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10/5/17 8:46 P

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I am new to the group. I have decided to try to lose just 5 pounds a season...so 20 pounds during this school year. (I teach so it is easier to create goals aligning with the school year). My eventual goal is 115, but if I can just lose 10 pounds each decade instead of gaining, I'd be really happy.
I am 56, married with two children in college far from home. I live in rural NY (Yes there is such a thing). I decided to embrace the country and try my hand at beekeeping. I am liking it and actually got almost 50 pounds of honey off the hives this year.
I hope to retire in 2023 when I turn 62. I'd like to be in the healthy weight range long before then...My problem has never been losing weight, but keeping it off. I have lost 10 pounds way too many times, but have kept it off zero times.

I am losing weight 10% at a time. I can do this!
Goal: 5 pounds a season.


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8/30/17 9:48 P

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Just now joined the group and decided to tag in on your intro.
I am 68, celiac meaning no gluten and am fighting the carbohydrate battle - trying to get refined sugar out of my life and maintain very low carb intake - looking for method, way of eating for a lifetime and health for heart stents x2 and arthritis and fibro - yes, my health is a mess but Dr says I'm in good shape for the shape I am in and I want to get better every day because of strong faith, I feel it my responsibility to take better care of this old body!!!

Linda in WA state ***John 10:10b Jesus came to give me life, an abundant life!
*Gluten free, Heart Healthy, Anti-inflammatory, Diabetic Low Carb way of eating and life structure
Jan 1 2020 immediate goal of 199.5# = ONEderland Long term goal of 160#


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8/30/17 11:58 A

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Hi all, I am new to group and to slow carb. Did Atkins once. I have yo-yoed before. Hoping this time it works like the having to have a cheat day. This is my first REAL week in since I didn't read the book completely and made a couple of mistakes last week (like putting cheese on my salad and eating cheese sticks as snacks and actually barely cheating on chest day. Better prepared this week. I will be logging results over the weeks but I know the numbers don't count until 4 weeks in.

“Stumbling is not falling.” – Portuguese Proverb


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