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addicted_to_WDW
06-14-2003, 08:06 AM
I've been on Atkins for 12 days, and today I weighed. I lost 8 pounds!!! At first I was a little disappointed because I've seen the huge week one losses of other people, but then I realized that this is a big accomplishment for me. It proves that Atkins works (I was skeptical) and proves that I can do it!

SnackyStacky
06-14-2003, 08:15 AM
Awesome Jen! Congratulations!

Keep with it and you'll be at your goal weight in no time!!! :)

DixieDreamer
06-14-2003, 08:51 AM
Oh it DOES work... and the health improvements occur too! :) I have lost 38 pounds to date on Atkins. Lowered my cholesterol by 61 points and I feel GOOD!

You are ON YOUR WAY SWEETIE!!! Congratulations and good job!

TennesseeTink
06-14-2003, 10:01 AM
8 pounds!!! What a great accomplishment! I know what you mean about the first big drop; I'd love to see 20 lbs. drop off NOW, but it didn't come on that way and I guess it won't come off that way either.:( But if we're maintaining or going down, then we're moving closer to our goal.

8 pounds is something to crow about! :bounce: Keep at it, you're doing a great job!

KayleeUK
06-14-2003, 10:42 AM
Well Done Jenn :D

Sue & Co.
06-14-2003, 10:43 AM
Hey, well done that is terrific. You are doing so well, eight whole pounds. Give yourself a big pat on the back.

Sue

dandave
06-14-2003, 11:57 AM
Eight pounds is fantastic! Congratulations!! :D

mowsie dreamer
06-14-2003, 12:41 PM
8 pounds in one week is terrific! Keep up the good work!:D :D

wdwnutze
06-14-2003, 12:47 PM
8 Pounds is awesome!! Don't compare to what other people lose. Everyone loses at their own rate depending on lots of things including how much they have to lose. We didn't gain this wait in a week and we're sure not going to lose it in a week. Just think though, you are only 2 pounds from a 10 pound loss! Keep up the good work!!

mum4jenn
06-14-2003, 01:19 PM
THAT IS WONDERFUL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I wish that I had done this a long time ago also!!

You should be so proud of yourself. EIGHT pounds is great!!
Have you taken any measurements???

tiggerlover
06-14-2003, 02:27 PM
Congratulations!! 8 pounds is really is awesome.

Jomrog
06-14-2003, 03:13 PM
I think losing 8lbs is great! I am at 5 weeks & 5lbs. As long as the scale is going the right direction, I'm happy.

CathyCanada
06-14-2003, 05:21 PM
That is awesome, Jen, congratulations!!

I was down .4 today and was happy with that with the way things have been going! :)
CC

KarenNY
06-14-2003, 09:48 PM
That's great! As others have said, everyone loses at their own pace. Any lose is an accomplishment. Eight pounds is more than I lost in my first week.

Debbie
06-15-2003, 07:48 AM
You are on your weigh! Keep up the good work!

Nancy
06-15-2003, 08:06 AM
Hey...8 pounds is 8 pounds gone forever! Go and lift a 5 pound bag of sugar and realize you have lost more than how heavy that feels!

TigH
06-15-2003, 08:56 AM
CONGRATULATIONS!!!

8 pounds in a week, woo-hoo!!!! I bet you feel great!!! Keep it up and you'll be changing into new clippies faster than the speed of light! :)

:bounce: :bounce: :bounce: :bounce: :bounce: :bounce: :bounce:

That sure is a great way to start off your healthy lifestyle! :)

addicted_to_WDW
06-15-2003, 09:43 AM
Thanks so much every one. :) I'm feeling good about myself, and that's a nice feeling.

I love you all...the support here is amazing!

addicted_to_WDW
06-15-2003, 09:44 AM
OMG, the tag fairy doesn't hate me anymore ;-) Thanks!

I admit to having a complex due to my lack of tag, but now I'm REALLY feeling better about myself. :)

KayleeUK
06-15-2003, 09:52 AM
Love your tag :D

nativetxn
06-15-2003, 11:24 AM
<b>addicted_to_WDW</b> Everyone loses at different rates. I lost 5 pounds my first week on Atkins and I thought that was pretty terrific. Then my friend Beanie took the challenge and lost 11 pounds her first week and 10 pounds her second week and I was thinking to myself, "NO FAIR". LOL, I'm selfish that way ;)

You lost more than one pound a day, cutie. That is wonderful progress and success. You should be feeling pretty proud of yourself. Celebrate your success and get ready for more, I lost 7 pounds my second week. Who knows how much more you will lose.

Way to go. You are on your way to goal and you are kicking up dust. What a motivation you have been for me today. I'm really proud of you :)

Katholyn