Joined February 2010
Weight History

Start Weight
197.0 lb
Lost so far: 26.0 lb

Current Weight
171.0 lb
Performance: gaining 0.4 lb a week

Goal Weight
150.0 lb
Still to go: 21.0 lb
Just a girl on a mission to lose weight and keep it off!

aakarras's Weight History

aakarras's Latest Member Challenges

  Low carbing to get the pounds off!
status: Completed
ended: 28 Jun 15
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  Herbalife Weight Loss Challenge
status: Completed
ended: 13 Aug 12
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aakarras's Cookbook

cals: 242kcal | fat: 18.66g | carbs: 10.59g | prot: 10.09g
Cauliflower Fried Rice
Grated cauliflower instead of rice is both delicious and low carb.
cals: 17kcal | fat: 1.08g | carbs: 1.55g | prot: 0.69g
Grilled Zucchini Roll-Ups
This delicious appetizer or snack is an explosion of flavors. A perfect guilt free healthy low-cal appetizer at a party.
cals: 143kcal | fat: 11.26g | carbs: 4.44g | prot: 6.65g
Zucchini Hash Browns
Yummy and healthy zucchini hash browns that helps with potato cravings.
cals: 238kcal | fat: 20.06g | carbs: 6.06g | prot: 10.55g
Mock Mashed Potatoes
For mashed potato cravings this no nonsense mock recipe hits the spot.
cals: 191kcal | fat: 6.44g | carbs: 5.43g | prot: 29.38g
Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breast
Truly delicious spinach, onion and feta stuffed chicken breasts.
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aakarras's Latest Posts

I think crystal light has aspartame.. which is not recommended on the diet, i was drinking it alot in the beginning and didnt lose any weight, but of course it might not affect you the same way..
posted 23 Feb 2010, 13:51
Thank you for all of your replies to: Can someone explain this?
How can you blame a diet for personal failure? The diet doesn't cause someone to gain the weight, the person chooses to stop it and continue to eat. I know I gained weight, not because a low fat diet wasn't created properly, but because I decided to stop.

A diet is intended to help you lose the weight and learn how to eat healthier. It's suppose to help us learn how to eat a proportional amount of food. If at the end of my journey, after I lose the weight I want to and a few months pass and I have gained it back, I have nobody else to blame but MYSELF. Atkins did not put the food in my mouth, if anything, it taught me proper nutrition, how to pair foods together and how to make healthy choices.

The only way to gain back is to eat excessively and overly. If you're doing that, it's not the diets fault! I think blaming anyone else but ourselves if the biggest excuse and I think that is why weight loss becomes a failure. We need to acknowledge that yes, it was my fault.. I ate that, and I didn't exercise.
posted 21 Feb 2010, 05:55
Thank you for all of your replies to: Can someone explain this?
I just read this because I wanted to see the remarks.. and the only comment I can say is.. you guys preach to only discuss support and success, and yet you threw in your wise remarks?

Dont criticize someone for doing something that you yourself are participating in.. its childish.
posted 20 Feb 2010, 23:22
Carbs on diet calendar
ya NC are only shown when you go into your diet calendar. I did the same thing and almost had a heart attack when I saw how many it said I had consumed, but then I realized it was regular carbs. So just go into your calendar when you want to check them. =D
posted 16 Feb 2010, 07:40
atkins induction

If you are in the Induction phase, you are eating TOO many carbs.. you should only be having 20 12-15 coming from veggies. You have to have a minimum of 1500 calories, the more the better.

Peanuts/peanutbutter are not allowed until you are in the OWL phase, which is after 2 weeks, or even later if you decide to stay in Induction longer.

I lost 13lbs the first 2 weeks and stalled after, I realized that its because I was eating too few calories and have tried to up them as much as possible.

So basically, up the calories, lower the carbs
posted 10 Feb 2010, 18:27
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