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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 13 Apr 2009 1:53 pm

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That one is easy. I know that a number overweight people who did/are doing the program that I followed, also had to see/are seeing professional help either during or immediately following the weightloss portion of the program. Most emotional eaters do not realize that they are eating 'comfort food' as a result of some subconscious trigger that may well have happened early in childhood. Interestingly enough, for a lot of them, learning what those triggers are and subsequently how to control them (by seeing the warning signs) they change their eating habits. However, not all overweight people are a victims of emotional distress. I wasn't. I just had bad eating habits that, as as result of 'when' I ate, I didn't give my body a chance to burn it off.

goodearth100,

You make some very strong statements there. How do you know, based on what I've just said, that the weight is emotional and not due to injury, sedentary lifestyle, or bad eating habits coupled with lack of exercise?
You don't indicate that you are female but I am guessing that you are as it mostly females who would quote somebody that is a confirmed yo-yo dieter like Oprah. You used to be 35kg overweight. How much are you still overweight? I'm glad that, in your case, the problem was traceable to an emotional one, unfortunately, it's only a small percentage of the population that suffers from emotional triggers. Most are obese due to bad eating habits and too much processed foods.

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Postby goodearth100 » Mon, 13 Apr 2009 7:02 pm

im not trying to brand her as an emotional eater. but from what i read, she might be one. for example, she tried to set unrealistic goal for herself - 35kgs in 9 months. people who realised that have bad eating habits will tried to change their lifestyle and eating habit to a healthier one, but trying to loose 35kgs in 9 months does not seem like a healty choice to me. i did all that before - the "I must loose 5kgs a month" kind of goal. needless to say, they all failed. and when the failed, i felt worse, hence i ate more. there went the cycle.

most emotional eaters know what all the science and facts about healthy eating. we just couldn't carry it out to plan. I was trying to feel the void that was so hollow and huge in me. somehow food gave me comfort, cause they never talk back.

to solve my emotional problem, you really have to ask yourself why you are not happy to begin with. this sounds like a simple question, but an honest and truthful answer really takes some thinking. try to think about the most recent time that you've binged. what triggered it off? may be you can start from there?

personally, Oprah helped me. before her show, i would never have ever, ever entertain the thought that I might be depressed. but she made me realised there is a better way to live. but im not trying to say that she can solve everyone's problem. but she did make feel that i was not alone. or may be you can try to talk to a psychiatrist?

once i realised what was the root of the problem, the urge to eat did not go away like magic. infact, i still have the urge to overeat, but i manage to have them under control nowadays. also, once I realised that you deserve a better life, I found that pulling myself up to exercise is a much easier task - simply because i deserve a better life.

just hope it help. try to get some professional help. trying to loose 35kgs in 9months will make you feel worse of yourself. seriously. i feel for you. cause i know how it feels like. i give you my support!!!!!

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Postby BodyBlitz » Mon, 13 Apr 2009 8:21 pm

I think Tom Ventuno's book would be great read of you're an emotional eater.

The weird thing about oprah, she can help people with all their problems but can't help herself lol.
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Postby goodearth100 » Mon, 13 Apr 2009 9:05 pm

hahahah!!! BodyBlitz, I so totally agree with you on your Oprah comment. How's ur fitness plan? Any result?

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Postby BodyBlitz » Mon, 13 Apr 2009 9:40 pm

So far so good - last 11 days of my dieting.
Dropped from 88.7 to 81.9 but thats arbitary - what i want is 10% bf

I've logged it in my blog if you're interested to learn more.
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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 13 Apr 2009 10:43 pm

goodearth100 wrote:im not trying to brand her as an emotional eater. but from what i read, she might be one. for example, she tried to set unrealistic goal for herself - 35kgs in 9 months. people who realised that have bad eating habits will tried to change their lifestyle and eating habit to a healthier one, but trying to loose 35kgs in 9 months does not seem like a healty choice to me. i did all that before - the "I must loose 5kgs a month" kind of goal. needless to say, they all failed. and when the failed, i felt worse, hence i ate more. there went the cycle.

just hope it help. try to get some professional help. trying to loose 35kgs in 9months will make you feel worse of yourself. seriously. i feel for you. cause i know how it feels like. i give you my support!!!!!


