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Well it is October 1st and I am starting over. My weight had gotten up to 185. I was feeling fatter than ever and my boyfriend was pushing me to lose weight. I had been trying on my own. I tried the Slim fast system for about a week or two, all that did was reduce my spendable funds. Then I just started reducing my soda (Diet Dr Pepper) intake and being more careful about what I was eating, when I ate and how much. The scale still didn't move. All during this time I was researching a local weight loss clinic that is run by a doctor. When I finally decided that I can't get this excess weight off I made an appointment. The only thing different between what they do and my diet plan is they use appetite suppressants. Finally I have started to lose weight. I really didn't want to go this route but I am only doing half a dose with success! Hopefully I can get down to a good weight and then maintain.

Member Since: 4/13/2006

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I am back on track and aim to get back into size 12 jeans. Don't know how much more weight I need to lose but I'm working on getting there.

Size 12 here I come

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Seriously watch what I eat, avoid carrots (as much as possible), as well as popcorn and bananas because these foods tend to cause us to store fat!

I am following the body type diet plan with some of Suzanne Somers Sexy Forever diet plan.

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Linda Flythe


Augusta, GA

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Water treatment operator

Lost my husband of 32 years March 29, 2008.

I struggled with my weight for several years, but in January of this year I hit the scales at my Jan doctor's appointment and decided that I would get serious with my weight loss. So I started to seriously watch what I ate and how much, so far I have been very successful and hope to reach my final goal wt of 130 or less by the end of the year.

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    Please remember to post some of your projects. Love to see them!!!

    Keep Sparking!!!
    11 hours ago

    Hi Linda, being a past member, you should realize that making friends at Spark is very easy. Everyone here is so kind, caring and supportive. Please feel free to add me as a friend. I will do all that I can to help you with your healthy journey.

    11 days ago
    Welcome back, Linda

    Best of luck as you continue your Spark journey.

    11 days ago
    Hi Linda, I noticed that you're taking appetite suppressants. Please be careful with those. They're not good for your heart. It's good that you're only taking a half dose.

    Grace from Slimming Seniors
    25 days ago
    ......oooO............ Welcome to the 10K Steps a Day Spark Team!
    .....(....)................. Glad to have you walking with us - check out
    ......)../....Oooo...... some of the challenge walks we are sharing!
    .....(_/.....(....) ...... We are walking across America!!
    ................\..)........ ... and we're walking!!
    .................\_)....... Love, Linda
    2036 days ago
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