slrm2m2 posted a discussion topic 1 year, 2 months ago

What will you eat today?  Share to stay on track.

My food plan for tomorrow:

B:Egg, cheddar cheese, apple

L: turkey vegetable casserole, mixed raw veggies

D: rotisserie chicken, raw veggies  

3 meals a day, with


slrm2m2 posted a discussion topic 1 year, 2 months ago

There is nothing like a little more time out from surgery and the honeymood period looking like a hazy memory to face the truth that many of us battle here...food addiction is real!  Its mostly to processed foods...sugar, flour, wheat...sometimes grain


slrm2m2 posted a discussion topic 1 year, 4 months ago

Starting to do a Sunday meal prep and planning routine as my eating gets off track otherwise.   Please join in and share what you are pLanning and prepping for the week ahead.  I do best when I keep it simple.  I have two options for each meal and will


slrm2m2 wrote A big appetite, little restriction, a new way to eat for life 1 year, 5 months ago

Approaching 4.5 years out next month.  My gosh, I am hungry and active and can eat very much like a regular person (note, this is still much less than I used to eat since I never ate like a normal ...


slrm2m2 posted a discussion topic 1 year, 5 months ago

Any vegetarians, plant based or vegan post-ops out there....plus share your successes, struggles, tips and other experience with being a vegetarian or vegan.

 

How soon post-op did you start eating this way

What do you eat


slrm2m2 posted a comment 2 years, 1 month ago
An eating routine is everything...especially as you get further out...

slrm2m2 wrote Paying it forward...lessons along the way 2 years, 1 month ago

My renewed interest in this site surprises me, but I think I've hit the pay it forward phase where I both want and need to share my personal experience being in the mainteance phase of wls.  I was ...


slrm2m2 posted a discussion topic 2 years, 2 months ago

I know there is a honeymood period where malabsorption of calories is the greatest, but is there any chance that we malabsorp some calories for the rest of our lives given this surgery?  Does it depend on how much intestine they removed (distal, medial


slrm2m2 wrote a blog post 2 years, 2 months ago
A whole lot of different - I had a subtle shift in my diet towards more refined carbs and some higher fat foods.  I also was binge eating junk food sometimes and eating an enormous amount of fruit.  I realiz...

slrm2m2 wrote a blog post 2 years, 3 months ago
Easy meals to keep me on track - One of my biggest maintenance challenges is planning my meals.  Go through periods where I get unmotivated and lazy and stop thinking about planning for meals.  His is when it is v...

slrm2m2 wrote a blog post 2 years, 3 months ago
The Gift of the Struggle - I was 3.5 years out last month and I have regained almost 30lbs from my lowest weight.  I am still in my healthy BMI, but my food addiction rages on.  The struggle is real...and re...

slrm2m2 posted a discussion topic 3 years, 6 months ago
depression post-op - I think article is really on to something.  I know that when I indulge in refined carbs, I sleep like a baby and feel pleasantly stoned out of my mind....hello serotonin. http://w...

slrm2m2 wrote a blog post 3 years, 8 months ago
Food Addiction - The struggle with food is daily.  Grazing is the new overeating post-op.  I continue to attend Overeater's Annoymous and work one day at a time to be abstinent.  Some days I am, so...

slrm2m2 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 1 month ago
Good homemade granola bars - Just made these the other day and they are very yummy. They come like soft and chewy granola bars 2 cups oats 1 scoop protein powder 1/4 c almond butter or other nut butter 1/...

slrm2m2 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 1 month ago
Delicious homemade protein bars - Save your pennies...ladies and gents!  I have finally found a homemade protein bar recipe that actually tastes delicious and is affordable in comparison to the expensive protein...

slrm2m2 wrote a blog post 4 years, 2 months ago
Recipes, recovery and life post RNY - My binge eating disordered started to rear its head at the 11 month post-op mark and I've been battling with it ever since.  Its starting to quiet down with a lot of work.  I'm ...

slrm2m2 wrote a blog post 4 years, 4 months ago
18 months out - I was 18 months out from surgery on July 18.  I reached goal a long time ago it seems and now my challenge is weight maintenance.  But I'd be lying if I said the real challenge ...

slrm2m2 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 6 months ago
New fitbit user question - Just got a fitbit yesterday and still figuring out how to use it. I know that I don't want to sleep with it. When do you clip it on for the day? When you leave the house or do yo...

slrm2m2 wrote a blog post 4 years, 7 months ago
Getting into the rhythm of maintenance - My food routine is settling down nicely now that I've been in maintenance mode for many months.  It kind of feels like a formula, and it isn't necessarily exciting, but the stru...

slrm2m2 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 7 months ago
Any signs that malabsorption has ended? - Just curious if there are any signs to look out for that your malabsorption has come to an end?  Obviously weight gain at the same calorie level may be a sign, but is there anyt...

slrm2m2 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 7 months ago
Instant, no bake, no sugar cheesecake dessert - I just made this and it was really tasty.  Its not entirely the consistency of firm cheesecake...more like a thick pudding, but if you wanted to spread on a crust and let it set...

slrm2m2 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 8 months ago
how to eat if you don't track food - Just wondering how post-op people, especially those in maintenance, figure out what to eat in a day if they don't plan, track and weigh/measure their food?  I've been asked to s...

slrm2m2 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 8 months ago
burning, gurgling, tenderness...??? - I"m 13 months out and have had a very well behaved pouch until recently.  About a week ago, I started having burning pain in my pouch for the first time ever...which gets worse ...

slrm2m2 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 9 months ago
Aspartame addiction - I notice when I don't chew sugarless gum or drink crystal light that I get cravings for them, feel cranky and sometimes get a headache. I'm guessing that I have some kind of aspart...

slrm2m2 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 9 months ago
Positive thinking/Gratitude thread for the day - Even though I've been irritable and short tempered for most of January, its never too late to decide to be nicer and more loving to my kid.  I'm very lucky to have such a fabulo...
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