I guess she has just been following the wrong plan then, Read my story here. I lost 26kg in 22 weeks and got rid of a host of medical problems in the process. HBP, High cholesterol & gout. All are back to unmedicated normal ranges. The guy who introduced me to the program lost 49kg in 6 months, 2 weeks and 2 days. Two women in Australia that I know lost 88 and 90kg over a 12 month period on the program. The program has given back a future to PCOS sufferers and have caused a number of pregnancies finally as a result of the outstanding benefits of the program.

I will agree however that most of the programs out there are crap. But most are purely commercial in concept. Therein lies the problem. That and the fact the most people want a magic solution without working for it.

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Postby goodearth100 » Tue, 14 Apr 2009 1:13 am

what does this program entail for mantainence?

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Postby goodearth100 » Tue, 14 Apr 2009 2:22 am

hey, your blood pressure is better than mine - mine is 120/80 (no medication). May be Im taking in too much salt.

Anyway, care to share your program with me?

Do they have a minimum weight requirement?

Thanks.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 14 Apr 2009 7:09 am

goodearth100 wrote:what does this program entail for mantainence?


Eating properly. Nothing more. However, that is most peoples problem. Most don't eat properly. Most gorge on processed foods which cause insulin spikes and carb cravings and a downhill spiral into binge and weight gain. Most ask me the same question. ONCE I finish can I go back to eating normally. Therein lies the problem. The fact that they got fat is proof that the way they were eating was NOT normal. What you have to do is change your eating habits to a healthy one. This does not mean giving up all the things you used to eat. I eat chocolate, ice cream, biscuits, brownies, steaks, seafood, coke (but I drink Coke Zero). I no longer use salt at all as once I got my taste buds back to normal, my mom's salt habit I kicked as there is plenty of natural salts in my foods. I take little carbs, not none but little. I still eat carbs but I don't gorge on french fries, UFO's, potatoes, Rice or much bread. I no longer eat a fast food restuarants except for places like Subway. I opt for wraps when I can but it's not a necessity. It's called moderation. It's like being a reformed alcoholic, I stay away from that which is not healthy. I have my own Mantra that I've been using for the Past 1 year plus. Nothing tastes as good as THIN feels!

The difference between most fatties and thin people? The majority of thin people have to work to stay thin as well. All those people you always see jogging night and night? If they quit they wont be thin long. The difference between them and us? They learned early on how to just say no. No to the second helping, no to the upsize, no to the sugar, no to the processed foods, yes to exercise, yes to balanced diets, yes to plenty of leafy green vegetables. yes to the healthy choices. Sure you have good days and bad days and you will gain weight at certain times of the month and lose on others. But if you practice good eating habits the vast majority of the times, don't skip meals and don't have carb snacks (have a protein snack - it's much better for you in the long run and also won't cause insulin spikes).

Start off your morning with a carb free breakfast if possible. A protein breakfast and followed by a piece of fruit is okay. If you eat carbs for breakfast that why by 10 am you are already hungry. Insulin spike. Don't drink fruit juice first thing in the morning. Samething, insulin spike. Eat your protein first and have the fruit juice after consuming the protein. Lot's of easy ways to maintain.

If you have less than 10 kg to lose I would not recommend this program but if you do have 15 or more kg to lose then this program, followed by a proper exercise routine for general fitness after completion of the program will work a treat.

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Postby BodyBlitz » Tue, 14 Apr 2009 9:30 am

sodium doesn't elevate bp unless you've diagnosed with hypertension already.

High bodyfat % will affect it - obesity is an all encompassing physical plague which brings forth a host of degenerative diseases which can easily be prevented.
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Postby goodearth100 » Tue, 14 Apr 2009 12:29 pm

thanks for your reply. based on what you wrote, i might not be a good candidate for this program. But care to share? May be I can go down there for a consultation?

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Re: I would like to lose 30-35kg by end of Oct'09

Postby purin81 » Fri, 17 Apr 2009 10:09 am

seribayu wrote:Hi!

