ranchwoman
Joined December 2007
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Weight History

Start Weight
247.0 lb
Lost so far: 0 lb

Current Weight
247.0 lb
Performance: Steady

Goal Weight
225.0 lb
Still to go: 22.0 lb
I am a retired Naval Officer living on a small ranch in Montana. My children are grown and married. We have some livestock and my husband works for local residents doing odd jobs from carpentry to haying. I have chickens and a small vegetable garden. I do a lot volunteer work. We live 11 miles outside of a town with a population of 95. We love Montana. Losing weight is a problem because I do all the baking at home-nearest grocery store is 45 miles, nearest Walmart is 90 miles. There is not a public gym to go work out at. I try to walk not just for weight but for my COPD. I use a pedometer and really enjoy looking at how much I walk each day. My will power is terrible. I am 62 years old and need to lose weight because of high cholesterol and COPD. My husband gave me a Wii Fit for Christmas 2008, I also have a Gold's exercise bike, and I plan to walk. I succeeded in quitting smoking after many tries in 2000 so I am hoping I can get my weight down to 175 again after many tries. My first goal is 225. I like to do a lot of crafts but my eyes have hindered that this year and I will probably have cataract surgery this fall. I would love to become buddies with other women my age.

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ranchwoman's Latest Member Challenges

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  30/6/3 Walk 30 Mins 6 Days a Week For 3 Weeks
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ended: 25 Mar 13
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  6km per Day
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ended: 03 Jan 13
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ranchwoman's Cookbook

cals: 276kcal | fat: 12.78g | carbs: 39.21g | prot: 3.16g
Wiggly Watermelon Pie
A light and fluffy pie that fulfills your sweet tooth and chocolate desire.
cals: 572kcal | fat: 12.12g | carbs: 79.40g | prot: 39.84g
Turkey and Black Bean Chili
A sweet turkey chili with prunes or raisins.
cals: 363kcal | fat: 5.02g | carbs: 53.71g | prot: 26.53g
Tuna Pasta Salad
A versatile salad with tuna, vegetables and pasta.
cals: 103kcal | fat: 2.75g | carbs: 7.79g | prot: 11.71g
Tandoori Chicken
Grilled chicken with wonderful spices.
cals: 88kcal | fat: 6.01g | carbs: 6.26g | prot: 1.99g
Sweet Sour Cream Sauce
A sauce that can be used in place of whipped cream.
cals: 560kcal | fat: 13.25g | carbs: 70.02g | prot: 42.98g
Cabin Chili with Meat
Amazing chili that's good for those cold days. Make a big pot and have leftovers.
cals: 52kcal | fat: 2.60g | carbs: 6.07g | prot: 2.38g
Broccoli Salad with Sunflower Seeds and Raisins
A low fat vegetable salad.
cals: 272kcal | fat: 6.47g | carbs: 49.83g | prot: 4.78g
Blueberry Dessert
A great combination of Angel Food cake and cold and hot sauces.
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Walking for Health
With the nice weather coming, I am interested in setting up a challenge that includes walking. A pedometer is not required because you can base it on minutes. I am basing the challenge on the Webwalking USA Walking Program that you can find at http://walking.about.com/cs/measure/a/webwalkingusa.htm run by Wendy Bumgardner. This challenge could also equate minutes of exercise to miles travelled. Take a look at her program. It looks like fun.
posted 19 Feb 2009, 12:16
Recipes from Cruise to Lose Challenge
Ditto Gug, thanks for all your hard work.
posted 22 Nov 2008, 07:51
50 LB WEIGHT LOSS CHALLENGE - WELCOME
Crying or Very sad NO GAIN NO LOSSCrying or Very sad
I SPENT MOST OF THE WEEK GROOMING MY DOG WITH TERRIBLE MATS. GOT THAT FINISHED. HEADING OUT TO THE GARDEN. I DIDN'T GET MUCH EXERCISE THIS PAST WEEK. I MUST GET RE-FOCUSED IF I AM GOING TO MEET MY GOAL. JUST RECEIVED THE SWEATER AND SKIRT I ORDERED FOR THE TRIP. LOOKS LOVELY ON. I NEED A VACATION.

posted 28 Jul 2008, 11:36
50 LB WEIGHT LOSS CHALLENGE - WELCOME
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posted 24 Jul 2008, 10:42
50 LB WEIGHT LOSS CHALLENGE - WELCOME
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Last nights meal probably put a pound back on but thats okay. Having fun is part of the mental health that keeps us going. I have posted my blueberry dessert in the kitchen It tastes a whole lot ritcher than the 282 calories per serving. And if made with fat free sour cream and splenda would be less calories. I can't participate in the stair challenge because there are no stairs around here that large. So I will try to do something else. 1/2 way there already. Wow. I have a long way to go but it is all in the trying.
posted 21 Jul 2008, 10:19
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21 October 2013

Looking forward to challenge starts tonight. I know I can do this. Have been cooking this morning. Will get up on the bike today. Tomorrow I can't do ...
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20 October 2013

Okay-had my annual physical yesterday. Other than a plugged ear, DR says I am doing great for my age. When discussing my weight he said-just make sure ...
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