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Old 08-30-2012, 09:09 AM   #1
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I think this just might work!

So, confession time -- when I started JUDDD, I truly believed in my heart of hearts that it really wouldn't work for me. I wanted it to, of course, and I didn't want to bring any negativity to the board by being like "well, this has no chance..." lol... but I just didn't think it would. After all, I've had many past failures, gained weight back, not exactly a spring chicken anymore... not to mention the pcos. Also, it just seemed too easy. It seemed like something I could actually DO, therefore it couldn't work.

Well, I weighed today, and pound #3 has left the building! Even though I'm not even through week #2 yet. I can almost always lose something the first week of a diet -- but to lose the second is the real indicator for me. Looks like all signs are go! So, I just wanted to share -- hope everyone else is enjoying small successes this week as well! Now off to update my stats.
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Old 08-30-2012, 09:13 AM   #2
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So happy for you!!! I'm down 13 lbs on JUDDD and still not ready to say that it works for me. Hahaha. It's like I need to break that 270 barrier before I will admit it. But I'm hopeful
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Old 08-30-2012, 09:25 AM   #3
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Old 08-30-2012, 09:47 AM   #4
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Woohoo!! My first 2 weeks are over on Saturday, and I've already decided this plan is where I want to be. For the first time in my life, I don't feel restricted--yes, the DDs are tough, but telling myself that I can eat plenty the following day really, really helps!

Glad you're feeling good about JUDDD. I sure am too!
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Old 08-30-2012, 10:43 AM   #5
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Very cool. I can feel your enthusiasm!! Feeling happy for you
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Old 08-30-2012, 10:46 AM   #6
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Wohoooo! That's great!!!
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Old 08-30-2012, 11:05 AM   #7
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Old 08-30-2012, 12:29 PM   #8
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Old 08-30-2012, 12:33 PM   #9
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Old 08-30-2012, 02:49 PM   #10
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Fun, hey? Dieting half the time.
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Old 08-30-2012, 03:34 PM   #11
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Yay Deen!

I had one of those moments today, too. It was the first time I started feeling a real confidence that this is having an effect. Yesterday I completed my 3rd week JUDDDing. This morning, after a good DD yesterday, I woke up to a new low of 230.8--total of 7.2 lbs gone in three weeks.

The first five pounds I just sort of blew off as potential water weight bouncing. When it moved up to 7 today--even though I know there will likely be a bounce up tomorrow--it started feeling real. It's better than I've been doing on my WW attempts for the last couple of years.

Congrats on pound #3--here's to many more!
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Old 08-30-2012, 05:59 PM   #12
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So very happy for you that you are finding success with JUDDD! It is a very wonderful, doable WOE, and will work for us, if we just work the rotations!
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Old 08-30-2012, 06:41 PM   #13
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JUDDD is very simple, very livable and very flexible. JUDDD allows weight loss and life to happen simultaneously.

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Old 08-30-2012, 07:42 PM   #14
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Old 08-30-2012, 08:16 PM   #15
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Well done Deen!

I know what you mean about being skeptical, but aren't you glad you gave it a go? I like it more and more as the days, weeks, and now months go by!

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Old 08-30-2012, 09:07 PM   #16
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Thanks, guys! It's very encouraging to hear that most people seem to like it more, as opposed to less, like most plans, as time goes on. I think it's just hard to get bored when every other day is so flexible.

Marlamp -- our stats are very similar! My highest weight was 252 and I'm now at 227 -- my IDEAL ideal would be around 127 (college weight) -- but I imagine I'll land somewhere around 140-150. Heck, anything in Onederland will be amazing -- lol I have a good feeling about this!
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Old 08-30-2012, 09:54 PM   #17
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Marlamp -- our stats are very similar! My highest weight was 252 and I'm now at 227 -- my IDEAL ideal would be around 127 (college weight) -- but I imagine I'll land somewhere around 140-150. Heck, anything in Onederland will be amazing -- lol I have a good feeling about this!

