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Old Sat, Oct-06-18, 15:01
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Chris250 Chris250 is offline
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Plan: adkins
Stats: 250/250/150 Female 67
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I'm back again. at the old site I was Chris 232 now I'm at 250. I want to lose weight, give myself something to think about besides my very ill husband. If I am not on program I know I would just eat and eat and eat. I am telling myself the first goal is to be successful for 6 months. In the middle of that time is our vacation for 6 weeks to Florida, if my husband is well enough to go. We shall see what happens in late December.
I weigh daily and am a Christian.
I have always enjoyed chatting with the people here about my life and weight, and hope to make new connections.
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Old Sun, Oct-07-18, 11:43
bluej bluej is offline
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Posts: 145
 
Plan: Low carb
Stats: 333/167/138 Female 5'6"
BF:BMI 56/26/22
Progress: 85%
Location: Australia
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Welcome to the forum -- a happy place
6 months is a nice timeline, you can do it -- I find it very doable too hehe
I hope to see you around the board
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Old Sun, Oct-07-18, 11:44
Blue Ruby Blue Ruby is offline
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Posts: 506
 
Plan: atkins
Stats: 200/170/160 Female 5'7"
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Progress: 75%
Location: BC
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Welcome!
Being on plan helps me be a better parent and support to my sick daughter. I stay calmer, sleep better, and know I can eat to comfort myself if i need to...just on plan. Yummy pork steaks and homemade Cesar salad is a favourite. And bacon, of course.
Good Luck to you. Take care of yourself too.
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Old Sat, Dec-01-18, 14:37
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hey_Neener hey_Neener is offline
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Posts: 1,863
 
Plan: Atkin's
Stats: 273/266/180 Female 66 inches
BF:Yep, gots to go
Progress: 8%
Location: Spokane, WA
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I'm glad you are figuring it out now to go back to LC. While my husband-and then dad-were dying, I gained 20 pounds. It's so very easy to try to keep yourself going when sleep deprived and stressed by eating a bunch of easy to grab junk. Then came settling my husband's affairs, selling a house and etc. There is always something to prevent putting your own health first. Good for you for being proactive.
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Old Sun, Dec-02-18, 03:34
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JEY100 JEY100 is online now
To Good Health!
Posts: 10,580
 
Plan: IF Fung/LC Westman/Primal
Stats: 222/171/169 Female 5' 9"
BF:45%/25.3%/24%
Progress: 96%
Location: NC
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Welcome , Chris,
Hope that you find a new home here and enjoy the sub-forum topics. There are some good tips for any LCers who are doing this "the Second Time Around" at this post: https://forum.lowcarber.org/showpos...6&postcount=163
There is a separate ATkins forum, https://forum.lowcarber.org/forumdisplay.php?f=98. But also good information in General LC https://forum.lowcarber.org/forumdisplay.php?f=1. And you can start a journal, a good place to chat with friends.
All the best,
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Old Sun, Dec-02-18, 21:40
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Posts: 193
 
Plan: Atkins
Stats: 155/135/130 Female 63
BF:-/32.7%/24%
Progress: 80%
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Welcome Chris! This is a great group for friendly chats and wonderful support. I have my morning java each morning with this group. Good luck.
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Old Tue, Dec-04-18, 06:34
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Plan: adkins
Stats: 250/250/150 Female 67
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Thanks for all your encouragement. I am blessed as my husband is recovering well. Time to knuckle down and be serious about losing weight.
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