Joined February 2010
Weight History

Start Weight
175.0 lb
Lost so far: 3.0 lb

Current Weight
172.0 lb
Performance: losing 1.2 lb a week

Goal Weight
150.0 lb
Still to go: 22.0 lb
I turned 40 in October and weighed in heavier then I've ever been in my life - not exactly how I wanted to go 'over the hill'. I'm a stepmom to two very picky teenagers which basically means I'm eating the same junk food that they are, just because it's easier. That definitely has to change. Their dad and I have been together for 11 years now, and he often complains about his weight as well, so hopefully I will have a good support system. I am actively involved in animal rescue (I usually prefer my dogs company to most people I know...haha!) and that keeps me pretty busy. Good luck to all my fellow dieters - together I know we can do this!

UPDATE 4/16/2012

Back again....I was doing so well and then life got in the way. I was taking Zumba classes at least twice a week and loving it. I was walking the same. It was so easy and becoming a great habit. Then my work schedule changed and I couldn't attend classes anymore. I spent most of last winter sick and could barely make it through the day. But I'm back and healthy (or at least trying to be). I need to do this for me and I need to keep myself motivated and not expect others to do it for me!

mylabamber's Weight History

mylabamber's Latest Member Challenges

  Lose 3 pound a week
status: Completed
ended: 10 Nov 14
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  Sticking To A Small Goal Part II
status: Completed
ended: 30 Apr 12
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last weighin: losing 2.2 lb a week Down
last weighin: losing 2.1 lb a week Down
on diet Atkins
last weighin: losing 2.8 lb a week Down

mylabamber's Cookbook

cals: 78kcal | fat: 1.08g | carbs: 16.25g | prot: 1.68g
Butternut Squash, Carrot & Yam Soup
Thick and rich satisfying soup.
cals: 334kcal | fat: 7.12g | carbs: 45.68g | prot: 23.45g
Peachy Chicken Salad
A healthy and simple salad to make, even for non-cookers.
cals: 110kcal | fat: 7.51g | carbs: 1.74g | prot: 8.55g
Egg and Bacon Breakfast Muffins
A protein packed on-the-go breakfast muffin.
cals: 242kcal | fat: 6.02g | carbs: 40.05g | prot: 8.57g
Garden Pasta Salad
A easy pasta salad that everyone loves.
cals: 172kcal | fat: 6.75g | carbs: 1.58g | prot: 24.96g
Slow Cooker Lemon Garlic Chicken
A wonderful fix and forget recipe.
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mylabamber's Latest Posts

reached my ideal weight
Congratulations!!!!! Smile
posted 02 Oct 2014, 07:48
where do I start?
There are lots of beginner workout videos on YouTube. I am not one that enjoys going to the gym, so I bought myself hand weights and resistance bands. If you start with just 15-20 minutes a day, it's easier to build up. I just set my alarm earlier and force myself to do it. I really have felt better and been more alert, positive and upbeat. Good luck with whatever you decide!
posted 30 Sep 2014, 14:09
Hi everyone. Has been a crazy week getting ready to my step-daughter's graduation party on Saturday. Haven't had much time to post, exercise, OR eat right! UGH! But I'm doing enough cleaning and yard work that I think I'm burning right through the junk I'm eating. Hope everyone is having a good week....I'm exhausted! Smile
posted 26 Jun 2013, 13:36
Happy Hump Day!

Be sure to check out the pictures that are being posted under the group, "Diet Buddies Needed". Definitely some good motivation for when you need that little extra!

Hope everyone is having a good day.
posted 19 Jun 2013, 13:47
And it's best to weigh yourself in the morning before you have breakfast. No sense weighing yourself in the evening after eating all day, no matter how well you did.
posted 14 Jun 2013, 13:28
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