onmyway

Start Weight:(29 Jun 09) 233.0 lb
Current Weight:(30 Oct 10) 182.8 lb
Goal Weight:170.0 lb
following: Calorie Count
performance: losing 0.7 lb a week

Not much to tell. Over 40 yrs old now, hormones are out of whack (doctor says I have symptoms of PCOS), and need to get a grasp on my diet and weight. I lost 40 lbs on SBD a few years ago (have unfortunately since gained it back). Although I did well on SBD, I found it hard to stick with it long term...it seemed every time I slipped up a tiny bit, the cravings returned with a vengeance and I couldn't get it under control again. I'm now more determined to get rid of this weight, especially as my health issues seem to keep piling on (osteoporosis, which has already caused a broken bone and hip replacement, is a big concern). I have now also been told by my doctor that I am borderline diabetic, so I need to do all I can to try to prevent that from progressing. I believe I can stick to my plan better if I don't restrict myself so much...so I decided I will count calories. I can eat whatever I want, as long as I don't go over that magic number each day. Having done South Beach for so long, I still use a lot of the principles I learned there...I eat whole grains, I try to watch the sugar content of what I eat when possible, opt for lower fat items (2% milk cheese, 1% milk, etc).

I am married (to someone who never seems to gain an ounce), and am mother of a 13 yr old girl. Energy to keep up with her would be nice, also.

My goals:

1. Get under 218, which is the lowest point my weight has been since I first joined Fatsecret in late 2007. - met 8/17/09
2. Weigh under 200 lbs. - met 10/20/2009
3. Lose 40 lbs by December! - Met 11/13/2009
4. Get weight under 190 (which is the hurdle I have been unable to beat since my daughter was born 13 yrs ago).
5. 170 lbs!

When I get to 170, I may revise that final goal, but right now that is the number that I keep in focus.

FatSecret member since: 04 Jul 07

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last weighin: gaining 0.6 lb a week Up
 
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onmyway's Cookbook

cals: 176kcal | fat: 5.83g | carbs: 14.06g | prot: 19.72g
Turkey & Vegetables Skillet
A quick, easy and low calorie turkey meal.
cals: 410kcal | fat: 13.75g | carbs: 17.36g | prot: 53.94g
Chicken in Orange Sauce
Delicious Chinese dish prepared in a slow cooker.
cals: 372kcal | fat: 19.20g | carbs: 24.66g | prot: 25.49g
Chicken Tostadas
A very fresh idea for a snack or meal.
cals: 147kcal | fat: 3.05g | carbs: 5.27g | prot: 24.12g
Garlic Lime Chicken
Garlic lime boneless chicken breast you can grill, broil or sauté.
cals: 179kcal | fat: 3.22g | carbs: 13.82g | prot: 24.77g
Baked Chicken with Mushrooms & Peppers
Super tasty and healthy chicken breast with sliced mushrooms and red or green peppers.
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weigh yourself every day
I do weigh every day, I need it to keep me on course. But if you do, you have to keep in mind that a number of things can affect your weight, and it doesn't necessarily mean you actually gained weight. Water weight is a frequent cause of showing a weight gain...and it's a temporary thing, as long as you keep drinking your water and stay on course. Don't let it get you down...it will turnaround as long as you keep at it.
posted 17 Aug 2010, 08:59
im afraid of not being on phase 1 !!!!!!!!!!!!
Don't be afraid of phase 2....in fact, to be honest, I tend to lose easier in phase 2 than phase 1. Just start out slow...don't immediately add in a lot of foods. One approved starch serving, one approved fruit serving. At first it's not all that different from phase 1.
posted 17 Jun 2008, 06:58
Drinking yes? or a no no?
I'm not sure about WW, but on SBD red wine is not only allowed, but it's suggested we have a glass or two now and then. Calories aren't too bad on it either (I think around 150 per serving). It's going to be my party drink choice later today.
posted 26 May 2008, 11:46
Cool Whip Free and Jello Sugar Free Chocolate Pudding????
It's okay for phase 1, but there is a limit....2 tbsp per day, I believe.

The pudding isn't allowed until phase two, however.

If you want something sweet, tasty, and filling, this is my favorite: take a no sugar added fudgesicle, put it in the microwave for about 6 seconds (just to make it easy to scrape off the stick). Scrape it into a bowl, add 2 tbsp of natural peanut butter, and a tbsp of the lite cool whip. I have it almost every day....usually as an afternoon snack, and the peanut butter fills me up until dinner time.
posted 26 May 2008, 11:38
50 LB WEIGHT LOSS CHALLENGE - WELCOME
My goal: Well, given some health issues I have, and the fact that I haven't been exercising, I have to start up rather slowly. This week, I'm going to say 120 minutes...at least four days, 30 minutes per day. If I make it through that without hurting myself, I may up it next week.

My last straw: There are a number of factors...family history of health problems, health problems I have that are unusual at my age. I think the last straw, though, is never being able to find clothes I like that fit me. I'm sick of having to shop in Plus sizes. When I get to the point where I can shop in normal sizes, and fit in a 16...I'll be very content.
posted 05 May 2008, 17:48
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05 December 2010

Just wanted to post a quick note to let my friends here know why I have been absent. For the past month I have been dealing with quite a bit of pain in ...
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24 October 2010

Okay, birthday celebration behind. Damage? I weighed in at 183.4 this morning. So, just over 2 lbs. Back on track today, but having lots of pain in my ...
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