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Hello, I am Charlotte and I have just started with EaT STOP EAT. I am not new to fasting but am new to this fasting program.
I am really new to chat rooms as I have never done this before and thought this would be as good a place to start as any.
I quit smoking a year ago March 1st and gained 12 pounds which will not go away. I have tried all kinds of diets and the pounds just don't want to budge. I am 71 years old and have never had a problem with my weight before and this is really aggravating me. I am wondering if anyone is also trying this method of weight loss and if they have any advice. I have never been a breakfast eater and can skip lunch easily so if I can hold out until dinner time this shouldn't be too difficult to do twice a week.
I am really excited to be here and look forward to hearing from members. :grin:
Hi Charlotte,

I am new to chat rooms as well. I am on my 3rd week of 20/4 IF
My eating window is 4pm to 8pm
So far i have lost 8 pounds .
I am like you Breakfast does not bother me and i find i am able to miss lunch and wait for my evening meal.
Well done for packing in the cigarettes and good luck with the IF
Best regards,

Mike
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