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  • Struggling with head hunger versus actual hunger still can be an issue no matter how much you think you know the difference. Being able to cross your legs at the knees Being able to try on clothes without breaking a sweat Being able to put on sneakers without being a contortionist Being able to wipe your bottom…
  • You realize you don't need to go into the handicap stall in the bathroom any more to feel like you have enough room. Strange things like that. This is so true. I use the regular stall now all the time but before it was like a coffin -scary tight.
  • Karlee -- You are correct - there are trans fats in most processed conveince foods. I know that more and more are cutting them down. You're suggestion is a pretty regular staple at my house actually. I love whole wheat english muffins, but this was a nice variation for a special occassion that was great to make and take…
  • I have a food scale. You should get one cause that is the only way to be sure 100%. My lasagna is laden with meet and cheese and really thick, so that would be smaller in size than a thinner mostly chees and sauce version. My best guess would be about 3/4 of a cup. But, food scales are a great investment in yourself. I…
  • Angie -- Welcome! First think about what works for YOU. Forget who says what about what. Different things work for different people, so first identify what works for you. Second -- deep breath, okay?? Now, a couple things that work for me, that MAY help you. 1. Write down everything you eat. The journal and database here…
  • I take whole oats 1/2 cup to 1 cup. I add about 2 tablespoons of raisins, 1 tsp of cinnamon and 2 teaspoons of brown sugar. I put it in a bowl and cover it with boiling water till it just covers all the oatmeal. Then I put a plate over top of the bowl and let it sit for about 2 minutes on the counter. Remove plate and…
    in Oatmeal Comment by njdebbi May 2011
  • Way to go Shawn!! You are an inspiration!!