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post #21 of 23 Old 02-27-2013, 04:24 PM
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You're only supposed to lose 1-2 pounds a week to be losing at a healthy rate. It takes something like a 3500 calorie deficiency to lose one pound.

Muscle also weighs more than fat. You cannot look at the scale exclusively. Take measurements and keep a record.

BMI is bunk. My BMI has me as obese.
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post #22 of 23 Old 02-27-2013, 11:05 PM Thread Starter
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Well, I've decided I'm going to do weight watchers for a while and see how that goes. I know a lot of people who have been successful on it. Just have to sign up after I pay my bills and my tuition.

I'm going to keep that consult with that doctor as I'm curious to see what he has to say. I strongly agree with their "motto" that food is an addiction. I know weight gain is reliant on many other factors also, but that doesn't change the fact that many people find pleasure and satisfaction from food.
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SlideStop...I can only speak for what has worked for me. The diet of a Type-2 diabetic. The weight fell off. At one point I was concerned and asked my dr. If I needed to worry about hitting a stopping point and he said he didn't think it would be a problem. I hit that point and have stayed there for several months.
I haven't counted a single calorie, I am never hungry (I actually consume a fair amount of food), nor did it cost me a dime. And I feel really good.
This worked for me. I wish you success in finding a plan that will work for you.

If you ever find yourself in a fair fight, it's because your tactics suck. ~ Marine 1SGT J. Reifinger
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