Start Weight:(14 Mar 12) 204.0 lb
Current Weight:(24 May 12) 196.0 lb
Goal Weight:150.0 lb
following: penguin28173's own diet
performance: losing 0.6 lb a week

I am 45, married mother of 2 college students. Struggled with my weight since my children were born. I have lost and gained the same weight over and over. I need to break this cycle.

FatSecret member since: 29 Dec 08

penguin28173's Weight History

penguin28173's Latest Member Challenges

  The 6-Week, 10lb Slimmer
status: Completed
ended: 25 Jun 12
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  The Independence Day Challenge (20 pounds)
status: Completed
ended: 27 Jun 11
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penguin28173's Buddies

last weighin: losing 2.1 lb a week Down
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last weighin: losing 1.6 lb a week Down
penguin28173 has 3 buddies

penguin28173's Cookbook

cals: 199kcal | fat: 1.46g | carbs: 23.07g | prot: 21.91g
Crockpot Chicken Chili
A delicious, low fat, high fiber and hearty meal.
cals: 171kcal | fat: 12.09g | carbs: 9.70g | prot: 7.58g
Cheesy Spicy Cauliflower Bake
A low carb Mac & Cheese alternative that can also be made with broccoli.
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penguin28173's Latest Posts

Looking for some friends
I am really trying to be serious and really keep the weight off this time.

Would love to find a group of people who can post and keep each other motivated.

I have about 50 pounds to lose and like everyone I would like it to be gone by tomorrow but I know that won't happen.

I am a 45 year old, married woman, two kids in college, and work more than full time. If I have some support, sometimes online is best because I can be honest about my weight. Hard to do with skinny friends and family.

Anyone looking for the same type of support?
posted 14 May 2012, 20:53
Gym People
Maybe you are eating more- if the gym does not work for you walk it is the best exercise. Get some hand weights and bands to do some additional trainng. Cost is less than $50 and that's if you buy a video to go with the bands.
posted 22 Apr 2010, 23:16
staying motivated
stop calling it a diet and start referring to as 10 days since I changed my eating habits. I lossed 65 pounds that I kept off for 3 years and recently I have gained 15 back, I have been struggling with dieting again, but I finally remembered why I was successful before and for so long- I wasn't on a diet I changed my eating habits and wrote down what I ate.

good luck- 10 days is a long time for a diet- change you eating habits for life- one meal at a time.
posted 12 Mar 2009, 00:01
I am new...
I would love a friend too- I signed up a while ago but only started using this week. I am married with two kids, my son is 21- same age as "bride" and a daughter 17. I have no buddies either.
posted 10 Mar 2009, 23:37
Name TOP TEN HEALTHY items on your shopping list
1. carrots
2. yogurt
3. Go Lean Crunch bars (150 cal)
4. apples
5. frozen berries
6. bags of salad
7. cauliflower
8. skinny cow drumsticks
9. ff jello pudding
10 trader joe's lentil soup
posted 10 Mar 2009, 23:33
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Weekend but I did not think I was that bad

15 May 2012

walked to the entrance with doug and the dogs. stressful day HS letter. Walked by myself 3 miles. did a few sets of 10 with the bands and did free ...

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