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My 15 Minutes Of Fame - Thanks To This Forum

Discussion in 'Success Stories and Testimonials' started by Rachox, Aug 6, 2018.

  1. Rachox

    Rachox Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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    Thanks to @Dajana who works here on the forum, I was featured in an article on this website earlier this year. My story has more recently been picked up by the press office and today following an interview last week, I have my 15 mins of fame in the Oxford Mail newspaper today. I have also been invited to take part in a live interview on BBC Radio Oxford in a couple of week’s time and I’m waiting to hear back from a national magazine who want to publish my story too! I’m so proud to be able to help spread the low carb message :happy:
    http://www.oxfordmail.co.uk/news/16...ds-nearly-six-stone-after-diabetes-diagnosis/
    PS I guess I will change my Avatar to the real me now my cover’s been blown :joyful::hilarious:
     
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  2. Biggles2

    Biggles2 · Well-Known Member

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    Congratulations @Rachox! I had just read that article and wondered if it was you! Keep spreading the word!
     
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    Goonergal Type 2 · Moderator
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    Great article @Rachox and well done for putting your story out. I’m sure it will help and inspire others.
     
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  4. Rustytypin

    Rustytypin Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Hello and welcome to the forum, the real @Rachox shall I tag Daisy1 for you?

    Seriously though, very well done - you are an inspiration to us all!
     
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  5. zand

    zand Type 2 · Expert

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    Well done you! I'll post my photo when I have lost 6 stones...well maybe...
     
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  6. Brunneria

    Brunneria Other · Moderator
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    That is brilliant @Rachox. WELL DONE!!! :D:D:D
     
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    Diakat Type 1 · Moderator
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    Wow- nice to meet the 'real' you. Great work on the article @Rachox
     
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    shelley262 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Amazing and lovely seeing your avatar too! It’s always good to put a face to the name thank you. I know it takes some bravery to put your story out there especially in the local paper. You have done so amazingly well and have earnt our respect what an inspirational story it’s really appreciated I’m sure by others heading down the path of improving their health. Look forward to hearing your live interview too.
     
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    lovinglife Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Great article and you look amazing in both pics but much more confident and happy in your latest pic! :)
     
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  10. carol43

    carol43 Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Congratulations Rachel. Have you read some of the comments?
     
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  11. Guzzler

    Guzzler Type 2 · Master

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    Well done that Lass. Soon see you on the BBC Breakfast Sofa!
     
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  12. Lamont D

    Lamont D Reactive hypoglycemia · Master

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    Well done you!
    You may aspire to more than fifteen minutes!
    I was patient A, in a science paper about RH!
    No more than a few seconds for me!
     
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    Terrytiddy Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Rachox Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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    I have, a little controversy there. I did say it was type 2 honest!
     
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    #14 Rachox, Aug 6, 2018 at 7:41 PM
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    Pipp Type 2 · Expert
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    Just to add my two pennorth...
    I admire you for putting yourself out there. Take no notice of anyone criticising. Journalists put their own spin on things. Typical that they forgot to mention T2. You are inspiring many others. Well done!

    Oh and your avatar pic ain't bad, either.
     
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    Tipetoo Type 2 · Expert

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    Good one @Rachox, can I get your autograph after you become famous...
     
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    Pipp Type 2 · Expert
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    She already is famous! :)
     
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    @Rachox well done. You have helped me and countless others and will do even more through your publicity so you always have been a superstar!
     
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    marathonmona Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Well done!
     
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    ickihun Type 2 · Master

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    @Rachox thank you for representing the posters who have lost many stones. :) :) :)

    You have done yourself proud.

    I'm sure your life has changed for the best. What a brilliant change to take place too.
    I'm hoping to join you but by a more assisted means due to my multipal health conditions. ;)
    My weight loss may not be as high profile thou... well maybe not. I'm willing to wait and see where my reduced size will take me.
    I hope yours takes you even further. You deserve it.
     
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