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    Age 65 and can't lose weight!
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    RetiredHuck65 posted:
    I've always weighed about 125 pounds. After age 50, I started to gain. I'm up to 170 pounds, and am having a horrible time losing any of it!

    My weight goes up and down day by day (up two pounds, down 1.7 pounds, up 1.8 pounds, down 2 pounds......) It varies so much, I'm never sure if I'm actually doing something right or if I'm gaining.....

    Medications (and older age!) are making it impossible to lose anything. Help!
     
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    jennie_white responded:
    when you start a diet, put away scale. it'll never help you lose weight, but frustrated. you should know what kind of food you should eat or avoid, how does food work on your body to reduce fat,etc. This website will help you get information - Fat Loss Tips .
     
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    jennie_white replied to jennie_white's response:
    You can also visit my blog - "Jennie's Diet-How"


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