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Forum: Medi Weightloss 04-22-2011, 05:28 AM
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Posted By AnnK
Welcome to all the new people ~ how wonderful to...

Welcome to all the new people ~ how wonderful to see so many of you "joining up" in this healthy journey! Of course, each clinic is a bit different, but I have been very lucky to have found an...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 04-13-2011, 09:00 AM
Replies: 902
Views: 163,700
Posted By AnnK
Hi and welcome! Yes, I was very tired and weak my...

Hi and welcome! Yes, I was very tired and weak my first week, too, and many others here report the same. Of course, everyone is different, but after a few days the carb withdrawal made me feel almost...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 03-28-2011, 05:04 PM
Replies: 2,258
Views: 335,177
Posted By AnnK
Lisa - give it another day or so. Maybe less......

Lisa - give it another day or so. Maybe less... And you'll feel MUCH better!! If you feel weak, try warming up a cup of chicken broth and drink it. That helped me a lot on my first 2 weeks. It sounds...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 03-23-2011, 06:41 AM
Replies: 2,258
Views: 335,177
Posted By AnnK
<P></P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P>The DaVinci SF...

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<P>The DaVinci SF syrups have been a staple for me. I mostly use the Irish Cream flavor on my FF plain Greek yogurt (1/2 - 1/3 of a small container) for breakfast. This...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 03-12-2011, 05:12 AM
Replies: 2,258
Views: 335,177
Posted By AnnK
Funny - I was the same way my first 3 days. I...

Funny - I was the same way my first 3 days. I felt great, even went for my mid-week shot that week & told the clinic staff I didn't know what all the fuss was about because it was a breeze! Then...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 03-09-2011, 09:23 AM
Replies: 2,258
Views: 335,177
Posted By AnnK
:welcome:aboard, Helene!! You've come to the...

:welcome:aboard, Helene!! You've come to the right place for support, encouragement, perhaps a kind lecture now & then :rolleyes:, and others who will come to look for YOUR support at times. I met my...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 03-08-2011, 05:19 AM
Replies: 2,258
Views: 335,177
Posted By AnnK
: :clap:WOW!!! 31 - that's fantastic! You...

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:clap:WOW!!! 31 - that's fantastic! You must be doing everything just right. Keep up the terrific work! Are your clothes feeling a bit "baggy?" :laugh:
Forum: Medi Weightloss 03-04-2011, 05:05 PM
Replies: 2,258
Views: 335,177
Posted By AnnK
Hey 31! My b-day is also in June, and I go to the...

Hey 31! My b-day is also in June, and I go to the Mt. Pleasant Medi office. Welcome to this site, and welcome to this WOL!!
Forum: Medi Weightloss 03-01-2011, 10:32 AM
Replies: 2,258
Views: 335,177
Posted By AnnK
Awesome is right! You're doing GREAT!!

Awesome is right! You're doing GREAT!!
Forum: Medi Weightloss 03-01-2011, 06:40 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 49,743
Posted By AnnK
Thanks for the tip! I'm going to look for those.

Thanks for the tip! I'm going to look for those.
Forum: Medi Weightloss 02-28-2011, 07:55 AM
Replies: 1,013
Views: 152,420
Posted By AnnK
Lins, that's great! You are officially now one of...

Lins, that's great! You are officially now one of my Medi heroes (heroines??):clap:
Forum: Medi Weightloss 02-18-2011, 05:18 AM
Replies: 2,258
Views: 335,177
Posted By AnnK
:clap: WOWEE!! That's fabulous!! Good job Znayda!

:clap: WOWEE!! That's fabulous!! Good job Znayda!
Forum: Medi Weightloss 02-18-2011, 05:17 AM
Replies: 2,258
Views: 335,177
Posted By AnnK
Welcome (back)!! Here's my quick 2 cents: Yes,...

Welcome (back)!! Here's my quick 2 cents: Yes, LOTS of water, make your clinic staff your good friends (ask lots of questions), and come to this forum often for support. YAY you for returning!!
Forum: Medi Weightloss 02-10-2011, 07:16 AM
Replies: 2,258
Views: 335,177
Posted By AnnK
Hi Trish ~ No, you aren't crazy, unless I am! :p ...

