beanhappy

Start Weight:(20 Jun 11) 158.0 lb
Current Weight:(02 Oct 12) 135.0 lb
Goal Weight:127.0 lb
following: The South Beach Diet
performance: gaining 0.2 lb a week

10 years ago I was a size 18 - after a bout of strep throat I lost weight and it made me re-evaluate my health..I would tie my shoes and blood would rush to my head !..I felt sluggish...and I was only 30 yrs old..and my children were old enough that the "baby fat" that I had gained while pregnant wasn't an excuse. I took control of my health. I counted fat - everything under 5 grams, ate smaller portions, more veggies etc..and it worked..I am a still a size 10.
However, I had begun to slip..I indulged more, gave myself permission to celebrate and snack more often..and my size 10 was stretching to an 11..I stopped wearing my bikini..and bought a one-piece..I started the south beach diet three weeks ago and I have lost almost ten pounds..my goal weight is 135..and a size 8..but most importantly I have discovered a new way to look at the way I eat..

FatSecret member since: 04 Jul 11

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beanhappy's Cookbook

cals: 260kcal | fat: 20.37g | carbs: 15.06g | prot: 8.35g
Warm Spinach & Pepper Salad
A delightful low carb salad with a beautiful blend of spinach, bell peppers and feta
cals: 58kcal | fat: 1.06g | carbs: 3.93g | prot: 8.59g
Crustless Spinach Pie II
Healthy and delicious (and simple) spinach quiche.
cals: 374kcal | fat: 14.47g | carbs: 59.17g | prot: 7.55g
Islander Buckwheat Porridge
A simple, no fail staple recipe that's super healthy and gluten free.
cals: 153kcal | fat: 1.12g | carbs: 41.16g | prot: 9.38g
Crunchy Onion Rings
Healthy, delicious onion rings.
cals: 543kcal | fat: 13.88g | carbs: 100.17g | prot: 12.59g
Sesame Noodles
Whole wheat pasta with toasted sesame seeds tossed in a delicious Asian sauce.
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02 October 2012

Getting married on April 28th was amazing..but after a two stay in Cuba and an all-inclusive holiday we both gained several pounds (six) for me. And that ...
on diet The South Beach Diet  

29 May 2012

South beach is an excellent guide to healthy living. I have discovered that it is not too difficult to go back to doing "maintenance" when my eating h ...
on diet The South Beach Diet  gaining 0.2 lb a week

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