Joined April 2016
Weight History

Start Weight
200.0 lb
Lost so far: 38.6 lb

Current Weight
161.4 lb
Performance: gaining 0.6 lb a week

Goal Weight
150.0 lb
Still to go: 11.4 lb
Low carb lifestyle is for me. I started out "doing Atkins", but the difference in the way I feel is SO remarkable, that I can't envision going back to the toxic eating pattern I've lived for so long. Yes, I miss a lot of those foods, but it really isn't a struggle to pass them up most of the time.
I will be 60 this year, and currently take no medication at all. I want to drop the excess pounds, so that I can continue to live this way.
My big issue is getting more exercise. There are so many things I enjoy doing that simply do not lend themselves to a lot of movement. I am working on finding the motivation to carve out at least a few minutes a day to get the body in motion.

mskestrela's Weight History

mskestrela's Latest Member Challenges

  LCHF 90-day Challenge
status: Completed
ended: 24 Sep 17
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  Lose 4lb in seven weeks
status: Completed
ended: 01 May 17
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mskestrela's Cookbook

cals: 91kcal | fat: 6.41g | carbs: 2.11g | prot: 6.88g
Conch Fritters
Low carb crispy fritters with conch and mozzarella.
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mskestrela's Latest Posts

Hello! 👋🏽
Welcome aboard! There are lots of Keto folks here, and it's a very supportive site. Most are very well educated and informed, so if you have questions, ask away!
posted 09 Apr 2017, 18:52
This thread is hysterical without ollie's comments..... bahaha!
posted 10 Nov 2016, 18:37
How do I complete my day
I think you have to check either the This is some of what I ate, or This is exactly what I ate circle for it to post.
posted 01 Nov 2016, 16:10
Stubborn Fat
Belly fat is a sign of insulin resistance. Cut way back on carbs, and the insulin levels will drop.
posted 23 Sep 2016, 18:14
Serving Sized
That's an annoying part of this site. You have to click on the ingredient and expand it to see the serving size. There are many flaws here, and IMHO, this is one of the most annoying.
posted 13 Sep 2016, 20:11
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LCHF: Low carb, High fat / Ketogenic Diet

mskestrela's journal

04 January 2018

Aw, carp. I wrote a long update with my weigh-in, and FS kacked it. I'll do it over soon, when i'm in the mood. In the meantime, Happy New Year, FS b ...

14 December 2017

Just checking in. I've been SO busy with the holiday rush at work, I decided to take a break and just enjoy the Holidays as best I can. Lately, it mostly ...

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mskestrela's Groups

For those who want a daily check in, where you WILL get replies to your posts. Any type of low carb dieter welcome!

Keeping up with ketosis
People on a low carb and high fat diet and want to go into ketosis (body using fat as energy rather than carbohydrates)

NE Florida KETO Group
People living in NE Florida following a Ketogenic way of eating.

LCHF/Keto Evangelism
Teach your body to burn fat for fuel instead of sugar. Lose weight quick. Reverse many medical conditions through diet alone.

The Big Fat Lie - Embracing Fat in your lifestyle
Discussion and support for people interested in the Keto/Ketogenic/Low Carb-High Fat (LCHF) lifestyle.

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