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Don't discourage.

If your methods of losing weight are clearly working, why would someone try to tell you "you shouldn't do that because ______, do this instead." I have been doing these things for a while and I do them because they work and they're going to take me to where I want to be.

I'm not dipping to a dangerously low calorie-count. I eat, I exercise, I'm not putting my body through any harm. So why try to tell to convince me otherwise when I'm the one losing weight and they aren't?

Tue. May 20, 7:58pm

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no offense OP b/c I TOTALLY agree with you, but what is the background of this statement? sounds liek your fine - what crazy crap are you doing?

Tuesday, May 20, 2008, 8:03 PM

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I was just going to add to my post :)

Incorporating slim fast into a 1200 - 1400cal. per day diet and sticking to some reliable foods. Isnt that what slim fast is for?

Nothing crazy, I promise

Tuesday, May 20, 2008, 8:06 PM

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I like slimfast bars and have one for breakfast now and again. Sometimes it is just too sweet for breakfast.

I like the way my dr put it to me,
What ever you are doing is working, keep it up.

If you are doing this in a healthy way then I can't see why it is a problem.
Realize people are people and they will give advise. Doesn't mean you have to take it.

Wednesday, May 21, 2008, 3:30 PM

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I agree...just keep in mind that slim-fast contains an ingredient that acts as a diuretic/laxative. So don't over do it or you might end up glued to the toilet! Keep up the good work!

Wednesday, May 21, 2008, 4:43 PM

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Do what works for you.

I'd have a back-up plan for the long haul. I don't think slim fast is all that healthy for you when it comes down to it.

I'd also would incorporate real food in there on some days though...just when I got to my goal weight...wean yourself off when you get there.

You can't live on Slimfast forever!

Thursday, May 22, 2008, 8:45 PM

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