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Hi, need a Orlistat buddy for encouragement?

Only started today, GP didnt give me much information and from reading some posts here they have really helped.

Starting Weight: 11st 2lb

Height: 5ft

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    Hi! I'll be your buddy, could use one myself. I have been on Orlistat for 9 days now, i actually feel lighter but my scales seem to say one minute that i have lost 5lbs, then say i've lost nothing if i weigh myself 5 minutes later...think i may need new scales! Am going to he gym now so will weigh myself there. I have 3 stone to lose (well, 4 to be really happy!) how about you? Good luck with it and keep me posted!

    Lucy x

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    Would be nice to lose 2 1/2 but 1 will be great at moment - just cant fit into any of my clothes now. Gave up smoking and put on a stone or so and just cant shift it. I eat ok but snacking is bad. Started off good today, so take each day as it comes. Have a good time at gym - im at work till 2.45pm then school run!!!

    Thanks again, speak soon

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    Hi Millie,

    Welcome to the orlistat family. We are all buddies for each other so you should find plenty of support.

    New Mummy, try putting a wooden board under the scales as you weigh lighter and more consistently if yr not on carpet.

    Work through the side effects, avoid the fats and you will see a difference.

    LellyM (8 stn to lose; 1.5 gone so far)

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    Well second day today, no side effects so far - but very bloated is that right or should I be drinking more water?


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    I am on day 11..... GP review in 2 weeks....

    Good luck smile

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    hi just started pill after a brake from them

    lost approx 2 stone

    put back on about 6 lb in last few months

    but not been exercising due to bad back

    doctor gave no real help

    so i to could do with support

    what diet plan are you following ?

    where are you from

    i am in a village in hertfordshire

    i have 8 stone plus to lose am 5feet 4 inch

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    Morning all,

    Day 4 - nothing to report, still bloated, drinking more water and still constipated!!!!

    Dont feel any lighter but will keep going - got a month yet to first weigh in.


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    Hi, Well i am at the end of week 2 now and think i have lost 6lbs (still got broken scales, and also the gym have got rid of theirs so cant double check!) Seems to be going ok, am getting very bored of eating the same few things but no side effects thank god!

    I'm going on holiday in 5 weeks so may be able to dig that bikini out after all...just need a cure for stretch marks now haha!

    How are you getting on Millie? x

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