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My amazing weightloss! I loss 38 lbs with HCG diet

Human Chorionic Gonadotropin, a hormone produced by the placenta during pregnancy. During pregnancy, the substance almost completely controls the women’s metabolic function.  However the HCG used in the diet is synthetic.

I live in Atlanta, GA and I saw a billboard sign that said lose 30 lbs in 30 days. I’ve always struggled with my weight and tried several different programs to lose weight, so I figured why not one more? Besides, 30 lbs in 30 days, that sounds too good to be true.

I scheduled and appoint and went in to talk to the doctor about how it works.  After the doctor spoke to me, I was still a little skeptical, but I figured why not I was desperate!

So needless to say I signed up for the program here in Atlanta, followed the program exactly and loss 38 lbs initially, but then I continued to lose even after I stopped the program. So if you interested in finding about a remarkable product that works and has had zero negative feedback, then this is the program for you.


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10 Easy steps to Jumpstart your Weight Management Program

We’re all getting ready for the new year and making new years resolutions, well weight loss is an excellent resolution to have in spite of how difficult it may seem.  There are many fad diets out there, but a 10 1lb weight loss can improve your health and your risk for diseases with obesity, diseases like Type 2 diabetes, hypertension and heart disease.

Here are ten easy steps to jump start your weight management program.

1.  Accept that weight management is an achievable goal -if you approach weight management with the concept that small steps will add up to make a big difference over time, then the idea of losing weight does not seem so hard.

2. Make a plan to succeed-identify 10 food items that you currently purchase that you know are bad for you and that you can live without.  Make a consistently plan to start eliminating 2 of these items each week from your grocery list.

3.  Contact a nutritionist and make and make an appointment -every individual should have a customized plan tailored to their age, weight, height, metabolism and activity level.  This plan is best created with a professional who will dedicate time to working with you one on one.

4.  Schedule regular exercise -this is very important so make it a goal to double that distance you walk each day. And if you haven’t started walking yet, this it’s time to start, just start out slow until you are walking at least 30 minutes a day.

5.  Set realistic goals -rapid weight loss that can’t be sustained only results in frustration.  The goal should be to lose approximately 2 lbs each week.  Depending on how much you choose to lose, over the course of a year this will result in a substantial amount of weight loss.

6. Develop a support system -it is important to join a support group and to develop a network of individuals who are committed to your success.  You can research online and find walking groups in your area, like on meetup.com, or join a gym, or even weight watches or ediets.

7.  Weigh in regularly -it is important to check your weight regularly.  Every week you should check your weight in the morning before you get dressed and on the same scale.

8. Positive reinforcement -feel good about the success that you are making and provide a small reward for yourself each week that is not food related.  Some excellent suggestions include a manicure, a massage, taking a scenic walk, purchasing a new CD or new clothing item.

9. Congratulate yourself -weight loss is similar to a marathon that is not always won by leaps and bounds. The goal is to stay focused on your goal even if there are small setbacks from time to time.

10. Love yourself-while absolute weight loss is a goal, it is important to love yourself no matter what your size maybe.

I hope this helps someone as it has help me in my journey towards weight loss.  I’ve currently loss 40 lbs and down to my last 10 lbs.  Please note the information that I’ve provided you was taken from black w omen’s health, but it’s something I wanted to share. I hope you enjoy it.

The “Weight Problem” and African American women

Did you know, that 50 – 60% of African American women are categorized as being overweight?  So the first thing we must do in the African American community is admit that we have a problem.  There are several reasons for this problem, such as demographics, our cultural norms, diet, and lack of exercise.

In the African American community it’s good when a women is called “thick” or “big”.  it means she fine, and good for bearing children .  As a result it is culturally acceptable for African American women to have big butts, hips and thighs.  African American men love larger women with a little meat on their bones; and this can be traced back to the days of slavery.  (I discuss my opinion of the African American man in a later blog).

Culturally speaking African American women have thrived off “soul food”.  And although these meals taste good, the way in which it’s prepared makes it completely unhealthy.  Food is not the only reason for unhealthy food choices; low incomes, single parent families, and habits of overeating can also lead to unhealthy food choices.  However, obesity among African American women effects women at all income levels.

All magazines, commercials and clothing stores, etc. emphasize the slender body image.  The slender body image definitely affects some African American women and the majority non-african american women, but it’s definitely not the majority.  So what do we do?  Should African American women continue with tradition and culture and disregard the popularity of the slender image?  Or are they risking their health and well-being by not conforming?  The mass media holds most of us to ransom, so if African American women conform, who stands to gain?

I really would like your feedback on this topic. Am I way off base? Or am I missing something?  I have more blogs to write on this topic, so I hope to have your input as I begin on this new journey.