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Old 04-28-2008, 01:59 PM   #11
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hey kitty :)
You're in the UK, so I recommend watching "you are what you eat". I see it on BBC America. I've always been at a low weight, but I began watching for health reasons (since I have so many foods I'm allergic or intolerant to). Anyhow, besides the excessive amount I've learned from Dr. Gillian McKeith, I've somehow lost 8 pounds in a month. I didn't mean to, I just took some of the advice. And, ps - I'm feeling extra healthy and energized too.
Also - it's taken away my sweet cravings. I've not even wanted any of the sweets I bake for the family. All I want is around 1 medjool date each day.
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Old 04-28-2008, 02:19 PM   #12
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Who isn't?? LOL. Depends on what kinda shape you are trying to get into. I have gone from round to oval, hoping to get more rectangular?
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Old 04-28-2008, 02:26 PM   #13
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Old 04-28-2008, 02:41 PM   #14
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watch for return

i lost 17 pounds almost a year ago. all is back on. last seven piled on after starting new meds. for high blood sugar. what's a girl to do.

everyday i start to watch calories, and everyday i fail. i tell myself "you are 70 years old , who cares? eat what u want. woe is me


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Old 04-28-2008, 02:50 PM   #15
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Yea meds can make it more difficult. I lost only 20lbs the first five years I had diabetes, thats pretty dismal. Then the depression hit, and I lost another 15, but then on new meds I gained 10 of it back. I stayed there until this last bout with heart surgery, where I dropped another 15, then after wards dropped another 5, but now back on all my meds and insulin I have gained almost 8 to 10 back.
I now weight about what I weighed about 13 years ago, but still need to drop another 20 to 30 lbs at least to get back to my college weight.
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Old 04-28-2008, 03:14 PM   #16
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Yea meds can make it more difficult. I lost only 20lbs the first five years I had diabetes, thats pretty dismal. Then the depression hit, and I lost another 15, but then on new meds I gained 10 of it back. I stayed there until this last bout with heart surgery, where I dropped another 15, then after wards dropped another 5, but now back on all my meds and insulin I have gained almost 8 to 10 back.
I now weight about what I weighed about 13 years ago, but still need to drop another 20 to 30 lbs at least to get back to my college weight.
good for u, losing weight. isn't diabetes grand? speaking of whick need to go test. lol

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Old 04-28-2008, 04:50 PM   #17
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Until I saw this thread, my goal was to maintain my current weight. But I could be inspired to try to lose 5 more pounds.

Water consumption is my secret weapon. When I feel hungry, I drink a glass of water. It seems I can trick my body into feeling full, even though I consumed no calories.

Great idea rk!!
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Old 04-28-2008, 05:03 PM   #18
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Count me in, too. The doctor told me that according to my sugar levels in my last three blood tests I am pre-diabetic. He gave me the come-to-Jesus lecture so I'm really trying hard to lose and watch what I eat. Cheese and fried chicken and spaghetti are all my downfall. Nice to have some moral support. Thank you!
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Old 04-28-2008, 07:26 PM   #19
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Wait, before I finish signing up....
I'm not giving up my evening Brandy am I?
If I promise to walk an extra mile to have it???? :)
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Old 04-28-2008, 07:43 PM   #20
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I'm not giving up my evening Brandy am I?
If I promise to walk an extra mile to have it???? :)
Suzi..please see thread titled "all good chefs drink" LMAO
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