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Forum: Medi Weightloss 11-14-2010, 10:56 AM
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Posted By Desert-Rose7
I purchased everything right at the beginning,...

I purchased everything right at the beginning, and then found alternatives as I went along. I still buy the Cinnamon pecan bars though.

Jo
Forum: Medi Weightloss 11-12-2010, 10:59 AM
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Posted By Desert-Rose7
This IS the one that works! You just need 100%...

This IS the one that works! You just need 100% commitment of body, mind and heart to make it so. This is NOT a magic bullet or quick fix. It IS a major lifestyle change. That is why commitment is so...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 11-05-2010, 06:14 PM
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Posted By Desert-Rose7
There ya go! Jo

There ya go!


Jo
Forum: Medi Weightloss 11-04-2010, 03:12 PM
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Posted By Desert-Rose7
Well said, DivaDeb! But toss those scales,...

Well said, DivaDeb!

But toss those scales, girl. Bad bad habit! For the acute phase, it really is best to hide them when the sun doesn't shine. You are accountable in the clothes you put on...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 10-08-2010, 12:58 PM
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Posted By Desert-Rose7
Take a look at the maintenance thread. You will...

Take a look at the maintenance thread. You will find a great many of us who are successful.

http://www.lowcarbfriends.com/bbs/medi-weightloss/601736-medi-weight-loss-maintaince-phase.html


Jo
Forum: Medi Weightloss 10-01-2010, 07:30 PM
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Posted By Desert-Rose7
As far as a list, no, I do not have one. I just...

As far as a list, no, I do not have one. I just use my clinic's list of approved foods and chose from those at Trader's. Their almonds are great, and Laughing Cow is usually less than other stores....
Forum: Medi Weightloss 09-30-2010, 12:51 PM
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Posted By Desert-Rose7
Yes indeed, Trader Joe's is a huge favorite of...

Yes indeed, Trader Joe's is a huge favorite of mine...and it is actually within walking distance from me.

I get many of my weekly groceries there.

Jo
Forum: Medi Weightloss 08-29-2010, 04:52 PM
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Posted By Desert-Rose7
I would suggest reading through all the materials...

I would suggest reading through all the materials your clinic gave you. Some clinics are more forthcoming with information than others. Mine is spectacular so I have never had to question much of...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 08-28-2010, 10:51 AM
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Posted By Desert-Rose7
Hello Mommy! And welcome to the group. :welcome:...

Hello Mommy! And welcome to the group. :welcome: This plan is truly the one that works. And I can say that with confidence and certainty. I have lost 112 pounds and am into my second year of...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 08-19-2010, 12:53 PM
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Posted By Desert-Rose7
Stacey...just a quick question. The starting...

Stacey...just a quick question. The starting weight you show is 210 and you said you lost 9.5 in week one. But you are showing your current weight at 174.5. Math is not my strongest asset but it...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 08-17-2010, 02:55 PM
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Posted By Desert-Rose7
SF Jello on week one? That would be a no....at...

SF Jello on week one? That would be a no....at least per my clinic. Take a read through all your materials and you should find directions for week one as well as some sample menus.

Week one is...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 08-11-2010, 01:01 PM
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Posted By Desert-Rose7
My suggestions, and you have heard it before from...

My suggestions, and you have heard it before from me and others, is to ditch the scale at home during the acute phase. It will drive you nuts. Weight DOES vary from day to day and that is a simple...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 08-05-2010, 11:49 AM
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Posted By Desert-Rose7
For all the new people, I am going to try to add...

For all the new people, I am going to try to add a little insight here. None of you got to the weights you began with by eating food that was healthy, and good for you. OF COURSE, the fast food, or...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 07-24-2010, 02:23 PM
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Posted By Desert-Rose7
Keri, try putting your grapes in little snack...

Keri, try putting your grapes in little snack bags. That way you have to grab one baggie,open it, and take the grapes out. That takes more time than just grabbing one or two off of the bunch.
You...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 07-24-2010, 01:52 PM
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Posted By Desert-Rose7
Actually, I added both veggies and fruit in the...

Actually, I added both veggies and fruit in the combinations required and had no problems. It may have to do with the fruit you choose to partake in. I chose strawberries and cherries and had no...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 07-15-2010, 11:10 AM
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Posted By Desert-Rose7
~Debbie~ Most people look at 1cup of cherries...

~Debbie~ Most people look at 1cup of cherries which can be upwards of 90 calories. However, I measured out 17 cherries and they are approximately 75 calories, and approximately 17grams of...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 07-12-2010, 12:42 PM
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Posted By Desert-Rose7
Rainer cherries are my absolute favorites. Their...

Rainer cherries are my absolute favorites. Their season is very very short, they are quite expensive (up to 7.00 per lb) and really good. I put 17 in a little baggie....and put the little baggies in...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 07-12-2010, 11:47 AM
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Posted By Desert-Rose7
About the cherries! I love Rainier cherries, and...

About the cherries! I love Rainier cherries, and 17 of them is a serving. I never popped out of ketosis when in the acute phase because of them, even though their sugar content is wickedly high!
...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 06-16-2010, 10:26 AM
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Posted By Desert-Rose7
~supershar~ I think the key for you is the word...

~supershar~ I think the key for you is the word WANT. You WANTED that sandwich, but did you really NEED it? There is a huge difference between the two. Usually, at least for me, before I began this...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 06-15-2010, 09:57 AM
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Posted By Desert-Rose7
*Gaining control of emotional eating*

This is an article from the Mayo Clinic that you may find helpful.

Tips to get your weight-loss efforts back on track
Although negative emotions can trigger emotional eating, you can take steps...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 06-13-2010, 11:22 AM
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Posted By Desert-Rose7
Oopsies are a no no for week one. But delightful...

