Start Weight:(16 Mar 14) 240.0 lb
Current Weight:(15 Apr 14) 233.4 lb
Goal Weight:170.0 lb
following: Atkins
performance: losing 6.3 lb a week

My name is Lisa, I am 54 and live with my best friend, my boyfriend of 7 years and his 86 year old father who is going through some health issues right now. My boyfriend is the most supportive and positive man I have ever been with. I am I have my own health issues, an 80lb regain which seriously exacerbates my back and leg pain. I am a bariatric surgery patient since 2002 and maintained a 240lb weight loss until the past 2 or 3 years and through a combination of factors regained about 80lbs. I am trying to work in exercise despite the pain. My goals are to be healthy, for a decrease in pain, to be able to do things I need to do for daily living and to be able to get in some wants like enjoying travel and other activities in retirement.

FatSecret member since: 16 Mar 14

calysta1523's Weight History

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last weighin: losing 4.4 lb a week Down
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calysta1523's Cookbook

cals: 171kcal | fat: 12.76g | carbs: 4.56g | prot: 8.13g
Spinach, Bacon & Onion Crustless Pan Quiche
Delicious without the carb filled crust.
cals: 274kcal | fat: 17.27g | carbs: 1.08g | prot: 24.15g
Pork Chops with Mustard Cream Sauce
Creamy, tangy pork chops that will satisfy any hunger.
cals: 172kcal | fat: 6.75g | carbs: 1.58g | prot: 24.96g
Slow Cooker Lemon Garlic Chicken
A wonderful fix and forget recipe.
cals: 40kcal | fat: 2.65g | carbs: 0.44g | prot: 3.63g
Herbed Parmesan Crisp
A great appetizer or snack that you can serve with salad or crumble into soup.
cals: 216kcal | fat: 15.14g | carbs: 2.25g | prot: 16.54g
Garlic and Mustard Marinated Chicken
Low carb tasty chicken using a really simple marinade.
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calysta1523's Latest Posts

Constipation issues
I have just started my third week on Atkins induction and I take a daily narcotic medication for chronic pain. I am so constipated. I am trying just about everything I have read about, drinking about 80 to 100 ounces of water daily, eating lots of green leafy veggies, taking a tablespoon of Metamucil 3 times a day, taking two pericolace twice a day, and taking approximately 1500 milligrams of magnesium a day taken 3 doses.I am doing all of this everyday and have been for about 3 days now. Things are still hard so to speak. Really hoping things will kick in and get moving soon
posted 16 Mar 2014, 21:40
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12 April 2014

Up 2lbs this morning. I did have 2 atkins shakes yesterday due to a tooth extraction and not being able to eat. I thought I might stay the same but I'm ...
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03 April 2014

My stomach has been tied in knots all day. Woke up to all 3 of our cars with all their tires slashed. Spent at least 4 hours on the phone reporting it ...
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