|Start Weight:||(20 May 13) 269.0 lb|
|Current Weight:||(12 Mar 14) 181.4 lb|
|Goal Weight:||168.0 lb|
following: Startrekker's Own Diet
performance: losing 0.8 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 6)
188/13.6 (DONE Dec 19)
Oops. Back up to 192/13.10 over Christmas/NY!
182/13 by end Jan (DONE Feb 10)
175/12.7 anytime in between
168/12 by April 17 2014
161/11.7 anytime in between
154/11 by end April 17, 2014 (ONE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY)
|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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