I’m pleased to report that I’ve lost nineteen pounds since December 15, when I last met with my physician assistant. I told her that I was deeply frustrated with being so overweight. We discussed treatment options, including Contrave.
Since I was already prescribed Wellbutrin for depression, she said that we could simply add Naltrexone. Wellbutrin and Naltrexone are the ingredients that comprise Contrave.
At first, I didn’t want to think that I really needed a prescription medication in order to achieve weight loss. After all I had previously lost weight on my own.
However, I’m significantly older at this point. I’ve had a total hysterectomy, without receiving hormone replacement therapy. I’m also taking multiple prescriptions that are associated with weight gain. Furthermore, my occupation is an extremely sedentary one.
I made the decision to start drinking 114 ounces of water per day. I decided to eliminate any liquid calories, only consuming water and black coffee. Naltrexone helped me to cut back on my previously excessive caffeine consumption, too.
The combination of Wellbutrin and Naltrexone has helped me to significantly decrease the amount of food that I’m consuming. I’m no longer emotionally eating, either.
I don’t think of myself as being on a diet. I’ve embarked on a healthier eating plan. I’m much more mindful and intentional about what I’ve been eating, and why.
I feel lighter, both physically, mentally, and emotionally. I’m losing weight primarily to be healthier, and to avoid the possibility of developing additional health issues. Wearing a smaller size of clothing is a side benefit.