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Author Topic: Just Started Weight Loss w/ LA Weight Loss  (Read 2874 times)

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Offline joyluckclub

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Just Started Weight Loss w/ LA Weight Loss
« on: December 03, 2006, 12:40:51 AM »
I just started a plan with LA Weight Loss.  They gave me this drink that is suppose to "detoxify" my body.  OMG!  The bathroom has been my friend for two days! 

I also had a raging headache that could only be cured by 2 500mg Ibuprofen pills.

So, that is the start of my weight loss journey.  I need to lose 80-100 pounds.


"Honey, be who you is"  Madea.........

Offline Teresa

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Re: Just Started Weight Loss w/ LA Weight Loss
« Reply #1 on: December 03, 2006, 09:43:00 PM »
Good Luck on your weight loss! Let me know how the LA Weight loss program works for you. I need to lose some weight and I dont seem to be able to do it on my own. THought about trying one of those weight loss programs and thought about joining Curves. I sure need to do something!

Hugs
Teresa
Hubby HIV+ 5/5/06
CD4:320
  %: 26.7
 VL: <20
Atripla (started it 8/24/06)
 

Offline J.R.E.

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Re: Just Started Weight Loss w/ LA Weight Loss
« Reply #2 on: December 04, 2006, 12:19:33 PM »
Hello,

I am not always up on all the threads. Have you started on medication yet. Also, have you discussed this diet with your doctor?


Take care and good luck !!!------Ray
Current Meds ; Viramune, Epzicom, 40mg of simvastatin, 12.5mg of Hydrochlorothiazide.
Metoprolol tartrate 25mg



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 In October of 2003, My t-cell count was 16, Viral load was over 500,000, Percentage at that time was 5%. I started my first  HAART regimen  on October 24th,03.

 As of 6/4/14,  t-cells are at 423, Viral load <40

 Current % is at 13% 

  
 62 years young.

Offline budndallastx

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Re: Just Started Weight Loss w/ LA Weight Loss
« Reply #3 on: December 09, 2006, 07:08:41 AM »
I have been on Nutrisystems prior to starting the meds.  I am about to get back on it so finish up my goal of dropping 75#.  The thing about Nutrisystems is it's portion control and low fat / sodium.   A nice salad and it's great for my Sustiva habit at night.  The nights I don't have a Nutrisystem meal are the nights I'll be up with a headache or can't sleep.

Either it's the low fat or I am addicted to Nutrisystems which might not be a good thing.  The key is to see a nutritionist who can guide you through the proper levels of calories and nutrients needed for your situation.  Don't forget to tell the nutritionist about your work and eating habits.  If you do a weight loss program, anything more than 1-2# per week is lunacy since one gains it back plus more.  It's a lifestyle change along with a change in eating habits.  The hard part is unlearning all those horrible things your mother taught including cleaning your plate before leaving the table.  If you're full, you're full.  Stop eating.  The starving kids in China (or Africa) won't be getting the leftovers.
Meds since: 11/20/2006
Sustiva / Truvada
12/08/2008 VL:<48 CD4 622 (38%)   
9/8/2008 VL:<48 CD4 573 (30%)
5/2008 VL:<48 CD4 464 (30%)
1/2008  VL: <50  CD4 425(28%)
9/2007   VL: <50  CD4 465 (27%)
6/2007   VL: <50   CD4 443 (26%)
3/2007  VL: <50   CD4 385 (25%)
12/2006 - VL: <50   CD4: 384 (25%)
11/2006 - VL:  22K  CD4: 208 (18%)

Offline tryingforhope

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Re: Just Started Weight Loss w/ LA Weight Loss
« Reply #4 on: December 15, 2006, 01:57:12 PM »
Teresa Curves is a great way. With Curves and Weight Watchers point system I lost 70 lbs in 6 months. I worked out for 30 minutes at least four times a week and just did the points on my own with info from the internet on www.dwlz.com.
As soon as I have this baby I am doing that again!

Offline AustinWesley

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Re: Just Started Weight Loss w/ LA Weight Loss
« Reply #5 on: December 19, 2006, 06:01:02 AM »
Hey There,

I just lost 20lbs, but just changing my diet.   I don't starve myself, but I add tons of fresh and frozen vegtables to everything and quit eating at fast food places!   I would like to loose about 10 more, but you should alert your doctor about any diet plans to make sure you aren't throwing your body in shock.

To be honest I haven't exercised at all and the weight dropped off in about a month and a half.   I'm not on any meds yet as my counts are still above the guidelines, but if you are on meds that's another thing you should be careful you aren't starving yourself or messing up your electrolytes.

Getting healthy is a great idea for anyone and especially those of us with HIV.

Good Luck!
Diag. 3/06  Infected aprx. 2 mo. Prior
Date        CD4   %      VL
4/6/06     627    32    36,500     NO MEDS YET!
6/7/06     409    27    36,100
8/23/06   408    25     22,300
1/2/07     354    23     28,700
2/9/07     139    30     23,000  Hep A Vaccine same day???
2/21/07   274    26     18,500 
3/3/07    RX of Truvada/Sustiva Started.
4/5/07    321     27      Undectable 1st mo.  
5/16/07  383     28    Undectable 2nd mo.
8/10/07  422     32   UD <48 on new scale!

Offline aztecan

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  • 29 years positive, 56 years a pain in the butt
Re: Just Started Weight Loss w/ LA Weight Loss
« Reply #6 on: December 19, 2006, 11:30:58 PM »
After this holiday season, I will probably need to diet.

I hope the L.A. Weight Loss works for you. It is a good idea to let your doc know what you're doing, just so he/she won't be shocked at the new svelt you when you walk in the door!

HUGS,

Mark
"May your life preach more loudly than your lips."
~ William Ellery Channing (Unitarian Minister)

Offline J.R.E.

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Re: Just Started Weight Loss w/ LA Weight Loss
« Reply #7 on: December 23, 2006, 06:56:55 PM »
Hello Joyluck,


Just curious.... Hows the diet going ?


Ray

Current Meds ; Viramune, Epzicom, 40mg of simvastatin, 12.5mg of Hydrochlorothiazide.
Metoprolol tartrate 25mg



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http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=45159.0

http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=39722.msg495621;topicseen#msg495621

http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=46806.0

http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=39414.msg491701#msg491701


 In October of 2003, My t-cell count was 16, Viral load was over 500,000, Percentage at that time was 5%. I started my first  HAART regimen  on October 24th,03.

 As of 6/4/14,  t-cells are at 423, Viral load <40

 Current % is at 13% 

  
 62 years young.

 


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