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Postby sydney_gavin » January 9th, 2007, 9:24 pm

I would just like to say hi and introduce myself.

I am about to start on Medifast as soon as I get my delivery - unfortunately I live in the middle of China and getting the delivery is more difficult than most.

I am a bit of a mixture- a male, a Kiwi, with Australian citizenship, with Scottich parents, who has been living in China for over 12 years (not continuously but more than half the time). I am currently here long term and over the years have accumulated the belly bulge.

I have around 40kgs to lose - which is 88 pounds and I have set a goal of 26 weeks (6 months) to lose the majority of that.

Like most people I have tried the lot - in 2003 I lost 40kgs and then broke three ribs and couldn't sleep for 3 months and lost my incentive and discipline and put it all back on.

So, here I am really keen to get started and will deinfitely check in with this forum for support - both to give and receive and get to know you all.

Kind regards



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Postby Karli » January 9th, 2007, 9:33 pm

Hi, Gavin. Welcome !! This is a great place, and a fantastic program :). Glad you found us.

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Postby DogMa » January 9th, 2007, 9:54 pm

Welcome, Gavin. I'm sure you'll do great (but I guess make sure you allow plenty of time for shipping). We're all here if you have any questions along the way.

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Postby Sojourner » January 10th, 2007, 12:05 am

Ni hao, Gavin and 名 欢迎;欢迎辞 !!

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Postby Taangrl21 » January 10th, 2007, 5:40 am

Hey there Gavin, welcome to the family! :)
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Postby KeleeGrl » January 10th, 2007, 7:47 am

Welcome Gavin....wow I might like my weight number in kilograms, just don't do the conversion into pounds. :hmmm:
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Postby Amber » January 10th, 2007, 8:38 am

Hi, Gavin, & welcome!
You'll find that we're a friendly lot, feel free to ask questions~

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Postby bikipatra » January 10th, 2007, 8:45 am

WELCOME!!!! Looking forward to getting to know you. I guess the only benefit of a long ship is you have plenty of time to learn all about Medifast and us (a dubious luxury) before you start shaking! :D
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Postby DonicaB » January 10th, 2007, 10:04 am

Hi Gavin~ Wow! China! I'm so glad you found us! You will definitely find the people here to be a big support in your quest for a healthy, slender you.

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Postby katieb920 » January 10th, 2007, 10:38 am

Welcome Gavin. You will have great support here. Everyone is so friendly and Helpful :D
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Postby casma500 » January 10th, 2007, 11:02 am

Welcome! As Robin said, just be sure and order plenty early so you don't run out~ this is the easiest weigh to lose pounds or kilos that I have tried -- AND so fast!! You will be thrilled. glad you found us ~ be sure to post some before pix to give you even more incentive -- and you may want to try MVM dot com as well -- biki turned us on to that and i LOVE seeing what I can look like after -- will be printing that out and posting it on my fridge as a reminder! :)
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Postby hulagirlfromhawaii » January 10th, 2007, 1:28 pm

Welcome aboard Gavin!! :wave:

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Postby dede4wd » January 10th, 2007, 3:28 pm

Glad to meet you Gavin!

I'm happy you found us!

We're a nice bunch, glad you've joined us!

Nice to meetcha!

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Postby MerryMary » January 10th, 2007, 4:24 pm

Welcome Gavin!
Glad you are joining us -- we will all do this together!
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Postby sydney_gavin » January 10th, 2007, 7:20 pm

Hi guys,

Thank you so much for your welcome - it is very much appreciated. I am down with a chest infection at the moment and feeling miserable - here's hoping my delivery will arrive soon and I can get started.

I am so impressed with the losses that people have been having with Medifast - amazing really, and I especially like to read about maintaining because that is the real secret.

I have a special goal this year - it is my 50th birthday on June 22nd and my wife and I are planning a 'wedding' ceremony at the same time. We have been married for 12 years but never had a formal ceremony since our friends and family live in a dozen countries - this year we are putting on a big party and I promised my wfe I would lose weight before we did this. Now it is time to step up to the plate!


Thank you all very much for your kind welcome.

Kind regards



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