Joined May 2010
Weight History

Start Weight
271.4 lb
Lost so far: 104.4 lb

Current Weight
167.0 lb
Performance: losing 0.3 lb a week

Goal Weight
185.0 lb
Still to go: 18.0 lb
Lets see... a little bit about myself. I'm a geeky girl that works in IT. I go to gaming conventions to play D&D, card and board games. I also play WoW. I'm a little quirky and a very direct and to the point kind of person. I think analytically as opposed to emotionally. I've been in a relationship with an amazing man that supports me in everything that I do for 2 years now and I am a part time step mom to an adorable 4 year old and a 14 year old. In the past I did Atkins for a year, lost 75 pounds and then maintained it for 3 years. Unfortunately my life started to fall apart emotionally and I fell back into bad habits and my sugar addiction took back over. I'm at my highest weight ever now and for the first time feel unhealthy and out of energy so I decided it was time to finally get back up and do something about it. I know I can do this. :)

I decided to try Nutrisystem because every time I tried to get back on track with Atkins I found myself making excuses like "I'm too tired to cook" and "there's nothing in the house to eat". NS took away all of those excuses. I was sceptical at first since I had never had success with any eating plan other than Atkins in the past but I've been very pleasantly surprised and the food is actually very good. I thought I was going to just do NS for a month or so to get myself back on track with energy and then switch back to Atkins but I find myself not having any desire to leave it yet, it's just too convenient and easy and it's working.

sherilyn70's Weight History


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43 pounds lost!
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Origins 2010 - Martian Fluxx
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sherilyn70'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: 147kcal | fat: 3.05g | carbs: 5.27g | prot: 24.12g
Garlic Lime Chicken
Garlic lime boneless chicken breast you can grill, broil or sauté.
cals: 260kcal | fat: 2.78g | carbs: 31.24g | prot: 27.71g
Sour Cream Chicken Enchiladas
These are yummy and WW friendly.
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sherilyn70's Latest Posts

Eventual wean off of NS
Here is the women's flex plan for you:

1 Dairy Serving
1 Protein Serving
1 Fruit Serving
1 Carbohydrate Serving

1 Fat Serving
2 Protein Servings
2 Vegetable Servings (2 Tbsp. Fat Free Dressing, if desired)
1 Carbohydrate Serving

Afternoon Snack
1 Dairy or Protein Serving
1 Fruit Serving

2 Fat Servings
3 Protein Servings
1 Vegetable or Fruit Serving
1 Carbohydrate Serving
2 Vegetable Servings (2 Tbsp. Fat Free Dressing, if desired)

1 Dairy Serving
1 Carbohydrate Serving

lean protein=55 calories, 3g fat
dairy/protein=12g carbs, 8g protein, 3g fat, 100 calories
vegetable=5g carbs, 2g protein, 25 caloires
fruit=15g carbs, 60 calories
carb=15g carbs, 3g protein, 3g fat, 80-120 calories
fat=45 calories, 5g fat
free food=anything 20 calories or less (you are allowed 3 of these a day)

Protein is always the minimum stat required, everything else is the max
posted 04 Apr 2011, 16:27
Eventual wean off of NS
I flex enough meals that I only get a box ever 2 months or so. I've been doing that for a good while now. Last week every dinner was flexed since I was also feeding 2 kids every night.
posted 04 Apr 2011, 14:11
Eventual wean off of NS
NS is based on the ADA dietary exchanges and plan. If you want to learn how to eat on your own just call and ask a counselor for the day off plan. They'll break down what each meal counts as even further. It isn't exactly all about calorie counting... it's about getting the right ratios of protein, carbs, and fats in as well.
posted 04 Apr 2011, 14:02
TEA! <3
All this talk of tea got me wanting more... went into Teavana and now have Almond Biscotti and Toasted Nut Brulee
posted 01 Apr 2011, 18:05
Answering the big question: "how did you lose weight"
I think you hit most of the bullet points. I get asked all of the time but I have an easier generic answer, it's Nutrisystem. But what it all boils down to is everything you said, and I do expand into each of those catagories as well. My advice to anyone that wants to start is always the same... don't take your diet so seriously that it makes you stress out over it, don't set unrealistic goals and expectations and don't think you can just jump in and do everything at once. Start slowly and work your way in if you need to. You have to be ready to do this both emotionally and physcially at the same time to get the results you want. I don't deny myself anything that I really want I just question whether I really need it and make myself think about it and wait before I go for it instead of making an impulse decision to eat something.
posted 30 Mar 2011, 08:19
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24 August 2010

It's official!! I've lost over 50 pounds now! :D *happy dance* I was struggling after I started working out. Last week I upped the calories to 1400 ...
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04 August 2010

well yesterday I was way off the charts... started vacation and we kicked it off with a big bang of a dinner at Fogo de Chao. 14 kinds of meat all br ...
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