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Wow I can hardly believe it

Discussion in 'Success Stories and Testimonials' started by Bildad, Feb 11, 2020.

  1. Bildad

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

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    In 12 months I have reduced my weight from 211 lbs to 147lbs. My Hba1c from 78 to 35. I am now off all meds.
    I was very carb addicted and a chocoholic. I have lost my sweet tooth.
    I have just completer a 72 hour fast. If you had told me 12 months ago I could have managed 3 days without food I would have laughed I rarely went 3 hours without eating.
    I have not received any help really from the practice nurse in fact I would go as far as to say that she has been rather obstructive.
    I would like to thank all those on this forum for all of the help freely given to the confused newly diagnosed searching for some way forward. I benifited from the combined wisdom of many of you and have learned so much about type 2 and other issues cholesterol, fasting insulin resistance.
    So once again a huge thank you to you all.
     
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  2. Captain Crunch

    Captain Crunch Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Woo hoo!! Superb achievement!! Many congratulations!!
     
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  3. Goonergal

    Goonergal Type 2 · Moderator
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    Fabulous results @Bildad really well done!
     
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  4. Rachox

    Rachox Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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    Way to go @Bildad ! Very well done! Keep up the good work to maintain success despite the lack of support from your HCPs.
     
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  5. Debandez

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

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    WOW! Just WOW! you must feel on top of the world. Those numbers are phenomenal. Well done. Thanks for sharing.
     
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  6. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    That’s brilliant @Bildad ! What a fantastic success story. Well done.
     
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    jjraak Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    WHOOP WHOOP....BRILLIANT STUFF.

    And One in the eye for the DN, to boot.

    well done you..you must be very proud of your resolve and discipline..and rightly so.
     
  8. carol43

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

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    Congratulations from me.
     
  9. Tophat1900

    Tophat1900 Type 3c · Well-Known Member

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    Fantastic, you are a winner for sure. I bet your over the moon abut it.
     
  10. Jim Lahey

    Jim Lahey I reversed my Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Fabulous work @Bildad. Well done. Nothing quite like taking back control of your health and wellbeing after a diagnosis that can sometimes feel like the End of Days. It's enlightening, uplifting and life changing.

    There's also a certain childish sense of smug satisfaction (or maybe that's just me :shifty:) when you do it against all the best advice of your healthcare team;

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  11. Diawara

    Diawara Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    well done @Bildad ..keep it going....
     
  12. NicoleC1971

    NicoleC1971 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Great result and how about sharing your story at your surgery. It is probably a story that they don't usually hear and other diabetics may want to know there is another way.
    Well done! (geddit?)
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  13. JoKalsbeek

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

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    You did all the work, and did it well!!! Congrats. :)
     
  14. Pipp

    Pipp Type 2 · Expert
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    Great success, @Bildad . Well done.
    Stick around, keep posting, it encourages others.
     
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  15. bulkbiker

    bulkbiker Type 2 · Master

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    Well done indeed.. taking control can be a very empowering experience.
    You have hopefully set yourself up for a much healthier you in future.
     
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