Joined August 2012
Weight History

Start Weight
247.0 lb
Lost so far: 1.0 lb

Current Weight
246.0 lb
Performance: losing 0.9 lb a week

Goal Weight
200.0 lb
Still to go: 46.0 lb
Hello I am 44 years old, i have 3 children 2 boys and 1 girl ages 26,20.and 14. plus i am raising my neice and nephew ages 7and 9.i have been married for 27 years right out of high school.I love to fish and go camping.love swimming.i am a reader i will read almost anything i can get my hands on. I am a christian so the Bible is the number 1 book in my house.I have 5 dogs 2 cats and a bunch of chickens like eating fresh eggs. i grow my own garden food and can it. I love taking nature walks but am scared because there is so much wild animals where i live.i love cooking . i watch the food network and the cooking channel too much .i love pinterst for great ideas.a few i have used and a few m ore i am going to use.i joined fat secret in august because i got the scare of my life when i found out i had diabetes i knew i had to do something about it. i havent keep up much with fatsecret butthat is about to change.i am starting a new challenge it is also a personal one for me. to see what i can challenge myself to do.to give it my all which i have never ever done.... so please wish me luck and good health. 3-20-2013

optimystic43's Weight History

optimystic43's Latest Member Challenges

  Spring into Summer Challenge! Mar 27 - June 19
status: Completed
ended: 19 Jun 13
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  20 lb Weight Loss challenge
status: Completed
ended: 06 Nov 12
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on diet The GI diet
last weighin: gaining 1.0 lb a week Up

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beginning of my weight loss journey.

optimystic43's Cookbook

cals: 92kcal | fat: 1.78g | carbs: 13.72g | prot: 6.11g
Baked Zucchini Chips
A quick, healthy way to use some zucchini from your garden (or pantry).
cals: 442kcal | fat: 13.12g | carbs: 46.92g | prot: 36.67g
Egg and Bacon Breakfast Burritos
Bacon and scrambled eggs rolled up in tortillas, baked and topped with sour cream and avocado. A nice change from a bowl of oatmeal.
cals: 159kcal | fat: 0.22g | carbs: 36.26g | prot: 4.70g
Banana, Strawberry and Honey Smoothie
An amazing smoothie packed full of goodness.
cals: 112kcal | fat: 7.59g | carbs: 9.23g | prot: 3.94g
Roasted Cauliflower with Parmesan & Garlic
Cauliflower roasted with parmesan cheese and spices makes for a terrific side.
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.
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04 April 2013

seems like i should have lost more but i am trying and that is all i can do.. maybe next week will be better.

27 March 2013

to eat as healthy and as close to nature as i can. no processed foods for me and nothing but water milk and coffee to drink.just found out recently on ...

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