First off, I encourage home cooking and stepping up your skills. I can say for absolute sure that it is the major key to this process along side of knowing what to cook/eat.
Cooking and nutritional education is hands down the major key to WL an
This is one egg and some leftover poached salmon (1.5oz.)
Mushroom and spinach.
Tasty and on point !
Just made this for my me and moms this morning......
Dungeness Crab Frittata !!!!
Tomato, onion, mushroom and crab !!!
Tonight, while others focused on the Ham, Augratin potatoes, pasta, rice and bread.
I went straight for the Dungeness Crab, we on the northern left coast are blessed with this tasty crustacean. The absolute best crab on earth..... sorry if you
The Pyloric Valve.....the most not talked about function that will answer a lot of questions.If you understand the Pyloric Valve function......things will be a lot easier and explain why we need to do certain things.......
We can look at it any way we want, call it what you may......we're on a diet for life.
I'm waaay past caring on what others may think, if you have another name for it, roll with it and call it that, it's just another name for diet.
I learned something interesting recently.....
When I was super morbidly obese, I got upgraded to business class quite often. Mostly on international or cross country flights.
I always thought it was because of my frequent flyer status..
I'm in Tokyo right now staying at a halfway swanky hotel and it has an included breakfast buffet.
It's $35 if it wasn't included.
A couple of travel tips for you newer peeps as this is what post WLS maintenance is like for me.
Just realized today that yesterday was my 7 year post VSG !
And about 6 years in remission from obesity.
Nothing really new to report and I guess that's a good thing !
More of a time to reflect and remember what it was like to b
Zojirushi CB-CC15 Electric Grill
So, almost 7 years post-op and trying many cooking "tools", this is one of the few things that I use regularly !!!
I guess I like them a lot because I think I have about 7 or 8 of them, I park them where
My simple, quick and delicious lunch today.
There are two "secret tips" here.
1- The store bought Caesar dressing is cut with greek yogurt and sour cream.
2- The squeeze bottle for dressing application.
Call it what you want.....
Whatever you want to call it....... It's a diet !!!!
I get it, we all get it.....diets equate to tort
Every so often I repost this because questions are posted that this answers !
Hope it helps you understand a bit more about post VSG life/eating.
Learn to love/like the scale, it is your partner in this !!!!
There are two for sure things that I have found in weight control...... The scale(good scale) and your jeans will never lie to you !!!!
The number goes higher on the scale...
It's a natural fear to be concerned about what others think on how you eat post WLS.
I get it, but I never had it. I just figured it was going to be better than "Look how much the fat guy eats".
I'm here to tell you from almost 7 years
I have these pretty often..... tasty !!!
I'm near 7 years out and still enjoying the lifestyle.
Big tip, learn to make fast, correct and tasty food and your/our temptations for crap/fast foods goes down.
Leftover grilled steak over slaw !!!!
On point and delicious !
This is NOT a slam on LosinginAZ's recent post..... on the flip side, she is doing awesome!
We have all seen the term used in many ways and it probably has many different meanings.
When I read, I don't have a goal weight, or my surgeon
I, like many others have spend way to much time looking for that magic bullet !!!
The numbers I always see for VSG is 50-60% EWL
The regain numbers..... I don't know, just assuming high.
I know what I have studied and
We often read here to not be afraid of fat content...... and I am one of them.
Culinary speaking, fat is flavor and texture.
But always remember, fat is also calorie dense.
For those that don't count calories or the surgeons pl
To kind of piggyback Kairk's post.....
The TV was on the Food Network show "The Kitchen" (I think)
Brooke Burke was a guest promoting a book (I think)
I think she has a subject in her book that talks about giving the w
If you don't have it.......it's going to be very hard and maybe even impossible....???
First, issues, issues, issues...... as the obese, we pretty much all have some kind of issues, heck most non-obese have issues !!!
At near 7 years ou
Every few months a new crop comes through. Hope this makes it easier for you to understand.
The Pyloric Valve.....the most not talked about function that will answer a lot of questions.
If you understand t
"I didn't have this surgery to have to diet the rest of my life"
Sorry to bring you the bad news.....call it what you want, most of us have to diet.
For most, surgery is not a fix. Think of it more as an adjustment.
At more than 6 years out and maintaining a 200lbs. WL
Things can become a blur and it's easy to forget......