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Old Sat, Mar-11-17, 14:42
Tiger I Tiger I is offline
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Plan: Atkins, LCHF
Stats: 245/240/140 Female 61.5 inches
Progress: 5%
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Hi Everyone,
I'm excited by what I've seen on this forum so far. This looks like an encouraging community with a strong accountability factor. Excellent!

I am a 40 year-old mother of 3 and run a landscaping company with my husband. I used to be very active and fit working on job sites. After the 3 pregnancies, I also had reconstructive knee surgeries on both knees, which contributed to my weight gain. Now I have additional health problems - hernias and a torn rotator cuff, and need to get surgery. I have been advised to lose weight prior to hernia surgery and am serious and committed to losing weight and improving my health.

I stopped sugar, flour, caffeine and alcohol on Valentines' Day (2-14-17) and am limiting artificial sweeteners. I had some withdrawal and fatigue but am now feeling better than I have in years. However, no weight loss yet, so I'm looking to further reduce carbs.

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Old Tue, Mar-21-17, 08:43
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Kathy5853 Kathy5853 is offline
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Posts: 21
Plan: Low carb
Stats: 279.5/252/199 Female 5 feet 8 inches
Progress: 34%
Location: NOVA

Welcome Tiger,

We started our journey around the same time. My biggest weakness is sugar and I have to go 100% cold turkey since I have no control.

Good luck with your upcoming surgeries.

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