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Old Fri, Jun-16-17, 06:55
kkloomis kkloomis is offline
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Plan: Atkins
Stats: 167/165/135 Female 67
Progress: 6%
Smile New and Greetinga from Texas

Hi Everyone! I'm 57 and am of course overwight and frustrated that everything I try I cannot seem to lose. I am post menopausal and currently am not on any medication. I started Induction on Monday of this week and already do not feel as bloated, I will weigh in on Monday to see if the scales show anything.

I'm 35 pounds overwight for me and it's the biggest and most miserable I've ever been. 2 months ago I tried a MLM wellness program and for 1 month I had 2 shakes a day and 1 small tiny meal. I only lost 3 pounds!! As I look back even though the shake had lots of protein it also had lots of carbs and sugars. Also for about 3 years I was a vegetarian and that's also where I gained weight by all the beans and grains I was eating.

Anyway, I'm excited to begin my journey and I certainly love reading everyone's stories!

Happy Friday! K
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Old Fri, Jun-16-17, 13:35
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zoogirl zoogirl is offline
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Posts: 1,910
Plan: atkins 20
Stats: 127.6/111/110 Female 5' 2"
Progress: 94%
Location: Canada

Welcome, all the best to you, you will find amazing support here on the forum. One day at a time...small steps. Please drop by my journal some time. I love company, ttyl
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Old Sat, Jul-01-17, 22:08
Tx_Chris Tx_Chris is offline
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Posts: 391
Plan: Atkins
Stats: 315/230/185 Male 5'9
Progress: 65%
Location: Texas

Welcome KK to the forums. Fellow Texan here as well. You have definitely came to the right place to find support & great advice for your journey into this way of eating. If you stay consistently OP & no cheats you can achieve mind blowing results. Best piece of advice I can give you is don't set any arbitrary deadlines as it sets you up for failure. This is not a transient diet. This is a way of life & having the long view will benefit you greatly. I wish you the best. Look forward to celebrating your success.

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Old Sun, Jul-02-17, 07:43
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Froka Froka is offline
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Posts: 846
Plan: LCHF & IF
Stats: 312/287.6/180 Female 5' 8"
Progress: 18%
Location: San Diego, CA

Hey there K! Welcome to the forums, this place is super supportive. Have a great day!
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Old Sun, Jul-02-17, 17:40
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Posts: 2,146
Plan: Atkins
Stats: 336/286/199 Female 5'11"
BF:Losing it....
Progress: 36%
Location: Canada ay?

Tons of fantastic information, great people and if you need assistance, just ask...
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Old Mon, Jul-03-17, 08:49
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ForeverLC ForeverLC is online now
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Plan: A72
Stats: 135/110.7/108 Female 5 feet. 1 inch
Progress: 90%

Welcome to the forum! You'll find lots of encouragement and friendly folks here! Good luck on your journey!

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