Atkins Anyone??

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Posted: 07 Jan 2013, 13:55
Hi all! I've never had a buddy on this site and thought it might help keep me motivated. I can also help keep YOU motivated. I'm 43, 1 teenage daughter, married 14 years, hobby farmer, and office manager at a dental clinic. If anyone is interested in being my buddy for the Atkins Diet, please reply to this post or "buddy" me.


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Posted: 07 Jan 2013, 14:33
Hi! I'd love to be your buddy! I look forward to supporting each other!

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Posted: 07 Jan 2013, 15:23
You can never have a big enough support system! I sent you a buddy request earlier Smile

"This one step - choosing a goal and sticking to it - changes everything." - Scott Reed

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Posted: 07 Jan 2013, 15:36
hello atkins BUDDY !i am also doing atkins!! I am engaged with two teenage boys, 18 yrs in college and 25 going on 50, lol... we are here for support !

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Posted: 07 Jan 2013, 17:53
Welcome ,

I started the Atkins induction phase last week and I would enjoy having you as a buddy.

We all need buddy's for support to keep us going even on bad days and believe me I have a lot of them.

My weight

Jan 29 : 219 lbs
Feb 5 : 212 lbs
Feb 12 : 209.2 lbs

Mini goal : loss 6 lbs a month

Long term goal : Get down to 160 lbs by the end of summer and to be able to keep it off.

👍 to everyone who completed their journals, good or bad it doesn't matter, because you took the time to keep track of it. That's the first step to success.

I hope everyone had a good day 😃

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Posted: 07 Jan 2013, 18:06
i've been going it alone- and not successful so count me in

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Posted: 09 Jan 2013, 09:38
we have all got to stick together! atkins can be tough sometimes. Smile

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Posted: 09 Jan 2013, 10:06
I started Atkins back in Sept '12 but the holidays/stress really got me off track. Looking forward to getting back to what I know works. I know I need to make sure I'm tracking my food, so having buddies will help keep me accountable. Here's to all of us succeeding in 2013!!!
SW 232 (sept 2012)
LW 204 (dec 2012)
Restart 218
CW 215
Goal 175

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Posted: 09 Jan 2013, 11:04
I started atkins monday Smile has anyone experienced headaches and light headedness?

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Posted: 10 Jan 2013, 15:01
I have but not this time round. First two times around it was horrible and took like a week to get rid of. drink broth or bullion it helps. Also eat something, it will help. I go for a crystal light and it usually works. Its only temp and will go away just push thru it

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Posted: 20 Jan 2013, 20:14
I am new here and also could use some friendly encouragement and quite possible a kick in the pants on occasion. (hopefully a loosely fitting pair of pants) Smile

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Posted: 20 Jan 2013, 20:43
HI MorePlease,

Well you have come to the right group.. Plenty of activity going on here and plenty of support and motivation.. Those loose fitting jeans will be here sooner than you know it! Very Happy

Welcome Aboard..

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Posted: 20 Jan 2013, 21:32
I miss beer. Just sayin...

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Posted: 20 Jan 2013, 23:54
I'm doing atkin too. I lived with beer before. Sad

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Posted: 21 Jan 2013, 01:23
I'm back on atkins too, and getting a little disheartened that I gained half a pound today, I've lost 47 pounds in a year from various diets, 26 to go to my target weight of 147. Just a little upsetting when I've hit the treadmill every day and stuck to the rules, I think I have one of those bodies thats really resistant to weight loss.

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Posted: 21 Jan 2013, 04:50
I hate when that happens jasmine. While it's easy to just give up, is it really worth it? Stick with it, things will start going in the down direction again.


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Posted: 26 Jan 2013, 14:38
Hi all! I could use an Atkins buddy as well.
I have been doing a half-way version since November 2012- I knew that I just wouldn't stick to a strict plan thru the holidays, so I just tried to limit my carbs most days, and gave myself permission to go a little nuts from time to time, then get on with it. I just signed up here yesterday, looking to really get with the program for the next few months and maybe see the scale move a little more quickly. I have already lost about 13 pounds in the last 3 months, but have a lot more to go (like 80+ lbs uggh!).

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Posted: 26 Jan 2013, 15:17
I need a buddy too. Man o Man the new atkins is so different. I don't like it as much but I have been on induction a week and haven't lost weight. Look a little better in my clothes though. So sign me up for a buddy system.

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Posted: 26 Jan 2013, 17:29
I always used the 2002 system and not the new one

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