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3/29/15 10:33 A

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Hi! New to Spark but not this super exciting diet. Here for motivation and sharing. I love the diet and am a die-hard. Love to see results with such excellent food- but with that said of COURSE it can be tough! Phase 1 is my favorite, and there are so many great recipes. I don't have a lot to lose; I need to push the re-set button and the time is now. Today is a rainy Sunday and I start tomorrow. So, I am wishing for lots of folks to chime on here so I can continue my inspiration...I am a busy working gal in Northern Minnesota living on Lake Superior...lets GO!

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3/27/15 2:21 P

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Hi, new to the team but definitely not new to spark. Just bought the book; haven't read it yet.

52 year old female type person in Boston. :)

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3/26/15 10:00 A

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You're doing awesome! I'm almost 50 though. emoticon

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3/25/15 6:20 P

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22 years old, and looking to lose about 40 pounds through 2 rounds of the diet plus some more clean eating this summer. I would love to get back into a bikini before summer ends this year. I've been on Haylie's plan for 7 days now and I lost 8 pounds. Anyone else here in their 20s? I've been having a hard time finding anyone even close to my age.

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3/17/15 7:40 P

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I lost in the first few days, but my work schedule isn't consistent & I had a hard time with making my morning smoothie fresh at 430 am while the rest of the house is sleeping.

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3/17/15 1:20 P

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Just began the FMD Yesterday... WOW what a day, I drank enough water to float a boat! Wish me luck, day 2 here we go! Down 2 lbs... must be from running to the pot all day and night! Food choices are a learning in progress for me.
Monday, I made some good choices spent the morning with a shopping list and bought most of what I needed between 2 stores. Now it' figuring out my menus. It's kind of a what am I in the mood for and quickly become, what do I have time to make for the rest of the week since work will keep me away from my kitchen most of the day. Prep is the key to this for me. This is the only way for me to stay on this program... D.I.E.T Did I eat today? is going to be my weeks motto! and drink my water!
Any suggestions appreciated, thanks!

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3/17/15 8:22 A

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How are you doing on the H burn? I didn't lose this week. Was week 4. I think I will research the burn diet. Maybe a boost will do me good.

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3/11/15 9:33 P

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I got an email from the author a couple of weeks ago if you bought "The Burn" she would send you " The Fast Metabolism Diet" book free. It seemed like a good time to buy it. emoticon

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3/11/15 9:30 P

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I just substitute a flavor I like. If you do not like the celery flavor, maybe less would be better.
I do not have the burn book. I figure I will save that till I hit a plataue. I do like the success of
this diet. What a boost to the ego for something to work so well!

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3/11/15 9:24 P

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Crabbylion, 15 lbs is awesome! Its great to hear success stories! Its only my 2nd day & starting with the H-Burn. I'm not fond of the celery flavor of the soup, but I love all the recipes I've made so far.

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3/11/15 9:20 P

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Hi everyone.
I have been checking the other FMD board. I am in my 4th week. Have lost 15# and feel
great. I find this takes planning. I have made the phase 1 and 2 soups which really cut down on my worrying about what to eat. I am a creature of habit.. Would love having conversations will all.
I need a support group. I would go to Weight Watchers for the weekly accountabilty of weighing in. So far I am doing well on my own. But it is nice to share with people in the same boat.


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2/28/15 4:24 P

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Hi, I am starting FMD on Monday also. I just got the book yesterday. I really need to stop the craving for junk!

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2/28/15 1:20 P

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I am starting FMD on Monday and looking forward to a healthier eating style! I was on Medifast for 6 months and lost 20 pounds, but gained most of it back when I stopped using it. I couldn't overcome my negative feelings about processed food. So here I am - wish me luck!

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2/28/15 8:05 A

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I changed my ticker this morning down another pound for a total of nine pounds, I'm very happy with that. Today and tomorrow is my last days of this program. I would love to lose one more pound in two days. I'm going to try.

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2/27/15 10:59 P

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Thanks for the legume info. I went ahead and ordered the book and cookbook for my kindle today. I checked the legume issue in the book and cookbook. At this point, I both books say to avoid legumes during cycle or phase 2. So I think the problem has been fixed.

Also, I wasn't sure if I should order the cookbook. But I am so glad I did. I love the chart about portion sizes based on how much weight you want to lose.

The other reason why I didn't want to get the cookbook for my Kindle is that past cookbook purchases for my Kindle have had unreadable ingredient amounts or charts were made impossible to read. I haven't found any of these problems with this cookbook. And the recipes look fantastic. I consider myself a good cook of healthy foods. This cookbook will have me kicking it up a notch or two.

