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ALL WEIGHT AND HEALTH RELATED TALK ALL THE TIME 6.0

Discussion in 'Health, Sports and Fitness' started by PACKER, Dec 11, 2017.

  1. Valgal

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    My husband and I did the biohormones last week. I’m feeling better already and so is my husband. His testosterone level was 26- normal is over 900 - basically a 95 year old.

    Hopefully we will continue to improve - it takes a good 2 months to regain normal numbers. We went to a doctor in town who specializes in hormone replacement. It’s not for everyone, but I have several friends the same age who swear by it.
     
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  2. dvandentop

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    Wow that is Crazy low. How do they administer the biohormones?
     
  3. Valgal

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    A little incision in your backside. My husband had to have 12 pellets the size of tic tacs inserted. It’s a very large needle. Looks like the size of an apple peeler. She puts 3 in the re- directs. I had about 5 and much smaller. She numbed it up pretty good. Then steri strips to close it. My husband had not been sleeping well for over 2 years. He is sleeping all night now. His energy level is not better yet but it hasn’t even been 2 weeks. He is looking much better.
     
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    An update on my hormone therapy. This is the best I have felt physically and mentally in years. It has only been one month but so far I’m really pleased.

    My husband is feeling somewhat better. But it takes months for men with low T to stabilize. And one side effect from Testosterone replacement in men is the body will convert some of it to Estrogen. So now he has to take an inhibitor for a few weeks unless he wants man boobs.
     
  5. vegasmacker

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    I forgot this thread existed. I hope those who have posted over the last couple years are still successful in their journeys. I have made a life altering change. I was 325 pounds, living off shitty food, probably drinking more coffee (with lots cream and sugar) and beer than water. I decided a few months back that I was going to do keto. It was hard work, a lot of planning, weighing food, tracking carbs, learning recipes (i love to cook). That being said this week I have hit 50 pounds down! I have only had 3 beers (michelob ultra) since I've started and when I have gone out with friends, it has been goose and sodas to drink. I am happier, back in the gym and continuing to shred the wait. Was prediabetic and last week doc says well into normal range with no more concerns. I plan on doing keto until I reach my goal weight, which is 65 pounds away. I will reevaluate then, but too soon to tell. I do know I will never revert back on my previous lifestyle! I do plan to let loose in Vegas, but still not going to pound sugary drinks or eat bread and fries. Will just have to fast/detox and get back on track upon return.
     
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    Macker, this is awesome. Good for you!
     
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    Congrats Macker! Thanks for posting. I keep trying to go keto but my carb addiction get the best of me after about a week. I’m trying again after my upcoming Vegas trip. Reading about your success is inspiring!
     
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    Id had tried numerous, diets, plans, whatever you want to call them. I was always tired, miserable and because of that failed. For me keto has not been that way. The fats keep me full and I get to have foods that I really enjoy. There are some things I miss, but the results outweigh that.
     
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    What are biohormones? I have been on testosterone and thyroid hormones for years now. But that is a pill daily for the thyroid, and a shot every 2 weeks for the testosterone. When I had my testosterone checked the first time it was 76.
     
  11. Valgal

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    Bio therapy hormones are compounded in a pharmacy. Dose is set by lab values and weight. Plant derivatives. Unfortunately insurance doesn’t pay. But it comes out cheaper for husband then getting injections. The pellets dissolve over 4 months for women and 6 months for men. I was hesitant at first - thought it was all bunk. But I have several women friends that told me how great they feel and a couple of guys also. One of the men said he had tried pills and cream and it did nothing for his levels and he did not want to do weekly injections. He has normal levels and said he feels great.

    I know my husband feels better even if he won’t admit it. He literally was in bed 16 hours a day at least. He is sleeping better and getting up and out of the house.
     
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    It’s been a while since I posted in this thread...about two years.

    I managed to get down to 195 around March of 2018 and stayed there for several months but that was as low as I got. Had shoulder surgery in November ‘18 and then had some complications. Activity level really dropped off and I got back up to 205. Since April 24th, I’ve dropped 15 pounds and am currently sitting at 190. I’ve hit a groove with diet and exercise although I’m limited with working out with weights due to STILL recovering from surgery. Diet has been key along with cardio and light weights/high reps. Goal is to drop another 10 pounds by August 1st so I roll into Vegas at 180. I won’t have my desired six pack but I also won’t be sporting a pony keg anymore. Lol.
     
