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Old 11-12-2012, 05:36 PM   #1
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where did you lose it first!?

I was looking to see if anyone had theories of what part of your body loses the weight first! I have lost 60 lbs and can see it very much in my face, but am dying to see the gut start going. Is there any prevelant theory about what order you lose the weight in, and where you should start seeing results based on BMI?
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Old 11-12-2012, 05:47 PM   #2
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I've lost 10lbs and oddly enough I've seen it in my rib area (above my belly button). Before I kind of sloped out to my gut, but now I have a more defined upper area. I really want to see progress in my thighs/butt though since I'm very pear shaped.
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Old 11-12-2012, 05:57 PM   #3
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Old 11-12-2012, 06:05 PM   #4
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The first time I went low carb, I lost about 30 pounds, and I noticed quite a bit of fat loss in my thighs and butt. This time around, I've only lost a few pounds so far and can see that my face looks thinner, less bloated. My biggest problem area is my midsection, so I would kill to see it shrink. When I lost weight the first time, it shrank, but very slowly. Unfortunately, it seems that the biggest problem area is the one to go last and (if you're not careful) gain back the quickest.
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Old 11-12-2012, 06:19 PM   #5
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My face for sure and then my upper stomach lost that bloat! I have a Lot to lose in my lower stomach still even with 50 lbs lost.
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Old 11-12-2012, 06:53 PM   #6
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First on, last off, generally holds for me. So places that bloat up quickly, like my belly and face, thin out noticeably first. More stubborn deposits, like back fat or inside of my thighs, those are slower to depart.
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Old 11-12-2012, 06:57 PM   #7
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In my face and my butt. Unfortunately I carry all of my excess around my middle and it's the last to go. All of my pants are baggy in the seat but still snug around the middle even after losing 20 pounds.
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Old 11-12-2012, 07:07 PM   #8
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My face and neck first.

For the most part, I lose from the top-down and the bottom-up, leaving the middle as my stubborn areas.
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Old 11-12-2012, 07:09 PM   #9
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Stomach because that's the last place I gain it.
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Old 11-12-2012, 07:17 PM   #10
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Old 11-12-2012, 07:57 PM   #11
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My face, butt and thighs. My pants got baggy in those areas first (butt and thighs, not my face) but was still fitting "perfectly" arouond my waist, meaning not too snug and not too loose. I cannot WAIT to loose my lower tummy! It has been my bane since the beginning of time it seems!
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Old 11-12-2012, 07:58 PM   #12
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Ribs and thighs are where I've noticeably thinned out. Seems all the weight I have left to lose is in my lower stomach and back lol
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Old 11-12-2012, 10:02 PM   #13
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I notice it first in my face, belly and boobs. My butt, arms and thighs are my main problem areas and seem to take longer to slim down.
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Old 11-13-2012, 02:05 AM   #14
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In that 'hip to waist' area and abdomen, face then thighs. My back tends to be stubborn though.
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Old 11-13-2012, 04:11 AM   #15
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face and upper tummy also.
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Old 11-13-2012, 04:27 AM   #16
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Always on my waist! I've been told it's a family thing, my waist is always a size smaller than the rest of the body.
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Old 11-13-2012, 05:41 AM   #17
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Face and boobs first. Although with this woe my tummy did start to look flatter almost immediately too, because of no bloating. Thighs hold on the longest.
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Old 11-13-2012, 05:43 AM   #18
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Old 11-13-2012, 05:50 AM   #19
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I didn't notice anything at all, then my wedding ring got loose.
So I guess I have to say "fingers"
silly I know, but that was the area I first noticed the loss.
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Old 11-13-2012, 06:01 AM   #20
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First on, last off, generally holds for me. So places that bloat up quickly, like my belly and face, thin out noticeably first. More stubborn deposits, like back fat or inside of my thighs, those are slower to depart.
I think it's more Last on, First off, isn't it? I was slow to gain weight in my upper body, after I continued packing on the lbs to obesity, but have always carried extra in my thighs and glutes. I'm already seeing a difference in my shoulders and arms, and face after only approximately 10 lbs. I absolutely HATED the bloated face and upper body because I'd never had a problem with this area, so I'm glad to see it go first.
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Old 11-13-2012, 06:17 AM   #21
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I think it's more Last on, First off, isn't it? I was slow to gain weight in my upper body, after I continued packing on the lbs to obesity, but have always carried extra in my thighs and glutes. I'm already seeing a difference in my shoulders and arms, and face after only approximately 10 lbs. I absolutely HATED the bloated face and upper body because I'd never had a problem with this area, so I'm glad to see it go first.
This is my experience. Upper body lost first, the area between my bellybutton and knees was dead last. When the booty started shrinking I thought a miracle had happened.
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Old 11-13-2012, 06:21 AM   #22
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Me too. Pretty much waist up.
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Old 11-13-2012, 06:25 AM   #23
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Old 11-13-2012, 07:06 AM   #24
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Old 11-13-2012, 07:55 AM   #25
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For me it goes like this: 1 face 2 neck 3 legs 4 back

My belly is always dead last because of PCOS and insulin resistance
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Old 11-13-2012, 08:10 AM   #26
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I have a very round face with a slight chin, so that even a few extra pounds immeditely causes the chin to completely disappear. This makes me appear heavy even if I'm only a few pounds over. So, I'm glad when my face thins down. Belly is next. However, waist takes forever. I am close to 20 pounds down (now normal BMI) and still wear the same size pants.
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Old 11-13-2012, 08:57 AM   #27
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I think everyone is different in this regard. I lose first from my hips, butt and thighs, then from my face, then from my lower abdominal area. The last place I lose is the chest/back/waist area. I'm an apple, and the chest/back/waist area is the first place I put it and the last place I lose it.
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Old 11-13-2012, 09:47 AM   #28
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Face went too fast causing people to ask if I was well. Even though I continued to lose, my face sort of stabilized and filled up again. Weird. Then upper body, even butt and belly. My thighs/hips however are still holding on for dear life. They will go too!
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Old 11-13-2012, 09:49 AM   #29
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Old 11-13-2012, 09:50 AM   #30
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My face has always been more slender than it should be for my weight... My boobs are shrinking, and my hips as my pants are really starting to feel much looser.
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