Joined October 2010
Weight History

Start Weight
163.0 lb
Lost so far: 0 lb

Current Weight
163.0 lb
Performance: losing 3.5 lb a week

Goal Weight
130.0 lb
Still to go: 33.0 lb
OK, finally a bio ...

Been on this earth for 49 years (soon to be 50!) and am grateful for every day I am given. My husband and I have two children, a preteen girl and a teenage boy. This year, we will celebrate 15 years of marriage on our anniversary.

I was always athletic and into sports. I grew up playing tennis and softball and stayed active throughout my 20's and early thirties. I picked up my freshman 10 lbs in my college days and stabilized there. Then came marriage followed by children. I was married at 33 years old and had my son at 35 and my daughter when I was 37. Both pregnancies were difficult and I was sick every day throughout. I had to go into the hospital overnight quite a few times to get rehydrated from all of the vomiting. Between the two pregnancies, I picked up weight and peaked at 188 lbs on my 5'4" frame.

I joined an excellent bootcamp a few years ago and lost 60 lbs, however, it was expensive and we needed to cut back when my husband was diagnosed with non-hodgekins lymphoma. Thank the Lord he is cancer-free today and going strong. I ended up gaining about half of the weight back within the last two years between stress eating, not exercising, and the holidays.

Time to get back on track! I joined our community center and really enjoy going. My twin sister and I are planning a trip this year with two other high school classmates to commemorate our "youthful 50's" ... I WILL BE FABULOUS! :-)

Thanks to everyone for their support. This website is the best! I get such encouragement and great tips from the posts I read. God is good and I am truly blessed!


kimsan's Weight History

kimsan's Latest Member Challenges

  15 pounds in 3 weeks
status: Completed
ended: 31 Jan 14
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  No-Processed-Food October
status: Completed
ended: 29 Oct 13
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Lisa Kay
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last weighin: gaining 0.1 lb a week Up
last weighin: losing 0.7 lb a week Down

kimsan's Cookbook

cals: 51kcal | fat: 0.19g | carbs: 6.96g | prot: 5.93g
Jerky Greens
Fresh greens steamed in chicken broth with crumbled jerky and garlic cloves makes a low carb and low fat dish with plenty of fiber and Vitamin A.
cals: 48kcal | fat: 0.47g | carbs: 9.48g | prot: 2.52g
Garlic & Onion Mashed Cauliflower
A low carb substitute for potatoes.
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: 87kcal | fat: 3.43g | carbs: 13.54g | prot: 1.04g
Oven Baked Sweet Potato Fries
Delicious and kid friendly baked fries, great as a side or snack.
cals: 283kcal | fat: 5.02g | carbs: 31.91g | prot: 26.41g
Chicken Paella
There's no need to sweat it out in the kitchen (or gym) to enjoy this Spanish classic that's low in calories and made in a slow cooker.
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kimsan's Latest Posts

Zumba at home...
Is this your first Zumba DVD? I plan to get one for the XBox kinect and wanted to get feedback on them. Are they complicated? Did you burn a lot of calories? Was it reasonably simple to follow along with? Just curious…. Smile
posted 11 Jan 2014, 20:38
Has Anyone Finally Succeeded on Atkins After Struggling For So Long?

Jsfantome is spot on. You definitely need the book. Your fat intake is off the charts! Olive oil is good for you but not in the quantities you are using. Also, veggies are ESSENTIAL! I believe you can do it and have success on the Atkins plan. There is a challenge coming up soon for Atkins users, you should sign up for more encouragement and motivation.

Time to lose it! You can do it!
posted 20 Feb 2012, 22:20
The dark chocolate diet? Will it work?
You go girl! Resist temptation ... Kudos to you!
posted 14 Feb 2012, 08:24
Calorie counter app for android phone
Works great on my HTC Hero!
posted 26 Jan 2012, 23:07
New to this website!
Welcome Odious!
posted 26 Jan 2012, 22:47
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17 January 2014

Wow! Did not realize that 5 guys is so high in calories! The little fries are over 500 kcal a serving!? But boy did it taste good! Broth all day Thursday ...
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11 January 2014

Zumba today! yay! Calorie-wise I did OK. I try to eat at least 1200 calories and not go over my 1400 calorie RDI. I see from today's food diary that I ...
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