jashley posted a discussion topic 3 years, 1 month ago

I am looking to shave back some calories.  At least the bad ones.  So I'm doing better on the low carb, but would really like to eat salads and veggies and fruit.  What bums me is eating  more than 1 cup of veggies/fruit a day will send me to the bathr


jashley posted a discussion topic 4 years ago
2 yrs out, still reaching for goal - I will be at 2 years this December.  (To all the newbies - the first year is the hardest, life consuming journey.  Then it all settles down and becomes normal.) I did bounce back ...

jashley posted a discussion topic 4 years, 2 months ago
turtles - yum - Not the kind with 4 legs.  The candy type.  I made these and it has been a nice treat. Roast your nuts, warming them but only till you smell them.  Pull them out quickly - you don...

jashley posted a discussion topic 4 years, 3 months ago
stopping the bounce back? - So I gained 8 lbs, and most of it was from eating sugar.  I had a binge for a month.  So I cut out the crap foods, and now my diet is clean. I noticed that I eat a lot of food in a...

jashley posted a discussion topic 4 years, 7 months ago
Flagyl - I was fighting the gas and diarrhea, and feeling miserable.  So I broke down and asked my doctor for some Flagyl.  Not only did he ask me to tell him what to prescribe, but how...

jashley posted a discussion topic 4 years, 7 months ago
Mucinex? - I think I am coming down with a cold.  It's starting to settle into my chest.  One thing I love about taking all these vitamins is that I don't get sick - my first cold. So I whip...

jashley posted a discussion topic 4 years, 7 months ago
share your blood test list? - It's been so long since I've had insurance that I don't have the list any more.  Now I have insurance and a job to pay for all the blood tests.  Can you share your annual DS blood ...

jashley posted a discussion topic 4 years, 8 months ago
cheap protein - It has gotten to the point that eggs are now roughly the same price as my protein powder.  My protein powder is 10 cents more per shot (30 grms of protein), but so much easi...

jashley posted a discussion topic 4 years, 9 months ago
Taking Calcium with other vits? - I got confused on a thread I read.  I have historically read that I should take my calcium with magnesium, dose for dose, and taking just 1200 mg of calciums (with a magnesium p...

jashley posted a discussion topic 4 years, 11 months ago
NSV - my feet - When I weighed 240, the bottoms of my feet were a huge callus.  I was very active even when I was large.  I had the feet of an elephant.  I had to shave my heels all the time to...

jashley posted a discussion topic 5 years ago
The egg - cheap protein - I thought I would share my recipe for baked custard (or Mexican Flan).  Each egg adds 6 gms of protein.  If you use Splenda or other sugar substitute, your carbs for the total b...

jashley posted a discussion topic 5 years ago
article: What to Eat for a Flatter Stomach - An article from Upton's web site that shows low carbing is the best diet for an apple shaped person.   What to Eat for a Flatter Stomach September 19, 2013 by Julie ...

jashley posted a discussion topic 5 years ago
Krispy Creme alternative - I looked up a Safeway muffin - the variety pack of blueberry, walnut and banana, chocolate chip, and something else - in myfitnesspal.  And the chocolate muffin has these number...

jashley posted a discussion topic 5 years ago
Liz, are you here? - Liz, I saw in another post that you said you were very metabolically challenged.  How did you lose the weight after the initial "newbie post op dump" that occurred?  I w...

jashley posted a discussion topic 5 years ago
can't get enough food - I'm having one of those days where I am eating non-stop, all day long.  It feels like every 30 minutes I am looking for something to eat.  My family members are weary, eyein...

jashley posted a discussion topic 5 years ago
anal fissures relief - I know there are a few of us that battle with this issue.  I read an article on DSfacts.com by Diane and purchased a product called Anal Ease, which numbs that area.  I ordered ...

jashley posted a discussion topic 5 years, 1 month ago
heating/cooking with protein powders - I've read that heating protein powders denatures the protein and makes it much less readily absorbable.  And I have also read that denatured protein is just as absorbable as...

jashley posted a discussion topic 5 years, 1 month ago
chicken divan - Found a recipe for this on the foodnetwork.com web site, under Paula Deen.  It was low carb - DS friendly.  It had a cup of sour cream, a cup of cheese, a cup of mayo - cause ev...

jashley posted a discussion topic 5 years, 1 month ago
Looking for good SF syrups - I just tried Hershy's chocolate SF syrup.  Terrible.  Has a bad chemical taste, and I can't eat it as a topping on anything.  Yuk! Smuckers SF caramel syrup is just delish. ...

jashley posted a discussion topic 5 years, 1 month ago
Stalling in all the familiar places - I have been seeing a trend lately.  I stall exactly where I remember being stalled before the surgery - when I was battling my weight with low carbing, or weight watchers, or pl...

jashley posted a discussion topic 5 years, 1 month ago
Altering your old, big clothes? - I know how to sew, but have quilted only for the last 10 years.  Now I am pulling all these clothes out of my closet as they become too big for me.  I kept clothes (packed a...

jashley posted a discussion topic 5 years, 3 months ago
Doing your first year without health insurance? - How have you managed your health without insurance? I am seriously thinking about dropping my COBRA right now. I can pay for it.  But it is 500 a month, and if I go to Kaise...

jashley posted a discussion topic 5 years, 3 months ago
baked custard - Made a big batch of this.  When I need something sweet, or feel like some calorie therepy, I reached for the custard.  It's easy to make, eggs are cheap, Spenda works great in t...

jashley posted a discussion topic 5 years, 3 months ago
DS and typical weight loss - I know everyone is different, and weight loss truly is a personal, customized journey we all take.  But what is the general theory on weight loss?  I've read that 80% of EWL is ...

jashley posted a discussion topic 5 years, 3 months ago
the big interview - OK.  I have made it through to the 3rd interview with the CFO.  I think Spanx or shape wear will some how make me feel more qualified during this encounter.  I've never worn...
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