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Forum: Mini-Goals 04-18-2017, 06:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 20,755
After surgery last October and coming home with a...

After surgery last October and coming home with a determination to refocus on losing some weight and eating healthier, I can say that now I'm down 27+ pounds since then, below my pre-hysterectomy...
Forum: Chicks in Control 11-02-2016, 11:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,397
I think this book might help

This is like my favorite "diet" book ever. The Four Day Win by Martha Beck. Written with compassion and humor (expect to LOL at times!), it deals with the psychological reasons we are at war with...
Forum: Mini-Goals 11-02-2016, 11:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 697
Smile Down to an OLD setpoint

This morning I was down to an old setpoint - it was the few pounds I'd gained after my hysterectomy 8 years ago. I'd been disappointed then that I gained anything at all. :( But then I gained a bunch...
Forum: Weight Loss Support 11-01-2016, 09:47 AM
Replies: 449
Views: 44,340
Thumbs up I'm either out of the 180s or very darn close

Had surgery recently - after two failed hernia repairs with mesh for an incisional hernia from hysterectomy eight years ago, I had a bigger surgery called components separation, which means my own...
Forum: Dieting with Obstacles 10-21-2016, 07:46 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,608
LaurieDawn, you are so welcome! :high: It's...

LaurieDawn, you are so welcome! :high: It's something only those with the condition understand, pretty much. I'm in my 50s and I still order my burgers plain! :D I can do barbecue sauce, that's my...
Forum: Dieting with Obstacles 10-21-2016, 10:15 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,608
Hi JesikaBeth! Yes, that continuum of...

Hi JesikaBeth!

Yes, that continuum of enjoyment (or lack thereof) with our foods is definitely a thing! I guess because we are so sensitive to tastes and textures, and it's human nature to seek...
Forum: Dieting with Obstacles 10-21-2016, 09:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,546
Hello everyone, I know it's been awhile since...

Hello everyone, I know it's been awhile since this thread was active but I just want to pop in with hugs :hug: to let you know I do check here for my fellow picky eaters and people with sensory...
Forum: Dieting with Obstacles 06-20-2016, 10:24 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,608
Hi, clover_nev! I'm still here fighting the good...

Hi, clover_nev! I'm still here fighting the good fight for us picky eaters. It is not easy to get people to take the issue seriously, but we're becoming more visible online. I think for us if it's...
Forum: Dieting with Obstacles 05-15-2016, 07:08 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,608
Checking in on any picky eaters who may be...

Checking in on any picky eaters who may be around. Always glad to swap war stories and offer support. The issue is finally trending more and more. PEs are coming out and educating the public about...
Forum: Dieting with Obstacles 05-15-2016, 06:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,777
Your Mileage May Vary, but I believe we must work...

Your Mileage May Vary, but I believe we must work to overcome the idea that tempting food robs us of free will. We may need to strengthen our will but in the absence of a medical condition we are...
Forum: Dieting with Obstacles 05-15-2016, 06:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,546
Correction of incomplete link from my previous...

Correction of incomplete link from my previous post https://www.facebook.com/groups/55498983024/

How's everyone with texture issues getting along? I am staying with a friend and she has one of...
Forum: Dieting with Obstacles 04-27-2016, 07:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,546
Picky Eater here - I understand!

Hi there Caiterz,

I'm a picky eater, with ADHD. That comes from my mom's side and there are also autism spectrum cousins. I have similar sensory issues but not enough to qualify for full...
Forum: Dieting with Obstacles 12-17-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,608
Hi, don't know if you're still around, but I...

Hi, don't know if you're still around, but I wanted to offer my support and encouragement to you, and to anyone else who might see this thread in future.

I'd like to point out that there is now...
Forum: Depression and Weight Issues 12-03-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 734
Question Depression + ADHD and other stuff, anyone?

Just wondered if anyone else is dealing with this lovely duo. Actually I have more things such as anxiety and OCD, but for now it seems thus: depression can sap motivation.

But for me, there are...
Forum: Mini-Goals 12-03-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,447
Getting restarted after a hiatus is a great...

Getting restarted after a hiatus is a great mini-goal - and sometimes it can seem quite daunting. Good for you for not letting the bumps in the road keep you from moving forward. I shall have to...
Forum: Goal Photo Album 12-03-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,184
Congratulations - it's always good when people...

Congratulations - it's always good when people share that "it can be done"! :) I'd like to ask, if you don't mind sharing in more detail, what type of dietary changes you made? I'm getting ready to...
Forum: Dieting with Obstacles 12-02-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,608
Greetings from "across the pond"! :wave: I...

Greetings from "across the pond"! :wave: I understand. I've gotten used to some vegetables, prepared in specified ways. But I don't habitually eat vegetables like "normal" people. I've had to deal...
Forum: Veggie Challenged 12-02-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 14,718
I'm a picky and a supertaster too! ;) I did start...

I'm a picky and a supertaster too! ;) I did start out when I was a teenager with iceberg, which was what everybody I knew ate (this was the 70s). Then as romaine and other leafy kinds became more...
Forum: Veggie Challenged 12-02-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,669
The first step is to define the problem. Are you...

The first step is to define the problem. Are you a generally "picky" eater, like me, or just not sure how to expand your vegetable repertoire? Are textures, tastes, or smells an issue? I certainly...
Forum: Weight Loss Support 06-24-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,965
Well for keeping track of my weight myself, as...

Well for keeping track of my weight myself, as someone else said, if I'm using the same scale and the same variables (which for me is, weigh in the morning after potty, before dressing, and before...
Forum: Weight Loss Support 06-20-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,965
Thumbs down "What is the DEAL with doctors' scales vs. home scales?" she asked in all seriousness

Okay, so I weigh myself a couple of weeks ago and I'm barely down below 180 - at 178.8 according to this glass bathroom scale, which is identical to one that one of my doctors used to have. I'm...
Forum: Veggie Challenged 06-19-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,230
Thanks for taking my concerns seriously and not...

Thanks for taking my concerns seriously and not shaming or judging. :thanks:

That study - I never made that connection but it makes sense. What a scary thought. :yikes: I haven't had a colonoscopy...
Forum: Veggie Challenged 06-15-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,230
Hi :) I hope I didn't sound too defensive -...

Hi :) I hope I didn't sound too defensive - apologies if I did. With my issues sometimes it's hard to find people who can relate.

A "supertaster" is a scientific term for a person who has the...
Forum: Dieting with Obstacles 06-15-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,608
I understand. Bacon I do like, but I'm kind of...

I understand. Bacon I do like, but I'm kind of afraid to let myself get started eating it because of the fat content. :( Salmon - I tried. And then after realizing how slow and cautious I was being,...
Forum: Dieting with Obstacles 06-15-2014, 01:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,011
I have ADD and sensory issues, so I feel ya....

I have ADD and sensory issues, so I feel ya. Things others can tune out irritate the crud out of me. Bright lights can give me optical migraines. If I end up beside a "boom car" in traffic I have to...
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