Hi Trish ~ No, you aren't crazy, unless I am! :p I only go every 4-5 weeks now that I'm in maintenance, but I stressed every time I went for my weigh-in, and still do. As a matter of fact I got a...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 02-02-2011, 06:46 AM
Replies: 2,258
Views: 335,177
Posted By AnnK
Okay, you newbies who have lost motivation, or...

Okay, you newbies who have lost motivation, or are feeling down because you didn't lose 100 pounds the first week :laugh:.... Nobody but YOU can make this work. The good side is that you have total...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 01-28-2011, 10:34 AM
Replies: 2,258
Views: 335,177
Posted By AnnK
Hi aem ~ I was pretty dizzy most of my first...

Hi aem ~ I was pretty dizzy most of my first couple of weeks. My clinic suggested the cup of chicken broth routine when that happened & it really did help. They also explained that you're getting a...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 01-28-2011, 08:54 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 49,743
Posted By AnnK
LOL!! That's right, Maggie... it could have been...

LOL!! That's right, Maggie... it could have been much worse. We all have our weak points, and I'm still (unsuccessfully) fighting my nut issue. Hopefully, with support here I can succeed. I spoke...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 01-27-2011, 05:21 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 49,743
Posted By AnnK
Hi Keri - hope you're feeling lots better!! Yes,...

Hi Keri - hope you're feeling lots better!! Yes, my DH brought home the Cinnamon nuts once and I have banned them from the house - I'm only allowing myself one nut addiction at a time! Those are...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 01-26-2011, 07:09 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 49,743
Posted By AnnK
Christine ~ I confess.... I'm totally addicted to...

Christine ~ I confess.... I'm totally addicted to these things. I really have to watch or I'll eat that whole container at one sitting :o!
Recently I've been finding the 100 cal packs at WalMart.
Forum: Medi Weightloss 01-14-2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2,258
Views: 335,177
Posted By AnnK
Hi Dani! I've been on the program for 6 months &...

Hi Dani! I've been on the program for 6 months & have been maintaining my weight goal with around 1,200 calories a day for the past 2 months. I had your same concerns before starting & had a negative...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 01-12-2011, 06:51 AM
Replies: 2,258
Views: 335,177
Posted By AnnK
Hi Shell ~ The 1st week is all protein, virtually...

Hi Shell ~ The 1st week is all protein, virtually NO carbs. I was on 500 calories the 1st 7 days & actually did not get hungry after the 1st day or so. I was allowed a cup of chicken broth if I felt...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 12-15-2010, 09:40 AM
Replies: 2,258
Views: 335,177
Posted By AnnK
<P></P> Hi Betty :welcome:I second what...

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Hi Betty :welcome:I second what Kelly said. Don't stress about the blood pressure thing ~ I've had hypertension for years, but I'm now off my medication (and I took a lot!) due to Medi...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 11-21-2010, 05:54 AM
Replies: 1,013
Views: 152,420
Posted By AnnK
Hi nene ~ since I'm going into the...

Hi nene ~ since I'm going into the every-other-week, then once a month visit mode, I ordered the Tanita BF680W scale on Amazon for $56.95. As you said, it shows the fat and water numbers... and it...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 11-19-2010, 05:05 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 49,743
Posted By AnnK
A few simple things have made this switch to the...

A few simple things have made this switch to the Medi WOE much more pleasant... one of my favorites are the SF Da Vinci syrups (available on Netrition and some at Sam's). I currently have about 5 or...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 11-03-2010, 05:26 AM
Replies: 2,258
Views: 335,177
Posted By AnnK
:welcome:Michelle ~ I am here to tell you to...

:welcome:Michelle ~ I am here to tell you to stick it out... you will get past this awful stage & feel better than ever within the next week. Some people compare the 1st week to having the flu... day...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 11-02-2010, 05:10 AM
Replies: 1,013
Views: 152,420
Posted By AnnK
:clap:Congrats, Lins!!! Lea ~ I totally...

:clap:Congrats, Lins!!!

Lea ~ I totally agree with Deb. You're my hero (or is that heroine? That doesn't sound right :rolleyes:).
Forum: Medi Weightloss 10-25-2010, 10:50 AM
Replies: 2,258
Views: 335,177
Posted By AnnK
Way to go, Jennifer :clap:!! Isn't it fun...

