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Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 11-07-2017, 01:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,910
Posted By Maryposa
Do you mean this thread? ...

Do you mean this thread?
http://www.lowcarbfriends.com/bbs/showthread.php?t=549376

It may have been closed, sometimes when old popular threads get too long we have to close them... but it is a...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 11-03-2017, 11:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,910
Posted By Maryposa
:welcome: I don't have much time to write now,...

:welcome: I don't have much time to write now, but wanted to say you are not alone. Grazing was the worst possible thing for me.
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 11-02-2017, 12:27 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,317
Posted By Maryposa
Thanks for the encouragement!

Thanks for the encouragement!
Forum: Celiac / Gluten-Free 11-01-2017, 08:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 11,482
Posted By Maryposa
Just re read my post. This was before I realized...

Just re read my post. This was before I realized it was coffee and not the dairy I put in it that I have an issue with. I switched to tea
Forum: Celiac / Gluten-Free 11-01-2017, 08:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 11,482
Posted By Maryposa
Oh and my daily stomach aches are gone :jumpjoy:

Oh and my daily stomach aches are gone :jumpjoy:
Forum: Celiac / Gluten-Free 11-01-2017, 08:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 11,482
Posted By Maryposa
Hi Jenn! Thanks for asking! Gluten free isn't as...

Hi Jenn! Thanks for asking! Gluten free isn't as hard anymore. Turns out dairy isn't a problem for me... what a relief! But now I've found that I'm a bit hypothyroid as well and just started...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 10-31-2017, 10:52 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,317
Posted By Maryposa
30 lb that's amazing!!

30 lb that's amazing!!
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 10-31-2017, 10:51 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,317
Posted By Maryposa
Yes joyful being hypothyroid does make it hard to...

Yes joyful being hypothyroid does make it hard to lose weight. But I'm still walking 10k steps most days, low carbing, taking vitamins and toughest of all (for me) NO GRAZING (don't really snack...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 10-30-2017, 02:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 225
Posted By Maryposa
Bumping. This is so good. Even my non-low carb...

Bumping. This is so good. Even my non-low carb family liked it. I made it once with flax also so my nephew who is allergic to nuts could try it too. That came out nice as well.

I will be...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 10-23-2017, 01:39 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,317
Posted By Maryposa
:( My doctor emailed me (KP app) this morning...

:( My doctor emailed me (KP app) this morning saying that my TSH levels are indicating slight hypothyroid and since there is a chance I could get pregnant (not "trying" per se but not preventing...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 10-18-2017, 01:37 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,317
Posted By Maryposa
PS also not weighing. I have a Dr apt Nov 1st I...

PS also not weighing. I have a Dr apt Nov 1st I think it is... Early Nov anyway... I will let my Doc tell me if I have lost weight
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 10-18-2017, 01:36 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,317
Posted By Maryposa
I'm doing well... several weeks (6th?) into being...

I'm doing well... several weeks (6th?) into being in ketosis and walking at least 10k steps.... I walk to work, walk at lunch and walk back home. I am going to TRY to go to Zumba... it is free at my...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 10-16-2017, 01:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,290
Posted By Maryposa
Hi Lucky, I have heard that salad can be very...

Hi Lucky, I have heard that salad can be very rough for the first year or so after RNY. Of course YMMV just try one bite in a few weeks, by itself, before moving forward cautiously? Just my two...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 10-13-2017, 10:45 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,317
Posted By Maryposa
When I read the first part of your message, I was...

When I read the first part of your message, I was going to suggest exercising in the pool! I love exercising in the pool. :)
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 10-11-2017, 09:49 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,317
Posted By Maryposa
I Took an extra walk today, joyful! 4.5 miles and...

I Took an extra walk today, joyful! 4.5 miles and 6 flights of stairs
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 10-11-2017, 11:35 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,317
Posted By Maryposa
oops forgot the pic... and those are vitamins on...

oops forgot the pic... and those are vitamins on top of the container of tuna
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 10-11-2017, 08:37 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,317
Posted By Maryposa
I work at one of those silicon valley companies...

I work at one of those silicon valley companies that has all these perks. I get free lunch every day. I used to eat whatever looks not too crazy high carb at the regular line, but since starting...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 10-11-2017, 08:33 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,317
Posted By Maryposa
I walk 1.2 miles to work, 1 mile at lunch, and...

I walk 1.2 miles to work, 1 mile at lunch, and 1.2 miles back home. The walks to and from work are with my purse, beverages and backpack. I'm going to try to go to the (free!) Zumba class at my...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 10-10-2017, 02:44 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,317
Posted By Maryposa
Hello all, how is everyone doing? I am still...

Hello all, how is everyone doing?
I am still plugging along... 1972 Atkins-level low carb... which CAN be "fun"... yesterday for lunch I had a 1/2 pound of snow crab legs which is probably about 3...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 10-10-2017, 02:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 159
Posted By Maryposa
Hi RohdaKay, this is so normal! So many of us...

