Joined September 2007
Weight History

Start Weight
190.0 lb
Lost so far: 8.0 lb

Current Weight
198.0 lb
Performance: gaining 0.6 lb a week

Goal Weight
175.0 lb
Still to go: 23.0 lb

Sweetalot's Weight History

Sweetalot's Latest Member Challenges

  Work out three times a week!
status: Completed
ended: 15 Feb 16
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  21 Day Fix Round 1
status: Completed
ended: 01 Jun 15
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Sweetalot's Cookbook

cals: 240kcal | fat: 8.84g | carbs: 28.72g | prot: 11.32g
Fajita Pizza
Low fat pizza that's simple to make.
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Sweetalot's Latest Posts

How to Lower Fat & Carbs.
Balance your meals and don't be afraid of carbs. You need them (fruits, veggies, grains, pastas, etc. are all carbs). Strive to eat healthy foods without being on a fad diet that limits this or that food.
posted 20 Mar 2016, 13:14
Dr. Pepper
Blood sugar spikes whenever you consume simple carbohydrates (sugar, fruits) by themselves and I suffer blood sugar crashes if I don't eat any complex carbohydrates or other foods that are slower to process with them to prevent it. And, no, I'm not diabetic nor do I have Type 2. But, that's why I don't eat certain fruits by themselves..
posted 20 Mar 2016, 11:44
weightloss after menopause
Don't fret over it too much. I'm dealing with early menopausal at this point myself (I'm 52). I simply strive to eat healthy foods and stay active. And, listen to your mother. Trying to have the body you had at 25 will likely cause you more heartache than anything if it isn't meant to be there anymore. Go for how your clothes fit and not the number on the scale. I tone way faster than the scale number shows in weight loss. One thing I have also done is to pay attention to how my body feels after eating this food or that food. If it affects me adversely now, I no longer eat it. More importantly, maintain a joyful inner happiness.
posted 24 Feb 2016, 15:17
In it to Win it !
John, I'm glad you learned this lesson. You'll be happier as you move forward too because it is a lifelong journey.
posted 06 Feb 2016, 20:12
Healthy Snacks
Look for the dessert-like yogurts if something sweet is what you want.
posted 05 Feb 2016, 19:38
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Staying healthy thru menopause
This is for woman who are perimenopausal and menopausal who want to stay healthy and lessen the symptoms.

Fitness Equipment Junkies
A group for users of ellipticals, bikes, treadmills, home gyms and other convenient fitness equipment.

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