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Old 03-20-2014, 10:42 AM   #1
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Six Months Into LC's

I've been watching carbs for the past 6.5 months. I did not do an induction and I don't follow either Atkins or South Beach. I do eat carbs but not those from the high glycemic index. I drink Silk milk, 2 carb per slice bread and eat a lot of either eggs or egg beaters. To date I've lost 42 pounds and have ate very well with the occasional chips and salsa at my fav Mexican place. I don't have a goal weight but I want to take off at least another 25 pounds which will put me under 200 pounds. I haven't been under two under pounds since the eight grade which was many years ago. I will continue to eat like I have been and when I am at a weight I feel good with just add things like fruit to go into maintenance. I've recently been walking one mile per day which hasn't made a big difference at the scales, however the dog loves it. I am looking for suggestions on conversion to maintenance and my weight loss in general, so please chime in.
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Old 03-20-2014, 10:52 AM   #2
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Hi Bill - welcome. Looks like you're doing a great job and you have a good grasp of what you're doing. Your weight loss speaks for itself - about 7 pounds a month is great.

You might want to check out this sub-forum for Maintenance - I'm sure there's a lot of relevant information.

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Old 03-20-2014, 11:30 AM   #3
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That is a serious achievement! What a great story. Keep going and continued good luck!
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Old 03-20-2014, 11:37 AM   #4
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awesome. wtg.
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Old 03-20-2014, 12:14 PM   #5
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Love that you found what works for you! I think your plan to add some things back is good. Test them out and see how your body reacts. I would recommend checking out the maintenance thread too! Good job on the weight loss!!
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..stop thinking of it as "starting over". It's life, we don't get do-overs. You can only move forward from this point. ~~ pepperanne
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Old 03-20-2014, 05:34 PM   #6
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Old 03-20-2014, 05:57 PM   #7
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Great job.
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Old 03-20-2014, 06:06 PM   #8
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Good job
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Old 03-20-2014, 07:29 PM   #9
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I'd call that success!
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Old 03-21-2014, 12:24 PM   #10
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