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Weekly weigh in - Fridays

Discussion in 'Type 2 Diabetes' started by Kyi, Mar 11, 2016.

  1. ickihun

    ickihun Type 2 · Master

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    True. Well done. Myself I'd wished I'd experimented more in my youth with low carbing but over the years on the forum I've had a great adventure and discovery with its affects on my body. I'm hugely more confident with my weight (even though I couldn't outrun my huge hunger on huge amounts of insulin so I had a bypass 2yrs ago).
    Low carbing for me wasn't enough. I have to have low calorie AND low carbing to lose weight. My weight loss was due mainly to loss of most of my insulin as a result of low carbing and low calorie. I'm nearly 8st less than my highest weight. I tipped 23st.
    This thread has been hugely effective in giving me accountability.
    Use it as often as you need. I'm not on as regularly as I was but many members are. We all help each other, as much as we can. You sound like you know your body's response to how to lose weight very well. I struggled hugely with that for decades. I'm not sure IF I'll be able to lose anymore weight but I'm always trying. Healthily.
     
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  2. Andydragon

    Andydragon Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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    72.75kg
    Slightly up but well within fluctuation levels so all good
     
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  3. ultradad

    ultradad Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    95.4 kg. I am starting to slim out more than the weight loss must be the meat only diet starting to kick in :)
     
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  4. Lainie71

    Lainie71 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    68.5 kg scales were stuck for about 4 weeks, no gain or loss but started to budge again so pleased. Had a calf injury from a run, so had orders to rest. All okay now so but back on it again.
     
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  5. LindaManville

    LindaManville Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I was so pleased this morning,
    I lost 4 lbs this week, surprised me.
     
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  6. LaoDan

    LaoDan Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Like reading a stock chart - 97.5
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  7. 1970clea

    1970clea Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    135.6lb today
     
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  8. Sammy2011

    Sammy2011 · Active Member

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    11st 12lbs lost 1/2lb this week, Meh, well a loss is a loss I suppose
     
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  9. muzza3

    muzza3 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    83.4 (loss of 1kg this week) Starting 9th week of PE Ratio diet and been very happy with results to date
     
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  10. SlimLizzy

    SlimLizzy Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    That's a healthy amount to lose. Well done:)
     
  11. SlimLizzy

    SlimLizzy Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    04.07
    Weight 50.1kg hoping to maintain about 50kg
    Errant 4.3kg I am very pleased with his progress. He is starting to explore his new physical capabilities. In this environment there are so many possibilities, it's good to see him experimenting. Sometimes he looks up at trees as if thinking about trying to get up one, but I think that's a way off yet.
     
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  12. garyclark82

    garyclark82 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Up from 23 stone 4.25lbs to 23 stone 6lbs. Disappointed in that, given I've walked a lot more this week (even though I was not on my best behaviour on Monday).

    Hoping some of it has changed to muscle rather than just sitting around my gut again. Did manage to get into a new pair of 48" skinny jeans which it has been a long time since I've been able to do that though!
     
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  13. ickihun

    ickihun Type 2 · Master

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    Still 96.7kg but I'd like to be 95 straight. That's my aim and if I can manipulate my insulin need so I can stop basal insulin. I feel hopeful but not sure how long it will take.
     
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    Annb Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Only just realised that this forum is here. I struggle with weight loss and to a lesser extent now, with BG control. The BG improvement, although not wonderful, is noticeable and is due to almost zero carbs and 2 meals a day, but that doesn't help with the weight. Much of the weight is due to fluid retention, but not all of it. Currently I am fluctuating between 17 st 2 lb and 17 st 8 lb. My doctors (some of them, anyway) keep telling me to lose weight but my dietician tells me that it is impossible to lose weight on insulin. I think it might, at least, encourage me if I could pop into this forum from time to time, so I hope you all won't mind if I do that.
     
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  15. ickihun

    ickihun Type 2 · Master

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    Thanks. So far so good. No diet change but I was in a lot of pain. Before and after but I can now turn around and get off bed and chair on my own now. I did too much on Friday so I paid for it yesterday. I think my blood pressure was all over the place. I hv nurse calling me tomorrow as I hv some concerns but I think not serious. So I'm relaxed and healing.
    Your roller-coaster is not so dramatic now? I wish you all the luck in the world as sometimes it's getting fresh eyes to have a look to get the best results. Stay safe. :) :) :) ps. I lost a little whilst I was ill but seemed to hv keep that weight off. Not much but approx. 6lb off since my last diabetic weigh in. Unit will be pleased. Its a slow process but hoping to sustain it once I'm off insulin. No bolus insulin now. Which is a huge achievement for me. I'm keeping my fingers crossed. I'm only on 3.5units of insulatard insulin X2 daily now. I'm feeling optimistic and seeing freedom on the horizon.
     
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  16. ickihun

    ickihun Type 2 · Master

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    You can lose weight on insulin.
     
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  17. TooSweetForMe

    TooSweetForMe Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I normally do my weigh-in's on Wednesdays - last Wednesday was 170.8. Will wait until Friday of next week and post again then.
     
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  18. ickihun

    ickihun Type 2 · Master

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    I guess I'm still swollen from gallbladder removal and other abdominal surgery. So.... I might lose more after all.
     
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  19. ickihun

    ickihun Type 2 · Master

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    How are you @ultradad? I bet your storming this?
     
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  20. ickihun

    ickihun Type 2 · Master

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    Sorry. Just saw your post. Well done. You are storming this. :) :) :)
     
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