Joined November 2008
Weight History

Start Weight
223.0 lb
Lost so far: 4.0 lb

Current Weight
227.0 lb
Performance: losing 9.8 lb a week

Goal Weight
225.0 lb
Still to go: 2.0 lb
I am 72 and a mother to a 50 year old daughter. I'm a believer in Jesus Christ and I like to go to church, Bible studies, TOPS and LA Fitness(I read while exercising on the stationary bike). Although raised outside of Denver until age 10, I've been a Californian since. I won't open an e-mail unless I know who it's from. I've struggled with overeating and poor food choices since I was a teen when I realized I was overweight. I got down to goal in my senior year and kept it off for a while. When I got pregnant at age 21 I was 10 pounds overweight. After giving birth, I was successful in getting down to goal of 148 in 1969 with 16 weeks of WW, keeping the weight off for a year or so before gaining back. In 1976 or so I got back to goal with Hcg through Lindora Clinic in Orange, Ca. loosing 30 pounds but didn't do maintenance and gained weight back over time. I remember how good I felt and got down to a size 12 for the first time I could remember. Even my cankles shaped up. So I know by experience where I want to be physically. Looking at my past successes give me hope for the future.

ruthe1213's Weight History

ruthe1213's Latest Member Challenges

  Daily Accountability 2019-#39
status: Completed
ended: 14 Oct 19
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  Daily Accountability 2019-#36
status: Completed
ended: 23 Sep 19
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My choice today to break fast.
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Daughter ate whole box by herself since last Wednesday
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ruthe1213's Cookbook

cals: 218kcal | fat: 13.16g | carbs: 11.30g | prot: 12.05g
Italian Cabbage
A great side dish or lunch option.
cals: 119kcal | fat: 6.67g | carbs: 6.38g | prot: 7.32g
Caprese Salad
A simple salad of 4 ingredients.
cals: 81kcal | fat: 6.87g | carbs: 1.66g | prot: 2.66g
Bacon Wrapped JalapeƱo Poppers
The classic popper nobody can refuse.
cals: 106kcal | fat: 6.50g | carbs: 1.16g | prot: 10.17g
Crustless Quiche Muffins
Made with sliced ham or turkey as the crust. Meat and veggies can be exchanged as desired and Tabasco can be hotter or not.
cals: 145kcal | fat: 9.79g | carbs: 6.49g | prot: 9.65g
Spinach Squares
Easy spinach squares that taste amazing.
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ruthe1213's Latest Posts

Central Orange County Ca. Support Group
Hoping to connect online with others following plan who live locally. I live near Orange Crush an Christ Cathedral.
posted 16 Sep 2019, 13:11
ENCOURAGEMENT POST: Reversed T2 Diabetes & Almost at Weight Goal
Thanks for sharing. I have Kaiser in So. Cal. How did you get a RN case manager? I am morbidly obese and attended Healthy Balance but recommendations are not low carb and gained from healthy balance macros.
posted 16 Sep 2019, 12:50
How Often Do you weigh yourself?
Daily first thing on empty bladder but also have weekly accountability weigh in at Wednesday 8:00 TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meeting at Orange Senior Center a few miles from me. Weigh in is from 8-9. Meeting from 9 to 10. We have two weekly members who have achieved KOPS (Keep Off Pounds Sensibly) status. Anyone can join for $32 a year and our chapter is $3 a month. They are very encouraging with contests from time to time. If you have a gain or a loss, weight recorder reads your name and member can share amount of gain or loss if he or she chooses too. So all is positive. This week I had the most net lost and won quarters members can donate if they had a gain for the week.
posted 03 Feb 2018, 11:08
Coffee with Cream
Yesterday at Ralph's they had a mark down on sugar free Torani Pumpkin Pie Flavor. I don't like using sugar free products often but it was an excellent special treat. 2 Tbsp has 0 carbs and 5 mg sodium. There is a suggestion to make your own sugar free flavored creamer with 1/4 cup Torani to 1 pint half and half. I'm going to try to post a picture.
posted 20 Jan 2018, 10:25
Coffee with Cream
Smart and Final has sugar free liquid flavors like they have at Starbucks. Torani I think. Using sugar free flavor with heavy cream would elminate the sugar and would be keto friendlier
posted 16 Jan 2018, 10:04
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