newbie to orlistat

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hi everyone,started on orlistat yest & determined im goin 2 shift the weight this time.im 32,5ft 7 & weigh 20 stone 11lbs. sad

finding this forum so helpful & keepin me really focused,thanks for all ur tips.

get my first weigh in at end of month so fingers x

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    Hello babebanc.

    Welcome and good luck.

    All I can recommend is to read as many posts as you can to get a good idea of what to expect.

    I started Orlistat on the 4 June 2010 and had my first weigh in Yesterday (15 June 2010) and I lost 4lbs :D

    Everyone is different but if you stick to it and take the time to know your foods and put the effort in it should work.

    Any questions, someone is always willing to answer and help.

    Keep us up-to-date on your journey.

    xxxpearlxxx

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    hi thanks for ur reply,well done on ur weigh in,thats grt,only my 3rd day & i cant wait till my weigh in at end of month lol

    really determined this time so fingers x smile

    findin this forum azamin & so helpful,really keeps u goin.

    thanks again & ill let u know how im gettin on

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    hi everyone sorry to be a pest but can someone just clarify if im doin things rite or no plz,

    its best not 2 eat more than 30g of fat a day,no more than is it 12 or 15 in 1 meal & no more than 5g in 100g of food?????????.

    doctor never explained nothing when i got tablets so just tryin 2 pick up things as i go

    im havin cereal for breakfast & tea & a bowl of savoury rice 4 lunch & plenty of fruit in between.just doin this for 1st week for a boost & goin 2 intriduce chicken & meat nxt wk but keep 2 a minimum.

    thanks in advanced for any help.x

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    no more than 30g's of total fat per day

    no more than 15g's of total fat at any one sitting

    advised not to buy anything that has over 5g's of total fat per 100g's.

    Fruit is good but try not to overdo it as it has natural sugars.

    lots of fluids clear if possibble (water)

    green tea is meant to help

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