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I am desperate to lose weight but I drive with my boyfriend in his truck all week, so I can't really exercise. Does anyone have any recommendations for a safe, healthy diet pill?
Jaclyn from Mayfield, KY
The answer you are looking for is to change your eating habits, There are no magic pills. I have not tried proactol, but if it is something that could cause you to have to stop unnecessary for calls of nature that might present problems. I wish you the best of luck with will power. I am trying hard almost the same way you are.
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Lorie from London, Ontario, Canada
A few years back when Metabolife was only available by distributors I took it, whoooeee that stuff was rough! If I didn't eat within the half an hour when I took the pill I was shaking like a leaf!
I took Meredia a few years later, that worked well, I lost 45 pounds. BUT I wrote down everything I ate, to the calorie, fat gram and such, and never ate anything other than my regimented (from doctor) 1,200 or so calories. Seeing as how I was eating WAY more than that before, of course it works!
Bottom line, they don't work. It's a lot of head games and a LOT of those pills can be very dangerous or ARE dangerous.
If you have a few pounds to lose, then you know it takes hard work. If you are morbidly obese and have struggled with weight for a long time, look into gastric bypass or the lapband. It saved my life, but I can tell you, it's still hard and takes a lot of work too! Food is an addiction for me.
I hope that helps. (02/02/2007)