Start Weight:(03 Jan 13) 166.0 lb
Current Weight:(02 Nov 14) 147.2 lb
Goal Weight:140.0 lb
following: chereeguitar's own diet
performance: gaining 1.4 lb a week

I am a 59 year old female living in Scottsdale, Arizona, who has had a weight struggle her entire life [have been thin about 5-6 times before, but ALWAYS gain those SAME 20-30 lbs AGAIN!!!]

I work at home and have very strange hours [I work in the wee hours of the morning...1-2am till noon]

I find it difficult to put my weight FIRST as a priority... I don't even consider the health aspect, as I am in good health.

Am going to take myself seriously this time, and LOVE my body for all it does for me... [I have a feeling I've been looking at things from a self loathing perspective... and it's NO WONDER I can't stay thin with THAT mind-set!!]

Am going to study Diane Petrella's 'Living Lightly' program and follow it to a 'T' It's a GREAT PROGRAM... You should check it out!

Best wishes, and much love to all...


End of April 2013 155 lbs
End of May 2013 150 lbs
End of June 2013 147 lbs
End of July 2013 145 lbs
End of August 2013 142 lbs
End of September 2013 maintain!

Renewed mini-goals

End of August 145 lbs [slight set back...]
September 143 lbs
October 142 lbs
November MAINTAIN!!
December and on... MAINTAIN!!

Each and every month thereafter... MAINTAIN by weekly weigh-ins and consistent exercise [walking] daily.

FatSecret member since: 31 Dec 11

chereeguitar's Weight History

chereeguitar's Latest Member Challenges

  Lose 5 lbs for Spring Break!
status: Completed
ended: 11 Mar 12
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chereeguitar's Buddies

last weighin: gaining 0.8 lb a week Up
last weighin: gaining 1.3 lb a week Up
buddies only
on diet Atkins
last weighin: losing 0.1 lb a week Down

chereeguitar's Cookbook

cals: 27kcal | fat: 1.40g | carbs: 4.08g | prot: 0.27g
Chocolate Covered Strawberries
Deliciously sweet with the perfect touch of chocolate.
cals: 197kcal | fat: 5.78g | carbs: 31.65g | prot: 6.10g
Baked Pumpkin Custard
Delightful pumpkin custard that's just like pumpkin pie without the crust.
cals: 149kcal | fat: 10.00g | carbs: 10.22g | prot: 6.70g
Egg White Avocado Salad
A tasty healthy salad with apples, avocado and egg whites.
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chereeguitar's Latest Posts

Day 1


Deep inside, you knew all along you could do it!

Isn't it great when you prove yourself right?

All the Best,

posted 21 Feb 2014, 15:34
7 kg to go until summer
Sounds like a GOOD PLAN! I wish you the BEST of LUCK!
posted 31 May 2013, 03:51
7 kg to go until summer
We latch on to a 'Buddy' or two or three...and cheer each other on!

Typical posts include 'YOU CAN DO THIS!' and 'DON'T LET IT GET YOU DOWN!'

It REALLY helps to have this support system... but you've gotta GIVE as much as you TAKE...[to make it work for you!]

I wish you the best of luck!
posted 30 May 2013, 13:24
I'm stuck at 190lbs
Thank you for your posting... I know this to be true, but was going against all logic yesterday, and 'blew' the whole day! This week [starting today] will be different... I feel lousy after my day with no restraints, [emotionally AND physically!] NEVER AGAIN!! Thanks!
posted 12 May 2013, 03:26
Do you post exactly what the scale says?
I weigh in once a week [same day, same time;] and I take a water pill the night before [regularly] This helps me know that my loss/gain is actually 'meat' [?fat/?muscle?]

This helps me stay on my program/food plan, and it holds me very much accountable for my actions...
posted 03 Mar 2013, 06:41
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05 October 2014

Back to goal weight of 142 lbs... [WANT to go BELOW THAT - I liked it BEST, when I weighed about 137 lbs]. I'VE NOT BEEN MAKING an EFFORT to DECREASE ...

07 September 2014

IF YOU LOOK CLOSELY ENOUGH, into the eyes of another, [NO MATTER WHO THEY ARE, YOU WILL ALWAYS SEE ME. Go on. Try it - I dare you. The Uni ...

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The Mindfulness Group
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