I don't see a difference

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Hi everyone!  Hope you're all happy and well.

I had my weigh in 2 day ago.  I've lost 8kg in the 2 months I've been taking Orlistat.  

Doc says I should drop a dress size after 7kg.  I can't see it...at all.

When have you all started to notice a difference?

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    Hi

    Well done on your loss, that's fab!  Did you measure yourself prior to starting the tabs? Ie: chest, waist, hips, thighs and top of arms?

    These are the areas it might have come off?

    Xx

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      The doc did take starting measurements and I've lost about 30cm in total.

      Don't get me wrong. I'm happy about the loss, but I just can't see it.  My clothes fit the same....

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    It really depends on how you feel about yourself/see yourself I think. I once lost 40lbs and I didn't really see a difference. I knew there was, and was wearing different sizes of clothes then, which made me more confident but I couldn't actually see it. Then my weight crept back up and I noticed the difference in photos of me when there was just a little 5lb difference and etc. This time around I can see the weight loss happening. But I did/sort of still do have an eating disorder and that really affects how I see myself etc.

     

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      I know you're always harder on yourself.  The numbers are going down except for my dress size.  I didn't think I was wearing tight-fitting clothes before.   Maybe taking pics would help.
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    My face is less puffy but ive lost quite a few inches off my waist/tummy. Less off my bum and legs but I will

    im wearing clothes which were too tight so id say im nearly a dress size smaller (lost about 11lbs in 6wks)

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