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Postby rian » August 30th, 2007, 7:38 am

Hi all!!
I am doing medifast for the 2nd time. The first time I did it, I lost 30lbs and have kept 25 of them off for about 6 months. I have 36 more to lose.

My mom was hospitalized on monday of this week due to a heart attack. Seeing her there in the ER, I decided that I would do what ever it takes to be healthy. This was a real wake up call for both of us. My mom is doing ok. She had a stent put in and will be coming home today, but it was an extremely scary experience.

So, with new determination and dicipline, I begin MF again today. So far so good. I had the hot cocoa and am having a large cup of decaf coffee now. I also drank a liter of water already.

Rian
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Postby katieb920 » August 30th, 2007, 7:42 am

Rian,
I am so sorry to hear about your mother. My prayers are going out to you and your family.

Just wanted to say congrats on getting back on program. You can do it. We are all here for you.

Have a great day.
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Postby Hopebaby » August 30th, 2007, 8:41 am

Good for you Rian on starting up again. It sounds like with your positive attitude and past experience with Medifast you are off to a strong start!

I'm sorry your mom had to go through all that and hope the stent will take care of her artery problem. I have a friend with a stent and it has worked very well for her. Welcome to the forum!

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Postby Tawanda » August 30th, 2007, 9:49 am

Rian, good for you to get back to program so that you can have the healthiest life possible!
Began MediFast 2/10/07 212#
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Postby Mickeyz » August 30th, 2007, 11:27 am

Hi Rian...Welcome back!

I am sorry to hear about your Mom. My Mom had a similar experience in 2003 and had 2 stents put in. She has been doing really well since, but I know how scary that can be.

I also did MF in 2 rounds. The 1st time was 2004 I lost about 45 lbs and kept off 30. Now I'm at it again and have lost 43 lbs in four and a half months. I knew it worked and came back to it and it has worked again! :D

I'm sure you'll be very successful with your 36 lbs.
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Postby Mike » September 1st, 2007, 2:03 pm

Welcome Rian, and good luck. :mrgreen:
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