I am so excited. I am not super strict with myself but somehow it is encouraging and gives me necessary discipline to cut down on the caloric intake.
I am really hopeful that my weight will slowly but surely go down down down. it is so exciting for me.
going for a 40 - 50 lb. weight loss. I am praying…
It is always good to read one of us feels a motivation to improve. I find it impressive you found the courage to join, these things exist for a reason and usually it is with a big focus on bettering one’s personal health. You can do it!
Way to go. It’s a great step.
thanks for all the encouragement. I am thinking it is going to be good!!!
good luck man, i’ll pray as well lol, take care
thanks much daydreamer. judy
I lost about 20 lbs. by walking two hours a day back and forth in my room and cutting calories. I’m still walking, but I have let up on my diet. I’m hoping I can get back into dieting again.
Weight Watchers is a good program, Good Luck with Everything!
Both my Aunt and Uncle lost a tone of wieght with Weight Watchers. It really does work…good luck and keep us posted. I am thinking of WW or Overeaters Annonymous. My Mom says I don’t overeat, but, I eat the wrong things, so WW might be better for me than OA…I am so excited for you…you can do it becasue I know it is working for other people and you are super excited and miotivated which is half the battle. So happy for you!
I lost 75 lbs. on The Dukan Diet. It was relatively easy (really) and I never went hungry.
I’m doing weight watchers too! I <3 it. Only three pounds away from my goal weight now!
Do you go to the meetings? Those are always super fun.
It’s a strict diet invented by a French doctor named Dr. Dukan. It’s basically a high protein-vegetable
diet. Which means lots of meat and non-fat dairy and almost any vegetables with a few exceptions.
Later on in the diet you can add a little bread, cheese, and fruit, and when you are in the last stages of the diet you are allowed to have one meal a week of any foods you want. The average weight loss rate is about 2-21/2 lbs a week.
onceapoet, i went to one meeting so far, since i have just only begun.
i liked it too. i just hope i lost weight this first week. i have been cheating just a little.
i am about 45 - 50 lbs. away from my goal now.
Part of the reason I have done so well (I think) is that I have switched meds and stopped eating a ton of ice cream and cookies every day. I love sweets and when I start eating them I just can’t stop so I just avoid them now.
My Mom explained to me that the meetings start to work a little like the buddy system for working out. You get used to seeing people and it’s easier for you to go because everyone is expecting you. I don’t think I would have realized that right off the bat if she hadn’t told me, but I’m sort of oblivious.
my first week is just about done. I am worried if I lost or gained. I tried cutting out some sweets but I didn’t entirely as I thought I don’t have to.
i’ll find out results hopefully tomorrow lunchtime.
thanks for the feed back. it is encouraging. judy
It’s slower going than other diets but that’s because it focuses on long term weight loss rather than quick unsustainable results. Don’t get discouraged if you don’t see a big change right away