Day 1 First Timer

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  1. 2boysmama

    2boysmama New Member
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    Starting Weight:
    72kg
    Current Weight:
    72kg
    Height:
    154cm
    Lost:
    0
    Goal Weight:
    58kg
    Day 1. 38yrs old. 14 kg over ideal weight.
    Decided to try to kick-start my weight loss after having 2 kids in 4 years. I used to be 58kg--running 10Ks--now I'm overweight, tired, working full time and taking care of my husband and 2 kids. Life has got in the way. I hoping to achieve quicker results to help motivate me more. My diet isn't too bad but my exercise is almost none (unless you count running after 2 little boys and pushing a pram to and from the grocery store).

    Took my first pill at 6 AM. Now 8:30 AM and feeling energetic. Even thinking of taking the boys down for a swim since its a holiday where I live and we are all home from nursery and work.

    Will try to hold off on first weigh in until Day 7.
     
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    Hi 2boysmama, I am completely in the same boat as you. i am also a mother of two boys. My first born is three years old and my second born is one year old. Between taking car of the kids and my husband i never have time for myself which makes concentrating on weight loss more challenging. Today is my second day on Duromine. My first day was challenging as i experienced some of the side effects.

    I am hopeful that i will have a breakthrough.
     
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    @2boysmama - welcome to the forums!

    Hope your day went well :). Did you have any insomnia last night?
     
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    No insomnia but restless sleep. Woke up a couple times throughout the night. The strangest thing is after the first night, I woke up with really sore leg muscles--like I'd been tensing them all night or something. This is now the end of Day 3 for me and legs are still quite sore.
     
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    I definitely enjoyed the burst of energy! Got some much done around the house, hosted a pool party and still felt energetic from 6:30am to 9pm. I did have some dry mouth and I felt very thirsty and sweaty. Other than that, not too bad. I've noticed decreased appetite but still felt the urge to eat a little something at lunch and dinner.

    What side effects have you experienced?
     
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    @2boysmama - you wouldn't believe it but I woke up this morning feeling like my calf muscles had been cramping! They are quite sore and even tender to touch :eek:

    I haven't done any type of strenuous work out since getting back 2 days ago from our trip, so I know its not muscle soreness from exercise. I am going to have an epsom salt bath tonight and see if that relieves the tightness. Oh and take my magnesium tablet - which I haven't done for over a week!
     
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    Hello everyone, i am starting my fourth week on Duromine. what a roller-coaster ride this has been. i am down 7 kgs. i feel like the weight is coming off very slowly.
     
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    Wow! @rhalu - that is an amazing result!!

    You should be proud of yourself *hugs*. It took me 6 weeks to lose over 5kgs - so you are definitely winning :)

    You need to look at it in a positive way and ask yourself "would you have lost 7kgs in a little over 3 weeks" prior to Duromine??

    I know it's hard to compare results with others (sometimes I can become bloody envious of others results!) but you have to remember that we are all different, so it makes sense that Duromine will work differently on each and every person.

    I hope you start a thread or blog up here so I can continue reading about your journey!
     
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