TuDiabetes Weight Loss Team


TuDiabetes Weight Loss Team

This is the team you join to get support shedding those extra pounds.

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Diabetes Forum

Will bringing my insulin requirements down help with weight loss?

Started by Jamie Williams. Last reply by Jamie Williams on Wednesday. 4 Replies

Insulin Makes You Fat?

Started by Hamish Norton. Last reply by Jamie Williams on Tuesday. 4 Replies

help me prevent diabetes

Started by Helen. Last reply by shoshana27 Jan 26. 6 Replies

On my way to losing...Again

Started by Rye. Last reply by Aysha Karim Oct 6, 2013. 11 Replies

Qsymia info anyone?

Started by Andurea. Last reply by ashleypfuntner Aug 14, 2013. 2 Replies

Protein Shakes anyone!?

Started by Ahmad. Last reply by PJ Jun 4, 2013. 7 Replies

The Big Slow Down

Started by Marcia Skidmore. Last reply by Marcia Skidmore May 30, 2012. 2 Replies

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Comment by Jamie Williams on Monday

Hello I'm new to the group. I've gained about 40 pounds since graduating high school 4 years ago so I'm trying to lose the extra and very unwanted weight. Looking for support.


Comment by Deborah on Sunday

Swimming tons! I have swam a mile 12 times since June 1. Love it.

Comment by Deborah on July 16, 2014 at 8:18am

I am maintaining a 5 pound weight loss (my goal was to lose 10 lbs). I feel good about that & I feel well overall. I need to think of another way to shake up my eating & fitness routines, and drop some more weight.

Comment by Deborah on April 29, 2014 at 4:34am

I weigh myself on Tuesdays. My aim around January was to lose 10 lbs by May. I've lost 6.8 lbs. which is really very good. Given my stressed-out, polar vortex winter, I could have easily gained 6.8 lbs. Joining a new gym that I ENJOY going to certainly played a big role.

The inexplicable thing is that 4 lbs came off in the past month. The change-up in my fitness routine? Better emotional health since ending things with my BF? The addition of the eggwhites--lol?

My pants fit funny--as in roomy.

Comment by Deborah on April 22, 2014 at 9:33am

4 month: down 5 pounds. Having fun hiking in the spring woods again + my new high intensity strength-training regimen.

Comment by Deborah on April 15, 2014 at 1:06pm
I just keep trying new things & some of them work for me. Winters come & I carb crave. Past winters I would buy boxes of excellent, small cookies (usually pricey)--I was usually satisfied with half a cookie, or just one. This winter I decided not to buy a box. While I occasionally enjoy a small baked treat outside of the house, I think I have successfully broken a habit at home. And my pants fits much better.
Comment by Deborah on April 8, 2014 at 3:10am

3.5 months: down 4.5 lbs. Now that the weather is improving, I'm mixing in some hikes with my gym time. Recently enjoyed dinners featuring sauteed garlic, steamed broccoli, walnuts & a squeeze of lemon juice. With a side of chicken sausage. Slow & steady & making progress!

Comment by Deborah on April 2, 2014 at 5:23pm

Slow & steady . . . wins the race, I hope. Three months of eating more carefully & lotza gym time = 3.5 pounds down. Broke up with long-time BF yesterday. Thought about buying ice cream sandwiches to console myself, but opted for a $2 bottle of citrus-flavored sparkling water. And I had a great rowing workout! Staying strong!!!

Comment by jane on March 21, 2014 at 8:53am

Started walking yesterday where I live with a group walking for 1/2 hour. They're planning to do it on weekdays, so I'll try to get to most of them Hoping to lose more wt. At times,I blame it on taking insulin for gaining wt.

Comment by Deborah on March 4, 2014 at 3:21am

The last two weeks contained alot of after-hours work responsibilities. I tried to plan ahead with snacks, salads & healthy soups. I made it to the gym even if it was only for 25 minutes. Holding steady with my weight loss.
Keeping a minimalist fitness log has been very helpful. Keeping me on track for gym time!


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