Sugar Shakers for followers of Sugar Busters and other GI based diets

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Old 01-02-2008, 01:16 PM   #16  
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How did you choose your User Name?: it's an old tori amos reference that i have just stuck with

Real Name: Amy

Where do you live?: Michigan

Pets?: 2 cats - Hank and Frankie J.

Why did you choose Sugarbusters?: Seems healthy and I hope to lose weight.

Start weight/Present weight/goal weight: 194/167/130 (I lost some weight with Weight Watchers before; I just started SB today)

Favorite foods- Legal and not legal: ice cream, cookies, anything sweet

What motivated you to lose weight?: Vanity, mostly. My husband is quite thin, and I don't want to weigh more than him!

Something you like about yourself: my sense of humor

Do you have a reward in mind for when you reach your goal? What is it? Looking good in my bikini on the family vacation to Myrtle Beach in June.
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Old 01-03-2008, 12:48 PM   #17  
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How did you choose your User Name?: I love grapes, especially green sour ones

Real Name: Shoua

Where do you live?: MN

Significant other?: Yes

Kids?: No

Pets?: No

Work?: Yes, merchandising - photographer (part time)

Why did you chose Sugarbusters?: It works for me!

Start weight/Present weight/goal weight: 135/135/115

Favorite foods- Legal and not legal: Pasta

Favorite book: The Kite Runner

Favorite Movie: Love Actually

If you could visit anywhere in the world, where would you go?: Italy

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Old 01-14-2008, 12:53 AM   #18  
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How did you choose your User Name?: determination

Real Name:Michele

Where do you live?:Smyrna,TN

Significant other?:Luther-DH

Kids?:two- Claire- age 20; Thomas 18/autistic

Pets?:2 rescued dogs (Murphy- Corgi mix, and Goose-redheeler; 1 cat (Miss Puss) two cockatiels (Soci and Joe-Joe) and their twp un-named bablie

Work?:Addictions Counselor- self employed

Why did you chose Sugarbusters?: Seemed sensible and DH's primary care doc recommended it for him

Start weight/Present weight/goal weight:244/244/130

Favorite foods- Legal and not legal:Steak, Big Macs, French fries, grapes, strawberries, Coca-cola.....and anything salty!

Favorite book:too many to choose...I read ALL of the time

Favorite Movie: too many to pick one.....I like drama, action, thrillers, romantic movies and basically anything except horror

Favorite song: Too many to choose

Last book you read: Something by Greg Isles

What is your biggest pet peeve?:children running wild in stores

What motivated you to lose weight?: afraid I will DIE way before my time. My special needs son needs me alive and healthy!

Something you like about yourself:eyes

Something you would like to change about yourself (and you can't say your weight on this one!) : I would like to quit smoking, again

If you could meet one famous person, past or present, who would it be, and why?: Ronald Reagan

If you could visit anywhere in the world, where would you go?: Back to Japan

Your dream job:Exactly the job I do now!

Do you have a reward in mind for when you reach your goal? What is it? Shopping spree for all new clothes!

Anything else?: Looking forward to making some great friends here. Looking forward to encouragement and advice from others!
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Old 01-14-2008, 01:09 PM   #19  
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How did you choose your User Name?: Well I love the gym, and attend often..yet im still fat
Real Name: Michelle (Meesh)

Where do you live?: Mass

Significant other?: Happily Single

Kids?: Not..But my munchkins are the 2 children I have nannies for for the past 7 years D (8 1/2) R (5)

Pets?: 3 Cats

Work?: Nanny, Yankee Candle, Asst Birthday party coach for RSG Fitness

Why did you chose Sugarbusters?: A friends of mine lost 105 pounds with no sugar and low GI. Weight watchers stopped working for me so I figured I needed a new start.
Start weight/Present weight/goal weight: 192/179/140

Favorite foods- Legal and not legal: mac and cheese, thai food, chocolate all Illegal..For legal. chicken

Favorite book: Anything by Sandra Brown, Judith mcnaught or Nicholas sparks

Favorite Movie: Miss Congeniality

Favorite song: it always changes

Last book you read: Currently reading Sunny Chandler's Return-Sandra Brown

What is your biggest pet peeve?: gum smacking and tardiness

What motivated you to lose weight?: Well I have been on a up and down weight loss ride for 5 years. This is the longest I have stuck with going to the gym in a row. Aug 07-present so I might as well eat healthy to have the whole package. Plus, lets be serious I have old clothes that used to fit, and I want them to fit again.
Something you like about yourself: I like my smile, and my outlook on life. I am usually very positive
Something you would like to change about yourself (and you can't say your weight on this one!) : Stand up for myself a little more.

If you could meet one famous person, past or present, who would it be, and why?: Judith McNaught-I love her books, and it makes me happier as a person to read her stuff. I'd like to meet the woman behind the words.If you could visit anywhere in the world, where would you go?: I want to visit London

Your dream job: Mommy--Im close I am a nanny. One day i'd like to put all my efforts into my own children

Do you have a reward in mind for when you reach your goal? What is it? Not really, funny 5 years ago my reward was to own a pair of Adidas track pants. They only come as big as xL and when I was a 22 they were way to small. Not they are baggy and I have 4 different colors of Nike and Adidas size large waiting when I loose about 15 more pounds. I didn't care how much they cost.

