3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community  

Go Back   3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community > Support Forum > Depression and Weight Issues

Depression and Weight Issues Have you been diagnosed with depression, are possibly on depression medication, and find it affects your weight loss efforts? Post here for support!

Need Help!!

Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools
Old 05-02-2003, 01:16 AM   #1
Junior Member
 
visions_of_gehenna's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2003
Location: Washington
Posts: 2

Exclamation Need Help!!

I am 21, suffer from sever depression (on zoloft for now) and weigh 265#. I went to the doctors today, and i was told if i do not get the weight off, i will become diabetic. I have never been so scared before. I have tried dieting, but it is hard. My husband of 6 months weighs maybe 160 soaking wet. I just want to cry when i am folding our clothes. he could probably fit inside of one of my pantlegs. I would really like a penpal. I think it would help out allot if i had some outside support from someone who knows where i am coming from. thanks.
visions_of_gehenna is offline  
Old 05-02-2003, 01:00 PM   #2
CIN
Senior Member
 
CIN's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2001
Location: Kentucky
Posts: 1,112

Default

Hello!
I am so glad you posted and think you will find MUCH help here from very supportive people!

NOW is the time to take action and you are they KEY! You have the motivation because you certainly do not want to be diabetic!

Many people finally take action because of a Doctor report or hurt feeling.........or just from the PAIN f being overweight! So I want you to know you are not alone.

Pick a plan and strat doing something today................small changes can make big differences when it comes to weight loss!

Any idea where you want to start? Read all you can and decide. Weight Watchers and TOPS........seem very sensible.but the decision is yours.just choose a healthy way to lose weight!

We hope you will join in and take advantage of all the support this website offers!

Welcome and smile..................it will get better!
Cin

PS I will be gone until Sunday if you reply later today!
CIN is offline  
Old 05-02-2003, 01:15 PM   #3
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Posts: 330

Default

Since there is a history of both weight problems and diabetes in my family, I too have to be careful. Fortunately, my blood sugar has been closer to a normal profile since I am eating healthier.

At the moment, I am on a 1500 calorie plan recommended by the American Diabetes Association; it seems to be doing the trick so far. Also a plus in my direction is that I love fruit, especially strawberries and cantelope, both which are coming into season. In addition to my current plan, I am scheduled to see a weight loss surgeon for an initial consultation August 25. I'm hoping to break 300 by then

Remember, nothing worth getting is easy, but you will not only look better as an end result, but you will feel GREAT in the process! (I have suffered from depression for 20 years, now on 60 mgs of Prozac)
loranden is offline  
Old 05-02-2003, 02:09 PM   #4
Junior Member
 
visions_of_gehenna's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2003
Location: Washington
Posts: 2

Default

I have looked into the atkins diet, and i have heard good things about it... i am also trying the cider vinager vitamins. has anyone ever used those before? thank you every one for the support
visions_of_gehenna is offline  
Old 05-02-2003, 02:17 PM   #5
Moderator
 
LindaT's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2000
Location: San Jose, CA, USA
Posts: 1,681

Default Waste of money

This is from the buyer beware boards here regarding cider vinegar

How's about the Apple Cider Vinegar Pill

There are no magic pills, sorry to say. I wish there was.
__________________
"What are you REALLY hungry for?"



My Recipes and Reviews http://ltrem.bravehost.com/
LindaT is offline  
Old 05-03-2003, 08:16 PM   #6
Senior Member
 
liz321's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2001
Posts: 2,211

Angry Visons....

I have sent you a PM....but I just want to tell you that you have made the first step to changing....you have admitted there is a problem....I too am overweight and at risk for diabetes and heart disease. I am afraid and feel overwhelmed by the task at hand...almost immobilized by the fear.

I can hear the urgency in your words and would love if you kept in touch here and let us know how you are doing.

Thanks for taking the risk and reaching out to us.

Elizabeth in Canada
liz321 is offline  
Closed Thread
Posts by members, moderators and admins are not considered medical advice
and no guarantee is made against accuracy.


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Looking for Low Calorie Breakfast and Snack Ideas need help. aprilshowers Food Talk And Fabulous Finds 12 02-10-2005 03:17 PM
overwhelmed and need help shyangel Introductions 121 07-29-2004 08:51 AM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:57 AM.






Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.3.2