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    A Quick Progress Report

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    I recently changed my lifestyle for the better. Stumbled on this site and found out a bunch of amazing things. I am 6'1" tall, 46 years old and weighed in at 220.
    I was counting calories (a waste of time) and was doing Power 90 then P90X. Hated them both. I was getting nowhere. Actually gained a little weight.
    I started following a bunch of the stuff here, and started seeing results immediately. I am down to 201 lbs, and feel TONS better. I have been steadily losing about two pounds/week. I have lost 4" in my belly/waist area and am now wearing 34" waist pants. I was wearing 38". I haven't worn 34" since I got married 20 years ago. It made my day when I had my 15 year old son fetch me a pair of his 34" pants and put them on with no problem. I will probably be into 32" within the month.
    I use Fitday to follow what I eat and it has been a huge help. I haven't had heartburn since I started and am loving life. The doctor was pretty stoked at my health improvements over my last visit.
    The biggest part for me was just going against CW: Fats; not worrying so much about the calories, but what kind I was eating; dropping the bread/grain stuff; cutting out sugar.
    Basically, life is good, and am looking forward to making more progress.

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    Very cool! I especially like it when people blow their doctor's minds and all the better if the doctor is hardcore CW.

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    Congrats! That is awesome progress!
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