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Old 08-07-2013, 06:44 AM   #1
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Ten Week Check-In

Today starts my 11th week of low carbing. I was successful a decade ago with losing and maintaining on low carb, although I slowly gained 10 lbs back after a few years. Then I developed an eating disorder and gained from 138 to 179 in less than 2 years.

I lost 9 lbs in the first week--- I was very carby because of my night eating disorder choices. Afterwards, I had some slow weeks and I had some okay weeks.

I am on my way towards mastering my carb addiction/night eating and I have not slipped at all on the compulsion for six weeks.

I try to stay mindful of crafting a sustainable plan so that I can keep it as a part of my lifestyle from now on.

I am consistently making good food choices and I do not crave things or feel deprived with my meals. I am satisfied on a reasonable amount of food, and I am developing a normal hunger signal instead of getting grumpy or jittery when it's time for a meal.

I have lost 20.6 pounds and a clothing size. I have lost 2 1/2 inches from my bust, 2 1/2 from my waist, and 3 from my hips.

I feel well and I am satisfied with my rate of 2 lbs lost per week.

I am grateful and optimistic. I believe that I will, in time, lose the remainder of my excess weight, about 30 more pounds.
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Old 08-07-2013, 07:23 AM   #2
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You can do it Emel! You are always an encouragement to others, so now it's our turn to congratulate and encourage you WTG!! KUTGW!!
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Old 08-07-2013, 07:25 AM   #3
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Yay Emel!!! sounds like you are having wonderful progress so far!
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Old 08-07-2013, 07:33 AM   #4
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Emel

You know you are my biggest inspiration and support. I admire your determination and your willingness to help others.

I am sure you will reach your goals
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Old 08-07-2013, 07:36 AM   #5
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Way to go Emel! You give me hope and inspiration! Two pounds a week is a very respectable rate of loss!
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Old 08-07-2013, 07:50 AM   #6
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Job well done so far...keep up the good work and thanks for all your helpful insight...at least you caught your problem and are dealing with it before it goes too far. It takes a very STRONG person to admit they are not perfect and can mess up...it takes a BRAVE person to admit it and do something about it.
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Old 08-07-2013, 08:10 AM   #7
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More important than the weight loss...all those changes you've made to understand about your eating and changing habits so that even when the weight is off, you're set for keeping it off.

WTG Emel! Keep up the very good work!
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Old 08-07-2013, 08:19 AM   #8
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Congratulations on your success and your determination!
I always enjoy reading your posts.
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Old 08-07-2013, 08:42 AM   #9
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20 lbs in 10 weeks! That's wonderful!
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Old 08-07-2013, 09:11 AM   #10
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That was very encouraging. Thanks so much for sharing!
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Old 08-07-2013, 09:14 AM   #11
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Wonderful, Emel!!!
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Old 08-07-2013, 09:14 AM   #12
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Congratulations! I've enjoyed reading your informative posts very much and hope you'll stay as prolific as you proceed on your weight loss journey.
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Old 08-07-2013, 11:42 AM   #13
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Great job that is an awesome loss way to go
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Old 08-07-2013, 12:06 PM   #14
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This is a very cool post, emel. I hope you enjoyed reflecting on it and writing it as much as I enjoyed reading it. What a success story! Those of us who post here often know how well you do your research and how generous you are w/everything you've learned. Talk about a great pay off...20 pounds in 11 weeks is just fantastic and I bet the measurement drops look great on you. Bravo, girl!
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Old 08-07-2013, 04:42 PM   #15
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thanks for keeping it real, you are an inspiration!
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Old 08-07-2013, 06:06 PM   #16
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congrats on not only losing weight but conquering a demon! how inspiring!
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Old 08-07-2013, 06:21 PM   #17
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Old 08-07-2013, 06:58 PM   #18
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I'm so happy for you, Emel. I have always enjoyed your thoughful posts and support.
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Old 08-07-2013, 09:00 PM   #19
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You will totally do this. I can tell in the tone of your "voice." I am seriously and thoroughly thrilled for you! And really proud of you, too.
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Old 08-08-2013, 12:23 AM   #20
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I am so happy for you!!!! Congratulations on your results so far!

You are one of the people here that I listen to and I do think you are one of the voices of reason on LCF! Thank you for sharing your ups and downs and wise counsel with us!
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Old 08-08-2013, 04:35 AM   #21
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Thank you all.
It is a pleasure walking this road with you all.
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Old 08-08-2013, 06:21 AM   #22
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