Joined July 2011
Weight History

Start Weight
211.0 lb
Lost so far: 20.0 lb

Current Weight
191.0 lb
Performance: losing 0.9 lb a week

Goal Weight
185.0 lb
Still to go: 6.0 lb
I live on a small acreage in the foothills of the Rockies. We have a garden, some chickens, dogs and a cat. I work full time at my dream job as a branch library supervisor, and enjoy making things. Happily married with one kidlet, I am eating low fat due to gallbladder issues. I miss cheese and ice cream, but I don't miss the pain.

catinhat's Weight History

catinhat's Latest Member Challenges

  Walk and LOSE challenge!
status: In Progress
currently: Week 5 of 5
end date: Monday 25 Sep 17
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  The Strict Adherence Challenge 3
status: Completed
ended: 08 Aug 17
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Trucker Larry
last weighin: losing 14.7 lb a week Down
last weighin: gaining 3.4 lb a week Up
last weighin: steady Steady
last weighin: losing 1.4 lb a week Down

catinhat's Cookbook

cals: 80kcal | fat: 0.05g | carbs: 18.27g | prot: 2.08g
Angel Blueberry Cupcakes
Light, delicious and very satisfying.
cals: 88kcal | fat: 1.80g | carbs: 16.17g | prot: 4.62g
Mexican Lentil Soup
A healthy soup with a Mexican flavor.
cals: 217kcal | fat: 2.30g | carbs: 30.87g | prot: 16.57g
Chicken Noodle Soup II
A warming and wholesome chicken noodle soup recipe.
cals: 206kcal | fat: 0.46g | carbs: 41.70g | prot: 4.84g
Beer Bread II
Easy no-kneed, no-rise, beer bread.
cals: 244kcal | fat: 0.42g | carbs: 54.56g | prot: 6.79g
Creamy Smashed Potatoes
So delicious and creamy minus the butter and milk.
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catinhat's Latest Posts

Low Carb Diets - Do they work for everyone?
I have done low carb, and I get results, but I don't find the way of eating to be sustainable for me. I fall back to eating in a more typical way.

Right now, I'm having gall bladder issues and the only real way to keep from being in pain all the time is to eat very low fat. Fruits, vegetables, grains, beans, some low-fat meats like chicken or turkey breast, egg keeps the pain from flaring up and I'm losing some weight, and it feels more sustainable (for me) than the very low carb plans.
posted 23 Jun 2017, 23:51
Seeking friends
I am in a similar boat, looking for friends and support to do this together. We can connect on here if you like. Smile
posted 19 Jun 2017, 19:51
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11 September 2017

My weight is up some, which is expected for me this time of month, but I couldn't get the same number twice on my scale this morning. It has been a bit ...
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01 September 2017

August was a struggle for me in a lot of ways, but I managed to lose 5 pounds. Not my best month by a long shot, but I didn't fain, despite my struggles. ...
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