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mrwithers

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Posted: 09 Jan 2008, 21:36
does anyone have significant weight loss yet?
biblioholic0...

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Posted: 09 Jan 2008, 23:28
There are loads of people who have had fantastic weight loss! Just look at the members page and explore around. Smile
artistgrl

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Posted: 10 Jan 2008, 11:21
I've lost a 'significant' ten pounds, Laughing and I hope to lose a fabulous 60 more! Smile
SarahSu

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Posted: 10 Jan 2008, 11:33
I have lost 8 lbs this week being on South Beach so that is awesome. Hang in there if you haven't lost quite yet, you can absolutely do it!!!
Sarah Su Smile
biblioholic0...

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Posted: 10 Jan 2008, 11:43
Whoa, 8 lbs in a week, amazing!
CharlieTuneA

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Posted: 10 Jan 2008, 13:09
I also lost 8 lbs this week, but it was the same weight that I gained over the holidays. Hoping to continue the trend, and possibly lose another 5 next week.

The weather's been nice here, so I did a lot of walking last week, in addition to being faithful to plan, journaling, drinking all the water, etc.

Have faith in yourself - don't give up - keep trying. All of those platitudes can help if you take them seriously. Or you can be cynical, like I was for a long time. Just keep at it, and try, try, try.
Losing weight is a thing that you can accomplish by NOT doing something.
MJ's mom

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Posted: 10 Jan 2008, 13:25
Depends on your definition of signifinificant. Ive lost 15lbs in 5 weeks and feel great about. Its significant on my frame. I fit alot more pre baby clothes. There are lots more people on here who have lost way more then I have to.
sararay

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Posted: 10 Jan 2008, 13:46
I didn't lose weight as much as body fat and inches. I had it tested at my gym. I lost 17% body fat in 3 months going from 41% down to 24% body fat. I only lost about 5% of my weight because I gained muscle by strength training. The scale isn't the only number you should be watching.

I also went from high cholesterol and triglicerides to normal levels in that same 3 months. That was my major motivation for doing Atkins. It was my biggest accomplishment, getting healthy.


Love the food that loves you back.

Take it one day at a time!
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