Anything else?:
No..But in general life im very loud and outgoing..haha i'm going to try to fit in here or at the least barge in..haha

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Old 03-12-2008, 05:43 AM   #20  
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Where do you live?: Spartanburg, SC

Significant other?: not right now dang it

Kids?: nope

Pets?: chocolate lab named Hershey

Work?: pharmacy techician part-time, full-time nursing student

Why did you chose Sugarbusters?: when I found out I had Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome my doctor told me I needed to cut out my sugar and high-glycemic carbs and suggested it. With PCOS every time I ate something like that my sugar raises normally but my insulin goes through the roof and weight startes to pile on

Start weight/Present weight/goal weight: 303/260/200

Favorite foods- Legal and not legal: almonds, sweet potato chips, fruits, chocolate but i try not to eat it

Favorite book: Sugar Busters of course

Favorite Movie: The Game Plan

Favorite song: too many

Last book you read: a textbook on the GI system

What is your biggest pet peeve?: lying

What motivated you to lose weight?: i was about to get diabetes and my clothes didn't fit, i was extremely tired, i use to play basketball in high school and now i couldn't cause i was so out of shape, i want a serious relationship

Something you like about yourself: my intellect and drive to become a nurse

Something you would like to change about yourself (and you can't say your weight on this one!) : the stretch marks i got from the quick onset of weight i put on in the last year from having PCOS

If you could meet one famous person, past or present, who would it be, and why?: The Rock cause I'm a huge fan and he has a big heart

If you could visit anywhere in the world, where would you go?: France

Your dream job: Nurse Practictioner

Do you have a reward in mind for when you reach your goal? What is it? i plan on having a tummy tuck and breast augmentation because my body is already looking saggy from this 45 lb weight lose image 60 lbs

Anything else?: i am really just looking for some advice on what i can eat that aren't so boring to me now. i'm so sick and tired of chicken i could scream
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Old 03-31-2008, 05:17 PM   #21  
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How did you choose your User Name?:Peggy was "taken" so I added first initial of middle name

Real Name: Peggy ...LOL

Where do you live?:Alabama

Significant other?:Husband Kenneth 8 yrs married

Kids?: Me; one grown son, Him; grown daughter and son

Pets?: 3 dogs, Mine....Harley 17 Yrs. old, His...Taffy 14 yrs old...Ours...Little Man 5 yrs old Ours 1 cat Oreo 4 yrs old

Work?:Every Day but now for family!!!!

Why did you chose Sugarbusters?: Dr suggested it, although I welcome a weight loss I am doing it b/c I am diabetic

Start weight/Present weight/goal weight: S/C/G: 182/173/120

Favorite foods- Legal and not legal: Legal; Spinach! Illegal; Pastas and CORNbread!

Favorite book: Good Earth

Favorite Movie:Miracle on 34th Street

Favorite song: Amazing Grace

Last book you read: SugarBusters Cut Sugar to Trim Fat

What is your biggest pet peeve?:Mean Little people who make sure you know they are MEAN LITTLE people!

What motivated you to lose weight?:My health
Something you like about yourself: I am kind

Something you would like to change about yourself (and you can't say your weight on this one!) hat I could say no without guilt or the need to explain why I said no

If you could meet one famous person, past or present, who would it be, and why?:Sylvia Browne (LOL) to see if she could tell me who my bio father (is) was

If you could visit anywhere in the world, where would you go?: A snowy place to spend the winter!

Your dream job:A well paying one with NO stress!

Do you have a reward in mind for when you reach your goal? What is it? to lose the need for insulin injections

Anything else?: Nope!

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Old 03-31-2008, 10:03 PM   #22  
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Lindsey, Hello! My name is Peggy....are you and I the only ones looking into SugarBusters? Your on it already and I am starting tomorrow (I think!!) I came here looking for info and support but I am not even sure this is an active board. I am new to boarding so I may not be doing it correctly. Post and I will post back and maybe we can encourage one another?
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Old 04-01-2008, 10:40 PM   #23  
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How did you choose your User Name?: it's my goal to be 155 when I turn 50

Real Name: Shirley

Where do you live?: Kamloops, BC

Significant other?: still looking

Kids?: nope

Pets?: ChowX - Bear, ChowX - Buddy, Puppy mill rescued Heinz '57 - Harry Ha Ha

Work?: graphic designer

Why did you chose Sugarbusters?: was told about it by a friend who said it really works, my grandmother was a diabetic and my doctor told me today she concerned about my blood pressure.

Start weight/Present weight/goal weight: 248/248/155

Favorite foods- Chocolate

Favorite book:

Favorite Movie: Slingblade

Favorite song: Love someone by Rascal Flatts

Last book you read: Marketing textbook

What is your biggest pet peeve?: people being unkind, racism

What motivated you to lose weight?: I was at my doctor's today and she is worried about my high blood pressure, I'm tired alot of the time and I really want to be happy and healthy when my 50th birthday comes around in December.