You're right, we're almost twins! Someday I will break out that "highest weight" photo. ::::Jabba the Hutt::::

Yeah, if I get to 150 I'll be DELIRIOUS.
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Old 08-30-2012, 10:00 PM   #18
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I lost a whole pants size in a week. I don't give a damn WHAT I have lost but I can tell you - that didn't happen on the Hcg plan in a whole week of 500 calorie days. I haven't been able to make a change in my weight since 2009! You are doing it! You WILL WIN! You have a really good tool. I haven't believed that for a long, long time myself!

Go girl!!!!
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Old 08-31-2012, 05:41 AM   #19
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Old 08-31-2012, 08:44 AM   #20
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Omg, Aeroangie -- that's amazing! I would LOVE to get results like that in a week! For me, though, I know it'll be slooooowww... as my body just loves to hold onto its weight...

Marlamp -- ok, I'll make you a deal -- when you break out your fattest-ever photo, I'll break out mine, too! Say, maybe when we get to Onederland -- or even sooner? I'll do it -- even though mine's scaaaary. lol
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Old 08-31-2012, 11:45 AM   #21
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I like it more and more as the days, weeks, and now months go by!
Me too, Soren!
Usually a month or so into a new diet, I'm researching other options. Now, I'm perfectly happy and not constantly searching for something else (maybe because I'm only dieting HALF the time!).
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Old 08-31-2012, 03:47 PM   #22
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I would like to chime in with the encouragement - I am one of those people who never manages to lose consistently, always starting over! I have lost a total of 50 pounds since Jan, most of it on JUDDD! I still have loads to lose but it really seems possible for the first time. This is my lowest weight in 12 years - back to pre-pregnancy weight!

I signed up for a research project today which will require me to exercise for 12 weeks - hopefully will help me keep going. I had to be weighed and while I was still the biggest in the room I didn't feel too bad!

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Old 09-03-2012, 03:53 PM   #23
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Wow Dee, good luck with that. Respect!
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Old 09-03-2012, 07:36 PM   #24
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Marlamp -- ok, I'll make you a deal -- when you break out your fattest-ever photo, I'll break out mine, too! Say, maybe when we get to Onederland -- or even sooner? I'll do it -- even though mine's scaaaary. lol

Deal.

Mine is just. . . JABBA. . . I should never be allowed to be photographed sitting down.
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Old 09-05-2012, 03:30 PM   #25
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Lol -- oh, believe me, mine's very Jabba-esque as well. And I'm standing up, so I don't even have the excuse of the "spread" that takes place when we sit down! lol
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Old 09-05-2012, 03:34 PM   #26
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You ladies are making me laugh. My most hated photo was DH and I seated in a booth at a charming pub when we went to a historic area of a river town. We were having so much fun, and asked the waitress if she'd snap a picture of us. We were smiling broadly and I thought it would be such a sweet reminder of our day. NOT!!!!!!!!!
Just a really good reminder of why I needed to find some help. Badly.
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Old 09-07-2012, 04:26 AM   #27
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I have some seriously cringe worthy photos, but not many because the last few years I've been ducking cameras!
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Old 09-07-2012, 04:59 AM   #28
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I have some seriously cringe worthy photos, but not many because the last few years I've been ducking cameras!
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Old 09-07-2012, 07:45 AM   #29
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Oh my goodness, you ladies are making me laugh, too. :P We should make a "scary" photo thread when it gets closer to Halloween. I know I've got several to contribute! lol
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Old 09-07-2012, 09:28 AM   #30
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So, confession time -- when I started JUDDD, I truly believed in my heart of hearts that it really wouldn't work for me. I wanted it to, of course, and I didn't want to bring any negativity to the board by being like "well, this has no chance..." lol... but I just didn't think it would. After all, I've had many past failures, gained weight back, not exactly a spring chicken anymore... not to mention the pcos. Also, it just seemed too easy. It seemed like something I could actually DO, therefore it couldn't work.
Your story has a very familiar ring to it, I remember coming here and worrying that adding calories every other day would cause a "quick 10-pound gain"! I complained about a "broken metabolism" and said that IF eating the same number of calories averaged over two days would work for me to lose weight, then "that would be magic". Well, I am still here and I confirm that for me JUDDD is MAGIC! So, keep on JUDDing, just keep going. Ignore the bumps, the pauses and simply BELIEVE!

Wishing you much JUDDD magic!

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