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“For the First Time in My Life, I’m Not Fat. For the First Time, I’m Not Hungry”

Before and after

Before and after

Patrik’s scale displayed 220 lbs already in high school, and he’d tried every possible way of losing weight. But the weight always crept back. Then, finally, he found what worked:

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Hi!

I’m one of those people who have been fat all their lives. From childhood right up to my thirties. Throughout the years, I’ve tested just about every diet. I’ve starved my way through meal replacement plans, had meetings with school nurses who’ve advised me to “eat less”, and I’ve also tried walking tens of miles daily, trying to survive on plain coffee and water.

Sure, I’ve lost weight, but all of it has always come back eventually.

Apart from all of this, I’m also one of those people who failed when trying LCHF the first time around.

A few years ago I was one of those people who used all kinds of “low-carb” products for example from Carbzone. So I was slightly skeptical when my partner convinced me to give LCHF another try on the September 14th of last year. This time though, I was more prepared and had my facts straight, having read almost every article on your page.

You can see the results in the photo I’m sending. From 308 lbs (140 kg) to today’s 207 lbs (94 kg). And I’d been above 220 lbs (100 kg) as early as in high school!

Thank you for your web page. Thanks for the newbie guides, the recipes and for the scientific articles.

For the first time in my life, I’m not fat. For the first time in my life, I’m not hungry.

Thank you.

Best regards, Patrik

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Congratulations on your impressive weight loss journey, Patrik! Great to hear that the knowledge paid off.

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7 Comments

  1. Valerie
    Hi Patrik,

    are you able to guess what made the difference between your first try of LCHF and this one? You mention using lots of processed (low-carb) foods the first time, but was there anything else? (For example: sweeteners, nuts, dairy, restaurants, exercise, or -- dare I say -- calories?)

    Thanks for sharing your story,

    Valerie

    Replies: #4, #6
  2. Anthony
    Looking good Patrik !
  3. Eileen
    Good question Valerie. Looking forward to the answer from Patrick. :-)
  4. BobM
    My guess is fake foods. Those "low carb" foods by Atkins and others are weight loss killers. For me, any sweetener is also bad. I no longer eat anything sweet at all (save for special occasions, like birthdays and holidays) and try to eat "real food" to the extent I can.
  5. Tamarah
    Congrats Patrick on your transformation,, hope you can make it long term !
  6. Patrik
    Hi!

    Sorry for the late response.

    It was all the "low-carb" products from Carbzone etc.
    I learned that if it sounds to good to be true, it probably is.

    BR
    Patrik (now at 87kg / 191 pounds)

  7. Don
    Your height?

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