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Old 04-12-2013, 04:31 AM   #1
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I'm new to the forum

Hello all!
I am new to the Lowcarb friends boards. I am currently living in the United Arab Emirates, but I am planning on returning back to the Good ol' U.S. or A. In July! I cant wait! Since Ive been here, my weight has yoyo'd up and down/ Currently, it is at a high point. I have done Atkins in the past with good results. I want to begin again, but I could use some support. I have about 35-50 lbs to lose. Since I am over 50, I thought this would be a great place to start. I hope to make some great friends here as well.
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Old 04-12-2013, 07:46 AM   #2
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Welcome, Tubby, but what are you going to call yourself when you have lost the weight ?
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Old 04-12-2013, 08:53 AM   #3
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lol...Just Tammie I would expect :-)
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Old 04-12-2013, 08:57 AM   #4
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Hiya Tammie, welcome to the Golden age...we all use various weight loss plans here and are a friendly group....glad to see ya and I know you're looking forward to returning stateside...
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Old 04-12-2013, 09:05 AM   #5
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Thank you Mary! I want to make this a total life change. My new mantra is "Eat to Live, not live to Eat"
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Old 04-12-2013, 11:20 AM   #6
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Tammie be patient with yourself and the life style eating changes you are going to make.
Don't be in a hurry but just stay steady at it.
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Old 04-12-2013, 12:59 PM   #7
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Thank you Loretta That is great advice.
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Old 04-12-2013, 04:55 PM   #8
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Hi Tammi and welcome. No advice, except to say ditto to Loretta's advice.
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Old 04-12-2013, 07:13 PM   #9
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Hi Tammy nice to meet you. This is a great place to hang out.
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Old 04-13-2013, 12:32 AM   #10
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Hi Tammi and welcome. No advice, except to say ditto to Loretta's advice.
Thank you LoveMontana! I love your pic!
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Old 04-13-2013, 12:34 AM   #11
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Hi Tammy nice to meet you. This is a great place to hang out.
WOW! Shalbrihil, You are making awesome progress! Thank you for the welcome and it is nice meeting you too
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Old 04-13-2013, 08:53 AM   #12
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Love your screen name!. I dont post too much but read this board everyday to keep me honest. I was tubby for 20 years, not tubby for 3 years now.

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Old 04-13-2013, 09:43 AM   #13
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Thanks Heidinem! I hope that that name will not fit me after a few months..
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Old 04-13-2013, 09:47 AM   #14
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LoveMontana....Where are you in the fingerlakes region? I own property in Oswego county NY.. I was born in Plattsburgh and spent many summers at my grandparent's home in Tupper Lake. I love NY!
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