shirfleur 1
Joined March 2019
Weight History

Start Weight
199.8 lb
Lost so far: 6.0 lb

Current Weight
193.8 lb
Performance: losing 9.8 lb a week

Goal Weight
180.0 lb
Still to go: 13.8 lb
March 2019
I'm a 76-year-old SW Louisiana Cajun. I moved to Houston in 1991, and love living here, one of the most diverse cities in the country, where over 140 languages are spoken and celebrated.

I was the Finance Director for two outstanding non-profits, first Crisis Hotline (Crisis Intervention of Houston), and then Neuhaus Education Center. I retired in 2010, and enjoy living a life with no deadlines and little stress.

I started gaining weight after my marriage of twenty-three years ended in 1987. Nothing rapid, an average of 5 pounds a year over thirty years; I just didn't care. Then I woke up one morning weighing 300 pounds and finding myself barely able to function. I have gone from a healthy, physically active individual to a morbidly obese woman who gets out of breath walking 100 feet from my doorway to my car. I want something better, I want to be more like the person I used to be. I'm very happy to be a part of this group; you all inspire me.

September 15, 2023
Today I reached my goal to lose 100 pounds.

It was a long journey, interrupted for two years by the COVID 19 virus, but here I am. And now I begin a new journey, not quite sure what my final goal will be, but I'm certain I'll know it when I reach it.

shirfleur 1's Weight History

shirfleur 1's Latest Member Challenges

  Daily Accountability 2024-#26
starts in: 21 hours
duration: 7 days
day 1: Monday 17 Jun 24
  Daily Accountability 2024-#25
status: In Progress
currently: Day 7 of 7
end date: Monday 17 Jun 24
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last weighin: losing 0.4 lb a week Down
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last weighin: losing 0.7 lb a week Down
last weighin: losing 1.4 lb a week Down

shirfleur 1's Cookbook

cals: 29kcal | fat: 0.05g | carbs: 6.45g | prot: 1.27g
Different Cabbage Soup
Chopped and shredded cabbage soup.
cals: 239kcal | fat: 3.72g | carbs: 36.07g | prot: 17.38g
White Bean & Ham Soup
Simple and easy white bean soup with veggies and ham.
cals: 58kcal | fat: 1.04g | carbs: 10.71g | prot: 2.88g
Cabbage Soup
Easy cabbage soup recipe that will delight you and your diet.
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shirfleur 1's Latest Posts

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posted 03 Jun 2020, 11:27
Hi Claire, what exactly are you looking for? I have much more weight to lose than you do, but I'm willing to try.
posted 17 Jul 2019, 23:18
We have a spammer in our midst!
I've been reporting them, but they keep coming back under new names.
posted 08 May 2019, 00:18
Look under groups, I believe there are some vegetarian groups, some may be low carb. I just follow CICO and that seems to be working for me, as there are no food restrictions (I'm not a vegetarian). Good luck on your journey and welcome.
posted 03 May 2019, 09:21
What would you tell your 16 year old self?
Appreciate every day of your life and always look for the joy! Love like there's no tomorrow. Remember to be kind, for when you give to others, you give yourself a gift.
posted 20 Apr 2019, 08:23
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