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11 Aug 2008

need help losing weight
i am +- 40kg over weight. i have been on plenty diets, now i am trying to loose weight by eating right. i do not believe in myself any more and get so depressed and then i eat again. how can i get to believing in myself again? i feel like i am a lost case and will be fat and unatractive for the rest of my life!
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01 Jan 0001

Dear Angels
I am glad to hear that you have decided to use a sensible approach to weightloss using a balance diet. Make sure that the diet is also low in fat. If you find that you are not losing adequately please discuss the use of Xenical with your medical dr. Xenical is a real fat-trapper that prevents you from absorbing fat from what you eat. Xenical is, however expensive so it would help if your dr could motivate for this medication to be paid for by your medical aid. You would use the Xenical with a very-low-fat-diet and this will help you to start losing. So see if you can get Xenical prescribed for your condition. As you start losing weight and become more mobile, combine the diet and the medication with daily exercise such as going for walks - increase how rapidly and far you walk as you get fitter. If none of these approaches succeed then you may have to consider bariatric surgery for a stomach bypass to stop this weight gain. Contact Jana Derksen at the Call Centre for the Netcare Bariatric Centres of Excellence on 0861-623-7489 or contact her at: or call her on her cell phone at: 072-373-0155 or visit their Website at Jana will advise you of your nearest centre where you can have such an op. Just keep in mind how well the contestants in 'The Biggest Loser SA" did - the winner Sharon lost 61.8 kg in 4 months. All the finalists said that losing weight helped them to gain confidence, so you are on the right path, just persevere.
Best regards
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