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    Buddy System
    Anon_152141 posted:
    Over the past 2 yrs. I have lost 37 lbs. I had a buddy, my first cousin. We'd both been blessed with the same genes! Had it not been for a buddy system, we both would both have given up when we hit the first plateau. We took 2 summers off from the dieting and tried to maintain within a couple of pounds. That was done successfully last summer and this summer. We have just got back to the basics once again and are struggling after almost 2 yrs. of this but we are determined to get a few more off. We've given ourselves a Dec. deadline. She counted points, I counted carbs. A dieter needs to understand how their body works and what food they put in their mouth matters. For the first time in many many years my bad cholesterol is the lowest it has ever been and my blood sugar is normal too even though I am not diabetic. We stayed in contact every day through emailing to support each other. We rejoiced with each other when one of us lost a pound but we were also there for each other to encourage each other to stay on track or to get back on track. We know we could never have done it without each other. We did it the difficult way....we did it on our own (no expensive diet club) watched what went into our mouths, putting one foot in front of the other for exercise, NO meds (they are a temporary fix) as there is no magic pill, and whole lot of perseverence and encouragement from each other and journalling. If we are unable to lose anymore, then we both realize that our bodies are trying to tell us that is where they want to remain. I am 64 and am within 10 lbs. of where I was when we got married 44 years ago. Anyone CAN do this, we did. The amount of time (2 yrs.) was lengthy and certainly not easy to keep motivated when our metabolism was so slow but we did it because of each other being there for us....
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    vIvianwilso5 responded:
    I am looking for a RocaLab Gastric Bypass Without Surgery formula, buddy, I weigh in tomorrow following 2 full weeks of the program, I only weigh one time per week so that I do not get discouraged on week one I lost 8 pounds, and we will find out tomorrow what I have lost for week 2, any and all out there doing the RocaLabs Gastric Bypass Without Surgery formula please join in and lets be buddies.
    vIvianwilso5 replied to vIvianwilso5's response:
    Hello All,
    I just want to report my week 2 weigh in results on the RocaLabs Gastric Bypass Without Surgery Formula, I lost a whopping 4 pounds this week although it is not as much as week 1 I am still proud of my progress, this means that my total results on the RocaLabs Gastric Bypass Without Surgery formula is 12 pounds lost. My next weigh in is December 10 2011, I will keep you posted.
    vIvianwilso5 replied to vIvianwilso5's response:
    I failed to mention that you can eat foods that you like on the RocaLabs Gastric Bypass Without Surgery Formula Program, youjust do not want to eat as much, as before the RocaLabs Gastric Bypass Without Surgery Formula, this is another reason this plan works for me.
    vIvianwilso5 replied to vIvianwilso5's response:
    All of you who are on the RocaLabs Gastric Bypass Without Surgery I have a grand new creation for you to try, use 1 can of Apricot Nectar, fill the shaker to 300 mil. then add 1 scoop of the Gastric Bypass Without Surgery formula and add 3/4 of a small container of lemon yogurt, blend well, then top with the remaining yogurt, add fruit if desired.
    Bettysits replied to vIvianwilso5's response:
    I have never heard of the program you are on. Do you sell it?

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