Start Weight:(23 Sep 09) 238.1 lb
Current Weight:(11 Jun 15) 264.6 lb
Goal Weight:242.5 lb
following: The South Beach Diet
performance: gaining 0.0 lb a week

Retired and living out in the sticks
2 daughters and 1 son who is addicted to drugs and I haven't seen for about 5 years
I've been overweight all adult life
My oldest daughter had breast cancer and a radical mastectomy and OH was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma last year so life has been stressful. Both are well now. I am determined to lose weight for youngest daughter,s wedding in June 09. I'm not going to be a fat 'mother of the bride'.

UPDATE - March 2012
Sadly my husband died April 2011. Have put back almost a couple of stones, but am now determined to get back on track

FatSecret member since: 28 Apr 08

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flaxseed's Latest Member Challenges

  Seven Days: Whatever It Takes!
status: Completed
ended: 11 Jan 10
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  Caffeine Free for a Week!!!!
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ended: 27 Oct 08
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flaxseed's Buddies

last weighin: steady Steady
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last weighin: gaining 1.2 lb a week Up
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flaxseed's Cookbook

cals: 48kcal | fat: 0.47g | carbs: 9.48g | prot: 2.52g
Garlic & Onion Mashed Cauliflower
A low carb substitute for potatoes.
cals: 120kcal | fat: 3.04g | carbs: 8.37g | prot: 15.42g
Chicken Vegetable Stew
A scrumptious stew using chicken breast and packed with loads of veggies and flavor that's low in fat and calories.
cals: 98kcal | fat: 4.05g | carbs: 10.03g | prot: 6.75g
Silky Cauliflower Soup
Easy and delicious cauliflower soup that's full of spices and flavor.
cals: 201kcal | fat: 14.04g | carbs: 10.26g | prot: 10.71g
Cinnamon Breakfast Muffin
A quick breakfast muffin that's good for Phase 1 of South Beach diet.
cals: 70kcal | fat: 0.22g | carbs: 17.63g | prot: 1.78g
Garlic Butternut Squash Soup
Butternut squash soup based on the nutrition guide for P90X.
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23 February 2014

What a weekend this has been - gale force winds and bins and stuff blowing all over the place. Its times like this I miss Raymond. To add insult to ...
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19 February 2014

Neither up nor down today
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