66 lbs Lost
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Fene Cartlidge Age:54 Clinic:The Ideal Weigh - Mt Juliet - Nashville, TN
Coach:Kristen Winters
Starting Weight:213.4 lbs
Current Weight:147.3 lbs
I have always needed to watch my weight. I just never figured out what to do except adding more work-outs. I never thought I ate poorly. About 6 years ago I was able to lose 75 ls and kept it off for 4 years... but it started to creep back over the next 3 years. I was almost back where I started 6 years ago! My doctor was recommending high blood pressured medication and warning me of my Glucose level as predicates. I was so disappointed in myself, I had done all that work and had let it all come back... So I started adding the work-outs again and keeping track daily on a calendar. When I saw that I was working out 6 times a week and over a 3 month period my weight never even moved I knew I needed some other kind of help. I needed help with weight loss AND to learn how to keep it off.
"I am now very healthy and can look forward to a long, comfortable life without the need for "lifestyle" medications. I am proud because I took responsibility for where I was and I made the transformation happen with sheer will and determination. I deal Protein made it so easy!!"
Lifestyle Building - Losing the weight
My body responded to the weight loss without adding more work-outs, in fact I wasn't working out at all! The realization that all along the key tool that I was missing was learning what foods my body is sensitive to and how to enjoy life by moderating them. I still work out but there is joy in it now, it is not a weight loss job.
Lifestyle Living - Keeping the weight off
My number one reason to lose weight was to avoid the need for blood pressure or glucose medication. It became my "Why." I knew once I started down that path then Type 2 diabetes and other ailments were not far behind. After my weight loss my blood pressure is 115/75 and my Glucose is in the 80s. My doctor is amazed that I did it with diet and exercise and not with their little pills.
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*The results are those of the individual that is identified. Typical results vary up to 6 and 8 pounds lost during the first two weeks and up to 2 pounds per week thereafter when the IdealProtein® WeightLoss Protocol is followed properly. You should consult your physician or other healthcare professional before starting this or any other diet program to determine if it is right for your needs.