Flights of Fancy Mom

I'm a mom with dreams.  I want to live my life with no boundaries.  One day at a time.

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Weight Loss Journey ~ Week Two

As promised, here is my two week update!

As you all know, two weeks ago I started my weight loss journey with a little help to kick start my metabolism with a prescription form of Phentermine. The Dr told me that the average weight loss in a year with doing nothing else by taking the pill was 24 lbs.  I figured, I’m fine with that. Even with that loss, I’ll still be down to a weight I hadn’t seen in about three plus years.

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Beginning a Healthier Lifestyle with a Little Assistance

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Last week I had my annual physical with my Dr.  The main discussion we had was my hypothyroidism. It seems that my pill is a little higher dose than I should have and it’s currently suppressed.  We talked and decided to keep the same dosage. Mainly because I’m afraid that I will gain more weight than I have already.  As it is, I’m at the highest I’ve ever been. My cholesterol is high as well. My cholesterol can be weight managed. The problem? I’m not able to manage my weight! This is a very helpless feeling and I’ve made it clear to my Dr that I am not happy with where I am.

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