Joined July 2010
Weight History

Start Weight
223.0 lb
Lost so far: 30.0 lb

Current Weight
193.0 lb
Performance: gaining 2.0 lb a week

Goal Weight
150.0 lb
Still to go: 43.0 lb
I am turning 60 in January 2016. Wow! Last time I looked I was 40. I have been heavy most of my adult life. I would have to say it started as emotional eating and then just became a habit. I am happily married with two wonderful children. Really not children any longer as my daughter is going to be married this summer and my son is finishing up university. I was diagnosed with Diabetes in 2008. My heaviest was 297 lbs. I never really took diabetes seriously as I did not fully understand what the disease was doing to my body. I think I have tried every DIET under the sun. Some with success and some not. I had a lapband 4 years ago, which ended up bringing me very close to death and had to have emergency surgery. That was two years ago. Since then, I have had amazing care from my doctors and I have finally started to lose weight healthily (is that a word?). I still struggle with Diabetic meds and my A1C but I am now down under 200. My main objective to to get healthy and fit through pure foods and exercise. I cannot remember a time I felt healthy. I am getting close though exercise is still my nemesis. With the help of my supportive family and friends I know this time I will make it. I have 50 lbs left to reach my goal. I would like to have it gone by the middle of July 2016, so I can dress shop for a Mother of the Bride dress. Here is to wearing a size 12 again.

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paddy888's Cookbook

cals: 145kcal | fat: 5.07g | carbs: 21.49g | prot: 5.00g
Indian Spiced Roasted Vegetables
Roasted cauliflower, potatoes and peas with an Indian flair.
cals: 29kcal | fat: 1.18g | carbs: 3.24g | prot: 1.97g
Savory Green Beans
A really fast and yummy side dish.
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: 240kcal | fat: 11.44g | carbs: 7.28g | prot: 27.78g
Almond Crusted Baked Pork Chops
A healthier shake 'n bake pork chops.
cals: 261kcal | fat: 2.64g | carbs: 53.62g | prot: 6.82g
Smashed Red Potatoes
All the flavor of smashed potatoes without all the fat.
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paddy888's Latest Posts

Including Excercise Numbers in Food Journal print out
I go day by day and use my left click print. That is the only way I can find. Hope this helps.
posted 15 Sep 2010, 14:03
Stupid Cooking Mistakes!
When I make broth and drain it and forget to put the pot under the drainer and down the drain goes my broth.
posted 10 Aug 2010, 14:18
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02 March 2013

I managed to gain 2 lbs this week. I thought I was staying on my plan but when I look over it I see I had stop measuring and was eating most of my snacks ...
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28 February 2013

I will be going out for lunch with the office today. It will be a challenge to stay on track. It is a pub so all you get is pub grub. Not the healt ...
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