marylpn

Start Weight:(07 Sep 16) 198.0 lb
Current Weight:(28 Oct 16) 195.0 lb
Goal Weight:145.0 lb
following: Weight Watchers
performance: losing 1.5 lb a week

I am 60 yo and have battled my weight most of my adult life. Classic yo-yo dieter over the years. I just recently realized that I am remind myself of my mother though much earlier. She was 73 when she passed and use to complain of having no energy, had bad feet so she couldn't walk and was over weight most of her life also. I feel as if I just stepped into her shoes! On one hand...think that at 60 I am still somewhat young. I am a Nurse and work mostly with the older generation and am constantly reminded what a youngster I am :) In truth a lot of my patients are in better shape than me. I have some 90 year olds that put me to shame. My husband of 44 years has never had a weight problem, of course he also never sits still, eats like a bird and comes from a family that weight control was never an issue. So, at this point in my life I feel like I am an embarrassment to him, I can't keep up with him. He can run circles around me. So, I am trying to lose the weight but more importantly get healthier. I am not getting any younger and at this rate I will develop health problems that come from obesity. I have 3 grown children and 8 grandchildren that I would like to be around for. So, I am determined to lose weight and begin walking. Hopefully when I see my Doctor in June my blood pressure will be down along with my weight.

FatSecret member since: 12 Jun 11

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  A Memorial Day to Remember!
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marylpn's Cookbook

cals: 270kcal | fat: 21.88g | carbs: 1.79g | prot: 14.60g
Sausage Frittata II
A tasty hot sausage frittata, perfect for any time of the day.
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: 199kcal | fat: 4.51g | carbs: 12.08g | prot: 27.47g
Beef & Broccoli Crock Pot
A hearty crock pot with beef and broccoli.
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marylpn's Latest Posts

Starting over
Hello everyone! After quitting smoking in January, gaining too much weight I am back and wish to restart my journey. This time I am going to do Atkins as WW for me has way too many carbs. My question is, is there a way for me to change my diet plan and starting weight on Fatsecret? I have looked and couldn't find out where to do that. I would like to delete my prior weight as it is too depressing Crying or Very sad and enter my current weight with a start date of 4/9/12. Any help would be appreciated!
Thanks, Mary
posted 05 Apr 2012, 05:58
Accurate weight scale
Thanks everyone! After much review I went and bought the Omron HCM-516. I will probably only use the weight tracking but figured my hubby would enjoy the body composition feature.
posted 19 Sep 2011, 04:37
Accurate weight scale
Thanks to all of you for the replies. Looks like I will be scale shopping Smile
posted 12 Sep 2011, 04:43
Accurate weight scale
I need to get a new scale. What I thought would be an easy process is overwhelming! There are so many choices out thereConfused
All I want is a scale that is accurate, good quality and has weight recall. I would like one that shows what my weight was previously. Does anyone know of a good one out there? Would appreciate any advice.
Thanks, Mary
posted 11 Sep 2011, 14:42
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28 October 2016

Have been following WW pretty good. Last week much better though! I still did ok, this week as far as food goes. Unfortunately, have a few vacation days ...
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21 October 2016

Disappointed ;(
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60+ with 50-100 lbs to Lose
60+ with 50-100 pounds to lose.

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