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August 30th, 2006

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10:11 pm - TS and weight problems...
Every since I was a preteen, I have been slightly overweight, and its become even more of a problem as I've gotten older. I am currently about 15 pounds overweight by BMI standards for my height, and I was just wondering if any of you other TS girls have had issues with weight? I know having TS doesn't automatically doom you to be overweight, but I have heard it is more common in TS girls. I admit to not having the best diet in the world, and I am trying to change that, but I have heard that be on certain forms of birth control and HRT can make you gain weight. I also heard that growth horomone is a fat blocker to a degree, so once off it do the pounds come on easier? I am just wondering in my quest to get to a more healthy weight, if these factors may make it more difficult for me to drop the extra pounds. Please share with me any experiences you may have with this.

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Date:December 3rd, 2006 02:34 am (UTC)
Thanks, I got a treadmill I got in January which I do use pretty faithfully while watching television, and I plan to get an IPOD to try your music idea. I haven't really lost any weight but I have stopped gaining at the rate I was. My problem too, is my diet. I have started eating slightly healthier, but I could still make even more an of effort there, and I intend to try harder... Thanks for the encouragement

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