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Yes, and I'm doing something about it. 0.60377358490566 60.4% [ 64 ]
Yes, but I'm not really doing anything about it. 0.21698113207547 21.7% [ 23 ]
No, I'm naturally fit. 0.084905660377358 8.5% [ 9 ]
No, I work hard at staying fit. 0.056603773584906 5.7% [ 6 ]
I am underweight. 0.037735849056604 3.8% [ 4 ]
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Demonic Ladykiller

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Hello, I'm Nyx (Katie) - I'm 27 and I have been obese for most of my life. I started gaining weight when I was 9 years old, and then it sky-rocketed when I was in high school. This is me at my highest weight - I was over 350 lbs.

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Now, I weight just over 160 lbs. My goal weight is 110. I'm feeling crappy right now, since I'm at a stand-still, so I decided to talk about how far I've come, hoping to feel inspired (and hoping my story will inspire some). This is me now (with my parents and my dog):

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So, now that I have shared my story, feel free to ask questions, or share your own. smile





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I literally just found out im diabetic 5 days ago, and am fairly big,around 345, so i now face a radical lifestyle change in the hopes of managing and maybe one day reversing it, how did you lose so much? any good advice or tips?
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I lost close to 200 lbs, so far. Honestly, I didn't go about it a healthy way... I was depressed, from a bad breakup, and just had no appetite and didn't eat. I noticed I was losing a lot of weight, quickly, so started fasting intentionally, living off an orange and 100 ml of yoghurt, daily. It continued until I ended up in the hospital, from passing out with low blood sugars (I am not diabetic, though).

Now I do the simple eating healthy and exercise bit... it doesn't come off as fast, but I don't feel half dead all the time. I might have a bit of yoghurt and an orange for breakfast... once or twice a week I'll have eggs with a bit of cheese, hashbrowns, and a croissant. For lunch I'll have something like a veggie wrap with 1 tsp of balsamic vinegar and olive oil or a cup of mixed berries and some carrot sticks. For dinner, I might have a baked potato and steamed vegetables, or a bowl of soup, or something like falafel, hummus, and pita bread, with some couscous or something similar.
I used to over-exercise, too, and I don't recommend it, as it only leads to pain.
A half hour of vigorous exercise, accompanied by a half hour quick-paced walk is sufficient, daily.





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minion002
I literally just found out im diabetic 5 days ago, and am fairly big,around 345, so i now face a radical lifestyle change in the hopes of managing and maybe one day reversing it, how did you lose so much? any good advice or tips?
You're amazing.
Good luck with the rest smile
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Aww, thanks so much! smile





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You're amazing.
Good luck with the rest smile
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Now what you should do is tone your body and build some muscle.
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That's the hard part... working on it now. Definitely taking some discipline. smile
The loose skin is almost more disgusting than the fat.





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Now what you should do is tone your body and build some muscle.
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Oh my gosh, congratulations! You look great! heart
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Thanks so much! smile





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Oh my gosh, congratulations! You look great! heart
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Thats amazing! Thanks so much for posting smile
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Thank you! heart





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Mellow Marshe
Thats amazing! Thanks so much for posting smile
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You look amazing! Congrats on your successful progress! 4laugh
Rather than just losing the weight, building muscle will give you more energy, strength, AND help you burn more calories!
Good luck with the rest of your journey and the force be with you!
That's a really impressive job you did there. You have restored some of my faith in humanity.
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I am stunned!

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