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Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) Looking to lose that spare tire? Ideal weight 200+? Frustrated being a large cyclist in a sport geared for the ultra-light? Learn about the bikes and parts that can take the abuse of a heavier cyclist, how to keep your body going while losing the weight, and get support from others who've been successful.

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Old 10-25-11, 07:05 PM   #1
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Doctor's Good news

Had a Doctor's appointment this afternoon; got some really great news; I no longer have to do med's for HBP or Diabetes!!!! Funny what losing 112 ugly pounds will do for you!!!!!! I have been on the HBP meds (actually been on two different till I stopped one) for 12 years and the Diabetes med for at least 5 years; I was also on Cholestoral meds which I stopped when I had enough of the leg pain side effect -- I was walking 3 to 5 miles a day at the time!! This is due to the lifestyle changes I have made over the last two years!! If you can't tell I am VERY HAPPY!! The hard work has PAID OFF!! You know weight loss is simple; as some one else on this forum said
Eat less
Eat more healthy
Move more
The only thing I would add is: Log what you eat and stop when your calorie allotment is reached!!!!!!!
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Old 10-25-11, 07:40 PM   #2
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Great news! Keep up the good work.
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Old 10-25-11, 07:57 PM   #3
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You can do a happy dance now!
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Old 10-25-11, 08:00 PM   #4
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Wow!! I only need to go down about 40 and can't get as motivated as you. Great Job!!!
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Old 10-26-11, 08:30 AM   #5
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Congrats!
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Congrats! That is a big life changing bit of news
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Congratulations. I had 70-80 to take off when I started two years ago, am down to 60 to take off now so huge congratulations. It's news like this that keeps a fire lit underneath me.
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awesome!
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Very cool. Celebrate with a bike ride.
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That's awesome! Just the encouragement I need. I'd love to be able to get off the HBP and diabetes meds too!
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As a type II diabetic, i am SO happy to hear your news! This inspires me!
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Way to go! My doc recently cut my BP med in half, and eliminated the cholesterol med completely, for a six week trial period. I'll find out the results just before Thanksgiving.
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Incredible news! Kansas eh? Which part? I spent time in Manhattan, Medicine Lodge and Lincoln?
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congrats man, that's some great stuff!
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That is very motivating,great job..
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Old 10-26-11, 07:07 PM   #16
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You can do a happy dance now!
Have been for TWO DAYS

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That's awesome! Just the encouragement I need. I'd love to be able to get off the HBP and diabetes meds too!
It took two years; probably would have been less if I had gone in earlier!!

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As a type II diabetic, i am SO happy to hear your news! This inspires me!
Keep track of you BGL and keep in touch with your doc. I was actually surprized that the diabetes/high BGL went away with the 122 pound lose!
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Incredible news! Kansas eh? Which part? I spent time in Manhattan, Medicine .Lodge and Lincoln?
Southeast corner. Parsons.
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