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Old 07-12-2007, 08:31 AM   #1
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Default Atkins rocks!!!

This is my third day on induction. The second time I've done Atkins. I only lasted a few days before. I did't get the headaches and flu like symptoms this time and I am already in Ketosis and feeling wonderful. I wish I would have just stuck it out past that gross feeling but either way I think that is why the past three days weren't as bad as the first time. I think I didn't have a much glucagon stored. Is that possible, hmm, I wonder? I really love the control this WOE gives you. I hate the ups and downs I feel when i eat too many carbs.
And not to get to personal, but I'm going to go there anyway, I have been having some crazy female issues. Like spotting since March. My midwife (no, I'm not pregnant, I'm seeing her because of the spotting) suggested losing some weight and I mentioned Atkins and she was all for it. I had ultrsounds done and All my bloodwork is fine except I'm hypothyroid, which we already knew, I've been on meds for that for years. The only other thing was my sugar was on the high side of normal. So it is hormonal (they are out of wack) So I decided to really commit to Atkins. And guess what... No spotting for the past three days, for the first time since March. I'm so happy. The next step was going to be taking hormones which I didn't wan to do. I look forward to staying on Atkins. It is so doable.
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Old 07-12-2007, 09:45 AM   #2
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Welcome Pro Sounds like you're doing a great job and glad to hear the "issues" are clearing up!! WTG on the great work!!

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Old 07-12-2007, 03:44 PM   #3
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Problysewin, thats fantastic! I feel so much better on atkins to, its great!Good luck to you. Keep it up.
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Old 07-12-2007, 05:45 PM   #4
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Way to hang in there! Once you can get past the IP, you will be able to get through the OWL too.
It's not bad at all. And remember, you got us to help you along.
Good Job!
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1Moreover, brethren, I declare unto you the gospel which I preached unto you, which also ye have received, and wherein ye stand;
2By which also ye are saved, if ye keep in memory what I preached unto you, unless ye have believed in vain.
3For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures;
4And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures:
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