|Start Weight:||(20 May 13) 269.0 lb|
|Current Weight:||(15 Oct 14) 181.6 lb|
|Goal Weight:||168.0 lb|
following: Startrekker's Own Diet
performance: losing 0.5 lb a week
*Please note, my username's nothing to do with Star Trek. I just do a lot of walking and my first name means "star".* I'm a 48-year old woman, married, and teach college English. I'm also a US-Brit living in the UK for now, which is why I like using the US version of FS.
Until my mid-30s, I was pretty slim but, over about 12 years, I got so big that I couldn’t even do up the seatbelt on an aeroplane. In April 2013, I made a commitment to start being my body’s best friend, rather than its worst enemy, and set a weight loss goal of 122 lbs. I’ve lost the majority of that now and am out of the obese category.
My approach is to genuinely ENJOY the process of getting healthy and slim, and make it sustainable for the rest of my life. No magic shakes, gimmicks or pills -- just a good ol' fashioned healthy diet and plenty of exercise. I love to hear from other members, whether it's with comments, commiserations or celebrations, so please feel free to get in touch.
Achieved so far:
283/20.3 DONE April 17
276.6/19.10 DONE May 1
269/19.3 DONE May 20
252/18 DONE June 19
238/17 DONE July 16
224/16 DONE Aug 30
210/15 DONE Oct 2
196/14 DONE Nov 9
188/13.6 DONE Dec 19
FINAL STAGES: Yes, the last bit's definitely the hardest!
Oops. Back up from 188 to 192 Jan 3 -- but enjoyed Christmas/New Year!
182/13.0 DONE Feb 10
175/12.7 DONE Mar 26
Oops again. Back up from 175 to 182
170/12.2 DONE May 31
177/12.9 June 3 -- but enjoyed vacation!
187/13.5 July Uh-oh...
185/13.3 July 23
183/13.1 July 29
178/12.10 by end Aug, 2014
173/12.5 by end Sept, 2014
168/12.0 by end Oct, 2014
163/11.9 by end Nov, 2014
|FatSecret member since: 17 May 13
startrekker's Weight History
cals: 111kcal | fat: 7.16g | carbs: 11.21g | prot: 2.33g
Tabbouleh Salad II
Salad using bulgur and parsley.
cals: 257kcal | fat: 10.74g | carbs: 2.76g | prot: 36.06g
Delicious small tuna cakes packed with flavor and good nutrients, that are very low carb.
cals: 242kcal | fat: 18.66g | carbs: 10.59g | prot: 10.09g
Cauliflower Fried Rice
Grated cauliflower instead of rice is both delicious and low carb.
cals: 316kcal | fat: 14.64g | carbs: 26.45g | prot: 21.63g
Beef Crockpot Stew
Only four ingredients needed for this simple crockpot stew.
cals: 298kcal | fat: 3.96g | carbs: 33.45g | prot: 29.68g
General Tsao Chicken
A healthy spin on a traditional favorite chicken and rice dish that's full of taste and flavor.
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