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 checked in at the end of week 3, I lost 3 pounds and about 0.8 inches from my waist. I was feeling terrific, until Dr. Jain read my log. I thought I was on track with restricting my carbs and stayed away from sugar. Continue reading Just when I thought I was doing great….