Cleopatra_Nik posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
Ask yourself: do you miss food or do you miss eati - I think this is an important question to consider at any stage of our post-op lives. One thing writing Bariatric Foodie has taught me is that there really is no flavor or taste ...

Cleopatra_Nik posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
What are you doing/eating today? Wednesday! - Doing: Stressing over a devotional I'm supposed to write for Advent. It's a complicated piece of scripture that, frankly, is making me feel less intelligent! Otherwise, it's bus...

Cleopatra_Nik posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
Nik's personal disclaimer - That I take responsibility for my sporadic presence here on OH. I admit I've been a bit disenfranchised by this site as of late. I've been here a few years and while it's a grea...

Cleopatra_Nik posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
OT: This is going to be hard. - Just me being sentimental tonight. Tomorrow is my birthday (don't...please don't...this is not a "happy-go-skippy" post) and I feel very...alone. I know I'm not. I have plenty o...

Cleopatra_Nik posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
Seeing, Feeling, Knowing - In my estimation these three things present a BIG problem for us as we go along this process. Academically we know we're changing. It's obvious, at least at first. The scale...

Cleopatra_Nik posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
What are you eating/doing today? Wednesday! - I feel good today for some reason. Yes, I am spastic because the other day I was all down in the dumps. My therapist says she thinks I am affected by changes in light but also m...

Cleopatra_Nik posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
Five tips on sneaking more protein into your food - ...is today's subject on Bariatric Foodie! And if you have your own tips, share them in the comments!    http://bariatricfoodie.blogspot.com/2012/11/bf-top-5-ways-to-sneak...

Cleopatra_Nik posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
TUESDAY! What are you doing/eating today? - It's a rainy, cold day here in Baltimore. The kind of day that's good for staying in bed and, if you have someone you love "snuggling" with them (and you all know why I put that...

Cleopatra_Nik posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
For old times sake...what's for dinner? - Today was an adjustment day. Going back to work after vacation is always hard but yowsa! Anyhoo...dinner. No idea. Maybe eggs? I dunno. I'm not that passionate about dinner ...

Cleopatra_Nik posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
Cheesy Squash & TVP Casserole (with food porn! - On Bariatric Foodie today is a recipe sent in by Dee Dee, who is learning to incorporate TVP into her meals (TVP = textured vegetable protein...there's an explanation on th...

Cleopatra_Nik posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
Nutty Apple Protein Baked Oatmeal (bars) - They are bars because I cooked them a bit too long but I give instructions on how to make a nice soft protein baked oatmeal OR these yummy bars in today's Bariatric Foodie post!...

Cleopatra_Nik posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Need single-serving WLS-friendly Thanksgiving Dess - Today is your lucky day! On Bariatric Foodie today I highlight FIVE small-batch, portion-controlled dessert recipes, most of which have added protein that YOU can make for YOU t...

Cleopatra_Nik posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
What are you eating/doing today? Sunday! - Hey guys. Sorry I've been so scarce. I think I underestimated how difficult the holidays would be emotionally being the first since my mom's passing. I've been coping by trying ...

Cleopatra_Nik posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Fall Harvest Protein Baked Oatmeal (with food porn - Since it's starting to finally act like fall, I am cooking like it's fall, including this yummy make-ahead breakfast. It reheats well and from my experience, freezes pretty well...

Cleopatra_Nik posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Just in case you didn't get the memo...you are kin - I keep hearing this same narrative over and over again: "Why couldn't I lose the weight without surgery? Why did it have to come to this?" To sound like a broken record,...

Cleopatra_Nik posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
MONDAY! What are you doing/eating today? - In about 10 minutes I am waking up the divas. Today is a typical day: work for me, school for them. Tonight is my return to spin class. WOOT! I have been lazy the last few weeks...

Cleopatra_Nik posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Tonight I had a pissy pouch and didn't have enough - ...so what did I do? I made myself a hot drink and made myself drink it.  It did not taste particularly good (not because it wasn't good but because there is something i...

Cleopatra_Nik posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
What are you eating/doing today? Saturday! - I said this was going to be a lazy weekend. But apparently my idea of lazy includes going to purchase and haul a dresser, grocery shopping, walking the dog, letting my daughter ...

Cleopatra_Nik posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
I love to eat - (Warning: Long, rambly) It's true. I do! And I am NOT regretful, ashamed or fearful of that fact. It just is. I love to sing. I love to read. I love to write. And I love to ...

Cleopatra_Nik posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
I just wanted to say... - Nothing really. I just haven't posted a message in a while. Um...now I feel the pressure to make this one relevant. (thinking, thinking...) (...) (...) Oh, I...

Cleopatra_Nik posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Nik's first food lesson from Hurricane Sandy - If you widen the physical proximity between you and tempting food choice, the desire diminishes commensurate to the amount of distance. Example? I put my fudgesicles down in...

Cleopatra_Nik posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
WLS-friendly (and easy!) Indian-style Creamed Spin - This is what's for dinner tonight! Thankfully I will have more than enough protein in my day already not to have to add meat to this but if that's an issue for you, conside...

Cleopatra_Nik posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Hurricane Sandy Prep for Post-Ops - Hey all, I'm on the East Coast so we've got our eyes on Sandy. Today on Bariatric Foodie I list a couple of WLS-specific provisions for your pantry so that you don't get cau...

Cleopatra_Nik posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Knowing - One day I’m going to take a compilation of these posts and write a…  Ahhh…who am I kidding? I respect you all too much to lie and say I’d have the focu...

Cleopatra_Nik posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
The "there's no stupid questions" thread -  I notice a lot folks feel shy about asking questions because they feel they may be: TMI, stupid, repetitive.  Well guess what...the only stupid question is the one you don't as...
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