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shelleywoolg...

Joined: Aug 11
Posts: 2

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Posted: 03 Jan 2013, 21:10
Looking for someone to join me on this journey. I struggle with insulin resistance and thyroid. Need to lose 52lbs
kingkeld

Joined: Sep 09
Posts: 1,976

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Posted: 04 Jan 2013, 02:42
Hi Shelley,
I don't have much experience with potential issues from insulin resistance or thyroid, but I always welcome a new buddy. Feel free to add me. Smile
"Losing weight is never about eating as little as possible"
- Kingkeld.
"You wouldn't worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do.
― Eleanor Roosevelt
"Do. Or do not. There is no trying."
- Master Yoda.

From October 4th 2010 to April 3rd 2012 I lost half my body weight - 80 kilos/170 lbs. Since then, I have had two cosmetic surgeries to remove excess skin. I have now quadrupled my strength, gained several kilos in muscle mass, and today I focus on building muscle, optimizing my diet, and living healthy. I am stronger, healthier, thinner, happier!
selenap20

Joined: Dec 12
Posts: 88

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Posted: 04 Jan 2013, 07:44
add me as well, are you following a diet or exercise plan or looking for something tailored to your medical needs? (sorry, I'm not extremely familiar with either) Do a search in the forums to see if you can find anything that relates that may help you!
Maurgarita

Joined: Jan 13
Posts: 3

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Posted: 06 Jan 2013, 21:21
I'm in my friend!!
Preggo38

Joined: Feb 11
Posts: 121

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Posted: 07 Jan 2013, 12:28
That was me! I struggled after having my last baby. Started 2012 at 173lbs. I produce too much insulin and have a "sluggish" thyroid...as my doctor put it. started 2013 just under 125 so it can be done!
Bbody1972

Joined: Dec 12
Posts: 97

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Posted: 07 Jan 2013, 12:34
I've always had thyroid trouble too. I had some blood work done about six months ago and it's found that I too produce too much insulin like Preggo38. I haven't been as successful as preggo but I lost about 35lbs in 2012 and am aiming to lose the last 15 by the end of March although I'm already more than half way there since I started Dukan one week ago. You can add me if you like ...we can "chat"
AmazingGrace...

Joined: Jan 13
Posts: 10

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Posted: 07 Jan 2013, 14:23
I am insulin resistant as well and tried many other diets before starting Atkins so here's to hoping this works! Feel free to add me as a buddy!!
Preggo38

Joined: Feb 11
Posts: 121

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Posted: 08 Jan 2013, 06:07
Dukan worked for me far better than Atkins. I was always leary about the amount of fat on atkins.
Vcravener

Joined: Dec 12
Posts: 84

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Posted: 08 Jan 2013, 14:22
I'll be your buddy.

My weight

Dec 27. - 215 lbs
June 7. 198 lbs
June 14 195 lbs
June 21 193 lbs
Feb 12 205 lbs
Feb 14 200 lbs
Feb 21 197.8 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.
Reward new wardrobe.


I hope everyone had a good day 😃



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