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2/27/15 12:52 P

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I'm on day 27 of this program, haven't lost as much as I'd like but then I only had 15 pounds to lose. I lost 5 the first 5 days, stalled for a couple day before dropping a pound or two. So far 8 pounds. Sunday I'll go back to counting calories to rid myself of the last 7 pounds. I loved this program! The first week was lots of reading and organizing, week 2 went soooooo much easier. I think you gals that just started will find this program a great way to jump start your body into losing. Just a note to you all newbies, phase 2 says you can have legumes in all 3 phases. No, no, no! No legumes in phase 2. I also made the mistake of eating full portions of protein for my snacks, 1/2 portion only. I purchased the cookbook, not the diet book so I didn't know any better. That might be why I kept plateauing and not losing the whole 15 pounds I wanted to shed. Good luck everyone!

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2/27/15 10:01 A

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I've been on a mission to eat healthy. I lost 95 pound with Eat to live and learned some healthy habits. Then something, which my doctor blamed on thyroid, happened 14 months ago, and I've regained 37 pounds, creeping up steadily toward 200 pounds.

Close to giving up on the whole thing, I watched the Fast Metablolism Diet on PBS this morning. I'd like to start Cycle 1 tomorrow (actually today but I don't have any high glycemic index/carbs in the house.) after a trip to the grocery.

I came to Spark People to check if there was a team--and here you are!! Thanks for setting this up.

So my question: Should I wait until the book arrives, or can I start getting my metabolism healthy with the 2-2-3 cycles as she outlined in the PBS program? I figure I can get in one week of all the cycles while I wait for it.

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2/21/15 9:29 A

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There is a fast metabolism thread you can join, one gal named Judee just started last Monday. I'm on week 3 myself. Come on over and we can chat.

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2/20/15 10:27 A

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Hi! I'm Ruth, a chronic yo yo dieter. I'm trying to put an end to that, as well as end my caffeine addiction and stop processed foods. I have about 20lvs to lose, and I'll be starting Monday, 2/23. Is anyone else starting then? I could use a motivational buddy!

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2/10/15 6:50 P

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I'm Bobbi and started 9 days ago. I'm loving this diet, lost 5 pounds so far.

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Hi, I'm Linda. I've been doing the Sparkpeople recommendation for calories and working out for three weeks without any change in my weight. I feel much better, so that's good but I desperately need to lose some weight. I so Haylie Pomroy on TV and decided it wouldn't hurt to try this diet. I am on day three (P2).

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12/11/14 12:54 P

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Hi, I am Donna. Going to try this diet starting Monday. Seems to be something I can do that will last me the rest of my life. Both my parents have diabetes and I am deathly afraid of that. I fear I have some insulin resistance and would like to lose 80 pounds, although 60 might be more practical.

I think if I plan out my meals and cook ahead and portion everything out, I should be okay.

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10/16/14 1:42 P

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Ok so I'm back on track. I weigh myself only once a week and at the same time on the day I have a trainer at my gym. Their scales are more accurate I find. I did buy one of the cookbooks just to change up the food and it is going to be nice. Phase 2 is so boring but since I've made my own jerky it has helped some and I'm not spending $7 at a time for a 3 oz. bag for myself and husband. Well good luck everyone.

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10/15/14 11:54 A

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Hi, I did the Fast Metabolism Diet for 4 weeks, and I have lost 10 pounds. I would have lost more but the last week, I traveled to a conference in Las Vegas and was hard to follow the cycles. I didn't gain any weight though, which I consider a win.

Anyway, my answer to your question is I think you should only weigh yourself once a week a the same time. Our body reacts differently for all the phases. I usually gain after phase 1 but loose all the gain and more after phase 2.

Hope this helps.

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9/26/14 6:14 P

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Hi my name is Margaret and I'm 50 years old. I'm new to this forum and started this diet on the 16 of September and have lost 4 lbs. yay, but since Tuesday I thought I would get on scale and see where I was at and had not list anything. Disappointed I figure it has something to do with my period coming. What do you guys think?

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9/17/14 9:57 A

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I'm new here. On day 16 and getting in the groove so to speak of following the plan. I've lost 4 lbs so far.

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9/1/14 8:55 A

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Hi my husband and I are ready to start this again. I hit a plateau last time but must say I got sloppy especially on phase 3. I was wondering if the app is for ONLY Iphones? I would love to get it but I do not have an I phone.

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8/30/14 5:27 P

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Wonderful Mary.

