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After a gap of over 2 years, I'm back on SP. Weight was at an all-time high of 245lbs which just tipped me over into the 'morbidly obese' bracket and what really kicked me into action was my blood pressure shooting up at the same time my IBS ramped up the action.

Decided enough was enough and looked around for a solution. The Specific Carbohydrate Diet seems to be the only thing that claims to potentially sort out the root cause of IBS rather than dealing with the symptoms. I ...
After a gap of over 2 years, I'm back on SP. Weight was at an all-time high of 245lbs which just tipped me over into the 'morbidly obese' bracket and what really kicked me into action was my blood pressure shooting up at the same time my IBS ramped up the action.

Decided enough was enough and looked around for a solution. The Specific Carbohydrate Diet seems to be the only thing that claims to potentially sort out the root cause of IBS rather than dealing with the symptoms. I really don't want to spend the rest of my life taking medication just so I don't feel so bad. I want to get better!

It's horrendously restrictive to start with and after 10 days I got it wrong and mucked it up so I'm back to square one :-(

However......... during those 10 days I felt better than I have done in a long while, so something tells me this is worth sticking with, even if it IS a struggle (and it will be, I can tell you). Adding one food in every 4 days is going to drive me NUTS (and no they aren't allowed yet!)

And believe it or not, I am struggling not to lose weight too fast - I don't want to lose over a pound a day :-/ I want to lose at a nice steady rate my body can adjust to, but I need to find ways to make my limited range of foods more interesting, so I eat more (not a problem I've usually had......)
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Member Since: 10/25/2008

SparkPoints: 23,145

Fitness Minutes: 9,440

My Goals:
Number 1 goal: Get my guts in order :-O

Weight loss goal: 160lbs - still leaves me overweight, but only by a fraction (when I went lower than this before, I looked ill!)

Mini goals:

*225lbs - 20lbs lost - ACHIEVED 8/8/13

* 220.5lbs - 10% body weight lost - ACHIEVED 22/8/13

*210lbs - obese rather than severely obese - ACHIEVED 14/11/13

*208lbs - 15% body weight lost - ACHIEVED 12/12/13

*202.5lbs - halfway there!
ACHIEVED 26/3/14

*199lbs - significant milestone to have 1 as the first digit :-)

* 196lbs -20% body weight lost

*183.75lbs - 25% body weight lost

* 180lbs - no longer obese, just overweight

* 171.5lbs - 30% body weight lost

* 163lbs A third of body weight lost

(* 159lbs - 35% body weight lost)







My Program:
Specific Carbohydrate Diet (sort of Paleo)

Aiming to walk....

Personal Information:
just North of London, UK

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Cross stitcher
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7/14/2014 7:00:53 PM

Hi Kipper! Looks like you're doing well! I'm enjoying my summer! emoticon



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3/27/2014 5:01:44 AM

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2/21/2014 6:17:39 PM

I would like to invite you to join the Spring Biggest Loser Challenge!
If you're interested, go to this page: http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_
individual.asp?gid=25339#team_goals

It is to the BLC All Team page. The Spring sign up thread is the second thread in the General Discussion Forum. Just add your name to the list

I'm on the Turquoise Titans Team!
If you want to be on Turquoise, you need to add that beside your names
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I hope to see you there!
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