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gluten-free Weight Loss Buddy?

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I'd love to lose about 10 lbs myself. What's your plan? Are you going to count calories, exercise or a combo?

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I NEED to loose at least 20-30 lbs. myself. For me it's a motivation issue and right now specifically, a fatigue factor(I need to supplement with iron again). I love to get out and walk and ride my bike. For me eating South Beach, without the gluten of course, works really well. I find the less grains/carbs I consume the better I do at loosing weight. I think if I had a friend to do things with and for support I would do better. My boys and husband have really high metabolisms and can eat anything they want and be thin. My boys are really active and get their fair share of exercise. The hubby won't exercise to save his life. At least, even though I'm overweight, I know I'm in better physical shape than my husband. :P I'm one that gluten free didn't affect my weight in a positive manner. I actually think I gained some weight.

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I would like to focus on eating healthy. More veggies and fruit, less processed. I have a personal trainer who I only seem to make it to once a week. Everything we do she encourages me to do at home since it's all basics and body weight. Being accountable to someone who is jn the same boat I'm in helps.

Being on the dr phil show helped with what i was supposed to eat. They limit carb servings. When I get home I'll post phase 1. I lost almost 40 pounds right before I got pregnant. I'm 5 pounds from pre pregnancy weight, but this weight is now in different places. Frustrating.

Do we want to post daily, exchange phone numbers, emails? What's best for everyone?

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I would like to focus on eating healthy. More veggies and fruit, less processed. I have a personal trainer who I only seem to make it to once a week. Everything we do she encourages me to do at home since it's all basics and body weight. Being accountable to someone who is jn the same boat I'm in helps.

Being on the dr phil show helped with what i was supposed to eat. They limit carb servings. When I get home I'll post phase 1. I lost almost 40 pounds right before I got pregnant. I'm 5 pounds from pre pregnancy weight, but this weight is now in different places. Frustrating.

Do we want to post daily, exchange phone numbers, emails? What's best for everyone?

A thought would be a continual post in this section titled something like "Weight Loss, Eating Healthy, Working Out" like there's the continual post of "what are you eating Tonight" under recipes/cooking. The initial post could include the guidelines- tips for healthier eating, daily work-outs, weekly weigh-in/progress to be on a certain day of each week like Mondays, etc. That way more people could join in as time goes along and you'd have a better feel for the interest on the board.

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Don't know how much i would be able to do, but i would love to join in/ follow along!!

This month 5 years ago(man, I can't believe it's been that long!), I weighed about 289 lbs... for me, that is 107 lbs over weight (I'm tall, my goal weight is 182). I started the South Beach Diet. Yes, i started my weight loss journey right before the holidays, and I remember someone asking me why I wanted to start then? My answer was why not? why wait?? My for weight loss was slow, but I did alright. I got down as low as 209 or so.

And then two years ago i started figuring out I had food intolerances- my figuring out my gluten issues was thanks to looking back over the times I'd done SB p1 (which is no carbs).

for a while I also couldn't eat acidic foods, thankfully now that seems to be getting better.... but I'm so used to it, I'm a little scared to eat them often.

Then a year ago I firgure out my fructose issues... things like apples, carrots, honey, brown rice, and other things give me problems. And I am sure there are others, esp. fruits & veggies :( that I haven't been willing to try. Due to not being able to eat many vegetables & fruits, I could no longer follow the South Beach plan :(.... I have tried my best to follow some of it's principles, but i feel like I've slowly gotten away from them. And I have gained back probably at least 40 lbs :( (haven't weight myself recently.)

My fructose issues do seem to be getting better (thank heavens I figured out my gluten issues, and my gut is healing!!), and eventaully I hope to be able to get back on the SB plan, but for now, I will keep doing what I can, and look forward to daily encouragement/ reminders (by reading you all's posts)!

five years ago, i was willing and able to start a diet right before the holidays. Now....uh.... ugh...I know I NEED to do this.... for my health.... but I don't have the motiviation I would like to have.

and it doesn't help that so many gluten-free recipes--- especailly holiday recipes.... have sugar in them :(

Anywho, I look forward to hangin' with you all, if that's all right! :)

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I'm in. I'm working on 10# myself. I have an app on my phone and I've been inputting my food and exercise for the day. It's keeping track of all my nutrients as well. I'm vegan too...

I go to bikram yoga 2-3x a week and I power walk 3-4x a week for 45-60 on the treadmill set on an incline.

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I'm in. I'm working on 10# myself. I have an app on my phone and I've been inputting my food and exercise for the day. It's keeping track of all my nutrients as well. I'm vegan too...

I go to bikram yoga 2-3x a week and I power walk 3-4x a week for 45-60 on the treadmill set on an incline.

Celiac Mommy, go to the "Workout Buddy" with all the yellow stars. We are keeping an on-going post for our workouts, weight, progress, any good eating habits, etc. to give each other essentive!!

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I would like to focus on eating healthy. More veggies and fruit, less processed.

Less processed is, indeed, the best way to lose weight. If you start shopping the golden horseshoe (the parameter of the store) you'll most likely succeed. Extra visits to produce, seafood, lean meats, low fat dairy, and you're on your way to shedding pounds.

Make sure you read the ingredient statements on EVERYTHING that you buy. If you can't pronounce an ingredient or have no idea what it is, put it back on the shelf.

I'm rooting for all of you and will be here for additional information.

The Gluten Gladiator

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