Hi RohdaKay, this is so normal! So many of us are fighting the regain. I guess this is why a "success" after the 5 year mark is 50% of excess weight lost, not 90%!

I am on week 5 or 6 of strict...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 10-06-2017, 10:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,094
Posted By Maryposa
I'm there with you on both counts. I'm not...

I'm there with you on both counts. I'm not weighing at home, just staying low carb, not snacking often, eating protein first, measuring ketones on keto sticks (been in for about a month) and even at...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 09-29-2017, 11:05 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,317
Posted By Maryposa
Sugar free Oregan Chai .... I mix mine with a...

Sugar free Oregan Chai .... I mix mine with a splash of cream, vanilla and nut cashew nut blend "milk"

I have also mixed it in my protein shake for an iced one!

Netrition even sells is.... I...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 09-29-2017, 11:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,094
Posted By Maryposa
A lot of us are fighting regain, you are not...

A lot of us are fighting regain, you are not alone! WE can do it! Nip it in the bud!! Too many people regain all their weight and then feel hopeless... it is very sad.
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 09-29-2017, 11:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,290
Posted By Maryposa
I was not hungry for probably 6 months after my...

I was not hungry for probably 6 months after my surgery. I think it's normal. Make sure you take your vitamins and drink enough fluids. Maybe some broth for the salt. Most importantly..........
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 09-26-2017, 12:37 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,317
Posted By Maryposa
I am turning 40 April 7th 2018 and I would love...

I am turning 40 April 7th 2018 and I would love to get back to my low weight. I am on Atkins now and eating protein first like I was told after surgery. I think what I kept doing is splurging,...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 09-22-2017, 01:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,290
Posted By Maryposa
Any update on the labs? How are things going? ...

Any update on the labs? How are things going?

I remember a learning experience when I moved to solids. I had just one bite too many of salmon. Not pleasant. Before surgery, one bite too many...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 09-20-2017, 12:12 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,317
Posted By Maryposa
Good discussion... As a perfectionist it's hard...

Good discussion... As a perfectionist it's hard not to feel like if I eat something off-plan I might as well eat other stuff I feel like eating since that day is already "ruined" i.e. not perfect.
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 09-14-2017, 12:09 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,317
Posted By Maryposa
lol or you can buy the Atkins Endulge...

lol or you can buy the Atkins Endulge snicker-like bars and if you eat more than one, suffer the effects of the sugar alcohol :p
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 09-12-2017, 02:03 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,317
Posted By Maryposa
I know what you mean .... it's really not fair,...

I know what you mean .... it's really not fair, is it?
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 09-12-2017, 01:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,290
Posted By Maryposa
"steady" exactly... that is what really makes the...

"steady" exactly... that is what really makes the difference with WLS. The steady downward movement... 10lb/month for 10 months is 100lb! Whereas with a regular diet someone might lose 10lb the...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 09-11-2017, 01:51 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,317
Posted By Maryposa
13 years is a lot longer than most of us last...

13 years is a lot longer than most of us last before we have a tantrum, so I still think you've done amazingly!

Is your band still unfilled?

15 pounds... again, a lot of WLS patients gain it...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 09-11-2017, 01:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,290
Posted By Maryposa
"everything in moderation"

"everything in moderation"
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 09-06-2017, 06:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,890
Posted By Maryposa
That's exciting. It is a little quiet around...

That's exciting. It is a little quiet around here nowadays but you can try posting on one of these for more interaction. The last post on this one is from 2012!
...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 08-22-2017, 11:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,290
Posted By Maryposa
:aprayer: I hope it goes as well as it can go!

:aprayer: I hope it goes as well as it can go!
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 08-12-2017, 02:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,290
Posted By Maryposa
Impossible for me... Just can't do it. Low carb...

Impossible for me... Just can't do it. Low carb is the way for me...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 08-02-2017, 04:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,290
Posted By Maryposa
LOL I was confused by the title... I glanced and...

LOL I was confused by the title... I glanced and thought it said MACRO!!! hahaha you cleared it up for me.

:hiya:
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 06-11-2017, 04:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,335
Posted By Maryposa
No the sleeve used to be phase one for super...

No the sleeve used to be phase one for super morbidly obese people where a DS would be too dangerous. When they revise from sleeve to rny it's different and complicated. My reflux is much better...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 05-05-2017, 10:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,094
Posted By Maryposa
That's the spirit!! I need to make an...

That's the spirit!!

I need to make an effort to get creative with my diet again... I just put some plain fage and frozen blueberries in the magic bullet. Ate half and put half in the freezer. ...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 05-04-2017, 11:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,094
Posted By Maryposa
I know it's so discouraging, the regain I mean. ...

I know it's so discouraging, the regain I mean. I feel ya. I just started correcting my diet more again on Monday. Constant, constant struggle. Lifelong.
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 05-01-2017, 11:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,094
Posted By Maryposa
Hi Melissa! That's so inspirational. Thank you...

Hi Melissa! That's so inspirational. Thank you for sharing
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