I'm 35 years old and have been on low calorie, low fat, diets ever since I was 12 year old, hungry, fat-girl.
That is over 20 years of starving, overeating, and hating myself.
In my twenties I dropped 50lb by cutting out all sugar and processed foods and exercising 2 hours everyday. Then Halloween came and I said just one mini snickers. After that "one", I could not stop eating sugar. Coke, chocolate, cookies. I craved them, resisted, and then broke down and binged.
Fast forward to 2017 and I am gigantic. I could not control my hunger because it controlled me. Who thinks about chocolate chip cookies for three days straight until they break down and have "one"? One meaning half the box. What kind of crazy person does that? I kept saying I would quit drinking coke and then go back on a strict diet, but every time I got stressed there was a can in my hand and liquid sugar going down my throat, like a smoker puffing away at a cigarette.
Anyways, half way through August I read "Why We Get Fat." It sounded too good to be true, but I thought one week of low-carb eating will not kill me like all this weight is.
That was about one week ago and I have lost 5.1lb without starving or exercising to do it. I don't care if it is mostly water weight because I don't feel ravenous which is amazing. My acne is clearing up and I have more energy than I have had in years.
So hello to all you awesome people and thank you for your inspiration!