cinwa

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About cinwa

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  • Gender
    Female
  • Location
    WA
  • Age
    64

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  • Height (ft-in)
    5-05
  • Start Weight
    260
  • Current Weight
    112
  • Goal Weight
    130
  • Body Mass Index (BMI)
    18.6
  • Surgery Date
    09/24/2007
  • Surgery Type
    Gastric Bypass

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  1. Good advice Lee - I live in the boonies and shop a lot online with Walmart. I included a case of Protein2o Protein Infused Water and Protein2o Protein Infused Water (amongst other things). It's free delivery on $35 and over.
  2. Welcome to Thinner Times anagid. Have you spoken with your surgeon about that? I know times are difficult but you could always put a call into to his/her office to ask advice.
  3. cinwa

    Hi guys

    Trish, You and your family are always in my thoughts. Back away from your DH's cookies. Been there, done that .... those things are addictive (best I don't go into detail about that - I have a reputation to maintain. )
  4. Welcome Buttons123! I had my WLS back in 2007 and still get a runny nose - especially if I eat a little too much at one sitting.
  5. I'm so sorry to hear that your WLS has been cancelled Thawk. These are not good times but I suspect that most - if not all non essential surgeries have (or will be) cancelled. My husband (in his mid-80's) has heart failure and was supposed to see his cardiologist this week but that too has been put on hold.
  6. I doubt it Nicholle - the thread was started October 13, 2015.
  7. Seamus is gorgeous! As you know, I opened up my home (and heart) to a rescue chocolate labrador back in September and she has turned my world around - for the better. Labs and retrievers need a lot of exercise to keep them happy and healthy and without a doubt, I feel all the better for it too.
  8. I've never heard of the milk diet Thawk. Do you just have to drink milk and nothing else?
  9. Welcome It's Lit. I don't think it's unusual for NUT's to be against smoothies in general. Mostly because they don't want us drinking our calories with the exception of protein shakes. Also, I did a search for recipes and personally, even at almost 13 post-RNY, I would have difficulty with the sugars in recipes like the following. It would have me dumping like this one from JJ Smith like there's no tomorrow: 2 large handfuls spinach 1 cup frozen pineapple chunks 2 cups frozen peaches 2 bananas 1 packet Stevia 2 cups water
  10. cinwa

    Good News

    That's outstanding news ktallon!
  11. Welcome to Thinner Times Vicky! Sorry to hear you're off to a rough start. Try some of the clear protein drinks. I don't know what's available in the UK but you can certainly get a reasonable variety on Amazon UK. Sainsbury's has Upbeat Protein & Vitamin Water I found most of them a little strong but they were great diluted with some water.
  12. Pros: I'm alive! I'm active and fit and my joints don't hurt. I can buy clothes from anywhere instead of being confined to a big girl store. Cons .... speaking for myself, I can't think of any.
  13. Welcome to the losers bench 1Badbeat! It's important to have a drink close by you at all times - that'll make you more inclined to drink more often so in theory, you'll be less likely to take too big a mouthful. I doubt you'll have much of any sensation of fullness after 1/2 cup of soup unless it was thick/chunky. The scales are going to drive you nuts - you've lost 9lb in 9 days which is excellent. I chose not to have scales in the house until I got into the normal BMI for my height. I was obsessed with the damn things. That was probably the smartest thing I did because it allowed me to focus on following the programme and upping my exercise.
  14. Because I had never been anything than overweight/obese that I could remember, I decided just to get to a normal BMI for my height and take it from there. I was never given a goal weight (and never asked for one). Once I got into the normal BMI range, I had a bone density test which showed that I had a below normal frame size. My shoe size went from a 7 - 8 extra wide down to a 5 1/2. My wedding ring went from an 8 down to a 4 at my lowest but ended up having it resized to a 4.5 - now it's back to a 4. It's my experience that my body told me where I felt most comfortable with weight-wise but something I was not going to settle for was a weight that was above the normal range for my height.