Joined July 2010
Weight History

Start Weight
178.8 lb
Lost so far: 0.1 lb

Current Weight
178.9 lb
Performance: gaining 0.1 lb a week

Goal Weight
125.0 lb
Still to go: 53.9 lb
My name is Melinda. I am 39 years old and live in Houston, TX. I have a wonderful husband and 2 wonderful children. Stephanie is 18 and will be attending the University of Texas this year, and a 4 year old name Donovan who keeps me on my toes.

I am a yo yo dieter. I do good for a while then get off of it.

I love all sorts of hobbies that keep me busy. However my job as a Reading teacher that keeps me busy too. I teach 6th , 7th and 8th grade Reading.

Mkaleokalani's Weight History

Mkaleokalani's Latest Member Challenges

  15 min Abs every day
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last weighin: gaining 0.6 lb a week Up
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Mkaleokalani's Cookbook

cals: 304kcal | fat: 15.60g | carbs: 36.53g | prot: 8.06g
Butternut Squash and Apple Soup with Cider Cream
A wonderful soup, combining sweet and tart together. Quite heavenly.
cals: 99kcal | fat: 2.30g | carbs: 0.41g | prot: 19.00g
Ahi Poke Salad
An easy-to-prepare Hawaiian seaweed recipe you can try at home.
cals: 71kcal | fat: 0.33g | carbs: 15.45g | prot: 2.75g
Cilantro Salsa
An awesome easy salsa.
cals: 204kcal | fat: 14.64g | carbs: 6.68g | prot: 12.24g
Balsamic & Parmesan Roasted Cauliflower
A yummy side dish or meal.
cals: 267kcal | fat: 8.56g | carbs: 7.89g | prot: 32.48g
Slow-Cooked Pork Roast
A delicious and tender crock pot pork roast.
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Mkaleokalani's Latest Posts

I have a website support group that some of my teacher friends have done on facebook. If you give me your name, I can add you. We support each other have documents on various things about weight loss, and recipes. Of course they are weight watchers, but you really don't have to be on ww. It is mostly to celebrate out losses and motivate when needed. Not everyone on the site is WW, so it doesn't matter.
It is a closed group, but if you want to add me as a FB friend, my name is Melinda McGuire Abel. Just let me know.
posted 21 Mar 2011, 23:28
Helathy Shopping on a really tight budget.
I try to stay on a budget not as tight as yours. I have a little more leeway, but not a whole lot. I cook alot more than I have ever. I also make a lot of our snacks and sweet. I use coupons to help out. It sometimes requires me to shop at many different stores, but they are pretty much on my way home if I start at the farthest one which is not far from home.

Red Beans and Sausage, pancakes and sausage, chicken and rice. I buy a lot of turkey meat from Wally World which runs about 1.90 to 2.00 a pound. I make meatballs, meatloaf, hamburgers with it. I eat salads, tuna is cheap with egg noodles. I try to keeps the staples in the pantry and usually spices to rev up a meal. Sandra Lee has some money saving tips and can usually get the meals at a low price. You might want to check out the food network site to see what she has. Good luck.
posted 21 Mar 2011, 23:23
points plus
29 is the lowest possible number you can have.
posted 20 Mar 2011, 22:41
How many carbs a day should you be eating?
posted 20 Mar 2011, 21:23
I will have to start drinking green tea more if it helps me curb my hunger. I seem more hungry lately, but it is also close to TOM.
posted 20 Mar 2011, 20:39
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