Part of week 3 involved starting an appetite suppressant, Phentermine. It is prescribed by the doctor. It is considered a stimulant according to Drugs.com. I hesitated a few days to take it because of the listed side effects. Generally, I am sensitive to medications and in this case, this is one that I will not be taking again. The way I felt outweighed the benefit for me. I am struggling on a daily basis to make the right healthy choices, I can’t feel sick while I’m doing it.
I’m now 203 pounds, my wedding ring and my size 12 pants don’t fit me! This is technically considered OBESE – yikes! To make matters worse, I watched myself gain 10 pounds over a month when I had shingles last month. Yes, I had shingles at 41! This is not common and happened because of stress. Stress can do wonders to our bodies. When I’m nervously stressed, I can’t see food. Continue reading Start of a new day, again