Joined August 2010
Weight History

Start Weight
239.0 lb
Lost so far: 9.4 lb

Current Weight
248.4 lb
Performance: gaining 0.6 lb a week

Goal Weight
130.0 lb
Still to go: 118.4 lb
My name is Donna I just turned 30 in October and I live in Northern California. I am a mother of two boys (11 and 4) and work full time (at a desk).

August 2011 is the heaviest I have ever been, and I am afraid to reach 300 pounds. I am 5'2", in a size 22 jeans, 2XL shirts, and I don't even know what size bra I should be wearing (somewhere in the G range). I want to lose my double chin, fat in my upper arms, my fingers, back, stomach, and thighs. I am hoping that once I lose all my weight my cup size will decrease so that I can have a real bra that actually fits me.

I started the South Beach Diet last week. I think this might work for me. There is no counting, and I don't have to write down everything I eat/drink. I am learning to eat healthy and make better choices. The best thing is that I am never hungry, because I am eating more now than before - I am just choosing healthier rather than fast food junk!

November 2011 - I am now in size 18 jeans and I have lost 30 pounds. I haven't checked my shirt size, but I am fitting into the smaller one's in my closet that I haven't worn in awhile. This is going really good for me, and I still love the South Beach Diet. People are really noticing the weight loss, it's great.

Mini Goals:
Start Weight 240- 8/17/11
Lose 10 LBS- 9/2/2011 WOOHOO! (228.8)
Good-bye 20 LBS- 9/30/2011 FANTASTIC! (218.6)
Throw away 30 LBS- 11/18/2011 SO EXCITED! (206.8)
Hello onederland 199 LBS- 1/20/2012 AMAZING! (199.6)
Meet 190 LBS- 6/29/2012 FINALLY! (190.2)
Celebrate 185 LBS - HALFWAY THERE!!!!
See 180 LBS-
Greet 170 LBS-
Visit 160 LBS- I won't be obese anymore!
Embrace 150 LBS-
Approch 140 LBS-
Love 130 LBS-

friendly555's Weight History

friendly555's Latest Member Challenges

  Biggest Loser 2
status: Completed
ended: 09 Apr 12
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  Healthy Wonders of Water
status: Completed
ended: 11 Nov 11
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last weighin: losing 7.7 lb a week Down
last weighin: losing 1.9 lb a week Down
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friendly555's Latest Photos

Before Biggest Loser 2 (199lbs)
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Biggest Loser 2
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11/26/11 down 30 lbs to 207!
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New Year Goal

Fun in the water
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Healthy Wonders of Water
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Delicious Dinner for Phase 1.
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South Beach Dieters
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Soon it won't be so hard to see pictures of myself.
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8 Glasses a Day Keeps Fat Away
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friendly555's Cookbook

cals: 47kcal | fat: 0.15g | carbs: 5.94g | prot: 3.27g
Iced Frapp Coffee
Great low calorie iced coffee made in a blender.
cals: 316kcal | fat: 8.53g | carbs: 10.14g | prot: 54.53g
Savory Balsamic Herb Chicken
A delightful chicken dish with lovely flavors.
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: 180kcal | fat: 8.73g | carbs: 9.20g | prot: 16.95g
Cheese & Asparagus Frittata
A low carb, quick, easy and delicious frittata.
cals: 179kcal | fat: 3.22g | carbs: 13.82g | prot: 24.77g
Baked Chicken with Mushrooms & Peppers
Super tasty and healthy chicken breast with sliced mushrooms and red or green peppers.
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friendly555's Latest Posts

Before and After, anyone?
Yay! Almost half way to my goal!

posted 18 Apr 2012, 23:49
Before and After, anyone?
Thank you all! Before/After's are very addictive! I can't wait until I do my next one. I think I will do one after I get under 200! Have fun everyone!
posted 02 Dec 2011, 08:11
Before and After, anyone?
Thank you Cindy. I feel great. I think I might get addicted to these before and after's. I can't wait to post my next one in a couple of months.
posted 27 Nov 2011, 18:22
Before and After, anyone?
Everyone is doing great. I just did my before and "during" picture last night, and I was so excited!The before is 8/2010 at 239 pounds. The "during" was taken yesterday at 207 pounds.
posted 27 Nov 2011, 15:39
How do I add a picture to my journal entry?
Thanks PM, I finally got it woohoo!
posted 22 Sep 2011, 22:09
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