help with Atkins

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klmdoc

Joined: Jan 11
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Posted: 31 Jan 2011, 05:59
just started and need advice! any success stories out there that will help me? i'm wary of "net" carbs -- was hard enough to lose years ago counting all carbs!
laurie2011

Joined: Jan 11
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Posted: 31 Jan 2011, 09:11
On the Atkins website, it gives lots of info on how to calculate net carbs and also lots of educational info that is great help! Good luck - I'm starting my second week, but wont weigh in untill tomorrow - but I already feel like I've lost some weight and I feel better too!
pretty face

Joined: Jan 08
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Posted: 31 Jan 2011, 17:24
I'm not on Atkins. I just came back to this site yesterday. When I was on Fatsecret (FS) before I found that the best way to get help is to get involved. Go check out other peoples journals & befriend them write on their journals & posts. It helps me to help others. Maybe it will work for you! I started here @ 238. I was 305 @ my highest ever. Now I told myself I wouldn't get over 200 & I did.... so I am back! Good luck to you!
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My journey start weight on Jan. 10th, 2008 was 238 pounds of WALKIN' TALKIN' WOMAN!!!
Myree67

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Posted: 31 Jan 2011, 18:07
I've managed to lose 80 lbs doing net carbs... it comes off slower but if you limit our sugar alcohols and stick with meat and veggies you'll do fine!
"There is no try just do or do not" Yoda

Myree



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