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The real reason i wanted to loose weight

S: 18st10lb C: 17st8lb G: 14st4lb BMI: 30.7 Loss: 1st2lb(6.11%)
#1
A couple of years ago I was diagnosed with OSA (sleep apnea) I am a very stubborn person and I refused to believe I had this. There was no way I was gonna wear a mask to make me sleep.

So what I did was set about ways to cure my snoring. I tried every position possible, nose strips, snoring guards, sprays etc. Nothing worked.

While I was searching I noticed over weigh kept being mentioned for me this was the last resort as I was happy with my life style.

In February this year circumstances changed in my life and I decided to go backpacking in Australia. There was just one thing holding me back.. My snoring!! This was a huge problem as I wanted to stop in hostels sharing a room with 8 or more strangers!

So I had one more thing to try, obviously i tried all the fad diets etc but I was not getting the results I wanted and I was running out of time :(

In August I joined a gym and started just to watch what i ate. I have now lost 16lb not only do i have no clothes that fit me anymore :D I DO NOT snore any more.!!!!!!!!!

I am sat listening to a recording of myself sleeping that i made last night :)

Now i cant wait to loose my next 16 i am sooooooooooooo happy!! Australia here i come!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Ian

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jockiejoe

Wanting Is The Key
S: 22st8.8lb C: 11st5lb G: 11st5lb BMI: 26.5 Loss: 11st3.8lb(49.81%)
#2
well mate we are behind u in getting there. Small steps done every day will lead to a good distance of achievement. You knows what u wants now go and get it. Keep mentally prepared as to your task, measure your progress with small achieveable goals. best wishes
 

Chika

Silver Member
S: 26st10lb C: 25st9lb G: 12st12lb BMI: 50.1 Loss: 1st1lb(4.01%)
#3
Well done, thats a fantastic story - my ex used to get really annoyed by my snoring and I still get a little nervous when sleeping in the same room as someone. Have a fantastic time in Oz!
 
S: 25st0lb C: 13st1lb G: 13st1lb BMI: 24.1 Loss: 11st13lb(47.71%)
#4
Well done Ian, good luck on losing the pounds and have a good time backpacking. :)
 
S: 23st4lb C: 10st7lb G: 8st0lb BMI: 27.8 Loss: 12st11lb(54.91%)
#5
well done :) thanks for sharing and hope you have a fab time xx
 
S: 17st7lb C: 17st7lb G: 12st7lb BMI: 39.5 Loss: 0st0lb(0%)
#7
That's amazing! Well done to you and hope it all goes well! :)
 
S: 24st4lb C: 22st0lb G: 15st0lb BMI: 44.2 Loss: 2st4lb(9.41%)
#8
Have a great time!
 
S: 18st11lb C: 18st11lb G: 11st7lb Loss: 0st0lb(0%)
#9
Well done! Have a fantastic time in Australia. x.
 
S: 18st10lb C: 17st8lb G: 14st4lb BMI: 30.7 Loss: 1st2lb(6.11%)
#11
Thank you everyone.

I found out the other day that I have lost a lot more than i realized. At work on January the 1st we decided we were going to have a competition at work to see who could loose the most weigh. We wrote down the figures when we first got weighed and I was 18 stone 10lb so I have actually lost 3 stone 6lb!

woohoo!
 


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