kclab
Joined July 2011
Posts
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Weight History

Start Weight
181.4 lb
Lost so far: 5.4 lb

Current Weight
176.0 lb
Performance: losing 4.2 lb a week

Goal Weight
130.0 lb
Still to go: 46.0 lb
2016/17 update:Spending most of my time babysitting my grands while my daughter, while working full time, goes back to school pursuing her doctorate degree. Oh yes, she is also going through a divorce.... life is never boring. I really do want to be around for a good long time so must needs get serious about this. If I don't take myself seriously, who will?? Thank you all for being there for me when I have needed encouragement. I could not do this without you all.
2015 update: Life certainly is a cha-cha-cha. Temporarily in Alabama to be available for mom, while older brother's work takes him out of State for the next year. Not how I planned this next year to be; it is what it is. I am using this time to get very serious about reducing my weight; enough of the plateau game! My goal is to be at goal by next June.... maybe sooner, if the winds are right and the river doesn't rise.
2014 update: This last year has brought some changes, but not with my weight. On the other hand, It has truly been nice to no longer be a full-time caregiver to my mom (wooHoo). I'm working on just trying to be healthy for me. It's two steps forward and one step back, just a chacha in the dance of life.
2013: I'm gramma to amazing, lively, and intelligent twin grandboys, born in 2003, and to one strong-willed grandgirl who was born in March, 2011. I want to be healthy so that I can be in their lives for a good, long time.
I am married, in my mid-60's, retired, with my primary residence in Oregon, USA. I am indeed fortunate to have the flexibility in my life to do the things I want to do. I prefer to think of the glass as half-full rather than half empty but that does not mean I am a pollyanna - far from that. I have struggled with my weight and depression for most of my life. It has only been in the last 5 years that I feel I have finally learned to come to happiness with myself.
I plan to live a good long time and I want to be totally in each and every moment of this life.

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  We Are All In This Together no 7
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  We are all in this together no 6
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cals: 152kcal | fat: 5.97g | carbs: 10.37g | prot: 14.79g
Crustless Asparagus Quiche
Classic asparagus quiche without the crust.
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food diary techie question
Go to your weigh-in page, on the right you click on "restart" Diet. Then you can choose to hide the history before the restart. I think that will remove the old stuff.
posted 31 Aug 2016, 10:17
Diverticulosis
I find that if I nuke the pumpkin seeds a bit (say 15-20 seconds) that they soften up a bit and make eating them easier.
posted 31 Aug 2016, 10:10
Body image
Dang, I have that same little voice in my head, telling me negative things. I wish there were a mute button for it. Nuff said!
I try to remember that, like fine wine, age has its own beauty and bouguet. I am trying to focus on the positive.... and just keep moving forward and onward!! Hang in there!
posted 01 May 2012, 14:32
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18 August 2017

back in France after a busy 7 weeks with the grands at home in Oregon. the grands head back to school shortly so still busy getting all that in order. ...
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17 June 2017

This has been the most difficult of stints here with the grands. It is NOT due to them but rather to the ups and downs of how my mom is doing. She has ...
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