spdswyf

Start Weight:(14 Jan 09) 179.0 lb
Current Weight:(17 Mar 09) 170.0 lb
Goal Weight:140.0 lb
following: spdswyf's own diet
performance: losing 1.0 lb a week

I'm 38 and I weight 183 pounds. I have been putting on weight the past year and my last weigh in at the doctors office was the last straw. It was time to do something about my weight.
I love to write, bake and crochet. I have three children ages, 7,8,17. I have been married to my hubby 10 years this past Dec. 31st.

Two years ago I had lower back surgery. They went threw my stomach and pulled out two disks. They then turned me over and cut six inches to replace those disks and add a few screws and posts. The surgery was a sucess, but because they waited so long to do the surgery, I ended up losing 50% of the sensations in my right leg. So every step I take I have to think about lifting my leg. I have managed to embarass myself many times by falling at the feet of a total stranger because I was in a hurry.
I have been over weight most of my life. As a kid I heard every joke you can think of, being a teenager wasn't much fun either. But those are days gone by and my family loves me big or little. I want to lose weight because I need to, I have metal in my back that doesn't like the extra weight and a family I want to be their for. So slip ups or not, I will do this for me!
Well I slipped up big in 2008 and put all the weight I lost right back on. I am here with a new motto and a better out look!

FatSecret member since: 15 Jan 08

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  Workout Challenge!
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ended: 23 Feb 09
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  Say Goodbye to those Sodas!
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ended: 09 Mar 09
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spdswyf's Cookbook

cals: 62kcal | fat: 2.38g | carbs: 9.77g | prot: 1.73g
Stir Fried Cabbage
Tasty hot cabbage to accompany a meat or fish meal.
cals: 226kcal | fat: 3.88g | carbs: 34.73g | prot: 15.49g
Black Bean Soup
A quick and very filling soup that doubles as a meal.
cals: 264kcal | fat: 21.39g | carbs: 3.46g | prot: 14.02g
Ricotta and Fresh Herb Frittata
An absolutely delicious dish that's very easy to make.
cals: 367kcal | fat: 12.93g | carbs: 29.90g | prot: 32.76g
Crockpot Chicken and Lentils
A very satisfying and rewarding dish that is worth starting the night before with delicious flavors, low fat, good protein and fiber.
cals: 348kcal | fat: 19.63g | carbs: 15.25g | prot: 28.48g
Mock Chinese Fried Rice
Fake rice using grated cauliflower that makes a great side when craving rice or just something different.
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Couch to 5K? Anyone tried it?
This so really interesting can someone direct me to a site or something so I can get more info? Thanks!
posted 20 Feb 2008, 09:51
Are you BORN TO BE WILD?? --->Challenge!
Did my stretches morning and tonight. My leg still are a little sore walking up and down steps but not as bad as the first day!

WAY TO GO Yellow Lamborghini’s!!!! Your All doing such a great job! Keep up the good work!
posted 13 Feb 2008, 22:18
Are you BORN TO BE WILD?? --->Challenge!
I did my stetchs last night and already did them today. Feeling pretty good!
posted 12 Feb 2008, 16:58
Are you BORN TO BE WILD?? --->Challenge! - Yellow Lamborghini's
Welcome Ranchwoman!!!
posted 05 Feb 2008, 21:19
Are you BORN TO BE WILD?? --->Challenge!
Well Done Yellow!!!
Congradulations to all players on their weight loss for the week! Keep up the good work.
posted 04 Feb 2008, 10:29
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26 January 2009

What a long week. I do believe everyone in my home has now had the stomach flu. I hope not to have to go through that again this year. I stuck to my ...
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18 January 2009

What a very long weekend. I did very well even though the kids were home and everyone was wanting yummys. Tonight I went over to my parents to finally ...
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