Tee

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Whatever you do in life, think higher and feel deeper. C. Artias

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You are the architect of your actions, words and voice. What an opportunity for love, truth and purpose to shine. Sister Andrea Jaegar

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I just joined the team. I am on day 13 and I've lost 8 pounds so far! I really needed something to kick start my metabolism :)



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8/29/14 7:17 A

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emoticon to the group Wendy. Five pound loss. Great! I checked cookbook out of library and liked it.

Tee

Middle age is when broadness of the mind and narrowness of the waist change places.


Whatever you do in life, think higher and feel deeper. C. Artias

Your personal history is not your true identity. Don't let the past define who you are.. Eckart Tolle

You are the architect of your actions, words and voice. What an opportunity for love, truth and purpose to shine. Sister Andrea Jaegar

Accept each moment as if you had chosen it. That frees you


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8/28/14 7:02 A

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Hello! I am Wendy and I am 49. I started FMD on Monday and I am down 5 lbs already.
I ordered the cookbook yesterday.

I have always found it hard to cook for my family and not eat with them or just to eat a salad, but so far I have been able to do this.

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8/13/14 4:56 A

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Hi. I am Tee and turn 65 (groan) soon. I love the book. It was the only diet book that explained in easy to understand terms how food affect the body. I tried this diet last year, felt good and lost a few pounds. Then, illness prevented me from continuing.

I am hyperthyroid with Addison. I lost 7 lbs when I began taking Addison medication, and gained it back. I am a swimmer. The hardest part of the diet for me is snacking on the go and decreasing amount of exercise I do weekly. Giving up coffee was easy when I replaced it with bottled water. Hypothyroid/Addison patients on Facebook reported weight loss on this diet and I am ready to give it another try.

Tee

Middle age is when broadness of the mind and narrowness of the waist change places.


Whatever you do in life, think higher and feel deeper. C. Artias

Your personal history is not your true identity. Don't let the past define who you are.. Eckart Tolle

You are the architect of your actions, words and voice. What an opportunity for love, truth and purpose to shine. Sister Andrea Jaegar

Accept each moment as if you had chosen it. That frees you


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Hello! My name is Gail and I am 56 years young.

I have hypothyroidism and am hoping that this diet will help me lose pounds that I have been working to lose for years. I would really like to lose 15 pounds and wear my wedding ring again. I have never been one for trendy diets but have been counting calories and exercise minutes for years.

I checked this book out from the library and hope to start the diet next week. I will try to come here often since it looks like there are great links for support and ideas.
Thanks!


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7/30/14 11:09 A

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Hi! I'm 63 and find it sad that I have been yo yo dieting most of my adult life! I'm hoping that this way of eating will change that.
I've done a lot of research and there are so many tools on the web for this diet. One of the better ones I found was http://www.chewfo.com/diets/the-fast-metab
olism-diet-by-haylie-pomroy-2013-what-
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it is a site that gives all the info in a nutshell.
There are all 3 phases on pinterest for food ideas.
And Haylie Pomroy's personal site is very informative plus her Facebook page.
I'm on my 4th day and have lost 4 lbs. Day 3 & 4 were killers but oh I'm loving Ph3! Except I get to full!
Another great site is on Facebook FMD Support Group. It has all the charts, recipes etc.
I wish everyone the best success on this journey!

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Hi Rochelle, and welcome! I'm just beginning week 2 now, and really excited about this program. I keep printouts of the food lists, meal maps and portion sizes handy for easy reference,but soon enough, it will become more familiar as I learn what foods I like and when I can have them. It's a different approach that so far is very satisfying.

The first few days may be tough as your body readjusts to different nutrition, but you'll find yourself not craving sugar/carbs by the time you get to phase 3. Hang in there, and good luck!

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Hi!
My name is Rochelle. I am a 55 year old Nursing Student, mom of 18 year-old twins, wife of a basketball referee and someone in dire need of losing weight. Haylie's book was recommended to me by my doctor, she is a firm believer because she has SEEN the results in her patients.
I'm not hesitant to say that a lot of my battle is mental. That "head hunger" gets me for the most part. Sadly enough that thing of having someone wait on me, or bring my order, or even having my sale "approved" at a drive through that makes me feel "good" about myself and trips me up as well.
I want to be here for my family, I want to find out what God has for me once I graduate in December 2015. I have so much I want to do, and now the weight is starting to take its toll. Injuries take longer and longer to heal, blood pressure and cholesterol are a battle... so I'm ready for a new day.
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Thanks for your comment Mickie, and best of success to you and everyone else getting started on this journey.

