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Old Tue, Nov-29-16, 23:33
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Plan: Atkins
Stats: 235/135/135 Female 5'4
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Progress: 100%
Location: Brisbane, Australia
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You are indeed successful, Ken! My most sincere congratulations (again ) on all that you have achieved. Losing 250 pounds is such a massive amount I can barely imagine it.

Well done, congratulations, and goodonyamate!!!!
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Old Wed, Nov-30-16, 00:50
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Plan: Banting
Stats: 302/180/180 Male 175cm
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Progress: 100%
Location: New Zealand
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Now that's a success story!

Thanks again for sharing your journey with us along the way, Ken. You've been an awesome inspiration for me and no doubt countless others as well. So happy for you, mate.
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Old Wed, Nov-30-16, 04:13
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Plan: very low carb real food
Stats: 245/128/135 Female 62
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Progress: 106%
Location: Vermont
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Well said Ken. It's the change in attitude combined with the change in eating that does it. You continue to be a model and an inspiration for everyone here.

Jean
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Old Wed, Nov-30-16, 05:54
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Plan: LCHF
Stats: 188/139/138 Female 5'9"
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Progress: 98%
Location: Saskatchewan
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Does losing 250 pounds make me a success story? OMG. Yes, losing 250 pounds makes you a fantastic success story
Wow, Ken, great post. Beating Type 2 diabetes, losing cravings for crap and breaking the addiction, being more active and to tie shoes from standing position ... it's all so wonderful. What a journey to freedom.
And you have been maintaining. Maintaining doesn't give rewards like weight loss so it's all the NSVs we need to remember in order to value the wonderful low-carb woe. Your pictures speak for themselves. A stunning transformation. Thanks for sharing your journey - it's beyond inspirational!!
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Old Wed, Nov-30-16, 08:37
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Plan: No GPS/OMAD (23:1)
Stats: 150/124/120 Female 64 inches
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Progress: 87%
Location: the North, England
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Yes! You are a success story because you know exactly what you need to do to keep on succeeding and are prepared to do it
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Old Wed, Nov-30-16, 11:46
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Plan: ZC (started w/Atkins)
Stats: 164/132.8/124 Female 5x2"
BF:27%
Progress: 78%
Location: Virginia
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Congratulations!!!

I'd say you are a success story in many ways!!!

Starting with your attitude, your determination & comment all the way to your weight loss you are a success story!!!

Plus knowing that you are a carb addict & making this diet your WOL is totally what you needed to do!!!

Keep it up & your new look will stay with you!!!

Love the pictures! Thank you for sharing your story!!!
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Old Wed, Nov-30-16, 14:27
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Plan: Low Carb
Stats: 163/121/135 Female 5ft. 7 inches
BF:Just perfect:)
Progress: 150%
Location: A native Texan in NY
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Pure Success! Wow just amazing! Congrats x 100
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Old Wed, Nov-30-16, 17:04
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Plan: Mostly Fung/IDM
Stats: 165/138.4/135 Female 63
BF:???/better/???
Progress: 89%
Location: Washington state
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IMO you're a huge success! Not only for all you've done for your own body, but also how you have inspired and encouraged so many at this forum.

I wish you continued success.
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Old Wed, Nov-30-16, 19:51
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Plan: Atkins
Stats: 296/220/205 Male 71 inches
BF:25%?
Progress: 84%
Location: Upstate South Carolina
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That's just awesome.
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Old Thu, Dec-01-16, 06:28
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Plan: ~25NC/IF
Stats: 342.2/003.4/000 Male 72 inches
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Thank you Ken for the right-up Ken and welcome back to LIFE

PS Maori is my hero too. I can only hope he knows how much he's helped and inspired others, like you have done here to Ken.
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Old Fri, Dec-02-16, 10:17
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Plan: Epi-Paleo/IF
Stats: 220/161/150 Female 67
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Progress: 84%
Location: USA
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It makes you a hero!
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Old Fri, Dec-02-16, 10:57
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Plan: LCHF, 100g
Stats: 252/160/150 Female 69.5 inches
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Progress: 90%
Location: Northeast TN
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You're amazing and inspirational to many as always.
Definitely a success.
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Old Fri, Dec-02-16, 15:41
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Plan: Atkins '72
Stats: 188/143/144 Female 5'4"
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Progress: 102%
Location: NV
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Oh yeah! Not only a success, but such an inspiration.

Making this a way of life is what makes the difference.

You ROCK...

...and that feels great, doesn't it? Very, very well done.
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Old Fri, Dec-02-16, 18:43
ReneeH20 ReneeH20 is offline
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Plan: Dr. Westman
Stats: 280/170/170 Female 69.8 in
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Progress: 100%
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Yes. Yes. A two hundred and fifty times yes. 1000 plus days and counting yes!

I have no doubt that you will continue your successful lifestyle change indefinately.
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Old Fri, Dec-02-16, 22:27
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Plan: Dr. Bernstein
Stats: 188/160/135 Female 5 ft 4 inches
BF:
Progress: 53%
Location: NE WA
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A success and a role model. I showed your pictures to my husband & said this man lost 250 pounds. He asked, which one? You look like a completely different person.

Thank you for sharing your story. It's people like you who help me stay on this road.

Last edited by Bonnie OFS : Sun, Dec-11-16 at 16:54. Reason: duplicate
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Old Sun, Dec-11-16, 16:48
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Plan: hflc
Stats: 166/159/125 Female 5'2"
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Progress: 17%
Location: Pacific Northwest
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KEN RULES.
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