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Old 01-24-2013, 07:53 AM   #1
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Down 40lbs in 5 months!!!

I'm so excited that I have to tell someone. I just weighed myself and I've officially lost 40lbs!

It's taken me 23 weeks of up and down progress, of talking myself down from saying screw it and eating carby crap, of occasionally giving in to carby crap and the ensuing post-carb hangover, of fundamentally changing the way I look at food and nutrition, of realizing that everything I was taught about food is basically ass backward and of course, having the support and commiseration of you lovely people here.

My sincere thanks and endless gratitude to everyone here. I truly believe I wouldn't have come this far without LCF. I still have a long way to go but it doesn't feel so daunting anymore. Thank you!!!
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Old 01-24-2013, 08:18 AM   #2
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Well done!!! Keep it up
Back on the Wagon after 10 years. For Health and Weight Loss. Atkins....with extra no-nitrate bacon
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Old 01-24-2013, 08:40 AM   #3
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Awesome! Congrats!
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Old 01-24-2013, 09:34 AM   #4
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Yippeee! Congrats, KUTGW!
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Old 01-24-2013, 09:46 AM   #5
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That is totally awesome!!!
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Old 01-24-2013, 09:48 AM   #6
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Hooray for you! Great job! I'm so excited for you!
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Old 01-24-2013, 09:53 AM   #7
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Great job!!!
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Old 01-24-2013, 10:16 AM   #8
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Wow that's amazing! I am new to this forum but not new to the program. I have done SB in the past and I'm back on again! My goal is to lose 50 lbs total by the fall, but at least 30 by the summer. Big goal as it took me 9 months in the past years to lose 38/40 so I will really need to step things up!! Great job Mrs. S ... you should be PROUD!!!
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Old 01-24-2013, 11:14 AM   #9
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Old 01-24-2013, 12:43 PM   #10
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fantastic job - congratulations!! Keep on losing!

First started Atkins April 1, 2002.
Lost 40 pounds back then and maintained for almost 8 years...then carb creep crept. I've always been low carb, but went hard core again in March 2012.
Hey! You don't have to drink all that water!
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Old 01-24-2013, 02:25 PM   #11
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Mrs S., that is wonderful. You should be so proud of yourself!

10.18.13: 214 lbs
10.14.13: 218 lbs
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Old 01-24-2013, 03:13 PM   #12
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So happy for you!! Congratulations!!
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Old 01-24-2013, 03:18 PM   #13
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Congratulations! That's a great accomplishment.
<-- Buddy
Ntombi: 5'6˝" 40 years old
Started Atkins 8-23-02 325+
bought scale 9-7-02: 318/259.6/180?

Diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (and other conditions) Summer 2005 after years of misdiagnoses--> food plan went out the window!
Restarted--again--January 3, 2013.
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Old 01-24-2013, 04:47 PM   #14
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woooohooo thats so awesome!!!
Good for you!!!
11/07/2012 on Atkins (-15)
01/31/2012 on JUDDD
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Old 01-24-2013, 05:44 PM   #15
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Congrats Mrs S!!! You rock!
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Old 01-24-2013, 05:52 PM   #16
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Old 01-24-2013, 05:52 PM   #17
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Cathy from Nebraska (and Florida!)

RE-START date 3/06/2012

-65 lbs. Club for 2012 Re-start! Now at lowest weight in 8 years. Down 75 lbs. from all-time highest weight.

2013 losses= -5
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Old 01-25-2013, 01:47 AM   #18
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Woo Hoo!!!!

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Old 01-25-2013, 05:44 AM   #19
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Way to go!! Give us an example of a typical day's menu - I am so impressed by your progress!
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Old 01-25-2013, 06:55 AM   #20
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Great job!!
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Old 01-25-2013, 07:11 AM   #21
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"The energy content of food (calories) matters, but it is less important than the metabolic effect of food on our body." Dr. P. Attia

“Eat animals. Mostly fat. Enjoy!

"I resist insulin" Hyperlipid
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Old 01-25-2013, 07:48 AM   #22
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Great job...kutgw!
Control breeds Confidence.

Being fat is Hard...Dieting is Hard... Pick your hard

Live, Laugh, Love and...LEARN from mistakes

65 pounds lost so far and not looking back
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Old 01-25-2013, 08:13 AM   #23
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Congratulations on your wonderful progress!
"At the end of the day, at the end of the week, I'll only regret what I ate - not what I didn't eat." -- Linda Glein
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Old 01-25-2013, 11:36 AM   #24
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Yay! Good work!
<--- this picture is me. I am not pregnant. it's me at about 225 lbs with a FOOD BABY. and food babies are no fun.
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Old 01-25-2013, 11:41 AM   #25
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That's fantastic-CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 01-25-2013, 12:17 PM   #26
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Goals met:
199.9 - ONEderland(10/23/12);
180s - (12/08/12) (6/26/2015-starting back at 182.6)
170s - (1/7/13) (made it back 01/14) (no longer obese)
160s - (3/2/13) 50.2 pounds in 5 1/2 months!
148 - No longer Overweight
"Remember, the feeling you get from a good run is far better than the feeling you get from sitting around wishing you were running." ~ Sarah Condor, Runner/Author
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Old 01-25-2013, 01:00 PM   #27
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Awesome job!!!
You will never be happier than you expect. To change your happiness, change your expectation.
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Old 01-25-2013, 10:23 PM   #28
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