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Old 07-04-2014, 07:20 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by carolr3639 View Post
I lost 40 lb with IE and have not gained it back. But I would like to lose another 30 and need help as I have been stuck of a few years. IE is the only way I lost weight and kept it off.
It's a good reminder for us. IE is always under such scrutiny here even though almost every real person in my life is a natural born intuitive eater. It obviously works, there is no explanation why the people in my life eat whatever try want, don't restrict/deprive, eat a variety of foods and don't have weight problems. I always try to remember that, not to listen to dieters.

Carol, I'm sure the scale will move again. Go easy on yourself, you have a lot to contend with.
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