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Old 03-26-2011, 09:41 AM   #1
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When I first started trying to lose weight, nothing was happening. I went almost two months and the scale didnt budge hardly at all. I just kept at it though and all of a sudden within the last week and a half I dropped 15 pounds!!!! Wow! I have a long ways to go but this definitely encourages me. It also reassures me...for awhile there I thought something might be wrong with my body since i wasn't losing any unless I starved myself. I went ahead and increased my protein intake and that seemed to do the trick.
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Old 03-26-2011, 12:05 PM   #2
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what regimen are you following now?
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Old 03-26-2011, 12:59 PM   #3
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Congrats! Glad you finally found something that worked for you. You must have been retaining a TON of water.
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First goal 225 lbs- met 10/20/2010
Second goal 210 lbs- met 01/10/2011
Third goal onederland - 02/21/2011
Fourth goal 180 - 05/16/2011
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Side goal 34" waist - met 02/15/2011
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Old 03-26-2011, 03:00 PM   #4
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I'm following low carb.

And ( possible TMI moment) due to my irregular and exceedingly long TOM cycles (sometimes at least a month long..ugh), I most likely was retaining a lot of water. I have a feeling I might hit walls like that a lot where the weight stops coming off for awhile. It'll be hard to stick with it but I just have to stay in the right mind set.
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Old 03-26-2011, 05:14 PM   #5
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Let the lost inches be your guide. If you don't measure already start. There will be times when the scale tells you you're not making progress but measurements show you have been losing a lot of fat. It's a great way to stay inspired.
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Current Measurements 36" 30.5" 38"
First goal 225 lbs- met 10/20/2010
Second goal 210 lbs- met 01/10/2011
Third goal onederland - 02/21/2011
Fourth goal 180 - 05/16/2011
Ultimate goal 165
Side goal 34" waist - met 02/15/2011
Side goal 30" waist
Side goal no longer be considered Obese on BMI 03/09/2011

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