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Mar 19, 2023Liked by shit you should care about

Luce, that bit on ozempic was the best thing I have read anywhere for a good while (and I have read a lot of great things) it canโ€™t be easy to put so much of yourself out there, even for a gorgeously honest and sharing gal like yourself, but I know your words will resonate and bring comfort and resolve to those who need to hear them. Beautifully done ๐Ÿ‘

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On the insistence of the aged mother-in-law, we took our daughter to have a diabetic check. The MIL had taken to surprising our child with snap finger pricking to test her blood/sugar levels. Scared the crap out of here! And yes, surprise surprise, she wasn't diabetic, just healthy, normal child. She's always been on the larger side, bigger baby, strong and vibrant. I hate that my daughter will be faced with this shit when she starts secondary school and gets on social media. Until then, we will continue to reinforce how special and unique and wonderful she is as a person.

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Mar 19, 2023Liked by shit you should care about

I saw the headline about ozempic and got immediately annoyed - I assumed youโ€™d be bagging it without any experience, but I was wrong. That blog alone convinced me not to do it. Iโ€™ve been struggling with that decision - but at the end of the day, wow, itโ€™s not worth it.

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Mar 20, 2023Liked by shit you should care about

I read this on instagram and was so overwhelmed by the comment section. So I went here tot tell you, that I really loved this piece. As someone who had to try a lot of things to find my way into a healthy weight I understand your struggles perfectly.

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Mar 20, 2023Liked by shit you should care about

luce!! this piece (espesh the ending - wow) ๐Ÿค๐Ÿค sending your and my younger selves (and current selves who am i kidding) a massive hug

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Mar 19, 2023Liked by shit you should care about

Thank you for being so honest and open with your story Luce!! It's not always easy to talk about these things, even when you don't have to look at the people you're talking to so I really admire the fact that you wrote so openly about something so difficult!

Also I hope you know I'm seeing the 1975 (and dragging my brothers gf who has never heard of them along) mostly because of you talking about them and how much Matty was on my bloody fyp in January

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Mar 19, 2023Liked by shit you should care about

Thank you much for sharing Luce, as someone who also has had their own history with disordered/restricted eating and is on a journey to increased body confidence, your story and the comments from this lovely community remind me that I am not alone. beautiful work

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Mar 19, 2023Liked by shit you should care about

Thank you for sharing your story, we love you girl!!! โค๏ธ

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Mar 19, 2023Liked by shit you should care about

Wow we get a bit more Liv in the breakup podcast series? Love it ๐Ÿซถ

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the ozempic bit was so good luce! we appreciate you so much. thank you for sharing your story

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Iโ€™ve been struggling with my relationship with food lately; maybe someone here can give me some advice. I recently realized my bmi is almost overweight (I rarely weigh myself bc I grew up never trying to limit my food and weight or anything) and I really want to do something about it. I also want to feel confident in my body, and Iโ€™ve started doing small workouts over the past couple months. But I want to work on my eating. I have always tried to include something healthy and cover all food groups in my meals, but Iโ€™ve never really limited the amount I eat before. I want to start tracking my calories so I can lose a little weight and gain a little muscle, but Iโ€™m scared I might become obsessed with it and I donโ€™t want to go overboard and develop an unhealthy relationship with food. I just want to be more conscious about how much Iโ€™m eating and stop eating so much when Iโ€™m not even hungry. Is it a bad idea to track my calories? Or do I just need to be careful about it if I do it?

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Just โค๏ธ

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Hey Luce (and SYSCA peeps), just listened to this ep that came out today from โ€˜ZOE Science and Nutritionโ€™ explaining more on the semaglutide drug. Well worth a listen to gain more insight

https://open.spotify.com/episode/6V7XtKN9DBsCgfbfUJGH8P?si=u1g5tLOtSoaMDjUYdTRe9w

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I gained 100 pounds in a short period of time and I can't get it off. I was a normal weight for my height when it happened, so I am literally 100 pounds overweight. I was on adipex (which is literally just legal speed, it's an amphetamine) and still gained weight. My doctor wanted me to try to get my insurance to cover mounjaro but I am hesitant. My coworker uses Ozempic for his diabetes and every time he needs a refill he has to call around the area to see what pharmacy has it in stock. My blood sugars and A1C are normal, I'm not going to take a diabetes medication from people who literally need it to live.

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Great piece about ozempic! They also push people to get Botox and fillers to counteract the "ozempic face" that people can develope from the weight loss. ๐Ÿ™„ Thanks for sharing your story โค๏ธ

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Your last paragraph of the ozempic piece had my eyes welling with tears, thank you for sharing so honestly with us <3

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