Start Weight:(24 Jan 11) 234.0 lb
Current Weight:(11 Mar 11) 230.6 lb
Goal Weight:160.0 lb
following: Weight Watchers
performance: gaining 1.6 lb a week

Hello, my name is Rebecca.

I will be turning 28 in just one short week from today (January 30th), and am realizing that I need to get healthy before I turn 30. Especially if I plan to get married within the year and kids possibly a few years after that.

I had a total ACL replacement surgery on June 15, 2009 and since then have been very sedentary. It is my goal to not only lose weight using the Atkins approach, but to also increase my level of activity to prior levels when I was healthier.

I just started Atkins a week ago and am now down 7 pounds. I was trying to do Weight Watchers prior to this and was not having much success. I know Weight Watchers can work, because it had in the past. However, for whatever reason, I was unable to really stick to it this time around. I plan on purchasing the Wii console w/a bunch of the fitness games next week to help with the activity issue. I have a huge collection of home workout DVDs, but currently live upstairs and don't want to make noise. That problem will be resolved as of next week since I am moving into a first floor apartment.

So I guess I am here to help track my food more accurately that my food journal I write in and to participate in challenges and maybe make some friends. I hope the challenges combined with my competitive nature will keep me on track.

FatSecret member since: 23 Jan 10

rebecca319's Weight History

rebecca319's Latest Member Challenges

  Lose 5 lbs per month for the next 3 months
status: Completed
ended: 02 Sep 10
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  Team Vs Team 4 Week Challenge Series 2
status: Completed
ended: 07 Jul 10
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rebecca319's Buddies

on diet Zero Carb
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last weighin: losing 1.8 lb a week Down
last weighin: losing 0.6 lb a week Down

rebecca319's Cookbook

cals: 92kcal | fat: 4.23g | carbs: 4.15g | prot: 10.29g
Crustless Spinach Pie
A delicious low carb, low calorie alternative.
cals: 189kcal | fat: 16.34g | carbs: 8.50g | prot: 7.79g
Flourless Chocolate Cake
A decadent, guilt free chocolate cake without flour or sugar.
cals: 130kcal | fat: 8.95g | carbs: 9.14g | prot: 5.10g
Roasted Garlic Cauliflower
A low carb side dish for cauliflower.
cals: 62kcal | fat: 4.84g | carbs: 0.57g | prot: 3.24g
Cayenne Deviled Eggs
Traditional deviled eggs with a kick.
cals: 453kcal | fat: 24.93g | carbs: 13.07g | prot: 42.04g
Broiled Salmon with Asparagus
Delicious seasoned and broiled salmon, together with stalks of asparagus.
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rebecca319's Latest Posts

not losing
Just checked out your food log....Maybe it is the Atkins products. They affect some people. Also, they are meant to be snacks...not meal replacements. How much water are you drinking a day? Maybe upping it will help. Sorry I don't have more to offer.
posted 18 May 2010, 08:28
not losing
Atkins is a high fat diet. The theory being that your have to eat fat to burn fat. As you increase your carbs, your ratios will change.
posted 18 May 2010, 08:26
Why I'm not losing and what's the deal with Net Carbs and Sugar Alcohols??
Very interesting. I guess I am one of those people who does not metabolize it.
posted 17 May 2010, 19:58
The Biggest Loser
If I am not mistaken, they work out a minimum of 6 hours a day. Most of them do more than that.
posted 12 May 2010, 08:28
Fav MIM variations
I haven't tried the MIMs yet. Looking forward to that.
posted 11 May 2010, 12:16
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11 March 2011 I have been doing this whole Weight Watchers Points Plus thing for a few weeks now and I just keep bouncing around the same 3 pounds. I really ...
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21 February 2011

Took today off from work so got a later start than I normally would have. Stayed on plan. Worked out this afternoon. Felt good. Just hoping I am not too ...
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