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Old 05-12-2015, 10:48 AM   #1  
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Hello, folks!!!

Found this group today and thought, oh my gosh, how nice!!

Both myself and my husband have recently started our weightloss journey. Three weeks ago I was called by my doctor and was told that I needed to come in. In short, I'm now considered a type 2 diabetic, my cholesterol was up, my vitamin D was severely low.... just in short, I was unhealthy.

I had become much too comfortable in my own body, and it was showing.

That Friday on the way home I met up with my husband at a Planet Fitness gym and we took a tour. I signed up, and have been going every since. This week starts our third week! I've lost 7-10 lbs at this point, and my husband has lost 15. We spend 30 minutes on cardio, and 30 on weights, and we've entirely changed the way that we eat.

I know we can do this, we have to. I've come here for support on the days I just want to quit, and to offer my support to others that are struggling. So here's to seeing those numbers fall!
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Old 05-12-2015, 01:22 PM   #2  
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Oh, my husband and I have had to change everything in our house too!!! You'll do great with the support, and being on these forums help too

I don't want to gibe false hope or anything, but I've read people on these forums who have managed to control their diabetes with their weight loss and lifestyle change (not sure if its type 1 or 2 though). Poke around the forums!

Welcome and congratulations, it's nice to hear from an enthusiastic person already started with a great plan!
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Old 05-12-2015, 02:08 PM   #3  
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Welcome!! i know its not always easy, and we will all struggle. You sound like a take charge person. I really admire that you went out and started making healthy changes so quickly. We're all here for those days that are harder than others
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Old 05-12-2015, 11:36 PM   #4  
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Good job! I wish I could get to the gym with my husband, I think doing this together would be great. I am glad you have that support.
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Old 05-17-2015, 11:48 AM   #5  
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NO and NEVER quit...Quitting is not the option!! There will be bumpy roads, just keep plugging along...YOU can do this...Good luck!!
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Old 05-17-2015, 06:12 PM   #6  
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Welcome you still have hope!
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Old 05-22-2015, 04:53 PM   #7  
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Welcome, Thats so great that you have someone to lose weight with. My mom and I are both losing weight together. My mom is almost at goal. She started her weight loss journey before I did.
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