Joined July 2011
Weight History

Start Weight
250.0 lb
Lost so far: 8.6 lb

Current Weight
241.4 lb
Performance: gaining 2.3 lb a week

Goal Weight
130.0 lb
Still to go: 111.4 lb
Hi, my name is Melissa and I am 26 years old. I have 2 children ages 7 years and 4 years both with ASD and my oldest has ADHD. Before my first child I weighed a pretty healthy 130 but then with the kids came the weight and I couldn't seem to lose it no matter what I did. I want to be healthy for myself and my family...so here's to my journey :)

225- 10% down and hopefully get my back fixed.
199-I want to be below 200 again
145-Healthy BMI
130-My pre first pregnancy weight and about the middle of healthy weight for my BMI.

I hope I can get this low but I'm not sure how close I will get. 145 will make me happy if I can't get any lower.

I haven't figured out any rewards yet...but I'm sure I will. Losing the weight is a pretty big reward for myself :)

Missychick21's Weight History

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last weighin: steady Steady
last weighin: losing 2.9 lb a week Down
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Missychick21's Latest Photos

Halloween 2011 (lost about 20 pounds)
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Before my 2nd child and now
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Old me before any kids or weight gain
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May 19, 2011
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Missychick21's Cookbook

cals: 163kcal | fat: 6.95g | carbs: 24.38g | prot: 2.00g
Sweet Potato Home Fries
Easy and nutritious breakfast side.
cals: 311kcal | fat: 5.53g | carbs: 38.95g | prot: 28.20g
Chicken Quinoa Stir Fry
Quick, easy and hearty dish for busy weeknights.
cals: 216kcal | fat: 7.90g | carbs: 22.65g | prot: 13.85g
Bean & Ham Soup
Bean and ham soup with potatoes, carrots and celery.
cals: 211kcal | fat: 4.12g | carbs: 29.60g | prot: 16.46g
Wendy's Copycat Chili
Chili recipe that is just like you get at Wendy's restaurants
cals: 451kcal | fat: 4.70g | carbs: 7.69g | prot: 87.26g
Cilantro Lime Slow-Cooker Chicken
Chicken, slow-cooked in cilantro, lime, and salsa to super tenderness and fork shredded.
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Missychick21's Latest Posts

Thank you everyone for taking the time to share so much great advice Very Happy
posted 27 Jan 2014, 00:15
Thank you Monet Smile I really appreciate you sharing the advice from your nutritionist. I bought a food scale a while ago when I did Atkins so I've got the weighing thing down lol.
posted 23 Jan 2014, 23:04
Thank you very much Obsidian Smile It really was not my attempt to cause an argument. I just hoped that I could get some advice from other people who might have had the opportunity to research sweeteners more in depth than I have. Also, I don't claim to be brilliant and I can't understand a lot of the scientific information that usually comes with the factual sites.
posted 23 Jan 2014, 21:07
Thank you mummydeeVery Happy

Kwisin- I have looked things up and researched things but sooo much stuff online is crap and between raising my 2 disabled children and trying to manage a healthy WOE I don't always have the time to weed through all the crap to find the 1 fact posted on the internet. This is a support site so if I want to ask questions for support I believe that's my right, thank you.
posted 23 Jan 2014, 18:27
Is it sold in regular stores?
posted 23 Jan 2014, 17:05
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