I'm just a newbie in these forum where i would like to express my main concern of weight lose. I've tried ways of like control, fasting, slimming pills, herbalife and others supplements. But i just can't get rid of it. Have been putting on weight since i was 17 and now im coming to 28. My height is 1.71 and weight at 105kg. BMI>>25. I'm consider obese and i really need to lose all the baggage that i've been carrying for the past years. My weight was like yo yo. My main concern to get rid of my asthma and spine pain. I've just have enough off all this suffering and willing to restart all over again and to make sure i do really2 get rid of it. I used to weight at 66kg and ballooned up till now.

I had enought of family members bugging me to lose that weight and my brother to start teasing me Hey Fatsoo..!! Arghh... Enough Mann!! My brother is getting married end of Oct and from now i really want to lose that weight to be the new girl by then. Yeah!!! Come on!! Give me some supports and all the advice you had on your side. I would love to hear all that. If anyone would like pm me, please email me at seribayu@hotmail.com. Give me all the feedbacks that you have gone through or heard from ppls surrounding you and give me a good advice what to do, what to eat and the opposite. I will set my goal from now. I do really hope the administrator will give me their support for me to achieve my new goals of 2009. Thank you



Hi there seribayu.. I totally understand how u are feeling. I was just like u, when i was much younger..

I'm 1.65m girl and currently weigh 49kg. 3 months back, i was 7kgs heavier than my current weight(56k! :o ) . :cry: I know some people will say that 56kg is an average weight for a 1.65m girl. But i guess i'm just paranoid of gaining extra kgs again ever since i went down from 76kgs(yr 1995)- 48kg(yr 2007 )


After i got a new job in jan last year, i put on alot of weight. Just after 2 months into the job, i travelled alot and ate non-stop to try out many local cuisines in different cities. Soon after, i was given a verbal warning from one of my concerned dept officer. She told me to reduce my weight in a month's time and if i didn't, i would be suspended for duty until i do something about it .

During that period i was so stressed up and didn't know what to do. 1 of my colleagues found out about my situation and asked me to try out a slimming capsule called, 'meizitang'. She said to me that in a few days, i would see results. I never trusted slimming pills then as they don't seemed to have any effect on me. She assured me and gave me some to try. After convincing me with her blah blah blahs.., i took it. And the result.. it WORKED!

In just 3 days, i went from 56 - 55.5kgs. After a week, i could really tell the difference of my body..(visually, not by weighing huh)! I bought another packet of 30 capsules from my colleague and after 1 and a half month, i lost back all 7kgs and i stopped consuming the capsules. Currently i feel much much more healthier (eventhough i put on an extra 1 kg now :oops: )

I'm not gonna lie to u but there are are some side effects after i consumed the capsules. Here's what i encountered:

-Excessive thirst ( felt so thirsty and would gulped 3-4litres of water each day)

-Dry/sore throat (due to the excessive thirst)

-Lost of appetite (surpressed my hunger til i had to force myself to eat to prevent having gastric probs)

-Insomnia ( i only consumed when i had morn duties to prevent me from zzzzz during work..)

-On/off slight headaches ( bearable, not major)

-Constipation ( my colleague did, but i didn't. Guess it varies from person-person)

This is just something to share from my experience and how i lost the extra pounds. But of cos, exercise and a good balanced diet is always the best and healthier choice. But guess i'm just too lazy to sweat my a** off :P Anyway, good luck to u dear girl. Hopefully u can be the 'new girl' that u wanna be by oct! :)

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 17 Apr 2009 10:50 am

And that was only the damage/negatives she was aware of. Now, if she only knew how much other damage she did/is doing to her body internally. Stay away from chemicals.

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Postby trumpet » Sat, 02 May 2009 5:30 pm

seribayu; I'm just curious, Have you lost any weight since you last posted?

If you have , what did you do? And good luck! :)

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Postby trumpet » Sat, 02 May 2009 5:34 pm

BodyBlitz wrote:I think Tom Ventuno's book would be great read of you're an emotional eater.

The weird thing about oprah, she can help people with all their problems but can't help herself lol.


I think the problem with Oprah is , she's too rich.

When you can afford all the best food & champagne etc...., it's really very difficult to resist. :D


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