after a rough patch..

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after my bad couple of weeks ive managed to drag myself back on track, had my weekly monday weigh in today and im now 19st 2lbs, i started at 20st 8lbs, not due for my docs appt yet so im goin to give it my best before i go on holiday xx

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    that's great news glad you feel more positive
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    That's brilliant one more pound and that's a stone and a half you've lost. So glad you are back on track bet you are feeling brillant Well done :D
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    Glad to hear you are back with us Sammybear!

    I started 8 weeks ago weighing in at 20st I am now 18 13lb but must admit it is slowing up.........the reason .......exercise, i just can't get motivated. The diet side is no problem but I need to move my arse....arrrrh!




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    Hey guys, I was just wondering how you all got onto these tablets? Did your doctor give them to you easily? I'm 19st aged 30 and look like i'm pregnant- I'm so desperate to lose weight and feel utterly depressed at the mo- have booked an appointment with my doc for later this week but dont hold out much hope for any REAL help as I just keep getting told to reduce my calories (am on 1500 a day currently) I really feel like I need a quick boost weightloss to re-motivate me and cheer me up a bit!!!

    Some great success stories on here....well done all. xx

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    Kizzie - a \"quick boost weight loss\" is not what these tablets are all about

    their an aid to a smarter healthier way of eating.

    The criteria for weight loss is your body masss index

    \"Doctors are expected to follow guidelines when prescribing orlistat. These include:

    * Your BMI (Body Mass Index - see below)

    must be 30 or above, or

    omust be 28 or above, and you have a medical condition that would benefit from losing weight (such as diabetes or high blood pressure).

    * You must lose at least 5% of your weight by three months from starting orlistat, and at least 10% of your weight by six months. If not, the orlistat should not be continued to be prescribed.

    * You must be between the ages of 18 and 75 years.\"

    If you fall within that then you shouldn't have any problems but I personally would not go in saying you want a quick fix but say how the weight is affecting your confidence, your health and is making you miserable.

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    Thanks ladies!

    Kizzie i just went in and said could i try them, he asked me why and i said purely to loose weight, he seemed a bit funny with me but gave me them anyway, i see a different doctor now whos more positive about it

    let us know xx

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    Thanks guys

    When I mean a 'quick fix' I mean I am so desperate I need to lose some NOW as I feel so miserable and everything else I'm doing doesn't seem to be working well for me really. Thanks for the advice though. I do have high blood pressure and fit the other criteria and would love to give something new a try.

    Thanks for your replies. x

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