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magginessles...

Joined: Apr 11
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Posted: 05 Apr 2011, 22:04
I am doing induction of atkins, because as of yet, I don't trust myself on the other phases. I am a working mother of a two year old and on my way to my wedding day (June 18th) I need some moral support here people! HELP!
" We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act, but is a habit." -Aristotle-
gkcfm95

Joined: May 10
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Posted: 07 Apr 2011, 18:10
buddy request sent. I work full time, married & have 2 kids, 11 & 7.

~kelly
magginessles...

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Posted: 07 Apr 2011, 18:19
How are you doing on your atkins???
" We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act, but is a habit." -Aristotle-
gkcfm95

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Posted: 07 Apr 2011, 20:08
I think I'm doing good, I've lost almost 20 pounds since February. I'm happy with the way I'm eating and I know it will take me a long time since I have a lot of weight to loose.
and you?

~kelly
magginessles...

Joined: Apr 11
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Posted: 10 Apr 2011, 03:31
I'm doing ok. I've lost 5 lbs in three weeks. But I'm on my period now, and I've been steady holdin it,but I heard tha weight stalls while you're menstruating.so...
" We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act, but is a habit." -Aristotle-
gkcfm95

Joined: May 10
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Posted: 10 Apr 2011, 08:53
5 pounds is great! Slow and steady is what you want. And your weight will slow during your period, due to water retention. But it will pick back up in a few days.

~kelly
MrsT06

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Posted: 20 Apr 2011, 11:30
Just sent you a buddy request! We are pretty close in age, I'm 26 with a 3yr old, DH & full time job. I started on 4/4/11, and plan to stay in Induction till 5/1 or 1/2 way to my goal. Congrats on your -5!
*~Heather~*

Mini Goals:
150 by Jan 31 (met: Jan 25!)
145 by Feb 9 - will move out of Induction when I hit this
140 by Mar 15
135 by May 1 - will move out of OWL when I hit this
130 by Jul 1
125 by Sep 1 - Can't wait to reach Maintenance!
Lily82

Joined: Apr 11
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Posted: 20 Apr 2011, 11:37
I need supportive friends too! Ill send a request i dont have kids but im 28 with 10 pets i view as my kids lol and im getting married this October trying to lose 40lbs by then. I started induction april 4th and messed up bad so today is my new day of induction new slate starting over. i was 212 at xmas and now im 192! I was 188 but i messed up last week badly! Im a part time college student and any support is appreciated!
Good Luck!!!
It's not who you are that holds you back, it's who you think you're not.
-Donna
jaime30024

Joined: Feb 11
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Posted: 20 Apr 2011, 11:43
Sending you a buddy request. I just got married not a year ago. Have a teenager and well it is all in my profile Smile
Start weight 245# 1st goal: 220#-met 04/07/11 2nd goal: 210#-met 05/21/2011
Start over: 221# 11/08/11 Start over: 233.2# 10/2012 Start over goal met: 220# 11/14/2012
Mini goal 212's by Dec -met 12/31/2012 Mini goal: 207's end of Jan- met 01/31/2013 Mini goal: 197's by end of Feb - met 02/27/2013
re-start grrr Mini goal: 197's by 09/19/2013
I have to restart again as I slipped. I am leaving the above so I can keep track. It happens and I have to keep learning. restart at 229 on 07/22/14. 213.4 on 09/09/2014



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