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Old 03-15-2011, 07:11 PM   #341
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well i gained a couple of pounds (4). Unfortunately I can't go on a real heavy diet because of other medical issues. I was bringing progresso soups to work and leftovers thinking i was ok, but NOPE. gotta go back to the eggs for lunch diet. I eat a normal dinner. And i don't eat breakfast. I've tried but it just makes me sleepy and i gain more weight so no...in total i'd like to lose 14 lbs. I walk (usually) every day (thanks rain, no walking this week) (and thanks back for hurting as well). today i brought some honey bunches of oats to work in a sandwich bag and when i felt hungry ate some of it and drank some water....it's almost 4:30 and i'm fine...almost dinner time.
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Old 03-15-2011, 07:18 PM   #342
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well i gained a couple of pounds (4). Unfortunately I can't go on a real heavy diet because of other medical issues. I was bringing progresso soups to work and leftovers thinking i was ok, but NOPE. gotta go back to the eggs for lunch diet. I eat a normal dinner. And i don't eat breakfast. I've tried but it just makes me sleepy and i gain more weight so no...in total i'd like to lose 14 lbs. I walk (usually) every day (thanks rain, no walking this week) (and thanks back for hurting as well). today i brought some honey bunches of oats to work in a sandwich bag and when i felt hungry ate some of it and drank some water....it's almost 4:30 and i'm fine...almost dinner time.
Maybe try something light for breakfast. To keep your metabolism up, health care trainers say to eat light every 3-4 hours: Low-cal granola, banana, granola bar, etc. I am certainly no expert but I once lost 115 lbs. Unfortunately I have gained most of it back. Now I'm back on the "lifestyle change". I know what I've done wrong. It's always been easier for me to lose weight than it is to keep it off.
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Old 03-15-2011, 07:30 PM   #343
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Maybe try something light for breakfast. To keep your metabolism up, health care trainers say to eat light every 3-4 hours: Low-cal granola, banana, granola bar, etc. I am certainly no expert but I once lost 115 lbs. Unfortunately I have gained most of it back. Now I'm back on the "lifestyle change". I know what I've done wrong. It's always been easier for me to lose weight than it is to keep it off.

I haven't eaten breakfast since i was maybe 9. I'm 34. I just don't get hungry at all before 10:30. I'm awake and working and fine. I noticed today by 2ish that i was only snacking on my cereal. I know i need more protein during the day...I think adding a hardboiled egg may do it. I've really honestly tried to eat breakfast and wound up hungrier throughout the day. I gave up on it after a week.
In order for me to lose weight i have to walk more/exercise and eat less. no more yummy progresso soups filled with salt for me.
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Old 03-15-2011, 09:55 PM   #344
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I haven't eaten breakfast since i was maybe 9. I'm 34. I just don't get hungry at all before 10:30. I'm awake and working and fine. I noticed today by 2ish that i was only snacking on my cereal. I know i need more protein during the day...I think adding a hardboiled egg may do it. I've really honestly tried to eat breakfast and wound up hungrier throughout the day. I gave up on it after a week.
In order for me to lose weight i have to walk more/exercise and eat less. no more yummy progresso soups filled with salt for me.
If you aren't hungry, don't eat.

But, you might want to try a glass of milk or unsweetened juice and see if that makes you hungry. At least if you have a glass of milk you will get some protein and a bit of sugar (lactose).

I don't like usually eat breakfast until I have been awake for several hours.
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Old 03-15-2011, 10:00 PM   #345
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It took me a while to get my body used to breakfast. I too would seem to get more hungry because I ate breakfast. I knew that if I was going to get my metabolism in gear and get healthy, I had to get on a better eating regimen.
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Old 03-15-2011, 10:44 PM   #346
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You have to train yourself to eat breakfast. I had the same problem, don't like the sight of food first thing in the morning. But now, once I got used to it, I eat before the busy, active part of my day and not chowing down at night when I'm getting ready for sleep. I also eat every three to four hours during the day and stop eating 3 hours before I go to bed.

Most of my "eating" is, yogurt, fruit or a couple of whole grain crackers with hummus.
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Old 03-16-2011, 05:45 AM   #347
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You have to train yourself to eat breakfast. I had the same problem, don't like the sight of food first thing in the morning. But now, once I got used to it, I eat before the busy, active part of my day and not chowing down at night when I'm getting ready for sleep. I also eat every three to four hours during the day and stop eating 3 hours before I go to bed.

Most of my "eating" is, yogurt, fruit or a couple of whole grain crackers with hummus.
Gee, you sound just like me! Although, I've learn, "No white at night." meaning - No flour, No sugar, No dairy products after 6:00 p.m.
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Old 03-16-2011, 07:37 AM   #348
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I have been trying to loose weight. I count calories and carbs. Try to keep around 1500-1800 cal and under 100 carbs. I lost about 20lbs in a 5 weeks. I also do a little exercise mainly table tennis on the wii.
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Old 03-16-2011, 08:02 AM   #349
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Nutritionists claim that people who skip breakfast are more inclined to struggle with their weight. I don't know--I don't usually eat breakfast--I am the same size I was 10 years ago. I don't have a scale, just jeans I keep wearing and have for years <g>. I eat protein around 9-10 a.m. when I'm HUNGRY. Sometimes it is a steak (that's what I had yesterday for breakfast) but often it is 2 hardboiled eggs or yogurt with nuts mixed in. I can't eat until I'm hungry in the morning and don't EVEN suggest peanut butter before noon. That makes me gag (even though the PB is just peanuts). Funny I can eat nuts (usually about 10-12 almonds or walnut halves) with my yogurt, but I can't eat PB.
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Old 03-16-2011, 10:58 AM   #350
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Gee, you sound just like me! Although, I've learn, "No white at night." meaning - No flour, No sugar, No dairy products after 6:00 p.m.
I find I am eating basically a diabetic diet, I am much better at it than Shrek and he is a diabetic.
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