Oopsies are a no no for week one. But delightful for week two onward.

Remember that this is a major lifestyle change. Your whole attitude toward food and WHY you eat as you do must change along...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 02-05-2010, 06:23 PM
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Posted By Desert-Rose7
As regards Starbucks.....I put my own SF...

As regards Starbucks.....I put my own SF Coffeemate,and Torani/DaVinci SF syrup in my cup...and just have them put in the coffee. I control the "add ins" because I put them in at home before heading...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 01-11-2010, 12:51 PM
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Posted By Desert-Rose7
My triglycerides began at 371, today they are at...

My triglycerides began at 371, today they are at 71



Jo
Forum: Medi Weightloss 01-09-2010, 05:23 PM
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Posted By Desert-Rose7
Target has them in the individual packs as well....

Target has them in the individual packs as well. That is where I finally found them.

About flavored waters...Safeway makes a sparkling water called CLEAR, zero anything and no sodium either - it...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 01-06-2010, 10:42 PM
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Posted By Desert-Rose7
Cole slaw? I do not recall seeing that anywhere...

Cole slaw? I do not recall seeing that anywhere on the allowed food list.

Jo
Forum: Medi Weightloss 01-04-2010, 10:39 AM
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Posted By Desert-Rose7
Hello Austin! I just spotted a problem you may be...

Hello Austin! I just spotted a problem you may be having and I can resolve it for you instantly.

I just tend to calculate it all at the end of the day and realize that I'm short. Then I throw an...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 01-03-2010, 12:38 PM
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Posted By Desert-Rose7
Just a quick note about weighing yourself every...

Just a quick note about weighing yourself every day. Really not a good idea. Weight fluctuates for many reasons from day to day and can be very very frustrating.This is only one of the reasons why...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 01-01-2010, 12:29 PM
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Posted By Desert-Rose7
~Heather~Just a quick note for you. The best...

~Heather~Just a quick note for you. The best inspiration in the whole world is right there in Wichita for you to learn from. Jerry, who is in Wichita, has lost well over 250 pounds....look for his...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 12-31-2009, 05:17 PM
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Posted By Desert-Rose7
We apparently do not have College Inn out here in...

We apparently do not have College Inn out here in AZ, so when I purchased some it was the low sodium Swanson Brand...

Natural GoodnessŪ Chicken Broth


Amount Per Serving (serving size) = 1...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 12-14-2009, 10:39 AM
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Views: 337,955
Posted By Desert-Rose7
Well Lyn, congratulations for joining the...

Well Lyn, congratulations for joining the program. 20 pounds is not a lot to lose and if your follow the plan to the "T" you should be just fine. And that is a lot of Crystal Light. Water yes, 128...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 11-27-2009, 05:57 PM
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Posted By Desert-Rose7
Here is what the informational data in your...

Here is what the informational data in your materials states about ketosis:

Use Ketostix to monitor the level of ketones present in your urine after 3 days
Ketosis signifies that you are burning...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 11-23-2009, 03:00 PM
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Posted By Desert-Rose7
Look at this thread for a lot of helpful info in...

Look at this thread for a lot of helpful info in the subject of ketosis:

http://www.lowcarbfriends.com/bbs/medi-weightloss/604404-ketosis.html

Also, the MINIMUM requirement for water is 128 oz....
Forum: Medi Weightloss 11-03-2009, 09:00 AM
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Posted By Desert-Rose7
Everything is possible for you with the right...

Everything is possible for you with the right mindset. If you are truly ready to commit yourself 100% to a major lifestyle change and a new way of looking at food and eating then you will be...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 10-25-2009, 12:03 PM
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Posted By Desert-Rose7
Hi there and :welcome:. Be sure to add your stats...

Hi there and :welcome:. Be sure to add your stats in to your profile so we can applaud your success along the way with you!


Jo
Forum: Medi Weightloss 10-23-2009, 07:10 PM
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Posted By Desert-Rose7
In the materials you all have been given on your...

In the materials you all have been given on your first visit is a whole lot of info on week one. There are also sample menus. As well as a list of foods to avoid and foods to choose.

The beginning...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 10-17-2009, 03:57 PM
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Posted By Desert-Rose7
I agree with Jane. READ YOUR MATERIALS thoroughly...

I agree with Jane. READ YOUR MATERIALS thoroughly and your journal as well. There is no point in spending all the money for this spectacular program if the only thing you want to do is find a way...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 10-15-2009, 05:05 PM
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Posted By Desert-Rose7
A lot of headaches are caused by caffeine...

A lot of headaches are caused by caffeine withdrawal. Some from just the body's reaction to less carbs and sugar. The headaches should dissipate within the first week.

Jo
Forum: Medi Weightloss 09-07-2009, 09:46 PM
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Posted By Desert-Rose7
~To our newbies~ Please listen to what Susie...

~To our newbies~
Please listen to what Susie has referenced for you in her post above. She has said everything I would say to you. If you follow her tips, you WILL be successful. You simply have to...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 09-01-2009, 10:11 AM
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Posted By Desert-Rose7
Here is the link to the new September thread! ...

Here is the link to the new September thread!

http://www.lowcarbfriends.com/bbs/medi-weightloss/635275-shedding-pounds-september-w-medi-weightloss.html


Jo
Forum: Medi Weightloss 08-31-2009, 02:05 PM
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Posted By Desert-Rose7
Toni, We have several nurses in this forum, and...

Toni,
We have several nurses in this forum, and I am sure they will be able to give you some really good tips.

Come on over the to main August thread....for now and then the September thread once...
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