and 27 lbs down!
Some of the things that I'm observing:
-starting to feel something similar to hunger-kind of a burning sensation. Also-feel REALLY sick if I haven't eaten in 4 hours or so. At this soft food stage it's difficult to carry food with you-though I realized after I had to leave a festival where there was nothing I could eat-that maybe I could have grabbed a string cheese to bring with me-it's probably soft enough-or maybe a yogurt-not likely to spoil in a couple of hours.
-what is up with the burping? My daughter thinks it's funny, but it's embarrassing. It happens all the time-but especially if food is getting stuck. That rock in the chest feeling is not pleasant.
-I'm getting to the point where I'm not necessarily craving food (a little maybe)-but I'm just wanting to eat. And eat larger portions-though I've discovered that if I make too much I can't eat it anyway. I don't know if it's the lack of variety-but I find myself thinking about upcoming meals and what I'll eat.
-I'm sick of taking vitamins and meds! I'm not going to stop taking them of course, but I had to say it. Especially the capsules I have to open and mix with something-ick!
-I'm freezing all the time! I used to be hot all the time.
-I have lots of energy in the morning-not so much at night.
-cutting down to 1 cup of coffee a day wasn't that bad!
-instead of a date with food the other night (when my daughter is away)-I went to the movies and sipped on a decaf latte. Who needs popcorn?
-I'm really happy that I did this-though I'm terrified I'm going to screw this up!