Joined January 2015
Weight History

Start Weight
193.3 lb
Lost so far: 36.8 lb

Current Weight
156.5 lb
Performance: losing 7.9 lb a week

Goal Weight
135.0 lb
Still to go: 21.5 lb
I am 66 years old with two adult daughters and two beautiful granddaughters . I started on an "Atkins" diet in 1971 after being diagnosed with hypoglycemia and have maintained it as a lifestyle since then. Not that I have not fallen off the wagon over the years, but always had to climb on again. The fallout of not following the low carb diet and effects of unstable blood sugar are plenty of inspiration for me. I also have systemic lupus that I have managed with minimal intervention for 40 years. But in past three years it went out of control and I've been put on medication that contributes to weight gain, plus I have felt so awful. With chronic inflammation and pain I have had no energy for exercise. I had to quit my high-stress profession and retire early due to the permanent damage. I am just now beginning to feel "human" again with some limited energy. So, making a come-back is slow going.

Horseshu1's Weight History

Horseshu1's Latest Member Challenges

status: Completed
ended: 04 Sep 17
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  LCHF 90-day Challenge
status: Completed
ended: 24 Sep 17
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last weighin: losing 12.6 lb a week Down
last weighin: losing 0.8 lb a week Down
last weighin: losing 7.0 lb a week Down
last weighin: gaining 2.8 lb a week Up

Horseshu1's Cookbook

cals: 145kcal | fat: 9.79g | carbs: 6.49g | prot: 9.65g
Spinach Squares
Easy spinach squares that taste amazing.
cals: 258kcal | fat: 24.51g | carbs: 5.58g | prot: 4.36g
Chocolate Almond Mousse
Easy LCHF/keto mousse.
cals: 233kcal | fat: 17.35g | carbs: 9.14g | prot: 11.29g
Low Carb Bread
Low carb flax bread.
cals: 69kcal | fat: 4.43g | carbs: 2.12g | prot: 5.13g
Spinach Egg Muffins
Healthy egg muffins loaded with grilled onions, mushrooms and spinach topped with some cheddar cheese.
cals: 349kcal | fat: 5.63g | carbs: 47.60g | prot: 30.74g
Broccoli & Beef Plus
Better then take-out because it has a lot more fresh vegetables.
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Need Help!
I think that entering everything that I eat or even think about eating in the food journal on this site is the most helpful thing for me. It makes me very aware of what I am putting in my mouth and what it is going to cost me. If you can hang in there on your LCHF, I think you'll find your cravings decrease because you are no longer eating sugar. I have never stopped enjoyed eating, but I do stop to think about it. Sometimes I "save up" for a dinner out or treat. I hope this is helpful. I'm sure others will have lots of ideas!
posted 21 Jun 2017, 21:55
So true!
posted 15 May 2017, 21:59
I joined a long time ago but then didn't even try! So now I'm going to visit this site ofte
Welcome back and come often to record and get some support!
posted 14 Mar 2017, 21:25
Adkins indulgence
It does show all that: enter Atkins Endulgence and it separates fiber from carbs + sugar alcohol.
posted 19 Feb 2017, 21:13
Adkins indulgence
Don't know about sugar alcohol, but it does deduct fiber. I think you set it up in your settings. Smile
posted 19 Feb 2017, 20:57
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