Congratulations on the weight loss. I never really thought about the gluten as making me puffy, but now that I think about it, it does make sense. I had read somewhere that "Inflammation is the enemy of weight loss."
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Fabulous! Eating and exercising on the road are harder than at home but ARE possible. You can walk anywhere (exercise) and getting into a travel meal routine makes it easier for instance a salad with grilled chicken for lunch everyday (available pretty much anywhere).
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Hi everyone! Happy 4th of July! I've been absent for awhile due to work but thought I'd check in and tell you the good interesting news. I went shopping yesterday and it's official--I'm down a size since going GF. It's mostly due to not being so swollen. Before going GF I looked 6 months pregnant all the time. I took prescription diuretics because I retained so much fluid. Don't take them anymore--don't need them. The change was pretty immediate (about 2 weeks off gluten was no longer swollen) but I didn't trust it to last. Well here it is a year later and I'm replacing my wardrobe. I also lost 5 pounds during tax season without exercise since there was no time for that. Simply stayed GF, drank a water bottle with lemon juice added to it and ate yougart with blueberries everyday. I hope to lose more weight but it'll be harder to do now that I'm on the road doing audits and eat out every day. I just need to learn a new routine and I'm sure I'll do it since I'm more motivated now. For those of you still trying to figure out the weight loss game, I would try the lemon water and yougart thing since new research is saying it works. Good luck all and stay safe!
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