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Post  countrynaturals on 8/16/2017, 8:54 pm

@sfg4uKim wrote:I've lost 40 lbs. since January (30 of it in the last 14 weeks). I was actually EXCITED to go for my annual physical a couple of weeks ago! Here are the results. I no longer have high cholesterol/triglycerides, no more high blood pressure and I'm no longer considered pre-diabetic! PLUS my fibromyalgia and osteo arthritis pain is MINIMAL.

If you're on Facebook you can join me at Healthy Kim where I give tips and recipes.

Since I posted this on Aug. 2nd I'm down to 131 lbs. I was 132 when I got out of the Air Force . . . in 1982.

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Post  sanderson on 8/16/2017, 9:30 pm

@countrynaturals wrote:GOOD JOB!
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Post  Scorpio Rising on 8/16/2017, 9:56 pm

@sfg4uKim wrote:I've lost 40 lbs. since January (30 of it in the last 14 weeks). I was actually EXCITED to go for my annual physical a couple of weeks ago! Here are the results. I no longer have high cholesterol/triglycerides, no more high blood pressure and I'm no longer considered pre-diabetic! PLUS my fibromyalgia and osteo arthritis pain is MINIMAL.

If you're on Facebook you can join me at Healthy Kim where I give tips and recipes.

Since I posted this on Aug. 2nd I'm down to 131 lbs. I was 132 when I got out of the Air Force . . . in 1982.

Well done, Kim!  Kudos to you!   cheers
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Post  AtlantaMarie on 8/17/2017, 6:56 am

WAY TO GO, KIM!
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Post  sfg4uKim on 8/17/2017, 9:38 am

@donnainzone5 wrote:I lost 15 lbs. while in the hospital and rehab--three weeks total.

After back surgery, everything edible or drinkable smelled and tasted awful, so I ate very little.  Also, I was anemic and dehydrated.
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It's great to be back home with the cats and tending my SFG!

Wow! Here's hoping for a speedy recovery. My DIL had her tonsils removed last week and is down 15 lbs. The ILLNESS DIET is NOT recommended. Feel better!

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Post  RoOsTeR on 8/17/2017, 1:05 pm

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@donnainzone5 wrote:I lost 15 lbs. while in the hospital and rehab--three weeks total.

After back surgery, everything edible or drinkable smelled and tasted awful, so I ate very little.  Also, I was anemic and dehydrated.
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It's great to be back home with the cats and tending my SFG!

Wow! Here's hoping for a speedy recovery. My DIL had her tonsils removed last week and is down 15 lbs. The ILLNESS DIET is NOT recommended. Feel better!

I don't know what the rules are on weight loss during sickness or surgery and if congratulations are in order or not? thinking Very Happy If @donnainzone5 is feeling ok, then I suppose it's a good thing?

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Post  sanderson on 8/17/2017, 1:15 pm

Part of the weight loss must be dehydration?? Nothing like getting back home.

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Post  donnainzone5 on 8/17/2017, 1:41 pm

Yes, I'm sure that some of the weight loss was from dehydration.

Not being able to tolerate the taste or smell of food and water, however, was a major factor.  The taste buds are gradually improving, but still not quite back to normal.  

I'd like to lose another 15 lbs. or so....
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Post  CapeCoddess on 8/17/2017, 3:13 pm

ummmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm...
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Post  RoOsTeR on 8/17/2017, 3:14 pm

Sorry CC. I'm mobile and trying to move some things around and it's been challenging to say the least. The m's were for a marker to save a spot. I think I am done now Razz

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Post  has55 on 8/24/2017, 9:07 pm

@RoOsTeR wrote:
Generally speaking, poor health doesn't happen overnight.
you're so right. I'm dealing with poor choices myself. When I went to Bonton Farm in Dallas, Tx, the poorest area and found first hand what a "food desert" neighborhood is, it was a rude awakening. Medicine is helpful, esp for the poor. my hope we will see in the future how medicine and real food can work together in restoring health. Food a real nutrient.
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