bigred_z posted a discussion topic 9 years, 8 months ago
Detour Bar Cookie dough caramel crunch - Mike mailed me 4 bars to try.  I have to say, WOW!!  They were very tasty, hard to believe they were a protein bar!  Thanks so much Mike, it was very generous of you to send the...

bigred_z posted a discussion topic 9 years, 8 months ago
Article on gluten - http://knowthecause.com/index.php/health-blog/newsletter/january/966-phase-1-is-the-same-as-a-gluten-free-diet-right

bigred_z posted a discussion topic 9 years, 8 months ago
Article on fungus, diet, corn, antibiotics and YOU - http://knowthecause.com/index.php/health-blog/newsletter/january/964-it-is-not-going-to-kill-you-to-eat-corn

bigred_z posted a discussion topic 9 years, 8 months ago
Interesting article on pesticides, for those askin - http://knowthecause.com/index.php/health-blog/newsletter/january/969-the-problems-of-pesticides

bigred_z posted a discussion topic 9 years, 8 months ago
Therapy, getting the ball rolling... - "Hi there.  I am looking for a therapist that has experience in dealing with bariatric wt loss patients.  I have had the lap band and the sleeve.  I am specifically looking to f...

bigred_z posted a discussion topic 9 years, 8 months ago
Recipe for an awesome fruit dip - Not for those NOT in maintenance:   Vanilla greek yogurt sweetened with stevia brown sugar cream cheese maple flavored extract Good for those in maintena...

bigred_z posted a discussion topic 9 years, 9 months ago
Obesity and glorifying it on TV: Honey Boo Boo - I will start by saying I am not A FAN OF REALITY TV!!!  Case in point...American Idol.  Aren't ppl mean enough as it is?  Do we really need Simon to absolutely demoralize and de...

bigred_z posted a discussion topic 9 years, 9 months ago
So the chick on the news that got fired for being - WE ARE ALL IN DANGER!!!!!!!!!!  WTF?  Really?  So I lose all my weight and this is what i have to fear now?  DAMMIT!!!  In all seriousness though...as much as we think being fat...

bigred_z posted a discussion topic 9 years, 9 months ago
Just applied for some new jobs! Also, exercise na - I graduated with my Masters in Health Informatics 1.5 years ago.  The VA doesn't seem to eager to utilize me in this capacity, even though they paid to send me to school.  I am ...

bigred_z posted a discussion topic 9 years, 9 months ago
More quest reviews - Just ate half of my peanut butter supreme.  Not bad.  Chocolate brownie and cinnamon bun are still my 2 favorites though.    I am finding that I look forward to these ba...

bigred_z posted a discussion topic 9 years, 9 months ago
Made the ricotta bake YUM!! (Lasagna w/o the lasag - I also added beef, and fresh crimini mushrooms.  Just like lasagna w/o the noodles....and ya know what?  I didn't even miss them!  I sliced the mushrooms a bit thick so that whe...

bigred_z posted a discussion topic 9 years, 9 months ago
More quest bar reviews - Lemon Cream Pie: tolerable when warmed.  Wouldn't buy a big box of them. Peanut Butter and Jelly:  Wouldn't buy them again.  Best so far:  Cinnamon Bun and Chocolate Bro...

bigred_z posted a discussion topic 9 years, 9 months ago
I swear sometimes I'm dumber than a bag of hammers - Exasperated sigh*    So I hate taking pills, and I decide to not take my PPI as regularly as I had been.  No return of heartburn, so I quickly forgot about taking them a...

bigred_z posted a discussion topic 9 years, 9 months ago
Anyone have nutrition info on the ricotta bake? - Wanted to track on MFP, not finding it.

bigred_z posted a discussion topic 9 years, 9 months ago
Quest bar Chocolate brownie, microwaved slightly.. - YUM I say!  This is pretty darn tasty.  I think nuking them may be the secret!  Now I wish I nuked the Cinnamon Bun flavor! 

bigred_z posted a discussion topic 9 years, 9 months ago
Ready to find a fat shrink, for my head I mean. W - I live in Northern KY, Cincinnati area...anyone know of anyone? What's my first step?  What questions should I be asking?  Any input would be appreciated.

bigred_z posted a discussion topic 9 years, 9 months ago
I hit ONEDERLAND Monday morning! - 197.4.  Decided not to weigh everyday, to make it weekly.  That was my Monday am weight. 

bigred_z posted a discussion topic 9 years, 9 months ago
More Quest bar reviews... - Cinnamon roll is so far the best I have tried.  The flavor is very good and cinnamony...not a word, but you get what I mean!  The strawberry cheesecake had a hint of strawbe...

bigred_z posted a discussion topic 9 years, 9 months ago
I am an asshole - Not sure what it is.  I guess maybe I am just an asshole.  I see various posts.  Most ppl are just so NICE!!!  Not that it's a bad thing.  But in my mind...I must be a major bit...

bigred_z posted a discussion topic 9 years, 9 months ago
Quest Protein Bar Review - So I ordered several flavors individually online so I wouldn't be stuck with a flavor I hated.  Just popped open the Chocolate Peanut Butter.  I guess its not completely inedibl...

bigred_z posted a discussion topic 9 years, 9 months ago
What are your favorite no carb/lo carb snacks? - I work nights in an ICU.  My biggest trigger is workplace goodies, the barrage of crap, candy, chips, etc is endless.  I need a plan to combat the endless supply of temptations....

bigred_z posted a discussion topic 9 years, 9 months ago
Tomorrow is week 6 post op, scale hasn't moved in - My 3 week stall turned into a 6 week stall.  I get in my fluids and my protein, except for the few days I was sick.  Damn cold.  Thankfully, I know what my problem is.  The ...

bigred_z posted a discussion topic 9 years, 9 months ago
What is the MOST important thing you own?? YOUR T - YOUR THOUGHTS!!!!!!!!!!! Not to discount an emotional outburst... But one thing that cures all...Take a minute to reconcile. Seriously. Take stock, Thats all. Count wh...

bigred_z posted a discussion topic 9 years, 9 months ago
An attitude of gratitude... - So with all that seems important right now...the Mayan Apocolapse, the elf on a shelf, the grieving for school children shootings, the political crap, blah blah blah...I'd like ...

bigred_z posted a discussion topic 9 years, 9 months ago
Pre band pic, after band pic. Can't wait for the -
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