Joined November 2012
Weight History

Start Weight
290.0 lb
Lost so far: 125.0 lb

Current Weight
165.0 lb
Performance: losing 5.5 lb a week

Goal Weight
185.0 lb
Still to go: 20.0 lb
Hi all, coming up on 50 I felt it was time to make a change. Goal is to drop 100 lbs, so I'm back within healthy guidelines. First time in past 15 years.

Taking an agressive approach to get results fast, but plan mentally to stick with the diet for 8 months. Joined the Ideal Protein plan but I tend to use their foods as supplements to eating healthy meals.

Theo166's Weight History

Theo166's Latest Member Challenges

  Make me skinny!!
status: Completed
ended: 11 Mar 13
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  Run Together
status: Completed
ended: 06 May 13
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Theo166's Cookbook

cals: 88kcal | fat: 4.09g | carbs: 4.49g | prot: 8.88g
Chicken Soup II
Full of chicken and vegetables, this is soup is wholesome and delicious.
cals: 156kcal | fat: 2.30g | carbs: 14.63g | prot: 19.27g
Mushy Pea Curry
As it says in the title...
cals: 12kcal | fat: 0.67g | carbs: 1.26g | prot: 0.27g
Sichuan Sauce
A sauce that can be used with chicken, shrimp and tofu.
cals: 147kcal | fat: 9.94g | carbs: 0.77g | prot: 12.58g
Poached Eggs
Quick and easy way to poach eggs without the water and mess.
cals: 93kcal | fat: 3.37g | carbs: 2.30g | prot: 12.30g
Crockpot Carnitas
Pork roast prepared Mexican style.
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Theo166's Latest Posts

Gained back all 20 lbs I had lost on Atkins! NOW WHAT?
I'm thinking what you've proven is your addiction to sugar. Atkins might be better for you because it squeezes out all the bad sugar. On WW, you are more likely to have sugar, and relapse. It takes many tries to quit bad habits, like smoking etc.

DON'T give up.
posted 08 May 2013, 17:26
How I lost that excess unwanted pounds without exercising and diets
Lisa, I'm betting your special product was SPAM!

(Monty Python Choir: Spam! Spam! Spam! Spam! Lovely Spam! Lovely Spam!)
Oh how FS needs a reporting button for posts.
posted 08 May 2013, 17:16
For me, when I don't count calories I stop losing weight. In last week I gained a pound. I thought I continued to eat healthy and same portion sizes but obviously not. Now I'm back to rigid counting.
posted 07 Feb 2013, 18:16
low calorie shopping list
Adding to Katherine's comment
I usually buy big bags of mixed frozen veggies from Costco. While not 'fresh', they taste great and are quick to prepare, and help fill you up. Too often my fresh veggies went bad before I ate them (big $ waste)

I've also been buying Tofu and making stir-fry with it and veggies.

Are you eating eggs? Very flexible food with so many ways to prepare.
posted 30 Jan 2013, 14:45
Yea, the recipe feature is fantastic. When I made a big pot of chili, it was so easy to add in the cans of beans plus other ingredients.

When done cooking, I measured it into separatete Tupperwarere dishes for storage, using a measuring cup. With a real count on the total volume, it was simple to set the servings size to one cup and have the correct nutrition info.
posted 30 Jan 2013, 10:36
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