Way to go, Jennifer :clap:!! Isn't it fun shedding those pounds? And I know what you mean ~ when my clothes started getting big on me early in the program, I was astonished by such quick results. The...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 10-23-2010, 03:50 PM
Replies: 1,013
Views: 152,420
Posted By AnnK
Thanks Deb, Cindy & Irina ~ that makes perfect...

Thanks Deb, Cindy & Irina ~ that makes perfect sense. I also worked with a diabetic caseload as a counselor a few years ago. From the diabetes educators I learned about ketosis being a bad thing ~...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 10-23-2010, 04:47 AM
Replies: 1,013
Views: 152,420
Posted By AnnK
Question for my wise cohorts here ~ how long are...

Question for my wise cohorts here ~ how long are we supposed to stay in ketosis? Forever? I'm now in transition, at 1000 cals (which I don't usually get to, due to fear :blush:), but I've been...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 10-22-2010, 05:10 AM
Replies: 2,258
Views: 335,177
Posted By AnnK
Welcome newbies! Geesh ~ it seems like yesterday...

Welcome newbies! Geesh ~ it seems like yesterday that I was being welcomed. Now, after 3 months, I've met my weight goal (plus a pound), have gone down 3 clothing sizes, -5 hip inches (YAY), -5 waist...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 10-20-2010, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1,013
Views: 152,420
Posted By AnnK
And so do you, Charlene... and that's quite a...

And so do you, Charlene... and that's quite a handsome dog with you ;).
Forum: Medi Weightloss 10-20-2010, 03:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 23,691
Posted By AnnK
These look really yummy ~ I'm going to try them...

These look really yummy ~ I'm going to try them this weekend!
Thanks for another great recipe, dirtac!
Forum: Medi Weightloss 10-20-2010, 05:11 AM
Replies: 1,013
Views: 152,420
Posted By AnnK
lins ~ all I can say is WOW :clap:!! I know how...

lins ~ all I can say is WOW :clap:!! I know how hard you've worked to get to this point... and you look fabulous. Congratulations!!!
Forum: Medi Weightloss 10-19-2010, 01:56 PM
Replies: 2,258
Views: 335,177
Posted By AnnK
Hi! My clinic gave me a schedule for each pill....

Hi! My clinic gave me a schedule for each pill. I'm supposed to take the fat burner at 11 am, 3 pm & 7pm. BUT, somedays I just take one around 11, somedays a second one around 3 pm. Somedays I take...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 10-19-2010, 05:24 AM
Replies: 1,013
Views: 152,420
Posted By AnnK
Nancy ~ thanks for posting and sharing your...

Nancy ~ thanks for posting and sharing your concerns. You are very much missed when you stay away... not just because you're one of our "helpers," either. I can't really add anything to make your...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 10-18-2010, 03:14 PM
Replies: 2,258
Views: 335,177
Posted By AnnK
:clap:YAY, Honeybee!!! 8.3 lbs is a great loss....

:clap:YAY, Honeybee!!! 8.3 lbs is a great loss. Keep up the terrific work & you'll get to your goal in no time.
Kelly ~ you made me laugh about the "carrying around" all those pounds of fat for...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 10-15-2010, 06:07 PM
Replies: 1,013
Views: 152,420
Posted By AnnK
I started transition today & can also go up to...

I started transition today & can also go up to 800 calories ~ my clinic dietician gave me a nice chart with suggested amounts for protein (still 500 calories), a healthy fat, veggies (1-2 servings/...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 10-15-2010, 03:28 PM
Replies: 465
Views: 115,008
Posted By AnnK
It's really quite easy, Keri ~ your kids could...

It's really quite easy, Keri ~ your kids could probably help, 'cause I believe to make these right, you gotta get your hands in the stuff!
I cut up the cauliflower into smallish pieces, then boil it...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 10-15-2010, 10:54 AM
Replies: 2,258
Views: 335,177
Posted By AnnK
:welcome:Honeybee! One thing I've learned here...

:welcome:Honeybee! One thing I've learned here (this site) is that normal is different for each of us.... however, during my first week & thereafter, I've registered anywhere from negative to...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 10-15-2010, 10:48 AM
Replies: 465
Views: 115,008
Posted By AnnK
Yum indeed! I'm going to try that variation....

Yum indeed! I'm going to try that variation. Thanks!
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