ronca

Start Weight:(16 Feb 12) 193.6 lb
Current Weight:(07 Mar 14) 185.2 lb
Goal Weight:160.0 lb
following: ronca's own diet
performance: losing 0.4 lb a week

I have always been over weight but after I lost my Mother and brother I really let thing get out of hand. I just didn't realize how much out of hand until I went to the doctor in January 2012. She told me that She was sure I was diabetic but I had to get some blood work done to confirm it. I was so up set with myself. My niece has lived with me since she was a little girl and every time I would think about telling her I would cry and feel like I let her down. I spent a lot of time caring for my sick mother when I was growing up and I didn't want her to go through the same thing. My husband told her and I cried, cried and cried. I started doing research on line and discovered that losing weight and low carb diets has helped a lot of diabetics keep there sugar in control. I started eating low carb and being more active. I gave up soda, sweet tea, sweets, pasta, rice, potatoes, and limited my bread intake. when I went back to the doctor she told me that my blood work came back and that I was diabetic. She was writing out my prescription while her nurse was teaching me how to use a glucose meter and my sugar levels where normal. The doctor stopped writing because she said she couldn't put me on meds because my sugar would be too low. I had lost 8 pounds and got my glucose level to a normal range within two weeks. She told me to keep doing what I was doing because it was working. So here I am keeping it up and happy to be well and I feel better than I have in years.

FatSecret member since: 10 Feb 12

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  Atkins & Exercise to lose 5 more pounds!
status: Completed
ended: 21 May 12
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ronca's Cookbook

cals: 132kcal | fat: 6.29g | carbs: 3.72g | prot: 15.09g
Chicken Parmesan Florentine
A fast, easy, delicious, one dish casserole meal.
cals: 438kcal | fat: 30.26g | carbs: 7.39g | prot: 25.61g
Bourbon Glazed Pork Chops
Delicious pork chops, with mashed or sautéed potatoes and garlic green beans.
cals: 33kcal | fat: 0.36g | carbs: 6.93g | prot: 2.05g
Balsamic Vinegar Vegetable Blend with Bell Peppers
Balsamic flavored yummy mixed vegetables.
cals: 151kcal | fat: 2.61g | carbs: 7.16g | prot: 23.99g
Mexican Spinach Bake
A lowfat "enchilada" bake without tortillas.
cals: 23kcal | fat: 0.10g | carbs: 4.66g | prot: 1.15g
Spinach Vegetable Dip
Spinach dip made with fat free sour cream, bell peppers, garlic and of course, spinach.
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02 May 2012

So proud of myself. The weight is slowly dropping off. I never thought I could really loose this much.
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07 April 2012

I lost 2 pounds yesterday. Normally, that would be a good thing but I've been sick and haven't eaten much the last 2 days. I expect it to come back up ...
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