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    Hi primal people,

    Wanted to share some of my joy with the world! I've been eating primal (and exercising) for two weeks now and dropped 15 lbs (6.8kg) without major effort. I am absolutely stunned. The dog (who exercises with me) is looking leaner too, I swear! I feel really good and would like to add (for the gals) that I think coming off the birth control pill has really allowed me to lose weight so quickly. When I did Atkins 3 years ago I lost 2.2lbs (1Kg) a week and ate very similarly to now. I still have 40 lbs to lose but I'm staying very motivated and intend to start a program with free weights soon to completely change my body composition.

  • #2
    that's great news congrats

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    • #3
      Way to go
      My whole life, I've felt like an animal......but I've ignored my instincts. I ignored what I really am. That will never happen again.

      My blog

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      • #4
        Fabulous results! Stay Strong.
        Primal since 9/24/2010
        "Our greatest foes, and whom we must chiefly combat, are within." Miguel de Cervantes

        Created by MyFitnessPal.com - Free Weight Loss Tools
        MFP username: MDAPebbles67

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        • #5
          Awesome!!! Way to go!!

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          • #6
            Yay for you! And yay for your poochie! My little boys are putting on some chub because they HATE HATE HATE the cold weather.

            And I totally agree about BC pills. Coming off them I stopped getting so many migraines and felt a lot better.

            Congrats on your journey!

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            • #7
              Good job! I gained weight so easily once I was on a different kind of birth control over here in the states. It just could have been my age too, but when I stopped taking birth control (evidence is in my sig lol) I dropped 15lbs in a month - stunned.

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              • #8
                awesome!

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                • #9
                  Awesome! Your joy is infectious

                  Coming off BC was a GODSEND for me...HOWEVER, I noticed that without the artificial hormones propping up various bodily processes, I have to be quite strict with my food or I'm in for painful periods. (TMI? Sorry...) But it's great to realize that I'm in full control of the experience I have with "that time of the month" when I balance my hormones through appropriate eating.
                  Liz
                  Steve's Original
                  CaveGirlEats

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                  • #10
                    So glad it is going well for you!!
                    ~*Lori*~
                    my Primal journal : http://www.marksdailyapple.com/forum...-momofredheads
                    my food blog http://iamhungrywhatsfordinner.blogspot.com/

                    SW 231 as of 1/1/2012
                    CW 192

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