Something you like about yourself: my ability to make people laugh

Something you would like to change about yourself (and you can't say your weight on this one!) : my bi-polar disorder

If you could meet one famous person, past or present, who would it be, and why?: Bill Clinton, I think he's a very intelligent man who's sex drive escapades overshadowed what he did for the US economy

If you could visit anywhere in the world, where would you go?: England

Your dream job: having enough money to cover my bills and work full time as an animal rescuer

Do you have a reward in mind for when you reach your goal? What is it? I plan to go to Hawaii for my 50th birthday, hoping I'm at or close to my goal then.

Anything else?: I'm really looking for a few new friends who will walk this journey with me, giving and receiving moral support, sharing food ideas and enjoying the road to wellness...
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Old 04-02-2008, 11:46 AM   #24  
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Hello Shirley! I read your bio and I wish you luck on your diet. I am responding to your post so you won't feel so alone on here! I posted a few days ago and I haven't seen a reply, so I wanted to make sure you got one! I am just a few years older than you and my b'day is in Dec as well! Hoping to see another post from you and others soon.~Peggy
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Old 04-02-2008, 01:39 PM   #25  
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Peggy, Shirley, and Linzy. Welcome. This is a very active forum, however we mainly stick to the support threads. The current one can be found here. April... can answer any question you have and the daily chat happens there as well. Hope you can pop on over !!

http://www.3fatchicks.com/forum/showthread.php?t=138638 (Sorry I can't get the link to work but if you copy and paste it you should be ok.

~Michelle
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Old 05-19-2008, 10:59 PM   #26  
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How did you choose your User Name?: I have a puppet ministry in my church

Real Name: dee

Where do you live?: S. Texas

Significant other?: Married

Kids?: 1

Pets?: a gazillion - I'm also the local Crittergirl!


Work?: Yes! I am a Keeper of the Home!

Why did you chose Sugarbusters?: Last hope

Start weight/Present weight/goal weight:

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What is your biggest pet peeve?:

What motivated you to lose weight?: I'm getting older and I want to be in better health

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Something you would like to change about yourself (and you can't say your weight on this one!) :

If you could meet one famous person, past or present, who would it be, and why?:

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Your dream job: I have the dream job

Do you have a reward in mind for when you reach your goal? What is it?

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Old 07-19-2008, 11:24 AM   #27  
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How did you choose your User Name?: A friend gave it to me as an endearment

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Where do you live?: WNY

Significant other?: my dog

Kids?: 3

Pets?:1

Work?: Retired

Why did you chose Sugarbusters?: At my Doctors STRONG recommedation

Start weight/Present weight/goal weight: 195/189/170

Favorite foods- Legal and not legal: Pizza.......Anything Mexican

Favorite book: The Story of Edgar Sawtelle (new)

Favorite Movie: South Pacific

Favorite song: New York State of Mind

Last book you read: Edgar Sawtelle

What is your biggest pet peeve?: Dishonesty

What motivated you to lose weight?: Health and self image

Something you like about yourself: Kind

Something you would like to change about yourself (and you can't say your weight on this one!) : Be less impatient

If you could meet one famous person, past or present, who would it be, and why?: Audry Hepburn

If you could visit anywhere in the world, where would you go?: Spain

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Do you have a reward in mind for when you reach your goal? What is it? New clothes !

Anything else?: Lowered Triglycerides !!!!!!!





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Old 07-19-2008, 01:00 PM   #28  
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Hi BIBI . . . . . . glad to hve you joining us and hope to see you down in our little chat thread on a regular basis now that you've found us . . .
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Old 07-19-2008, 01:18 PM   #29  
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Awww, thanks, Meowee ! So nice of you to welcome me so quickly !!

Am off to do some SGWW shopping
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Old 09-13-2008, 03:13 PM   #30  
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How did you choose your User Name?:
It's my name.

Real Name:
same as user name, Kelly

Where do you live?:
Michigan

Significant other?:
Kind of.

Kids?:
Two. Ages 27 and 25

Pets?
3 dogs, 3 cats

Work?:
Yes

Why did you chose Sugarbusters?:
Because of health reasons.


Start weight/Present weight/goal weight:
185/183/140

Favorite foods- Legal and not legal:
Legal turkey burgers/not legal EVERYTHING but esp javachip icecream from starbucks.

Favorite book:
JFK

Favorite Movie:
I really don't have one

Favorite song:
Anything aerosmith

Last book you read:
School manuals

What is your biggest pet peeve?:
people that chew loudly

What motivated you to lose weight?:
the scale at my doctor's appt and purchasing a pair of jeans.

Something you like about yourself:
I'm kind

Something you would like to change about yourself (and you can't say your weight on this one!) :
I get aggravated easily.

If you could meet one famous person, past or present, who would it be, and why?:
President Washington. I'd like to tell him what a mess his country is in. The unethical behavior of the current leaders.

If you could visit anywhere in the world, where would you go?:
Ireland

Your dream job:
Working with animals

Do you have a reward in mind for when you reach your goal? What is it?
My s/o says he will give me 500 dollars to shop for new clothes.

Anything else?:
I'm doing sugar busters along with cal counting for my diet.
and HI.
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