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Thread: It works - I'm living proof a year later!

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    Height: 5ft9.7in
    Start Date: 21 January 2013
    Start Weight: 20st1.0lb
    Current Weight: 12st2lb
    Goal Weight: 12st0lb
    Goal Date: August 2013

    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 40.7
    Current BMI: 24.6
    Goal BMI: 24.3

    Total Weight Loss: 7st13lb
    Weight to Lose: 0st2lb
    % Lost 39.5%

    It works - I'm living proof a year later!

    Hi you lovely LT's,

    I'm more of a "reader" than a "poster", I joined this forum in January 2013 when I started TFR (I was doing Lighter Life, but used this forum as the LL forum was quieter than a library on a Sunday!).

    I started off last January around 20 stone, and this January, I'm 8 stone lighter - I've attached my before and after pic.
    I actually got to my goal in June last year, helped by a bout of appendicitis which enabled me to get the last 1 stone off in little under a week!!
    I have been able to maintain since, I fluctuate by around 4lbs either way, but I've never allowed myself to deviate outside of this range.
    This is quite an achievement for me, as every January for the last 25 years, I have started a diet, managed to lose around 2-3 stone by Easter, then always give up, meaning by the end of the year, I've gained back everything I'd lost, plus another stone for good measure!!

    I wanted to offer some reassurance, as when I was doing TFR, everyone, and I mean literally EVERYONE thought I was insane, and constantly told me "as soon as you start to eat, you will pile it back on again"....well, here I am 7 months later, I still eat 3 sensible meals a day, and allow myself a small treat at the weekend, and guess what?! I'm neither insane, nor has it piled back on. Stay strong everyone, it works.

    What's really changed and worked for me is I've finally managed to crack my carb addiction. I stay relatively low carb, never suffer with hunger pangs and not craved chocolate since around February last year :-) I truly believe this is the reason I've been able to maintain and for the first time ever, be successful.

    This forum is a life saver, I still come and read it every day, the support is truly awesome!

    One shake at a time, one day at a time xxx
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    Last edited by Dunder Doodles : 13th January, 2014 at 01:04 PM
    W1 = -14lbs
    W2 = -7lbs
    W3 = -4lbs
    W4 = -4lbs
    W5 = -4lbs
    W6 = -4lbs
    W7 = -4lbs
    W8 = -4lbs
    W9 = -4lbs
    W10 =-4lbs
    W11 =-4lbs
    W12 =-4lbs
    W13 =-2lbs
    W14 = -5lbs
    W15 = -2lbs - getting annoyed now!!!!
    W16 = -4lbs that's better!
    W17 = -3lbs
    W18 = -2lbs GRRRRRRRR
    W19 = -3lbs....hurry up FFS!!!!
    W20 - W24 = - 10lbs

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    Height: 5ft9in
    Start Date: Jan 1st 2014 (restart March 17th)
    Start Weight: 19st11lb
    Current Weight: 13st12lb
    Goal Weight: 12st0lb
    Goal Date: However long it takes

    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 40.9
    Current BMI: 28.6
    Goal BMI: 24.8

    Total Weight Loss: 5st13lb
    Weight to Lose: 1st12lb
    % Lost 29.96%
    Thank you Dunder..i needed this today. Well done, your story is a real inspiration. I hope that this time next year I can post the same

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    Diet: lipotrim
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    wow well done hun you look fantastic xx

    10.1.2011 - 25.4.2011 was on Lipotrim lost 4stone 2lb

    25.4.2011 - 12.2.2012 - put 1 stone 8lbs on

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    Diet: Lipotrim
    Height: 5ft11in
    Start Date: 1st Jan 2014
    Start Weight: 18st3.0lb
    Current Weight: 13st11lb
    Goal Weight: 13st0lb

    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 35.6
    Current BMI: 26.9
    Goal BMI: 25.4

    Total Weight Loss: 4st6lb
    Weight to Lose: 0st11lb
    % Lost 24.31%
    Well done - A true inspirational story
    Started Lipotrim 1/1/14 - 18st 3lb
    Week 1 -15lb
    Week 2 -6lb

    Week 3 -6lb

    Week 4 -6lb
    Week 5 -4lb
    Week 6 -6lb
    Week 7 -5lb
    Week 8 -5lb
    Week 9 -5lb
    Week 10 -3lb
    Week 11 -6lb
    Weel 12 -4lbs (26/03/14 weight at end of TFR 13st 1lbs)
    Week 13 +2lbs (Final Weight after Refeed week 13st 3lbs )

    Post Lipotrim weight 14/03/15 - 13st 11lbs

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    Thank you so much for posting! It's so good to know that there are people like yourself out there, succeeding and genuinely keeping the weight off! At times it can feel hopeless and insurmountable but you help GIVE hope so thank you!

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    thanks for this post, you look amazing. ive put 5 stone i lost through other dieting back on over 2 years and im so disappointed with myself. Today is day one of lipotrim and im more determined than ever and this WILL be a life style change not just a quick fix. Im starting this 3 weeks before my 30th and still dont plan to deviate. 6 months seems a daunting time period to be on LT, but i will keep referring to this thread to keep me going

    well done!
    week 0 - 18stone 3lb 29/01/14

    week 1 -11lb
    week 2 - 4lb

    Goal at the moment 13stone

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