Weight loss

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Weight loss

Post by Swimchic » Fri Aug 22, 2008 1:44 pm

Hi all,

I've just had my third laparoscopy which also included a hysteroscopy and dye test as my consultant is putting me forward for IVF.

My only probllem is my BMI.He won't send off the application for IVF until my BMI is down and I feel so helpless.

I have seen a nutritionist and am following a strict diet, but the weight isn't coming off as quick as I would like. I am also going to the gym and having personal trainer sessions.

Has anyone got any suggestions as I really want to get on with it. Plus in my area there is a 6 month waiting list.

I'd really appreciate some help!

Thanks.
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Post by not hopeless yet » Wed Sep 10, 2008 4:53 pm

Hi Swimchic-
Sorry to hear that he won't submit the application til your BMI is normal... that's a lot of pressure on top of the anxiety/stress that is this rollercoaster of infertility. My only suggestion is to try Weight Watchers. I'm currenly a 'lifetime' member which means I reached a goal weight within Weight Watchers healthy guidelines and have maintained it for almost a year. All in all I've been with WW for nearly 4 years (coincedentally the same length I've been on the infertility rollercoaster) and I've lost 39 pds! Don't worry... it didn't take 4 years to lose. :)
If you do decide to try WW feel free to email me with questions and I can also give you some tips. And hopefully your doctor will be submitting that application before you know it!

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Post by foreverlove » Thu Sep 11, 2008 1:58 pm

I would have to agree with nothopelessyet - I joined weight watchers in January and lost 21 lbs within 6 months, have met my goal weight and am now a lifetime member. I wanted to lose weight before doing IVF and now my BMI is 20. I feel great and I am ready to start the IVF process. Weight watchers is great because it really isnt a diet, just helps you make healthier options - my sister joined with me and she lost about 20 in the same time as me. Good Luck to you!!! :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Post by not hopeless yet » Thu Sep 11, 2008 3:52 pm

Exactly- it's not a diet... you still eat "real" food. WW just teaches you portion control and tips for keeping your mouth busy instead of eating. Of course I still struggle everyday, but I try not to beat myself up. These are 30 year old habits and I'm not going to break them overnight. But I too started losing weight at the same time we started ttc. Now that I'm down nearly 40 pds I have more energy and feel great. Plus I know when i DO get pregnant I'll have a healthier pregnancy.

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Post by Swimchic » Thu Sep 11, 2008 5:02 pm

Thanks for all of your replies.

I am familiar with weightwatchers and have done it in the past.

In the end I went to see a nutritionist who specialises in weight loss for fertility. It was extremly interesting and informative and I have to say a lot better than weightwatchers ( but before you all jump in arms, I have to say each to there own...it has worked in the pass). However, this has been much better for me. We are going a long the basis of the GI diet with a tweek for fertility.

The good news is that I have lost one stone and we are being referred for the IVF! :D

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Post by not hopeless yet » Thu Sep 11, 2008 5:20 pm

That's cool that the nutrionist specializes in diets particularly for fertility. I wish you the best!

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Re: Weight loss

Post by neonpatrick » Sat Jul 09, 2011 4:49 pm

In my opinion only taking control on diet will not effects a lot in losing weight. Regularly exercising and doing Yoga is the better and the best option for losing weight. Just go for the exercise regular,take consumption of healthy food and drink plenty of water and also avoid to eat oily and fatty food. Continue performing these tips helps you a lot in losing weight and gaining good health.

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Re: Weight loss

Post by rozerleft » Mon Jul 25, 2011 5:17 pm

No intention to lose weight is the most common symptoms are often side effects of cancer and cancer treatment. Poor response to treatment of cancer, reducing the quality of life and shorter survival time, may lead to a lot of weight loss. The agency may become weaker and less able to tolerate cancer treatment.

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Re: Weight loss

Post by Arleen » Thu Jul 28, 2011 5:37 pm

hello...

thank you for sharing tips...
One of the best tip is drink water as much as you can...

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Re: Weight loss

Post by Amarion » Tue Sep 06, 2011 9:16 am

Nice sharing.
I think if we controlled our diet then we could loss our weight rapidly because i noticed that every fat man eat much junk and fast foods but if they left all fast foods then they could loss their weight easily.

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Re: Weight loss

Post by johncrusie » Tue Sep 13, 2011 7:08 am

Weight Loss Tips :

- Daily Drinks 9-10 glass of water
- Do regular Yoga exercise
- Daily walks 30 minutes
- Avoid junk food
- Reduce tension level
- Sleep well

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Re: Weight loss

Post by Flemming » Wed Sep 14, 2011 5:50 am

Well no doubt that these tips are very nice and good for weight lose. I really like this post. Well in my opinion proper exercise and a diet plan are good for weight lose. For weight lose we should eat less but natural food like fruits and vegetables.

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Re: Weight loss

Post by carriewalt » Thu Sep 15, 2011 12:26 pm

I do regularly swimming to maintain my healthy body weight. It is really a very beneficial exercise for losing weight and make you relax always. In winter, I prefer to go for walk or yoga in the morning, to keep my weight in level.

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Re: Weight loss

Post by lhyne » Mon Sep 19, 2011 6:54 am

I think you must try natural remedy of losing weight. First is Lose Weight Using Apple Cider Vinegar, Using Evening Primrose Oil, Green Tea and Caffeine, Drinking Fruit Smoothies, Exercise and try fat burning furnace.

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Re: Weight loss

Post by ronnydales » Mon Sep 19, 2011 7:20 pm

In my opinion, only taking control of your diet does not effect much in losing weight. Regular exercise and yoga is the best option and best for losing weight. Just go for regular exercise, take the consumption of healthy foods and drink plenty of water and avoid eating oily and fatty foods. Continue doing these tips will help a lot to lose weight and gain health.

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