maggamin

Start Weight:(21 May 12) 132.0 lb
Current Weight:(26 Jun 13) 110.8 lb
Goal Weight:115.0 lb
following: Atkins
performance: losing 0.6 lb a week

I've never had a weight problem until the past few years as I've come closer to menopause. I've been putting on some pounds and having a lot of problems losing them. It's become even worse as I started on bHRT back in January. I started craving sweets and carbs like crazy - and gave in to it most evenings... Now that my hormone levels are lowered and more balanced, my carb and sweet cravings have lessened. Lessened even more the longer I stay on the Atkins low carb program. I'm hoping this will work for me as I cannot afford to buy any more clothes in yet larger sizes! Not to mention, I hate the way I look and was feeling.

FatSecret member since: 27 May 12

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Lisa Kay
last weighin: gaining 1.0 lb a week Up
 
rallspach
last weighin: gaining 1.2 lb a week Up
carolyncasl
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mikefarinha
last weighin: losing 0.9 lb a week Down



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CHEATING!
I've found that cravings are my body's way of telling me I'm not getting enough fat. Do not be afraid of eating lots of fat on Atkins - especially during Induction. Good luck!
posted 20 Aug 2012, 14:39
Sweet
Breyer's low carb ice-cream bars...
posted 31 Jul 2012, 14:21
In and out of Ketosis??
Thanks Aurora - very interesting. Wish I could afford to use the meter...
posted 20 Jul 2012, 19:21
fatsecret is right? about carb count?
I didn't know that...when I input the Atkins bars I put sugar alcohols under "Other Carbohydrates" so maybe that's why it gets deducted. FS *should show sugar alcohol specifically though.
posted 18 Jul 2012, 16:00
fatsecret is right? about carb count?
When you input it into your diet calendar it will automatically deduct the fiber and sugar alcohols, if you have your account set up for net carb count. It will then show 2 net carbs on your diet calendar.
posted 18 Jul 2012, 14:10
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30 May 2013

Best diet in the world - break up diet.
on diet Atkins  

03 December 2012

New Diet - Heartbreak Diet after fiance dumps ya and gives you 7 days to vacate condo right before Thanksgiving...
on diet Atkins  losing 0.2 lb a week

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