, avocado, salsa wrap idea! And hummus wraps...would be great with some roasted veggies, hot sauce and pickled turnip which I happen to have in the fridge right now. And there are lots of things I could do with roasted beets. Any soup/stew suggestions? It is getting cold here. Thanks everybody.
posted 23 Sep 2013, 21:51
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14 January 2014

Well, haven't been here in a long time. I got busy with school and life and such I guess. Also, I am feeling a bit discouraged about the yo yo routine ...

11 November 2013

well well well... scared of the scale so didn't get on it today, after a lasagna filled weekend. Getting it together though this week. Lots of kale in ...

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