elvenbeauty

Start Weight:(11 Nov 13) 193.2 lb
Current Weight:(25 Dec 13) 186.7 lb
Goal Weight:145.0 lb
following: Weight Watchers
performance: gaining 0.4 lb a week

Hello,

My name is Heather and I am 29 years old. I have struggled with weight all my life and I am learning from my past mistakes and forming new and healthy habits for myself and my 6 year old son. I have been on many different plans, such as Weight Watchers and Medical Weight Loss. I have lost about 30 pounds so far, since August of 2011. I am still very much on my weight loss journey.

My Mini Goals:

165: 1st Mini Goal

155: 2nd Mini Goal

145: Final Goal

FatSecret member since: 07 Aug 10

elvenbeauty's Weight History


elvenbeauty's Latest Member Challenges

124
  15 lbs in 7 weeks!
status: Completed
ended: 21 Oct 13
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275
  Spring forward - 10% loss before summer!
status: Completed
ended: 12 Jun 13
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elvenbeauty's Buddies

riocaz
last weighin: losing 5.6 lb a week Down
 
SELouisiana
last weighin: steady Steady
Losin25
last weighin: gaining 0.3 lb a week Up
 
SeemaR
on diet Atkins
last weighin: gaining 0.4 lb a week Up

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elvenbeauty's Cookbook

cals: 240kcal | fat: 7.13g | carbs: 41.04g | prot: 5.01g
Baked Seasoned Fries
A healthier alternative to deep fried french fries without sacrificing taste.
cals: 301kcal | fat: 10.26g | carbs: 23.87g | prot: 26.33g
Turkey Enchilada Casserole
Sensational layered tortillas and ground turkey with enchilada sauce and reduced fat cheese.
cals: 263kcal | fat: 4.02g | carbs: 55.08g | prot: 4.79g
Apple Crisp
Delicious sweet baked apple crisp.
cals: 91kcal | fat: 0.94g | carbs: 22.94g | prot: 0.68g
Baked Apple with Pumpkin Pie Spice
A scrumptious substitution for apple pie that's an ideal evening treat.
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elvenbeauty's Latest Posts

What a challange..
Keep going.... calorie counting is hard, but using a smartphone app or journal helps. I love the app, keeps me in check all day. I have lost over 25 pounds calorie counting and I am still going.
posted 02 Jul 2013, 17:23
sweets!!
It will take about 2 weeks of clean eating, with no added sugars to start to curb your sweet tooth. I noticed that when I up my protein intake and lower my carb intake it helps.
posted 02 Jul 2013, 17:21
best breakfast?
Protein Shake with some fruit is my go to breakfast.
posted 01 Jul 2013, 17:19
Atkins and foot/leg cramps
If it is potassium, have your bloodwork checked so they can guide you into the right dosage for a supplement. I have potassium issues and it is dangerous to play around with potassium supplements without medical advice....too much or too little is harmful.
posted 27 Apr 2013, 18:26
How Often Do you weigh yourself?
I weigh daily, but it is to catch problems before they happen. I know that it will fluctuate. In fact, here is a great example....

On Saturday I weighed in at 175. I ate some salty food (chinese) for dinner, Sunday I weighed in at 176. I knew why, I retain water very quickly. On Sunday I also did 20 mile road ride, so my muscles were sore. On Monday, I weighed in at 178.4. But by yesterday the water weight was gone, the muscle swelling is gone and bam, I am at 174 now.

The whole time, I was watching what I eat, keeping to my portions sizes and calorie intake, but it was the type of food and exercise that I did, that caused a false weight gain. I record my weight once to twice a week, usually on Wednesdays or Thursdays and on a weekend day.
posted 26 Apr 2013, 06:02
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02 September 2013

I went up last night....not sure how, but I think that I snacked too much and didn't put it all on my tracker... :( I am still tracking though. I am ...
on diet Calorie Count  

01 September 2013

My official starting weight for September is 182.4.... up a little, but I had steak for dinner and too many carbs yesterday. It is still no excuse. I ...
on diet Calorie Count  

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Losing the LBS while TTC
If you're looking to lose a few pounds while trying to conceive, this group is for you!

30's with 25-50 lbs to Lose
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Bikes: Ride them.

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