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Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by ChuckenGirl, Nov 10, 2008.

  1. ChuckenGirl

    ChuckenGirl Songster

    Dec 22, 2007
    Maryland :)
    i wanna know!
    [im trying to lose myself :]]

  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    I'm still trying to loose weight from having my baby.

    he is 19 years old. [​IMG]
  3. Chicabee19

    Chicabee19 Songster

    Aug 8, 2008
    Last edited: Nov 11, 2008
  4. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

    Apr 21, 2008
    West Michigan
    Dance Dance Revolution (seriously)

    I lost 25 pounds in college... My "freshman 15" and then some... [​IMG]
  5. menageriemama

    menageriemama Songster

    Feb 2, 2008
    Lake Nebagamon, WI
    Counting calories. I am not a nazi about it, I just keep a rough estimate/tally in my head each day. If I am really active, like in the summer, I know I can have a couple of hundred extra calories. Its a LOT easier to do if you do most or all of your own cooking [​IMG] .

    PS I do not "diet", I am just aware of what I put in my body.
    Last edited: Nov 10, 2008
  6. lurky

    lurky Songster

    Jun 4, 2007
    Western MA
    I lost 30# with atkins and my husband lost 60# . Its very easy if you are able to find foods to keep off the carbs. That is why i eat alot of eggs, and got chickens. The atkins way of eating taught me alot about how your body nreaks down food. That made it much easier to stick to it. I learned alot about why people develop diabetes through their diet. On the atkins diet, you can eat all day and still lose weight. I did not exercise, but it would obviously make it work better and you benefit more. It only took a few days before cravings for "carbs" went down. Good Luck to you.
  7. Chicabee19

    Chicabee19 Songster

    Aug 8, 2008
    I also count carbs rather than calories!!

    I eat foods with less then 5 carbs per serving for breakfast, lunch, and snacks, then pretty much don't count them for dinner.
    Last edited: Nov 10, 2008

  8. kodiakchicken

    kodiakchicken Songster

    Apr 18, 2008
    Kodiak, Alaska
    I lost 25lbs on weight watchers. Unfortunately, when I went off program I gained it all back. I'm reading "The Omnivore's Dillema" right now and I can already tell that it's going to break all these diet myths for me. I don't want to diet forever. I want to eat balanced meals that include carbs, red meat, veggies, etc.

    I'm a big believer that preservatives are to blame for a lot of the cancer and obesity problems. Prepackaged foods are the United State's horrific gift to the world.
  9. greyfields

    greyfields Crowing

    Mar 15, 2007
    Washington State
    I bought a farm.
  10. Whirlwind

    Whirlwind Songster

    Apr 14, 2007
    Tuttle, Oklahoma
    Quote:Me to and mine is almost 21. I am now however going to weight watchers. It is working so far got rid of 15 pounds. As long as I keep going. If I stop going it will all find me again. [​IMG]

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