Dawn .. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 1 month ago

I have been seeing a therapist weekly since my surgery on 9/23/2014 and she has helped me immensely with eating issues. This entire summer I have been so stressed out at work that I was on the verge of quitting, I don't even want to get up in the morni


Dawn .. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 1 month ago

Hi, haven't been here in a while, but hope to visit more often. I have a question at this late date: I have a colonoscopy tomorrow. Had a meeting last Friday in preparation and told the nurse that I had a VSG last year. She didn't seem to be concerned


Dawn .. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 6 months ago

Hi everybody! I don't have a question or anything in particular that I need. I want to post this so that I am accountable for my actions. I had my VSG surgery on September 23, 2015. I had gotten down to 166 pounds (down from my start weight of 270) and


Dawn .. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 9 months ago
Fitbit Miscalculation? - I joined Anytime Fitness last week. I have been using the treadmill with varying speed between 2.8-3.3 mph, incline between 0-5 for an hour. My steps look about right on my Fitbit,...

Dawn .. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 9 months ago
BMI - NMy BMI this morning is below 30 (29.9)! This hasn't happened since high school :)

Dawn .. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 9 months ago
Something positive out of all this snow! - Hi everybody, happy FRIDAY :) I live in southwest lower Michigan, about 35 miles west of Kalamazoo, about 3 miles from Lake Michigan. Anybody near me knows that winters are brutal....

Dawn .. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 9 months ago
Anytime Fitness - Happy New Year everyone. Has anyone had experience with Anytime Fitness? My cousin manages one in Milwaukee and said that some franchises are running a great deal right now. And si...

Dawn .. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 9 months ago
Didn't meet first goal, but... - Happy New Years Eve Eve everybody. Well, I didn't meet my first goal of 160 pounds before 1/1/2015, but I got pretty darned close and I feel happy about that. My sister and I are...

Dawn .. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 9 months ago
Being judged: WL story - http://www.huffingtonpost.com/joey-schleicher/to-the-fit-woman-at-marketplace-foods_b_6277494.html

Dawn .. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 10 months ago
Why do I feel hungry? - I am a little over 3 monthd out and have been feeling hungry lately and it scares me. Thank God for the restriction! I drink about 70 ounces of liquid per day, eat 6 meals/snacks, ...

Dawn .. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 10 months ago
Protein Powder Recipes (non-shake) and Coconut, Al - I was wondering if anyone can share protein powder recipes that don't involve shakes, like protein powder brownies, etc. And has anyone used any flours besides wheat and oat? I was...

Dawn .. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 10 months ago
Therapist - I had decided long ago that when I got my VSG, it would transform into an entire mind, body and spirit makeover. I have been going to a therapist who specializes in eating disorde...

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Dawn .. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 10 months ago
Back to basics today and weekend - Nuts have derailed me, haven't been journaling properly, and didn't exercise yesterday. I am back to the basics today and tomorrow. Drinking 5 rtd shakes a day and water in betwee...

Dawn .. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 10 months ago
NSV! - Hi everybody. I asked my PCP if I had to do another sleep study to see if I still need my cpap machine (I stopped using it about a month before my surgery). She sent a prescription...

Dawn .. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 10 months ago
Nuts are my Nemisis. :( - I have been buying a bag of roasted almonds, a bag of unsalted cashews and a bag of dry roasted peanuts. I mix them together in a bowl and put 1/4 cup into each snack bag. Problem ...

Dawn .. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 10 months ago
Miralax - How often should I be taking it? I have been doing every other day and things are rolling right along. But I don't want to over take it.

Dawn .. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 10 months ago
Reasons for hairloss - I am curious about the reason behind hair loss. In the past I have had a hysterectomy, a surgery to clear up a severe infection from that surgery, my gallbladder removed directly a...

Dawn .. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 11 months ago
Daily weighing and BM (tmi) - I get on the scale and use Trend Weight to log my weight daily. One day I am down, the next couple days I am up and up... Iget discouraged, then on the next day I am way down. I h...

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Dawn .. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 11 months ago
100+ pounds lost! - I have lost 100.2 pounds from my highest weight. I am 5.2 pounds away from losing 100 pounds from my program start weight. My first goal is 160 pounds and I can almost taste it! Ha...

Dawn .. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 11 months ago
In a fitness funk! - Thank goodness I walk a lot at my job, and thank goodness for my Fitbit for letting me know. I haven't done much else but walk at work since it is winter in Michigan. I guess I wil...

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Dawn .. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 11 months ago
Planet Fitness - Does anyone have a Planet Fitness membership, and if so, how do you like it? I see the ads on TV all the time and have been emailing them to ask if they foresee opening a center in...
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09/23/2014
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