Joined October 2011
Weight History

Start Weight
301.0 lb
Lost so far: 28.4 lb

Current Weight
272.6 lb
Performance: losing 0.1 lb a week

Goal Weight
240.0 lb
Still to go: 32.6 lb
I "did" Atkins once on the advice of one of my buddies. It worked great, and kept me healthy. After I dropped nearly 40 lbs from Atkins, I developed high blood pressure, and had to cut out a lot of the foods I liked due to their high sodium content. I took some time off from "dieting" and gained back the original 40 plus another 10 lbs. I'm in the process of shifting my lifestyle to be more active in general, and as part of it, I'm working towards getting into shape and losing the weight that I have gained back in addition to the weight I needed to lose. I'm tried the calorie count method with a twist. I read "The Truth About 6 Pack Abs" by Mike Geary, and he suggested calorie count as the way to go. Well it wasn't. I ended up gaining more *fat* from calorie counting than I would have if I had gone back to Atkins. Now I'm back on Atkins and my body is "happy" to lose the weight.

joeybaghodoughnuts1's Weight History

joeybaghodoughnuts1's Latest Member Challenges

  Do 100 Pushups
status: Completed
ended: 30 Jun 12
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Sweet Georgia Peaches
last weighin: gaining 0.5 lb a week Up
last weighin: steady Steady
last weighin: losing 1.4 lb a week Down
on diet Atkins
last weighin: losing 2.2 lb a week Down

joeybaghodoughnuts1's Cookbook

cals: 242kcal | fat: 18.66g | carbs: 10.59g | prot: 10.09g
Cauliflower Fried Rice
Grated cauliflower instead of rice is both delicious and low carb.
cals: 373kcal | fat: 20.85g | carbs: 17.75g | prot: 29.68g
Alamo Turkey Patties
Grilled turkey burgers with a Southwestern flavor.
cals: 143kcal | fat: 11.26g | carbs: 4.44g | prot: 6.65g
Zucchini Hash Browns
Yummy and healthy zucchini hash browns that helps with potato cravings.
cals: 168kcal | fat: 3.80g | carbs: 3.72g | prot: 27.77g
Mushroom Chicken Marsala
A chicken marsala that's tantalizingly good.
cals: 351kcal | fat: 29.72g | carbs: 13.19g | prot: 11.61g
Flax Bread II
Fluffy low carb flax bread that is good for sandwiches and for toasting in the oven.
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joeybaghodoughnuts1's Latest Posts

Grils scout cookies!
shmiller wrote:
Could you share them with your local food pantry or soup kitchen or other nutrition ministry?

That's a fantastic idea! I don't know why I didn't think of it.
posted 14 Mar 2013, 14:14
Grils scout cookies!
Lindoor Truffles are my favorite!!! *Why oh why* won't Lindt make a sugar free one (in *MINT*).

My problem is that I committed to buying Girl Scout cookies and then my whole household went Low Carb together, so I have boxes and boxes of Tagalongs and Thin Mints buried in my freezer (out of sight, out of mind).
posted 14 Mar 2013, 11:31
Atkins side effects
Today is my first day of Atkins Induction, for the second time. I have to know, does anyone else suffer from problems with being cold all the time while they're on Atkins? If so, what do you do?


-Joey B.
posted 06 Aug 2012, 12:14
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20 May 2016

I didn't get to measure belly girth today, but I'm in need of punching belts again, so it's going the right way.
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20 March 2016

49 1/8 in at the bellybutton. Still have a way to go, but progress nonetheless!
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