Start Weight:(24 Mar 10) 222.8 lb
Current Weight:(20 Apr 15) 187.9 lb
Goal Weight:175.0 lb
following: nean_3782's own diet
performance: losing 1.3 lb a week

HI All! My name is Jeannine. I am 28 years old and live with my fiance just outside of Philly. I will be getting married next April, and at first looking good in my dress was my motivation. But now, I want to start my married life happy and healthy. I have struggled with my weight almost all of my life.

I did south beach a few years ago after my doctor told me that I had Metobolic Disorder--which basically meant, I was borderline diabetic, my good cholestrol was low, my bad cholestrol was high, and my blood pressure was high. I got down to 175 pounds, and I felt great! My levels started to even out but slowly I started falling right back into the habits I had before South Beach.

Over the course of 2 years, I gained everything back plus a few more pounds. So this time, I am not doing any "gimicky" diet. This time--is the last time I ever want to have to do this. This time I am counting calories and excercising. THis time it's a change for life. I want to begin my marriage, to the man I have been with for over 11 years, healthy. I want to be able to think about starting a family without having to worry about having health concerns. I want to teach my future children, how to be healthy.

This time I want to succeed for me!

FatSecret member since: 24 Mar 10

nean_3782's Weight History

nean_3782's Latest Member Challenges

  Football Party Rehab Challenge
status: Completed
ended: 29 Nov 10
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  Ballet Warm Up
status: Completed
ended: 05 Jul 10
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nean_3782's Buddies

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nean_3782's Cookbook

cals: 162kcal | fat: 6.08g | carbs: 1.47g | prot: 24.48g
Pork Medallions with Rosemary and Mushrooms
Delicious pork medallions make the other white meat a taste sensation.
cals: 284kcal | fat: 4.51g | carbs: 40.42g | prot: 18.81g
Chicken Fried Rice
Better tasting and healthier than take-out fried rice that's quick and easy.
cals: 290kcal | fat: 5.85g | carbs: 27.59g | prot: 31.67g
Crispy Chicken Nuggets
Baked chicken nuggets that are super crispy but not fried.
cals: 108kcal | fat: 5.91g | carbs: 10.87g | prot: 5.32g
Mushroom Soup II
A very light delicious mushroom soup for Fall that's plenty filling without a ton of calories.
cals: 207kcal | fat: 7.15g | carbs: 5.82g | prot: 27.11g
Swedish Steak
Crockpot steak you can serve over noodles, rice or potatoes.
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nean_3782's Latest Posts

Eating order of the Day
I wish I could do this. By the time I get off work, go to the gym and get home it's 8 OClock. So dinner is usually between 830 and 9 in my house. Sad
posted 27 Jul 2010, 16:00
What are your goals?
Being able to by my Wedding GOwn in a size 12 and to be 150 pounds by my April 2011 wedding.
posted 20 Jul 2010, 13:02
lower sodium food ideas.
I have high blood pressure so I try and watch my salt intake. I use the Mrs. Dash seasoning, or McCormick just came out with a few different herb blends that are salt free as well. Also, I have a salt subsitute that I use for those things that just need a little salt added.
I try and stay away from canned vegetables because they are extremely high in sodium.
posted 19 Jul 2010, 09:16
Seeking Buddies!
Hi Catacam! Welcome to FS. I hate the treadmill too! I love the Wii Fit, and I also like WII Active personal trainer.

Wish you all the best!
posted 15 Jun 2010, 16:07
Soft Healthy Foods?
whole wheat pasta if you over cook the pasta might be easy to eat and it's not that terrible for you.
posted 03 Jun 2010, 14:25
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