So... I had measurements and weigh in at the doctor today. Today was day 14 since starting HCG, day 12 VLCD. I have had results that I am pleased with. I have lost an acceptable amount of weight so far and I have learned far more than I ever thought possible about myself in such a short time. My losses have not been extraordinary, but they are mine and I stand proud!!!!!!
Weight 209 before load Weight on Day 12 VLCD 197.7
Since beginning my weight loss journey I catch myself looking in the mirror a lot more than I used to. I used to avoid the mirror. I could not stand to see the person looking back at me. I lost over 30 pounds over the past two years due to health problems but never really saw a difference. Now, with only 10 pounds lost on HCG I feel so differently. I really feel smaller, and I wonder. I look at the me in front of me and wonder who the woman that has been hiding inside of me for so long looks.
My name is Suzanne and I am 30. I not only have been over weight for as long as I can remember, but I have also been the only over weight person in my immediate family. That made growing up really hard, and sometimes I think it also made me become more over weight. That is no one's fault but my own. I think that the more over weight I became, the more I looked to food for comfort and it became a horribly vicious cycle. I can remember being 8 or 9 and sneaking food. I did not realize that I