Start Weight:(20 Sep 09) 173.0 lb
Current Weight:(01 Mar 17) 181.5 lb
Goal Weight:136.0 lb
following: changeup's own diet
performance: losing 3.5 lb a week

It's simple. But it's not easy.

That about sums up trying to lose this extra weight.

For most of my life I was a competitive athlete (swimming, rowing, mnt biking) and was often the only female in the weight room.
Then,three or four years ago some pretty heavy things happened to me. I got through it all, but I packed on a lot weight during that time.

At my highest I was 40 -45 lbs over my normal weight. I never thought that would happen. But it did. And having gone through that has given me a lot of perspective.

This site has helped me re-establish good eating patterns. Looking forward to your support.

I'm getting older and all the research proves that keeping your weight at a healthy level improves your quality of life and longevity.

Anyone who is interested should look at a recent, definitive report on diet and cancer. Fascinating.

FatSecret member since: 27 Feb 08

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last weighin: steady Steady
last weighin: gaining 0.1 lb a week Up
last weighin: gaining 0.0 lb a week Up
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changeup's Cookbook

cals: 125kcal | fat: 2.20g | carbs: 25.52g | prot: 3.01g
Mixed Fruit Yogurt Smoothie
Really yummy blueberry, apple, orange, banana and yogurt smoothie.
cals: 171kcal | fat: 12.92g | carbs: 9.02g | prot: 5.35g
Beet Feta Salad
Beets and feta pair beautifully to create a wonderful creamy delicious salad.
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changeup's Latest Posts

PS: I'm still hurting from the workout!
posted 20 Apr 2010, 22:09
I'm going back Monday. No squats, burpees or cleans for me, but I suspect I'll be doing a kajillion pull ups, push ups and dips. They always seem to find a way to punish me!

PS: If you want a great body-weight workout, checkout Really switched on community and a good workout (esp if you are travelling).
posted 18 Apr 2010, 19:18
Wow. It seems to be working for you. I have missed a week and a half b/c of a knee injury. Great trainers at my facility so they will get me back on course. But I feel so lazy.
posted 16 Apr 2010, 22:56
Facts on Fish
I stopped eating ocean fish several years ago. Instead I eat cold fresh-water fish (trout, perch etc.).
Remember that for EVERY pound of fish you eat there is NINE pounds of net kill ... all the other ocean going creatures and fish that are killed and dumped back so you can have that one pound of fish.

When I see someone eating bluefin tuna, I may as well be watching someone eating a snow leopard or panada bear.

We are killing the oceans. Wake up. Read about it. Try to do your part to help save our oceans.
posted 20 Oct 2009, 15:07
Anyone else out there doing Crossfit? It's a blast
posted 10 Mar 2009, 15:48
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07 August 2016

Big BBQ at friend's farm. Feel horrible today... not from the BBQ, that was fun, but from the junky food I ate.
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06 December 2015

Not bad.Hope to be down several lbs by the end of the year.
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