I first heard of this program on another forum where some people were getting great results, so I did some further investigating and liked what I found. It's a healthy, clean program, and one I think will be sustainable. I recently learned this type of diet is called Carb-Cycling, which Chris Powell from Extreme Weight Loss has his own program that he puts his dieters on. I have his book requested at the library and will be interested in comparing the two programs.

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Welcome, Angela!

I relate to so much of what you said. I could see myself getting more and more carb-resistant with time, and I had a big "Aha!" moment when I heard Haylie say we MAKE our bodies carb resistant by avoiding them completely.

So...I was very willing to try her plan. After my 2 higher carb days (Phase 1), I was not breaking the doors down due to cravings, and my hunger levels did not go through the roof.

Maybe it's the types of carbs?

So, I'm willing to give her plan a go and see where it takes me. So far (2 days, LOL) it has taken the scale DOWN, and I like that direction!

Mickie

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Hi! I'm Angela from central WI. I'm 48 w/two young daughters, and work full-time as a graphic designer. I just started 7/14 on the Fast Metabolism Diet. I have struggled all my life with my weight, and recently had amazing success with the Ideal Protein diet (most similar to phase 2 of FMD) which was my first introduction to a low-carb plan. I lost 90 lbs! But that was short-lived as I gradually gave in to temptations, and ended up back on the same old cycle of recommitting to a diet and falling off the wagon, yo-yo-yo-yo. :-(

I did learn that carbs are where things go downhill quickly for me, and when I overeat carbs, they have a negative effect on the hormones which determine how the body responds to food that is eaten, both mentally and physically.

I'm really impressed with the science behind The Fast Metabolism Diet because it allows me to eat carbs and fruit that were forbidden on my previous program. It's tricky to learn at first - basically three different programs and what I can eat when - but I love a challenge and know this program will work for me if I work the program!

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I am Mickie, and I live in north central Alabama.

I have been married for almost 21 years to my high school sweetheart, and we have a 16 yr old boy and 13 yr old girl.

I teach 8th grade math.

I, too, saw this on Dr. Oz today. My body has become completely resistant to losing weight. I've been on a ketogenic diet (20-50 g of carbs a day), and while I stopped gaining, I could not lose.

I am extremely carb-resistant, but I'm willing to try the phase approach of the Fast Metabolism Diet to see if it straightens my metabolism out.

Mickie

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Hi. I am Pam, living presently in Greenville SC.

Just say this on the Dr Oz show and then googled and found out the basics of the book so I could start

Everybody tells me that they would love to knit, but they don't have time. I look at people's lives and I can see opportunity and time for knitting all over the place. The time spent riding the bus each day? That's a pair of socks over a month. Waiting in line? Mittens. Watching TV? Buckets of wasted time that could be an exquisite lace shawl. ~Stephanie Pearl-McPhee, At Knit's End: Meditations for Women Who Knit Too Much A true friend reaches for your hand but touches your hea


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Hi, I'm Karen.Living in beautiful BC.. Anyone else out there? I had 'given up' dieting when a friend showed up, thinner than the last time I saw her. She raved about FMD. Said no at first but gave in! Found the food was alot to eat at first but after a week it was okey. Wasn't able to do it properly first week due to moving our office. Did pretty good the next three weeks. I have lost 14 pounds now, Suprised myself when I actually put it in the weight tracker. Pleasant surprise I must say.
I took a week off and went on a holiday. Super happy that I came back with no weight gain!

Must admit tho it took another week to get back on track. Finding food a little bland so I'm really looking for good recipes and encouragement this time. I tend to 'tweek' and need to not do that. My two tweeks I have not given up - my cup of tea in a.m. (black tea with milk) and on Friday night I have a glass of wine (with one glass of water on the side!) as one of my carbs for evening.
Need some good recipes...wanna share encourage and with me along the way....cuz I need it

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25 pounds by September 10 2011.......Motherof the Bride dress...

Remember the 'gold bracelet the next time you don't want to exercise!


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6/23/14 8:37 A

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Hi my name is Janet. I was looking for something to give my metabolism a kick and searched SparkPeople and found this group. Downloaded the book and spent the weekend reading it through. I also downloaded the App on my phone and it really helps to keep you from making mistakes as I can see that would be easy. I'm not going into this with unrealistic expectations but had been at a plateau and wanted to give myself a push. For P1 it does look like a lot of food but they are all good so I think it will balance itself out. Bought some of the foods but I can see I will have trouble finding some others as well. Hope to be successful even if it gets me through the plateau. Thanks

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Hi, I'm Jonnie. I'm restarting the FMD on a plant-based eating plan. I'm glad to have found this team. You have a lot of helpful suggestions and links.

