SleeplessinAbitibi

SleeplessinAbitibi posted a discussion topic 2 years, 7 months ago
5:2 diet - Anyone looking at this diet?  I don't know much about it other than that you need to "fast" 2 days a week.  It has a great amount of discussions on other boards...I'm looking fo...

SleeplessinAbitibi posted a discussion topic 2 years, 8 months ago
Stalls are ok... - Well in my case they were anyways....Everytime my weight loss went into a stall I'd drop a size in clothing.  It was weird..It's like your body is re-organizing around the lost ...

SleeplessinAbitibi posted a discussion topic 2 years, 9 months ago
"You are one of my best success in WL..." - Those were my GP's words today....this was my last post op blood work and checkup.  It was a year ago this week that I had the sleeve done. It has been a great year, I lost ...

SleeplessinAbitibi posted a discussion topic 3 years, 1 month ago
High Iron - I just had my blood work check up and the doctor told me my iron is elevated.  It is not high enough to alarm her but she mentioned it in passing.  Now I'm wondering if the high...

SleeplessinAbitibi posted a discussion topic 3 years, 2 months ago
3 weeks away on holiday..... - I gained 1.75 lb!!!  This is 2 weeks in Japan...I ate rice!!!   I knew I would..how do u go to Japan and not eat sushi? Then on a cruise...!!  that's where I kinda fell apart......

SleeplessinAbitibi posted a discussion topic 3 years, 3 months ago
I am overweight...woo hoo!!! and clothes shopping - Finally reached bmi of 29....I am just overweight! I can't believe it! Next step...Onederland! Is it just me or is shopping for clothes way harder than before?  I have shopp...

SleeplessinAbitibi posted a discussion topic 3 years, 4 months ago
I need MFP friends!!! - Every bit helps right? I find that logging on here every day (who am I kidding...several times a day) helps me stay focused and positive.  My second addiction is MFP...I need to...

SleeplessinAbitibi posted a discussion topic 3 years, 4 months ago
Feeling inadequate...nsv...kinda - We've all been there a one time or another when talking with someone or being in a situation where you just feel inadequate.  I admit  I rarely feel that way...I tend to be fair...

SleeplessinAbitibi posted a discussion topic 3 years, 4 months ago
David's teas... - I was driving home this morning around 10:30 am and I was hungry.  I hate to say it but I do get hungry now...sadly!  So...I'm thinking...ok I've had my protein shake for breakf...

SleeplessinAbitibi posted a discussion topic 3 years, 4 months ago
Syntrax Matrix... - Does anyone know where this brand can be purchased in Canada? I'm specifically searching for the mint cookie flavour...  

SleeplessinAbitibi posted a discussion topic 3 years, 4 months ago
Stalled....deflated....ranting....whining... - I'm having a real hard time accepting that for the past 3 weeks I have lost 2 lbs.  I don't eat anything bad, I don't go over 40g a day with carbs, I eat the SAME things I was e...

SleeplessinAbitibi posted a discussion topic 3 years, 4 months ago
Dilema...to eat or not to eat? - I use my fitness pal.  Great tool and it really makes me see quickly what's worth the carbs or not (its all about carb selection for me).  So I often just go ahead and fill up m...

SleeplessinAbitibi posted a discussion topic 3 years, 4 months ago
Net carbs vs total carbs??? - I am about 4.5 month post op...I was self pay and since I live in the boonies (6 hrs drive from surgeon)...I'm on my own.  I have been able to manage thanks to OH.  I have not s...

SleeplessinAbitibi posted a discussion topic 3 years, 5 months ago
The easy way... - I just overheard a conversation at the beauty salon.  One lady discussing her friend who had wls to lose weight.  She on the other hand did it the "hard way" and "dieted". S...

SleeplessinAbitibi posted a discussion topic 3 years, 5 months ago
High bilirubin levels - I just got my first post op lab results and all is well except my bilirubin levels.  Normal is at 20 and I'm at 41!!!! Has anyone ever had similar results?  Scheduled for an ult...

SleeplessinAbitibi posted a discussion topic 3 years, 5 months ago
Crackers/Melba toasts - Hi all,  I have effectively cut out all breads from my life, don't even miss it anymore!  I am a carbaholic and am vigilant with them.  However, i do make an exception when ...

SleeplessinAbitibi posted a discussion topic 3 years, 5 months ago
Good carb Bad carb! - What constitute a good carb?  I am having a difficult time keeping my carbs as low as I want them to be, not because I crave any particular carb (I quit bread, pasta, potatoes a...

SleeplessinAbitibi posted a discussion topic 3 years, 6 months ago
Meal Replacement... - Hi all I am 3 months out, down 64 pounds as of last friday am (weekly weigh-in).  I think I'm doing well, I get a minimum of 80g of protein every day, bet 600 - 800 cal,  dr...

SleeplessinAbitibi posted a discussion topic 3 years, 6 months ago
I miss wine..... - So far since my surgery I've been through 2 funerals, Christmas, New Years eve, a cruise and my birthday.  I love the weight loss....but man do I miss having a glass of wine!!!!...

SleeplessinAbitibi posted a discussion topic 3 years, 6 months ago
My sleeve helped me lose weight......on a CRUISE!! - How's that for fantastic? I was so afraid to step on the scale when I returned!!!  Lost 6 lbs!!  I did keep up with protein first...every meal...had a tiny bit of potatoes, tast...

SleeplessinAbitibi posted a discussion topic 3 years, 7 months ago
Traveling with protein shakes? -   Hi all...I am going on a cruise next week and I can't decide what to do about my protein shakes.  I need to drink one every day if I want to make the 80g of protein.  I'm ...

SleeplessinAbitibi posted a discussion topic 3 years, 7 months ago
Traveling with protein shakes? - Hi all...I am going on a cruise next week and I can't decide what to do about my protein shakes.  I need to drink one every day if I want to make the 80g of protein.  I'm lookin...

SleeplessinAbitibi posted a discussion topic 3 years, 8 months ago
Coffe anyone? - I am dying to have a cup of coffee this morning.  I drank a cup a day pre-op but haven't have any since my surgery almost 3 weeks ago.  When did you start drinking coffee again ...

SleeplessinAbitibi posted a discussion topic 3 years, 8 months ago
Puree Textured diet :( - This is the worst stage I've been through so far!!! I'm eating such a sad looking meal right now.  I don't know how I'll last 3 weeks!!! Did you all have to do 3 weeks on it? 

SleeplessinAbitibi posted a discussion topic 3 years, 8 months ago
Question for Ian... - How do you scan food for MFP?  I have d/loaded the app version for my Iphone but can't figure out how you get to scan food value on packaging? Thanks in advance 
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10/23/2012
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Mar 28, 2012
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