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Lori63
07-10-2008, 07:02:38 AM
Hi!

I am Lori and I am addicted to carbohydrates. My ideal last meal would be garlic bread with mashed potatoes washed down with Margaritas.

I have hypothyroidism and have blown up to 188. I have recently started to work out at Curves again and follow Weight Watchers after taking a 6 month break.

Anyone else with a wacky thyroid had success at losing weight?

I am going to have to have surgery to have a huge nodule removed, but that's another thread all together.

OK, come on, tell me I can do it!!

MamaVader
07-10-2008, 09:34:45 AM
Okay, you CAN DO IT!:BigHand::BigHand::BigHand::BigHand::BigHand:

Lori63
07-10-2008, 09:47:21 AM
Thanks MV! Our Curves is having a 'Biggest Loser' type contest. 20 people have signed up, paid $5, and the person who loses the biggest % wins the $100. I'm hoping that helps to keep me motivated.

MamaVader
07-10-2008, 11:44:04 AM
YW! Have you signed up for our WLC? We are doing weekly weighins, raoks and such. We have folks needing to lose anywhere from 10-75 lbs. You are very welcome if you would like to join,if you haven't already.:smile:

gt6mk31
07-31-2008, 11:07:56 AM
I'm hypo and have gained a bunch too. Been dealing with it for about a year and half -- started before that, took me a while to catch on!

I've made a few attempts and finally decided I am knuckling down and losing it. I'm doing Atkins. It works, its not too terribly difficult to stick to, and its fairly easy to follow.

I want to lose 45ish. I went from a size 8 - 10 up to a 16.