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Starting OMAD? Introduce Yourself Here!

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  • volgirl1322volgirl1322 Posts: 1,010Member Member Posts: 1,010Member Member
    Thank you for sharing your journey. Glad you have joined the group!
  • Brendalea69Brendalea69 Posts: 3,447Member Member Posts: 3,447Member Member
    Welcome Denise, Donna, Joe and Mendy :)
  • LadyBlanksLadyBlanks Posts: 486Member, Premium Member Posts: 486Member, Premium Member
    Welcome to all the newbies! This is a great group and OMAD is a great WOE for a healthy weight and a healthy body.
  • daxazodaxazo Posts: 37Member Member Posts: 37Member Member
    Hi there! My name is Christie. This is day two of OMAD for me!

    4 years ago I was 300 pounds. I lost over 80, but have gained back 30. So I'm at 250 now. I struggle with food addiction and binge eating disorder. So it's been several years of bouncing back and forth...the same 20 pounds it seems. My goal weight is around 150. I am 5'7. I'm 43, been overweight my whole life, have had 4 kids, and I'm ready to be done with this food nonsense. A few days I happened upon a girl on youtube who was doing OMAD. I had heard of it, but as a food addict, thought this would be impossible. But for the past year and my very busy schedule, I found it nearly impossible to find time to cook so many meals, shop, prep, etc. And, I HATE cooking and meal prepping. So I found myself grabbing pizza or hamburgers a lot. Anyway, she inspired me to look into this.

    I found your youtube channel, which was so informative. Which led me here.

    I love this idea of eating, because I know the benefits of IF, AND, I don't have to obsess about food throughout the day. I don't have to feel guilt and shame for eating something "bad." So far it's going well. I had some major digestive distress today after my meal, but I'm reading that's normal and will pass soon. (Please pass soon lol)

    Anyway, grateful for all the info so far. Here's to a new lifestyle :)



  • Brendalea69Brendalea69 Posts: 3,447Member Member Posts: 3,447Member Member
    Welcome Christie :)
  • LadyBlanksLadyBlanks Posts: 486Member, Premium Member Posts: 486Member, Premium Member
    Welcome Christie!
  • volgirl1322volgirl1322 Posts: 1,010Member Member Posts: 1,010Member Member
    Welcome Christie! This is a great group to get connected with. We all know the struggle is real! Best of luck for you!!1
  • mistymeadows2005mistymeadows2005 Posts: 2,541Member Member Posts: 2,541Member Member
    Christie welcome to the group - this WOE definitely takes a little getting used to but has been a lifesaver for me...AND i eat what I wanttttttttttttt :)
  • iamdoingit2018iamdoingit2018 Posts: 2Member Member Posts: 2Member Member
    My name is Lyna, i have been struggling to lose weight all my life.i will be 41 years this year.for the past 3 years nothing seems to work for me till I found OMAD forum on Facebook. It been 4 days today and I have lost already 1 kg. I started searching this forum for support and found this group. I am happy to share my progress here and give and receive support.looking forward to make this a lifestyle change
  • LadyBlanksLadyBlanks Posts: 486Member, Premium Member Posts: 486Member, Premium Member
    Welcome Lyna. This is a great group with loads of support. Start a thread so we can be a part of your journey. You can do it!
  • Brendalea69Brendalea69 Posts: 3,447Member Member Posts: 3,447Member Member
    Welcome Lyna :)
  • volgirl1322volgirl1322 Posts: 1,010Member Member Posts: 1,010Member Member
    Welcome Lyna!
  • mistymeadows2005mistymeadows2005 Posts: 2,541Member Member Posts: 2,541Member Member
    Hi Lyna! Welcome to the group and feel free to jump in with gusto :)
  • getfitnfabgetfitnfab Posts: 418Member Member Posts: 418Member Member
    Hi 21 days on OMAD

    SW 162.5
    CW 152.5
    GW 120.0
    Age 49
    Female 5’2

    I do 23:1

    I eat till I am full. I clean fast, only water.

    I have been at 152.5 since February 5th, how do I get my weight to budge?
    I am an emotional and stress eater. I am also stress addicted.

    edited February 18
  • Brendalea69Brendalea69 Posts: 3,447Member Member Posts: 3,447Member Member
    getfitnfab wrote: »
    Hi 21 days on OMAD

    SW 162.5
    CW 152.5
    GW 120.0
    Age 49
    Female 5’2

    I do 23:1

    I eat till I am full. I clean fast, only water.

    I have been at 152.5 since February 5th, how do I get my weight to budg :) e?
    I am an emotional and stress eater. I am also stress addicted.

    Try cutting back on the amount of food you are eating, remember it is supposed to be one plate only. Welcome to the group :)
  • getfitnfabgetfitnfab Posts: 418Member Member Posts: 418Member Member
    Thank you, I do eat one plate. Most days I eat a full avocado and more cheese to keep me full.
  • volgirl1322volgirl1322 Posts: 1,010Member Member Posts: 1,010Member Member
    Welcome to the group!
  • mistymeadows2005mistymeadows2005 Posts: 2,541Member Member Posts: 2,541Member Member
    Welcome! I'd monitor your balance of foods, and maybe throw a short extra fast in there to change things up a bit :)
  • getfitnfabgetfitnfab Posts: 418Member Member Posts: 418Member Member
    4 week update. Finally my water loss has been over powered by my fat loss and I lost a pound to get to 151.5.

    Slow and steady’
    Consistency is the mantra
    Health is becoming a priority
  • Brendalea69Brendalea69 Posts: 3,447Member Member Posts: 3,447Member Member
    getfitnfab wrote: »
    4 week update. Finally my water loss has been over powered by my fat loss and I lost a pound to get to 151.5.

    Slow and steady’
    Consistency is the mantra
    Health is becoming a priority

    Nice!!!

    You should create a thread below to give us updates because this thread is just for introductions...You will get more responses because not everyone reads this introduction thread. Water weight losses are exciting, but the fat weight losses are even better :)
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