Start Weight:(23 Apr 13) 208.0 lb
Current Weight:(22 May 13) 201.5 lb
Goal Weight:158.0 lb
following: jlwalton's 1200-1400 calorie diet
performance: losing 1.5 lb a week

Hi there!

I am 42 years old and live in North Texas with my 3 beautiful daughters, my boyfriend and his son. I have steadily gained weight since I was in college and with each baby I have kept 10-15 pounds on. I have had high blood pressure for one year and take medication daily for it. I have not yo-yo dieted but instead I have used portion control successfully in the past only to gain the weight back when life gets more stressful than usual and I start to emotional eat more. Ofcourse with age even the portion control does not help me drop the weight as rapidly as I used to. I am ready for a permanent change to this vicious cycle that I am in and looking for encouragement, as well as to encourage someone else.

FatSecret member since: 23 Apr 13

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jlwalton's Latest Member Challenges

  Salad-for-Dinner. 3 Nights Only.
status: Completed
ended: 16 May 13
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  Two Hundred Squats Challenge
status: Completed
ended: 10 Jun 13
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on diet My own diet
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on diet Atkins
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last weighin: gaining 1.4 lb a week Up
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jlwalton's Cookbook

cals: 231kcal | fat: 11.11g | carbs: 6.07g | prot: 27.37g
Red Cabbage Meatloaf
Lean beef meatloaf studded with red cabbage and onions.
cals: 279kcal | fat: 20.90g | carbs: 7.51g | prot: 15.65g
Sausage & Sweet Potato Breakfast Frittata
A mix of sweet and savory flavors in this utterly satisfying breakfast dish.
cals: 221kcal | fat: 17.30g | carbs: 8.70g | prot: 9.55g
Mock Potato Soup II
It looks like and tastes like potato soup, but it's cauliflower.
cals: 174kcal | fat: 6.58g | carbs: 6.08g | prot: 22.38g
Beef and Asparagus Stir-Fry
Asian style beef stir-fry with asparagus and mushrooms.
cals: 271kcal | fat: 14.87g | carbs: 32.17g | prot: 8.77g
Vegetable Stir-Fry
A quick, healthy mixed vegetable and Asian sauce dish.
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08 May 2013

Hello!....Well it's been another week and I'm finally beginning to feel like myself again. I lost 3 pounds since my last weigh-in! Yayyyy! I don't feel ...

01 May 2013

Hi! I regained 2 pounds. I have been struggling with recovering from a nasty virus and still not quite right (nausea and feeling foggy headed), but I ...

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