Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Questions and Comments. Oh my!

Hi new followers!  So glad to have you.  Regardless of what leg of this journey you're on, I'd be glad to hear from you.  I figure first off I'll address the questions and comments I've received thus far.  I'm assuming most of you found your way here via my testimonial on dukandiet.com.  It was thanks to you all that I even knew my testimonial was up yet.  It isn't up to date.  My lowest weigh-in is now 179.6.  Meaning my grand total lost is 120 lbs!

So now onto the comments!
-ANON:  You're certainly a huge inspiration I started the DD a month ago and till now I'm pretty happy of what I've lost but the journey is gonna be very long for me since I have to lost at least 80 pounds more and see your pictures really inspired me. I'm really happy for you, congrats!!!
I know it is daunting right now to look at the road you have ahead of you.  I remember exactly what it felt like to be both excited by how far I'd come and frightened by how far I'd yet to go.  But you just have to keep trudging onward.  The benefits you reap will only increase with time!  I'm so glad I could be of help to you.  Would love to hear about your progress!
-And thanks for the compliment dukandoittoo!
-ANON:  You ARE on the US Dukan website. Check it out: http://www.dukandiet.com/brianna

My mother is placing all of us on the Dukan. ALL of us being herself, me and my Dad. We'll see how it works out. I've got the most to let goes.

CONGRATULATIONS to you. I'll look for you on Facebook.

I want to thank you very much for letting me know this.  I would not have known otherwise!  Good luck to you and your family.  It works believe me!  And yes feel free to add me on FB :)

-ahna_1969 said...

Congratulations!!! I bought the book and am currently reading it. I working on my shopping list, so I can start this diet after Easter dinner.

that sounds like a great plan ahna!  You can do it :)

1quincy said...

Oops I found where to comment to you.
First I need to tell you how inspireing you are being to all of us out there starting dow that road that you've gotten so far, Bravo.
Your first photo showed a pretty but chubby girl next one show the results of sticking with the program. You look marvelous!
Where did you get those recipes you mentioned? I got my Dukan Diet from Amazon UK and have ordered the recipe book but no one seems to know when or where it'll be available.
Thanks for the great role model you are to all of us who are just starting down our own roads to a healthier and probably happier life.
Please let us know how you are doing now on your third phase.

I appreciate your kind words so much.  The recipes I mentioned are all my own creations :)  I will definitely keep you up to date, and will post more pics along the way :) Best of luck to you!

Aisha said...
Thanks for the inspiration! I just purchased the DD book today...and reading this post on the same day I decided to commit to the program makes me feel great and very hopeful about this new adventure. You're before and after pics are amazing - I look forward to seeing more posts, recipes, and progress updates from you!

Thank you so much Aisha!  You have every reason in the world to be hopeful.  It truly works like magic if you play by the rules :)  

Anne said...

Fantastic to read! Great inspiration. I am just beginning my journey as well, and I plan to blog about it as a mode of accountability. http://thisdukandietthing.blogspot.com/

Thanks for the motivation!

Thank you Anne!  I would love to follow your blog.  Blogging does very much help.  Pay the motivation forward :D

Anonymous said...

Do you use the online coaching on dukandiet.com? Do you find it useful, or do you use just the book?

I do not use the online coaching, simply because my finances do not permit.  However, I have known those who have, and they have found it very insightful and helpful.  If you can afford to do it I highly recommend it.  The book of course is a must-have as well!

And since ya'll asked so nicely ;)  Here's some pics from my weekend fishing adventure.  It was quite possibly the happiest weekend of my life.  This summer is shaping up to be mind-blowing!

Wishing you all the best of luck on your journeys.  Ask me anything, anytime!

Success means having the courage, the determination, and the will to become the person you believe you were meant to be


  1. Thanks for the response and for following me! Have you begun the 3rd phase, or are you continuing with cruise (you noted you wanted to keep going)? I'm excited to see how part 2 of the diet goes for you!

  2. Hello, Thanks for posting your latest pictures you are looking healthy and very beautiful.....

  3. You inspire me I started the diet on Monday and have lost 7 lbs already.. Never knew I had so much water weight.

  4. Brianna - Your before and after pictures are amazing. Congratulations on your ongoing success on your weightloss journey. I have a question for you...did you suffer from any of the uncomfortable side affects mentioned in the book - bad breath, constipation, dry mouth?
    Thank you - best wishes on your continued weightloss journey.

  5. congratulations on achieving your goal! You look fantastic!
    I have just started, today is my fourth day of the attack phase (with 1 more day of attack to complete a 5 day attack phase) & I am wondering how I will handle Mother's Day - I've been invited to a brunch...
    I think I may bring my oatbran gallette to avoid temptation.

  6. Hi Anne. I will address my current dieting routine in my next post!

    Thank you anon for the wonderful compliment. :)

    That's great Amanda!! And it's not just water weight. Be proud of yourself, and don't give up. The weight loss won't remain so rapid forever, but it will remain constant and inspiring!

    Hi Deb. I did suffer from all the side effects mentions. The bad breath is a nuisance especially, but it's a small price to pay for the healthier life I enjoy now. Thanks for the lovely compliments. Best of luck :)

    Hi Lily. I hope your Mother's Day went well. Remaining strong and sticking to the diet is not always easy, but it is worthwhile. Don't give up!