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Old 02-27-2014, 08:22 PM   #1
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I started eating healthy on January 27th, and I did a juice fast for 5 days, ate veggies for the next 2, and since then I've been doing keto. I weighed myself this morning, and I have lost 24 lbs!! ^___^ I'm so excited and happy. During the process, I realized I have a gluten intolerance. My gut/mid-section area has slimmed a lot, my face/skin has a healthy glow, and.... I have a lot of energy (which is wonderful since I'm a teacher!) Well, here are the before/after pics:



I should've tried to make myself look half-decent in the 'before' pics... but at the time I felt hideous, so I let myself look hideous.

I hope I encourage all of you as much as you encourage me <3
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Old 02-27-2014, 08:29 PM   #2
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Wow, what a difference! I definitely see the glow! Keep up the awesome work!
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Old 02-27-2014, 08:30 PM   #3
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I am a teacher too! I have lost 30 since January 1. I think about 26 in the last month. What is keto?
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Old 02-27-2014, 08:47 PM   #4
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I am a teacher too! I have lost 30 since January 1. I think about 26 in the last month. What is keto?
Basically high fat, low carb, with enough proteins to keep your muscles. 65% of your cals should come from fat, 30% from protein, and 5% carbs. Here's a document with the explanation/science: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1...EHc/edit?pli=1

For someone who is gluten intolerant and insulin resistant, it's the best way of eating I've come across. Especially since it's easy to stick to and I don't have any desires to cheat plus, you can see if you're in 'ketosis' by using Ketostix (sold in the diabetic section at Wal-Mart.)

Since doing keto, my blood pressure has gone down and my sugar levels are at healthy levels instead of nearing pre-diabetic levels
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First ten pounds lost 1/30/14!
Second ten pounds lost 2/23/14!

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Old 03-13-2014, 08:53 PM   #5
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Old 03-14-2014, 12:19 PM   #6
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Old 04-05-2014, 11:47 AM   #7
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Wow..can totally see the difference!! Looking great
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Old 04-06-2014, 04:07 PM   #9
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Wow! That's great. I just started keto today after weeks of research to prepare myself. I'm excited for my journey and I hope you keep us updated as well!
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Congratulationson weight lost---------
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you look beautiful. Congrats. keep going..
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Good job,keep up the great work.
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Wow juice fast for 5 days! Way to go you look great!
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