Joined February 2010
Weight History

Start Weight
136.0 lb
Lost so far: 0 lb

Current Weight
136.0 lb
Performance: gaining 2.2 lb a week

Goal Weight
120.0 lb
Still to go: 16.0 lb
I just graduated from college in May 2009, and I have joined the world of work work work. I went through a pretty bad time last summer while I was looking for my job and gained almost twenty pounds. I have gotten off about 8 of those pounds and now I am trying to get off the rest and get back to what I was. Besides trying to lose the weight I am doing this to feel good about myself. I was really active in high school and on and off in college and have learned that everytime I was actively working out and eating healthy I felt so much better (about how I looked and had so much less stress). So I am doing this to get that feeling back.

Update: I just got engaged, so know I have even more of a reason to get in shape. Can't wait until November 19, 2011 when I will become Mrs. Rocio. Yeah I know it sounds like a long time away, but I want to be at my goal weight before I even start looking at wedding dresses.

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  Making It Through The Holidays Part 2 Thanksgiving
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last weighin: steady Steady
last weighin: steady Steady
last weighin: losing 5.4 lb a week Down
last weighin: losing 1.0 lb a week Down

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Stepford Wife Costume - This is what keeps me motivated

lil_longhorn's Cookbook

cals: 230kcal | fat: 2.30g | carbs: 36.25g | prot: 15.94g
Sweet Potato Fries with Sweet Cheese Dip
No fryer needed with baked sweet potato in a delicious cheese dip.
cals: 153kcal | fat: 1.12g | carbs: 41.16g | prot: 9.38g
Crunchy Onion Rings
Healthy, delicious onion rings.
cals: 248kcal | fat: 14.47g | carbs: 28.83g | prot: 2.84g
Baked Sweet Potato Fries
Easy low-fat baked sweet potato fries for those craving a high-fat and salty treat like fast food french fries.
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: 191kcal | fat: 6.44g | carbs: 5.43g | prot: 29.38g
Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breast
Truly delicious spinach, onion and feta stuffed chicken breasts.
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Any fitness/ exercise advise needed please feel free to ask - Qualified trainer happy to help =o)
Can you give me some information on properly setting a RDI? I want to make sure that I haven't set mine too low, but I dont want it to be too high either.
posted 12 Jul 2011, 11:15
You could try cereal/protien bars. I like the Luna bars the taste good and they have a lot of different flavors you can choose from. You could also try eating some fruit, like an apple, banana or grapefruit just to get something in your stomach. Yogurt is also quick and easy (you can even make it a parfait by adding some furit and granola). Oatmeal is always good and fills me up. Well I hope that helps some. I think the main thing would be to just get yourself used to eating something in the morning and then when your used to it you can slowly try to eat a little more.
posted 25 Feb 2010, 08:42
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18 July 2011

Did pretty good over the weekend. Was at a retreat all weekend so couldnt pick what I ate, but I managed to still watch it and not gain any weight. Didnt ...

15 July 2011

Weight on Thursday was 138.5 (yeah for another .5 lb drop). I also used a scale with the BMI and H20- those were 26.5% and 52.3%. Not too bad. All I need ...

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