fightingobesity

Start Weight:(08 Apr 13) 293.2 lb
Current Weight:(24 Apr 13) 289.8 lb
Goal Weight:199.0 lb
following: fightingobesity's own diet
performance: losing 4.2 lb a week

A little about me...

My name is Emily, I'm 29 and I've been married to the absolute most wonderful man in the world for 9 years now. I'm a Hoosier--born and raised! We have no children of the human variety, but have a snuggle-y puppy, Lily (adopted July '10).

In August 2006, I was diagnosed with Insulin Resistance, Ammenorrhea, and a progesterone deficiency, thus causing my infertility. My husband and I have been trying to conceive for over 8 years now with no success at all.

In 2010, I was officially diagnosed with PCOS and hypothyroidism. I had suspected for a long time that that's what I was suffering from both, I just never had an "offical" diagnosis. Thus, another reason for the infertility.

In 2006 I was put on the medication Metformin and was able to lose 30lbs fairly quickly. But, in the summer of 2007, I went off the medication and gained the 30lbs back plus 13 more. Depressing...

With weight loss I can reverse the Insulin Resistance and lessen the symptoms of the PCOS which will hopefully end my struggles with Infertility. It's a constant and slow battle, but I'm not about to let myself just sit here and do nothing about it. This is my weight loss journey with PCOS and Insulin Resistance.

Current Medications:
1000mg Metformin (IR & PCOS)
25mcg levothyroxin (hypothyroidism)
20mg lisinopril (high blood pressure)
50mg spironolactone (PCOS & diuretic)

Herbals/Supplements:
Daily Mulit-Vitamin

FatSecret member since: 31 Aug 08

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  Things Take Time
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ended: 14 Feb 11
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  Low Carb Reduce Weight!
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ended: 05 Dec 10
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Rebby816
last weighin: losing 0.9 lb a week Down
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last weighin: losing 0.3 lb a week Down
 
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last weighin: gaining 4.5 lb a week Up


fightingobesity's Cookbook

cals: 66kcal | fat: 1.87g | carbs: 4.56g | prot: 8.50g
Creamy Crab Stuffed Mushrooms
A wonderful tasty appetizer.
cals: 155kcal | fat: 12.41g | carbs: 9.18g | prot: 4.68g
Sauteed Green Beans with Walnuts & Garlic
Green beans sauteed with bacon bits, walnuts and garlic.
cals: 112kcal | fat: 7.59g | carbs: 9.23g | prot: 3.94g
Roasted Cauliflower with Parmesan & Garlic
Cauliflower roasted with parmesan cheese and spices makes for a terrific side.
cals: 368kcal | fat: 23.91g | carbs: 4.07g | prot: 31.98g
Spicy Crab Salad
A delicious low carb lunch.
cals: 213kcal | fat: 19.29g | carbs: 5.44g | prot: 5.65g
Pumpkin Cheesecake
A fabulous low-carb cheesecake that will be just perfect for Thanksgiving.
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24 April 2013

Well, there you have it... I'm out of the 290's! Just barely, but I'm out of them. Wednesday's are my official weigh-in's for the week... so, this weight ...
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23 April 2013

I'm happy with my weight today even though I'm still in the 290's...I sometimes feel like I'll never get out of them. :/ My weight was 294 just last W ...

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