hennebrooke

Start Weight:(22 Mar 15) 249.0 lb
Current Weight:(27 Apr 15) 240.3 lb
Goal Weight:145.0 lb
following: LCHF: Low carb, High fat / Ketogenic Diet
performance: losing 7.7 lb a week

Hello all,

Here goes my Bio

I am 44 yrs old & have been the mid 200's for many many yrs. I have been married to my best friend for 19 years valentines day 2015. We have 1 daughter, and I have 3 step children, all wonderful and all happy :) I am finishing up my masters degree & will be pursuing my PhD. I am self employed which makes my time very flexible.

I still manage to keep somewhat active which is the only reason I am on the healthier side right now, for now. I ride horses (used to ride competitively, would love to get back there), I walk, ride bike, use my water rower & try to jog ;) I've had animals all my life so I have always kept busy :) I live in central Orlando, FL & have complete access to Universal Studios daily (parks and citywalk) so I use that as my own personal gym. I am very lucky I can do that, and I love it. I drive my husband into work sometimes & then wait until he is done which means I am at the park all day long sometimes, good place to get walking & stairs in & I'm even finding great healthy choices for food there as well so I am not eating park food. :)

I started LCHF lifestyle change March 21, 2015. Lost 5.5 lbs the first 6 1/2 days being good. So going to stick with this plan and see where it takes me. :) I do not take any daily prescription pills. I see the dr and have my blood work done every 6 months. BP is good, Cholesterol is holding at about 200 (could be better for sure), sugar is good, nothing out of range. (knocking on every piece of wood I can find right now!) I only take 6000mg fish oil, 99mg potassium, 500mg magnesium, and 1000mg Vit C. I am trying to eat clean (or at least much cleaner) than I did when I was younger. I have been doing that for about 2-3 years now. I feel much better.

My mother had diabetes & did not lead a very active or healthy lifestyle. She was on 12 different meds, taking 30 pills a day. I am determined not to be like that.

That is a bit about me.

FatSecret member since: 25 Jan 12

hennebrooke's Weight History


hennebrooke's Latest Member Challenges

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  LOSE 30 LBS IN 3 MONTHS!!
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ended: 23 Sep 13
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  Ten Pounds in a Month
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hennebrooke's Buddies

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last weighin: losing 2.8 lb a week Down
 
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hennebrooke's Cookbook

cals: 220kcal | fat: 2.72g | carbs: 26.19g | prot: 21.65g
Tuna & Lemon Spaghetti
Really fast recipe for a light pasta with tuna with a lemon scent.
cals: 337kcal | fat: 25.56g | carbs: 14.21g | prot: 15.20g
Avocado Egg Salad
Classic egg salad, but with no guilt. Made with avocado, replacing the mayonnaise.
cals: 116kcal | fat: 7.53g | carbs: 3.93g | prot: 8.84g
Spinach Chicken Pesto
A chicken recipe you can use with Greek bread, pasta, salad or zucchini noodles.
cals: 238kcal | fat: 9.30g | carbs: 9.75g | prot: 29.23g
Stuffed Chicken Parmesan
Italian food has never been so good on your waistline.
cals: 107kcal | fat: 4.08g | carbs: 4.99g | prot: 12.56g
Salmon Spinach Feta Quiche
Eggs and salmon provide a great protein mix together with vegetables and a little cheese.
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hennebrooke's Latest Posts

Where is everyone from?
Live in Orlando, Florida area for the past 4 yrs. From Lewiston NY (north of Buffalo originally). Smile
posted 05 Apr 2015, 11:39
Hi everyone
Hi TJ,
You can do it. Glad you made the decision to change. Smile I'm working on it too! Good luck with your journey.
posted 03 Feb 2015, 17:49
Hey all!
Hi! Good for you! I'm in Florida, USA.
Perseverance is the answer...it's hard to exercise every day and eat right consistently. You need to find a programs that works best for you. I'll invite you to be my buddy! Good luck!!!
posted 28 Sep 2012, 11:40
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26 April 2015

Good morning :) Woke up to a great surprise! Lost 1.5 yesterday. I was not expecting a drop because... My husband decided that he wanted chicken wings ...
on diet LCHF: Low carb, High fat / Ketogenic Diet  losing 0.1 lb a week

25 April 2015

Happy Saturday everyone. :) Today will be a busy day for us, a friend of mine is bringing her horse next week to semi retire at our barn. Will be inte ...

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