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Newbie... some advice???

S: 24st13lb C: 23st6lb G: 12st10lb BMI: 42.1 Loss: 1st7lb(6.02%)
#1
Hi all - started on Atkins today after a week of Lipotrim. Could you guys give me a few pointers? Some common foods that's good - some no-no's... (I already found out that even a small potatoe is a no-no - Thnx Ditzee). What about condiments? Fruit? Deserts at all?
I flirted with the Atkins way of life once as a token abou 8 years ago... didn't really take it on, now, I'm 25 stone, and a BMI of 43 or something... I have diabetes which has now been controlled with insulin because I've become so insulin resistant - so it was a vicious cycle...
I look forward to making a positive change and it feels like the right time for me, if that makes sense? I am going to tell the pharmicist tomorrow I am not going to pursue the Lipotrim. I'll try and get weighed too... Anyway - thanks for your support so far and I appreciate your help. :)

PS (Have ordered the necessary books - will arrive tomorrow)
 
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StephenP

Mines a V&T Please
S: 14st8lb C: 13st0lb G: 13st0lb BMI: 26.1 Loss: 1st8lb(10.78%)
#2
diet for you i would wait all the info in the book or see the main atkins website, no booze for two weeks did three weeks me
 

StephenP

Mines a V&T Please
S: 14st8lb C: 13st0lb G: 13st0lb BMI: 26.1 Loss: 1st8lb(10.78%)
#3
greens remember that eat and eat more drink water like its booze, no bread pasta rice pots carrots and plenty will power
 

ditzeeblonde

Call me Linzi...
S: 21st5.5lb C: 11st4lb G: 11st0lb BMI: 25.5 Loss: 10st1.5lb(47.25%)

Jiggly

Full Member
S: 12st2lb C: 11st9lb G: 10st0lb BMI: 26.3 Loss: 0st7lb(4.12%)
#5
Linzi you are so lovely and helpful x
 

MissyMustDoIt

Silver Member
S: 146.1kg C: 141.1kg G: 69.9kg BMI: 47.3 Loss: 5kg(3.42%)
#7
AND.....if after reading ALL of that....and you still dont get it, shout up! we will answer your questions....
 

Jim

Big Boy
S: 25st0lb C: 13st1lb G: 13st1lb BMI: 24.1 Loss: 11st13lb(47.71%)
#8
Hi Brian, sounds like you are where I was 8 years ago mate. Good luck, I did it, so can you.
 


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