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    Re: smoking an the sleeve?

    of course it's bad.
    it's individual.

    i have gained 100 lbs three times in my life now.
    each time was when i quit smoking

    i spent as much or MORE on the junk food that made me fat than cigs.
    ...
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    Re: smoking an the sleeve?

    yes, i know how bad it is

    im not even doing it..im just THINKING about doing it !
    lol..i just cant stop eating!

    ive only ever managed my weight while smoking..i figured maybe i should smoke...
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    smoking an the sleeve?

    I quit smoking in 2005 and promptly gained TWO HUNDRED + pounds in a little over a year.
    I am very high strung and anxious and I just ate instead of sucked on a cig in times of stress, when angry,...
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    Re: no soda or straw?

    yes, yes of course
    that's why I want to know why & why some things caused others to fail etc
    and so far just bombarded w info..and i like to know why, the science, the reasons etc
    i am an eager a...
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    Re: no soda or straw?

    ok, thanks so it isnt a physical thing as in fried will ruin sleeve or whatever
    it is more to get me to modify/eliminate those foods
    ok..i understand...i guess this is why i have 6 meetings w her...
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    Re: no soda or straw?

    excelent
    thanks for the explanations
    greatly appreciated ! :)
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    Re: no soda or straw?

    Thanks Annie
    oh yeah, looking at my checklist of things to modify...why no caffeine?

    i didn't notice that when she gave this list to me so she never discussed/explain why. I can understand...
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    Re: how to eat in final phase/maintenance

    Thanks
    can you tell me what a typical day of eating looks like?

    And did you need any skin removal?
    158 is very light?
    I anticipate 15-20 lbs of skin, so not sure I can get to 165 from 370
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    Re: how to eat in final phase/maintenance

    Tonerman

    you look great

    what was your starting and current weight if I may ask?
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    Re: how to eat in final phase/maintenance

    Thanks !
    We are basically same ballpark then..well my BEFORE and my goals anyway ! :)
    ...I am 54..so I will be 55-56 when done/at goal.
    I am 9-10% bf in the above pic. I ate 1,500-1,800 and also...
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    Re: how to eat in final phase/maintenance

    thanks Kenson

    not trying to overthink things
    I used to be very fit & have seen some friends look "deflated"
    skinny/fat and am afraid of "not eating" and looking "weird" or "un naturally thin" or...
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    how to eat in final phase/maintenance

    So I am having surgery this late Summer
    I am a bit unclear on how I will be eating in what my Dr / nutritionist is calling "phase 5" or maintenance..or "the rest of my life!"

    I am a 54 yo male...
  13. Hi...member since november / surgery late summer 2020

    Hello

    54 yo male
    368 lbs as of this writing
    surgery w Dr Pirrello of St Francis Hospital in Hartford, CT August/September

    I have done most preliminary tests and now meeting w dietitian and...
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    no soda or straw?

    My insurance requires 6 Monthlyy visits w nutritionist. I have had 2 so far. My next is May 21.
    # 6 will put me at the end of August.
    So far, so good.
    I am actually relieved to put an end to this...
  15. Re: does anyone actually get THIN after this procedure (not just LESS overweight/fat)?

    great !
    Thanks
    that is what i wanted to hear (read) !
    i *USED* to be "regular" (sized anyway ;) ) and had a bunch of life stuff happen all at once and my eating just took over.
    as i looked into...
  16. Re: does anyone actually get THIN after this procedure (not just LESS overweight/fat)?

    Thank you !
    those are te amounts lost in one year?

    another question...
    those losses are from huge caloric deficit
    so what happens once they/we/i get down to weight?\do we gradually eat more?
    ...
  17. Re: confusion about protein, fat and carbs post surgery

    Thanks Annie

    are you saying 40-50 gm protein a day?
    that's only 200-250 cals...

    or do you mean 40-50 gm per meal?

    can you tell me what you typically eat in a day?
    i am curious what a day...
  18. Re: does anyone actually get THIN after this procedure (not just LESS overweight/fat)?

    thanks for reply
    nice to hear

    yes, pf course old ways would lead to "failore"
    i just didn't know if there was a lever of fatness that was too far gone.
    maybe the people i have seen are just...
  19. confusion about protein, fat and carbs post surgery

    i am coming to mexico for dr almanza
    but i did consult w a dr here in connecticut
    he told me NO CARBS EVER

    my question

    1) i have seen many people reverse diabetes and obesity w plant based...
  20. does anyone actually get THIN after this procedure (not just LESS overweight/fat)?

    I am 5'9" male 54 years old.
    was 165-170 w a 31 inch waist and very in shape athletic just 4-5 yrs ago.
    I am currently 375.
    i quit smoking and gained 200+ lbs.
    I have lost 100 and gained it back...
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