peppymint

Start Weight:(18 Jul 11) 152.0 lb
Current Weight:(27 Aug 12) 140.4 lb
Goal Weight:130.0 lb
following: peppymint's own diet
performance: gaining 0.2 lb a week

Hi everyone! My name is Melissa, I'm 22, and I am a recent college graduate starting out in the real world. As for the freshmen fifteen? It was more like the senior twenty.... I'm here because I realized how unhappy I was that I let myself get to that point.

I'm from NY but I've moved to Philadelphia for my job, so I'm starting out on my own! I'm using Fat Secret as a launching point for my weight loss. I've already dropped my first 12 pounds, and now I have my last 10 to go!

I've become an avid runner, completing my first half marathon in November of 2011. I've just decided to run my 2nd one, the Philadelphia Half marathon in November 2012 with my brothers and my Dad!

The best part about this website is the support system, so feel free to add me as a buddy and we'll help each other out!

Feel free to add me as a buddy. I'd love to share goals, fears, and hopes with you :)

FatSecret member since: 17 Aug 11

peppymint's Weight History


peppymint's Latest Member Challenges

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  Making It Through The Holidays Part 2 Thanksgiving
status: Completed
ended: 29 Nov 11
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  Making It Through The Holidays Part 1 Halloween
status: Completed
ended: 31 Oct 11
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peppymint's Buddies

Online now Suzi161
last weighin: steady Steady
 
erika2633
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JessWhatINeeded
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jessabridge4444
last weighin: losing 2.5 lb a week Down


peppymint's Cookbook

cals: 242kcal | fat: 8.33g | carbs: 28.93g | prot: 14.00g
Bean Chili
Sensational and hearty bean chili with beef, corn and onion.
cals: 316kcal | fat: 8.53g | carbs: 10.14g | prot: 54.53g
Savory Balsamic Herb Chicken
A delightful chicken dish with lovely flavors.
cals: 287kcal | fat: 11.12g | carbs: 24.58g | prot: 22.15g
English Cottage Pie
A delicious, very traditional mince pie (beef) topped with mashed potato.
cals: 583kcal | fat: 31.99g | carbs: 16.33g | prot: 54.60g
Slow Cooker Beef Stroganoff
Just set it and forget it. A great simple but tasty dish.
cals: 452kcal | fat: 21.63g | carbs: 1.61g | prot: 59.69g
Creamy Pesto Philly Chicken
Low carb and easy chicken dish.
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peppymint's Latest Posts

Mini Blenders - is ther a good one that can handle daily use?
I have the personal blender from GNC - very similar to the magic bullet. The container you blend in turns into your to-go mug. It's great! I've had it for a year and have no problems. It's about $30-40 and even comes with two blender mugs!
posted 02 Aug 2012, 07:39
JM Tip of the Day
She's so fabulous! Thanks for the motivation Erika!
posted 01 Aug 2012, 11:48
Kate Upton and Skinny Gurl website slam
And where exactly would these "30 lbs" of flab come off of her body from?? Some people make me sick. I'd strive to have a body that fit and lean over a skinny, emaciated model body any day of the week!

Amen, Jess.
posted 17 Jul 2012, 16:16
Where are you?
Good Old Philadelphia, PA! (originally from an hour outside of NYC)
posted 26 Jun 2012, 14:26
Traveling-what now?
If you're family is going to be BBQing, try asking for (or even bringing your own) healthier options, like turkey burgers (with a whole wheat bun!) or chicken shishkabobs with lots of veggies. Honestly, I find them so much more delicious with a fantastic marinade than a store bought burger dripping in fat! Whatever you do though, steer clear of the macaroni and potato salad. No no on that much mayo!

Good luck Smile Just be conscious of your choices, and you'll do just fine!
posted 20 Jun 2012, 14:48
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28 August 2012

So I had to adjust my weekly schedule a bit.... That means half marathon training starts today! I went to CrossFit last night instead of running (made ...
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27 August 2012

Two weeks later.... I'm back. Had to go to Florida last minute for the whole week last week for work. Absolutely ruined my carb-free diet. It's impossible ...
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Runners, unite!
For professional runners, and amateurs, to people who have never jogged, and anyone in between!

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This group is for people who loves to run and who have goals and motivation to share with the others.

Non-Scale Victories FTW!!!
Share your non-scale victories here!

20's with 10-25 lbs to Lose
20 somethings with 10-25 pounds to lose.

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peppymint's Buddies

Rpalmst updated their Exercise Diary.
erika2633 supported Rpalmst's Journal Entry.
jessabridge4444 commented on JessWhatINeeded's Journal Entry.
JessWhatINeeded recorded a Journal Entry and a Weigh In at 192.5 lb.

Other Member Diet Recent Activity

Merrilyl recorded a Weigh In at 141.2 lb.
sulema40 recorded a Weigh In at 122.0 lb.
nixiesauer recorded a Weigh In at 154.3 lb.
spinx1971 updated their Food Diary.
wholefoodnut replied to their post - how has this journey affected you life besides weight loss?.
ofdwolf supported Laque's Journal Entry.
Blackdove77 and celestia76 are now buddies.
Nida Layana recorded a Weigh In at 126.8 lb.