  13. Willie

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    I just woke up. Where did all the peoples go? I was in HEAVEN for awhile, but I was misbehaving there and I got a 6 month prison sentence back to planet Earth.
    Heaven is great. Love is EVERYWHERE, real love. It is like Woodstock only you don't need drugs as you are on a "LOVE HIGH" all of the time.
    The food is unbelieveable and in Heaven you don't gain a pound. In Heaven you are at your perfect and ideal weight all of the time.

    In Heaven you put in your meal order at the beginning of each week and you get 3 meals a day with 2 desserts and the Wine/Champagne hour is before dinner from 3 P.M until 6 P.M. .. Nightcaps after 10 P.M. are optional.

    In Heaven you get the best concerts too. Just last week I went to what they call The "Angels are Free" concert. It was amazing.!!

    Glen Frey, Tom Petty, John Lennon, Johnny Cash, George Harrison, Billy Preston, performed last Saturday and they were joined by Aretha Franklin, Karen Carpenter and Whitney Houston.. Laura Branagon sang Gloria and the house exploded.. WHAT A SHOW !!!.Chuck Berry led them all in the Encore singing "Roll Over Beethoven".... Two weeks ago was oldies night and Frank Sinatra, Elvis, and Nat King Cole performed.
    My infraction was a minor one. I broke into the freezer and got me some Peach Ice Cream. They have a rule of no ice cream after midnight and I broke the rule.

    So I've been sent back to Earth for 6 months sentence. In Heaven I learned how to count cards so while I'm in imprisonment I may visit Vegas and wipe out those BJ tables. My sentence ends February 5th, 2020.

    Vegas Fanatics is pretty big in Heaven. Some people in Heaven don't believe all of the stories that they read on the site, but I assured them all that 55% of the stories are true...lol..lol...
     
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    Keto - that is all I have to say - it is awesome. I'm currently working on ways to drink Patron during my upcoming 5 days trip to Aria - no more grand marnier in my drinks - there's a couple of Keto flavored powders that I'll be bringing with me to perk up the Patron. I've dropped 10 lbs - mostly my tire - in the past month and I'll I've done is eliminate all carbs and sugars and increase my fat and protein intake.
     
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    Hey man glad to see you are still around and Kicking


    I am still doing good hanging in my 175 to 180 range.

    Not been doing as much keto only meals but trying to make the best decisions i can
     
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    Good to hear from you Willie and dvan and everyone here.. I have pretty well maintained my 165-175 range.. Keto is a great way to lose weight. less carbs and healthy eating. lifestyle changes are great if you can make them stick....
     
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    Glad to hear you're hanging in there, Willie.
     
  18. Willie

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    Anything that works, well that's the key.. We are all different. Glad yous guys are keeping up the healthy weights. My kidneys are hangin in there and I've really simplified my eating..

    I basically eat a good amount of Oatmeal and Chicken. I include broccoli and various fruits. I enjoy the Oatmeal as it is easy to prepare and I add tart Black Cherry juice (45 calories) to it for great flavor. I average about 900 calories a day and then on most Sundays I go wild and treat myself to the Olive Garden. It's not great Italian food but this is Indiana... With my kidneys, I only drink water which sucks as I miss an occasional alcoholic drink.

    If I had a few drinks my legs and ankles would swell to double size. They gave me 2 to 4 years to live and that was 5 years ago so what do they know. ??? I'm using a walker now but I still get around some. I want to go to Vegas again, but the walking scares me and I'm too tall for those scooters.

    Derek, please say hi to Amy for me. You really hit the jackpot finding Amy. I only met her for an hour, but she was so kind, warm, friendly and personable.. She reminded me of my late wife Peggy. Women, like the ones we married, don't come around too often.
    Let Amy know often how special she is in your life Derek..
    Tring, I read the postings and you are one of the joys and glue that motor this wonderful Vegas site.

    As far as food and health I believe it all boils down to fiber intake.. Longevity and quality of health are all tied to fiber. very simple.. We need both soluable and insoluable fiber and about 30 to 35 grams a day... The quicker and more complete our stools are the healthier we become... Stool is toxic poison. We need to eliminate it quickly and completely.

    Packerbacker congrats on maintaining. Derek will agree that maintaining is harder than losing. Keep it up!!!


    peace to all..
     
  19. MNSlotLover

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    Really good to see you back on the site! Don’t be a stranger!!
     
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