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  • Weight loss after illness

    5 posts, 5 voices, 749 views, started Apr 16, 2010

    Posted on Friday, April 16, 2010 by Linda Mundorff

    • Amethyst

      I have struggled with my weight for most of my life, but I have always been able to maintain a weight that was within 10 pounds of my goal, until I got sick in my mid-40’s..

      It seems the more I try to lose weight the more frustrated I become.  I was on high doses of steroids for a number of months to treat an illness.  I have been off the medication for about a year and find that the weight will not come off, no matter what I do.

      It doesn’t help when you have a physical disability that prevents you from doing an appropriate weight-loss (activity) program.


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          Vikki Hall wrote Apr 25, 2010
        • I’m not sure what restrictions you have but there are exercises you can do while sitting. Here is a link for some but I’m sure you can google it for something more appropriate.

          Good Luck!

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          Rose Nino wrote Apr 26, 2010
        • I am so sorry for your struggles. I can totally relate to how you feel Linda. I was in the same boat you 39! I found out that sometimes being on dr written suggestions (among other things) can interfere with weight loss because our bodies hold on to those impurities. And despite, eating healthy and working out, nothing seemed to work for me. It got to the point where it affected my energy so badly, that I no longer even had the energy to work out. At least not until I discovered nutritional cleansing at a Health fair. It has been the answer to my prayers.  

          Here is a link you may want to check out! It may or may not be for you. estatic

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          Karyn Olson wrote Apr 27, 2010
        • I can totally relate to the restrictions that keep me from the exercise...I have been told that swimming is the best form of exercise...the problem I am having right now is having the courage to put on the bathing suit and actually getting into the my size and weight I just don’t have the self confidence.

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          Mztracy wrote Jul 9, 2010
        • Being thin my whole life and now being 40 pounds over my ideal weight is hard.  

          My issue is having the MS and being in a wheelchair makes it difficult to do ‘normal’ exercise. I use a motorized pedaler to keep my legs moving and lift 2 and 3 pound arm weights.

          I also stay away from processed foods and fake sugars, bad fats and no breads. It is helping to slowly take off those 40 pounds.

          I love to swim and that helps as well. I also do yoga for MS to keep flexible!

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