Jonnie

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Hi .......... I'm Jan and this was day one ............. of FM Diet ........... I did really well 'cept I also did not totally give up my coffee; I get up at 3:00 am and I DESPERATELY need it and love it but I did cut down! ............. It is time for bed soon but I plan to come back and spend time reading the posts as everyone looks so interesting! .............

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Hello, my name is Lisa, or can be called Kitten.

I started my first round one on May 5th, pretty reluctantly and suspicious because I really dont believe in all the "fad" diets out there, however my own therapist recommended Hailey's book to at least get me started losing weight once again. I have been on Spark on and off since 2007, I have reached my goal once then life and medications caused me to gain all back and plus lots of extra. As I read her book I loved the variety and how the phases were set up. The only thing I refused to give up completely is my coffee BUT I did go from a full pot of full caffeine to 1 cup of 1/2 caff coffee. I drink lots of lemon/lime water and cook a lot more. However there are still days in which I dont eat so well when as a family we are out and about and stop somewhere to eat. Week one I lost 8 lbs., week two lost 4 lbs., week 3 lost 3 lbs., I am in week 4 now. This week is going to be really difficult since we are out of money till Friday and am out of Phase specific foods. I did make the Chicken and Rice soup(instead of barely) and Turkey chili on Sunday so I have plenty of those in the fridge and freezer. I am however out of fresh veggies and meats to eat in Phase 2 so I am guessing I will stick to phase 1 until payday and I can go shopping again.

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Sensational Sisters August BSG
Current Weight 220 (September 2, 2014)
Highest Weight 225(October 20, 2013)
Goal Weight 125
1st goal weight- 5% =11 lbs--212 lbs (13lbs lost) May 19th 2014
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5th goal weight5%=9 lbs=lbs
6th goal weight 5%= 8lbs= lbs
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Hello! My name is Alona, aka "LaLa"

When I started this new journey back on February 1st, 2014 I was 5'2" and approximately 218 pounds. My goal is to also lose 65 pounds and be in a size 8 by December 31st. To date, I have shed around 31 pounds and lost 2 pants sizes. I started in an 18 and now I'm in a 14. I may exceed the size 8 but we'll see. I may also get to 150 and want to go down 10 more pounds to 140. I'm really not sure. My goal this journey is to push myself a little bit more.

As to date, I have gained about a pound back and can't lose anymore than 1 pound a week. I believe it's because I'm eating too many carbs and not enough protein.

"Difficult? YES!!! Impossible? NO!!!!"
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5/11/14 10:46 A

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Good morning .. my name is Donna .. and I will be starting another round of FMD tomorrow .. I did one complete 28 day cycle and lost 14 pounds .. then did another half but should have taken a week of for popcorn and a few cold beer ..lol should of had a break between rounds .. so after 2 months of holding my own ..I'm back on with Haylie tomorrow and looking forward to feeling wonderful again .. I felt so so good when I was faithful .. the weight never came back but I know it could in a second if I didn't exercise like nuts and stick to a bit of the program .. so going to give this 100% for 28 days again .. and re-read the book plus try some new recipes from the cookbook ..

Good luck to you all ..take the best care of you that you can !!

Happy Mother's Day to all ... sending you a sprinkling of love to let you know you are perfect!!
.. "We may not be where we want to be, but thank goodness we are not where we used to be !!" We are on our way together !! xoxoxo


I WILL STAY IN THE MOMENT .. I WILL NOT LET YESTERDAY OR TOMORROW STEAL MY TODAY .. MY NOW ..
I WILL FEED MY SPIRIT FIRST .. BODY SECOND .. MY GOAL IS TO BECOME BALANCED IN THOUGHT, DEED AND ACTION ..
TO LIKE ME ENOUGH TO "JUST BE" ..
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Hi My Name is Sharon

I am Super Excited by what this diet promises.....I have just bought the book on Kobo and start ASAP!

Here is to Good Health, Fast Metabolism and a New start :) Cheers!

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Hi! my name is Margaret and I have been on SP for 3 years now. I've lost 70lbs thanks to my lapband, diet and exercise. Lost 40lbs pre surgery and 30 after. I have 20 more to go and have been stalled for a year! Several people recommended FMD to me so here I am. Will be starting Phase 1 on Monday.

Wish me Luck!



Marg....

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You get what you WORK FOR!!!!


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