claimmaster posted a discussion topic 6 years, 2 months ago
Clothing NSV - I started a new job yesterday and found out the dress code was business casual rather than the casual dress code that I'd had at my previous job.  Since I had almost nothing to wea...

claimmaster posted a discussion topic 6 years, 3 months ago
New Job, New City - I just found out Friday that I was being offered a new job in Kansas City, and that they want me there in two weeks.  Between trying to stay low carb and vegan, I think this is goi...

claimmaster posted a discussion topic 6 years, 3 months ago
My low carb vegan diet is working - I finally figured out how to stick to a vegan diet and get my carbs down to 20 a day.  I've only been there 2 days so far, but have lost 3 pounds already.  I'm thrilled that the we...

claimmaster posted a discussion topic 6 years, 3 months ago
Down 100 pounds - I realized this morning that I am down 100 pounds from my hightest weight.  That's 100 1 pound packages of butter that I used to carry around with me all the time.  Is that crazy, ...

claimmaster posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
Dumping Syndrome - Yup, it happened to me last night.  I had finished my dinner.  Didn't even eat it all as I was feeling quite satisfied.  About an hour later I had this overwhelming desire for some...

claimmaster posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
Before and During Pics - I think I have managed to upload my before and during pics.  Sorry they're all on their sides....I can't figure out how to get them upright! Jane

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claimmaster posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
6 Months Surgeversary - It's been a couple of weeks over 6 months.  I'd planned on posting before and during pics by now, but I haven't been able to coordinate getting them taken yet.  (I live alone.  ...

claimmaster posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
Starvation Mode - Here'a a link to an article about "Starvation Mode", and how it's debunked.   http://fattyfightsback.blogspot.com/2009/03/mtyhbusters-starvation-mode.html   Jane...

claimmaster posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
MyFitnessPal - Does anyone know how to add your own food to the database in MyFitness Pal? Jane

claimmaster posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
Travel NSV's and back on track - I traveled quite a bit over the holidays, and it was really nice.  First, I didn't get the "Oh my god, please don't sit next to me" looks from the people in the plane as I walke...

claimmaster posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
My trip to NY, NSV and temptations - Well, first there was the plane.  No seat belt extender, and boy did I have SO much more room in my seat than I have in a long, long time.  I even ventured into the lavatory, wh...

claimmaster posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
NSV - I'm separated from my husband, but we're still friends and we work together.  I just passed him by the printers, and he grabbed my arm and pulled me to the side to tell me that ...

claimmaster posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
Water Ph - I've never been much of a water drinker except when I'd go hiking, then I drank a load of it.  Since the surgery, I've been having problems finding things to drink.  I don't lik...

claimmaster posted a discussion topic 6 years, 6 months ago
5 pounds - Well, I only lost 5 pounds this last month.  It was mostly due to my poor choices, but also to my inability to exercise and a stall.  I have pledged not to go off plan one iota ...

claimmaster posted a discussion topic 6 years, 6 months ago
A couple of NSV's - I got the results from my most recent A1C lab test back yesterday, and it was 5.4....well in the normal range and no longer pre-diabetic.  Yay! While I was at my niece's hou...

claimmaster posted a discussion topic 6 years, 6 months ago
Off my Game - I have been off my game plan since my hip went out on me a couple of weeks ago.  I was in a rhythm of eating and exercising that was working great for me, and the pounds were fa...

claimmaster posted a discussion topic 6 years, 6 months ago
NSV - I got my first "You're getting skinny" comment here at work this morning.  I smiled and told her I'm getting there! Jane

claimmaster posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
Pain meds and hunger - I've had a toothache for almost a week now.  I saw the dentist who couldn't find anything wrong.  He gave me some pain meds and we're hoping it goes away on its own.  I've found...

claimmaster posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
Well, I'll be! - Here I was, singing the blues just a couple of days ago that I'm still not fitting into my smaller clothes yet.  Well, I decided to risk the depression and went in the closet an...

claimmaster posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
OT: Fashion Pics - I want to make a Pinterest board of fashions I like that I'd be interested in emulating when I lose the weight.  I'm so out of touch with anything related to fashion, I don't ev...

claimmaster posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
81 pounds - I did the math this morning as I stepped on the scale to see it read 239.  I've lost 81 pounds since I started this journey.  I realized that that is about twice the amount that...

claimmaster posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
Protein bars - I came home from work yesterday and there were two packages waiting for me.  I had no idea what they were, and the return address of 'Recharge" didn't give me a clue.  I opened ...
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